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5 Best Disneyland Walls to Take Photos in Front of on Your Next Visit

You can't visit Disneyland and not take a photo. The Anaheim park and theme parks in general, however, don't offer the most ideal photo-taking conditions with so many people around. But there are spots sprinkled around both Disneyland and California Adventure next door for Instagram-worthy photo ops.

Knowing the dedication of Disney fans, we weren't surprised to find several Instagram accounts dedicated to the walls of Disney. So next time you're at the parks, make sure to locate one of the top five Disneyland walls for the best photos.

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11 Ingenious Pampered Chef Products That Will Make Cooking So Much Easier

Admittedly, I barely know how to cook. When I successfully make a delicious meal without burning myself or the food, I consider it an enormous accomplishment and send a proud photo to my parents and post it to Instagram for all to see. One brand that has helped me hone my food skills significantly, however, is Pampered Chef.

The brand was founded in 1980 with the aim of making cooking easier and more enjoyable, and so far I've been super impressed by the products. Each item is designed with what seems to be every possible use and solution in mind. The line features pans with removable handles (for easy storage!) that are dishwasher safe and gadgets that help to solve every kitchen problem imaginable. Thanks to the brand, my learning process has gone smoothly and hasn't resulted in any severe injuries yet.

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39 Tips That'll Save You Hundreds on Your Next Trip

Travel can be one of the most rewarding experiences you can pay for. However, it can also be one of the most expensive. Fortunately, there are ways to cut costs so you can afford your dream vacation. Read on for some of the best tips to save on the upfront costs of your next trip.

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Step Up Your Dinner Game With These 21 Ina Garten Recipes

While Ina Garten may only have eyes for Jeffrey, the rest of the world has eyes for the dishes the Barefoot Contessa seems to easily whip up in no time.

Dinner is the time where families sit around and talk to each other about their days, or the time where they gather on the couch and bond around a television show or even a game. For singles, it may be their downtime, whether cooking for themselves or savoring the meal and the quiet that comes with it. Dinner looks different in every household, but one thing is for certain - we all want the most delicious meal we can have in the least amount of time we can spend prepping and cooking.

Well, as usual, Ina is here to save the day. Check out this roundup of some of her best - and easiest - dinner dishes and see if you can keep your mouth from watering.

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60+ 1-Pan Dinners That Are Ready in an Hour or Less

Let's face it: even the most enthusiastic cooks can fall into a takeout and delivery rut during especially busy times. While transforming raw ingredients into a tasty meal is pretty magical, the postmeal cleanup can be enough of a deterrent to make cooking midweek seem impossible. If you've felt this way as of late, a one-pot or -pan meal may be the answer. The secret of many a savvy cook, these minimal-cleanup meals are low on fuss and high on flavor. This collection of recipes is particularly geared toward busy weeks, as all of the recipes are both one-pot or -pan and take an hour or less to cook.

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Got 5 Minutes? You Can Make This Dreamy Mediterranean Scramble!

I'm a big proponent of eating a real sit-down breakfast each and every day, Monday through Friday included. If you're thinking "good for her, not for me!", hear me out: I'm not cooking up anything fussy or time-consuming. It's more about the act of sitting down to something satisfying while enjoying a few minutes to myself before the day really begins.

Many days it's a smoothie or a bowl of oatmeal. When I'm craving something savory, it's typically this simple Mediterranean scramble or a mushroom and goat cheese version.

All in all it takes about five minutes to make, and five to 10 minutes to eat, and is well worth getting up 15 minutes earlier for.

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18 Kitchen Cleaning DIYs

Sick of unsafe, store-bought cleaning formulas that leave your house – more specifically, your kitchen - smelling like hazardous chemicals? Homemade blends to the rescue! The 18 kitchen DIYs ahead are friendlier for both the environment and your health. (Not to mention, they're deliciously fragrant!)

