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Secrets Of A Maya Supermom: What Parenting Books Don't Tell You

There's no other way to put it: Maria de los Angeles Tun Burgos is a supermom.<p>She's raising five children, does housework and chores — we're talking about fresh tortillas every day made from stone-ground corn — and she helps with the family's business in their small village about 2 1/2 hours west …

Parenting

'It's Not Just A Story. It's Our Lives': Student Journalists In Parkland

"Valentine's Day was a day of love, passion and friendships as Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School celebrated February 14, 2018 ..."<p>That's how the student journalists writing for the <i>Eagle Eye,</i> the newspaper at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, started their story about one of the deadliest …

Journalism

Four huge obstacles for Congress to do something on gun control

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> As pressure mounts for congressional action on gun control, it's unclear just how much can be done given the thick political fog that shrouds any major legislative effort on Capitol Hill -- especially in an election year.<p>President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday that Congress "is …

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

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Watch How to Make Your Own Sprinkles

<i>To gear up for the release of our new cookbook, Ice Cream & Friends, we're re-running a tutorial on how to make sprinkles—one of ice cream's best friends—with a bonus video!</i><p>When I was a little kid, I adored sprinkles. I would add them to absolutely every ice cream cone I ordered.<p>In the past few …

8 Things To Love About Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park

<i>Everyone should visit the Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado at least once in their lives, if for nothing else than to see some variation of this beautiful scene at Dream Lake... they obviously call it "Dream Lake" for a reason! Photo credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>70 miles northwest of Denver, …

50 Children's Books You Should Definitely Reread as an Adult

Some stories become better and sweeter over time.<p>Some stories become better and sweeter over time.

Children's Books

Washington State's Olympic National Park Three Ways

<i>Glacier capped mountains, alpine meadows, spectacular Pacific coast, primeval forests, fish and wildlife, sparkling streams and lakes, Indian and pioneer history, biological diversity, exceptionally clean air, wilderness solitude...</i> that is the description that the National Park Service assigns …

7 prefab homes that impressed us in 2016

Another prefabulous year behind us!<p>The idea that prefab homes can provide an efficient alternative to traditional construction is no longer news. Besides digging deep into all kinds of prefab dreams percolating throughout the last century, Curbed also been sharing plenty of prefab options currently …

Prefab Homes

Fried Quinoa with Kale and Kimchi

Kale and kimchi unite! This dish has a decidedly Korean flavor, with ingredients like gochujang and kimchi, both of which are fermented and good for …

11 Tiny Homes You Can Buy Right Now -- For Less Than $100K

Looking for something little? These tiny homes are on the market.<p>Looking for something little? These tiny homes are on the market.

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On the Road with the 'Workampers,' Amazon’s Retirement-Age Mobile Workforce

These workers travel the country, sightseeing and staying overnight in RV parks while laboring in low-wage temp jobs—and at least some of them love the lifestyle.<p>In early September, at a campground called Buckeye Mobile / RV Estates on the outskirts of Coffeyville, Kansas, a strong thunderstorm …

Everybody Gets an eBook: 46 Photography eBooks You Can Have for Free

To paraphrase the great Oprah Winfrey, “You get a photography eBook, YOU get a photography eBook, EVERYBODY gets photography eBooks!” Except in this …

John Steinbeck On Why 'Camping Is For The Birds'

In the May 1967 issue of Popular Science, John Steinbeck argued that "the American passion for moving about in motorized caravans... results in little permanent damage beyond divorce and bankruptcy."<p><i>Earlier this month, we published John Steinbeck's 1966 letter to the editor of</i> Popular Science_, in …

10 Summer Novels You Won't Be Able To Put Down

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>It’s summer reading time. We’ve sifted through the books publishers are offering up this summer to select the stories most likely to keep you entranced, whether you’ll have sand between your toes or are tied to your desk with only minutes to snatch here and there for …

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Grassroots pattern by Melissa Schaschwary

Published in<p>Craft<p>Knitting<p>Published<p>August 2013<p>Yarn weight<p>DK (11 wpi)<p>Gauge<p>20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches<br>in Stockinette<p>Needle size<p>US 5 - 3.75 mm<p>US 6 …

Stjärna pattern by Karolina Eckerdal

FAQ:<br>Q: Can I use cast-on method X instead?<br>A: As described in the pattern – use your preferred provisional cast-on method if you do not mind the half …

Pinwheel Purse pattern by Frankie Brown

Based on a traditional origami design, this little purse measures 5cm / 2”². It opens up when you pull the top apart and then snaps back closed when …

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Mini Christmas Stocking Ornaments pattern by Julie Williams

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October Leaves Fingerless Mitts pattern by Abbie Tilden

UPDATE FEB 2010:<p>I have totaled up the numbers for January and I’m so pleased to announce that together we raised <b>$285</b> dollars for Doctors Without …

Luxe Cowl pattern by Margaux Hufnagel

Superior Cowl pattern by Patricia Scribner

Comfy Cable Cowl pattern by Yuki Sagara

Diagonal Pinstripe Scarf pattern by Purl Soho

Poncho Zillah pattern by Jessica Mounts

Larch Cardigan pattern by Amy Christoffers

A hip length cardigan with a shawl collar and 2-button closer that can be worn comfortably open or closed.<p><b>Finished Measurements</b><br>Chest: 32 35, 38, 41, …