These Are the Best Home Finds at Costco (Membership Not Required!) — Apartment Therapy

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The Top 5 Cities Where Millennials Are Moving Now — Apartment Therapy

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New York City’s All-Felt Bodega Sends a Strong Message — Pop Culture

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New York City has no shortage of bodegas, also known as corner delis. The Big Apple is reportedly home to 12,000 bodegas, although their numbers are dwindling due to rising rent and the growth in chain franchises. Now a new one has popped up at the Standard High Line in New York's trendy meatpacking district and it's a little different from the rest: it's made entirely of felt.

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This Is the Best Vacation Rental Site for Families — Family Vacation

I used to spent hours poring over vacation rental listings on sites like Airbnb and VRBO looking for places that were comfortable and kid-friendly for my family of four. It's completely possible, as long as you know what to look for, but it's also time-consuming.

Then I discovered Kid & Coe, a website dedicated to family-friendly vacation rentals around the world.

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Recipe: Peanut Butter, Banana, and Granola Wrap — The 6-Minute Lunch

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When your stomach is growling for lunch and your pantry is nearly bare, I bet you can still rummage up the ingredients for this satisfying wrap. Oh, sure, you're thinking it's just a hum-drum peanut butter sandwich — might as well make your standard PB&J — but this is not the case. Diced bananas sweeten the situation and a big handful of granola adds that textural crunch that so many peanut butter lunches are missing. What seals the deal, though, is that this wrap is quickly seared in a skillet, which browns and crisps up the outside and warms up the inside so the peanut butter begins to melt and become wonderfully gooey. Yup, this is far from your average peanut butter sandwich — and it takes no more time to make.

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Recipe: Potsticker Stir-Fry — Easy Weeknight Dinners

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Stir-fries are in my regular dinner rotation because they're fast and I can cook veggies and proteins together all in one pan. One day I spotted the bag of frozen Asian dumplings that I always stock for quick lunches and an idea percolated in my head: What about using dumplings instead of meat or tofu in a stir-fry instead? And then a one-pan meal was born. Crunchy on the outside, juicy on the inside, pan-fried dumplings are tossed with crisp-tender veggies and a savory, vinegary sauce that coats everything to glossy perfection. No need to make rice or noodles to go with this stir-fry — with the dumpling wrappers, there's already a starch included!

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