Alicia Nguyen

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Houston Metropolitan's Real Estate Search Mobile App

YOUR LOCAL AGENT Houston, TX<p>Get FREE instant access to local homes from any mobile device.<p>Keller Williams Realty Real Estate Search available on …

An island of sweet surprises: Maui for honeymooners

A Hawaiian honeymoon has all the storybook ingredients to make couples swoon: sherbet-colored sunsets, songbird serenades and palm-tree hammocks shimmying in the trade winds. But the island of Maui has more than a few surprises up its aloha-shirted sleeve, with something unique to offer every type …

The BA Seal of Approval 2013: The 25 Products We Can't Cook (or Live) Without

From herbal tea and supermarket Cheddar to potato rolls and Korean chili paste, the 25 products Bon Appétit's editors can't cook—or, really, live—without<p><b>Recipes From The Seal</b><p><b>How We Chose</b><p><b>Trust isn’t given; it’s earned</b>. That’s why, for the second year, we’re rewarding the products that have won our …

5 Cheap And Delicious Dinners To Make This Week

Each recipe serves two hungry people with too much self-respect to survive on ramen and Easy Mac.<p>Your safest bet is to make them all within a week of grocery shopping to ensure that the ingredients stay fresh. It's not the biggest deal if you do it over the course of 10 days or so, but know that …

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Five Tips for Hassle-Free Flying

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Traveling can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be that way.<p>Give yourself a much deserved break this holiday season with these five secrets to hassle-free flying from travel industry insider and airfarewatchdog.com founder <b>George Hobica</b>:<p><b>1. Get preapproved.</b> At some U.S. …

7 Ways Traveling Screws With Your Skin

And how to deal…so you don't look like a hot mess in those holiday photos

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Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Airport Survival: 5 Easy Ways to Keep Your "Cool" When Traveling

Unless you're traveling on your own private jet on your time table, the "getting there" is almost never without problems. Here are some of my most effective insider tips to help you travel smarter.<p>Let's face it; traveling and navigating crowded airports is stressful -- especially during family …

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L.A. Times Travel Show: Finding the best travel apps for 2014

Want to find "where the hipsters hang out" in a city you're traveling to? Homesick and want to video chat with up to nine people at once? There's an app for all that.<p>In fact, many apps that can be resources for travelers in their everyday needs, said Jen Leo, writer of the Web Buzz travel column …

The Way We Used To Travel: 12 Ways Travel Has Changed In The Digital Age

Once upon a time, smartphones and tablets didn't exist. And travel (well, life, in general) was very different. Technology has revolutionized the way we travel, in ways both good and bad.<p>We're feeling kind of nostalgic for the travel days of yore, so let's take a walk down memory lane and remember …

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The Cleaning Product Swaps You Should Never Make

Not all cleaning products are multipurpose.<p>When you run out of a certain product, there's often another one that can get the job done. For example, you can use a few drops of hydrogen peroxide on your laundry as a stain remover, and baking soda works great as a sink and faucet cleanser. But there …

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10 Surprising Things You Can Clean in Your Dishwasher

The things you didn't know you could put in the dishwasher.<p>Your dishwasher has been holding out on you. Sure, "dishes" are in the name, but this machine can clean so much more.<p><b>1. Kitchen exhaust filter</b>Avoid getting messy, gunky oil buildup on your filter by cleaning it in the dishwasher once a …

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Parmesan-Crusted Chicken with Lemon Butter from Alex Hitz

It's a delicious riff on a classic dish that can be whipped up in no time flat. Just remember three basic steps. Alex Hitz shares this delicious chicken recipe.<p>To me, there's really nothing better than sautéed chicken in a pan sauce. Done right, it can make a merely capable cook look like a …

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Before I get into the juicy bits of this post, I thought I’d let you in on a little tidbit of info. Monday when Jo heads home from Sydney, I’ll be …

How To Shop For The Perfect Duvet

One of the keys to a good night's sleep is having the right duvet, one that keeps you warm in winter, cool in summer, and doesn't make you sneeze. Here's our guide to the most common fillings to help you select.<p><i>Interior design by Ken Fulk. Photography by Francesco Lagnese.</i><p>Natural <b>feather and down</b> …

22 Easy Decorating Ideas to Make Over a Room in a Day

It's as easy as changing up your coffee table decor.<p>A little wallpaper, paint, or a few colorful accents can make such a big difference in your home. You can tackle each of these ideas in one day, even though the results will look like it took so much longer to pull off.

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Ask a Designer: How Do I Get Bedroom Lighting Right?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is about bedroom lighting. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future installment.<p><b>Q: "Do you</b> …

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Pattern Study: Home Interiors Brimming with Mixed Prints

Overuse of patterns in a single room can give the space a chaotic feel, but somehow, despite layer upon layer of mismatched prints, this apartment …

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10 Unexpected Ways to Add Color to Your Kitchen

Unique ways to give your space a bold look.<p>Switch out your sink for a colorful one, order some bold appliances, or give your backsplash a bright look.

5 Digital Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

Top 25 Online Booking Sites in Travel This Month

<i>Ed: We’re starting a new monthly feature on top trafficked sites in various sectors in travel, using data from SimilarWeb. We have found SimilarWeb’s</i> …

9 Worst Airline Rip-Offs

Here's the basic principle of contemporary airline pricing: Rates are based on how much money the airlines think passengers will pay, not on the actual costs of doing business. This makes these gouges particularly painful. Here are my picks for the nine worst rip-offs in the airline industry.<p>I …

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10 Ways to Get to Your Gate Faster

Whether you're making a tight connection or you just left your house a little late, you'll zip to the gate without getting lost, hung up at security, or delayed by other people if you follow these 10 tips.<p>Whether you're making a tight connection or you just left your house a little late, you'll zip …

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