Christina Strong

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Toast Stamp Transforms Bread Into Adorable Teddy Bears

Japan-based company Tokyu Hands has developed a playful way to enjoy your morning toast. This very easy little device quickly transforms a boring old square of bread into an adorable little teddy bear.<p>Simply press the mold into the uncooked bread to obtain the shape. Remove the cut edges, select …

Teddybears

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

An Aerial Kinetic Sculpture with 256 Helium Balloons Embedded with LEDs | Colossal

<p>Cyclique was an aerial light and sound installation created by audiovisual artist Nohista and Collectif Coin for Nuit Blanche 2013 (previously). The …

Breastfeeding won't seem normal until we see more pictures of it

You would have had to have been living in a cave not to have noticed the increased interest in celebrity mums in the media over the last decade. From judgmental and vicious attacks on Nadya Doud-Suleman (more commonly referred to as the "Octomom"), to hyperbolic revelry at the Duchess of Cambridge …

Underwater photography: a beginner's guide - in pictures

Underwater photography is addictive, but there are some important rules to follow for conservation and safety reasons. Once you've mastered these basics, you can't have much more fun in the sea than this. If you'd like to share you own underwater images, you can upload them via GuardianWitness

A Guide to Birth Photography

Birth Photography Tips: Few things in this world are as joyous as welcoming a new baby. Here's the dPS guide to photographing a birth.

Tips & Tricks for Preparing Freezer Meals

Whether you’re a working mom or a stay-at-home mom, preparing meals can be a daunting and time-consuming task. When you or the kids are hungry, and …

Slow Cookers

Say What? D’Orsay! 18 Flats You Need, Now

We like to think of d’Orsay flats, also called two-piece flats, like the bikini of the shoe world. With just the toe and heel cup, feel like something between a sandal and a flat. Perfect if you work in an office that requires closed toe shoes, but you still want to wear something a bit more …

DIY Body Wash From a Bar of Soap

Whether you simply love body wash, or you have a special bar of soap that you adore that doesn’t come in a body wash form, one thing is known – <i>bar</i> …

D.I.Y. Natural Eye Makeup Remover

We all know one of the most important things in maintaining healthy skin is to take off our makeup before bed at night. But, most makeup removers are …

20 Deliciously Simple DIY Lip Balm Recipes

There are so many kinds of lip balm out there, but it can be hard to find just the right one. What’s the solution? Make your own, of course! It’s surprisingly simple to whip up a batch of lip balm or tinted gloss that’s perfectly customized to your…taste. All you need is a base of beeswax or …

Helping Children Learn to Write + 8 Activities to Get Them Writing

I love seeing Immy turn to writing again and again as a means of communicating. As her confidence as a beginning writer grows so do the number of …

Teaching Your Child about Stranger Danger

As a parent, the number one thing you want to do is protect your child. The world can be an uncertain place and you want to give your kids the tools …

Parenting

Savory Tomato Pork Stew Recipe

<b>Note:</b> This pork stew takes a few hours to cook, so it's a great candidate for a weekend supper or preparing in a slow cooker (cook on the low setting for 6 to 8 hours). Super rich and tart, I recommend serving it with a loaf of crusty bread to sop up whatever's left at the bottom of the bowl. If …

No-Knead Pizza Dough

Makes six 10"–12" pizzas Servings<p>Active Time: 90 min<p>This pizza dough recipe is by no-knead king Jim Lahey. It's only 3 ingredients—you've got this.<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>7 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (1000 grams) plus more for shaping dough<p>4 teaspoons fine sea salt<p>1/2 teaspoon active dry …

Avocado Coconut Ice Cream

115<p>12<p>When I was younger, we used to go to a restaurant in Los Angeles, the long-gone Scandia. It was one of those places where they would wheel up …

One Bowl Baking: Pineapple Coconut Muffins

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Who doesn't love the quintessential tropical summer flavor combination of pineapple and coconut? I know I do, though preferably when used in conjunction with rum. Except when it comes to breakfast. Though many a …

The Curse of the Wedding Photography Wrecker

Wedding photography wreckers. You’ve seen them. You might even be one of them. They’re the guests at weddings who spend the whole ceremony and …

Weddings

Best Food Bloggers: The Top 10 Of September (PHOTOS)

With fall rolling in, and the weather beginning to cool, we're finally excited to get back into the kitchen to do some real cooking and baking. But after so many months of trying to keep the oven off, we're all in need of a little recipe inspiration. Luckily, we've got 10 food blogs we're loving …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

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