Sarah Holmes

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Tree Chandelier In Kathryn Hall Vineyard

This elegant chandelier, designed to look like a massive grapevine laden with 1,500 Swarovski crystal ‘grapes,’ was crafted by Donald Lipski and …

Rings Become Animals When 3 Pieces Are Put Together

These beautiful rings will drive your fingers wild! Made by a Bangkok-based artist named Mary Lou, these enamel three-piece accessories can fit …

7 Ways to Use Avocados Beyond Just Guacamole

This article originally appeared on FWx. For more stories like this, visit foodandwine.com.<p>In the throes of lust for avocados, we have seriously …

Charred and Raw Corn with Chile and Cheese

4 Servings<p>All the flavors of a Mexican grilled corn on the cob, now in a convenient, tossed-together form.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 ears of corn, husked<p>1 large shallot, thinly sliced into rings<p>½ red chile (such as Holland or Fresno), with seeds, thinly sliced into rings<p>¼ cup fresh lime juice<p>Kosher …

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How the French Make the Best No-Cook Summer Meals

I spent the last ten days in Toulouse, in the southwest of France. It's a warm, sunny city in the summertime, with a relaxed vibe and late night …

Why Turkeys Are So Much Better Roasted Upside Down

<i>By Stacy Adimando</i><p>Once you've <b>salted</b>, <b>tied</b> and <b>buttered</b> that Thanksgiving bird, you'd think the cooking part would be easy. <b>But there's just one thing that can trip you up:</b> Overcooking the breast meat (and/or undercooking the thigh meat).<p><b>It's a flaw in the design of the turkey</b>, when you think about it: …

Forget Gemstones, This High Tech Necklace Is Made of Light

Billed as "the first projection-based interactive necklace," NECLUMI might make jewelry a lot more futuristic.<p>While many wearable tech companies focus on physical accessories including smart watches and health-sensing wristbands, the Warsaw-based new media design and art group panGenerator is …

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10 Life-Changing Kitchen Cleaning Hacks

Break out the lemons!<p>Cleaning the kitchen is never going to be as fun as, say, a weekend at the beach. But it's gotta get done. And even if you don't have a single cleaning product in your home, you can still totally make your kitchen sparkle. Plus, there's a certain feeling of pride you'll get …

16 Skinny Summer Cocktails

Turn every day this season into a celebration with these figure-friendly, refreshing cocktails.<p>Turn every day this season into a celebration with these figure-friendly, refreshing cocktails from Kim Haasarud, <i>REDBOOK</i>'s Mixologist. <i>Via Redbook</i>

15-Year-Old Creates Incredibly Imaginative Miniature Photography

Look closely at these miniature scenes and you may be surprised by what you discover. 15-year-old Zev Hoover has a wildly vivid imagination that he translates into unbelievably magical moments. The young Massachusetts-based artist began taking pictures when he was just 8-years-old and, over the …

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3 Meditation Techniques For Beginners

<i>By Laura McMullen for U.S. News</i><p>Gold stars to those who can make it through this article without wondering about dinner or unattended emails, mindlessly scrolling through Instagram or scanning half a page before realizing you have no idea what the heck you just read.<p>Amit Sood, author of the upcoming …

6 Childhood Habits To Take Into The Real World

They say with age comes wisdom.<p>In some regards, we are wiser now: Instead of refusing to eat our vegetables, we write love letters to and rap parodies about them.<p>But, there are a handful of habits we practice as children that we shouldn't be so quick to discard. Of course, no one wants to retain …

11 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory

Whether you want to be a <i>Jeopardy!</i> champion or just need to remember where you parked your car, here are 11 things you can do right now to turn your …

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How To Meditate Without Meditating At All

Your meditation doesn't have to emulate the Buddha's 49-day retreat. Whether you think there's no time for a mindfulness meditation practice, or the concept of sitting in stillness is more daunting than restful, there are still ways to reap the benefits of the ancient art.<p>That's right -- you can …

5 Ways to Decompress

<b>Listen Up to Shut Up</b><br>If sitting still makes you want to dig your nails into the chair, then you're probably nowhere near ready for silent meditation. Instead, buy a mind-body relaxation CD, on which a trained professional talks you through a guided meditation session. This will allow you to focus on …

How to Do Present Moment Awareness Meditation

The present moment awareness meditation is simple and easy to use at any time of the day. It is very effective in helping you overcome anxiety and …

Everything You Need To Know About Meditation

<i>By Jancee Dunn</i><p>"It'll change your life!" my trendier friends say. For the past year, they have been urging me to meditate. "Not my thing," I answer. I'm not good at Zen -- I'm good at running late to an appointment as I fire off five texts. But after a particularly chaotic week in which I reeled …

Broken Pots Turned Into Brilliant DIY Fairy Gardens

A new trend in gardening has gardeners creating all sorts of creative garden arrangements and fairy gardens out of broken pots, proving that even a …

Dad Finds His Car In The Woods Where He Left It 40 Years Ago After The Engine Seized

40 years after leaving his old ’67 Ford Anglia (his first car) to rot in the forests behind his birth home in Eastern Finland, Redditor Deletraz’s …

Illustrator Creates Doodles That Interact With Their Surroundings

French art director and illustrator David Troquier, who goes by Troqman, has an impressive sense of humor. He creates scrapbook doodles and places …

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