Michele Randall

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Weeknight Meal Recipe: Original Italian Carbonara

One of the joys of writing about food and preparing meals is that I get to meet great chefs and producers.<p>As I've shared in the past, we eat very …

Good Things for Painting

Banish messy spills and drips when using craft paint. Slide a rubber band over the open can, then gently wipe the bottom of the brush against the band each time you dip. This is perfect for small containers without handles. The brush will be less drippy, and the can's rim will stay clean, making it …

Refrigerator Refugee Savers

When even the least discriminating eater in your house turns their nose up at the past-their-prime foods knocking around the fridge, try one of these …

11 New Reasons to Exercise (That Aren't About Weight Loss)

It does a lot more than make you a stronger, sleeker, better sleeper.<p>Photo: G-stockstudio/iStock/Thinkstock<p>It'll Help Keep You Afloat<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>…

5 Small Ways to Give Your Bedroom a Big Boost

Interior Design

The Best Travel Advice We've Ever Heard

From booking flights to packing light, these experts' advice will make traveling a whole lot easier.<p>Stay at Hotels in Business Districts for Lower …

Travel

12 Fashion Mistakes That Make You Look Older

You've ditched the mom jeans, but there are several other ways your wardrobe might not be doing you any favors. Here are a dozen things to look out …

Smooth Operators: 3 Easy Hair Removal Products

For those of you who step up your hair-removal game this time of year, we've vetted the newest players.<p>A Two-Minute, On-the-Go Solution<p>A …

4 Super Easy Ways to Make Your Home Shine

Inspiration

4 Ways Alcohol Messes with Your Sleep

We know that a nightcap—or three—won't help us drift off into a peaceful slumber. But we didn't know exactly why it sets us up for a restless, …

Good-For-You Desserts That Aren't Fruit

A bowl of berries can satisfy your sweet craving only so many times, so here are five fruitless treats you can indulge in (even chocolate ones) and …

12 Incredible Uses for Vinegar

You know this household staple is a cheap, effective and natural all-purpose cleaner. But who knew that it could also smooth out your hair and spruce …

Hair

What Your Trainer Wishes She Could Tell You

Ridiculously Easy Dinners to Make on Vacation

These fuss-free dishes require minimal utensils and hardly any clean-up—and taste fresh, summery and even better with a cold drink.<p>A Fresh, Crispy …

Dr. Oz-Approved Medical Websites

Physicians regularly look up your symptoms using the same tools you do. The difference is that they know how to sort through the …

11 Life Skills You No Longer Need to Learn

Photo: Thinkstock<p>Finding All the 34Bs on the Rack<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>Changing the Toner<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>Pretending Bad Stuff Isn't Happening<p>Photo: …

Get Unstuck: The 4 Keys to Pulling Yourself Out of a Rut

Exercise slumps, relationship ruts, and overall mental funks happen to the best of us. But while getting stuck is inevitable, staying there isn't. …

Success

Summer Drinks So Refreshing You'll Never Miss Soda

These six delicious and easy spritzers, smoothies and fruity sippers are made with fresh ingredients and not much else.<p>Photo: Anna Williams<p>A Lemonade …

Food

Dr. Oz's 5 Rules for a Perfect Fridge

Rule #1: Stock Up on Essentials<p><b>Eggs:</b> They contain healthy cholesterol and are good for your heart.• <b><br>Milk:</b> If you go for dairy, choose 2 percent. Hemp …

5 Exercises You Think You Need—but Don't

Give up crunches—for good! Let these fitness pros help you find a more effective alternative for those and other exercises.<p>You Think You Need …

Fitness

The Truth About the Thyroid

The thyroid has a big job: The hormones it secretes help regulate heart rate, maintain healthy skin, and play a crucial part in metabolism. When the …

Ever Wonder How Chefs Get Their Food to Look So Good?

Pros share their tricks for beautiful lattes, straight-edged brownies, perfect hors d'oeuvres and other drop-dead gorgeous dishes.<p>Museum-Worthy Latte …

4 Exotic Grains That Can Improve Your Health

These ancient superfoods from all corners of the world are worth rediscovering.<p>Freekeh<p>Farro<p>Amaranth<p>Chia