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A Native New Yorker and Professional Tour Guide Shares Insider Tips for First Timers

As a native New Yorker, a licensed city tour guide and a volunteer Big Apple Greeter, I’ve answered lots of questions from tourists over the years. …

20 massive home renovation mistakes you can avoid

Any contracting team will tell you that taking on a home renovation project is no small or easy task, but there are some mistakes you can avoid in …

Gooey Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Bars

These Gooey Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Bars could not be more delicious and perfect for a back to school weekend dessert! ...MORE+ LESS-<p>August 5, …

Nutrition

Easy Weeknight Cooking: Creamy Chicken Pesto Pasta | shopswell

Nothing says summer like garden fresh pesto. Hearty, fresh and flavorful it's the perfect summer midweek meal.<p><i>Ingredients:</i><p><i>1 large boneless chicken</i> …

18 garden fences that'll get the neighbours talking

It might not seem like the most interesting topic on the face of it, but the garden fencing you choose will either make or break your garden.<p>Once …

Landscaping

Why Your Brain Won't Let You Look at These Black Dots All at Once

A new optical illusion is here to break the internet, or at least our minds. The latest visual trick making the rounds is an image of intersecting …

Is this tractor the beginning of the end for farmers?

Over the past few years, driverless car technology has steered itself into the mainstream, with Google and Mobileye at the forefront of this emerging …

8 Money Moves to Make When You Land a New Job

Spoiler alert: Splurging on a new work wardrobe isn't one of them.<p>You nailed the interview, negotiated the pay like a boss, and that offer letter? Signed, sealed, and delivered. While you’re ready to treat yo’self immediately, you also owe it to yourself to make a few smart money moves to fully …

The Perfect Rib Eye Marinade Recipe

"This is the perfect marinade for tender rib eye steak."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (12 ounce) bottle red wine vinegar<p>1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce<p>1 tablespoon …

Weeknight Cooking: Greek Style Chicken Thighs | shopswell

I <i>love</i> chicken legs but my guy thinks they're "nibble" food. Meaty thighs are the perfect compromise - he feels thighs are more more filling and I get …

From College Dropout to Wall Street Success Story: 11 Things Winning People Always Do

From thinking strategically to maintaining discipline, these core principles make success more likely.<p>If you're a parent, it's hard when you don't like your kids' choices. Sometimes you have to step in, like when they're acting illegally or risking their health. But what do you do when your kids …

Self-improvement

Buying a Tiny House Is a Really Bad Idea, Finance Expert Says

Sorry, tiny house fans: This pro says you should spend your money more wisely.<p>When some people think "dream home," they automatically think "tiny house." If you're looking to downsize, a tiny house is charming, practical and affordable, so purchasing one seems like a no-brainer ... or so we thought.<p>…

15 Great Businesses You Can Start While Keeping Your Day Job

Updated April 18, 2018<p>According to a Pew Research Center study, self-employed Americans, of which there were 14.6 million in 2014, accounted for 10 …

12 books that offer a solid return on investment

by Barry Ritholtz<p>About once a week, I get an email like this: "I am interested in learning more about investing. What books would you recommend I …

4 Things Productive Entrepreneurs Do Every Day

Time management is a huge challenge for entrepreneurs. Here are four tips to help you juggle it all.<p>Time management is a huge challenge for entrepreneurs. You have many plates spinning at once, and prioritizing and handling it all can be daunting to say the least. These four tips can help you …

Time Management

Your Mouth Is Not Ready For These Grilled Potato Volcanoes

Oh, hot damn!<p>Servings: 6<p><b>Volcanoes:</b><p>6 large russet potatoes<p>3 cups cheddar cheese<p>8 ounces cream cheese<p>1 cup green onions<p>12 slices of bacon<p><b>Garnish:</b><p>Sour Cream<p>Green Onions<p>1. Preheat the grill to 400˚F/200˚C.<p>2. Thoroughly scrub the potatoes until they are clean and poke a few holes around the potato to …

LendUp fights big banks with $47M for compassionate credit cards

Banks win when the poor lose. Credit cards can trap people in debt and bleed them dry with late fees. But it’s this exploitative experience that makes banks vulnerable to fintech startups like LendUp that are willing to undercut them and make up margin with software efficiency.<p>It’s that strategy of …

But is it finger lickin' good? Taste test for Colonel Sander's secret recipe

But does the recipe match the real thing? The <i>Tribune</i> wanted to find out. So they put it to the test.<p>Several batches of chicken were prepared in the</i> …

Recipes

KFC recipe challenge: Kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test

Reporters didn't taste much of a difference between Kentucky Fried Chicken, right, and the fried chicken, left, on wire rack.<p><b>It is one of the most</b> …

Recipes

The Best Cruise for Every Type of Traveler

From tricked-out ships to life-changing meals, further proof you’ll want to get on board<p><b>Drink a Burgundy in Burgundy, no designated driver required.</b><br>Belmond’s 4- to 12-person canal barges sail the region, with daily stops for tastings at vineyards like the almost-300-year-old Château de Pommard. And …

‘Renting is a beautiful thing’: The case against home ownership

There's a cure for this nation's narrow-mindedness about renting instead of owning a home.<p>It's a new book called <i>The Wealthy Renter</i> that will be published Sept. 10. The author is Alex Avery, who is well qualified to write on the topic of buying versus renting. He holds the respected chartered …

Major US renting markets are starting to crumble

No one was prepared for this. The slowdown started a year ago when the resale inventory began to balloon. According to a new report by Integra Realty Resources for the Miami Downtown Development Authority, in May listings soared 58% from two years ago, to about 3,000 units, while monthly sales …

How to finance a vacation home

<i>Here are three of the week's top pieces of financial advice, gathered from around the web:</i><p><b>Financing a holiday home</b><br>Renting out a vacation home is a …

The Photos of This Naturally Pink Lagoon In Mexico Are Otherworldly

The stunning setting was practically invented for Instagram.<p>In a small fishing village off the coast of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico is Las Coloradas, which is essentially one of the most picture-perfect destinations on the planet.<p>There, you'll find a lagoon with water in the prettiest pink hue …

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This Cauliflower Fried Rice Is Everything Dinner Should Be

I remember when I first made cauliflower rice. It took me SO long to get through the recipe to my finished product. Maybe at the time I was …

Crispy smashed potatoes with garlic, thyme, and lemon

Cook potatoes in a pot of boiling salted water until they are tender enough to smash, about 30 minutes.<p>Transfer the potatoes to a colander and rinse …

How To Make Your Own Sourdough Bread

Get it started<p>In a world of microwaves and right or left swipes, there are still some things worth the wait—like baking bread. Even though it takes some time, DIYing pretty bakery loafs in your own kitchen should not elicit a boredom-induced meltdown. The kitchen won’t hold you hostage from the …

Best Carne Asada Recipe for Tacos

Shares 111<p>I’ve partnered with <b>ALDI</b> to bring you the best carne asada recipe that’s perfect for the grill. All opinions are my own.<p>Carne asada is …