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The 10 Minute Workout Everyone Can Do

If you're a follower of Kardashian workout routines, you've probably noticed Kourtney and Khloe spending a fair amount of time with a classic piece of playground equipment—the jump rope. And trainers love jump ropes too, because jumping rope is a complete, total body workout. “It tones both your …

18 Christmas Tree Skirts to Dress Up Your Holiday Decor

You’ve wrapped the garlands and hung the punny ornaments; you’ve even DIYed the perfect tree topper, and now it’s time to seal the deal with a fab Christmas tree skirt that’ll showcase those beautifully wrapped presents. If you never really thought you needed a skirt, you haven’t seen these gems. …

Decorations

If You Have These Apps, You Don't Need an Interior Designer

The interior design service on the rise recently launched a app. Homepolish Magazine is a complete portfolio of all of its projects, so you can scour …

Apps

The Austinite's guide to the ultimate day on Lake Travis

Lake Travis is full once again and there is no better time to enjoy a day at the lake than right now. We’ve created five itineraries for all types of …

Mom Dresses Her Baby in Adorable Costumes Every Time She Takes a Nap

These photos will have you smiling all day.<p>Man, napping babies are the best. They're so cute and squishy when they're not crying or doing anything stressful. It's just peaceful.<p>Photographer Laura Izumikawa felt the same way about her now-4-month-old daughter, Joey Marie Choi. "I would end up just …

Jon Snow

40 Cozy Fall Dinner Recipes to Make All Season Long

Crisp Fall days are meant for comfort food, and there are so many ways to make that happen with Fall produce. Pumpkin pastas, butternut squash soups, and more hearty Autumn dinners will warm your soul and fill you up on chilly nights. Consider this your ultimate guide to Fall dinner recipes that …

Cooking

35 Best Grey Paints According To Top Interior Designers

From calming pale colors to edgier dark tones, top talent keeps coming back to these sleek shades.<p>Grey is the cooler, chicer cousin of white that we can't stop lusting after. The neutral color can create a calming, elegant or even electrifying effect, making it the perfect option for any decor and …

Here Are 19 Pancake Recipes That Don't Have Any Gluten

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7 Quinoa Breakfast Bakes Way Better Than a Boring Bowl of Cereal

Whether early-morning meals are actually good for you is a hotly debated issue, but the fact remains that we love breakfast food. One of our …

Road Trip For Good: The 7 Greatest Things To Do In Virginia

<i>This article is part of our Road Trip for Good series with the incredible humans behind the popular 2 Traveling Dogs! Each week they will share their</i> …

The 7-Move 7-Minute Circuit That Blasts Fat Fast

Get total-body toning in no time with this incredible (and incredibly smart) workout designed by Craig Ballantyne, certified trainer and author of Turbulence Training<p>Toning every inch of your body in less than 10 minutes sounds like something you can only achieve with the help of Photoshop, right? …

Workouts

An Easy 6-Day Plan to Lose 10 Pounds

Get the motivation you need to slim down and stick with it.<p>If you could design your dream diet, what would it include? Lots of variety so meals and snacks never get boring? Plenty of treats? A day to cheat a little? Well, we hear you — and we've worked all that into our program. Follow this easy …

3 healthy dinner recipes and wine pairings perfect for a weekday

Sitting down to a delicious dinner with a perfectly paired glass of wine doesn’t have to be a once in a while indulgence. And it certainly doesn’t have to make you feel like it isn’t part of your healthy lifestyle.<p>We’re all about balance, and when you’re enjoying tasty, nutrient-rich meals, having …

Alice Medrich's Best Cocoa Brownies Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe is one part of a master brownie recipe Medrich designed to use whatever chocolate you have in the house -- but the best version happens to be the one that only requires cocoa powder. By taking out the chocolate, with its inevitable fat and almost-inevitable sugar, Medrich …

Dessert

20 Creative, Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes You Have No Reason To Resist

We bet you've had baked sweet potatoes and even sweet potato fries, so why not give sweet potatoes a different twist with these creative, healthy …

Fast Metabolism Diet: How To Lose Weight Without Hunger Pangs

If you’ve ever asked or been asked, “How can you eat so much and stay so lean?”, you’ll know the usual reply is, “I have high metabolism.”<p>But how …

Gwyneth Paltrow's Carbonara Will Become Your Favorite Weeknight Meal

Gwyneth Paltrow's <b>It's All Easy</b> cookbook is full of easy weeknight meals anyone can make, including this carbonara pasta recipe. The actress and mother says it best in the recipe's introduction on page 66: "Carbonara is the perfect lazy dinner — it's cozy, comforting, and shockingly easy to make. …

Italian Food

35+ Interior Designers Reveal Their Favorite Kitchen Paint Colors

From deep greens to cheerful yellows, experts explain their go-to paint colors for the kitchen.<p>A simple color change can update your kitchen in a major way. The right shade of grey, for example, can turn the room from drab to sleek and sophisticated. Finessing the right hue of red, meanwhile, can …

7 Jump-Rope YouTube Workouts for Every Day This Week

Getting your heart rate up is a key component of an effective workout, but fitting in cardio can become boring from time to time. While following a running training plan, killing it at spin class and mixing it up with ClassPass can help keep things interesting, combining quick bursts of movement …

Exercise

Healthy Eating Planner: 31 Days of Superfoods

Superfoods for a Super Body<p>There are lots of foods that are good for you. But these 10 superfoods go beyond a simple vitamin dose here or a …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

Food & Dining

6 Best IKEA Pieces to Hack

IKEA has some great pieces that are super versatile and perfect for making your own. If you are new to hacking IKEA pieces or a veteran, you will …

Laundry Rooms

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

Pan-Roasted Asparagus | Williams-Sonoma Taste

A lovely way to celebrate the imminent arrival of spring is to serve fresh asparagus, which is at its best<br>between March and May. The best way to trim spears of asparagus is to bend the thick end of each spear until it breaks. You can cut a thin slice from the base of each spear for a more finished …

Our Go-Tos for Vegan Recipes

Kelp caviar and avocado wontons sound so awesome… if we could just overcome the hurdle of learning to make them. Many vegan recipes just sound so time-consuming. It’s not easy to cook great-tasting meals that exclude meat, eggs, dairy products and all other animal-derived ingredients. Luckily, …

Healthy Eating

18 Easy Desserts That Only Look Impossible

Dessert

The Biggest Loser 7-Day Diet Plan

Monday<p>This is no deprivation diet: You'll eat three meals and two snacks daily, plus each dish packs a filling balance of 45 percent carbohydrates, …

44 Simple, Healthy Fish Recipes for Crazy-Busy Weeknights

Nothing fancy, showy, or meaty here. Just our best simple fish recipes—perfect for weeknights.<p>Nothing fancy, showy, or meaty here. Just our best simple fish recipes—perfect for weeknights.

Seafood

What happened when I started using baking soda as my shampoo

I kissed shampoo goodbye last year.<p>The last straw came in early 2015 when I shaved half my head and found that the skin underneath all that hair was …

Hair Care