Abi Simmons

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13 Everyday Phrases That Actually Came From Shakespeare

Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis.<p>Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these so often, they've become clichés.<p><b>1. "Green-eyed monster"</b><p>Meaning: jealousy.<p>In "Othello," Iago …

Chocolate Chip Cookie No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Parfaits.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 20, 2013 101<p>It’s a BIG day.<p>A big birthday day that is. Someone in this house …

Clotilde Dusoulier's Strawberry Tartlets with Breton Butter Crust

<i>All week long, Clotilde Dusoulier of Chocolate & Zucchini will be sharing recipes from her latest, The French Market Cookbook, answering our questions, and giving away copies of her book to a few lucky readers. With her as our guest editor, we're feeling slightly more French -- and significantly</i> …

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'Borderlands' Claptrap Now Available as a Talking USB Hub and Car Charger<p>Borderlands 05/11/2018 03:47 pm<p>Borderlands<p>Picnic Aboard the Millennium …

18 Cool Things to Do in London - Lost Scientist

<i>“Why, Sir, you find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for</i> …

Blueberry Dumplings The Star Of Lasting Summer Memories

When blueberries are in season, you don't need to turn on the oven to make a delicious dessert. Valerie Erwin says it takes just 15 minutes to make one of her favorite summer dishes, Blueberry Dumplings. She shared the recipe for <i>All Things Considered</i>'s Found Recipes series.<p>Erwin is the chef and …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Hiking

Get a Bikini Body That Rocks in 3 Weeks: Training Plan

Throw your muscles a curveball with these new toning exercises for a smoking hot bikini body<p>Whether you're breaking a sweat regularly or totally slacking, it's time for a change. To get a smoking hot bikini body this summer, you have to shock your muscles to get it into sizzling shape.<p>It takes …

New Guide: Growing Your Sports Photography Business

In our latest free guide, <i>Growing Your Sports Photography</i> <b>Business</b>, we offer an in-depth look at the sports photography industry today. This …

Tiny countries that pack a big punch

Size isn't everything. Here are ten of the smallest countries in the world. Some of them are rarely visited, except by travellers collecting visa stamps. Most are islands, often far flung. Their wealth varies, from nearly the highest per capita GDP to nearly the lowest, but all still manage to …

European Travel

Make a Woven Friendship Bracelet

Make a woven friendship bracelet using a circular cardboard loom with this tutorial! Much quicker than most knotted friendship bracelets, and can be …

A heatwave is not a reason to abandon your sense of style

The big mistake people make when dressing for warm weather is that they don't dress for the warm weather – they dress as if they are on holiday. …

The life emergency kit – pyjamas, makeup and a can of G&T

"Passive" is not a word normally associated with fashion. Fashion does not have a passive bone in its body. Personal style, however, which is what I …

8 Fresh-Pressed Juice Cocktails for Summer

Juicing is all the rage this summer and we've got 8 fresh-pressed cocktails that will make you want to skip the bar and D.I.Y.<p>Juicing is all the rage this summer, and while it's a great way to start the day, it's also a fantastic way to kick-off happy hour. We've got 8 fresh-pressed cocktails that …

Recipes

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

10 Wacky and Wonderful Ice Cream Flavors

It's official: summer has arrived. As the temperatures rise, we've been dreaming about delicious ways to cool off. A frozen treat is the perfect way to indulge during the hot days of summer, and these recipes are definitely worth treating yourself to. Sweet, salty, nutty, fruity -- these recipes …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Don’t Let the Retouched Photographs of the World Affect Your Own Self Image

I recently had an unusual experience. I was standing in a department store aimlessly browsing some shiny shelving that held many glittery bottles …

Chicago's must-try dishes

Every week in our Dining section, Tribune writers tell readers to Eat This! Check in for the latest drool-worthy dish.

Garden Tic-Tac-Toe

Using a paver stone from the home improvement store, some chalk to create the grid and painting designs on smooth rocks, you too can create a fun …

Crafting

Photography on Old Rusty Cans • Recyclart

The “Conversations with History” is a project by American photographer David Emitt. David uses old rusty cans collected in the desert of Arizona …

Fun DIYs to Try for the Long Weekend

7 Comments<p>With the Canadian and American long weekends next week, here's a few fun summery DIYs and recipes to try if you're in the mood for making …

Striped Beach Luminaries

Amanda from Crafts by Amanda put together these lovely luminaries with mason jars, painter’s tape and scraps of burlap. The icing on the cake for …

How-To: Screwdriver Holder Coat Rack

An attractive tool organization solution does double duty as a space-saving coat rack in this screwdriver holder coat rack tutorial from HomeMade Modern!<p>As someone who lives in a tiny Brooklyn apartment, I think this is a great idea for small-space city living. (Or, if you’ve got a bigger workshop, …

Ideas For A Superman Party - Celebrations at Home

Shares 124<p>Have you seen the new <b>Superman</b> movie yet? I’m sure the film will spark all kinds of “Man of Steel” parties over the next year. My newest …

Make a Hanging Hoop Planter

• Embroidery hoop, $1 and up<br>• Bowl, on hand or $1<br>• E6000 glue, on hand or about $3 and up<br>• Twine or cord for hanging, on hand or $1 and up

Mason Jar Shelf | With Lovely

Mason jars are like the craft trend of 2013! Not that I’m complaining, because I think they’re awesome, are pretty cheap and have a bajillion uses.That’s right, bajillion. This jar shelf has two uses - for flowers as pictured, or fill them with stuff. Wouldn’t this be perfect in the kitchen? You could fill a couple with your tea and coffee and have a pretty flower in the other.

DIY Painted bottle vases

Tutorial on how to make these beautiful ombre painted vases using household paint and inexpensive glasses & bottles<p>613<p>2212