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This No-Bake Cheesecake in a Jar Is the Lazy-Girl Dessert of Your Dreams

Just add spoon.<p>A cheesecake is wonderful until you try to bake one yourself and realize that it's not the easiest thing to get right (there's the terrifying water bath, the constant threat of cracking cream cheese, the hours of chilling after it's done baking).<p>Thankfully, this no-bake cheesecake in …

How to Lose Weight When You Weigh 400 Pounds

If you weigh 400 pounds, it's a near certainty that you could stand to lose a few pounds. In many ways, the process is the same as if you weigh 200, …

Widow Loses 9 Stone By Clean Eating And Taking Selfies Every Day For A Year

'I needed to truly live.'<p>A widow has transformed her life by taking selfies every day for a year to help her shed nine stone.<p>Justine McCabe, 31, was …

Steal This Look: A Garden Terrace in South Boston

Boston-based photographer Cambria Grace and stylist Lauren Wells, partners at Wells and Grace, also teamed up recently to offer an intimate glimpse …

Love and Relationships: Crazy Things You Will Do When In Love With Someone

Cool, calm, and collected. Raise your hand if that's so <i>not</i> you when you're in love. For you (and many others) being in love signals doing things that some people might even call cuckoo. "It's a simple math equation," relationship and etiquette expert April Masini explains. "When what you're willing …

I was crippled by anxiety - and then I made it work for me

“I don’t think I can do it,” I said to my husband<p>“Do what?” he replied, baffled.<p>“I don’t know, I just…” I paused, struggling and failing to control my breath. “CAN’T!” I burst into tears.<p>We were on honeymoon. We’d arrived in San Francisco, the night before, after two relaxing weeks in Hawaii. We …

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Yes, There Is a Key to Happiness (and It's Actually Pretty Simple) | Inc.com

As a species, humans are pretty dissatisfied with ourselves, and nowhere is this more true than in America. Each year, 45 percent of us make New Year's resolutions. We spend some $549 million on self-help books, according to research by Marketdata Enterprises.<p>Millions chase the ideologies of the …

Happiness

15 Indoor Flower Pots That Will Take Your Plants to the Next Level

As the sun moves, #5 (a rolling flower pot!) moves with it.<p>Whether you're looking for a planter that's beautiful, quirky, or even tech-savvy, we've got it all. Your plants will never crave sunlight, drown in water, or look bland again thanks to these smart containers.

5 Quick and Easy Recipes to Make in June

June means fresh tomatoes, nutty-sweet fruit crumble, and thirst-quenching drinks.<p>Summer is finally(!) here, which means we'll be subsisting on fresh tomatoes, nutty-sweet fruit crumble, and ice-cold drinks. Plus, fiery jerk chicken legs and tangy Vietnamese-style pork chops that come together in …

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9 Skills the Most Successful People Practice Everyday

If you do these 9 things, you'll be successful.<p>Success comes in many different shapes and forms.<p>Success to one person might be failure to another, depending on their views and aspirations.<p>Regardless of your goal, there are nine core skills that distinguish those who achieve their goals from those …

Backyard Built: 10 Outdoor Furniture DIYs

Many of us have spent the last six months daydreaming about warm weather, so let's spend these last few cool, rainy—snowy?—weeks preparing for all …

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The Biggest Decor Trends The Year You Were Born

Some ideas were surprisingly ahead of their time, while others haven't exactly aged well.<p>Interior tastes evolve a bit slower than hairstyles or fashion, but you'd be surprised at how much can change from year to year. The frills of the '40s, the eclectic '70s, the pastel explosion of the '80s — …

30 Small Changes to Make You Feel Better About Life

Real talk: You want to be happier, but you don't want to do anything dramatic, like working out twice a day or making five new friends. Instead, we culled 30 realistic life hacks that'll have you smiling in no time.<p><b>Stop Checking Facebook</b><p>According to a study from the University of Michigan, the more …

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Mother Teresa's Top 15 Ways To Find Happiness In Your Life

If there is anyone whom I can see as a peaceful and happy soul in the universe, it would be Mother Teresa. Her wisdom is eternal. It touches our …

Happiness

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10 Amazing Small Kitchen Design Ideas: how to make a small space comfortable and spacious.

Attractive, comfortable and functional design small kitchen – a real challenge for the hosts, which requires a lot of ingenuity and inventiveness. …

Interior Design

The consequences of disposable fashion: The year I quit shopping to help the environment

My mission: Spend one full year without purchasing new clothing, shoes, purses, accessories or jewelry<p>Last January, I met with a friend who volunteered regularly at a clothing donation center. Kari learned the cheap clothing that many people donate – the Forever 21 skirt that cost less than your …

31 Iconic Red-Dress Moments

From Audrey Hepburn to Bella Hadid.<p>Cindy, Michelle, Marilyn, Audrey, and more.

Get the Look: Vintage Charm in an Industrial Loft

A lot of things in Kristen Ley's home are vintage. She is the founder of Thimblepress, a letterpress and stationery company based in Mississippi. …

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The 13 cities with the best work-life balance in the world

Online business-to-business marketplace Expert Market has put together a ranking of the global cities where people have the best balance between …

Recipe: Gin and tonic cupcakes

Tangy and sweet, these gin and tonic cupcakes are adorable.<p>Cupcakes are all the rage - from savoury bacon flavoured treats to the traditional …

How to Make Your T-Shirts Super Soft

There is nothing like wearing a super soft vintage tee. Not only does the piece give you instant street cred, especially if it happens to be a cool …

The 30 Best Hotels in New York City

The ultimate accommodations for a stylish stay.<p>With hundreds of hotels across Manhattan's many neighborhoods, it can be challenging to sift through the endless options to find that perfect gem of a place, especially if you're visiting from out of town. Here, we've rounded up the best luxury and …

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5 under-the-radar summer getaways

With so many people on the move all around the world, why not turn your attention to these understated and peacefully crowd-free destinations? In these calmer getaways, you can meet locals, enjoy regional cuisine, and explore untouched oases.<p>Plan a more peaceful summer escape with our list of 10 …

What Is the Mediterranean Diet?

The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods eaten by people living in the Mediterranean region, especially Greece. It's loaded with …

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Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi's Love Story, in Their Own Words

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi clearly know the secret to a long-lasting relationship. With more than 10 years together, the pair have a collection of sweet moments under their belt, including their adorable red carpet appearances and romantic getaways. While the couple tied the knot in August …

25 Freezer-Friendly Meals for a Long Weekend

It's a three-day weekend for many of us; what are you doing with your day of freedom? Here's one idea: Use it to stock up on freezer meals and earn …

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The Pros and Cons of Dating Each Zodiac Sign

<i>We're happy to present this article by Christine Schoenwald from one of our favorite sites, YourTango.</i><p><b>FYI...</b><p>Since each zodiac sign has its own unique set of characteristics and quirks, it's helpful to have a guide for what to expect when dating someone. The more information you have, even if it's …