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If You Want Time to Slow Down, Practice Seeing Things With Fresh Eyes

You know that sudden panic that overcomes you when you realize what date it is? Time seems like it's passing so quickly and you can't fathom how another year has already flown by. Thankfully, practicing something called a "beginner's mind" could be the solution to slowing things down and living more in the moment. In the reflection chapter of A Book That Takes Its Time, writer Otje van der Lelij digs deeper into this interesting concept.

When we're first born, we enter the world as a blank slate and approach everything with an untarnished perspective. When we now look back on our childhoods, we can recall many of those standout memories better than we can remember highlights from this year. And sadly, that's because we no longer see things with fresh eyes when we age. Our brains at this point have been overloaded with so much information and experience that it impairs our ability to simplify life's moments and appreciate them for what they are.

But when you see things with a beginner's mind, you're able to have a better grasp of time and enjoy a more fulfilling life. "Like a beginner, you have no expectations and no fixed idea of yourself," Otje wrote. "All options are open...

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5 Words and Phrases to Ban From Your Vocabulary to Improve Your Mental Health

Though the expression says "talk is cheap," I'm not so sure this is always true. In fact, my experience giving therapy to hundreds of people tells me that talk, in fact, can be very, very costly to our health and well-being if we're saying the wrong things. I present you with the words and phrases that should be banned from our vocabularies to improve the state of our precious mental health.

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3 Reasons to Start Saying "No" More Often

1. "But . . ."

Who knew this three letter word could be so consequential? Interestingly, "but" is defined as a word that "indicates the impossibility of anything other than what is being stated." I would go to the gym, but I'm just too tired. I would save money, but I really want that new Prada bag. The moment we utter this conjunction, it's as if we have no choice but to obey only one of our desires.

The thing about saying "but" is that it glosses over the complexity of our experiences and encourages us to think in black-and-white terms. Life is not a simple thing. As such, I encourage people to start replacing...

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40 Things You've Been Doing Wrong All Your Life

You were probably happily chugging along in your daily routine until you came across this slideshow. You'll soon realize after reading through that there are many things you've been doing wrong without knowing. Get ready to have your world turned upside down.

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What I Learned About Swedish Death Cleaning After Experiencing My Own Loss

As I stood atop a makeshift ladder, an old door atop two sawhorses, with a mask over my face, pulling down pieces of wood that were covered in dust that may have been there from the 1920s Dust Bowl, I found myself resenting my grandparents and their parents for holding onto all this junk. I then promptly felt guilt and shame for thinking such a thing while also knowing the resentment was, and is, in many ways misplaced grief. Indeed the emotions are as layered as the dust that was raining down on my head from the eaves of the garage of my grandparents' house in southwest Kansas.

Along with my mother and aunt, we are döstädning - death cleaning, in Swedish.

It's the latest idea and trend in organization, coming from Margareta Magnusson's The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Make Your Loved Ones' Lives Easier and Your Own Life More Pleasant. The principle is that people who are aging should begin to clean their homes and rid them of unwanted items in the hopes that when they pass away, their families will be spared the task. It follows neatly in many ways after the organizing trend started a few years ago with Marie Kondo's book The Life-Changing Art of Tidying...

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35 Facts You Learned in School That Are Completely Wrong

If you really think back to everything you learned as a kid, you'll probably realize how inaccurate a lot of the stuff was. Whether it was taught directly in the classroom or told by your parents, much of what we've always assumed as common knowledge is flawed. Like the whole Thanksgiving thing, obviously, plus a list of other lies many of us have believed our whole lives. Prepare to be surprised by the 35 false facts ahead.

