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Tiny Mobile House Made From Upcycled Materials Lets You Live Off-Grid and Mortgage-Free

Greemoxie, a Canadian lifestyle magazine exploring green living, has built their first tiny house, sparing nothing to create an inviting space out of small quarters. The cozy, 340-square-foot cabin-like structure was built with upcycled materials and renewable energy systems that allow it to be …

Off-grid

28 Go-To Recipes I Used During My 100-Pound Weight Loss

You don't have to eat broccoli and grilled chicken every day to lose weight.<p><i>By the way, this is just my personal experience, and as always, you should consult a doctor/dietician before changing your diet!</i><p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on …

Healthy Eating

The country's most scenic and totally free campsites

When planning a perfect road trip, it's easy to get distracted worrying about the cost of doing everything you want to do. Gas, food, accommodations, …

Camping

7 Trips That Are Better (and Cheaper) in the Fall

Where to stay and what to do at each of them.<p>Instead of New York, Try London<p><b>Where to stay:</b><p>At the family-owned London Elizabeth Hotel, on the edge of …

The Perfect Three-Day Weekend in the Berkshires

As part of a new series, Travel + Leisure is exploring America one three-day weekend at a time. Here’s what to do on a short trip to Massachusetts’ …

Travel

The adventure doesn’t have to stop: Here’s how to travel with baby

When I was pregnant and living on a sailboat in the South Pacific, my friends back home told me to “get my kicks in” before our first baby arrived. It made me nervous. The thought of waiting a decade (or more?) to adventure over high peaks, open ocean and fast rivers made me more nauseated than …

Parenting

You Need This DIY Murphy Bar in Your Life ASAP

Ladies and Gentlemen: Welcome to one of my favorite projects of all time — the wall-mounted murphy bar. There are so many reasons why I love this project. Small-space living is real, and this bar is the perfect solution. This DIY bar can be used for cocktail hour or a craft desk space. Plus, it’s …

Top destinations for a European holiday that ain’t Paris, London or Rome

Planning a Europe summer vacation? Editors at Lonely Planet have come up with a list of the best European destinations this year that doesn’t include …

We think we found America's most jaw-droppingly gorgeous beach campground

4.3<p>Shi Shi Beach Rd, Clallam Bay, WA, US<p>63mi • 01h 47m<p>3.5<p>50883 Highway 112, Port Angeles, WA, US<p>36mi • 01h 15m<p>4.7<p>600 E Park Ave, Port Angeles, WA, …

Must-Do Road Trips to Make Summer 2016 Unforgettable

Photo courtesy of Booking.com<p>There’s a palpable excitement that fills the air as summer approaches. The season promises long sunny days, …

Hiking

Forget Steak, This Seafood Paella Is Taking Over Your Grill

What's better than grilled seafood? Grilled seafood with a side of crispy rice.<p>If you steal a recipe from a friend but then invite her to dinner when you’re cooking that recipe, it’s not really stealing, right? It’s like, you know, more of an ode.<p>That’s what I was thinking at the beach last summer …

Cooking

Glam Up Your She Shed With This Stool Hack

We can’t get enough of the she shed craze and are extremely jealous of the amazing ladies out there kickin’ back in their sheds. I dream of the day when I can have my own crafting paradise among fresh flowers and warm sun. (Anyone out there a fairy godmother that can help make these dreams come …

EYE CANDY: 10 MORE Home Woodworking Projects Perfect For A Beginner

Photo: PROPERWe are big fans of woodworking in our home. If we want a new piece of furniture, you bet we try to make it ourselves! We've built faux …

Woodworking

Afternoon Tea Week 2017: our favourite recipes

Light, crumbly scones with thick cream, delicate pastry and finger sandwiches: how can you not adore afternoon tea? To celebrate Afternoon Tea Week (August 14-18th), we've collected together some lip-smacking recipes.<p>Below, our favourite food writers share their recipes for sweet and savoury …

Dessert

How to make sun prints from any object in your home (or yard)

Years ago in college, I learned how to make light drawings, or "sun prints" as they are commonly called, using <b>an alchemistic process that uses</b> …

Crafting

5 surprisingly easy edible gardening projects for Spring

Spring has officially sprung and it’s a great time to renew your connection to this beautiful planet we call home. One great way to deepen your …

Camping Food Ideas: Packing It In - Real Food

Let's face it: gourmet backpacking is an oxymoron. When you're bereft of running water, four-burner stove, refrigerator and Cuisinart, when …

Camping

5 Historic Must-Visit Sites in New Orleans (And 5 Cool New Haunts You Probably Haven’t Heard Of)

New Orleans seems to exist in perpetual renaissance mode—it just keeps getting better. Indeed, in the more than 10 years since Hurricane Katrina, the city has emerged into the public consciousness as a place that won’t be defined by disaster. As summer approaches, and the heat steadily rises, NOLA …

15 National Parks That Should Be On Your Bucket List

America the beautiful.

National Parks

6 Iron-Rich Food Combos—No Meat Required

If you’ve been considering cutting out or cutting back on red meat, you may be wondering if you’ll wind up depriving your body of iron. Sure, …

How Did I Travel Europe on a $2300 Budget? And You Can Too!

"I don't have the money", "I will travel after my bonus comes in", "I will travel when I am older" -- the plethora of excuses we make to procrastinate or not travel at all. That's sad, because as someone who needs to run off to the mountains or a beach ever so often, you don't know what you're …

30 places you should travel to this summer

While some places have been popular with summer travelers for years, others have just recently started to catch attention.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places to visit this summer, making our selections from destinations that won notable awards over the last year, that are seeing an increase in …

10 Places to Visit When in Arizona

<i>Text and photos by Mircea Goia</i><p>From sand dunes in the south-west of the state (near Yuma), to a semi-deserted landscape throughout the mid of the state (near Tucson and Phoenix), to pine forests of the northern parts (near Flagstaff) and again semi-deserted landscapes up to the north (near Grand …

National Parks

Your Best Bet for Revitalizing an Unhappy Houseplant

No matter how many gardening tips you read up on, or how tune with your inner Mother Nature you might be, caring for a houseplant is not an <i>if-then</i> kind of undertaking. What we know: Watering is good (with restraint), and sunlight is good (depending on what kind of world your plant's ancestors grew …

Plants

10 Raised Garden Beds That Fit Any Backyard Space

Just add soil, seeds, and sunshine.<p>Starting a garden is no easy task, and it can be especially challenging if the terrain surrounding your property isn't amenable to the types of plants you'd like to grow. Enter the raised garden bed — a boxy unit that allows you to plant flowers, herbs, and …

Giant Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

8 to 10 Servings<p>The batter for this large-format dreamboat of a cookie (crunchy on the edges, chewy in the middle) is made in one bowl with no special equipment, and can be baked in either a cast-iron or large skillet.<p>March 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup semisweet chocolate wafers (discs, pistoles, …

Dessert

Experience the U.S.A. as you Backpack Across the Nation

Backpacking is a great and easy way to see the sights. While hiking across Europe has been talked about for decades, did you know you can backpack in …

New England

Win a Huckberry Explorers Grant, Go on an Adventure of a Lifetime

Huckberry is a website that sells outdoor and adventure travel gear. It was founded back in 2011 by two friends who wanted to shift their careers …