Courtney Quinn

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11 Great Pre-Trip Prep Tips to Start Your Travels off Right

Alexander Graham Bell once said, "Before anything else, preparation is the key to success." I'm pretty sure he wasn't talking about travel but it's apropos nonetheless. It's the little things that you do up front that pave the way to a stress-free experience. While I can't guarantee you won't hit …

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

And cheaper, too!<p>Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.<p>The site …

7 great uses for an old phone or tablet

Upgrading to a new smartphone or tablet always feels like Christmas morning, but it also leaves you with an old gadget that’s taking up space. Usually, nothing is wrong with it. You just don't need it anymore.<p>Or do you? Before you decide to sell it or give it away, there are some very cool things …

Apps

Seven Resume Strategies for the Long-Term Unemployed

Having big gaps on your resume can feel embarrassing—you know the person reading it will take note, and probably will consider it a negative. How do …

How to Use Nostalgia to Your Advantage (Instead of Getting Stuck)

Nostalgia—that sentimental emotion that often sends us down YouTube rehashing our youth—is, psychologically speaking, a useful emotion that helps us …

Be the MVP of Your Relationship

I began this year by giving a workshop on relationships. As I opened dialogue with my audience, of both men and women, I asked, "Who's willing to take on the challenge of becoming the MVP of your relationship?! The first thing I heard was from a woman who turned to her husband and said:<p>"Yea Babe, …

Marriage
Self-improvement

This is the Amazon milk frog, a large species of arboreal frog native to the Amazon Rainforest in South America. http://t.co/33gT34JDTo

New sengi species is related to an elephant, but small as a mouse

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Pottery Barn Inspired Cut Out Wood Star Art

Shares 14K<p>I saw this pierced wood star art in one of my Pottery Barn catalogs and loved it so much, but in came the holiday craziness and by time I …

Woodworking

How to Make Spring Flower with Wire and Nail Polish

Create some magical looking flowers with some nail polish. Surely, every lady has a nice collection of nail polish at home, so this project will be …

Nails

Turn an old suitcase into a pet bed!

Brooklyn Limestone's resident mascot, Big Cat, has a new bed, and it's made out of an old suitcase! If you are familiar with the feline disposition, …

Pets

How to: Make a DIY Outdoor Living Plant Wall

<i>We’re happy to partner with Dremel Weekends, a new DIY website from Dremel featuring step-by-step guides to craft, home and garden projects for all</i> …

Landscaping

60 DIY Business Cards: Design Your Own Business Cards | Jayce-o-Yesta

Today, we showcase the level of enthusiasm and spirit of these people who put so much effort into the card details, as well as their kindness, …

DIY Rustic Pallet Frames

As you may or may not know, I am knee deep in a garage, mudroom and kitchen addition. Each week we've had a few deliveries, which all resulted in …

DIY Wasp Traps & Solutions for the Backyard

Summer is here in the garden, and with it a lot of great things, and a few that really can ruin a summer day. Among them, wasps. Nothing will haul …

Insects

Pallet wood walkway all prettied up again

My pallet wood walkway in the garden has kept me busy today.<p>I’m starting to think that bloggers just shouldn’t have gardens. Actually, let me …

Woodworking