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4 Writing Tips to Help the Writing Process

<i>Make Writing Essays Easier</i> My student cried when I showed her how to voice type in Google. Then, instead of 90 words in one class period, she typed …

7 Sneaker Trends to Try This Fall

If you need confirmation that sneakers will continue to be a constant in your wardrobe this fall, look no further than the latest from Fashion Week street style: The pros styled...

If a Customer Says Your Product or Service Is Too Expensive, This Is What You Should Say

It's fairly simple, once you break it down.<p>There is a big difference between selling your cost versus selling your value.<p>Companies that sell on cost comparison end up losing in the end. It's very difficult to build a profitable and sustainable company when your primary strategy is to undercut the …

Customer Service

Depression Steals Your Soul and Then It Takes Your Friends

It's so easy to cut off friends who are persistently difficult, self-absorbed, nasty, and decidedly "other." Especially if they cut themselves off first.<p>Depression is a thief. It'll rob you of your time, your thoughts, and your sense of self. But before all of that, it'll take your friends.<p>Unlike …

Feeling Inadequate With Your Writing? Follow These 9 Tips.

The first step to better writing is reading.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Frustration. Angst. Embarrassment. Anxiety. Fear. Insecurity.<p>I felt all those emotions every time I had to write an email, proposal, letter or anything else in my first high-profile …

Creative Writing

Hunza – The Only People In The World Without Cancer!

Sharing is caring!<p>According to the experts, the only people in the world that do not have cancer are the <b>Hunza people</b>. The key factor about this …

10 pictures that show your daily recommended servings of fruits and vegetables

I realized, though, that part of the problem was that I didn't really understand how much we were talking about. What does a daily recommended amount of fruits and vegetables look like? I decided to find out, once and for all. Here are 10 photos of fruits and vegetables, each one a complete daily …

Is Buying Organic Really Worth It?

Here's how organic food compares to conventional alternatives.<p>Buying organic food typically involves shelling out a premium. But is the extra pinch to the pocket actually worth it?<p>Last week, a Department of Agriculture report revealed just how much it really costs to shop organic.<p>Organic eggs, milk …

16 Gorgeous Home Decor Tips from A-List Decorators

Just a few weeks ago, the townhouse at 19 East. 61st Street in Manhattan was a concrete box that resembled a parking lot more than a residence of any …

Home Decorating

Is There Anything I Can Do to Make This Small Room Look or Feel Bigger?

Small rooms can feel stifling. But you don't have to knock a wall down to make a room feel and look larger than it actually is. There are design …

5 Tips for Powerful Writing

If you want to write more powerfully-- whether it's the next great novel or memoir, or simply emails to friends, family and colleagues, journal entries, speeches or presentations for work, or even your holiday card letter, here are some words that might help, inspired by Girl Friday Productions-- …

We Made Cupcakes Four Ways So You Didn't Have To, But Actually You Should

CAKE, CAKE, CAKE.<p><b>Red Velvet Cheesecake Cupcakes</b><br>Makes 12<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>1 box red velvet cake mix, prepared according to package instructions<p>16 oz cream cheese<p>1 cup powdered sugar<p>2 tsp vanilla extract<p>2 cups cream cheese frosting<p><b>PREPARATION</b><br>Preheat oven to 375°F<p>In a large bowl, prepare the red velvet cake …

7 Home Decor Trends That Will Be Huge This Spring

'Tis the season for macramé.<p>Think spring cleaning is just about vacuuming and dusting? Think again. Now's the time to clear out anything you're no longer in love with and give your decor a refresh. To help start that process, we've gathered the latest home trends for spring that are blowing up on …

Home Decorating

15 Pregnancy Power Foods

These healthy choices have the nutrients that you and your growing baby need.<p>1 of 18<p>7 Power Foods for a Healthy Pregnancy<p>1 of 18<p>2 of 18<p>Fortified Breakfast Cereal<p>2 of 18<p>You knew folate was important before conception and during your first few weeks of pregnancy, but your needs for the B vitamin stay …

Nutrition

How to Plan the Perfect Honeymoon

When your brain has morphed into a Pinterest-curated art gallery, and the fear of a botched bouquet haunts you in your sleep, just envision the light at the end of the tunnel—<i>sunlight</i>, actually—enveloping your bronzed body in a warm cocoon of honeymoon bliss. Care to order a cocktail before noon? …

A stuffed pasta shell recipe fit for a crowd | Feasting

We’re told that simple, repetitive actions are a great way to calm a turbulent mind, so maybe that’s why cooking up these pasta shells is such great therapy. Filled with a range of flavours and baked in a creamy sauce – what’s not to like?<p>For this recipe and more get Cook this Saturday free with …

Cooking

27 Healthy Desserts You Can Make in a Blender

Soups, sauces, and smoothies are pretty standard fare for a blender. Now, expand the handy kitchen appliance’s repertoire to include dessert! Yep—you …

30 Cozy Photos that Will Warm Your Soul

This month, we’re asking the 500px community to “Get Cozy” for our latest Photo Quest. Sweaters, hot cocoa, delicious warm treats, and cozy cuddles …

Rise Hall English Country Garden Wedding with Annais Bridal Gown

You know when the Autumnal sunshine is all lovely and low and casts that perfect warm light? that. The portraits of Emma and James at sunset are …

Weddings

Starbucks Just Introduced a Brand-New Drink to Its Permanent Menu

The latte macchiato is as pretty as it is delicious.<p>After sleeping until noon over the holidays, it's hard to drag yourself out of bed in the morning and go to work without feeling like a zombie. But Starbucks is here for you with a brand-new drink to deliver you that much-treasured caffeine. It's …

Starbucks reveals the 5 hottest Instagram photos taken by customers in 2015

As one of the biggest companies in mobile tech in 2015, Starbucks knows the power of a smartphone app. So, it's no surprise the company understands how important a good Instagram post can be.<p>Starbucks' Instagram account has more than 7 million followers, with top photos — many of them submitted by …

25 Decor Ideas That Make Small Bathrooms Feel Bigger

Before you contemplate moving, you need to check out this list.<p>Whether it's a tiny powder room or a shower stall with barely enough room to scrub, a small bathroom can make mornings even worse than they already are. But you don't need to move, you just need some strategic styling. We've got 20+ …

4 Gifts Every Makeup Fanatic Should Buy Herself

Yes, we all know it's the season of giving... But it's also the time to take advantage of our favorite beauty brands' limited-edition sets. What else are you going to do with all those gift cards? I also threw in a must-have makeup bag that you will want to buy yourself immediately.<p><b>Bite Beauty</b> …

Here are 6 movies that blatantly re-used footage from other movies

This is a fun one. Screen Rant came up with a list of movies that shows how films have recycled and reused scenes from other movies. This isn’t an …

Movies

The Rich Guy and the Time I Tried to Literally Be Someone Else

When I was 18, and I was hanging out with this rich kid. Kid, guy, whatever. He was in college; I was just about to start. My parents had bought a restaurant down the shore. It was a whole new town with A LOT of money and a brand new set of people. I didn't know anyone. I was introduced to the rich …