Lisa Lilja

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UHeart Organizing: Statement Jewelry Storage

I am excited to introduce you all to a really special gal with a really special name (I may be a bit bias). Jennifer runs the blog The House of Wood, …

House Design

Unusual Uses for Coconut Oil

Introduction: Unusual Uses for Coconut Oil<p>Coconut oil is super versatile - I use it in baking, cooking, on myself and my pets, and even around the …

Coconut

Top 10 Favorite Ikea Kitchen Hacks

Of all the wonderful Ikea hacks we’ve gathered throughout the years, some of them made their way into our favorites list. All the Ikea kitchen island …

Renovations

10 DIY Ways to Spice Up Your Vanity

Your makeup station doesn't have to be a mess. Here are 10 easy DIY projects to make your space more glamorous.<p><b>1. Marble Tray</b><p>This multipurpose marble tray from Pennies for a Fortune can be used for anything — as a cheese board, a coffee table tray, whatever. But we think it looks best on the …

DIY Coconut Coffee Body Scrub

She’s In The Glow DIY Coconut Coffee Scrub<p>Materials<p>2 Tbsp Coconut oil<br>1/2 cup Ground, caffeinated coffee<i><br>I use Cocovit Coconut Oil and ground Stumptown</i> …

Unusual uses for coconut oil

Coconut oil is super versatile - I use it in baking, cooking, on myself and my pets, and even around the house!Coconut oil has come to be seen as a …

Alternative Medicine

12 Common Home Repairs That YOU Can Do

Sometimes you don't need to hire a pro.<p>Sometimes you don't need to hire a pro. In her new book, <i>DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It-Yourself Projects</i>, Sarah Berry provides a step-by-step home improvement guide so you can do it on your own. We've rounded up 12 solutions to your most common household …

DIY Backyard Fire Pit

Introduction: DIY Backyard Fire Pit<p>For Valentine day 2015 I decided to build my wife a fire pit for the backyard. I started with an old washing …

Dulce De Leche Recipes That Will Satisfy Your Need For Milk Caramel

There are many lovely levels of caramel. There's the basic caramel that we generally want to pour all over our ice cream. Then, there's salted caramel (which perfectly pairs savory with sweet), which we also want to pour all over our ice cream. And then, there's dulce de leche -- a milk caramel …

Seven Salads for Eating Fresh, Even in Winter

<i>Salad shouldn't be an obligation or an afterthought -- and it doesn't always have to be kale, either. Every other Thursday, Elizabeth Stark from Brooklyn Supper will help you make salads you actually want to eat.</i><p><i>Today: Just because it's -10° F with windchill and you've come down with flu-like</i> …

Recipes

Finalists: Your Best Recipe with Potatoes 2.0

The Finalists are in, and we want to know -- which recipe is your pick for Your Best Recipe with Potatoes 2.0?<p>We've tested and tasted our way through the recipes for Your Best Recipe with Potatoes 2.0, and have emerged with two promising finalists: Hasselback Potato Skillet Bake from Kat Suletzki …

Recipes

5 Ideas for Your Leftover Caramel Candy

<i>This article is brought to you by our friends at</i> <i>Electrolux</i> <i>as part of an ongoing series focusing on seasonal ingredients. This month we're talking caramel.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Butter and sugar. Need we say more? Here are a few ways to use extra caramel candy to its full potential.</i><p>Some of the best things in life …

Dessert

When Pairing Chocolate and Wine, Which Should be Sweeter?

<b>Thomas Pastuszak</b> oversees the wine programs for two of New York's hottest eating establishments, The NoMad restaurant and the adjacent, newer NoMad Bar in Flatiron. As wine director, he's in charge of sourcing bottles, like Arianna Occhipinti's excellent SP68, to pair with chef Daniel Humm's modern …

5 Pink Sparkling Wines for Valentine's Day

Rosé Champagnes and sparkling wines are more popular than they've ever been, and Valentine's Day is the perfect time to try one.<p>There are many things …

Community Picks -- Potatoes 2.0

<i>The results are in -- here are the recipes our community loved from the Your Best Recipe with Potatoes 2.0 contest!</i><p>Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe recommendations. You …

Recipes

Upcoming Toast and Kale Cookbooks Join 'Brodo' as America's Most Trend-Chasing Titles

