Marina Krol

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17 Amazing Holiday Cocktail Recipes You Need On Your Menu

1 of 17 The Cookie Rookie<p>Blackberry Obre Sparkler<p>Not only is this Blackberry Ombre Sparkler all about seasonal cheer, it's perfect for a romantic …

Eggnog

15 Thanksgiving Salads to Brighten Up Your Meal

On a table sagging under the weight of turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, and who knows what other dishes, it's easy for a salad to go ignored. It's especially easy to ignore it if the salad is an afterthought, something thrown together in a couple minutes right before people …

These mashed potatoes are so good they’ll be the star of Thanksgiving dinner

By Maura Judkis<p>, Reporter<p><i>Editor’s note: This year, our Thanksgiving meal is a virtual potluck. Writers and editors signed up to provide one of 11 dishes, then tested recipes and brought contenders to a final taste-off for a vote. Here are the winning mashed potatoes.</i><p>True to stereotype, my mother’s …

mashed potatoes

How to Make Her Your Girlfriend - From Fling to "Serious Thing"

An amazing woman you can’t stop thinking about, also likes you back. Awesome.<p>But now you wonder… “how do I make her *officially* mine? How do I make …

5 Awesome garden decor ideas for a small home!

The garden is a place of relaxation and recreation, and while greenery and flowers help us to relax, garden decor gives the garden a creative flow. …

Landscaping

11 Disappointing Truths About Modern Dating

Finding the perfect mate has never been easy, but modern technology makes it all the more complicated. Sure, you theoretically whip out your phone …

Learning Beauty, Italian Style

Years ago—more years than I like to tell myself—I lived in Rome. And if you know anything about Rome, you know that every cliché is true: The pasta is that good, the pizza is that good, too, the city is a museum, the laundry hanging from the lines really is how they dry their clothes, and an …

58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are

When you hit a dead end, come back to this list.<p><i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the</b> …

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

A Study in Stone: The Renaissance of a Medieval Castle Garden in Catalonia

Along the coastline about an hour and a half’s drive north of Barcelona lies the medieval town of Peratallada, where most everything including the …

How to Have No-Strings-Attached Sex

Most of us have sex when we’re dating someone or in a relationship…it’s just what tends to happen. But sometimes a girl craves good old-fashioned, no-strings attached sex—the kind that you have when you just want to bang it out and be on your way. Why? Because it’s effing hot.<p>“Sometimes it can be …

Dating

Romantic Realism

Romantic Realism<p><b>I: INTRODUCTION</b><p>We expect love to be the source of our greatest joys. But it is – of course – in practice, one of the most reliable …

These Latinas Share What it's Really Like to Be a Sugar Baby

When it comes to the Sugar Baby/Sugar Daddy lifestyle, many don’t know the truth behind the money, glitz and, yes, sometimes even the sex that comes along. Yet we judge harshly, shake our heads in disapproval and criticize women who choose to date much older and wealthier men.<p>Well, it’s time for …

Los Angeles

11 crucial career lessons we can learn from the award-winning musical 'Hamilton'

Lin-Manuel Miranda's smash hit "Hamilton" is everything (you don't win sixteen Tonys by just being mediocre).<p>It's also pretty much <i>about</i> everything: it manages to cram musings on history, passion, governance, memory, legacy, friendship, war, jealousy, love, race, America, and death into its 47 …

Tony Awards

How to be human: is love worth it?

<i>Leah Reich</i> <i>was one of the first internet advice columnists. Her column "</i><i>Ask Leah</i><i>" ran on IGN, where she gave advice to gamers for two and a half years. During the day, Leah is Slack’s user researcher, but her views here do not represent her employer. You can write to her at</i> <i>askleah@theverge.com</i> <i>and</i></i> …

15 signs you’re not in a normal relationship

If you are dating just to date, chances are you snagged the first man on the street that was open for two weekends in a row. Things are fine, he's …

Mindful Sex & Meditation.

<i>This article originally appeared on MeetMindful. elephant is proud to share their content, and we think you’ll love them just as much as we do. Happy</i> …

5 Insanely Clever DIYs That Are Actually Easy

With tips to make yours come out as nicely as the pics!

This Study Shows Us Who Is Most Likely to Have Anxiety

Mental health is <i>such</i> an important conversation to be having, and our culture is doing a better job of it than ever, from celebrities who are speaking up about living with anxiety and depression to studies that tell us that body shaming makes you sick or how teens’ social media habits affect mental …

7 ways to class up a bottle of cheap vodka

It may look like water, but cheap vodka burns like a bottomless fire pit.<p>We've all been there though — an awkward leftover party stash, an …

Casual Sex: Everyone Is Doing It

Zhana Vrangalova had hit a problem. On a blustery day in early spring, sitting in a small coffee shop near the campus of New York University, where she is an adjunct professor of psychology, she was unable to load onto her laptop the Web site that we had met to discuss. This was not a technical …

3 ways to be more successful on Tinder, according to a dating-etiquette expert

How's your Tinder game? Not so great?<p>Maybe, just <i>maybe,</i> that's because you're not using the proper etiquette.<p>Luckily, etiquette expert Daniel Post Senning is here to help us out. He works at the Emily Post Institute, a long-time publisher of etiquette guides. He's also the author of "Manners in a …

Relationships

7 foods you shouldn't be refrigerating

Feel like you're playing Jenga every time you put a tupperware into your fridge? There's good news: Most of the stuff in your fridge probably doesn't need to be there anyway.<p>Toss those tomatoes to the curb, er, countertop. According to the Farmers' Almanac, these foods don't actually need to be in …

Tomatoes

Escape to the country: the best US cities for outdoor adventure

3 tips to succeed at business negotiations from an FBI hostage negotiator

<b>Chris Voss:</b> How you use your voice is really important and it's really driven by context more than anything else, and your tone of voice will …

Body Language

Let's Talk About Your Litost, And Other Emotions We Feel But Can't Quite Explain

Many social scientists think that humans only experience six basic emotions. From a research standpoint that makes sense–obviously it’s easier to study a few tidy categories than many messy ones, but it still <i>feels</i> to me like we could be missing out on a range of ways to express feelings that elude …

Knife Skills Every Home Cook Should Master

Chopped mirepoix from above.<p>No matter how refined your palate may be, a cook who lacks good basic knife skills is a liability in the kitchen. Since …

You Won’t Believe These 25 Recipes are Gluten-Free, Grain-Free … and Vegan!

Gluten-free, grain-free, and vegan desserts? If you’re looking for some mind-blowingly delicious desserts, then you’ve come to the right place. …

The Lamborghini Aventador Miura Homage honors one of the most beautiful cars ever made

Some say that the lithe, curvy Lamborghini Miura is the most beautiful car ever made. The modern-day Aventador, on the other hand — aggressive? Yes. Striking? Sure. But "beautiful, " at least in the traditional sense of the word, might be a stretch.<p>That didn't stop Lamborghini from using the …