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5 Great Ways to Earn Money From Home

My good friend, Jessica, has a helpful and encouraging post up on <b>5 great ways to earn money from home</b>. Here’s a snippet:<p>While I’ve not used my …

Personal Finance

Side Dishes Are Always the Best Dishes: Here are 25 Incredible Vegan Side Dishes for Thanksgiving

We all know the best part of any holiday meal is the side dishes. Sure, the entrée is delicious, and we all want seconds. The soup is warm and …

Recipes

The Only 9 Outfits Any Woman Will Ever Need

You could throw everything else out and still be chic. Really.<p>Velvet platform sandals are nice and all, but like it or not, they're not *essential.* In the event of a fashion shortage, but really as a fun mental exercise to help us recognize that we keep tons of extra stuff around, here are nine …

Clothing

How To Nail The Monochromatic Color Scheme Like A Pro

The one-color look is easy to pull off... if you follow these rules.<p>There's a lot to consider when choosing a color scheme for your home. Will it look good? Will it make <i>you</i> look good? Are you going to hate it? Are professional <i>designers</i> going to hate it?<p>There are no guarantees in this crazy color …

Home Decorating

50 Ways to Fight Nature Deficit Disorder This Fall and Winter

You can’t go very far these days without hearing about Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), but have you heard of <i>Nature-Deficit …

10 Easy Ways You Can Practice Mindfulness Every Day

Living mindfully is one of the very best ways that you can transform your life. When people think about meditation they think about sitting in lotus …

17 Delicious Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Side Recipes

Prepping for the big November feast is nothing to take lightly. Between reuniting with tons of relatives, arranging a killer Friendsgiving and planning the perfect Turkey Day tablescape, it can be tricky just to get everyone together at the table. And when you factor in different diets and …

Cooking

6 Traditional Thanksgiving Sides Made Better

Trust me, Thanksgiving <b>dinner</b> is one of my favorites, but sometimes the traditional sides can become mundane. Here are 6 sides creatively elevated to give <b>Thanksgiving</b> this year, a kick!<p><b>1. Potatoes Au Gratin</b><p><b>2. Charred Balsamic Broccoli</b><p><b>3. Buffalo Cauliflower</b><p><b>4. Slow Cooker Stuffing</b><p><b>5. Broccoli Cheddar</b> …

7 Easy Dinners For People Who 'Don't Cook'

You can be a complete stranger to the kitchen and still pull off an amazing meal. Here are seven foolproof recipes that will wow your entire family.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken with Mango Chutney</b><p>Chicken tandoori is easy to make, and this is my favorite version: the chicken is deliciously spiced with …

Creative Meditation: a Simple How-To

Meditation. It’s a word full of assumptions. That it takes a lot of time. That it’s a shutting off of your brain. That only certain people can do it. …

10 Creative Ways to Earn $500 Per Month From Home

Rachel from Smart Mom Smart Ideas has a great post up on <b>10 creative ways to earn $500 per month from home</b>. Here’s a snippet:<p>Are you a stay at home …

Frugal Living

20 DIY Christmas Yard Decorations to Deck Out Your Outdoor Space

Halloween has come and gone, which means bye-bye jack-o’-lanterns, helloooo holidays. If you are already in the mood to start Pinning holiday decor ideas, your outdoor space should be the starting point for all things jolly. Go ahead and hop on the decorate-before-Thanksgiving bandwagon with these …

Double Chocolate Banana Bread

Let’s be honest with ourselves: this is cake, through and through.<p>Cake disguised as breakfast.<p>It’s amazing how much importance we place on a name, a …

Work More Muscles in Half the Time With These Compound Exercises

Hang around a gym long enough, and you’ll probably hear talk of compound versus isolation moves. It’s pretty self-explanatory: Compound exercises …

5 Card Games to Know (and Snacks to Eat While Playing)

<i>Play your cards right:</i> <i>5 games to learn—and 20 snacks—for your next night in.</i><p>It's safe to say that Food52 staffers like a little healthy competition: We're on soccer teams and bowling teams; we run races and shake cocktails against one another (cooking is a sport too, right?). <b>And, we're card game</b> …

10 New Beauty Products to Try This Month

It’s July, and since the heat and humidity are officially full-time residents in most parts of the country, we’re completely immersed in all-things summer beauty (as in, you’ve found the secret to DIYing beach waves mermaids would be jealous of, whether you live by the ocean or not!). This newest …

Organizing Your Home

Getting your house organized will go a long way to maximizing efficiency. There is no single right way to do it: The trick lies in finding the way that works best for you. For the kitchen, a few basic organizing concepts can get you started.

Decorating Trends: What We Love Right Now

1 of 39<p>Blue, Blue, Blue<p>This classic hue is experiencing quite the renaissance, in shades ranging from sky to indigo to teal, and sometimes all in one …

Crash Course: 8 Ways to Discipline Your Kids

Whether you’re a parent or babysitter sometimes you need a go-to trick or two—or three— when it comes to discipline. All families develops their own …

Parenting

To The Police Chief Who Said 7-year-olds Should Not Be Alone, Especially in a Park

.About a week ago, you may recall, a Maine mom was charged with child endangerment for letting her 7 year old play by herself for an hour in the park …

DIY Outdoor Kitchen: Is This a Project for You?

How to start your outdoor kitchen design<p>Whether you use modular steel frames, concrete blocks, or brick as the foundation for your outdoor kitchen, …

Tag: DIY

The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)<p>by Justine Hand<p>The New Rusticity: 11 DIY Ways to Use Branches …

Easy DIY Fishtail Circle Skirt Tutorial

Today’s project is one of my favorites yet. It’s a knit circle skirt with a dramatic twist… It’s official name is a fishtail circle skirt. Isn’t the …

#SavorSummer: Make Our DIY Beach Cover-Up -- and See Others That Inspire Us!

Whether you're an occasional beachgoer or an all-out beach bunny, a DIY beach cover-up is a must-craft.<p>In the spirit of summer play, we invite you to <b>try your hand at our popular no-sew beach cover-up, and to share your results on Instagram and Twitter using the hashtag #SavorSummer.</b><p>You'll be …

DIY Scrabble Art

The Scrabble wall art in my living room has to be one of my all time favorite DIYs. I've posted a "how to" for it before, but today I wanted to write …

14 Gorgeous Dining Areas Perfect for Alfresco Meals

Tables nestled into lush gardens make eating outside all the more fabulous.<p>Tables nestled into lush gardens make eating outside all the more fabulous.

8 Stylish Ways to Keep Mosquitoes at Bay

No one wants mosquitoes crashing their party, but you also don’t want to ruin the ambiance you’ve created with logo-emblazoned products that don’t …

Mosquitoes

The Ultimate Pilates Ab Workout: 6 Must-Try Moves

[caption id="attachment_41020" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photo: DailyBurn.com[/caption]If you’re sick of slogging through endless rounds of …

One Of The Easiest (And Tastiest) Cheesecake Recipes We've Come Across!

Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake Squares<p>Lemon and blueberry cheesecake. A little bit sweet, a little bit tart, and we want a lot of it! The great things …

6 Moves That Burn More Fat in Less Time

There’s an in-vogue specialized training method that many people are using to get crazy results, and it is one of the fastest methods to get fit in a …

Workouts