Loren Holdeman

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According to Pinterest, This Shade is 2018's New Neutral

(Image credit: SFGirlbyBay)<p>2016 was the year of white, and since then, neutrals really have reigned supreme in home design, particularly when it …

Wood Router Basics

Shape it, cut it, decorate it, dado it. All with an everyday wood router.<p>Clamp the board down and move the router in a counterclockwise direction …

William And Kate Deny Children Use Of A ‘Surprising’ Item In Their Royal Home

Doting parents Prince William and Princess Kate Middleton love their children and — like other parents — would give the world to George and …

Bring butterflies and hummingbirds home with a single plant

The humble scarlet beebalm (<i>Monarda didyma</i>) has a lot to recommend it, especially in eastern North America, where it originated. This easy-care perennial not only attracts bees to your garden, but butterflies and hummingbirds also find it irresistible. It’s a welcome addition to a perennial garden, …

6 Do’s and 2 Don’ts of Cooking Ribs

Gone are the days that men ruled the grill and women, the kitchen. It’s the 21st century, and ladies can be grill masters *just* as much as guys can. Yes, that even goes for the always intimidating rack of ribs. With the proper grilling tools and an arsenal of tips and hacks, you’ll be teaching …

BBQ

The 10 Best Ways to Grill Your Vegetables

I have a strong opinion about grilled vegetables. As much as I love meat and fish on the grill, it's vegetables that really transform when tossed on …

How to Give Your Employees Real Benefits, Not Just Cheap Perks

Fancy perks don't solve the work-life balance problem.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As any entrepreneur will attest, perhaps the most difficult tasks in running a business are attracting, retaining and supporting a strong workforce.<p>Common solutions to this problem …

16 Secrets To Staying In That Honeymoon Phase Your Whole Life

In November this year my wife Jessie and I will celebrate five years of marriage.<p>I'm lucky to be able to say it really has been the most amazing five …

27 Brilliant Home And Decor Projects You Can Make Yourself

This is not a drill! (But you will need one for these projects.)

Make Cabinets the Easy Way

Okay, let’s hear ’em—your excuses for not making those cabinets you could use everywhere from your kitchen to your workshop: “Oooh, they have doors.” …

Woodworking

29 DIY Starbucks Recipes That Will Save You Tons Of Cash

Make your own "pink drink" right in your kitchen!

How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

Anger Management

How to Build Your Own Cornhole Boards

Cornhole (a.k.a bean bag toss) is the one of the most popular summer outdoor games. Here's how to build your own set of boards that will last for years to come.<p>Nothing livens up a summer BBQ more than a little competition. A bean bag toss game–known as cornhole in some parts—welcomes players of all …

Woodworking

Easy & Delicious Grilled Asparagus Recipe

• Prepare a gas or charcoal grill for high heat (you can hold your hand an inch above the cooking grate for just 1 to 2 seconds before pulling it away …

5 simple ways to love your wife well

As a husband, loving your wife is the most sacred duties you’ll have the privilege of doing in your entire lifetime. My friend has Matt Brown some …

Texas pre-race prayer asks to put a 'Jesus man' in White House

Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson asked for 'a Jesus man in the White House' during the pre-race prayer for the Sprint Cup Series' race at Texas on …

Upgrade Your Grilling Game with These 8 Amazing Homemade BBQ Sauces

With grilling season in full force, I thought it was time to expand a bit from my well-used staple tomato/vinegar/brown-sugar BBQ sauce. <br>With a list …

The Four Keys to Well-Being

<i>This article is adapted from a talk by Richard Davidson, neuroscientist and founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin,</i> …

20 Zig Ziglar Quotes that will Stimulate Success in Your Life

It's easy to get bogged down with negativity in your daily life, but sometimes hearing just the right words can instantly change your outlook on …

How to Taste: Coffee

Professional growers, sellers, and baristas try coffee at controlled tastings called cuppings, but the average person may not know what separates a great cup of coffee from one that's sold by a vested, mustachio'd server at an overpriced but minimally decorated modern coffee bar.<p>As with all things, …

Focal Points in Your Garden

Often the only difference between a nice garden and a great garden is the simple use and addition of <b>garden focal points</b>. Something that draws our …

As long as you’re not too fussy, they can be a great way to get late-season colour<p>Some of the most joyous cut flowers are the simplest. Buy a plant, plant it, wait a bit, cut it off, love it a little and, with luck, the whole thing happens again next year. Dahlias and gladioli are such plants and …

Gardening

5 Chic Houseplants and How to (Finally) Keep Them Alive

On one particularly wintry morning during New York Fashion Week, all eyes were fixed not only on the clothes and the Wyeth furniture at The Row presentation, but also on the spectacular plants dotting the showroom, which included aloe, succulents, and banana trees arranged by EriN Design. Months …