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Grow your own herbs and spices

There’s nothing as fragrant and tasty as freshly cut fennel, coriander and chamomile, and cultivating them couldn’t be easier<p>Of all homegrown crops, to me no others have a more stark “night and day” flavour difference than that of fresh herbs. This is because the aromatic compounds that give these …

13 Flatbread Recipes That Are Almost Better Than Pizza

We’d be lying if we said there was anything on this Earth better than pizza. But when you break it down, even the best recipes are comprised of just a few basic ingredients: bread, sauce, and toppings. On those days when you don’t feel like dealing with a complicated sauce or dough, why not try a …

Curving House Facade Wrapped Around An Olive Tree

Casa Kwantes is definitely not the type of house that would blend in, especially in a traditional setting which is pretty much how you could describe …

How to Raise Your Libido and Rebalance Your Hormones: A Nutritionist Tells All

Over time, work stress, emotional stress, lack of sleep, poor diet and inadequate exercise can throw your hormones out of whack, ultimately leaving …

27 of the Toughest Interview Questions In the Job Market Right Now

Getting a great job at a great company isn’t easy, and that means their interview questions are going to be difficult. If you thought the usual …

Olive Trees Indoors: Our Best Tips for Care & Growing

Given the current craze for houseplants, it's hard to imagine there's any un-trod territory there, and yet — I was totally surprised to realize that …

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<i>Written by Ruth de Jauregui; Updated April 13, 2018</i><p>The annoying little gnats fluttering around houseplants are fungus gnats (Orfelia and Bradysia spp.). Fungus gnats are generally harmless, but are an indication of overwatering and decaying plant matter. There are several methods to treat fungus …

Peanut Butter Day: seven things you never knew you could do with peanut butter

Peanut-butter-and-jelly-sandwich lovers rejoice: today is Peanut Butter Day (though for people like me, who love the stuff, pretty much any day is, really...)<p>Here, to celebrate this important occasion, are seven more unique ways to use the nutty spread. Happy munching.<p>1. Make hummus with it<p>It …

41 IKEA Hacks That’ll Keep You Organized

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>You know how the saying goes: “New year, new you,” <i></i>and …

10 Contemporary Novels By and About Muslims You Should Read

What should you read when your president-elect is an unrepentant xenophobe who wants to ban Muslims from America? Well, lots of things, of course, …

Elegant Economy: 7 Pendant Fixtures from Indie Lighting Companies

For budget-minded lovers of high-style lighting: a range of (relatively) low-cost, lighting fixtures from independent makers that mimic the look of …

9 gorgeous plants to incorporate into your home

Having plants in your home is good for plethora of reasons. They are not only beautiful to look at but are also great for purifying the air. Plants …

Plants

This New Dry Shampoo Will Change Everything

Forget everything you know about dry shampoo. Jen Atkin, the woman behind the perfectly undone, I-woke-up-like-this beach waves of the Kardashian and Hadid sisters, is about to release the year’s most anticipated new beauty product so far. The newest addition to her cultish, Insta-famous line, …

13 Killer At-Home Workouts To Help You Avoid The Crowds At The Gym

15 Super Smart Ways to Use the IKEA Kallax Bookcase

The IKEA Expedit (lately reborn as the Kallax) has, like a lot of classics, an incredibly simple design. And like a lot of IKEA pieces, it lends …

Living Rooms

This 30-Day Fitness Challenge Will Make You Feel Like A Badass

Exercise four times per week, feel amazing, become a total boss.<p>View this post on Facebook

Gardening 101: Arugula

Arugula, <i>Eruca sativa:</i> “The Rocket”<p>Arugula is a bright, crunchy green that began its march across civilizations when the Romans realized it piqued …

Build Lean Muscle with Intermittent Fasting, Carb and Calorie Cycling

<b>So, you want to get leaner and build some muscle?</b> This is the ultimate goal. Surprisingly, it is easier to reach the ultimate goal than you think. …

Large Indoor Trees That Make a Bold Statement

Any plant has the power to add a little mystery and magic to your space, but only a really really big plant can create the impression that your …

Plants

The One Ingredient That Improves Brain Function

Has your immunity been on the lower end of the health scale lately? Is your libido lacking? Does your skin look dull? If you answered yes to all or …

7 Low-Carb Food Swaps Nutritionists Love

Carbs aren’t always the enemy. In fact, good-for-you whole grains such as oats, farro, and barley are great sources of important nutrients like …

The Accidental Jungle: Shabd Simon-Alexander’s Houseplants in a New York Apartment

Shabd Simon-Alexander didn’t set out to create a jungle. A New York City resident for her entire adult life, the textile designer had tried and …

19 Of The Best YA Books Of 2016

These are the books that captivated us this year. Ranked in no particular order.

The Healthiest Soup You Can Make Tonight, According to a Nutritionist

<b>Prepare for the cold weather ahead with our 18 favorite winter soup recipes.</b>

Designer Visit: A Garden Hidden in SF’s Mission District, by Daniel Nolan

Hidden from the street behind a <i>shou sugi ban</i> gate in San Francisco’s Mission district, a small L-shaped front garden is pared down to the essentials. …

Clarified butter and blue-green algae: 5 superfoods you've probably never heard of

From goji berries to oily fish, there are a whole host of superfoods that have hit the supermarket shelves. But there are a whole bunch of other …

9 Ways to Save Money on Christmas Gifts this Year

For as fun as holiday gift giving can be, it's also expensive. While your heart may be set on showering all your friends and family with lots of cool …

Personal Finance

Kickass Alternatives to Traditional Upper Kitchen Cabinets

Home trends have moved towards a more open kitchen, and away from traditional closed cabinets that often feel bulky. We've noticed many other types …

Kitchens

18 Ingenious Food Storage Hacks to Save Your Food *and* Your Money

You grocery shop with all the best intentions to stock up for a week of healthy meals *and* make the most of your food budget… only to find yourself tossing a whole lot at the end of the week. What gives? Getting the most for your money can totally depend on how well you store food — both fresh …