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Camper fits in a Sprinter and expands to four times its size

The ioCamper can be used on the go or as a permanent guesthouse<p>Whether you love a teardrop or an adventure van, most campers stick to the basics: A place to sleep, cook, and lounge. But every now and again we see a camper design that is truly innovative, pushing the boundaries of what a camper …

RVs

12 DIY Holiday Window Decorations That'll Make Your Neighbors Jealous

The wondrous world of window displays<p>Step one of getting your house into the holiday spirt should be creating a knock-their-socks off window display. From wreaths to garlands, these modern DIY Christmas window decorations will have your home looking festive from literally the inside out.

Christmas Ornaments

A 1970s Airstream Is Revamped Into an Off-Grid Home For Six

Jonathan and Ashley Longnecker and their four kids live, work, and explore the world in this stylish, sustainable Airstream Sovereign.<p>The Longneckers were living the American Dream with a large house and plenty of material items, but found themselves wanting more—or rather less. Desire for more …

Off-grid

Boho-chic, fully converted camper van is $35K

#VanLife on a budget<p>Ask any follower of the #VanLife philosophy to elaborate on its attributes and you’ll get an earful; living in a van can help you downsize, forego a mortgage, and facilitate adventures in new places. But underneath the evangelizing is a hard reality: Van life is still expensive.</i> …

RVs

How to Unlock Creativity and Discover Your Personal Genius

Creativity is the key to unlocking your dreams and vision for the future. If you can unlock that creative mindset, you'll be set for life.<p>This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>How often do you try to look for success and fulfillment through logic? You might be looking too hard and in the …

15 Fascinating Facts About Honey Bees

No other insect serves human needs like the honey bee. For centuries, beekeepers have raised honey bees, harvesting the sweet honey they produce and …

Insects

Easy Forest Watercolor Painting for Beginners

This forest painting is very easy and you’ll learn several watercolor techniques along the way! <i>For best results when painting with watercolor use</i> …

Watercolor Made Easy with Quick Brushstroke Tips

The way you hold your brush, and move it, has a direct effect on the marks you can make. Here are four simple brushstroke tips to get you started!The …

8 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

Enjoy these creativity exercises and practices to boost your joy and productivity in art. You’ll find practical guidance and things to avoid for your …

Sketching

100-Calorie Magical Maple Pumpkin Blender Muffins

Gluten-free, completely clean, and less than 100 calories per muffin. After discovering the magic of our blender muffins made with bananas, we had to …

Muffins

How to Photograph Flowers

<i>Image Credit: Amber Fite</i><p>Flowers are abundant in many locations in the spring and summer, making them ideal subjects for photography.<p>But learning how …

Landscape Photography

17 Beautiful National Parks In Canada You Have To Visit

Look, there’s no hiding the fact that my love for Canada runs deep… so much so that I swear my veins run with maple syrup! 🤣 Now, obviously, I’ve …

National Parks

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have First Thing When You Wake Up In The Morning

The food and drink choices we make in the morning can set the stage for a day of great eating. Provided we’re selecting the right anti-inflammatory …

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

10 Best RV Gadgets You Should Equip in 2018

An RV camper has limited space. You cannot stuff it with something unnecessary. Sometimes, you may have to throw out some of your favorite …

Gear & Gadgets

Why You Should Add Baking Soda to Latex Paint

If you love the soft, vintage, matte look of chalk paint but don't love the price — $40/pint! — consider making your own. With just latex paint …

20 Things You Need to Survive a 20-Hour Plane Ride

Hopefully you’re heading somewhere fun because this is going to get bad before it gets good.<p>There’s no high quite like booking a plane ticket to a …

Headphones

How to make your own Paint By Numbers with just a few clicks!

I love the look of paint by numbers and I started to look around for tutorials and tools to make my own. Over at the blog Shrimp Salad Circus I found …

25 Perfect Patio Paver Design Ideas

01 of 26<p>Choosing the Right Surface<p>It's a big step out the back door: you've decided to build or remodel a patio. If it won't be the traditional …

Here’s How to Get Perfect In-Camera White Balance: No Editing Required! (VIDEO)

Whether your passion is nature photography, portraiture, macro, or shooting sports, it’s likely you’ve devoted considerable processing time to color …

These Birds of Prey Are Deliberately Setting Forests on Fire

Even more proof Australian wildlife is nuts.<p>It's pretty hot in Australia right now. A brutal heatwave that's incinerated temperature records …

Genius dog takes herself sledding in delightful snow video

Sometimes we don’t deserve dogs. They’re so great.<p>While sledding is one of many fun activities for people to enjoy during a snow storm, it’s not too often that we see a dog get in on that action with no assistance.<p>Well, the 3-year-old Australian Shepherd named Secret isn’t a typical dog. She can go …

Snowstorms

Dreaming about something really remote? How about 8 days in Palau

Paradise on earth is what Palau is all about. Secret lagoons, crystal clear depths, secluded white sandy beaches and spectacular coral gardens make …

Slow-Cooker Corn Chowder Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cut corn kernels from cobs using a sharp knife. Reserve 1 cup corn kernels. Place remaining corn kernels in a 5- to 6-quart slow …

Tesla Solar Roof: Is It Worth It?

Many homeowners intrigued by the idea of using their roof to generate power are turned off by the look of the ugly black solar panels they’d need to …

Solar Power

Billionaires' bolthole: how New Zealand became an escapee's paradise

Remote towns and beauty spots have attracted the attention of the mega-rich, including Trump cheerleader Peter Thiel, wanting a first-class hideaway<p>When weary hikers stop for a thermos of tea and a sandwich on the sheltered beach at Damper Bay on the fringes of Lake Wanaka, many feel they’ve …

It’s not often you come across a dish that’s this fast and this good

By Dorie Greenspan<p>Dorie Greenspan<p>Bio Follow<p>I might have mentioned this before: I’m a slow cook. This has nothing to do with slow-cookers or slow cooking or the Slow Food movement. It has to do with not being speedy.<p>In part, I’m slow in the kitchen because I enjoy the process of cooking, and I get …

Recipes

Escape the Aussie crowd on Canada’s secret ski highway

<i>Craig Tansley discovers the true heart of Canada in amongst some of its greatest snow spots.</i><p>This morning a ‘granola type’ (as they call them around …

Skiing

seashore windchimes

I’m not exaggerating when I say that we probably have several hundred seashells in the house. Most are seashell fragments and most are shells that …

How To Hem Your Jeans Without Going To The Tailor

For most of us average-height women, jeans are just a little too long when you buy them. If they’re skinny jeans, they bunch up just a little bit too …