Heather Castro

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Sleek Silhouette: What to Wear Under a Wiggle Dress

With holiday party season in full swing, we often find ourselves standing before our closets, deep in thought about which dress to don for each seasonal occasion. Shall it be a chic sheath? A fabulous fit-and-flare? Or a flapper-inspired shift? While choosing the right dress can be a daunting task, …

25+ Homemade Holiday Gift Projects To Start Right Now

One of my favorite things to do once the holiday season hits is make homemade gifts. Sometimes I plan ahead if the project takes longer, but mostly I …

DIY: 7 festive holiday wreaths made from upcycled materials!

7 Recycled Wreaths You can Make with Your Children 7 Recycled Wreaths You can Make with Your Children 1 7 Recycled Holiday Wreaths You can Create …

25 Days of Cookies for Your Holiday Baking: Day 3, Chocolate-Orange Cookie Stacks

We're celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Cookies! Today, Day 3: Chocolate-Orange Cookie Stacks<p><i>Every day in December through Christmas, we’re sharing a cookie recipe. Forget the 12 Days of Christmas—these are the 25 Days of Cookies.</i><p>Chocolate and orange make an unlikely, but inspired team. Who …

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New and noted: 5 motorcycle books

For many of our followers in the northern hemisphere, the nights are drawing in. It might mean less time for riding, but it leaves more time for building and fettling—and reading. So we’ve picked out five motorcycle books that have impressed us recently. Is there room for one of these on your shelf?<p>…

Le Mans

Grazia

Before and After: Ikea Table Becomes Katie's Chic New Desk

Cardboard Tube Pillow Box

These cute pillow boxes are made with cardboard tubes from toilet paper rolls. These would be perfect for earrings, bracelets or other small objects …

Plastic Bottle Penguins

Shares 0<p>You’ll want to dig through your recycling bin to make these adorable penguins. A perfect project for winter.<p>Shares 0<p>Get the instructions for …

Cute

Sweet Georgia Browns

I'm so excited. I feel like I should be contributing to that "Top Secret Recipes" book. I have cracked the code to Purdy's Sweet Georgia Browns. If …

Spaghetti Squash Pesto Lasagna

Right before I went vegan, I made the best lasagna I had ever tasted. It was called Pesto Lasagna, and it contained eggs and three kinds of cheese. …

Mushroom and Tempeh Gumbo Recipe

Thanksgiving is about 2 weeks away, so I thought it was about time I posted an appropriate recipe. To me, this is “Thanksgiving Gumbo” because it …

Pasta Shells with Egg, Beet, 
and Arugula Salad

12<p>SHARES<p>Pasta salad meets egg salad meets finger food! Cook up a few extra shells in case some tear while draining or filling. You can cook the pasta …

Fontina Fondue with 
Cauliflower Dippers

1<p>SHARES<p>Everybody loves hot dips on a holiday buffet table, so this subtly flavored 
fondue is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Look for green, purple, and …

Food

Spaghetti with Lemon and Toasted Walnuts

3K<p>SHARES<p>This simple Italian combination is tasty on its own, or it can be filled out with roasted or steamed vegetables.<p>8Servings<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup …

New Jersey

Old-Fashioned Lemon Bars

1K<p>SHARES<p>The brown sugar shortbread crust has 
a toffee note that balances the tart filling in these bars.<p>18Servings<p>Ingredients<p>Crust<p>6 Tbs. unsalted …

The Red-Headed Mary

In this twist on the Kentucky classic, sage stands in for mint, and Meyer lemons 
are added for a unique winter cocktail. <i>...read more</i><p>Simple syrup, a …

Cocktails

Vegan Pumpkin Bread Pudding

<i>This vegan bread pudding is full of the aromatic flavors of cinnamon, ginger, and cloves, combined with the rich, amber taste of maple syrup.</i><p>Well, …

Apple Tahini Salad

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

This is the week each year I get asked for vegetarian Thanksgiving recipe ideas, so I thought I'd update my list of favorite recipes and ideas from …

Food

Vegan Shoes for Winter

2<p>SHARES<p>With winter right around the corner, I realized that I needed a new pair of shoes. My feet were craving sexy new boots, but I wanted something …

Clothing

Foodily Blog

DIY Metallic Mason Jars.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 5, 2013 75<p>I did a craft I did a craft I did a craft!<p>This… is huge. For me. You know it.<p>So. My brother’s girlfriend, Mary, is …

How Bars Are Using High-Tech Equipment To Make Better Drinks

Cocktail engineers on the cutting edge are borrowing tools from laboratories and industry.<p>As cocktails in top bars become increasingly sophisticated, more work is required to perfect them, and much of that preparation now happens behind the scenes. Rather than infusing fruit into vodka in a big jar …

Today's Beauty Secret

BAZAAR's beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.

15 Fascinating Firsts in Photography

Have you ever wondered about the world’s first photograph, or about the first self-portrait photo, or maybe about the first digital photo? The world …

Photography

Nachttuin Collage Series by Louis Reith

Nachttuin Series.<p>This is a selection of collages from an ongoing series called ‘Nachttuin’ by Amsterdam, Netherlands based graphic artist Louis …

Art

Captain Picard sings “Let It Snow!” The Christmas carol gets Star Trek remix. (Video)

Thanksgiving is over, which means it’s officially time for Christmas carols to haunt you until Dec. 25. If you’re a <i>Star Trek</i> fan, here is at least …

Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Makes about 100 caramels<p>Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>…

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