Danielle Irvin

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Playful KATRIS scratching post blocks fit together like Tetris for cats

Cat owners who find themselves hiding grubby scratching posts out of sight will love these awesome KATRIS blocks that combine feline fun with playful …

Pets

44 of the best long hiking trails in the continental US all on one map

So many trails, so little time. That’s sure how it feels sometimes when you’re trying to pick a new adventure to go on. It can be difficult deciding …

What To Look For When Purchasing A Knife For Backpacking And Camping

Gear for the great outdoors<p>The most important pack item on any outdoor adventure is the knife. Bear Grylls might wave his knives around extolling the virtues of a blade in survival situations—of which there are many—but the main reason is that it’s just plain useful for cutting up camp food and …

Camping

Top 10 Novels to Read This Winter

<b>1. US by David Nicholls</b><p>"Funny, sad, tender...I loved this book." Jojo Moyes<p>Long listed for the Man Booker Award and an Amazon Best Book of the Month for November, Nicholls explores one family's unraveling during a trip through Europe. David Nicholls brings the wit and intelligence that graced his …

19 Products Your Cat Needs, Other Than A Cardboard Box

You know, other than an empty cardboard box.

Great-Grandfather Turns His Garden into Amazing Tourist Attraction

His stone cottage looks just like a fairytale.<p>When Robert and Lizzie Burns moved to their Scottish cottage in 2000, they began transforming the "jungle" outside into a beautiful garden. While the great-grandfather has since lost his wife, the couple's masterpiece continues to attract fans over a …

Best national parks for spectacular sights but modest crowds

We’d never throw shade at Yosemite or Grand Canyon. But they are, well, kind of popular —Yosemite got 4 million visitors last year, Grand Canyon 5.5 million.<p>Want to strike out on your own? These five national parks will amaze you with their scenic grandeur and surprise you with their lack of crowds.

How to Make a Money Rose

How to Make a Money Rose<p>Updated on July 19, 2016<p>Turn Paper Currency into a Money Flower for a Creative Gift<p>Have you ever been in a position where the …

See 12 Awe-Inspiring European Parks

Krkonoše National Park, Czech Republic. This park covers 164 square miles of mountains between the Czech Republic and Po<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Tomas …

23 Easy Baking Tips That'll Make Your Dessert Dreams Come True

Life should always be this sweet.

The 10 Best Natural Tinders You Can Find In a Forest, and How to Use Them

Whether you’re lost and cold in the wild, or just need some help starting your campfire, these natural tinder options are what you need.<p>In this video …

A Bloomin' Good Map of U.S. State Flowers

Take a moment to lavish in the beauty of America’s chosen petals, and laugh at Maine for choosing “pine cone.”<p>Spring has blossomed across most of the U.S. (sorry, New England!), and so have many state flowers—poppies the color of wood embers in California, bluebonnets masquerading as fallen Concord …

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The 10 Biggest Running Mistakes (and How to Fix Them)

Whether you're a fitness runner or a sub-three-hour marathoner, you’ve probably committed one or more of the ten crimes listed below. But don't worry, these errors are easy to correct. We recruited renowned coaches Dr. Jason Karp, and Dr. Matt Moran to keep you running happy and injury-free.<p>#10: …

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This is a 'beginner' trail? Testing acumen and bravery in the mountain biking destination of Moab, Utah

When Thelma and Louise drove their T-Bird off a cliff in the final seconds of the same-titled movie, audiences thought it was into the Grand Canyon. But as epic as that giant chasm looked, the characters were driving off a cliff in Dead Horse Point State Park, about 30 miles southwest of here.<p>I was …

Mountain Biking

50 Flowers The Most Beautiful Gardens Have In Common

Can't decide which flowers to plant in your backyard? We've got you covered.<p>Consider this your complete guide to backyard blooms.

30 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

The 15 Best Face Washes for Oily Skin

Like Donald Trump and cranky toddlers wearing tiaras, oily skin can be a little high-maintenance. It often requires a tailored arsenal of skin-care products, an endless supply of oil-blotting sheets, and a powder compact on hand at all times. But with the right cleanser — one meant to stop shine in …

This Helpful Chart Shows You the Best Time to Book Your Flights

CheapAir analyzed 1.2 million trips to determine the answer.<p>Even if you're a world traveler with the biggest case of wanderlust ever, admit it: you still find booking flights intimidating. It's a complicated process, since there are so many airlines and prices are constantly fluctuating, making it …

Air Travel

Alien landscapes? No, just otherworldly places here on Earth | CNN Travel

Travel

The Weightlifting Routine That Helped This Runner Put On 40 Pounds Of Muscle

Ryan Hall is the fastest American-born marathoner. After his retirement, he set his sights on the bulking up<p>When Ryan Hall returned to the Boston Marathon in April to make appearances, all anybody could talk about was his size. Since he announced his retirement from professional running this …

8 Podcasts That Will Help Distract You on a Long Run

When a friend’s sister recently told me that she listens to podcasts while running, I was intrigued, but also skeptical. How do you run without a …

35 Wonderful Ideas How To Organize A Pretty Small Garden Space

Gardens are a great way to spend extra time. They can bring both life and curb appeal to your home. If you are a green thumb you may feel at a loss …

19 Recipes to Make the Most of Fresh Herbs

Whether you’ve got a plethora of fresh herbs on your hands because your herb garden is blooming, or you just wanted to try out that new recipe calling for tarragon and don’t know what to do with the rest, it’s a major bummer to see your greens go to waste. So make the best of those leftovers, try …

U.S. Road Trip: 50 States 50 National Parks

<b>In 2015 I took a 10 month solo road trip through all 50 states and to every national park in the lower 48, and what a long strange trip it was.</b><p>Exotic travel, especially among millennials, has become an increasingly romanticized "life-experience" milestone, and for a good reason, no doubt. Who …

National Parks

Find Zen Through Running

To achieve bliss as a runner, you need to tame your “monkey mind.”<p>If you could eavesdrop on a runner's internal monologue, it might sound like this: Forgot my sunglasses. Pretty bird. Should've worn another layer. What's for dinner? Hill! New shoes feel good. Pasta? Gotta buy pasta. And olive oil. …

A Guide To All The Different Types Of Espresso Drinks

Video by Jessica Leibowitz<p>At its heart, coffee in NYC will always be "regular," a simple affair of deli or breakfast cart java spiked with cream and …

Coffee

7 DIY Projects That Will Maximize Your Outdoor Space

Warm spring weather gives handy homeowners the perfect opportunity to maximize their alfresco space with beautiful backyard updates. To help you create your own luxuriant garden haven, we’ve partnered with eBay to bring you the most innovative DIY projects to enhance your outdoor oasis, from …

Outdoor Spaces

25 Quebec Provincial Parks You Must Take A Road Trip To At Least Once

<b>People around the world are obsessed with traveling</b>, but the truth is that you don't need to travel very far to have an adventure. At least not when …

National Parks