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Expert Advice: 10 Best Low-Maintenance Houseplants

Nobody needs a needy plant. When we asked landscape designers and gardeners about their favorite houseplants, or the plants they thought were easiest …

Top 10 Small Home Renovations You Can Do To Save Money

Home renovations don’t always have to be expensive and they don’t always have to involve renovating everything at once. In fact, you can choose …

This is the ultimate houseplant cheat sheet

Have you ever wondered if that peace lily you have in your living room is in the best place it can be? Or perhaps which plant is best suited to your …

4 DIY Potting Soil Recipes To Make Any Plant Thrive

One size doesn't fit all! Make these quality mixes at home and watch your veggies, flowers, and fruits shine.<p>Want superior succulents, <b>tons of …

Mirror Neurons Activate With Your Actions And The Actions Of Others

In the 1990s, Italian neuroscientists discovered something amazing in the brains of macaque monkeys: there were motor (movement) cells that activated …

Spiced Tomato Soup Recipe – 20 Mins!

Indian Spiced Tomato Soup. Clear your sinuses with this Easy homemade Vegan Tomato Soup. Seasoned with cumin, coriander and Turmeric to warm you up …

17 Charts To Help You Eat Healthy

Everything you need to know from cutting out sugar to building a salad that doesn't suck.

17 of the Most Delicious Vegan Recipes We Know

If you've been a lifelong omnivore, going vegan is no easy feat. But if you find yourself deciding that a vegan way of eating is for you, you're …

This Vegetable Paella Is A Dinner Party In A Pan

After spending time over in Spain this past summer and eating as much paella as one region can offer, I came home to San Francisco with a touch of …

Sea Salt

31 Healthy Holiday Dessert Recipes

We know what’s on your gift list: Easy holiday desserts that taste great, are good for you (OK, not as sugary or fattening as traditional seasonal …

5 simple ways to add style to your home

Decorating your home doesn't have to be as stressful as some people make it out to be, it can be a fun and rewarding experience. Redecorating also …

10 Unusual and Awesome Hotels for Your Travel Bucket List

When it comes to finding the perfect hotel for an upcoming vacation, there are many factors that can go into your decision. Whether you’re looking for a honeymoon destination, babymoon locale or just somewhere to get away with your BFF or S.O., location, amenities and budget are just a few of the …

Dining Rooms

Every Meal Is Improved by This Rich Caramelized Onion Gravy Recipe

With Thanksgiving and Christmas coming up (hooray!), it’s time to start gathering some recipes for the perfect family feast. A must-have for both occasions is a really good gravy — it helps to tie together all your different dishes into one cohesive meal. A traditional gravy is made with meat …

Recipes

For beginners, a guide to cooking all types of meat

As with many parents of teens, I am on a mission to teach my boys life skills. They are incredibly capable of catching a baseball, landing a flip on a trampoline and riding a bike without hands, but in five and six years, when they head off to college, will they have the broader skills they need to …