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30 fabulous hotels for family fun in England

Whether you're looking to nurture a young chef with cookery classes, partake in sports (on or off water), or simply be able to guarantee that your darlings are having fun – and being well looked after – while you relax in the spa or enjoy some Michelin-starred dining, we've got it all. Our experts …

The Best Age to Travel Everywhere

A question I get a lot is: what is the best age to take my kids to _______. Fill in the blank with anywhere: Hawaii; Europe; Africa; Australia. The …

19 Impossibly Cool Crafts For Kids That Adults Will Want To Try

They might blow your mind, too.

Establishing House Rules for Teenagers

Parenting a teenager requires a delicate balance between giving her enough guidance to ensure she's making making healthy choices and giving her …

Budgeting

Roundup: 10 Beginner Woodworking Projects Using Basic Skills and Tools

DIY woodworking projects can make your home decor unique on a budget. The problem for most beginner DIYers is they don't have the tools to make them …

Woodworking

A bunch of great educational-ish iPad apps for kids

In this post about Minecraft yesterday, I wrote a footnote about educational-ish1 apps on my iPad:<p>On my iPad, I have a screen full of educational …

8 Next-Generation Organizers That Will Transform Your Home

These innovative Kickstarter projects have got us excited about the future of tidying up.<p>These innovative Kickstarter projects have got us excited about the future of tidying up.

10 of the best travel apps … that you'll actually use

Citymapper<p>For a long time, whenever I was spotted using Google Maps to navigate London’s public transport network a friend would look over and prod: “Oh, don’t you use Citymapper?” Eventually, I relented.<p>Comprehensive, easy to use and also playful, Citymapper offers more detailed journey planner …

Apps

BA's Best Banana Bread

Makes one 8½x4½" loaf<p>Here at BA everybody has their favorite banana bread recipe. We made every one—14 to be exact—until we came up with a collective favorite. Dark brown sugar is key and a dollop of mascarpone makes for superior tenderness. Walnuts optional but encouraged. This is part of BA's …

Breakfast

The Most Common Mistakes People Make when Cooking Pork Chops

The 8 most common mistakes to avoid when cooking pork chops.<p>We'll come out and say it: Cooking pork chops is not an easy task. But we promise—you can definitely cook a tender, juicy chop—as long as you avoid these eight common mistakes.<p>1. Ignoring the Quality of Your Meat<p>This is true with all meat …

Cooking

Our 15 Favorite Cookbooks of 2015

The year's best cookbooks for bakers, travelers, memoir lovers, and ambitious home chefs.<p>It's not easy to be a cookbook at the <i>Bon Appétit</i> office. The competition is stiff: Dozens of new releases arrive each week, and there's only so much shelf space. The judges are, well, extremely judgy. We're not …

World Trade Center

Soffritto so good: Rachel Roddy's winter minestrone soup recipe

As a little girl I remember the jug of white celery that was always at the centre of the table when my grandma made high tea. It would have come from Lancashire, where the vegetables were cultivated in low-lying, deep peaty bog just outside Ashton-under-Lyne. Buried in trenches, the celery was …

Italian Food

I Quit My Boring Office Job To Start Making Mini Paintings On Recycled Wood

Growing up surrounded by trees, I’ve found a deep affinity for the life force present in the natural world. For years I worked long monotonous hours …

Give the Gift of DIY with These Kits and Tools

Not everyone wants some boring prepackaged gift. Some people like to make their own things. For those DIYers, the best gift you can give is the gift …

Raspberry Pi

These 5 Kits Can Teach Kids About Computers and Coding

As adults and parents, we’re quick to point out how much simpler—and therefore better—things were when we were young. Instead of iPads, we had books. …

Man Recreates Photos Of His Late Wife With His 3-Year-Old Daughter 3 Years After The Accident

Rafael Del Col wanted to do a tribute to his late wife Tatiane Valques, so he and his three-year-old daughter Raisa recreated the couple‘s pictures …