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Awesome Pallet Love Seat (With Working Links)

This DIY pallet love seat project kept popping up in my inbox and Pinterest – but without a working link. And if you know the style of this blog – we …

Crafting

11 Super Cool Things to Make!

12 Comments<p>From super cute printables to super yummy treats, check out the amazing list below.<p><b>1. Paint a Shade</b><p>Using acrylic paint diluted in water, a …

X leg Office Desk

A reader suggested I take my X leg bench design make an office desk. I thought that was a great idea! With this X leg Office Desk plan you can build …

15 Ways to Debloat ASAP

Simple tricks that help you feel less puffy and flatten your belly fast<p>Simple tricks that help you feel less puffy and flatten your belly fast<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i> Slimming down for summer takes time and dedication, but a few quick tricks can help you feel a little bit lighter in just …

Microscopic Crystal Flowers Sculpted by Chemistry

Harvard researcher Wim L. Noorduin molded crystals into beautiful microscopic flowers using chemistry as his artistic tool. Noorduin manipulated the …

The Best Hair Removal Products For This Swimsuit Season

The prospect of wearing shorts and skirts in this warm weather has us all in an excellent mood. And then we remembered that we’ve been hiding our …

12 pictures that prove blind golden retriever puppy Ray Charles is the cutest dog on the internet

<b>He may not be able to see, or have any evident musical talents, but a blind golden retriever puppy named Ray Charles may have just won the internet.</b><p>A …

The Best Bars in America, 2013

It's a tricky time for bars: are they places to escape reality, or are they places to marvel at how a drink gets made? So, as well as adding to our ever-growing list, we assess the state of things: the bars, the bartenders, the drinkers. Drinking itself.<p>It's a tricky time for bars: are they places …

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas That Will Promote Weight Loss All Month Long

Time to kick your boring healthy breakfast routine to the curb—with these breakfast ideas, you'll be set for the whole month.<p>By now, you probably have that one healthy breakfast staple that gets you through the day—but who says you have to settle for the same bowl of oatmeal or egg white omelet …

8 Sinful-Sounding, Low-Calorie Muffin Recipes

If you’re trying to eat a clean and healthy diet, muffins may be on your off-limits list. The packaged varieties at the grocery store are often made with white flour and contain boatloads of sugar. Plus, a large three-inch treat has approximately 550 calories!But your sweet tooth is bound to beckon …

101 Greatest Running Tips

Fitspiration for your feet, courtesy of our friends at Runner’s World

Get a Bikini Body That Rocks in 3 Weeks: Training Plan

Throw your muscles a curveball with these new toning exercises for a smoking hot bikini body<p>Whether you're breaking a sweat regularly or totally slacking, it's time for a change. To get a smoking hot bikini body this summer, you have to shock your muscles to get it into sizzling shape.<p>It takes …

Hearst Magazines

Food Network<br>Magazine<p>SAVE 73%<p>O, The Oprah<br>Magazine<p>SAVE 72%<p>The Pioneer<br>Woman Magazine<p>NEW<p>Good Housekeeping<p>SAVE 82%<p>Popular Mechanics<p>SAVE 80%

One Piece, 3 Ways: Lace Skirt

Borrow these outfit ideas for the sweet, summery staple<p>In the spirit of recycling (and reducing your clothes’ cost per wear), Women's Health serves up outfit inspiration based on one key item. Consider this a formal invitation to shop your closet.<p><b>Statement Piece: Lace Skirt</b>Rebecca Minkoff Della …

Free Download: Our 77 Best Sex Tips Ever!

Print this guide for new tricks to try between the sheets<p>Revive your routine with these steamy sex tricks and get a little more bang in your bed.<p><b>BACK TO BASICS</b> <b>Pop in earplugs.</b> It will enhance the sound of your breathing and block out the rest of the world so you can focus solely on your other four …

Small Sweets, Big Treat

The #1 Way to Build a Better Relationship

Nope, it's not sex (though a roll in the hay never hurts)<p>He restocked the wine rack, replaced the burned-out bulb in the bathroom, and even refueled your SUV. Did you, um, say anything? A new study from Florida State University shows that acknowledging your partner's little acts of generosity has a …

You Can Be a Triathlete

Tackling a triathlon can be daunting, even for fitness buffs, but this training plan for swimming, biking, and running a sprint-length race, you'll earn bragging rights (not to mention a lean, hot body) in just 12 weeks<p>Triathlons used to be the domain of elite athletes. Not anymore. More than 1 …

4 Beauty Looks for Going Out

Women’s Health staffers share their favorite after-hours beauty looks<p>Beyond store shelves, beauty products don’t live a stationary life: They have to roll with your busy schedule. That’s why the 2013 <i>Women's Health</i> Beauty Awards were categorized with real life in mind. The winners are products you …

Legs and Butt Workout: Blast Your Lower Half

Get lean legs and a tight butt<p>Perform this legs and butt workout once or twice a week: Starting with the first exercise, slowly complete five reps (it should take about 10 seconds per rep: five up, five down). Continue until you've done every exercise. Do two to four total circuits, switching sides …

10 Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

10 can't-go-wrong munchies to satisfy every craving<p>Satisfy Your Hunger<p>Want to stick to your diet? Start snacking. It helps control hunger and rein in portion sizes at meals. And don't worry, it's supposed to feel indulgent. If a healthy snack isn't satisfying, you'll go in search of something that …

4 Bachelorette Party Ideas Fit Brides Will Love

Because you can do better than defaulting to alcohol and scantily clad men for the bride-to-be’s big blowout<p>Forget Vegas. If you’re helping to plan a bachelorette party for a future Mrs. who loves staying active, celebrate her upcoming nuptials with a fitness-focused getaway. The best part: You’ll …