Andrea LaBean

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The Best Ways to See Europe in Just 10 Days

If there’s one thing that Americans get shafted on (there’s not just one; there are loads), it’s vacation days. A 10-day trip will probably eat up a …

European Travel

50 epic river journeys you must do in 2018

Ever since river cruise companies began throwing serious money at their hardware, river cruising’s star has been in the ascendant. Old hands who cruised Europe and Russia in the early Nineties speak of mediocre food, drab interiors and no “service” to speak of. The 21st century experience couldn’t …

European Travel

Best DIY Ideas To Make Your Wall Look Stylish

When you move into your own house and have the power to design the interiors however you would like to, you need to make sure you utilize this …

Crafting

21 Hilarious Embroidery Hoops You'll Want to Hang on Your Wall

An embroidery hoop craze has ensued, and we're all about it. There are so many creative options you can buy or use as inspiration to make one yourself. We rounded up the most funny and clever embroidery hoops we could find — now we want to cover our house in them. Check out our favorite picks and …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

19 Embroidery Hoops For Girls Who Really F*cking Love to Swear

Embroidery hoops are dominating Pinterest right now, and we're beyond obsessed with the trend. Although the crafty objects were formerly associated with grandma-esque arts and crafts back in the day, this new wave of embroidery hoops is most definitely not something you'd see in your nana's house. …

The Best Places to Walk in Paris

In her new book, “Flâneuse,” Lauren Elkin expands the concept of the <i>flâneur</i> — that aristocratic bohemian man strolling the city streets, possibly with a top hat or some other touch of the dandy — to include women wanderers from Virginia Woolf to Sophie Calle (one of whose works will be featured in …

France

The Best Kept Secrets In Paris

<i>Once you've endured the painfully long queues for the Eiffel Tower, got your selfie with the Mona Lisa in the Louvre, and 'Instagrammed' the Arc de</i> …

France

Now you can take a piece of Paris home with you - cobblestones are the latest travel souvenir

Sick of the sight of your replica Eiffel Tower? Too many <i>J’aime Paris</i> magnets pinned against your fridge? Then fear not, because the latest trend in travel souvenirs from the French capital might be just up your street: cobblestones.<p>One entrepreneurially-minded businesswoman, Margaux Sainte-Lague, …

If there's one thing you must do in each Paris arrondissement it's this

How well do you know Paris?<p>American tour guide Corey Frye was put on the spot to give his top tip for each of the 20 arrondissements in Paris.<p>Here's …

City breaks with kids: Paris

The city of love – or lights – can also be a delight for children, with special sessions at many cultural attractions and parks with playgrounds, ponds and puppets<p>More in this series: Berlin | Amsterdam | Barcelona | Rome<p><b>I’m bored!</b><p>Most kids quickly tire of walking, so make it more interesting with …

France

Oh My, DIY Bow Tie: 2 Ways to DIY Bow Ties (Long and Skinny or Short and Velvet)

I used to have a couple of ties that I could make into a bow or knot for collared shirts to make them look a little more special. The ones I had …

Bow Ties

Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z Online Class

Don't get flustered when facing the feet that come with your sewing machine. Steffani Lincecum explains what they are and how they work in this free …

Sewing

Embroidered Phrase Kitchen Towel DIY (No-Sew!)

I loove looking through the kitchen towels at cute shops. Some of them are like little works of art, and I especially like it when they have cheeky …

Sewing

Multi-Way 3-Button Scarf pattern by Orange September

Crochet this easy, versatile scarf for yourself or a friend! Wear it multiple ways! Warm, chunky, and cozy!<p>-Worked in a simple vintage …

Yarn

10 Minutes A Day: That's All You Need To Get Slim And Strong For Life

If you've ever struggled with your weight, you know how exhausting it is to feel uncomfortable in your body or to constantly obsess over what you should eat. You also probably know what it's like to feel guilty about skipping another workout or grabbing processed food on the run. The truth is, most …

12 vegan recipes so colorful and delicious you'll forget they're vegan

There are tons of good reasons to go vegan. Being vegan is good for the planet, a plant-based diet can make you happier, and, if nothing else, a …

5 Crazy-Good Cauliflower Recipes You Need To Try

Cauliflower is all the rage these days. Not only is it versatile, it's a delicious and nutritious substitute for rice, potatoes -- and even steak! From Cauliflower Fried "Rice" to Curried Cauliflower & Apple Soup, here are five fabulous recipes you need to try.<p><b>1. Cauliflower Fried "Rice"</b><p>Cauliflower …

10 Must-Try Restaurants in Quebec City

Discover the vibrant restaurant scene in Quebec City with travel writer and frequent National Geographic contributor Annie Fitzsimmons.<p>You wouldn’t have wanted to be my dining companion in <b>Quebec City</b>. I was completely inappropriate, struggling to stop chocolate from dribbling out of a crepe or …

France

How Many Calories Should I Eat a Day to Lose Weight?

Calories are the basis for any weight loss plans.<p>Managing calories is the most basic way to lose weight.<p>But first, you need to know how many calories …

Vegetarian Football Party Recipes

Football season means snack season. For vegetarians who love the game, it's sometimes hard to find dishes that aren't grilled meat, a burger, or …

Cooking

A Local’s Guide to the Best Food Markets in Paris

Visit Paris for the art, culture, history, and romance, but to truly experience the City of Light like a local, walk through one of its food markets. “I think when you travel abroad, the best way to discover a country is to explore the markets,” says Philippine Darblay, communication coordinator …

France

23 Perfect Things For Anyone Who Fucking Loves Stationery And Swearing

Get your very own shit list.

Notepads

34 Best Painted Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Your Halloween arrangement is about to get so much more colorful!<p>Carving isn't the only way to dress up a gourd this October. Mix up your traditional designs with these clever painting ideas.

The Crazy Cooking Hack That Reduces The Calories In Rice By Half, Science Finds

What’s the problem with rice?<p>Rice tends to be one of those foods that people avoid due to its high starch content, particularly true for those trying …

Nutrition

66 Things to Do and See in Paris

From the classic landmarks to the lesser-known gems, we've rounded up some of the most entertaining, most exquisite, and most quintessentially Parisian attractions and activities the city has to offer.<p>From the classic landmarks to the lesser-known gems, we've rounded up some of the most …