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8 Fabulous Ways to Use Purple in Your Home

Whether you love it or hate it, you can't argue: The color purple is undoubtedly stylish.<p>It's royal. It's papal. It's eccentric. It's feminine. Whether you love it or hate it, you can't argue: The color purple is undoubtedly stylish.

The 7 Biggest Decor Mistakes That Drive Designers Crazy

Pros reveal what they always want to change when walking into a room.<p>Pros reveal what they always want to change when walking into a room.

Home Decorating

Genetic Link Found Between Mental Illness & Creativity: Here Are The Details

I'm in!<p>A new study published in the journal <i>Nature Neuroscience</i> has discovered a genetic link between mental illness and creativity. The research was …

6 Common Sense Tips to Immediately Improve Your Life

Another day begins and here you are, lost in your own thoughts, caught between the fantasy world of your future and the cold, harsh reality of the …

Motivation

The Difference Between Passion and Purpose (And Why You Need Both)

You’ve heard the saying before: “Follow your passion.”<p>Following your passion is big. Passion is what really gets you going. Passion is what fuels you.<p>…

IKEA Unveils PS 2014 Collection Filled with Space-Saving Furniture and Double-Duty Designs (PHOTOS)

1/20<p>IKEA PS 2014<p>The world has been asking for more space-saving, double-duty furniture and it looks like IKEA has been all ears. The Swedish home …

DIY Herbal Spiral! how to build ---> http://diycozyhome.com/how-to-build-a-herbal-spiral/ Here's a great tutorial on how to build a herbal spiral. This is a great idea for a small yard or even if you only have a patio and no yard, this could be made to work there too. Any of you guys built one of these before?? ~Linda

50 Hour Soy Emergency Candles! how to make ---> http://diycozyhome.com/make-your-own-50-hour-soy-emergency-candles/ These are especially handy to have during the winter when the days are so short and winter storms can leave you especially vulnerable to power outages. Head over to the blog for the full instructions. ~Linda

Adorable Crochet Patterns! ==> http://diycozyhome.com/adorable-crochet-patterns-by-heidi-may/ These are just about the cutest children's crochet items I have seen in a long time! Head over to the blog to get the pattern of your favorite! ~Linda

33 DIY Fire Pit Ideas

One of my favorite things to do in the summer is to invite friends and family over, and gather around the fire pit. They’re great for making s’mores …

DIY Desk For Two! how to build ==> http://diycozyhome.com/diy-desk-for-two/ This would make a perfect home school desk for the kiddos. Love it! ~Linda

Easy DIY Cat Tent :) instructions ==> http://diycozyhome.com/easy-diy-cat-tent/ Here's a fun and easy little project your kitty will totally love! Feel free to share your own creations in the comments. ~Linda

DIY Outdoor Sofa That Will Last a Lifetime

<b>AND</b> won’t break the bank….<p><b>AND</b> serves as a garden planter….<p><b>AND</b> is EASY to build…..<p><b>AND</b> is BEAUTIFUL.<p>Love it. Love it. Love it.<p>With all the gardening …

20 Budget Friendly DIY Home Decor Ideas! ==> http://diycozyhome.com/20-budget-friendly-diy-home-decor-ideas/ ...#18 is awsome and I can't wait to do that to one of my doorways! Which is your favorite? ~Linda

The Ultimate Indoor Kitty Playground! more details/source ==> http://diycozyhome.com/the-ultimate-indoor-kitty-playground/ Head over to the blog for more info on these amazing ceiling mounted cat walk and platform pieces! I am sure you guys can come up with a DIY version as well?! ~Linda

Window Seats

Brick Rubble Into Fantastic Circular Fire Pit! step-by-step ==> http://diycozyhome.com/brick-rubble-into-fantastic-circular-fire-pit/ Affordable fire pits are totally possible... especially if you can upcycle a pile of brick rubble! If not, bricks are not that expensive to begin with! ~Linda

DIY Backyard Chicken Coop

My family moved to the country when I was just a kiddo. We didn’t have a farm but that didn’t stop us from having a bunch of barnyard animals. Our …

DIY Mason Jar Lanterns! instructions ==> http://diycozyhome.com/hanging-mason-jar-lanterns/ Learn how to make beautiful mason jar lanterns over on the blog today... There's a trick to getting the chain to attach to the jar and then you're in business! ~Linda

Broomstick Lace Bracelet! instructions ==> http://diycozyhome.com/broomstick-lace-bracelet-tutorial/ So beautiful! Head over to the blog for the full step by step tutorial on making this lovely crochet bracelet... enjoy! ~Linda

How To Clean A Microfiber Couch! instructions ==> http://diycozyhome.com/how-to-clean-a-microfiber-couch/ Come and learn how we got this stunning before and after... all the details on the blog. Have a great weekend! ~Linda

Quick and Non-Toxic Oven Cleaning! instructions ==> http://diycozyhome.com/quick-and-non-toxic-oven-cleaning/ This solution totally works! And the best part is that it is so quick... head over to the blog for the full tutorial and list of required supplies. Time to Get-er-done! ~Linda

Slow Cooker Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Freezer Meal | Made Ahead Meal

4.5 from 2 votes<p>Slow Cooker Chicken Broccoli Alfredo<p>Prep Time<p>10 mins<p>Cook Time<p>4 hrs<p>Total Time<p>4 hrs 10 mins<p>This freezer meal is quick to throw together …

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie | Freezer Meal Friendly Recipe

5 from 8 votes<p>Homemade Chicken Pot Pie<p>Prep Time<p>1 hr 15 mins<p>Cook Time<p>45 mins<p>Total Time<p>2 hrs<p>This Homemade Chicken Pot Pie is an easy make-ahead meal …

Master Your Metabolism

• <b>Author:</b> Jillian Michaels & Mariska van Aalst<p>Does it feel as if you’re fighting your body to lose even one pound—or just to maintain your current weight? Respected health and wellness expert and bestselling author Jillian Michaels has been there, too. So she consulted top experts in the field of …

Hero

• <b>Author:</b> Rhonda Byrne<p>From Rhonda Byrne, creator of the international bestselling movie and book, <i>The Secret</i>, comes <i>Hero</i>, her latest world-changing project and the most important to date.<p>FROM ZERO TO HERO...YOUR SECRET MAP TO A RICH LIFE<p>What is your true calling and why aren't you already living …

Loving What Is

• <b>Author:</b> Byron Katie & Stephen Mitchell<p><b>Out of nowhere, like a cool breeze in a marketplace crowded with advice, comes Byron Katie and “The Work.”</b><p>In the midst of a normal life, Katie became increasingly depressed, and over a ten-year period sank further into rage, despair, and thoughts of suicide. …

The Top Five Regrets of the Dying

• <b>Author:</b> Bronnie Ware<p>After too many years of unfulfilling work, Bronnie Ware began searching for a job with heart. Despite having no formal qualifications or experience, she found herself working in palliative care.<p>Over the years she spent tending to the needs of those who were dying, Bronnie's life …

Ask and It Is Given

• <b>Author:</b> Esther Hicks<p>Ask and It Is Given, by Esther and Jerry Hicks, which presents the teachings of the nonphysical entity Abraham, will help you learn how to manifest your desires so that you’re living the joyous and fulfilling life you deserve. As you read, you’ll come to understand how your …

The Magic

• <b>Author:</b> Rhonda Byrne<p>One word changes everything...<p>For more than twenty centuries, words within a sacred text have mystified, confused, and been misunderstood by almost all who read them. Only a very few people through history have realized that the words are a riddle, and that once you solve the …