Stacey Wallace

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13 Ways To Start A Story

If you want an audience's attention, you have to get them interested - you have to get them to care about what has happened to someone. If you don't, …

7 Vegetarian Versions of Classic Sandwiches

Meat-free recipes for your favorite sandwiches.<p>It's not hard to eat a delicious, satisfying vegetarian diet, but many non-meat-eaters might, from …

The tricky art of the book dedication

Friendships and indeed marriages have no doubt hinged on the sparse words that appear on the page set aside for them before the reader proceeds to …

10 Steps To Becoming A Blogger

I seem to receive about three emails a day asking me for advice on how to become a blogger. I try to respond to every email, however in recent months I've begun writing articles on the subject to save myself time and to help anyone else who is intrigued. Ever since my first blog post on 100 things …

DIY Home Decor Projects - 267 Easy and Crafty Ideas

DIY home decor crafts are fun but making something that will actually have decor value may be a bigger challenge than you’ve anticipated. Indeed, …

A book is a screaming bargain. You pay $15-20, and...

A book is a screaming bargain. You pay $15-20, and you have something that might change your life; you have something that reminds you 20 years later, sitting on the shelf, where you were when you read it. I <i>love</i> buying books.

Irish Bread Pudding with Whiskey Caramel Sauce

<i>Irish Bread Pudding with Whiskey Caramel Sauce is the perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Such a decadent and easy dessert.</i>Is there anything …

*HOT* Urban Decay Smoked Eyeshadow Palette ONLY $20 (reg. $49)

Deb May 30, 2017<p>Sweet Deal!!!! Especially if you are an Urban Decay Beauty Junkie (like my daughter)!!!<p>Bama from our Yes We Coupon FB Page shared …

Makeup

Gammy's Irish Soda Bread

“Funny, just thinking about the bread, I can smell the roasted caraway seeds coming out of the toaster, and visualize the melting butter…” wrote my dad in an email when I asked him for Gammy’s soda bread recipe. “Memory is a powerful thing.”<p>"Gammy" is what my father and his five siblings called …

Soda Bread

3 Writing Tips for Bloggers

Not all bloggers are great writers, but it certainly helps! One of the great things about being a blogger is that it automatically turns you into a better writer -- since you are continuously writing content day in and day out. Whether you are a newbie or have been blogging for years, I have 3 …

Writing

Meditation Is My Super Power

This is meditation to me: finding and experiencing that state of "no mind" and being fully now and here (NOWHERE). You can easily practice with focused breathing and mindfulness pauses throughout your day when you find yourself feeling stressed and not enjoying the moment.<p>For years, I've struggled …

Meditation

You Can't Write Without a Leap of Faith

The most important thing every writer has to do is take a leap of faith.<p>What does that mean, exactly? That, no matter how stuck you are at the start of a book, or how unwieldy your manuscript becomes as you wade deeper into it, you have to believe in yourself enough to keep writing.<p>You have to shut …

13 Irish Writers to Read This St. Patrick's Day

By Sarah Jane Abbott | Off the Shelf<p>St. Patrick's Day is a time to honor Irish heritage and culture, whether that means attending a performance of Irish music or dancing, wearing green and searching for four-leafed shamrocks, or sampling some fine Irish whiskey. We at Off the Shelf will be taking …

What Happened When I Switched To A Drugstore Beauty Routine

It's no secret that beauty editors get to try a lot of products — many of them so pricey that, even if they're amazing, they aren't things a lot of …

6 Steps To Turn Mindless Activities Into Mindful Ones

Coloring books for adults currently top a number of bestseller lists. And they have become a staple in bookstores, grocery stores and drugstores. But, let’s be clear, coloring in a book doesn’t automatically mean that you’re being mindful. Mindfulness isn’t about what you are doing; it’s about how …

Mindfulness

7 Ways to Transform Butter Into an Amazing Sauce

That humble stick of butter sitting in your fridge has a lot of potential. It's the beginnings of the best sauce of your life.<p>From a quick tomato …

'It's Just a Bunch of Salads' and Other Healthy-Cooking Common Mistakes

So you want to eat better? It starts with healthy cooking. Don't make these mistakes, and you'll be eating healthier, tastier food in no time.<p>It's 7 p.m. You've been eating healthful, home-cooked meals and responsibly-portioned snacks all day. But now you've just arrived home from work, and you're …

Vegan Shopping List

Alain Coumont, founder of Le Pain Quotidien, loves showcasing vegetables in his cooking. Here are his vegan pantry essentials.<p>Agave Syrup<p>“I like …

Vanilla Bean Pound Cake Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (7)<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for coating the pan<br>• 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder<br>• 1/2 teaspoon fine salt<br>• 2 sticks (8 ounces) …

The 6-Layer Bento Box That Won't Leave You Hungry

Stop paying $$$ every day for grain bowls. Build a healthy and satisfying lunch on the cheap with a 6-layer bento box.<p>Enough is enough: No one should pay upwards of $10 for a grain bowl, which is essentially a glorified salad. We love health food stores, but something's gotta give. Save money and …

Healthy Eating

Lemon Artichoke Romaine Salad Recipe

"'I created this dish when I was trying to duplicate a very lemony Caesar salad,' recalls Kathleen Law of Pullman, Washington. 'I think my version is …

Easy Creamy Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe

"I've been preparing this dressing for family and friends for many years; it's always a favorite! Serves 5 as an entree with grilled chicken, beef, …

Use familiar flavors and textures to create vegan dishes

"A lot of people think that a vegan meal is going to be a white, bland, squishy piece of tofu," says chef Tal Ronnen of the Los Angeles restaurant …

The Japanese Seasoning You'll Want to Sprinkle on Everything

Furikake, the savory and salty Japanese seasonings for sprinkling on rice, merits an entire section even in Manhattan’s tiniest Japanese markets.<p>And if you’ve tasted one, you understand why: Furikake enlivens a plain bowl of rice: Add some mayo and a fried egg and you can call it a meal. <b>I relied</b> …

Recipes

Live off the grid in this solar-powered pod

The ecocapsule may look like a giant ostrich egg, but it comes with enough high-tech features to support you living entirely off the grid for up to a year.<p>The ecocapsule is both solar-powered and wind-powered. It fits up to two people and comes with enough amenities to live comfortably from just …

6 Luxe Travel Destinations That Are Cheaper in Winter

What did you do on your summer vacation? Yawn, what a cliché. Just about every vacation spot is mobbed in summer, when families with children are …

How Émile Zola made novels out of gutter voices and ultra-violence

'London is in want of a writer like Émile Zola,” declared an 1882 editorial in this paper.<p>“Here in this town of splendid palaces, where wine flows like water, and every kind of luxury is present in excess, the grey morning light seldom breaks across the grim chimney-tops but some lost, forgotten …

King Arthur Flour's 2-Ingredient Never-Fail Biscuits

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>How to turn 2 ingredients into perfect biscuits in less time than it takes to drink your coffee. Extra genius points: The formula is so simple, you'll</i> …

Biscuits

The Death Scene of Buddha: Back from the dead

Archaeologists have made a peculiar discovery in Khanpur Valley, unearthing the <i>Maha Pari Nirvana</i> or The Death Sceneof Buddha, a unique piece from the …