Jeanie Kelu

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Skip the Boring Business Plan. Focus on This Strategy Instead.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The concept of starting a business without a plan would send anyone running -- and for good reason. Every great business begins with a plan that outlines measurable goals and the methods for achieving them. Plans, done correctly, can be a …

Gilded Age 'Japanese Cottage' in Tuxedo Park Lists for $2.7M

<i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Tuxedo Park, New York<b><br>Price:</b> $2,700,000<br>Another one of the beefy nineteenth-century mansions of Tuxedo Park, …

2014 Shattered the Record for Home Sales Over $50M

Every few weeks an unreasonably expensive home pops up on the market, and real estate-watchers are dumbfounded all over again. Top blockbuster honors currently go to the 25-acre Beverly Hills compound Palazzo di Amore, listed last November for $195M, the same month a Georgian Revival mansion on 11 …

Apartments are the home of the future. Let’s make them smart.

Image copyright Iotas.Would you find it creepy if your apartment owner was tracking every time you switched on a light bulb or how much energy your …

Living Rooms

The Renovation Nightmare Next Door; Paying for Public Parks

<i>Welcome to Curbed's weekly roundup of architecture, real estate, and urban planning-related feature stories. Please be in touch if you have a story to recommend.</i><p><b>1.</b> Jim and Allison Pantaleo spent $340,000 on their house, doing renovations before they moved in. At the same time, the neighbors were …

6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Roasting Vegetables

We share how to roast vegetables to perfection with 6 tips from our test kitchen<p>Roasting vegetables seems easy enough, right? Just chop 'em up, put 'em on a sheet pan, and throw them in the oven. Basically, yes. But there are some specific things you should keep in mind to get crispy-yet-tender …

Cooking

Millennials to Drive Down Home Sizes

The younger generation will make their mark on the look of homes in the coming years as homes likely will get smaller, separate laundry rooms will …

The Best Cooking Tricks We've Picked Up Over the Years

From the proper way to clean a cast-iron pan to a life-changing pasta trick, here are the best cooking tips and tools we've learned to use over the years<p>People don't just wake up one day and know how to cook. Like any other skill, cooking is a learning process. Whether it's cooking your way through …

Hoarding

11 Things You Need to Do to Make Your Baked Goods Better

Even the most seasoned baker can use a refresher course now and then—these baking tips will make for better cookies, cakes, pies, and more<p>We'll admit it: Sometimes, we fudge things when we cook. After all, who needs a recipe for simple weeknight pasta? Off-the-cuff roasted chicken is a snap. We're …

Dessert

Go slow: how to do less and take in more on holiday

From healthy retreats and solo journeys to holidays which are normally full-on, like skiing and city breaks, our writers show you how to ditch the itinerary, slow down and enjoy the moment<p><b>Off-grid escapes</b><p>Looking for a place where you can enjoy your own digital detox and a break far from the madding …

Lake District

5 Ways to Use Avocados Besides Guacamole

We're not ragging on guacamole; we're just hardcore crushing on avocado. Here's how to sneak it into everything you make.<p>So you've perfected your guacamole game, you're Instagramming expertly-crafted avocado toast, and you'll never eat a brown rice bowl without a few slices on top. You're now ready …

Healthy Eating