Leah Evans Wong

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Putting a Garden to Bed: My Autumn Check List

Leaves are falling. Days are shrinking, nights are stretching. Autumn is not the end of gardening, but a good time to make plans, prepare, and put to …

Gardening

Anybody can learn to code, but Apple’s Swift Playgrounds make them want to

There were tears during Apple’s developer conference this year. Not so much that members of the audience risked dehydration, but people were …

It’s Settled, This Is the Tastiest Trail Mix You’ll Ever Eat

Gorp or trail mix — whatever you call it, some variation of the nuts, fruits and oats mixture has been a mainstay in daypacks and thru-hiking packs …

Breakfast

17 Easy Campfire Treats Your Kids Will Love

Stress-free snacks for the whole family.

#Gardening : Self-Watering by Water Reservoir

Gardening<p>Keep your container garden happy and thriving on long hot days by installing a hidden water reservoir. All you need is an empty plastic …

20 Breakfast Bowl Recipes to Jump-Start Your Morning

With desk lunches becoming more and more common, it’s also increasingly important to unplug and find some time for yourself. There’s one way to do exactly that, and it’s so simple you’re going to want to try it right away. Want the solution? It’s breakfast! Here’s the deal: If you can make time at …

9 Reasons You Should Try Square Foot Gardening

The Prettiest Food You Can Bake This Holiday

<i>The holidays are all about celebratory moments, so we paired up with Simply Organic to find recipes you'll want to share with friends (and make again and again).</i><p>Winter is the best time to bake. When the weather turns punishingly bleak, you don’t want to be outside all day. You tromp around—skiing …

18 Magnificent Make-Ahead Holiday Dessert Recipes

Our holiday social calendars are filled with family parties, friendly gatherings, office holiday parties and countless other festive activities. No one wants to show up to a party empty-handed. Bringing an easy dessert is a great way to contribute something everyone can enjoy, but after spending …

10 Autumn Houseplants That Will Survive Colder Weather

Alright people, it’s time to bring your beloved succulents indoors. Along with our fall faves (pumpkin spice lattes, cozy knit blankets, holiday decorating) comes that brisk autumn weather. Transition your potted plants on the patio to a nice spot inside for winter, or refresh your space before the …

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

Books

The 10 Golden Rules of Family Meal Planning

Planning meals for your family is both an art -- you’re constantly invoking your creativity to produce masterpieces -- and a science -- each meal is an experiment filled with steps, calculations, and guesswork about what will happen when it reaches the table. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, you're …

Healthy Eating

The Only 4 Knots You Need to Know

<i>You don't need a sailing to learn useful knots; these are four of our favorites.</i><p>T<i>he double bowline knot, used here to suspend mason jars and votives, creates a strong loop at the end of a line.</i><p>When I was younger, my parents took me camping all the time. So at a tender age, I was aware of how to …

A Week's Worth Of One-Skillet Recipes To Make Your Life Easier

Turn up the heat.<p>There are tons of excuses we use to talk ourselves out of cooking at home -- it's messy, complicated, it heats up the apartment. And there's always Seamless.<p>But cooking at home can seriously improve your life, according to science.<p>Julia Wolfson, a lead author of a 2014 <b></b>study at the …

Cooking

25 totally immense BBQ recipes you need in your life

<b>QUICK! Summer’s finally here… get the barbie out!</b><p>Hallelujah praise the Lord, summer has finally arrived on the British Isles.<p>As we don’t know how …

DIY Furniture with a Few SNAPs

Spanish designers Maria Roca and Erika Biarnes of new company Be-elastic have come up with a creative way to help furniture keep up with our increasing mobile, space-conscious and environmentally-sensitive lives. Their first design, SNAP, is a steel loop leg that clamps on and off—making it …

Furniture

16 Classic Pasta Recipes Most Definitely Worth Mastering

From baked ziti to bolognese, these 16 classic recipes will make you a pasta pro in no time.<p><b>There are an endless amount of excellent pasta recipes.</b> Instead of going down the rabbit hole, focus on these 16 classic versions. They're all excellent, and will make you a pasta master in no time.

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

Cooking

Bring Chipotle-Style Barbacoa to Your Slow Cooker

<i>The following recipe was originally featured on My Baking Addiction and written by Jamie Lothridge, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>If you love Chipotle's barbacoa, you have to try this simple and delicious slow-cooker recipe. It's perfect for tacos, nachos, burritos and so much more.<p>I don't …

23 Recipes That Make Eating Breakfast for Dinner Easy

With all the great breakfast recipes out there, it can be difficult to try each one on any given Sunday. And since brekkie is pretty much our favorite meal <i>and</i> we have a huge back log of delicious recipes on our Pinterest boards, we decided that it is time to start eating breakfast for dinner! From …

Veggies Aren't Boring, Your Cooking Is: Simple Skills + 5 Recipes

<b>One of the most common and useful pieces of advice that can be given to most people is, "Eat more vegetables."</b> We all know this and believe it, but …

Learn How to Build A U-Shaped Raised Garden Bed

Growing plants in your yard is not easy. But if you can make the task easy, why shouldn’t you resort to clever tricks? The DIY Raised Garden Bed</i> …

Spring Lawn Care | Reviving a Lawn After Winter

Shares 225<p>It’s time for a little spring lawn care to wake things up again around your house, and help your lawn get off to a good start in the new …

The Simple Vegetable Gardening Cheat Sheet: All You Need to Know

With Spring coming through, it’s time to start planning for that beautiful organic garden. Let’s face it; one great way to avoid the threat of …

Gardening