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The Receptionist Will Weigh In on You and 4 More Secret Tips From Recruiters

The interview process can be nerve-racking for a variety of reasons - not the least of which is the mystery element. What is the hiring manager thinking? What do they value most in a candidate? What is their biggest pet peeve (and am I doing it right now?!)?

Fortune recently rounded up some of the best tips from recruiters at the country's top companies to work for, so take heed of these rules during your next interview and you might end up landing a dream gig at an awesome company.

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Every Royal Bride Has a Sprig of This 1 Flower in Her Bouquet

Spring is well and truly sprung! So what better way to celebrate than by taking a look at all of the royal family's favorite flowers. Which ones have a special meaning for Prince Harry? Which blooms does the queen have on her desk? And what was the secret meaning behind Kate's bridal bouquet? From blossom-drenched weddings to private palace gardens and poignant plantings to meaningful decades-long passion projects, we've rounded up all the royal flower inspiration you'll ever need.

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Disneyland Released Pineapple Doughnuts, So I'm Booking My Flight to Anaheim TONIGHT

If you absolutely flip over the food at Disneyland, you'll probably want to sit down for this news. Pineapple doughnuts with toasted meringue now exist, so move over, every churro you've ever loved and all the frosty whips you've tasted. These new doughnuts look insane! Thanks to the Disney Food Blog, we know this fluffy, pineapple-filled pastry is topped with pineapple icing and marshmallow-esque meringue, making for a mouthwatering combination.

You can find these delectable doughnuts for $7 at the Coffee Cart on Main Street, but blink and you might miss them. People reports that the doughnut is just one of three different flavors made throughout the day, and once the doughnuts are sold out, they're gone for the day. Plus, these pineapple treats will only be available until April 20. If you have a quick trip to the park planned in the near future, you're in luck! The rest of us will have to patiently wait with our fingers crossed to see if the doughnuts will return.

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How Parisians Do Small-Space Living

It seems there's nothing the French can't do stylishly - even decorate a micro living space. Parisian blogger and designer Éléonore Bridge turned her 377-square-foot apartment in the 11th arrondissement of Paris into a haven of inspired design. She describes the space as "a little nest - warm and happy - where I make the rules." Éléonore has redone the entire layout since moving in three years ago, and she continues to experiment with new ways to make the space better, most recently by teaming up with Ikea.

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8 Last-Minute Mother's Day Gifts You Can Get in a Hurry - All From Amazon Prime

Did you wait until the last minute to snag a Mother's Day gift? Don't worry, we're here to help. There are plenty of thoughtful products that will ship to you fast. We chose some excellent options you can order on Amazon Prime - these presents will arrive to your doorstep in as few as two days. Take a look!

Stylish Gifts to Spoil Your Mom With on Mother's Day

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17 Ways to Save Major Money at Disneyland

Your favorite place on the planet doesn't have to be the most expensive one. If you go to Disneyland armed with some helpful tips and tricks and these 17 hacks for saving major money, you'll get to experience all the Disney magic without going broke.

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A Little Love Goes a Long Way: Basic French Macarons

Perhaps it's the rainbow of cheerful hues, the adorable two-bite size, or - most likely - the perfect crisp-chewy texture, but I just can't get enough of French macarons. Even when I'm stuffed to the gills, I can always make room for these tiny, delicate pastries.

True, macarons can be temperamental (meringue is the capricious culprit), but they do respond wonderfully to patience, encouragement, and a loving touch. So before you dismiss the idea of making these little lovelies at home, we've found a basic recipe that breaks down the uncooperative veneer of the elusive macaron.

Although part of the same happy pastry family, the French macaron should not be confused with the coconut macaroon. They are similar in concept, but differ greatly in execution: while both entail adding dry ingredients to a delicate egg white meringue, the one "o" macaron uses finely ground almonds as its base and requires much more gentle handling.

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Make This Addictive Cream-Cheese Dip With Trader Joe’s Everything Bagel Seasoning Blend

The following recipe was originally published on Nosh With Tash. You can follow Nosh with Tash host and private chef Natasha Feldman on Instagram here.

The worst thing about bagels is that you're only really supposed to have them for breakfast, so here's a way to get more cream cheese in your life. Because that's a thing we all really need . . . right? OK, maybe not. But this is very delicious and sometimes I just feel like it. It's stupid easy and therefore ideal for serving as a snack when friends come over or for some sort of sporting event . . . like I don't know . . . the Super Bowl.

