Dawn Beaver

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Bad Trees | Tree Choices for the Yard | Planting Trees Tips

11 Dangerous Trees You Should Never Plant in Your Yard<p>Some trees are more trouble than they’re worth. Before you head to a nursery, see our …

Landscaping

Here's the extreme diet regular people used to look like underwear models in 30 days

These people might look like underwear models, but they're not. And 30 days before this photo was taken, they didn't look like this.<p>But in just a few weeks, the women slimmed down to have as little as 12% to 14% body fat and the man had just 5% to 6% body fat.<p>And that woman on the left? She was …

The Best Time to Buy Anything During the Year

A bit of planning can save you a ton of money when it comes to buying throughout the year. Here’s your comprehensive, always up-to-date guide on the …

Shopping

How to Make a Trifle without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: The most impressive holiday dessert is also the most adaptable. Associate Editor Marian Bull is layering up</i> …

How To Evaluate A Job Offer

When you’re job-hunting, it’s easy to fall into The Vortex. The Vortex is the energy field that sucks you in like a whirlpool in whitewater rapids. When people are interested in you, especially after a self-esteem drought like the kind many job-seekers experience, it’s easy to get sucked in.<p>In The …

DIY Fork Ring

If you go to some yard sales you are sure to find some amazing forks and spoons but not always in a set. This tutorial shows you how to make amazing …

40+ Christmas Wreaths to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Deck the halls, doors and everywhere else.<p>A little Christmas crafting goes a long way. Start now and you'll have a holiday wreath for every door in your house.

DIY Christmas Gifts: Make Your Own Lip Balm

For the next 51 days (yep that’s how many days we have until Christmas) we are going to cover a DIY project a day. From baked goods & recipes to cute …

Handmade Gifts Tutorials & Holiday Ideas…Hundreds of Them!

<b>Did you know that Everything Etsy is the spot to find beautiful handmade gift tutorials for everyone on your list?</b> We also have a ton of holiday …

how to make sugar scrub {the perfect gift!}

‘Tis the craziest time of year, for all of us wrapping it up with festivities galore. And ’tis also the season for gift giving. So I decided to try …

12 Budget Friendly DIY Ways To Make Your Home Look More Expensive

We all want to make changes to our homes and to make it more awesome place for living. Making a refreshment to your home can be fun, easy and cheap …

7 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Making Beef Stew

From using the wrong cut of beef to overthickening the stew, the most common ways home cooks ruin beef stew<p>It's stew season! We've been taking advantage of the chill in the air, and making warm, cozy dishes like chili, posole, and chicken stew for dinner. But there's one stew to rule them all: beef …

The Little Rack That Could

Back before Christmas when everyone was asking “what in the world can I get you for Christmas”, my response was always the same. “Just go to the …

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip Recipe

4<p>4 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 6 to 8 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>15 minutes<p>A sweet, creamy dip that tastes just like chocolate chip …

Dessert

The Best Mattresses for Couples

Say you’re a petite 5 feet tall, and your partner is a robust 6 feet 2 inches. You sleep on your side, and your partner is a back sleeper. Now, …