Lara Castillo

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14 Genius Ways To Recycle Used Coffee Grounds

51K Shares<p>Coffee is good for more than just waking you up in the morning! Take a look at this list and find the perfect recycling tips and tricks so …

Cleaning

3 Super-Simple Summer Science Activities

You will need:<p>A clean, clear, 1-liter clear soda or water bottle<br>• 170 ml (3/4 cup) of water<br>• Vegetable oil (enough to almost fill up the bottle)<br>• Food …

Cleaning

Math Coach's Corner

30 Cocktails Perfect For Warm Weather

The prettiest and most delicious cocktails to try this season. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com<p>Warm weather! IT'S FINALLY HERE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY! After you shove your puffy coats in suitcases and hide them away in a dark corner never to be seen until the cold returns, go sit …

Ruben's Cooler No. 2

8 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups thinly sliced unpeeled cucumber<p>2 1/2 cups Hendrick's Gin<p>1 1/4 cups St-Germain liqueur<p>1 cup fresh lemon juice<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 1/2 cups club soda<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Arrange cucumber slices in single layer on …

Amazing Crafts You Can Make With Toilet Paper Rolls

There are lots of ways to green your bathroom. You can buy a fancy toilet that doesn't require much water. You can clean everything with baking soda and vinegar. Or, you can recycle your toilet paper tubes into <i>Despicable Me</i> minions.<p>Which one of those sounds the most fun?<p>The clever world of toilet …

Tips & 4 Recipes to Finally Stop Feeling So Tired!

You may remember that I was in a car accident about a month before giving birth. That’s left me with some residual back pain and orders not to …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

Lemon Loaf Cake

Lemon is such a bright, potent flavor that it will shine in any recipe that you use it in. It’s fun to make lemon desserts like layer cakes and lemon …

Red Velvet Chocolate-Swirled Brownie Bars

<i>Updated on</i> <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>Red velvet fever has begun in advance of Valentine’s Day. It’s everywhere.<p>Here’s my contribution.<p>They’re in between a …

Layered Coconut and Lime Bars

I’ve had quite a few different coconut and lime bars. In fact, I never turn down a chance to try one because I’m such a fan of this flavor …

Infused Vodka Recipes

<i>Infused vodka is a fun and unique hostess gift for the holidays. Vodka can be infused with a variety of flavors from citrus to candy canes!</i> <br>If you’re …

Spiced Cranberry Apple Martini

There is something magical about the smell of mulling spices. For years I worked in a day spa and every holiday season we brewed huge batches of hot …

Winter Sangria with citrus & pomegranate

This year we have two parties leading up to New Year’s, then a blissful clear calendar on the 31st. I’m so looking forward to a non-hyped quiet night …

Molasses Cookies Recipe

1. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, or in a large bowl with an electric mixer, combine melted butter, brown sugar, and …

Dessert

Homemade Oatmeal with Cashews and Honey

<i>Cozy up with delicious, homemade oatmeal with cashew butter, cashews, cranberries and honey.</i><p>I’ve never really been one to eat breakfast on a regular …