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Obsessive- Compulsive’s Guide: Top 12 Organizing Tips, Plus Resources

Obsessive- Compulsive’s Guide: Top 12 Organizing Tips, Plus Resources
By Leo Babauta Is your life in disarray? Do you have trouble finding things? Do you constantly forget stuff? Disorganization is a natural state of order. If you have a desire to get organized, here are my favorite organization tips … stuff I’ve learned along the way, from other sources and from experimentation. 1. So how do you do it? 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

Egg Muffins (17 Day Diet Compliant) | womensdietnetwork This is the perfect breakfast recipe to accompany the 17 Day Diet or any healthful eating plan. If you are on cycle one, these muffins provide cleansing vegetables and lean protein and go great with salsa. Ingredients: 16 Egg Whites6 Eggs1 Bell Pepper, sliced2 cup Mushrooms, sliced4 cups Spinach 1) Whisk egg whites and eggs together, 2) sauté pepper and mushrooms for three minutes, 3) add the spinach until it wilts, 4) place even amounts of vegetables in a muffin tin sprayed with cooking spray, 5) evenly spoon egg mix over the vegetables, 6) bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees, 7) after 30 minutes remove from oven and let the muffins cool for five minutes before placing them on a cooling rack, 8) EAT. This recipe makes 24 muffins with around 45 calories each and packed with protein. for making these. that require no muffin tin! They will hold in the fridge for up to a week and if you make a large batch you can freeze them as well. Which diet would you like to see more recipes for?

paradise cafe lately i have been wanting to have a chocolate chip cookie from paradise cafe, but because of the sparse locations of this cafe, it's difficult to make that happen. i just recently ate a mrs. fields cookie and i just about died because it was so good. the highlight of my trips to this bakery and cafe are the cookies. the many different types of cookies. from oatmeal to chocolate chip, you name it...they are the best cookies i have ever eaten. i have been wanting to find the recipe to their chocolate chip cookie, but usually never could find it. then one day, i found it. i don't know how, but i did. i haven't tried out the recipe to see if it works or is anything like the cookie yet. Paradise Bakery and Cafe Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe 1 cup butter 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 1/4 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 12 ounce bag semi-sweet chocolate chips

10 Small Lifestyle Changes for a Longer, Healthier Life | Healthy Living Living a long life may be a lot easier than you think. That's according to a report from Harvard Medical School. The report starts by saying that middle-aged and older women need to worry about particular health concerns -- osteoporosis, breast cancer, ovarian cancer and heart disease. According to the report, healthy eating habits -- like replacing animal fats with vegetable oils -- can cut the risk of heart attack almost in half. 10 Natural Supplements that Lower Cholesterol Dr. Among the most interesting sections in the book is one labeled "managing bothersome problems." These include persistent menopausal symptoms. Learning to Manage Everyday Anxiety Non-hormonal approaches to menopausal symptoms the study suggests include: Dressing in layers to easily shed clothes and alleviate hot flashes. Of course, the report also includes understanding such health risks as Alzheimer's and stroke. 16 Ways to Give Yourself Happiness They are: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Also Popular on ThirdAge

ma cuisine Nowhere is remodeling for the faint of heart and although I did, indeed, learn plenty of new words to expand my French vocabulary, along with a few other things that I won’t recount here, let’s just say that if I ever this take on this kind of project again, I’ll do things a little lot differently. The best advice I could pass on was given to me by a French friend – “Be more French, less American” – which you are welcome to interpret any way you want. At the beginning of the project, an American friend said, “Please don’t write a book about remodeling in France.” Because Paris is an old city with a lot of history, it’s a challenge to do something that doesn’t work against the city. I didn’t follow any of the rules. There are no wok burners, designer faucets, wine refrigerators, or any of that kind of stuff. I got my sturdy stainless-steel shelves from Nisbets, a Swiss restaurant supply company. I wanted a big, white sink. Did I really need to go rip one out of an old French farmhouse?

