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Carrot Hot Dogs Recipe

"Yes, these are made with carrots! These vegan hot dogs are full of flavor and are perfect for the entire family. They can also be cooked in the …

Carrots

The Outbound Journal

5 Easy Slow Cooker Soup Recipes You Should Make This Week To Lose 5 Pounds

We think slow cookers are amazing! They have turned us into real chefs. Never in a zillion years did we think it was possible to make soup, like a …

Before & After: We Can't Believe This Isn't Real Marble

Marble is as pricey as it is gorgeous, but there's no real substitute for it, right? If you want the look of marble, you'll just have to save up …

Home Improvement

Your 2018 Age-to-Age Guide to What Your Kid Should Read Next

The secret to raising a reader? Knowing which book to give your child after he’s just finished one he loved. Colby Sharp, the co-founder of The Nerdy Book Club Blog, selected follow ups that will be the perfect match. These ideas are page-turners!<p><b>For Kids Who Liked:</b> <i>Look Look!</i> by Peter</b> …

Kids

Grocery Shopping Advice from People Who Never Overspend

Recently I was talking to a friend and the subject of budgeting came up. Actually, it's one of our favorite subjects, but this time the subject of …

Personal Finance

Rice Calories Can Be Cut in Half With This Trick

A cup of white rice has about 200 calories—not insignificant, considering it’s most often used as a small part of a larger dish. But there’s an easy, …

Nutrition

I Bought a Week’s Worth of Groceries at Whole Foods for Just $50. Here's How

Plus some general money-saving grocery tips.<p>There’s a reason Whole Foods has earned the nickname Whole Paycheck: It can definitely get pricey (hello, …

Whole Foods

The 10 Crock-Pot Recipes I Rely on as a Busy Mom

As a busy single mother to three active kids, it can be a struggle to get healthy, home-cooked food on the table. But it can be done — especially …

Cooking

Spicy Cauliflower

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> The golden brown crust on the outside of the burgers really makes the meal, so …

12 Classic Slow Cooker Recipes Every Cook Should Know

My younger brother just bought a slow cooker and texted me late one night asking for advice on classic slow cooker recipes he should know. Of course …

Cooking

Look Younger By Tomorrow – Yes, Really

GROOMING

The Most Important IRA Chart You'll Ever See

If you will count on an IRA for income in retirement, you need to know how much money it will take to generate it. The simple chart in this article …

Retirement

We Tried It: An Obsessive Overpacker Attempts Packing for a 16-Day International Vacation Using Only a Carry-On

<b>What It Is:</b> Learning to be a better packer by following the directions in <i>How to Pack: Travel Smart for Any Trip</i> by Hitha Palepu<p><b>Who Tried It:</b> Sharon …

Stop wasting money: How to cut back on “convenience vices” — but still have fun

You know perfectly well that eating out and hitting Starbucks more than a few days a week can wreak havoc with your budget. And while anyone can tell …

Personal Finance

Good Fats as Helpful as Statins Against Heart Disease, Group Says

The American Heart Association wants you to remember that there are such things as good fats and bad fats.<p>It issued a reminder this week that swapping out artery-clogging saturated fats such as butter with healthy vegetable fats can do as much good for some people as taking a statin …

Nutrition

13 Ways to Let the Slow Cooker Make You Breakfast

I used to think the greatest thing about my slow cooker was the way it tackled dinner on super-busy weeknights, but then I learned that it does …

Breakfast

Make These 18 One-Pot Meals Instead of Ordering Takeout

As sure as there are seven days in the week, I can count on the fact that at least one of those days, I'll come home from work feeling totally …

Cooking

Grilled Herb and Honey Pork Loin

This pork loin roast is marinated in beer and honey, making it tender and flavorful. To save money, use pork loin instead of pork tenderloin. Also, …

Cooking

9 Photoshop Retouching Techniques That Every Serious Photographer Should Know (VIDEO)

Image-editing expert Nathan Dodsen doesn’t mess around when it comes to Photoshop, and in the detailed video below he provides a comprehensive …

31 Ways to Get Dressed This May

Now that April and its showers are over, it should be nothing but smooth sartorial sailing ahead this spring into summer—right? Sort of. The weather may be a lot more predictable this month, but that doesn't mean May won't bring its own style obstacles. That's why we're going to help you ease into …

Men's Fashion

3 Levels of Sharpening You Should Be Applying in Photoshop

My name is Jake Hicks, and I’m an editorial and fashion photographer based in the UK. In this article, I’ll share a look at some of the sharpening …

Tutorials

13 Non-Toy Gift Ideas for Kids Who Already Have Everything

Looking for a gift that isn't a toy? Activities and experiences can be the perfect present. Here, clutter-free ideas that will create lasting memories.<p>What do you do when you're invited to a party for a kid who has everything? Or maybe it's your own child's birthday that's coming up—and you're …

Kids

These 15 Chicken Dinners Are Equal Parts Fast and Fancy

There are basic chicken recipes we all keep in our meal plan rotation — and then there are the chicken recipes that make you feel like a dinner …

Cooking

Stafford Deacon Wingtip Leather Boots On Sale for $39.99

The internet's favorite pair of affordable full-grain leather wingtip boots are 60% off at JCPenney.Check out Stafford Deacon Wingtip Leather Boots …

J.C. Penney

7 watches that are so classic, they'll never go out of style

It transcends price point, it transcends time, and it even transcends trends.<p>We believe it's very important to have at least one classic watch — one that you can wear almost everywhere and nearly every day of your life if you like.<p>The best part about classic is that you don't have to splash out a …

Watches

6 ways in which parents hinder kids' playtime

<b>Play is so crucial for children, and yet overzealous parents have a horrible habit of ruining it.</b><p>Raising kids is hard and you’ll make a lot of …

Kids

Taco Squirrel managed to drag a hardshell taco up a tree

New York City squirrels are not like their rural and suburban counterparts — they're ruthless and fearless scavengers.<p>After the world was graced with …

New York City
Parenting

How to Use an Ancient Photo Trick to Create Surreal Digital Photos

I recently rediscovered an old photography technique that allows you to add surreal color to photos that show movement in the frame. The technique …

Tutorials