Donna McElhannon

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An Outdoor Furniture Dilemma That Almost Stumped Designers

Throw in an anti-geometric pillow.<p>The organic flame-stitch pattern of this ikat cushion would soften the hard lines of the seating, said Boston designer Erin Gates, whose instinct is to make the at-odds furniture pairing less rigid without introducing a cutesy pattern. The pillow also combines the …

Only From the Mind of Minolta – Looking Back 40 Years at the Minolta 110 Zoom SLR Camera

The announcer booms, <i>“A new camera bursts onto the scene…”</i> while the audience watches a Minolta SR-T 101 appear to explode and then—like …

Prettiest homes that hit the market this week

This week’s edition includes plenty of duplex apartments and one historic townhouse<p>Every week, Curbed covers dozens of market listings that vary in price, location, size, grandeur, quirkiness, and other distinct characteristics. If they managed to capture our attention, that means there’s …

Nikon's Shutter Shading Issue Might Be the Best Thing to Happen to D750 Owners

While the shutter shading issues of the D750 don't plague every body, Nikon's recent service advisory (i.e., recall) does apply to quite a few of …

WHY CAMERA COMPANIES WANT YOU TO BE PERPETUALLY DISSATISFIED WITH YOUR CAMERA GEAR

GAS: Gear Acquisition Syndrome, a horrible disease that plagues us all.Let me be the first to say that I am afflicted with GAS. I’m never satisfied …

Beyoncé Introduces Twins Via Instagram, And There Was Much Rejoicing

It's finally official: Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter gave birth to twins in June, and early Friday morning, Sir Carter and Rumi made their official debut on Instagram.<p>Beyoncé's caption reads, "Sir Carter and Rumi 1 month today."<p>As of 6:45 a.m. ET, the photo had already surpassed 4.5 million likes …

Watch Kendrick Lamar’s fans rap a word-perfect rendition of ‘Humble’ back at him

"I appreciate y'all so fucking much".<p>Kendrick Lamar watched on in awe earlier this week when his fans sang back a word-perfect rendition of ‘Humble’ …

Dave Chappelle Talks with Kendrick Lamar About Self-Expression and Tupac

"Everybody has their own perspective, and recognizing someone else's perspective blows my mind a hundred thousand percent."<p><i>This article originally appeared on Noisey Canada.</i><p>Kendrick Lamar's interviews are always essential, but adding another legend to the mix takes things up a notch. Dave Chappelle …

10 nutrition myths you should stop believing

Juice cleanses. Low-carb diets. Superfoods. Nutrition myths masquerading as health or medical advice are everywhere.<p>It's easy to fall into the trap of believing that there's "one crazy trick" that will completely detox your system, help you lose weight, or lower your cholesterol — but you should …

The Most Important Financial Decision Millennials Can Make (That Most Won't)

Financial security isn't impossible to achieve, especially if you can use this strategy early on.<p>As soon as I got out of college, I did a curious thing. Before I took a job, or bought a car, or started my first company, I did something that none of my peers did: I retired.<p>No, that's not a typo. …

5 Steps for a Quick Financial Health Check

We drag ourselves out of bed at the crack of dawn to squeeze in a workout, even though we don’t always feel like being morning people. We try mysterious new drinks like golden milk even when we find them intimidating, simply because they promise health benefits. We take care of our bodies, even …

Personal Finance

6 Ways to Become a Millionaire While Working for Someone Else

A steady paycheck is a better start to achieving economic security than you might think.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ll never get rich working for someone else, or so they say. Many feel the risky, adventurous life of an entrepreneur is the surefire pathway of …

Entrepreneurship

June 2017 Horoscopes: It's Time to Change (Your Circumstances and Your Clothes)

Gemini<p>Even though school is out, it's time to put your thinking cap on. With Uranus offering insight into the unknown, be sure to ask questions, fact …

9 Street Style Trends You'll Wear For the Rest of 2017

Every season, we can count on street style stars to inspire the way we style the latest trends. One look at their outfits, and we're convinced that white boots are worth investing in and that a corset is wearable IRL. We spotted these pieces on trendsetters across major cities like NYC and Paris, …

7 Easy Swaps If You Hate Summer Dressing

Sure, at the beginning of every warm-weather season, there may be a <i>few</i> exciting purchases to compose a handful of outfits you just might be excited …

Celeb Chiropractor Reveals How to Be Comfortable in High Heels & Avoid Injuries

Sure, soaring stilettos can look flattering and add a touch of sizzle, but they can lead to pain or injury, too.<p>To the rescue comes Dr. Liza Egbogah, …

4 Items Later, and Your Bridal Shower Outfit Is Set

When it comes to weddings and wedding-related events, there can be added pressure to have outfits that are perfectly styled. They’ll be documented in …

12 Amazing Beauty Products You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

Tried, tested, and loved by BuzzFeed editors and writers!<p><i>Some products were provided to BuzzFeed free of charge.</i>

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Bridal lingerie set, Wedding gift, Bridal lingerie, Wedding underwear<p>ANGELINA bridal lingerie set<p>This lingerie set is a BESTSELLER in our store!<p>Perfect for a bride who wants to feel special on her wedding night. A really good addition to wedding appearance and wedding photoshoot. The bridal …

Watch Slidell firefighters respond to Easter Sunday blaze | NOLA.com

Firefighters worked Easter Sunday (April 16) to put out a house fire on Hardin Road in Slidell, authorities said.<p>The St. Tammany Fire Protection …

15 Ways to Drown Out the Destructive Voices in Your Head

Here are strategies to silence your overly critical internal monologue and help you reach your goals.<p>To reach your goals, you have to take risks, develop constructive routines and make time to listen, learn and reflect. The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering …

Self-help

How Constraints Force Your Brain To Be More Creative

When we have less to work with, psychologists have found that we actually begin to see the world differently.<p>For decades, the dominant view among psychologists was that constraints served as a barrier to creativity. Anybody who spends a short time working under a confining bureaucracy, dealing with …

Seven Steps to Completely Turn Your Life Around This Year

<i>How can I change my life completely in the next year or two? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Max Lukominskyi, CMO at Sliceplanner, on Quora:</b><p>Changing your life completely is a huge step that …

Quora

How to Boost Your Metabolism (Without Hitting the Gym)

In theory, understanding metabolism should be simple: The higher your metabolic rate, the more calories your body burns when performing chemical …

Students Learn from Inquiry, Not Interrogation

Jackie Walsh shares resources and strategies teachers can use to partner with students and create new roles and responsibilities in classroom …

Teaching

The best times of day to eat fats, carbs, and protein

<b>• It's important to create an eating schedule that optimizes certain foods at the right times, according to experts.</b> <b><br>• Start off the day with a breakfast high in protein to increase energy levels.</b> <b><br>• Eat complex carbs in the evening to regulate leptin, the "satiety hormone."</b><p>Making time in the day to …

Nutrition

Be a Better Hostess: Always Make a Chocolate Cake

When planning dessert, I often gloss over the chocolate cake. Is it too decadent? Too simple? Not sophisticated enough? Anyone can make a solid …

Dessert

What It’s Really Like To Do The Whole30 Diet For An Entire Month

January. When the gyms overflow and the produce section is overrun by dieters. When your perfectly ripened avocados have been picked over — leaving only the rock hard few, taken from the tree <i>so very young</i>.<p>Sure, it’s a frustrating, but let’s be honest: Whether someone makes a New Year’s resolution …

Best Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking with a crockpot helps create layers of flavor in everything from hearty stews to healthy chicken dishes. Even desserts can benefit from the …