Mrika Sinani

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10 Teeny Kitchens with Humongous Style

Fun fact: You don't need a big kitchen to have big style. Some of our favorite kitchens are less than 500 square-feet. How do these little rooms pull …

New York Fashion Week's Street Style Stars Are Still Dressing Like It's Summer in Miniskirts and Crop Tops

New York Fashion Week—and the rest of Fashion Month—may just barely be underway, but that hasn't made its beginnings any less of a spectacle: In the space of about 24 hours, Kim Kardashian went blonde, Cindy Crawford's lookalike daughter Kaia Gerber made her runway debut, LeBron James tried his …

How to Make Your Own Farmer's Cheese

Farmer's cheese is an unaged (also known as fresh) mild white cheese with a crumbly texture. It is really easy to make at home. This simple recipe …

Your Childhood Experiences Can Permanently Change Your DNA

<i>A version of this article was originally published on Univision. Read the original in Spanish here.</i><p>DNA is the genetic material that makes us who we …

An essential guide to choosing the right blind for your windows

<b>Not sure about the different styles of window blinds available? Or confused about what type of blind would be better suited to a particular room of</b> …

Stylish Solutions for Awkward "Dead Zone" Spaces

(Image credit: Built Custom Homes via Houzz)<p>Tight corners, the space under your stairs, the tops of cabinets—these awkward spaces are the great …

Kids’ Playroom Ideas: How to Create a Space That’s Fun And Functional

From a design standpoint, playrooms are incredibly fun projects. Your children will spend hours in there — playing, learning, and everything in …

Modern Wall Art Brings Color, Depth to Interiors

Creating a home that features distinctive decor hinges on pulling together a room that reflects your personality and style. Modern wall art can add …

The Trick to Always-Creamy Cacio e Pepe Pasta, Straight from Rome

<i>Hip hip for dinner—faster. We partnered with Giovanni Rana , makers of traditional Italian fresh pasta, to share an extra-cheesy, homey recipe inspired by our editor Ali’s time in Rome.</i><p>One of the reasons to adore eating in Rome is that the experience is unapologetic (nothing at all like their …

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This Genius No-Cook French Tomato Magic Should Be the Sixth Mother Sauce

No disrespect to the five classic mother sauces of French cuisine, but we’ve come a long, long way since then, <i>velouté</i>.<p>The next time you dangle handfuls of melty cheddar into a béchamel for mac and cheese or ladle Thanksgiving gravy into a hollow of mashed potatoes, you can give their roux-thickened …

Recipes

The 12 healthiest lettuces and leafy greens for you, ranked

So which leaves and lettuces should you use in your salad to justify the croutons, bacon, and tasty dressing you add?<p>We're here to help you find the most nutritious ones.<p>In similar rankings published in the past, we've relied on the CDC's 2014 list of "powerhouse foods". But this time, we factored …

Spicy apricots in syrup with lemon thin dippers by Jeremy Lee | King of puddings

Early, orange-blushing apricots are a little bitter in their purest form, but a joy poached in a richly spiced syrup with lemony biscuits to dip in.<p>It is quite a thought that the rascally serpent might have tempted Eve with an apricot – it always seemed unjust to me that the apple took the rap for …

Perfectly Southern Paint Colors: Summer Whites

Five tastemakers weigh in on their favorite shades of pale<p>Nothing says cool and calm like a white coat of paint on just about anything from porch wicker to picket fences. But with so many options, it’s a tricky color to get right. So we asked five of our favorite Southern interior designers to …

Here's 7 Pancakes From Around The World That Will Change The Way You Think About Pancakes

Which one would you eat?

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A Big, Sparkly Secret That'll Change the Way You Bake Cakes

Grease and flour is the go-to method for preparing cake pans, but something about it always rubbed me the wrong way. Too little and the cake clings. Too much and the cake develops a pasty exterior.<p>Then, one of my friends (also a baker), let me in on a little secret: <b>You can grease and sugar …

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Clever (& Stylish) Ways to Display Art Around Your Home

(Image credit: Megan Pflug Designs)<p>So you have a piece of art that you're really excited about, and you want to display it in a way that will make it …

Forget everything you've heard about female ejaculation — we've got the lowdown

Let's imagine a yoga class with very wet mats. So wet, in fact, that towels are compulsory. Only, this isn’t a new form of Bikram, it’s a …

Rule Breakers Prove You Can Use Rooms Any Darn Way You Want

Use a bedroom as a living room? An extra office space as a den? A closet as a bedroom?! Yes—though rooms come with "historical precedent" of how they …

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26 Gorgeous Summer Decor Finds at HomeGoods – and How Real People Styled Them

Updating your home for Summer always sounds like a great idea in practice, but in reality all your disposable income is tied up in the big girlfriends getaway, a zillion wedding gifts you have yet to buy, and that designer monokini you couldn't resist. So how to create a stylish home you love while …

Ichi Antiquites, the Japanese Brand Making All the Linen You Could Ever Want

Like Eileen Fisher, but better.<p>As a quick scan of the indie boutique scene or a few swipes through Instagram will tell you, linen is cool now. You’ll probably see the fabric everywhere this summer, in the form of roomy jumpsuits, maxi dresses, and those boxy button-down tops you might remember your …

Why You Need a Statement Wall in Your Home RN

11 Tablescape Ideas to Inspire Your End-of-Summer Party

Raise a glass to the waning days of the season with enchanting settings that suit any style.<p>Raise a glass to the waning days of the season with enchanting settings that suit any style.

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Scientists Have Found a Crazy Way to Make Your Plants Hardier

And it all involves a pretty weird sound.<p>You know how blasting "Eye of the Tiger" can dramatically improve your workout? (Just us?) Well, according to a study out of the University of Missouri, playing the right sounds for plants can also have a dramatic effect on their performance — particularly …

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The Sinking Scale

The ultra-portability of this scale is made possible by a unique weighing system that utilizes water to gauge the displacement of the object placed …

Transparent Loft Unveiling Ukrainian Craftsmanship

Designed by MARTINarchitects, this transparent loft in Kiev makes you question your need for privacy. What does privacy mean to you and how can you …

Manuka honey benefits: What you need to know about this wonder food

It is the ultimate superfood, so here are all the Manuka honey benefits for tip-top health and beauty<p>Manuka honey benefits for health and beauty have …

DIY Floral Napkin Rings

Celebrate the summer season with these festive floral napkin rings! Using a few succulents, fresh florals from the garden, and a few other supplies …

How Jane's Birkin bag idea took off

<i>This article was originally published in March 2012.</i><p>Jane Birkin was at the Hermès show - with her trusty blue Birkin bag perched upon her lap. The 65-year-old muse-to-many told <i>The Daily Telegraph</i> how, in 1981, she - and an Air France sickbag - proved instrumental in the creation of Hermès's most …