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How to Cook a Turkey in an Oven Bag

It’s the bird we have to tackle at least once a year – <b>the Thanksgiving Turkey</b>! There are so many ways to cook a turkey, and every year many people …

Living Room Farmhouse Decor Ideas

Living Room Decor Ideas inspired by industrial and modern farmhouse design. Home decor can become a bit complicated when you live in a house full of …

13 Farmhouse Thanksgiving Table Ideas to Help You Decorate Yours

This post originally appeared on AKA Design When it comes to Thanksgiving decorations the dining room table should steal the show. After all, it is …

Design Takeaways from Our Most Liked Photos of 2017

In my capacity as a staff writer, I write a lot of posts for Apartment Therapy, but this post was written by you. In 2017, we posted a lot of …

How to Build a Raised Garden Bed - DIY

<i>A DIY project for a permanent garden box to provide a raised bed for your plants and decorate your backyard.</i><p>October 2017<br>By Sara Bendrick<p><i>For those who</i> …

Landscaping

2017 Best of Transforming Furniture

Designing and building functional furniture is challenging enough. When the designer goes the extra mile and renders the piece able to transform, so …

5 Home Trends We're Ready To Retire In 2018

There’s nothing better than end of the year round ups of what’s hot and what’s not to get us talking in the halls. You’ll often hear, “But, is that …

Everything Coming to Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu in January 2018

The days are running out for 2017, and we’re just under two weeks away from a brand new year. But before we dive into 2018, it’s time to take a look …

Entertainment

These are the 10 most popular TV shows of the year, according to Nielsen ratings

Many of the most popular series this year were long-standing fan favorites such as "NCIS," "The Big Bang Theory," and, of course, "Sunday Night Football," according to Nielsen data.<p>Two new series, "Young Sheldon" and "The Good Doctor," racked up some astonishingly high ratings, though, making them …

The 100 Best Songs of 2017

This year, music was all about context: artists addressed a tumultuous world or created a new one, pushing boundaries in voice and instrument. Pop stars parsed love and heartbreak, electronic producers found inspiration around the globe and in their backyards, and hip-hop morphed and changed at …

The 20 best films of 2017

2017 didn’t improve much on 2016. If anything, the horror and dread of last year only seemed to take root and blossom this year, as some of our worst …

Disney and Cirque du Soleil partner for new attraction

When one show closes, another must open — and that’s exactly the plan for two of the world’s largest entertainment giants.<p>Cirque du Soleil and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts announced on Dec. 18 that they have a new show in the works. The highly anticipated production will take the place of La …

Play Outside Guide Newsletter #3: Winter Is Here!

<b>YOUR WEEKEND PLANNER</b><p>Winter had finally arrived in Southern Alberta!! The latest dump of snow has refreshed cross country ski trails and snowshoe …

Skiing

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Greens: DIY Gummies

The single hardest healthy food to get kids to eat? Leafy greens. Even my least picky eaters turn up their noses at a bowl of kale. And, let’s be …

20 Simple Ways to Be a Better Mom in 2018

The pressures of modern parenting are enough to drive any mom to insanity, but if you take a step back and really look at your life as a parent, your kids don't need as much from you as you think they do. Not much has changed since you were a kid yourself, begging your mom to look at the Lego …

Home Baked Christmas Gifts – Delicious Dishes Recipe Party 97

Friday is our last day of school before Christmas break, which means I’m running out of time for teachers’ gifts! I’m the worst at always remembering …

Christmas Treats – Delicious Dishes Recipe Party 98

Can you believe I haven’t done a single bit of holiday baking yet? I feel so behind! I’m just about done with all my Christmas shopping so that feels …

So, Let's Make This Bombe-shell of a Cake

It’s a given that we all need a repertoire of easy-to-make cakes and desserts that look and taste like we really know our way around the kitchen—even if the dessert in question is ten times easier than pie, and took just a few minutes to make.<p>But we also need a few holiday showstoppers up our …

Slow Cooker Hash Brown Casserole

Slow Cooker Hash Brown Casserole<p>Serves 8 to 10<p>Cooking spray <br>4 large eggs <br>1 cup whole milk <br>8 ounces sour cream <br>4 ounces cream cheese, at room …

7 Christmas cookie bars for the too-busy cook

A pan of batter goes into the oven, a batch of cookie bars comes out.<p>Christmas cookies are a wonderful tradition, but sometimes you just don't have …

Cheesy Breakfast Monkey Bread With Sausage and Eggs Recipe on Food52

• 16 ounces can of refrigerated biscuits<br>• 4 tablespoons unsalted butter melted<br>• 6 large eggs, soft scrambled<br>• 1/2 pound turkey breakfast sausage, cooked<br>• 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese<br>• 2 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• 2 tablespoons flour<br>• 2 cups whole milk<br>• 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese<br>• fresh chives for garnish<p>Preheat …

Capitol Hill Bean Soup Recipe

Step 1<p>Place beans in a Dutch oven; add water to cover, and soak 8 hours or overnight. Drain beans. Add ham bone and water. Cover and bring to a boil …

A Year of Adventure: 52 Exciting Outdoor Experiences in Canada

<b>Welcome to your year of adventure in Canada—with 52 amazing and unique experiences!</b> How many will you check off in 2018?<p>From coast-to-coast, we have …

Our Favorite Kids Juice Drinks for Home, School, Sports & More!

<i>Thank you CAPRI SUN for sponsoring this post. You can find CAPRI SUN’s four new drinks with All Natural Ingredient and No Sugar Added* products at</i> …

Blow Your Kids’ Minds By Freezing Bubbles in the Winter

Not only that, but they'll learn a little science in the process.<p>Want to impress your kids in the cold weather? Freeze a bubble. A fun cold-weather …

Fall Harvest Salad in the Ninja Intelli-Sense Kitchen System

This post was created in partnership with Ninja® Intelli-Sense™ Kitchen System with Auto-Spiralizer™. I received complimentary products and …

Layered Pumpkin Dessert

‘Tis the season for family togetherness, good eats and fun! I’m so excited! I’ve been doing a lot of cooking and baking now that the weather is …