There's a pattern now emerging on cookbook shelves: Earlier this month, New York City chef <b>Marco Canora</b> announced he'd already sold a cookbook tied to his broth take-out window Brodo (aka the bone broth trend that's now ostensibly sweeping the nation). A release date for <i>Brodo</i> hasn't been released …

Recipes

Biden will make 2016 decision "by the end of the summer"

<b>Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) —</b> Joe Biden was able to swing an official White House trip to the first-in-the-nation caucus state of Iowa.<p>Was he testing the presidential waters?<p>"No," he told reporters traveling with him. "That is a family personal decision that I am going to make sometime in the end of the …

Government
Joe Biden

Oregon leaders turn against Gov. John Kitzhaber amid investigations

Will he or won't he?<p>Nobody seemed to know Thursday afternoon whether Gov.<p>John Kitzhaberwas planning to serve out his historic fourth term at Oregon's helm or resign in ignominy, under the cloud of at least two investigations for ethical breaches, a request by top legislative leaders that he step …

Corruption

'SNL' celebrates 4 decades of being 'Live, from New York!'

NEW YORK (AP) — "Saturday Night Live," which has never shied from self-congratulation with countless best-of, holiday and anniversary shindigs, is doing it again, big-time.<p>"The SNL 40th Anniversary Special," three hours of it, will air live on Sunday at 8 p.m. EST on NBC.<p>Everyone who has ever been …

Entertainment

Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart Spotted Out Together (Again!)

It certainly looks like <b>Jennifer Lopez</b> and <b>Casper Smart</b> have rekindled their romance....<p>Nearly six-months after parting ways, the 45-year-old singer and 27-year-old choreographer have been spotted hanging out. On Thursday night, the pair attended <b>Nick Jonas'</b> bash at the Hotel Café in Hollywood. A …

Meet Christina Aguilera’s Daughter Summer Rain!

<i>Below is an excerpt from “Christina Aguilera Introduces Daughter Summer Rain,” which originally appeared on PEOPLE. Read the full story at PEOPLE.com.</i><p>…

Bobbi Kristina Brown Incident Is a Criminal Investigation, Police Confirm

As Bobbi Kristina Brown remains on life support, Georgia police confirm they are conducting a criminal investigation into the night she was …

Crime

Kanye West's Ryan Seacrest Interview: 11 Things We Learned

From interrupting Beck to why he thinks the Grammys are a joke, the rapper opens up<p>Kanye West recently spoke with Ryan Seacrest and co-host Ellen K …

Kanye West

Notice Something Missing From Friends On Netflix?

Since <i>Friends</i> hit Netflix's streaming service on January 1st, it is estimated that approximately everyone you know has been going home to secretly …

Angelina Jolie Is Opening An Academic Center to Combat Violence Against Women in War Zones

#SaintAngelinaJolie<p>At this point, we can all pretty much agree that Angelina Jolie is an angel sent from heaven, right? On Tuesday, the actress and activist announced her newest humanitarian effort while appearing at the London School of Economics.<p>Along with First Secretary of State William Hague, …

Angelina Jolie

Will Cameron Diaz Appear on Sister-In-Law Nicole Richie's Show?

Nicole Richie is keeping it all in the family on this season of #CANDIDLY NICOLE – because as past episodes have proved, well, they’re a hilarious …

Cameron Diaz

Vince Vaughn Is Appalled at How Men Treat Women Today

Vince Vaughn‘s character in <i>Swingers</i> was the ultimate ladies’ man. But he was so much more respectful to women than most guys these days, the actor …

Jon Favreau

Is this Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds' real baby name?

After Ryan Reynolds recently debunked rumors that he and wife Blake Lively named their baby girl Violet, another report is claiming that the gorgeous couple actually decided to give their daughter a very different name.<p>And it's certainly nothing remotely close to "Violet."<p>According to E! News, …

Blake Lively

Pamela Anderson plans to divorce Rick Salomon... again

Pamela Anderson is done with Rick Salomon— again.<p>The former “Baywatch” star, 47, has filed from divorce from her third husband for a third time, reports TMZ.<p>According to the website, the actress separated from her husband of just over a year on Tuesday and filed the requisite paperwork at the …

Pamela Anderson