Shina Barnett

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Don't Give Up! How to Push Through When All You Feel Like Doing Is Quitting

I want to give up today.<p>I just feel like throwing my hands in the air and saying "I resign" from every aspect of my life. My husband has been pretty much man down (with man flu) for a week, my sons are both getting sick, I am such a barrel of nerves that my back is absolutely frozen in spasm and …

Get a Flat Stomach—Fast!

<b>Eat Simply</b><br>Next time you're in a grocery store, pick up any boxed food and read the label. Chances are, it will have a few ingredients you recognize—wheat, sugar, salt—and a whole bunch you don't. These are the chemical additives that food scientists have cooked up not only to foil the spoilage …

How A Group Of Yale Students Pulled Off The Greatest College Prank Of All Time

Mike Kai and David Aulicino were seniors at Yale in 2004 when they, along with 20 friends dressed as the fictional "Harvard Pep Squad," boldly entered Harvard's football stadium and convinced close to 2,000 unsuspecting Crimson fans to help spell out two words — "WE SUCK."<p>The prank — brilliant in …

Chris Christie's Family Doesn't All Support His Presidential Campaign

Christie, who has said his family's input will be one of the main factors determining whether he launches a campaign, explained Wednesday evening that the ages of his children — from oldest to youngest: Andrew, Sarah, Patrick, and Bridget — strongly influenced whether or not they wanted him to …

Garden-to-Table Recipe: Colorful Fresh Pasta

I’m not new to fresh pasta; my mom makes it, several Italian friends make it, and we have the process down well enough that we’re reaching for flour …

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How to Make Your Fruits and Veggies Last

Fresh produce is a must at every meal, and many of us pay a premium for organic, so it's a shame to ever let it go to waste. Here's a complete guide to making your fresh produce last, whether you have just a grocery bag or crates full of it. This guide will help you enjoy succulent stone fruits and …

These Wedding Photos Are Not Exactly What They Seem

The best photographers know that the right camera angle and good timing can make or break a photo.<p>But sometimes a little luck is involved too. Case in point: The optical illusion wedding photos below, which turned out far more entertaining than the photographers (or the couples!) could have …

14 Foods That Are Healthier Than Kale

Yes, it's true.<p>Kale has been having a moment for quite some time now, mostly because it's green and healthy and tasty–at least as far as lettuce goes. As any registered dietitian will tell you, the veggie does pack a ridiculous amount of healthy vitamins and minerals per calorie. But a new William …

10 Tips from a 1913 Marriage Manual That Are Still Relevant Today

In 1913, Blanche Ebutt published Don'ts For Wives, a guide for just-married women. It opens with the sentence, "Art is a hard mistress, and there is no art quite so hard as that of being a wife."<p>We read the book expecting it to be filled with hilarious, antiquated advice...so were surprised (but …

Relationships

The Sexiest GIFs From the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Trailer

The <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> trailer debuted this morning and it is a <i>doozy</i>. For anyone worried that Jamie Dornan wasn't up to Christian Grey sexy standards, the two-minute and 17-second-long clip was smokin' hot proof enough that he is <i>more</i> than qualified. And if Beyoncé's sexed up rendition of "Crazy in …

Add these Garth Brooks Hits to Your Wedding Playlist, Stat!

Celebrity<p>Kellee Khalil ·<p>Country music legend Garth Brooks announced today that he’s going on tour for the first time in years — and we couldn’t be more excited! We’ve been humming his best love songs all morning and just <i>had</i> to share our faves with you. Be sure you add at least one of these hits to …

Country Music

How to Write Your Wedding Vows

The most important thing to know before writing your own wedding vows is this: There is no formula, and there are no requirements. Your vows are about you and your spouse-to-be, and they should reflect you and your relationship. That being said, sitting down to write what is essentially a deeply …

The Very Best Homemade Natural Ant Killer

Shares 66K<p>The very best DIY natural ant killer recipe that you can make with ingredients you already have at home! This stuff really works!<p>I don’t …

