Mario Avila

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The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

Domestic: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

Fort Lauderdale

10 Smoothies With More Protein Than Two Eggs

1 of 11<p>mama mia/shutterstock<p>When you think high-protein breakfasts, you inevitably think eggs. But two eggs pack only about 13 grams of protein, and there are plenty of simpler morning meals delivering way more of this hunger-quashing nutrient. Each of the following 10 delicious smoothies contains …

Healthy Eating

13 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Cast-Iron Skillet

Cast iron can be fickle. Here are some habits to avoid when you’re cooking.<p>The cast-iron skillet is the workhorse of many a dedicated home cook, and …

Cast Iron Skillet

How to Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades

It's easy when you know what you're doing!<p>Pull the spark plug wire from the spark plug to prevent the motor from accidentally starting. Tape or tie …

Lawn Mowing

6 Professional Posing Tips to Make Anyone Look Good in a Photo (VIDEO)

Ever wonder why your travel portraits sometimes look no better than dull vacation snapshots? It might not be your skill as a photographer or the …

Photography

The secret to an ageless body (and how to get fitter after 40)

The middle-aged spread, a snail’s-pace metabolism and declining muscle tone once seemed like inevitable waymarkers of the midlife years.<p>But now they …

Exercise

8 GENIUS DIY CLEANING PRODUCTS THAT’LL SAVE YOU TON OF MONEY

Just reflect for a while over how much money and time you might surely have wasted rushing from your home to the departmental stores in order to grab …

Cleaning

These Tests Will Tell You Just How Good Your Eyes Are at Seeing Color

Let’s talk about how you’re perceiving color. The idea came to me when a coworker asked if they should get the computer with 100-percent sRGB or …

OLEDs

Insider Secrets Only Landscapers Know (But Won't Tell You)

Whether it's having hardscape features installed, performing chores, or selecting plants for the yard, it's helpful to become wise to the insider …

Landscaping

14 Weeknight Chicken Dinners That Are Anything But Boring

Weeknight dinners should be nourishing and healthy, but most importantly, they should be simple, quick, and delicious. Chicken—versatile enough to …

Cooking

The Best Natural Deodorants Are Kind to Your Skin and Your Clothes. Plus, They Actually Work.

You don't need a bunch of harsh chemicals to smell good.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>I am well aware of the stereotypes about smelly dudes who blather on about natural deodorants and how your …

Skin Care

7 Natural Ways To Keep Cockroaches & Other Bugs Out Of Your House

Summer means rosé all day, pool floats, and uninvited house guests that won't leave, and I don't mean your couch-surfing friends. These freeloaders …

Immune System

The Best Beef Burger Recipes To Make This Grilling Season

It's time to rethink things.<p>Once you know how to make a great burger patty and cook it to perfection (which isn’t as easy as it would seem), you have the foundation for a delicious burger. But what really makes a burger special is what you put on it.<p>We have 15 ideas for beef burgers that’ll spark …

Cooking

Should You Have a Protein Shake Before or After Your Workout?

Protein is necessary for muscle repair and growth.<p>For this reason, many people consume protein supplements in the form of shakes along with their …

Think Twice Before Throwing Out Your Avocado Pits

Growing up in California, long before they became trendy, I ate avocados regularly. And long before avocado toast was a thing, my friend who was in …

The Best Blazers & Brands For Men To Buy Right Now

No longer reserved for the English gent or regimented Navy sir, the humble blazer has played a star role in seasons past, since its debut nearly two …

Men's Fashion

The 30 Best Gardening Tips of All Time

Even the Marthas of the world could use a little help when it comes to the delightful—but laborious—task of gardening. Read on for the 30 most …

14 Panda Express Copycat Recipes

No Chinese takeout can compete with what you make in your own kitchen, and these Panda Express copycat recipes prove it!<p>Inspired by: Grilled Teriyaki …

Recipes

Ideal Weight by Height Calculator Chart

Adults can use these charts to find the traditional ideal weight for your height and at a healthy body mass index (BMI). While older methods used …

Fitness

15 Vegetables & Herbs You Can Buy Once And Regrow Forever

We all know about the normal ways to grow plants – from seeds. But, did you know that there are many plants that you can grow from leftovers and …

The 18 Best Barbecue Recipes Ever

Before you fire up the grill this weekend, remember: This barbecue could be your last of the season. Carpe diem, people—try one of these 18 …

Cooking

All-Natural Homemade Weed Killers That Really Work

Learn how to kill those pesky weeds with natural ingredients you already have on hand.<p>Homemade Weed Killer<p>Try this make-at-home weed killer: a gallon …

The 10 Best Moves to Lose Your Love Handles

You’ve tried situps, cardio, and dumbbell side bends, but nothing seems to get rid of that stubborn belly fat on your sides. Sound familiar? It might …

27 DIY Wedding Day Recipes That Save Serious Money (and Will Wow Guests)

Everyone knows that when the “I do’s” are over, a wedding is all about the food (and drinks). But if you’ve already blown your budget on the DJ and …

These 10 Essential Cucumber Recipes Are Extra Easy

It's hard to beat the cool refreshment cucumbers provide. The water-packed veggie is not only wonderfully crisp, but its mild flavor also makes it …

People All Over the Internet Are Sharing Their Keto Diet Transformation Pics

Whole30 is <i>so</i> 30 days ago. The keto diet—a high fat, moderate protein, low carb eating plan—is arguably the most popular health fad of the moment, and …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Vitamins You Should Be Taking For A Faster Metabolism

There are three important factors in staying trim around your middle. You must have a well-balanced, anti-inflammatory diet along with consistent …

Wellness

6 new uses for your old iPad

If the arrival of Apple's latest iPad is tempting you to upgrade, you might be debating the fate of your old iPad.<p>Two options: keep or sell. The latter can net you some funds to help defray the cost of the new tablet; here are some tips on selling used iPads for maximum profit.<p>But there are plenty …

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