Sara Scarfia

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Interior Designers Share Their Game-Changing Shopping Secrets

When you're a home editor, you become a magnet for decorating inquiries of all sorts, but the most common question I get is about where to shop for blank (pretty much every household decorative item you can imagine). To deviate from my usual list, I turned to another group of professionals: …

Unexplained Infertility? 11 Things You Can Do To Reverse It

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 20 percent of women are diagnosed as infertile without a specific reason why. …

At New York’s oldest knishery, nosh with a side of Jewish history

NEW YORK – They can be square, round, or rectangular. They can be sweet or savory. Some have dough so thin you can read the newspaper through it; …

The Chef Whose Quest for the Ultimate Vinegar Drove Him to Death

What makes a great chef kill himself? A kitchen can induce a grand obsession from which there is no escape. Take the sad case of Franco …

Lost a real one

Couple Hilariously Recreates Newborn Photo Shoot with Their Puppy

A common question often posed towards couples is, “So, when are you having kids?” While it can be an irritating inquiry, one couple found a hilarious way to deflect the issue. Matt Kay and Abby Lee staged a very special photo shoot—the kind you see from newborn parents—only instead of a little …

Vintage

Has the Italian Mafia Sold You Fake Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

Seven of Italy’s top olive oil companies have been accused of selling some sullied extra-virgin olive oil, and it may be the result of the …

Luke Janklow and Xela Mandel’s Wedding in Turks and Caicos

15 unforgettable things to do in Tuscany | Travel Feature

5. Get lost in The Uffizi<p>Italy’s finest collection of art and the world’s greatest collection of Italian Renaissance paintings in Florence has …

Italy

Discovering the Real Italy with Tuscany Now

<i>Why is it that when whenever you mention Tuscany, people’s eyes light up? Maybe it’s the impossibly green, almond shaped trees lining the dusty</i> …

Interiors: A Victorian terrace with industrial-chic style

The inky-black exterior of Mirva Yoshinari’s four-bedroom Victorian terrace makes a bold statement on its quiet west London street, and when she greets us at the front door, it’s immediately apparent that the darkly beautiful Yoshinari, 40, also has a far-from-suburban air.<p>Half Japanese and half …

Kate Moss, Miley Cyrus, and More Nearly Naked Stars in W

Models Lily Aldridge, Emily Ratajkowski, and Chrissy Teigen aren’t the first to strip down for W magazine. Here, a round up of the best undressed stars.

Miley Cyrus

Santorum's Political Theology of Climate Denial

"Not knowing is bad. Not wishing to know is worse."<p>Nigerian Proverb<p>"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them."<p>Albert Einstein<p>Former Pennsylvania Senator and recurring presidential hopeful, Rick Santorum, as a devoted Catholic, recently publicly sparred …

Crab Cakes with Roasted Tomatillo Mayo

Makes 20 Servings<p>Try not to pack the crab mixture too tightly; you want these to just hold their shape so they fry up light and airy. And remember: Crab cakes are only as good as the crab you use; buy the best you can afford.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>tomatillo mayo<p>3 medium tomatillos, husks removed, …

Seafood

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Preheat the oven to 400°F. Butter a 12-cup muffin tin.<p>In a large bowl, whisk together flour, cornmeal, 1/2 cup of the cheese, herbs, baking powder, …

Recipes

10 Decorating Tips For Older Homes

<i>Yanic Simard, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Interior design isn’t just about creating a home that looks new and current. It can also be about preserving the past and respecting the character of an older home. If you’re lucky enough to have a house with some time-earned character or an apartment with a certain …

Home Decorating

10 Kitchen Items to Get Married For

For some modern-day, marriage-averse men and women, there are only three reasons to tie the knot: Tax benefits, health insurance, and dreamy kitchen appliances. That last one, in particular, can hold a lot of sway—most marriages don’t last as long as a KitchenAid mixer, and just think of the baked …

Scientists Say These 8 Cheap Buys Can Boost Your Mood

They say that money can't buy happiness. But a few bucks can help you buy something to boost your mood. What should you be shopping for when you're …

Mix - Blended With Everything

We live in the 21st century where chatbots fix meeting for us, and a weather station collects data for the environment and weather. In earlier days …

Weather

9 Delicious Dressings That Make Anything Taste Awesome

It's all about the dressing. These homemade salad dressings are so delicious, you'll want to eat them with a spoon.<p><b>1. Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing</b><p>Cool, creamy, tangy and garlicky, this homemade ranch dressing tastes so much better than the mass-produced bottled stuff in grocery stores. Try it …

11 Flower Hacks to Make the Prettiest Arrangement Ever

And instantly make any room look like a million bucks.<p><b>Jessica Marshall</b>, owner of <b>Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio</b> in <b>Las Vegas and New York City</b>, let us in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your home with beautiful flowers easy and simple.<p><b>1. Cut flower stems at a 45-degree angle one inch</b> …

Hacking

A Dramatic and Modern House in Upstate New York

Soaring ceilings and walls of glass.<p>Architect Gray Davis of Meyer Davis Studio balanced soaring ceilings and walls of glass with soft, inviting textures in his upstate New York house.

Stress Test

Going anti-antiperspirant doesn’t mean keeping your arms clamped to your sides and hoping for the best. Here, five natural deodorants that really work.

Beauty

The Best Beauty Products To Buy From Thrive Market

We've just found our latest favorite one-stop shop.<p>Access to non-toxic beauty products is often limited and the items are often unaffordable. So when we stumbled upon a new website selling natural skincare and hair products at a fraction of retail costs, we couldn't keep it to ourselves.<p>Thrive …

Liza Pulitzer Calhoun's Breezy and Colorful Palm Beach House

A house that celebrates the joys of open-air living.<p>In Liza Pulitzer Calhoun's vibrant, kick-off-your-shoes house in Florida, the colorful, casual decor is inspired by her late mother Lilly Pulitzer's style. With an outdoor living room, breezeways, and covered outdoor paths, the house celebrates …

10 Recipes for the Ultimate Easter Brunch

This Sunday, you won't be serving just any old brunch. (It is Easter, after all.) So may we suggest adding these ten dishes to your spread? Serve them with a few pitchers of Bloody Marys and your family and friends will be singing your praises.<p><b>Deviled Eggs</b><p>We bring you not one but three ways to …

People Are Mad About Trevor Noah's Old Tweets About Women And Jews

And the backlash begins... UPDATE: Comedy Central is sticking by the new Daily Show host, who also tweeted a response to his critics.