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Fluffy Carrot Cake

Whip up a delicious treat this Easter.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>4 eggs<p>1/2 cup vegetable oil<p>1/2 cup applesauce<p>2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract<p>1 cup granulated sugar<p>1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>1/2 teaspoon salt<p>1/4 teaspoon ground …

10 Unexpected Ways to Add Color to Your Kitchen

Unique ways to give your space a bold look.<p>Switch out your sink for a colorful one, order some bold appliances, or give your backsplash a bright look.

13 Things That Make a House a Home

We're talking can't-live-without, warm-fuzzy stuff here. This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.<p>A house provides shelter, but a home is where you weather all of life's little storms — and revel in the sunshine. Here are a few of our favorite things that transform a mere shelter into …

40 Perfect Mother's Day Gifts Under $50

When she already has everything, you need something on this list.<p>Whether it's a treat for her home, her garden, or her morning coffee, these sweet goodies say "I love you" (and mean it).

12 Reasons to Love Seattle (Besides the Seahawks)

Think Seattle and you think: Seahawks. Space Needle. Microsoft. Crummy weather.<p>Done.<p>Not so fast. The Pacific Northwest's "Emerald City" (so named because of all the green) actually has a ton of sparkle.<p>Just back from visiting, and I will admit I never could live there. For one, the gloomy …

Irish Ghosts: Searching for Family in Ireland

My ancestors hail from eight different countries and three separate continents, yet my Irish ties have always held a special fascination. Maybe it's because my Irish relatives are so colorful and they tell such good stories. Whatever the reason, I'd always imagined that my Irish ancestors were …

5 Most Family-Friendly Cities in Europe

A venerable resident of London's Natural History Museum, popular with kids of all ages. <i>Photo courtesy of Viorel Dudau/Dreamstime.com. Article by Kerry Lyons, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>If your motto is "Have family, will travel," you'll be glad to know that Europe is within your reach; in fact, …

European Travel

Dreaming of My 2014 Travels: Venice

In May I'll give myself a little vacation. This year, I'm booked on our Best of Europe in 21 Days Tour--the same route I drove in my minibus back in the 1970s and 1980s. It collects Europe's greatest hits into an amazing three-week journey.<p>Of all our tour itineraries, a consistent best seller is …

Italy

Hanging at Canary Wharf in London

I always look forward to flying across the pond to London to hang out with my expat son Todd. This time he promised to take me to see his office. He works in operations at Canary Wharf; the huge Financial Center complex of office high rises on the Thames River at the West India Docks in East London …

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Co-pilot's cell phone was on, U.S. official says

The phone of the first officer of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was on and made contact with a cell tower in Malaysia about the time the plane disappeared from radar, a U.S. official told CNN on Monday.<p>However, the U.S. official -- who cited information shared by Malaysian investigators -- said …