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The Dessert To Serve At Your Next Dinner Party

Impress your dinner party guests with blueberry-lavender ice cream.<p>Blueberry-lavender ice cream. <i>Getty Images.</i><p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>3 cup(s) heavy cream<br>• 1 cup(s) whole milk<br>• 1 tablespoon(s) dried lavender flowers<br>• 8 large egg yolks<br>• 1/2 cup(s) sugar<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract<br>• 1 cup(s) blueberries<p><b>Directions:</b><p><b>Make</b> …

Ice Cream

Time To Sort Out The Mess – 20 Tips For A Well-Organized Garage

Whether it’s intentional or not, a lot of things end up cluttering the garage over time so having a few tricks up your sleeve and learning a few tips …

10 Maya Angelou Quotes That'll Make You Love Life and Get Sh*t Done

Inspiration straight from a legend<p>Maya Angelou, the renowned poet and author, passed away this morning at age 86. Celebrate her life and honor her legacy with these 10 motivational quotes—they're guaranteed to stir up feelings of determination, pride, and compassion.<p>"Success is liking yourself, …

Roland Mouret brings pre-collections trend to London with resort show

London got its very first taste of the resort phenomenon on Thursday morning as Roland Mouret presented an intimate catwalk show of mid-season clothes in his townhouse-cum-HQ-cum-shop in Mayfair. While other designers have chosen to present their pre-collections at strategic international points on …

Eckhart Tolle On How Pets Can Help Their Owners Live In A More Present State (VIDEO)

Dogs and cats can help reduce loneliness, provide a nonjudgmental source of companionship and enrich their owners' lives. According to author Eckhart Tolle, pets can also benefit our spiritual well-being. On "Oprah and Eckhart Tolle: A New Earth," Tolle addresses a viewer who says she has found she …

4 Juicing Mistakes You Might Be Making (and How to Fix Them!)

Read this before you put anything in that blender<p>Sipping your nutrients has been crazy popular for a while now. And it's no surprise—the It drink can provide you with loads of health benefits by upping your intake of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. The problem is, there's a lot of confusion …

Nutrition

Career Tips | Advice & Resources

How to Write a Professional Bio For Your Social Media Profiles

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Talking about yourself is hard. Doing it in 160 characters or less is even harder.<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>That’s probably why so many of us end up stressed about …

33 Heartwrenching Last Words Of People On Their Deathbed

WHAT ARE THESE FEELS. WHAT IS THIS POURING DOWN MY FACE? Here’s 33 stories of people’s last words that will make you tear up. Found on r/AskReddit.<p>1. …

13 Gray Bedrooms You'll Want to Steal for Your Own Home

Meet the it-neutral of the season.<p>From silvery shades to cooler blue tones, this hue is a go-to color for designers. And since it also has a calming effect, it's the ideal hue for a serene sleeping space. Take a look at these gorgeous bedrooms and feel free to copy.

Interior Design

How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

Interior Design

The Easiest Dog Treats You'll Ever Make

Of course Fido loves the delicious treats in his BarkBox. But has there ever been a time that you wanted to make him something extra special to eat? …

Kitchen 101: How to Cook an Artichoke

I love artichokes but haven’t a clue how to turn the seemingly inviolable bud into a food; I conducted an unscientific poll among friends and …

Artichokes

12 Easy Ways to Make Life Simple Again

<i>Life is not complicated. We are complicated. When we stop doing the wrong things and start doing the right things, life is simple.</i><p>Would you like to …

5 Things You Should Be Talking To Your Boss About

Going into your boss’s office can often be hot or cold: You could be getting a pat on the back for a job well done—or a tough dose of constructive criticism. Your boss may want to assign you an awesome new project—or ask you for the report that’s due today (wait, what report?).<p>But how often do you …

7 Ways to Blend Your Work and Life Successfully

Ever find yourself sleeping with your smartphone? If you feel the demands of your career are overtaking your personal life, you’re not alone. With the advance in technology, work can always be with you… if you let it.<p>Achieving a sound work-life “balance” is a popular concept in theory, but how …

17 Ways to Be Happier at Work | Inc.com

A reader recently pointed me to some "rules for a happier life" that various folks have posted in various forms. Here's my take on those rules as they apply to the workplace:<p><b>1. Don't compare yourself to others.</b><p>Everybody, and I mean everybody, starts out in a different place and is headed on his or …

Happiness

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11 Tips & Hacks for Using LinkedIn | Inc.com

<i>LinkedIn is a powerful social network--not just for making connections, but for sharing content, recruiting talent, and keeping customers in the loop. We asked 11 successful founders from the Young Entrepreneur Council to divulge their favorite hacks to get more out of LinkedIn.</i><p><b>1. Join Key LinkedIn</b> …

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How to Connect with Recruiters on LinkedIn

<b>Most of my resume and LinkedIn profile clients want to know how to connect with recruiters on LinkedIn. Once you’ve found a good prospect, here’s</b> …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

• <b>Author:</b> Laura Vanderkam<p>Mornings are a madcap time for many of us. We wake up in a haze—often after hitting snooze a few times. Then we rush around to get ready and out the door so we can officially start the day. Before we know it, hours have slipped by without us accomplishing anything beyond …

Awesome Career Advice From LinkedIn's Billionaire Founder

Click here to begin Hoffman's presentation >>Joi / flickrReid Hoffman started his professional life with the intention of becoming an academic.<p>But then he realized: "in order to be a professional scholar, you have to dedicate a vast majority of your career to writing esoteric books that only 50 …

5 Daily Rituals to Manage Work Stress

Generally, I’m pretty well-tuned into my work-life merge and stress-busting routines, often awakening prior to the blaring of the alarm. Like clockwork, my body anticipates that first moment of “breath work” practice, meditation and a few yoga poses. But it wasn’t always like this. And honestly, …

6 Playful Freehand Wallpapers

Patterns that will lighten the mood.<p>Loose and easy, like a hand-drawn sketch or even a doodle, these fun patterns will lighten the mood of a room.

Henri Matisse

Christmas ghost stories: Stairs by Penelope Lively

<b>Here we go,</b> she thought: "Ripe for renovation." Of course. Another one.<p>Tim was turning off the main road, responding to the satnav. They left the traffic, forged through a mesh of suburban streets, arrived at the heart of what had once been a rural village, now digested by later development. Row of …

100 Christmas Holiday Cookie Ideas {traditional & modern recipes} Saturday Inspiration & Ideas

The holidays around here would not seem complete without some good old fashion Christmas baking and cookies have always topped our family list.<p>If you …

Scented Sugars

Scented sugar adds a subtle perfume and flavor to coffee, fruit desserts, and baked goods. Layer granulated sugar with aromatic edibles like scented geranium leaves, rose petals, orange and lemon peel (first set out for a day to dry), or vanilla beans. Mix small batches, and let them sit for a few …

5 Tips for Choosing the Perfect White Paint

Interior designer Thomas Pheasant shares his secrets on how to choose the just-right white.<p>Photo: Durston Saylor<p>With associations that veer towards the pure and simple, it's incredible how complicated choosing white paint can be. When you step into the perfect white room, the space feels balanced. …