Dianne McKenzie

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10 Superfoods For Everything From Allergies To Muscle Pain

Illustrated by Caitlin Owens.<p><i>We've all trolled the internet at midnight wondering if our symptoms are normal, or if a bowl of cereal qualifies as</i> …

Nutrition

Your Blood Type Holds a Lot of Information — Like What You Should Be Eating

Unlike most diets, the blood type diet was founded on the concept of personalised nutrition — eating different foods based on one's biochemical …

Wellness

Confirmed: The Uses for Witch Hazel Are Pretty Much Endless

From household cleaning solutions to natural beauty remedies, there are a number of reasons to keep a bottle of witch hazel on hand. For centuries, …

Skin Care

Why You Should Get the New Shingles Vaccine

I love my local YMCA for many reasons beyond my daily swim. Top of the list: the friendships and conversations in the locker room that are frequent sources of valuable information, connections and motivation. For example, I recently overheard a discussion about Y members and friends of members who …

Public Health

Take the Pain Out of Window Cleaning

Washing windows is a rite of spring, and one where the effort pays off immediately.<p>Finally, you can look past winter’s grunge and see the plants …

Home Improvement

Trout Lake House / Olson Kundig

“The buildings recall the agricultural forms of the local built environment, but as is our nature in our designs, we sought to take that context and …

Built Environment

These 7 Essential Oils for Varicose Veins Are Practically Magic

Did you know that almost 25% of adults deal with varicose veins, the raised, swollen, and often purplish-blue twisted veins that most frequently …

Alternative Medicine

Try This: 25 Supplements for Anxiety

Things to consider<p>Supplements aren’t meant to replace prescribed medication or other doctor-approved therapies. But they can be helpful additions to …

Alternative Medicine

Why You Should Leave a Cup of Rice in Your Closet

Rice is a staple on dinner tables around the globe, but has many other great uses that go beyond the kitchen. Most of us have used it to save our …

Laundry Rooms

The Only Household Cleaners You’ll Ever Need

Bathroom<p><b>WHY THIS CADDY?</b><br>A classic pail offers a compact storage solution for sprays beneath the sink.<p><b>TOILET BRUSH</b><b><br>Looeegee Hygienic Toilet Squeegee</b><br>The …

Laundry Rooms

17 Romantic Movie Moments That Can Still Sweep You Off Your Feet

Movies might be blamed for giving people an unrealistic expectation of romance, and to that we say: probably, but we don't care. There have been such wonderfully romantic moments in our favorite movies, and those moments may be over-the-top, but we love them anyway. To get a heart-pounding boost, …

Relationships

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Bras for Big Boobs

Clothing

I Had Ridiculous Acid Reflux for a Year: Here's How I Fixed It (Without Drugs)

About six years ago, seemingly overnight, I developed a case of acid reflux so unpleasant that I felt as though lava was perpetually bubbling up into …

Alternative Medicine

A Jawdropping Kitchen You'll Never Believe is IKEA

The Danish fashion designer Stine Goya definitely has a unique style, so it's no surprise that her kitchen is equally distinctive. What <i>is</i> surprising, …

Kitchens

11 Women on the Products That Transformed Their Curls

Getting your hair to do exactly what you want it to do can be a confusing (and at times seemingly impossible) thing for everyone, but it's especially true for women with curls. As effortless as they may look, the reality is that our curls can only be as good as the products and methods we use on …

7 Reasons Why Sage Is the *It* Color for Your Home in 2018

Home Decorating

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Stefan Sagmeister

4 Anti-Inflammatory Vitamins Doctors Swear By To Get A Flatter Stomach Faster

Most mornings you slip into the same routine: coffee, oatmeal, check email, brush teeth, dress and it’s off to work. But there’s a missing step that …

How to Make Your Own Reusable, Eco-Friendly Cleaning Wipes

Instead of using and tossing tons of store-bought wipes as you clean, why not try this DIY green alternative instead? They’re super easy to make and …

Essential Oils

The Most Cost-Efficient Inkjet Printers

For many consumers, buying printer ink is a dreadful chore. While a cartful of groceries and a cable subscription bring at least some joy to our …

Remove Distracting Elements from Photos with These 3 Simple Photoshop Tricks (VIDEO)

A telephone pole emanating from a subject’s head is the classic example of a distracting element ruining an otherwise fine photo. But there are …

Tutorials

Estes Park Residence

Nestled at the foot of Rocky Mountain National Park is a modern cabin that celebrates the outdoors. The home wraps up from the site, framing the Great Room with views of the meadows and mountain range beyond. Keep it simple: rustic materials meet modern form to make a timeless home. The owners …

5 Cheap Natural Products Dermatologists Swear By For Thinning Hair That Actually Work

Pura d'Or Advanced Therapy System Shampoo & Conditioner ($47.47)<p>The last thing you want to do when you're trying to remedy a thinning hair problem is …

Hair Care

What Is Positive Punishment in Dog Training?

Everything you need to know about the use of positive punishment in dog training.<br>Photo: JJ Photographer/Shutterstock<br>If you are a new dog owner, or …

Behavior

Best Vacuums of 2018

It has been a fun few years in Consumer Reports’ vacuum labs. Cordless stick vacuums are better than ever and are now crowding out corded stick vacs …

19 Healthiest Foods You Need to Give to Your Dog & What to Avoid

f you have a pet, you must always be concerned about your friend. You must have been so careful about the foods which are harmful and beneficial for …

A "Wishfully Minimalist, Hopelessly Maximalist" Cabin

<b>Name:</b> Danielle and Ely Franko <b><br>Location:</b> Tannersville, New York <b><br>Size</b><i>:</i> 1,529 square feet <b><br>Years Lived In:</b> Every weekend for the past two years, owned<p>"We …

West Elm

This Wisconsin Resort Is a Tiny Home Dweller’s Dream

If you’re thinking you might want to transition to a tiny home (entire family in one bedroom, why not?), this Midwestern retreat should be your next …

Pantone Just Released Its Fall 2018 Color Trend Report

It's full of bright and bold hues.<p>Fashion week, the sartorial check-in that takes over New York twice a year — or four times if you count Resort and Pre-Fall — serves to introduce the reigning trend forecast for the year ahead, from silhouettes to new faces. Though ostensibly about clothing, it …

A Lovely, Low-Maintenance Alternative to a Tile Backsplash

Tile backsplashes are nice, but if you don't fancy cleaning all those grout lines, or you're just looking for something a little more sleek and …

Home Improvement