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10 Sweet + Savory Buttermilk Recipes to Embrace Autumn

With fall looming right around the corner, comfort food recipes will soon be filling your Pinterest feed to the brim. One ingredient that is sure to make a repeat appearance this year is creamy and delicious buttermilk.<p>Since buttermilk is not something that everyone has in their fridge year-round, …

9 (Mostly) No-Bake Icebox Cakes

On the hottest of days, icebox cake is your secret weapon. Pick from Food Network's best recipes.<p>Kana Okada, Kana Okada 2014<p>When summer decides to …

Dessert

Secret Smokies: An Insider’s Guide to Quiet, Back-Road Spots

The folks at the National Park Service point us in the right direction—away from where everyone else is<p>It used to be said that a squirrel could go from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mississippi River without ever touching the ground. Today, the <b>Great Smoky Mountains National Park</b> is one of the few …

Hiking

10 Things to Know Before Getting Involved with Someone in an Open Relationship

Follow the rules if you want to play.<p><b>1. She's not just going to jump into bed with you.</b> I mean, she might, but it's not a given.<p><b>2. She's going to jump into bed with you.</b> I know what I just wrote. But you should prepare your heart/vagina/penis/other body parts for the fact that she may be interested …

What Does HDR Mean? Take Gorgeous Photos with HDR on iPhone

What is HDR photography on iPhone and why would I want to use it? HDR stands for High Dynamic Range. It works to balance the shadows and highlights of a photo so that neither are being favored or ignored. Basically, HDR on iPhone is done by combining three different exposures into a single shot. …

Mobile Photography

Eight great outdoor adventures in Boston

Let’s go outside and play! Everybody knows that Boston puts on a good art show and gives an excellent history lesson. But this compact city is also blessed with beaches and bike trails, islands and ice rinks, rivers and running routes, not to mention one vast, blue beautiful harbor.<p>So when you’re …

New England

Frozen Peanut Butter Bites

Recipes

You Were Born Under These Stars: How to embroider a star map for your baby

This tutorial will help you make a sweet project that looks great and sparks many memories for Mummies and Daddies of the day they became a family or …

Things I Should Tell My Kids

There's so many things I'd want to tell my kids if I could just sit them down and talk with them... if I told my kids <i>everything</i> I ever wanted to tell them all at once. Well, they'd never ever sit still long enough -- and truthfully neither would I. On this Father's Day weekend, I decided to write …

Losing The Mommy Pouch: Ten Minutes A Day To Firm Your Lower Abs

Summer is upon us, which means pools and beaches and many other opportunities to don a bathing suit. Bikini season can be a real bummer for new moms …

Healthy Smoothies: How to Make Super Smoothies

We all know that we have to eat lots of fruits and vegetables everyday but very few people can actually manage to do this. There's good news, though. …

The collective wisdom of the 2015 graduation speeches

<b>(Real Simple) —</b><p>Trust yourself<p>"I want you all to stay true to the most real, most sincere, most authentic parts of yourselves. I want you to ask those basic questions: Who do you want to be? What inspires you? How do you want to give back? And then I want you to take a deep breath and trust …

College & University

How to keep a daily connection in your marriage

One of the most common reasons given for marriage failures is that the spouses “drifted apart.” The truth is drifting comes very naturally. As …

Get Your Much-Needed Fruit Fix with Apple-Raspberry Crumb Bars

These gooey-but-crumbly bars strike the perfect balance between comforting and spring-y. Here's how to nail 'em.<p><i>Welcome to the second annual Bon Appétit Readers’ Choice Week, where we’re committed to celebrating the people who make what we do all worthwhile (that’s you!). As part of the</i> …

5 Nursing Bras to Add to Your New Mama Wardrobe

Your breasts definitely feel the effects of pregnancy and mommyhood. Almost from conception, they begin to swell, and before you know it, not one of your bras will fit. And just when you think they couldn't get any bigger, your baby is born, your milk comes in, and the fun really begins. I woke up …

Clothing

Countdown to Baby: Things to do the month before baby arrives

Whether it’s your first baby or your fourth, the month before the little bundle of joy arrives can be a hectic one. There are so many things to do …

BABY SAFETY GUIDE & GIVEAWAY!

We brought you our Toddler Safety Guide with essentials and helpful products. Now, we bring you our Baby Safety Guide. As a mom, you want nothing but …

Pregnancy

7 Items To Consider For Your Hospital Bag

Packing your hospital bag can be exciting, especially if you’re a first time mom. But as a first time mom you may not know what to expect. You can …

Storing Your Breastmilk: Guidelines, Tips, & Tricks

Whether you need to build a stash of breast milk before returning to work, or just want to keep some expressed milk on hand for the occasional date …

Natural Methods to Induce Labor: Nine Tips for New Moms

<i>Photo by The Blog is Found</i><p>The end of a pregnancy can sometimes feel like it drags on forever. You’re bloated, tired, achy and you just want to meet …

How to Prepare for a Newborn: Month By Month

<i>Photo from Barefoot Blonde</i><p>Nothing can prepare you for the shock of bringing home a newborn. Whether it’s your first or your fourth, each child has a …

DIY Paper Pie-Slice Boxes

Follow template instructions for cutting, and align edges of pie box to the left side of the Mini Scoring Board. Score. Align tabs and score as well.<p>Punch along the top and sides of the box with the Edge Punch.<p>Form box and adhere sides together with double-sided tape.<p>To make the tag, punch the full …

50 Pie Recipes

Get inspired with 50 delicious pie recipes from Food Network Magazine.<p>Antonis Achilleos<p>View More Photos<p>1. <b>Apple Pie</b><p>3 pounds mixed apples (such as …

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

Happiness

10 Renter Friendly Home DIY Tutorials

Now that I live in a big city area, I’m realizing that in some places, renting a house or apartment is far more common than buying. Home ownership is …

Cheddar Bacon Pull Apart Bread Recipe Recipes

Easy. Bacon. Cheese. Bread.<p>Oh, and plenty of butter too! As I have expressed before, I think bacon and cheese are the perfect indulgences for any …

Breakfast

A Grapefruit Smoothie for Morning Greatness

This grapefruit smoothie with chia is perfect if you're needing a quick and healthy breakfast on the go. It's packed full of nutrients and flavor, plus it can be made the night before for an even quicker morning.<p>I am never one to complain about the winter. The winter is glorious. Snow, cold …