Joan Schoengart

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10 Definitive Reasons You Need More Houseplants in Your Life

You better believe we're going to try #2 this winter.<p>If you blame genetics for your lack of green thumb, it's time to teach yourself the powers of keeping a plant alive. It turns out these livings things can do even more for your physical and mental health than they can for your living room decor — …

20 Tips to Turn Your Bedroom Into a Bohemian Paradise

Throughout the past couple years, we’ve seen the bohemian style flickering on the edges of our vision. Homes filled with houseplants, wicker chair …

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Oregon's Top Seven Camping Spots

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Oregon is drop dead gorgeous. I am not saying that just because I am a lifelong Oregonian, but because I …

The real best souvenirs to bring home from 19 countries around the world

Travelers always want to bring home something that will remind them of their trip — but many often get stuck buying cheap knick knacks from tourist traps.<p>To avoid getting something you'll only throw away in a few months, we've rounded up a list of some authentic items you should buy when …

20 Indoor Plants for the Small-Space Gardener

All of these beauties are easy to keep alive.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with tons of square footage, that doesn't mean you can't flex your green thumb. All of these plants take up minimal space, require little sun (a <i>must</i> when you only have a few windows to work with), and are basically made for …

Baja Light Fish Tacos

Grilled instead of deep-fried, and with a trimmed-down tartar sauce.

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25 Of The Most Incredible Breakfasts To Make The Day After Thanksgiving

The party is over. The fat lady has sung her turkey-tuned song. The refrigerator is overflowing with Tupperware galore, not to mention extra ingredients you bought in case of emergencies.<p>It's the morning after Thanksgiving and, against all odds, you and everyone in your household is feeling hungry …

The Proper Starting Position for Olympic Weightlifting - Invictus Fitness

<b>The Proper Starting Position for Olympic Weightlifting</b><br>Written by Cody Burgener<p>In my past two blog posts regarding the proper positions in Olympic …

Top 10 Hotels Under $150

Hotel Figueroa, Los Angeles, CA<p>Humphrey Bogart would fit right in at this cinematic Moroccan oasis in the middle of downtown’s flurry.<p>More about …

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42 Best Cabin Getaways

Far Meadow, Sierra National Forest, CA<p><i>Related:</i> <i>Pitch your tent at the best Yosemite campgrounds</i><p>Yosemite may be only 12 miles away, but Far Meadow’s …

Lemon Cream Scones

1.<p>Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine flour, butter, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Mix at low speed until the mixture resembles wet sand.<p>2.<p>In a separate bowl, whisk together 3/4 cup …

Cheddar Chive Scones

Cheddar and chives are a great combination in scones. For light, flaky scones, don't mix the butter in too well.

Cream Scones with Currants

These classic bakery treats couldn't be easier to make at home. Simple swaps take them in new directions, so try Chocolate-Coconut Scones, Cherry-Hazelnut Scones, Lemon-Ginger Scones, or Blueberry-Almond Scones.

Top 15 Beginner Campgrounds

Shredded Pork Tacos

These slow-cooked pork tacos are bound to be a Sunday-night favorite.

Green Chicken Curry

Thai curry paste, not to be confused with curry powder, is a blend of chile peppers, garlic, black pepper, coriander, and other ingredients. It comes in green and red varieties, which you'll find in the international aisle -- for this recipe, choose green.

Triple-Chocolate Pumpkin Pie

A hidden layer of bittersweet chocolate coats the crumb crust, semisweet imparts a silken smoothness to the customary custard, and a drizzle of milk chocolate on top teases the eye -- and the appetite.

Where to Eat in San Francisco Now

San Francisco is notorious for being a food-obsessed city. Chefs are pushing the boundaries, and sounding out their own dialect of California …

The Best Coffee Shops In San Francisco

<i>The best coffee shop in San Francisco, if we're being realistic, is the one closest to your house. But for those times when you need to enjoy your</i> …

Weightlifting Technique Drills Training Lifts

There seems to be a bit of discussion on technique training and strength training for weightlifters, and it's made me think of a couple points I want …

Fixing the Snatch for the Crossfit Athlete - Juggernaut

To master the Olympic lifts it takes many years of repetitive daily training and drilling of the movements. And even then I’m sure some top lever …

Put an Egg on It! 40 Egg-Topped Recipes We Love for Spring

GalleryPut an Egg on It! 40 Egg-Topped Recipes We Love for Spring<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>We love a soft, silky runny yolk, especially come spring. In fact, we've pretty much come to a unanimous conclusion that everything tastes better with an egg on …

Pumpkin Spoon Bread

8 Servings<p>We make lots of things from scratch on Thanksgiving, but pumpkin purée isn’t one of them. Libby’s is our favorite brand.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ cups whole milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1 cup stone-ground yellow cornmeal<p>1 cup canned pure pumpkin purée<p>3 …

How to Use a French Press

<i>Here at Food52, we're serious about our coffee. So we got our friends over at Stumptown Coffee to teach us everything there is to know about it -- and to make our morning (and afternoon) routines a little bit brighter.</i><p><i>Today: The best way to brew coffee in a French press.</i><p>The French press is likely …

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11 Game-Changing Chips and Dips

Game day is fast approaching. Yes, we're talking about football. But, we're <i></i>also <i>not talking about football</i>. This is about the other playing field; this is about your kitchen. Most of us will watch to see who reigns victorious on that fateful Sunday (whether in sport, advertising, or cuteness), but …

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Homemade Lip Balm: Burt's Bees Copycat - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

You asked how my new recipe went last week so here are the results…LOVE IT!<p>Burt’s Bees. Some of us have used it since high school or even before. It …

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Northern California garden checklists<p>January<p>What to do in your Northern California garden in January<p>What to do in your Northern California garden in …