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Mystery Solved: The Difference Between a Duvet and a Comforter

A quick scroll through Pottery Barn's bedding section on its website can leave any reasonable person feeling confused and maybe even a little irritated. Because what the heck is the difference between a duvet and a comforter? With all the bedding options out there, it's tempting to give up on your goal of updating your bedroom. So we are here to help with a definitive guide on the difference between a duvet and a comforter. In just a few short moments, you will be able to decide which option will work best for your style and budget. Pinky swear!

Basically, a duvet requires two components: the insert and the cover. The insert is usually white and filled with down feathers or a synthetic alternative. A duvet cover goes over the insert and is available in an endless variety of textures, patterns, and colors. Depending on the duvet cover, it will close with buttons or a zipper or perhaps even Velcro.

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Prepare to Be Obsessed With These Oreo Cinnamon Rolls

We've made a lot of cinnamon rolls in our day, but this recipe might take the cake. Introducing Oreo cinnamon rolls . . . minus the cinnamon. These sweet treats are loaded with cookies-and-cream flavor and drizzled with melted Oreo cookie cream. They're the perfect pastries for any Oreo-lover. For more cinnamon roll recipes, check out our supersize cinnamon roll and our birthday cake cinnamon roll.

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How to Decorate Based on Your Hogwarts House

One of the most magical moments of the Harry Potter series is during Harry's first night at Hogwarts when he is sorted into Gryffindor house. Using the ancient Sorting Hat (which senses its wearer's thoughts, ambitions, and personality to decide their rightful place within Hogwarts), every student at J.K. Rowling's school of witchcraft and wizardry is sorted into one of four magical houses: Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, or Slytherin. Where do you belong? Whether you find out through Rowling's own Pottermore Sorting Hat quiz or simply perform some inner soul searching to determine your true Hogwarts home, the house with which you relate most strongly certainly says a lot about your personality.

Because each Hogwarts house is totally unique, it only makes sense that house members would have widely varied taste in home decor. Drawing on traits, colors, and famed members of the houses, we've compiled decor that perfectly suits students from each. Find out the ideal style for your magical personality here!

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9 Amazing Uses For Lavender Essential Oil

If you've never used lavender essential oil before, it's about to become your new best friend. Not only does it smell wonderful, but it also contains calming and medicinal properties that can be used for a number of different purposes. Apply the versatile product as a topical ointment, melt away stress with aromatherapy, and so much more. See all the ways it can benefit you ahead.

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Ask These 7 Questions at Your Next Job Interview - They Won't Be Expecting Them

There are standard questions to ask during a job interview, and then you've got the ones you really should avoid. It's obviously important to ask your potential future employer the basics, but don't bore them with the same old lines without throwing in a few things they actually really want to be asked. Here are some ideas for shaking up the interview and keeping both you and your interviewer on your toes. These will help you stand out and get remembered the next time you're job searching.

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1. What's the ONE quality you hope for your employees to have?

This simple question begs a concise, definitive answer from your interviewer. It also is a great way to really get a feel for what the company you're interviewing with is looking for - and to see if it's the right fit for you. For instance, if you're a people person and love working with a team, and the "one thing" your interviewer is looking for is someone who is self-directed and can work well...

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Kroger Is Selling "Unicorn Bread," and It's Covered in Sprinkles and Frosting!

So, um, unicorn bread is a thing. Spotted by Sylvia at Ralphs. . . . #unicorns #unicorn #carbs #junkfood #snack #snacks #snackfood #iifym #macros #cheatmeal #instafood #foodstagram #foodporn #cheatday #sweets #dessert #fitspo #fitfam #fitspiration #flexibledieting #fitstagram #fitness

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The unicorn resurgence is in full force, and it's truly showing no signs of slowing down in its horn-led charge toward worldwide domination. Target is selling a glittery unicorn ice cream, the entire internet lost its collective mind over Sam's Club's ginormous unicorn pool float, and some people are even wiping their nether regions with unicorn-themed toilet paper. So it should come as no surprise that packaged unicorn bread is now on store shelves.

The Arizona-based carb experts at Bakehouse Bread Company created their very own Unicorn Bread to sell exclusively at Kroger stores, and it looks like a sugary masterpiece. This mystical treat is essentially a hexagonal loaf of cakey, vanilla-flavored bread slathered in vanilla frosting and then covered in rainbow sprinkles (referred to as "unicorn sparkle" on...

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The 10 Best Food and Drink Trails to Explore in America

Trying local foods is an essential part of travel, so much so that there are a growing number of US trails being dedicated to certain foods and beverages. Part marketing concept and part epicurean adventure, these culinary trails are mapping out restaurants, shops, markets, and even local producers to fully dish out the flavor of a state while on a vacation or visit. From drinks to dishes, and coast to coast, here are some food and drink trails that can offer quite the tasty road trip.

