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Our Favorite Cheesecake Recipes

Fruit-topped, chocolate-laced, fun-sized, no-bake, made with cream cheese or ricotta -- cheesecake is as adaptable as it is irresistible. Whether you're seeking New York-style tradition or holiday whimsy, there's a cheesecake recipe for every occasion.<p>Topping cheesecake with shimmering fruit is …

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Transform Your Deck Into an Alternating Flower Garden.

Introduction: Transform Your Deck Into an Alternating Flower Garden.<p>All of us want a beautiful deck, and one easy way to enhance a deck is to add …


When Children With Autism Grow Up

I was 23 and needed a summer job; he was 21 and needed full-time support. He's one of an estimated half million people diagnosed with autism who are soon becoming adults — and who society is entirely unprepared for.


How-To: Upcycle Plastic Bottles into Flowers and Beads

I’ve seen a lot of water bottle crafts, but this one created by Lori Allred of Allred Designs is really quite beautiful. She’s taken this set of simple string lights from snore to snazzy in just a few simple steps! This is a fantastic way to dress up a Christmas tree light set, perhaps using gold …


What do they own?

<i>What Do They Own</i> is a new series in which Curbed National takes someone making headlines and tries to figure out how far they've gone to insulate themselves from the world. Its inaugural subject is disgraced financier <b>Jeffrey Epstein,</b> who is accused of running a sex trafficking ring on his private …

36 Paper Crafts Anyone Can Make

Whether they're cut, folded, pasted, or printed, paper crafts are easy to make. Here are some ideas guaranteed to inspire.<p>These paper decorations are a fresh alternative to balloons and, hung from a tree or a ceiling, work for all kinds of parties. Plus, they're a breeze to make.<p><i>Be the first to</i> …


Our Most Winning Recipes for Chicken Wings and Tenders

Chicken tenders are even easier to eat than wings -- no pesky bones! Here, they’re bathed in buttermilk, floured, fried, and tossed in plenty of hot sauce and butter. Serve with blue cheese dip and our Potato Salad with Celery and Scallions.


DIY Mini Hoop Flowers

If you want to make some small and colorful ornaments for your room or future DIY projects, try and create these flower ornaments. As they pattern is …


DIY Holiday Food Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Customize this breakfast favorite to surprise all your friends this holiday season.<p><b>To Package:</b> Place the granola in clear plastic gift bags and seal with a sticker. Pack the bag of granola in a box with honey or other favorite toppings if you like. We used handsome compostable wooden boxes lined …


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How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Set Your Intentions:</b> What energy do you want to create in each space …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Where to set-jet Game of Thrones

Been missing out on your dose of warring armies, unruly dragons and cunning courtiers? Fans of hit TV show Game of Thrones can rest easy - Series Four of HBO’s adaptation of George RR Martin’s fantasy epic begins in the US on 6 April (and on 7 April in the UK).<p>The story follows the fortunes of …

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Indian Red! New Orleans' Mardi Gras Indians

Last night was March 19, and in the catholic Church, that is the Feast of Saint Joseph. In New Orleans, it's the night when Mardi Gras Indians roam the streets, fully "masked Indians," wildly singing songs and chants. Throughout the city you can hear the sounds of drums beating, Indians singing, …

15 Famous Landmarks Zoomed Out To Show Their Surroundings

This collection of photographs of majestic landmarks around the world do a great job of just how important framing, perspective and lighting are to a …

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6 Budget Destinations Where You Can Stretch Your Travel Dollar

When the going gets tough, the tough are of tempted to stop going -- or going on vacation, that is! But the exact opposite should be true: travel inspires and relaxes us. It takes us to new creative heights. It is refreshing. It's exactly what we need when we're in a rut, or going through a rough …

Stunning Images Of The Dinka People Of Southern Sudan And Their Way Of Life

<b>Photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher</b> have come up with a stunning series featuring the people and lifestyle of the Dinka tribe in the South …

Who Buried the $10 Million in Coins Found by a California Couple—and Why?

What they found, where it's from—and what are the odds?<p>The dream of discovering buried treasure came true for a California couple who found a real pot of gold while walking their dog. The largest such hoard ever found in the U.S. is comprised of 1,411 gold coins, minted between 1847 and 1894, worth …

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Cotton Candy

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