Denise Clarke

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How to organize your Facebook backups

<b>Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland.</b>For better or worse, many of us share a …

The 30-Minute Yoga Flow That'll Make Your Butt Burn Like a Mother

Nothing can Netflix and chill as well as your glutes. Seriously. When we sit on our butts all day, our glutes (the muscles that make up your butt) …

I Practiced Hygge and It's Kind of the Best Thing Ever

“Do Hot Pockets count as hygge?” I ask my husband on our first night of practicing the Danish way-of-life-turned-phenomenon pronounced <i>HOO-gah</i>, and …

DIY Projects Using Cinder Blocks

Cinder blocks are actually CMUs (an acronym for concrete masonry unit) i.e. large, rectangular bricks which are used in construction, but have a lot …

Getting out of Auto: Understanding Aperture

If you want to get creative with your photography, and out of that all-too-tempting automatic mode, you'll need to get your head around a few key …

Our 12-Month Hygge Challenge Will Help You Embrace Coziness All Year Long

Toward the end of 2016, the world fell head over fuzzy-sock-clad-heels for the Danish concept of hygge, a lifestyle movement that celebrates warmth, kinship, and coziness. Like most good things, hygge shows no sign of slowing down — it's set to become an even more popular form of self-care in 2017. …

How to Create a Strong Focal Point and Manage Attention Inside Your Photos

Focal point is a term that photographers and photography blogs throw around continually. “Create a focal point,” it’s said, “it should be the first …

The Secret to Un-Shrinking a Wool Sweater

Owning a sweater is not for the faint of heart. This is especially true if you own a wool sweater and make the mistake of running it through the …

Marks Edwards' pruning regime

Roses at Asthall are pruned, one at a time, between late September and early March. Those on the walls are tackled first and then the borders. Any with bird-sustaining hips are left until last.<p>Get rid of the leaves<p>The first step is to clip away all the leaves, so you’re left with the stems. Some of …

An analysis of 10,000 scientific studies on marijuana concretely supports only three medical benefits

More than half the states in the US now allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes, as well as at least 16 other countries. Yet of the hundreds of purported medical benefits, only three are concretely supported by scientific evidence: treating chronic pain, nausea after chemotherapy, and …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

5 Ways to Organize a Desk Without Drawers

In a small space, it's hard enough to find room for a desk, let alone a big desk with drawers and tons of storage space. The good news is, you don't …

10 ways to use Mason jars (for everything except canning)

Mason jars aren't just for storing foods. The affordable, timeless glass jars come in array of sizes and shapes and have hundreds of practical uses around the house.<p>If your cabinets are overflowing with Mason jars, here are 10 clever ways you can put them to use that you may not have thought of yet.<p>…

PikaPlant: maintenance-free plants to cheer up your workplace

My desk is a topped by a happy mass of carefully curated detritus. I clear it out every six weeks or so, when I don’t want to read my emails, but the clutter remains, and far more of it than I’d ever tolerate at home.<p>There is a figurine of Captain Phasma from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, with a …

A Harvard Study Reveals the Secret to Success in 2017

Looking to become your best self in 2017? The solution might be more obvious than you think. A recent Harvard study that examined 75 years worth of …

Spend 30 Minutes and Learn How to Use 30 of Photoshop’s Most Important Features (VIDEO)

Whether you’re a photo enthusiast or a working pro, Photoshop is such a comprehensive tool that it offers many features that you may find unfamiliar. …

Tutorials

The 15-minute low-impact boot camp workout you can do right now

If you spent the year pushing yourself to reach your fitness goals (I can’t quit you, gallop), it’s time for some low-impact relief.<p>This is where LIT …

DIY Hand Warmers: Give the Gift of Toasty Fingers

<i>It’s Handmade Holidays week on I Heart HGTV! All week long, we’re sharing our favorite DIY gift ideas for groups, from BFFs to coworkers to extended</i> …

World Cities Recreated in Toilet Paper Rolls

It’s hard not to be impressed by artists who can construct entire worlds on a small scale. To raise awareness about global sanitation issues as part …

Use this hack to get voice notifications with the Google Home

Despite being a much-requested feature by users, neither the Google Home ($129 at Dell Home) nor Alexa speakers can send notifications. They only listen for commands or play content when you specifically request for them to.<p>But with the Google Home, reddit user <i>timinnc</i> points out that there is a …

Android News

This impressive tool uses big data to predict your future

Internet users leave combined data trail of over 2.5 billion gigabytes a day. That’s a staggering amount of information, and it’s information that can tell us a lot about our futures.<p>Predictive World is a tool combining big data, demographic information and personalized data to give a creepily …

winter squash pancakes with crispy sage and brown butter

In a large bowl, whisk squash, yogurt, eggs, cheese, salt, pepper and baking powder until smooth. Add flour and stir until just combined. Batter will …

Recipes

Healthy Twists on Fall Favorites

What's the perfect cure for pumpkin spice fatigue? These out-of-the-box recipes from Pinterest queen and Little Bits Of blogger Kelsey Preciado, who created some wildly inventive uses for fall’s fresh harvest.<p><b>If you love sweet potatoes, try: Sweet Potato Toast With Avocado</b><p>Packed with vitamin A, …

5 Ways To Improve The Relationship With Yourself

These days, you feel like a robot.<p><i>You drag your feet into work and you have to deal with your boss. You’re hustling this year yet again to try and</i> …