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6 gardening tips you'll wish you'd known all along

When the weather gets warm, we all want to flock outside and enjoy our outdoor spaces. If your garden is more weeds than flowers, or you feel cursed with a black thumb, hope is not all lost.<p>This is gardening week, and we're tackling everything you need to know about planting, watering, maintaining …

Gardening

Amazon Prime Day 2018: The best deals so far

Three days and counting: Amazon Prime Day is less than a week away. The 36-hour sale starting Monday, July 16 will feature more than one million deals, and its global reach has been extended to four more countries this year: Australia, Singapore, Netherlands and Luxembourg join the US, UK, Spain, …

Shopping

How to Pack for Any Hunt

I recently heard from Steve Netherby, who wrote about camping for <i>Field & Stream</i> from the 1970s until the 1990s. After a ritual exchange of insults, …

True Blood

Our Favorite Trader Joe's Snacks to Sneak into the Movies

Even before I learned that the "butter" in movie theater popcorn isn't actually butter (sorry to be the bearer of bad news), I've been stashing my …

Snacks

A Simple Treatment for Stunning Scallops

Sea scallops, with their beautiful fan-shaped shells, are prized among the luxury seafoods, along with lobsters and crabs. As with many such things, the simplest preparations are usually the best: My go-to approach with scallops is to pan-sear or grill them, which concentrates their flavor and …

Seafood

Best things to see and do on an adults-only break in Majorca

Somewhere between the 24-hour party people, the bucket-and-spade kids’ brigade and the posh villas of Love Island, Majorca has emerged as rather a …

Travel

corn fritters

Shuck corn and stand the first stalk in a large bowl. Use a sharp knife to cut the kernels from the corn into the bowl, then run the back of your …

Recipes

At $450K, can ‘the most elegant country home in Middle Georgia’ return to glory?

With a compelling history from its heyday to a horrible kitchen fire in 2001, this home has experienced a lot<p>Will the “most elegant country home in Middle Georgia,” as it was once known, get a third chance at life?<p>The Foster-Thomason-Miller House—a grand, 135-year-old structure—combines elements of …

Real Estate

The world's No 1. travel experience is this cooking class in Italy

More millennials are spending money on travel experiences over buying things, and research shows these experiences bring more happiness.<p>So what is …

Italy

No One Orders Hotel Room Service Anymore: Here's Why

Dining within eyeshot of your bed is just a way of life now.<p>Here’s a fun activity: Close your eyes and imagine a hotel room service menu. If the …

Hospitality

6 Ways to Make Your Money Work for You

The choice is yours: You can grow your money slowly or aim for more rapid growth. Just take some time to learn about your options.<p>You may not love …

Investing

Time for adults to ditch the baseball cap? A great debate begins

The headline on a Wall Street Journal article a few weeks ago seemed to be targeted specifically at me:<p>“Can You Wear a Baseball Cap Without Looking Immature?”<p>It was a question I’d never really pondered, though admittedly I’m not aware of the latest fashion trends, having looked to former Tribune …

Brad Pitt

With this app you can park your RV at hundreds of truly unique spots across the US

There’s nothing quite like the freedom that comes with taking to the open road for an epic adventure. But for RV and campervan enthusiasts, one of the trickier aspects of a trip can be finding a spot to settle down for the night. With that in mind, US-based company Harvest Hosts has assembled a …

RVs

Seared Ahi Tuna Steaks Recipe

"This is an elegantly simple way to cook tuna that any restaurant would be jealous of!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 (5 ounce) ahi tuna steaks<p>1 teaspoon kosher …

Recipes

Copycat Chipotle Chicken

We love a good copycat recipe and this one is spot on. The chipotle pepper and adobo sauce gives that authentic Chipotle taste we long …

Cooking

How Have You Lived This Long Without Pizza Butter?

Butter do something about it<p>You know the old saying about pizza, that even when it's bad, it’s still pretty good. I love great pizza, it’s true, but …

Recipes

Eat and Drink Your Way Through 72 Hours in Portland, Maine

When you take a long weekend, every bite counts. So go to a place where you can walk from fresh oysters to a hip slice of pie with so much to devour along the way.<p>Did someone say summer Fridays? It’s three-day-weekend season, but a short trip is no time to tackle a giant like SF or NYC, where you …

New England

How to Make the Most of Amazon Prime Day

The e-commerce giant's massive sales event will last for 36 hours this year.<p>In just a few short years, <b>Amazon</b> (NASDAQ:AMZN) has managed to create its …

Investing

Locals-Only: An Italian Winemaker on How to Eat and Drink Your Way Through Rome

In the immortal words of the late Anthony Bourdain, "It's easy to fall in love with Rome." Upon touching down in the Italian capital city, I feel the …

Italy

10 Summer Beach Products So Genius, You'll Wonder How You Survived Without Them

Going to the beach has to be one of the greatest parts of Summer. Besides the fact that it instantly makes you feel like a kid again, it gives you a chance to lay back and relax. Of course, just because waterfront living is the best doesn't mean that it doesn't come with its own problems, as anyone …

Beaches

Amtrak Is Bringing Back Its 1950s Glass-domed Train for Prime Foliage Views This Fall

Rides along the scenic route start at just $53.<p>The time for admiring the magnificent changing colors of leaves is just around the corner, and for …

Trains

Best Free Movie Apps for Mac and iPhone

- Jul 12, 2018<p>From Netflix to iTunes, there are no shortage of ways to watch video content on your macOS or iOS devices. But many of these services …

iOS Apps

These Restaurants Are Giving Away Free Fries For National French Fry Day & I'm In

Ever since the month of June kicked off with National Donut Day, I've been keeping an eye out for the next tasty "holiday" of the summer. National …

French Fries

How to grow a mini herb garden (and save money)

Adding pops of flavor to your food is all about using fresh herbs. And what better way to add fresh flavor to dishes (and save money) than with your own herb garden?<p>It's not as hard as it sounds. All you need are the right pots, materials and a plan. So whether you're a home cook or a serious …

Gardening

This $13 Disposable Grill Will Change Your Summer Fortunes Forever

Come summer, Americans are sufficiently consumed by the concept of slinging food on an open fire. And why not? The ritual of lighting up the grill is …

Cooking

Six Numbers Every Investor Should Know About Their Portfolio

Jonathan Guyton is principal at Cornerstone Wealth Advisors Inc., a fee-only advisory firm in Minneapolis.<p>Watching a World Cup match, it’s quickly apparent that key mid-match decisions include if and when to bring in substitutes. What's the best strategy for the team, given the match situation? Is …

Investing

Beards, Booze, and Bacon: The Manual Grooming Awards 2018 Episode

<i>What new bourbon are we pumped about? Which hiking trail are we exploring? Why is the next supercar so cool? The Manual is dedicated to helping men</i> …

Beards

These Cauliflower, Bacon, And Cheese Fritters Are the Low-Carb Snack Your Next Party Needs

Need to make a quick, healthy, and delicious snack for your next girls night in? Then we've got just the thing for you — and don't worry, it's much …

Recipes

Amazon’s New #1 Bestselling Steamer Is Perfect for Traveling (and It’s Affordable)

This bestselling, compact steamer will tackle all of your wrinkles and stow away neatly in your luggage or linen closet.<p>This bestselling, compact …

Shopping

The Dos and Don'ts of Grilling Fruit

Advice for the charred fruit-curious<p>The first time I was served grilled fruit, it seemed like a magic trick. Growing up, burgers, hot dogs, brats, …

BBQ