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52 Captivating Writing Prompts for Second Graders

Children in second grade are just beginning to develop their writing skills. By second grade, students should start expressing opinions, recounting …

Creative Writing

Backroads Family Trips Are the Best Way To Share The World

Backroads has long been recognized as an amazing adventure company, where guests can bike, hike and paddle themselves by day and indulge in great foods and luxury hotels at night. I recently discovered that it also one of the best family adventure companies, where travelers with kids are welcomed …

Hot Springs

15 Podcasts You Should Be Listening to Every Week

A list of podcasts that will educate, inspire, and empower you to be the best you can be.<p>A growth mindset is one of the qualities that separates successful people from others. When you believe you are always learning and growing, you are free to take action, make mistakes, and evolve. Successful …

Self-improvement

Perfect Chocolate Fudge Frosting

This chocolate fudge frosting is simply flawless! So rich, thick, and creamy you can use to frost your favorite desserts. Silky, chocolatey and …

Dessert

Our Zucchini 'Carbonara' Is the Low-Carb Treat You Don't Have to Regret

Need a lighter version of your favorite spaghetti carbonara? Then we've got just the thing for you. Our version of the classic favorite is the …

Recipes

21 Fantastic Beach Reads Our Readers Loved This Summer

Summer's not over yet!

Books

18 Sensational Hotel Swimming Pools Kids Won't Want to Leave

Atlantis Resort: Paradise Island, Bahamas<p>What hotel amenity do kids care most about? Thirty-seven percent of American kids and 75 percent of parents …

San Antonio

Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners To Try This Week

Every week, we're delivering five easy-to-make, insanely delicious dinners, so you can put that takeout habit on hold.<p>1 Monday: Chicken Enchilada …

Cooking

11 gorgeous hotels that were made for Instagram

Whether you like it or not, social media has transformed the way we travel. Case in point: An increasing number of travelers are turning to Instagram not only to document their trips, but also in search of holiday inspiration, including what to do and where to stay. Although a list of …

European Travel

The Best $69 You Can Spend at Disney World

There will never be a shortage of things for families to spend money on during a Walt Disney World vacation — but I think I may have found the very …

Walt Disney Company

The Best Apps For Controlling and Limiting Kids Screen Time

They help you do everything from block problematic sites to set weekly screen-time limits.<p>Today’s smartphones offer near limitless access to …

Apps

How to master cacio e pepe, the deceptively difficult paragon of pasta

The first time I attempted to make cacio e pepe, I thought it had to be just about the easiest pasta dish to make, outside of the un-sauced spaghetti …

Italy

5 ways to makeover your home without spending a ton of money

In the CNET Smart Home, we're constantly thinking about decor. With all of the tech we bring in, we want it to still look like a stylish and relaxing space -- not one overrun by machines.<p>We've learned a lot along the way about how technology can make tricky decorating tasks -- like picking a paint …

Home Decorating

Six Spots in Portofino You Shouldn’t Miss

This exclusive seaside town is the perfect vacation spot.<p>More refined than Positano and less crowded than Capri, Portofino is the ideal Italian seaside village. Its winding streets are lined with the perfect mix of small boutiques and high-end ships like Louis Vuitton and Dior, its central piazza …

Italy

Christos Stergiou's 16-day Greece Itinerary

Christos Stergiou is a member of Travel + Leisure’s A-List, a collection of the top travel advisors in the world, and can help plan your perfect …

European Travel

8 Romantic Movies On Netflix This August That'll Make You Completely Believe In Love

Watching romantic movies on Netflix can yield mixed emotional results. Depending on the comfort with which you view your own current relationship …

Entertainment

The Best Spinner Luggage for Effortless Rolling

Lately, when you look around at the airport, you’ll likely notice most travelers walking through terminals with their luggage gliding smoothly beside …

Luggage

14 Unexpected Backsplashes That Give Us Major Kitchen Inspo

There's a reason the kitchen is one of the most important rooms in any home. It's where you cook your meals, eat, and catch up with your roommates or …

Countertops

Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

From: EatingWell.com, June 2018<p>This creamy crowd-pleasing pasta salad features the tantalizing flavors of Buffalo chicken with a healthy dose of …

Food

The Best Resort Hotels in Greece

<i>This story originally appeared on Travelandleisure.com.</i><p>When it came down to selecting their favorite islands in Europe this year, our readers voted …

Cruise Ships

Learning to Code Just a Flick & Swish Away With Harry Potter-Themed Kit

Voldemort ain't got nothing on you (via Kano)<p>Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry may not be real. But, thanks to a partnership between Kano …

Harry Potter

28 Documentaries To Watch If You're Not Normally Into Documentaries

There's something for everyone.<p><i>Note: submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Cinnamon-Sugar Christmas Tree Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375˚F. Lay two sheets of thawed puff pastry (1 box) onto a piece of parchment paper, stacked vertically. Using a …

Baking

The 8 Best Board Games to Buy in 2018 for Teaching Kids About Money

Learn the importance of money and have fun doing it<p>Updated June 22, 2018<p>We have all been at the cashier counter at least once where the computer …

Grand Canyon, Arizona: Family Travel Guide

The most visited national park in the U.S. is a must-see for every family<p>What to do in the Grand Canyon<p>It's no much "why go" as "why would you not go?" Visible from outer space, with rock formations that pre-date dinosaurs for about a billion years, the mile-deep Grand Canyon National Park should …

National Parks

The Best Podcasts of 2018, According to Real Simple Editors

We have been so spoiled in the past few years as more and more journalists, celebrities, and comedians continue to create and release countless …

The 9 Best Boutique Hotels to Book in Paris in 2018

Ah, Paris. The beautiful City of Love's siren call is heard not only by honeymooners, but families, friends, fashionistas and foodies the world …

Why Aren't You Watching These Netflix Hidden Gems Yet?

Remember the feeling of flipping through channels aimlessly, and not landing on anything interesting enough to stop scrolling? Two hundred channels, …

Hurry! 10 Family Trips You Should Take When Your Kids Are Still Young

It's easy to get stuck in a vacation rut when your kids are young. Once you find a spot that has kid-friendly accommodations and activities, a host of childcare help, and a won't-break-the-bank price tag, it's tempting to return again and again. But the best time to broaden your family vacation …

Kids

The Top 100 Hotels in the World

Use this collection of stunning properties — voted the best on the planet by T+L readers — as your ultimate travel checklist.<p>Year to year, we see our …