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The One Thing I Never Travel Without to Feel Healthy and Energized All the Time

I don’t know about you, but it feels like I’ve been traveling nonstop for weeks. It’s hard to maintain a routine of healthy eating and rest while …

Wellness

These Vegan Cauliflower Recipes Taste Like Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Utilizing cauliflower in your cooking is a sneaky way to get in more veggies.<p>June 19, 2018<p>When you think of cauliflower, do you imagine a plate of …

Vegan

These Sheets, Which a Reviewer Described As ‘Gorgeous Woven Angels,’ Are on Sale

Mayfair Linen 600 Thread Count Cotton Sheets<p>$45, Amazon<p>$45 (was $100, now 55% off)<p>If you’re in the market for some supersoft basic bedding that …

Shopping

Inversion: The billionaire thinking skill you were never taught in school

“All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.”<p>These are the famous words of Charlie Munger, the business partner of Warren …

Self-improvement

When a Social Security spousal benefit goof is suspected

<b>Dear Liz:</b> A family member recently lost her spouse. His monthly Social Security check was $1,800 and hers is $750. I have two questions.<p>First, is my understanding correct that she is able to begin collecting his monthly amount instead of her own?<p>Second, instead of collecting Social Security based …

Retirement

43 Brilliant Products On Amazon Creeping Up The Best-Sellers Charts

We all have our favorites on Amazon. For me — aside from the books — it's all the serums, emollients, and potions that go into my curated skincare …

Skin Care

Get Sculpted, Sexy Arms For Summer With These Beachbody-Trainer-Approved Moves

With so much skin showing during the Summer — tank tops, sleeveless dresses, and bikinis, to name a few — you may be looking to tone up your arms and show off your muscles. Luckily, we tapped Joel Freeman, Beachbody super trainer and creator of the new lifting program called LIIFT4, for some of his …

Workouts

100 Baby Products We Couldn't Live Without!

Here comes baby — and with baby comes more "stuff" than a mom-to-be ever dreamed necessary. So how's a pregnant woman to decide what's actually worth the splurge and what's just for fun? She turns to her trusted friends, who've been there and done that already. And that's just what we're doing for …

Kids

The 7 Most Adorable Towns in France

Not to knock Paris -- a city everyone agrees is the prototype for pretty capitals -- but these small towns are the ultimate when it comes to French …

European Travel

5 Things You Never Knew About Paris

What can you say about Paris that hasn’t already been said? Yes, the Eiffel Tower is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world. Of course, the Louvre and Champs-Élysées are spectacular. But what about the hidden gems concealed within the City of Love? We’re giving you the inside scoop on …

Charming small towns in France

Are you a romantic?<p>Then head to the charming small towns in France. They will make your spirit soar.<p>From the half timbered villages of Normandy and …

7-Day, 1,200-Calorie Low-Carb Meal Plan to Lose Weight

Research suggests that eating a low-calorie, low-carb diet can help you lose weight. And while popular low-carb diets, like the ketogenic diet and …

This One Tip Makes Cucumbers Taste So Much Better

<i>Every Friday, we're publishing This Good Thing, where we'll feature a restaurant dish, store-bought food item, kitchen tool, or food-adjacent</i> …

Healthy Trader Joe's products nutritionists swear by

As a dietitian, it’s my job to make eating well easy and accessible for people. And as a busy working parent, I need fast, nutritious solutions myself! The beloved grocery store Trader Joe’s does this so well, so I decided reach out to nutrition pros across the country who shared with NBC News …

Healthy Eating

The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Top Chefs

It’s been the world’s favorite destination for luscious baked goods since forever. Now the French capital is outperforming even itself.<p>By Kate …

These 'miracle' 2-ingredient bagels are surprisingly delicious

Starting a diet often means forgoing some of your favorite foods, like salty snacks, sweets and foods high in carbohydrates.<p>But does that really mean saying bye bye to all bread? Not necessarily. Whole grains like rye are known for being highly nutritious but, depending on the diet, there are other …

'Ikigai': The Japanese Lifestyle Trend Promising To Find Your Life Purpose

Is this the new 'hygge'?<p>From yoga retreats in the Himalayas and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading mediation apps such as Headspace and Calm, many of us spend our lives (and paycheques) on trying to achieve happiness and fulfilment.<p>However, having tried out the Danish concept of finding …

Milland Mid-Century Sofa

What does this Protection Plan cover?<p>This plan covers all accidental stains as well as accidental damage to your furniture.<p>What's covered under …

Furniture

Happy birthday Amal! George Clooney takes wife on private jet to celebrate her 40th

They're no strangers to the opulence.<p>And on Saturday George and Amal Clooney were once again enjoying the high life as the couple boarded a private …

This Is the Age When You Need to Take Social Security Benefits, According to Stanford Experts

You may be surprised what the experts say!<p>Deciding when to take Social Security is one of the most complicated decisions to make when planning for …

7 Facial Rollers That Will Make Your Face Look Incredible — You Must Try Them

There was once a time I would've scoffed at the idea of anyone rolling a massager on their face everyday. Boy, was I wrong.<p>Two years ago, I tried out a facial massager as part of a Korean beauty products post I was writing, and I've been continuing to roll it on my face ever since. I have horrible …

Skin Care

20 Keto Lunch Recipes That Will Make You Forget You're on a Diet

With any diet comes the challenge of constantly coming up with creative recipes to help you stick with it. The ketogenic diet, in which the body focuses on the use of ketones over carbohydrates for energy, is no exception. Lucky for you, this diet is one where many favorites like bacon and dairy …

Healthy Eating

Yoga Poses to Relieve Gas (So Effective, You'll Want to Be Alone)

You've done the deed. Eaten something you shouldn't have, or too much of everything, and not enough of what you should be eating, and now you're …

Bye, Extensions! You Can Make Your Own Eyelash Growth Serum at Home

<i>Life & Style's How To: Beauty Buzz will cover the latest in makeup trends while answering all of your beauty related questions — step by step! Stop</i> …

Men are facing a fertility crisis, so why is most practical and emotional support offered to couples struggling to conceive aimed at women?<p>James and Davina D’Souza met and fell in love in their early 20s. They got married five years later, and three years afterwards had saved enough to buy a family …

Pregnancy

I'm addicted to this nighttime face oil (and so is Duchess Kate!)

This nighttime beauty product will work while you sleep. Plus, it smells divine!<p>I’ll admit it: I'm a serial dater when it comes to skin care. I just can't commit!<p>As someone who writes regularly about lotions, serums and face oils, I'm continually trying new products. I know what I don’t like — …

Pain de Campagne - Country French Bread Recipe

"I got this recipe out of a novel and made some minor changes. It is a yummy French bread that is worth the wait."<p>Ingredients<p>For the Poolish:<p>1/2 …

Why the Japanese 4-2-4 Cleansing Method Is the Secret to Clean, Healthy Skin at Home

While there are endless techniques and practices we can follow when it comes to having a proper skincare routine, it's safe to say that achieving cleansed skin is a vital step. And while there is an ever-growing variety of cleansers from oil-based to gel to balm cleansers, In Fiore’s founder Julie …

This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ruins Every Other Cookie Recipe

Really, though. These brown butter chocolate chip cookies are insane.<p>Without a doubt, the BA recipe that I make the most, (this probably speaks more to my sweet tooth than anything else) is the Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies from one of our readers, Kate Davis. This is truly the …

Dessert

5 Ina Garten Recipes You Can Make in the Slow Cooker

When it comes to entertaining, the Barefoot Contessa is a bonafide queen. Between wowing a crowd and making lovey-dovey meals for her man, Jeffrey, …