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19 Unpredictable Pumpkin Pie Recipes to Make This Fall

It’s fall, people — which means we are about to be inundated with all things pumpkin. From our Instagram feeds to the never-ending line at Starbucks, that big orange fruit (yes, fruit!) is everywhere. So when you are asked to bring a pumpkin dessert to the next party/brunch/shindig on your …

Baking
Frugal Living

How To Make Your Own 'Instant' Mac And Cheese In A Mug

It's always a good time for mac and cheese. Unfortunately, it's unlikely that mac and cheese is ready-made whenever to mood should strike. While the blue-boxed option will always do in a pinch -- especially since they're taking the artificial ingredients out of it -- homemade is always …

Comfort Food

Why Yoga Is So Great For Your Spine & Heart Health

Hundreds of years ago English physician Thomas Sydenham taught that “a man is as old as his arteries.” We usually don’t think about the health of our …

Make Thin Mint Cookies at Home (They're Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Awesome)

Out of Girl Scout cookies? Don't sweat it. You can make them at home... Plus, this version is vegan and gluten-free.<p>What’s a vegan, gluten-free shockingly great bakery? It’s Erin McKenna's Bakery NYC (formerly known as BabyCakes), and it’s located in the heart of Manhattan’s Lower East Side. And …

Dessert

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Blondies

<b>Run, don’t walk, to your kitchen to whip up a batch of these insanely tender and delicious Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Blondies ~</b><p>Listen, I know my readers …

12 Baking Hacks That Will Seriously Improve Your Cookies

Shutterstock More cookies, please.<p>It's the happiest time of the year — cookie-baking season.<p>Due to sheer amount of office holiday parties, family …

How To Make Tiramisu Without A Recipe

<i>At Food52,</i> <i>we love recipes</i> <i>-- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Tiramisu: A classic that you can adapt.</i><p>Tiramisu is a classic. A dessert with certain proportions, certain …

Dessert

Homemade Rolls for Novice Bakers

<i>Need a holiday hand? We've got you covered with two straight weeks of Holiday Survival Recipes -- the ones you can rely on to keep your guests (and you) feeling festive.</i><p><i>Today: Homemade Rolls for Novice Bakers</i><p>Just imagine it: your family is home for the holidays -- grown children, perhaps, or …

Call of the Hill: The 8 Best Approach Shoes | HiConsumption

If the words “approach shoes” are new to you, let us break them down: They’re a combination of hiking boot and rock climbing shoe that are made for …

5 Airlines That Fly to Europe for Cheap (for Real)

No-frills carrier Ryanair made the news this year by announcing the launch of transatlantic flights starting at just $15. It's a deal that sounds much too good to be true, and indeed, that $15 price tag fails to factor in the passenger taxes ($200 or so) and other fees like luggage and seat …

European Travel

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

Healthy Paleo Vegan Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies Recipe

Yes, Virginia: There is a god. And these cookies are proof.<p>I've become a black-belt baker in my quest to eat dessert pretty much all day long, and these chocolate chocolate chip cookies are one of my finest creations. I'm sharing the recipe exclusively with our readers because, well, you guys are …

Dessert

8 Generic Baby Products Better Than The Brand Name Version

<b>5. Johnson & Johnson toiletries</b><p>(via)<p>First of all, your newborn doesn’t need a daily bath, and definitely doesn’t need to be greased up with a bunch …

Motherhood

AeroBed Pakmat - Portable Airbed Stores Inside Pump

The cool new AeroBed Pakmat let's you take a portable inflatable airbed with you just about anywhere. Whether you're out camping, visiting friends …

The Only 12 Exercises You Need To Get In Shape

Learn these moves and you’ll never need to pay for a gym membership again.<p>You can work out pretty much anywhere using bodyweight exercise moves.<p>Bodyweight exercises are moves that use only your body’s weight as resistance, such as pushups and lunges — no equipment needed. They’re a staple in many …

The Ultimate Guide To Paleo

Change is hard, but it might be worth it.<p>Maybe you want to lose weight, maybe you're just looking to get healthier and feel better. Either way, you're not alone. Paleo was the most googled diet in 2014, and chances are you have at least one friend who swears by it. BuzzFeed Life asked three experts …

Week 11: A Wine Tour of Texas Hill Country

Writer Dan Dunn winds his way through Texas in this week's installment of his wine-centric road trip across the country.<p><i>Dan Dunn is taking an</i> …

20 Paleo Desserts That Let You Have Your Steak, Your Cake, And Eat It All, Too

Pecan pie, carrot cake cookies, cranberry pumpkin cheesecake and apple crumble. These sweets may all sound too good to be true for anyone following a Paleo diet, which restricts grains, gluten, soy and dairy. But Paleo-approved desserts should exist without sacrificing an ounce in the taste …

5 Tips to Survive a Long Flight

<i>Jonathan Scott Chinn / Flickr</i><p>We all love to travel, but not many of us enjoy the exhausting process of getting to our chosen destination. Spending half the day in a metal tube with more than 300 strangers isn't ideal, especially coupled with the fact that it can be uncomfortable and flat-out boring.<p>…

Long Haul

Minty and Super Moist Chocolate Cake - Food Porn

This Minty and Super Moist Chocolate Cake is a cracker. A very simple recipe, that sees no sifting or electric mixers. Just a bowl over a double …

Dessert

The 36 Best Things About Hawaii (Yes, Really)

Two years ago, HuffPost Hawaii was launched to put the spotlight on the Islands, not just as a postcard, but as a community, as Arianna Huffington said at the time. And from the very first story listing vital Hawaiian words to live by to the many insightful blog contributions along the way, we have …

Top 10 Free Campsites Around the World

There's nothing quite like the freedom of camping -- packing up a home away from home and heading wherever your itchy feet take you.<p>It's also one of the most economical means of accommodation and best if you want to get close to the wild world.<p>If you are after an even more rugged, and …

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