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This Instant Pot Recipe Proves Cooking Dinner Shouldn't Take Longer Than 15 Minutes

A chicken and potato dinner doesn't have to take longer than 15 minutes, thanks to the Instant Pot and this cookbook: The I Love My Instant Pot Recipe Book ($17) by Michelle Fagone, out April 1. The homemade pesto, quickly blitzed in a food processor, provides the key flavors to this dish (garlic, basil, and fresh Parmesan). Using chicken thighs instead of breasts ensures the meat has more flavor and juiciness, too. And if you need to bust out a jar of premade pesto (no judgment), it will knock down the time to a laughable eight to 10 minutes. Gosh, who thought cooking at home could be so freakin' easy? Check out the full recipe ahead.

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The 20 Best Whole Foods Snacks For People on the Go

I feel like I spend far more of my time running around than actually sitting down relaxing, and for someone who loves a good snack, it limits my options for easy things I can grab and throw in my purse. Thankfully, Whole Foods has a whole host of options for busy people, including a lot for snacking. Whether you're looking for something salty or sweet (or maybe a little of both), I have full confidence you'll find something at Whole Foods. Bonus: it'll probably be pretty good for you, too!

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The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You'll Need For the Rest of Your Life

Americans are on a constant search for the perfect chocolate chip cookie - one that is dense and chewy on the inside while crisp on the outside. I'm included in that list of seekers. I've tried all sorts of recipes - including Serious Eats' so-called best chocolate chip cookies - but I'm going to get real with y'all: there's no need to brown your butter or use a special type of flour. I think I speak for the rest of America when I declare that we really just want a perfectly executed, traditional cookie without the fuss and frills.

This recipe deviates only a little from the original Toll House one. The main differences include the salt factor and the type of chocolate I'm using. If salty-sweet desserts aren't your thing, don't worry! Just use unsalted butter and forgo the flakes. However, if you're open to an experiment, you'll find that the salt enhances the caramel-chocolate flavors. Yum!

When it comes to perfect portioning of the cookies, why wing it when you can pick up a few tools to make your cookies look professional? I always scoop my cookies out with a spring-loaded cookie scoop (it looks like a mini ice cream scoop) and I bake them up on a Silpat Perfect...

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Golden Oreo O's Are Officially a Thing, and They're Hitting Shelves Soon!

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Remember when Oreo O's returned to stores in 2017 after a 10-year hiatus? That was basically the best thing to ever happen to Oreo fans, and now we have another reason to freak out: Golden Oreo O's. Food blogger Junk Banter first reported that Golden Oreo O's will hit shelves at Walmart in June 2018 and will be available at more retailers nationwide a few months later. Sharing a photo of the bright-yellow box and golden, bite-size cereal pieces, the blogger described the cereal as "golden corn pieces covered in a glistening creme coating." Those who preview the flavor of the vanilla cookie with creme filling instead of the classic chocolate cookie are guaranteed to love this breakfast-approved version.

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25 Adorable Dog Hybrids You Had No Idea Existed

A Golden Retriever puppy is cute, but a Goldendoodle? We're goners. There's something about a mix-breed dog that sends everyone into a frenzy, and trust us - once you've seen a Pomsky, there's really no going back to loving only one type of dog. Whether you choose to adopt or purchase a mixed breed from a reputable breeder, having a hybrid dog is like getting the best of both worlds. Don't believe us? Just take a look at the mixed breeds ahead and tell us you don't want one ASAP.

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5-Ingredient Parmesan Garlic Spaghetti Is What Solo Dinner Dreams Are Made Of


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I am not exaggerating when I say nothing brings me more joy than the combination of pasta, garlic, and parmesan cheese. My undying love for that comfort food paired with my busy schedule means I make this parmesan garlic spaghetti recipe more often than I'd like to admit, and once you try it, I'm confident you will, too. Five ingredients and 20 minutes is all it takes to make this incredibly simple and flavorful Italian dinner, and it's the perfect recipe for one for those who live on their own. Of course, if you're cooking for more than one (or if you want leftovers for yourself . . . good luck with that), then you can multiply the measurements for however many people you're feeding.

