Eliza Gardner

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30 Photography Tutorials and Links That You Will Love

With so much exciting stuff going on in the field of modern photography it sure is great that we have Toad Hollow Photography searching all corners …

Photography

9 houseplants you can totally neglect

<b>Every plant requires a certain amount of care — but some can put up with (or even prefer) minimal tending. These options look lovely, and will fare</b> …

Plants

The 6 Most Beautiful National Parks to Add to Your Travel Bucket List Stat

The term "bucket list" usually conjures images of foreign landscapes and exotic locations, the type of journey that involves passports and tons of …

National Parks

Our Favorite Ice Cream in Every State

There's no more delicious way to celebrate life than with a scoop of ice cream.<p>As recommended by our team of 30-plus local editors, discover new …

Ice Cream

10 Best Books for Thinking Parents

I geek out about books that help me understand my kids' brains and how I can facilitate learning, growth, and creativity. Since I read so many books, …

10 Things to Do Now to Prepare Your Garden for Next Spring

It's not too late to do a little autumn maintenance.<p>There's more to autumn gardening than just raking leaves. In fact, many outdoor chores should be completed now, in the weeks before winter officially begins, so you'll be ready for planting when the weather warms next spring. Here's what you can …

Gardening

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Why has women’s fitness become a beauty contest? | Anna Kessel

Sport is supposed to be fun and liberating – instead it’s being used to make us feel bad about our bodies<p>Being a female Olympian must be a confusing experience. You win a gold medal, you wow the world with your athleticism and sporting talent, you make history … and all anyone can talk about is …

21 Parenting Books About Raising Mighty Girls

A Mighty Girl's top picks of books for parents on raising a Mighty Girl from the toddler through the teen years.Parenting is always an adventure, but …

100 books to change your life

We all have memories of books that have ignited our imaginations but is there one special book that has changed your life?<p>That's the premise behind a fascinating new collection of essays featuring contributions from writers, politicians and actors, who discuss the book that holds a special place in …

'Girls & Sex' And The Importance Of Talking To Young Women About Pleasure

Author Peggy Orenstein says that when it comes to sexuality, girls today are receiving mixed messages. Girls hear that "they're supposed to be sexy, they're supposed to perform sexually for boys," Orenstein tells <i>Fresh Air's</i> Terry Gross, "but that their sexual pleasure is unspoken."<p>While researching …

Chicken Breasts

The chicken breast is America's favorite part of its favorite bird, and Food & Wine has the best recipes for this staple weeknight dinner ingredient. …

Cameron wants Muslim women to learn English, or be deported with their kids if they fail

Cameron, who introduced his policy on Monday with a column in The Times and an interview on the BBC's Today Programme, said that anyone coming into Britain on a spousal visa will be tested after two and a half years to see if their English has improved. If it hasn't they could be kicked out along …

Slow Cooker Meals

The appeal of a slow cooker is obvious: throw some ingredients into your pot in the morning and come home at night to a hot, ready-to-eat meal. <b><br>How</b> …

New Year, New You: 6 New Year Applications For 2016

<b></b>The beginning of the year is often a mixed bag of emotions: first there is the inevitable holiday comedown, followed by the injection of promise and …

Love Coconut? Bake These Better-Than-Macaroon Bar Cookies

Macaroons: the next generation<p>Though most people dread this time of year, with its endless blustery cold, short days, and dry skin, as a former …

Public Radio's #1 Songs Of 2015

Hidden inside our enormous year-end Songs We Love 2015 app — 401 songs across a dozen genres compiled by NPR Music and our public radio partners — is a playlist of 61 jewels, the ones we loved the best. We polled our entire team --including dozens of hosts from around the country — and these are …

12 Surprisingly Little Habits That Steal Your Happiness Time After Time

We all want to be happy at least most of the time, but, unfortunately, that’s not the case, and we end up searching aimlessly to find happiness, and …

Mindfulness Training At School Could Help At-Risk Kids

We still have to solve the problems that are causing kids trauma in the first place.<p>(Reuters Health) - Middle-school students in urban areas may benefit from in-school mindfulness programs, a new study suggests.<p>Students taking a mindfulness-based stress reduction program during the school day ended …

25 Gift Ideas for the Creative People in Your Life

The holidays are a great time to check out the interesting and innovative products currently on the market. When browsing through the endless selection, one thing becomes clear: there's no shortage of unique gifts for the creative people in your life. From a hi-tech pen that doodles in 3D to …

Best. Gifts. Ever: The Top 15 Holiday Gift Trends of 2015

Gift-giving season is upon us! We’ve done our best to stock the site with curated roundups and boatloads of gift guides to help you find those spot-on cat-lover gifts, newbie cook gifts and hipster guy friend gifts. But for those of you just looking for some general inspo on what all the cool girls …

A Dad Is Hilariously Illustrating The Funny Things Kids Say

"I love you with all my butt."

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7 Places You Can Learn to Speak Another Language for Free

Here are the best places I've found to learn a foreign language.<p>Learning a new language is no easy task. Thankfully, there are an endless number of resources and technologies to help you quickly and effectively learn a different language. And while that's really awesome, it also presents a new …

Language Learning

Pope to Congress: ‘Do unto others ...’

Francis urges lawmakers to work together in a historic papal address.<p>Pope Francis stood before a bitterly divided Congress on Thursday and reminded lawmakers of that most golden of rules, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”<p>Those "others," the pope made it clear to the chagrin of …

Christianity

Nature is just showing off at these colorfully surreal destinations

No matter how many awe-inspiring structures we humans build, our abilities will never match what nature can create. This world has everything from …

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

Little-known Evan McMullin finally takes up the mantle of anti-Trump conservative, three months before the election.<p>There are three months until Election Day, and anti-Trump Republicans finally have their man—even if they’ve never heard of him.<p>On August 8, Evan McMullin announced he is running as …

Government

29 Travel Hacks Even Frequent Fliers Don't Know

Instead of insulting your intelligence with “hacks” like “pack light,” or “bring an empty water bottle,” we’ve put together a list of tips and tricks …

Credit Cards

7 Rules For Raising Self-Reliant Children

Jessica Lahey’s highly-anticipated new book, <i>The Gift Of Failure: How The Best Parents Learn To Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed,</i> looks at the unique challenges of child-rearing in current times. Lahey, who is best known for her writing at <i>The Atlantic</i> and <i>The New York Times,</i> is both a parent and …

Parenting

10 Inspirational Books that can Change Your Life

“Read, read, read. Read everything – trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and …