Tomoko Arikawa

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Orange Cake

<b>Author Notes:</b> In winter we have our orange trees full but they are a bit sharp. I pick a big basket and leave it in the kitchen where it's warmer. After one week in the kitchen, they have shrunk a bit and the juice is much sweeter. Sometimes I even leave them longer and as they are loosing water …

How Hello Kitty built a massive business empire

Let's face it: Hello Kitty is really cute ... and extremely profitable.<p>Since first appearing 40 years ago on a tiny vinyl coin purse, Hello Kitty has become the cornerstone of a modern business empire. Fans can buy Hello Kitty sneakers, paper towels, panini makers, chopsticks, wine and more. They …

7 Things You Should Paint Instead of Replace to Save Money

You know a fresh coat of paint can give any room a quick and inexpensive facelift. But did you know that a little paint can also perk up carpets, …

8 Windows 10 settings you should change right away

Lemon Snowball Cookies - Reminiscent of Lemon Coolers from my childhood.

If you're a fan of lemony treats, you've gotta try this recipe. Me? I'll take lemon desserts over chocolate any day. When my sister, Nelda, and I …

How Do I Spot Medical Billing Errors?

<i>This biweekly Q&A addresses questions from real patients about healthcare costs. Have a question you’d like to see answered? Submit it to AskChristina@nerdwallet.com.</i><p><b>Question:</b><p>After my wife’s recent hospital stay, we have a stack of bills. All of the providers were in our health insurance network, …