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5 Fresh Kitchen Paint Colors

Wanting a twist on traditional white or gray, tastemakers have recently spun the color wheel, landing on fresh shades for kitchen cabinets that we …

How to Make Pita Bread

Make the dough following our pita bread recipe. Punch down dough and form into a ball, then turn out onto lightly floured surface.

8 Landscaping Tips That Can Save You Money

Try these low-cost approaches to sprucing up your yard.<p>Whether you are hoping to sell your home, or it’s summer and you just want an excuse to be …

Personal Finance

14 Scrumptious Summer Crock Pot Recipes

There’s seriously nothing better coming home to the sweet smell of dinner waiting for you. No, you don’t have to hire a butler to make this a reality. We’re talking crock pots, the ultimate kitchen appliance when it comes to stress-free meals. If you can chop an onion and open a few cans, you can …

iCollege IT Security & Management Bundle now just $59

With so much data online, security expertise is in demand. This bundle of iCollege courses teaches these skills, and fully prepares you to take four industry-recognized exams.<p>The instruction is based around professional qualifications, so it is not only about the basic principles of security, but …

Organizing Your Home

Getting your house organized will go a long way to maximizing efficiency. There is no single right way to do it: The trick lies in finding the way that works best for you. For the kitchen, a few basic organizing concepts can get you started.

Breakfast cookie pie will become your favorite morning meal

Mashed bananas, gluten-free oats and chocolate chips make this breakfast treat super healthy. Frost your cookie pie with lightly sweetened Greek …

Breakfast

Chicken Tikka Masala

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 5 min<p>For this chicken tikka masala recipe, the yogurt helps tenderize the chicken; the garlic, ginger, and spices in the marinade infuse it with lots of flavor. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 …

Recipes

This new site keeps track of failed startups and why they flopped

A new website — Autopsy.io— just launched to keep those failures all together in one neat place, complete with a summary of why each company flopped, in hopes of providing a lesson for others to learn from.<p>In a simple spreadsheet format, the site lists each startup name, its basic idea, the …

Making a Maker City — Mayors Maker Challenge (Part 2 of 3)

This post is the second of a three-part series on Making a Maker City. It’s based on my experiences meeting with nascent Maker cities, my speeches on the topic, and most importantly my work with the Mayors Maker Challenge, especially in San Diego.<p>My goal is to convey what I’ve learned so as to …

Makerspaces

Making a Maker City — National Associations (Part 3 of 3)

Recognizing patterns can be useful. When building a Maker City ecosystem it’s helpful to know which institutions to target for partnering. Examples of recurring partners include libraries, science museums, colleges, fab labs, and high schools. Gaining their attention, educating them and getting …

Libraries

The Rise of the Maker Movement for Kids

If you’re a Maker Faire veteran, you’ve seen the growing droves of kids engaging in the excitement and promise of the Maker Movement. Watching a child solder that first LED followed by the amazed “ah ha” look that inevitably appears when it lights up is infectious. Maker Faire is teeming with …

May the Force Be In Your Room: 20 Star Wars Nurseries & Kids' Bedrooms

See more: Soren's Star Wars Nursery on Maiedae<p>I live with a Jedi-in-training. And I hope he never sees this post or he'll want a <i>Star Wars</i> bedroom …

Lighting DIYs That Look Like a Million Bucks

(Image credit: Sarah's Big Idea)<p>We’ve all seen DIY projects that go awry and look wonky and unpolished. And then there are those times when the end …

Before & After: A Billy Bookshelf Revolution

I recently told you about my quest to class up my Billy bookcases (and find someone online who'd already done the hard work for me to copy) and …

How To Make DIY Drawer Pulls from Just About Anything

For the times that you just can't find that perfect drawer pull (or the times that you can, but don't feel like dishing out the $$), knowing how to …

Amazing Chocolate Pie Recipe

<b>Ingredients</b><p>For the crust:<br>24 Oreos<br>6 tablespoons butter<br>1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)<p>For the filling:<br>5 egg yolks<br>1 whole egg<br>1/4 cup corn starch<br>1/2 …

Smoothie Recipes with Sleep-Enhancing Ingredients

Get a restful night’s sleep with these healthy smoothie recipes<p>Did you sleep well last night? If not, look at what you ate in the hours leading up to …

Breakfast

Homemade Lemon Curd ~Sweet & Savory by Shinee

May 8, 2015<p>Silky smooth and creamy, this simple homemade lemon curd is the winner! And it’s unbelievably easy to make.<p>Three of my all time favorites …

Canal House's crispy chicken thighs recipe: A variation on Paul Bertolli's genius bottom-up technique.

<i>This post originally appeared on Food52.</i><p>“Short of turning chicken on a spit over live wood embers, I know of no better process for cooking chicken, …

Cooking

Go Big: 39 Cocktails That Scale

Here are 43 ideas for cocktails with just a few ingredients so you can scale them as big and boozy as you want.<p><b>Have you ever wanted to be the host or hostess with the most(est)</b>? Or perhaps the very best guest? Those honors usually come with one thing: booze, and lots of it. Instead of going with a …

DIY Lavender Sachets To Make Your Sock Drawer Smell Like Heaven

Handmade, sweet-smelling sachets are just the thing to spruce up your unmentionables drawer and air out stuffy closets. Prevent stale odors in storage boxes just by tucking them in alongside last season's clothes, or secure a stack of them with a ribbon for a gift—it's like giving pouches filled …

15 Delish Salsa Recipes to Celebrate National Salsa Month

You may have been under the impression that National Salsa Month is every month, but it is actually in May. Maybe it’s got a little something to do with Cinco de Mayo? ;) No doubt at this stage in the game you’ve got your drinks and decor on lockdown for the holiday, so let’s get some food inspo …

Time Management Training Doesn’t Work

Nicholas Blechman for HBR<p>Today, knowledge workers use devices and platforms we wouldn’t have dreamed of 15 years ago, in workspaces we probably didn’t see coming, either (goodbye, private offices; hello, telecommuting).<p>But while work has changed, the training we get about how to manage our time …

Get Out Your Gas Grill | Gas Grill Reviews - Consumer Reports

• Check for gas leaks by mixing a small amount of dishwashing liquid and water in a spray bottle. With the hose connected to the propane tank, spray …

Cleaning

8 Low-Maintenance Upgrades You’ll Love

Homeownership should be about enjoying your home — not being a slave to it. The trick is to choose materials and products that make maintaining your …

Blueberry Cheesecake Galette

Make the dough: Pulse the flour, granulated sugar, vinegar and salt in a food processor until combined. Add the butter and pulse until the mixture …

The 14 Best Data Visualization Tools

<i>Nishith Sharma is the co-founder of frrole, a social intelligence startup.</i><p>Raw data is boring and it’s difficult to make sense of it in its natural form. Add visualization to it and you get something that everybody can easily digest. Not only you can make sense of it faster, but you can also observe …

Before & After: This Kitchen Gets a Gorgeous New Ceiling and More

Say goodbye to the popcorn-style ceiling.<p>Though this Nashville house had a spacious kitchen with gorgeous floors, it was in need of a facelift, according to blogger Dana of Bella Tucker. Most offensive? The kitchen's popcorn-style ceiling.<p>She had a tiny budget, but with a little elbow grease and a …

Facelifts

The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Make When Painting Furniture

Improve a less-than-stellar piece with paint, patience, and my tricks. I had the oops moments; now you can learn from them.<p>There's no shortage of tutorials about painting furniture online. And I've used a lot of them to paint dressers, console tables, chairs, mirrors, and more. But I have found …