Danielle Spry

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6 Magical Ways to Top Grilled Corn

Butter and salt are great, but these upgrades are even better.<p>Grilled corn is one of my favorite summer foods. It's delicious even at its simplest, topped with a pat of butter and seasoned with salt. But change things up, and you'll have a revelatory experience at your next cookout. Can't you just …

Minimal Float Wall Desk

Are floating wall desks still a thing? If you think so, then this one will suit you just fine. Mount it to any wall for a multi-purpose workspace or …

Furniture

Dad of 15-year-old who crashed SUV, killing 3, gets prison

HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) — A suburban New York man who allowed his unlicensed 15-year-old daughter to drive an SUV that crashed in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains, killing three of her friends, was sentenced Thursday to up to 16 years in prison by a judge who called his behavior "reckless, stupid and …

Crime

Spicy Lobster Pasta

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>There’s something special about lobster you’ve prepared yourself, but if cooking one on a weeknight isn’t your speed, buy cooked lobster or shrimp instead.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 ounces spaghetti<p>Kosher salt<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 tablespoons …

Seafood

5 Delicious Banana-Free Smoothie Recipes

No banana on hand? No problem.<p>Bananas are ubiquitous in smoothie recipes, but don't go bananas if you're allergic to the tropical fruits, don’t …

Breakfast

Weekend Retreat in New York With a Rustic, Cabin-Like Feel: The RiverBanks House

Situated on the banks of the Hudson River, in Saugerties, New York, USA, <b>RiverBanks House</b> by <b>Foz Design</b> was especially design as a week-end family …

An Ode to the Color Blue

It's rich. It's charming. It's relaxed. Heck, we'd marry this hue if we could.<p>Here's a design rule we'll always stand by: If you want a room everyone will love, paint it blue. Whether it's a deep, dramatic cobalt, or a breezy, bright aqua, blue is the hue that always makes us sigh with …

Home Decorating

8 Things to Know Before You Hire a Contractor

He'll practically be a member of the family, so choose wisely.<p>Contractor Stephen Fanuka shares what he wishes his clients knew before hiring him — and after he's taken on the job.<p><b>1. Don't expect perfection — expect quality.</b> <br>The most unrealistic expectation a client can have is that the job will be …

Articles about 6 tiny new york city backyards on Dwell.com - Dwell

A trip to New York City is inevitably a whirlwind, whether it's your first visit or your five hundredth.<p>With a series of community-minded projects, an architecture team sets out to revitalize New York City’s waterways.<p>In New York’s Nassau County, a 125-square-foot garden retreat offers a haven from …

New York City

60 Beautiful Kitchen Island Ideas

Kitchen islands serve a number of purposes. In addition to being a visual anchor in the space, they also help increase the room’s functionality and …

Kitchens

Blueberry Coffee Cake

For the cake: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-by-13-inch baking pan with butter.<p>Add the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt to a …

Baking

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

| 14 Comments<p>This is my first attempt at baking Pineapple Upside-Down Cake and I was extremely pleased with the end result. I had adapted this recipe …

12 Great Ways to Eat Bananas

Bananas are one of the least expensive produce items on my grocery list at less than a dollar a pound. They're also an excellent source of potassium, …

This Coffee Table Cleverly Hides Your Messes

No one will ever know you're a coaster hoarder.<p>You can finally stop scrambling to clean up your living room when mom stops by. This clever table, aptly called the Times 4 and designed by Gonçalo Campos, has a wooden table top that rotates to reveal and hide its different compartments — giving you …

Sheffield

Tour an Inviting, Traditional Kitchen in Dallas

A kitchen by design firm Collins & Sweezey reveals the soft, warm side of classic floor-to-ceiling cabinetry.<p>It was a slab of rare Blue Macaubas quartzite — now on the island — that caught their eye. "The watery blues felt warm and cool at the same time," says designer Katie Collins. She and her …

Sneaky Ways to Hide Your Washer and Dryer

Here's how to keep those bulky machines stylishly out of sight.<p>Here's how to keep those bulky machines stylishly out of sight.

New York City

My new best friend Dyson - part 3

I have one last feature to share regarding my new best friend, the Dyson V6 Absolute cordless vacuum (previous posts are here and here). This vacuum …

14 Sneaky Styling Tricks for a Small Living Room

Go from a tight squeeze to your favorite hangout.<p>This is the space where you're supposed to unwind in after a long day, but if it's cramped and cluttered you're never going to find that zen. That is, unless you trick your eye into <i>thinking</i> your room is bigger than it appears. These design ideas will …

Get the Look: The Grand Budapest Hotel

A rug, an ottoman, a tea kettle and more bring The Grand Budapest Hotel's fantastical look home.<p>Wes Anderson has a way with visuals, and the lush orange hues of <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i> are no exception. Here's how to get the fantastical, art deco-inspired look in your own home.<p><b>Products:</b><p>1. Rio Oval …

20 Creative Headboards That Make a Major Statement

These are not your basic backdrops.<p>The most important design decision in your bedroom is the headboard. After all, it's the focal point and can change the vibe of a room instantly. Whether you want to elevate your space, make it cozier, or add some serious color, these ideas will get your creative …

Dessert

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

30 Smart Home Tech Solutions

Everything is hands-free and Wi-Fi-enabled.<p>Technology for your house is smarter than ever. Lucky for all of us, the newest devices and apps simplify tasks, make better use of resources and transform the way we live.

Smart Homes

40 Unique Designer Knives For Your Home

These nesting knives with hollow centers make storage easy while also offering sharp edges and comfortable handling.<p>These sleek black knives from …

Knives

my ultimate chicken noodle soup

I blame Katz’s for this. Two months ago, when we spent a day out playing tourist — i.e. breakfast bagels, Madeleine at the New York Historical …

Slow Cookers

The Science of the Best Fresh Pasta

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Guess what? If you have flour in your kitchen, you can make pasta. Right now. Got eggs, too? You have everything you need to whip up a batch of silky-smooth fettuccine. Have some cheese or vegetables lying around? You could …

Acquainted

19 global events worth traveling for in 2015