Rebecca Holt Jones

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The Single Girl's Guide to Cooking for One (and Loving It)

Dining solo is the ultimate test of willpower. After all, when you're only accountable to yourself, it's easy to find an excuse to forgo cooking a …

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Parents of successful kids have these twelve things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

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21 Delicious Recipes To Make With Overripe Bananas

An overripe banana is a blessing, not a curse.<p>Of all the produce that can go bad in the kitchen, the banana is the only one to get excited about. Overripe strawberries and peaches are destined for the compost bin, but overripe bananas provide you with the possibility of many great recipes. They’re …

13 Comics That Nail The Reality Of Parenting In Summer

Lol.<p>Summer is the season of family vacations, beach outings and the endless reapplication of sunscreen, all of which can lead to trying times for parents.<p>From beach disasters to the fear of pee-filled swimming pools, the season presents both a distinctly frustrating challenge and a source of …

Unlocking Your Parental Intelligence -- Changing Your Parenting Life Style

Why do children do what they do? What's on their minds? How can parents know their child's inner world?<p>Do you ever wonder why your child behaves the way she does? How many times in a single day do you ask yourself, "Why did she do that?" Even little things can throw you.<p>Your three-year-old lies …

Top 10: Recipes for Chicken Breasts

These amazing recipes include chicken stir-fry with asparagus and cashews and Berber-spiced chicken breasts.

Cooking

5 Morning Rituals to Make Every Day Your Healthiest Day

Shutterstock<p>Boost Productivity<p><b>Easy: Do something you love.</b> "The best morning routines involve a good reason to get out of bed," says Laura Vanderkam, …

This is how often you should clean your home, according to science

For most of us, the thought of steaming our carpets or cleaning out the crisper section of the refrigerator makes us want to crawl under the covers. …

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Dad Of 4 Girls Tweets Conversations With His Daughters, Proves Parenting Is Fun

Indianapolis based blogger James Breakwell is considered by some to be the funniest dad on Twitter. His secret? He just tweets his daily …

18 Unbelievably Delicious Things You Can Do To Store-Bought Cookies

Get ~moreo~ out of your Oreos.

12 Things Moms Should Openly Admit

I am a mom in many ways... I have two kids I gave birth to, four step-kids and one we recently gained custody of through a family member. Yep... You counted that right... Seven kids in all. Clearly, I love kids, but I screw up this motherhood gig on a daily basis and I often feel like I am the only …

9 Irresistible Valentine’s Day Treats to Share With Your Friends

You like to take it next level in the kitchen, especially when there’s holiday fun to be had. If you and bae are planning a little festive Valentine’s Day baking, you’re looking to put a sweet spin on family fun or you just want to whip up a few treats to bring to work and share with your …

Dessert

How to Make Red Velvet Brookies for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is almost here, people. You know what that means? It’s time to treat yo’ self (or your boo)! Our Red Velvet Brookies are the perfect dessert to whip up this February… whether you’re spending V-Day solo or with your S.O. Read on the for the step-by-step recipe!<p><b>Red Velvet Ingredients:</b> …

Dessert

10 Super Fun IKEA Hacks for Your Kid's Bedroom

We'll admit it: These ideas are more for you than them, but they're cute!<p>We'll admit it: These ideas are more for you than them, but they're cute!

Hacking

Why you should never yell at your kids

There was considerable distance — and bushland — between our houses. But the loud screaming still carried from their living room to ours on most …

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27 Baking Infographics that All Bakers Need

Cookies, Cakes, and Cinnamon rolls are a bakers delight. But do you know why your cookies never seem to turn out just right? Or why trying to bake …

Christmas Brunch Recipes You Can Make Ahead Of Time

The secret to an awesome Christmas morning.<p>Christmas is almost upon us and that means there is a lot that has to be done. No matter how joyful the holidays are, there is always a certain amount of stress that goes into hosting Christmas. The presents have to be bought, wrapped and quietly placed …

2015 in review,Best books of the year,Culture,Fiction,Biography,Books,Best books,Autobiography and memoir,Best books of 2015<p>After authors and reviewers chose their favourite books of the year, it’s time to let Guardian readers speak – here are your most-beloved books of 2015

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LSU releases emails from Les Miles saga

It looks like at least some of the dirty laundry from last month’s Les Miles saga will be aired publicly.<p>The LSU administration ultimately decided to …

9 Brilliant Books That Will Change How You See True Crime

By Caitlin Kleinschmidt | Off the Shelf<p>I love true crime. There, I said it. Though often maligned due to its associations with lurid tabloids and pulpy courtroom dramas, there are examples of the genre that are literary in quality and aspiration (and I can just feel the condescending eye-rolls from …

15 Fall Dinners from the Slow Cooker

With shorter days and crisper temperatures heading our way, having a warm, home-cooked dinner waiting for us when we walk in the door is such a …

21 Healthy Breakfast Recipes That Aren’t Eggs

Eggs taste delicious, look delicious and are super high in protein, so they keep a ravenous appetite at bay on any given morning (or evening, if you like breakfast for dinner.) But if you want to tone it down on the cholesterol, it’s probably not wise to eat an egg or two <i>every</i> single day. If you …

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Why I Wrote a Novel About Sex Trafficking

The first time I heard about sex trafficking was in 1968. I was a a babyish eighteen-year-old hippie, hitchhiking overland from Europe to India.<p>Traveling the way we were was not like going on a vacation. It was mostly all reconnaissance, like hunter-gatherers and other nomadic peoples operated. The …

4 Words That Put Motherhood Into Perspective

The four words are said after five minutes that feel like five hours.<p>The 2-year-old, the 4-year-old and I are at the 6-year-old's school to pick him up for a field trip. I've told the 2-year-old she can walk if she stays with me, but willpower is often hard to come by, especially when a long, empty …

6 Major Misconceptions From My First 2 Years as a Dad

At 33, I made a late-ish entry into the parenting game. Age broke down many potential misconceptions about life's greatest miracle before my wife was ever pregnant.<p>For instance, I knew how utterly useless I'd feel when my wife went into labor. I knew that childbirth is 99.99 percent on women, …

It's Time to Banish These 6 Cooking Myths from Your Kitchen

In anticipation of his incredibly comprehensive new cookbook, The Food Lab's J. Kenji López-Alt debunked the most common cooking myths for us.<p><b>J. Kenji López-Alt</b> is not messing around when he says he's cooked over 1,000 steaks and baked more than 1,500 chocolate chip cookies. His recipes, which find …

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When It Comes to Toddlers, Don't Mess with a Lunch That Works

<i>Something inside me tells me I should change up lunch. Oh well.</i><p>With food and toddlers, I have learned not to get too excited one way or another: One night everyone’s gobbling up the broccoli without protest, the next they’re eyeing it with disgust. One day they’re devouring dim sum in Chinatown, …