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50 New Year's Eve Dinner Recipes to End the Year Right

Finish this year off with a bang—aka, an elaborate main dish.<p><b>For New Year's Eve, eat and drink what you want</b>. You've got the whole following year to make it up. Here are the crowd-pleasing recipes we want to be cooking, eating, and drinking to bring in the year that's going to be better than the …

Cooking

The 5 concealers that are so nourishing they double as eye creams

Whoever said that monotasking is the new multi-tasking wasn’t talking about makeup. Sure, the art of monotasking helps to keep you more mindful …

Skin Care

Cheesy Slice-and-Bake Crackers

By Claire Saffitz, Amiel Stanek<p>Cheesy. Crispy. Make-ahead. These slice-and-bake cheddar crackers are the easiest, tastiest way to kick off cocktail hour.<p>"What can I bring?" A question you've asked a thousand times, only to have your host-to-be return some version of, "Oh, just a bottle of wine!" …

A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture

A father-son architectural duo experiment with a compact, modular home with flexible furniture arrangements.<p>Foraying into small space architecture with an aim of helping to alleviate the housing market, Bill Yudchitz of Revelations Architects and his son Daniel Yudchitz built this 325-square-foot …

Lake Superior

8 High-Protein Dinners Ready in 15 Minutes or Less

Most nights, I decide what to cook for dinner based on how long it's going to take me from start to finish. Sometimes I don't mind a leisurely hour …

How To Get Rid Of A Problem Employee

Dear Liz,<p>I took a new job five months ago. I’m the HR Manager in a privately-owned business.<p>It’s a bigger job than I’ve had before and I like it, but I’m on a steep learning curve.<p>In the past, when a supervisor would tell my predecessor “I need to get rid of Charlie” the previous HR manager would …

Why You Should Look for Hyaluronic Acid in Your Skin-Care Products

Hyaluronic acid is the essential ingredient every single person needs in her skin-care routine, regardless of skin type, complexion, or conditions. …

Skin Care

17 Comfortable Flats You Can Wear With Anything And Walk For Miles

We've got the perfect pair for you.<p>Bleeding heels, blisters and squished toes are all unfortunate symptoms of breaking in new flats or walking in uncomfortable pairs for far too long.<p>But thanks to our never-ending quest to find cute flats that are also incredibly comfortable, we’ve rounded up 17 …

Clothing

Woonkerk XL

Utrecht, Utrecht, Nederland<p>In the Netherlands there are hundreds of empty churches. Since 1970 more than 1000 churches are closed by church communities. More than 1/3 was demolished and half of the Catholic churches were thrown down. The coming years another 1000 churches will lose their original …

Architecture

Oxford Center For Entrepreneurs Says Go All In Or Don't Go

Last week, here in Atlanta, there was an Oxford Center gathering of upstarts, grizzled serial entrepreneurs and crazy people hosted by OCE member Taylor English.<p>Cliff Oxford puts on quite a show as he stirs the pot, challenging everyone to think about the state of entrepreneurship and do business …

Meet Staud, the Brand You’ll Be Seeing Everywhere in 2017

Here’s what to shop from the latest collection (before all your friends).<p>On the off chance that you’re not already familiar, let us introduce Staud: This young, Los Angeles-based brand will inevitably be all over your Instagram feed in 2017. And for good reason. The line of summer-ready staples is …

Meghan Markle's very British new look: Prince Harry's girlfriend adds Mulberry, Burberry and Hunter to her wardrobe

It appears that Meghan Markle’s recent visits to London have had some effect on her wardrobe. In the last few months, she’s invested in dozens of pieces from heritage British brands, suggesting that she's already honing the time-honoured royal practice of supporting and promoting homegrown …

Hyaluronic Acid: What It Is and Why It's Great for Dry Skin

Let’s talk about the state of your skin. Is it itchy? thirsty? Does it feel a little tight? Considering it’s the dead of winter, we're going to venture a guess that the answer is likely yes. Really, show us a girl whose face isn't feeling dry right now, and we'll show you a girl who's been using …

Skin Care

Yotam Ottolenghi’s slow-cooked chicken recipes

The longer you leave chicken to cook, the deeper and more intense its flavour will be<p>I can almost see readers’ eyebrows raising whenever I suggest leaving a pot on the stove to cook slowly for an hour or two. I think I’m expected to justify the time involved, even though I’m not asking anyone …

Natalie Portman's make-up artist revealed the silicone secret behind the actress' flawless skin at the SAG Awards

When it comes to achieving that natural-looking, flawless skin most make-up artists say it’s less about the foundation formula and more about how you apply it. Last night, at the Screen Actor's Guild Awards Natalie Portman's make-up artist Pati Dubroff took to Instagram to reveal her preferred …

SAG Awards

Comfy and stylish: how to choose the perfect sofa

Given the amount of time you'll spend sitting on one throughout your lives (17 years), a good quality sofa is worth spending money on. It's certainly not a purchase to make lightly, or in a rush.<p>Size, practicality, longevity, style and comfort are all things you should pay careful attention to …

Mindfulness Workouts Are The New Way To Work Your Body And Brain

<i>This article originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>Here are some of the things to love about sweat-drenched, heart-pumping fitness …

Mindfulness

Bill Cunningham, Unpublished Photos

<b>A look at the photographs that almost made Bill’s column this year, explained by his longtime collaborator.</b><p>Every Sunday, after Bill had gone to church, I could be sure that my phone would ring. “Kurdewan … Bill Cunningham here,” he would say, as if I didn’t know, every time. Every week we would …

The Best Places to Buy Shoes Online

From block heels to casual sneakers.<p>With every season change comes the task of switching up your wardrobe. And while identifying that you’re going to need (and have probably been waiting for the time to wear) an easy, open-toed sandal at the beginning of spring and some kind of designated party …

Jens Risom's Block Island Family Retreat

Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.<p><i>[Edit: This story was published in 2012. Jens Risom passed away in 2016.]</i><p>"The popular magazines were all saying that one couldn’t build a summer home for less than $25,000," …

Rhode Island

16 Famous Writers Told Us About The Book They’re Most Thankful For

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the books Joyce Carol Oates, R. L. Stine, Lemony Snicket, Colum McCann, Rainbow Rowell, Chuck Palahniuk, and more of your favorite authors are grateful for.<p><i>In honor of Thanksgiving, we asked writers we love to tell us about the book they’re most thankful for. Here’s what</i> …

The world's tallest religious skyscraper - CNN Style

Written by Betty Wood, The Spaces<p>This article was originally published by The Spaces, a digital publication exploring new ways to live and work.<p>Work is underway on the world's tallest religious skyscraper: a 700-foot-tall Hindu temple in India.<p>Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir in Uttar Pradesh will be …

25 Unique (And Affordable!) Engagement Rings

Break away from tradition without breaking the bank.<p>Just because you're ready to commit to marriage doesn't mean you need to commit to a boring engagement ring–or one that is going to break the bank. Whether you'd prefer an emerald to a white diamond, rose gold to platinum, or an eternity band to a …

Stopover: Paris

Exploring the City of Lights in a single day.<p><b>Eat: Holybelly</b><br>With a focus on seasonal, local, high quality ingredients, this modern brunch spot is a …

Alys Fowler: how to grow garlic

Now’s the time to plant garlic – not least so you can make your own cold remedy<p>There are many reasons I loved my recent visit to Killruddery House & Gardens in Bray, County Wicklow. Those 17th-century long ponds, and the rare and intact patte d’oie, or goose foot, avenues. There’s the walled garden …