Kimberly Prowak

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Top 5 reasons to refinance and the pros and cons of each

1. Lower monthly payments.<p>2. Lower interest rate.<p>3. Switch to a fixed rate.<p>4. Reduce your loan term.<p>5. Cash-out refinance.<p>Reason 1.<p>Lower monthly …

Best Ever Homemade Chewy Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 8x8 or 9x9 baking pan with parchment paper or foil and lightly grease with cooking spray. Set aside.<p>2<p>…

This Crunchy Thai Quinoa Salad Is the Perfect Lunch

The bringing-your-lunch-to-work struggle is real. But easy salads like this one — with quinoa, crunchy veggies, and a flavorful peanut sauce — will …

Food

Here are 6 Easy Ways to Find the Cheapest Flights Using Google

If you’re not already familiar with Google Flights, let us introduce you to one of the quickest and most efficient travel search engines out there. …

Zest for life: a guide to the Amalfi Coast

Colourful houses cling to the cliffs in Positano<p>Cetara, on the Amalfi Coast, is known for its Colatura di Alici, an amber-coloured anchovy sauce …

Amalfi Coast

Best Places to Visit on the East Coast of Mexico | The Riviera Maya

<b>Mexico‘s east coast is an exciting destination. While many head for the aquamarine beaches on the famous Yucatán Peninsula, each town offers</b> …

The Most Beautiful Place in Every U.S. State

Think of this as your starting point to the most epic cross-country trip ever.<p>If you've ever done a road trip across the U.S., you've probably stepped away thinking: How can <i>one country</i> look like that? No state is the same, and each has its stars, the kind of sights that make you catch your breath …

National Parks

We're Making This Raw Vegetable Salad On Repeat All Summer Long

And it shows up the grilled stuff every time.<p>I call 2003 the year of the zucchini. It was summertime, and I’d spent days curing and smoking ribs, brisket, and pork butt on a Big Green Egg for a backyard blowout. When the party was winding down, I was expecting questions and accolades from the …

Kitchn | Inspiring cooks, nourishing homes

Inspiring cooks and nourishing homes through daily recipes, tips, kitchen design, and shopping guides.

Kitchens

My Kind of Spring Drink Recipe: Strawberry Gin Smash

For a pitcher:<p>Muddle the sugar and limes in a pitcher that holds at least 8 cups (64 ounces). Set aside 6 to 8 small strawberries and make a small …

Recipes

Strawberries Have Arrived! Here Are All the Ways to Eat Them

There is no sweeter time of year than strawberry season. We wait all year for the arrival of these ripe, red berries and once they're here, we can't …

Dessert

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

31 Crowd-Pleasing Summer Appetizers

Every party must be equipped with plenty of appetizers, and it's always better to have a variety of options, from dips to cheese to stuff on a skewer. This collection of recipes has a little bit of everything so you can appeal to all tastes. Cheers to a happy (and full) bunch of guests!

The top 10 European travel destinations of 2017, according to Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet has released its “Best in Europe” ranking of the 10 European destinations people should be visiting in 2017.<p>The “hotlist” of places you …

Three Escapes to Tide You Over Until Summer Vacation

Midway between spring break and long August holidays, this is the time of year we get a travel itch that’s logistically difficult to scratch. Enter …

15 Unique Things to Do in Dubai That You Never Knew Existed

Thinking about where to go on your next adventure? Craving sand, opulence and adventure?Want to spend your days in luxurious pools and exploring …

Solo Travel Destination: Lake Como, Italy

This Solo Travel Society member spent five days working her way around Italy's Lake Como, and enjoyed it from every vantage point.The post Solo …

Italy

Move over, London and Paris — these unlikely foreign cities have seen a spike in popularity this summer

Slide 1 of 11<p>When it comes to planning their vacations this summer, many tourists are showing interest in cities beyond such traditional destinations …

21 No-Added-Sugar Recipes I Used During My 30-Day Detox

You don't need to add sugar to make a meal taste good!<p>I had to make some adjustments, but overall, they only include natural sugar (like, the kind that naturally occurs in fruit and dairy). Enjoy!

I Quit Sugar For 30 Days And This Is What Happened

No added sugars, no artificial sweeteners, no fake sugars, no honey, no agave, no syrup, no joy.<p>1. You too are interested in a sugar detox and want to know if it really helps with weight management, increased energy, fewer cravings, improved skin, etc.<p>2. You don’t understand how a human can do such …

Egg Recipes That'll Make You Excited For Breakfast Again

Make breakfast great again.<p>Eggs are a versatile food that offer a good deal of options ― even the simple hard-boiled egg can be handled in a number of ways, and to varying degrees of doneness. You can opt to bake them instead of boil them, or even steam them for a more tender approach. And that’s …

Breakfast

34 photos that prove the Cayman Islands are one of the most relaxing places on earth

In the Caribbean Sea, encircled by Mexico, Belize, Cuba, and Jamaica, are the Cayman Islands. Made up of three separate islands — Grand Cayman, …

Using The Amex Platinum For Airline Tickets?

Whether we travel for work or for pleasure, there is something in all of us that pushes us to want to step outside of our homes and keep going.<p>Unless you plan to drive all the way across an ocean or two, airline travel is the most efficient way to get overseas (besides stowing away on a freighter, …

Platinum Card

Nine Trips to Take Before Having a Baby

Adventure travel and babies—or even toddlers—don’t exactly go hand in hand. Parents of young children may also find that it’s difficult to fully …

7 Chic Boutique Hotels You’ll Never Want to Leave

Back in the day, you may have thought your hotel was just a place to drop your bags, shower, and steal a couple hours of sleep after a day of sightseeing. But with the uptick of super-stylish pads with personalized amenities and travel-like-a-local programming, jetsetters are more inclined than …

6 little-known tricks that can get you luxury travel perks for less

Luckily, you don't need to spend a lot to get more out of your vacation. Follow these tips to upgrade your vacation and travel like a millionaire— without the budget.<p>1. Book cheap airfare with hidden-city ticketing<p>Airline ticket prices aren't based on distance traveled, but by market demand, said …

Luxury Travel

How to Rent a Dream Villa in Italy

Courtesy of The Thinking Traveller<p>One of the villas you can book on The Thinking Traveller<p>It's best to book 9-12 months in advance, but there are …

The Why of Cooking

What’s the most efficient path to kitchen wisdom?<p>It’s a shame that the standard way of learning how to cook is by following recipes. To be sure, they are a wonderfully effective way to approximate a dish as it appeared in a test kitchen, at a star chef’s restaurant, or on TV. And they can be an …

Farm-to-table

8 reasons you need to visit Ireland RIGHT NOW

IRELAND’S BEEN ON your must-see list for a while, right? Well, you need to put down your coffee and get to planning your trip ASAP. 2017 is proving …

One of these 10 quick sauces can rescue a boring plate

A quick sauce is a good thing to have in your back pocket — you can turn something blah into something more flavorful, give leftovers a new life, or add moisture to, say, an over-cooked rotisserie chicken. Here are 10 ideas from the Recipe Finder, plus pairing suggestions, to get you started.<p><i>[Dear</i> …

Recipes