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Good Housekeeping January/February 2021

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United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Hearst
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Monthly
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11 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
developing heart-healthy habits

February is American Heart Month, which means it’s the perfect time to learn to love your heart with Lipton Tea! Drinking our unsweetened Green Tea or Black Tea can help support a healthy heart, all while being a delicious way to hydrate. Discover four simple ways you can build a heart-healthy routine with some help from Lipton. MAKE IT PLANT-BASED Flavonoids are natural dietary compounds, which have long been associated with heart health benefits. Tea is one of the best sources of flavonoids in the diet—which makes it a smart beverage choice. Unsweetened Lipton Black Tea and Green Tea contain about 170 mg and 150 mg of flavonoids per serving, respectively. SWAP OUT SUGAR Choosing beverages with no added sugars in place of sugar-sweetened beverages can contribute to a healthy diet consistent with dietary…

1 min.
try a fresh, bright palette

A bold color like fuchsia just invites a smile. Pair it with a pastel like light blue, and the balance is enough to make a room feel light and happy. “Putting together colors like these is an interesting way to make any space uniquely yours,” says Sallie Lord of GreyHunt Interiors, who designed the room above. To find the right combo, pair colors with different weights or draw inspiration from a favorite rug or a statement piece of fabric. Lord loves to combine navy blue and coral as well as green and pale pink. GET THE LOOK…

1 min.
endive

FENNEL-APPLE SALAD Whisk together 3 Tbsp olive oil, 1 Tbsp each red wine vinegar and lemon juice, 2 tsp fresh thyme and ½ tsp each salt and pepper. Toss with 1 bulb fennel (cored and very thinly sliced), 2 heads endive (thinly sliced) and 1 apple (cut into matchsticks). CITRUS RELISH CUPS Cut 2 oranges into segments, then dice. Mix with ½ small red onion (finely chopped), 2 Tbsp olive oil, 1 Tbsp lemon juice and ½ tsp each salt and pepper. Fold in ¼ cup fresh mint (chopped) and ½ cup crumbled feta. Spoon into endive leaves. ROASTED GREENS WITH WALNUTS Trim and halve 4 heads endive lengthwise. Toss on rimmed baking sheet with 3 Tbsp olive oil and ½ tsp each salt and pepper. Roast at 425°F, turning once, 45 to 55 min.…

1 min.
indoor date night

FILM YOUR OWN COOKING SHOW. Gather your ingredients, tie on those aprons and turn dinner into a friendly competition or a collaborative event. Shoot it on a phone, then giggle while watching it over dessert. CAMP OUT IN THE LIVING ROOM. Reconnect with each other by unplugging for the night. Take over the kids’ blanket fort or spread out your sleeping bags in front of the fireplace, then indulge in an indoor picnic and tell campfire stories by the glow of a flashlight. DANCE YOUR HEART OUT. Take your sweetie for a few spins to tunes that bring back great memories. If you’ve got two left feet, search for “Dance Tutorial” on YouTube to learn suave new steps. WATCH MOVIES FROM YOUR CHILDHOOD. Even in the age of television, you can’t beat nostalgia. Pop a big bowl…

2 min.
uplifting page-turners

FEEL-BETTER READ At this time of year, many of us redouble our efforts to get a handle on what Lauren Martin calls “moods” —emotional inundations and overreactions to the daily struggles of merely being human. Pretty much all of us can occasionally get irritable when the boss delivers negative feedback, develop an acute case of FOMO when we see our friends hanging out without us, feel down about what we see in the mirror or drive home fuming after challenging visits with family members. Over the course of five years, Martin gathered the expert advice of psychologists, doctors and even Buddhist monks to figure out what causes those mercurial shifts in our internal weather and how we can clear the clouds. Reading the resulting book is like hearing a very smart…

1 min.
make something cozy with gh stitch club

KNIT | EASY PEASY HAT You can whip up two cute beanies from one kit in a few hours of binge watching. Skill Level: Beginner $24 CROCHET | COZY TWISTED HEADBAND A first project you’ll be proud to wear—or give! Everyone you know will want one. Skill Level: Beginner $13 CROCHET | IN-A-JIFFY COWL Learn to do a cluster stitch—it’s all you need to make this beautiful neck warmer. Skill Level: Easy $23 KNIT | KEEP-IT-SIMPLE SCARF Pick your favorite hues for this color-block stunner. Plus, you’ll get comfortable with the basic garter knit stitch. Skill Level: Beginner $42 plus: OUR FAVORITE FREE PATTERNS What to create next? Head to the Stitch Club page (see below) to check out our curated collection of Yarnspirations patterns. GEO-POP PILLOW Master the bobble stitch as you use it to dress up your couch. CURVY COWL PULLOVER You don’t have to be a pro to make…