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Why You Should Try This Easy Online Room Design Planner

Plan Your Room<p>A full review of Plan Your Room, a free online room design tool<p>Updated April 05, 2018<p>Plan Your Room is a free online room design …

11 Intriguing Kitchen Backsplashes You've Never Thought Of

What you choose for your backsplash — you know, the thing that covers the wall behind your countertops so it doesn't get all mucky and gross — can …

20 Genius Uses for the Magic Eraser

The Magic Eraser has dozens of uses: Simply wet it, wipe it, and watch scuff marks, burnt-on greece, marker scribbles, and so much more disappear. We …

What is the Difference Between Ceramic and Porcelain Tile?

If you’re thinking of redoing your flooring, you might be confused about all the tile options. Many people think of porcelain tiles and ceramic tiles …

Home Improvement

Our Best Organizing Tricks of All Time

Identify Obstacles<p>Start at the root—think about what is keeping you from staying neat. We have found that it’s often the spot where you are storing …

Work From Home 2018: The Top 100 Companies For Remote Jobs

With mobile devices and videoconferencing technology becoming more widespread, telecommuting jobs are also becoming more common. They’re also highly coveted because they tend to offer greater work-life balance. The downside is that many such offers turn out to be too good to be true.<p>FlexJobs, a …

List-Worthy

Taste Beyond The Tongue

7-UP BISCUITS – Book of Taste

19NOV<p>Ingredients: red or yukon gold potatoes extra virgin olive oil 1/2 a packet of dry zesty Italian dressing mix garlic powder 1/3 …

These 8 online courses teach important skills you didn't learn in college

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images Getting an education is the most crucial part of becoming successful in life, and spending years in school is …

Learning

12 genius hacks to transform your IKEA BILLY bookcase

We know you've all got one.<p>Every nine out of 10 people in the UK own IKEA's BILLY bookcase. OK OK that's made up, but it's probably true. It's one of IKEA's best selling pieces of furniture of all time, and definitely one of the most versatile. Here are 12 hacks you can use to turn yours into …

The 10 Commandments of Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify emotions (in both yourself and others), to recognize the powerful effects of those emotions, and to use that information to inform and guide behavior.<p>It begins with learning how emotions work, but it goes much further. Specifically, how do you start …

Emotional Intelligence

Boys Room Easy Closet Organization and Decor Ideas

<i>Disclosure | This post is sponsored on behalf of Better Homes & Gardens and Walmart. I’m a member of the BHG Live Better Blogger Network. All</i> …

Get to Know Google Forms & Sheets in This Week’s Practical Ed Tech Webinar

Throughout the year I host many professional development webinars at PracticalEdTech.com. The next one in my Tech Tuesday series is Google Forms & …

12 Stovetop Chicken Dinners That Take 30 Minutes or Less

Eaten simple or dressed up, hot or cold, in sandwiches or salads, chicken is one of those things that's pretty perfect all year long. Ovens, on the …

Best Mildew-Resistant Paint for Your Bathroom

Painting a room is an easy and inexpensive way to freshen it up—or even give it a new look. But if you’re thinking about painting your bathroom, …

Home Improvement

People are making themselves miserable by trying too hard to be happy

In the wake of global events like Brexit and Donald Trump’s victory, it’s hard for a lot of people to feel happy right now. And according to psychology, we shouldn’t try to fight it.<p>A growing body of research suggests that striving for happiness as an end in itself can be self-defeating. In fact, …

Happiness

Helpful tips on how to maintain cracks, repairing broken walls and three other household repairs

<b>Helpful tips on how to maintain cracks, repairing broken walls and three other household repairs</b><p>When it comes to house maintenance, if not promptly …

10 genius ways to use every inch of space in your home

Whether you live in a compact one-room home or a large luxurious mansion, you are going to want to get the most out of your space. Remodelling your …

Storage Ideas

11 Super Simple Ways to Make Your House Smell Fresh

Right up there with other factors like style and cleanliness, your home's scent makes a huge first impression to guests. While the smell of freshly …