Christina Schmidt

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One Couple, 2 Dogs, a Van, and a Few Hundred Pounds of Climbing Gear

Keith and Brianna Madia don’t care that their van doesn’t have air conditioning. They do care, however, if their two rescue dogs, Bucket and Dagwood, …

Pets

Depth of Field Preview Button Explained

Understanding the Depth of Field Preview Button<p>There’s a big possibility that you’ve seen this button before but you probably have no clue what it …

Asian Chicken Noodle Salad with Ginger-Peanut Dressing

Ingredients<p>For the Chicken<p>2 bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts (or 2 cups cooked, shredded meat)<br>• 1 tablespoon vegetable oil<br>• Kosher salt and freshly …

A 25-year-old spent $250 turning his truck into a camper van to travel across the US

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• John Charles Putrino built a bed and storage unit into the back of his truck.</b><b><br>• He's driving to national parks across the US.</b><b><br>• It took some getting used to, but he enjoys the solitude of low-maintenance travel.</b><p>John Charles Putrino wanted to keep his cross-country trip …

Buffalo Ranch Deviled Eggs Recipe - Page 2 of 2

<b>Yield:</b> 48 deviled eggs<p><b>Prep Time:</b><p>15 minutes<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i> Leave a review »<p>Easy Buffalo Ranch Deviled Eggs Recipe with only 6 ingredients …

This Free Lightroom Plugin Reveals the Active Focus Point in Your Photos

Back in 2014, a free Lightroom Plugin called Show Focus Points blew up online. Unfortunately, that plugin hasn’t been updated in quite some time, so …

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I’m a Full-Time Photographer Because of Instagram: Here’s How I Did It

My name is Sam Vox. I am a freelance photographer from Tanzania. I became a full-time photographer because of my Instagram account. In this post, …

Social Media

11 Delicious Cookie Recipes for Holiday Baking

The best way to celebrate the Holidays is with some delicious food. And lucky for you I am sharing all my favorite cookie recipes you can bake with your loved ones. The best part, if you're in the mood, you can totally host your own <b>Cookie Exchange Party</b>!<p><b>Orange Sugar Cookies</b><p><b>Coffee Cake Cookies</b><p><b>Oreo</b> …

30 of the Most Important Photoshop Features and How to Use Them

Nate Dodson over at TutVid just put together one of the most comprehensive overviews of Photoshop’s key tools and features we’ve ever seen. 30 …

Tutorials

Lightroom Tip: How to Match Different Photo Exposures in One Click

If you captured a range of exposures for a certain scene, you don’t have to painstakingly adjust each one once you’ve got them in Lightroom. This …

The Peanutty Broccoli Side That'll Make You Want to Eat More Broccoli

Never thought we'd say it, but this broccoli side is worth writing home about.<p>Two weeks ago, I invited friends over to let me cook them dinner. Hosting isn't something I do very often (and, if we're being honest, cooking isn't either), but I dug through some of <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s easier recipes, selected …

Cooking

Ina Garten's Date Night Recipe: Parmesan Roasted Zucchini

Preheat the oven to 425°F.<p>Trim the stem end of the zucchini, cut them in half lengthwise, and scoop out a small channel of seeds with a regular …

An Easy Hack to Make Your Car Camping Warmer

When you drive a Vanagon, you learn all kinds of simple, passive solutions to the indignities of vanlife. Take air conditioning, for example. Mine …

Home Depot

5 Photography Terms Every Serious Landscape Photographer Should Know

Landscape photography is all about photographing the beautiful vistas that nature presents to you. It encompasses everything from mountains and …

Landscape Photography

These Easy Soup Recipes Are Just As Good As Takeout — & So Much Cheaper

Even if it's still unseasonably warm in our corner of the country, the Refinery29 offices are ready for fall — and its not just because a few of us …

Cooking

Make This Slow Cooker Chicken Chili for Dinner Tonight

Combine the chicken, onions, celery, green chili peppers, garlic, cumin, 1 1/2 teaspoons of the salt, coriander, oregano, and bay leaf in a 6-quart …

Bacon Potato Corn Chowder

Have you heard the Jewish Proverb “Worries go down better with Soup”? I’m finding this to be more and more true. Other than chocolate of course, …

This One Pot Cheesy Pumpkin Pecan Pasta Is Everything

I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to get into that fall feeling. The PSL is back and the autumn equinox will soon be here, so let’s get into the season a wee bit early (and add a new recipe to your Meatless Monday list) with this incredibly creamy, easy Pumpkin Pecan Pasta Recipe. It’s the …

Recipes

Canon publishes free EOS AF Microadjustment Guidebook

Canon Digital Learning Center published the Canon EOS AF Microadjustment Guidebook, and made it available for free. You can download the Canon EOS AF …

Homemade Cheesy Chili Dip

Waell, looks like we’re going to have to stuff our faces with favorite game day foods two posts in a row. Hmm. Darn.<p>When it comes to party food game …

Recipe: Mini Oatmeal Cream Pies

Mini Oatmeal Cream Pies<p>Makes about 23 small sandwich cookies<p><i>For the cookies:</i> <br>1 1/2 cups rolled oats (not instant) <br>3/4 cup all-purpose flour <br>3/4 …

Eat Like a Vegetarian for a Whole Week

You've likely done Meatless Monday before, and/or familiarized yourself with tofu, grain salads, the 6-minute egg. But if you've never ventured into the world of vegetariana for <i>longer</i> than just a day at a time, we'd like you to reconsider. There are a million reasons to eat your vegetables—a desire …

Healthy Eating

50 Cold-Weather Soup Recipes

Pumpkin Pie Cake

Pumpkin Pie Cake<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>45 mins<p>Total time<p>1 hour<p>A favorite holiday staple turned into an easy and delicious cake! This Pumpkin Pie …

Applying Fuji Film Simulations to RAW Files

Now as proud Fuji owners, we all know I am sure, how good the out of the camera jpegs are. In fact, probably the best on offer, from any camera …

11 Best Pasta Recipes for Fall

From creamy butternut squash to umami-packed mushrooms, fall produce makes for incredible, comforting pastas.<p>Here, 11 of our favorite fall pastas …

Brown Butter Mushrooms with Hazelnuts and Whole-Wheat Pasta

Toasted hazelnuts add a little crunch to this rich and satisfying pasta dish. <b>Slideshow:</b> More Pasta Recipes