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How to Put Up Christmas Lights: 7 Essential Tips and Looks

Despite neighborhood peer pressure, you and you alone dictate the aesthetic direction of your home's holiday display. He who wields the extension ladder in subzero temperatures earns the creative freedom to decorate his yard however he pleases.<p>Despite neighborhood peer pressure, you and you alone …

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The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

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Tagliatelle with Fontina Cream and Chili Oil

Preheat the oven to 325 F. Toss the bread crumbs with olive oil and season them with salt and pepper. Bake until golden (about 10 minutes). When cooled, crumble and toss them with parsley.<p>To make the sauce, combine garlic, shallots and white wine in a large pot. Bring it to a boil on high heat, …

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Should you get pre-approved for a mortgage? Ten things to know

Putting your full faith in a mortgage pre-approval is like betting on a heavy favorite in a horse race. You'll probably win but there's room for major disappointment.<p>Sure, pre-approvals have benefits.<p>The best ones accurately measure your qualifications and how much house you can afford.<br>• Their 90- to …

Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …

My mouth gets itchy when I eat fruit. What’s going on?

<b>The question:</b> Apples and peaches make my mouth itchy. What other foods should I avoid?<p><b>The answer:</b> You may have oral allergy syndrome, an allergic reaction to proteins in certain fruits, vegetables and nuts. Symptoms include itchy mouth, scratchy throat or swelling of the lips, mouth, tongue and …

Marriage Advice: 20 Things You Should Always Tell Your Wife

Sometimes it's hard to know exactly what to say.<p>We're often told what <i>not</i> to say — anything about your partner's weight, their habits or their parents …

10 Fresh Takes on Pasta

Everyone knows how to make pasta. Boil water, pour in dry pasta, follow the instructions on the back of the box, and voilà: a heaping plate of spaghetti, penne, or farfalle. But just because pasta is simple doesn't mean it has to be boring. Here are 10 recipes to help you turn up the flavor on your …

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How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …