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15 Organization Tips For A Way More Functional Bathroom Situation

Remember: shelving units are your friends.<p><i>This post was translated from French.</i>

Storage Ideas

Chicken and Tomato Stew with Caramelized Lemon

Cooking lemon slices to almost-burnt adds a layer of complex flavor to this comforting dish. Cinnamon's sweet, earthy flavor tames tomatoes' juicy acidity. Apply this same thinking to other baking spices like nutmeg and cloves.<p>Ingredients<p>Stew<p>4 chicken legs (thigh and drumstick)<p>Kosher salt<p>2 …

Recipes

Blue Silk Scarf, Wings Shawl, Gift for Her, Long Scarf, Wrap Scarf, Engagement Gift, Oversized Scarf, Women Shawl, Silk Sarong

This unique bohemian wings and bird feathers shawl scarf features:<p>Delicately hand-painted and digitally printed Art of Wide-Spread Wings, this highly detailed representation of Nature, Freedom and Beauty is my Labor of Love. Just put it over your shoulders to look & feel divine. This scarf would …

Knitting

3 Ways to Hem Pants Like a PRO

If you’re short like me chances are you’ve missed out on buying that great fitting pair of pants because they’re just too long. Did you know taking …

How To Light Up Boring Lampshades: 15 DIY Ideas

Lampshades are one of those household items that always seem shockingly expensive, and that's just for a plain-but-decent shade! If you want …

Home Decorating

Simple Garment Techniques with an Overlocker

<b>This article has been kindly written by Lucy from Sew Essential a family run business, founded by her husband (Ed) and mother-in-law (Angela) in 2004</b> …

How to sew bias tape on curves or straight edges

Leggi questo post in: Italiano<p>Welcome back to <b>Bias Month</b> here on Cucicucicoo! This month I’m writing a bunch of lessons and tutorials on how to use …

Sewing

Basic Colors to Start Painting with Acrylics

With so many colors available, it can be difficult to know which ones you should buy when you first start painting with acrylics. While we all know …

How technology is helping me learn piano

I’ve spent the past few months trying to teach myself the piano, pretty much from scratch. It’s been tough, and sometimes disheartening, but also hugely rewarding.<p>You might be wondering by now what an article about learning to play piano is doing on a tech blog. The answer is simple: I might not …

Flute

This Product Gives You Shinier Hair in Less than 30 Minutes

Currently, I have three different group texts going with separate friend groups. Between keeping up with the memes they drop into our conversations, …

Hair

The Fruit Peels You Should Never Throw Away

Most people are used to peeling many fruits and vegetables, and then throwing the peels out. But what you’re actually getting rid of are the many …

Skin Care

This Pocket PC Could Replace Your Desktop

The Ockel Sirius B runs Windows 10 and fits in any standard pocket.<p>Sometimes it’s the smallest things that can have the most significant impact. A …

Gear & Gadgets

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Leadership

Quick-Pickled Vegetables

You can use any thinly shaved or sliced vegetable you like for this recipe. We love quick pickles on sandwiches because they add acidity and crunch. And you don't have to be someone who's "into canning" to make your own. Keep them in the fridge for days and put them on everything.<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup …

Recipes

7 Tips for Using Coffee Grounds in the Garden

If you’re like me, that morning cup of coffee is non-negotiable. Over time, that caffeine habit can generate a lot of coffee grounds. Don’t toss …

Gardening

Six of the best pancake recipes

The only recipes you need to sweeten up your pancake day, from a classic crepe with lemon and sugar to beetroot drop scones and a custard-filled stack<p><b>Ricotta pancakes with sour cherries, clotted cream and honey (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>10-15 mi</b><b>n</b><br>Cook <b>2 min per pancake</b><br>Makes <b>18</b><p><b>100g dried and sweetened sour</b> …

Recipes

Quick Frangelico Dark Chocolate Mousse

A smooth chocolate mousse with a splash of Frangelico liqueur is all you need when you feel down – you’ll feel better right away, trust me! I like …

Dessert

This New Tiny Home Community in Maine Lets You Live Beachfront for Less Than $300K

There’s no doubt about it: Living beachfront is a luxury. But what if you could live the luxe lifestyle without the super luxe price tag?<p>This tiny …

New England

How Canada became an offshore destination for 'snow washing'

The country’s opaque jurisdictions allow owners of private companies to remain anonymous and the firms to remain in the shadows<p>Canada is one the world’s most opaque jurisdictions when it comes to identifying the owners of private companies and trusts, according to anti-corruption campaigners who …

Corruption

Stuck in Old Ways of Thinking? Try This Simple Innovation Technique

How to root out orthodoxies and generate breakthrough ideas for innovation (that no one else has thought of)<p>A great way to get unstuck and find breakthrough ideas is to Identify the orthodoxies and assumptions that rule your business. Assumptions are beliefs we take for granted and accept as true. …

Grace Hopper

Found It: The #1 Eye Cream That Beats Lines and Dark Circles

If dark circles are the bane of your beauty life and/or you’ve started noticing a few extra signs of ageing creeping in around your eyes (harsh …

Skin Care

This Powerful Vitamin Will Completely Transform Your Skin

There is one addition to my skincare routine that has completely changed the texture, appearance, and overall health of my skin: vitamin C. The hero ingredient is rich in antioxidants, helps collagen production, and improves pigmentation. The best part is that it's such an easy product to …

Skin Care

Want to Learn Almost Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever? Here's How

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Language Learning

How to Put an End to Passive-Aggressive Behavior

The underlying emotion is usually fear.<p><i>Why is it a bad thing that I'm passive aggressive?originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Vijayraj Kamat, Author of "STOP LYING, START MOVING" | TEDx</b> …

Anger Management

A dermatologist shares her 6 go-to anti-aging products to stop wrinkles before they appear

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>This face mask is packed with antioxidants that help firm your skin. Nordstrom<p>While most of us will skate through our 20s with little to no …

Skin Care

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

Baked Meatballs

For carnivores, meatballs are the ultimate culinary multitaskers. They can be small or big. They can be built upon beef, pork, chicken, turkey, lamb …

Recipes

12 Of Alton Brown's Most Brilliant Cooking Hacks

From pasta, to coffee, to meatballs.

Basic Chili Paste to Replace Chili Powder Recipe

Whether you're making real Texas-style <i>chile con carne</i> (no beans, please!); a quick weeknight ground-beef-and-canned-bean chili; or even a vegan or vegetarian version, the best thing you can do to up your chili game is to leave those jars of pre-ground chili powder on the shelf. Starting your chili …

Three of the best liquid lipsticks

These colour-saturated stains that can be applied on the go are overtaking lipgloss sales<p>I’m reliably informed that lipgloss sales have gone belly-up thanks to the soaring popularity of liquid lipsticks. This alone should be enough to win my support, but I’ve had misgivings. I can see the appeal: …

Makeup