Allison Mitchell

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10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

2015 Spring Break Books to Read

"Spring Break" develops all new meaning post-college, as in it doesn't exist anymore—and even if you do plan a vacay, it's often absent any body shots and midnight raves. But whether you're treating yourself to a much-needed getaway from work, or simply looking to cozy up with a good read in the …

Mommy Blogger's Post About Her Pregnancy Body Goes Viral

Before having twins, Joanna Venditti didn’t realize how much the pregnancy would change her 5’2″ body – even though she’d previously given birth to …

The 10 Most Historic Restaurants and Inns in the World

Food... a fundamental element of life, one of the more enjoyable aspects of humanity and reason enough to travel the world.<p>Different smells and flavors, the heat of the kitchens, the sound of clinking glasses and people's conversations and white table cloths -- the establishment of restaurants has …

The Chores Kids Can Do, By Age Group

Even kids as young as two can help around the house. If you're not sure what kinds of chores to assign your little (or big) kids, this printable …

Microsoft Office for iOS now lets you save to Apple's iCloud

Microsoft just beefed up its support for third-party storage apps — adding ways to hook up to Box, iCloud Drive and other storage apps to the iOS …

A New Mom MUST HAVE

I like my coffee hot – as in sip slowly or you’ll burn your mouth hot. Now that I’m a mom of two, a regular coffee mug just doesn’t cut it. I can …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Jul<p>26<p>Thu<p>featuring Annie LeBlanc, Jet Jurgensmeyer, Caroline Grace, Macy Martin, Sage Charmaine… and a surprise special guest!<p>Rams Head Live!, …

Baltimore

The 15 Coolest Bookstores From Around the World

Rumor has it J. K. Rowling was inspired by Livraria Lello while writing <i>Harry Potter</i> (and teaching English) in Portugal. It doesn’t take long to …

Books

The Best Books of 2014: Fiction

Ask me to list the books I loved best in 2014 and watch me dither. For a beloved book is unto itself, its very singularity what makes it so memorably …

13 Ironies of Parenthood

I wasn’t the likeliest of parents. I’m gay, was never married, have never been pregnant, and up until my mid-thirties had only wondered what it might …

Redecorating? Meet Your New Favorite App

Morpholio Board is democratizing the design process by giving enthusiasts access to the same mobile resources and tools that professionals use.<p><i>Morpholio Apps</i><p>Mood boards have long been an essential part of the creative process for interior designers, and in recent years online tools like Pinterest …

Tenement Museum’s Building at 103 Orchard St. Now Affiliated with National Park Service | The Lo-Down : News from the Lower East Side

LES Tenement Museum, 103 Orchard St.<p>Earlier this month, President Obama signed legislation designating the Tenement Museum’s building at 103 Orchard …

Nighttime Routines for an Easier Morning

I've started a new routine of taking 10 minutes each night, to tackle 5 things that have since made a world of difference in the overall upkeep of …

Organize Your Space with DIY Bookshelves

So many books, so many collectibles, so little room… If you’re short on shelf space, this post is for you, especially if you feel like getting …

15 Life Hacks For Your Tiny Bathroom

You won't want to do all of these at once, but if you pick one or two of them, you might be surprised at how much your life improves. Or just feel proud that you did something productive.

Roundup: 9 DIY Bathroom Organization and Storage Ideas

Organization and storage are a must in a smaller home, especially in the tiniest room of pretty much any house, the bathroom. So to kick off the …

Storage Ideas

DIY Storage Solutions for Your Everyday Clutter

Storage is a basic element in any home. Closets, shelves and furniture all combine to keep life’s daily necessities in tip-top order. But no matter …

Organize Cables with Toilet Paper Tubes

Here’s a handy tip from Instructables user berserk: You may be tidy enough to keep your snake pit of miscellaneous cords, cables, and wires all organized in a single box, but if you want to take your organization to the next level, neatly coil and stow each cord individually inside a toilet paper …

Organize your Kitchen Cabinets

01 of 05<p>Organizing Kitchen Cabinets in 5 Steps<p>The amount of items that home cooks need to store in their kitchen cabinets is mind boggling. The sheer …

Kitchens

Get Your Car Organized with Products from Diono - The Classy Chics

Diono is a company that sells a wide variety of travel products, car seats, booster seats, baby stroller accessories and more. If you are a parent, …

What It Feels Like to Be a Special Needs Mom

Having a child with special needs feels much the same as it does not having one, and yet, well... different. Having a child with special needs feels like you won the lottery times infinity times a gajillion because, as every mom knows, having a baby introduces a level of love that we'd never have …