Meg Simchuk

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10 Lessons Pablo Picasso Can Teach You

Pablo Picasso was one of the most prolific, creative, and inspirational artists who has ever lived. Here is a man who created his own destiny — who …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

The 33 Best Books of 2016

Add them to your reading list now.<p>With 2016 slowly winding down, it's the exact right time to catch up on the books you may have missed. Whether you're in the mood for excellent short story collections, sharply drawn fiction, or unbelievably gripping memoirs, scroll ahead for our round-up of the …

21 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Fall

Turn over a new (autumn) leaf with these exciting reads.

9 Inexpensive Ways to Make Your Entire Home Look Like a Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet.<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

10 expensive habits you can, and should, break today

Breaking bad financial habits can get us closer to meeting our goals. Learn how habits you might be guilty of are impacting your finances and how to …

Personal Finance

20 Cool Decorating Tips + Tricks from the 2017 Ikea Catalog

The 2017 Ikea catalog dropped online today and as tradition has it, we're posting some cool decorating tricks we spotted inside. If you want to see …

Storage Ideas

15 Cool Projects You Can Make From a Single Sheet of Plywood

You can build a lot with a 4 x 8 piece of lumber.<p>Our list of incredible projects built from 2 x 4s isn't the only testament to what can be done with construction-grade lumber. Here we've gone even more minimal: These builds are each made from a single 4-foot by 8-foot piece of plywood. This is the …

Woodworking

13 Things Interior Designers Notice In Your Home

It only takes minutes for them to reshuffle all of your furniture in their minds.<p>The first rule of design is: everyone's taste is different. But interior designers know so much about trends and style that they can't help but make some judgments (good and bad!) when they enter someone's home. In …

Home Decorating

7 Freaking Good Books That I Just Need Everyone To Read, Okay

I tried to think of an appealing common theme as an excuse to recommend all of these books but I failed. I just need you to read them because they’re …

Books

​14 Smart and Easy Small Gardens Ideas

Not all of us were blessed with green fingers, so we understand fully if your outdoor space is not filled to the brim with flowerbeds, bubbling …

Beautiful Minimalist Bathrooms To Fall In Love With

If you love your home spaces uncluttered and comfortably arranged your bathroom shouldn’t be an exception. <b>Bathrooms</b> are usually small and packed that …

30 kitchens that will make your jaw drop

What's in a kitchen? That is, what makes a kitchen a place you relish being in? Well it is not just sinks, stoves, countertops and refrigerators—it's …

I Tried Joe Manganiello's Diet and Workout Regimen

I'm going to assume that you are already familiar with Joe Manganiello, as this is 2016. You may know Joe as Big Dick Ritchie, or as Sofia Vergara's husband who HASN'T tried stealing her embryos, or as Alcide Herveaux, the sexiest werewolf in Shreveport. But the Joe who matters to us today is this …

12 Common Cooking Mistakes You Might Be Making

And how to fix them.

The 5 Must-Read Books for the Last Five Weeks of Summer

From the buzzy coming-of-age story to the current-events commentary, here’s what should be in your beach bag—best-seller lists be-damned.<p>Summer’s a cruel season. What you think will be a time filled with carefree days of whimsy somehow snowballs into a never-ending to-do list of exasperating travel …

Smart Interior Design Ideas For Small Condos to Make Your House Look Larger Than Life

Think that you are limited in terms of design ideas when it comes to your new condo? It is easy to feel that way if your condo is small or built in a …

18 home decorating tricks the pros swear by

Sometimes we get the feeling that professional interior decorators don't want to tell you all their top tips for creating a stunning home design, but …

11 Perfect Beach Reads

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18 Desserts to Use Up ALL That Zucchini

Whether you went a bit crazy at the farmers’ market or your tiny outdoor garden is flourishing like you didn’t expect, there’s a good chance you have more zucchini in the house than you know what to do with. Good thing there are <i>plenty</i> of amazing zucchini recipes that go *way* beyond zucchini boats. …

Dessert

When tennis collided with the cold war

Thirty years ago, Martina Navratilova played in the final of the Federation Cup. It was much more than a tennis match<p>It is three o’clock in the …

United States Tennis Association

An Old Design Trick That All 20-Somethings Should Try

Photo courtesy of Andrew Boyd For Dream Decor.<p>Feng Shui -- a traditional Chinese home decor philosophy -- may not be the sexiest topic. (Which is unfair, really, considering that when practiced correctly, it leads to better sex. Let's see you compete with that, mid-century modern.) But we're …

12 Awesome Food Bloggers Share Their Most Popular Salad Recipes

We are in prime salad season now that it's August. There are so many incredible vegetables that need to be enjoyed, but sometimes making everything …

Healthy Eating

9 Organizing Mistakes That Are Making Your Life Harder Than It Needs to Be

Step away from that container box right now.<p>When you take the time to organize your home, you want there to be some serious payoff afterwards. Why else would you spend hours sorting through crinkled receipts or roaming the aisles of The Container Store? But according to our go-to pro organizers, …

Fix this lemon blueberry buckle for dessert ... or breakfast

A rustic dish dating back to early America, the buckle is a simple cake studded with fruit, usually berries. Sometimes the fruit is folded into the batter before baking, sometimes it's sprinkled over the top.<p>Make the most of the summer blueberries available right now with this recipe, which …

Dessert

13 Unique Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

Browse as top interior designers add an element of artistic expression in the kitchen when it comes to their creative range of backsplash ideas. The …

7 Things You Do In the Morning That Make You Feel Tired All Day

Scrap these from your morning routine to feel alert all day<p>If you’re dragging right now, don’t be so quick to blame last night.<p>While poor sleep is one of the biggest reasons many of us feel exhausted, there are actually several other culprits—and some of them start before you even leave your</b> …

The Best Books We Read in July 2016

mWe asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, and much, much more- there are book …

Books

How To Start Investing With $100 Or Less

It may not seem like much, but <b>$100 invested now could be what allows you to retire.</b> That's right, it's that important.<p>Why? Because the most important …

Investing