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How Dublin, Ireland Won Me Over As a Top Destination

Let’s leave the Guinness behind for a minute, because whether you visit Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day, or any day of the year, there are wonderful …

Ireland

Best Gourmet Olive Oil: Top 11 Brands (2018)

Gourmet olive oil is a great thing to buy for yourself or as a gift. We’ve rounded up 11 different brands — not coincidentally they’re from all the …

Italian Food

This Trendy New Gluten-Free Flour Might Be The Secret To Fluffy, Healthy Pancakes & Cookies (Hooray!)

If you're avoiding gluten or have allergies, you're likely well aware of how hard it is to find or make baked goods that have a good mouthfeel and …

Breakfast

Doing These 24 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Challenge yourself to lead a better life.<p>Making a change for the better isn't always easy, but …

Self-help

5 Fail-Proof Brights to Try if You’re Color Shy

If a color risk for you generally means trading in beige for gray or bright white for taupe, chances are you steer clear of most shades that fall …

Grilled Corn and Cheese Cakes

Get inspired with our best summer appetizers like crab dip, salsa, nachos and more from Food Network.<p>Round out your perfect picnic or cookout with …

Cooking

Swing Sequence: Breaking Down Troy Mullins' Power

Troy Mullins has worked with several golf instructors, but when the long-drive champion thinks about how she developed her swing, she says intuition deserves most of the credit.<p>"Learning the driver was difficult for me at first, because I only swung irons for the first few years when I began …

Golf

How the new tax law creates a ‘perfect storm’ for Roth IRA conversions

For years I’ve lectured about the wonderfulness of Roth IRAs. While the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) includes one negative change for Roth IRAs, they are still pretty wonderful. Here’s what you need to know about Roth IRAs and especially Roth IRA conversions in the post-TCJA world.<p>The two …

Retirement

I Hated Air Travel (Especially Airports) Until I Switched to This Credit Card

As a frequent traveler, I've always been flabbergasted at just how stressful and frustrating air travel can be. From dealing with crowds and lines to the hassle of getting through security and having to hunt for a spot to sit that's next to an outlet — it's a miserable experience, and one we …

Flying

How to explore Dublin's best attractions and hidden gems

To have visited Ireland once is to become a friend for life. Not only is the island nation impossibly picturesque – marked by stunning coastlines, …

Ireland

5 Surprising and Easy Painting Ideas to Add Color to Your Home

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Home Improvement

15 Metabolism-Boosting Foods Science Says You Should Eat

It seems like there is an excess of powders and drinks on the market today claiming to burn fat and boost your metabolism. The true potency of any of …

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Gut Health

Get ready for gut health 101.<p>You'd be better off finding a gut specialist, like a gastroenterologist or another professional who can help you design a gut-healing diet specific to your needs. And when reading info online, always remember that everyone is different, so cure-all answers might not …

IRS Unlocks The 'Door' For High-Income Savers

For years, there’s been a debate raging in the financial planning community surrounding something that’s colloquially become known as “The Back-Door Roth IRA.” Some practitioners (including myself) have been advocates of the planning strategy, which involves a two-step process that effectively …

Retirement

Easy Mozzarella Chicken Asparagus Rolls

Getting plenty of vegetables is a great way to help improve your diet and lower your blood pressure. Vegetables are naturally low in sodium and are …

Dotdash

Grilled Shrimp Scampi in a Foil Packet

A super-fast, simple and summery version of shrimp scampi -- with no chasing your shrimp around the grill or dropping it through the grates. Plus, …

What Is a Trust? A Guide to the Types of Trusts and Their Uses

The Business Dictionary defines a trust as a "legal entity created by a party (the trustor) through which a second party (the trustee) holds the …

The Backdoor Roth IRA

A backdoor Roth IRA allows the owner to convert a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA without income limits. Users are restricted by income limits when contributing to a Roth IRA, but a backdoor Roth IRA has no limits on conversion amounts.(1)<p>Owners of Roth IRAs pay taxes upfront, but after the taxes are …

I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 p.m. and It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

Nutrition

Our Guide to Dividend Investing for Beginners

Here's what you need to know before you buy your first dividend stock.<p>Dividend investing can be an excellent way to generate income, and grow your …

Bacon & Spinach Quiche with Hash Brown Crust

From: EatingWell.com, June 2018<p>Hash browns meet quiche in this healthy recipe. Shredded potatoes create a gluten-free crust for this bacon and …

Rick Steves: Top towns of coastal Ireland

When someone asks me about visiting Ireland, I tell them not to miss the southwest coast. This is the place to experience the wonders of the Gaelic language and old Irish civilization, as well as the country's contemporary charms. It's the most mystical, Celtic, spiritual and rugged region of …

European Travel

29 Painting Tool Hacks That’ll Get Your Projects Rolling

Whether you’re changing the color of your walls, polishing jewelry or ripping a long board, these painting tool hacks will make the job a lot …

Baltimore-Style Crab Cakes

This is the best crab cake recipe you will ever find. If you don’t overmix, and don’t pack your mounds too tightly, you will experience pure, …

Andrew Zimmern

Before & After: The $350 Kitchen Overhaul with Smart Storage, Thanks to Ikea and Home Depot

In Progress<p>After setting up their bedroom, Suzie and Kana opened up the 1980s kitchen in the main house by removing the dark upper cabinets and …

Home Depot

Driving: The Easy Way to Add Speed, Power and Yards

Driving: The Easy Way to Add Speed, Power and Yards

Drink These 25 Bottles and Become a Wine Master

Want to take your wine smarts to the next level? Easy peasy. Just follow this simple, can't-miss tasting tutorial —Ray Isle<p>1 of 22<p>1. …

The Top 20 Places to See in Ireland

It is hard to narrow down the top places to see in Ireland because the country is filled with so many famous attractions. There is the rugged …

Best window air conditioners for warm weather

You might not realize it if you live in a hot climate where central air is common, but room air conditioners are the most popular type of cooling …

How to Make Dark Chocolate Out of Unsweetened Baking Chocolate

Step 1<p>Chop unsweetened bakers chocolate bar into tiny pieces or cubes<p>Step 2<p>Bring a pot of water to a boil<p>Step 3<p>Once water is at a boil, place a glass …