Ana Kettlewell

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12 beautiful garden ideas for the front of your house

Regardless of the style, area or theme, it’s always nice to have a green space in your house that allows you to stay connected with nature. If you …

An Almost-Flourless Cookie That's Basically a Brownie

Certain recipe names promise a lot. If you call your pasta “four-cheese,” I’ll be expecting serious cheese flavor. A cracker called “crispy flatbreads” better measure up. And a cookie recipe titled “chocolate truffle cookies” whispers of gooey, rich, lusciousness ahead.<p>I am happy to announce that …

31 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted by a number of pediatricians shows for …

Books

The best apps for dog owners

Apps can bring you and your dog closer than ever.<p>Technology is amazing. And while there is no substitute for spending quality time with your pupper, …

Original The Legend of Zelda Map Gets Printed In 3D

<i>The Legend of Zelda</i> on NES had a sprawling world by the standards of 1980s console games. While decades ago people used to draw their own maps to try …

Retrogaming

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How to Make a Marshmallow Cornflake Christmas Tree

Delightful!<p>What’s better than a Christmas tree? An EDIBLE Christmas tree topped with M&Ms, chocolate, and shaved coconut!<p>In this Sweet Tooth tutorial, Flour Shop’s Amirah Kassem shows how easy it is to make a marshmallow cornflake Christmas tree. First, melt three tablespoons of butter in a pot on …

Dessert

22 ways to be healthier with minimal effort

The new year is a common time to think about self-improvement.<p>Luckily, there are lots of ways to better your lifestyle without throwing your daily …

Wellness

Cheesecake Brownie Recipe

243<p>65<p>13<p>Shares 321<p>If you want to see a normally unflappable Parisian go into a little bit of a crazed frenzy, you don’t need to watch their reaction …

Rare baby elephant born in Chester Zoo

A rare Asian elephant has been born at Chester Zoo.<p>The unnamed female calf was born to 12-year-old mother Sundara overnight after a 22-month gestation.<p>Keepers at the zoo said both mother and daughter are doing well and visitors will be able to see the new arrival from Saturday.<p>The calf is the 19th …

Wrap Gifts Without Any Tape or Ribbon Using This Japanese Method

There’s something a little inelegant about covering your gifts with odd bits of tape. It’s quite literally the rough duct tape solution to wrapping …

Wild, Multilayered Portraits Look Like Intricate Paper Sculptures

These digital illustrations are actual dimensional renderings with a tactile textured aesthetic.<p>Mixing 3D modeling with carefully applied shadows, Maxim Shkret’s digital creations evoke densely layered paper sculptures. His 3D digital illustrations range from renderings of animals to figures, …

Digital Art

7 Easy Recipes for Your Holiday Cookie Exchange

A tray full of dozens of different kinds of cookies is sure to make the holidays a bit brighter, but unless you’re Martha Stewart, who has time to do …

Dessert

17 Tiny Angels Who Cannot Wait For Christmas

’Tis the season.

Artist Transforms Ordinary Bananas Into Whimsical Works of Art

Graphic designer Stephan Brusche (aka iSteef) continues his journey to transform bananas into art. These Fruitdoodles, as the Dutch artist has dubbed them, are one part sculpture, one part drawing, and one part pure imagination. Brusche is able to see unlimited possibilities with his edible canvas, …

Art

This cat dressed as Santa while using chopsticks is livings its best life

As cat lovers *and* huge lovers of all things festive, our hearts were basically bursting when we came across this cat dressed as Santa. With over …

The Christmas Cats Of Instagram Are Coming Out To Play

It’s the meowst wonderful time of the year.<p>And with the holidays fast approaching, these #ChristmasCatsOfInstagram are getting into the festive spirit (although some more reluctantly than others).<p>Prepare yourself for an onslaught of cute cats and kittens dressed in Yuletide attire:

Christmas Trees

It's time to plant your winter vegetable garden (and gloat on Facebook)

When it comes to year-round gardening, most Southern Californians have got it made.<p>While many parts in the country are fighting snow and sleet, we're ready to plant a winter vegetable garden (and then post about it on Instagram and Facebook to make our East Coast friends and relatives …

Five toys that will get kids of all ages interested in technology

It’s that magical time of year, when you can force your own interests on other people via the act of gifting. If you’re interested in technology and want to make sure the children in your life grow up with similar knowledge (more than just how to text or use an iPad), then holiday gifts are a good …

Kids

These are the most popular holiday cookie recipes on Pinterest and we've literally never heard of some of them

Now that we’re rounding out the first full week of December a lot of us will be spending each weekend baking our favorite holiday cookie recipes. …

Wrap Anything in Cloth Easily with Japanese "Furoshiki" Folding Techniques

Instead of struggling with wrapping paper this holiday season, get yourself some cloth. The Japanese Furoshiki technique can wrap anything easily and …

13 of the best chocolate cakes in Chicago

How To Enjoy Dessert The Healthy Way (Low Sugar Or No Sugar)

Dessert. There are not many people who can say in all honesty that they are not fussed. Desserts taste great. They are the crowning glory of a meal; …

Dessert

The scientific explanation for why humans are so convinced that aliens look like octopuses

In the recently released film <i>Arrival</i>, Amy Adams plays a linguist charged with figuring out how to communicate with aliens who have landed on Earth. Visually, the aliens—called heptapods—are a testament to masterful movie magic: Everything from their subtle, fluid movements to the dense atmosphere …

UFOs

31 Cheap And Easy Last-Minute DIY Gifts They'll Actually Want

Just because you're cheap and lazy doesn't mean your friends and family have to suffer.

15 fantastic non-toy gifts for the holidays

Children are dropping letters in the mail to Santa and letting parents know what they want for the holidays. For many parents, however, the idea of bringing toys into the house that aren’t likely to be played with past New Year’s Eve has them looking for alternatives. The good news is that there …

Kids

Cats In Hats Made From Their Own Hair

Japanese photographer Ryo Yamazaki, makes hats from the hair his cats shed, and they are adorable!<p>His Scottish fold cats are Nyaa 8 year old (tabby), …

Missing shoes on Auckland's North Shore trace back to cheeky cat Squeak

Squeak with her owner Liz Lisle.<p>A neighbourhood case of missing shoes has been traced back to a cat burglar operating after dark.<p>Squeak has …

New Zealand