10 Good-to-know uses for Epsom Salts around the house

Shares 21K<p>If you’ve been reading along with me for awhile, then you probably know that I kind of have a thing for finding new, helpful uses for basic …

Tequila Sunrise Ice Pops: The Best Use of Tequila in the History of Ever

Who says popsicles are just for kids? Not me! I dabble in the art of ice pop making year-round, but come summertime, my friends and family tell me I'm a force to be reckoned with. As soon as the air ceases to drop below 70 degrees or so, no liquid is exempt from the freezer.<p>Over the years, I've …

10 Peach Smoothies that are PERFECT for Summer

This peach smoothie contains bananas, chia seeds, coconut shavings, and protein powder for extra power. It's an excellent pre-workout drink to boost your energy.<p>Peaches, bananas, and carrots—oh, my! Throw in some flaxseeds, and you've got a one heck of a smoothie.<p>The Fourth of July may be over, but …

10 Starbucks Secret Menu Drinks to Die for

Sure, you can walk into Starbucks and order something off of the menu like everyone else. Or you could get in the know and order something off the secret menu! We've broken down ten of the tastiest Starbucks secret menu drinks so you know exactly what to order.<p><b>1. Caramel Apple Frappuccino</b><p>For a …

3 Steps to Successful Cleansing

Most of my patients can reset their metabolism by switching from sugar and processed foods to real, whole, fresh food. But there are some who need a more powerful reboot, a cleanse. And there are so many programs and cleanses out there -- some good, some not. Some even include a lot of fruit juice, …

10 Signs You've Fallen In Love With Your S.O.

What they say about love is true -- when you know, you know.<p>But pinpointing the very moment that your feelings went from serious attraction to full-blown love? No easy task. On Wednesday, 10 romantic Redditors accepted the challenge. Below they explain how they knew, without a doubt, that they were …

10 French Braid Tutorials to Help You Master the ‘Do

Chances are, there’s been at least one or two (thousand) times that you’ve seen an epic French braid and gotten super excited. That is, until you realized you’d probably never be able to hold your arms up over your head long enough to actually recreate it yourself. Don’t let French braids seem …

See The Hidden Meanings Inside 17 Tech Company Logos

In Sony's Vaio logo, the letters V and A represent an analog waveform and the I and O represent a binary code.<p>Facebook Places was Facebook's now defunct response to the check-in app Foursquare. Note that the red arrow is pointing at a number four ... an indicator of its intended target.<p>We love the …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

The Trick to Manipulate Your Own Mind

One thing I've learned up to this point in life is that the mind has a memory. And it's damn smart; it "subconsciously" recognizes patterns.<p>Once the patterns become a habit, it's hard to stop. It requires extra mental strength to break the habit.<p><b>"Starting from small, it becomes big."</b><p>Starting with …

Apple Pie Cookies for an Epic Barbecue Dessert

I grew up with the Queen of Pie Crust.<p>Yes, I am, in fact talking about my mother. She makes one phenomenal pie crust, which means she makes one mean pie. What kind of pie? Pick any kind - it's out of this world.<p>As such, I fully blame her for what I like to refer to as my "Pie Problem". Pie Problem: …

From Laundry to Landscape: Tap Into Greywater - Green Homes

In the United States, the average person uses about 40 gallons of water per day to bathe, wash dishes and clean clothes. Unfortunately, this water …

How to Build a Natural Swimming Pool - DIY

<i>Learn how to build a natural swimming pool in order to create a cooling summer retreat for your homestead.</i><p>Whether you like to practice your dolphin …

Swimming Pools

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Roommates, 'a really great kid' among victims

Sorority sisters.<p>Roommates and a visiting friend.<p>A college student shopping at a deli.<p>These are the six people Elliot Rodger killed in a rampage Friday night near the University of California, Santa Barbara, police said. The violence came to an end when Rodger died, apparently from a self-inflicted …