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9 Reasons Why the Off-Season Is the Best Time to Visit Maine

If you only go in the summer, you're missing out.<p>There's no denying that summer in Maine is pretty idyllic. The average temperature in July and August hovers around 70 degrees, which is pretty much perfect weather for a lobster bake on the beach. But if you've never spent a weekend in Vacationland …

15 Ways to Display Art Without Putting Holes in Your Walls

It makes moving pieces around so much easier.<p>A hammer and nails are a dangerous combination when you don't know how to patch up a hole. That's why sometimes it's safer to use a less intrusive technique — especially if you live in a rental. Try one of these genius ideas if you want to keep your …

Home Decorating

10 Spectacular Places in Canada to Visit Now

The cold country will be a hot destination this year.<p>Canada will be a <i>hot</i> destination in 2017. Both The New York Times and Lonely Planet have ranked the country as the #1 place to visit this year, and Princess Kate and Prince William took a highly-publicized tour of the country in the fall.<p>Convinced …

26 Under-the-Radar Southern Cities for Girlfriend Getaways

Check out our list of incredible southern getaways to experience in 2017.<p>Pick any town below the Mason-Dixon line, and you're destined to find old-fashioned southern hospitality and charm. But pick any of the southerntowns we've rounded up below, and you're destined to <i>also</i> find loads of culture, …

Travelling as a Person of Colour Is Stressful

Trips are supposed to be relaxing, but I can’t help but be on edge.<p>It's not uncommon for people to fall under the belief that travelling is a remedy for being a shitty person or having shitty outlooks on life. That's more or less what I imagine is the premise of <i>Eat, Pray, Love.</i> One Mark Twain quote …

Mark Twain

Irresistible Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

<a href="http://thekrazycouponlady.com/at-home/irresistable-pumpkin-pie-cupcakes/p-1-3/" rel="attachment wp-att-412182"> Try a simpler approach to …

Chocolate-Coconut Pound Cake

8 Servings<p>The fragrant richness of coconut oil and the tenderizing power of buttermilk make this the ultimate chocolate pound cake recipe.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour<p>½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>¾ …

Dessert

65 Tomato Recipes for the Height of the Season

From pastas to salads to salsas, make these 65 tomato recipes all summer long.<p><b>It's tomato season!</b> Make the most of this ephemeral fruit with these summery recipes.

Cooking

35 Hearty Fall Recipes That'll Warm You Right Up

Autumn weather calls for serious comfort food.<p>These autumn dishes check off every box. They're filling, easy to make and perfect for a chilly fall day.

The Best Way To Use Leftover Bread

If day-old bread could talk, it would say: "Please soak me in custard and bake me all over again."

How to be a Budget Sensitive Passport Collecting Fool

Hi, my name is Shannah and I am a travelaholic! I'm a passport collecting fool. There, I said it. What is a travelaholic you ask? It's a person who has an ever-present nagging desire to run home, pack a bag, and get on the next plane to anywhere. Can you relate?<p>I blame my ancestors, who just like …

Luxury Lifestyle

Europe's Best Hidden Eats

From local holes-in-the-wall to trendy clandestine establishments, travelers to Europe have plenty of ways to veer off the tired tourist track when they dine. At these hidden spots, whether a secret late-night bakery in Lisbon or a dynamic pop-up in London, diners can immerse themselves in the …

European Travel

Best Hotels in Canada 2013

Wilderness lodges, lakeside retreats and city high-rises are just a sampling of Canada's luxury lodging options, and deciding where to hang your hat is no easy feat. But one thing is certain: Whether you're traveling for business, planning a ski vacation or looking for a spa getaway, choosing the …

Hospitality

Mississippi Mud Brownies Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 12 brownies<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>35 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour<p>Fudgy brownies topped with toasted marshmallows, fudge icing and …

Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake Recipe

This chocolate chip studded bundt cake has all the flavors of the classic cookie. And you only need one bowl to do it.<p><b>Note:</b> Butter should be softened enough to easily blend with the sugar into a creamy paste. I find this to be at about 70 to 75°F.<p><b>About the Author:</b> Yvonne Ruperti is a food writer, …

Jerk Chicken Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from | Jerk from Jamaica | Ten Speed Press, 2007<p>For simplicity and authenticity, chicken marinated in jerk spices and …

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

<i>Today, we're re-running one of our summertime references. A disclaimer: N</i><i>o fruit flies were harmed or killed in the writing of this post. (But we can't say we'd be sad if they had been.)</i><p>What's the only creature that loves fruit more than you do? Fruit flies. In the world of science, they're known …

Vegetarian Paella on the Grill

We have been all about family-style meals lately. We understand that they are, in a way, challenging, in that they're a little different from the …

simple summer veggie pasta salad

A Small, Elegant Manhattan Apartment in Blue

Glamour in bare-bones space.<p>Designer Kelly Giesen brought chic glamour to her bare-bones, 725-square-foot Manhattan apartment by adding elegant moldings, French doors, sparkling mirror, and a fresh blue and white palette.

21 Amazing Rooftop Bars Around The World To Try This Summer

Nobody wants to stay hidden inside when the weather is so nice outside and when the sun is shining. So, every year during summer, we abandon the …

Chatsworth by Cambuild

Chatsworth is a project completed by the Perth-based Cambuild.<p>The interior is sleek and smooth, with a neutral palette and accents in a vibrant …