Laurel Kitada

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DIYs of the Week

10 Comments<p>A few cool projects we've come across this week:<p><b>1. DIY FRUIT MACARONS</b><p>How cute are these fruit macarons made with food markers. Get the …

39 DIY Tutorials For Making Your Own Wall Art

Finding the perfect piece of art for your wall can sometimes be pretty difficult. We get it in our mind what we want, but can’t seem to find it …

Wall Art

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

The Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes (We're Not Joking)

These 36 dishes—from sticky buns to steamed lobster—have earned the adjectives "perfect," "ultimate," "best-ever," and "classic"<p><b>Here at BA, we like to think that every recipe is perfect</b> in its own way. ____ But only those recipes that really, truly encapsulate perfection—like this perfectly steamed …

No-Cook Summer Recipes

Summer means long days filled with outdoor activities and impromptu weekend gatherings. So when the temperature rises, keep the cooking time to a minimum and the kitchen cool with our favorite no-cook summer recipes.

Oatmeal Pancakes with Cinnamon

Combine breakfast favorites oatmeal and pancakes for the perfect start to your day. Rolled oats give these pancakes a hearty, nutty flavor. Serve your oatmeal pancakes with butter and maple syrup or powdered sugar and bananas.

Soba Salad with Grilled Eggplant and Tomato

1. Preheat grill for direct heat. Sprinkle eggplant slices generously with salt in a bowl. Let stand 30 minutes; rinse and pat dry.<p>2. Liberally brush cut sides of eggplant and both sides of tomato with safflower oil. Grill, turning occasionally, until tender, about 4 minutes a side. Transfer to a …

Citrus Salad with Cashews and Mint

This salad is bursting with vitamin C -- as well as healthy fats from the cashews -- for a dish that will bring a bit of healthful freshness to even the deepest, darkest winter.

Blueberry-Almond Butter Smoothie

• that's eggy<br>• that's fruity<br>• that's hearty<br>• that's healthy<br>• that's simple<br>• that's a smoothie<br>• that's a casserole<p>that's off the beaten path<br>• that's light<br>• that's packable<br>• that's speedy<br>• that's warming<br>• that's kid-friendly<p>that's comforting<br>• that's quick<br>• that's healthy<br>• that's a sunday dinner classic<br>• that's vegetarian<br>• that's …

24 Delicious Ways To Eat Quinoa For Breakfast

Start your day with a Super Food and watch what happens.

33 Genius Three-Ingredient Recipes

Yep, it really can be this easy.

Salted Caramel Blondies Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 16 squares<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>45 minutes<p>An easy recipe for basic blondies, baked with a layer of …

Copycat Soft Batch Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Home > Recipes by Category > Cookies > Soft Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies<p>Soft Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies<p>March 20, 2014 // 51 <i>Comments »</i><p>I think we can …

10 easy and charming pint-sized DIY projects for home sure to make you smile -->

coconut tapioca pudding with mango

Look, I know it’s prime resolution time. I realize that outside the 10 percent of you who have understandably succumbed to the explicit demands of …

Strawberry Cheesecake

8 Decorating Ideas to Steal From Instagram

Design trends on the visual-heavy app.<p>Interior designers, bloggers, and tastemakers have taken to the visual-heavy app to capture life's most captivating moments. Here, we compile some of the most inspiring snapshots by the must-follow crowd.

Home Decorating

40+ Paleo Recipes That Aren't Just Steak

From root veggie salads to roasted eggplant, these paleo recipes are so much more than your run-of-the-mill (boring!) steak.<p>Ah, paleo. What started as a fad diet is now a full-blown lifestyle free from grains, most dairy, beans and legumes, sugar, and refined and processed foods. These recipes are …

28 New Decorating Secrets the Pros Swear By

Throw the old rulebook out the window.<p>You know those people who seem to have great taste without even trying? You're about to be one of them. Here, top designers share the best insider tips and tricks in the business.

Interior Design

Valentines Heart Treat Boxes

20 Healthy Snacks

Fruit and Nut Chewy Bars<p>Medjool dates, cranberries, and apples keep these nice and moist.<p><b>Recipe:</b> Fruit and Nut Chewy Bars<p>Peanut Butter Cranberry …

Tangerine Sherbet

I remember being so frustrated/perplexed when my parents would get out of kick of my use of the word SHERBERT instead of sherBET when I was little. …

Constellation Lampshade

Homemade Caramel Made Right Every Time

<i>Dawn Perry, photos by Zach DeSart</i><p>A salted caramel always makes for the ideal winter fix. With a few tips from the BA Prep School, you can have homemade caramel candies in your dessert arsenal.<p><b>SEE MORE:</b><b>Ingredients We Can't Cook Without</b><p>Undercook your caramel mixture and you'll end up with a stiff …

Lose 10 Pounds or More: Training Plan

Our custom workout plan will help you lose 10 pounds (or more) quickly and safely<p>Your secret weapon if you want to break the double-digit barrier and lose 10 pounds--or more? Strength training. Adding resistance builds muscle and helps you burn more calories during (and after!) your workout, says …

Top 10 Wedding Colors for Spring 2014

What do you think about the colors chosen by <i>The Perfect Palette</i> as the top 10 favorites for 2014 spring weddings? I’m a huge fan of all these lovely …