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  • Understated Modernism In Connecticut Farm Country

    Understated Modernism In Connecticut Farm Country
    LAKEVILLE — The barns were falling down. The little farmhouse was covered with asbestos siding. The views were gorgeous, but the meadow was impassably thick with brambles and high grasses. "People were afraid," says Pilar Proffitt. "We got...
  • 8 must-see destinations in Alaska by cruise ship

    8 must-see destinations in Alaska by cruise ship
    Cruise passenger Steve Trabun has sailed through Alaska's Inside Passage three times. And he can't wait to go again. "The scenery is spectacular, and the wildlife is amazing," said Trabun, who lives in Spokane, Wash., and enjoys sailing with Princess...
  • San Francisco's Lands End is an excellent starting point

    San Francisco's Lands End is an excellent starting point
    Lands End, at the northwestern tip of San Francisco, is the antithesis of the typical experience here. No cable cars, crowded streets or souvenir tchotchkes. I was forced to think outside of the city box in August when it was impossible to find a room....
  • Easy (after) dinner recipes: It's Friday! Celebrate with cookies

    Easy (after) dinner recipes: It's Friday! Celebrate with cookies
    It's Friday. You've made it. So celebrate! These tempting cookies are sure to start any weekend off right. Chocolate chip cookies: Crisp on the edges yet soft and chewy in the center, these gigantic chocolate chip-studded cookies are large enough to...
  • Easy dinner recipes: New Mex Migas and more egg ideas in under 30 minutes

    Easy dinner recipes: New Mex Migas and more egg ideas in under 30 minutes
    Eggs for dinner? You bet. They're not just for breakfast -- eggs work well in a variety of dishes, and they're so easy to prepare. And did I mention fast? These three ideas come together in under 30 minutes: Asparagus with bread crumb-fried eggs:...
  • California: Tour lets you step into shoes of Silicon Valley entrepreneur

    California: Tour lets you step into shoes of Silicon Valley entrepreneur
    If you've ever wondered what it would be like to be a successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Rosewood Sand Hill hotel in Menlo Park has just the tour for you. Of course, it's nearly $10,000, but that's small change to a digital wunderkind. The...
  • Easy dinner recipes: 3 fresh vegetable salads in 45 minutes or less

    Easy dinner recipes: 3 fresh vegetable salads in 45 minutes or less
    Make the most of all the great produce in season with these quick, fresh vegetable salad recipes, perfect for dinner tonight. BLD's fresh vegetable salad: BLD tosses its homemade dressing -- fresh, lightly herbal, sweetened with a touch of honey and...
  • La Quinta Resort & Club is an oasis for human and dog

    La Quinta Resort & Club is an oasis for human and dog
    When it comes to pet travel, the Palm Springs area really knows how to throw a dog a bone. In fact, some people say hoteliers in the region are more likely to roll out the welcome mat for dogs than kids. I'm not sure about that, but during a weekend...
  • Easy (after) dinner recipes: Three sweet treats for Friday

    Easy (after) dinner recipes: Three sweet treats for Friday
    It's Friday. You've made it. Celebrate with these tempting dessert recipe ideas: Julienne's graham cracker chewy bars: These delicious little bars combine a dense graham cracker base with a velvety custard filling rich with brown sugar and chopped...
  • A sea of changes await cruise passengers this year

    Faster (and sometimes) free Wi-Fi. More opportunities to dine outdoors. Smarter, hipper entertainment. Those are just some of the improvements you'll find at sea in 2015. Along with getting bigger, ships are getting better, ushering in a new era of...
  • Reader recommendation: Hotel Dauphine St. Germain in Paris

    Our family has stayed at Hotel Dauphine St. Germain in Paris repeatedly during the last 12 years. We consider the St. Germain area, situated in the 6th arrondissement, the best, known for its shops, galleries and famous restaurants such as Café de Flore....