Patricia Sandra Fogg

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This Chicken Recipe Has Been Pinned Over 50,000 Times

Tens of thousands of pinners can't be wrong.<p>When you rely on chicken as a weeknight dinner staple, it’s easy to fall into the habit of cooking it the same way, whether that’s broiled, breaded or baked. Not to mention that changing it up would require sorting through countless chicken recipes. So, …

Cooking

These 12 slow cooker recipes are perfect for spring

Don't pack up that Crockpot just yet.<p>Slow cooking can and should be done all year round. You'll be glad to have this kitchen appliance when you want …

Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners To Try This Week

Every week, we're delivering five easy-to-make, insanely delicious dinners, so you can put that takeout habit on hold.<p>Monday: Loaded Baked Sweet …

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Beety Pickled Eggs

With some pickled-beet juice and thinly sliced red onion, classic pickled eggs get a pink twist. Serve as a snack or on the side of a leafy green …

All-Natural Homemade Lemon Laundry Detergent Pods

Aside from the high price tag, commercial laundry detergents are filled with harmful chemicals. Try our easy, DIY recipe to make your own with …

WTF Is A Bullet Journal And Why Should You Start One? An Explainer

I'm low-key obsessed.<p>In late December, one of my favorite bloggers mentioned she was thinking of starting something called a "bullet journal." As someone who used to be a pretty prolific journaler but who has since gotten out of the habit, I was super intrigued. I followed her link to learn more …

Productivity

Three DIY Bug Traps That Actually Work

Defend yourself against stink bugs, mosquitoes, and fruit flies<p>Uninvited guests at your summer cookout can be real pests. So get rid of your annoying insect visitors with a DIY bug trap. But bear in mind that not all the traps you find on the Internet work.<p>A sonic mosquito repellent is one failure. …

Insects

What Happened When I Stopped Pretending Everything Was Perfect

Growing up, my parents taught me that no one would handle my problems for me; it was on me to face them, and then fix them. If I had an issue with a teacher, a fight with a friend, an essay that I just couldn't seem to get right, they were there to listen and offer suggestions, of course, but they …

Mental Health

Britney Spears Did a Medley of Her Greatest Hits at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

It's Britney, B*tch.<p>After Britney Spears finished up her opening medley at tonight's Billboard Music Awards, host Ciara asked the (mostly-rhetorical) question, "how amazing was Britney?" The answer to that (mostly-rhetorical) question is very.<p>Spears, the recipient of Billboard's big stakes …

Music

Mars Appears At Its Brightest Tonight As Planet Moves Into Opposition

The phenomenon comes a week before Mars will make its closest approach to the Earth since 2005.<p>Get your telescopes ready -- tonight's sky is expected to be a bright one.<p>Mars will be the brightest it’s been in two years as it undergoes what’s called Mars opposition, an orbital placement that puts …

Astronomy

15 Cool Things You Can Do On The Internet For Free

The Internet is full of free things If you know the right place. You can learn anything on the internet free from seeing and reading. Today in this …

Slow Cooker Texas-Style BBQ Brisket

• Dry Rub<br>• 2 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar<br>• 1 1/2 tablespoons smoked paprika<br>• 1 tablespoon coarse black pepper<br>• 2 teaspoons ancho chile powder<br>• 2 teaspoons …

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Mindfulness May Be the Secret to Staying Healthy

Mindfulness is the act of paying attention – in an intentional and nonjudgmental way – to your own thoughts and feelings. Being more aware of your …

Mindfulness

Tossed & Stir Fried: 5 Asian Style Recipes You can Make in 20 Minutes or Less

Some days I don't feel like cooking. Of course it's easy to fire up the laptop, click around on Seamless and order dinner the modern way. Pour a glass of vino, stream half an episode of <i>Better Call Saul</i> and a plastic bag full of food you don't have to cook suddenly appears at your front door. It's …

Recipe: Hors d'Oeuvres Provençal

A bumper crop of fresh seasonal vegetables becomes even more delicious when prepared with a touch of Provençal flair.<p>When the season begins to turn warm, my thoughts and culinary impulses almost always turn to Provence. More than just a tourist destination, the region embodies a state of mind. It …

23 Teeny Tiny Party Favors You Can DIY

Whether you’re picking out party favors for a summer wedding or spring party, there’s no going wrong with ones that are itty bitty in size. They’re compact, easy to carry and a great idea, especially when it comes to making a bunch for a large group. Plus, there’s just something about …

This Primer Will Protect Your Skin from the Screen You're Reading This On

This may be tough to swallow, but your computer and iPhone may be damaging your skin. Yes, the very screen you are reading this on can lead to …