Janet Elrod

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Kitchen Makeover – 28 Kitchen Amenities You’ll Wish You Already Had

Speaking as someone who is just starting to design and plan the kitchen, I know there are lots of great ideas out there and, although I’m trying to …

How To Train For A 5K Run If You Never Work Out

For many people, this approach is exactly what works. For people like me, who like things in neat, detailed little packages, I needed some direction and guidance. If left to my own devices, one or more of the following would happen:<p>• Too far, too hard, too soon.<p>• Make <i>every</i> run farther and harder …

Marathons

Couch to 5K: How to train in just 6 weeks

Signing up for a 5K seemed like a good idea. But can you really run 3.1 miles? Should you just drop out? Don’t throw in the towel yet. This expert advice will have you celebrating at the finish line in just six weeks.<p>1. Buddy up!<p>First, if you haven’t exercised in a while or you have any health …

Turning Mason Jars Into Light Fixtures

Mason jars are probably one of the easiest things to re-purpose and recycle. You can use them for basically any kind of project. But turning them …

15 Genius Ways To Use Champagne

Champagne's not just for drinking anymore. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p>Next time you pop open a bottle of bubbly, don't just grab a couple of flutes and chug it down. There are just too many fabulous things you can do with that champagne! From fantastic cocktails to …

30 Cocktails Perfect For Warm Weather

The prettiest and most delicious cocktails to try this season. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com<p>Warm weather! IT'S FINALLY HERE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY! After you shove your puffy coats in suitcases and hide them away in a dark corner never to be seen until the cold returns, go sit …

Marmalade Bread Pudding

<i>Every other week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Izy Hossack of Top with Cinnamon shares an ideal spring dessert from her grandmother's recipe trove.</i><p>I'd like to say that I grew up spending my childhood summers …

Features

Grilled Caesar Salad: The Best Thing We Ate All Weekend!

Start your summer grilling off in a great way! This is an easy Caesar salad, made better by a few minutes on the grill and has become part of the Accidental Locavore's summer repertoire. This is really easy and if you want to make it even easier, you can use your favorite bottled dressing (but …

Recipes

Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Cooking the potatoes in vinegar seasons them from within, and a final drizzle boosts the flavor.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved, quartered if large<p>1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt, …

This Is The Prettiest Beach In Greece, Which Basically Makes It The Prettiest In The World

We know, we know. You're thinking to yourself, "Come on, guys, another pretty beach?" And we totally understand but look. at. this:<p>Navagio has been called the prettiest beach in all of Greece, which, if we can all agree is one of the prettiest places in all the world, then this beach is the …

17 of the best Airbnbs in Berlin [pics]

THE AWESOME AND REVOLUTIONARY WEBSITE Airbnb allows pretty much anyone with a web connection to rent out their home to visiting tourists, and it …

Germany

How to Create a Felt Dahlia Flower Brooch

Hello dahhhling! Oh, I mean dahlia! ;) As we gear up for beautiful spring blooms, we’re still looking for other ways to bring flirty florals into our lives. Today’s find? This Felt Dahlia Flower Brooch by Not Martha.<p>Originally created as a DIY Mother’s Day Corsage, we love the texture Megan created …

19 Shot Glasses You Can Eat

Throw it back, then chomp it up.

8 Surprising Ways to Use Dry Shampoo

Dry shampoo doesn't just sop up oil and give you irresistably second-day sexy hair like this in an instant; it can help you in a bunch of other surprising ways too. Hairstylist Mark Townsend, who tends to the tresses of A-listers on the regular, tells you how.<p><b>1. It keeps your curls from clumping</b> …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

The Best Time To Buy A Plane Ticket, According To A 2018 Study

Remember this number.<p>Ever wondered if there’s a magic number of days before a flight when tickets are at their cheapest?<p>Science has an answer: 70 days before takeoff is now, on average, when flights within the continental U.S. are at their absolute lowest price. And if you don’t nail 70 days ahead …

David Attenborough Narrates An Olympic Curling Match

This is a video of everybody's favorite nature documentary host David Attenborough narrating a women's Olympic curling match. You know, David …

How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

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Roma Eggs

Heat oven to 300°. Place bread cut side up on a rimmed baking sheet; brush with ¼ cup olive oil. Bake until lightly toasted, about 8 minutes. Remove …

Recipes

Paint Inspiration: A Flower Arrangement From Instagram

We spotted this cheerful arrangement on Instagram and couldn't resist its gorgeous #nofilter colors!<p><i>Photo: Joy Thigpen/Once Wed</i><p>1. Butter Up SW 6681, Sherwin-Williams Emerald.2. Azalea Flower SW 6576, Sherwin-Williams Emerald.3. Brown Cherry 1009-7, Valspar Signature.4. Aged Pine 6011-5, Valspar …

The Biggest Booking Mistake Travelers Make

There is a science to airfare: The day, time of day, and the time of the month that you book matter.<p>The number one mistake I see most travelers make is to book too early. Unless you are planning travel for high-traffic days, like Christmas or July 4, you stand the best chance for the lowest …

10 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30

Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her.<p>Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that …

West Village

The Best Home Improvement Websites and Apps

Renovations can be grueling. But a new crop of digital tools helps contain the chaos and keep things sane. See the latest and best home improvement websites and apps to check out or download.<p><b>Websites</b><p>While many social-networking sites are not much more than platforms for chatter, others have evolved …

5 Energy-Boosting Lunch Recipes To Keep You Going All Day

Photo: Courtesy Of Food52.<p><i>Food52 helps people become better, smarter, happier cooks. Food52 was named 2012 Publication of the Year by the James Beard</i> …

This Toner Has A Cult Following For A Reason

I have a pretty elaborate skin-care regimen. The one thing that's missing, though, is a toner I like enough to use every day. That is, until I came …

Found! The Ultimate Healthy Winter Breakfast

Photo: Courtesy of Foodie Underground.<p><i>Foodie Underground, a project curated in part by Anna Brones, explores our relationship with the origin of our</i> …

Breakfast

Floating Bookshelves Turn Books Into Unique Hanging Art

Dedicated bibliophiles know that how you display your books is nearly as important as the type of books you read. Raw Edges, a Tel Aviv design studio …

Books