Leslie Derose

56 Added | 10 Magazines | 29 Likes | 17 Following | 130 Followers | @lesliederose | Keep up with Leslie Derose on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Leslie Derose”

Easter Cactus: A Succulent with Springtime Flowers

After years of coaxing a Christmas cactus to bloom on schedule, you may be surprised to learn there also is an Easter cactus that flowers in …

Plants

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

Yoga

Sheet Pan Buttermilk Pancakes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425ºF. Line an 11-by-17-inch rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Coat the parchment and sides of the pan …

Baking

40 Hard Things You Need to Hear

I’m sitting here on the tenth anniversary of a dear friend’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had with her. With a soft, weak voice …

Sitting

Color Cheat Sheet: The 15 Most Perfect Gray Paint Colors

Picking paint is no easy feat. First, you have to decide what color family you want to grace your walls. "A dark blue? Maybe a bright green? Oh wait, …

Home Decorating

These Leggings Have More Than 3,000 Five-Star Reviews on Amazon

<i>This content originally appeared on InStyle.</i><p>Finding the perfect pair of leggings can be tougher than spotting a needle in a haystack. They’re either …

Shopping

Architects’ 8 Favorite Warm Gray Paints

When it comes to choosing gray paint, looks can be deceiving: Often grays that look fine on a swatch end up being too blue-toned on a wall, making …

Untying the 4 Knots

What would more usable range of motion do for your sports performance? <b>Imagine not having to fight your own body. Imagine owning unhindered fluid</b> …

4 DIY Potting Soil Recipes To Make Any Plant Thrive

One size doesn't fit all! Make these quality mixes at home and watch your veggies, flowers, and fruits shine.<p>Want superior succulents, <b>tons of …

Gardening

How to Make Sheet Pan S'mores

Skip the bonfire and still get that nostalgic taste with these convenient Sheet Pan S'mores. Layers of graham cracker crust, rich dark chocolate, and …

Sheet Pan

20 sensory table activities that offer creative ways to teach kids through play

Are you looking for a more hands-on way to teach your kids that doesn’t involve screens? A “sensory table” is a fun and creative way to teach your …

Oprah's Basic Tomato Soup

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped<br>• 2 medium ribs celery, finely chopped<br>• 1 large carrot, finely chopped<br>• 6 medium fresh basil leaves, torn into pieces<br>• Salt<br>• 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped<br>• 1/4 cup tomato paste<br>• 6 large ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped<br>• 3 cups …

Spices

5 Shoulder Stretches for Tight Shoulders

Between sitting at a computer all day, staring down at our phones, and lugging around ridiculously heavy bags, it’s not surprising that shoulder pain is a rising health concern among young women.<p>The truth is, most concentrated tension is caused by misalignment, which causes muscles to firm up and …

7 Egg Recipes For Advanced Egg-perts

This will be the year you can cook perfectly poached eggs. It'll be the time you finally bake up a billowing soufflé and possibly whip up a fluffy batch of egg clouds. Yes, all of these egg recipes are for the advanced cook who needs a challenge in the breakfast department.

Here are the skincare products the HelloGiggles editorial team went crazy for this year

When it came to 2016 beauty crazes, skincare really had its time in the spotlight. Everybody and their momma got in on the Korean beauty trend, …

Ending Lower Back Pain

Anyone who has suffered from back pain will tell you: It’s the f$cking worst. To learn how to treat it effectively—not to mention prevent it in the …

Pain

10-Year-Old Forced To Wear A Coat In 90 Degree Weather Because Of ‘Inappropriate’ Outfit

10-year old girl shamed by teacher for tank top, made to wear a jacket on a 90-degree day<p>Shaming and embarrassing a child is wrong on a so many …

Parenting

The Pelvic Drop Exercise to Improve Hip Strength

The muscles in the hips are important to help you perform many functional tasks, including walking, running, or rising from a chair. These muscles …

From Broiled Feta To Falafel: 7 Mediterranean Mezze Recipes

Mezze are small dishes usually served as starters. But from Falafel to Broiled Feta with Garlicky Cherry Tomatoes and Capers, any of these recipes can be combined to make an unforgettable lunch or dinner spread.<p><b>1. Broiled Feta with Garlicky Cherry Tomatoes & Capers</b><p>Transform an ordinary block of …

Feta

6 Genius Tricks All Hydrangea Lovers Need to Know

Yes, you really can turn your pink petals blue.<p>These flowers are famous for being beautiful, but also fickle. Use these tricks to achieve result …

3tags.org

How to Do the Kettlebell Chair Press

Is it ever OK to sit down on the job? When it comes to kettlebell training, sometimes sitting down can get you stronger. How so?<p>The Kettlebell Chair …

Workouts

Plants to Fill In Your Garden's Blanks

Robust Milkweed<p>Robust milkweed is a butterfly magnet, attracting butterflies to the garden in droves. It is a low mounding perennial that blooms …

The yoga poses to relieve your lower back pain

There’s no doubt a lot of what you do involves sitting — you sit to eat, you sit to drive or when you take public transport, you sit at lunch and …

10 Things We Learned from the Camping Startup Everyone Is Talking About

Hipcamp founder Alyssa Ravasio loves the internet as much as she loves nature. Lucky for us, she’s found a way to marry the two. Hipcamp taps into the crowdsourcing powers of the web to curate a lengthy list of bookable US campsites — both private and public — and thereby makes camping a much, much …

Concerts

5 ab exercises more effective than crunches

You can do crunches and sit-ups all day every day for a solid month straight and still see no results. Why? Because crunches and sit-ups have been proven ineffective for loss of belly fat and toning purposes.<p>WHAT?! Yep. You can crunch until the cows come home and chances are good that you'll end up …

Workouts

10 of the best long-haul adventure holidays

Get out of your comfort zone with these trips to less-visited parts of the world, from driving down Jordan’s desert highway to tackling high peaks in Mongolia<p>Paddle from inn to inn, Belize<p>The island-rich coast of Belize is home to one of the first guided lodge-to-lodge stand-up paddleboarding trips …

Long Haul

Eight Hip Stretches That Counter the Effects of Sitting All Day

You and I probably spend too much time sitting. Excessive sitting makes our hips very tight, which in turn, can affect our posture and make it harder …

Yoga

Everything we love to eat is a scam

Among the many things New Yorkers pride ourselves on is food: making it, selling it and consuming only the best, from single-slice pizza to four-star …

Environmental Health