Rachelle Allen

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Building Your Kit Part 21: Post-Hangover Helpers

In this profession, you’ll inevitably have to deal with a client who’s coming from a wild night. Someone will plop down in your chair—model, …

I Won't Apologize for My 'Bitchy Resting Face'

Why are we comfortable calling serious women "bitchy," even in jest?<p>Every so often, a stranger will approach me and insist I need to smile more. Blame my Bitchy Resting Face, in which the neutral state of my features may inadvertently communicate a slew of negative impressions—boredom, anger, …

Think outside the shell! The best cheeses for tacos + 8 cheesy taco filling ideas: http://thekitc.hn/1eAmbUg

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

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6 Apps To Help You De-Stress In Minutes

There's no doubt that technology can be stressful. While 24/7 connectivity certainly makes some things more convenient, a plugged-in life can take a toll on our well-being. Scientists have linked heavy tech use with decreased focus and productivity, increased stress, disrupted sleep and stunted …

This Pasta with Roasted Chicken, Raisins, Pine Nuts, and Parsley makes a great weeknight dinner! http://www.chow.com/recipes/28433-pasta-with-roasted-chicken-raisins-pine-nuts-and-parsley

This Apple Quick Bread with Pecan Streusel is a nice alternative to a morning muffin http://www.chow.com/recipes/30497-apple-quick-bread-with-pecan-streusel

These Spiced Pumpkin-Oatmeal Cookies with a Maple Syrup Glaze are a crowd pleaser! http://www.chow.com/recipes/30456-spiced-pumpkin-oatmeal-cookies

Spiced Pumpkin-Pecan Pancakes to start your Sunday! http://www.chow.com/recipes/30468-spiced-pumpkin-pecan-pancakes

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Strawberry Coffee Cake

Andrea added to Weekend Brunch from Joy The BakerCook time: 55 minsIngredients:• 1 heaping cup sliced strawberries<br>• 1/3 cup sugar<br>• 2 Tablespoons …

7 Warm, Gooey (But Still Healthy!) Cookie Recipes

These cookies are so tasty, no one will guess that they're also better for you<p>When your next cookie craving strikes, whip up one of these more nutritious (but still oh-so-delicious) recipes.<p>Chips Oh Boy! Cookies<p>Vitamin E-rich walnuts make classic chocolate chip cookies taste all the more</i> …

How to Cook Low-Carb With Pumpkin

When you think "low-carb vegetable", pumpkin might not come to mind, but pumpkin is one of the vegetables allowed during the Atkins diet's induction …


21 Beauty Secrets Southern Belles Swear By

One of our fondest memories of southern belle beauty comes from the film "Gone with the Wind." Scarlett O'Hara (portrayed by Vivien Leigh) struggled with conforming to society's ideal of behaving like a lady, but the brunette actress looked beautiful as ever in her rebellious state.<p>Beauty standards …

9 Amazing Pumpkin Recipes

Craving all pumpkin, all the time right about now? Then you’ll want to try every single one of these tasty dishes

9 Easy Pumpkin Recipes for Kids

Fall is the season for pumpkin-flavored treats. Here are 9 easy ways to use canned and fresh pumpkin in kid-friendly recipes.<p>Kidstock/Getty …

4 Bad-Habit Makeovers

Given this line of reasoning, I deserved every bit of grief I got when my first child, Lucy, was born. Of course, it wasn't really my fault. I never …