Kristii Marcha

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Slow Cooker Pork Cacciatore Recipe

"A wonderful Italian neighbor showed me how to make this recipe after I commented on how good it made the neighborhood smell when she had her windows …

Cooking

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Country Lifestyle

If You Love Oatmeal, You Need to Know This Trick

Frozen Steel-Cut Oatmeal<p>From Jenny Sugar, POPSUGAR Fitness<p>Notes<p>This recipe makes enough for seven breakfasts if you use three "oatmeal muffins" per serving.<p>Ingredients<p>8 cups water<br>• 1/4 teaspoon sea salt<br>• 2 cups steel-cut oats<br>• 7 tablespoons pure maple syrup<br>• 2 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon<p>Directions<p>Bring water …

Breakfast

The Best Speeches From the March for Our Lives

The March for Our Lives on D.C. featured a series of incredible speeches and performances, with students leading the charge for commonsense gun laws in the U.S. Events—almost 850 of them—were planned all around the world, with the most high-profile U.S. rallies taking place in Washington, D.C. (the …

Gun Control

What we know about Emma Gonzalez, the fiercely outspoken teen who stunned America with her silence

<b>(CNN) —</b> She strode on stage at the March for Our Lives rally in Washington over the weekend, and listed the names of the 17 students and staff gunned down at her high school in Parkland, Florida. And then she went silent.<p>Minutes ticked by. One. Two. Three. Four.<p>It was a visceral moment -- one that …

Gun Control

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Legend of Zelda

3 nutritious dessert recipes that your child will love

I love cake! It’s a passionate love story with its origins in the local Irani bakery close to where I grew up. The moist, rich mawa cake in all its …

6 places you can collect your own crystals

Crystals are so ubiquitous here in Los Angeles that I’m beginning to feel like a gem hoarder—everywhere I go, it seems like someone hands me a small …

North Carolina

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

5 One-Pot Dinners for Nights When Fewer Dishes Is the Goal

My husband does all the dishes in our house. Which is fantastic, except for when he's out of town and then not only do I have to make dinner, but I …

Cooking

9 yoga poses to help you live your most healthy, vibrant life

In the midst of a heart-pumping workout, you’re probably <i>not</i> contemplating the long-term consequences of every single burpee and plank jack on your …

Crispy Honey-Lemon Chicken Thighs Are a Budget-Friendly Weeknight Meal

Sure, chicken breasts are healthy and versatile, but let’s be real: The thighs are the real winner. They’re cheaper, juicier, and more flavorful, yet they’re often overlooked. Why not give them the love they deserve? Enter crispy chicken thighs with honey-lemon pan sauce. Quick, easy, and involving …

Cooking

Moms Are LOVING This 4-Minute Clip That Calms Down Angry Kids

There are plenty of resources for teaching mindfulness to moms, but it's an equally beneficial practice for children. Which is why we are loving this …

Mindfulness

Our 10 Best Gluten-Free Snack Ideas

If you're gluten-free, you know there are a multitude of diet-appropriate snacks on the shelves for you these days. However, if you're willing to …

Healthy Eating

2-Minute Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Recipe

Quick and simple, this 2-minute chocolate peanut butter cake is the best choice when you want to eat something sweet and delicious! This dessert is …

Our Top Slow-Cooker Soup Recipes to Make in 2018

Baby it’s cold outside.<p>There’s nothing like a slow-cooker recipe to help you out during busy weeks. Simply add the ingredients, press a button, and …

Cooking

How to Tell if You Need Emergency Flu Treatment

The flu has hit hard and spread fast this year. Every state except Hawaii is reporting widespread influenza activity. Hospitalizations are also …

A Quicker-Than-Quick Bread Way to Use Up Bananas

When there are bunches of browning bananas sitting in my fruit bowl, my first instinct is banana bread. Not a bad choice any day of the week, but sometimes I don’t have time to make a banana bread during the week. It’s easy enough to freeze old bananas and save them for the weekend when I have more …

Feeling lonely? Meet the people who suffered extreme isolation – then found happiness

The first ‘minister for loneliness’ has just been appointed to tackle a problem that seems more common by the day. We talk to people who were seriously lonely, but discovered ways to break free – including saying yes to every invitation<p>Steve talks in a way that makes you want him to keep talking. …

Mental Health

9 Tips for Managing ADHD Mood Swings

Everyone copes with anxiety, anger, and impatience from time to time, but attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) tends to magnify those …

Self-help

Yoga for lazy people: seven moves to make you happy

You don’t even have to get off the sofa<p>• Tim Dowling’s lazy person’s guide to self-improvement<p>Lots of people tell me that while they want to practise yoga, they just can’t get off the sofa. Well, no worries. Yoga can be done by the laziest of the laziest. Just stay where you are and do this …

Yoga

Learn a 5-minute morning stretch that will start your day off right

Celebrity trainer Will Weber joins Hoda Kotb and Jennna Bush Hager to demonstrate a 5-minute morning stretching routine that will wake your body up right. He also says that working out in the morning is good if you’re trying to lose weight, but an evening workout is appropriate if you’re trying to …

Muscle

Apple's $29 iPhone battery replacements are available a month early

Apple was only poised to offer discounted iPhone battery replacements in late January, but they're already here. The company has issued a statement announcing that the $29/£25 replacements are available today (December 30th) in the US, UK and elsewhere for affected users with an iPhone 6 or later, …

Mobile Technology

26 Small Changes To Make In 2018 That'll Actually Improve Your Life

From little things, big things grow.

Productivity

The 15 most popular Instant Pot recipes of 2017

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Pinterest is a …

Cooking

22 Skills Every Kid Should Have By the Time They’re 10

Sponsored by<p>By<p>Dec 22 2017, 9:52 AM<p><i>The following was produced in partnership with our friends at</i> <i>New York Life</i><i>, who are committed to helping families</i> …

Kids

Science Says Doing This During Your Lunch Break Will Help You Feel Less Stressed and More Energized All Day | Inc.com

It's tempting to grab lunch and return to your desk to finish up a project while you eat. After all, won't you get more done if you keep trudging along?<p>Well, according to most researchers the answer is no. Cramming down a sandwich while you type with one hand will cause you to run out of steam by …

Mindfulness