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15 Questions To Ask Your Kids To Help Them Have Good Mindsets

As a loving parent, it is important to instill in your kids the right mindset and attitude. Both determine how your child interprets the world. And …

The Bread Winner: Why You Should Make Easy Loaves at Home

Give home-baked bread a try with the easiest-ever recipe, plus tips and tricks from master baker Nick Malgieri.<p>There is nothing more effective at …

Chewy Molasses Cookies

makes 2½ dozen<p>In this recipe, molasses keeps these cookies magically fresh and chewy for days.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking soda<p>1½ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>1 teaspoon ground ginger<p>¾ teaspoon ground cardamom<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 large egg<p>½ cup (1 stick) …

40 Things I Want To Tell My Kids Before They “Know It All”

<i>“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”<br>―Margaret Mead</i><p>Seven weeks ago today, Angel gave birth to our son Mac. The experience was …

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

Chickpea, Barley, and Feta Salad

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Barley has nice heft and chew, but don’t feel limited—use cooked farro, quinoa, or brown rice if you prefer.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 oz. green beans, halved crosswise<p>Kosher salt<p>1 cup pearled, hulled, or hull-less barley<p>1 teaspoon olive oil<p>¼ cup raw …

Life

Sophie Jaffe, yoga teacher, certified raw food chef, superfood entrepreneur, and mom of two boys (with a baby girl due this summer), defines inner …

How to Make 'Grown-Up Lemonade,' Which We'll Be Drinking All Summer Long

Faced with the challenge of inventing a new summer cocktail, one Brooklyn bartender turns to the Franco-Italian liqueur genepy for a new twist<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of the people and relationships that built and sustain Andrew Tarlow’s Brooklyn restaurant mini-empire.</i><p>…

32 Fun DIY Backyard Games To Play (for kids & adults!)

I’m looking forward to summer so much this year, I’ve already gone on a hunt for some of the best backyard games and activities for kids… AND adults! …

Kids

An extra hand in the garden

by Debra Anchors<p>Image by <b>Jacki Cammidge</b> and <b>Blue Fox Farm</b><p>I was inspired by an idea I found over on Blue Fox Farm. Jacki Cammidge created her hypertufa …

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Fish Tacos in Baja California: 6 Deliciously Different Takes

When there are so many tacos in Baja to try, where does one go? Casey Hatfield-Chiotti has the scoop<p>Few destinations conjure up the image of a single dish as purely as Baja does the fish taco—battered and fried, typically with chopped onions, shredded cabbage, avocado, and crema. Believed to have …

The Best Recipes for Binge-Watching Netflix (or Hulu or Whatever)

These snacks and cooking projects are perfect for binge watching your way through that entire Netflix queue.<p>We don't condone binge eating (although sometimes, desperate times call). Binge <i>watching</i>, on the other hand? Now we're talking. It's going to take endurance to get through every episode and …

How To Make Soap: A Natural Homemade Soap for DIY Cleaning Recipes

Since publishing our homemade laundry detergent article back in 2009, we’ve had several readers comment on the types of bar soap we recommend in our …

Redefining ‘Ladylike’ for the 21st Century Adventure World

<b>“I think it’s hot when a woman can blow a snot rocket without slowing down,”</b> my guy friend laughed. We were zipping along the paved riverside trail …

Creeping Sedum

This sedum has been identified as <i>Sedum sarmentosum.</i> (Please see comments.)<p>***See June 11, 2011 for more about this sedum. …

How to Eat Cheese Fondue the Proper Swiss/French Way

Like most things Swiss and/or French, the classic cold-weather dish operates under its own code of politesse<p>Like all reasonable human beings, we interpret snowy weather as Mother Nature's subliminal message to do one simple thing: <b>eat cheese fondue</b>. But before you dive into a big gooey pot of, say, …

Teachable Moments with the Kelly Kettle

A friend of mine says guys who like to smoke pipes do so simply for the pleasure of lighting and maintaining a small fire in their hand. The …

How To Make Ginger Ale - Sweetened Naturally

<b>When I was younger</b>, I never understood why people enjoyed ginger ale. I thought it had a funky taste and I didn’t appreciate the overly-enthusiastic …

Simple Springtime Dishes

DIY Projects & Crafts

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24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

9 Amazing Pumpkin Recipes

Craving all pumpkin, all the time right about now? Then you’ll want to try every single one of these tasty dishes