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This Isn’t That Kind Of Love Story

For three years, I’ve been in love with a married man. And with that love come all the deepest shames and desires that are almost entirely connected. …

How to Make Yourself Do Something When You Just Don't Want To

There's that project you've left on the back burner -- the one with the deadline that's growing uncomfortably near. And there's the client whose phone call you really should return -- the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time. Wait, weren't you going to try to go to the …

Procrastination

Top Pin of the Day: A Classic and Comfortable Living Room

Today's top pin is a living room with a palette inspired by a painting. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>An American Impressionist painting, a gift from designer Jeannette Whitson's father, sets the palette for colors in the living room of her Nashville house. It hangs on …

Interior Design

30-Minute Workout: Get Total-Body Toned with this No-Equipment Circuit Workout

Here's how it works: For each exercise, do as many reps as you can in 60 seconds. Make sure you're using perfect form. Doing it right once is better than doing it wrong twice!<p>After you've done one circuit (that's all the moves, back to back), rest for a minute or two to catch your breath. Then …

Give Your Home a Cozy Ski-Lodge Look

The cool thing about the cozy ski-lodge look of this Colorado living room? You can copy it, wherever you are, for less.<p>The cool thing about the cozy …

The Supereffective Body-Weight Workout

Exercise 1 Side-Kick Plie<p>To perform this glute and hip toner, stand with your feet two to three feet apart, toes turned out, then lower into a squat, elbows bent and fists in front of your chest <b>(a)</b>. Stand up and lift your right leg off the floor. Focus on your glutes, then drop your left shoulder …

Workouts

It's Winter, So It's Time to Cook with Carrots—Here's How

Why you should stock up on carrots at the farmers' market, and 22 recipes for using them<p>Right now, your local farmers' market might be looking a little...thin. All you can find are carrots and potatoes. But that's not a bad thing! Carrots are an incredibly flexible staple, lending sweetness to …

Cooking

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

Hey America! We've Got the Recipes You're Searching for on Google

From pizza dough to French toast to lasagna, here are the top 10 most popular recipes, according to Google<p>Yes, it's a little creepy—but <b>we know what you search for on Google</b>. Well, anyone can find out, really; just look at Google Trends. It's not like we have the NSA hacking into your computers or …

Top 10

Why I Will Date Men, Not Boys

I want a man. I’m so tired of dating boys.<p>A man knows what he wants, a man takes care of himself. A man knows where he is going in life, a man is not …

One Simple Habit That’ll Make You Great At Conversations

Today, we’re going to completely strike from the face of the earth a pain in the ass experience we’ve ALL had….<p>I’m good in the first few minutes of …

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

Cooking

Recipes, DIY, Home Decor & Crafts

Chive and Cheddar Ham Biscuits with Honey Mustard

A holiday ham tradition<p>Looking for a holiday ham recipe? Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough’s book <i>Ham: An Obsession With the Hindquarter</i> has some of the best.<p>Their <b>Chive and Cheddar Ham Biscuits with Honey Mustard</b> are “something of a Tidewater tradition,” they write, “often served the morning after …

Ten great ghost towns in the West

Uncorked, Part One: A Guide to Wine Varietals

[ubergrid id=89735]<p>For a long time we’ve been put off by wine — its rules and regulations, its esoteric language, its arcane, Old-World naming …

6 Seemingly Non-Feminist Things That Feminists Secretly Want Men To Do For Them

I believe in feminism and I identify as a feminist, but sometimes when confronted with some of feminisms ideals, especially when it comes to …

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

Creativity

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

It’s Not About Comfort. It’s About Passion.

“You’re going to be single forever if you don’t lower your standards,” my friend cautioned me one afternoon this summer.<p>Fresh from a break-up, I had …

20 Signs You Grew Up In The South

• “Lightning bugs” are not just insects, they were your summertime curfew.<p>Going on vacation “to the beach” meant pretty much anywhere on the Gulf …

32 Signs You’re Dating A Keeper

1. You don’t have to wait three or more hours for a response for a simple text every time you send one.<p>2. They aren’t embarrassed or put out by …

From A Guy’s Perspective: 9 Things We Want Out Of A Relationship

1. Someone Who Gets Us In The Weird Ways<p>Not on like a deep, sappy emotional level. That too I guess, but really just someone who understands that we …

6 Success Factors That Every Woman Should Know

Digital Vision<p>2. Look the part. . .of a woman.<p>Buh-bye, boxy pantsuits and pallid faces. If you happen to be a beauty junkie, don't abandon makeup in the boardroom.<p>In fact, a 2011 study found that women who wore makeup were perceived to be more competent. (This is a shift from a few decades ago, …

Recipes, DIY, Home Decor & Crafts

How to Make Infused Vinegar - Real Food

Infused vinegars add dazzle to food. They make great gifts, too.<p>1. Wash a glass canning jar and its lid in hot, soapy water. Rinse, and leave the jar …

Vinegar