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10 Smart Slow Cooker Dinners for Lazy Cooks — Recipes from The Kitchn

During summer I rely on my slow cooker more than ever. It's a staple during my weekend meal prep sessions, a must for cookouts and BBQs, and, most of …

Cooking

11 Gorgeous Rugs That Look Way More Expensive Than They Are

A rug can change the entire feel of a room.<p>There are rugs that sell for $10 at the dollar store. And, there are rugs that sell for $34 million at …

The 19 Most Incredible Small Spaces on Pinterest

Big ideas for small spaces—no matter how tiny.<p>These days, folks can’t get enough of the tiny home trend. Homeowners are getting more creative—and …

21 Ideas for Organizing Your Home Office

Convert an awkward little nook into a home office by installing sturdy shelves.<p>You can create a home office with minimal fuss; all you need is enough …

Get Your Wellness and Wallet Back on Track by Eating at Home

We all kind of get used to being—and eating—out and about in the summer. But while habitually soaking up rays (and cocktails) on your favorite …

Slow Cookers

15 Easy Sheet Pan Suppers for Fall

After an easygoing summer, getting thrown back in to the busy fall season can be enough to make anyone's head spin. Between school, work, …

5 Hearty Dinners for the First Week of Fall

I've been savoring the last weeks of summer in September — making tomato sandwiches and buying berries at the farmers market to fill up the freezer — …

Cooking

5 Weeknight Dinners Anyone Can Make in Under 30 Minutes

Quick and easy dinners are the bread and butter of my meal plan, week in and week out. From Monday through Friday you won't find recipes with a …

All Our Best Advice on Deciding Whether to Rent or Buy a Home

<i>For more personal finance tips, sign up for the Your Money newsletter here.</i><p>So you’re thinking of buying a home, perhaps your very first one. But you wonder whether you might be better off continuing to rent. And you have no idea how to figure out which choice makes more sense for you.<p>Well, join the …

Sleep Under the Northern Lights in an Icelandic Bubble Hotel

Billing itself as the “five million star hotel,” Buubble is a unique lodging option about an hour outside of Reykjavík, Iceland, that offers guests the chance to sleep outdoors in one of five transparent bubble units.<p>Surrounded by the forest on all sides, winter visitors who are lucky enough to …

Northern Lights

Ashley Christensen’s Recipe For Macaroni Au Gratin

You could call it mac and cheese, but that wouldn’t quite do justice to this creamy three-cheese update on the classic from chef Ashley Christensen of Poole’s Diner in Raleigh, N.C. Cook an egg yolk on top if you really want to take it to the next level<p>POOLE’S DINER is at once the third-oldest …

Recipes

13 cheap and brilliant recipes that'll make you want breakfast for dinner

"Thou shalt hold no meal higher than breakfast," chef John Currence of Mississippi's Big Bad Breakfast commands in his new cookbook <i>Big Bad Breakfast:</i> …

14 Quick Bread Recipes, From Scones and Muffins to Soda Bread

Getting into breadmaking is a serious endeavor—recipes are often multi-hour processes and require a bunch of measuring, kneading, and waiting for dough to rise. I love eating bread, but baking it is just a little beyond my patience. Quick breads, on the other hand, are much more approachable. Made …

17 Comforting No-Noodle Fall Dishes That Snub Carbs

One of our favorite things about welcoming the chilly weather, besides being in sweatpants and leggings <i>forever</i>, is comfort food. By summer’s end, we find ourselves dreaming about carb-tastic casseroles, cheesy baked pastas and hearty fall soups. But after a few weeks of carb-indulging, there is NO …

Culinary Quito: An Introduction

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><i>By Paulina Vaca</i><p>A great confluence of indigenous, Spanish, and African traditions, Ecuadorian cuisine is a true melting pot of flavors that has managed, in large part, to remain undiscovered.<p>From its perch high in the Andes and dead-on the Equator (Ecuador is Spanish for …

South America

Word of Mouth: 24 Hours in Reykjavik

by Adrienne So<p>For a while now, Iceland has presented itself as a convenient layover destination for people traveling between Europe and North America—and not just because of its location in the middle of the Atlantic. It's a magical place to visit for anybody who's inspired by or interested in …

European Travel

The Best Summer White Wines Under $20

It’s summertime, and the joy of spending long, lazy days outdoors can only be enhanced by a chilled glass of wine. At less than $20 a bottle, each one of these refreshing whites is budget-friendly. Plus, they're equally delicious sipped out of a Reidel glass or plastic cup! Check out our selections …

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Visiting Iceland: 14 dos and don'ts

The number of visitors to small, ravishingly beautiful Iceland is soaring – and Iceland’s news has been busy with stories of tourists getting into difficulties. When travellers get things wrong, it can be a matter of etiquette, or the destruction of the pristine environment. But it can also be …

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Which bar in Reykjavik Iceland?

So many places, so little time. Bars in Reykjavik are as different as they are many. But which ones should you try?<p><b>As elsewhere in most cites</b> …

European Travel

World's Only Drop-In Volcano, Thrihnukagigur, Opens For Third Season Of Tours

Ever wondered what's inside a volcano?<p>Thrihnukagigur, just outside the Icelandic capital of Rejkavik, is preparing to open for its third season of public tours. On a voyage with Inside the Volcano, visitors will drop 400 feet into one of dormant Thrihnukagigur's three magma chambers through an …

32 photos that will make you want to travel to Iceland

Most of the island is an uninhabited landscape of jagged lava rock, fields of bright green moss, hot springs, towering waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanoes.<p>Many visitors say that the country is reminiscent of another world.<p>Plus, it is a perfect place for any adventurous traveler — visitors to the …

European Travel

13 things every Chileno misses the second they leave Chile

1. Eating a beast of a hot dog from Sibaritico<p>I’m not talking about those petty hot dogs you get in a Copec gas station, which are gone after three …

Iceland: It's Magical, Cheap and Free (ish)

Here's a fun fact: My favorite word is "free." As in, I like to feel free (hence my penchant for muumuus); I love to be free (I am a crazy patriot -- seriously, there's nothing like traveling the world to make you really appreciate America); and... I luuuurve a freebie -- as in free stuff. I'm the …

European Travel

New Zealand's unmissable aquatic adventures

With the world’s tenth longest coastline and an interior riven with more than 180,000km of charted rivers, it’s no surprise that New Zealand’s cup is overflowing with watery adventures. Surfing, kayaking, rafting, diving, snorkelling, sailing, and even swimming with dolphins or seals, there’s …

'A road trip from Punta Arenas, #Chile to Tierra del Fuego (via a ferry at Punta Delgado lighthouse) brought us past a large flock of sheep. We were aiming to pass the #Argentinian border by nightfall but the sun was setting and the fading colours were so incredible we had to stop and take a look. These guys were rather skittish; it took a lot of slow crawling on hands and knees to get close enough to get this image.' -- @joshdjuric. We think the crawling was worth it for this capture ;) Stay tuned for one more image to come as part of Josh's #lpInstaTakeover this weekend.

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The 12-Room Hotel That Turned a Barren Archipelago Into Chile’s Next Big Thing

As we sailed through the placid channels off Chile’s mid-Pacific coast, all was silent.<p>Our wooden ship—painted yellow and blue and built in the style …