The best part is this meal is made almost entirely of pantry and fridge staples (spaghetti, garlic, butter, and parmesan cheese). The parsley adds color and fresh flavor, but it's not totally necessary and you don't need to make a special trip for it.

Another note is that I love grating garlic with a microplane rather than mincing it with a knife, because when you add it to the pan, it practically melts into the butter to create a smooth garlic-infused...

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Simple Seared Scallops For Beginners

With a seared exterior and soft, tender interior, scallops have a mild flavor that complement a rich, buttery wine sauce. There are a few insider tricks to ensuring that scallops come out crispy on the outside yet tender on the inside. First, preheat the skillet, so it is nice and hot before adding the scallops. This speeds up the cooking time to create a sear rather than simply steaming the scallops.

Second, be sure to add salt and pepper the scallops only just before throwing them in the pan. Salt draws out the moisture, but the scallops will steam if salted and left out for too long. And last - but not least - as soon as the scallops hit the pan, do not touch them or move them around with tongs. When you're finished cooking the scallops, don't overlook the fond (crispy pieces stuck to the bottom of the pan). That's concentrated flavor right there, so don't throw it all away! Instead, I recommend deglazing the pan with wine to make a speedy sauce. In addition to boosting the flavor of sauces, deglazing a pan also reduces cleaning time. So stop furiously scrubbing your pans at the end of the night, and start deglazing!

This particular scallop recipe goes with just about any...

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Chrissy Teigen's Chicken Pot Pie Soup Belongs in the Soup Hall of Fame

After making this recipe, you'll understand why Chrissy Teigen calls herself the soup master. It's everything you love about chicken pot pie - rich, hearty, creamy - but it's way easier to make, and the crust . . . the crust crackers are beyond. They're flaky, buttery pie crust crackers that you use to scoop up the soup, and they're the real star of this filling meal - look at that golden-brown sexiness! If you make this for your friends and family, they're going to shower you with praise. And if you're only cooking for one or two, it makes for leftovers you'll actually look forward to eating, plus you can freeze the rest for later.

One note: you definitely don't have to make the pie crust in a food processor (I mixed it by hand in a bowl, and it turned out great). I didn't make any other changes to the recipe, and it came out perfectly. Pour yourself a bowl of home-cooked love and make this recipe ASAP.

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40+ Make-Ahead Appetizers, the Secret Weapon of Smart Hosts Everywhere

With many moving pieces to manage, planning and hosting a cocktail party can frazzle even a seasoned host. But, it doesn't have to be that way - at least, it doesn't have to be as stressful as you might imagine. The smart host's secret is to do as much of the party prep as you can in the days prior to your party. That means choosing a pitcher-friendly punch recipe over cocktails, stocking up on beer and wine in the days leading up to the party, and relying mostly on make-ahead appetizers, like the 40+ options that we've rounded up.

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11 Ultracomforting Recipes From The Pioneer Woman

It's undeniable that blogger, cookbook author, and Food-Network-star, Ree Drummond - aka The Pioneer Woman - knows her way around comforting American classics. Take a look at her blog, and your mouth is bound to water. We've rounded up 11 must-try recipes from Ree, including chicken chili, macaroni salad, cookies, and cinnamon buns; keep reading for those and more.

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How This Couple Combines Fashion Industry Know-How With Woodworking for Stunning Designs — Etsy Seller Spotlight

We don't necessarily think of fashion and woodworking as going hand-in-hand (unless we're watching Sex And The City circa the Aidan and Carrie days). But Rosie Kovacs and Hayes Shanes, the couple behind Brush Factory, credit their backgrounds in fashion and design as part of what sets their handmade furniture and home goods apart. But there's also plenty of substance behind their gorgeous editorial shots and designs. All their furniture is made from sustainably harvested wood using centuries-old techniques.

We spoke with Shanes to find out more about how Brush Factory got started, the craziest custom request they've ever gotten, and why Larry David would probably approve of their shop.

