Mary Hughey

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Where to Go Next in Europe

Everyone knows the great capitals of Europe – London, Rome, Paris, Berlin: steeped in history, rich in architecture, cuisine, and so much more. …

16 Creative Design And Décor Ideas For Limited Spaces

Decorating a small space is not easy. You have to find solutions for unexpected and unusual problems and you have to manage to fit all the basics and …

Babies remember melodies heard in womb, study suggests

Brains of babies who heard melody before birth react more strongly to tune after birth and at four months, scientists say<p>Newborn babies can remember melodies played to them while they were in the womb, according to a study.<p>Scientists found that the brains of babies who heard a specific melody just …

20 of the Most Beautiful Children's Books in the World

Forward-facing book displays are being found in more and more children's spaces. They not only entice little ones to pick up a book, but also help …

Books

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Lonely Planet's top 10 USA fall trips

Roadtripping in Autumn can be an especially photogenic time, and the US affords some lush landscape to motor through. Here are 10 trips for fall across the USA from Lonely Planet's <i>USA's Best Trips: 99 Themed Itineraries Across America</i>:<p><b>1. Weird Vermont</b><p>If the Department of Tourism has convinced you …

Top 10 scenic drives

They don't call it America the Beautiful for nothing. Roll down that car window and feast your eyes.<p>A road trip is nothing without roads. Here are some doozies, although any mere Top 10 list will inevitably leave out some of the best. See the Itineraries chapter in our new <i>USA</i> guide for more, and …

Ten great cycling routes: from day-trips to long-distance adventures

Wind in your hair, landscapes whipping by, cruising through peaceful forests: embracing the outdoors on two wheels is one of the healthiest and most enjoyable ways to get around. Here’s our round-up of great cycling routes which offer something for everyone, from multi-day adventures to relaxing …

Colorado's best scenic drives

Colorado has 25 nationally designated Scenic & Historic Byways, and a number of mind-blowing drives that didn’t make the list, but should definitely make yours. Some will take all day and have you discussing the blows of history and time; others are short hops to lonely mountain passes that are …

America's best North-South roads

Go west, young man! This historic cliché still resonates when it comes to road trips. But whether it's bombing to the Bay Area along the often dull-as-dirt I-80 or trying to find traces of iconic Route 66 amid a tangle of bland Interstates, the old paradigm of thinking horizontal when planning a …

Sand Dollar Resin Coaster Craft Tutorial

If you are ready for a little beach in your home decor, make this cute coaster with resin and a sand dollar!<p>You will need:<p>- Resin - I use Easy Cast<br>- …

Thai iced coffee recipe

Presentation is important: sweetened condensed milk is gently poured over a spoon resting atop the iced black coffee to achieve a layered effect.<p>Makes 2 servings<p><b>4 cardamom pods (or substitute ½ teaspoon ground cardamom)<br>45g coarsely ground dark-roasted coffee<br>475ml boiling water<br>Sugar to taste<br>Ice<br>75 ml</b> …

Free Printable Recipe Cards

<i>Pssst! In addition to this design, you can download a new design option here OR a FULL printable recipe binder here.</i><p>Back in the day before internet, …

Paper German Stars Video Tutorial | Grateful Prayer | Thankful Heart

Do you recognize these folded paper German stars? Many folks remember making them as a child or seeing relatives make them. You might even have one …

Crocheted-Edge Blanket Tutorial

( Edit: Click here to see more of finished blankets and more edging variations. )<p>Because I've had a number of people ask me how I make the baby …

DIY: An Easy Way to Grow Celery from Its Root

Only recently have I begun to appreciate the celery stalk—adding it to soups and grinding it down into a salt—as my new kitchen secret for adding …

The Invisible Fasten Off (one of my favorite crochet techniques)

Lately I have been doing a lot of crocheting in the round, and have been exploring techniques to make the pieces look their best. I wanted the join …

Pom Pom Edge

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Movies

Creating Traffic Alerts in Real-Time | About Verizon

Digital road signs are commonly seen when driving just about anywhere today. The signs provide alerts to construction zones, traffic delays, detours and more. But did you ever think about how those changeable messages are updated with real-time information?<p>Using a smartphone, tablet or computer, …

Get Smart on New Education Standards | About Verizon

Ready or not, Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are coming – and will bring a new set of standards for math and language arts to schools in 46 states across the country. The goal is to get America’s students on the same learning track to prepare them for college and future careers. By the 2014-15 …

In terms of sheer comfort, casseroles are high on the list of our favorite autumn cooking. 10 Hearty Casseroles That Welcome Fall - http://bit.ly/15hzx4w

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

Cooking

Another Tire Saved from the Landfill

I wouldn't call myself a tree hugger, but I do take reusable bags to the grocery store, I've switched all my monthly bills to paperless emails, and I …