1. Daddy Coping in Style

    E.C. Knox is a dad to two little boys, and you can learn from his mistakes. “Parents: I’m speeding up my ‘traveling with little kids’ travel series and jumping to the conclusion – little kids are the reason for all-inclusive Cancun resorts.”

    Family
  2. The Female Gaze

    “A journal for those who like to view the world as a work of art,” The Female Gaze is published by a group of women who explore and write about visual media, from film to architecture.

    Art
  3. Village Voice

    Village Voice is the go-to guide for news, music, movies, culture, restaurants, and events in New York.

    Culture
  4. Sketching Family

    The family that sketches together stays together! Parents Peter and Sabine and children Vincent (17), Lilli (15), and Richard (10) all share their art here. (Note: site is in German.)

    Art
  5. A Snap a Day

    Freelance photographer and cartoonist Amy Nathan decided to publish a photo a day in 2015 . . . and never stopped. Her wildlife photography and portraiture are particularly compelling.

    Animals
  6. Looking for God in Messy Places

    “Life is messy. And you’ll find God right in the middle of it. That’s the Jesus message.” Jake Owensby, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Louisiana, explores peace, reconciliation, and justice through the lens of his faith.

    Inspiration
    A Syrian boy peeks from behind a wall near a mobile clinic at a refugee camp in the southern town of Zahrani, south of the port city of Sidon, Lebanon, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. There are some 1.2 million registered Syrian refugees in Lebanon, many of them living in flimsy tents scattered across the country. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
  7. Cuba Counterpoints

    At Cuba Counterpoints, writers and scholars look at the culture and politics of a rapidly changing, increasingly open Cuba.

    Commentary
  8. The Airgonaut

    A monthly online literary journal, The Airgonaut publishes innovative writing ranging from surrealism and magical realism to absurdist fiction and fabulism.

    Culture
  9. Hello Hygge

    Kayleigh might be based in Brighton, UK, but her love for all things Nordic and comforting led her to launch Hello Hygge, inspired by the Danish concept of coziness and focused on food, design, and travel.

    Cooking
  10. TRAVELAUREL

    Pittsburgh native Laurel Munshower left Steel City when she hopped on a plane to Dubai — and hasn’t looked back. Her travel writing is offbeat and thoughtful, and will help you flesh out your own travel bucket list.

    Exploration
  11. MCNY Blog: New York Stories

    At the Museum of the City of New York’s blog, you’ll find sneak peeks of the museum’s collections, which include nearly a million prints, photographs, drawings, manuscripts, costumes, textiles, paintings, sculpture, and more.

    Art
  12. Bauhaus Movement

    With a massive social following, Bauhaus Movement is the web’s go-to destination for lovers of modernist aesthetics, with a carefully curated selection of architecture, design, and visual arts.

    Architecture
  13. On Being

    The team behind On Being, a popular, award-winning radio show and podcast, publishes articles on the interplay of religion, culture, and modern life.

    Culture
  14. Wish to Dish

    Rosie’s long-term goal is to become a chef or work at a catering company. In the meantime, we get to follow her mouth-watering food exploits at Wish to Dish.

    Cooking
  15. Kind State Of Mind

    Rich sauces, decadent desserts, comfort foods . . . and veganism? Ellie is dedicated to showing the world that it can be done.

    Cooking
  16. Tabitha’s sketchbook

    Revel in the color, shadow, and line of the landmarks and cityscapes that Tabitha documents in her sketchbook.

    Art
    Art by Tabitha
  17. I’m Feelin’ Crafty

    From costumes to cupcakes to clothes to suncatchers, Louise makes — and blogs — it all. Find tutorials to scratch any crafting itch!

    Crafts
  18. Ellie on the Appalachian Trail

    Follow the adventures of Derrick, Bekah, and 12-month-old baby Ellie as the family traverses all 2,185 miles of the Appalachian Trail.

    Exploration
  19. grass clippings

    Love bluegrass, Americana, and folk music? So do the music lovers behind grass clippings — find musician interviews, reviews, reporting from music festivals, and more.

    Music
  20. Weekend Food

    “All food should be in some way healthy. That much, in this day and age, is pretty much a given. But good food should be so much more than that too: as well as being delicious it should also have a history and a context and an occasion. It should stay in your head.”

    Cooking
  21. Realm of History

    Realm of History is an online compendium dedicated to the study of the past — from archaeology news to the latest in pop culture references to antiquity — all presented in an accessible, engaging style.

    Architecture
  22. Margaret Atwood

    The official site of Margaret Atwood: poet, novelist, children’s author, and (surprise!) cartoonist. Browse Margaret’s cartoons, read interviews, and learn about her work supporting green interests.

    Authors
    Photo by Larry D. Moore (CC BY-SA 4.0)
  23. Two Fat Americans

    Julie and Dean turn the stereotype of “fat American tourists” on its head with their off-the-beaten path travels. Their blog shows that adventure isn’t just for the size four.

    Photography
  24. The Eudora Welty Foundation

    The Eudora Welty Foundation celebrates the life and work of American author Eudora Welty. Explore reading guides and learn about her life, work, beautiful garden, and the house she lived in in Jackson, Mississippi, for 80 years.

    Authors
    Photo by Natalie Maynor
  25. History Imagined

    Three authors of historical fiction joined forces to create History Imagined, a blog for writers and readers who relish the opportunity to imagine long-gone worlds.

    Authors