Sydney Fowler

17 Added | 1 Magazine | 46 Likes | 1 Follower | @SydneyFowle2014 | Keep up with Sydney Fowler on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Sydney Fowler”

What the Color of Your Living Room Says About You

A color expert weighs in.<p>You painted a room a certain hue because you were drawn to it, but do you know why? Color expert Kate Smith reveals the meanings behind your color choices.

Interior Design

How To Make 'Magical' Cocktails That'll Convince Your Friends You're A Mixologist

You don't need a blow torch, a breathalyzer or a $460,000 bottle of whiskey to impress your friends with some boozy wizardry. All you need is some vodka, a shaker and a couple of unexpected ingredients (like cabbage juice and baking soda) to make magic happen. Check out these three recipes anyone …

The 14 Best Braids This Year

See our favorite red carpet braids of the year<p>Braids have been having their moment for way longer than a moment—and judging by the range we saw on the red carpet this year, they're not going away any time soon. Click through to see the most inspiring styles from simple side braids to AP-level crown …

8 Ways To Rev Up Your Metabolism

Steven Macari, holistic health practitioner, nutritionist at Drive 495 and founder of the SLVRBK mat, provides 8 tips to tune up your metabolism.<p>Let's start with the most basic definintion of metabolism—the chemical processes by which a plant or an animal uses food and water to grow, heal and to …

Nutrition

5 Things to Plasti-Dip for the Holidays

(Image credit: Journey with the Johnsons)<p>If you're not familiar with Plasti-Dip, it's a type of rubberized paint that coats and protects whatever …

Home Depot

6 New Beauty Goodies That Save Mom Time!

This morning between school drop-offs, my four-year-old son and I went grocery shopping. In 30 minutes, with a skip to our cart pushing and just a teensy bit of apple throwing, we got the job done.<p>For busy moms, it's about carving minutes from our schedule where and when we can so that maybe at …

Hair

10 Genius Ways to Decorate With Wrapping Paper

Even the tiniest leftover scraps are enough to finish one of these DIY projects.<p>Even the tiniest leftover scraps are enough to finish one of these DIY projects. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com

Holiday cooking hacks: Whipped cream in a jar, muffin tin poached eggs and more

When you have a house full of guests for the holidays and you're trying to feed them all without breaking a sweat, you'd do just about anything to save time, right? Whether you're cooking up brunch, dinner or dessert, Food & Wine magazine test kitchen senior editor Justin Chapple has a time-saving, …

Hacking

Drink, eat and be merry! Make these holiday cookies and a cocktail

We are all in love with Southern Living Magazine's book, "Christmas All Through the South," especially the chapter called Cookies & Cocktails. Kimberly Schlegel Whitman joined us on TODAY to help whip up some of the recipes suitable for a cookie exchange — plus a cocktail to keep you warm and jolly.<p>…

Dessert

The Baking Essentials You Should Always Keep in Your Fridge, Freezer, Pantry, and Spice Rack

Whether you're an occasional or an everyday baker, these are the baking pantry essentials you should never be without.<p>Here's some great news: Being a great baker is not really about artistic flair or a prodigy-like ability to whip out sugar roses. It's actually about precision, patience, and …

Dessert

101 Party Dos & Don'ts

How to throw a bash that guests will never forget.<p>For <i>House Beautiful</i>'s ultimate entertaining guide, we asked our favorite designers, event planners, and bloggers for advice about how to host a successful soiree. The experts share their easy tips for setting a stunning dinner table, creating an …

32 of the Best Gifts for the Men in Your Life

Psst ... pick up a few things for yourself while you're at it.<p>Even though you like to joke that he couldn't shop for himself if his life depended on it, you still want to get him something for his birthday, Father's Day, or the holidays that shows how well you know the guy. These smart ideas will …

How to Weave a Lattice Top for Pies

• Pie crust<br>• A sharp knife or pizza cutter<p>HOW IT WORKS<p>Once your pie filling is reading for topping roll out your dough till it's about ¼ inch thick, …

8 superfoods for breastfeeding moms

Here’s a little secret about breastfeeding: Regardless of what you eat, your baby will get all of the nutrients he needs to grow.<p>But that doesn’t mean you should just chow down on chips— make the extra 300 to 500 extra daily calories you need healthy ones.<p>Here’s why. The extra calories will help …