Jill Russell

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14 Women Writers Recommend Books for Men

From Audre Lorde's book of essays to Margaret Atwood's chilling fiction.<p>When I finished <i>Sex Object,</i> Jessica Valenti's memoir about sexism in everyday life, I immediately knew what I wanted to do with it: hand it off to every guy in my life with a little note that said, "Please read now." While it's …

Books

The 10 best TV shows of 2017

With swelling budgets, top-drawer talent and the seemingly increasing faith of the broadcasters, television in 2017 has continued to march forward in quality and creativity. Whether it's been awe-inspiring underwater footage from Blue Planet II, to the nailbiting story twists in Game of Thrones and …

TV

I Made My Own Alternative Wedding Bouquet, and You Can Too

Not all brides want a traditional fresh floral bouquet, and I'm one of them. I wanted to make as much as possible for my wedding, indulging my love …

Weddings

People are obsessed with hydrangea cakes and cupcakes right now

They are almost too pretty to eat.<p>There's no denying hydrangeas are simply beautiful, and luckily, these vibrant pink, blue, purple and white flowers …

15 Dramatically Beautiful Places You Have To Visit In Europe

It probably comes as no surprise to anyone that Europe has a rather vast plethora of amazing and absolutely beautiful sights to see. We’re talking …

European Travel

Black Bean Recipes

From spicy Southwestern salsa and pepper jack burritos to steamed tofu and quinoa, these incredible recipes highlight black beans.

Cooking

Vanilla and Thyme Slice and Bake Cookies

Slice and bake cookies are the best for two main reasons. The first is the most obvious. Having some frozen, ready to bake cookie dough in your …

Dessert

Mini Christmas Trees Packed With Joy And Cheerfulness

The reasons to avoid having a large Christmas tree can be really diverse. Most often, we avoid large trees because of the lack of space. Other times …

Chemicals

The Ultimate Guide to DIY Holiday Gifts That Don’t Suck: 41 Really Cool (Giftable) Projects

There are only five days left until Christmas! So, if you’re planning to DIY any gifts this year, now is the time! Which is why, I’ve put together a …

DIY

Something for Everyone, 75 Homemade Gift Ideas

• By Joan<br>• December 13, 2016<br>• 3 Comments<p>I was going to post another diy gift idea that my youngest made last year but if you still haven’t finished up your …

Thrifting

A Minimalist’s Guide to Christmas Decor

The town square, malls, and your neighborhood are all decked up for the Christmas celebrations and there is so much excitement in the air. While it …

21 Modern Wreaths To Decorate Your Home With This Holiday Season

Nothing says “happy holidays” quite like a festive wreath hanging from your front door, sitting in your window, or perched on your mantle. Whether …

Decorations

26 Unique Holiday Decor Ideas for Christmas Lights

‘Tis the season to deck your halls with all manner of twinkling string lights. You can’t go wrong with a few strands wrapped around your tree and windows, but if you’re looking to switch things up this year, these unique lighting ideas will help you get “lit” in the most festive way possible. …

Decorations

How to Dress Up Your House for Christmas Without Using Red and Green

Because you chose your home's color palette with care.<p>Red and green have been repping Christmas since the Middle Ages, so we think it's time to spread the holiday cheer around to a few other color schemes. These metallics, neutrals and other unexpected hues are just as festive.

15 Pretty Christmas Luminaries

Luminaries make gorgeous decor pieces all year round, but few things look as whimsical and holiday appropriate than the light of a Christmas themed …

Turkish delight

Homemade sweets and candies are always a pleasure to make and to receive. You could also try adding pure lemon extract and a drop of yellow food colour in place of the rosewater and pink colouring here.<p>MAKES<p>20 pieces<p>INGREDIENTS<p>375g caster sugar<br>• juice of 1 lemon<br>• 25g gelatin powder<br>• 100g cornflour<br>• 25g …

Festive Pine Cone Crafts Perfect For The Holiday Season

With the winter holidays just around the corner preparations are starting and everyone is starting to plan all sorts of fun themed decors and events. …

30 Casseroles That'll Make Cooking Dinner a Little Easier

When you're cooking for a party of "so many people," it's all about making your life a little easier. That's why casseroles are so popular with big families or those who like to cook once and eat all week. The effortless dishes require just a bit of prep, and then the oven takes care of the rest. …

27 Creepy-Cute Treats to Make for Halloween

Spooky and sweet, salty and scary: These snacks are perfect for Halloween

18 unexpected recipes for sweet potatoes

<b>From fondue and latkes to waffles and cheesecake, it's time to escape the sweet potato slump.</b><p>Every year as the temperature starts to sink and leaves …

Breakfast

20 best autumn recipes: part 1

Richard Olney’s pears in red wine (poires au vin rouge)<p>Serves 4<b><br>eating pears</b> 4 or 5, slightly under ripe<b><br>orange</b> 1<b><br>cinnamon</b><b><br>sugar</b> 150g<b><br>good red wine</b> 1 bottle<p>Cut the pears in two, lengthwise, core and peel them and arrange the halves in the bottom of an earthenware or enamelled ironware terrine – if they …

Baking

Health without wealth: eat well for less

A healthy diet is not about Instagrammed asparagus, glowing skin or a feeling of wellbeing – it’s about eating foods that help you to avoid disease. That simple message has been muddied by pseudoscience nutritionists and celebrity health gurus, clambering over each other to persuade you to buy …

Food

The Pros And Cons Of Group Travel And How To Do It Right

Get out of town<p>Before adult responsibilities like work and bills crept into my life, I fully intended on doing a ton of traveling. My plan was that I would graduate from college and spend a year or two trekking the globe with friends before settling into grown-up life. I’d greet adulthood with a …

Travel

15 Creative DIY Pillows That Are Great For Decor or Naps

Do you love the idea of filling your space with throw pillows that are decorative but can also be used for actual comfort? You’ll probably be able to …

Sewing

How to Make Rose Beads From Your Wedding Flowers

How to Make Rose Beads From Your Wedding Flowers<p>Updated on May 13, 2016<p>Making beads from rose petals is not difficult. A little patience is needed, …

Jewelry

15 Healthier, Vegan Versions of All Your Junk Food Favorites - One Green Planet

We all like to treat ourselves to some junk food every now and again. Even though those foods are usually high in fats, sugar, salt, calories, and …

10 beautiful British walks that end in a pub

24 Healthy Ways to Use a Can of Coconut Milk

Whether you’re vegan, following the Whole30, lactose intolerant, or just looking for new ingredients to experiment with, there’s a good chance that …