Daniella Marotta

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Carrick Talks Money: Can you really afford a house?

What are the key measures for deciding if you can comfortably afford to buy a home? And how important is it to build in a buffer to cover off higher mortgage rates? Rob Carrick takes a look

Music Education For Creativity, Not A Tool For Test Scores

In a mobile classroom — basically a trailer outfitted with a desk and some chairs — music teacher Chris Miller works with a group of active kindergartners dressed in green and khaki school uniforms. He teaches them the basics: musical concepts, artists and styles of music.<p>"Everybody repeat after …

Which Sounds Tug Most At Your Heart Strings?

An entrancing new website quizzes users on how different noises make them feel.<p>I’m six or seven, sitting cross-legged on my parents’ bed and watching a spring thunderstorm roll through our town. Or listening, really, safe in that room, as my dad teaches me to count the seconds between the thunder …

40 images of Peru we can’t stop looking at

IT’S EASY to cast Peru in superlative terms. The nation has the world’s deepest canyon, a selection of the Western Hemisphere’s tallest mountains, …

How to Make No-Bake Fruit and Nut Bars at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Jennifer Farley of Savory Simple makes a homemade version of store-bought fruit and nut bars that are filling, flavorful, and just as sweet as</i> …

Yago Hortal creates vibrant paintings that come off the canvas - The Fox Is Black

Barcelona born, Berlin based Yago Hortal creates stunning paintings that literally jump off the canvas. Using thick layers of acrylic he stacks and …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Let's Talk Investing: The worst money mistakes thirtysomethings make

What are the worst financial blunders people in their 30s make and what financial milestones should you have reached by 40? Rob Carrick finds out

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14 Moments That Make or Break a Relationship

What Oprah Knows for Sure About Fresh Food

It's been 21 years since I first met Bob Greene at a gym in Telluride, Colorado. I weighed 237 pounds at the time, my highest ever. I was at the end …

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Figs, Rosemary and Parmesan Grilled Pizza Recipe

<b>Makes 4 pizzas</b><p>Ingredients<p>8 tsp. vegetable oil<br>• 1 pound pizza dough<br>• All-purpose flour, for rolling<p>Toppings:<p>16 fresh black Mission figs, each stemmed and …

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The Ultimate Guide to Packing Lunches

New ways to eat leftovers, inspiration from a Rubik's Cube and more ideas for delicious brown-bag cuisine that'll please everyone.<p>Give Oil and …

Dr. Oz's Worry Cures

"What if I can't make my mortgage payment? Or if my health suddenly turns?" We all have nagging worries that keep us up at night. In fact, worrying …

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Jalapeño, Garlic and Oregano Grilled Pizza Recipe

<b>Makes 4 pizzas</b><p>Ingredients<p>8 tsp. vegetable oil<br>• 1 pound pizza dough<br>• All-purpose flour, for rolling<p>Toppings:<p>4 jalapeños, thinly sliced crosswise, seeds …

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Dr. Oz: 3 Easy Ways to Protect Your Heart

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Quinoa Salad with Grilled Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 cup quinoa, rinsed<br>• ½ cup green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces<br>• 2 pints cherry tomatoes<br>• 3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for …

5-Ingredient Summer Recipes

If you have salt, pepper and olive oil on hand, all you need are a few more items, and you're well on your way to 8 amazing dishes you'll be making …

6 Ways to Nurture Happy, Healthy Kids

This Many Great Photography Links May Cause Uncontrollable Happiness

As another week rolls by us here, Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy looking in all corners of the internet for links to the best tutorials, …

18 Best U.S. Summer Music Festivals: From Bonnaroo to EDC (PHOTOS)

Summer Hits<p>Jean Trinh rounds up the best music festivals in the U.S., with artists like Beyoncé and Nine Inch Nails.<p>06.01.13 4:45 AM ET<p>Julie …

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

The Most Beautiful Cherry Blossoms Around the World

One of the best known symbols of spring in Japan are the magnificent pink Japanese cherry trees, also called sakura. Starting in mid-March, the …

The 25 Least Visited Countries In The World

The problem might just be finding the right destination. The least visited country in the world may not be the one you would think.<p><b>Click here to go straight to the destinations ></b><p>I am currently conducting research through visits to all 198 countries of the world.<p>The reason? To figure out where I …

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7 Things We Don’t Do To Hurt Our Marriage

Since we provided a list of the things WE DO to keep our marriage strong, we figured it was just as important to list the things we DON’T DO to hurt …

54 Life Lessons 14 Years of World Travel Taught Me

People all over the world have the same basic wants and needs. It doesn’t matter where we come from, what we look like, how we talk, or what we …

Richard Branson Q&A: What I love about travel

Sir Richard Branson founded the Virgin Group in 1970 and Virgin Atlantic in 1984, which starts flights from Heathrow to Manchester, Edinburgh and …