Natalie Markovich

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The Most Popular Tourist Attraction in Every State, According to TripAdvisor

<i>This slideshow originally appeared on Money.com.</i><p>Whether you’ve planned a trip or you’re making a pit stop on a long drive, a new city has a lot to …

Travel

The 20 Funniest Tweets From Women This Week

"NEVER READ THE COMMENTS would make a great tattoo."<p>The ladies of Twitter never fail to brighten our days with their brilliant ― but succinct ― wisdom. Each week, HuffPost Women rounds up hilarious 280-character musings. For this week’s great tweets from women, scroll through the list below. Then …

7 Antiques Joanna Gains Never Passes Up At Estate Sales and Flea Markets

She's known for being able to outfit and transform homes in her hit show <i>Fixer Upper</i>. Joanna Gains is able to pull off some amazing transformations, …

Readers’ 23 All-Time Favorite Real Simple Recipes

We asked, and thousands of you answered. Here are the dishes most bookmarked, dog-eared, clipped, shared, and enjoyed—from once-a-week slow-cooker …

Want to Pamper Your Holiday Guests? Make Gougères

Caviar and truffles are all well and good, but nothing says “I’m pampering my guests” quite like a tray of hot, crisp gougères straight from the oven.<p>It isn’t because these French cheese puffs are expensive to make. They’re not. A humble mix of grated cheese, butter and flour, they’re among the …

Baking

12 Mind-Blowing, Affordable Adventures for Your Bucket List

Start planning your next vacation now.<p>Are you an adventure hound who lives for trips that test your physical limits? Have you fantasized about …

This Sock-Filled Harry Potter Advent Calendar Is Only $15

A wise man — Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore — once said that "One can never have enough socks." And this is especially true when the socks in question are inspired by the Harry Potter series! That's why Target conjured up something magical for the holidays: a "12 Days of Socks" Advent …

Warm up with these 10 fall beer pairings that you can make at home

10Best asked our readers to choose the nation's best fall seasonal beers as part of our 2017 Readers' Choice contest, and the winners run the gamut …

Cooking

5 Easy Freezer Marinades Perfect for Chicken or Pork

While marinades are brilliant at turning cuts of meat that can often dry out when cooked into flavorful, moist meals, it's easy to forget to plan …

6 New Movies You Might Not Have Heard About, But Won't Want To Miss

Angelina Jolie's new movie, Harry Dean Stanton's last one, and docs about free clinics, rats, and a family's encounter with violence.<p><i>Brad's Status</i> is a portrait of white middle-class male anxiety that's so dead-on, it's actually excruciating to watch. That might sound like a strange sort of …

Angelina Jolie

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

15 Slow-Cooked Mac and Cheeses For When There's No Time For Stovetop

I feel very passionately about macaroni and cheese. I love making different versions for every season, subbing out different cheeses and pasta shapes, serving it casserole-style, in muffin form, or straight from the stovetop. However, I fully understand that sometimes there's no time for all that …

Cooking

8 Delizioso Riffs on Marcella Hazan's Famous Tomato Sauce

Famed Italian cook Marcella Hazan is quite possibly most famous for her three-ingredient pasta sauce. Butter, canned tomatoes, and onion simmer together for the most comforting tomato sauce you can possibly imagine. Houses around the world have relied on this easy sauce for decades, and bloggers …

Italian Food

The 30-Day Healthy Eating Challenge

Trying to get your family's diet back on track? With our 30-Day Healthy Eating Challenge, your crew is just one month away from better eating habits!<p>It's summertime and the livin' is easy, so now's the perfect time (since you've got more time!) to start eating healthier as a family. Our Healthy …

10 Super-Smart Products to Step Up Your Lunch Game

If your usual lunch consists of a sad brown bag and soggy leftovers, listen up: It's time to spice up your midday meal (and your kids') with some of …

27 Tragically Underrated Movies You Need To Watch Immediately

Give 'em a shot!<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Behave, foreigners! Kyoto issues etiquette guides

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kyoto residents have had enough. A surge in tourism in recent years has brought with it an outbreak of dirty toilets and misbehaving travelers.<p>The city of Kyoto is battling the problem in what might be seen as a typically Japanese way -- issuing polite guidelines amplified by adorable …

Japan

How I Made Five Trader Joe's Lunches For Less Than $20

It can be done! Seriously.<p>To do that, I had to come up with a meal plan. I started by browsing Pinterest for both budget lunch ideas and meals using some of my favorite seasonal ingredients — like asparagus, pesto, and mozzarella. Once I came up with a few key staples, I built a five-day meal plan …

My Checklist: How to Plan a Trip From Scratch (Without the Stress)

I have been traveling internationally for 8 years and the “planning” stage is a part that I still love. I don’t get stressed anymore, and I wanted to …

Guide Books

15 Classic Baked Goods Every Cook Should Know

Even realtors know that there’s nothing that makes a house feel like a home as much as the smell of fresh baked goods. That’s why they always use cookie-scented candles or pop a pie in the oven right before showing a new listing. A plate of fancy stuffed cookies sitting on the counter is oh-so …

Dessert

5 Travel Apps to Help You Get Your Shit Together

Hey, you like to travel? Awesome, same.<p>But tell me: Does the thought of <i>planning</i> your trip actually tickle your loins? Maybe for some people it does, …

19 Ridiculously Good Five-Ingredient Pasta Recipes

Because you can up your pasta game without spending a ton of money.

A not-too-touristy Chicago bucket list

11 Recipes We Actually Tried And Loved This Month

Here’s what our editors and writers are making in their own kitchens.

12 High-Protein Instant Pot Recipes

Ending the day with a warm, home-cooked meal is the ultimate dream for every adult. Unfortunately, because we're adults and we don't have our parents …

22 Trader Joe's products we're totally obsessed with

People are passionate about Trader Joe's, and TODAY staffers are no exception. After we shared our top picks for our favorite healthy Trader Joe's items, our co-workers were full of their own suggestions for the best of the best of TJ's.<p>"Love!" "Obsessed!" "Addicted!" Those are a just a few of the …

19 Lazy But Brilliant Recipes That Won't Let You Down

You don't need to spend hours in the kitchen to enjoy a great homemade meal.

25 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign transaction fees, the dreaded middle seat, and flight delays can put a …

Don't Get On A Plane Without These Under-$10 Travel Essentials

There’s nothing better than vacation, but traveling can also be hard. You’re away from the comforts of home, your routine, your favorite locally made …

21 Easy, Healthy Snacks For When You're Trying To Lose Weight

Snack good, feel good.