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15 Sneaky Tricks To Make Flowers Look Better, Last Longer, And Make YOU Happier

From a penny in the water (genius!) to how scotch tape can make your arrangement perfect<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let our sister site,, in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house with beautiful flowers easy …

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5 Signs You Should Be Eating More Protein

<b>Your Hair is Falling Out</b><br>Protein is the building block of all of your cells—your hair follicles included. "If your hair follicles are strong, they keep your hair on your head, despite the tugging we do all day and the wind going through your hair," says Blatner. But if you're chronically skimping on …


This Chart Demystifies Which Cooking Oils Are Best for What

You have a lot of options for cooking oils. Some are better at certain temperatures, others are best with certain types of food. The folks over at …

How to Get Awesome Abs Standing Up

<b>Reverse Wood Chop How-to</b><br>As the name implies, you'll be doing the opposite motion here. Adjust your cable machine or resistance band so that the handle or anchor point is low to ground. If you're using a cable stack, you'll probably lift a bit less weight than you did with the standard chop—perhaps …

Medicine Ball Exercises

Creamy Mango Pops

This is a quick afternoon vegan treat for warm summer days.

Entryways That Will Stop You In Your Tracks

Make the first thing guests see spectacular. Scroll below for visual inspiration.<p><b>Ready to revamp your entryway? Tell us what you would do below!</b>


DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …


A Clean House With LESS Time Cleaning

Keep things clean without doing too much extra work.<p><b>1. Use your bath towels more than once.</b><br>Think about it: You use a towel after taking a shower, so it's not that dirty after one use. Provided you always hang it up and let it dry between uses, you can re-use a towel two or three times before you …


Nude Portraits, Silk Walls, and More Small Space Tips You've Never Heard Before

Interior Design

DIY Floating Corner Shelves

Using shelving is a great way to organize and de-clutter a space… I know, I know. Such ground-breaking information. Don't write me off yet; I want to …

Gardens: winter salads | Life and style | The Guardian

If you took up my summer of salads challenge earlier this year, I hope you're enjoying a good harvest and didn't end up with more slugs than salads. Even if most of your lettuce got munched, don't give up: it's worth sowing some now, for harvesting this autumn and winter.<p>Salads that do well in cold …

How To Make a Tie-Dye Cake

This is one cool cake!<p>Handmade Charlotte shows us how to make this creative cake. Sandra Denneler has simplified the process to make it easier on the …

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

"<b>Nuts</b>—they're high in fiber, and nut eaters are generally healthier." <i>—Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., a wellness manager at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute</i><p>"<b>Cauliflower</b>. At just 25 calories per cup, it's a calorie bargain. Plus, it's super versatile, so you can use it as a low-carb …


Drop One Belt Size

The workout eliminates all excuses, too. You just need two dumbbells, a few feet of floor space, and a half an hour a few times a week to turn your body into a fat-burning machine. Want to give it shot? Combine this routine with a diet consisting of whole foods and lean proteins, and get ready to …

Bodyweight Exercise

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …


Cherry Compote

41<p>2<p>Shares 43<p>I think I have something wrong with me. I seem to be afflicted with a particular malady that forces me to buy way too many summer fruits …

How to Use Stone Fruit Pits

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: When it comes to stone fruit, it's what's on the inside that counts.</i><p>Around …

Master the Art of the Summery Sunday Supper With These Light & Bright Recipes

A classic Sunday supper doesn't have to mean heavy, hearty braised meat—try these lighter, fresher projects for dinner this weekend.<p><b>We love hunkering down to tackle a big recipe on winter weekends</b>. But just because the weather's hot and steamy up doesn't mean you can't tackle a stellar dinner …


20 Summer Pastas Full of Tomatoes, Herbs and More

These 20 summer pastas boast fresh herbs, tomatoes and more.<p><b>We'll happily eat pasta year-round</b>, but there's something particularly great about summer pasta. We're big fans of blanketing pasta with fresh herbs, tomatoes, and other seasonal favorites—check out 20 of our go-tos.


The Alinta Energy House Shows You How to Save Energy Now

This may not be the most ultra-modern looking house on the outside, but it’s futuristic on the inside, from an energy perspective, that is. Our last …

Tutorial: Tracing An Embroidery Pattern

I recently posted a picture of an embroidery I had been working on (the centre of the baby quilt with the Mother Teresa quote). A few people have …

Lemon-Ginger Brew

Makes about 3½ cups<p>No it's not green juice. It's Lemon-Ginger Brew, a creation of food director Carla Lalli Music.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 oz. ginger, peeled, chopped<p>½ cup fresh lemon juice<p>⅓ cup agave syrup (nectar) or pure maple syrup<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Pulse ginger in a food processor to a coarse …

Lemon Juice

Rooms We Can't Believe Are Outdoors

The epitome of indoor-outdoor living.<p>These spaces are the epitome of indoor-outdoor living. If you moved them inside, you wouldn't have to change a thing.

Interior Design

Classic Chocolate Tart Recipe - SORTED

How to Use Edible Flowers in Salads, Cocktails, and More

Farmers' markets are glowing with all kinds of edible blossoms, and ABC Kitchen chef Dan Kluger is here to explain how you can eat them at home<p>Normally, this is where we'd write something clever about April showers bringing May flowers, but honestly, we're so entranced by the incredible array of …

Ice Cream

Comment on The Perfect Smoothie Formula by Emm

1/2 cup choc soymilk<br>1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk<br>1/2 cup frozen organic cherries<br>1/2 cup frozen organic strawberries<br>1/2 cup frozen organic …