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10 Rom-Coms Like 'Bridget Jones's Diary' That Are More British Than Tea With The Queen

I <i>love</i> a good ol’ romantic comedy, especially when they are of the British variety. I like to subject myself to the highs and lows of love for no …


13 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Cast-Iron Skillet

Cast iron can be fickle. Here are some habits to avoid when you’re cooking.<p>The cast-iron skillet is the workhorse of many a dedicated home cook, and …

Cast Iron Skillet

44 Best Small Bathroom Ideas To Make A Big Statement

These spaces may be small, but they certainly don't lack panache.<p>Just because a bathroom is on the small side, doesn't mean it shouldn't be full of personality. From bold decor choices to stylish storage ideas, these small bathrooms and powder rooms aren't afraid of making a design statement—and …

Interior Design

3 Bold Paint Colors That Are Impossible to Get Wrong

The non-white hues interior designers can get behind.<p>When we walk into a room, our eyes naturally gravitate toward color. Unlike other essential …

Home Decorating

6 Private Island Resorts You Can Stay at with Points

“Expensive” and “far-fetched” are typically the first phrases that come to mind when people think about staying on a private island. However, if …


Master This All-Purpose Sauce and Never Waste Herbs Again

No more wilted basil on your watch<p>When gardeners tell me that there is no such thing as a black thumb and of course I could grow things if I wanted, …


These Sticky Fish-Sauce Chicken Drumsticks Are a Gift From the Glaze Gods

Great things happen when you combine fish sauce, fire, and a few packs of chicken drumsticks.<p>In the competition I just made up in my head of who eats the most in the Test Kitchen on any given day, I come second only to our staff photographer Alex Lau. The day our awesome assistant Gaby Melian …


Two Harvard alums built a payment app so people can pay for rent, tuition, and even taxes with a credit card

Move over Venmo and Apple Pay— there's a new payment app in town and it's called Plastiq.<p>"Plastiq is bill pay with benefits," cofounder Eliot Buchanan told Business Insider. "Our service makes it possible for business owners and savvy consumers to use a credit card for virtually any expense that …

Personal Finance

59 Simple 3-Ingredient Recipes

Small Bites<p><b>Grilled Spiced Chicken Wings</b><br>Give chicken wings an unexpected twist with seafood seasoning and a creamy ranch dipping sauce.<p><b>Get the recipe:</b> …


How to Eat Clean for Less Than $10 a Day

It’s a myth that clean eating is prohibitively expensive and unrealistic. How do we know for sure? Because we planned a week’s worth of breakfasts, …

Healthy Eating

5 drool-worthy sex positions perfect for internal G-spot stimulation

CLICK.<p>While science doesn't support the widely held misconception of the G-Spot as some sort of magical button, a lot of women and female-bodied people have discovered they <i>really</i> like getting rubbed an inch or so in on the top wall of their vagina. Maybe it's part of the surprisingly extensive …

Extreme Sports

29 No-Bake Summer Desserts For When It's Hot AF Outside

Because no one wants to turn on the oven when it's 90ºF outside.


Top 10 Amish Baking Secrets—Revealed

If you’re a fan of Amish sugar cookies, you’ll love this cooking advice, passed down from generation to generation.<p>When it comes to scratch-made …


15 Clean-Eating Chicken Recipes to Make for Dinner Tonight

There’s no quicker, easier or healthier protein than chicken. But grilled chicken breast for the third time this week? <i>Yawn</i>. Spice things up with 15 …


The 5 Loveliest Afternoon Teas in London

Holiday visits from friends are a perfect motivator for better living. The impulse to spin out December drinking sherry in reindeer socks, however universal, will not bear scrutiny. Before the doorbell rings, the halls need to be decked and the dead potted plants replaced with pluckier descendants. …


7 Water-Friendly Shoes to Shop Now That Go From Sea to Shore

Whether you’re planning a day of rafting or a visit to the water park, make sure to pack a pair of water-friendly shoes. Typically designed of mesh …


Amazon's Best-Selling Mattress Is Only $95 and People Are Obsessed With It

NBD, but one buyer said it's better than their $3,000 Tempur-Pedic.<p>It's a competitive boxed-mattress world out there, y'all. With so many to choose from —Casper, Allswell, Helix, to name a few — picking one is hard. But this might make your decision a little bit easier. There's a mattress on Amazon …


New Research Reveals What People Regret Most of All: 5 Ways to Make Sure You Never Do

We all have regrets. But one type of regret discourages people the most and lasts the longest. Here's how to make sure that doesn't happen to you.<p>Look forward and the path seems uncertain, the future impossible to predict. Look back, though, and all your dots seem to connect...except, of course, …


Anxious at Work? 33 Simple Techniques Guaranteed to Help You Feel More Grounded

It is no surprise that most working Americans experience some form of daily stress or anxiety. Looming deadlines, long hours, and workplace politics …


The best advice from 2018 commencement speeches

From Ronan Farrow to Abby Wambach, here are some words of wisdom that can motivate you, whether you’re a recent graduate or not.<p>When you’re starting something new, it can help to hear from someone who’s been there before. That’s the gist of commencement speeches. Speakers often share their personal …


30 Bridesmaid Dresses For Every Type Of Wedding Venue

No matter where you decide to tie the knot their are bridesmaids dresses perfect for vineyards, beaches, cities, and beyond.


Recipe: Berry Pineapple Fruit Salad — Recipes from The Kitchn

My favorite approach to cooking — especially when it comes to potlucks, parties, and picnics — is to start with a dish that's a well-loved, familiar …


Is your home making you unhappy? The quick fix interior tips to boost your mood

Two years ago, Victoria Harrison was unhappy; burnt out from her commute, stressed at work, not sleeping, and living on chocolate and coffee. When she looked at her friends, also successful 30-something professionals in their dream jobs, she noticed something similar.<p>“We were all tired but wired,” …

Living Rooms

How to Travel to 10 Different Countries Without Ever Leaving New York City’s 5 Boroughs

In New York City, you can find anything you want — and at any hour, too.<p>But the “city that has it all” extends far beyond the 24/7 chains of Times …

New York City

50+ Best Home Decorating Ideas of All Time

These home decor tips from top designers take good design to the next level.<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.

Home Decorating

How to Trick Your Mind Into Enjoying Long Flights, According to a Travel Psychologist

Long-haul flights may only seem tolerable for travelers flying in luxurious lie-flat seats. But even in economy, I’ve discovered a number of ways to …

Duke University

23 Easy Ways to Save Money While on Vacation, From Travel Experts

Vacations have a way of making money disappear—and I’m not just talking about the large sums spent on airfare or lodging costs. Smaller …


The Overprotected American Child

A few weeks ago I left my 9-year-old daughter home alone for the first time. It did not go as planned.<p>That’s because I had no plan. My daughter was sick. My husband was out of town. And I needed to head to the drugstore—a five-minute walk away—to get some medicine for her. So I made sure my …


It's Easy to See Why This Argentina Home Is Instagram Famous

Name: Carina, her husband, and their daughters Isabel and Francisca Location: Nordelta — Buenos Aires, Argentina Size: 2580 square feet Years lived …

Living Rooms

Want to Get Rich? Ten 1-Sentence Personal Finance Rules Anyone Can Follow to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

Sometimes the best advice on personal finance comes in 1-sentence bites.<p>Every month I get a number of advance copies of personal finance books.<p>Each includes tens of thousands of words that promise and occasionally deliver something new, even though wealth building, like losing weight, can be summed …

Personal Finance