Kathy Robinson

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5 Flat-Pack Furniture Companies That Are Cooler Than IKEA

Sick of disposable furniture but can’t afford high-end stuff? A new genre of companies fit somewhere in between–and they ship to your door.<p>While companies like ABC Home and Design Within Reach tout the idea of bringing high design to the masses, their items are still out of reach for most of us. …

I Can't Believe I'm Loom Knitting

• <b>Author:</b> Kathy Norris<p>Have you discovered the hot tool that makes knitting easier than ever before--without knitting needles? It's a knitting loom (also known as a knitting wheel), and using one is as simple as wrapping yarn around the pegs and lifting the yarn loops with a pick-like tool. Clear …

Rosie's Buttermilk Biscuits

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Baird of SprinkleBakes lets us in on her grandmother's secrets for making perfect buttermilk biscuits.</i><p>As a child, my grandparents' farm was my favorite place on …

Breakfast

White Peach Crostata Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>This white peach crostata is made from ripe white peaches, sugar, and lemon–all of which is wrapped in a buttery pie crust. It’s a</i> …

Baking

How to Make Any Caramel Corn in 5 Steps

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Take back caramel corn from the state fair. With 5 simple steps and the perfect caramel ratio, you can make</i> …

Dessert

Sugar & Spice Doughnut Holes

Frying already-rich brioche dough results in these unimaginably indulgent, tender little bites. Representing the third category of <i>Glazed, Filled, Sugared, & Dipped</i>, they're coated in cardamom sugar, which adds an herbaceous note.<p>Reprinted with permission by Stephen Collucci. Copyright © 2013. …

Chocolate Cake Doughnuts

Dark as night and deeply chocolate, these <i>Glazed, Filled, Sugared, & Dipped</i> chocolate cake doughnuts are bittersweet and coated in a milky sugar glaze.<p>Reprinted with permission by Stephen Collucci. Copyright © 2013. Published by Clarkson Potter. Available wherever books are sold. All rights reserved.<p>…

10 Retinol-Free Anti-Aging Products

Give on of these retinol alternatives a try.<p>Retinol boasts perhaps the most powerful anti-aging effects that any ingredient can offer. But it's no secret that it can also cause irritation and dryness to even the most tenacious of skins. Here, we've assembled a platoon of anti-agers with alternative …

The Only Ranch Dressing Recipe You Will Ever Need

Let us make one thing perfectly, perfectly clear: the house-made buttermilk dressing you may have been served at your last family-style, farm-to-table meal, over locally grown baby lettuces and herbs was ranch dressing. Straight up, American-comfort-food, arguably trashy ranch dressing. Please do …

Dorothy's Coconut Cake Recipe from Alex Hitz

It took some work to re-create the dessert he remembered from his childhood, but the result does both his mothers proud. Get the recipe for this homemade dessert, and let us know what you think in the comments!<p>I had two mothers: Caroline and Dorothy. Caroline gave birth to me, and Dorothy helped …

Workout Spotlight: Pure Barre

Photos: Pure Barre<p>New York City was in the middle of a sweltering, brain-melting heat wave, but you wouldn’t know it in the cool, airy Pure Barre …

15-Minute Workout: Back Exercises

Exercise 1 Bent-Over Row<p>Hold a pair of dumbbells at your sides, bend your knees slightly, push your hips back, and lean forward, keeping your back flat and core tight (a). Slowly bend your elbows, keeping them close to your body, to pull the dumbbells to your sides (b). Pause, then slowly lower …

The Moves You Should Be Doing For a Perkier Butt

Need to shape up your backside? Look no further — we've got over 30 of the most effective exercises to perk up your backside fast. Read on to learn …

Trends

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

Yoga

Arm Exercises To Fight Arm Jiggle | Women's Health

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout<p>Ture Lillegraven<p>Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.

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Sculpt Sexy Arms

These three moves will banish upper-body jiggle. Bring on the tank tops!<p>Tone your triceps and shape your shoulders with this workout from trainer Joe Stankowski of Grand Rapids, Michigan.<p>Complete two or three sets of each move two days a week, and by the Fourth of July, Michelle Obama won't be the …

15 Minute Abs Workout

Exercise 1 Plank with Glute Squeeze<p>Get on the floor, prop yourself up on your forearms, and flex your toes. Your body should form a straight line. Contract your abs and glutes—tightly. Hold this for 15 seconds, then rest by lowering your knees to the ground for five seconds. That's one rep. Do …

5 Exercises to Work Your Abs to Exhaustion

Health & Wellness: Nutrition, Fitness, Diet, Relationships & More

Bloat is a buildup of gas in the abdomen, usually caused by digestion or swallowed air. Here...<p>All of a sudden I looked at the calendar and it had …

Dancing with the Stars

Best Workout For Women From the Big Book of Exercises

The Best New Exercises for Women<p>Discover the best workout for women that you're not doing<p>Beth Bischoff<p>The Best New Exercises (for every part of a woman's body!)<p>There's a popular saying among fitness experts: "The best exercise is the one you're not doing." The take-home message? To achieve the best …

The Miracle Muffin Top Workout

We don't like that phrase, either, but we dislike the phenomenon it refers to even more. Trim your midsection by adding these expert-recommended …