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Hack Your Finances in One Day: A Beginner’s Guide to Money Management

You know it’s important to get your money under control if you ever want to get out of debt, go on awesome vacations, or retire someday. The problem …

Personal Finance

French tiny house comfortably fits family of three

Featuring a private bedroom for the child<p>There are many ways to design a tiny house fit for two, but when you add a third person—and a child at that—things sure get interesting. In this new Calypso tiny house, French builder Baluchon shows how to comfortably accommodate a family of three in a tiny …

Food & Dining

Interior Designers Share Their Game-Changing Shopping Secrets

When you're a home editor, you become a magnet for decorating inquiries of all sorts, but the most common question I get is about where to shop for blank (pretty much every household decorative item you can imagine). To deviate from my usual list, I turned to another group of professionals: …

Shelby

The 20 best one-pot recipes: part 1

Observer Food Monthly’s recipe selection, from Nigella Lawson’s roast chicken to Anna Jones’s magic veg spaghetti<p>• 20 best one-pot recipes: part 2<p>I am back to familiar territory with this: the smell of chicken roasting with lemon, rosemary and garlic has always seemed to me the essence of all that …

How to Create and Succeed at Personal Goals in the Coming Year

Goals have been a central part of my personal, professional, and financial successes for as long as I can remember. I remember setting personal goals …

11 Couples Talk About Being Married to Their High School Sweetheart

Why falling in love with someone you know as a teenager can be the best thing in the world.<p>"It’s literally a story of love at first sight."<p><i>Candace, 27, and David, 28, met in 2004 in Montville, New Jersey. They were married in 2012 and now live in Roseland, New Jersey.</i><p>"I was walking by, and I …

The 16 Best Summer Foods to Eat If You're Trying to Lose Weight

They're in season and delicious.<p>If you actually need to lose weight, you'd probably love a magic food that you could eat as much as you want without impacting your weight. Real talk: Anyone who claims they've discovered that is basically doling out bullshit.<p>"There is not a lot of evidence for …

Taller Estilo Arquitectura design the Desnuda house made up by raw materials - CAANdesign | Architecture and home design blog

Architects: Taller Estilo Arquitectura<br>Location: Merida, Mexico<br>Year: 2015<br>Area: 1.615 ft²/ 150 m²<br>Photo courtesy: David Cervera<br>Description:<p>“If we talk …

Looking Sharp: A focus stacking tutorial

Background: Understanding the Process<p>One of the questions that I receive quite often from beginner photographers is “How do I produce tack sharp …

Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person

IT’S one of the things we are most afraid might happen to us. We go to great lengths to avoid it. And yet we do it all the same: We marry the wrong person.<p>Partly, it’s because we have a bewildering array of problems that emerge when we try to get close to others. We seem normal only to those who …

The Art of Selling: How to Build Strong Client Relationships

<i>In-House teams are masters of managing business relationships. Celebrate your in-house team’s best work by entering the In-House Design Awards!</i><b>A</b> …

These Exercises Zero In on Stubborn Arm Jiggle

Strong triceps are just a few moves away.<p><i>This article was written by Brooke Benten, ACSM-certified exercise physiologist, and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Not happy with your arms? These four exercises, combined with smart eating and snacking, will help you tone those triceps. Perform one …

Workouts

This San Francisco Home Is An Urban Oasis For A Family Of Four

“Give us an urban oasis, something minimal and modern but warm with a seamless flow from inside to out”, that was the mandate from the clients, a …

How to turn your spare room into the ultimate walk-in closet

Longing for a bigger closet?<p>Remember that rooms in your home don't have to be used the way they were originally intended. Get creative and convert a small room into the ultimate walk-in closet, says Egypt Sherrod, host of HGTV's Flipping <i>Virgins</i> and <i>Property Virgins</i>.<p>"Homes built before the 1980s just …

Home Depot

How to Make a Killer Multiple Exposure Portrait Using Photoshop

My name is Piotr Skoczylas, and I am a surreal portrait photographer. I picked up a camera 3 years ago, and since that moment I knew I wanted my …

Tutorials

Your Business Means Nothing If No One Knows Who You Are

Last fall, I was invited to an exclusive event at the Hollywood Hills home of <i>Never Eat Alone</i> author Keith Ferrazzi. The top leaders from across the …

Underemployed? How to Go After a Bigger Job

<b>Dear Annie:</b> What can you do if you were forced to take a step “down” in rank (title, responsibilities, etc.) during the economic downturn, and you’re …

An Apartment for a Design-Loving Couple in Brazil

Architect Leandro Garcia designed the Perdizes Apartment for a young couple who have an affinity for both architecture and design. The modest 65 …

Dining Rooms

6 Powerful Ways to Become More Persistent (And Never Quit Again)

Most of us are great at setting goals, but not at achieving them.<p>Whether it’s starting a new business, learning a new language, or mastering an …

The One Key Characteristic That All Millionaires Have

Can it be that millionaires all have one thing in common? Some think so.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I adore the idea that rich people all have something in common.<p>You'd imagine that it might be a deep well of …

Self-improvement

Victoria Beckham: Style evolution

• Victoria Beckham<p>Happy birthday to Victoria Beckham!<p>From Posh Spice to fashion royalty, Victoria Beckham’s style transformation is now complete. The …

Victoria Beckham

Camera Modes Explained

If you’re just learning about your camera, then chances are you’ve taken a look at the top of your camera only to become immediately confused. …

Diary of an entrepreneur: Why age is no barrier for Ian McLellan’s $15 million e

<b>Name:</b> Ian McLellan<p><b>Company:</b> Klika.com.au<p><b>Location:</b> Melbourne<p>If you think the Australian e-commerce scene is only full of fresh-faced digital natives, …

eCommerce

23 Tips to Uncover What to do With Your Life (When You Have no Clue, FS096)

If you’ve ever wondered “what am I good at?” or “what should I focus on in my life?” then we’ve got a killer conversation for you.<p>We received a great …

Two Questions that Guided My Journey from Poverty to Yale

I will always be grateful for my mother, who raised my little brother and me without a man in the house, who taught us to value our education despite …

5 Keys to Self-Discipline – Resist Temptations Like a Monk (and Achieve Your Long-Term Goals)

If you want to make any kind of changes in your life, it’s self-discipline that will either help you reach your goal (when you have a lot of …

5 Proactive Ways To Be A Dependable Person

Being small has its perks, but it also has its cons—such as no one rarely trusts you with the big stuff. Whether at work or school, I find it …

7 Unconventional Answers to Life's most Pressing Problems

<b>Do you ever watch personal development videos on You Tube?</b><p>I do. I used to watch them all the time and one day, about a year and a half ago, two …

How to Really Really Find Your Life Purpose (and Do the Work You Love)

Break the rules. We have so many rules in life about everything. I say break the rules. Not the law, but break the rules / Arnold Schwarzenegger<p>Can …