Rachel Zierke

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A well traveled woman

“<p>I am looking for someone to share in an adventure that I am arranging, and it’s very difficult to find anyone.<p>- J.R.R. Tolkien, <i>The Hobbit</i>

Dresses Made of Words

Norway-based ad agency Kitchen certainly knows how to make us do a double-take! Using that old adage – “sex sells” – they dress up beautiful blond women in transparent gowns, made of nothing but words in different typefaces. Created for fashion magazine Alt for Damene, the dresses' message is …

Slow Cooker Spiked Apple Monkey Bread

Slow Cooker Spiked Apple Monkey Bread | The gooey goodness of Monkey Bread made in your slow cooker with a touch of rum. Everyone loves Monkey Bread. …

Best French Toast Recipes 2015

Who needs greasy <b>hangover food</b> when you can make homemade, delicious French Toast three different ways? That means you can literally have three …

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie Is Real and It Only Took 350+ Cookies to Get It Right

How one pastry school class perfected the chocolate chip cookie.<p><i>We here at BA love our cookies. (Seriously, don't leave a cookie you want to eat unguarded on a table in the office.) We even dreamed up a holiday to celebrate them. So we get excited when we hear about other cookie-obsessives who go</i> …

Dessert

Cinnamon Apple Dump Cake with Caramel Sauce

Cook apples in skillet on medium heat, when tender, place in the bottom of a 13x9 baking pan.<p>Sprinkle dry cake mix evenly over the top of the …

Here's What Waffle Cupcakes Look Like And They Are Just Heavenly

When desserts just marry each other, everyone wins!<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Make box yellow cake mix according to the instructions (or any cake batter). Fill cupcake wrappers about halfway; you want the cupcakes to reach the top of the wrapper when baked but not too far above it. Leave some batter …

These 26 Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Desserts Will Give You Sweet Relief

The hardest part will be waiting to eat them.<p>Everyone knows the turkey is top priority on Thanksgiving day. It gets prime position in the oven and stays there for a loooooong time. Your dessert shouldn't have to suffer because of turkey's diva status. These 26 recipes get the sweet stuff out of the …

Cornbread Stuffing Muffins with Apple and Pancetta

Every dish is better when served in cute individual portions. Cornbread <i>Stuffing Muffins with Apple and Pancetta</i> are no different. They are easy to …

Natalia Vodianova is A Pure Beauty in Allure Russia Cover Story

Top model Natalia Vodianova lands the December-January 2015.2016 cover story from <i>Allure Russia</i>, shining in a gold eyeshadow look. Photographed by Liz …

Message in a Bottle: Kristin Zakala is Boho Luxe for ELLE Canada

Model Kristin Zakala heads to the beach for this editorial featured in the December 2015 issue of <i>ELLE Canada</i>. Photographed by Owen Bruce and styled …

Build the Ultimate Backyard Garden with a Hugelkultur Raised Bed

Turn an unused corner of your backyard into an impressive DIY garden with the hugelkultur raised bed garden technique!<p>According to permaculture expert Paul Wheaton:<p>Hugelkultur is nothing more than making raised garden beds filled with rotten wood. This makes for raised garden beds loaded with …

Gardening

diy leaf backdrop

for my last of the spring party DIY posts, i wanted to share the focal point of the party with you guys! originally, we talked about doing a big …

18 Photo Booth Backdrops to Buy or DIY for Your Big Day

Even though wedding planning has its rough patches, it is important to remember that you are planning a giant, dazzling, wonderful party to celebrate one thing: LOVE. And of course, if you’re like us, a photo booth is a must-have for any party. It’s entertaining for guests and fun to document all …

Weddings

Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Eat For Breakfast

Avocado toast, scrambled eggs and arugula, healthy pancakes, and more healthy stuff.

Healthy Eating

This 20-Minute Workout Will Burn A Ridiculous Amount Of Fat

Get it in and get on with your day.<p>So with that in mind, BuzzFeed Life asked Albert Matheny, C.S.C.S., co-founder of Soho Strength Lab in New York City, to create a 20-minute high-intensity workout. Here's what he came up with.<p><b>Here's how it works:</b><p>1. You start with Circuit 1, and you do as many …

Take This 27-Day Summer Butt And Thighs Challenge

Learn how to do a proper squat — a staple of any effective workout routine — and build the fitness to do 100 in a single day.<p>At the end of this challenge you'll be able to do 100 of them. Hello, stronger quads, killer glutes, hammies that know the meaning of hard work, and a more stable core!