Maxine Taffetani

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Three ice lolly recipes you need in your life right now

The weather is horribly muggy – particularly if, like me, you live in a city. I feel very sorry for anybody who has to take the Tube home from work. …

Recipes

Salted Butter Caramel Ice Cream recipe

27K<p>6K<p>16<p>Shares 33K<p>When I was finalizing the recipes in The Perfect Scoop, I wrote too many recipes and needed to make room for all the other stuff …

10 Best: Eyebrow Pencils

Eyebrows have an enormous impact on the overall appearance of the face, framing the features and creating balance when correctly groomed. In recent …

How to cover spots, the right way

Spots are easy to cover up. Said no-one - ever. It’s close to the top of my list of beauty gripes, along with spending 15 minutes trying to create beachy waves and realising that my hair just looks greasy. Anyway, back to spots. The thing is, as soon as you try to cover them up, there’s a high …

18 Color-Dipped IKEA Hacks to Brighten Up Your Home

When you’re refurbishing your home, a little bit of paint goes a long way, so a DIY paint project is ideal for penny-pinchers and renters alike. If you’re into reinventing basic furniture items as chic modern essentials, try using a color-dipping technique to bring this classic interior design …

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17 IKEA Hacks That Will *Totally* Revamp Your Kitchen

When it comes to upgrading your kitchen into the cooking space you’ve always wanted, a few IKEA hacks here and there can get the job done in no time. Considering how popular some of these IKEA items are, don’t be surprised if you own more than one of these already (which means these DIYs will save …

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Affogato | Goop

So easy you really don’t need a recipe, this elegant Italian dessert is such a classy way to end a meal.<p>4 scoops vanilla ice cream<p>4 shots of …

Salted Butterscotch Pudding | Goop

Our easy version of a classic Italian butterscotch budino, this sweet and salty dessert can be made up to two days in advance.<p>2 tablespoons butter<p>¼ …

The Best Kept Secret to Better Pork

<i>by Matt Duckor, Epicurious</i><p>PHOTO BY CHRISTINA HOLMES<p><b>It's crazy. But not as crazy as you might think.</b><p>You know what that perfectly fine piece of pork sitting in front of you needs? A nice cold glass of milk.<p>I know, it sounds totally insane. What business does milk--the same stuff we make cheese out of …

12 Ways to Use Flowers in Your Halloween Decor

When thinking of Halloween decor, the most common themes are pumpkins, skulls, pretty much all things creepy crawly and the occasional candy corn thrown in the bunch. If you’re looking to decorate with something that is a little more unconventional, why not try adding florals to your holiday decor …

Flat-Belly Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Two Snacks for Under 1,600 Calories

The Flat-Belly Day meal plan from the September 2014 issue of Women's Health

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42 Recipes for Summer Vegetables

Cooking

Try these 3 simple moves to change up your workout and take it to the next level

Doing the same workout every day makes it easier over time as muscles become more efficient.<p>Think of the first time you rode a bike or tried a new yoga pose. It may have initially been a challenge, but over time it became easier, right? Your muscles adjusted to the movement.<p>On the downside you also …

DIY an Outdoor Pizza Oven

Buying an outdoor pizza oven, or paying to have one built, can become a pretty extravagant expense. Make your own DIY outdoor pizza oven instead …

24 Mid-Century Modern Interior Decor Ideas

Welcome to the best of mid-century modern in today’s era. The look sports clean and simple designs that play with form, vibrant colors and fun patterns. From Herman Miller chairs and tulip tables to atomic clocks and sunburst patterns on materials like resin, plastic and fiberglass, the era of …

The 22 Dreamiest Home Decor Instagrams You Need to Follow Now

It’s time for an Instagram feed makeover. If you’re obsessed with home decor and are in need of some inspiration, direct your envy to these 22 dreamy home decor accounts. Whether you’re in the midst of a remodel, you’re bored with your bedroom or you simply love looking at beautiful rooms, these …

Transform Your Walls With 22 BIG Wall Art DIYs

Gallery walls are amazing but *kinda* time consuming. If you want to make some serious impact with color and design, then maybe it’s time to steer away from that gallery wall template and opt for one giant piece of art. Big wall art can make a small space seem grander and help your large space feel …

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11 Dreamy Boho Bedrooms to Swoon Over

Global-inspired motifs and lush indoor plants abound in these gorgeous bohemian bedrooms. As the epitome of all that is hip and worldly, this relaxed style is made for lounging in bed with some green tea and a good book. Luxurious patterns bring interest and flair, while streamlined silhouettes and …

Home Decorating

18 Ways to Mix a Cactus into Your Home Decor

Lately, we’ve been pushing aside our usual succulent varieties for their pretty, prickly friends: cacti. From Lena Dunham’s famed pants to our 2015 Decor Trend Report, cactus-everything is officially a THING. While those not-so-sharp succulents will always have a place in our hearts (and pots), …

24 Creative Ways To Decorate With Branches

Using nature as art gives your abode an organic and homey feel. Maybe you’ve collected branches during your summer adventures, or perhaps you’re just looking to incorporate a more eco-friendly aspect into your home. Either way, these 24 unique ways to decorate with branches will bring the outdoors …

German Chocolate Frozen Bananas Recipe (Dairy-Free)

This recipe for German Chocolate Frozen Bananas was a Sweet entry in the BIG <b>Snackable Recipe Contest</b> (over $3500 in cash prizes available!) submitted …

Dessert

DIY Ways to Improve Your Bookshelves

(Image credit: Livet Hemma)<p>If you love books, and you love living with books, then those books need somewhere to go. The problem is that most …

18 Light and Summery Pasta Recipes

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>When you think of a pasta dinner, you're probably thinking of spaghetti tossed in vibrant marinara, or penne in creamy vodka sauce. But heavy, hearty sauces are far from the only way to enjoy pasta, and we have 18 pretty spectacular recipes to prove …

How to Make French Toast

Not only is French toast delicious, it’s a fabulously economical breakfast. Stale bread, rather than getting tossed into the compost bin, is transformed into a custardy, fluffy treat with the simple additions of eggs and milk, and a few minutes in a pan of sizzling butter. To make foolproof French …

DIY Pallet Coffee Table