Sasha Santacruz

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Starbucks® Pumpkin Bread Recipe

"A thick slice of moist pumpkin bread Starbucks®-style is the perfect companion for your morning cup of joe! Many other pumpkin bread recipes produce …

Dessert

Here's How Your Kids Can Build Lego Models Digitally and Then Buy Their Own Creations

The best way to get your kids into Legos is to hand them a tub of Lego bricks and say, “Here, go wild.” But eventually, they may want to think even …

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

10 Ground Beef Skillet Recipes — Recipes from the Kitchn

Arm yourself with a pound of ground beef and a skillet, and your dinner possibilities become quite extraordinary. Using ground beef is a smart way to …

15 Apps That Will Help Your Kids Learn This Summer (and Give You a Much-Needed Break)

Every mom worries about Summer brain drain — the slow erosion of the knowledge your child gained during the previous school year during the course of three months spent focusing on cannonballs, lightning bugs, and ice cream trucks. While teachers might not be overly concerned about the backslide …

Beautiful Maps Of Great American Road Trips To Get Your Motor Running

Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more liberating sensations than pointing your hood towards the horizon, putting your foot down and …

RVs

The Secret to Juicy Grilled Pork Chops Every Time

Have you ever eaten a pork chop that’s oddly reminiscent of shoe rubber? Even if it's swimming in a sauce or covered with an exotic spice rub, …

Build a Toddler Busy Board with Items You Already Have

Give your kid a new toy, and they play with the box, right? There's something so appealing to young minds about anything that's not a toy, which is …

50+ Free Things to Do With Your Kids That Will Give Them an Epic Summer

As moms, we usually go out of our way to avoid hearing our kids say "I'm bored," especially during the Summer months when we want them to have memorable, warm-weather days to look back on. But keeping kids of all ages entertained can be hard <i>and</i> expensive. You want a healthy mix of family …

39 Products That Are Almost Too Adorable To Look At

Turns out your life isn't complete until you have your very own corgi barista sticker.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of</b> …

Authentic Tiramisu Recipe

"On my first trip to Italy to meet my husband's family back in 1995, I didn't speak a word of Italian. But I did learn how to make great 'dolci' from …

The Dumpling Recipe I Learned From My Mom & My Ex

<i>Refinery29's My Kitchen Sink is an exploration of our most meaningful recipes — the go-to dishes that we turn to time and again. Not only do we enjoy</i> …

Empowering Learners to Think with Performance Tasks

Pedagogy has been at the forefront of my thinking and work as of late. Decades of solid research have laid the foundation for current studies that …

10 Popular Pork Chop Recipes to Make Right Now

Pork chops can sometimes get a bad rap for being dry and bland, but that ends today. With these 10 popular recipes, you'll be cooking up juicy, …

Cooking

Fun Ways to Learn Multiplication with Arrays

My daughter is really interested in math, and we try to discuss the concepts behind how math works maybe even more than trying to get her to memorize …

Equations

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

Meat-Filled Khinkali Dumplings

First, make the dough: In the bowl of a food processor, combine the flour, egg, salt, and ½ cup water. Pulse until the mixture forms a ball of dough, …

Hong Kong–Style French Toast for Anytime, Any Day

Deep down, I know French toast is one of those breakfasts that is really dessert. I mean, it’s bread soaked in eggs and milk, then fried and covered in sweet syrup or powdered sugar. So, if crispy French toast can masquerade as breakfast, why not serve it as a snack?<p>Hong Kong’s already there, …

Make This Firecracker Chicken in Your Slow Cooker

This winter has been particularly cold in the Midwest. To help warm things up, I plan on making every spicy dish I know. This recipe brings the heat, …

Cooking

Make These Pork Chops in Creamy Garlic Sauce for Dinner

Photos of perfectly cooked porkchops are seriously drool-worthy. With their golden-brown exterior and perfectly seasoned crust, to many they can seem …

10 Unexpected Things You Haven't Thought to Frame as Art

(Image credit: Cup of Jo)<p>Creating gallery walls or clustering posters together always packs a punch, but what if you're tired of doing the same-old, …

Framing

Easy Tiramisu Recipe on Food52

• 4 pieces egg yolks<br>• 1/4 cup sugar<br>• 1/4 cup Kahlua<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• 8 ounces mascarpone cheese<br>• 1 cup heavy cream<br>• 24 pieces ladyfingers<br>• 2 cups freshly brewed strong espresso, cooled slightly<br>• 1/4 cup cocoa powder<p>In a large heatproof bowl, combine egg yolks, sugar, Kahlua and salt. Using a handheld electric …

This 45-Minute HIIT Workout Will Help Shrink Your Belly

If you're looking to burn calories, lose body fat, and gain muscle, this 45-minute workout designed by fitness instructor John Kersbergen is all you need to maximize your gym time and effectively lose weight in the shortest amount of time. It combines cardio with strength-training moves, so aside …

20 Easy Gift Wrapping Hacks You Still Have Time To Do

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A Project-Based Learning Activity That Can Work in Any Classroom

In our last post, we dove into a three-step system to get students to do the talking. Getting them to open up and do the majority of talking (and …

Pedagogy

10 Awesome Bloggers Share Their Cheesiest Recipes

I'm from the Midwest, where cheese isn't just an afterthought — it's something you base your whole meals around. Soup is an excuse to eat hot cheese, …

Cooking

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

"Spice up any fall morning with these light and fluffy pumpkin cinnamon rolls. For extra creaminess use any Almond Breeze Almond-Cashew Blend instead …