Mary Bartosch

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Airfare Study Claims This Is Exactly How Far In Advance You Should Book Your Flights

<i>This story originally appeared on Travelandleisure.com.</i><p>CheapAir.com announced the results of its annual airfare study on Wednesday, analyzing 917 …

Flying

12 Trees That Will Ruin Your Yard

Don’t even think about planting these pests.<p>We love trees. They can provide shade; fall, spring, or year-round color; and plenty of visual interest …

Plants

The Ultimate Guide to a Clean Stove (So Good, You Might Actually Do It)

The stove is the workhorse of the kitchen, burners dutifully heating up on command to prepare meals at all times of day, season after season. It works hard, and that work shows: in a splotch of tomato sauce from Monday, some sauteed greens from Tuesday, bits of fried rice from Wednesday. After days …

Cleaning

So Wait, I Need *How* Many Sets of Sheets?

According to the <i>L.A. Times</i>, there are around 300,000 things—no, that’s not a typo—in the average U.S. household, including everything from paper clips to pots and pans, furniture, and more. That’s a lot of stuff! It’s no wonder so many people feel stressed about the clutter in their homes.<p>If you're …

Cleaning

The 10 qualities of an emotionally intelligent person

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Juice a Bunch of Lemons or Limes at Once

Whether you’re pre-juicing a bunch of limes for daiquiris or making a big batch of whole-lemon lemonade, all that squeezing can take a toll on your …

Recipes

When you write your will, don’t mess this up

Two chores that most people gladly put off: The first is writing a will—and the second is updating it to reflect changed circumstances. Either way, …

Income Tax

After Traveling to 25 Countries, I Can Tell You These Are the Only 11 Phrases You Need to Get By

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>There are more than 6,000 languages in the world, but the vast majority of people won't learn …

Language

Five Things to Do Immediately After Moving into an Apartment

Tips on everything from getting the landlord to fix your leaky faucet to making your neighbors your allies.<p>You’ve signed the lease, paid your deposit, and finally moved in all your boxes. Congrats! But don’t get too cozy yet. There are still <i>quite a few</i> things to do before relaxing in your new …

San Francisco

22 Work-Appropriate Blouses You Can Pair With Anything

We get it: in theory, it’s more exhilarating to splurge on an Instagram-worthy pair of heels or your next lingerie purchase. But trust us when we say …

Clothing

Torch Your Butt, Waist, and Legs With These Curve-Enhancing Moves

Achieving an hourglass figure isn't in the cards (or genes) for many of us, but we <i>can</i> enhance what we've got. With a combination of proper nutrition and exercise, it's possible to reach the physique you're aiming for. But you should also keep in mind that you won't get there by simply targeting …

Workouts

Memorize These 3 Phrases & You'll Never Order A Wine You Don't Like

When it comes to wine, our decision-making abilities look something like this: We're either gambling with a hastily-grabbed bottle from the wine …

Flavors

Individual Baked Eggs Recipe

"A very easy idea with a minimum of fuss or muss for any number of people. Individual Baked Eggs surrounded by a strip of bacon, and topped with a …

Breakfast

This simple hack will help you *finally* master crow pose

Figuring out how to do crow pose without falling on your face is challenging for both beginner and advanced yogis alike. Even instructors like …

Yoga

How to Negotiate Your Salary: Managers’ 13 Top Tips

“Does anyone know how to negotiate salary?” my friend asks at one of our semiregular wine nights. Our conversations usually run the gamut from what’s …

Employment

Four Public Speaking Myths To Stop Believing (And Tips From Actors To Use Instead)

The thought of having to get up in front of a large group and speak or present can create a lot of fear and anxiety. But as a leader, it’s important to be a great communicator and an effective, engaging presenter.<p>Unfortunately, popular wisdom on this subject, though well-meaning, doesn’t seem to …

Public Speaking

Everything you need to know about Asian egg rolls

Imagine if you ordered fried chicken at a restaurant, were so excited and confident you had ordered the right thing, could almost taste its …

Deep Frying

How to Make Magic Shell Ice Cream Topping - Chowhound

Magic Shell has been around for quite some time now, but it hasn’t lost the power to impress and delight ice cream lovers everywhere. The way the …

Dessert

20 Literally Genius Dryer Sheet Hacks You'll Actually Want To Try

Clean deodorant stains, stop your shoes squeaking, and get the static out of your hair.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 15 Damn-Near Brilliant Hacks Using Cotton Balls<p>• 16 Clever Things To Do With All Those Empty Jars You've Been Hanging Onto<p>• 16 Ways To Upcycle The Stuff In Your Junk Drawer You Thought You Didn't Need

Cleaning

These 20 Hidden Things in Your Home May Be a Fire Hazard

Keep your family and property safe by being mindful of these hidden fire dangers in your home.<p>Every year people die because their smoke detectors …

Home Improvement

24 Limited-Edition Restaurant Copycat Recipes

Limited-edition menu items—like a Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks or a McDonald’s Shamrock Shake—are great while they’re around, but are sorely …

Recipes

12 Common Curling Iron Mistakes and How to Stop Making Them

I'm sure whoever invented the curling iron thought he was making hairstyling easier, but clearly he had never considered what would happen when it …

Hair

5 mistakes you’re making when purchasing garden supplies

It’s easy to drop serious cash in a garden supply shop, falling in love with a gorgeous yucca plant or picking up a bunch of bargain tools.<p>But when …

Gardening

How To Make Lemonade from Scratch — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Sipping icy-cold sweet lemonade on a blazing-hot summer day is one of life's finest pleasures, which is why we think making lemonade from scratch …

Recipes

Our Most Popular Onion Dip (Ever!) Stars Sweet Caramelized Onions

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some gold recipes. Today, we're reacquainting you with an onion dip that's perfect for summer's bold flavors.</i><p>Whether it’s a pool party or picnic or lazy beach day, it seems like every weekend in …

Onions

This Is How To Ask Someone Out IRL — Because Yes, You Should Make The First Move

Asking someone out in real life is a lost art. It seems silly, because it's actually such an easy thing to do. But when you factor in the surge in …

Relationships

Are You Recycling Wrong? Probably! 6 Common Recycling Mistakes to Avoid

2. Practicing wishful recycling.<p>If you’re reading this, then you have access to the Internet, and that means there’s absolutely no excuse for not …

Sustainability

The FBI's Best Negotiator Says This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Influence Anyone

Hostage negotiators don't kid themselves about emotions. You shouldn't either.<p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world.<p>Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, during which he worked on more than 150 international hostage cases. Eventually, he was chosen among thousands of agents to …

Body Language

11 Things Car Dealers Won’t Tell You About Leasing

If you’re in the market for a car or wanting to upgrade, the shopping experience can be a daunting one. We’ve asked auto industry experts for the …

Personal Finance

The Costly Mistake You Might be Making When You Declutter

You'd rather eat glass than put your great aunt's ugly statue on your living room shelf. But Jacquie Denny, co-founder of online estate sale company …

Living Rooms