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Ten of the best herbs to grow in containers

Herbs are one of the most rewarding container crops. Most are also easy to grow. Still, there are a few things to bear in mind if you want to make sure your potted herbs reach their bushy, lush best.<p>Lorraine Melton, head grower at the herb farm Herbal Haven, gave me two key pieces of advice. …

The Viceroy Hotel in Bali

When to Use a Travel Agent

<i>**RCB** / Flickr</i><p>It's an assumption you've heard before: Travel agents are a dying breed. Many people presume that the rise of do-it-yourself booking engines like Travelocity.com and Expedia.com all but wiped out travel agencies -- Yahoo recently declared a career as a travel agent a "dead-end job." …

Best Winter Trips 2014

Travel<p>There’s no reason to hibernate this winter when there are new beaches, slopes, sports, and festivals to discover. This year’s list of best winter trips is a global collection of 15 editor-recommended destinations. Find the one that inspires you and start packing. —Maryellen Kennedy Duckett

Travel Photography

10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Testing a Business Idea

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You've got a business idea you're jazzed about, but aren't sure if it's feasible. What you need to do is test the concept to see how it stands up to a series of rigorous questions.<p>"You are always testing," says Andre Marquis, Executive …

Small Business

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Healthy Breakfast Ideas: 17 Healthy, Autumn-Inspired Recipes (Pumpkin, Pomegranates, Pecans & More)

Autumn has some true culinary stars.<p>Apples, roasted winter vegetables and pumpkin-flavored everythings tend to steal the show come dinner and dessert. Not often enough, in our opinion, do these ingredients make their way into our morning meals. But breakfast is an ideal time to feature fall's best …

Wedding Experts Reveal Their Best Cost-Cutting Secrets

By Sharon Naylor for <i>Bridal Guide</i><p>We went straight to the source and asked top wedding-industry pros to spill their best cost-cutting secrets. Here's how to save on everything from cocktails to cake, flowers and more.<p>“Ask yourself: what are my top three dream elements? Is the food most important? The …

Top 30 Startups to Watch 2013

Being an entrepreneur is tough. Having your startup make it past year one is even more so and generating revenue can at times seem next to impossible. So, for those startups that have successfully gotten over these humps -- and made it look easy -- we want to celebrate you.<p>With the help of Empact, …

Startups

Your Playbook to Starting Up On the Cheap: 10 Steps to Launch for Less Than $1,500 (Infographic)

Money is often a perceived barrier to launching a startup. It doesn't have to be.<p>The Founder Institute, an early-stage startup accelerator in Mountain View, Calif., put together the infographic below detailing 10 steps for launching a business for under $1,500. The Founder Institute advocates …

Infographics

Guest Blogger: Baked Blueberry Oatmeal Recipe - A Heart-Healthy Breakfast

<b>Baked Blueberry Oatmeal: A Heart-Healthy Breakfast</b><p>Since February is National Heart Health Month, I thought I would share one of my favorite …

Lemon-Dill Dip

Kids can help by stirring the dip and snapping the ends off the beans<p>Prep: 5 minutes<br>Yield:1 cup dip<p>1 cup low-fat plain yogurt<br>1/3 cup chopped fresh …

Fish stew recipe by Angela Hartnett

When it starts getting cold, warm up with this stew which pairs the last of the season's veg with white fish<p>Now the weather's starting to bite, there are few things more pleasing than a warming fish stew. I use monkfish here but john dory and halibut are both robust enough to work. The stew is …

Back-To-School Lunch Recipes (Grain Free, Paleo, Gluten Free, GAPs)

I think every back-to-school post starts with “I can’t believe the summer is gone!”. That’s exactly how I feel. Summer was great, but all of a sudden …

Healthy Eating

Best Kale Smoothie Recipe With Strawberries

The powerhouse vegetable Kale has become a popular salad green thanks to its remarkable nutrient profile. Packed with high concentrations of …

Foodily Blog

Foodily Blog

Foodily Blog

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

4 Moves to a Flat Belly

Want to shred your abs? Consider this your flat belly bootcamp<p>The body part you can't stomach? Your stomach, according to our poll. Tighten and trim your waistline with these four ab-sculpting moves from trainer David Kirsch. <b>Stability-Ball Jackknife</b>Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the …

119 Awesome Wedding-y Ideas + 3 To-Die-For Real Weddings = All the Wedding Inspiration You've Been Craving

<b>119 Awesome Wedding-y Ideas</b><p>In honor of Flag Day (that's today!), here are <b>40</b> ways to incorporate flags in your wedding. —TresSugar<p>Book your honeymoon at one of these <b>5</b> amazing destinations. —Brooklyn Bride<p>Follow this <b>8</b>-step tutorial to style a sweet, braided crown for your flower girl. —A Cup of Jo<p>And …

Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through The Week (June 24, 2013)

It's the start of a new week, which means it's time to shake off your weekend, take a deep breath and try to think positive, energizing thoughts. We can help.<p>Click through the slideshow below for this week's mood-boosting inspirational photo quotes. (And feel free to read, rinse and repeat as …

10 Ways To Help Others That Will Lead You To Success

Helping others should be a natural extension of every business leader’s responsibilities. Unfortunately, it doesn’t come as easy as you would think. As leaders, we often get too caught up in operations or our own problems to give people the help they need. However, in the last year, I’ve realized …