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Apple Pie Bites on a Stick

Introduction: Apple Pie Bites on a Stick<p>I'm all about the comfort food, and I have a crazy sweet tooth. So, naturally, I knew I'd have to make a …

See How Your Baby Grows: Age-by-Age Growth Chart for Children

Curious about your baby's development? Follow our age-by-age growth chart to see the average height and weight your child should have as he grows from baby to big kid. Learn about your baby's healthy growth standards and benchmarks.<p>Birth<p>The average newborn is 19.5 inches long and weighs 7.25 …

Parenting

Late Night Snacks Just Under 100 Calories

Are you a late night snacker? Do you stay up late nights because your work demands it? Or perhaps you are a student preparing for an upcoming …

5 Brilliant Business Lessons We Can All Learn From Kim Kardashian

Call her what you want, but Kim Kardashian invented a school of self-branding. From her ability to market her God-given assets to her shrewd understanding of an emerging economy, we could all benefit from attending the Kim Kardashian Krash Kourse on Kapitalism. (Sorry.)<p>Getty Images<p>Whether you love …

Ballet Beautiful: How to Take Care of Your Skin Like A Ballerina

New York City Ballet dancer Ashley Laracey reveals her offstage beauty routine.<p>There's so much to envy about ballerinas. Their nimble pirouettes, frothy tutus, delicate pointe shoes, and of course, their whimsical beauty. What we're not so covetous about? All it takes to achieve the latter. There's …

The Week in Review: Women Take Center Stage

“We are having a moment,” Barnard College President Debora Spar told The New York Times. “Young women are identifying as feminist at levels and in …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Mac Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, that MacBook on your desk might be even more powerful than you think.<p><b>1) Have Your Computer Read to You</b><p>Don't feel like reading that enormous document yourself? One of the accessibility features in OS X is its ability to read text aloud. Highlight the section …

Accessibility

The 9 Fats You Need to Lose Weight

<b>1. Omega-3 fatty acids:</b> Okay, so this one is pretty well-known—and with good reason. They are famed for improving heart health and mood, as well as promoting healthy waistlines. But contrary to popular opinion, you don't have to eat salmon to get your omega-3 on. Check out these five foods that …

Eleanor Roosevelt's Most Inspiring Quotes

Eleanor Roosevelt was a human rights activist, feminist, and filled to the brim with gumption. To celebrate her impressive legacy, we've rounded up the former First Lady's greatest pieces of wisdom.<p>"Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they …

Motivation

20 Blink-And-You'll-Miss-It Small Changes That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

Finally, it's here: The lazy girl's guide to improving your life. Check out 20 "Why wasn't I already doing this?!" ideas collected by Marie Claire's editors and tell us what good habits you swear by.<p>1. If you take it off, hang it up<p>2. Start carrying cash<p>3. Write your grocery list before you hit the …

15 Popular Songs That Are Actually Feminist Anthems

Female empowerment from the artists who do it best.<p>Here's a wild thought: Why not celebrate International Women's Day every day? Give yourself an extra dose of empowerment by listening (and singing along) to these 15 popular songs—both new and throwbacks—that are a direct ode to the strength of …

20 Foods You Should Always Have in Your Kitchen

Cooking healthy meals and choosing smart snacks is easy when you keep your pantry stocked with these healthy staples.

Healthy Eating

Do You Want To Look Young? Stop Doing These 8 Things To Save Your Skin

Some of the most beautiful women I know are over 40 and all seem to have one thing in common: Dr. David Colbert!<p>Renowned dermatologist Dr. Colbert is known for taking care of some of Hollywood's most beautiful faces, like stunning over-40 beauties Angelina Jolie, Naomi Watts, and Rachel Weisz. I …

Skin Care

Shopping Tips and Tours in Paris

I'm thinking that Chloe Johnston has the best job, like, ever.<p>As the founder of CJ Tours, she organizes shopping tours in Paris (repeat: <b>shopping tours in Paris</b>) that give visitors an authentic retail peek into one of the world's chicest cities. People can sign up for group tours based around …

10 Things I Learned From My First Job

Breathe in, breathe out. Repeat.<p><b>1. Mistakes will happen—try not to dwell.</b> You probably care a ton about your job, and chances are that you distort your responsibility when things go awry: "Oh, I should have known that even though no one told me!" "Clearly I should have been able to read my boss's …

Bridget Jones

10 Easy Ways You Can Be More Productive at Work

And they're all at your desk.<p>Here's a quick way to become more efficient at your job: Reorganize your personal space. We spoke with Janet Simpson IIDA, principal at architectural firm TVSDesign with a specialty in workplace design, and got her top tips on how to best adjust your space for maximum …

Gear & Gadgets

Duolingo: The Future of Learning a Language

Every iPad user has that app he or she uses when they have some time to blow. Generally, it’s something that isn’t very constructive. Some entail throwing birds at pigs, while others reading through gigantic amounts of news you’re never going to use. For those of us who want to be more …

Language Learning

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Creativity

15 Surprising Beauty Benefits of Coconut Oil

You might as well start stocking up now.<p>It's abundantly clear that Hollywood is obsessed with coconut oil: Angelina Jolie starts her day with a teaspoon of it. Emma Stone uses it to take off her makeup. Miranda Kerr puts it in her green tea and swallows a spoonful every morning. Poppy Delevingne …

Skin Care

9 Signs You Desperately Need A Vacation

Have you been feeling sluggish lately? Overwhelmed at work? Easily irritated?<p>These signs of stress can indicate that you're on the path to burning out, which can lead to depression, anxiety, and weight gain. And they may also mean that you're in serious need of a vacation.<p>Experts say it's important …

Productivity

Vacation Prep Packing Tips - What To Pack

The Rich Girl's Money Rules to Live By

Want to earn more? Spend smarter? Live a glamorous life? Take charge of your money with our financial cheat sheet.<p>Forget old-fashioned scrimping and saving. We asked top experts and polled a clique of super-successful women for their advice on how to make the most of what you've got — and earn even …

Recipe: Peanut Butter & Chocolate Energy Bars

Line an 8x8-inch baking pan with parchment paper; let the ends of the paper hang over the edge.<p><i>Optional step:</i> For deeper, more peanuty flavor, roast …

Dessert

This Animation Teaches You More About Physics Than High School Ever Did

It's a shame I never paid attention in physics class because outside of Walter White's school of chemistry, physics might be the coolest type of …

Countdown to Baby: Things to do the month before baby arrives

Whether it’s your first baby or your fourth, the month before the little bundle of joy arrives can be a hectic one. There are so many things to do …

10 Designer Bags Every Woman Should Own

Because collecting handbags is arguably an art form.<p>Collecting handbags, when done well, can arguably be considered an art form. In homage to that, here are the 10 bags every woman should have in her closet— get your check list started.

20 Awesome Productivity Tricks Anyone Can Use

Simple. Easy to try. Easy to incorporate. And very effective.

Productivity

6 Science-Backed Ways To Make Better Decisions

Imagine what the world would be like if everyone practiced a little more rational decision-making.<p>Fortunately, research <i>does</i> show that there are things you can do to help make more accurate and reason-based -- and less emotion-based and potentially impulsive -- decisions. Here are just a few:<p><b>Think</b> …