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36 Blueberry Recipes We’re Completely Obsessed With

From cobbler to pancakes to pies, here are our favorite blueberry recipes.<p><b>We're not saying we have a favorite berry</b> or anything, but we'll gladly admit that blueberries are one of the best. Try out these blueberry recipes now (now!), especially when blueberries are in season.

Arctic Aerial Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>The latest project of renowned aerial photographer Robert Haas, Through the Eyes of the Vikings yields stunning images of the Arctic that show not a "blinding storm of white as one might think—but rather, a dramatic and surprising diversity of brilliant colors and unexpected …


45 Classic Library Design Ideas

See the most stylish ways to stack treasured reads.<p>Whether your home is traditional, modern or somewhere in between, we've got the ultimate book-curation inspiration.

How To Turn A Plain Cabinet Into A Hyper-Organized Pantry

Pantry makeover.<p>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts today. Check out the amazing reveal and make sure to check out the site for more great projects.

Real Estate

The Only Colors You Should Ever Use in a Small Space

The best hues for tiny rooms.<p>The best antidote for an undersize space? Rich, saturated color — and lots of it. Designers share the best hues for a tiny room.

Small Spaces

21 Rooms That Will Change The Way You Think About Bookshelves

These hyper-organized rooms will inspire the best in your home<p>These hyper-organized rooms will inspire the best in your home

Ice Cream Pies and Cakes to Eat This Summer

We can't decide if we like ice cream pie or ice cream cake better, so we'll just eat both.<p><b>We can't decide if we like ice cream pie or ice cream cake better</b>, so we'll just eat both.

28 Essential Summer Pasta Recipes to Carb-Load Through the Heat

Twirl your way to happiness with our bright, fresh summer pasta recipes<p>Updated:<p>Pasta may be our go-to comfort food in cold-weather months, but it …

The 10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved This Month

Roasted market vegetables and warm, bubbled-over fruit pies are essential summer fare. But in the sweltering heat of July, we do as much as we can to keep our kitchens cool. This month, you avoided the oven and took to the grill, charring everything from chicken to flank steak. You kept side dishes …

Side Dishes

9 Delicious Ways to Use Sweet Summer Berries

Sweet and juicy summer berries are here! Put them to use in salads, parfaits, muffins and more...<p><b>1. Peaches & Berries with Lemon-Mint Syrup</b><p>This elegant and refreshing fruit salad is perfect for summer entertaining. It's delicious on its own as a healthy dessert but also pairs well with pound cake, …

Summer and Fall Produce Guide: What to Can, Freeze, Dry, Store, or Eat Right Now

The farmers' markets are overflowing with fruits and vegetables; our summer produce guide lets you know which to can, store, dry, freeze, or eat right now<p>Harvest season is high time for fresh produce. Between the leafy greens, juicy tomatoes, sweet berries, brassicas, and, well, just about …

Flashback: Build Your Own Raised Garden Bed

<b>By Susan Beal</b><p>If you’ve ever wanted to try building a raised bed for vegetables, herbs, flowers, or anything else you want to grow, it can be as simple as this pared-down version: a few pieces of inexpensive lumber and a short afternoon’s worth of drilling and digging. I built our second 8’×4′ bed, …

How-To: Build a Wooden Workbench

I spent the past weekend in Vermont, where my father-in-law has a violin shop with amazing well-worn wooden workbenches that always inspire me to start a new project. Need a welcoming work surface of your own? Build a DIY wooden workbench that you’ll use for years to come with these free plans from …

9 DIY Benches You Need to Make This Weekend

A bench is one of those ultra versatile furniture pieces that’s always nice to have in a home. They provide extra seating for guests and, if nothing else, they’re a fab spot to throw your extra belongings. Whether you place one in the hallway, the entryway, your bedroom, on your patio or in every …


How-To: Homemade Vanilla and Lavender Extracts

Add some homemade flavor to your cocktails or baked good with this vanilla and lavender extracts tutorial from Food52. A DIY vanilla extract tutorial was actually featured in Volume 07 of Craft Magazine, but something that’s so easy to make, and so handy to keep around, seems worth a little …

How-To: Homemade Tonic Water

Go off the mixology grid by making your own tonic water, from natural and potentially better tasting ingredients, with this fascinating quinine syrup tutorial by Jeffrey Morgenthaler at Food52.