Elizabeth Ross

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Deep South

• <b>Author:</b> Paul Theroux<p><b>SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER</b><p><b>Acclaimed and beloved travel writer Paul Theroux turns his attention to his own country - America - for the first time in Deep South</b><p>For the past fifty years, Paul Theroux has travelled to the far corners of the earth - to China, India, Africa, the …

A Simple, No-Fail Way to Set Up a Party Drink Station

Take the stress out of playing bartender while entertaining! Instead, set up a DIY drink station to make it easy for your guests to play mixologist and create their own delicious concoctions. It's fun for them and allows you, the host, to join in and enjoy your party!<p>First, make two basic …

Cocktails

12 of the Most Gorgeous Living Rooms in the South

No matter the style, these spaces are full of charm.<p>No matter the style, these spaces are full of charm.

8 Ways You're Ruining Your Wood Floors

Spot a scratch? Think twice before you reach for the belt sander.<p>You really can't go wrong with good ol' wood floors. They're a timeless "blank slate" that suits nearly any design scheme. However, good looks can come at a great price if you don't treat your hardwoods with care. We spoke with …

The 5 Rules of Shopping for Vintage Furniture

Find the diamond in the rough, not the cubic zirconia in the open.<p>Secondhand furniture has finally lost the stigma they had in less-enlightened times. Experts agree: Vintage pieces often higher quality, made with better materials and often more attention to detail than mass-produced modern pieces. …

Cubic Zirconia

7 Florida beaches locals want to keep secret

Crandon Park Beach<p>Panama City Beach is the go-to destination for spring break. Miami’s South Beach is a playground for the beautiful people. And Key …

12 Incredible American Mansions That Are Open to the Public

What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.<p>What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.

How to Treat Train Your Dog the Right Way

Whoever came up with the saying, "You can't teach an old dog new tricks," probably hadn't tried treat training yet. When there's food involved, you'll be surprised at how much more likely your pet will be to obey. We spoke with Dana Rocco, the shelter manager at the New Rochelle Humane Society and …

13 Tricks That Squeeze Every Inch Out of a Small Closet

Your shoe collection is saved!<p>Let's face it: Unless you're an Academy Award winner raking in $20 million a movie, you probably don't have enough closet space. And even then, maybe you don't. (Mo' money, mo' shoes, <i>amirite</i>?) Instead of cutting your clothing collection in half, use these tricks and …

17 Gorgeous Marble Looks for Your Dream Kitchen

Move aside, granite. There’s a new stone in town. With its crisp white hue, marble offers a bright and welcoming look that’s both chic and modern. Whether you dream of a simple update to a traditional space with marble backsplash or the ultimate sophisticated kitchen with marble and copper …

Interior Design

Rooftop Bars: 9 New Ones To Hang Out In This Summer

The sky is the limit. Yep, we say that every summer, but we can guarantee you have probably not sunbathed and sipped cocktails on any of these …

Penne with Shrimp, Feta, and Spring Vegetables

Two steps -- boil and toss -- lead to a pasta with varied tastes and textures, from sweet shrimp and fresh mint to creamy feta and crunchy snow peas.

Recipes

Shrimp Pad Thai

Once you make this popular Thai dish at home, you won't turn to take-out as often.

Thai Food

Chicken Fettuccine with Pesto Cream Sauce

Use our Basil Pesto to whip up this crowd-pleasing creamy pasta dish.

Recipes

Pasta with Rosemary Shrimp Scampi

Frozen shrimp are deliciously convenient -- use them to dress up a bowl of pasta, and dinner is served.

Meet the Men Making Architectural Models Chic

Robert and Gavin Paisley of Chisel & Mouse are turning pint-size cityscapes into the must-have gift of the year.<p>Finding a great present for the person who has everything is tough. The gift has to be cool, unique, personalized, original, and so forth. Ever thought of an architectural model? Or, more …

Moravian Sugar Cake

A Southern Easter tradition<p>In North Carolina, few treats provoke as many fond memories as Moravian Sugar Cake, a coffee cake with dimples that collect a molten topping of butter, sugar, and cinnamon in shimmering pools. And while the cake has become a holiday-season treat for many families, it has …

Walt Disney World Secrets Gold!

• <b>Author:</b> Mike Westby<p>Walt Disney World Resort is a land filled with magic, wonder…and secrets!<p>Each day, thousands and thousands of guests journey throughout the parks, enjoying the fantasy that is Walt Disney World without ever realizing they’re walking past, over and sometimes through a magical …

Inside a North Carolina House Where Bold Colors Are Mixed Effortlessly

Rich colors and subtle textures infuse a new house with a warm and welcoming spirit.<p>Rich colors and subtle textures infuse a new house with a warm and welcoming spirit. Read the interview with the designer, Lindsey Coral Harper.

This Clever Duvet Cover Trick is Going to Change Your Life

The "duvet burrito" makes changing your cover SO much easier.<p>Nothing says frustrating like trying to put on a duvet cover by yourself. In a world of iPhones, robo-vacuums, and all sorts of tech gadgets, you'd think we would have found a simpler solution to this cumbersome housekeeping task by now. …

100 of the best things to do in London

In terms of cultural attractions, world-class restaurants and unusual diversions, London is a city without compare. It is no exaggeration to say you could pursue a different recreational activity in the city every night of the year, but that degree of choice can be overwhelming. To help you on your …

True Betrayals

• <b>Author:</b> Nora Roberts<p><i>Dear Kelsey: I realise you might be surprised to hear from me . . .</i><p>Kelsey Byden, divorced at just twenty-six, isn't looking for any more drama. But then she receives a letter from her mother, Naomi. Not so unusual - except Kelsey has always been told that Naomi was dead . . …

Britain's best hotels for spring

The dark days of January and February will soon give way to spring, with all its freshness, renewal and promise of summer. If there are perfect hotels in which to hunker down on long, cold evenings, and ones for lazy summer days by the sea, then there are also hotels that are just right for the …

Top 10: characterful Paris hotels

An insider’s guide to the most characterful places to stay in Paris, including the best hotels for families, couples and singles, with period charm, Seine views and quirky bedrooms.<p>Shangri-La Hotel, Paris<p>Paris, France<p>8 Telegraph expert rating<p>The Shangri-La Paris offers a great view of the Eiffel …

Long Way Round

• <b>Author:</b> Ewan McGregor & Charley Boorman<p><b>'A highly readable and spiritually uplifting book about a dream come true' Wanderlust</b><p><b>'Touching and memorable ... one for armchair travellers and bike freaks' Daily Mail</b><p><b>From London to New York</b>, Ewan and Charley chased their shadows through Europe, the Ukraine, …

Barcelona

Local laws and etiquette<p>Tipping is a pretty relaxed affair in Spain, and people tend to round up to the nearest euro in a bar, café or taxi, and leave just a few euros in all but the smartest restaurants.<p>Drivers are required to keep a fluorescent gilet inside the car, to be worn if they break down …

Emergency Medicine

How to Remove Ink Stains

Got a minor ink disaster on your hands? There's no need to panic -- you just have to act fast. Whether you're writing the next Great American Novel or simply jotting down your weekly grocery list, you'll be back at it in no time with our best stain solutions.<p>What to Do<p><b>For Felt-Tip Ink:</b><p><b>1.</b> First, …

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

This rich, creamy cake recipe, from chef David Waltuck, tastes delicious unembellished, but you could also try it dusted with confectioners' sugar and a berry compote or poached peaches and whipped cream.

Recipes