Karen Y

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6 Science-Backed Ways To Use Writing As Therapy

You probably know at least one person who keeps a diary, gratitude journal, or bullet journal. But can writing be a legitimate therapy to improve our …

Creative Writing

Modern Housewife Chocolate Fudge Cake Recipe

Super easy and very quick to prepare, this chocolate fudge cake is just perfect for all the modern housewives out there! Easiest ever cake! Great …

Dessert

It's Here! The Recipe for the Exquisite Royal Wedding Cake

With the royal wedding just one day away, Chef Ptak is giving us a behind-the-scenes look at creating Prince Harry and Meghan’s wedding cake.<p>In …

Royal Weddings

9 Unexpected Ways To Clear Negative Energy From Your Life That Actually Work

When your life gets clouded with negative energy, it can be hard to see through it. It can feel like there's an all-encompassing fog that's never …

Self-help

Fresh Grapefruit Cake Recipe

"When citrus is at its peak flavor this time of year, in Florida it's time to pull out this recipe. The tangy fruit adds a refreshing flavor to each …

Dessert

How to Succeed by Being More Confident

It's not the insecure people you know who do well in life.<p>It's not the insecure people you know who do well in life. Rather, studies have shown that that the adage "confidence breeds success" is true. Whether or not they're actually better or more skilled than others, confident individuals are …

Self-improvement

33 Of The Best Chicken And Rice Recipes To Make For Dinner

It’s a classic that could probably use a remix in your repertoire.<p>It’s a proven fact that looking at food will make you hungry, and that’s why we’re craving chicken and rice for dinner this week.<p>When you see an image of delicious-looking food, your stomach releases a hormone called ghrelin into …

Cooking

Struggle with mindfulness? This two-minute walking meditation is a game-changer

Sometimes it’s hard work to get in the calm mind-set that’s kind of crucial for a successful meditation sesh: You may feel anxious, super-distracted, …

Meditation

70 Hearty Summer Sides That’ll Make You Want to Skip the Main

From pasta salads to grilled veggies, these hearty sides are so good, you won't want to leave room on your plate for the main dish!<p>Everyone has a …

Cooking

This Is the Most Popular Lemon Recipe on Pinterest — Popular on Pinterest

Lemons are always a good thing to have around. A squirt of lemon juice adds tartness and brightens flavors in everything from cocktails to …

Dessert

Cream Cheese Squares Recipe

"Cream cheese squares. Very easy, and very good."<p>Ingredients<p>2 (8 ounce) cans refrigerated crescent roll dough<p>2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese<p>1 cup …

Dessert

38 Sheet Pan Desserts That Will Feed A Crowd

If you need dessert for dozens, then the sheet pan is your best friend. Forget about scooping cookies and baking batch by batch, just one pan and …

Dessert

Your Search for the Ultimate Coconut Cake Stops Here

My love affair with Southern-style coconut cake happened 10 years ago — just after I moved to Atlanta, Georgia, and began working on a little TV show …

Dessert

Cake Mix Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

"This recipe is absolutely delicious. I make them the night before, take them out in the morning and let them rise. I have also made sticky buns with …

Dessert

Chocolate Lover Dream Pound Cake Recipe

This chocolate lover dream pound cake with creamy chocolate ganache is the best pound cake that I ever tried! Rich, chocolatey, well moist chocolate …

Dessert

This Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Made BA Staffers Pretty Much Lose Our Minds

That's how incredible it is.<p>Carrot cake is the best cake. Yeah, I said it. The reason it's the best cake is because normal cake is boring, and carrot cake is full of adventure in the form of nuts! raisins! spices! and, uh, carrots! Whereas many cakes are dry, carrot cake is almost always—pardon the …

Dessert

Lemon Cake with Lemon Filling and Lemon Butter Frosting Recipe

"This is a wonderful Easter cake. Everyone at my Easter barbeque loved it. Very moist and delightful."<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons …

Baking

Amazing Strawberry Pound Cake Recipe

"This is technically considered half pound cake because it calls for half the amount of sugar, flour and butter. But amazing still."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup …

Dessert

Easy Pineapple Cake Recipe

"A very easy pineapple cake with a cream cheese frosting."<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 cups white sugar<p>2 eggs<p>2 teaspoons baking soda<p>1 …

Dessert

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

Mindfulness

15 Easy Dinners That Start with Shredded Chicken

Weeknight cooking is a slog, even under the best circumstances (add in one late meeting and it’s cold cereal all around). Our secret weapon? Shredded …

Cooking

Upside-down Caramelized Banana Cake Recipe - Jamie's Feast

This upside-down caramelized banana caramel cake is so simple and easy to prepare! Plus, rich, moist and delicious! If you are a fan of banana …

The Chocolate Cake That Changed Everything

• <i>For the Chocolate Cake:</i><br>• Coconut oil, for greasing the pans<br>• 2 1/2 cups almond flour<br>• 1/4 cup 100% unsweetened cacao powder<br>• 1 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt<br>• 2 large eggs<br>• 3/4 cup maple syrup<br>• 1 tablespoon vanilla extract<br>• 1 cup Dark Chocolate Fudge Frosting (see below)<br>• 1 cup Vegan Caramel …

Dessert

11 Sweet Scone Recipes You'll Want to Bake Immediately

Wherever you stand on the age-old debate of which comes first, jam or cream, one thing is certain: scones are truly delicious. And if you're open to a few lively flavors, we've found some rather worthy additions to add to your repertoire alongside the classic British scone recipe. From chocolate …

Caramel Shortbread Squares Recipe

"These cookies consist of a shortbread crust, firm caramel center, and a milk chocolate top. They are super-easy to make and they take only 20 …

A Game-Changing "Buttercream" From My Pseudo Wedding Cake

Tomorrow I'm getting married. It feels thrilling and exciting in a million tiny and huge ways. I'm looking forward to so many pieces of the day, from the far-flung friends and family who will gather together, to wearing a wedding dress, to seeing the stars through the top of the clear reception …

Dessert

Recipe: Sweet and bubbly early season strawberry cobbler

This dish is an ode to the early season California strawberries that have started to pop up in farmers markets and groceries in the past couple of …

This Japanese Budgeting System Could Be the Key to Saving Big Bucks

Forget apps that track your expenses for you. Forget Excel spreadsheets that require meticulous data entry. Forget email notifications of your bank …

Personal Finance

Quick & Easy Japanese recipes! Cooking the Dishes of Isekai Izakaya Nobu

Welcome to Aitheria, welcome to Isekai Izakaya Nobu! Whether you’re a fan already or have just stumbled upon the show, one thing is for sure: the …

Extra Moist Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting Recipe - Jamie's Feast

This extra moist chocolate cake with chocolate frosting is so rich, creamy, and so delicious! If you are a chocolate lover, then this is one of your …