Karen Bartee

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UC Davis Veterinary Medicine at the California State Fair

Best Furniture For a Shabby Chic Living Room

Shabby Chic can easily invoke images of walls covered in floral wallpaper and pillows covered in lace and bookshelves covered in teacups. But you’ll …

Fireworks Flare; Music Underwhelms

<b>Hyla Douglas, my daughter, on the left; Mayya Isaeva on the right at the boat's stern</b><p><b>The two ladies in the ballroom</b><p>As the light faded on July 4, the Queen Mary's stern deck grew increasingly crowded, terrifyingly so. The revelers waited for the fireworks. It was quite fancily awful--terrible rock …

MMI Textiles Now Offering Printed Narrow Fabrics

<i>MMI partners with Mikan to expand product line and reinforce commitment to the military industry</i><p>WESTLAKE, OH – MMI Textiles, Inc., a leading supplier …

How I Organize My Home Decor Fabric Stash

I have a fun fabric storage tip for you today.My friend Stacy from Not Just a Housewife invited me to participate in her Styled X3 series. Each month …

Free Piecing Quilt Block | Tutorial

<i>Need an easy way to use up those fabric scraps? Making a quilt using free-pieced strips is a great way to bust through your scrap bins.</i> <i>Quilter and</i> …

Make it Coats

Surreal Paintings and Collages of Nature & Vintage Daily Life Objects

Artist Lauren Matsumoto, based in Brooklyn, combines, in her em>Fauna and Flora series, several techniques : painting, collage and drawing. Through …

Art

5 Ways to Turn Plain Yogurt into Dessert

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52—with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: You already love eating yogurt with granola for breakfast and mixing it into lentil salads for lunch, but now it's time to look to yogurt as a dessert to rival ice …

Storm chaser captures tornado in stunning 4K time-lapse video

Mike Olbinski had a mission: to capture a time-lapse shot of a tornado. The passionate storm chaser set out earlier this spring, spending 18 days …

25 Cleaning Hacks That Will Make Your Life Easier - DIY & Crafts

Fighting Oil With Oil<p>Believe it or not, you can actually remove greasy buildup on your stove hood and stovetop with oil. That sounds weird we know, …

A family-friendly living space doesn’t have to be ugly

THE CHALLENGE<p>Ylva and David Mercer are trying to find a way to make the 15-by-28-foot family/dining/play room in their Arlington home comfortable for family activities with their four children, yet suitable for entertaining guests. They want a furniture arrangement that will allow them to enjoy the …

The Only Italian Lasagna Recipe You’ll Ever Need

A properly-made lasagna is a dish of consummate beauty and one of the most beloved Italian food dishes in the world. But there is...The post The Only …

Recipes

How to Sew a Pillow

Today I’m happy to have Amanda of Jedi Craft Girl sharing a tutorial teaching you how to sew a pillow as a part of our Summer Sewing Series. They are …

15 Honest Instructions For Successful Parenting Of Your Pupper

Dogs should come with a user’s manual. You <i>could</i> get a copy of <i>Dogs for Dummies</i> on Amazon or something, but you should save your Prime account for more …

Pets

STEP #5 ON THE JOURNEY TO HAPPINESS ~ BE GRATEFUL

<b>CHOICES</b><p>As I mentioned in #4 Choose your Story ~ life is really all about making choices - big ones and small ones - every day. The choices we make …

Happiness

10 DIY Projects You Can Make With One Yard of Cotton Fabric

Sometimes the simplest materials are the most inspiring. An old t-shirt, a skein of cotton yarn, a blank pillowcase — it’s these DIY staples that we constantly find ourselves reinventing, hacking and personalizing. So, we decided to give all the gals on the DIY team the same challenge: Turn one …

Make A Halter Top Dress This Summer

One of my favorite things about summer is unpacking all of my clothes that were stored away over the winter and coming across awesome outfits I had …

Stop Your Computer From Overheating by Stacking Copper Coins on It

Genius.<p>We've all been through the frustration of an uncomfortably hot computer - you're in the middle of a 3-hour dungeon crawl (or the fifth episode …

MacBook Pro

The Mediterranean Diet for Long-Term and Permanent Weight Loss

What is the Mediterranean diet that you so often hear about? How can it benefit you if you are trying to lose weight? It is not attached to any …

11 Quick and Easy Ground Beef Recipes (That Aren't Burgers)

Burgers are yummy (OK, <i>really</i> yummy). Our only beef? There’s so much more to do with ground meat than shape it into patties to slap on a grill.<p>Whether …

Science shows these are the only kinds of bug spray that actually work

The virus is spread by aggressive mosquitoes that bite during the day, and in addition to wearing long sleeves and pants, or staying inside, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends anyone over two months old should use insect repellent in areas where mosquitoes are …

I tried out Houzz, the best Android app in the world and found it surprisingly easy to design my dream home

Here's what you see when you open the app.<p>Photo: Olivia Chang.<p>When you click on 'Photos', you can find a whole range of photos from bedrooms, …

Home Decorating

16 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Traveling (and Eating) Around the World

If you’ll go anywhere for a memorable meal, you’ve gotta do it right.<p><i>Welcome to Eat Like a Local! From late-night burgers in Nashville to a life-changing date shake in Palm Springs, we traveled across the U.S. to find the spots that are really hitting home.</i><p>Like you, I believe the only thing as fun …

Rising Seas Could Threaten the World's Coastal Cities Much Sooner than Scientists Thought

New York, Miami, and New Orleans could be unrecognizable by the end of the century.<p>Rising global temperatures could cause a massive ice sheet the size of Mexico to begin disintegrating within decades, scientists say, raising the sea level as much as three feet by 2100 and spelling disaster for the …

Hornblower cruise ship crashes into dock in San Diego

Several people were injured after a sightseeing ship crashed into a dock in San Diego.<p>The <i>Adventure Hornblower</i> hit the Embarcadero just after 1 p.m. …