Leta Blake Pomenich

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Elegant White Cupcakes! (perfect for weddings or special occasions!)

These delicious cupcakes have a fine crumb and a dense texture, making them ideal for a special occasion!<p>One thing I am learning is that in baking, …

Macaron Blossoms Are Trending on Instagram (and They’re Almost Too Gorgeous to Eat)

Is there anything as pretty as the light-as-air, sweet-as-candy, pastel-colored French confections known as macarons? It’s no small wonder entire …

Black Women and Wellness: Reiki May Be the Answer to Your Emotional and Physical Pain

If you feel like nearly every Black woman on social media is talking about Reiki, well you're not alone.<p>The Japanese technique for stress reduction …

Naturopathic Medicine

Mindful Parenting: How to Respond Instead of React

<b>What does your stress look like?</b><p>Our bodies and brains are wired to react to high stress situations as a safety net. If our brain perceives a threat, it signals the amygdala, body’s “alarm” system, which tells our body to act without thinking. The amygdala responds to situations with the fight, …

Mindful Powers app teaches children how to deal with stress and anxiety

<i>App Attack is a weekly series where we search the App Store and Google Play Store for the best apps of the week. Check out App Attack every Sunday</i> …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Turkish Pumpkin with Walnuts | Kabak Tatlisi

<i>For this Turkish pumpkin dessert, pumpkin (or any winter squash) chunks are slow roasted in a sugar syrup and then sprinkled with toasted buttered</i> …

Beyond the Roast: Thanksgiving Turkey 11 Other Ways - Chowhound

Thanksgiving is a holiday of many traditions, and cherished as they may be, they can also lead to lots of stress. If you need to take it easy this …

Zest for life: citrus plants to grow at home

Whether you’re after a lemon-scented houseplant or a key-lime plant with which to make pies, there’s are plenty of citrus varieties you can grow in the UK<p>Yes, it’s that time of year again. Citrus season is almost upon us. The arrival of the first blood oranges and bergamots is something I look …

Plants

Blackberry Buttercream Frosting (5-Minute Recipe)

This blackberry buttercream frosting is so delicious! Plus, it has a very nice texture so you can decorate your favorite desserts and make them look …

Dessert

A Photographic Journey Around the World

Take a virtual voyage to some of the most amazing places around the globe, seen through the lens of travel photographer Trey Ratcliff on his “80 Stays Around the World” journey with The Ritz-Carlton. The destinations seen here are as diverse in their landscape as they are in their culture. The …

The Most Haunted Place in Every State, Mapped

For some of us, Halloween is best-celebrated snuggling up under a blanket hiding from scary movies and stuffing our faces with candy, but for the …

Applesauce Cake Recipe

This applesauce cake is spiced perfectly with a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves, and the cream cheese frosting is the perfect topping. A …

A good meal is cooked by the mind, heart and hands of a cook, not by her pots and pans<p>If we were taught to cook as we are taught to walk, encouraged first to feel for pebbles with our toes, then to wobble forward and fall, then to have our hands firmly tugged on so we would try again, we would …

Behold, Hypnotic Sand Paintings That Will Turn Your Brain Into Goo

Are you stressed? Bored? Exhausted? Misunderstood?<p>We highly recommend taking a brief moment to recharge, watching as this talented sand artist unfolds colorful, mind-bending shapes and forms before your eyes. Pretty hypnotic, no?<p>The captivating process is the work of Joe Mangrum, an artist who was …

The Strange Link Between Junk Food and Depression

Of our many modern diseases, one of the biggest burdens on society is an unexpected one: depression, according to the World Health Organization. And …

Holistic Medicine

Nick Kroll’s Walk In the Park

Comics work their whole careers to land their own successful, acclaimed, eponymous Comedy Central sketch show. But after three seasons, and with his show at its creative and commercial peak, Nick Kroll is leaving it all behind for destinations unknown — because he can.

Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

<b>Most types of cancer can be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study has suggested.</b><p>A US team were trying to explain why some tissues were millions of times more vulnerable to cancer than others.<p>The results, in the journal Science, showed two thirds of the cancer types …

Cancer

How to Fly Like a Pro

(Photo: Getty Images/E+)<p>Ever wonder what the pros know that you don't? How they get the best seats, save time and money, and avoid hassles? We've queried travel writers, industry insiders, and other ultra-frequent flyers to get their tips, sometimes from things they've learned the hard way--so you …

How to Grill a Perfect Steak

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Pictures of the Week 10.30.14

This New Method of Farming Could Change Where Our Food Comes From

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Instagram Artist Beautifully Manipulates Photos Using Only His iPhone

Robert Jahns' Instagram account is a stunning example of how far mobile photo editing and manipulation have come.<p>Using the apps ArtStudio, …

50 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds

That stubborn weight that won't seem to go away? No more!<p><i>This article was written by Joy Manning and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Losing weight, unfortunately, isn't a one-size-fits-all proposition. What helps one person shed pounds may backfire on another. Because we're all so different, …

Nutrition

Tech Roundup: Best Apps for Garden Design and to ID Plants

Let me be the first to admit I haven’t fully embraced the 21st century. Apps, for instance. Hate most. Often when I try to look up an address or a …