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This woman says her grandmother and uncle are conspiring to exclude other children from inheriting a dime.<p>8:47 a.m. Today8:47 a.m. July 21, 2018<p>This …

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7 Offbeat Adventures Around the World

Itching for an adventure, but want to set your sights on something a little out of the ordinary? Look no further.<p>Treat yourself to a wholly unique experience with any one of these offbeat adventures:<p>Live Like a Bedouin in Egypt<p>If commonplace adventures sound too tame for you, consider immersing …

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Buy a Cheap Bottle of Booze and Infuse Your Own Flavored Vodka Immediately

Homemade infused vodka: So much easier than you think!<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow may work on the internet, but when it comes to cooking, she prefers to keep it old-school. From making her own butter (seriously) to grinding her coffee beans by hand, Bilow’s all about doing things the slow</i> …

9 reasons why you should book your next trip to Switzerland

It was both a great place to be an expat and a good home base for traveling.<p>And although it can be overlooked because of its small size, Switzerland is a great place to visit.<p>From breathtaking scenery to an amazing public transportation system, here's why I think everyone should consider traveling …

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The best tour companies for solo travel

And for good reason— it allows you much more freedom and a greater opportunity to connect with locals.<p>According to the 2015 Visa Global Travel Intentions study, which surveyed over 13,000 travelers from 25 different countries, 24% of travelers traveled alone on their most recent leisure trip. …

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How Not to Screw Up Sangria, So You Can Make Fruit & Booze Magic at Home

There's no shame in sangria. Unless it's bad sangria.<p>There's no shame in sangria. Unless it's bad sangria.<p>Unfortunately, there's a lot of subpar sangria out there these days. It's easy to fall victim to a syrupy glass (or four) of "sugar wine," and wake up the next day with a splitting headache. …

Travel tips: the Swiss Alps, and this week’s best deals

<b>Take me there: the Matterhorn</b><p><b>Why go?</b><br>On 14 July 1865, British climber Edward Whymper made the first successful ascent of the Matterhorn. At the foot of the mountain, the village of Zermatt will be celebrating the 150th anniversary with a summer-long programme of events, from fireworks displays to …

Here’s what you’re entitled to if you get bumped off a flight

Chances are pretty high that you have, as overbooking has become standard practice thanks to airlines scrambling to post revenue, and no-shows being a common occurrence.<p>Luckily, the US Department of Transportation has been tightening requirements on what airlines need to do when overbooking a …

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How to Pack for an 18-Day Trip in a Carry-On

It sounds like an impossible feat: pack for an 18-day trip in a single carry-on-sized suitcase. But Social Media Specialist Melissa proves that it's possible, as she did just the thing on her recent trip to Eastern Europe.<p>So, how'd she do it? Follow her tips below, then try them out on your next …

Flying Re-Imagined: My Experience With Etihad

Now that I'm back after a short hiatus of blogging, I decided to give it a shot at travel blogging, starting with my most recent transformative experience: flying on a middle eastern airline during a 2 week business trip in India. I now understand why these airlines are praised by frequent …

10 Ways to Know/Develop Your Wine Palate

You know your taste in clothes, shoes, food and cars, but do you know your taste in wine? If you had asked me ten years ago before I started living in Italy, I would have said, "No." and "Who cares? Wine snobs are boring."<p>Now, I care more about what wine I drink and why, but I still find wine snobs …

How To Throw A Grilled Cheese Party (The Only Kind Of Party You'll Ever Need)

When hosting a fun little fête, crafting a menu to suit all of your guests' palate preferences can be a daunting task. Marissa has been experimenting with veganism for the past two weeks, Jonathan won't eat anything that comes served in a cardboard box and Llewellyn will literally shriek if she …

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Like Water for Maple

Listen up, coconut water aficionados: It's time to make room in your fridge for maple water.<p>And lest you think this stuff will taste like watery Aunt …

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Hard Cider Is (Again) Popular in America

America is the midst of a <b>hard cider boom</b>: According to multiple news outlets, alcoholic apple cider was a popular beverage in colonial America but since the 19th century, consumption has "declined" and the drink never really made a comeback. Today, however, thanks in part to the rise in popularity …

The 8 Best Wines Not in Bottles

<i>[Editor's Note: We're excited to introduce our new wine writer Nora O'Malley, whose vino knowledge goes so far beyond Franzia boxes in college, since she's a certified sommelier and manager of a sweet NYC wine shop.]</i><p>If you've ever "tapped" a box or slapped a bag, you surely know the stigmas …

A City in Belgium Is Building the Beer Pipeline of Every Frat Boy's Dreams

In what is probably the best thing to happen to <b>Bruges, Belgium</b> since that Colin Farrell film, the city will soon be home to a beer pipeline. Yes, a pipe system dedicated to transporting beer will be built beneath the city. According to Sky News, the three kilometer (<b>1.86 mile</b>) pipeline will connect …

Hard Cider: An Apple a Day

Diverse, dry, and delicious, American hard cider is making a comeback<p>Last fall I paid a visit to Wilklow Orchards in upstate New York. I was looking …

White Bean Chili with Winter Vegetables

Makes 8 cups<p>This white bean chili recipe will have you begging for seconds of your vegetables.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>2 leeks, white and 1' of pale-green part, diced<p>4 garlic cloves, finely chopped<p>2 large carrots, peeled, cut into 1/4' cubes<p>2 large or 3 medium parsnips, peeled, halved …

Skillet Chicken Pot Pie with Butternut Squash

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Lay the puff pastry over the skillet for a pretty look. Use any brand; the weight may vary, but either way you'll have enough to work with. The butternut squash in this recipe will change the way you make chicken pot pie from here on out.<p>February 2013Print<p>…

Yummy Supper: Erin Scott's Honest Approach to Gluten-Free Cooking

<i>You know how some people are obsessed with stamp collections or fantasy football teams? Well, we're obsessed with cookbooks. Here, in Books We Love, we'll talk about our favorites.</i><p><i>Today: Gluten-free meals feel fresh and vibrant thanks to Erin Scott's new cookbook Yummy Supper, based on her</i> …

Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato, and Pumpkin Recipes that Prove Orange Really Is the New Black

It's time: pumpkins, butternut squash, and sweet potatoes are starting to appear at the farmers' market. Here are 22 ways to use this seasonally appropriate produce<p><b>It's almost fall—therefore, everyone is going bonkers for butternut squash, pumpkin, and sweet potato.</b> As well they should. These …

Roasted Autumn Vegetables

<b>Roasted Autumn Vegetables</b><p>Eggplant and butternut squash are in season and they happen to be two of our favorite vegetables. We couldn't resist combining these two colorful veggies in a healthy recipe. Topping off this delectable and easy dish are goat cheese and basil. Goat cheese adds a creamy …

55 Creative Rice Recipes For Our Favorite Pantry Staple

These 55 dinner recipes with rice are nutritious and easy to make.<p><b>When it comes to versatile, healthy ingredients</b>, rice tops our list. It's a people-pleasing pantry staple worth having around, whether you prefer the short-grain brown variety, black rice, or classic jasmine (we like to keep all …

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