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The Food Lab: We Should All Eat More Crepes, Starting Now

Pancakes are simple. They're diner food. They're what you make on a Sunday morning with the kids. <i>Crepes</i> are fancy. They're French-bistro food. They're what you make once a week after your Parisian vacation because you want to relive some pleasant memories.<p>This dichotomy has always struck me as …

Breakfast

Before you make an emotional decision, ask yourself these four questions

The average person makes about 35,000 decisions every day—from choosing an outfit to deciding which seat to take at a meeting. In fact, we make 200 judgments each day about food alone.<p>But research shows that all that decision-making can be mentally and physically draining. Although the idea of …

Loneliness

9 Rules for the Best Homemade Pizza OF YOUR LIFE

The mastermind behind Pizzeria Beddia lets us in on his homemade pizza guidelines.<p>I didn’t start out as some formally trained chef guy. I brewed beer for a living until I was almost 30. Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? While I was working at a brewery outside Mito in Japan, I happened to eat the …

Italian Food

Learn About the Elements of Basic Plot for Beginning Writers

Basic Plot for the Beginning Writers<p>Updated October 23, 2017<p>If, like many people, you labor under the idea that for "real" writers, plot comes …

Creative Writing

How to Get 100 Hours of Work Done in Just 60

Start early and focus on making your collaborations efficient.<p>"Time is money."<p>That tired old adage was used almost exclusively by the Wall Street fat cats of yesteryear, or your father when he was trying to teach you a valuable life lesson that one time.<p>Here's the thing, though. Time is free, and …

Time Management

Moms Are Thankful for This Woman's Honest Photo of Her Postpartum Body

Blogger Ruth Lee, 25, recently posted a pic on Instagram that was a departure from her typical beauty-centric content—an image of her stomach as it looked just a few days after giving birth to her daughter. In the post, the Utah mom shared that she didn’t expect her body to change drastically after …

15 Savory Crepe Recipes for Breakfast and Beyond

We love crepes so much, we’ve been known to have them for dessert (hello, crepe cakes!). But the French street food is the perfect foundation for savory breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. Keep reading for 15 recipes to say “oui” to, including a lasagna version that must be tried!<p><b>1. Crepes With Wild</b> …

Breakfast

Your ability to focus has probably peaked. Here's how to stay sharp.

Having a hard time focusing lately? You're not alone. Research shows interruptions occur about every 12 minutes in the workplace, and every three …

Recipe: Vegetable Supreme Egg Bake

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 375°F. Coat a 9x13-inch baking dish with olive oil; set aside.<p>Heat the 1 tablespoon of oil in a …

Recipes

9 Healthy Soup Recipes to Meal Prep This Week

Kale, White Bean, and Chicken Soup from Averie Cooks<p>Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Potato Soup from A Spicy Perspective<p>Chickpea Pasta Soup from How …

Healthy Eating

What mastering a new skill every 30 days has taught me (part one)

I am a workaholic. I have also been fortunate enough to do jobs I have very much enjoyed (and still enjoy) and work with incredible people making …

Why Elite Colleges Aren't Always The Answer

The stakes are high, and the critical questions to ask before placing your bet are which college and what major, and how much debt those are …

These 10 powerful mantras will give you a push when life is tough

Life can be hard sometimes. No matter who you are or what your circumstances, we all encounter tough times.<p>During these times, sometimes you need a …

Amazingly simple tips for keeping your home organized

Ask any interior designer, or professional cleaner for that matter, and they'll tell you that one of the key secrets to maintaining a home that you …

Prezi - Share to Google Classroom Guide

Do you use the amazing Google Classroom platform?<br>Do you have your students use Prezi to create dynamic presentations?<p>If you answered no to these …

Game-Changing Guacamole Recipes

These twists on the classic Mexican dip will <i>definitely</i> spice up that tortilla chip

Recipes

3 Steps to Add to Your Bedtime Routine to Rewire Your Brain Overnight

Just as we should reset our computers now and then by turning them off and back on, our brains also need the opportunity to organize and refresh to …

This Spray Exfoliator Changed My Skin Care Game — But There's A Catch

Two terms I never thought I’d hear in a sentence together? ”Chemical exfoliator” and “spray on.” While anything in spray form <i>does</i> seem pretty …

15 Humor Books That Are Capable Of Literally Making You Laugh Out Loud

From short stories and poetry, to comics and memoirs!

Now This Is A Student Goal-Setting Strategy That May Actually Work

I posted “Everyone Is A Teacher” Is A New Engagement Strategy I’m Using & It Seems To Be Working earlier this week, and it was – rightfully, I think …

25 Features Every Business Website Must Have in 2017 (Infographic)

Building your online business? Here are some things to remember.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Even though online businesses are becoming more prevalent, they haven't become any easier to launch.<p>To give your online business a greater chance to succeed, there are …

Small Business

Easy Vegetarian Dinners for Every Night of the Week

March is nearly over, Easter is just around the bend, and spring will be here any day, right? (Right?!?) Although the farmers' market—with its apple, …

Healthy Eating

25 Heaven-Sent Products For People Who Suck At Makeup

*Buys everything and suddenly becomes a beauty vlogger.*<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Makeup

10 Easy Dinner Recipes That Will Become Family Favorites

A recipe that the <i>entire</i> family loves is priceless — mainly because you won’t hear “I’m hungry” five minutes after clearing the table. From Grilled Chicken Fajitas to Turkey Burgers, these easy recipes will become some of you’re most requested. The best part? They’ve all been tested, perfected and …

Dutch kids aren’t stressed out: What Americans can learn from how the Netherlands raises children

UNICEF rated Dutch children the happiest in the world, and American kids aren’t even in the top 25. Here’s why<p>Two toddlers have just chased each other to the top of a jungle gym while their mothers are lost in conversation on a nearby park bench. A gang of older children in tracksuits comes racing …

Want To Raise Brave Girls? Science Says Do This (Most Parents Are Afraid To)

It makes sense, if you let it. Just watch this.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek</i>.<p>Define courage, an exam paper once asked.<p>The examiners expected a long, fascinating intellectual essay.<p>One candidate wrote: "This is." And walked …

Paragliding

Designing The Perfect School: 7 Principles Of Sustainable Learning

<b>Designing The Perfect School: 7 Principles Of Sustainable Learning</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>What would the opposite of the industrial learning model–the existing …

19 Lazy But Brilliant Recipes That Won't Let You Down

You don't need to spend hours in the kitchen to enjoy a great homemade meal.

20 Healthy Cauliflower Recipes For Every Meal of the Day

Cauliflower is one of the most versatile vegetable out there that lends itself to a multitude of recipes. This snow white veggie is definitely having a moment because of its versatility and ability to act as a substitute for popular carb-heavy dishes. The veggie is also packed full of nutrients and …

Healthy Eating

19 No-Brainer Hacks That'll Make Your Home Really Organized

Easy breezy.