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Why Starting Over Is Good For The Soul

If you believe you’re essentially like a hippo, starfish, pug, or sheep (or any other animal), then read no further.If you believe you are a unique, …

Self-help

We Each Have Two Lives. The Second Begins When We Realize We Have Only One

"We each have two lives.<p>The second begins<p>When we realize we have only one."<p><i>Rabbi Margot Stein's son Aryeh died six months ago, and she unfolded her grief on Yom Kippur by facing the prayer "Unataneh tokef - Who shall live, who shall die?" She is a writer and singer of Jewish music, including the</i> …

Yom Kippur

Fly fishing from a kayak

Don’t fight the wind. This is an important lesson I've learned that makes flyfishing from a kayak easier, or for that matter makes any flyfishing …

Fishing

DIY Ripped Jeans: I Just Learned How and Now I Want to Shiv Everyone's Pants

Not everyone can trust their mother to buy them clothing they'd actually wear, but I'm really lucky. Even with 1,200 miles and 28 years separating us, my mom has fantastic instincts about what I'd want to wear, and she regularly sends me care packages filled with great finds from outlets, off-price …

Clothing

10 Dream South America Adventure Travel Expeditions

An expedition is more than just a trip, it’s a journey undertaken for purpose of exploration. It’s a way to experience the world in a new way and …

Photography Contests You Must Enter in 2015

Whether you are an amateur or a professional, participating in photography contests is a great chance to gain both popularity and valuable …

Extreme Sports

The Ultimate Guide to Backpacking Belize an a Budget

Belize is a country on the eastern coast of Central America, and it is the only country in Central America whose official language is …

Crepe, Blintz, and Blini Recipes

Learn , and then try 16 recipes that are terrific for brunch or dessert, including blueberry blintzes, caramelized-apple crepes, and more.

Recipes

Shoot Your Own Frozen Flower Photos!

Spring is upon us. And it’s bringing a <i>ton</i> of flowers.<p>Now the only question is: whatcha gonna do with all those blooming beauties?<p>Ooh, we know! You …

Gardening

Vital Apps and Sites That Will Make You a Better Spontaneous Traveler

Procrastinators, rejoice: a new crop of digital tools can help you book an entire trip in a matter of minutes, even mere hours before takeoff. So get …

6 Untraditional Habits That Are Scientifically Proven To Make You Happier

People who want to feel physically fit often put focus and energy into the pursuit of training their bodies. They may go to a gym and run on a …

Choosing the Right Travel Backpack for You

It’s great that you’re going to travel, and if you want your belongings with you all the time then you’ll need a travel backpack instead of the usual …

Backpacking

30 DIY Branches Projects Perfect For Every Interior Design

Nature has always found a peculiar way of sneaking in our lives even if we are not entirely its fans. Living in the constant fog of the busy troubled …

DIY Home Organization Ideas - DIY Home Decor

There are numerous tips and tricks that make life run so much smoother that you may wonder how you have been living without them. From the kitchen to …

DIY

DIY Jewelry: Wire-Wrapped Tree of Life Pendant

Want to completely blow the minds of your non-crafty pals? Make your own impressive—but totally doable—wire-wrapped tree of life pendant!<p>I don’t make jewelry very often, and when I saw this amazing wire-wrapped tree of life pendant from Natalie at Doodlecraft, I’ll admit that I was kind of …

Jewelry

Basic Pizza Dough

Whisk 1 1/3 cups warm water (105 degrees F) and the sugar in a bowl; sprinkle the yeast on top. Set aside until foamy, about 10 minutes. Stir in the …

Everything You Need to Know About Coconut Oil

Here's everything you need to know about cooking with coconut oil, from how to store it to what all those labels really mean.<p>Coconut oil is fast becoming one of our must-have pantry staples. It's touted as a minimally-processed, heart-healthy alternative to other oils, making it a great addition to …

Coconut

Dark Chocolate Guinness Cake With Baileys Buttercream From Food Memoir "Life From Scratch"

A hundred thoughts raced through my head when my eyes crossed this gorgeous confection; those thoughts somehow distilling down into a relatively …

Dessert

Pizza, Pizza

My son once asked me, "If I could eat only one thing for the rest of my life, what would it be?" Pizza of course, for me it was an easy answer. It's such a versatile food. It can be savory, it can be sweet and you can add just about any topping. My friend Sue has always said, "Sex is like pizza, …

12 Clever Basement Remodeling and Storage Ideas

Take inspiration from these inventive basement decorating ideas.<p>Need more storage space? Not sure how to best utilize your finished basement? Take inspiration from these inventive basement decorating ideas.

Pallet Furniture

4,933 124<p>Looking to collect instructables for making furniture from recycled wood pallets. My wife and I have just retired and I want to start making …

Furniture

14 Things You Didn't Know About New Orleans

Mardi Gras season is well under way. This year, around one million tourists are expected to flock to New Orleans to partake in the festivities. If you’re one of the lucky million and it’s your first time in the Crescent City, make sure to prepare yourself for the unique wonderland you're about to …

DIY Mason Jar Desk Lamp

I love finding new functions for everyday things, especially when it’s something I’d otherwise recycle or donate. We had a 1/2 gallon jug leftover …

DIY