Pam Oleson-Kremer

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Golden Globes speeches: The sweetest, funniest and most inspiring

A lot of award-show speeches follow the same old template: thanking the manager, thanking the parents and the kids, maybe throwing in a shout-out to God. So the ones that stand out really stand out, and there were some singular ones at the Golden Globes Sunday night. Here’s a selection of some of …

Entertainment

Cities of the Old

Across the country, spontaneously arising communities of elderly people are challenging American health care — but also creating labs for smarter ways to think about aging.<p>ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A tiny Russian-language library in an upstate New York apartment complex is not a typical setting for a yoga …

Health Care

Eight of the Biggest Takeaways From President Obama's Farewell Address

In an expansive and emotional farewell address in Chicago on Tuesday, President Barack Obama revisited the achievements and challenges of his eight years in office, outlined what he sees as the greatest threats to our democracy and both paid tribute to his supporters and colleagues, while urging …

Michelle Obama

How to hide it: inside the secret world of wealth managers

They know more about their clients than the clients’ own wives. They are loyal in the face of appalling behaviour. They are the brains behind the most ingenious tax avoidance schemes. And there are more of them than ever<p>The Pritzker family is one of the wealthiest in the United States. Their …

Finance

Hillary Clinton isn’t Darth Vader — she’s General Leia, hard at work because she has to be

New York’s Rebecca Traister reevaluates her opinion on the presumptive Democratic nominee because she was wrong<p>In New York's latest profile of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Rebecca Traister offers an honest confession that despite the candidate's occasionally awful …

How to Sew Perfectly Matched Plaids

Give your handmade plaid, striped, and patterned garments an upgrade—learn how to sew perfectly matched plaids!<p>Ready to take the guesswork out of pattern matching? Add a bit of extra yardage to your next fabric cut, then follow his helpful guide that Jen from Grainline Studio shared on Sew Mama Sew …

This Is the Genius Trick You Haven’t Been Doing With Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s safe to say the holidays are in full swing. Along with their arrival, it always seems like our intentions to eat clean go out the window faster than a Black Friday sale. Indulging is just way too easy with comfort foods, festive cocktails and Christmas …

33 Facebook tips and tricks everyone should know

1/<p>1. See something interesting in your News Feed but don't have time to look at it now? You can save it for later.<p>Tech Insider<p>Your bookmarked links, …

Social Media

The 10 Best, Affordable Acoustic Guitars

When you ask professional guitarists why they started playing, they almost all answer the same way: “It was the sound of the instrument.” This is …

For The Daily Show's Trevor Noah, Laughter Is the Best Aphrodisiac

Trevor Noah has one dating deal breaker: A woman with no sense of humor.<p><i>The Daily Show</i> anchor, who recently stepped out with girlfriend Jordyn …

Comedy

29 Things Every Girl Needs In Her Apartment Before She Turns 30

Décor wisdom from Lauren Conrad.<p>Your 20s can feel like a constant state of flux. Frequent moves are a fact of life as you transition from college to your first real apartment and beyond. But by the time you're 30, you're usually ready to settle down a bit.<p>I'm not by any means saying you have to be …

12 Color Meanings — And How To Use Them In Your Home

Whether you want to add energy to a dull room or calm a hectic one, these are the colors for you.<p>Whether you want to add energy to a dull room or calm a hectic one, this guide will help you pick the color that suits you best.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Stephen Colbert

This week, <b>Stephen Colbert</b> will be addressing a brand-new nation. After nearly a decade of playing a “well-intentioned, poorly informed, high-status idiot,” Colbert will now be taking over the CBS nighttime mainstay <i>The Late Show,</i> succeeding <b>David Letterman.</b> With the end of his eponymous Comedy …

Stephen Colbert

7 Beautiful Burlap Projects to Welcome Fall Into Your Home

<i>By: Mady Dahlstrom, Content Editor for Porch.com</i><p>Summer is coming to an end, and fall is slowly creeping in! Pumpkins, leaves, and all things fall-inspired make turning your home into a warm and cozy seasonal space, effortless. Fill your home with fall displays of garlands, mason jars, and welcome …

10 DIY Home Improvements for $20 or Less

Give your home a facelift without making a dent in your pocketbook.<p>If you have an extra weekend and $20 burning a hole in your pocket, then a DIY …

These are your new 'Daily Show' correspondents

Trevor Noah won't be the only one debuting in a new role on <i>The Daily Show</i> this season.<p>In an announcement Wednesday, <i>The Daily Show</i> introduced a few …

To Stop Procrastinating, Start by Understanding the Emotions Involved

Time management goes only so far; the emotional reasons for delay must also be addressed<p>Putting off a work or school assignment in order to play videogames or water the plants might seem like nothing more serious than poor time-management.<p>But researchers say chronic procrastination is an emotional …

Time Management

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

Productivity

12 Amazing Things You Didn’t Know Your Microwave Could Do

Ah, the noble microwave. From meals you can make in a mug to a four-course brunch, this appliance is like the superhero of the quick and easy meal. But did you know your microwave can be used to make even more gourmet treats? We’re not just talking about upgrading dorm food or heating up leftovers. …

Emma Watson (@emmawatson)

Spiced butternut squash muffins with margarita sour cream

It was butternut squash’s fault. It waved at me from its nest among the vibrant fresh greens, the crisp peppers, the baby potatoes (their cousins …

Butternut

12 Amazing Salads to Get You Excited for Fall

We’re not wishing for summer to end *quite* yet, but we’re not saying we aren’t excited for fall, either. As much as we love summer produce — fresh corn, juicy berries and crisp stone fruit — there’s something about squash, pomegranates, apples and pumpkin that gets our hearts pumping. Don’t mind …

13 Scandinavian-Inspired Ideas for a Cozy Winter Wedding

It might not be cold and snowy just yet, but before you know it, you’ll be sipping hot cocoa and daydreaming about the holidays. In fact, if you’re lucky enough to be planning a romantic winter wedding, you’re probably already knee deep in imaginative ideas for your special day. To help fire up …

Coil + Crochet Rainbow Basket DIY

Little baskets are so handy for corralling small miscellanea that seem to end up all over the house, you can never have too many. I’ve created some …

Why Knitting Is the Must-Have Life Skill

Growing up in Brooklyn, my no-nonsense German grandmother tried to teach me how to knit -- a life skill she believed was the key to happiness.<p>Like any adolescent, I rebelled and made excuses. "Tomorrow, Grandma, okay? Studying for a math test now, but I promise we'll sit down and you can teach me. …

Create it: Mountain Coasters

Today’s post is a little different. With the holidays coming up, I thought I’d share a great DIY gift idea. A couple of years ago I gave everyone on …

Stitch It: Purrrfect Kitty Cat Pincushion

Attention stitch-happy cat ladies! Need a particularly adorable reminder not to stick those pins in your mouth/armrest/sweater sleeve? Make a kitty cat pincushion!<p>Make a cat lover’s day with this sweet kitty cat pincushion tutorial with free printable template from Laura at Bugs and Fishes!<p>Don’t …

Cute

Liberty Braided Friendship Bracelets

We’ve made friendship bracelets with cotton thread, merino wool, nylon cording, and cashmere, but never with Liberty of London! This season we’re …

DIY Wrap Bracelet

You should all know by now that we are <i>all</i> about stacking bracelets on our wrists. The more, the better. In fact . . . the most, the best! With that …