Courtney Atkinson

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Relatable Illustrations Hilariously Reveal the Difficulties of Adulthood

When you're a kid, it's normal to dream about the freedom of adulthood. When you actually become an adult… you quickly realize that being a grown-up isn't always a walk in the park. There are moments in adulthood that are equal parts difficult and hilarious, and since laughter tends to be the best …

14 Things Successful People Do First Thing in the Morning | Inc.com

"If it has to happen, then it has to happen first," writes Laura Vanderkam, a time-management expert and the author of <i>What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast</i>.<p>Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set …

Time Management

The Spices You Really Need in Your Pantry

We asked the Bon Appétit test kitchen cooks to name their top 5 favorite spices. Here's what they said.<p>It's way too easy to go down the rabbit hole when stocking your spice rack—especially if you like to try new recipes and explore different cuisines. From Aleppo pepper to za'atar, there are so …

Recipes

What it takes to retire at 40

For most people it’s a pipe dream.The post What it takes to retire at 40 appeared first on Moneyweb.

Why You Still Shouldn’t Cook With Hot Tap Water

In older houses, hot tap water can contain small amounts of lead from the solder used to join pipes together. But even modern plumbing can leach …

This Is What You Need to Eat After Last Night's (Fourth) Jäger Bomb

Overdid it on the agave margs at happy hour last night? Take an aspirin, put on your sunglasses… and eat these things.<p><b>You know that head-pounding</b>, dehydrated, gimme-an-electrolyte-drink-now feeling you get after a night of drinking too much? Yeah… neither do we. But we <i>heard</i> these 17 recipes are …

Cooking

14 Queso Recipes Just in Time for Football Season

Fall means changing leaves, sweaters, apple cider and mouthwatering pumpkin treats. More importantly, it means football season and <i>most</i> importantly it means (drumroll please) insanely decadent tailgating snacks. While there’s nothing like a giant plate of nachos or juicy chicken wings, there’s just …

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Interior Design Ideas

The weekend is approaching and it’s our time to dream away! But before we start, I need to ask you to find the comfiest spot in the house because …

Flipshome.com

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11 Living Room Decorating Ideas Every Homeowner Should Know

<b>Lost when it comes to creating a visually cohesive, lived-in space? Learn how to decorate like an interior designer.</b><p>Decorate for Your Lifestyle<p>Interior designer Gillian Segal truly believes that "living in an environment you respond positively to will improve your quality of life." For her, that …

10 DIY Home Improvements for $20 or Less

Give your home a facelift without making a dent in your pocketbook.<p>If you have an extra weekend and $20 burning a hole in your pocket, then a DIY …

The Amazing One-Day Bedroom Makeover

One designer, one bedroom, nine hours...<p>New York designer Amanda Nisbet accepts a challenge to complete a bedroom makeover for Jacqueline Blandi in one day. See the pictures and get ideas from our dreamy before and after. The clock starts ticking at 8:30 A.M....

25 Basement Decorating Ideas to Create a Multifunctional Living Space

Whether your basement is a small room or takes up an entire floor of your home, there are plenty of options when it comes to using the space …

45 Fabulous (And Fast!) Ways To Decorate Your Home

Fall is on its way in, but it can't come fast enough! Here are some speedy and spectacular ways to get every corner of your home fall-ready -- chunky pumpkins, colorful leaves, cozy vignettes, and all!<p><b>1. Make a Porch Sign From Barnwood</b><p>Project via The Magic Brush Inc.<p>See full project here.<p><b>2. Add</b> …

12 Ways to Use Mason Jars in Your Halloween Decor

In our minds, it’s never too early to get ready for Halloween. We’re already thinking up some neat ways to make over our homes for fright night. Next up? We’ve got some crafty DIYs for you to get in the Halloween spirit. Upcycle your used and empty mason jars with these awesome (and easy!) ideas.<p>1. …

Decorations

Bathroom Updates for Every Style

Increase the value of your home and create the spa-like space of your dreams!<p>Today is a big day. It's a day I actually hoped and prayed would never come, but alas it's here. Today marks one month since we broke ground on our major bathroom renovation. It was originally supposed to take between 10 …

Five ways to upgrade your kitchen

The kitchen is one of the most commonly used rooms in any house, which makes it a great candidate for a renovation project. Not only will a kitchen upgrade make your home more comfortable, it can also add value to the home when you put it on the market. Whether you’re looking for a weekend DIY …

10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.

Slow Cookers

9 Smart Ways to Make an Old Home Feel New

There are ways to keep the character, but also make it feel fresh.<p>In my ideal world, I would have a new home filled with old-home charm. Apparently, a knock-down is not in my family's budget, and neither are the high-quality building materials that I would want to use. The solution? Finding ways to …

Home Improvement

21 Next-Level Disney Makeup Tutorials for Halloween

No matter what our age, we’re still a kid at heart. Wait, scratch that. We’re a <i>Disney</i> kid at heart. And while there are plenty of ways to get some Disney inspiration year-round, by the time Halloween rolls around, we’re ready to go all out with our Disney love. If you’ve got a pair of mouse ears …

Alice In Wonderland

Fall Homekeeping Tips

Leaves turning and falling signal important tasks for your home and garden. Make sure your spaces are ready for a long winter's nap. It's easy to do with these simple homekeeping reminders.<p>If you like cozy beds, change from light cotton sheets to all-cotton flannel and swap your lightweight …

28 Things I Now Know About Life, Work and Relationships at 28

At 15, I wanted to be 16. And when 17 hit, I couldn't wait to be an 18-year-old licensed driver. While I blew out the candles on my 20th birthday cake, in the back of my mind, I knew that in 12 more months, I'd finally be 21, legal and free: Then the real party would begin.<p>Always looking to the …

25 Ways to Fix a Sexless Marriage

This is actually great advice for anyone who’s in a relationship<p>Even happily married guys wonder what sorts of itches they’d be scratching if they were to ditch their partner. Their “newly single” fantasy might include long, naked weekends with a Hooters waitress, but the reality is not nearly as …

UC Berkeley

Want Your Kid to Be a Billionaire? Teach Them These 7 Things

If you want your children to be able create great wealth, and to keep from being destroyed by it, then you need to instill in them the right mindset as early as possible.<p>Reality, for good or ill, is highly subjective. The things you're taught and the experiences you have profoundly shape the way …

Superfoods You Need to Have in Your Eating Plan to Be Healthy

Healthy Homemade Pizza Recipes

Your pizza does not have to be unhealthy. Make your own homemade healthy pizzas that are nutritious and low in calories. | BBQ Chicken Pizza, Healthy …

8 Best Fruits for Your Weight Loss Smoothies

When it comes to the stars of your smoothie, you probably have the same headliners each time: ice cubes, protein and a sweetener, likely low-sugar, …