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12 Marshmallow Recipes That Keep Us Wanting S'more

Whether melted down for a thick sauce or built up into a billowy frosting atop a sublime pie, we can't get enough of these 12 marshmallow recipes. And, yes, there will be s'mores.<p><b>Some people say "sweet as pie," but we say sweet as marshmallow.</b> Soft, fluffy, and gooey all at the same time, no …

Dessert
Feminism

Here's What Healthy People Actually Eat All The Time

For when you're trying to eat healthy but you also have zero idea what to make and don't want to be sad.<p>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

7 Things Pros Wish Parents Knew About Discipline

Good cop. Bad cop. How about better cop? We asked experts: If you could change anything about the way parents approach discipline, what would it be? …

Parenting

50 beauty cheats by Bobbi Brown that will change the way you wear make-up

She started her eponymous brand 20 years ago, with a simple yet impactful philosophy: To empower women with the right make-up and knowledge to look …

Pinup pioneers: the first underwater photoshoot – in pictures

When Bruce Mozert gazed into the waters of Silver Springs, Florida, in 1938, he saw nothing but possibilities. Here are his earliest underwater shots, with queens of the deep doing underwater archery, sipping cocktails, reading the paper – and even frying fish

Deep Frying

The 9 Worst Breakfasts for Your Waistline

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15 Secrets to Great Skin

The best buys for total complexion perfection.<p>The best buys for total complexion perfection. Plus, the top wipes, foams, and oils to remove makeup.

Skin Care

Is the 'no arch brow' the cheap and painless way to knock ten years off your face? Victoria Beckham, Miranda Kerr and Natalie Portman champion Korean beauty trend

• <b>Experts believe arches draw attention to your fine lines</b>• <b><br>Ditching the arches like our favourite A-listers knocks years off your look</b>• <b><br>Also known as boy</b> …

Best books for summer 2015: what to read

We asked novelists and historians to tell us which new book and which classic they’re packing this year. From Ishiguro to Napoleon, here are their selections:<p><b>Alan Johnson</b> <br>A new Kazuo Ishiguro novel is always worth waiting for, which is just as well because The Buried Giant (Faber) is his first in a …

Books

Fast Weight Loss Tips from a Celebrity Trainer

If you want the scale to tip in your favor, you have to vary your workouts and do exercises that you’re not particularly good at so your body stays …

"Baking" Is The Latest Trend In Beauty

Contouring is over, strobing is in. But there's another new trend in beauty called “baking.” Swear, we’re not making this up.<p>“Baking” is a makeup …

26 Packaged Snacks To Eat When You're Trying To Be Healthy

Plenty of options for your everyday snacking needs.<p>When you need to just grab something and GO, here are some great and healthy packaged snacks that will hold you over to your next meal and satisfy those pesky cravings.<p><b>Remember:</b> Snack time is inevitable. And if you're hungry you should eat.

7 Ways Not To Get Mosquito Bites

Things in life that aren't fair: the American prison system, Jennifer Aniston's love life and the fact that in a backyard full of people, you seem to be the only one who gets covered in welty, gross mosquito bites. Here, seven creative ways to keep those suckers at bay -- without resorting to the …

Laundry Rooms

The Crazy Thing That Happened When a Junk Food Junkie Went Organic for 30 Days

"You're crazy," my wife told me.<p>My two kids thought I was stupid.<p>I knew there'd be skeptics. I was one of them.<p>My decision to overhaul my eating was …

Do We Practice What We Preach?

Our words matter to most of the people on the receiving end of them. Those words that come out of our mouths, especially when we are in the role of …

Teaching

Fifty Shades of True Love

One day not too long ago, my husband did something sweet, reminding me that true love is very different from what we learn about through movies and books.<p>I often forget that.<p>The truth is, once you have children, it's easy to feel that your marriage has become a logistical arrangement and your …

Relationships

The best opening lines in literature, ever

We take a look at the killer opening lines that got us hooked into our favourite books<p>The art of making an entrance isn’t an easy one. Many authors …

Literature

15 Inconceivable Facts About The Princess Bride

It's no wonder <i>The Princess Bride</i> is such a beloved film: It's action-packed but still lighthearted, sweet but not saccharine, silly but still …

Mary Magdalene

Get ready to be obsessed by these 29 page-turners

Mystery/Thriller<p>The Truth and Other Lies<p><b>Sascha Arango, translated by Imogen Taylor</b><p>Atria, $24.99<p>A bestselling author tries to hide two big secrets: He doesn't actually write his famous crime novels, and his mistress is pregnant with his child. (June)<p>Eeny Meeny<p><b>M.J. Arlidge</b><p>NAL, $15 paper<p>A British …

Conscious Parenting: It's Not Just For Hippies

There is an increasing buzz building around conscious living -- getting in touch with what really matters to you, living in alignment with your most authentic self, connecting to your passions and exploring new things.<p>I truly believe that living consciously and knowing the decisions we are making …

Consciousness

Summer reading guide: The 136 books you'll want to read

Another summer, another chance to draw up the perfect reading list to see you through those languid, sun-drenched days. Whether you’re stretched out by the pool or nestled in a coffee shop, clutching a hardcover, paperback or e-book, we’ve got more than enough titles to keep you reading through …

Here's the extreme diet regular people used to look like underwear models in 30 days

These people might look like underwear models, but they're not. And 30 days before this photo was taken, they didn't look like this.<p>But in just a few weeks, the women slimmed down to have as little as 12% to 14% body fat and the man had just 5% to 6% body fat.<p>And that woman on the left? She was …

Fitness

5 Inspiring Bathroom Makeovers

If your current bathroom is seriously lacking in style and functionality, these before-and-afters will motivate you to make a major change.<p>If your current bathroom is seriously lacking in style and functionality, these before-and-afters will motivate you to make a major change.

Top 10 national and state parks in New England, USA

From the eastern US’s highest peak to its classic seashore, New England’s parks are perfect for hikers, beach lovers and adventurers, as well as being steeped in American history<p>Acadia national park, Maine<p>Acadia was decreed the first national park in the eastern US, in 1919, and retains its …

New England

21 Vegan Barbecue Staples That'll Make Any Cookout An Herbivore's Delight

Just because you don't eat meat products doesn't mean you have to suffer through a vacuous frozen veggie burger while everyone else at the summer barbecue chows down on hot, delicious grill food.<p>You, dear vegan, deserve the very best. And, as it happens, the very best cookout foods are often vegan. …

Healthy Eating

5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

<b>Mandarin Oranges</b><br>"I love how peeling an orange gives me sticky hands," said no one, ever. Which is why we're obsessed with this mess-free method from JewelPie. Just use a paring knife to slice off either end, cut a slit in the orange peel, and roll the whole thing out in a strip. We can't say for …

Nutrition