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Oregon may have solved the student loan crisis

<b>(hxdbzxy via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Debt-free higher education plan is like “an inverse of Social Security”<p>David Dayen<p>July 11, 2013 9:16pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Last week Congress allowed the interest rate on subsidized federal Stafford student loans to double from 3.4 …

50 Food Tips That Will Change Your Life!

Our favorite food bloggers share their cooking secrets<p>Along with salt and pepper, the most important kitchen staple to have on hand these days is a Wi-Fi connection. Smartphones and social networking have done way more for the world of food than merely allowing us to ogle one another's plates on …

Obama Budget Aims To Raise $580 Billion In New Taxes From Old Ideas Targeting Rich

President Barack Obama sent a proposed $3.77 trillion fiscal 2014 budget to Congress this morning that includes $580 billion in new taxes over the next decade, raised mostly from a familiar assortment of deduction and “loophole” closers aimed at the wealthy; oil and gas companies; and such …

Boehner rejects Obama budget

House Speaker John Boehner immediately dismissed President Barack Obama’s package of significant new entitlement cuts tied to new tax revenues, calling them “no way to lead and move the country forward.”<p>The White House had portrayed the proposal, part of the budget it will release next week, as a …

Raspberry + Lemon + Cream Cheese = Spring [recipe soon!]

How to Wash Greens (Without a Salad Spinner)

<i>Inspired by conversations on the FOOD52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Our go-to way to wash greens -- no salad spinner necessary.</i><p>The weather is getting greener, and so are our diets: pea shoots, dandelion greens, and …

Spumoni Mousse Cake

Okay. Calling this <i>cake</i> is a bit of a misnomer. Yes, it's cake-shaped with stacked layers made for slicing and it's even frosted, but there's nary a …

Juicy, light, and flavorful meatballs dipped in fresh, fruity yogurt make a great springtime appetizer. http://bit.ly/SpicedLambMeatballs

Easy Lemon Cake with Marshmallow Frosting + Toasted Coconut

Easy Lemon Cake with Marshmallow Frosting + Toasted Coconut.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> March 27, 2013 122<p>I made us a cake!<p>And in doing so, probably eliminated a …

Ideas & Advice

Wedding Party<p>How to Get Your Wedding Party Photos Done Super Quickly<p>Don’t waste your precious time rounding up tipsy bridesmaids.<p>Flower Arrangements<p>A …

3 Cakes Inspired By Our Favorite Invitation Designs

Let's talk cake! While everyone may have a different method of designing their wedding cake, we have an easy idea for you: Let your invitations be …

A Marriage Proposal Out Of Pushpins!

Check out the five thought starters below to help you personalize an unforgettable, "Will you marry me?" speech.

A Tissue Paper Flower Centerpiece

Learn to make a DIY wedding brooch bouquet for a statement piece that’s also something old, new, borrowed, and maybe even blue.

5 Sexy Allure Bridals Wedding Dresses We Love

There is nothing more sexy and romantic that this exotic escape. “I will love you until the end of time" lyrics and airy ball gowns that are set in a …

Hanging Floral Garlands

There are two ways you can do it, and one of them is <i>super</i> simple.

17 Creative Candy Bar Ideas That Can Double as Wedding Favors

7 Lovely Lavender Wedding Ideas

Just as this winter seems to drag on forever (and ever), lavender hints of spring in the air! A versatile purple like this romantic hue fits every …

Not Your Average Wedding Ring

Looking for a wedding band that can hold it's own against your engagement ring?<p><b>Rose Gold Flourishes</b><p>How much do we love this ring? Let us count the …

10 Fun Ways to Serve Fast Food at Your Wedding

Even if you've spent weeks designing the perfect wedding reception menu with your caterer, what you'll really crave after hours of chatting and …

Trend Alert! Neon Accents For Your Registry

We did the work for you and tried out the best wedding websites out there (yes, even paid ones). Here's what we think.

Teal and Yellow Colorblock Linens

Check out the hottest classic wedding color combos that we’re obsessed with right now.

Match Your Nail Polish to Your Ring

With all the focus on your gorgeous new engagement ring, it's time to spruce up your manicure. Find a shade that matches your ring style.<p><b>Sugary …

Infographic: The National Average Cost of a Wedding is $28,427

We surveyed nearly 13,000 couples married in 2017 for The Knot 2017 Real Weddings Study and learned that unique venues and guest experience are …

8 Oz-Inspired Emerald Wedding Ideas!

You can't get married in the Emerald City, but you <i>can</i> add a hint of emerald magic into your wedding day. Check these out and watch the video below …

A Pink and Mint Green Spring Wedding by Caroline Frost Photography

Check out the hottest classic wedding color combos that we’re obsessed with right now.

Heard Of The Anti-Wedding Invite? (#Yikes)

The burning etiquette question on our Wedding Etiquette message board right now: How do you tell someone they're <i>not</i> invited to your wedding?<p>The short …

40 Creative Bridesmaid Proposal Ideas

7 Gorgeous Guava Wedding Ideas

You're not the average bride, so why choose an average color palette for your wedding day? This punchy hue is sassier than the standard pink, so it's …