mareejackson

33 Flips | 1 Magazine | 5 Likes | 2 Following | @mareejackson | Keep up with mareejackson 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 “mareejackson”

How To Lift Your Lighting to the Next Level

During the month of March, we're gathering some of our best problem solvers together into master "Home Remedies" posts to help you make your home …

Home

From the man who invented the revolutionary Fast Diet: The 2-minute-a-week home workout... and, yes it WILL get you fit

There is a belief that the more time you spend exercising, the better. Not so.<p>High Intensity Training (HIT) has caused a stir because studies done …

Exercise

What Nutritionists Eat for Breakfast

As a nutritionist, I’m often asked what I eat each day and you might be wondering how other nutritionists out there eat too. We’ve all looked to …

I Went 10 Days Without Eating Sugar And It Was Harder Than Giving Up Sex

Anyone who's ever been single, broken-up, or in a long-distance relationship, as I am, understands the gut-wrenching craving for physical intimacy. The transition between regular sex and celibacy can be tough.<p>Let me tell you, giving up sugar for 10 days is harder.<p>I first heard of the Fed Up …

The Best Netflix Original Series To Watch Right Now

We all love Netflix. It’s always there for us after a stressful day at work or a bored weekend at home. But, we can all agree settling on one …

29 Unforgettable TV Moments From 2K14

The best thing about television in 2K14? The cinema-quality, engrossing, and creative options abounded in a veritable cornucopia of new ways to …

15 Simple Moves That Will Change Your Career

"Work-life balance" is like the flossing of life skills. Everyone talks about how incredibly important it is, but pretty much nobody's doing it. But, …

Why Your Cat Thinks You're a Huge, Unpredictable Ape

Shingles isn't my condition; he's my cat. I love him like crazy, but he gets under my skin.<p>I'm not alone as a conflicted cat fancier. Tony Buffington …

Could Facial Aerobics Be The Secret To Chiseled Features?

There are some pretty crazy things we'll do in the name of beauty — especially when a tip or trick claims to get us one step closer to model status. …

How To Clean the Inside of Vases the Easy Way

Fresh flowers are a treat for yourself and your home. The clean up afterwards, especially on narrow-necked vases, not so much. Our solution? Denture …

Cleaning

The Ab Exercise That Doesn’t Irritate Your Neck

Photographed by Amelia Alpaugh.<p>How do you refresh a tired ab routine? By taking your workout off the mat. Standing exercises are effective at …

5 Small & Simple Leather DIYs

I have been loving the look of leather cabinet pulls for awhile, and recently more and more simple DIY leather projects have popping up on my …

DIY

Now Is The Time To Watch The ‘Arrested Development’ Cast Drop F-Bombs In The Season 3 Blooper Reel

The <i>Arrested Development</i> Season 3 blooper reel magically appeared on YouTube yesterday, and while I have no idea how long the internet gods will smile on us, I do know that if you’ve never watched the cast drop gratuitous f-bombs while flubbing takes before, now is the time.<p>Takeaways: Jason Bateman …

You Learn Plenty: Life Lessons From Waxing, Sanding, + Painting

(Image credit: June Bhongjan)<p>Last weekend we watched <i>The Karate Kid</i> with the kid, which not only gave him an opportunity to see me weep bitterly over …

Home Improvement

Is This The Most Effective Arm Workout?

Dumbbell curls and tricep dips are great for sculpting and toning arms, but let's get real: They're not challenging our bodies as much as we'd like …

A Completely Healthy Meal You Can Make With A Slow Cooker

Photo: Courtesy of Kitchen Konfidence.<p>When one hears the term slow cooker, thoughts of chili, pulled pork, stews and soups usually come to mind. …

How to Push Yourself to Try New (& Brave!) Activities

Part of exploring your surroundings means also exploring your own fears and limitations. Whether you've lived in a city for a long time or have just …

Loneliness

The Only Moves You Need For Killer Abs

Let's be real: Core workouts are important, but, <i>man</i>, are crunches easy. They're effective, yes, but we like an ab workout that challenges and pushes …

Are You Making These 10 Exercise Mistakes?

You put in the time and effort, show up at the gym, and pride yourself in not taking shortcuts. So, why are you still not achieving your desired …

5 Life-Saving Eating Rules For When You're on Your Period

Follow these five rules the next time Aunt Flo is in town.<p>You're all too familiar with what happens when your period hits: Your stomach cramps, your cravings go into overdrive, and eating healthfully seems like a <i>major</i> test of willpower.<p>The good news is that making minor adjustments to your eating …

Nutrition

The Best Nighttime Skin-Care Routine

We’ve all seen the studies about why sleep is so important — a full eight hours keeps our bodies and brains more fit, happy, and focused. As it turns …

The Not-So-Gross Guide To Your Poop

Your standard physical typically only happens once a year. For all the time between appointments, regular bowel movements are your chance to keep …

How Often Is Too Often To Wash Your Bras?

Photo: Courtesy of Lonely.<p>Caring for your bras can be a veritable maze full of wrong turns, unforeseen frustrations, and piles of tangled straps from …

6 Ways You're Doing Squats Wrong

Lean legs and a tight tush are just a few tweaks away.<p>Squats are one of the best exercises for a stronger, fitter you—but only if you do them right. So before you crank out another rep, make sure your squats aren't falling victim to these all-too-common mistakes:<p><b>Letting Your Knees Fall In</b><p>A …

Are You Shampooing Your Hair Wrong?

Photographed by Winnie Au.<p>Just like a clean face is the foundation of healthy skin, a proper shampoo routine is the foundation of healthy hair. …

Self-Defense Moves Every Woman Should Know

Whether you're living in a city or not, we've all gotten those creepy-crawly feelings when it seems like someone is walking just a <i>little</i> too close …