Aileen Aisling Herrera

252 Flips | 10 Magazines | 4 Likes | 1 Following | @aileenaherrera | Keep up with Aileen Aisling Herrera on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Aileen Aisling Herrera”

Treat Yourself! The Sweetest Desserts In NYC

Appetizers are nice and entrées are essential, but we <i>adore</i> dessert. For real — we feel about ice cream and cookies and brownies the way Liz Lemon …

Dessert

20 2-Ingredient Desserts That Will Help You Survive the Holidays

You don't need more than 2 ingredients to make these delicious eats!<p>I am always craving desserts, especially late at night, but for some reason, I …

Dessert

7 Cookies to Bake (and Devour) This Holiday Season - Chowhound

We think there's nothing quite as festive as baking a batch of holiday cookies! We like to make a day out of it, get the kids in the kitchen, and try …

This easy-to-make Christmas cookie recipe will be your family’s favorite

There are a number of important holiday cookie recipes in my family. I make Dorie Greenspan’s incomparable World Peace Cookies every year. My mom bakes <i>jan hagels,</i> a traditional Dutch cookie that is topped with walnuts and powdered sugar. My 90-plus-year-old grandmother still makes a multi-step, …

Dessert

39 Amazing Trips To Take With Your BFFs

Thanks to Instagram, we know all about the vacation habits of our favorite girl gangs, from the Kardashian-Jenner clan to Taylor Swift's posse of …

Taylor Swift

The Coziest Restaurant in Every State

It’s more than just physical comfort and warmth; it’s that holiday-time feeling of friendliness, familiarity and relaxation.<p><i>This article originally</i> …

12 Mind-Blowing, Affordable Adventures for Your Bucket List

Start planning your next vacation now.<p>Are you an adventure hound who lives for trips that test your physical limits? Have you fantasized about …

From the Archives: 'Elvira, Mistress of the Dark'

By 1988, the popular horror movie hostess<p>Elvira, portrayed by Cassandra Peterson, was ready for Hollywood.<p>This photo accompanied a story by Rick Sherwood in the March 20, 1988, Los Angeles Times:<p><i>You first notice her strawberry blond hair and relaxed manner. Cassandra Peterson looks comfortable in</i> …

How to Take Care of Your Feet

Use these tried-and-true tips from a professional adventure athlete to keep your feet healthy.<p>Our mistake was textbook. A few miles before our first camp, Gerry mentioned to me that he might have some blisters coming on. We should have known to address them immediately, especially since we'd …

Backpacking

15 beautiful photographs that will convince you to rewrite your bucket list

17 Places Book Lovers Need to Visit

For many book lovers, the most perfect place in the world is a cozy reading nook where no one will talk to them for the next, oh, ten hours. But there are places outside of the home (and beyond the pages) that seem to have been made specifically for the literary minded, including charming …

The 10 Most Dangerous Hikes In America

The best hidden gems of the Bay Area suburbs

A few years ago, we put together our list of San Francisco's best hidden gems and secret spots. The concept was so popular we added a second installment of reader's picks. Now, we're expanding our search because — as we all know — the entire Bay Area is filled with cool things to do.<p>One of our …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Don’t forget your camera!<p>Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring …

Travel Guide: How to Explore Zion National Park in 3 Days

The Grand Canyon's glacier-carved cliffs often steal the spotlight when adventurers are planning out their stateside itineraries. While you can't …

National Parks

Top 21 Wonders of the Sierra Nevada

The secret Sierra<p>We Westerners all know California’s Sierra Nevada mountains. They are fundamental to who we are: Without the foothills’ …

20 Places to Visit That Are So Whimsical It's Hard to Believe They Exist

The spiral rock arches of Antelope Canyon are unreal!<p>If you love traveling to destinations off the beaten path, we have a few unbelievable locations you'll want to add to your travel bucket list. These canyons and islands and parks aren't just unexpected, they are completely and utterly whimsical. …

National Parks

11 of the Most Beautiful Hikes in the World Photos

The emerald lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in New Zealand.Photo: John Crux Photography / Getty Images<p>Be it scaling the sides of mountains or walking a winding trail for days on end, humans will go to extreme lengths for scenic adventure. Seeking out places almost untouched by development …

10 Badass Natural Water Slides Across America

Along with river tubing and doing absolutely nada on a beach somewhere, frolicking in a swimming hole ranks high on the list of iconic summer …

These Skin-Care Products Are Pro-Approved — & All Under $20

If there's one thing we know about skin care, it's that it can get <i>very</i> pricey <i>very</i> fast. Most of us can't shell out $40 for a cleansing water, even if …

Where to Buy Inexpensive Hiking Gear

That New Backpack Doesn't Have to Cost Too Much<p>Brand-new hiking gear can cost an arm and a leg, but sometimes it's worth it for the warranty, or just …

Shopping

World’s Most Beautiful Kayaking Trips for the Ultimate Adventure

Unspoiled nature, stunning scenery, and an increased heart rate are cravings of the adventure travel lover’s soul, and there are few better ways to …

Kayaking

This £3 French cult beauty product is sold every single second in the UK

We're already obsessed with the chic and effortless nature of French beauty, skincare and style, so when we heard that one particular French cult …

Skin Care

The Ultimate California Road Trip

Cool cities and epic landscapes<p>Chloe Gunning<p>June 14, 2017<p>California road trips don’t come much better than the route along the California One Highway from LA – San Francisco, via Yosemite National Park! Incredible landscapes and cool cities await...<p>Los Angeles<p>Trekking up to the Hollywood sign is a …

Traffic jams choking Yosemite

Courtesy of 50's Roadhouse<p>The Grill at Pine Mountain Lake<p>Doc's Q' in Pit Stop<p>Happy Burger<p>June Bug Cafe<p>YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Pierre Celotto and Aurene Humbert had a definite vision in mind when they booked a summer vacation that included a day in Yosemite Valley.<p>Urged on by breathtaking …

National Parks

10 Trader Joe’s Beauty Products That Actually Work Like A Dream

From our friends at The Zoe Report<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the latest in celebrity</i> …

This May Be The Bluest Place in The Country, But That's Not The Best Part

I threw my head back laughing harder than I had in a good while. Maybe it was the Zinfandel the raspy-voiced waiter playfully called “jam” as he poured us a second - or was it third? - glass, but it was in that moment I realized I had found the real treasure of this place: it was hidden in the …

Meet the cake-cutting technique that will change your life

Anyone who's ever been in the unlucky position of being the person to cut up a cake at a party, listen up: There's a simple new technique out there that you need to commit to memory, now.<p>Cutting up a cake in front of a hungry horde is stressful: It just never seems that you can slice thing thing …

16 of the best historical documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

While every moment that leads up to the present could be considered history, there are certain events throughout time that truly stand out among the …