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How to Grout Tile

Follow these step-by-step instructions.<p><b>How to Grout Tiles</b><p>Grout is the waterproof cement that goes between the tiles. All tiling must be finished with grouting, and this is the really satisfying part! You can create very different looks with colored grout. For more outlandish combinations, test a …

Cleaning

10 Tested and Perfected Classic Southern Recipes

There's something deeply satisfying about Southern cooking. From red velvet cupcakes to buttermilk biscuits, these classic recipes won't disappoint!<p><b>1. Red Velvet Cupcakes</b><p>With their subtle chocolate flavor, deep mahogany color and lavish swirl of cream cheese frosting on top, who could possibly …

8 Best All-Inclusive Resorts Where Kids Stay Free

<i>Gran Caribe Real Resort & Spa Cancun (Courtesy Real Resorts)</i><p>All-inclusive luxuries make traveling more enjoyable for families, and many all-inclusive resorts in the US, Mexico and Caribbean regularly offer deals where kids stay free with their parents. This means vacations can be fun, affordable, …

Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the Bahamas for Families

<i>Kamalame Cay (Courtesy Kamalame Cay)</i><p>A family vacation in the Bahamas has a certain dreamy ring to it and the good news is that thanks to these family-friendly all-inclusive resorts, it needn't be complicated or expensive. By booking with a family-friendly resort or hotel that offers an …

Keri Russell at Home

The actress and her husband take a hands-on approach to creating the brownstone of their dreams<p>The actress and her husband take a hands-on approach to creating the brownstone of their dreams

16 Stunning Black and White Rooms

The graphic impact of black-and-white schemes never loses its appeal, and the combo works in rooms both haute and humble<p>The graphic impact of black-and-white schemes never loses its appeal, and the combo works in rooms both haute and humble

The Superhero Stain-Fighters You Already Have At Home

Easy solutions for common household stains.<p><b>1. Toothpaste to get out stains:</b> Non-gel and non-whitening toothpaste can get stains out of multiple household items. For stains on walls and carpets squeeze on toothpaste and rub with a cloth and rinse with warm water. Be careful with high-shine walls as …

#TheLIST: 10 Affordable Luxuries

You don't have to spend a ton of money for great looking clothes and accessories. Here, we rounded up 10 editor-approved basics that say luxe without breaking the bank.<p>You don't have to spend a ton of money for great looking clothes and accessories. Here, we rounded up 10 editor-approved basics …

Clothing

These Diagrams Are Everything You Need To Decorate Your Home

Interior design cheat sheets FTW.

5 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families in the Caribbean

Whether you're a family of three or of five, with toddlers or with teens, these five best Caribbean all-inclusive resorts promise carefree good times in a natural paradise with unbridled fun under the sun for the whole family. Above and beyond delicious cuisine and decadent spa treatments, each of …

The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Make When Painting Furniture

Improve a less-than-stellar piece with paint, patience, and my tricks. I had the oops moments; now you can learn from them.<p>There's no shortage of tutorials about painting furniture online. And I've used a lot of them to paint dressers, console tables, chairs, mirrors, and more. But I have found …

Home Improvement

How We Did the Maldives on the Cheap

Come on, dream with me for a moment. Imagine you're on a beach. You're lying in a hammock, body as loose and floppy as a rag doll. The soft strains of playful island music kisses your ears, its provenance indeterminable. Your skin is warm to the touch -- the sun gilds it with its penetrating golden …

The New Look for Painted Trim? Anything But White

For a long time now, white-painted woodwork has been <i>de rigeur</i> in the domestic interior, so much so that it's almost a foregone conclusion. But this …

Here's What's New On Netflix In February

Netflix has announced its list of February releases.<p>In addition to the long-awaited return of Kevin Spacey to the streaming site, we're getting every season of Starz hit "Spartacus" and five seasons of "M.A.S.H."<p>We'll continue to update this list as the month continues.<p><b>"Spartacus" The Complete</b> …

Meet Our New Food Columnist, John Besh — Plus Try His Fried Chicken Recipe!

The Louisiana native kicks off his House Beautiful column with some thoughts on entertaining and a cherished family recipe.<p><i>Photo: Johnny Miller</i><p>With 10 restaurants, three cookbooks, and several national TV shows under his belt, the James Beard Award– winning chef is busy. But he always makes time to …

10 Winter Cocktails

Winter blues? Just because you're freezing cold, over holiday entertaining, want to stay in and watch movies this weekend, doesn't mean you should.<p>Invite some friends over for winter cocktails that are fun, easy to mix up and will chase any chill away.<p>Put some old funky favorites on your Sonic …

Streamlining Your Makeup Bag in 2015: How to Do Less—And Look Better

Clutter clouds the mind, particularly if it's the first thing you see when you wake up and open your medicine cabinet in the morning. You stand in front of the sink and think: How did I accumulate so many bottles? Does it really take this much every day just to—as <b>Tina Fey</b> joked at the Golden Globes …

Golden Globes

The First Leaked Photos of the Olympus E-M5II

The first leaked photos have emerged showing the upcoming Olympus E-M5II. The camera is a followup to the popular Olympus E-M5, a camera announced …

Why I Shoot in Manual Mode

When it comes to consistency, manual exposure mode is the best mode among the various exposure modes. Other exposure modes include Aperture Priority …