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Writing 101: Discover the Perfect Audience for Your Novel

I’m going to ask you a question that writers loath even more than the dreaded “What is your story about?” Are you ready for this, writer? Brace …

Writing

Comic Book Review - Sherlock: A Study in Pink #3

<i>Emma Withington reviews Sherlock: A Study in Pink #3…</i><p><i>The three-patch problem of A Study In Pink continues to unravel, in this thrilling manga</i> …

TV

Book Review: Housewitch By Katie Schickel

<i>As featured in Merrimack Valley Magazine. Reprinted with permission ©2016 512 Media, Inc.</i><p>If literature is food for the soul, then Katie Schickel's debut novel Housewitch would be a batch of freshly-baked chocolate chip cookies. As a childhood devotee of all things fairy and fantastic, this book had …

Books

How to Make Twix Bars at Home

<i>All week long, our very own Jennifer Steinhauer from Weeknights with Jenny will be sharing recipes from her new book Treat Yourself: 70 Classic Snacks You Loved as a Kid (and Still Love Today). Follow along to win one of five copies we’re giving away -- and to take a trip down memory lane.</i><p><i>Today:</i> …

DIY Outdoor Seating

We finally finished our outdoor seating! Here's the before and after photo.<p>When I first learned about this awesome cinderblock and wood outdoor …

DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …

How to Make Teriyaki Sauce at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Stephanie Le from I Am a Food Blog is pulling back the curtain on teriyaki sauce, and revealing that you only need 5 ingredients to make it</i> …

15 Compact Modern Studio Shed Designs For Your Backyard

Hello and welcome to our latest collection in which we will show you and prove to you that you don’t need to have your <i>modern office</i> or guest room …

10 DIY Plant Ideas for Fall

8 Comments<p>With fall soon approaching, a few fresh indoor plant ideas and DIYs for decorating. Check them out below:<p><b>1. Ferns in Hanging Terrariums</b><br>by …

5 Creative DIY Lighting Ideas You HAVE to Try

Great lighting—whether it’s for portraits, or macro, or even product photography—doesn’t have to cost you an arm, leg, and kidney. Just do a quick …

DIY Mason Jar Lid Coasters

Summer time is here, and I am so excited to be outside on our back patio grillin’ and spending time with my husband and four boys. We love to eat out …

Build a Corner Bench with Built-in Table

<i>Curb appeal is such a big deal when you’re selling a home, but it’s also so important to making a home feel, well, home-y for your family and guests.</i> …

Home Depot

DIY El Wire Fairy Wings

25 Genius DIY Couples Costumes

Drumroll please, it’s time for our second official installment of your favorite thing ever: Couples Costumes!<p>COMPLETE BRIT+CO GUIDE:<p>Last year we served up 25 of the best, and this year we’ve got a whole new crop of DIY goodness to share with you.<p>1. Doritos: I mean, Doritos? Nacho Cheese? Cool …

Costumes

This Is As Pretty As "Scary" Halloween Makeup Gets

Photo: Via Reddit.<p>There's pretty Halloween makeup, and then there's the kind of terrifying Halloween makeup that requires the use of adult diapers. …

How to Make Fake Blood & Guts for Halloween

Go from bedsheet ghosts to ghastly horrors with a little help from ample latex and a bit of clear Karo corn syrup.<p>Fake Blood<p>It's easy enough to buy this stuff in the tube. But if you want some of the really good faux blood, try emulating some of the Hollywood recipes.<p>One of the most famous comes …

11 Hot Halloween Makeup Video Tutorials

Are you ready for a full week of Halloween fun? Some of you may have already Halloweened it up this past weekend, but we’re still raring to go for this Thursday. Today, we turn our attention to YouTube for the best Halloween makeup videos the web has to offer. From Miley to Snow White, here we …

Video Tutorials

The Most Stylish Little Superhero Costume in Town

Who says you have to go totally cheesy when dressing your tot up this Halloween? With just one yard of fabric and a few pieces of felt, you can easily turn her into the most stylish superhero in town. And the smallest one ;) We teamed up with Velcro Industries and JoAnn Fabrics to create this easy …

Sewing

12 DIY Disney Costumes for Halloween

When you were a kid, how many times did you plop down on the living room floor, face pressed up to the TV, as your parents put on your favorite Disney movie? If it’s more times than you can remember, you’re not alone. Those iconic characters stay with us for all our lives, and even as adults, it’s …

Walt Disney Company

37 of the Best ’80s Costumes You Haven’t Seen Before

David Bowie

How-To: Ghostbusters-Inspired DIY Proton Pack

Make a whole lot of handmade Halloween magic with this awesome Ghostbusters-inspired DIY proton pack tutorial from Albion Gould!

5 Creative Halloween Costumes You Already Own

You've still got some beef with Halloween costumes. As someone who ranks a garment's versatility as important as its quality and design, it <i>pains</i> you …

4 halloween beauty looks you have to try

from the best bad girls of film.<p>On Halloween, there's only one rule: wear black. We've rounded up four of film's greatest bad girls and showing you how to get their beauty looks this All Hallow's Eve.

Beauty

Fanged Pumpkins

Grouped together on the mantel, Drac-o'-lantern and tiny winged pals create a Transylvanian scene. Run-of-the-mill pushpins turn into devilish red eyes.

37 DIY Costumes You Already Have in Your Closet

Halloween is a magical holiday where you get to be who or whatever you want for an evening. An iPhone? You can be that. A giant piece of birthday cake? Go for it, girl. We more than applaud those of you who shoot for the moon on All Hallows’ Eve, but we know a super elaborate costume isn’t always …

Mary Poppins

Halloween Makeup 101: The Creepy (But Kinda Pretty) Doll Face

Let’s <i>face</i> it, this doll face is equal parts creepy and pretty, veering way toward the creepy side of things. It’s Halloween after all, and not everything needs to be the revealing “sexy fill-in-the-blank” look. Find a plain white dress, knee high socks and a pair of good old Mary Janes, and your …

Makeup

10 Posh Ideas for Pumpkin Decorating

(Image credit: Martha Stewart)<p>Let face it. Some of us — perhaps those without wee ones running around influencing our every holiday decorating move — …

Decorations

How-To: Metallic Marbled Pumpkins

Looking for more crafty Halloween magic? Make your own cool and spooky metallic marbled pumpkins with this new video tutorial from Mark Montano!<p>This technique will work with both real and fake pumpkins, so you can marble to your heart’s content no matter what you’re working with!

DIY the 19 Most Wanted Costumes of the Year

It’s official. The numbers are in, and we’ve got the 19 most-searched costumes of the year according to Yahoo Search Trend Expert Lauren Whitehouse. Exciting, right? Some of them are Halloween tradition and others are super trendy. No matter which camp they fall in, we’ve found DIY inspiration for …

The Hunger Games