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13 Things You Should Never Do To Your Lawn

Whether you have a green thumb or not, it’s easy to maintain a blissful, barefoot-worthy backyard. For starters, avoid these 13 no-nos.<p>Leaving grass …

Gardening

Authentic Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

This Authentic Hawaiian Macaroni Salad is cool and creamy and completely customizable to your taste preferences too! When my husband and I first got …

Recipes

Why You Don’t Want to Delay That Paint Job

We all know the importance of curb appeal. If a buyer isn’t pleased with the exterior of a home, they’ll carry that displeasure into the interior. No …

Home Improvement

Architects’ 12 Favorite Blue Paints for Kitchen Cabinets (or Anywhere in the House)

Looking to dip your toe in the blue-painted cabinet trend? (See also Trend Alert: The Cult of the Blue Kitchen.) We asked a few experts in the …

This startup's stylish and surprisingly affordable furniture doesn't require a single tool to assemble

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Campaign Instagram<p>Shopping for furniture is almost never an easy process. Everyone wants to own nice, long-lasting furniture that looks …

The Only French Fries You Should Make at Home

Let's talk about french fries at home. I haven't ever experienced a french fry from my own kitchen that truly rivals a fast food fry. I've tried …

5 Easy Slow Cooker Soup Recipes You Should Make This Week To Lose 5 Pounds

We think slow cookers are amazing! They have turned us into real chefs. Never in a zillion years did we think it was possible to make soup, like a …

Cooking

25 Super-Simple Slow Cooker Recipes Perfect for Super Bowl Sunday

These dishes are so effortless, you'll actually have time to watch the game.<p>Throw all your ingredients in in the a.m. and have a complete spread …

Cooking

4 of the best home improvements to increase your property value

We've heard about which bathroom features and additions to the garden can add value to your property. But here we reveal the four best general home …

The Boulevardier Is the 3-Ingredient Cocktail I'm Drinking All Winter

Like a Negroni, but, uh, better.<p>Why do winter cocktails have to be so damn wintery? I don't need seven sticks of cinnamon, half a holly tree, or a metric ton of cloves to entice me to drink booze in the winter. I don't need mulling spices or liqueur that tastes like cookies. I need something …

Stonefruit

Honestly the Best Banana Bread

Have bananas turning dark and spotted on your kitchen counter? Good for you. Don't toss them, don't hesitate, just grab flour, sugar, and eggs and …

Breakfast

How to Make a Traditional Cake

This is the traditional method for making a cake from scratch, starting with creaming together butter and sugar, adding eggs, and alternately adding …

Easy Sweet Bean Crockpot Vegetarian Chili • Julie Hoag Writer

My <b>Easy Sweet Bean Crockpot Vegetarian Chili</b> is super easy and quick meal prep to set up. Plop all the ingredients in the crockpot, stir, and let it …

Cooking

Only 30 Minutes Remain Between You and This Beef Chili Skillet Lasagna Recipe

Lasagna is one of the best comfort food dishes on Earth — if you don’t go back for seconds, then you must have self-control as a super power. The only problem is preparing it takes so much <i>time</i> and <i>effort,</i> not to mention the pile of dirty pans waiting for you. With this lasagna though, we’re talking …

Recipes

Skewer This: 18 Kickass Kebabs for Your Cookout

I love putting kebabs on the menu when I'm planning a cookout—they're infinitely variable, easy to prep ahead of time, quick to cook, and pre-portioned for easy serving. We've got plenty of recipes to make sure all your guests are happy, from Thai- and Balinese-style chicken satay to pork kebabs …

BBQ

19 Ridiculously Good Five-Ingredient Pasta Recipes

Because you can up your pasta game without spending a ton of money.

Installing a French Drain

1 Determine exit point and cut turf<p>Use stakes, mason’s string, and a string level to determine a drain path with an above-grade exit point below the …

15 Shade-Loving Plants That Are Made for a Tree-Lined Garden

There's a reason impatiens are so popular.<p>Just because a plant grows outside doesn't mean it thrives in intense, direct sunlight. Just ask these varieties, all of which prefer a shady spot next to the house or under a tree. If your yard is blessed with tons of coverage, these are the plants that'll …

Plants

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from India

What did Indian gardens look like before the invaders arrived? The Mughals imposed their 16th century Persian constraints–they were all for walls and …

Landscaping

Ornamental grasses add a wild, untamed look to your garden

The elegant, flowing plants are easy to care for.

Add These 17 Slow Cooker Chicken Dinners to Your Meal Plan

The make-ahead magic of the slow cooker does it again. With the right recipes, this handy appliance is one of the best tools in the kitchen for …

10 hacks to keep your kitchen spotless

Creamy, Four-Cheese & Garlic Spaghetti - Recipe - Sketchy Sloth | The one and only portal for Sloths

This Four Cheese Spaghetti is ultra creamy and garlicky. It comes together in under 20 minutes, making it a perfect weeknight meal.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>8 …

Ultra HD/4K and Ultra HD Blu-ray explained: everything you need to know

By David Nield<p>It seems you can't look away for five minutes without a new video or television standard appearing on the market, and the latest to …

Slow Cooker Refried Bean Tacos

With just 2 ingredients and minimal prep you can whip up a batch of homemade refried beans. Fold into a warm tortilla, pile on the toppings, and …

15 Easy Crock Pot Meals You Can Prep in 20 Minutes or Less

There’s nothing like the slow cooker to make cooking easy, but during the week it can still be rough to get a home-cooked meal on the table. Happily, with only 20 minutes of prep required (or less!), these 15 recipes make crock pot cooking practically effortless. Whether you’re looking for …

Cooking

Traditional Tejano Pinto Beans (Slow Cooker)

<i>These Traditional Texan Pinto Beans are the perfect blend of Southern and Mexican. A versatile side dish with a bit of a kick. These beans will make</i> …

Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken

Spaghetti Bolognese<p>Slow Cooker Eggplant Lasagna<p>Stir-Fry Sesame Chicken<p>30-Minute Lemon Basil Shrimp and Asparagus Recipe<p>Cornflake Crusted Fish with …