April Dasilva

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48 Hours in Vancouver, Canada: The Perfect Itinerary

How to Spend 48 Hours in Vancouver<p>Vancouver is one of Canada's most celebrated and best known Canadian cities. This coastal seaport city tops lists …

Travel

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

12 Common Curling Iron Mistakes and How to Stop Making Them

I'm sure whoever invented the curling iron thought he was making hairstyling easier, but clearly he had never considered what would happen when it …

Hair

The Best Body Lotions, According to Dermatologists

I can’t remember where I first heard the phrase “treat your body as you would your face,” when it comes to skin care, but it stuck with me. It seems …

Skin Care

How to Build the Ultimate Cheese Board

• Fresh cheeses balance out firmer varieties, and Thorpe's homemade ricotta is much fluffier and richer than store-bought (and easier to make than …

Sweet Potato Salad With Black Beans and Avocado

In a large pot, boil sweet potatoes in salted water until fork-tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and cool sightly.<p>In a bowl, stir together yogurt, …

Food

14 Best Primers for Women Over 50 to Keep Your Makeup Fresh All Day Long

Whether it's for a special event or everyday wear, everyone wants to make sure their makeup lasts through the day — and with the best primers for …

Skin Care

I Finally Caved and Bought Allbirds' 'World's Most Comfortable Shoes'—and I Get It Now

It doesn’t matter how many five-star reviews a product has or what its sell-out rate is: I'll only ever spend by Mint-allotted “me budget” on something that's come recommended from people I actually know. That can be a friend or a colleague—never a stranger on the Internet. Yet even I haven't been …

Clothing

Feast Your Eyes on the Pasta Primavera Recipes We Want to Devour

Spring brings with it many things—sunshine, flowers we haven't seen in months (hello, peonies), and seasonal veggies to write home about. And what …

Healthy Eating

Pan-Seared Ribeye with Miso Butter

Every once in a while, I crave a juicy steak with a perfectly browned crust. Until recently, this craving was only satisfied during celebrations at …

Cooking

Tis the Season for Julia Child’s Trademark Vinaigrette

Julia Child once said: “The perfect vinaigrette is so easy to make that I see no reason whatsoever for bottled dressings.”<p>Once again, we can’t help …

Country Lifestyle

Roasted Cauliflower, Date, Red Onion & Parsley Salad

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius)<p>In a bowl toss the cauliflower florets in olive oil and then sprinkle with paprika, …

This is the morning ritual that will make you happy: 4 secrets from stoicism

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

Happiness

Here’s Our Simple Secret to an Amazing Omelet

Omelets can be scary: it’s like the entire population of France is watching, just waiting for you to mess up. But the good news is there's no one way …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

The $48 Antioxidant "Perfection Cream" Angelina Jolie Uses Daily

Angelina Jolie never fails to inspire intrigue—the Oscar-winning actress, humanitarian, and mother of six has captivated audiences and admirers for …

Broiled Salmon With Tomato Cream Sauce

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:30 minPrep:5 minCook:25 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories483Total Fat23 …

Architects’ 8 Favorite Cool-Toned Neutral Paints

Among the finer points when it comes to choosing a paint: whether it has warm or cool undertones (which can have a surprisingly big effect on a room, …

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

1 of 14<p>Paper White by Benjamin Moore<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>Parma Gray by Farrow & Ball<p>3 of 14<p>Light Pewter by Benjamin Moore<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 14<p>Brassica …

7 Older Women On Their Personal Style

<i>Welcome to MyIdentity. The road to owning your identity is rarely easy. In this yearlong program, we will celebrate that journey and explore how the</i> …

How to make the most amazing pizza at home

<b>I've learned these tricks of the trade from a pro, and they make all the difference.</b><p>My sister Sarah Jane runs a very successful wood-fired pizza …

26 Romantic Recipes to Make for Someone You Love (Including Yourself) — Recipes from The Kitchn

Skip the fuss of making a fancy dinner reservation this weekend and spend the night in making a delicious meal for the ones you love.Whether it's …

Cooking

Cauliflower Fried Rice Makes Your Spring Break Diet Easy.

Step 1<p>Mince the green onion and garlic and set aside.<p>Step 2<p>Cut the cauliflower into small pieces and pulse in a food processor until it is the …

Food

Ridiculously good pasta recipes news and features

Ridiculously good pasta recipes<p>Lobster, roast pepper and basil pasta salad<p>16 Apr 2018<p>Ridiculously good pasta recipes<p>A carbonara recipe made easy<p>06 …

Ina Garten Just Shared Her Easter Dinner Menu

It's almost Easter, and that means Ina Garten is getting ready for a big dinner party. Truly, Ina is always ready for a big dinner party to celebrate …

Adding peanut butter to your grilled cheese will change your life

It seems like a strange idea, adding peanut butter to a grilled cheese sandwich, but once you try it, your perception of what a grilled cheese …

How to Make the Best Fried Rice Every Time

Fried rice is one of those dishes you can make with pretty much anything you have in your pantry. As long as you have the titular rice, you can toss in whatever veggies, proteins, and sauces you prefer for a meal in a pinch or on a budget. If it’s your first time, or you’ve been trying and failing …

Recipes

12 Good Morning Quotes To Hang On Your Bedroom Wall

Seize the day and banish your bare walls.<p>Morning people understand the virtues of rising early and embracing the day with fervor. As for the rest of us? Well, that's what coffee's for — and these 12 motivational morning quotes.

This Everything Seasoning Avocado Is, Well, Everything

This isn’t so much a recipe as it is a lifestyle choice, because I honestly cannot understand the phenomenon that is Avocado Toast. Yes, this is not …

The Best Use for Balsamic Vinegar Isn't in Salad Dressing

Nothing could ever hold a candle to Dad's honey-balsamic vinaigrette, but did you know you can use the tasty vinegar when you're caramelizing onions? …