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Pippa Middleton Just Wore the Perfect Summer Wedding Guest Outfit

Pippa arrived in what may be the most fail-proof wedding guest ensemble of all time: a demure, black-white-and-pink floral maxi dress, accented by …

The only 4 spaghetti recipes you'll ever need

In an exclusive extract from his new cookbook Made at Home, Giorgio Locatelli suggests four classic store-cupboard pasta dishes that will never fail<p>These spaghettis are not just convenient, quick and easy dishes; they can also be seductively brilliant, a perfect example of how a dish can be so much …

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Malted Pancakes with Hazelnut Maple Syrup

We've eaten our fair share of great pancakes, so it really takes an exceptional plate of flapjacks to get us excited. And that's exactly what …

The Most Amazing Chocolate Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees.<p>2<p>Done<p>Butter three 9-inch cake rounds. Dust with flour and tap out the excess. (see cooking lesson …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Science of a Meaningful Life

Compassion literally means “to suffer together.” Among emotion researchers, it is defined as the feeling that arises when you are…<p>By | June 1, 2018 …

Mindfulness

Dear America, this is what you look like when you visit us. Love, the World

Dear America,<p>Hi. It’s the rest of the world here. You’ve probably heard of us. The 38 percent of you who have a passport might even know us, at least …

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22 Creative Engagement Photo Ideas for Spring

Spring is like an explosion of joy; there’s new life everywhere, and if you’re lucky enough to be starting a new life adventure with the love <i>of</i> your life, spring is a gorgeous time for some engagement photos. When you’re thinking of ideas for engagement shoots, think warm lighting, lots of …

Nail Ideas We've Seen Lately

It's finally Friday, and I bet lots of you have a little weekend mani planned, so I wanted to share some of the coolest nail ideas our fave celebrity nail artists have Instagrammed lately (go ahead and follow 'em yourself for nonstop nail inspiration!).<p>1. A less-tedious way to get speckled nails: …

The 21 Best Eyeliners For Cat-Eyes And More

Khol, liquid, gel and innovative powder formulas at every price point.<p>Eyeliner is one of those can't-live-without beauty products for its magical ability to transform the shape of any eye. With the flick of a wrist and a wash of kohl, almond eyes become doe eyes and vice versa. Here, a lineup of …

The Best Spring Lipstick For Your Face

Ask a red-lipstick lover what her greatest beauty fear is and chances are she'll respond, "Pastel lipstick." <b>After all, when you're used to a bold</b> …

Green Cleaning with Corn Starch, Baking Powder & Cream of Tarter - Ask Anna

Did you know that corn starch, baking powder and cream of tarter can be used for green cleaning? If we’re being honest we could probably admit that …

10 Do-It-Yourself Projects To Organize The Kitchen

Spring cleaning may be over, but you should try to reorganize your home at the start of every new season. As we near the end of summer, it’s time to …

Re-Thinking the Gallery Wall: 8 More Funky & Fun Ideas

(Image credit: Better Homes and Gardens)<p>Last year this time, Nancy published a great post featuring 10 fun and funky ways to rethink the gallery …

Kurt Vonnegut on the Secret of Happiness: An Homage to Joseph Heller’s Wisdom

<i>“Don’t make stuff because you want to make money — it will never make you enough money. And don’t make stuff because you want to get famous — because you will never feel famous enough,”</i> John Green advised aspiring writers. <i>“If you worship money and things … then you will never have enough. Never</i> …

John Green’s Superb Advice to Aspiring Writers and Creators in the Digital Age

Advice to aspiring authors from successful ones seems to be a special meta-genre of literature, with notable contributions from Ernest Hemingway, H.P. Lovecraft, Neil Gaiman, and a running list of literary greats. But some of the best and timeliest advice ever given comes from prolific author <b>John</b> …

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My name is Emily McDowell, and I live in Los Angeles, California. I write and draw greeting cards, art prints, dish towels, tote bags, temporary tattoos and whatever else I can come up with.<p>My line is inspired by universal, relatable human truths and observations. Why we do what we do, how weird …

44 Classic French Meals You Need To Try Before You Die

Everything you wanted to know about French food but were afraid to ask.

Coquilles St-Jacques (Gratinéed Scallops)

8 oz. button mushrooms, minced<p>6 tbsp. unsalted butter<p>3 small shallots, minced<p>2 tbsp. minced parsley<p>1 tbsp. minced tarragon, plus 6 whole leaves, to …

Thanksgiving Recipe: Potato Dough Rolls

Potato Dough Rolls<p>Makes 2 dozen rolls<p>1 tablespoon instant mashed potatoes <br>1 cup boiling water <br>1/2 cup sugar <br>1 teaspoon salt <br>1/2 cup unsalted butter, …

Creative Paper Company Ad Brings Tissue Paper Animals to Life Through Stop Motion

Here’s something really cool and creative for you to watch as you’re getting ready for TGIF. The video above, a commercial for Japanese paper company …

Get a New Leash On Life

I am sitting in an empty hotel room, but I am not alone. From my left ear marches a steady string of tiny people, even smaller than lilliputians, …

Fresh Corn Cakes

964<p>227<p>No one’s been quite been able to explain the popularity of canned corn in France to me. But the explanation of why fresh corn isn’t familiar – …

Cheese Tastings in Paris

108<p>4<p>1<p>Shares 113<p>A visit to France is, of course, a cheese-lovers dream. And for those who come and want to experience a variety of French cheeses in …

Maple Pumpkin Brulee Cheesecake

If you actually cook up your pumpkins after Halloween rather than just carving them and then throwing in them in the trash, it's time to get baking. …

Social Connection Makes a Better Brain

Recent trends show that people increasingly value material goods over relationships—but neuroscience and evolution say this goes against our nature.<p>Matthew Lieberman, a distinguished social psychologist and neuroscientist, basically won the lottery. This past summer, he was offered three million …

Anaïs Nin on Writing, the Future of the Novel, and How Keeping a Diary Enhances Creativity: Wisdom from a Rare 1947 Chapbook

In December of 1946, Anaïs Nin was invited to give a lecture on writing at Dartmouth, which received an overwhelming response. The following summer, after receiving countless requests, Nin adapted the talk in chapbook titled <b>On Writing</b>, which she printed at her own Gremor Press — the small …

Early 20th Century Paris In Amazing Color

Before the days of Photoshop, Instagram filters and instant home-editing software, there was little that could be done to adequately convey the …

How I Discovered a $30,000 Photo in My Family’s Storage Unit

I grew up in a sleepy New England colonial town turned commuter-suburb. The town’s rich history as one of the first settled towns of the “new world” …