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Create Your Startup Business Plan

Create a Startup Business Plan in Easy Steps<p>Updated February 22, 2018<p>Are you starting a business? Even if you don't need financing, it's a great idea …

Small Business

How Will People Who Are Already Sick Be Treated Under A New Health Law?

Many people are worried about how potential changes to the federal health law might affect them. But few are as concerned as those with pre-existing health conditions.<p>The Affordable Care Act (ACA) made it illegal for insurers to deny or charge people more money because of a history of illness. …

Health Care

Clever Tape Measure Tricks Every Craftsman Should Know

From helping with math to drawing straight lines, the humble tape measure has plenty of hidden talents.<p>A tape measure's purpose is obvious. Just pull out the blade and it will tell you just how long something is. It'll even adjust for the width of its own hook. But in the hands of an experience …

Woodworking

5 Plants and Flowers That Will Help You Sleep Better

Add these pretty florals and greenery to your bedroom to ensure you get the best night's rest possible.<p>Sleep, or lack of, is one of the biggest problems every household faces. But there's an easy and relatively low cost solution that can make you sleep better – plants.<p>We already know that how you …

5 Indispensable Shop Tools You Can Make Yourself

On Jeremy Fielding’s YouTube channel, he runs through five work-a-day shop tools that he made himself. These stands, filters, jigs and guides save time, space, and make the work go easier and safer. Here is the video tour of the tools followed by each of them broken out and explained.<p>5-in-1 …

The 9 Best Houseplants For Bathrooms

Anyone with a love for plants knows how they can cheer up a space! Indoor plants add a pop of color and freshness, and some can even help improve the air in your home. And what better room to freshen up than your bathroom? While it's not always the first room in your home you'd consider adding a …

Plants

The best H.I.T.T circuits to do at home

In the video above, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London, Christina Howells, runs through a series of quick high intensity tactical training circuits aimed at enhancing your fitness levels.<p>Each exercise has a variation for beginners and a more advanced version, with this episode …

Exercise

The Imperfect Beauty of Concrete Countertops

Unique styling and durability are just a couple of the reasons that concrete countertops have become so popular. A far cry from the early versions, …

Home Improvement

Interior Designers Share Their Game-Changing Shopping Secrets

When you're a home editor, you become a magnet for decorating inquiries of all sorts, but the most common question I get is about where to shop for blank (pretty much every household decorative item you can imagine). To deviate from my usual list, I turned to another group of professionals: …

6 Stylish Ways to Organize (and Show Off!) All Your Mugs

Mugs are one of those things people seem to always have too many of. You probably often get mugs as gifts, and if you're anything like me, you can't …

Stylish

This coffee-avocado smoothie recipe might be the best thing to happen to your mornings

The mornings that allow for sitting and savoring a hot cup of coffee <i>and</i> a plate of avocado toast are to be treasured. But the reality is that the …

Breakfast

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Take Note: You'll See This Cool-Girl Trend in Every Stylish Home This Year

Trends come and go, but every now and then, we see a collection and instantly know that it's going to appear in every stylish home for years to come. …

Home Decorating

Sausage Egg Muffins Recipe

Recipe by: SMILEYBLAKE<p>"This is a quick and easy morning or afternoon snack. I use the regular size muffin pans but fill them enough 1/3 full, but may …

14 Protein-Packed Breakfasts That Don’t Involve Eggs

Because sometimes you don’t feel like another omelet.<p>Breakfast may or may not be the most important meal of the day (the food fight continues), but most experts agree on the importance of another dietary habit: getting adequate protein. A number of studies suggest women should aim for 25 to 30 …

You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip

Thanks to its massive windows, you can fall asleep under a sky full of stars on this train.<p>After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San Francisco to New York off your bucket list, the next voyage you should book is this inexpensive locomotive adventure across our neighbor to the north, …

The 1 yoga pose to strengthen your arms

Your shoulders and upper arms can be a tough area to target with regular arm exercises like curls or dips. But adding a little yoga to your routine can help!<p>Meet the dophin push up. If you do these every day for a week or two, you will see beautiful definition in your shoulders and arms. Bonus: …

A bubble dome, a treehouse and a train - check out the shortlist of the most innovative places to stay in Ireland

The nominees for the most innovative place to stay category at the 2017 Irish Tourism Industry Awards have been revealed, and they include bubble domes, a treehouse and a train. The winner of this category will have successfully developed and promoted an innovative, creative and exciting experience …

24 Of The Best Rain Boots You Can Get On Amazon

Put your best (dry) foot forward.

These Shoes Are Out in 2017, According to Experts

We all have those standby shoes we rely on day in and day out. You know what we're talking about—those timeless black pumps you wear to feel powerful …

Clothing

14 Tips For Incorporating Shiplap Into your Home

Farmhouse style decorating has been on the rise ever since the beginning of HGTV’s show Fixer Upper. Hosts, Chip and Joanna Gaines, take houses from …

Gardening 101: String of Pearls

String of Pearls, <i>Senecio rowleyanus</i>: “Quirky Elegance”<p>The succulent String of Pearls, with its small green bubbles along a slender stem, recalls the …

Jewelry

23 Ways To Trick People Into Thinking You Hired An Interior Decorator

Pro-level techniques that'll make people think you outsourced the work.

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Home decor: the 10 most common flooring mistakes (to avoid)

Getting your flooring right isn't always a walk in the park. From restoring old tiling in an apartment from the last century to choosing the right …

Home Improvement

Pinterest predictions: The top 10 home and design trends for 2017

Pinterest, the online visual-bookmarking website, has revealed the Pinterest 100, a prediction of 100 design and lifestyle trends that are expected to rock our world in the year ahead.<p>Trends are identified according to their percentage of year-over-year growth in popularity, which is based on the …

Furniture Design History: Why Do Wingback Chairs Have Wings?

Form follows freezing<p>If form follows function, then to the modern-day observer, the design of wingback chairs does not appear to make sense. Why add …

Furniture

Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

CNN

21 Surprising Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

When you think of vinegar, the first thing that probably comes to mind is the clear, pungent liquid that is often used for cleaning, disinfecting and …

Alternative Medicine