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Queen Elizabeth II: The platinum monarch?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just like her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria before her, Elizabeth II was never expected to rule; as the eldest daughter of the king's second son, Prince Albert (later King George VI), hers was a life destined to be lived in relative privacy, until the 1936 abdication of her uncle, …

Queen Elizabeth II

Zucchini Banana Bread

I love banana bread and I have over 30 <i>different</i> recipes for banana bread and dozens more for banana muffins and banana cakes.And I have lots of …

Best Family Movies

The live remake of the beloved classic is sure to be a hit at movie night. The classic fairy tale that everyone knows and loves was recreated for an …

Never Overcook Salmon Again

Forget dry salmon. Nobody needs that.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Leslie Grau confesses to overcooking salmon to associate food editor Rick Martinez. Here’s Martinez's advice for</i> …

Recipes

Recipe: Blueberry Breakfast Bars

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Butter an 8-inch square pan.<p>To prepare the filling: In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, combine the berries, sugar, flour, lemon …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

Kim Kardashian West's Selfie Book Appears To Have Flopped

For any other art book, sales of 32,000 copies might be a respectable number. But when the book is penned by Kim Kardashian-West, who has 41.3 million Instagram followers, it's less than impressive. That's the sales figure for <i>Selfish</i> that reps for Nielsen Bookscan reported to Radar, which means …

Andy Warhol

Kid-Friendly Vegetarian Recipes

Whether your kids are adventurous eaters or are going through a picky phase, you'll find plenty of vegetarian recipes (most of them quick and easy!) to please everyone at your table. Try a new macaroni and cheese or baked ziti recipe, construct some mini pizzas, whip up homemade veggie burgers, or …

Broccoli Calzones

These turnovers make a great weeknight dinner. Just pop them straight from the freezer into the oven, and serve with your favorite tomato sauce.

30 Minute Workout Routine

Work out at home with these quick free-weight exercises (paired with our 20-minute workout routine) and get toned fast! Check out awesome ab workouts …

Workouts

That has my attention

I'm running terribly, terribly late.It's a recent tendency of mine. I was almost late for a holiday get together of my own organizing, and I'm …

Mosaic Heart - Valentine's Day Craft For Kids

This is a fine motor skills builder disguised as a Valentine’s Day craft for kids. Learning to cut is tricky and practicing scissor skills is …

42 Dutch Oven Recipes for Braises, Bread, and More

Is your Dutch oven collecting dust in a corner? It's time to dust it off and give it some love with one of these 42 hearty recipes.<p>Dutch ovens are made to last—seriously, Le Creuset has a lifetime guarantee—and can take the heat of the oven and a long simmer on a stovetop. That's why these heavy, …

10 Easy Cookie Recipes

10 easy cookie recipes that you can make quickly or make ahead, slice, and bake.<p>We think of cookies as more of a snack than as a dessert—they beat any sweet-tooth craving, and are easily eaten on-the-go in a couple bites. And if you're going to eat cookies like we do, they should be equally as easy …

Discipline Tactics For Every Age

Discipline isn't punishment, and there's more than one way to correct your child's behavior--without yelling. Here's a tactic for every age.<p><b>Who?</b> Birth and up<p><b>Why?</b> Discipline won't work if the only time you focus on your child is when he's acting up. Children crave recognition from their parents, …

Parenting

Chipotle Lime Butter Whole Roasted Chicken with Black Bean + Corn Salad

Chipotle Lime Butter Whole Roasted Chicken with The Easiest Black Bean + Corn Salad.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 18, 2013 55<p>I’m a little depressed.<p>The last …

Banquette Inspiration

I'm so excited! This is going to be a big week! My clients, who also happen to be friends, are closing on their new home this week. If you follow on …

baked pasta with broccoli rabe and sausage

Guys, I am in the weeds this month. After a summer of lazy, a summer of two vacations and a husband (eh, unpaid assistant) always around, making life …

Kid Made Fall Placemats

Gather your materials. You will need some construction paper, crayons, leaves, and contact paper. If you want to get fancy and add glitter to the …

kale salad with pecorino and walnuts

As someone who has said things like “the world would be a better place if we could all stop pretending that kale tastes good” (on p. 67, in fact) and …

Skin Care & Beauty Favorites

Our son jokes that when we travel I take the entire medicine cabinet with me. Technically, I don't take all of its contents, but there are a few …