Louise Slamp

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Make a Shopping/Supply List and Set a Budget

Write out your supply/shopping list.<p>Sit in the room you are curing to write your list. Look around, take your time and envision the new colors, …

5 Cookbooks That Have Helped Me Feed My (Mostly) Vegetarian Family

Once a marginalized subset of our food culture, vegetarian cuisine is now mainstream. There are a huge number of cookbooks and websites that focus on …

Before & After: Dingy Closet Turned Happy Play Space

This tiny closet is the first thing you see when you walk in the front door. I work as a muralist for children's spaces and love colour! I was …

How To Keep the Laundry Mountain from Eating You Alive

Anyone else at war with piles upon piles of laundry? It never occurred to me how much motherhood and laundry go together, but here we are! While it's …

The Biggest Myths About Plus-Size Wedding Dress Shopping

<i>Shafonne Myers, owner and CEO of</i> Pretty Pear Bride,* the world's only magazine for plus-size brides, knows a thing or two about fashion and weddings. As a certified wedding and event planner and a gal with a serious love of all-things weddings (and a former bride herself), Shafonne understands the …

Why This Fitness Expert Won’t Do Kipping Pullups

Here’s what he says you should do instead<p>I’m not a fan of the kipping pullup.<p>This is a pullup variation in which you use momentum to get your chin above the bar. It’s a staple event in the CrossFit Games, and it allows competitors to do more reps in order to gain a higher score.<p>But outside of an …

How To Be A Proper 21st Century Girlfriend

<b>1. Understand that their world does not always have to revolve around you.</b> Your significant other will spend time with their other friends and engage …

20 Reasons Tall Guys Are The Best

By Madison Moore,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/LghhC9<p>1. Around a hot tall guy, you get to wear heels with reckless abandon without worrying that …

Thanksgiving on a Budget: 7 Tips for Tabletop Decor from Stylist Beth Kirby

Yes, it’s about the food. We know that. We’ve been to a Thanksgiving or two. But, really? We like decorating the table. OK, make that <i>love</i>. It turns …

Everyday Problems Solved by a Navy SEAL

Forgot your phone charger? Think like a SEAL and you’ll be fine<p>There are men who have endured, nay, <i>survived</i> the most punishing and unforgiving military training in the world. They have proven themselves resilient, disciplined, and deployable into the harshest of environments, in the most dangerous …

Batteries

35 Men On Whether They Enjoy When A Woman Makes The First Move

By Lorenzo Jensen III,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/10p7H6I<p>Found on AskReddit.<p>1. Love it.<p>Love it; I hate playing games and guessing.<p>2. Good god, …

The 16 Wisest Things Men Have Ever Said About Style

From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens<p><b>"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn."<br>– Gore Vidal, Writer</b><p>"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten …

I Stopped Making Excuses and Lost More Than 100 Pounds!

Once she focused her attention on leading a healthier life, mother Jessie Keller finally saw results.<p><b>Before:</b> 230 pounds <b>After:</b> 123 pounds<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>I'm a mother of two girls—born 12 months apart—which caused me to gain lot of baby weight. I also had a busy life working while raising my daughters, …

Fitness

17 Things You Shouldn't Ever Say to a Pregnant Lady

It's not nice to make an expectant mom cry

3 Habits Highly Productive People Do Every Day, Even If They're 'Too Busy'

"Productivity" is such a buzz word these days that hundreds of books, apps and systems have popped up hoping to teach us the magic formula.<p>But at the end of the day, really getting the most out of your life comes down to the fundamentals.<p>Successful people have known for years that to stay …

17 Things You Should Definitely Know Before You Sleep With Her

Yes this is heteronormative and I am sorry. But I want to talk about guys and girls so let me be okay?<p><b>1.</b> How to spell her name. Why? Because it seems …

From A Guy’s Perspective: 9 Things We Want Out Of A Relationship

1. Someone Who Gets Us In The Weird Ways<p>Not on like a deep, sappy emotional level. That too I guess, but really just someone who understands that we …

9 Ways to FINALLY Lose That Stubborn Belly Fat

Peace out, pooch!<p><i>This article was written by Hallie Levine and provided by our partners at Prevention.</i><p>Belly fat can make your jeans feel extra snug, but really there's something way worse about the stuff: When white fat expands in your abdomen nestling deep among your organs, it sets you up for …

9 Lies You Tell Yourself About Organizing

Don't let these common misconceptions derail your decluttering efforts. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p>Having trouble staying organized at home? We hate to break it to you, but it might be you (not your stuff) that's the problem. We asked professional …

30 Great Kitchen Design Ideas

Fabulous ideas for any kitchen.<p>If you're ready to design a kitchen but don't know where to start, we've got just the thing to help. From the simple to the sublime, our collection of 30 fabulous kitchen ideas — gathered from some of the nation's best designers — is sure to inspire. Plus: 60 …

Tesla's Struggle To Mass Produce Electric Cars

Improving its manufacturing process to meet demand continues to be a big challenge for Tesla Motors, whose CEO Elon Musk wondered out loud on Wednesday whether being a perfectionist is costing the company’s growth.<p>Speaking to analysts to discuss Tesla’s third-quarter earnings, Musk emphasized …

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

7 Lazy Ways to Lose More Weight

Seriously, it's never been so easy to slim down.<p><i>This article was written by Victoria Wolk and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Losing weight is hard work. Sometimes the gym is just so far away, and that box of doughnuts is just so right there. But here's some good news for the …

Parcel is a delivery service for those without a doorman

In New York City, we no longer order-in food: We Seamless. Arguably this means that in the future instead of getting a package delivered we’ll… …

Anonabox Tor Router Keeps Your Internet Browsing Private

Anyone who would prefer to keep their Internet browsing private might be interested in a new open source embedded networking Tor router called the …

Metal-detecting enthusiast unearths Viking treasure hoard in Scotland

One of the largest discoveries of Viking treasure in Scotland has been unearthed in Dumfries and Galloway.<p>More than 100 objects, including solid gold jewellery, arm bands and silver ingots, were discovered by a metal-detecting enthusiast on church land in September.<p>The artefacts, thought to have …