Melissa Firestone

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Professional home stager Taylor Spellman picks her favorite interior design apps

If you’ve been using a slew of apps to help with your home remodel, fear not: The pros use them, too. Taylor Spellman, star of Bravo’s <i>Yours, Mine, or</i> …

Apps

10 Quilting Tips for Beginners

10 Quilting Tips for Beginners<p>Updated on March 5, 2017<p>Don't let any quilter tell you that they've never made a mistake. We all have, especially when …

Quilting

10 habits of people who are always on time

These people are "on-timers," and they have unique habits that make them who they are.<p>Seeing as showing up late is disrespectful, and can negatively affect your career as well as your relationships, it may be time to take a page out of their book.<p>Here are 10 habits that make punctual people tick.

Time Management

4 Landscape Photography Tutorials All About Post-Processing

Even after you’ve taken a photo, the image can continue to evolve through post-processing—whether it’s enhancing sharpness, color correction, …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life | Inc.com

If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and spare yourself some of the grief.<p>Here are 12 important career lessons that …

Self-improvement

How to repair a separating granite countertop

<i>Q: When we remodeled our kitchen in 2005, we replaced the cabinets and added a granite countertop. We had no problems until six months ago, when I noticed that the edge of one slab was sticking out a little farther than the other. Now this is becoming more pronounced, and the seam between the slabs</i> …

Home Improvement

5 Fabulous Fireplace Face-Lifts That Won't Burn Through Your Wallet

Whether or not there's a crackling fire within, a fireplace is an eye-catching feature in a home—or at least, it can be. If yours appears a little …

Facelifts

How to Take Candid Portraits of Your Kids

Have you ever seen a beautiful candid portrait of kids like the featured image above and thought, "Wow, I wish I could do that?"Though it might seem …

Kids

50 Ways Happier, Healthier, And More Successful People Live On Their Own Terms

1. Stop consuming caffeine<p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, they really don’t. Actually, we’ve become so dependent …

The 10 Most Common Excuses for Giving Up and How to Change Them

Why don’t you live the life you want? It`s because you are full of excuses instead of acting towards your goals. Successful people don’t have excuses …

How A Single Shift Of Focus Can Change You From Procrastinating To Taking Actions Immediately

The desk is cluttered, email inbox full, there are thousands of voice messages. Your head is pounding and all you can do is stare in a stagnant …

These 10 powerful mantras will give you a push when life is tough

Life can be hard sometimes. No matter who you are or what your circumstances, we all encounter tough times.<p>During these times, sometimes you need a …

12 Quotes From Zen Masters That Will Help You to Stop Overthinking Everything

Do you experience a racing mind, where thoughts are overpowering you and you’re having trouble finding peace in the present moment?<p>This happens to me …

How to be Happy according to Aristotle.

Aristotle taught that happiness should be our primary goal in life and that in order to be happy, one must attain mo

Happiness

How to take your kids to Disney World for free (almost)

Anyone with kids understands that Disney World is a vacation they need to take at least once. After all, it’s the happiest place on earth. The only …

Personal Finance