Olivia Saienni

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How to take amazing travel photos: 8 tips from a pro

I have many self-improvement goals, including “learn how to host an excellent dinner party” and “master intermediate plumbing.” I consider myself an advanced beginner, having repaired many running toilets and clogged drains.<p>Also on my list was the goal to improve my photography skills. But it …

Rhode Island

Recipe: Sparkling Espresso with Mint

Learn how to make this refreshing, iced coffee drink<p>Meet your new favorite chilled espresso drink.<p>01<p>Fill cocktail shaker with ice.<p>02<p>Add classic or …

You’re drinking coffee all wrong: The secret to maximizing your caffeine buzz

New research reveals the best times of days to pour yourself a cup o’ joe, and it’s not first thing in the morning<p>It’s Monday, 8 o’clock in the morning. It was a late night and you have a 9am meeting. Coffee! You need coffee. You drag yourself out of bed. Grind the beans. The aroma, as it wafts up, …

Coffee

Basil-Cucumber Gin Cooler

With the holiday weekend coming, if you're looking for a signature cocktail that looks like it jumped right off a spa cuisine menu for under 140 …

Low Fat Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

A super moist zucchini bread loaded with chocolate chips in every bite. Made with a whole wheat flour blend and lots of apple sauce in place of …

Shrimp Ceviche and Avocado Salad

Chilled shrimp ceviche served in an avocado half over a bed of arugula – a light, refreshing salad that tastes so good, and bonus points for being …

Slow Cooker Paleo Jalapeno Popper Chicken Chili

Fall, football games, and chili season is JUST around the corner. Here's a delicious, hearty, bean-less chili recipe made in the slow cooker with …

The 50 Best Tips to Get Your House Super Clean

Top 10 views in Rio de Janeiro – in pictures

‘On the eighth day,’ say the locals, ‘God created Rio’ – and it’s hard to disagree. It’s a city where tropical rainforests, beaches and monolithic cartoon-like mountains collide to form one of the most distinctive landscapes in the world. Whichever way you look, there are breathtaking views…<p>• <b>More</b> …

Why the Azores are Europe's secret islands of adventure

For in-the-know travellers, the Azores have long represented a beckoning blip on the radar of possible destinations. Recognition from Unesco and other organisations has helped that blip to pulse more brightly over the years.<p>But most people still know little, if anything, about this far-flung …

Lost cities: where to pretend you are Indiana Jones

Unearthing lost cities used to be the preserve of machete-wielding, Indiana Jones types, but advances in technology lie behind the most recent discoveries rather any derring-do in the jungle.<p>One of the most groundbreaking recent finds lay hidden in Honduras’ near-impenetrable La Moskitia rainforest …

7 Crafty Home Makeovers You Can Do in 15 Minutes

Caught between your lack of time and the urge to give your home some spit and polish? Never fear.<p>These ideas will add panache in no time at all.<p>#1 …

Digital Rev’s 10 Free DIY Photography Hacks

I’m sure you’ve made a snoot from a Pringles can or a camera strap from parachute cord in the past. Raise your hand if you’ve been in this scenario: …

Toronto's Rage Room Lets You Smash Objects as Stress Relief

Sometimes, punching a pillow just won't do. In Toronto, an unassuming industrial park serves as the location for the Rage Room, a business that lets …

Design

8 Front Door Makeovers That Make Our Hearts Sing

Warning: You'll be drawn to the paint chip aisle after you see these beauties.<p>This just proves a coat of paint and new hardware can make a <i>big</i> difference. Plus, check out more paint color ideas for front doors.

Doorhandle

Artificial Photosynthesis Could Power Homes in a Few Years, Say Researchers

Make like a tree and leave.<p>Figures indicate that the world’s uptake of renewable energy has finally eclipsed its demand for fossil fuel sources, and …

How to Cook a Way Better Chicken Breast (Start By Banishing the Word "Skinless")

This chef is convinced that chicken breast is the best part of the bird—it's all in how he cooks it. Steal his secrets here.<p>Quick, how to make a chicken breast, a.k.a. one of the most common staples in quick and easy weeknight cooking, better? "Add a little butter if you're feeling sassy," says …

Cooking

The unlikeliest shoe trend of the year – the dad sandal

The Teva Original Universal, an outdoor walking flat, makes sense in a wet summer. But tread carefully, it’s a fine line between high fashion and hiker<p>Being a parent has never been so fashionable. Forget the Kardashian-Wests and Instagram’s impossibly perfect mother, Courtney Adamo, and instead …

High Fashion