Cindy Geelan

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Gardening 101: Cherry Laurel

Cherry Laurel, <i>Prunus laurocerasus</i>: Common Laurel<p>Cherry laurel is a handsome evergreen shrub that will tolerate shade and produces dainty white …

Flowers

10 herbs you probably haven't heard of but should grow

Refresh your cooking this season by growing rare herbs from seed<p>It is no secret that I think with my stomach. And as summer approaches, my thoughts turn greedily to herbs. But let’s be adventurous here: a single plant of something new can radically change your cooking, offering new pairings and …

Gardening

TrustedHousesitters Is Like Free Airbnb for Pet-Lovers

Do you love pets and travel and not paying for hotel rooms? How would you like to stay in an exotic Italian villa full of kittens or on a swanky Hong …

Pets

Chickadee / Surround Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in West Boulder, tucked into the base of the foothills, the site was among a handful of …

Architecture

15 Apartment Soundproofing Tips without Renovation

Unless you’re one of the lucky ones who lives far out in the country, noise pollution is almost always a problem. From vehicles driving past your …

Home Improvement

The 5 most epic, unique ways to see the Northern Lights

The aurora borealis, or northern lights as they’re commonly known, are a beacon for many global travelers. They are visible from more than ten …

Singapore's The Warehouse Hotel creates a "distinctly local experience"

The Warehouse Hotel in Singapore was designed to create a unique local experience, says Chris Lee of design firm Asylum, in this movie Dezeen filmed …

Not Just Pretty to Look At: Try These 10 Edible Flowers

Eating flowers seems almost heretical. If plants could talk, wouldn't they say, <i>you can look, even sniff, but please don’t wolf down my pretty petals</i>? …

Plants

This 'Sled Hotel' Takes You Straight to the Best Views of the Northern Lights

Catching a glimpse of the Northern Lights is certainly a magical experience. But getting to the ideal location to see them — which is often very …

The Ultimate Hong Kong Itinerary | 3-5 days in Hong Kong & Macau

Hong Kong is a wonderfully cosmopolitan city in a Specialist Administrative Region of China. A former British colony, the prevalence of English …

CloudRain Smart Garden Irrigation System With Smartphone App

If like me you sometimes forget to water your garden plants or crops, you may be interested in a new smart garden irrigation system created by Henry …

27 Fancy Paleo Recipes That Make Date Night Feel Special

The Paleo diet may be getting more popular by the day, but when it comes to a romantic dinner on the town, finding dishes that don’t come with added …

Gardening 101: Alpine Strawberries

Alpine Strawberry, <i>Fragaria vesca</i>: “Fraises des Bois”<p>It’s a romantic flower, the little woodland strawberry or <i>fraises des bois</i>. The white blossom-like …

31 Side Dishes That Go Great with Grilled Steak

For a special summer dinner or just a random Wednesday night, there's nothing better than steaks on the grill. But while your beef might be the main …

Cooking

Clever Magnet Hacks to Simplify Your Life

From wrangling power cords to holding up slipping trash can liners, the unassuming magnet is a force to be reckoned with. Use a magnetic strip to …

L’Angolo Estate / LEVER Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This new family-owned winery is located on 23 acres outside of Newberg, Oregon in Yamhill County. The …

Make These 3-Ingredient Chocolate Clusters ASAP

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Line one rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and place 40 paper mini muffin liners …

Crunchy Baked Saffron Rice with Barberries (Tachin)

This crispy baked Persian rice is often layered with meat, dried fruit, spices, and presented in a rectangular shape. We omitted the meat to keep …

Food

Jamie's Feast - Welcome to Jamie's World

Recipes

Verve Lux tiny house puts its toilet over the trailer tongue

With tiny homes, every bit of square footage matters. That's the reason why transforming furniture, multifunctional or hidden stairs and utility …

Toilets

Rotisserie Chicken Ramen

1. In a medium sauté pan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the mushrooms and sauté until well browned, 6 to 8 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. …

Our Favorite Buttermilk Biscuit

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 475°. Grate frozen butter using large holes of a box grater. Toss together grated butter and flour in a medium …

CloakedHouse / 3r Ernesto Pereira

<i>“(…) a daring delight for the senses, where the unlikely happens and Magic abounds!” <br>-</i>quote from the customer, Alexandra Ferreira.<p>Looking at this …

Top 10 Tahini Sauces

If the Middle East had a classic French-style mother sauce, it would definitely be tahini. It can be made thick, as a dip for pita bread and …

How to Spend a Layover in Dubai: Tips From a Local

Plenty of people dismiss it as a transient travel hub, but this blooming emirate, with its skyscrapers and multicultural mix of people, offers …

6 Ways to Make Your Own Curtain Rods

Window treatments–even simple ones–can really add up. Although there are some great places to buy inexpensive, yet still stylish, curtains, they can …

Adjarian Khachapuri

A highlight at the Adjarian Wine House is this open-faced cheese bread, with its bright yellow egg yolk at the centre, the most iconic dish from the …

Baby Carrot Tagine with Yoghurt Honeyed Pine Nuts

This unusual, subtly sweet and spicy carrot tagine is made wonderfully rich and tangy with the last-minute addition of yoghurt. Serve it with plain …

The Total Guide To Growing, Harvesting & Using Lavender

Lavender is a beautiful perennial evergreen plant that hails from southern Europe and the mountain regions located on the western border of the …