Tanya Ann

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8 surprising ingredients you should add to your shopping list

Quinoa'd out? Get ready for some new ingredient crushes: These 8 under-the-radar foods are versatile, loaded with flavor, and (bonus!) full of nutrients.<p><b>Turmeric root</b><p>If you normally head for the spice rack to find turmeric—a common ingredient in South Asian recipes—start looking in the produce …

9 things in your house you have been cleaning the wrong way

With warmer weather slowly settling in, it's time to say goodbye to those grimy windows and mud-stained floors. But before you grab the rubber gloves and cleaning spray to tackle spring cleaning duties, check out these tips from the experts.<p><b>Smartphone screens</b><p>That cloth that comes with a new pair of …

What's an Annoying Thing About Your Home?

(Image credit: Adrienne Breaux)<p>We're always asking you to tell us what you're grateful about in your home, and with good reason. Gratefulness …

Terribly Helpful: How To Identify Household Pests

Last spring, I celebrated sundress weather with some huge, blotchy bites on my calves. San Francisco is known for its lack of mosquitoes, so I did …

Painted Furniture for When You Just Can't Paint Your Walls

A few years ago, shelter mags and blogs were overrun with images of brightly-painted wooden furniture, so much so that it became rather clichéd. Can …

Try This: A Throw Layered Under the Chair Cushion

(Image credit: 4 Men 1 Lady)<p>A throw tossed casually on a sofa says, "I'm carefree and welcoming and don't take my shoes off at the door." But a …

One Minute Tip: How Living in the Present Helps You Get Organized

In today's video, pro organizer Jeni Aron brings us her best advice for keeping your home organized: live in the present.<p><b>• The Star:</b> Jeni Aron is the …

DIY Decor Trend: Nail Polish Projects

Don't want to open a paint can or grab a brush? Instead, think about using nail polish for small DIY home projects. This readily available and …

Before & After: Unfinished Dresser Gets Colorful New Look

Sometimes it's the small changes you make that make a difference in a room. When Diane's knitting class let out early one day, she decided to put her …

5 Reasons You Should Be Using Plastic Furniture Covers Right Now

Chances are good you've dismissed clear plastic furniture covers as tacky, uncomfortable, and best left in the past. But we're here to tell you to …

The Big List of Small Space Organizing Ideas & Inspirations

Living in a small space comes with its ups and downs. One thing is for sure: learning to do it right and keep it organized is an art. But once you …

Before & After: A Classic Chair Gets a Dose of La Dolce Vita

Reupholstery newbie Annalisa in Italy recently found two of these chairs in her garage — her uncle had bought them in 1962. The structure was still …

5 Double-Duty Room Combos that Always Work

Maybe you're making room for a new baby's nursery or that cave of collectibles you've always wanted. Or maybe you just like living small. No matter …

Small Space Kitchen Tip: Use a Double Magnetic Knife Holder

I recently hung some shelves in my small kitchen and they displaced the magnetic knife rack we had mounted to the wall. Instead of finding another …

Before & After: A Thrifted Table Gets More Glam

Tiffany loves thrift shopping and regularly brings home furniture that's seen better days. This $5 table looked a little worse for wear, but nothing …

Make It Yourself: A Pallet Pot Rack!

Here at The Kitchn, we've seen pallets repurposed into an herb garden and a plate rack. Now check out this idea, which seems a natural given the …

Furniture Arrangement in Living Room with Short, Angled Walls?

<b>Q:</b> Hi! I own a house that we have been renting out for a few years. We are moving back in soon, but have gotten different furniture since the last …

Organize! 12 Functional & Darling DIY Projects For Your Desk

(Image credit: Camille Styles )<p>Whether you command a table in your home for work or you're stuck behind a desk all day in an office, there's no …

Before & After: A Plain Glass Patio Table Goes Bold!

It all started one sunny Saturday morning when I finally let my kids loose in the backyard. While the kids were busy, I noticed this really sad and …

Recharge & Refresh: 8 Ideas for a Home that Wakes You Up & Keeps You Going

Do drooping eyelids and a brain that takes too long to wake up keep you from achieving morning routine bliss? Do you wish you had more energy to …

4 Easy Small Space Remedies to Try Today

Suffering from a small space? We all could use some ideas on how to maximize space from time to time. Being that it's small spaces month around here, …

5 Easy-to-Grow Container Plants Perfect for Making Teas

Tea can knock the sleep out of your system early in the morning, is perfect to sip on to keep naps at bay in the afternoon and can soothe before …

Garden Visit: Sezincote in Gloucestershire

Facing squarely to the east, Sezincote is like a fabulous dream. Though it inspired the Prince Regent in 1807 to build the highly decorated Brighton …

Taj Mahal

Required Reading: The House Gardener by Isabelle Palmer

Isabelle Palmer, aka The Balcony Gardener, is always up for a challenge. Determined to bring greenery to the smallest urban spaces, she has just come …

Restoring the vision of Capability Brown at Burghley House

Lancelot “Capability” Brown made a big impression as a landscape architect on our image of the countryside. The 18th-century landscape garden consisting of contrived glimpses of sinuous lakes, strategically placed clumps of trees, gently undulating parkland and sweeping lawns is often defined as …

How to make your own plant food

I take "a little bit, every now and again" approach to feeding my plants because I know if my soil is looked after and well-watered – they will grow. Having dabbled with making nettle and comfrey fertilisers and tinkered with using wood ash around my soft fruit bushes, I fancy seeing what else I …

How to grow hollyhocks

Our 90-second gardener Sarah Raven shows her preferred method of sowing hollyhocks and other flower seeds<p>1. There are so many different ways to sow flower seeds – whether it’s perennials, annuals or biennials. I’m sowing <b>hollyhocks</b>, but now’s also a good time to sow <b>delphiniums</b>, <b>Linaria ‘Canon Went’</b>, …

Old wives' tales about gardening: so which are true?

Every gardener loves a snippet of ancient wisdom, handed down through the generations. But how many old wives’ tales should we believe?<p>I feel privileged to have grown up gardening at my grandmother’s knee, and Mother’s Day seems an apt moment to remember her. Lucy Elizabeth Hardy, 70 when I was …

Gardening

Bolsover Castle: a 17th century garden reimagined

The restoration of Bolsover Castle's forgotten garden has presented a historical conundrum<p>Bolsover Castle has long been considered by art historians to be one of the jewels of the “English Renaissance”, a miraculously intact survival replete with fine architectural fireplaces, mysterious painted …

Archaeology

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism

A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn

Wellness