How to Cut a Watermelon

Watermelon is my favorite summer fruit. It’s hydrating, refreshing and sweet. It’s a large fruit and can easily get away from you, so in honor of this momentous occasion, I’m going to show you my favorite way to cut one up....more
Great Tip. I have seen another such trick on a FB forward where the person did similar but with ...more

How to Cut a Pineapple

Even though pineapple is available all year-long, the sweet and tart fruit is in its prime from March-July (right now to be exact ;) ). Carving this seemingly bulletproof fruit can be quite intimating at first, but once you get it down, you’ll never go back to the canned stuff again. Not to mention, saving your retirement fund from the pre-cut fruit prices-- it’s highway robbery I tell ya!...more

How to Prepare the Perfect Family Dinner

Step 1: Before you begin, double-check the recipe and make sure you still have all the ingredients. If you don’t, scream into where the missing ingredient should be (fridge, cupboard, etc.), "Who the hell ate all the [missing ingredient]?" Then Google: "What can I use to replace [missing ingredient] in a recipe?" ...more
Sounds spot on!more

Tone: A made-up word used to get women into the gym

A long time ago, in a gym far, far away, a group of meat heads sat around a bench press and re-defined the word “tone” as a way to get more women into the gym. They promised women that minimal effort, ankle weights and teeny tiny dumbbells would help them shed fat and get “toned” up in no time....more

Bigger Is Not Always Better: Tips for Selecting Rock Star Beets

If you want to select rock star beets at the local market and take home the best beetroots and beet greens for your money, follow these tips: ...more

8 Steps to Becoming a Crazy Bird Lady

The sun is shining on a chilly spring day. A breeze cuts through tall grasses as 15-year-old me tromps through the wetlands on a school field trip. I am utterly miserable....more
HennaByKelly Yes! Such a simple joy. :)more

How to Write a Delicious Food Blog Post

So, you have started your food blog. Now comes the hard part: providing good content. But don't worry, this is also one of the fun parts of blogging. How do you write good content though? I'm glad you asked, I'm here to take you through the steps! ...more
thegomamas You have great recipes on your site, but on first glance it seems that there are more ...more

Food blogging tips: how to start a blog

This is a post from the Food blogging tips series.So, you want to start a blog. Since my experience is mostly in food blogging, this post series is focusing exactly on that....more

How to Write a Better How-To Article In 10 Easy Steps

"Really? Is it really that difficult?" a friend asked when I told him I was writing a how-to article about how to write how-to articles. "I do feel a little like Alice going down the rabbit hole," I said. I am here to tell you, though, that yes, it must be that difficult to write a good how-to article, because most of the how-tos out there are terrible. ...more
LOL @ the seemingly simple task of writing a how-to piece. It's totally NOT that easy to do. It ...more