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Phenomenal IKEA Hacks We Can't Stop Thinking About

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Why The Older You Get, The More You Hate Everyone (And Why That's OK)

Ad failed to load<p>You know how you're always talking about how you hate everyone? The thing is, the older you get, the more real this is.<p>True story: I …

Relationships

The Best Blue Paint Colors for Your Beach House

1 of 14<p>Rock ‘n’ Roll Lounge<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>Eye-Catching Island<p>3 of 14<p>Bombshell Blue Entry<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 14<p>Jewel Box Bunk Room<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

Interior Design

Foods to Avoid for High Triglycerides

Triglycerides are fats in the food you eat that are carried in your blood. High triglyceride levels put you at risk for heart disease, diabetes and …

Nutrition

This Is Where Our Editors Discover All Their Home Gems

It's true that we lust after luxe décor just as much as the next girl, but we also fancy ourselves <i>incredibly</i> savvy shoppers. And our quest to perfect …

Home Decorating

Why Great Employees Leave “Great Cultures”

“We have a great culture.” We have all heard it. We have all said it. But what does that mean?<p>Ping-Pong tables, free meals, and beer on tap? No.<p>Yoga, CrossFit classes, and massage chairs? I so need that, but no.<p>The promise of being part of a hip, equity-incentivized, fast growing team? Closer, but …

Employee Engagement

13 Eco-Friendly Kitchen Products You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

No plastic, no problem.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

Shopping

5 Affordable Ways to Make your Home Feel More Luxurious

Creating a luxury retreat in your own home may seem like an expensive and overwhelming task. Opulent furniture and upscale décor come to mind when we …

Home Decorating

10 Things to Do in the Garden in May

You don’t need us to tell you that the very best thing to do in May is to pull a comfortable chair into the garden and settle into it. But after you …

Houseplants

ruffled milk pie

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Brush a 9-inch round cake pan lightly with butter, then use a large sheet of parchment paper to fit into the bottom and …

Baking

10 Easy Pieces: Grass Block Pavers

If you’d like to avoid paving paradise to put up a parking lot, as Joni Mitchell put it, grass block pavers can be a greener choice to surface a …

Landscaping

The essential oils you need for dealing with menopause symptoms

Between the hot flashes, leg cramps, and spontaneous rushes of emotion, it can sometimes be hard to keep in mind that menopause is actually something …

Essential Oils

15 Beautiful Perennials That Grow In The Shade

In almost every garden, you will find at least one area that lies in the shade. It could be under a beautiful tree in a very prominent part of the …

Flowers

This Easy Sheet Cake Recipe Doesn't Seem Like It Should Work, but It's Incredible

By Claire Saffitz<p>Our new favorite sheet cake recipe is a little unconventional, but the result—fluffy, lighter-than-air yellow cake cloaked in dreamy chocolate-cream cheese frosting—is the stuff of birthday dreams.<p>If you’ve ever made a cake before, then you might look at the recipe for our Easy …

Dessert

The Flourless Chocolate Torte Recipe You'll Make Again and Again

Nutrition Highlights (per serving)<p>Calories 419<p>Fat 32g<p>Carbs 32g<p>Protein 7g<p>Nutrition Facts<p>Servings: 8<p>Amount per serving<p>Calories<p>419<p>% Daily Value*<p><b>Total …

NYC’s Most Exciting New Chinese Restaurant Dares to Pile the Heat on Seafood

One of the East Village’s most exciting new restaurants opened in January at 11 East 7th Street just east of Third Avenue, and received almost no attention. A stone’s throw from McSorley’s, <b>Le Sia</b> once advertised skewers — the sort once sold from Beijing-style carts in Flushing. Yet the early Yelp …

Target’s New Home Line Is a Mix Between Anthropologie and West Elm, and We’re Obsessed

As always, Target is making it hard to stay away for too long, especially if you’re obsessed with the store’s trendy, chic and affordable home goods. …

Take a fresh approach to updating your entire house

We’ve all been there: You want to revamp at least one room in your home — or maybe every last one of them, but you’re stumped on where to start. You might have a definite style in mind, or you fear you might lose your mind trying to select one. That’s where our panel of professional designers comes …

Home Decorating

10 Go-To IKEA Products Designers Buy Again and Again

Do you ever walk into a stylish space and mentally try to decipher storied or custom pieces from those that were shipped in a flat pack from IKEA? …

Fluffy-Gooey Genius Cinnamon Rolls (No Yeast Know-How Required)

If you can make scones (or muffins or any other quick bread), you can make these sparkly, gloriously poufed cinnamon rolls—with no wait time, and no mastery of yeasted doughs required.<p>Wait, they don’t require proofing or punching or other know-how about yeast behavior? Anything the airport Cinnabon …

Dessert

23 Shoe Hacks You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

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Shoes

This Durable Countertop Material Is Taking On Quartz

We recently explored quartz, quartzite, marble, granite, concrete, and laminate countertops, but decided one counter material deserved its own deep …

5 cool prefab backyard sheds you can buy right now

Party in the back<p>We’ve already explored how prefab homes can offer a affordable, eco-friendly, stormproof, and down-right sexier alternative to traditional stick-built housing and we’re constantly updating our guide to the 5 best prefabs you can buy right now. But one of the most practical ways to …

7 Wallpaper Designs That Will Instantly Revamp Your Space

When it comes to decor, there are very few products that can alter the mood and ambience of a space as dramatically as wallpaper.<p>Not only can the prints and patterns instantly dress up a room, but they can also be used to help hide stains, smudges, and even blemishes far better than a coat of …

Interior Design

How to stop annoying robocalls on your iPhone or Android phone

Fight back against the constant, annoying scam calls<p><i>Update May 10th 9:30AM ET: This article was originally published on March 6, 2018 and has been updated to include video.</i><p>Mobile spam calls have been a nuisance for years, but over the last few months, it’s felt to me like there’s been a surge of …

Identity Theft

What we love about teal color schemes

You don't need to have your finger firmly on the pulse to know that interior designers are really keen to use a teal color scheme in their clients' …

How to Cultivate Gratitude, Compassion, and Pride on Your Team

As a leader, what traits should you cultivate in your employees? Grit – the ability to persevere in the face of challenges? Sure. A willingness to accept some sacrifices and work hard toward a successful future are essential for the members of any team. But I believe there’s another component that …

Happiness

How Interior Decorating Can Influence Your Mood

Did you know that interior decorating can change your mood? Check out these mood influencing home decor ideas to create your perfect space. <b>Welcome</b> …

Home Decorating

Here are the Best Paint Colors for Your Small Bathroom

(Image credit: Our Humble Abode)<p>When it comes to painting small bathrooms, it can be a real challenge to figure out how to make them feel both bigger …

11 Plant Combos You Should Grow Side-by-Side

It's part folklore, part science, but companion planting just may help your garden grow.<p>Step back in time to embrace some gardening wisdom your grandparents may have practiced: The concept of companion planting, or planting combinations of specific plants for their mutual benefit. "The theory …