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Photos: The Beautiful Architecture of India’s Ancient Stepwells

Over the past several years, Chicago-based journalist Victoria Lautman has traveled through India numerous times, visiting over 120 ancient stepwells …

India

Polaroid's $99 ink-free Snap instant camera is a joy of a toy to use

BERLIN — Polaroid's new Snap camera that prints instant photos without ink is so hot right now, it could catch on fire — and it's not even out yet.<p>We …

Mobile Photography

163 Free Things to Do in America’s Top Destinations

Our favorite free things to do in America’s most-visited cities.<p>They say the best things in life are free, and for every avid traveler, it’s a …

World Trade Center

This small company wants to be Marvel 2.0 — and they just might do it

Valiant Entertainment<p>It was in a cramped, messy conference room overflowing with boxes and memorabilia. That's where three men sat across from me and …

Comic Books

Marvel Rolls Out Entire Hip-Hop Influenced Comic Book Covers

Comic Books

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The stars of HGTV's Property Brothers are here with six amazing DIY ideas you can do this weekend!

Aired July 10, 2015<p>Drew and Jonathan Scott, otherwise known as the <i>Property Brothers</i> from HGTV, are back and showing off 6 easy ways you can dress up …

Crafting

Save $100s Next Month With These 10 Grocery Shopping Tips

Thrifty shopping may seem like a pain at first, but the savings can really add up. If you're used to a liberal spending plan, you might be able to …

Personal Finance

52 Great Wines for $25 or Less

Impress your friends.<p>Looking for the perfect wine for dinner or to take to a party? Our team of experts has come up with bumper crop of …

Napa Valley

5 Must Try DIY Beauty Products for Summer

The summer brings the heat and with the heat comes sweating and dry skin. Here at The Chic Site we've come up with five DIY beauty products that will keep your body smelling great and feeling soft, all summer long! Try one or try them all and your skin can thank me later.<p><b>CITRUS BODY SCRUB</b><p>This …

Skin Care

Pot Cocktails Are as Crazy as You Imagine

From gravity bongs to blueberry blunt wraps and, of course, brownies, industrious stoners have been tinkering with new ways to get high since time immemorial. Now they're adding cocktails to that mellowed-out list.<p>With the decline of marijuana prohibition, there is an increasing array of intriguing …

Rye Whiskey

18 DIY Floral Skincare Hacks to Keep You Smelling Fresh

When it comes to taking care of skin, it’s critical to invest in a regime that works for you and can be done on the daily. Problem is, eye creams, scrubs, masks + more really do a doozy on your bank account. We’ve shown you ways to use your kitchen to take care of skin, but did you know it’s also …

Skin Care

How to Build the Ultimate Survival Shotgun

Introduction: How to Build the Ultimate Survival Shotgun<p>Runner Up in the<br>Launch It! Challenge<p>View Contest<p>As a Survival and Preparedness instructor, I …

Weather

27 Cheap And Easy Gifts To Make With Kiddos

Thrifty homemade gifts that are good for the environment and keep children entertained? 'Tis the season.

Wall Art

101 Homemade Holiday Gifts

Not sure where to start your Christmas shopping? Look no further than your own home – you probably have at hand most of the supplies you need to make …

20+ Of The Best DIY Mason Jar Crafts (for home & more!)

11. Mason Jar Terrarium<p>Mason jars are perfect for growing herbs and other small plants, especially in a sunny kitchen window, but if you don’t have …

Chemicals

5 Handmade Holiday Gift Ideas

Gift-giving is such a thought-filled process, and when the gifts being given are <i>handmade</i>, each one is filled to the brim with love. Now that the …

10 things parents should never say to their toddlers

“Time out!” “Don’t run.” “It’s not safe.” These covertly regressive instructions are more damaging than we realize<p>Progressive ideas are an endangered species, on the run in politics, all but extinct in schools. Watch out for these covertly regressive ideas invading our parenting of very young …

3 DIY Facial Cleansers for Dry, Oily + Mature Skin

Facial cleansers are useful for removing dirt, make-up and oil as well as helping shed dead skin cells from our pores. But how do you know which …

Handmade Gifts Tutorials & Holiday Ideas…Hundreds of Them!

<b>Did you know that Everything Etsy is the spot to find beautiful handmade gift tutorials for everyone on your list?</b> We also have a ton of holiday …

DIY naturally antibacterial all-purpose cleaner

A few years ago I started swapping out my all-purpose counter cleaners for natural ones. Then I turned into the gal hauling gallons of distilled …

Vinegar

Last Minute Father's Day Gift

If you’re still on the hunt for a fun idea for Father’s Day, trying whipping up our DIY Shaving Cream for dad. This is an awesome last minute …

DIG DEEPER

<b>This is a guest post from Gabby of Essentially Eclectic</b><p>About 7 months ago I found myself wandering the aisles of my local Michael’s craft supply …

12 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Amazing

We’re on a real nature high over here. Whether we’re DIYing with acorns, leaves or branches, it’s all about bringing a bit of what’s outside in. And if you’ve been wondering how to up your scent-game naturally, here are 12 tips to make your house smell amazing this winter.<p>1. Lavender Lemon Candles: …

Gardening

7 Things to Make Instead of Buying

We live in a world where we can find anything we need on the shelves in the nearest supermarket.<p>Yes, it is that easy but is it best for us?<p>Are the …

Household Budget Worksheet

Use this budget worksheet to get control of your monthly living expenses.

Budgeting