Lisa Hollis

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Turquoise Druzy Statement Ring

This is a wire wrap ring that features a beautiful turquoise Druzy Quartz stone. This is a perfect statement ring! The stone is tightly hand wrapped …

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Quick! Eat These 90 Recipes Before The World Runs Out Of Chocolate

We've heard it before, and we certainly don't want to hear it again: chocolate shortage. Two words that not only have the ability tests one's strength of character, but also the strength of one's sugar addiction. Especially when the rumors of a looming global shortage of chocolate might actually be …

Exploring America's attic: a guide to the Smithsonian Institution

What's over 165 years old, boasts 19 'arms' and 137 million dead and living objects? The Smithsonian Institution.<p>Quirky statistics aside, this place is no joke. Most travelers have heard of the Smithsonian before they visit Washington, DC. As far as popularity and fame go, it's DC's equivalent of …

20 Desserts to Fulfill All Your Chocolate and Vanilla Desires

Let's be honest, when it comes to dessert we usually just want something with chocolate or vanilla—like one of these 20 sweet treats, for example<p><b>The preference of chocolate or vanilla is often a very polarizing topic</b>. But whether you like a rich, fudgy cake on a cold night or a big scoop of ice …

Dessert

Ganache 101

<b>Think of it as the gift that keeps on giving. Start with our easy and irresistible chocolate ganache recipe, then adapt it for all kinds of uses.</b><p>Easy as 1-2-3<p>Chop. Pour. Stir. Nothing up your sleeve, no sleight of hand. Those three basic steps are all there is to making an irresistible batch of …

IllumiNations Sparkling Dessert Party Celebrates Sweet Tastes At Epcot

Check out this genius idea – what if we took the best desserts and sparkling wines from all around World Showcase and gathered them in one area for …

The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World

Each chocolatier on our list produces signature melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, be it a single-source dark chocolate bar, a cream- or liqueur-filled bonbon, a praline, fruit dipped in chocolate, a truffle, fudge, or some other sinfully delicious treat. You will never regret indulging yourself with …

10 Things I Loved About Backpacking the USA (... and You Should Too!) - Vagabondish

If there is one country that should be on every traveler’s bucket list, it should be America. And it HAS to be a road-trip. There’s just no other way …

Fashion Editors Can't Stop Instagramming Macarons, The Prettiest Cookies Ever

If you didn't know that macarons are a thing in the fashion world, just take one look at Instagram.<p>If there's anything fashion editors, designers, PR execs and interns love Instagramming, it's macarons, those petite French cookies that come in the prettiest filter-ready colors. They're the perfect …

7 Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds in Fall Treats

It's that time of year again where the internet in inundated with pumpkin recipes – I can't seem to escape it on Pinterest and Food Gawker. While I …

The 19 Most Beautiful Places In The World Are Hidden In America

Europe is great and Asia is awesome, but the song says <i>America</i> the beautiful.<p>These hidden places prove you don't need to spend big bucks and make a transatlantic trek-- the world's most beautiful wonders have been here all along, right in your American backyard.<p><b>Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone</b> …

An incredible timelapse of the American wilderness

This past summer, Ohio photographer Shane Black and a few of his friends decided to take a road trip across the United States, paying their way by …

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Best Beaches Coast to Coast

With 12,383 miles of coastline in the United States, finding the best beach escape is no small task. Jetsetter.com picks eight great sandy spots from coast to coast.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Best Beaches Coast to Coast<p>Follow Jetsetter.com on Twitter: www.twitter.com/jetsetterdotcom

Kauai Attractions That Will Have You Ready To Book A Flight... Now

Most people are familiar with the "Big Three" among the Hawaiian islands; Oahu, Big Island and Maui are staples for Hawaii tourists and are usually first stops for visitors. But there's a strong case to be made for why Kauai, the Garden Island, should be your first stop in Hawaii.<p>Under-appreciated …

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

It's National Dessert Day! 5 Perfect Recipes to Make Right Now

<b>From Zester Daily contributors</b><p>This <b>Frozen Mineola Soufflé</b> from <b>Elaine Corn</b> is a make-ahead dish that's easy to store in the freezer, then withdraw at the end of a dinner party, ready to go. Decorate with optional whipped cream flowers and candied pieces of minneola peel, remove the collar and -- …

27 Pancakes Worth Waking Up For

September 26th is National Pancake Day. Which is pretty flippin' sweet.

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

10 Best National Parks For Fall Trips

Come autumn, many of America's National Parks are at their most visually stunning. It's not only the fall foliage that amplifies their beauty, but also the waning light casting the landscape in an almost magical iridescence. And after the heat of summer, the crisp air offers a welcome reprieve. …

14 Favorite Fall Destinations

The world turns and seasons change—summer has passed and led us into gentler autumn with its changing leaves and more rigid schedule. The kids are back in school, and work is revving back up again, but there is no such thing as a bad time to go wandering.<p>Next month, National Geographic will release …

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10 Reasons to Go to the Shenandoah Valley This Fall

Fall in Virginia’s Shenandoah Mountains is a bounty for the senses. Here are 10 top activities to make the most of this colorful season…<p><b>Skyline …

Top 20 U.S. Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)

Best Small Hotels<p>Too many hotels to choose from? Andrew Harper rounds up the best luxury, small hotels in America.<p>09.09.13 5:00 PM ET

Incredible Graham Cracker Dessert Recipes (PHOTOS)

Compared to the other two ingredients of s'mores, chocolate and marshmallows, it is no surprise that graham crackers often get overlooked. But it's time they got some attention -- after all, they're not only a staple of one of our favorite classic campfire desserts, but they also are widely …