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13 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better.

5 Simple But Effective Steps Motivated People Do To Overcome Frustration

10 Ways Smart People Start Conversations With Anyone

The heading is not to say that some people are smart while conversing and that others are just plain stupid. That would be a gross generalisation. …

22 DIY Ideas To Recycle Old Toys… #16 Is The Best Light Fixture I’ve EVER Seen.

When we were kids, we coveted our toys; they held a very special place in our hearts and held such great value that losing them was the most …

9 Most Costly Mistakes in DIY Home Improvement

These DIYers paid the price for their great goofs. Read on for some of the most expensive mistakes in home improvement history.<p>A few years ago, my …

Home Improvement

21 Wall Art Projects That Are Actually Affordable

Budget beauties.

25 DIY Fundamentals

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Now trending on TOH<p>How to Prep Your House to Sell<p>More From TOH<p>Easy Kitchen …

How to Sew a Button 2 Different Ways

There are two methods that will help keep a button in place longer, with a minimum of tangled thread and wrinkled fabric: the shank technique, which is better suited to heavier textiles, and the flat technique, preferable for thin or delicate fabrics. Here, we provide the step-by-step guide on how …

Buffing Out Scuff Marks and Paint From Your Vehicle

Introduction: Buffing Out Scuff Marks and Paint From Your Vehicle<p>About: Just a fairly normal, completely inept guy! After spending decades in front …

Woodworking

25+ Outdoor Lighting DIYs To Brighten Up Your Summer

Forget candles. These creative lighting ideas are a che […]

DIY Recycled Owl Art

DIY

11 DIY Headboard Ideas to Give Your Bed a Boost

We love a folding partition for the pretty way it breaks up a room. Here’s another transformative use: Slip it behind a basic bed frame to create a plush and personalized headboard. Recast one you already own with a favorite print, or get a new one at Calico (choose from hundreds of fabrics;</i> …

What to Feed a Toddler Who Eats a Lot (But No Tomatoes)

<i>If you like reading what Amanda feeds her kids, you'll love taking a look into what other people—both in the food world and the world at large—prepare for their own children (and occasionally their significant others and maybe even their pets). Prepare to be either resentful or appreciative of your</i> …

Pasta Primavera, lllustrated

<i>Grab your tote bag (and maybe your sketchbook) because, every other week,</i> <b>Sharon Hwang</b> <i>of</i> <b>My Cooking Diary</b> <i>is bringing us along for her adventures at her Northern California farmers market—and then back in her kitchen.</i><p><i>Today: The pasta to showcase spring’s early bounty.</i><p>According to Chez Panisse chef Cal …

5 Tips for the Perfect Burger

Memorial Day weekend already? That brings us to the essential question: What constitutes the perfect burger?<p>For me, it starts with a live fire (preferably wood) to produce a perfectly charred, deftly seasoned crust and a juicy interior that contrasts perfectly with a soft, sturdy, buttered, grilled …

Bacon Prices Plummet After Hitting All-Time High

Bacon prices rose consistently for nearly five years, reaching an all-time high of $6.11 a pound in June 2014. But now they've finally started to drop.<p>The Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest Consumer Price Index report, released Friday morning, showed that the price of a pound of bacon averaged …

3 Steps Anyone Can Take to Reduce Water Consumption

California's drought affects every person living in America. While that thought might be an esoteric one for those who don't reside on the West Coast, it's a very real experience, with very real consequences. As The New York Times reported earlier this week, "The average American consumes more than …

Free, Low-Cost Cooking Classes Aim To Help Underserved Communities Eat Better

CHICAGO -- A weekly after-school cooking and nutrition class is having a big impact on the lives of families in some of the city's underserved communities.<p>The Chicago Park District's "Fun With Food" program is using the city's former field houses, website CivilEats reports, as venues to teach …

Slow Cooker Hot Wings and 7 More Low-Stress Game-Night Snacks

No true fan can summon the concentration to do complicated party foods for game-watching night. Starting with the best (and easiest) crockpot chicken …

25 Summer Essential Recipes You Should Master

Summer foods shouldn't be complicated—they don't need to be when so much is in season—it should just be good. We've gathered up 25 classic recipes to take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day.<p><b>Summer, man. It's back.</b> And with it comes long, warm days and nights that should be spent next to the grill, …

Cooking

The $5 Tool That Will Forever Change the Way You Grill

A basic but brilliant wire rack is the shortcut to perfect grilled vegetables all season long.<p>I had two goals while on vacation in Maine last summer: Disconnect from all electronics, and employ the grill for every meal. Technological sobriety proved to be a pipe dream, but my grilling bender was a …

Your Saturday Morning Farmers Market Inspiration

<i>Today: Heading to the farmers market? Let #F52farmstand be your inspiration. Once you've shopped, tag</i> <i>your farmers market bounty with #F52farmstand, and we'll share our favorite photos every week here to celebrate spring and summer produce. Here's what you found in your local farmers markets last</i> …

10 Mouth-Watering Recipes to Kick Off Grilling Season

Fire up the grill this weekend and impress your friends with these crowd-pleasing, easy recipes. They're sure to become your go-to favorites of the summer!<p><b>1. Juicy Steakhouse Burgers</b><p>These burgers are tender, juicy and full of flavor -- just like the ones served at your favorite steakhouse. <b>GET THE</b> …

8 Slimming Soups for Swimsuit Season

Juicing is out. Souping is in. But food trends aside, these soups are so delicious and satisfying that you won't even realize how healthy you're eating.<p><b>1. Golden Gazpacho</b><p>Adapted from Oleana chef Ana Sortun's cookbook, <i>Spice: Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean</i>, this soup's silky texture and pure …

80 Fruity, Sweet, and Creamy Summer Desserts

Homemade ice cream, boozy popsicles, easy crumbles, and all of the fruit pies.<p><b>Dessert just tastes better in the summertime</b>. With ripe berries, juicy watermelon, fruit pies, and ice cream leading the way, we're suddenly feeling very hungry. Eat 'em all—before they melt!

Baking