50 Fun Ideas to Celebrate Father's Day That are All Quarantine-ApprovedWith quarantine and social distancing measuring in place, you may think that cool Father’s Day ideas are limited. But there’s great ways to celebrate Father’s Day during quarantine.Yep, there are actually tons of fun things to do for Father’s Day 2020—which falls on Sunday, June 21st this year—that can make the holiday feel special. From throwing your dad [...]11
The next generation of Nordic housesOne of the best things about a cold climate is a cosy house. And, curling up with a book by the fire inside it. This new book, New Nordic Houses, published by Thames and Hudson, would be the ideal read. And from your cosy spot, you’ll discover that Nor...
Peach Cobbler TrifleFew recipes say “summer” as loudly as peach cobbler, but there’s one drawback: you have to turn on the oven. No more, thanks to this quick and clever icebox treat, which takes only 25 minutes of hands-on time before you set it to chill and develop deep flavors. The fresh peach slices (no need to peel!) are macerated in a cinnamon-flecked lemon and sugar mixture, and then layered with sweetened whipped cream and cubes of pound cake into a decadent, layered delight.
How a flawed idea is teaching millions of kids to be poor readersFor decades, schools have taught children the strategies of struggling readers, using a theory about reading that cognitive scientists have repeatedly debunked. And many teachers and parents don't know there's anything wrong with it.1
The 10 Most Romantic Small Towns in ItalyWhen it comes to setting the mood, Italy has so much more to offer than serenades along the canals of Venice. In fact, some of its most dreamy holiday destinations are little-known towns and villages, from low-key Sicilian seaside escapes to medieval hamlets in the Umbrian countryside. This roundup of Italy’s 10 most romantic small towns should provide enough inspiration for Valentine's Day (but really, who needs this holiday as an excuse)?46
Here's Why You'll Love Board and Batten SidingBoard and batten is a siding or paneling style that pairs vertical planks of wood (the boards) with smaller strips of wood (the batten), which cover the joints between each plank to prevent leaking. The style probably originated with barns and other outhouses, where it was a practical, relatively easy cladding solution.3
Hummingbird Layer Cake - Wood & SpoonThis hummingbird layer cake is kept moist with bananas and pineapple and is filled with coconut and pecans. The frosting for this Southern dessert is a rich cream cheese frosting. This is a traditional party cake perfect all year round. Read the how-to here!16