Kristie Z

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The Wolves of Yellowstone

“Wolf by the river. Stop!” screamed Emily, a fellow traveler who sat across from me in the snow coach. Minutes earlier I had asked our driver if there was any chance we’d spot a wolf. “Quite frankly, I doubt it,” she replied. “Although <b>Yellowstone</b> is home to about 100 wolves, spread across 12-13 …

9 Things Successful People Refuse To Do

Shares 7K<p>Success may contain an element of luck, but your <i>attitude</i> is perhaps the single most important factor when it comes to achieving your goals. …

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

National Parks

Photo by @pedromcbride // A #Samburu warrior working at Sarara Camp with tourists and @nrt_kenya to protect land and #wildlife, takes in the view at sunrise in northern #Kenya. Honored this image and its photo essay shot for @natgeotravel, won the #gold medal for overall excellence in photography by the North American Travel Journalists. To see more images from this story go to: @pedromcbride. #Africa #freshwater #conservation #lewa #Nikon @thephotosociety @natgeocreative

Will You Move to Cyprus to Have a House like this?

Prodromos and Desi Residence by VardaStudio Architects is built on a steep embankment, in such a way that half the home is embedded into the slope …

A Two-Story Beach House with a Small Footprint

This quarter-acre plot of land just 500 feet from the Atlantic Ocean was purchased over 40 years ago by a couple with hopes to build on it one day. …

The Secret to Richard Blais’s Sweet-Spicy Roast Chicken and Wings

It may come as a surprise that the star dish at Richard Blais's Atlanta restaurant, The Spence, doesn’t involve foams, quick freezes or any high-tech …

8 Food and Drink Trends to Try in 2015

Here, eight culinary pros predict the trends that will be big next year.<p>F&W editors predict that 2015 will be year of house-made tortillas, …

5 Chef Riffs on Pasta Bolognese

The classic Italian dish pasta Bolognese comes with a stringent set of rules, but the chefs here aren’t afraid of breaking them.<p>Yes, this classic …

Florida by Land: Hike a Loop Trail

In Florida’s biologically diverse natural environment, short, mile-long loop trails deliver an astounding array of flora and fauna.<p>When you don’t retrace your steps, every bend in a trail reveals something new. And in Florida’s biologically diverse natural environment, that means even a short, …


Bake Your Cake and Eat It Too: A Lighter, Naked Chocolate Cake with Fruit

Stick to your New Year's resolutions and enjoy the process of doing so, with the help of this lightened-up chocolate cake.<p>If there is one thing that …


Lemon-Ginger Cookies with Mint

Debra Satterthwaite of Carmel, Indiana, put a twist on a classic sugar-cookie recipe with the addition of lemon zest, ginger, and fresh mint.

Cornmeal-Cherry Cookies

Cornmeal gives these not-too-sweet cookies a crumbly texture and golden color. Keep an extra log in the freezer -- you can slice off and bake as many cookies as you want. This recipe is easily doubled or tripled.

Broiled Citrus and Cranberries

After a rich, filling meal, indulge in something simple and fresh. Broiling caramelizes the sugar-dusted citrus and gives this winter fruit salad a sophisticated feel. The cranberries deliver a tart punch and cleanse the palate.

Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Serve this snowy dessert this holiday season. Cupcakes are shaped like trees, covered with snowy frosting, and sprinkled with sanding sugar. Save some sugar to create beds of "snow" for serving. If you like, you can also make mini gingerbread stars to decorate the tops of the trees.

Frosting for Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Serve this showy dessert this holiday season. Christmas Tree Cakes are laden with snowy frosting and sprinkled with sanding sugar. If you like, you can tint the buttercream pale green with gel paste food coloring. Save some sugar to create beds of "snow" for serving.

Bacon-Wrapped Potatoes

To serve these bacon-wrapped potatoes as an appetizer, simply leave in the toothpicks they were secured and baked with. Remove them to serve as a side dish.


Figs and Prosciutto

Sweet and delicious, figs make the perfect pairing for a thin slice of Prosciutto di Parma -- which, by the way, is nitrate-free and low in saturated fat. Get more

Articles about 5 examples stone modern homes on - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>The term "clerestory" is applicable …

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Picattoo Turns Your Favorite Instagram Photos Into Temporary Tattoos

Picattoo is a new service by INK361 that turns your Instagram photographs into temporary tattoos that you can decorate your body with.<p>The tattoos can …

Pedernales Falls State Park — Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

Take Me to the River<p>Flowing over and around huge slabs of limestone, the Pedernales River can be turbulent. But most often it is tranquil, and a …


10 Quick and Easy Christmas Day Hikes Near Seattle and Portland

After your kids have seen what Santa Claus left under the tree, stockings are emptied, and bellies are filled, why not take the festivities outside …

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, but the …


15 Great Decor Ideas for Your Kitchen