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14 Foods you shouldn't buy - make your own!

Want to cut your weekly shopping bill in half and eat healthier too? There are some foods you just shouldn't bother buying at the supermarket. You …

14 apps that will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

Thankfully, there are apps to help you keep on track.<p>We combed through Apple and Google's list of the best apps of the year, along with Business Insider's own reviews and Tech Insider's App 100, to pull together a list of 14 apps that will help you reach your goals a little faster.

Best Trips 2016

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s Botswana's Okavango Delta or Brazil's beaches, these 20 go-now destinations will get you packing.

Travel Photography

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in the World 2017

Pinpointing all of the most beautiful places in the world could take a lifetime, but we think that these 50 otherworldly landscapes and awe-inspiring natural wonders need to move to the very top of your travel bucket list. This piece was originally published in 2015 and has been updated.<p>Cliffs of …

The Best Quickbread Recipes To Make For Someone You Love

Give one a try today.<p>Quick breads get a lot of play around the holidays, but they really should be getting attention all year round. While you can always find a recipe for banana bread -- and we're definitely happy about that -- there are so many other options for this quick-rising bread. Why …

Colorful DIY Butterfly Crafts & Projects To Make Your Imagination Flutter

Whether you plan to give your office studio a really un […]

18 DIY Floral Skincare Hacks to Keep You Smelling Fresh

When it comes to taking care of skin, it’s critical to invest in a regime that works for you and can be done on the daily. Problem is, eye creams, scrubs, masks + more really do a doozy on your bank account. We’ve shown you ways to use your kitchen to take care of skin, but did you know it’s also …

5 New One-Minute Microwave Mug Cakes

Chocolate Pound Cake

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 10-inch tube pan with butter.<p>Sift the flour, baking powder, salt and cocoa together. Set aside.<p>With an …

Dessert

9 Delicious Dressings That Make Anything Taste Awesome

It's all about the dressing. These homemade salad dressings are so delicious, you'll want to eat them with a spoon.<p><b>1. Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing</b><p>Cool, creamy, tangy and garlicky, this homemade ranch dressing tastes so much better than the mass-produced bottled stuff in grocery stores. Try it …

6 Fun French Toast Recipes Changing How You Make Breakfast

French toast is a favorite breakfast, but it doesn’t have to be enjoyed only in the morning. The dish can be savory or sweet, and French toast …

Breakfast

DIY Puppet Theater

Sometimes crafting is about the making – either the process or the product that results from the tools you use. But sometimes with crafting you move …

Stop Playing Monopoly With Your Kids (And Play These Games Instead)

Parents want the best for their kids. This, no doubt, extends to the board game closet. But Mom and Dad may not be aware of the drudgery and fickle …

eggless orange muffins recipe, wholewheat orange muffins recipe

first seive 1 cup whole wheat flour/atta, 1tbsp corn starch, 1/2 tsp baking soda, 1/2 tsp baking powder and a pinch of salt in a mixing bowl or …

Healthy breakfast recipes | Gluten-free breakfast ideas

Who doesn’t love warm healthy breakfast recipes in the middle of winter?<p>I know that I’m a fan of gluten-free breakfast ideas that are filling and …

9 Food Storage Secrets You Really Need To Know

<i>Photo by Barbara Helgason/Getty Images</i><p>You've probably heard that pre-cutting vegetables, like celery and pepper strips, and keeping them at eye level in the fridge makes you more likely to grab them. That's true, and a great tip. But when it comes to maximizing the nutritional value of your …

DIY household cleaners you can make in 5 minutes or less

Pinterest has spoken: DIY cleaners are one of the biggest home trends the visual bookmarking site expects for 2015. And we're here to help you hop on the bandwagon, which is a good idea for more reasons than just being trendy.<p>Not only can DIY cleaners be more cost effective, but they are also free …

Cleaning

31 Creative Banana Recipes

Bananas are a healthy and delicious on-the-go snack. Or sit-down snack when you have time—preferably with almond butter. Or topping for oatmeal. …

Breakfast

10 Incredible Microwave Baked Desserts

Think your microwave is only for heating and reheating? Think again. You can bake up a number of warm, gooey treats in individual portions to suit …

8 Essential Pound Cake Recipes

You know it, you love it, you've nibbled it at showers and bar mitzvahs. Pound cake is amazing, perfect for dessert or breakfast, always impeccably …

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Before I get to the requests that are rolling in for my 30 days of chocolate campaign for Valentine’s Day, I thought I would fulfill my own request …

Dessert

Small and Having It All: A Year of Small Space Advice & Strategies

Last week we shared small space advice geared toward specific rooms in your home, but living well in a small space is sometimes less about "fixing" …

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Prep 5 mins<p>Cook 1 hour<p>Total 1 hour, 5 mins<p>Author Adapted from simplyrecipes.com<p>Yield 1 loaf<p>Adding chocolate chips to this banana bread makes it over …