Marianne Desrosiers

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What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes beyond), incorporating a dizzying range of emotions and events, often with elements of the bizarre. Dreams can be funny, frightening, sad and strange. Flying dreams can be euphoric; chasing dreams can be …

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Celebrities and Onesies: The Cozy Cold Weather Trend to Try Now

Wonderful! It’s another frigid, frosty day where you wake up with your teeth chattering, the unbearable windchill is creeping through your drafty windows, and you regret your choice of wearing silk pajamas to bed. But fear no more, there is a better item to comfortably fall asleep in without the …

16 Homemade Body Butters for Silky Smooth Skin

There are plenty of good reasons to not be a fan of winter, but our biggest one might just be how dried out our skin gets. Cold wind and dry air wreak havoc on the silky smooth skin we’ve cultivated all summer long. Luckily there’s a solution: body butter. Slathering on a good helping of the stuff …

12 Hacks For Surviving This Freezing, Icy Weather

Some states are even experiencing conditions where it's colder than Mars.<p>So as people bundle up in preparation for the miserable weather, we found ways for everyone to stay warm and dry despite the nastiness outside.<p>Here are 12 hacks to help you keep warm until spring.<p>It may be easier to text in …

30 Ways Magnets Can Help You Stay Clean & Organized

Magnets are mighty. And they are useful when it comes to keeping everything in its place. Above, Merrythought used this simple, yet clever, system to …

DIY an Easy Wood Slice Plant Stand

Showcase your plants in an unexpected way.<p><i>Photo by Brepurposed</i><p><i>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts today. Check out the amazing reveal and make sure to check out the site for more great projects.</i><p><i>Photography by</i> …

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15 Ways to Show Off Your Plants

Keeping indoor plants is a beautiful hobby — from succulents to ferns to fiddle leaf figs, there are scads to choose from. Putting a live plant or two in your home adds a sense of permanence to any space, no matter how big or small. Whether you’re a brown thumb trying to turn over a new leaf or …

The Prettiest Organizational Hacks for Every Room in Your Home

It’s the same every new year. We set goals to be smarter, healthier and of course, more organized. Rolling up your sleeves and actually doing it… uh, that sounds hard. And boring. (Last we checked, the baskets, buckets and boxes section of the store wasn’t exactly enthralling.) But, getting your …

50 Creative Ways to DIY Your Own Wall Art

Let’s face it: Unique art will cost you a pretty penny… unless <i>you’re</i> the artist! Rather than splurge on fancy art or leave your walls empty and sad, we think it’s time you channel your inner Van Gough and make your own art. You don’t need to be Picasso to create these simple DIY projects. We’ve got …

Best of 2014

IKEA Just Released 2 New Furniture Collections… And They’re Stunning

It’s no secret that we are major fans of IKEA around here. From the affordability, to the playful designs, to the endless hacking possibilities, they seem to be able to do no wrong – and let’s not forget about that one time they replaced movie seats with beds at a movie theater. That was pretty …

The Best (and Worst) Beauty Tricks Grandmas Have Sworn By

Sometimes grandmother knows best—and sometimes not so much.<p>Grandmas <i>love</i> to dole out words of wisdom—whether you want to hear them or not. Their wealth of knowledge extends to the beauty world, but whether their tips are worth their salt (or Vaseline) is another story. Here, <i>Women's Health</i> readers …

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

For a Pain-Free New Year's Day

The best way to prevent a hangover is not to drink. The second best is to trust in science.<p>In 2006, a man walked into an emergency room in Glasgow, Scotland, complaining of blurred vision and a splitting headache that had lasted for nearly a month.<p>Doctors were stumped at first—the man had no …

National Geographic Travel

11 Essential Farting Facts

The more you know…<p>Go ahead: Laugh it up, crack a dirty joke, or call us immature. But we're taking your farts seriously. Because really, everyone does it (and don't you <i>dare</i> deny it). It's a natural bodily function that occurs when your digestive system breaks down food through your gastrointestinal …

7 Ways to Make Your Pores Look Smaller

A.K.A., the answer to your skin-care prayers<p>Women would do just about anything to reduce the appearance of their pores. In fact, in a recent Harris Poll sponsored by L’Oreal, 23 percent of women said they would give up their favorite cocktails for a whole year just to have smaller pores. …

12 Amazing Holiday Getaways Under $100

20 epic treehouses from around the world

Humans have always felt at home in the trees. It is, after all, where we came from a long, long time ago. But even in the modern age, trees play a …

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Places In Canada You Won't Believe Actually Exist

Breathtaking spots from coast to coast to coast.<p>They're real and they're spectacular.<p><b>This is Mount Thor on Baffin Island in Nunavut</b><p>SUBSCRIBE AND …

Aerial photo essay: Canada from above

From the majesty of the Maritimes to the stark landscapes of Alberta’s oil sands, the nation as you’ve never seen it before<p><b>More photo essays:</b><p>A hidden …

Photo Essays

Top 10 Landmarks in U.S. National Parks

Top 10 Adventure Trips

25 Quick DIYs to Do While You’re Bored at Mom and Dad’s

After the festivities have wrapped up and the welcome hugs have worn off, things can grow a bit dull at mom and dad’s. There are only so many movies to watch and board games to play. If you find yourself a little bit bored while you’re home for the holidays , why not get making? We know the …

54 Easy Holiday Dinner Party Recipes for the Lazy Chef

There’s no need to make the holiday season more hectic when it comes to entertaining. It may sound too good to be true, but ease and elegance <i>can</i> coexist. This collection of 54 festive appetizer and main dish recipes is here to help out along the way. This year, let’s stress less and celebrate more …