Francisca Paulino

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On the Fence About Marriage? Use This Pro/Con List to Figure It Out

Eight reasons for, eight reasons against.<p>These days everyone has strong opinions on the subject of marriage—who can and who cannot get married, who should and who should not—but for most of our six-year relationship, we felt pretty ambivalent about it. We talked about our plans for the future, but …

Same-sex Marriage

Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos from Pamela Salzman• 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts and/or thighs (I used 2 breasts and 3 thighs.)<br>• 1 teaspoon …

Cooking

Prosciutto Rolls With Goat Cheese, Arugula And Fig Spread

Prosciutto Rolls With Goat Cheese, Arugula And Fig Spread from Framed Cooks• 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 2 tsp. grated lemon zest<br>• 1 tbsp. fresh lemon …

sizzling chicken fajitas

Fortunately, for like nutritional balance and all that boring grown-up stuff, we did not entirely subsist on double-chocolate banana bread for the …

How to Give a Lap Dance Without Feeling Ridiculous

You're about to meet your new super-confident alter ego.<p>We're guessing the thought of putting on a sensual lap dance a la Nicki Minaj in the "Anaconda" video (seriously, Drake got the show of his <i>life</i>) either makes you cringe or totally piques your interest. But even if it seems like something only …

Janet Jackson

Handmade Holiday: 14 DIY Origami Ornaments

'Tis the season for holiday decorating! If you looking to get crafty (or if you are on a small budget this year), here are 14 cool origami projects …

7 Ways to Announce Your Engagement on Instagram

Congrats—you're engaged and you want the world to know! But wait: Prioritize whom you tell first. Here's how to spill the beans with care.

6 Foods You Should Never Put in Your Freezer

There's more than just taste on the line...your safety could be at risk, too.<p>It's the cardinal rule of freezers: Once it goes in, it's never going to taste quite the same.<p>But for some foods, a better rule would be: It will taste awful, make you sick, or explode all over your ice-cube tray.<p>So in the …

Food

Play Food Felt-a-Long: Dessert

(Image credit: Carrie McBride)<p>Hello again and welcome to the last week of Apartment Therapy's Play Food Felt-a-Long. We've been making felt food …

A 5-Minute Method for Cleaning Your Toughest Kitchen Tool

Keeping the microwave clean isn't always easy (especially if you have roommates) and it's usually the last chore anyone wants to tackle. It's a time …

How to Organize Your Fridge to Keep Food Fresh Longer

You’ll (almost) never have to worry about expiration dates.<p><i>This article was written by Maria Janowiak and repurposed with permission from Greatist.</i><p>Your fridge isn't just a closet for food—it’s a high-tech device that helps you store all of your favorite snacks, condiments, and meal-fixings in …

Whole Grain

Taking the Guesswork Out of Stain Removal

I recently took a favorite silk dress of mine to the dry cleaners. It had a new mystery stain, right next to a faint old stain still slightly visible …

Recipe: Glazed Apple Fritters

<b>Prep the apples:</b> Core, peel, and chop apples into small pieces. Submerge them in ice-cold water with 2 teaspoons of lemon juice to prevent them from …

Can't Wear a Traditional Wedding Ring? You'll Love This Alternative | Loverly | The Ultimate Wedding Planning Checklist

Fashion<p>Can’t Wear a Traditional Wedding Ring? You’ll Love This Alternative<p>Rachel W. Miller ·<p>Whether you’re a firefighter, in the military, or just hit CrossFit every night, there are plenty of reasons an engagement or wedding ring might not fit in with your lifestyle. So when we stumbled across …

The Traditional Wedding Anniversary Gifts by Year

Imagining your 50th wedding anniversary might be impossible right now, but that first anniversary will creep up faster than you think. What will you give your sweetheart to celebrate your first year of marriage? Bookmark this guide to the traditional wedding anniversary gifts for each year and …

bowties with sugar snaps, lemon and ricotta

So, I didn’t really know how to tell you this earlier, but we’ve gone to roam. I mean, we are <i>in</i> Rome, here, for a week and a half. Why so long? Why …

strawberry, lime and black pepper popsicles

I had these popsicle molds for 14 months before using them once, yet in the weeks since I used them for the first time, I’ve made three other …

rice-stuffed tomatoes

Guys, we should definitely, definitely talk about these. Here, I’ll go first: I think it’s essential that you not let another tomato season pass …

pink lemonade popsicles

[It’s the last chapter of <b>Popsicle Week</b>, wherein I admitted that I had something of a popsicle incident this summer, wherein incident = gotta a little …

The Best Way to Arrange All the Stuff Inside Your Fridge

If you've taken on the daunting task of cleaning out your refrigerator, you should give yourself a well-deserved pat on the back! But once all the …

Which Pantry Items Should I Keep in Airtight Containers?

(Image credit: Faith Durand)<p>After I opened up new packages of pantry ingredients, I used to be lazy and just fold down the bag in a sad attempt to …

5 Ridiculously Awesome Ways to Use Watermelon

Just seeing this pictures will leave you craving the summer-y fruit.<p>Is there a fruit that's more perfect for piping-hot summer days than watermelon? We think not. And guess what: Straight from the rind isn't the only way to enjoy the fruit. Tap into its juiciness with these six inspired ideas from …

Recipes

14 Genius Ways to Store Your Beauty Products

See how easy it is to get organized?!

Lips

7 Ways to Shower Smarter

Find out the surprising missteps you've been making behind the curtain<p>You spend time showering every. Single. Day. So don't you think you should do it in the smartest way possible? We consulted experts to find out how you can make better use of the minutes you log behind the curtain to get softer …

Skin Care

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Strawberry Coffee Cake

Andrea added to Weekend Brunch from Joy The BakerCook time: 55 minsIngredients:• 1 heaping cup sliced strawberries<br>• 1/3 cup sugar<br>• 2 Tablespoons …

Dessert

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25 Fun Save-the-Date Ideas You’ll Love!

Our favorite part about save-the-dates is that they aren't your wedding invitations. In other words, feel free to take a design risk, insert a little …