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From Lyons to Cranston’s, the great British tearoom exemplified the era of peak niceness. To savour its joys today I had to travel to Yorkshire<p>The word nice has had such a bad press that my fingers hesitate to type it. Such an inadequate adjective, so we were taught at school: to be used only when …

Sounds delicious: the food podcasts you should be listening to

It turns out you don't always need to see and taste meals to make them interesting.<p>Leaving aside certain swanky Riviera spots, beaches are, as a …

Great Britain

4 novel ways to get kids reading and learning

As young kids enter the classroom for another school year – or perhaps their first – parents can take comfort in knowing there are smart apps that give their children a boost.<p>Whether it’s educational games, homework helpers, learning to code, or encouraging kids to read, there’s no shortage of …

The Only 10 Rules You Need to Be a Good Parent

My wife is the person I most admire in my life. She’s one of those people that makes everything she does look so damn easy. I have been humbled by …

Parenting

This Smoothie Won't Give You Abs Like Shakira, but It Will Burn Fat

Smoothies are the ultimate health beverage. Unlike juices, which are chock full of sugar and lack essential nutrients, smoothies maintain their fiber …

How to Listen to New York City, Wherever You Are

Pretend you're sorting through books at The Strand, or dining in Little Italy.<p>There are many ways to call your favorite city to mind—movies, music, and books, among them. Now, thanks to the Sounds of New York, there’s a new way: The first library of its kind, the catalog of Manhattan’s ambient …

50 Latest Kids’ Bedroom Decorating and Furniture Ideas

Decorating a beautiful kid’s room presents its own set of unique challenges that are completely different from planning for an adult bedroom. Gone …

Rachel Roddy’s recipe for pizza with potatoes and rosemary | A kitchen in Rome

Rome is punctuated by popular little eateries offering pizza al taglio – or pizza ‘by the slice’. From the first enticing waft of roasted rosemary fresh from the oven to the oozing molten mozzarella and crisp potatoes, it’s obvious that one slice is never going to be enough ...<p>The bell signalling …

10 Awesome Bloggers Share Their Favorite One-Pot Recipes

We're fully on board with the one-pot phenomenon here at Kitchn. These low-effort, high-reward meals are always greater than the sum of their …

How to bake the perfect salted caramel brownies

Some have reservations, but there are few things that aren’t improved by a dollop of salted caramel – and adding it to a squidgy, dark brownie is a no brainer<p>Some of you, I know, have had your fill of salted caramel. You’re sick of finding it in everything from green tea to cider, still unconvinced …

Dessert

Science Says Parents of Successful Kids Have These 13 Things in Common

How do you measure up?<p>Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while …

Self-improvement

A Cultish Parisian Apothecary Opens In New York

With an increased demand for brands with authentic origin stories and uncompromising ingredient sources, a new wave of apothecary-style beauty and wellness aids have caused a rush on small-batch, ancient recipes—not to mention amber glass bottles. But no one has remastered Old World traditions …

13 skills that are dying out because of modern technology

Apps

Fake news is appearing in children's homework, teachers warn

Fake news is appearing in school homework, teachers have warned, as they say that the internet means that children are no longer able to distinguish between fiction and fact.<p>More than a third (35 per cent) of teachers say that students have cited false information they have found online, according …

This Moist, Cakey Banana Bread Will Win You Friends

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat 2 (9x5-inch) loaf pans with cooking spray or butter; set aside.<p>Place the flour, …

10 Natural Beauty Brands Creating Better-for-You Products

Beauty tends to get a bad rap for being superficial. And while we can’t deny that beauty is about looking good, it's also about feeling good—which is …

Get more from your Apple TV with these 7 tricks

Use Apple's black box like an expert<p>It might be hard to believe, but the Apple TV has now been with us for more than 10 years. In that time, it's gotten a lot smaller and a lot smarter—and it has a few tricks up its sleeve that you might not know about. Here are seven tips to improve your Apple TV …

Here’s How to Add a Creative Mural to Your Nursery

Hey, Michelangelina, we know you’re completely ready to unleash your crafty self and mural-ify your baby’s new room. But you’re not really sure where to begin. Even if you’re not exactly artsy, you can still fill the nursery with your dream designs. Whether you’re into trendy nursery decor themes, …

Downsizing Benefits and Downsides

When you go from a larger home to a smaller one (no matter how big the size difference), it has a big impact on the way you live. You usually can't …

Lemon Poppyseed Quick Bread

<b>Make the bread:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat a 9x5-inch metal loaf pan with oil or cooking spray; set aside.<p>Whisk …

A former Google and Apple exec says there are 4 ways to lead a team — and 3 are ineffective

Kim Scott is no psychoanalyst — she's a CEO coach— but when she talks about the genesis of ineffective leadership styles, she points straight to your experience at 18 months old.<p>At that point, Scott says, you're taught: "If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all."<p>Then, when …

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

× It looks like Cookies are disabled in your browser. For the best experience, please enable cookies when using our site.<p>Blocked IP Address<p>Your IP …

Byrdie Editors Agree: These Fragrances Attract Mega Compliments

As far as Team Byrdie is concerned, a spritz of perfume is as crucial to our daily routine as moisturizer. It's the <i>pièce de résistance</i>, the final …

Three simple bread recipes to bake at home | Jordan Bourke

Three easy breads to make at home – a small multigrain, a spelt pitta and a gluten-free sandwich slicer – from chef Jordan Bourke’s new book Healthy Baking<p>Flour, water, salt and yeast; four simple ingredients that combine to make real bread. It has sustained civilisations around the world for …

Food

15 smart home essentials under $100 we absolutely love

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Smart-home technology can make …

Smart Homes

London's 'smallest house' uses flexible plywood furniture to maximize space

Danish design firm Studiomama is known for their talent of creating comfy living space out of virtually nothing. However, designers Nina Tolstrup and …

smallesthouse

10 Bath Time Essentials for Ultimate Relaxation

The perfect way to unwind on a long weekend is with a luxurious bath. Here, 10 <i>W</i> editors reveal their go-to soaps, oils, candles, and even books for a perfect night in.

4 Ways to Get Mega-Volume When You Have Thin Hair

Fine hair is, well… fine. But if you’re constantly crushing on gals with thick, bouncy locks, it’s probably time to seriously turn up the volume. To get that big hair you’re after, we’re turning to celebrity stylist and Cricket Co. ambassador Jet Rhys for some expert advice. Don’t despair too much …