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35 Best Grey Paints According To Top Interior Designers

From calming pale colors to edgier dark tones, top talent keeps coming back to these sleek shades.<p>Grey is the cooler, chicer cousin of white that we can't stop lusting after. The neutral color can create a calming, elegant or even electrifying effect, making it the perfect option for any decor and …

Home Decorating

6 Air-Cleaning Plants That Basically Do Your Spring Cleaning For You

And they’re a lot prettier than a vacuum, that’s for sure.<p>A good houseplant is next best thing to a live-in housekeeper. They add a little pizazz and cosiness wherever you place them, and they can even help you get a better night's sleep.<p>With help from <i>Houseplants for a Healthy Home</i> by Jon VanZile — …

These Culinary Cruises Are The Ultimate Foodie Vacation

Forget about room service — these cruise lines let you eat your way around the world.<p>When you think of dining on most cruise lines, massive buffet tables and tacky chocolate fountains likely come to mind. These specialty culinary cruises flip that on its head, treating passengers to thoughtfully …

Cruise Ships

Homemade Ricotta Recipe

I'm often asked to recommend books for home cheese-making. My honest opinion is: Why make cheese at home when purchased will inevitably be better? …

German Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake Recipe

Did you know that German chocolate cake isn't actually German? Its name comes from the brand of chocolate originally used in the cake—German's Baking …

Habits Your Tween Should Break Now

Children, like adults, can acquire some pretty bad habits, and breaking any habit takes dedication and hard work. If your tween has picked up a few …

Parenting

Here's That Cauliflower Pizza Crust Everyone Keeps Talking About

Cutting back on gluten and grains? This veggie-powered pizza needs to make its way to your kitchen. Freshly grated cauliflower serves as the base for …

Spices

Want to Be More Self-Confident? Stop Undermining Yourself in These 7 Ways

Self-Confidence is hard enough to maintain so why would we contribute to the opposite? And yet we do, unwittingly--here's how.<p>There are many success lessons to draw from and success inducing behaviors to emulate. But nothing might be as important for success as self-confidence.<p>A study by the …

Self-help

The One Thing You Should Use Before Putting on Concealer to Hide Dark Circles

<i>This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like it, visit health.com.</i><p>Picture this: You wake up to a blaring alarm, with just enough …

Makeup

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Personal Finance

Check Out Trends and Products from 2018 Kitchen and Bath International Show

The Kitchen and Bath International Show (KBIS) is the biggest show of the year for kitchen and bath designers and manufacturers. It took place in …

This $7 Hydrating Serum Is Flying Off Sephora Shelves

<i>You always want what you can’t have — especially when it comes to beauty products. That’s why we’re getting the inside scoop from your favorite</i> …

7 things to do instead of shouting at your kids

Swore you'd never be a 'shouty mum' but yell on a regular basis? You're not alone. Top parenting experts offer some alternatives<p>The reasons we shout …

The Top 35 Places to Travel in 2018 Photos

Peru.Photo: Courtesy of Belmond<p>Where should you be traveling in 2018? We consulted travel experts, got the inside scoop on the hottest new cultural institutions and hotels opening, and scoured the globe for the most exciting emerging destinations. From idyllic islands and remote mountainous regions …

Brian Donnelly's Art-Filled Home

Like an impassioned docent, three-year-old Sunny Donnelly, with baby sister Lee in tow, leads the way around her family’s art-filled home in Brooklyn. From the living room, through bedrooms and outdoor spaces, and into one back room she calls the “Haring Room” (in reference to the large Keith …

These 3 Former Prisons Were Turned Into Luxury Hotels...And They'll Totally Blow Your Mind

Talk about a 5-star upgrade.<p>Could you imagine paying hundreds of dollars to spend a night in jail? All over the world, former prisons have been converted into luxe digs for a travel experience unlike any other. Explore these 3 unconventional (but undeniably beautiful) accommodations...only good can …

Hospitality

This Brand New Luxury Bus Company Aspires To Be 'The Ritz Carlton On Wheels'

