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6 Designer Tricks to a More Comfortable Home

Designers share their tricks.<p>From being able to kick back with an ottoman to keeping a throw in every room, we asked five decorators to share how they make a house feel more cozy.

When Toddlers Can Give up Napping

Like all other transitions in the toddler years, there is no set age when your toddler needs to start giving up his nap. Some children stop napping …

Sleep

How to Organize Your Closet

01 of 07<p>How you organize your closet will differ slightly based on the space you have, the size of your wardrobe, and the kind of life you lead. …

Minimalism

5 Ways To Cut Your Bathroom Renovation Costs

In the early stages of planning a new bathroom, it's natural to fantasize about the fancy European hardware, wall-to-wall handmade tiles, expansive …

Home Improvement

Best Bounce Houses That Won't Pop Your Family's Budget

01 of 10<p>If both your budget and space are limited, the Blast Zone Little Bopper Bounce House may be just what you're looking for. With dimensions of …

Kids

7 Quick Tips to Control Clutter and Stop Hoarding

Are you hoarding something in your home? Did you know some people are born hoarders? They're not lazy or stubbornly attached to their possessions; …

Furniture Safety Rules for an Accident Free Home

Many accidents happen inside the home, and quite a few of them involve furniture. Very often children are involved too. Most of these accidents are …

The 5 Best Foods For Speeding Up Your Metabolism

"Metabolism is the process of transforming food into energy for the body," says Heather Bauer, R.D., C.D.N., and founder of Bestowed, a subscription service that introduces consumers to healthy foods. "It's directly related to weight gain and weight loss and therefore to overall health."<p>Some people …

7 Money Habits Of The Rich That The Rest Of Us Can Copy

Yachts? Evening gowns? Travel?<p>That's true to an extent, but not all rich people live that way. For this argument, we'll define "rich" as having an excess of money, and "lavish" as obscenely using moolah like those in Hollywood.<p>Those who are rich, especially the self-made rich, are a different breed …

101 Home Makeover Ideas from 101 Designers

From a new coat of paint to better light bulbs.<p>So you want to do something different to your home right now? Here are 101 ideas from 101 designers, and there's something for every room.

The Secrets To A Well-Lit Room

The right lighting can make or break a room. Here, how to get it.<p>Have you ever walked into a room and marveled at how the light was diffused? Probably not—and for good reason. When lighting is impeccable you hardly notice it. "If a room is lit the right way, everyone looks their best and feels …

5 Things to Ask Your Carpet Retailer

Deciding where to purchase your carpet is as important a decision as deciding which carpet to purchase. The right sales team and installation crew …

Home Improvement

Kitchen Organizers | Personal Organizing

01 of 35<p>Use baskets in your pantry, fridge and freezer.<p>I love these storage baskets because they are specifically designed for kitchen storage... and …

Kitchens

Creative Home Office Decorating Ideas

Who says that a home office must be all work and no play?! Quite the contrary! In fact, when it comes to home office spaces, the most memorable of …

Money & relationships: When you can't just hug it out

May 17, 2013 | 3:10 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/05/17/your-money/money-relationships-when-you-cant-just-hug-it-out/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Personal Finance

Raspberry Lemon Cream Cheese Cupcakes

Cupcakes

5 Unconventional Ways to Decorate With Wallpaper

When you think of wallpaper, you might picture a room covered in an outdated floral print, but there are a lot of great options for modern and sleek …

How to Organize Your Bathroom

01 of 08<p>You may not have the perfect bathroom, but no matter how small, awkward, or unusual your space, you can always take steps to make it as …

Skin Care

Starting-Preschool Books to Read With Your Kids

If your little one is starting preschool soon, there are lots you can do to help her prepare for that all-important first day. Things like site …

Kids

How to Advertise Your Yard Sale

If shoppers can't find your yard sale, you won't sell your stuff -- no matter how much merchandise you're offering, or for how little. Yard sale …

Garage Sales

How to Make Fruit Purees for Babies

Homemade fruit purees are filled with essential vitamins and nutrients for your baby. Learn how to make 13 favorites at home with our easy step-by-step guides.<p>Babies typically start fruit with their morning meal after they've tried several green and yellow veggies. Rather than buying baby food at …

How much money do you save when baking your own bread?

Does making your own bread really save money? I crunch the numbers to find out.<p>Bread baking is what made me fall in love with being in the kitchen. …

Tutorial: Make a pillowcase purse

Debbie from Got It At Goodwill shows how to make a purse out of a pair of thrifted pillowcases and a set of purse handles. She says it’s the “easiest …

Advice I Want To Tell My Daughters

Back in 1994 I was avoiding a bad situation at home and was staying up late at the office playing chess online at 1 or 2 in the morning. A guy named …

Decorating Your Kitchen for Spring

Kitchens

How to Style Your Coffee Table Like a Pro

This space isn't just for giant books anymore.<p>These decorating tips — from how to lay out a tray to arranging a personal collection — show you how to get a chic, stylish look for your coffee table.