Mai Elarini

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Why You Should Consider Booking a Trip Through BJ's, Costco or Sam's Club

<i>Roderick Eime / Flickr</i><p>If you've ever shopped in a wholesale retail store like Costco, Sam's Club or BJ's Wholesale, you're probably more familiar with their barrels of cheese balls and 2-liter bottles of olive oil than you are with their vacation packages. While these membership-only warehouse …

Inside the Psychology of Productivity

Burned out? Can't get it all done? The problem might be in your head.<p>You wake up with it in the morning and go to bed thinking about it at night: an ever-crushing load of emails, meetings, conference calls, and tasks that needed to get done yesterday. Family time means reading sales reports in the …

Time Management

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 …

Depression Isn't Always What You Think: The Subtle Signs

Depression doesn’t always “present” as it should. Prolonged sadness, lack of hope, or loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities are the most commonly mentioned symptoms on mental health websites and in antidepressant ads, and they can certainly be the most affecting. But sometimes the …

Depression

33 Chic and Elegant Kitchen Tables

Create a gathering spot for memorable meals with these stylish options.<p>From country flair to cool and contemporary, we've got every style covered.

Interior Design

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free for a limited time (huge $66 value!)

Yesterday’s list of eight paid iPhone and iPad apps was a solid one indeed, and several of them are still free downloads if you hurry over to that …

11 Genius Storage Tricks for a Tiny Kitchen

When you don't have much space, make every inch work extra hard.<p>When you don't have much space, make every inch work extra hard.

Getting Back With Carbs

The original low-carb diet flirts with reason.<p>"So you can't eat all the cheese you want?"<p>"No, you can't. And you can't eat all the protein you want. And it's not only about bacon and sausage," said Colette Heimowitz, smiling a tight smile through the tedium of my misconceptions, which are …

26 Resolutions To Keep You Organized In 2015

It's a new year, and you're an adult. Your life may be a mess, but your closet will at least be neat and tidy.

8 Things I Know for Sure about MiddleSchool Kids

<i>When we posted Jennifer Gonzalez’s “10 Ways to Sabotage Your Classroom Management” article in late November, we were not expecting that – one month</i> …

Middle School

Before & After: This Polished White Kitchen Only Cost $5,000

But smart design choices and thrifty shopping make it look like a million bucks. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>Breaking news: This remodel proves that your dream kitchen is not out of reach. When we spotted this makeover on Hometalk, we nearly did a double-take. $5000? …

10 Mind-Blowing Hacks for Making Your Leftover Pizza Taste Better the Next Day

Three words: pizza grilled cheese.<p>Gone are your days of eating cold leftover pizza in your pajamas, leaning against your open refrigerator. Make pizza better the next day with these easy tricks.<p><b>1. Reheat cold pizza face down in a pan.</b> Slap your slice of pizza face down on a preheated skillet on …

‘Exodus’ will not be released In UAE, Egypt and Morocco

"Exodus," Ridley Scott's epic retelling of the story of Moses, will not be released in the United Arab Emirates after censors in the country objected to what they described as historical and religious inaccuracies. The move follows on from similar decisions in Egypt and Morocco.<p>We found that there …

What Your Watch Says About You

A taxonomy of timepieces and how to wear them<p>It has been said that you can tell a lot about a person by her hands, but you can tell even more about her by her watch. Ask any successful woman and she'll say that in our speeded-up world, time has become the ultimate luxury. We'd like to argue, …

See in the New Year with Diana Henry's three-course dinner

Recipes for a classic three-course meal with the emphasis on elegance – and ease<p>Of all the festivals we celebrate each year, it is the snapshots of New Year’s Eve that indicate where we are in our lives.<p>There are those spent with grandparents, while your mum and dad are out partying, which are a …

Repurpose IKEA Shelves Into A Storage Bed Platform

If you could use some storage under the bed, you can hack two IKEA Expedit 5x1 shelving units into a platform storage bed along with two sheets of …

Nicky Morgan: Talk to your children about internet risks now they have opened their presents

'Many parents I meet tell me how they feel in the dark about how and what things they can do and often I’m not that different.'<p>There’s nothing more exciting that seeing the delight on your child’s face when they open their Christmas presents. The furious unwrapping and unpacking –trying to lay …

IKEA Hack

Introduction: IKEA Hack<p>About: My name is Randy and I am a Community Manager in these here parts. In a previous life I had founded and run the …

Sound Off! What are some games and gadgets that are fun for the whole family?

The holidays are here and many of us are traveling to visit families located far and wide. While it's always good to see our relatives, it's not as enjoyable to talk politics with Grandpa all day. We really need some entertaining ways to keep everyone sane. Fortunately there's a variety of games …

Living Room Features That Never Go Out Of Style

<i>Cheryl Freedman, Houzz Contributor</i><p>They’re the simple pieces that stand the test of time. Never in or out of fashion, the items in this bunch are classically chic and tasteful, and eternally look good (so you won’t be forking over money to replace them in two years’ time). Forget passing interior …

This 18-Month DIY Kitchen Makeover Will Make You Jealous

Black and white, who knew we could love you even more?<p>Black and white, who knew we could love you even more? Wait until you see how the classic combination works wonders...

1. Curry

Turmeric, the spice that gives curry and mustard their yellow color, contains a chemical called curcumin that’s the subject of numerous neurologic studies right now. Research has shown curcumin’s ability to boost memory, slow the progression of Alzheimer's and stimulate neurogenesis, which is the …

The Most Popular Rooms Of The Week

See what's trending on Pinterest this week December 22, 2014. Follow us on Pinterest for even more inspiration<p>See what's trending on Pinterest this week December 22, 2014. Follow us on Pinterest for even more inspiration

What to Do With All Those Holiday Roast Leftovers

The holiday roast was delicious—but now you've got tons of leftovers. Here's what to make with them all.<p><b>That giant holiday roast was delicious</b>, but now you're stuck with mounds of leftovers. From a meaty beef stock to a classic French dip sandwich, here's what to make with your roast leftovers.

The Best Bathrooms of 2014