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15 Of The Best Places To Find Free Books Online

Want to get your eyes on MILLIONS of free books online?<p>I got you.<p>If you’ve been following along, you already know that you can find free audiobooks …

100 Must-Read, Best Books On Writing And The Writer's Life

If you’re a working or aspiring writer, you already likely know about the classic best books on writing–King’s <i>On Writing,</i> Strunk and White’s <i>Elements</i> …

10 Home Upgrades That Boost Resale Value -- and How to Pay for Them

The housing market is still recovering, but these updates are full of earning potential.<p>Like most HGTV addicts, I caught the home renovation bug …

Home Improvement

This 5-Minute Sequence Will Work Out Your Entire Body

Some days, it really is impossible to make it to the gym. Fortunately, spending 30 minutes on the elliptical isn't the only activity that works you out.<p>In the video above, Udaya yoga instructor Caley Alyssa demonstrates a full body strength building workout that only takes five minutes. It's a …

DIY Wellness Retreat for any Budget

By Brooke Larrabee<p>Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort. ” …

Checking In

The Ultimate Guide To Your Chakras: What To Eat, Say & Think To Balance Each

<i>An energy guide and psychic intuitive, Jill Willard is all about getting in touch with the body. Learn how to recognize and balance your chakras, or</i> …

Spirituality

The HIIT Yoga Workout Will Satisfy All Your Calorie-Blasting and De-Stressing Needs

Rev those endorphins when you’re stressed AF.<p>The struggle is real: You crave the calorie-crushing results you get from high-intensity interval workouts, but you also love getting down with downward-facing dog. Enter Insta-famous trainer Alexis Novak, of Los Angeles, who created a solution for those …

This Yoga Flow for Office Workers Who Sit at a Desk All Day

1. Seated Side Bend<p>A<p>2. Cat / Cow<p>A<p>C<p>3. Pigeon with Side Bend<p>A<p>4. Revolved Head to Knee Pose<p>A<p>5. Gate Pose<p>A<p>6. Easy Seated Spinal Twist<p>A<p>7. Supine Spinal …

Yoga

A Beginner Flow for Anyone Who's Intimidated by Yoga

A yoga studio can be an intimidating place. Just imagine: uber-limber people standing on their heads talking about downward dogs and cat-cows. <i>Cat</i> …

14 Refreshing Cocktail Recipes to Enjoy Before Five O’Clock

Whoever decided that alcohol consumption should be deferred to a post-five o’clock glass of Chardonnay was a <i>serious</i> underachiever. There are so many light and refreshing cocktails that just beg to be enjoyed on a lunch (or breakfast) date. Plus, no brunch party or Sunday Funday is complete without …

The Great Gatsby

The Best Holiday Drink Recipes To Make With What's Already In Your Bar

Let's keep it simple this holiday.<p>With all their bold colors and flavors, it’s difficult to pick just one great holiday cocktail to make for a party. And it’s harder yet to find a recipe that uses what you’ve already got in your home bar.<p>To help you solve that problem, we’ve picked our favorite …

8 Secrets to Steal from Pro Party Planners

No, we're not about to tell you invest in a chocolate fountain (or even another candle, for that matter).<p>Every job has its occupational hazards — some are just a little more glamorous than others. For party planners, constant exposure to inspiring and stylish gatherings must raise the stakes a …

The Ultimate Guide to Pairing Beer with its Proper Glassware

<b>When it comes to beer, the glass can matter just as much as what's in it.</b><p>Just like the liquid it holds, beer glassware has come a long way over the last decade. The lamentable, ubiquitous shaker pint—which, as the name implies, was originally used to mix cocktails, not serve beer—is still the …

Alcohol

Who’s Pouring Which Rail Liquor?

Not all cocktails are made equally, and knowing which rail liquor has been added to your drink might make you rethink overlooking the top shelf. …

Washington D.C.

This Herb Smells Like Cucumber & Garnishes Pimm's Cups

<i>Every other week we get Down & Dirty with our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today, five things you should know about the herb borage (besides the fact that it exists).</i><p><b>1. Borage is a boon for your garden.
</b><br>Borage (pronounced like "lovage") is often planted solely to attract …

Gardening

7 Unexpected Upgrades & Garnishes for Summer Cocktails

Two words: mojito cubes.<p>Take drinks to a whole new level with these impressive add-ons. Plus, try our 40+ best summer cocktail recipes!

10 delicious non-alcoholic cocktail recipes

These refreshing non-alcoholic cocktails are perfect for designated drivers this summer. You may not even miss the booze...<p>Pink Grapefruit Cooler<p>Grapefruit juice, refreshing and tart, is making a come-back in cocktails today, so here is one with the sweeter succulence and rosy hue of the pink …

8 Surprisingly Healthy Cocktail Recipes: INFOGRAPHIC

1 minute Read<p>When we think of cocktails and beer and how healthy each class of drink is, many folks just assume that a few belly-bloating beers …

Cocktails

10 Classic Cocktail Terms Everyone Should Know

First and foremost, the primary cocktail term that you should know is just that: cocktail. The earliest reference to the drink was in an American …

Lemon Juice

How To Make Fancy Ice And Instantly Up Your Drinks Game

The worst thing that could ever happen at a gathering during the hot days of summer is to run out of ice. And the best thing that could happen is to sip your beverage with the fanciest ice your cocktail, lemonade or even water has ever had the pleasure of meeting. Fancy ice is the trick to making …

Proof cocktail syrups from Pinewood are poised to go big-time

The trio of modern mixers from Decatur’s Pinewood Tippling Room will get wider distribution in June<p>It’s fitting, in terms of etymology, to describe …

Alcohol

3 Summer Cocktails Using Rosé Wine

Black Rosé Punch<p>Having a party and looking for a fun and easy drink to serve that is both fresh and classic? Look no further than Black Rosé Punch, a …

17 Big-Batch Cocktails To Whip Up At Your Next Outdoor Party

Ooh, guys. It’s summer, our favorite season, one that encourages throwing parties outside, grilling food over fire and devising new tactics to hold onto sweaty cocktail glasses. We know you’ve felt the mercury rise over the last few days, and we’re here to offer some new inspirations for summer …

Garden Mule Cocktail Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> The Garden Mule is a fresh take on the Moscow Mule. I muddle blueberries, …

Ginger

5 Best Bourbons Under $25 for Mixing Cocktails on Derby Day

Break out the seersucker and hats the size of dorm room refrigerators; the Run for the Roses is this Saturday. The Kentucky Derby is more than the …

Rum Sangaree

Recipes for the Rum Sangaree are many and varied. It’s a drink from the Antilles that’s nearly as old as the United States, and bartenders have been …

Rum

You usually drink coffee from a French press. At Provision No. 14, you drink cocktails.

The best things in life should be savored with friends. That's the takeaway from the menu at Provision No. 14, which opens Wednesday in the former Diego space at 14th and W streets NW. While it's full of a variety of drinks – frozen cocktails, local and regional wines and beers, an Old Fashioned …

John Daly

Best gin cocktail recipes

Like gin? Us too. That's why we've rounded up our favourite gin cocktail recipes, including Southside Fizz; Burleighs White Lady; Whitley Neill …

Lemon Juice