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I Keep Accidentally Killing My Plants, So I Asked 3 Experts For Help

I am the queen of going into a plant shop and randomly picking the biggest, brightest plant there is. OK, maybe not the biggest - those are hard to carry on public transportation and can get pretty expensive - but the point is I often do zero homework before purchasing a plant. A small detail could have a huge impact in determining its fate.

Because of this, I have killed more plants than I would like to admit to (I still feel guilty about a succulent I totally forgot about in 2015) and have grown increasingly intimidated by the idea of adopting any new ones into my home. However, after a recent apartment move that gave me more light, more space, and more opportunities to decorate, I found myself thrown back into the world of plants - a world I forgot how much I loved. And apparently I am not the only millennial enamored by everything botanical. Based on a 2016 National Gardening Survey conducted by Harris Poll, in 2016, roughly 6 million new Americans got into gardening - 5 million of them millennials!

Not wanting to make those same plant mistakes twice and determined to take care of my plants as well as Summer Rayne Oakes, I decided to ask some experts about how I can...

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Curb Your Cereal Cravings With This Fruity Pebbles No-Bake Cheesecake

For every Fruity Pebbles-lover out there, this dessert has your name written all over it! Inspired by the Cereal Killer Pie from the Pie Hole in Los Angeles, we've taken one crazy treat and made it even better by taking the oven out of the equation. This is a decadent, delicious, and easy pie you can whip up in no time. Trust us, one bite and you'll be in cereal heaven.

Fruity Pebbles No-Bake Cheesecake


  1. 4 cups Fruity Pebbles cereal, plus more for garnish
  2. 1/3 cup melted butter
  3. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  4. 16 ounces cream cheese, softened
  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  6. 1 cup powdered sugar
  7. 1/2 cup sour cream
  8. 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream


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20 Minutes Is All You Need For the Best-Ever Baked Chicken Breasts

Picky eaters, kids, and adults alike will approve of this buttery, lemon-pepper baked chicken recipe. I know this, because I am a former picky eater, and my mom made a rendition of this almost every night of my childhood. Back in the '90s, she relied on Lawry's Lemon Pepper to carry the flavor weight. But now that I'm older and a proud microplane-owner, I've updated the recipe to include fresh lemon zest and ground pepper. Bumping up the oven temperature slashes the cook time and contributes to the juiciest white meat. Just be sure to spoon or brush the melted butter over the tops of the chicken when it comes out of the oven so there's no skimping on any of the rich, citrusy flavors.

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Your Essential Wedding Registry Checklist

While getting engaged can be the happiest moment of your life, it can also be incredibly overwhelming. In the coming months, when you're planning your wedding and making arrangements to marry the one you love, there are a lot of decisions to mull over. One thing you won't have to worry about is your registry: we've created the essential wedding registry checklist! All you have to do is download it, print it, fold it up, and place it in your purse, and then you can use it as a guide when you go shopping for your registry. What are you waiting for? Get it now, or pin it for later:

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Toy Story Land's Restaurant Menu Is Here, and We Need to Talk About the S'mores French Toast

Walt Disney World's highly anticipated Toy Story Land is slated to open on June 30 at Hollywood Studios, and we can hardly wait. Luckily, we have the new menu for Toy Story Land's restaurant, Woody's Lunch Box, to tie us over in the meantime. The restaurant aims to put a "modern spin" on classic lunchtime favorites, but believe me, you won't find lunches like these on the playground. Miss your childhood toaster pastries? Try the Chocolate Hazelnut Lunch Box Tart, which is topped with bacon. In the mood for nachos? You might want to opt for the chili cheese totchos.

Of course, the Toy Story-inspired menu also stays true to Woody's cowboy roots with a Texas-style brisket sandwich, and another option gives a nod to Buzz's intergalactic adventures with a novelty Alien Sipper. Keep reading to see all the Woody's Lunch Box menu items coming your way this Summer.

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32 Signs You're an Introvert

People are great - in small doses. I value my loved ones just like everyone else, but there are (a lot of) times when I need to retreat and recharge my energy. I'm a true introvert at heart. Introverts value their alone time, their comfort zones, and their way of doing things. They are great listeners, deep thinkers, and good judges of character. If this sounds familiar to you, you might be an introvert, too. Here are some qualities that all introverts can relate to.

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  1. Crowds stress you out. Parades, concerts, big parties - these are not an introvert's idea of a good time.
  2. Your alone time is precious to you. For introverts, alone time is like the air you breathe. It's not negotiable. Introverts are often alone but rarely ever lonely.
  3. You're a great listener. Introverts listen first and speak second. This trait is especially valuable within the relationships that introverts build with friends, family, and significant others, because...

