Shawn A. Pigott

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3 Genius Ways to Ditch Popcorn Ceilings

Buh-bye, eyesore!<p>We love old homes, but that doesn't mean we need to live with '80s trends that quickly turned into modern nightmares. Give your rooms a makeover from the top down with these impressive DIY fixes for popcorn ceilings.

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

What Your Front Door Color Says About You

It's a portal to your personality — not just your house.<p>It's a portal to your personality — not just your house.

8 Signs Your House Is Just Waiting to Be Robbed

These seemingly innocent things might peg your home as an easy target.<p>The FBI reports that a home in the U.S. is burglarized every 15 seconds. And it's the little things that might be tipping them off. "The majority of thieves are impulsive and don't look much beyond the opportunities that they …

FDA Approves First Drug To Boost Women's Sexual Desire

The Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug designed to increase a woman's libido.<p>The controversial decision was hailed by some doctors and advocates as a long-sought victory for women's health, but was condemned by others as irresponsible and dangerous.<p>The little pink pill, known …

Living Room Ideas – The Ultimate Design Resource Guide

Once inside your front door, the first room your guests and family members are likely to encounter is your living room. You host gatherings in your …

35 Unique Backyard Ideas to Steal for Your House

12 Sneaky Ways to Hide Household Eyesores

Living Rooms

7 Tips To Rekindle Your Fitness Relationship

You know how on Facebook you sometimes see "it's complicated" under relationship status? That's how fitness is for many people.<p>It's as if, somewhere …

Taking the First Step With Fitness

Photo: DailyBurn<p>When priorities shift, motivation wanes, and life just…happens…fitness is often the first thing to go. We’ve all had to start over, …

High School Football

Get-Lean Tips for Workaholics

<b></b>Get-Lean Tips for WorkaholicsJordan Zimmerman, the force behind some of the most famous ad campaigns in history, may be one of the fittest biz …

Weight Loss

5 Ways You're Hydrating Wrong

It's not as straightforward as you might think.<p>Taking in enough fluids seems simple, right? Just drink more water. That will help, sure, but there are probably a few hydration mistakes you're making—without even realizing it. Fix these six missteps to make sure you're getting the H2O you</b> …

What 200 Calories of 10 Different Foods Looks Like

Get a visual on potatoes, pears, raisins, and more.

6 Ways Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight

If you've ever needed a reason to sleep in, this is it.<p><i>This article was written by Julia Merz and repurposed with permission from Fitbie.com.</i><p>Well, this is upsetting: Forty percent of Americans get just six hours of sleep or fewer per night, according to a recent Gallup poll. And groggy mornings and …

17 Super Simple Tips to Lose Weight for LIFE

Something tells us you won’t miss those extra pounds.<p><i>This article was written by Diana Kelly and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Studies show that the simpler your diet, the easier it is to stick to over the long haul. Follow these steps to streamline your plan and shed unwanted pounds for …

How Often Other Couples Have Sex, Fight, Go on Dates, and More

See how your relationship habits stack up to more than 1,000 other people’s.<p>Unless they tell you otherwise, you probably assume that your friends and their S.O.s never fight, can't keep their hands off of each other, and get a full eight hours of sleep every night (while spooning, of course). But …

How to Find the Best Sunscreen to Avoid Aging Your Skin

Think you know what sunscreen is and what it’s supposed to do? If you’re like most people, you probably don’t. A new study finds the majority of …

Skin Care

Comment on Tired of Tampons? Here Are Pros and Cons of Menstrual Cups by Jack

Yep, it has not been that great for me, but I want to keep trying ’cause I had pads and tampons.

Menstruation

What You Should Know About Swelling in Your Legs

If you notice swelling in your feet or legs, you should definitely tell your primary care doctor, says Cleveland Clinic Vascular Medicine specialist …

The 5-Minute No-Crunches Workout for Incredible Abs

No crunches required!<p>In this week's fabulous five-minute workout video, <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the book <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, takes you through a speedy yet totally grueling abs workout—without making you do one single crunch! Follow along with Jen, Nicki, …

The 5-Move Circuit Workout That'll Rev Your Metabolism

The Head Coach of Fitwall Ventures shares a five-move circuit workout<p>In a previous post, we told you all about Fitwall, an innovative and ultra-efficient new fitness technology. But Fitwall isn't available nationwide yet, so until that happens you can get a Fitwall-inspired killer workout at …

The Slimmer in 7 Days Workout

Karen Pearson<p>How It Works<p>Need to get fit fast? We asked top instructors from 24 Hour Fitness club's sweatastic 24 S.E.T. class to give us their …

Better Homes & Gardens Home

Gain core strength and trim your arms, abs, and legs in this all-over toning routine that only takes 20 minutes.<p>1 of 9<p>Make this the month you trim …

9 Pilates Moves That Burn Major Calories

Get your heart pumping for a leaner physique

3 Ultra-Effective Exercise Machines You're Not Using, But Should Be

Don't let these babies go unnoticed<p>It’s easy to get into a gym routine and just bust in, do your thing, and leave. We all do it. (Especially in this nasty cold weather: have you SEEN the 10 stages of running when it's freezing outside? Yeah.) But in case you haven’t noticed, the gym is filllled …

The Easiest Way to Look 10 Pounds Thinner

The four-move workout that improves your posture and boosts your confidence<p>There's a good reason why your mom always told you not to slouch. Besides the instant confidence boost you get, studies show that having good posture helps alleviate back pain, strengthens your abdominal muscles, and …

5 Summer Foods for Your Best Beach Body

<b>Pictured Recipe:</b> Tomato-Basil Zoodle Salad<p>If you're looking forward to your beach vacation and want to look and feel your best—forget dieting and …

The 10 Paint Colors Designers Always Use

There's a reason they turn to these shades over and over again.<p>Choosing a paint color can be daunting, to say the least. Just a quick glance at a wall of swatches and chips is enough to make anyone dizzy. And one ill-advised choice can leave you questioning your taste forever ("Why did I ever like …

The Unexpected Color Palettes of New Orleans' Homes

This photographer's shots just might inspire you to head to the paint aisle.<p>Rows of technicolor homes might not suit every city (we'd be certainly be surprised if every brownstone in Brooklyn was suddenly a "purplestone" or a "pinkstone" — though they do exist). But New Orleans is another story. …

The 7 Biggest Decor Mistakes That Drive Designers Crazy

Pros reveal what they always want to change when walking into a room.<p>Pros reveal what they always want to change when walking into a room.