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Ikea's New Indoor Gardening Kit Will Bring Hydroponics To The Masses

Your salad game just got fresher than ever.

These Painstakingly Hand-Marbled Wooden Designs Swirl with Color

Pernille Snedker Hansen uses an ancient technique to create coiling, colorful amoeba-like designs.<p>Marbling is a painstaking way to create an image. Artists slowly drip paint onto the surface of a pool of water or other liquid, allowing the paint to become swirling, colorful designs. Then the …

10 Mess-Free Recipes for Baked Wings

Skip the fryer.<p>Frying wings is fast, but using this traditional cooking method has its downsides. The biggest, of course, being the searing-hot, …

Tips for Timeless Decor: A Home You'll Love for a Long Time

How do you know if the effort you put into decorating your home will be loved by you for a long time? While it's certainly no requirement, if you are …

Top 5 Mistakes of Mortgage Shoppers

Mortgage shopping can be an overwhelming experience for first-time homebuyers, and is not a walk in the park even for the experienced buyer. As you go through the mortgage shopping process, consider these top five errors that can trip up any homebuyer:<p><b>1. Not Paying Attention to Your Credit Rating –</b> …

Something strange is happening in housing

My wife and I recently looked at homes around Washington D.C. We were shocked. Prices in many D.C. suburbs are 30% to 50% higher than they were five years ago. We visited Seattle over Christmas and found the same: Prices are up anywhere from 30% to 70% since 2009.<p>D.C. and Seattle are big, wealthy, …

Most Americans Fail This Simple 3-Question Financial Quiz. Can You Pass It?

These questions stump most Americans with college degrees.<p>Following are three questions. If you’ve been around the financial block a few times, …

Retirement

Modern Farm and Garden Designs As Ideas

The courtyard, garden, swimming pool, beach should represent your personality, taste and lifestyle, if you have these outdoor spaces give particular …

14 Home Decor Splurges That Are Way Cheaper to DIY vs Buy

Whether you just moved into your first apartment or you’re finally committing to that full apartment makeover, it’s easy to go big and treat yo’ self to a bunch of new furniture. Resist this urge. There is nothing more discouraging than having a half-finished kitchen because you just couldn’t say …

Urban Agriculture and Personal Indoor Farms

 Listen to Article<p>Living in a city can make it hard to find fresh, healthy, organic food. Space is at a premium, and while farming on rooftops is …

Genius Things to Swap In for Dining Room Chairs

(Image credit: Ashley Poskin)<p>New year, new you. And a new dining room, too. You don't need to splurge on a brand new set or anything, but if you're …

10 Happy Kitchens

Where a 15-Year Mortgage Beats a 30-Year One

A 15-year mortgage is a tough call for households in hot housing markets.<p>Homebuyers who haven’t seen an interest rate increase in nearly 10 years, …

Real Estate

7 Ways to Fit a Workspace into a Small Space

(Image credit: Homepolish)<p>In a small apartment, you might not have the luxury of having an entirely separate room to use as a study — but that …

The Only Way Millennials Can Afford To Live In Big Cities

We're not counting "have rich parents" as an option.<p>Millennials can absolutely afford to buy homes -- as long as they don't mind living in a house smaller than a toolshed.<p>In over half of the biggest U.S. cities, the typical millennial can't afford a 1,000 square-foot home, according to a recent …

7 Tips to Boost Your Business's Social Media Strategy

Over 46 percent of the Earth's population uses the Internet. Today, a lion's share of that Internet usage is done through social media networks. As …