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The Indie Bride-To-Be's Guide To Dress Shopping In NYC

Whether you recently got engaged, or you're already well into the wedding-planning process, there's one thing no bride-to-be should have to stress …

Farro Spaghetti with Mushrooms and Hazelnuts

4 Servings<p>Chef Philip Krajeck serves a similar dish at Rolf and Daughters in Nashville; his hazelnut broth adds a clever layer of flavor.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup blanched hazelnuts<p>¾ cup low-sodium chicken broth<p>1 teaspoon Sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

Pianist James Rhodes has written a personal memoir so raw and harrowing that the supreme court – and his ex-wife – prevented him from publishing it. Now that the ban has been lifted, he explains why he refused to be silenced


DIY: Painted House Numbers

House numbers have their own personality–and say something about yours. When we saw this easy DIY painted house numbers project by Jones Design, we …

The perfect G&T: what's the best tonic to pair with gin?

Fevertree, Schweppes and a whole host of other tonic waters were put to the test by our rigorous tasting panel. The winner might surprise you<p>Fashions come and fashions go, in the drinks world as in most others. While we're not yet over negronis, and Old Fashioneds are anything but, we all should be …

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7 Ways To Boost Your Happiness In Under A Minute

Happiness and positivity are essential to every aspect of getting the most from life after 50. When we feel happy, we are more likely to get out and engage with the world -- and the more we do, the happier we become.<p>Unfortunately, many of the things that can make us happier require a long-term …

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on

Food Preservation

A Few Hardware Store Finds Become Something Really Special

This project is so stylish (and so cheap!).<p>There's nothing more deflating than spotting a cute item you love ... and then spying the lofty price tag that goes with it. Marble is a huge decor trend right now, but it's not an inexpensive look. What many people don't know, however, is that the raw …


How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

Follow these step-by-step instructions for a whole new look.<p>You can make a huge difference to the look of your kitchen with some simple renovations to the cabinets. By repainting doors and updating the handles, you'll refresh the heart of your home without the need for a full redesign.<p>You'll …


Spiced Fava Bean Soup with Rice and Tomato

6 Servings<p>Preparing this soup on the weekend means lunch is ready to grab and go on your way out the door Monday morning.<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 medium onions, peeled, quartered<p>4 garlic cloves<p>½ cup olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 teaspoons ground cumin<p>½ teaspoon ground …

Log Cabin & Garden Building Specialists

This Artist Uses Banana Peels To Create Eye-Catching Art

It's pretty un-peel-lievable.

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

What's better than cookies? Chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies, of course. That's why they are the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to</i> …


3 Ways to Give New Life to Old Furniture

Maybe you have an old piece of furniture in your home that you love, but that could use a bit of a makeover. Or maybe you've found a piece at a …

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …


DIY Customised Timber Knobs

Firstly, thanks so much to everyone for the lovely comments about my map cabinet makeover. I was seriously surprised and overwhelmed – you guys are …

Table of Contents: Living Small

Living small doesn’t mean you can’t live large. This week we’ll make the most of tiny gardens, with a sneak peek at Ikea’s new summer collection for …

Summer Fashion

Tag: Steal This Look

Steal This Look: A Modern Courtyard in East Flanders, Belgium<p>by Alexa Hotz<p>11 Ways to Add Curb Appeal for Under $100<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Steal This …


3 Quick, Easy Projects for Cold Winter Nights

Around this time of year, cold nights and inclement weather mean lots of nights spent at home. If you're growing a little fatigued with Netflix …

Hate Open Shelving? These 15 Kitchens Might Convince You Otherwise


Control the Clutter: Organizing with Trays In Every Room of the House

You know the table in the room where you just put 'stuff'? Or that collection of 'things' you love, but don't really have much in common with each …

Worth the Effort: 10 DIY Skills to Finally Master This Year

To truly master all the skills of maintaining a home is an exhaustive list and frankly, out of reach for many people. But even if knowing everything …

How to Remove Water Rings from Wood

Use an iron! Set to medium heat and turn off the steam. Cover the water mark with a white t-shirt or cotton dishcloth. Then, iron the t-shirt just …

Before and After: A Colorful Budget-Friendly Kitchen Update

This makeover might inspire you to take a colorful plunge in your own kitchen. This article originally appeared on<p><i>This DIY project is courtesy of Hometalk and Dans le Lakehouse blogger, Tanya.</i><p>"When my husband and I finally found our dream home on Lake Superior, we had a very …


Roasted Beet and Walnut Dip

makes about 1½ cups<p>An antidote to the many mayo and sourcream dips out there (which we also love).<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound roasted beets, coarsely chopped<p>½ cup walnuts, toasted, finely chopped<p>2 tablespoons chopped dill, plus sprigs for serving<p>2 tablespoons crème fraîche, plus more for …


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 …


Why You Should Paint Your Furniture

Paint it chalky white, to be exact.<p>Paint it chalky white, to be exact. Miles Redd shares his tried-and-true way of making old pieces feel new again.

Interior Design

Why Blue and White Will Never Go Out of Style

A fresh take on a classic color combo.<p>With a rich range of hues, this classic combination looks fresher than ever. In this Greenwich, Connecticut, house, Lee Ann Thornton created a coastal and classic look with blue and white.

Interior Design