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9 Ways to Use Bio-Oil, the Drugstore Scar Treatment People Love

Recently, I burned my neck with a curling rod (not my finest moment), and immediately I knew the bubbling burn was going to settle into a gnarly …

Skin Care

351 Amazing Places that Aren't National Parks

Yes, we’re crazy about our 59 National Parks. but the Park ­Service manages 351 other worthy properties, so follow our road map, pack a beach towel, and ditch the masses.<p>10 of the Most Iconic Monuments Across the U.S.<p>Besides serving as the entrance to the big red bridge, it incorporates Alcatraz …

National Parks

21 of the Most Beautiful Bohemian Style Home Designs

You can find definitions of Bohemian style decor online. They're described as spaces filled with lots of plants, colors, patterns, rattan, and stuff. …

Home Decorating

The Best Cuts of Beef Every Home Cook Should Know

Here’s a look at the most popular cuts of beef and when to use them—plus some thoughts to keep in mind when you’re ready to cook.<p><b>Chuck Roast</b><p>Anything …

BBQ

This Is The Best Cheesecake Recipe Ever

The Three Cities of Spain Cheesecake is the best cheesecake recipe, period. It was the first cheesecake I ever baked, straight out of my mom's fresh …

Dessert

Creating an Outdoor Shower

<b>Scout the Right Spot</b><p>Exterior walls directly outside of kitchens, bathrooms, and laundry rooms are prime locations for an outdoor shower. Having a …

Landscaping

12 Trees That Will Ruin Your Yard

Don’t even think about planting these pests.<p>We love trees. They can provide shade; fall, spring, or year-round color; and plenty of visual interest …

Gardening

What Dermatologists Buy at Sephora: A Tell-All

When we asked makeup artists what their Sephora hauls look like, it was almost like getting to read their diaries. Okay, maybe not as intimate, but …

Skin Care

Firefighters Are Warning Parents About the Little-Known Dangers of Outdoor Water Hoses

It’s a garden tool that seems pretty harmless, but firefighters say it can actually do a lot of damage: the outdoor water hose.<p>How? As it turns out, …

Las Vegas

How to Negotiate Your Salary: Managers’ 13 Top Tips

“Does anyone know how to negotiate salary?” my friend asks at one of our semiregular wine nights. Our conversations usually run the gamut from what’s …

Employment

These Are the Chemicals That Should Not Be in Your Hair Products

Is 'sulfate-free' a good thing? What's up with parabens? What are the ingredients we should be avoiding completely?<p>Perusing the shampoo aisle at Target, you might notice that every other hair product is labeled “free” of some supposedly harmful ingredient—“paraben-free,” “silicone-free,” …

Hair Care

5 ways to be an awesome parent

<b>Here are some nuggets of advice, from someone who's been in the parenting trenches for almost a decade.</b><p>Kids don't come with how-to manuals, as every …

Parenting

'Drink a cold beer and let somebody else figure it out': 22 of Anthony Bourdain’s wisest quotes about travel

Anthony Bourdain first rose to fame with his searingly honest memoir about life as a chef, <i>Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly</i>, but as his career progressed, it became evident that travel was a passion he held just as dear to his heart as food.<p>“If I am an advocate for …

Anthony Bourdain

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, You Need These 16 Stretches

Ease the pain and discomfort from your insanely tight hips by getting on the floor and doing these stretches. Holding for five breaths (about 30 seconds) is recommended, but go ahead and hold them for longer to deepen the feel-good sensations, and open your tight hips even further.

Yoga

The One Thing I Wish I Knew Before Picking New Flooring

You know the material and style you want, but make sure you consider how the new flooring will fit in your space—literally.<p>One of the most …

Home Improvement

Breakfast Sandwiches Beyond Your Typical Bacon, Egg, And Cheese

Breakfast fans out there know just how satisfying a breakfast sandwich can be. But all too often, we’re racing out the door, grabbing a protein bar …

Breakfast

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Travel

7 Delicious Instant Pot Recipes for Summer

The best selling Instant Pot can be used for more than just comfort food. Here are our favorite Instant Pot recipes for summertime warm weather dining.

Cooking

These Are the Best Places in the World To Live on the Beach for a Bargain

1 of 11<p><i>RELATED</i>: 20 Beautiful Beach Views From Around The World<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Zlatni Rat, Croatia<p>3 of 11<p>Dominical Beach, Costa Rica<p>Advertisement<p>4 …

Costa Rica

The Best Way To Remove Facial Hair — Without Irritating Skin

Sometimes you have sensitive skin. Sometimes you have acne. Sometimes you have peach fuzz on your face that you'd like to remove. And sometimes, if …

Skin Care

The Only Sauce You'll Need This Summer

It’s officially Summer Sauce season. When fresh herbs start popping up in gardens and at farmers’ markets, it’s time to break out your food processor …

Recipes

13 Books About The English Language That Will Change What You Know About Writing And Reading

Language is a funny thing. If you're reading this sentence, for example, there's a good chance that you speak and understand English perfectly well. …

Linguistics

Introducing Your New Favorite Way to Cook Pork Chops

Here's how you make a pork chop that can truly rival a great steak at home: Brine it with brown sugar, pan-fry it, and then baste it with butter. If …

Recipes

6 Companies That Will Upgrade Your IKEA Furniture For You

Elevate your IKEA purchases with the help of these up-and-coming design firms.<p>Everyone loves the ease and affordability of the Swedish icon's products, but personalizing your furniture can be confusing and time-consuming. From cabinet doors in pastel hues to stylish drawer handles and wardrobe …

Furniture

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

How to Make Exceptionally Tender, Fluffy Scones

The next time you think about making flaky, buttery biscuits consider trying your hand at making scones—the biscuit’s slightly sweeter …

Baking

2 Forms of Exercise Are The Best Way to Stave Off The Effects of Ageing

Here's how to incorporate them into your life.<p>If you're searching for an all-natural way to lift your mood, preserve muscle tone, and protect your …

Exercise

This Secret Corner of California Is a Paradise for Lovers of Great Food and Top-notch Wines

Seemingly everyone you meet in Anderson Valley can tell you a migration story that has the flavor of myth — a tale that casts their arrival in this …

Mendocino County

15 Holy-Grail Products Beauty Bloggers Swear By

When I’m looking for new skin-care or makeup recommendations, I turn to my favorite beauty bloggers. Part of a beauty blogger’s job is to test and …

Skin Care

Here's How to Pick a Perfect Melon Every Time

There's no feeling quite as good as cracking open a perfect melon. There's also no feeling quite as bad as cracking open a bad melon. One is like …

Gardening