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4 Mediterranean Recipes for Meatless Monday

For years, it seemed that Mediterranean cuisine was synonymous with Italy or maybe Greece. But Mediterranean recipes are just as varied as the …

33 Healthy Things To Eat After You Work Out

Recover with these easy recipes. Personal trainer not included.<p><i>Recipes originally appeared on Spoon University.</i><p><b>For more, like Spoon University on Facebook, pin them on Pinterest, and subscribe on YouTube.</b>

Sound Step Lightning 2: Impressive sound and portability

Audiophiles are often challenged in small spaces, but the remarkably rich sounds of Sound Step Lightning 2 prove that true quality can be found in a compact Bluetooth speaker.<p>Despite being only 3.6 inches thick, the Sound Step has a 2.1 speaker configuration, meaning it has a dedicated sub-woofer …

65 Cozy Designer Family Rooms

Lazy days are welcome here.<p>Prop up your feet — these comfy dens are tailor-made for relaxing. Up your living room's game too with even more designer decorating ideas.

Interior Design

Healthy Salad Recipes Perfect for a Main or Side Dish

We used chicken breast and turkey bacon for a leaner version of this popular salad. If you prefer, you can use roasted turkey breast instead of poached chicken.

11 Ways to Use IKEA's Lack Shelves Just About Anywhere

IKEA's Lack shelves are as useful as they are ubiquitous. Here are 11 ways you can employ these little workhorses in every room of your house.<p>From VT …

14 Easy Labor Day Recipes

It's here, folks: the end of the summer. But before you dust off your winter coat, rejoice in the deliciousness that is the Labor Day barbecue. From deviled eggs to baked s'mores, these recipes couldn't be simpler -- or more mouthwatering. So fire up the grill and remember how happy you are right …

Small Space Decorating Ideas, How to Make Apartment Look Larger

Unfortunately, if you live in a small space, the only way to gain tangible, <i>measurable</i> square feet is to move. But you can fake a larger apartment with a simple trick: Add mirrors. There's a bit of an art to this decorating addition—for example, a single, small mirror won't do the trick. So for …

Inside Model Candice Huffine's Homepolished Makeover

Meet your new matchmade in interior heaven.<p>Imagine an interior design company that doesn't need a gut renovation project to make it worth their while. Enter Homepolish—where small to large design dreams can become a reality. With over 140 designers across the U.S., Homepolish pairs you with the …

These Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies Will Put All Your Other Desserts to Shame

While Valentine's Day has come and gone, we at <b>Spoon</b> appreciate a good dessert anytime of the year. These red velvet cheesecake brownies are a hybrid of three of your favorite sweets: red velvet cake, cheesecake and brownies. Whether you're craving something with chocolate or something with cream …

12 Awesome Concrete and Cinder Block Outdoor DIY Projects!

Concrete, cement, and cinder block are all pretty mundane building materials. But with some creativity and elbow grease, you can put them to work …

Classic Tool Chess Set

Posted in Living<p>Not all home improvement buffs are burly brutes who only get off on the sound of a hammer thwacking a nail. Sometimes the guy that’s …

Go Beyond The Common Aesthetics With Concrete Kitchen Islands

Considered rough and lacking style and aesthetics by many, concrete is a humble material which lately made its way up in the list of versatile and …

Interior Design

Wood tablet stand Kitchen Dock station Tablet holder Unique gift Ideas Kitchen accessories Trending Item Wood cookbook stand Kitchen station

Wood tablet stand Kitchen Dock station Tablet holder Unique gift Ideas Kitchen accessories Trending Item Wood cookbook stand Kitchen station Tech trends Ipad stand Wood cookbook Ipad stand Kitchen Kitchen accessories Gift Ideas Stands<p>Elegant and stylish holders for your smartphone and tablet. Size …

Greek Chicken & Vegetable Ragout Recipe

By: dornerliz<p>I think this recipe is fantastic. I did adapt it to be made on the stove with chicken breast cubed. I saute the chicken then add the …

Cooking

How To Balance Comfort and Style In Your Home

As regular readers of design sites like Freshome, it should come as no surprise that many of us consider pleasing aesthetics to a be an essential …

9 Skinny Detox Recipes

Warm Water with Lemon<p>1 of 10<p>Although this recipe only includes two ingredients—warm water and lemons—the health benefits are many. This duo balances …

Healthy Eating

6 Creamy Dreamy Desserts

Sweet, smooth and oh so delicious. Don't be intimidated: Anyone can make these creamy creations.<p><b>1. Ricotta Cheesecake with Fresh Raspberries</b><p>Pretty enough for an Italian pastry shop window, this light and creamy cheesecake is adapted from Gina DePalma's wonderful cookbook <i>Dolce Italiano, Desserts</i> …

This Mesmerizing GIF Shows You EXACTLY How to Layer a Room

Decorating makes so much more sense after watching this.<p>Layering a room can be a real struggle: How many blankets are <i>too</i> many blankets? What's the perfect vignette for your side tables? Do your plants overwhelm your artwork?<p>Interior designer and blogger Emily Henderson is here to help with a …

A Beginner’s Guide to Home Remodeling Costs

The first house my wife and I owned was brand spanking new – right out of the box. We walked in to fresh paint, clean carpets, new appliances and a …

Splurge or Save: 10 Living Room Essentials for Your New Home

Moving into a new home can be incredibly exciting (hello, housewarming soiree!), but it also comes with its fair share of planning, budgeting and to-do lists. It’s a good rule of thumb to live in your new space for at least two months before making any major purchases. Once you have a feel for your …

Articles about minimal north carolina home built tech forward west coast couple on Dwell.com - Dwell

Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream home.<p>After last year’s collaboration, we were excited to team up with Monogram again for the 2016 Monogram Modern Home Tour.<p>A couple channel their Swiss roots in the American South.<p>If green design were easy, …

Essential Tools for Your First Kitchen (& Every Kitchen Thereafter)

<i>As home cooks, we rely on our instincts, our knowledge, and our curiosities -- but we also have to rely on our tools. Which is why we're asking the experts about the essential tools we need to make our favorite foods attainable in our own kitchens.</i><p><i>Today: Cal Peternell, the chef at Alice Waters’s</i> …

NEEO home automation system is beautiful, robust

Home automation. More than a few options exist at this point, allowing consumers to be more picky about what they want, and among it all is a desire …