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How I Made Thousands of Dollars Consigning My Things

A couple of years ago, I had to resign from my job for family reasons. Money grew tight. We planned our monthly budget very carefully and had no extra income for simple things like takeout dinners or a new pair of jeans. Surprisingly, this new lifestyle wasn't too hard to get used to, but there were times I missed the occasional dinner with friends or date night with my husband. Since I wasn't bringing home the traditional income anymore, I decided to take matters into my own hands and try to earn some money in innovative ways. The most lucrative proved to be consigning items that were just lying around the house.

First, I headed to Google. I searched for consignments in my area - places only a short drive away. I then proceeded to look at their reviews to see what customers and clients had to say about the place. Next, I called the consignment shops with reputable reviews to inquire about their consigning policy. Some shops take your stuff and give you money for your items on the spot, while others wait until your items sell. After they sell, they typically give you 50 or 40 percent of what the item sold for. I've found that both ways equally are lucrative.


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I Tried 90+ Flavored Sparkling Waters, So You Don't Have To

Like many health-conscious millennials, I'm more than a little obsessed with flavored sparkling water. For a long time, Pamplemousse and Tangerine LaCroix were my go-tos, with a wild card picked up here and there, but I knew there had to be other gems. Over the past couple of months, I've made it my mission to try each and every flavored seltzer, sparkling water, and mineral water I can get my hands on to find the best of the best. After trying a whopping 91 varieties across 18 brands, these bottles and cans stood out as the winners.

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20 Easy Pasta Recipes Anyone Can Make

Pasta is the ultimate staple for a fast and easy meal. And even if your pantry and fridge are nearly empty, there's a good chance you have the ingredients on hand for these speedy pasta dishes, because they all have between three and seven ingredients (besides salt and pepper, of course). From parmesan garlic spaghetti to the easiest tomato sauce you'll ever make, these will become your go-to recipes when you need a carb fix ASAP.

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A Fashion Buyer-Turned-Blogger's Charming London Home — House Tour

Name: Liam and Emma Paton, with children: Finn (4) Violet (1)
Location: Stoke Newington, London
Size: 1700 square feet
Years Lived In: 5 years, owned

Emma Paton, a fashion buyer-turned-blogger (her blog is called Finlay Fox), and her musician husband Liam live in Stoke Newington in London with their two children Finn and Violet. It took them over two years to find and secure this double-fronted Victorian house; they completely gutted and renovated it with an architect friend. And when the work started they had to move out for six months with their three-month-old. "I have to say it was pretty stressful, especially with such a young baby," Emma says.


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6 Ways To Unclog A Toilet Without A Plunger

Most people are aware of the fact that, no matter how new the plumbing might be, it's a good idea to have a plunger in the house. In the rare instance that you find yourself up a creek without a plunger, we've got a few tricks that will keep the, ahem, crap from hitting the fan/floor.


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16 Stunning Deck Ideas That Will Get You Excited for Summer

It's finally starting to feel like spring, and the outdoors beckon. Maybe this has you thinking about improvements you'd like to make to your outdoor space, like maybe... a deck? A deck is like an outdoor room: it has a floor but no walls or ceiling, because it doesn't need any. There are all kinds of ways to create a deck, of course, and yours doesn't need to be fancy to be enjoyable. From the simple to the extravagant, here are a few ideas to get you started.


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Sleep Under the Milky Way in These Gorgeous Bubble Domes in Ireland

Have you ever gone camping? It is great, but sometimes it is a little too close to nature. Sleeping bags are not the best way to actually sleep. If you want to sleep outside, but not really be outside, bubble domes are the perfect way around that. Plus, these bubble domes in Northern Ireland come with a view that cannot be beaten.


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Why You'll Want to Pour Dish Soap in Your Toilet Bowl

There's a certain sense of urgency that comes when faced with a clogged toilet, and no feeling is quite like that of the pending doom of toilet water, mere seconds away from spilling out onto the floor you're standing on. Thankfully, plungers are designed to save us from that fate — but what if you reach for one and it's not there?


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About this site

The DIY movement is a re-introduction (often to urban and suburban dwellers) of the old pattern of personal involvement and use of skills in upkeep of a house or apartment, making clothes; maintenance of cars, computers, websites; or any material aspect of living.

DIY amongst the fashion community has become very popular. With the use of social media such as YouTube, a great number of people watch videos on a daily basis. YouTube has an array of DIY fashion videos from distressing jeans, bleaching jeans, redesigning an old shirt, and studding denim, just to name a few. This new trend is increasingly becoming more and more popular. There over 1,000 videos that individuals have posted demonstrating how to do those things. There are also other DIY videos that individuals could look up such as DIY jewelry, DIY room decor, and DIY hairstyles.