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Dec 15, 2018 4:30 pm
Superfood Black Cumin Oil Speeds Weight Loss and Is a Natural Remedy for Thinning Hair
Reducing inflammation and speeding weight loss are just two of black cumin oil's benefits, which immediately makes us wonder, "Why are we just now hearing about this amazing superfood?" This...
Dec 13, 2018 11:30 am
Keep Your Car Windows Fog-Free With Just a Potato
We get it — mornings are hectic! Sometimes it feels like there aren't enough hours in the a.m. to make sure the kids are up, washed, and fed before you scarf down your breakfast and leave for work....
Dec 11, 2018 12:30 pm
How Long Do Christmas Leftovers Last?
How long do Christmas leftovers last? You're risking your health if you don't know. Lucky for you, we've done all the hard work for you and figured out how long your favorite Christmas comfort...
Dec 10, 2018 12:30 pm
Fire Cider Will Give You a Jolt of Energy and Ward Off Colds and Flu
A glass of fire cider is just what you need if winter's woes are getting you down. This apple cider vinegar-based drink is said to not only boost energy but also prevent colds and the flu. That...
Dec 10, 2018 11:30 am
Stick Burned Baking Sheets Back in the Oven for Pans That Shine Like New
If your once shiny baking pans are now constellations of blackened bits that stay put no matter how hard you scrub, you need to know how to clean burned baking sheets. Lucky for you, it's pretty...
Dec 8, 2018 10:30 am
Your Home's Humidity Could Be Causing Your Health Woes — Here's How to Measure It
We write about products we think our readers will like. If you buy them, we get a small share of the revenue from the supplier. Settling on the best home humidity level is key if you want to...
Dec 7, 2018 9:30 am
23 Elf on the Shelf Ideas That Will Keep Your Kids on the Nice List
If you're looking for the Elf on the Shelf ideas, you've come to the right place. We've got you covered, whether you need funny ideas for your family's humorous elf, or you're looking for Elf on...
Dec 4, 2018 2:30 pm
Satisfy Your Pizza Cravings With Keto-Friendly Fathead Dough
Fathead dough is a game-changer if you're on the low-carb, high-fat keto diet. Chances are you've had to give up your favorite 'za because you couldn't find a keto-friendly pizza dough. And let's...
Dec 2, 2018 2:30 pm
13 Useful Gifts for Someone on a Diet to Help Them Lose Weight
We write about products we think our readers will like. If you buy them, we get a small share of the revenue from the supplier. What are the best gifts for someone on a diet? This is a tricky...
Nov 30, 2018 6:30 pm
Gluten-Free Chickpea Flour Is the Low-GI Superfood That Keeps You Feeling Full Longer
One look at chickpea flour's nutrition facts and you'll be convinced of this superfood's amazing health benefits. This gluten-free flour is chock-full of hunger-fighting protein and fiber, making...
Nov 29, 2018 5:30 pm
The Shleep App Grades Your Sleeping Habits and Teaches You How to Sleep Better
Sleep apps are a godsend if you're an insomniac, but they often don't get to the heart of the issue. Sure, breathing exercises are helpful, but they don't fix what's causing your sleeping problems...
Nov 28, 2018 1:30 pm
Activating Your Nuts Is a Crucial Weight-Loss Step You're Missing
By now, most people are aware of the many health benefits of nuts — but activated nuts? Now, that's a foreign concept to many of us. Of course, once you hear about the benefits of activated nuts,...
Nov 28, 2018 11:30 am
There's Proof That You Picked Up Your Romantic Relationship Skills From Your Mother
A new study suggesting that kids learn relationship skills from Mom might not be welcome news for those who dread the idea of turning into their mothers. That said, those who've been unlucky in...
Nov 26, 2018 6:30 pm
Roasted Celery Is the Ayurvedic Superfood You're Overlooking
Given roasted celery's health benefits — and there are many — it's a wonder that people still eat it raw. Sure, celery is a great vehicle for ranch or blue cheese dressing at a football game (and...
Nov 25, 2018 5:30 pm
Freekeh Is the Superfood Whole Grain That's Better for You Than Quinoa
When you hear more about freekeh's nutritional benefits, you'll be shocked that more people aren't familiar with this healthy grain. Fortunately, this superfood is finally starting to get the...
Nov 22, 2018 2:31 pm
11 Things You Should Never Put Down Your Garbage Disposal
Knowing all the things you should never put down your garbage disposal is key to keeping your device in tip-top shape. We don’t blame you for tossing your food scraps down the drain without...
Nov 22, 2018 10:30 am
How to Get Pet Fur Off Practically Any Surface
Knowing how to remove pet hair is a useful skill for any pet owner, whether you have cats, dogs, or both. As much as we love our fur babies, we don't love having to constantly vacuum up their...
Nov 18, 2018 1:30 pm
Why Napping Longer Than 20 Minutes Could Be Bad for Your Health
Finding the best nap length can be the trickiest part of a midday snooze. Is 20 minutes OK? What about 30, or even 60? In order to make waking easy (we all know that terrible groggy feeling that...
Nov 14, 2018 9:30 am
Joanna Gaines Gets Candid About How Impossible It Is to Have a Clean Home While Raising Kids
Joanna Gaines knows the struggle of keeping a tidy home while raising kids. The mother of five chronicles the pressure she felt to maintain a spotless home in her new book Homebody: A Guide to...
Nov 11, 2018 5:30 pm
Get Your Thanksgiving Plans in Order With This 1-2-3 Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy
Having make-ahead gravy for Thanksgiving on hand is key for making the holiday run smoothly — especially if you're hosting Thanksgiving for the first time. The secret to getting through the day in...