Rachel Petrain

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20 Years of Cleaning Tips: Scrub Your Way to a Gleaming Home

We've been cleaning for more than two decades. Okay, not continuously, but let's just say we know how to use <i>all</i> our vacuum-cleaner attachments at this point. Over the years, we've shared our best solutions for tackling household tasks, and to our delight, you've written to tell us how these tips …

Try This: Fabric Lined Built-In Shelves

You know those projects that you keep meaning to do, but they end up staying on the to-do list for a near eternity? This project was just that for …

DIY: Friendship Bracelet chevron rug

You know how friendship bracelets are totally back? Well, I can’t quite bring myself to get into it after 15 years but I love the bright colors, the …

12 Days of Christmas DIY

From pine cone garlands to recycled coffee-cup ornaments, we've gathered 12 easy-to-do Christmas DIY projects to brighten your holidays.<p>Ice Luminaries<p>…

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

This is the Mexican Axolotl. It can regrow limbs, parts of its brain and make new neurons http://t.co/w8ibSafGLS

Holiday Movie Preview: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,’ ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ and More

It's movie time! All the films to look forward to this holiday season, from ‘The Hunger Games’ sequel to Scorsese’s latest.

Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Makes about 100 caramels<p>Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>…

Dessert

Why buy when you can DIY? We've got 16 holiday gift toppers you can totally make. http://go.brit.co/1bSLFbk

The War on Pink: GoldieBlox Toys Ignite Debate Over What's Good For Girls

Nestled in the aisle of pink sparkles dedicated to girls in most toy stores, this seasons’ shoppers will find a small collection of engineering toys …

38 ways to truly feel thankful this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favourite American holiday, because in its essence it’s an officially recognized celebration of that great universal truth: It’s …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>You don't need us to remind you that Thanksgiving is less than a week away. You've probably created shopping lists, brainstormed tablescapes and …

An Indian Thanksgiving with Murgh Musallam

We never celebrated Thanksgiving growing up. In fact, I barely knew about the festival before stepping into the US. Then for the first couple years I …

Coconut Pot Pie

Everything You Need to Know About Brining

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it every day leading up to Thanksgiving to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to help you host the least stressful Thanksgiving yet. No promises on the crazy</i> …

New post! Gingerbread Bundt Cake with Pear Caramel Sauce is a cozy treat to enjoy on frosted nights with loved ones. http://www.pastryaffair.com/blog/gingerbread-bundt-cake-with-pear-caramel-glaze.html

Brown Butter Pecan Gooey Butter Cake with Spiked Whipped Cream

<i>Brown Butter Pecan Gooey Butter Cake with Spiked Whipped Cream</i><p><i>Thanks to Werther’s Original® for sponsoring this recipe post!</i><p>When I moved to Raleigh, …

Homemade Broccoli Casserole Recipe (From Scratch)

Home > Recipes by Category > Side Dishes > Broccoli Casserole (From Scratch!)<p>Broccoli Casserole (From Scratch!)<p>November 25, 2013 // 63 <i>Comments »</i><p>When …

Easy Appetizer: Seafood Spread

Julia Berger, founder of Julia B. linens, shares her Seafood Spread recipe. See her fall tablescape.<p>• 1/2 cup crab meat<p>• 1/2 cup lobster meat<p>• 1 package whipped cream cheese<p>• salt and pepper to taste<p>• dash of garlic powder<p>• 1 tablespoon lemon<p>In a bowl, mix the cream cheese, salt, pepper and garlic …