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30 Easy Breezy Mason Jar Recipes You Need This Summer

When the monotony of brown baggin’ it has got you down, basic jar salads are an easy way to shake things up (literally <i>and</i> figuratively). But why stop there? From amped-up noodle-y salads to hearty chicken chilis, we’ve found some of the most stellar Mason jar meals out there. Because we’ve all come …

How to Clean the Brown Stuff Off Your Sheet Pans

By Alyse Whitney<p>Two ingredients will make them look (almost) as good as new.<p>No matter how hard you scrub, there are some stains that just won't come out with soap and water. Case in point: the eternally-dirty sheet pan that always seems to have <b>brown, burnt-on residue</b> coating the sides. But we don't …

Behold: The Best Acne Face Wash for Your Exact Skin Type

Because we are officially done with breakouts, okay?<p>Uh, acne sucks. And annoyingly, there's no one-size-fits-all acne product that magically cures you overnight, because every skin type is different, and what works for your oily skin may destroy your friend's ultra-dry skin. So to help you get rid …

Skip The Treadmill And Try These 20 Fat-Blasting Cardio Moves Instead

You can literally do these moves anywhere.<p>Sometimes squeezing in your cardio workouts can feel like a drag—especially when you're stuck on a rotation that takes you from the treadmill to the bike to the elliptical and back again.<p>That's why we asked <i>Women's Health's</i> Next Fitness Star Selena Watkins …

19 Charts For Anyone Hosting Thanksgiving This Year

Everything you need to know in infographic form.

6 Breakfast Hash Recipes That Will Turn You Into a Morning Person

The only thing more annoying than the sound of an alarm clock is the prospect of eating a generic granola bar or overripe banana during your commute …

How to make ice cream without an ice cream maker

Should your once-in-a-lifetime dream cruise aboard the Good Ship Lollipop come to a crashing halt on the rock candy cliffs of some lonely dessert island, wouldn't it be great to whip up a little stash of ice cream? Fear not, dauntless traveler, today we make ice cream without a net. And by "net," …

42 Ways To Make Your Entire Home Cleaner Than It's Ever Been

:: bookmarks for next weekend ::<p>Bathroom; Kitchen; Bedroom; Living Room; All Around the House; Garage, Basement, and Outdoors

How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes the *Right* Way

Mystery solved.<p>Cleaning makeup brushes is one of those laundry list annoyances—kind of like dry cleaning, AKA hand washing—that rarely seems necessary. "You can just NOT clean makeup brushes, right??" says the lazy girl in me.<p><i>Welllllll, not really</i>, according to the professional beauty artists who …

How To Pack A Cooler For Camping Like A Pro

<i>The editors of</i> Sunset Magazine <i>are no strangers to the great outdoors — the western U.S. has some of the best camping in the country, and</i> Camp Sunset</i> …

Ice Cream

11 Products for Perfect Air-Dried Hair

Making Great Coffee in the Great Outdoors

The simple guide to brewing in nature<p>If you’re like Starbucks barista Daniel Castro, nothing beats freshly brewed coffee in the fresh air of the …

Coffee

The 9 Primary Styles of Wine

<i>Get ready to take the wine challenge. Tasting through the 9 styles of wine and 12 top wine producing countries will give you the most profound</i> …

Wine

Forget the Dumbbells! These Intense Workouts Use Just a Wall

Can't work out because you don't have a gym or equipment? That's no excuse, because these intense, effective moves use a wall. Burn calories and tone your muscles in ways you never imagined. Yes, one of these videos even shows how to do burpees using a wall! Find a wall, and give these a try.

Inside or Outside: Which to Choose When Starting Plants From Seed

In lesson seven I reviewed the pros and cons of starting your garden from seeds or starts. If you're feeling ambitious and want to start all (or at …

Gardening

Here's How To Actually Conceal A Blemish

We all know what it's like to have an unexpected, annoying, confidence-busting blemish -- they're the worst. Lots of us often turn to weird ways to actually get rid of blemishes (or use Miley Cyrus' zit hack) because they're stubborn and hard to completely conceal. It's so frustrating when we end …

WHAT?! You Have Been Eating Avocados Wrong This Whole Time

Our love for avocados really knows no end. Whether we’re using them to create the best guacamole recipe ever, or mashing them up to put on our face as part of a beauty mask, the green fruit (yes, it’s a fruit) has become a major part of our daily routine. But there’s one key element to the avocado …

The 15 Best Beauty Finds at Whole Foods

Toss 'em in your basket next to those vegan Ju Ju Stars.<p>Asparagus water jokes aside, Whole Foods does not mess around when it comes to quality product and ethically-sourced ingredients. This is why we've become as addicted to their beauty aisle as their hot food bar. From the homespun balms to …

6 Quick High-Protein Breakfast Recipes

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63 Healthyish Super Bowl Snacks

8 Household Items You Can Use for Working Out

“It’s so cold out!” “Ugh, I have no clean workout clothes!” “So. Much. Traffic.” “But dinner is in the oven…” Any of these from the Chorus of Gym Excuses sound familiar? We hear ya. Some days, getting to the gym, your crazy-fun workout class (water biking, anyone?) or your yoga studio can be a …

Your 13x9" Pan Is Way More Than Just a Vehicle for Brownies

From ziti to brown butter blondies, these are our favorite recipes featuring the classic 13"x9" pan.<p>Out of all those pans and baking dishes you have stored in your kitchen, probably one of the most frequently used is your 13x9" pan. That thing can work wonders. From pasta to enchiladas to tons of …

Cooking

38 Healthy One-Skillet Meals

There’s a lot that can go wrong when cooking. Maybe you miss an ingredient and now your meal tastes weirdly salty, or you make such a steamy dish …

Cooking

What The Healthiest People Are Eating For Breakfast

It takes more than just an apple a day to keep the doctor away. It takes a balanced and hearty breakfast packed with protein, greens and fresh fruit to jumpstart your day on the right foot. As the New Year kicks off -- along with all your resolutions -- there’s no better time to get inspired by new …

Healthy Eating

How to Get Sculpted Abs - Abdominal Workout

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Whether your goal is washboard abs, a six-pack, or just for your clothes to lay a little flatter on your …

5 Beauty Resolutions Your Skin Wants You to Make

Get your glow on, girl.<p>Happy New Year! We hope you got your festive cheer on last night and danced 2015 away like it was 1999. But now, the work begins: It's time to make some resolutions!<p>More squats, more salads, and fewer glasses of chardonnay may be on your list—but don't forget about your skin. …

14 makeup tricks to finally master in 2016

14 makeup tricks to finally master in 2016<p>Date December 10, 2015<p>While everyone else is busy writing down their diet or relationship-related …

15 Slow Cooker Soup Recipes to Warm You Up

Once winter arrives in all of its icy glory, it’s understandable that you’ll want to burrow under the covers and solely sip soup for dinner. And after a long day at the office, it’s less than likely that you’ll be tempted to gather ingredients and start chopping. That’s why these crock pot soup …

25+ Gloriously Simple Things That’ll Save You So Much Money

Like insurance, but cooler. 01. These ethylene gas apples that’ll prolong your produce. amazon.com These absorb ethylene gas, which is emitted by …

Herbs

Finally, the Right Way to Curl Your Hair With a Straightener

You might have been doing it wrong before.<p>If you roll your eyes at the thought of curling your hair with a flat iron, claiming "it's just too hard to do," this step-by-step tutorial (and video!) by celebrity hairstylist and Scünci ambassador Laura Polko will help you perfect the technique.<p><b>1. Spritz</b> …