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10 All-American Summer Road Trips

Drive, We Said<p>There's nothing more American than hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a cooler full of beer in the backseat (you know, for later). Sure, the game has changed a little—smartphones have all but rendered guidebooks and crumpled maps obsolete—but one essential …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

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How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect – rolling green fields, chatty locals and a pint for each hand – but there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and …

Europe's Lesser Known Seaside Escapes

Spring is, really, still a ways away, but that doesn't mean we're not pumped to plan all of our theoretical summer vacations. Europe's calling--as always--and we want to spend time in quaint villages without all the crowds, if such a thing exists.<p>Here are seven towns we have our eye on.<p><b>Tellaro,</b> …

8 Nifty Little Items You Never Pack... But Should

<i>Photo courtesy of Stephanie Adams. Article by Sean O'Neill, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>No matter where you're traveling next, there are a few things you can add to your grab-and-go bag that will make everything run a little more smoothly. Meet eight items that will turn you into the MacGyver of …

The 10 Most Luxurious Cruise Ships In The World

But you shouldn't have to skimp on luxury even when you're in the middle of the ocean.<p>The experts at CruiseCompete used their extensive database of traveler reviews to help us compile a list of the most luxurious cruise ships in the world.<p>Forget the corny magic shows and nightclubs — these cruise …

The Best Meat Sauce Recipe

Home > Recipes by Category > Family Recipes > The Best Meat Sauce. EVER.<p>The Best Meat Sauce. EVER.<p>February 17, 2014 // 165 <i>Comments »</i><p><i>This homemade</i> …

Road Trip: California's Pacific Coast Highway

Strap in and get ready for an exhilarating driving experience along this twisting, cliff-hugging route.<p>An exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff-hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. …

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How to Make Fried Pork and Cabbage Dumplings With Homemade Wrappers

GalleryHow to Make Fried Pork and Cabbage Dumplings With Homemade Wrappers<p>Of all the foods off the A1 through A24 section of your local Chinese takeout menu, <b>fried dumplings (that's Peking ravioli to you Bostonians)</b> are perhaps the ones that benefit most from some home treatment. Unless you're <i>really</i> …

Crab Cakes with Ginger and Lime Recipe

Here’s an Asian inspired spin on a classic crab cake—fresh lump crab meat mixed with lime zest, grated ginger, and spicy sriracha sauce, formed into …

Perfect Skincare Straight from Your Pantry! 25 Homemade Skincare Hacks

Ah, winter. For our skin, it can only mean one thing: chaos. Yep, it’s that time of year when the weather wreaks havoc on our skin… dryness, irritation, breakouts. If ever our skin needs a little extra lovin’, it’s now! Today we’re helping you step up your skincare game with basic, nutrient-rich …

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What Are the Best Travel Hacks?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>Answer by Thomas Snerdley,</i><p>Here is 44 years of travel advice from a military brat and a military veteran who's been around the world a time or three.<p>The Two Bag System. Every pro traveler I've ever met travels light using some variation of this …

Feeling Kinky? 18 Hair Hacks for Curly Hair

You know what we’d like to do. Eat an entire chocolate cake and not gain a single ounce. Well, guess what? We can’t always get what we want, including when it comes to our hair. You know how it goes, the sleek and straight crave waves and the curlycues pine for smooth. If you’ve been blessed with …

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Chicken and biscuits

Here's another delicious winter all in one meal, that I could maybe eat every day. Or at least every day for a week, then maybe not for a …

You're Probably Wearing The Wrong Sports Bra

Bras are complicated, with cup sizes and band sizes and all those intricate straps and closures. But sports bras are simple -- right?<p>Wrong. Turns out those stretchy undergarments have as much as going on regular bras, but we often don't give them enough attention. We spoke to bra fitting specialist …

JC Penney Black Friday 2013 Sales Seem Too Good To Be True

<b>The store:</b> JCPenney<p><b>The time:</b> JCPenney is starting its sales on at 8 pm on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, which will last 25 straight hours, until 9pm on Friday. The special "Door Busters" deals will go from 8 pm on Thursday to 1 pm on Friday. Online shoppers can start shopping the sales all day on …

19 Pairs of Boots, All On Sale For Less Than $100

Okay, it's time to face the music. It's fall. And by fall, we mean almost winter. So it's about time you get your cold-weather wardrobe together. Though buying cozy knits and cords is exciting, it seems like winter clothes cost a whole lot more than summer clothes -- does everything really need to …

Creamy Rigatoni with Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe

Tip<p>How to Store Chicken<p>Raw or cooked chicken can be stored in a refrigerator for a few days, though it’s important to prevent raw chicken juices from …

How to travel with friends (and not want to kill them)

I have two permanent, oddly positioned bald spots on my head. Though my mother claims they’re from a scalp thing I had as a kid, I have it on good authority from my oracle that they’re probably where the Martians attached the electrodes.<p>However, spontaneous balding frequently has nothing to do with …

15 Homemade Beauty Recipes

We’ve been on a DIY beauty kick recently with homemade face masks, lip balms, and face scrubs. But there are so many more things you can DIY in your kitchen to use in your beauty routine. Here are a few of our favorite makeup essentials, hair products, and a few luxuries, too. We think an at-home …

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New Blind Booking Sites Take Travel Uncertainty To A Whole Other Level

Packing a suitcase while knowing where you’re going is <i>soo</i> totally boring.<p>…If you agree with that statement, then you're ready to spice up your travel routine.<p>There are the established, tried-and-true ways to do so, like bidding on mystery hotel rooms with Priceline or booking them through …

Europe's Most Beautifully Precarious Villages

Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns to really soak up the local flavor. Europe is also home to some of the most unusual villages …

"We'll Always Have Paris!"

Let me tell you a few secrets about my native city. From now on of course, they'll definitely be a little less secret, but I believe in sharing.<p>Nothing wrong with visiting the usual landmarks tourists' attractions, but I love Paris so much, I just want to brag about it and give you a different …

Upping the Weird Factor: The World's 10 Wackiest Hostels - Vagabondish

Traveling on a budget doesn’t mean your accommodation options need be stock-standard. If anything, cheap backpacker haunts can oftentimes prove far …

Teen skincare products: six of the best

Teenage years are an exciting but complex time for beauty. Makeup mistakes and experimentation are a significant rite of passage, at a time when creativity and self-expression are very important, yet self-confidence can be low, especially in relation to skin. Readers often ask for recommendations …

Whipped Frosting

Just try not to lick the spoon when you make this basic frosting that pairs perfectly with our Versatile Vanilla Cake, , and Lemon Cake.

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