Seema Poddar

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15 Vegetables & Herbs You Can Buy Once And Regrow Forever

We all know about the normal ways to grow plants – from seeds. But, did you know that there are many plants that you can grow from leftovers and …

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

The Most Romantic Small Towns in Europe

We know you love Paris, Venice, and Florence. Problem is, so does every other couple in the world. This Valentine’s Day—or on a romantic weekend away—seek out the quiet romance of these secluded small towns across Europe instead. This article was originally published in February, 2017. It has been …

Newlyweds Turn Their Generic Brooklyn Kitchen Into a Chic Culinary Space

6 salt lamps to give your home a hygge-friendly glow

It’s been hard to think about winter actually making its way toward us since the weather has been unseasonably warm for most of fall (thanks, global …

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Microgreens—The Salad You Can Grow Inside Any Time Of The Year

We've done a lot of talking about indoor gardening, growing your own food right in your home. But the absolute easiest vegetable to grow on the …

20 Unforgettable Things to Do in Mexico That You Should Add to Your Bucket List Immediately

Sure, you’ve been to Mexico. You’ve breezed through Cozumel on your cruise du jour. You’ve downward-facing dogged in Tulum. You’ve sipped a sugary …

The Most Beautiful Hotel in Every State in America Photos

Photo: Joe Vaughn / Courtesy of Belmond<p>This country is filled with stunning hotels that reflect the remarkable landscape of America and dig into the rich history of each individual state. From sharp modern edges to old Victorian style, each unique accommodation has a story to tell. Below is a …

7 Tips for the Best Mashed Potatoes of Your Life

By Alex Delany<p>Everything you need to reach mashed potato nirvana.<p>Mashed potatoes are a simple food. But you might need tips for making the best mashed potatoes. Because if you’ve ever made a simple food before, you know that simple is anything but, especially when that food creates such strong …

8 Packable Beauty Products That Do Double (and Quadruple!) Duty

Travel lighter—and save time—with these multi-tasking beauty essentials.

8 Brunch Rules You Should Always Follow

For the better part of my twenties, I have had the privilege of working in restaurants waiting tables. I have spent most of my Saturday and Sunday mornings pouring copious amounts of coffee, serving endless mimosas and more Bloody Marys than I could shake a celery stick at, each garnish more …

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Daily Edition Travel Gets Boost from Lonely Planet

Planning your next vacation is the perfect way to avoid the end of summer blues, and The Daily Edition is here to help. Over the next four weeks, Friday’s Daily Edition travel section will feature the work of expert travelers and writers from Lonely Planet. The largest guide book publisher in the …

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7 End-of-Summer Grape Cocktails

With summer coming to an end, the time for superjuicy grapes is now. So throw them into a refreshing, boozy beverage. Here, seven awesome grape …

8 Creamy Risotto Recipes That Are Actually Healthy

Though it’s typically packed with cheese and butter, there are ways to make healthy risotto without sacrificing its signature creaminess. Here, eight …

37 things you didn’t know you could do with vodka

Vodka may not be your liquor of choice for drinking, but what about making an ice pack or treating dandruff?<p>The European liquor has amazing capabilities such as killing bacteria, drying without an odor, and binding essential oils to water. This means it can help with everything from making insect …

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Spring Coats 101: The 4 Pieces You Need Now

Not sure what jacket you want to rock this spring? You can try the menswear look with a chic duster, take it back to the '90s with a cool bomber, go …

At-Home Hangover Treatment Appeals to Wealthy Who Party Hard

Work hard, play hard is how the boastful phrase goes. Now, in New York City the temptation to play harder is greater than ever with The Hangover Club, a service providing intravenous (IV) therapy delivered by certified medical professionals in the comfort of your home, office or hotel.<p>Led by Dr. …

Classic Caesar Salad

6 Servings<p>A great Caesar salad recipe gets its swagger from a great Caesar dressing recipe. Squeamish about raw egg yolks and anchovies? Sorry. Yolks are what give richness to the emulsion, while anchovies provide a briny blast (and that whole umami thing). This is part of BA's Best, a collection …

Monopoly set being released with real money

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't call it "Monopoly money."<p>Not in France, anyway.<p>As part of the 80th anniversary of Monopoly's first appearance in France, Hasbro is issuing a handful of special sets in that country with real euros in place of the colorful paper it usually offers.<p>Of the 80 special sets, 69 will have …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Android Phone Could Do

Whether you're rocking the latest Android device from Samsung, HTC, or LG, these tips will help you get the most out of your phone or tablet. RELATED: 10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do<p><b>1. Send That Unwanted Call Straight to Voicemail</b>We've all got a few people we'd rather not talk to. …

15 Serious Salad Recipes to Start Your New Year’s Resolutions Right

New year, new you? Us too. You’ve already decided that you’re going to hit the gym <i>at least</i> five times a week and #eatclean is going to be your new favorite Instagram and Twitter hashtag. But have you found your go-to recipes yet? That’s where we come in. Take a look at these 15 scrumptious salads …

14 of the Best Wireless Speakers to Pump Up the Party

We know it’s frustrating when you want to use your iPad to watch a movie on Netflix with some friends, but it’s not loud enough on the highest volume notch. We’ve totally been there. That’s why we’ve found 14 solutions that will for sure pump up the volume on your devices while keeping the …

You #AskKat: How Should I Edit My Closet to Make Room for Fall Trends?

With a change in seasons comes a change in your wardrobe, and, most likely, a reevaluation of everything in your closet. (<i>Fall</i> cleaning, if you …

The Right Flowers For Every Occasion (And Feeling)

The perfect blooms.<p>Our friends at The Salonniere recently shared the secret language of flowers, which got us thinking: Who wouldn't want to know the perfect bloom for every emotion and occasion? PLUS: Don't miss their history on the topic

Spice Up Pasta Night With These 15 Ravioli Recipes

Pasta night doesn’t have to always mean spaghetti. Why not throw in some ravioli every once in a while? It’s just as soft, melts in your mouth and features incredibly yummy fillings from all different food groups. Check out these 15 ravioli recipes and get ready to pick your fave for your family’s …

Working On Your Terms

According to professional job service FlexJob's vast database of flexible job listings, the following careers offer the most freelance job openings. They also feature stimulating projects and solid paychecks, according to salary data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and …

Corn and Green Tomato Salad

Andrew Zimmern makes this cold succotash–style treat for any and every meal until corn stops coming into the market.<p>Simple is best. This is one of …

30 Patio Ideas to Make Your Backyard Look Incredible

Kick back under the sun with these stylish designer ideas for outdoor spaces.<p>Whether you have a porch, pool, or patio, our guide to creating a luxurious outside area will help you take full advantage of warm weather. Oh, and don't miss our top swimming pool designs and outdoor kitchens!