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How to Fold a Napkin 15 Ways

This is easy as 1, 2, 3! Start with a square dinner napkin and give it a three-way fold for an elegant angled pocket. It's handy for tucking flatware, a place card, or a printed menu.

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Get Strong, Safely

<b>Do it right.</b> Consult a pro early if you have questions about an exercise. Proper form should:<p>. . .look effortless, not uncomfortable. People shouldn't be wondering if they need to request backup for you.<p>. . .never hurt. Note: Soreness and pain are not the same.<p>. . .match how our bodies are meant to …

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Looking for an alternative to egg nog this holiday season? Milk punch is a mixture of milk, half and half, bourbon or brandy, sugar and vanilla, topped off with a sprinkling of nutmeg. Served either shaken and frothy or frozen into a slushy mix, this southern cocktail is dangerously delicious and …

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My name is Traci Hines, and I’m a singer, mermaid model, performer, accessory designer, and a makeup artist too. Today I’m sharing step-by-step directions to help you achieve a fantastical mermaid look this Halloween.<p><b>Tools</b> <br>A good set of makeup brushes<br>An eyelash curler<p><b>Products</b> <i><br>Face:</i> <br>Mineral …

Lingerie sets: key fashion trends of the season - in pictures

Start the New Year with a few new entries to your lingerie drawer. Pick from matching bra sets in bold colours to girly lace, delicate pastels and playful polka dots. Every girl needs a little glamour to underpin their new season looks. The Observer fashion team take their pick of the best

Edamame Rice Bowl

Related Recipes<p>Although brown rice rarely makes an appearance in Japanese cuisine, it offers a nutty, fiber-rich alternative. <i>...read more</i><p>Shelled …

Detoxifying Mint Tea Recipe - 101 Cookbooks

Blending your own herbal tea is a revelation. Once you start, it's hard to go back to tea bags. This way, you're able to shape your blends to be as …

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Homemade Tomato Soup

1.7K<p>SHARES<p>Once you’ve discovered how easy it is to make a great tomato soup, you’ll wonder why you ever bought canned. For party flair, use mini …

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Mushroom Sliders

1. To make Buns: Combine yeast with 1/4 cup warm water (110°F) in measuring cup. Set aside.<p>2. Whisk together flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and …

Individual Cobb Salads

0<p>SHARES<p>According to the legend, Cobb salad was invented in the 1930s at the famed Brown Derby restaurant in Los Angeles. Our take on the ultimate …

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Black Bean Tostadas with Kiwifruit Salsa

802<p>SHARES<p>Marinating onions in lime juice for just 15 minutes develops the flavors of a quick-stir fruit salsa. Taste the jalapeño before you add it …

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Simple Springtime Dishes

Simple Springtime Dishes

Simple Springtime Dishes

Home Office Organization

Organizing a cluttered office space can be a tall task, but it's much less daunting with the right storage equipment.<p>Anduin Havens, art director for "The Martha Stewart Show," shares innovative storage solutions for any home office -- whether you're buying or DIYing.<p>Martha Stewart Closets<br>Don't let …

Running Music: Playlists to Help You Pick Up the Pace

Freshen up your running playlist with these fast-paced songs<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Thirty-five percent of WH readers told us in an online poll that when exercising outdoors, they always listen to music—and that their tunes are as essential as their sneaks and sports bra.<p>Need to freshen up your …

Fitness Motivation Techniques

With that in mind, <i>Women's Health</i> asked its Twitter followers to share the off-the-wall tips that keep them inspired to perspire.<p><i>Women's Health</i> asked…<p>Followers answered:<p><i>photo: Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock</i>

Best Workout Songs

It’s smart to sync your sweat sessions to an upbeat soundtrack: music can inspire you to work out at a higher intensity, distract you from the extra effort, and help you relax, according to a 2007 review of 15 studies on the effects of music on exercise.<p>To make the most of your workouts, lace up …

101 Greatest Running Tips

It can be tough to stay motivated—especially when you're tired or the weather sucks. But we've got 101 reasons why you can't quit—from our friends at Runner's World<p>"Stop fighting it!" That's what a fellow marathoner yelled at me years ago in the middle of a very windy out-and-back marathon. "Don't …

Walk Run Off the Pounds

The best part? You can print the entire workout plan to take wherever you go.<p><b>Week One</b><p><b>Monday</b><br>One Walk 10 minutes. Next 6 minutes alternate running 1 minute and walking 1 minute. Walk 4 minutes. Stretch.<p><b>Tuesday</b> <br>"Tone Zone" Strength Training Program.<br>Stretch.<p><b>Wednesday</b><br>Walk 10 minutes.<br>Next 8 minutes …

Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

New to running? Or starting to run again after a long layoff? This is the beginner running plan for you.<p>You can become a runner (really)—or pick up running again.<p>This running program, designed by coach Jenny Hadfield, co-author of <i>Running for Mortals</i>, will take you from running newbie to 30 minutes …

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Running for Beginners: FAQs

<b>Can I run in sneakers?</b><br>Running doesn't require much investment in gear and accessories, but you have to have a good pair of running shoes. Unlike sneakers, running shoes are designed to help your foot strike the ground properly, reducing the amount of shock that travels up your leg. They're also …

6 Reasons to Start Running

3. Your knees will thank you<p>Contrary to what your mom says, running doesn't wreck your joints. Osteoarthritis (the most common type of arthritis), occurs when joint-cushioning cartilage starts to break down. The biggest osteoarthritis risk factor besides age? Body weight. A National Health and …

5 Foods to Buy This Weekend

5 nutrition-packed staples to get at the supermarket—and the 10 delicious meals you can make with them<p>When you’re busy, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by planning meals. But don’t despair (or resort to takeout in stressed out frustration.) Instead, this weekend go out and buy the following five …

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Brussel Sprouts: How to Cook Brussel Sprouts

Maple-Glazed Brussels Sprouts Grainy mustard and maple syrup give this classic roasted sprouts recipe a tasty new twist.<p>Vegan Sesame Grill Sweet potatoes and sesame oil increase the flavor quotient of this dish.<p>Mustard-Crusted Brussels Sprouts Try this easy meatfree recipe if you’re looking for …

Veggie Burger: 8 Homemade Veggie Burger Recipes

Lentil Quinoa Burgers with Sauteed Mushrooms <b>(pictured)</b> Just because there’s no beef doesn’t mean you have to skip traditional toppings. This recipe is a prime example.<p>Black Bean Oat Burgers Chances are you’ve got some extra oatmeal in the back of your cupboard. Use it to add texture to traditional …