How to achieve that beauty queen look MANILA, Philippines -- Do you want to look like a beauty queen? No less than this year's top Binibining Pilipinas candidates will tell you how. During their guesting on the ABS-CBN morning talk show "Kris TV" early this week, the winners of the 2013 national pageant detailed their physical preparations leading up to the coronation night held in April. Diet Pia Wurtzbach, who finished first runner-up, said she started going on a diet for the competition as early as September last year. "Usually, no-salt diet talaga, 'yun 'yung very important, because you gain... water retention," she said. Miss Universe Philippines Ariella Arida echoed her fellow queen's statement: "Sa akin, no salt din talaga, kasi 'yung ang problema ko eh, water retention kasi." The Philippines' representative to the 2013 Miss Universe pageant said her diet is limited to brocolli, cauliflowers, and chicken -- all steamed, with little or no seasoning. "As in black pepper lang 'yung pinakalasa," she said. Fitness

7 Websites that Will Spark Your Intelligence If you are feeling a bit dull around the edges and need a bit of an intellectual boost, look no further; we have compiled a list of seven fantastic websites that will give you that brainy lift that you are seeking! The diverse selection of sites provides an array of intellectual stimulation from educational and cultural content to science experiments and fun quizzes to keep you sharp. So what are you waiting for? 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Chocolate Birthday Cake {Video Tutorials} Well hi! It’s been a bit since my last post, maybe the longest ever, but you know I’m always nearby and knee-deep in frosting and cake. I had so much fun making my the Pastel Swirl Cake video tutorial that I wanted to make yet another this week. Since the most requested tutorial has been “how to frost a cake,” that’s the theme of the first video in this post. The cake itself is a 3-layer chocolate cake brushed with a dark rum syrup and filled and frosted with a simple chocolate buttercream that is super light and fluffy–my favourite for indulging. Remember these? Like I said, party for 1 . . . Hey, do you want to hear something kind of strange and magical? Turntable? Chills. So here are the two videos–again, I’m not a cinematographer, but I sincerely hope they help in some way! First, How to Frost a Cake: And How to Pipe Frosting Borders: Sweetapolita’s Notes: Good luck & enjoy!

Spinach Basil Pesto | Nut Free Pesto Recipe Spinach Basil Pesto {Nut-Free} Today we are sharing a super simple recipe for Spinach Basil Pesto. You all need to add it to your must make list. And if you are hesitant about the spinach, don’t be. The ingredients couldn’t be any simpler-spinach, basil, garlic, parmesan cheese, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Place the ingredients in a food processor or blender, let the machine work it’s magic and voila-you have a smooth and flavorful pesto! We keep a jar of Spinach Basil Pesto in our fridge at all times. In the summer, when our basil is growing like weeds, we make a huge batch of Spinach Basil Pesto and put it in the freezer. Make a batch of Spinach Basil Pesto today! Spinach Basil Pesto {Nut-Free} Yield: 1 cup pestoPrep Time: 5 minutesTotal Time: 5 minutes This nut-free spinach basil pesto is bright green and full of flavor!

50 Lessons I wish I had learned earlier Welcome to our blog! Here you'll find bits and pieces of wisdom learned from cycling 17,000 miles from Alaska to Argentina together as a family. Hope it inspires you to live your dream! My book about our journey, Changing Gears, is now released! Read a preview here Now that I’m old and gray (but not quite in my rocker yet!) You’re stronger than you think you are.Mistakes teach you important lessons. What lies before us and behind us are tiny matters when compared to what lies within us.Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.It’s not about getting a chance, it’s about taking a chance.If it were easy everyone would do it.Be vulnerable.A problem is a chance for you to learn.Regardless of the situation, life goes on. If you enjoyed these inspirational quotes and feel they would be beneficial for others, we would appreciate it if you would take a moment to share it with your friends via Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest or email. Interested in our journey?