Carol L. McIntyre

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Dear Husband of Mine

Dear Husband of Mine,<p>I know that you love me. I know it by the way you kiss my cheeks as you brush past me, and the delight you take in my propensity to mix up words, even if you don't tell me often.<p>And yet, you do. And I am very grateful for that.<p>But this morning, I awoke ragged and weary from a …

18 Apps That Every Modern Lady Should Have On Her Phone

That means they need some help organizing and simplifying their daily lives.<p>So Business Insider decided to come up with a list of apps that will give a modern lady a hand or two.<p>These apps cover everything from planning a night out to tracking your sleep. You can learn new skills, cook a meal, and …

Everything you need to know about NFC and mobile payments

One day, we'll all be paying for things with our phones, and NFC is the ticket to that future.<p>Sharon Profis

Mobile Payments

18 Foods That Help Fight PMS

And we're not talking about curling up with a box of cookies.<p>PMS has a bad reputation with very good reason. Bloating, headaches, moodiness—even if you don't experience them all, it only takes one symptom to throw off your whole day. But there are actually a ton of foods that can provide you with …

Nutrition

How to Throw the Ultimate Backyard Party With Things You Already Have

A memorable and beautiful outdoor soiree doesn't require a trip to the mall...you can pull off a clever, stylish party with pieces you already have (and a little creativity.)<p>A memorable and beautiful outdoor soiree doesn't require a trip to the mall...you can pull off a clever, stylish party with …

Top Pin of the Day: A Serene Fireplace

Today's top pin is a fireplace spot that's serene and perfect for unwinding. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>Designer Benjamin Dhong envisioned the living room in this San Francisco home as a serene retreat. "That's why the walls are a little darker and there are big …

Interior Design

The Front Door That Always Makes A Statement

A bold, red door will always be a design classic.<p><b>A group of red doors spotted here.</b><p><b>A rustic red door spotted here.</b><p><b>A traditional red door spotted here.</b><p><b>A tropical red door spotted here.</b><p><i>This article originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.</i><p><b>PLUS: See what's new on ELLEDECOR.com today:</b><p>6 Ways The Kitchen Of …

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10 Things You Absolutely Need In The Bedroom

How many can you check off the list?<p>The pieces and ideas you need for your most comfortable, luxurious, and personal bedroom ever. How many can you check off the list? This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com.

15 Relaxed Rooms for Summer Living

A Modern House That's Warm and Rustic

Modern is organic in the Pacific Northwest.<p>Designer Markham Roberts decorated a house in the Pacific Northwest with its lush surroundings in mind. "When there's an incredible view everywhere you look, you want to work with nature, not compete with it," he says.

Interior Design

8 Recipes You Need to Try on National Cheese Day

Forget about your summer diet. June 4th is National Cheese Day, so it's okay indulge a little (or go all out).<p><b>1. A Killer Mac 'N' Cheese</b><p>A day celebrating cheese wouldn't be complete without this classic dish. English chef Jamie Oliver tries his hand at an American staple. Get the recipe here.<p><b>2.</b> …

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How To Make Your Cubicle Feel Like Home

When you spend 40+ hours a week at work, it's important to make your desk as inspiring as possible. Here, HouseBeautiful.com editor Sarah Bray translates the style she favors at her NYC apartment to her Hearst Tower corner cubicle.<p>Sitting at my cubicle... happily working, of course.<p>If you have a …

Oscar de la Renta

A Bed-Making Tutorial From An Unlikely Source

Admiral William H. McRaven tells us about the foundation for a productive day, the bounce-a-quarter test, and how to get a good night's sleep. This piece originally appeared on Esquire.com<p>Esquire.com recently interviewed Admiral William H. McRaven, the ninth commander of the United States Special …

How To Be The Ultimate Hostess

Claire Thomas of TheKitchyKitchen.com shares 10 rules that every hostess should abide by.<p>Planning on throwing a big summer soiree? The adorable Claire Thomas (pictured above) of website TheKitchyKitchen.com shares her entertaining 10 commandments that every party host should follow. For recipes and …

Candles

10 Furniture Makeovers From Our Readers

We loved seeing your transformations. Here, we pick our top ten.<p>In honor of #MAYkeover month we asked YOU to send us your furniture rehabs. We loved seeing your transformations. Here, we pick our top ten.

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Best Interior Design Ideas - Beautiful Home Design Inspiration

Yes there's wreaths, but we've got a few other ideas.<p>Take a peek inside the Grammy Award-winning artist's stunning waterfront property.<p>It premieres this weekend — and takes place in Key West.<p>Psst ... They're already casting for it, too!<p>Resurrect yourself fast, because I'm showing you where to buy …

Interior Design

A Killer Mac 'N' Cheese by Jamie Oliver

What is real American food? For his book, Jamie's America, Jamie Oliver crisscrossed the country to find out. The diversity of our cooking was a revelation to him. Here, he makes a classic macaroni and cheese recipe.<p><b>Serves 8-10</b><p>Ingredients<p>Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 tablespoons butter<p>3 …

7 Zucchini Recipes You'll Make All Summer Long

<i>Whether you're in the mood for healthy soup, a savory summer side or a sweet snack, these zucchini recipes have you covered.</i><p><b>1. Sautéed Zucchini & Cherry Tomatoes</b><p>This side dish of crisp zucchini, burst cherry tomatoes and meltingly sweet red onions sautéed in olive oil is one of those dishes where …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …