Deborah Jaques

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5 Decor Hacks To Make Your Rental Feel Like A Home

Rental apartments all seem to fall victim to the same understandable but less-than-inspiring design schemes. You know the look: beige walls, beige …

Removable Wallpaper Ideas Even Renters Can Love

Whether Beverly Hills Hotel-inspired palm leaves or simple grasscloth, it's been hard to ignore the reemergence of wallcoverings. Of course, when you …

10 Office Organization Ideas

Let there be light<p><b>More:</b> Tour the rest of Laura Jo's unplugged home<p>Our favorite part of a home workspace is the cubicle-free environment with …

Living Rooms

The Best Overnight Oats Recipes

Do it now, thank yourself tomorrow.<p>If you’ve been looking for a way to make your mornings feel a little less chaotic, you’ve stumbled upon the right place. We have overnight oats recipes for you, which are just the simple meal you need to make mornings go more smoothly.<p>You see, making breakfast …

Quick and Healthy Breakfast Ideas For Busy Mornings

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and supporting energy levels throughout a busy day start with breakfast. Sugary cereals, processed energy bars, or even a bagel spike your blood sugar levels and leave you crashing before lunch. These quick and easy breakfast recipes will help you maintain energy …

This Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce Is Comfort Food at Its Best

Heat the olive oil in a Dutch oven or large skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Add the onion, celery, and carrot, and cook until the onion is …

Recipes

​This Chocolate Peanut Butter Parfait Is the Perfect Breakfast

Tastes like dessert, but contains 42 grams of protein<p>Nothing beats the combination of peanut butter and chocolate. Unfortunately, most of the time the decadence of peanut butter and chocolate is accompanied by a lot of fat and calories. In this fast and simple parfait from my <i>Men's Health</i> book The …

These Effortless Pasta Recipes Will Change How You Cook

For me, pasta is life. I grew up slurping down my moms varied noodle dishes, for what seemed like every night of the week. I clung to it's …

Get your email organized in 2017

<b>Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland.</b>We closed last week with a post about how …

8 Tools to Turbocharge Your Productivity in 2017!

• shares<p>As the new year starts, it is time to start life afresh with proper management. One thing that we definitely should do is to manage data and …

Expand Evernote’s usefulness with the Web Clipper

<b>Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland.</b>Here at Unclutterer, we love Evernote. …

20 Life-Changing Cooking Resolutions You Can Maintain Forever

There are those New Year's Resolutions that are short lived, and then there are these. You don't need to necessarily think of these as resolutions, but more like cooking lessons that you'll remember forever once you learn them this year. Because that idealistic diet might not last forever, but …

40 Best Science Fiction TV Shows of All Time

40<p>‘Humans’ (2015-Present)<p>This British import that showed up on AMC last the summer was drowned out by buzzier shows; we're hoping the upcoming second …

TV

15 Jaw-Dropping US Libraries All Bookworms Should Visit This Summer

Whether it’s the intoxicating smell of old books or the millions of stories just waiting to be discovered, take a bookworm to a library and you’ll likely be stuck there for a <i>long</i> time. With thousands and thousands of books to discover — from Pulitzer Prize winners to cheeky little books that …

Muhammad Ali: A Life in Pictures

Trainers

12 Brilliantly Literary Hotels for Book Lovers

Add this grand, dramatic hotel set in a palace built in 1894 to your bucket list, not just for the regal digs, but for the massive library, which …

Books

7 Easy Ways To Declutter Your Life

As the sun shines a little longer and the chill of winter begins to fade, many find that spring is the perfect time to re-organize their lives. Whether re-arranging your closet, tossing out unwanted household items or filing away important financial documents, now is the time to reset and declutter …

The Only Natural Home Cleaners You'll Ever Need

A healthy lifestyle comes down to more than just diet and exercise.<p>We can fill ourselves to the brim with clean water, organic produce, and …

3 Easy Mindfulness Meditation Techniques to Practice at Home or at the Office

We've all had those moments where we're not sure whether to scream, run and hide or drop everything and get on the next plane to a faraway island. Whether work life, personal life or the delicate balance of the two is causing you stress, there are better ways to dealing with life's pressures than …

Harper Lee: my Christmas in New York

One midwinter in 1950s New York, Harper Lee went to stay with friends. Little did she know she was about to receive the gift of a lifetime… Illustrations by Bill Bragg<p>Several years ago, I was living in New York and working for an airline, so I never got home to Alabama for Christmas – if, indeed, I …

Salvation Army

10 independent bookshops you should visit worldwide: our readers recommend

Photograph: Allen Ginsberg/Corbis<p>From left to right: Bob Donlin, Neal Cassady, Allen Ginsberg, Robert LaVinge, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti stand in front of the City Lights bookshop in 1956, owned by the latter …

Allen Ginsberg

Russian museum's newest employee is a big orange cat named Maray

April Fools' jokes can go wrong, but sometimes they go so, so right.<p>Serpukhov Historical and Art Museum decided to get in on the pranking action by …

Diana's Hummus Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Designer Alex Tatusian reminisces on his mother's short-lived hummus business, and what it taught him about cooking for himself.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Typography

30 Cheap Lunch Tips and Ideas

Do you find yourself spending up to $50 bucks a week during lunch? Are you a victim of sad desk salads and sandwiches? Does the thought of preparing …

From Banana Pancakes to Blueberry Muffins: 8 Fruit-Filled Breakfast Recipes

Sure, you could eat plain ole fruit for breakfast. But wouldn't it be even better if the fruit was baked or blended into something delicious?<p><b>1. Banana Pancakes</b><p>Fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside, and delicately flavored with bananas and vanilla -- these are phenomenal banana pancakes. The …

The fall and rise of subscription libraries

<b>In the days before public libraries, people paid for the privilege of borrowing books. But with council-run libraries experiencing a decline in users and many closing, those that require membership are seeing their numbers rise. So what exactly is the draw of the subscription library?</b><p>Nestled on a …

How to Convert MAX Files to PDF

by Amy Dombrower<p>MAX is the file extension for files created in PaperPort scanning software. PaperPort is manufactured by Nuance and is a document …

This 5-Minute Meditation Will Stress-Proof Your Mind

We've been conditioned to believe that stress is the ultimate twenty-first-century evil, but Tiffany Cruikshank wants you to know that's not exactly true.<p>As the Yoga Medicine founder and meditation expert explains, our innate stress response is actually super-useful; it's what causes us to act fast …

Meditation

47 Comfort Foods for Cold Nights, Broken Hearts, and Tuesdays

The coziest recipes for long underwear season.<p>When you're fending off subzero temps, the only thing that helps is long underwear. Okay, and lots and lots of comfort food. Heavy, cheesy, meat-y, bread-y: This is not the time to pretend like you want to eat a salad. You don't.

Organizer Fay Wolf explains why you have so much clutter. (Hint: It's not about the stuff.)

Less stuff. Less paper. Less digital. These are some of the ingredients for a decluttered life to be found in "New Order: A Decluttering Handbook for Creative Folks (and Everyone Else)" (Ballantine Books, $20), from L.A.-based Fay Wolf.<p>Having worked as an organizer for nearly a decade, Wolf views …

Productivity