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9 Ways to Make an Extra $1,000 This Summer

Want to boost your bottom line this summer? Pick up one of these gigs to put $1,000 or more in your pocket before the season is over.See also: 9 Dumb …

21 No-Bake Holiday Mason Jar Dessert Recipes

It’s definitely the most wonderful time of the year, as evidenced by the abundance of Christmas cookies and DIY decorations in our lives. And ’tis the season for indulging in a multitude of treats, which means you’d better have your dessert game on lock. Not a baker? Not to worry. These 21 mason …

16 things travelers should know before planning their 2016 adventures

For travelers, 2015 and 2016 look like identical twins born in separate years, only more so. Much of what was true in 2015 will be truer in the coming year. What was hot this year will be hotter next; what was cheap in 2015 will be cheaper in 2016 (except when it's not; see hotel rooms). Here's a …

Travel Around The World With 46 Cookie Recipes

It's cheaper than airfare.<p><i>Many editors and contributors from Food52 supported in publishing this post. For more cookies, visit our Cookies of the World Map</i>.

Hero Found

• <b>Author:</b> Bruce Henderson<p>From the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of And the Sea Will Tell comes Hero Found: the incredible but true story of Dieter Dengler, the only pilot to escape captivity from a POW camp in the Laotian jungle during the Vietnam War. This amazing story of triumph over …

Our One Common Country

• <b>Author:</b> James Conroy<p><i>Our One Common Country</i> explores the most critical meeting of the Civil War. Given short shrift or overlooked by many historians, the Hampton Roads Conference of 1865 was a crucial turning point in the War between the States. In this well written and highly documented book, James …

A Lonely Life for Immigrants in America's Rust Belt

To be far from home in a major, diverse metropolis such as New York or Los Angeles is one thing. But those who have landed in small cities across the Midwest face a whole other sort of isolation.<p>CINCINNATI—When they were deciding where to settle down and raise a family, Lorena Mora-Mowry, a lawyer …

US government deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to internal figures obtained by The Associated Press as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton called Obama's deportation policies too …

Try Eating Ice Cream Out Of These Cookie Dough Bowls

The next time you sit down to a nice bowl of ice cream, why not give yourself something to look forward to when the ice cream is gone, like these ingenious cookie dough bowls from the incomparable DaveHax!<p>The real trick to this clever recipe is using an upside down muffin tin to shape your cookie …

Knotted Fabric-Wrapped Favor Boxes

Wrap up your wedding favors and treats in a swatch of pretty fabric using our chic knotted technique.<p>725<p>2406


DIY Infinity Cable Knit Scarf

Free Things to Do in Oslo, Norway

Oslo is the largest city in Norway and the country’s economic hub, with a true-to-its-roots leaning toward maritime trade and industries. But a ruffian Viking heritage and a number two spot among the world’s most expensive cities in 2010 are no reason to plunder the capital city. Vigeland Sculpture …

Pocket Water Bottle Cozy


A simple HELLO card with coffee

7 Cakes and Their Cupcake Counterparts

Here, seven cakes for big celebrations and their cupcake counterparts for everyday eating.<p>In this week’s Chefs in Conversation video, Top Chef …

DIY Desk Calendar

Learn how to make this simple but beautiful Desk Calendar. DIY watercolor ombre tags make this project pretty as well as simple!<p>266<p>1002


Knit Your Own Swiffer Cloths

Knit your own washable and reusable Swiffer cloths! Super easy to make and way less wasteful. It's a win-win in my book.<p>460<p>2091

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Make a Doll Face Necklace