10 Easy Brunch Recipes to Make for Mother’s Day

10 Easy Brunch Recipes to Make for Mother’s Day 05/08/2014 – 12:24pm by Stephanie Castillo Why go big for Mother’s Day when you can go home… with these super-easy, super-delicious brunch recipes? Sure, she loves that one local spot, but not as much as she’ll love the effort behind a homemade spread. So to help…

Yes, You Can Eat (Healthy) Cookies for Breakfast

Every week, the Greatist Team scours the Web for tasty, trendy, and (mostly) healthy recipes to help open both minds and palates to the wonders of food. Tune in next Wednesday to see what else we have in store! Waking up to a blaring alarm clock is a terrible way to start the day. And…

Work with Your Hands, Not with Your Worship

The sinful human heart has a strange and offensive fascination with the work of our own hands. Regardless of who we are — however talented, well-known, or successful — there’s something uniquely captivating about what we create, what we build, and what we accomplish. Most Christians know we’re not saved by our works, but we…

21 Margarita Recipes for a Healthier Cinco de Mayo

21 Margarita Recipes for a Healthier Cinco de Mayo 05/01/2014 – 11:40am by Kate Morin One tequila, two tequila, three tequila… floor. None of these recipes are skimping on the alcohol (well, except for the alcohol-free section at the bottom of the page) or the flavor. What they doskimp on is calories. The typical margarita…

I Terminated My Much-Wanted Pregnancy

Melody Newcomb for BuzzFeed News It’s considered a rite of passage for anyone who rides a bike in the Bay Area: At some point, your wheels will be stolen. Mine were nabbed near downtown, right outside a Walgreens, while I was picking up Easter candy — plus a pregnancy test, which was mostly an afterthought,…

Prank Callers Trolling Comcast Twitter Feed For Victims

(Mike Mozart) Comcast’s public image has sunk so low that customers now assume that a customer service rep who threatens you with violence or calls you a “b*tch” is actually someone working for the nation’s largest cable provider and not a prank caller. Over on his site, Christopher Elliott has two interesting tales of Comcast…

31 Healthy Recipes That Require Zero Cooking

Making creative and healthy meals at home doesn’t have to mean slaving over a hot stove for hours—or even turning on the stove at all! With a handful of great ingredients and a little bit of imagination, making a no-cook feast is a complete cinch—and we’re not talking limp green salads and boring sandwiches. Whether…

31 Super Refreshing Drinks to Help You Stay Cool All Summer

When it’s 90-something degrees outside and the humidity is so high it’s making even our arm hair frizz, we know water should be our go-to. Key word being “should.” Although we try our best to drink several glasses a day to stay hydrated, plain agua gets plain old boring. Mix it up with these libations…

Why Every Little Counts When it Comes to Weight Loss

We all know that feeling, when at first you lose a few pounds and then your weight loss plateaus, or simply doesn’t seem to be getting anywhere. It can be disheartening, and make you feel as though that goal is unattainable. We would all like to be in the ‘ideal’ weight range, but when we…

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Waist Trainers vs. Waist Cinchers

Waist trainers are meant for long-term body sculpting use while waist cinchers are meant for instantaneous slimming, such as one might desire for special events or going out with friends. An easy way to remember the difference is to say that a waist trainer is used to train your body while a waist cincher helps you look slimmer in a pinch. Ok,…