Ann Rosin

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Light Rye Bread with Caraway Seeds Recipe

Rye bread, with its slight tang, has a flavor profile all its own. Whereas "white bread" has become a term synonymous with "ordinary" or "plain," …

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Preheat the oven to 325°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.<p>In a large bowl, stir together bananas and coconut oil until smooth. Stir in …

Dessert

Halloween for Kids in the '70s vs. Halloween Today

Just a few days ago, my 6-year-old and I were discussing what she wants to be for Halloween. We still like to (mostly) make our costumes instead of buying them. Plus, who can afford them today? I kid you not, I saw a little girl's fairy costume for $89.50 a few days ago. (When is the last time you …

Why You Should Make Your Own Granola

For more flavor, go beyond the bag<p>There’s a long list of foods that always taste better when you make them yourself compared to when you buy them at the store: apple pie, pasta, pickles, and so on.<p>But it’s not until you make the recipe below that you realize granola should be on that list. Homemade …

National Curry Week: The Secrets of a Healthy, Non-Greasy and Flavorful Curry

With all the heat and spice that a curry emanates, it is entirely fitting that this curry week should fall in October, especially when the weather is turning and everyone needs something hearty that fills them with nutritious warmth.<p>A curry is fresh and incredibly flavorful, but often contains far …

How Everything We Tell Ourselves About How Busy We Are Is A Lie

Insights from the time-diaries collected from Americans over the past 11 years show we’re shifting in our priorities.<p>If you can’t catch a breath during the frantic daily grind, don’t blame it on not having any free time.<p>Americans actually have more leisure time, are less rushed, less stressed, and …

Nova Scotia leads where Canada lags: R&D

As workers from Atlantic Canada have left to pursue jobs elsewhere, and companies from the region have struggled to keep their doors open, Nova Scotia is emerging as a bright light in an area where companies traditionally struggle: commercializing research.<p>California-based biotechnology company …

Retail sales sizzle in March

An earlier version of this story misspelled the first name of Millan Mulraine of TD Securities. The story has been corrected.<p>WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) …

WebMD Brightens Outlook As Sales Improve; Shares Spike 20%

WebMD Health (WBMD) boosted its first-quarter and full-year financial guidance on Monday as the health information provider enjoys stronger sales activity.<p>The rosier outlook drove shares of New York-based WebMD 20% higher.<p>WebMD said it expects first-quarter revenue to be at the high end of the …

Report: Facebook Eyes Money Transfers as Ticket to Emerging Markets

In a bid to gain further traction in emerging markets, Facebook (FB) is reportedly planning to jump into the money transfer business by servicing remittances and electronic money.<p>According to the <i>Financial Times</i>, the world’s largest social network is requesting approval from Ireland’s central bank …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

TRADE DISPUTE Top U.S. trade agency dismisses massive duties against Bombardier<p>Apotex CEO quits, former boss takes over, as drug maker reels from founder’s death Subscriber content<p>Trump tax reform leads U.S. entrepreneurs in Canada to consider giving up American citizenship Subscriber …

Business (Canada)

Why investors should go global

Investors tend to have a strong home bias, buying shares in companies they know and preferring bonds traded in local markets. Peter Westaway, head of …

If Facebook becomes like PayPal these will be the two big winners

Facebook is “only weeks away” from getting regulatory approval to become a payment and remittance processor, reports the Financial Times (paywall). Once the central bank of Ireland—where Facebook’s non-US business is registered and headquartered—approves Facebook as “electronic money institution,” …

FinTech

Digital Health Summit

IKEA Card File Drawers Hack

At the moment, amongst other things, I’m working on a totally new room makeover at my hive.<p>It’s a little space I’ve not shared previously. I can’t …

House Design

Your Entryway Needs this DIY Calendar Work Station

Image Courtesy Chelsey Andrews<p>In just a few short weeks the official start to fall will be here. That means school starting, less vacation, and less …

Crafting

DIY Decor Trend: Handmade Storage Ladders

Old ladders are easy, inexpensive finds and the possibilities for DIY storage projects are endless. Bookshelves, towel or quilt racks, plant stands, …

Design

Media Alert: Turns Out Watercoloring is Not Just For Kids!

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and what better way to tell your S.O. or friends you love them than sending a good old fashioned card? Let’s be real, who doesn’t enjoy opening the mailbox only to see their name hand-written on an envelope? (Answer: no one!) That’s why we opted to …

Chemicals

DIY Project Idea: How to Make a Modern Pegboard Shelving System

As DIY projects go, this is one of my favorites. A photo of one popped up here on Apartment Therapy last year, and it's been in my crosshairs ever …

Woodworking

DIY Modern Triangle Art

If you have followed my blog for a while, you know that I love to make my own art to decorate my home. One of my favorite pieces is this teal and …

Why You Should Learn To Cook

Start simple. Anybody can do it. There is no cooking technique that you can’t acquire with enough time and patience. Take one dish at a time. Commit …

Start from Seed: Tips to Grow Your Garden Cheaply

Last year, I spent a bunch of money on annuals and perennials for my small backyard plot. This year, I've vowed to be more like my dad, who always …

20 Creative Ways to Make Your Own Shelves

By now you’re aware: We have a little obsession with DIY projects. And there might not be anything better and more useful to do with free time than to make your home look dope (while getting organized). We’ve given you ideas to make your shelves pop, and we’ve even shown you our favorite …

House Design

50+ DIY Projects for Your Entryway

21. Maximize surface area, while maintaining a low profile in narrow spaces.<p>22. IKEA hack to the rescue!<p>23. An easy fix for muddy and snowy boots and …

Stocking Stuffer Idea- Handmade Owl Heat Pack

Shares 80K<p>You can’t go wrong with this sweet stocking stuffer idea – a owl handmade heat pack! Simple directions and pattern below.<p>Hi there friends! …

Mini Shadow Box Fridge Magnets

Today I am going to show you how to make an inexpensive, unique way to display your memories beyond the framed photo. You can make these mini shadow …

Ikea Expedit

Ikea Expedit<p>We still can't believe that more than <b>100,000</b> of you have checked out our Ikea Expedit Project! What originally was supposed to be a …

How to Make a Portable Perennial Garden

As spring comes right around the corner, we’re all about going green. But, since most of us live in apartments or small homes, we don’t all have backyards or back patios for getting our garden on. So, we decided to create a portable perennial garden in a tray you can move to any available window in …

Chemicals