Elaine Crompton

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An Interview With a British Lass in Greece

Once again, I have stumbled across another free spirit. Bex, as she describes herself, is an unconventional British lass with a degree in …

Sri Lanka

These 10 Spices Will Instantly Make You A Better Cook

For all of you out there who think you just can't cook, we have something to tell you: yes, you can. Julia Child wasn't lying when she said anyone can cook. She may have been talking about French cooking, but it's true for all types of cuisine.<p>There's no magic to cooking. People aren't born with a …

Rosemary, Lemon Thyme & Sage Honey - Edible Christmas Gifts

Dear Reader, do you ever have moments where you realise that you may be a little odd? I have them more often than I care to think. And what's …

5 Edible Homemade Gifts to Start Over the Holiday Weekend

With the luxury of this long weekend stretching before me, I'm thinking of settling in at my kitchen table and getting started on a few projects for …

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Although the famous quote “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco” is usually mistakenly attributed to Mark Twain, it remains true that San Francisco is often bone-chillingly cold in the summer. I used to fight the weather here in July and August, but I’ve made peace with the …

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

Art

RealLife English – Connecting the World Through English

On this podcast we have shared a lot about Ethan and Chad's travels, but have you heard the incredible adventures of Justin[...]<p>Have you had a pretty …

Language

10 Easy Pieces: Herb Drying Racks

Winter doesn’t have to mean turning from your fresh herb garden to the dried herb section at the market. Be your own Spice Islands. Preserve your own …

Herb Garden Maintenance For Fall And Winter

As the calendar turns from summer into fall, it’s a good time to think about performing a few simple maintenance chores in your herb garden so you …

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 …

Baking

Mason Jar Solar Lights

I love entertaining outdoors at this time of year because it’s warm enough at night that a garden party does not need to end when the sun goes down. …

Workplace learning as a linchpin of Europe's lifelong learning policy: an examination of national policies with particular reference to people with long-term mental illness

Purpose - to examine the extent to which workplace learning forms a building block in national lifelong learning policies by obtaining evidence, …

Mental Health

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

Adult education funding | Erasmus+

There are a number of different funding streams available under Erasmus+ for which UK adult education organisations can apply.<p>Ready to apply?<p>There …

Education

Can Marijuana Improve Your Emotional State?

It's no secret that marijuana can put a smile on many people's faces, but research suggests that the drug's positive effects go beyond just getting …

The Brain

How to propagate rosemary: 2 key tricks

<b>How to propagate Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)</b><p>Rosemary Propagation Overview:<p>It is very easy to propagate rosemary, if you know how. However, my …

Companion Planting: Good Friends in the Edible Garden - State-by-State Gardening

This spring, as you plan your summer vegetable garden, consider companion planting as one of your strategies, especially if you’re interested in …

Gardening

Giant Paper Peonies | Corner Blog

I adore these giant peonies. Unlike the traditional paper pompoms, these ones take a little bit more time and effort to create but wouldn’t you agree they’re worth it?!

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Pottery Barn Knockoff Shell Chargers

Welcome to the 184th Metamorphosis Monday!<p><b>Shell Chargers are Done!</b><p>Another significant metamorphosis checked off my “should-have-finished-ages-ago” …

RSS Readers

How-To: Tiny Green Tea Garden

Instructables user Lotus Lady came up with a great way to make a disused tea cup and saucer into an easy miniature moss garden.

Tea

A New Twist on Eggs and Toast | Egg, Dishes and Content

I Lost Weight: Theresa Ahearn Fell In Love With Zumba And Lost 107 Pounds

<i>Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site!</i><p><b>Name:</b> Theresa Ahearn<p><b>Age:</b> 49<p><b>Height:</b> 5'4"<p><b>Before Weight:</b> 267 pounds<p><b>How I Gained It:</b> My struggle with weight began after I had my three daughters. I had one after the other. My …

8 Essential Abs Moves to Get a Flat Belly

Exercise 1 Plank with Leg Lift<p>Get into a modified pushup position with your weight resting on your forearms and toes, elbows directly beneath your shoulders. Your body should form a straight line from your neck to your ankles. From that position, brace your core and lift one foot off the floor. You …

How-To: Neon Shoe Revamp

Give old scuffed kicks a new lease on life with this neon shoe revamp tutorial from petit à petit!<p>Ready to give it a try? Head over to petit à petit to see how it’s done.

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Lapping it up around the world

Soup: a warming staple the world over – but who knew there were so many fine flavours? The ten below are our picks for the finest soups to slurp worldwide.<p>1. Pho, Hanoi, Vietnam<p>Beef noodle soup for breakfast? Once youʼve tasted a good pho, youʼll crave it for lunch and dinner, too. Pho is the …

DIY VIDEO: How to Make a Mason Jar Herb Garden with Model Summer Rayne Oakes

If you’ve always dreamed of having a little herb garden in your kitchen, here’s a video DIY from our friend Summer Rayne Oakes that can bring that …

Gardening