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7 Simple Closet Tricks That Let You Do Less Laundry (and Keep Your Bedroom Clean)

Not all laundry is created equal. Those leggings you wore to a super-sweaty hot yoga sesh? Toss those in the washer post haste. But things like a sweater you threw on for the late half of a chilly night? A dry-clean only blouse you wore to work on a half-day summer Friday? Literally any pair of jeans that's not ripping at the seams (and even then...)? You can totally wear that again before you wash.

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A Vintage Dealer's Art-Inspired Mid-Mod Long Island Home — House Tour

Name: Kate Pearce, husband, and kids, Eva and Jo
Location: Long Island, New York
Size: 2,300 square feet
Years lived in: 10 months, owned

Having studied Art History, Kate Pearce spent many years immersed in the art world, interning at places like the Guggenheim, the Whitney Museum, the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, and more. But it wasn't just art that fascinated her; she also fell in love with antiques. And after ten years of discovering sweet finds at estate sales for herself, she launched Kate Pearce Vintage in 2015.

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Why Two-Tone Kitchen Cabinets Are the Best Of All Possible Worlds

Picking a kitchen paint color is difficult. It's something you'll live with for quite awhile, so you want something classic. If you choose a white or neutral, however, you run the risk of it being too boring, or even too cold. But, indulge your love for color and there's a chance you'll get tired of your choice. Here's a trick: go two-tone. It adds nice dimension and lets you explore a little bit of color, without overdoing things. Here are some great strategies to get a kitchen in a couple of colors you love.

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Mrs. Meyer's Created A New Flower For the Best Reason

There's nothing like growing something from a small seed into a thing of beauty. The folks at Mrs. Meyer's agree, and think it could actually spread kindness and compassion. That's why they created a new hybrid flower and are teaching school children about the joys of gardening.

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7 Small Bathroom Remodels That Totally Wowed Us

We're always on the lookout for great small bathrooms, where smart design comes into play, and rooms make the most of what space they've got. Sometimes it's clever storage that catches our eye, and sometimes it's a transformative DIY that stretches the budget. Here are a few of our favorite small space bathroom overhauls. None of these ideas disappoint.

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How Bad Is It To Sleep With Makeup On?

More nights than I care to admit, I work into the wee hours of the morning, slinging words so I can pay for important things like Netflix and magnetic eyelashes. When I finally drag my tired body toward the bedroom, I have just enough energy left to brush my teeth before crashing. But as I fall asleep to the symphonic range of my husband's snoring, I often wonder just how bad it is for me to skip washing my face. Is the good skincare fairy going to come down and bop me on the head?

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A Modern Stockholm Apartment Is Beautifully Scandinavian — House Tour

Name: Tove Fogelström, husband and two kids (3 and 5 years old)
Location: Årsta — Stockholm, Sweden
Size: 1000 square feet
Years lived in: 3 years, owned

"The first thing that struck me as I walked into the apartment were the large windows and the big trees just outside; it is a very peaceful place," explains architect Tove Fogelström. "The apartment is located in a school building from the '50s, which was turned into dwellings about twenty years ago, and being an architect I immediately fell in love with the exceptional qualities that distinguish this house from all the others we had been looking at."

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About this site

The DIY movement is a re-introduction (often to urban and suburban dwellers) of the old pattern of personal involvement and use of skills in upkeep of a house or apartment, making clothes; maintenance of cars, computers, websites; or any material aspect of living.

DIY amongst the fashion community has become very popular. With the use of social media such as YouTube, a great number of people watch videos on a daily basis. YouTube has an array of DIY fashion videos from distressing jeans, bleaching jeans, redesigning an old shirt, and studding denim, just to name a few. This new trend is increasingly becoming more and more popular. There over 1,000 videos that individuals have posted demonstrating how to do those things. There are also other DIY videos that individuals could look up such as DIY jewelry, DIY room decor, and DIY hairstyles.