Melissa Barnette

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5 Unusual Ways to Meditate for Simple Daily De-stressing

<b>“Every day brings a choice: to practice stress or to practice peace.” ~</b><b>Joan Borysenko</b><p>Meditating even for just two minutes every day could help reduce …

Yogurt Cake

Everybody has a first time. Mine was the summer after fifth grade when I took a special painting class with my fifth-grade art teacher, Mr. Allen, at his house. (I remember I did a painting of a water pump that summer.) It was break time and his wife, Mrs. Allen, brought out a cake delicately …


If you don't have a campfire nearby, this s'mores pie is the next best thing:

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Brussels Sprouts, In Season in December

Tips on buying, storing, and cooking Brussels sprouts, in season in December<p>Earthy, nutty-tasting Brussels sprouts get a bad rap because they are so easy to overcook, resulting in a mushy texture and pungent aroma. When cooked properly, these little cabbages are crisp-tender, with a pleasant crunch …

The Ultimate Sausage Breakfast Buns

When I was in third grade, I broke my arm and my collarbone, becoming the first person in my family to ever break a bone, a distinction I was quite …

Snickerdoodle Banana Bread

Studded with cinnamon chips and a fantastic cinnamon-sugar crunch on top, this banana bread is amazing!

Infographic: 10 Essential Yoga Postures for Strength Athletes

<b>A lot of people associate yoga with really skinny, flexible people.</b> But can it help you get stronger? Athlete and coach Brandon Hofer demonstrates …