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17 Tips For Starting Your Own Herb Garden

Whether it's on your balcony or in your tiny concrete backyard, it's easier than you think to develop a green thumb in a big city.

30 Insanely Clever Gardening Tricks

No green thumb required.

DIY | Wooden Base Desk Lamp

14 Comments<p>Contributor post by Caitlin of The Merrythought<p>Lately I have been working on creating a work space in my apartment that is inspiring and …

HomeMade Modern EP8 $5 Bucket Stool

The $5 bucket stool epitomizes exactly what we are trying to do at HMM. The stool is durable, simple to make and aesthetically pleasing. It looks …

Hopscotch, An iPad App That Helps Kids Learn To Code, Raises $1.2M

There are lots of systems clamouring to help educate the next generation of coders. One of them, New York-based startup Hopscotch, closed a $1.2 million seed funding round last August which it’s just announcing today, in conjunction with the release of v2.0 of its app.<p>The seed funding came from …

How To: Perfectly Cooked Steaks Require More Than One Flip & Here's Why

To flip, or not to flip, that is the real question. When you're nervously standing over the stove or grill, what do you do with that steak before you?<p>…

Upcycling Old Jewelry with Enamel

<i>This is a sponsored post. I received a fantastic box of art supplies from the new Martha Stewart Jewelry line. The tutorial is my own. To read my</i> …

DIY Wedding Favor Bags With A Twist

There is something brilliantly refined and luxurious about paper which has been sewn on a sewing machine. The string through the paper adds texture …

How To Dry Herbs

A good pasta sauce or roast is never complete without a selection of tasty herbs. The problem with purchasing herbs at the store… total sticker shock …

30 Health Choices All Women Should Make By Age 30

See how many you can check off so far

Women's Health

5 Things You Should Know About Detoxing Juices

Calling all juice lovers! You're gonna want to read this.<p>Down a detoxing beverage to shrink your tummy, rev your metabolism, and clear up your skin. Bonus: more energy! Here are five crucial pointers you're going to want to know about how to get the most out of your juice.<p><b>Red Juices</b>Processed juices …

Wellness

How To Solve A Rubik's Cube

<b>Step 1: White Cross</b> <br>You should be able to complete this step just by playing around with the cube. Make sure that the edges of the cross match the center squares on the adjacent sides.<p><b>Step 2: Finish First Layer</b><p><b>Step 3: Middle Layer</b> <br>You may need to move some middle layer edge pieces from the top …

Saturday Assignment: How To Clean Your Microwave in 7 Minutes

Maybe it's because the door stays closed most of the time (and when it does open, it's for quickly shoving in food to reheat), but the microwave just …

7 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning

Because who wants to blow off an ugly sweater party just to go to the gym?

Workouts

7 Ways to Be Happier and Healthier at Work

Lifestyle blogger Meg Biram designed her dream office. Now she's sharing her tips for revamping your own space<p>After three years of working from home, two things were really bothering me: I had been <i>way</i> too sedentary and I felt the overwhelming urge to be around people every day—have somewhere to be …

Fitness

5 Stability Moves That Tone Your Abs and Legs

Nailing this balancing act is the key to a super-strong bod.<p>It isn't just a buzzword for juggling work and personal life—balance is crucial for fitness, too. By putting your body in unstable situations, you'll challenge those often underused stabilizer muscles. The result: awesome posture (you'll …

Workouts

Chocolate Crinkle Cookie Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 756

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7 Training Mistakes You Make When Getting Back in Shape

Beware these blunders cyclists make when early-season eagerness overrides smart training tactics<i>—Cristina Goyanes</i>

8 Hydration Myths Busted

Don’t get swept up in a tidal wave of hype.<p>At its basic level, hydration is simple. Feel thirsty after a run? Drink something. Heading into an epic meeting? Bring along a water bottle. Despite this simplicity, there's an ocean of misleading information out there that leaves runners confused. Eight …

How to Stay Fit With a 24/7 Work Week

(Photo by Haber Photography)<p>One of the hardest things to balance when you're striving for success in the workplace is fitting in time to work out. In fact, when the work begins to pile up, fitness is usually the first to go. It's much easier to focus our attention on work during the day and …

How to Cultivate a Creative Thinking Habit

Think of your most common habits and the regular culprits come to mind—biting your nails, snacking late at night, cracking your knuckles. Do …

Ask a Designer: How Often Should I Paint and Make Over My House?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is how often you should refresh your house. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future …

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