Alysha Underwood

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10 Adventurous Digs That Totally Beat A Hotel Room

<b>By Hannah Martin for Architectural Digest.</b><p>Make your next trip something truly out of the ordinary with our roundup of offbeat travel accommodations, including tepees in Texas and tree houses in Sweden.<p><i>(photo: Nick Simonite)</i><p>El Cosmico, a quirky campground in the desert of Marfa, Texas, offers a …

The 15-Minute Barre Workout You Can Do at Home

Dancing as a workout is nothing new—whether you’re doing Zumba or just jamming out to Beyoncé’s latest, it’s a fun way to break a sweat. And barre …

Yoga

15 Packing Tips That Will Forever Change Your Toiletry Bag

We're always in for a good packing hack, whether it's the lazy way to stockpile shampoo or the brilliant carry-on bag that feels like you're carrying nothing at all.<p>One of the biggest packing headaches we face is, well, the stuff for our face (and hair, and nails...). Toiletries and bathroom …

Traveling Internationally? Do These 20 Things First

Credit: Flickr<p>So you're ready to put that first stamp in your passport? Or it has been years since your last big vacation? Here's a list of 20 tips you should do or bring before your trip if this is your first time traveling abroad or if you need a refresher.<p><b>Security & Health</b><p>• <b>Check in with your</b> …

Want to Travel More? Here Are 5 Tips to Get Started

"I want to travel more!"<p>Sound familiar? With the arrival of the new year comes new resolutions, a popular one being to travel more throughout the year. But sometimes these resolutions are easier said than done. There are kids, bills, work, family obligations and a ton of other reasons why travel …

11 Cities You Must Backpack At Least Once

There are almost too many must-see cities in the world -- and the most seamless way to hit them all is by backpacking. With little luggage and a huge sense of adventure, a backpacking trip allows you to experience new places with freedom and ease (all while teaching you more than college ever …

4 Wholesome and Hearty Bean Soups to Get You Through Winter

<b>1. Pasta e Fagioli</b><p>Pasta e fagioli -- literally "pasta and beans" -- is a hearty and heartwarming Italian soup, perfect for a chilly night. There are countless recipes but this one, adapted from Chef Joe Cicala's recipe in the <i>The Washington Post</i>, is the best I've tried. The base of the soup is made …

8 Reasons to Choose Travel Over Going to College

Remember what our generation was told growing up? "Go to college and get a degree, you'll then be able to get a good job." I think it's safe to say those days are over.<p>While there are certain professions where a degree is a must (Doctor, lawyer, nurse, etc.) there are many that don't require one. …

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The Secret Ingredient to Tastier Tacos

Meet the meat that will pack your tortillas with more deliciousness<p>Whether you live in a tiny town or a big city, you probably don’t have to travel far to find a taco night. Heck, even sports bars and family-friendly chains tout their versions of the Mexican classic. You’ll also probably find that …

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These Vegetarian Meatballs Are Made With Eggplant, And They're The Real Deal

By their name alone, meatballs subtly hint at their main ingredient -- meat. And yet, these vegetarian meatballs are made with no meat at all, and they pull off the good work that a good meatball does. Who woulda thunk? Check these out:<p>The secret is eggplant. Yes, marvelous eggplant gives these …

5 Delicious Soups Perfect for Fall

The weather is getting colder and the days are getting shorter. Long evenings grilling outside and enjoying salads for dinner are a thing of the past. Instead, curling up with a warm bowl of soup seems like a much better plan.<p>These five recipes are as easy as they are delicious. Make a double batch …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

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Sichuan Noodle and Pork Shoulder Soup (Yu Xiang Pai Gu Mian)

3 tbsp. canola oil<p>1 1⁄2 lb. boneless pork shoulder, cut into 1" pieces<p>8 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 (2") piece ginger, preferably young ginger, peeled and …

Food & Dining

How to Shuck Holiday Oysters

<i>Welcome to Eat Like a Man's Holiday Survival Guide, wherein we tackle some of the season's thorniest issues in food and drink to help you make it to January in one piece.</i><p><b>"He was a brave man who first ate an oyster,"</b> as Jonathan Swift famously said, not least because opening the stubborn suckers is …

Thai Mi, You’ll Like Mi!

New Work, RecipesJun 02 2014Comments Off<p>Summer has finally arrived in the Twin Cities and we are beyond thrilled at the Hare household. Ecstatic. We …

Baked Breakfast Quinoa with Plums and Pistachios

Baked Breakfast Quinoa with Plums and Pistachios.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 8, 2014 73<p>Apparently I am alllllllll about breakfast right now.<p>I’m also all …

11 Drinks to Start Your Morning

In the world of morning beverages, there are a lot of personal preferences. There are hot drink drinkers and cold drink drinkers: Some people will adamantly order a cold coffee, even in the dead of winter, while others can never give up their hot latte, even as they sweat through an August commute. …