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12 Things to Stop Blaming Yourself For

Too often in life I find myself apologizing for situations or things that, quite frankly, are out of my control. Why? Because I feel like I <i>have</i> to be at fault for something going wrong because I'm technically the one in charge of my own life.<p>However, as I go through the growing pains of becoming a …

5 Signs He's Falling In Love With You

Women’s Health's Guy Next Door tips you off to the dead giveaways<p>Men aren't always the best at expressing our emotions. It's not that we <i>can't</i> talk about our feelings—we just don't even stop to think about them very often. Emotion, especially the lovey-dovey stuff, is kind of like elevator music to …

Strawberry-Elderflower Cake

8 to 10 Servings<p>It’s airy, light, and sweet, but this delicate cake gets pucker and punch from vinegar in both the icing and the filling.<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>cake<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, slightly cooled, plus more, room temperature, for pan<p>1 cup granulated sugar, plus more for …

Dessert

5 Refreshing and Delicious Iced Tea Recipes

Condensed Milk

How to Disappear (almost) Completely: living off the grid

Your day begins at dawn. After all, you are lying in a sleeping bag under the open sky grateful that you haven't: a) been stabbed by a grifter, b) been trampled by a herd of animals or c) contracted hypothermia and frozen to death. Then it's off for a morning routine that involves foraging for food …

10 Stunning Pies (Other than Apple) for the Fourth of July

Apple pie might be the ultimate American dessert, but we contend that it’s better in the fall. Here are 10 bright and tangy summer fruit pies to make …

17 Outstanding Handmade Porch Swing Designs

The lovely spring weather is very tempting and everyone wants to spend more time outside enjoying the spring and soon to be summer weather while also …

14 Butter Recipes to Consume with Wild Abandon

Butter is back! Here are some of our favorite butter-forward recipes.<p>We've always been unabashed butter lovers. So we couldn't have been happier when <i>New York Times</i>'s Mark Bittman recently declared that butter was back in favor. In honor of its triumphant return (though, did it ever really go …

Experience Travel

Fantastical Clouds Magically Suspended in Empty Rooms

Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical <i>Nimbus</i> series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses drifting through gorgeous Rococo rooms, Gothic cathedrals, and abandoned factories, evoking a …

DIY Citrus Salt Scrub

Pantry Raid Brown Sugar Scrub

10 Affordable Sundresses You'll Want To Add To Your Shopping Cart Now

Shop the best new spring and summer dresses, all for under $100.<p>With warmer weather right around the corner, it's officially time to start building up your spring and summer wardrobe. Summer's most versatile piece—easy and effortless sundresses—come in a variety of prints, colors and silhouettes …

Clothing

Growing Herbs in Windowboxes

comments (16) August 6th, 2008<p>50 users recommend<p>by Frédérique Lavoipierre<br>April 1998<br>from issue #14<p>The sun set hours ago, and a steady, cold rain is …

Prince George meets George the marsupial on zoo trip

The latest leg of the royal family’s three-week adventure Down Under brought them to Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, where Prince George got to meet a marsupial named George.<p>Curious (Prince ) George was ready to leap over the enclosure and get his hands on the bilby, a rabbit-like marsupial, and …

As Many as 20 Students Stabbed at a Pennsylvania High School

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Several students were stabbed on Wednesday morning at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, …

53 Quotes That Will Make You Rethink Everything

1. “Everything you can imagine is real.” ― <b>Pablo Picasso</b><p>2. “I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, …

Homemade Energy Bars - A Natural Granola Bar Recipe For Active People

<b>My six year old nephew calls them</b> “Excited Bars,” but they’re known by most as Energy Bars. They can fill you up, help sustain activity, and deliver …

Breakfast

Deepak Chopra's 'secret' to making money

To have a bright financial future, you need to start focusing on your financial health. April is National Financial Literacy Month and a great time …

Eatocracy - CNN

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Color Obsession of the Week: Persimmon

A frame, bowl, mirror, and more finds in persimmon.<p><b>This week's finds:</b><p>1. MAIKA Patterned Large Storage Bin, $28. urbanoutfitters.com.2. Urban Decay Nail Color in Bang, $15 (available in May). urbandecay.com.3. Custom Frames, from $76 for 5" x 7". framedandmatted.com.4. Surya Orange-Red Decorative …

Lela Rose's Lavender Ice Cream

The fashion designer and seasoned hostess shares her recipe.<p>Lela Rose's lavender ice cream paired with her madeleines. Photography by Kelly Stuart.<p>2 cups heavy cream<p>1 cup half-and-half<p>2/3 cup honey<p>1 1/2 tablespoons dried lavender<p>2 large eggs<p>1/8 teaspoon salt<p>Bring cream, half-and-half, honey, and …

'Downton Abbey' Adds Three Actors for Season 5

Richard E. Grant, Anna Chancellor and Rade Sherbedgia have joined the ensemble.<p><i>Downton Abbey</i> is bulking up for season five.<p><b>Richard E. Grant</b> has …

Downton Abbey: Lady Edith's Heartbreaking Dilemma and Bates' Trip to York

Laura Carmichael<p>"Sometimes, I don't think God wants me to be happy."<p>Poor Lady Edith. On Sunday's <i>Downton Abbey</i>, the second Crawley daughter is still …

Ask A Historian: How Accurate Is 'Downton Abbey'?

<b>Spoiler alert: Do not read on if you have not yet seen Season 4, Episodes 1 through 9 of PBS' "Downton Abbey."</b><p>Historical accuracy can be tricky to discuss in terms of a period drama, so perhaps "credibility" is a better word. But semantics aside, there are a few aspects of "Downton Abbey" Season 4, …