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4 of San Diego County's Best Coastal Campgrounds

Pull up some chairs from the campground at Silver Strand and this could be your view, too. | Photo: slworking2/Flickr/Creative Commons License<p><i>This</i> …

RVs

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

Hiking

DIY Chalkboard Raised Bed Fruit Garden for Kids

The month of April is when I normally start my Spring gardens. I started really getting into growing things before the kids were born, but over the …

Gardening

DIY Home Security with Skylink

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>In my quest for perfect home automation and security, I have been trying out different avenues. For the most part, you can see …

Easy DIY: Trash Bags on a Roll

There are so many tips and tricks that can make your life easier. The best part of these tricks is that most of them are inexpensive, but their …

DIY

6 Home DIYs That You Can Do in a Single Weekend

We get it. It’s been a long winter, and you simply haven’t been able to find the time in your busy schedule to pull up those weeds or fix that broken …

23 Ideas For Making The Ultimate Superhero Bedroom

Your kid will think you're a superhero when you're finished.

What Does Supportive Leadership Look Like?

National Public Radio did a recent story looking at why teachers stay on the job despite the inherent difficulties and relatively low pay. It cited a 2012 survey of teachers, which found that 68 percent of teachers cited "supportive leadership" as "absolutely essential" to retaining good teachers, …

Teaching

The 10 Best Bike Rides In Los Angeles

<i>While Los Angeles isn't exactly revered as the most bike-friendly city, it's trying. And it's gradually improving. More sharrows are marking streets,</i> …

20 Genius Summer Lifehacks That Will Blow Your Mind - DIY & Crafts

Beach Bag Towel Blanket<p>This is an amazing project for the summer. It’s actually a tote, towel, and blanket all in one. You can store loads of beach …

Pasta with Tomato Cream Sauce

I have a bit of a problem. It’s an addiction to light orange-red pasta sauces.<p>There’s this one:<p>Pasta alla Vodka. Proceed with caution. It’s addictive.<p>…

INFOGRAPHIC: Make your own solar phone charger

The sun is the perfect source for clean, free energy, but sometimes the technology to harvest our nearest star’s power can be a bit expensive. So why …

Solar Charging

Santa Maria Grilled Tri-Tip Beef Recipe

"The town of Santa Maria, California, is home to one of America's most delicious barbecue specialties: black-on-the-outside, pink-on-the-inside, …

Baked Eggs in Hash Brown Cups

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:1 hr 50 minActive:15 min<p>Yield:12 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories243 calorieTotal Fat10 …

How to Make Refreshing, Bubbly Homemade Sodas

Seasonal fruit and some soda water are all you need to get your bubble fix at home.<p>When we're in the mood for a treat, few things are more appealing than a tall, ice-filled glass of homemade soda. We like it loads more than the canned stuff not just because it's healthier, but also because it just</i> …

Homemade

Sweet and Sour Chicken | Mandy's Recipe Box

Ingredients<p>Chicken:<br>• 3-4 boneless chicken breasts<br>• salt & pepper<br>• 1 cup cornstarch<br>• 2 eggs, beaten<br>• ¼ cup canola oil<br>• Sweet & Sour Sauce:<br>• ¾ cup sugar<br>• 4 tbs …

6 Nutritionist-Approved Recipes Helping You Eat Better

Eating healthy isn’t nearly as confusing or restrictive as many diets make it seem. To consume a well-balanced diet, Berkeley Wellness recommends …

Overnight Oats - 50 Best Recipes for Weight Loss

Ready-to-eat cereal isn’t the most waist-friendly variety on supermarket shelves. As it turns out, oatmeal is a much better way to ward off weight …

Breakfast

Orange Julius

Until pretty recently, my two-year old daughter's diet has consisted primarily of ice cream, milk shakes, and Orange Julius.<p>Okay, wait, wait, wait. …

5-ingredient chicken recipes for your slow cooker: Barbecue, tacos and more!

Perhaps the most brilliant thing about cooking chicken in a slow cooker is that you can simply fling the chicken from the packaging into the pot, without having to touch raw chicken. It’s almost a bonus that the chicken comes out fork-tender, to boot. Not only are these recipes almost completely …

Simple Floating Deck

How to Mount Tire Chains to a Tractor<p>Bird Feeder - House Replica<p>Rockets Class<p>I built this today-after working all day and making dinner! My husband …

Lifestraw Family 1.0 Outdoor Water Filter

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How to Make Grilled Flatbread

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today:</i> …

Baking

DIY Fudgesicles

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich is going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Alice proves that it's worth the (minimal) effort to make your own version of these childhood favorites.</i><p>Why would you make these yourself? Check out the ingredients label on a …

Dessert