Lorrie LaPlante Hicks

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26 Books Every 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Seeker Should Read

If you're on a spiritual quest, these books will open you up to wonder.<p><i>"There are things you can't reach. But</i><p><i>you can reach out to them, and all day long.</i><p><i>The wind, the bird flying away. The idea of God.</i><p><i>And it can keep you as busy as anything else, and happier."</i><p>-- "Where Does The Temple Begin, Where …

Books

Morning Routines for Productive People

What do Benjamin Franklin and Anna Wintour have in common? No, it's not their personal style; they're both (or for Ben, was) early risers.<p>Productive people know that mornings are a great time for getting things done. Laura Vanderkam, author of What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, …

Scenes from a tragedy: just another week in Europe's migrant crisis - in pictures

Migration,Refugees,Europe,Photography,Migration and development,Art and design,Culture,Global development,World news,UK news,Greece,Macedonia,Austria,Italy,Hungary<p>Europe is in the grip of an emergency as tens of thousands of migrants and refugees from Syria, the Middle East and Africa attempt to …

200 Recipes for Football Season

Football Food! [200 Recipes For Football Season.]<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 31, 2014 48<p>For the third year running, I’m going to shove a whole bunch of my …

Cold Weather Recipe: Grown-Up Tater-Tots

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Thoroughly scrub the potatoes and arrange them on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes or until they are …

Weather

Ecocapsules: off-the-grid pods could change camping forever

Environmentally friendly, self-sufficient eco-pods, that can be towed on a trailer or shipped anywhere in the world, could transform the way we experience the outdoors.<p>The egg-shaped Ecocapsules, designed by Slovakian design firm Nice Architects can house two people for a year off the grid, with …

31 Cheap Tricks For Making Your Bathroom The Best Room In The House

Restroom ➡️ best room.

19 Genius Ways To Organize Your Garage

http://diply.com/article/genius-diy-ways-to-organize-your-garage<p>article<p>Hello organized garage!<p>Diply

Test Drive: Which Cut Flowers Last Longest?

Some flowers were never meant to be cut, withering to nothing as soon as they are plucked. Others, it seems, are oblivious to being severed from …

Mother’s Little Anti-Psychotic Is Worth $6.9 Billion A Year

The best-selling drug in America isn’t what you think—and it’s a whole lot more powerful than you’d expect.<p>Quick: what’s the top-selling drug in the …

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

Police interview Oklahoma beheading suspect

Police in Oklahoma said Saturday they've interviewed the man who allegedly beheaded a 54-year-old woman at his former workplace.<p>Alton Alexander Nolen, 30, was shot inside the Vaughn Food processing plant but regained consciousness in the hospital, said Jeremy Lewis, spokesman for the Moore police …

Our 5 Absolute Best Cheesecake Recipes

From fluffy chocolate cheesecake to fruity slices, these cheesecakes are the perfect dessert<p>Cheesecake is a versatile dessert, but it's popular for …

Dessert

The Best Recipes for Binge-Watching Netflix (or Hulu or Whatever)

These snacks and cooking projects are perfect for binge watching your way through that entire Netflix queue.<p>We don't condone binge eating (although sometimes, desperate times call). Binge <i>watching</i>, on the other hand? Now we're talking. It's going to take endurance to get through every episode and …

Cooking

The Summer Drink That Will Make Your Skin Glow

A concoction that hydrates, tastes amazing, and has health- and complexion-enhancing ingredients to boot? We're in!<p>When regular H2O feels boring, try this water with oomph, created by Alexis Wolfer, author of <i>The Recipe for Radiance: Discover Beauty's Best-Kept Secrets in Your Kitchen</i>. Sip two to …

10 Tips For Saving Money On Your Electricity Bill

Rich or poor, we could all use a little frugality in our lives. After all, who wants to waste money on electricity bills when there are far more fun …

How to Make Your Own Ice Cream—without an Ice Cream Maker!

This creative dessert recipe will take your taste buds for a super-fun ride.<p>Calling all ice cream lovers! Want to learn how to make your own ice cream at home, but don't have an expensive ice cream maker? We've got a genius recipe for you that doesn't require anything fancier than a blender and a …

College football hate map is confusing

No Ole Miss fans allowed in New Mexico.<p>Sports fans on Reddit have been putting together maps of which team each state hates the most. Wednesday, it was college football's turn, and the results were ... confusing.<p>Some of these make sense. Oregon hates Washington, and vice versa. Minnesota hates …

Netflix now testing 'Privacy Mode' to rid your recommendations of bad films

Did you sit down to watch the umpteenth episode of <i>Keeping Up With the Kardashians</i> last night, thinking it’d be ironically “so good it’s bad,” only to find it was just plain bad? Hate to be reminded of that unfortunate viewing choice upon waking the next morning? Netflix has a fix for your pain.<p>The …

Quick Chocolate Meringue Pie

This recipe comes courtesy of Diane Rasberry of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She says the chocolate filling of this pie is balanced out by the not-too-sweet meringue topping.

25 Reusable Lunch Bags to Recycle the Brown Bag for Good

This is an intervention: It’s time to lose that old Garfield lunchbox and get something a little more grown up. But ditching the plastic pail doesn’t have to mean you can’t still look cute when toting your edibles from home to work. Cram those carrots into something chic and you’ll soon be the star …