Tina Patel

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9 Coffee Cocktails That Are Beyond Perfect for Brunch

Quick poll: How do you take your coffee? If you said, <i>with just a little milk and sugar</i>, you’re not alone. In fact, we used to be like you. Then we …

Cocktails

The Most Instagrammed Beaches From Thailand to Australia

With their clear waters and pristine sand, the world’s top beaches make for a great snapshot.<p>Travel deal site Globehunters scoured the beaches of the …

8 National Parks Where You Can Have an Unforgettable Summer Vacation

Natural beauty, history, education, and relaxation await at our country’s national parks. This year, many have enhanced their tours, lodging, dining, …

Top 10 Moneymaking Apps You Need to Download Now

These moneymaking apps won't make you rich but can earn you some respectable extra pocket money with little effort.<p>Apps that can make you money? It sounds too good to be true, but moneymaking apps do actually exist. While these apps won’t make you rich, they can earn you some respectable pocket …

I cut back on sugar, and this is the best advice I can give you if you want to do the same

My overly-active sweet tooth has been an issue since I was a kid. Sugar is what I turned to when things in my world just didn't seem right. It's the crutch I used when my anxiety took over. And it's the substance I devoured when during times of celebration.<p>At a routine check-up eight years ago, I …

Weight Loss

RANKED: The 10 cheapest destinations for an all-inclusive holiday

There's nothing like having an entire week with nothing to worry about but which restaurant to eat at or pool to dip your toes in — especially when it's already paid for.<p>While a weekend break is always appealing, a week at an all-inclusive resort is more affordable than ever, with package down 13% …

Hurghada

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Documentaries

15 cities across the world that should be at the top of your travel bucket-list

Every year, we ask our readers to rate the best cities in the world, and the results continue to surprise us. Not only do newcomers sometimes float to the top, but longtime favorites also continue to reappear — a testament to a destination's enduring popularity. This year's group of winners span …

Bucket Lists

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

5 simple tech upgrades that'll make your car a lot smarter

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>YouTube / ROAV Although I really love driving, there's little I know about cars beyond which pedals to push and how to refill the gas …

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

This Homemade Pizza Dough Just Calls for 2 Simple Ingredients

Did you know that you can make the most amazing pizza dough with just two ingredients? Sound too good to be true? Perhaps, but after you try this fun food hack, you’ll forget all about delivery and want to make these every time you’re craving a slice. Plus you can top it with anything you’d like, …

Recipes

The secret to keeping your brain sharp as you get older may be simpler than you may think

Ask Edith Smith, a proud 103-year-old, about her friends, and she'll give you an earful.<p>There's Johnetta, 101, whom she's known for 70 years and who has Alzheimer's disease. "I call her every day and just say 'Hi, how are you doing?' She never knows, but she says hi back, and I tease her," Smith …

43 phrases that you are probably using incorrectly

But even the most educated people often unknowingly make common writing and speaking flubs. Check out this long list of ubiquitous grammar mistakes.<p>Guarantee: You'll either learn something new or find a few of your biggest pet peeves here. (And likely, you'll find fault with my own use of the …

5 essential people skills everyone should know

Interpersonal intelligence is one of the most overlooked, underutilized skill sets. In school, as we form our careers or level-up our professional life we often think about technical skills. We forget about soft skills. I believe people skills should not be optional.<p>When you have exceptional people …

40 stylish new decor trends

With a passion for finding stylish new trends, interior designer Valeria Gelsomino profiles chic apartments and luxurious homes. Using her website</i> …

19 Of The Best YA Books Of 2016

These are the books that captivated us this year. Ranked in no particular order.

Books

The Secrets to Making Perfect Pizza at Home

Nina Clemente settled in at the recently revamped Plaza of the Standard, High Line, in New York City this month as its new chef-in-residence. Clemente, the daughter of famed painter Francesco Clemente and costume designer Alba Clemente (both of whom are Italian), infused the menu with Amalfi …

Recipes

11 Pecan Recipes That Go Way Beyond Just Pie

While pecan pies are all the rage during the holidays, their main ingredient is delicious all year round. With a crunchy texture and a buttery flavor, pecans can be tossed in with almost any dish, sweet or savory, to give it a more complex flavor. Whether you’re looking to up your appetizer game or …

Ice Cream

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

15 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted this year by a number of pediatricians …

Success

Memorial Day BBQ: Seven things you can grill that aren't meat

From peaches to asparagus, pineapple rings to polenta, there’s a wealth of tasty alternatives – and you don’t need to be a vegetarian to enjoy them<p>I was going to start this article by consoling all vegetarians and vegans, reminding them they don’t need to feel sorry if attending a BBQ on Memorial …

17 Cobblers, Crumbles, Crisps, and Buckles That Make Us Want to Eat All the Berries and Crumbs

With so many berries to choose from, why not make a cobbler, crisp, crumble, or buckle? Here are 18 so good you'll want to dig well below the crumbly top layer and polish off the whole thing.<p><b>When someone shows up to a party with a truly beautiful berry cobbler,</b> crumble, buckle, or crisp, our jaws …

Dessert

June 2015

Mother's Day Brunch Recipes for Breakfast in Bed or a Feast at the Table

Show Mom your love with a delicious stack of our test kitchen's tried-and-true pancakes. Follow our step-by-step guide, then serve with whipped cream, strawberries, and maple syrup—it's like having strawberry shortcake for brunch!

3 Next-Level Grains to Try

While quinoa and farro are firmly in the mainstream, chef Aimee Oxley believes that the future belongs to kamut, spelt and amaranth.<p><i>We asked chefs to</i> …

Gluten-Free