Heather Griffin Phillips

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50 Children's Books You Should Definitely Reread as an Adult

Some stories become better and sweeter over time.<p>1 of 50<p>HarperCollins<p>Charlotte's Web<p>E.B. White can still rip your heart out with this lesson on love …


hot and sour soup

For someone who was all “Harrumph! Cacio e Pepe Does Not Contain Cheddar Cheese.” a few weeks ago, I have some nerve telling you what I’m going to …


22 Hearty Cold-Weather Slow-Cooker Recipes


A Spicy Perspective The Best Sugar Cookie Recipe - A Spicy Perspective

The Best Sugar Cookie Recipe<p>Hands down, The Best Sugar Cookie Recipe, we’ve ever tested! Learn How to Make Sugar Cookies that everyone will love. …


How to Make an In-N-Out Burger at Home from Scratch

At last, a Double Double without having to buy a plane ticket.<p>As convenient as the fast food drive-thru window is, it’s not as convenient as not …

This Two-Minute Microwave Mug Cake Is The Ultimate Lazy Dessert

It's not that you CAN'T bake — it's that you don't WANT to.


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Crispy, Cakey, or Chewy? How Do You Like Your Chocolate Chip Cookies?

Whichever you prefer, here's how to get the texture of your chocolate chip cookies just right.<p>The only difference between crisp and cakey chocolate chip cookies is a slight modification to the recipe measurements. Simply adjust the amounts of butter, white sugar, and brown sugar.<p>Begin by measuring …


24 Dump Dinners You Can Make In A Crock-Pot

Step one: Dump everything into a slow cooker. Step two: Let dinner make itself.


Travel 101: The Best of Florida

Where do we start? From the inspiring Space Coast to the jaw-dropping Keys, from legendary beaches to incredible Gulf Coast seafood, the Sunshine …

Budget Travel

31 Crockpot Freezer Meals for Busy Weeknights

Do you need an easy dinner idea for busy weeknights? Stock your freezer with crockpot freezer meals! Here are 31 delicious crockpot recipes that I’ve …


6 More Crazy Easy Crock-pot Recipes With Shopping List

I was amazed by the response to my 6 Crazy Easy Crock-pot Recipes post. I really thought people would be put off by how simple the recipes were, but …


12 Breakfast Slow Cooker Recipes That Make Mornings Easier

Mornings are hard, but breakfast makes them better. The only problem with this most important meal of the day is that we have to make it. Carving out time for breakfast is tough, with the rush of the a.m. and the allure of the snooze button. That's where the slow cooker comes in to save your …

Are You Paying Too Much for Common Repairs?

Congratulations on buying your first house. Now, you have to learn how to keep it in good repair.<p>Most repairs are simple, inexpensive, and …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

<b>1. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (1678)</b><p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.<p><b>2. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1719)</b><p>By the end of the 19th century, no book in English literary history had …


Watercolor trees tutorial

Learn four watercolor tree paintings in this tutorial on the blog. You'll learn how to create them based on the shape.<p>367<p>1085

THE SELECTS: Landscapes by Jay Patel

Olympic National Park

Wonder-filled trip of a lifetime along the Alaska Highway

<i>Three friends, an RV and a thirst to explore: Welcome to the ultimate road trip along the Alaska Highway. No billboards or motels, just 3,000 miles of glorious wilderness, scenery and memories.</i><p>We crossed the border into Canada in a driving rain at 11 p.m. on June 1. I didn't want to think about the …


The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …


The 25 Absolute Best Money-Saving Travel Tips Ever

Want the best prices on flights, hotel rooms, cruises, and rental cars? Free upgrades? The fastest way through airport security? The smartest way to …


5 Awesome & Affordable American Drives

Every corner of the U.S.—including yours—offers a bold, beautiful road trip that rolls out an unforgettable vacation at a reasonable price. Here, …

Budget Travel

Where to Find the Best Pizza in Rome

Google's Top Travel Search Questions of the Year...Answered!

Chinese New Year

10 Glitter Crafts that Aren't Cheesy

Back when I had a crafty biz, I chose the name Glue and Glitter. It was a nod to my crafty roots and those hoakey glitter paintings that you’d do as …

What Are You Knitting for New Year’s Eve?

New Year’s Eve doesn’t get the crafty build up that Christmas does, probably because frankly we’re all kind of tired after the big event and no one …