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Delete Cached Twitter Images on Your Mac For a Little More Disk Space

If you use the Twitter app on your Mac, images get cached on your hard drive and can take up space. James Powell from Mac Tricks & Tips shows you how …

How to gain self confidence

<b>Get Moving</b><br>Research has linked any type of exercise—cardio, strength training, stretching—to greater body confidence. And it works whether or not your fitness level or weight changes, or whether your sweat sessions are mild or intense. Plus, just talking about a workout can up your self-image, says …

An Open Letter to Beyoncé

Dear Beyoncé Squared (a.k.a. the intersection of Beyoncé the person and BEYONCE the self-titled visual album),<p>I am writing you this letter to express my immense gratitude for the inspiration you've both provided me with over the last couple months of my life: Inspiration that I did not necessarily …

Blond Hair

How Much Water You Should Drink Before, During, and After Exercise

Staying hydrated is essential for your health, particularly when you're working out and possibly losing a lot of water through sweat. This …

Low Fat

How-To: Create Shelving from Vintage Crates

Sometimes I really can’t tell if my apartment is getting smaller, or if I just need more shelving, either way this HGTV Handmade video tutorial, with the infamous Meg Allan Cole, on using vintage crates to create more shelving space is packed with helpful shelf-making tips.

Storage Ideas

How-To: Glass and Copper Desktop Organizer

Keep your desk organized and eye-catching with this Anthropologie-inspired glass and copper desktop organizer tutorial from Marisa on Freutcake!<p>[Via CraftGawker]

Copper

Bath Inspiration: Rose and Vanilla Bath Bombs

Getting started on your Valentine’s Day making? Give stressed out friends and family a break from packed schedules and busy days with this lovely heart-shaped rose and vanilla bath bombs idea from Henry Happened!<p>Want to make some bathtub chemistry of your own? (That’s literal chemistry, not …

Embroidery Hoop Wall Decor

Simple yet eye-catching embroidery hoop wall decor by darling Panda Head Blog.<p>The above photo by Mornings Like These.

Valentine’s Day Craft: Cross-Stitch Heart Pin

Stitch up your own charming cross-stitch heart pin for Valentine’s Day with this sweet project from Kittenhood!<p>Wear your heart on your sleeve. (Or, you know, shirt.)<p>Head on over to Kittenhood to see how it’s done.

30 Minute Storage Bin

If you have a lot of craft supplies to organize but mere minutes to spare to organize it all, you might dig this quick and easy fabric storage bin tutorial by Apartment Therapy.

Plexi Accent Shelf

Valentine’s Day Jars

3 Ways to Make Felted Wool Dryer Balls

Want to green up your laundry game? Make a custom set of felted wool dryer balls! This easy-to-follow tutorial from Kara on Petals to Picots will show you how to make your own dryer balls in three different ways: repurpose and reuse an old wool sweater, use leftover wool yarn, or make some wooly …

Knitting

Flashback: “Stained Glass” Votive Holders

<b>By Jenny Ryan</b><p>Many times when I’m at the grocery or drug store, I can’t resist throwing a few scented votive candles in my cart. When I’m ready to burn them, it’s easy enough to sit one on a cute little vintage china saucer, but I recently decided to try and find a fancier display solution for them. …

Chemicals

Color Matters: Choosing the Correct Eye Shadow

I remember when I first started wearing eye shadow I had no idea what I was doing. I couldn't quite figure out what colors matched and look good together. Being completely overwhelmed at a makeup counter is a feeling I am all too familiar with. I remember blending so many colors together that it …

Eye Makeup

Canucks vs. Flames: Line brawl erupts on opening faceoff

Send out your facepunchers!<p>The referees in Vancouver didn't have much time to settle into the game before a line brawl erupted on the opening faceoff.<p>Flames coach Bob Hartley decided to start the game with his fourth-liners. Vancouver coach John Tortorella, stunned by this decision, decided to send …

How-To: Frosted Phrase Vase

Immortalize your very own words as a schmancy frosted vase with this delightful tutorial from A Beautiful Mess.<p>[via Wattlebird]

New Year’s Resolutions for Creative People

Two Birds on a Branch

Brigitte Dadaux has posted another of the lovely silhouette charts they are so famous for designing. This one shows two birds sitting on a branch. …

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Weightloss tips

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism<p>A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn<p>You exercise, and you try to eat right. But unfortunately you may still be slowing down your calorie burn—and your weight-loss efforts—without even realizing it. Lauren Slayton, M.S., R.D., …

Why Saving Money Is So Hard, and How to Trick Yourself to Save More

It's not just lack of self-control that keeps many of us from saving as much as we should. Harvard economics professor Sendhil Mullainathan tells CNN …

Personal Finance

DIY Dinosaur Soap

Whether you have kids or not, dinosaur soap making sounds like a blast and renders a rad result. Try it out with this tutorial from Artchoo.

Minnesota Vikings' coach: "We should round up all the gays, send them to an island, and then nuke it until it glows."

The team's former punter, Chris Kluwe, writing for <i>Deadspin</i>, <i>believes</i> he was fired for his gay rights activism. But he <i>knows</i> what team coach Mike …

Learn 25 Needlepoint Stitches

Janet M. Perry is starting a new class soon in which she will be teaching 25 Needlepoint stitches. These stitches aren’t just any old stitches, they …

5 Fab DIY Monogram Projects for Weddings

M + W {Monograms + Weddings} are a classic love story! Whether it’s the first letter of the names of the bride and groom, or of the new surname they …

A Stitch A Day

Rebecca at Hugs are Fun has started a really neat project for 2014. I wish I had the get up and go to join in, but I am not the type of person who …

Confessions of an Outlaw Gardener

Article VI, Section 10: Vegetable gardens shall be allowed in the rear or side portions of said lots only.<p>That was going to be a problem. The rear …

DIY – No Lye Soap Whip

This whipped soap recipe comes from SavyNaturalista who whipped up a batch of hardened liquid soap to create this light and fluffy whipped cream …

Vaginal Fantasy #24: Guilty Pleasures