Who knew traveling by bus could be so glam?<p>A road trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco is just long enough (six hours without traffic — and you <i>know</i> there will be traffic) that you'd probably just consider flying. Until you think about all of the airport stress that comes with it. Checking bags, …

Hospitality

Staycation At The Williamsburg Hotel Without Venturing More Than 10 Minutes Away

Food, shopping and nightlife, all walking distance from your chic Brooklyn stay.<p>Brooklyn is a destination in its own right, with plenty of stylish boutique hotels to hang your hat when you aren't busy gallery-hopping and cafe-lazing around the borough.<p>After spending the weekend at the Williamsburg …

10 Last-Minute Summer Getaways For Every Travel Style

Flights from Miami to Cartagena, Colombia are less than three hours?!<p>If you haven't taken nearly as many trips as you hoped to this summer, it's time to get in one last travel fix before the season comes to a close. Whether you're looking for a romantic adventure with your partner or a solo spa …

Puerto Rico

20 Brilliant Dining Room Light Fixture Ideas That Elevate Entertaining

Dinnertime just got 10 times better.<p>Most dining rooms are traditionally stately spaces, reserved for family dinners and entertaining friends. But that doesn't mean boring decor is going to cut it. Make your entertaining space equally as fun as the dinners you hold, with the right light fixture that …

10 Pieces of Technology Your Home Needs Now

Plus the furniture that goes with them.<p>We’re smitten with the latest hassle-free technologies that make running a household easier. The best part? They're totally within your reach. These clever upgrades automate daily chores and eliminate worries so you can play more —and even better, we've hand …

Dining Rooms

One Of The Most Critically Acclaimed Women Architects Of Our Time Designed This Refined NYC Condo

And it just hit the market for $11.5 million.<p>Since her undergrad days at Yale, Maya Lin has disrupted the male-dominated world of architecture. At just 21, she was selected to design the now-iconic Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. and eventually went on to design the Civil Rights …

Manhattan

15 Best Christmas Light Ideas For Small Spaces

Tiny but festive.<p>In your small space, there might not be enough room for a 10-foot Christmas tree or over-the-top outdoor holiday decorations, but there are definitely was to incorporate that warm holiday glow into your Christmas decor. Make the best use of your string lights and candles this year …

Airbnb Offers Free Night At Bjarke Ingels-Designed LEGO House To One Lucky Winner

This place is wild.<p>Ever dream of 'accidentally' getting locked in the toy store overnight as a kid? Now's your chance to make that dream a reality.<p>Airbnb has partnered with LEGO to offer one lucky winner — or more accurately, a family of <i>four</i> lucky winners — a night in the spectacularly over-the-top …

Bjarke Ingels

This Boston Bachelorette Pad Is A Single Girl's Fantasy Home

A jet-setting business exec needed a serene escape from her hectic schedule.<p>If you're constantly on the road for work, a beautifully designed apartment is probably low on your list of priorities. For this on-the-go business exec, however, being out of town so often is actually what inspired her to …

Is Your Kid Hooked on Smartphones? 5 Tips for Parents

There is growing concern among parents, educators and mental health experts that excessive smartphone use may be contributing to the recent surge in …

Social Media

Your Teen’s Brain — and How to Unleash Its Superpowers

When ADHD and Puberty Collide<p>Faced with raging hormones, out-of-character outbursts, and madly shifting interests, it’s no wonder so many parents …

7 Steps To Take Before Letting Your Child Have An Amazon Teen Account

Amazon’s relentless expansion across the retail industry has reached a new frontier: youngsters 13 to 17.<p>Sucking up those young consumers is a natural move for the online behemoth, which recently announced a program to allow teens to make purchases on its site –with at least some degree of parental …

Parenting

How To Help Teens Manage Their Anxiety

Anxiety in adolescents is on the rise, reports the <i>New York Times</i>: It is now the most common reason university students request counselling services, …

Parenting

Talking to Teens About Sex

It can be a challenge for some parents to talk with their teens about intimate topics, such as sex. However, the most successful parents are the ones that talk to their children about everything as intimately as possible. The parents that fail to connect with their children on sexual matters are …

Parenting