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Vancouver's Granville Island Public Market: A Complete Guide

Granville Island Public Market is Vancouver's most famous food market. Home to more than 50 vendors, this packed-to-the-rafters market offers the …

Stock Markets

13 Books To Read After "Crazy Rich Asians"

To celebrate Hollywood's first all-Asian cast in 25 years, here's a list of some of my favorite books by Asian and Asian American authors.<p><b>If you’re like me</b>, you’ve been counting down the days until Hollywood’s first all-Asian cast in 25 years hits the big screen. To celebrate, I’ve compiled a list …

Books

Ten essential summer reads according to the Swedish bookstore voted world's best

<b>Fiction</b><p><i>"Less" by Andrew Sean Greer</i><p>"This great, funny, empathic book about a middle-aged writer and his insecurities won the Pulitzer this year."<p>Read …

Books

How To Add A Built-In-Bra To Clothing

So, I have a feeling that you saw the title of this post and said either, “Why would I want that?” or, “Oh, dear Lord, YES!” I’m always astounded by …

Clothing

The Best Nonfiction Books of 2018 (So Far)

By looking at the real world around us, we're better equipped to understand ourselves.<p>While a great novel can be engaging, there's nothing quite like a true story—whether that story comes in the form of deep reporting, memoir, or personal essays. Nonfiction gives us the chance to look at the world …

Books

Your Next Great Read: Blade-on-Your-Throat Nigerian Crime Fiction

As an author aficionado of old-school noir — think Hammett, Chandler, Thompson — I’m always on the lookout for the next thing in the genre. While the …

Books

10 Books That Will Make You More Interesting

We’re firm believers in the power of a good book to change lives, and it’s for this reason we set aside time every single day to knock down a few …

Books

Free sewing pattern: Walking shorts

A pair of walking shorts like these is a summertime classic. Mayra from So Sew Easy offers this walking shorts sewing pattern for FREE! Not only …

Sewing

The Unknown Affordable Brands I'm Shopping Instead of Zara Right Now

Although the big-name high-street brands—e.g., Zara, Mango, Topshop—will always have a special place in my heart, there's something exciting about …

Clothing

Not your girl gang: why do we try to connect female writers who have nothing in common?

Michelle Dean’s Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion engineers a “cohort” of female writers as varied as Joan Didion, Hannah Arendt …

Literature

What to Read Next: Seven Compelling Indian Authors Writing in English

After Arundhati Roy’s debut novel, <i>The God of Small Things</i>, won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 1997, the Indian book market was suddenly flooded …

Books

Our Crispy Brussels Sprouts With Lentils Are the Superfood Sidekick Your Next Meal Needs

Lentils are possibly one of the most underrated superfoods in the culinary world today. Brimming with beneficial fiber, lentils have been found to …

Food

Bar-B-Que Sauce Recipe

"This is an easy to make Bar-B-Que sauce using ingredients most people have at home."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup ketchup<p>2 tablespoons brown sugar<p>2 tablespoons …

Food

Sewing tutorial: 30 minute kimono

Lightweight kimono jackets are perfect for summer layering! They dress up a simple t-shirt or tank to make a breezy summer outfit. And the simple …

Jackets

Barbecued sardines or spaghetti with lemon: 20 best easy summer recipes – part 2

Reem Kassis’s aubergine, yogurt and nut salad<p>Whenever we invited people over for a big lunch, my mother would usually make a variation of this salad and it would be the highlight for me. As far as the nuts and garnish go, I often play around with it depending on my mood, so feel free to adjust …

Recipes

22 Dips and Spreads to Smear on Chips or Your Body

Idk your life, man.<p>When you want to have a chill evening with friends, you don't want to chain yourself to the stove, serving multiple courses, getting fussy with garnishes and plating. You want some good music on in the background, and some good drinks being passed around in Solo cups (heck no, …

Cooking

Arundhati Roy: ‘The point of the writer is to be unpopular’

Arundhati Roy does not believe in rushing things. With her novels, she prefers to wait for her characters to introduce themselves to her, and slowly develop a trust and a friendship with them. Sometimes, however, external events force her hand. One of these was the election of the divisive Hindu …

Books

34 Sexy Dresses That Will Turns Heads Everywhere You Go

Planning a night-out look when it's the Summer can be such a hassle. With the humidity and high temperatures, the one question that stays on our mind is how do you show some skin while still looking classy? If you want an eye-catching one-and-done outfit that's easy to slip on in a moment's notice, …

Clothing

80 Ingenious Sewing Hacks and Pro Tips You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

I love to sew. That being said, I rarely have time these days between work and family. Well, I have a treat for all of you like me who just really …

The Best And Quickest Way To Sew Cuffs On Pants!

Whether you like making clothes or you just have a large and growing family, domestic sewing machines like the Janome DC2013 make hemming pants and …

I've been to 25 countries and I can tell you there are only 11 phrases you need to get by anywhere

There are more than 6,000 languages in the world, but the vast majority of people won't learn more than two or three.<p>Language barriers can cause frustration and inconvenience if you're traveling to a country where English isn't commonly spoken. I experienced the difficulties firsthand throughout my …

Sewing tutorial: Add a kick pleat when sewing a skirt

Besides just looking nice, a kick pleat can make it easier for you to walk in a fitted skirt. Michelle from That Black Chic has a tutorial at We All …

Why You Should Never Throw Out Your Old Pillowcases

Pillowcases will almost always outlive their fitted and flat companions. It's a fact of life. Perhaps the sheets get ripped or stained or repurposed …

Super Crunchy Veggie Chicken Bowls

This rainbow of crunchy raw veggies, is a quick, low-meat way to brighten up your dinner table. Tossed with a tangy Asian-inspired dressing, the …

Healthy Eating

These Are The Best Sunscreens That Go On Completely Clear With No White Residue

As a woman of color who loves the beach, but also experiences painful sunburns after a few too many hours in the sun, I’ve made it my mission to find …

12 of the Very Best Books Published in the 1970s, From Le Guin to Haley

Stephen King<p>King’s epic post-apocalyptic thriller kicked off a creative period that would give us some of the writer’s most enduring and beloved works – but few touched the scope and power of <i>The Stand</i>. Set in a world brought to the brink of destruction by a worldwide pandemic, <i>The Stand</i> is the book …

8 Historical Fiction Books You Don’t Want to Miss

From ancient Egypt to the grunge era, historical fiction novels are a fun immersive way to experience the past! Even if you’re not into togas or …

Books

Characters don’t have to be likable to be lovable

Talking about “likability” in fiction ignores what the greatest literature does.<p>One of the most illuminating — and often rewarding — parts about having a novel published is the ability to see your work through the eyes of readers. In the months of lead-up to the publication of my novel, <i>Social</i> …

20 Notoriously Underrated Writers You Should Be Reading

What makes an author underrated? Well, there’s an argument to be made that most literary writers are—by virtue of the fact that these days they are …

5 new books you won't want to miss this week, including a new 'Devil Wears Prada' novel

USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week.<p><b>1. When Life Gives You Lululemons</b> by Lauren Weisberger (Simon & Schuster, fiction, on sale June 5)<p><b>What it’s about:</b> Can Emily Charlton — former assistant to magazine editor Miranda Priestly and now an image consultant — save …

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