Country Lifestyle

Dreamy House Plans Built for Retirement

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Houses

11 Trips You Need to Take As Soon As You Retire

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Road Trips

Apple Cider Fritters

This recipe from our friends at Well Done brings us memories of apple orchards, crisp fall air, and colorful leaves. What more could you ask for from …

Cider

Crack Crackers Recipe

Ingredients<p>1/3 cup olive oil<br>• 1 (1-oz.) package ranch dressing mix<br>• 1 tablespoon dried dill<br>• 1 tablespoon garlic powder<br>• 2 (16-oz.) packages bite-size …

Recipes

How To Make Almond-Stuffed Chicken

The nutty, cheesy filling spices up chicken breasts and is a snap to make. Toast the almonds in a skillet before you cook the chicken and you'll have …

Recipes

This Southern Airport Was Just Ranked the Best in the Country

Your blissful Disney vacation may start a touch sooner than the gates to Magic Kingdom. No, not that first blissful moment when you plop onto your …

Travel

These Cast-Iron Recipes Will Take You From Breakfast to Dessert

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Recipes

Have You Noticed This Label on Chicken Packages?

If you’ve recently visited the meat department at your local grocery store, you may have noticed packages of chicken labeled "air-chilled." Costco, …

Whole Foods

Why You Shouldn't Charge Your Mobile Phone Overnight

<i>This article originally appeared on TIME</i><p>You may already have heard the warnings: Don’t overcharge your mobile phone. Make sure you unplug it from the …

Batteries

Bacon Bow Tie Crackers Recipe

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 250°F. Cut each bacon slice crosswise into thirds (to make a total of 24 pieces). Wrap 1 bacon piece around narrow center of …

Bow Ties

Twice-Baked Sweet Potato Boats with Bacon-Pecan Topping

As far as comfort food goes, twice-baked potatoes and sweet potato casserole have always competed neck-in-neck for a top spot. Our friends at …

Recipes

Here Are the Four Types of Drunks, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on TIME</i><p>You know when you're out with your friends at a bar, and you've all had the same amount to drink, yet one …

Artichoke and Spinach Dip Recipe

Step 1<p>Drain artichokes well, squeezing lightly to release excess moisture. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high. Add artichokes; cook, …

Recipes

What to Know About the Fall Migration of Hummingbirds

The end of summer brings mixed emotions. On the one hand, we say goodbye to long days spent enjoying the warm sun. On the other hand, we say hello to …

Gulf Coast

6 Things Your Dermatologist Wants You To Know Before Trying Retinol

In terms of youth-enhancing skincare products, retinol always tops the list. But even though most women have heard or read about it, they still …

Skin Care

The Queen's Scottish Home Looks Exactly Like Your Grandma's House

<i>This article originally appeared on People</i><p>Queen Elizabeth may be the United Kingdom’s longest-reigning monarch, but in her heart, she’s still just …

Royal Family

Pumpkin Spice S'mores Dip

If you've got five minutes and a hankering for pumpkin, you'll want to bookmark this recipe for Pumpkin Spice S'mores Dip from our friends at eHow. …

Recipes

Game Day Appetizers To Make This Weekend

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Foodies

Things You'll Only Hear In A Southern Home During Football Season

Southerners start getting excited about the next season of SEC football about five minutes after the National Championship trophy is awarded. And …

College Football

The Best Short Cuts for Thin Hair

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Hair

WATCH: You Will Never Guess Prince Philip’s Adorable Pet Name for Queen Elizabeth

With 70 years of marriage under their belts, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip have got to be doing something right. After all, you don’t <i>accidentally</i> …

Prince Philip

New Bug Wants to Kill Your Trees

Pray that you never discover this sight in your garden – weird, little things that look like toothpicks sticking out of the trunks and branches of …

Gardening

This Family Stayed at a Different Disney Resort Every Day for 30 Days

The famous “bucket list” family has just checked the final box of their “30 Stays in 30 Days” challenge in the most magical place on earth: Disney …

Travel

The One Thing to Know Before Buying a Front-Loading Washing Machine

There are a lot of reasons to opt for front-loading machines, let us name a few. The flexibility for stacking them. The ease of pulling items out the …

Consumer Reports

Why You Might Want to Ask Grandma Before You Name Your Baby

Your parents may really, really hate the name you chose for their precious grandchild, according to a new study from the British parenting site …

Here's How To Create A Layer Cake With a Single Sheet Pan

We love cake. Pound cakes, cupcakes, layer cakes, sheet cakes–regardless of how tall or how small the cake, every Southern baker worth her can of …

Baking

Fall Wedding Inspiration That Has Us Ready to Head to the Ranch

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Weddings

Make A Fall Wreath With Corn Husks And Ribbon

Tamale wrappers create a hot look that's sure to spice up your entry. Simple corn husks are folded into loops for a ruffled effect that softens the …

Crafting

Here’s Why You Should Always Take A Photo Of Your Stove Before You Go On Vacation

Vacations are meant to be relaxing, but sometimes it doesn’t work out that way. For a lot of people, the moment that their minds are finally clear of …

Books You Should Read Before the Movies Come Out

1 of 26<p>Bel Canto by Ann Patchett<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 26<p>Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie<p>3 of 26<p>A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine …

Books