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Squats Aren't Making Your Butt Bootylicious — Here's What Actually Works

When you think of having a bigger butt, one of the first exercises that will come to mind is the squat. Yes, squats are great if you're looking to increase your overall lower-body strength and size, but you're going to need to implement other exercises for a major transformation. When you perform a …

Workouts

There's A Wrong Way to Grow Basil, And Then There's This Way

It's summer and that means herb garden time. Whether you have an actual patch of dirt to till or you use small pots in your windowsill, growing herbs …

Gardening

The Dutch Oven Makes the Juiciest Roast Chicken Ever

<b>Preheat the oven to 375°F.</b> Arrange a rack in the lower third of the oven, remove the racks above it, and heat to 375°F.<p><b>Season the chicken with the</b> …

Slow-Cooker Lamb Shanks with Gremolata

The best cuts of lamb for a slow cooker include lamb shanks and lamb shoulder, both of which can be tough unless cooked for a long time. In this dish, the shanks cook for 8 hours at low temperature, yielding tender, melt-in-your-mouth results. Serve alongside mashed potatoes or polenta for a hearty …

10 of the Fastest, Easiest Appetizers for New Year's Eve

Growing up, we usually made our annual New Year's Eve gathering a whole appetizer spread, bringing out platter after platter as the clock drew closer …

These midcentury modern birdhouses are adorable

Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright, Eichler, and the Bauhaus school<p>Dogs and cats get fancy houses, so why not birds? Drawing off the vernacular architecture of the traditional birdhouse is a collection by Sourgrassbuilt, a Santa Cruz, California-based company whose modernist miniatures are as appealing …

Mid-Century modern

Whip Up Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

<i>The following post was originally featured on The Wheatless Kitchen and written by Candace Bell, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>This super healthy pudding has all of the same elements of pumpkin pie with way more health benefits. It's creamy, cold, pumpkin-y, sweet, and satisfying. Chia …

Breakfast

Homemade Pesto Sauce: A Secret Italian Family Recipe

Homemade Pesto Sauce: An Italian Family's Secret Recipe<p>Everyone has that special dish from mom that they grow up watching her make.<p>December 24, …

Italian Food

Lemon Curd Recipe

Here is a silky smooth, sweet and tangy treat that makes a terrific gift, especially around the winter holidays when citrus is in season. It is …

Dessert

The Hanukkah Food List: Traditional Symbolic Foods to Celebrate With

Hanukkah is celebrated on the 25th day of the month of Kislev, the Jewish calendar, which can be in early November or late December. During the …

These Are the 4 Kinds of Exercises I Did to Grow My Booty in Just 6 Weeks

I've always dreamed of having a perky butt. I used to think it was all about genetics (i.e. you had to be distantly related to J Lo somehow), but a friend of mine who was training for her first bikini bodybuilding competition assured me that building a booty was all about hard work and dedication. …

Fitness

The Flat Butt Fix

A Lower Body Workout Strategy for Women<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Big, strong glutes are all the rage. But for many females, heavy leg training …

Professional Logo Design Process — 10 Steps for Branding Clients

This in-depth article showcases our Logo Design Process for Graphic Design and Branding projects with clients, in a step-by-step guide.<p>Although every …

Graphic Design

Nail your focus every single time with this DIY lens calibration solution

Whenever I buy a new lens, I have to calibrate it and AF fine tune five different DSLRs. Two are my primary stills shooters, and three are for video. …

Cameras

Your St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Need This Green Ombre Cake With Mirror Glaze

Whether you’re spending St. Patrick’s Day toasting with green beer and attending the parades or staying at home and enjoying some boozy mint shakes, you need to make this recipe! The mirror cake craze is an Instagram phenomenon, and with good reason — these cakes look simply stunning. I’ve applied …

Dessert

Learn How to Bake, Decorate and Photograph These Delicious Cakes

Manicotti Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Test kitchen manager Brad Leone's from-scratch manicotti is made with delicate crepes instead of dried pasta. Heavenly.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Cheap Alternatives To Pricy Skin-Care Buys — That Actually WORK

Pretend for a moment that you don't know the names Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Lopez, or Kerry Washington. Imagine you ran into one of them on the …

Skin Care

3 simple ways to backlight your model and make your portraits pop

When creating studio portraits, it’s good to make the subject stand out from the background. Most photographers know this, but many still make the …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How to make the perfect lemon curd

Bring a golden glow to January with a Victorian classic, and, no matter if you’re looking to be eased into the day or hit with a full-on acid trip, there’s a variation for you<p>A ray of sunshine in one of the darkest months of the year, lighter and zingier than marmalade (and considerably quicker to …

Victorian Era

Don’t Screw Up: Here’s the Correct Way to Use a Reflector for Better Outdoor Portraits (VIDEO)

We often turn to Joe Edelman for simple lighting tutorials, and in the video below he’s a bit perturbed because photographers often mess up outdoor …

For $1.6M, live in a Midcentury Modern home in Chevy Chase

Wood and stone accents throughout<p>One-level living never looked so good than in this Chevy Chase, Maryland single-family home. This five-bedroom, nearly 4,300-square-foot listing is on the market with a new price after languishing on the market since June 2015. At the time, it asked $2.05 million. …

Mid-Century modern

A Richard Neutra House in Germany: the Pescher House

One of the most famous and celebrated architects of the 20th Century is Richard Neutra, known for his design contributions in mid-century modern …

The Best Architecture Drawings of 2016

Designing and building a project is a challenge in itself. However, once the project is complete there are also challenges in expressing the project …

Drawing

How I built my first HTML/CSS/JS project.

As a part of my <i>#100DaysOfCode</i> challenge, I completed my Random Quote Machine challenge on Freecodecamp today. It is the first time in my life that I …

Learning Web Development in 2017 is Much Easier than You Think!

I am a web developer. Although, this was not always the case. Years ago, I took a two-year course which resulted in a certification to be a software …

15 Websites You Need To Know To Give Your Creative Freelance Business A Kick Start

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Advertising Industry

Gift This! Mid Century Modern Sugar Cookie House

I've been a builder of gingerbread houses for many years but I've never made a sugar cookie house. This was my first, and it won't be my last! To get …