Jon Budd

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BBQ 101: The Perfect Grilled Steak

Let's get started by preheating the grill to high. While the grill heats up take some time to brush the steaks on both sides with some oil and salt …

Better Homes & Gardens Home

Plant a few of these aromatic gems around your yard and add a whole new level of enjoyment.<p>1 of 20<p>Dianthus<p>This family of old-fashioned favorites is …

15 Herbs That Grow Well In The Shade

26K Shares<p><i>Love gardening? Then you’ll love our brand new Kindle book: 605 Secrets For A Beautiful, Bountiful Organic Garden: Insider Secrets From A</i> …

Gardening

The Ultimate Los Angeles Breakfast Guide

Maps<p>[Photo: Crystal Coser]<p>20 of the Best LA Breakfast Restaurants by Neighborhood<p>22 Mind-Blowing Pancakes in Los Angeles, Breakfast Week Edition<p>17 Secret LA Breakfast Burritos, Revealed<p>The 12 Best Looking Egg Dishes in Los Angeles<p>10 Places to Find Breakfast Tacos in Los Angeles<p>10 Croque Madames for …

The Most Important Exercise for New Gym-Goers

Are you confused by the thought of starting an exercise program? Maybe you will still start by running on a treadmill, joining a kettlebell class, lifting weights at your local gym, or utilizing a home based system like P90x. With so many options, it's hard to know where to begin.<p>Regardless of what …

How to Combine Twitter Lists with Flipboard

<b>If you are following more than 250 people on Twitter for a professional purpose, merging Twitter lists with Flipboard isn’t a tip, it’s a …

Social Media

Goodbye Grass: 7 Inspiring Ideas for a "No Mow" Backyard

Americans love our lawns but let's face it: Creating a perfectly manicured yard is time-consuming. Just think about all the weekend hours you've …

The Smartest Entrepreneurs Are Listening to These 10 Podcasts

Want to become a better entrepreneur? Start listening to one or all of these 10 podcasts.<p>The rumor mill says Apple and major car manufacturers are in talks to have podcasting be the new "car radio." While I won't speculate, there is no doubting that podcast listenership has grown over the …

Make Chrome and Firefox faster with just one click

If you're anything like me, you keep a lot of browser tabs open. And unless your PC is a serious powerhouse, that can choke performance across the whole system.<p>In my case, trying to run more than 8-10 tabs in Google Chrome results in a noticeable performance hit. And this on a reasonably speedy …

Harper Lee, Judy Blume, EL James and 22 Books to Read for Summer 2015

<i>(@NanaMeriwether with Amanda Brook's new book 'Always Pack A Party Dress'. Photo courtesy of www.CityLately.com)</i><p>The books we read are a telling of who we are; "I think you learn a lot about someone through their library", says Peter Copping, the new Creative Director of Oscar de la Renta in the …

10 Savory Avocado Recipes (That Aren't Guacamole)

There are hundreds of things to do with a ripe avocado—start by using the super-filling fruit as the star of these healthy breakfast, lunch, and …

Food

Amazon Announces Unlimited Photo Storage for Just $12 a Year

Amazon has just dropped a huge bomb on the file storage industry by announcing two new unlimited cloud storage subscription plans. One lets you store …