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Flying with children: Top tips for keeping kids happy on flights

Excited about hitting the beach with your little ones but dreading the flight? You are not alone, says blogger Kelly Eroglu. The 41-year-old …

Parenting

The Fridge-Clearing Frittata You Can Make Once a Week

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F.<p>Heat the oil in a 10-inch cast iron or oven-safe nonstick skillet over medium-high heat …

Why now is the time to commit to feel-better fashion

There’s a laundry list of reasons to be grumpy this week:<p>It’s raining, it’s pouring and the forecast for the next several days calls for disappointingly unseasonal weather.<br>• You’re anxious about the election (but you’ve registered to vote and you’re determined to make an informed choice - good on …

Ariana Grande

The Best No-Cook Lunches to Make This Summer

When summer is in full swing, it can be hard to even think about turning on the oven or stove. This is especially true at noon, when the sun is at …

Decorate with simple prints – We give you some ideas – Inspirations

Sometimes we look to a wall at home thinking how to make something different on it, that’s why we decided to give you some ideas to <i>decorate with</i> …

9 tricks to give your home a low-cost luxury makeover

When it comes to our home’s interior, most of us rely on surfing Google, house magazines, and a little of our own design nous to provide tips to …

The Primers and Setting Powders That Will Keep Your Makeup Locked in All Summer Long

Not a 💧 in sight.<p>The dog days of summer are upon us, and I don't know about you, but my face beat has been melt-y in all the wrong places. Thankfully, divine intervention came by way of Rita Ora's particularly flawless, shine-free face, which I noticed scrolling through Instagram last week.<p>Makeup …

Makeup

Baby loves music

YouTube

The 10 simple pieces you need to create a classic wardrobe

How many times have you opened your wardrobe only to be overwhelmed by the feeling that you’ve got nothing to wear? Thought so…<p>The key to easy mornings and solving all dressing dilemmas is to have a wardrobe full of classic staples. Invest in - and take care of - these basics and you’ll be wearing …

15 indoor air-purifying plants for your apartment or home

<b>Our ongoing series Apartment Living 101 is aimed at helping New Yorkers navigate the challenges of creating a happy home in the big city. Previously,</b> …

Plants

Embroidery 101

Learn to paint pictures with floss and fabric.<p>Gussy up some fabric with easy decorative stitches that will wow your friends and family. To embroider basically means to decorate material with needlework. Embroidery is based on hand-sewing stitches, and encompasses many different forms of stitching: …

19 Different Foods That Surprisingly Bloom Beautiful Flowers

In January, we showed you what some of your favorite foods look like growing in their natural habitats. Now, as winter melts into spring, we're looking at some of the most floral-tastic versions of common fruits and vegetables. Did you know that onions, lemons, and soybeans are all flowering …

Under the Same Sun

This photo series was created in collaboration with the Josephat Torner Foundation and ‘Stichting Afrikaanse Albino's’ to raise awareness about the circumstances of people with albinism living in Africa, specifically Tanzania.<p>In Tanzania, when you have albinism, you are thought to be evil. There …

Human Rights

Is your fridge all wrong? The secrets of food organisation

Why you should banish tomatoes, onions and eggs from your fridge - and store champagne there instead<p>Did you know peaches, plums, and pears, emit a gas that makes vegetables go rotten? And that eggs can absorb odours?<p>If you're finding your grocery haul isn't stretching quite as far as it should, …

30 spring cleaning tricks you'll wish you'd known all along

15 Colorful Scandinavian Decor Ideas for a Minimalist Spring Vibe

It’s no secret that Scandinavian decor is trending in the interior design world. From its minimalist vibes to the clean lines and uber-modern look, everything about it is simply stylish. If you’ve been meaning to add a touch of Scandinavian style to your home, this spring is the perfect time to …

Home Decorating

Here’s how often you should really be doing your household chores

How often do you do clean the house? Hoover the carpets? Mop the kitchen floor?<p>From obsessive germaphobes to downright lazy couch potatoes, we all …

Kitchens

Top 10 Home Decor Tips of the Week #12

Another week has passed and we have another set of top 10 home decor tips of the week. This time we have several tips on how to make your decor seem …

20 Things You Should Deep Clean This Spring

There are a few places you won't need to tackle again until next year.<p>When the weather starts to warm up, it's a sign to bust open your windows — and your cleaning supplies cabinet. Yes, it's already that time of year again. Don't know where to start? Use this list, which includes all the spots …

Cleaning

6 "Supertasker" Products That Hack the K-Beauty 10-Step Skincare Routine

Skincare strobing and serum-moisturizer hybrids FTW.<p>As obsessed as we are with the 10-step K-beauty skincare routine in theory, in practice it's just completely at odds with our lazy disposition. So when I met with Christine Chang, co-founder of Glow Recipe, and she enlightened me on the new …

Skin Care

So What Exactly IS Kosher Salt, Since Salt Is Already Kosher To Begin With?

So it is #blessed or what?<p>Kosher salt is a staple in recipes and many a kitchen pantry. But what <i>is</i> it? And what makes it kosher?<p>In pondering the meaning of salt (and life), we reached out to the ultimate craft salt man, Mark Bitterman. He's the selmelier and CEO of New York City salt shop The …

Italian photographer Davide Lopresti has been named Underwater photographer of the year 2016 for his stunning seahorse image titled Gold. Showcasing some of the most breathtaking images captured beneath the depths in the UK and around the world, the annual competition receives thousands of entries …

Fish

Google Photos update helps free up precious phone storage

Running out of storage space on a phone is a major pain point that affects millions of Android users across the world. Google understands that, and has come up with a simple solution that helps free up storage space on one’s phone.<p>Google has pushed a major update for Google Photos, which introduces …

How to Take Sharper Street Photography, Even at Night

Capturing sharp photographs is by far the toughest technical skill in street photography. People move quickly, you are often moving quickly, the …

Street Photography

Google wants to make your living room devices smarter

Google has already staked out spots in your living room with its Nest thermostat, Chromecast video-streaming device and Android TV software. Now it wants more.<p>On Tuesday, the Mountain View, California, company is expected to unveil a music-streaming device, akin to its Chromecast video-streaming …

Smart Homes

Joanne Froggatt: 'The end of Downton Abbey is a bit strange – there is an element of grieving'

She's gone from household servant to household name – and became a Golden Globe winner. The Downton star tells Sally Williams her Cinderella story<p>At the <b>Golden Globe awards</b>, in Los Angeles, in January this year, Joanne Froggatt was luminous in a floor-length, figure-skimming dress by Marchesa, as …

TV

10 Simple Photography Hacks with Household Things

If you’d like to experiment with some do-it-yourself photography hacks and tricks, check out this new video by DigitalRev. Over the course of 10 …

Hacking

The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it

Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. At the age of 19, he dropped out of Harvard to start Microsoft, and in a few short years he made it the most profitable corporation in the world. It’s tempting to think that he must be one of the smartest people who ever lived.<p>Gates is undoubtedly …

Psychology

Is Your Camera Keeping You From Experiencing Life’s Precious Moments?

Yesterday we shared a cringeworthy short film about how photo sharing has altered the way we experience the special moments in our lives; instead of …

Social Media