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Simple Yellow Layer Cake Recipe with Raspberry Swiss Meringue Buttercream

<b>Author Notes:</b> The classic, old-fashioned 1-2-3-4 cake never lets me down and is perfectly adaptable to any frosting and filling flavor you like.<p>The recipe comes from the back of the Swans Down cake flour box. —Posie (Harwood) Brien<p><b>Makes: one three-layer 8-inch cake</b><p><b>For the cake:</b><p>1 cup (2 sticks) …

If You Only Learn One Cake Recipe, Let it Be This One

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Can you count to 4? Great! You know a fantastic cake recipe.</i><p>My mother makes the best birthday cakes. …

This Fun Creative Writing Exercise Will Change Your Life

by Joe BuntingI’m sure this never happens to you, but there are times when I don’t feel very creative. We just had a new baby (our second), bought a …

Good Things for the Kitchen

Self-adhesive felt protectors -- like those used to prevent chair legs from scratching the floor -- have another handy application. Stick them under kitchen appliances, such as the toaster, coffeemaker, and electric can opener, which will then glide across the countertop for easy access.

How to Colour Popcorn

You can make any occasion more fun and festive by adding colourful popcorn to the mix! Try a batch of red and green to celebrate Christmas, pastels …

7 Recipes for Healthy Homemade Pop Tarts, Goldfish, and Other Snacks

When we’re young, eating comes without consequence. As children, we didn’t consider what the filling of our Twinkies was made of or how much sugar …

7 Budget-Friendly Superfoods

You’ve likely heard the term superfood before, and might be surprised to find out there’s no formal definition that describes a superfood; it’s …

Nutrition

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The Art of Motherfuckitude: Cheryl Strayed’s Advice to an Aspiring Writer on Faith and Humility

“Writing is hard for every last one of us… Coal mining is harder. Do you think miners stand around all day talking about how hard it is to mine for coal? They do not. They simply dig.”<p><i>“Nothing any good isn’t hard,”</i> F. Scott Fitzgerald asserted in his letter of advice on writing to his …

Literature

6 Ways to Design a Home That Constantly Boosts Your Creativity

Want to be rolling around in creative inspiration on the regular at home? You need only put effort into cultivating creativity with your decor …

10 Inspired Gardening Projects for Kids

Spring has finally sprung! It's time to get outdoors with your little sprouts and have fun exploring, learning and playing. The garden is a great …

Cultivate These 8 Habits to Achieve Peak Performance in Life and Business

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To be successful requires much more than just your intelligence and talent. There are basic needs which have to be met to function at your peak. These basic needs are neglected by most, impairing their capacity to rise to those …

Happiness

The 8 Best Apps to Get Your Yard Greener Than Ever This Spring

While a glance out your window may still reveal some brown, muddy puddles (or worse: white, snowy mounds), it’s still about time to start thinking …

Gardening

How I Became Friends With Myself

<i>"The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself."</i> -- Mark Twain<p>Be honest. Very few of us would admit that we enjoy our own company, much less, that we are actually friends with ourselves. Growing up, friendship was consistently emphasized as the bond of a lifetime, but the majority of …

Healthy Potato and Spinach Casserole

A simple mix of vegetable stock and olive oil replaces the usual milk and butter in this lightened up mashed potato casserole. A little cooked …

Food

Easy and Impressive Holiday Dessert: Chocolate Meringue Cake With Whipped Cream and Raspberries

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>The winter holidays call for a very specific type of dessert recipe: delicious, easy, and <i>definitely</i> impressive-looking. Well, this cake is just that. Layers of moist chocolate cake sandwiched by crisp, light meringue are filled with …

16 Uplifting Reminders For When Life Has Got You Down

1. The feeling you’re feeling now won’t last forever. It may linger a while, it may linger longer than you expect. But always take solace from the …

17 Ways You're Eating Breakfast Wrong

The morning meal is more complicated than you think.<p><b>1. You fry eggs in a pan.</b> Scramble eggs in a microwave-safe mug and cook until firm (usually about one minute). You'll get super-fluffy eggs without greasy cooking oil and extra dishes.<p><i>Kathleen Kamphausen</i><p><b>2. You open new cereal from the top of the</b> …

Recipes

10 Ways You’re Making Your Life Harder Than It Has To Be

1. You ascribe intent.<p>Another driver cut you off. Your friend never texted you back. Your co-worker went to lunch without you. Everyone can find a …

We Have To Take Control Of Our Pain Or We’ll Hurt Others With It

It’s so easy to walk away from pain, to replace it with something else. It’s so easy to let that diversion take over your life, to give up and not …

11 Bathroom DIYs That Take One Hour or Less

Have a spare hour and a boring bathroom? These 11 quick DIYs will fill the time—and your space.<p>Want to spruce up your bathroom, but don't have the time for elaborate projects (or budget for the renovation you've always dreamed of?) Don't worry. Tackling a DIY project may seem like a huge endeavor, …

11 Life Hacks For The Emotionally Struggling 20-Something

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/16bPGo2<p>Everybody I know is either in or needs to be in therapy. The common theme among them is that …

7 Fall Fruits and Veggies That are PACKED with Nutrients

Pick up these amazing autumn eats ASAP to stay healthy all season long.

20 Little Things That Shouldn’t Be Taken For Granted

1.<p>Hearing a smile in someone’s voice when they are genuinely excited to hear from you.<p>2.<p>Spending quiet moments with someone you love in the wee hours …

7 Ways To Stop Procrastinating Right After This

1. Simplify<p>The more complicated a plan is, the easier it is for a snag to emerge.<p>If you’re a writer, consider how much time is spent finding the …

24 Best Romantic Hacks For Your Relationship, As Explained By 13 People

<i>Producer’s note: Someone on Quora asked: What are the best romantic relationship hacks? Here are some of the best answers that’s been pulled from the</i> …

13 People On The One Book That Changed Their Lives Forever

<i>I remember reading White Oleander when I was 15. It was the first book that really struck a nerve with me on a personal level. The story of Astrid’s</i> …

10 Incredibly Inspirational Quotes

Advice from famously smart and fearless women to get you through anything.<p><b>1. Katharine Hepburn</b><p>"If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun."<p><b>2. Amy Poehler</b><p>"I love bossy women. I could be around them all day. It means somebody's passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn't mind leading."<p><b>3.</b> …

Motivation

16 Women Reveal Their Best “Girly” Life Hacks For You To Try Out

Being the laziest person on the face of this planet, my biggest life hack is wearing almost entirely neutral/basic clothing in a coordinating color …