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How-To: Use Plasti Dip in Craft Projects

We’ve all thought it: “Dude. Wouldn’t it be awesome if I could rubberize this?”<p>Turns out, my new heroes over at Fellow Creatives actually tried it! They dipped everything they could think of—from origami to keys to twigs—in Plasti Dip rubberizing paint, and now they’re sharing the tips and tricks …

Teardrop Ornament

I am loving this modern teardrop ornament by A Little Hut. Hang it on the tree, then keep it up to be some modern winter decor.

How-To: Mastering Zipper Techniques

The mere mention of zipper installation can strike fear into the hearts of many sewers, experienced or not. Sound familiar? You’ll definitely want to check out this free Mastering Zipper Techniques online sewing class that’s taught by Sunni Standing on Craftsy!<p>Don’t fear the zipper, my crafty …

How-To: Spring Scarf with Neon Fringe

Make a beautiful spring scarf with a huge burst of color at the bottom with this neon fringe scarf pattern from Whit’s Knits on the Purl Bee!<p>Here’s a closeup look at the knitting knitting stitches and details. Head over to the Purl Bee to see the full how-to!

How-To: Painted Wooden Bowls

Dress up your summertime dishes with this painted wooden bowl tutorial from Doe a Deery!<p>Ready to get your paint on? Head over to Doe a Deery to see the full how-to!

How-To: Summer Shandy

While it’s summer here in the Northern Hemisphere the good folks over at Spoon Fork Bacon are helping to make sure that we drink plenty of cold beverages by posting this refreshing Summer Shandy recipe.

Awesome Dresses

Why You'll Soon Be Wearing Your Technology

Thousands are getting in shape using wearable tech. Shutterstock <i>This post is sponsored by SAP.</i><p>Your clothes can do more than make you look cool.<p>Want to track your fitness goals, or have Google available at every second? If so, you might be ready for wearable technology: gadgets worn on the body, …

A guide to the eateries of France

There's a vast number of eateries in France. Most have defined roles, though some definitions are becoming a bit blurred. Here's a quick guide:<p>Auberge<p>'Auberge' by Ludo29880. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike<p>An <i>auberge</i> (inn), which may also appear as an <i>auberge de campagne</i> or <i>auberge du terroir</i> …


How To Save On The 10 Most Expensive Wedding Costs

According to online wedding planning resource, the average amount spent on weddings, excluding honeymoons, in 2012 was $28,427. But is that realistic?<p>"You have some couples that will book celebrity-status bands for their wedding ... then you'll have couples who will want to do nothing …


Parents: Parenting News & Advice for Moms and Dads

Helene Z. Miller shows the world that you're never too old to dance with a little help from her...<p>Every Friday, she asks kids to write down the names …

Saratoga Springs, NY

Today’s Saratoga Springs City Guide comes to us from Beth Payer, longtime Saratoga resident, parent of two, and blogger at Olliebop, an upbeat …

Biz Ladies: Finding Your Voice

Today’s Biz Ladies post comes to us from Kate Kiefer Lee of MailChimp. Kate has assisted businesses in mastering their communication and brand voices …

Bizarre Bites: The Cronut, a Donut and Croissant Hybrid

New York City

How-To: Dip Dye

On our first installment of our dip-dye series, we showed you how to add bold color to a basic pillowcase. Today, we chose on of our favorite …

The Best Summer Drinks Cocktails

Blueberry-Ginger Mojito Pitchers<p>Homemade ginger syrup adds spicy bite to Tyler Florence's bubbly mojito pitchers, which are overflowing with muddled …

Fresh Fish Tips

<b>By Sara Bonisteel, Epicurious</b><p>Photos: Morgan Keuler<p>Buying fresh fish can be a daunting endeavor. How should it smell? What should it look like? How should you treat it once you get it home? We spoke with Anders Miller, a fishmonger at the Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle, and one of the coauthors …

28 Beach Outfit Ideas to Steal from Celebs on Vacation

The sarong envy is real.<p>"Celebrities on vacation" season is fully underway, so naturally we're looking to them for cues on how to style our flip-flops and sunhat staples. Ahead, 28 celebrities keeping their style game strong even on their off-hours—poolside, beachside, and deckside—to serve as your …


The Best Bars in America, 2013

It's a tricky time for bars: are they places to escape reality, or are they places to marvel at how a drink gets made? So, as well as adding to our ever-growing list, we assess the state of things: the bars, the bartenders, the drinkers. Drinking itself.<p>It's a tricky time for bars: are they places …


Lower Antelope Canyon: Skylight