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Worst Flowers for People with Allergies

Flowers are a mixed blessing, for allergy sufferers. They may be beautiful to behold, but many come with irritating pollen that can trigger itchy …

I Create Insects Out Of Flowers (9 Pics)

I am a full-time design/art freelancer based in Montreal. Born in Japan, raised in Montreal, I was very much influenced by both cultures.<p>One taught …

At this 10-day Spanish food festival, a trashy bar is a sign of greatness

PAMPLONA, Spain -- Crumpled paper napkins littered the floor at the Restaurante Abaco in Pamplona, as we were escorted to our table on a warm spring …

Healthier fries: Baked and roasted veggie recipes that'll satisfy your french fry cravings

Fried foods may be one of life's greatest pleasures, but eating them can have some pretty dire consequences.<p>You don't need us to lecture you about …

Sesame Peanut Noodles

Opt for something a little different this week and try our Sesame and Peanut Noodles. They are a healthy and delicious option that can be enjoyed on …

Artist Uses Flowers for Paintings

89 Shares<p>Comments<p>Bridget Beth Collins is one of the most popular floral artists in the world today. She is a nature lover who collects flowers and …

This nature artist turns flowers into art, and it's *so* beautiful

We spent much of our days wishing we could spend more time outside, but as it gets colder (and we remain as busy as ever!), it’s not always easy to …

Art

Very veggie egg bake

Serves 6<p>Preheat oven to 375 F. Coat a 7-by-11-inch glass baking dish or a 2-quart casserole with cooking spray.<p>Place the spinach in a strainer and …

35 Slow Cooker Recipes for Weight Loss

On the quest to create wholesome, flavorful meals, there’s often one serious hurdle: time. But whether you want a meal you can leave alone to slowly …

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20 Best-Ever Fat-Burning Soups

Theoretically, having more choices is a good thing.<p>But when ordering a coffee at Starbucks is like doing a mini dissertation in some vaguely Romantic …

The 14 Most Beautiful Home and Garden Tours in America

From a Revolution-era plantation in Charleston, South Carolina, to Frank Lloyd Wright’s sleek Arizona compound, here's a guide to the country’s most …

Sugar Rush - How Sugar Is the Most Damaging Substance in Your Diet

This Thursday on Channel 4, Jamie Oliver presents the first of a two part programme about sugar and its negative impact on health. He addresses how …

How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

Consuming refined sugar can impact mood, decision-making, and memory. Here’s how good it can be to give it up.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I have a love-hate relationship with food. I love it; it generally hates me. Matter of …

A Tour of Martha's Vegetable Garden

Dibble<p>Martha designed this dibble, inspired by one she saw in her friend David Rockefeller's greenhouse. He uses his to make holes in seed trays. Martha uses hers in the beds to make evenly spaced holes for crops such as lettuce and Asian greens.<p>Paper<p>Collars of heavy paper are pushed into the soil …

Artist Creates Colorful Collages with Flowers and Plants

Seattle-based Bridget Beth Collins mixes her love of nature with her interest in art to create stunning collages out of colorful flower petals, …

Playing with Flowers

Basée à Seattle, l’artiste botanique Bridget Beth Collins, connue sous le pseudo Flora Forager sur Instagram, aime confronter la nature et la beauté …

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Artist Arranges Flowers, Leaves, Seeds Into Beautiful Works Of Nature

<b>Using organic materials</b> from nature as her inspiration, botanical artist Bridget Beth Collins turns them into beautiful works of art.<p><b>She arranges</b> …

Imaginative Creations Crafted From Gathered Foliage, Flowers, and Vegetation

Seattle-based artist Bridget Beth Collins–under the name Flora Forager–crafts beautiful and imaginative creations using the foliage, flowers, and …

Seattle Artist Creates Beautiful Collages with Flowers and Plants

Using a vivid imagination and a sharp eye for gathering plants, Bridget Beth Collins turns relics of nature into beautifully lush collages that form delightfully whimsical scenes. The Pacific Northwest artist forages materials for her pictures from the area surrounding her Seattle home and arranges …

Breathtaking Winter Camping in Washington

This eight-mile roundtrip trek through old-growth forests to the snowy mountaintop of Mount Dickerman rewards you with breathtaking views of the of the Cascade region.<p><i>Photo: Scott Kranz</i><p><b>By Scott Kranz, an Explorer for The Outbound Collective</b><p>This eight-mile roundtrip trek through old-growth forests …

Outdoors

Winter Backpack to the Summit of Mt. Dickerman

Snowcamp on the summit with some of the best views in the Cascade range. Enjoy views of Glacier Peak, Sloan Peak, Del Campo Peak, Morning Star, …

Hiking

slow-oven ribs recipe

<b>Recipe: slow-oven ribs</b><p>Some of you may wonder if I cook as often as I post (well, lately I haven’t posted as frequently and there is a good reason for …

Crunchy Cashew-Sesame Bars

Makes 12 Servings<p>These may puff slightly as they bake. For an extra crispy bar press the bars to flatten when they’re still warm using another 8” square pan.<p>January 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1½ cups cashews<p>6 tablespoons raw sesame seeds<p>5 tablespoons flaxseed<p>¼ cup wheat bran<p>¾ …

Spicy Vegan Roasted Acorn Squash Soup Recipe

5 from 1 vote<p>Smoky and Spicy Roasted Acorn Squash Soup<p>Sweet, smoky and spicy roasted acorn squash soup. Vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, and paleo …

Vegan Butternut Squash & Black Bean Chili

Now that fall has finally graced us with its cool mornings and evenings here in Arizona, my body has immediately started craving warm,</i> …