Michael Persico

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The best towns and small cities in the US: Missoula, Montana

Ten years ago, if you wanted to live in a town on the edge of a mountainous wilderness, surrounded by people prepared to let you be whoever you wanted, you moved to Boulder, Colorado. Everyone did, and property prices became unaffordable. Now you raise your eyes a little further north, and keep …

Missoula

The Best Pressure Washer

After more than 50 hours of research and a week using six pressure washer models to clean cars, patio furniture, and more, we found that the best …

The Top Coolers, Because Your Beer Deserves the Best

Do you know what is the number one enemy of beer quality and freshness? It’s heat. Nothing will turn your gorgeous, delectable, super-fresh hoppy IPA …

Garmin's Approach S10 GPS golf watch is simple and cheap

It will set you back $150.<p>Garmin has added an entry-level golf watch to its growing number of wearables for those who love the sport but aren't obsessed enough to shell out two Benjamins for one of the brand's other devices. The Approach S10 has a 1.3-inch sunlight readable (non-touchscreen) …

GE Appliance’s new smart air conditioners work with HomeKit, Alexa, and Google Assistant

These are the first HomeKit air conditioners sold in the US<p>GE Appliance’s smart air conditioners, which are the first to support Apple HomeKit in the US, are now available for sale. The new models — AEC08LX, AEC10AX, AEC12AX, AHP08LX, and AHP10LX — use GE Appliance’s Wi-Fi Connect technology making …

The Best Noise-cancelling Headphones for Every Type of Traveler

A good pair of headphones should be at the top of every traveler’s essentials list — and we're not just talking about the pair that came with your …

Improve Your Iron Consistency with One of Butch Harmon's Favorite Drills

If you want your irons to fly with that nice, high trajectory you see from good players, Butch Harmon says you have to learn how to shift your weight back and through the ball. A proper weight shift will help you hit down on the ball, which is far more effective in creating good, consistent contact …

Travel: Driving northern Portugal’s wine route

Explore Portugal's largest wine region by car on the Vinho Verde wine route, stretching from Porto to the northern Spanish border – stopping off at …

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership, fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate up. …

American College of Sports Medicine

Phil Mickelson and Jon Rahm couldn’t seem more different, but their shared connection of Tim Mickelson (Rahm’s former coach and Phil’s brother …

The Top 10 Trees for the Small Yard

Recommended Trees for Urban Settings<p>Do you have a small yard that needs a bit of shade? Here are ten trees that will do well in smaller areas. These …

Top 10

Too-high TVs and other measuring mistakes in decorating

By Elizabeth Mayhew<p>Hanging light fixtures, flat-screen televisions and art all require commitment — you've got to put holes in your walls or ceiling, which can be a scary proposition. Design clients and friends come to me all the time, paralyzed by the thought of getting it wrong. The right …

The 48 least visited destinations in the world that should be on every globetrotter's bucket list

Brits made 70.8 million visits overseas in 2016, with 49% of all trips taking them to either Spain, France, Italy, the Republic of Ireland, or the USA.<p>Spain was named the UK's favourite holiday destination by a landslide, accounting for 14.7 million overseas trips and over a fifth of all …

National Parks

5 Things Decorators Never Spend Money on (and 3 Things They Splurge on)

When it comes to decorating an entire home, the cost of furniture, rugs, dishes, and throw pillows can quickly add up. But if you try to save some …

Home Decorating

How To Make The Switch To A High-Protein, Muscle-Building Diet

The first thing to consider about switching to a high protein diet is that maybe you shouldn't switch to a high protein diet. Protein supplements …

The Beautiful Italian Lakes Americans Don't Visit Enough

Admittedly, I’m a saltwater kind of person, and a good vacation has always required an ocean beach. The appeal of lakes never truly hit me until I …

You Probably Haven’t Heard of a Junk Bowl, But You Need One

It's the final week of our month-long decluttering plan (you can catch up here if you want to join in), and hopefully your home is feeling lighter, …

Going green: Backyard putting greens increasing in popularity

It wasn’t part of their original renovation plans, but Rob and Glenda Hodge have joined a growing number of Edmontonians who have installed a putting …

20 Clever Ways to Organize a Small Laundry Room

It's all about making your walls work harder.<p>If your space is more like a "laundry closet" or "laundry corner," take note. These ideas will help you maximize your space to make it more streamlined and efficient.

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10 Best Car-Free Island Getaways

1 of 10<p>Fire Island, NY<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Bald Head Island, NC<p>3 of 10<p>Mackinac Island, MI<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Little St. Simons Island, …

Outdoor Brands That Guarantee Their Gear for Life

Duct-taped holes in down jackets, busted-out toes in hiking boots, crampon-slashed pant cuffs—wear and tear can feel like a badge of honor in its own …

Backpacking

16 apps that fix the most annoying things about traveling

When it comes to traveling, there are plenty of annoying little problems that can put a damper on your trip.<p>You may not know it, but there's a way to skip the long customs line at the airport, find a last-minute hotel room for cheap, and renew your passport without ever leaving your home. All you …

Apps

National park architecture: 7 amazing rustic buildings

Designing with nature<p>U.S. National Parks are renowned for their Instagrammable beauty, abundant wildlife, and recreational opportunities. But they also boast a unique architectural style known as “parkitecture.”<p>President Ulysses S. Grant decreed Yellowstone the nation’s first national park in 1872, …

National Parks

Dyrehaven Kopenhagen: restaurant voor ontbijt en brunch in Vesterbro

Dyrehaven Copenhagen for the Berlin feeling :-)<p>I have this thing for discovering hotspots as you all know. Dyrehaven Copenhagen is one of those …

European Travel

Joanna Gaines Reveals Her Top 5 Favorite Paint Colors

Trust, you're going to want to use all of 'em in your home.<p>When it comes to the perfect paint colors for your home, who would know better than design guru and <i>Fixer Upper</i> star Joanna Gaines? At the launch of her newest paint line with Kilz earlier this year, Joanna shared her go-to paint hues for …

Home Decorating

10 Heady Destinations for Wine Tours Around the World

When exploring someplace new, sampling the local food and drink is always an exciting way to dive into the culture of the land. Wine tours are the …

Wine & Spirits

20 Ideas to Make Your Whole Home Feel Bigger

As someone who currently has a desk-nightstand-vanity hybrid, trust me when I say that I get any and all of your small-space living woes. That's why …

Got a small garden? Then plan your planting vertically | Alys Fowler

No one is drawn to looking at an unsightly barbecue if there’s something more attractive to catch the eye<p>In a small garden, all your ways are on show. There are often no hidden bits, particularly in a terrace garden; if not from ground level, then from upstairs, where you are definitely confronted …

Small Spaces

Basics: Get A Handle On Your Short Game

We'll show you how to pre-set the grip position at address for four greenside scenarios. Your job is to copy these positions at impact. Read on to find out what you need to know to knock it close →

Your Path To A Better Swing

12 Days To Better Golf: 36 lessons to make your game better | Start Now →<p>A lot goes into a good golf swing. Everything from posture to grip pressure to rhythm to swing speed—they all matter. But one thing that's often overlooked is the path the club takes down to the ball. In other words, the …