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43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and/or length.</i>

We Compared Popular Drug Store Makeup To Expensive Makeup And Here's What Happened

Here's how drugstore dupes actually compare to their high-end counterparts.<p>Makeup is AmAzInG. But it's also sometimes super expensive. Go on Pinterest, and you can find tons of drugstore makeup people claim is ~just like~ the real thing. But do they work on everyone? <b>We decided to test nine common</b> …

How to Make a Zippered Travel Pouch for Dad

Make Dad (or any traveler in your life) smile with this practical travel bag. Combining simple construction with distinctive materials like canvas …

PROJECT #9 : THE SILK T

<b>© 2015 Runway Sewing. All Rights Reserved.</b><p>Here is how you make this elegant but sophisticated and simple T shirt. I used silk charmeuse but you can …

30 books you should read this summer

Summer is the season when, for whatever reason, many of us allow ourselves to be entertained by books again. Maybe it's the appetite for something "light" to read while pool- or beachside, something topical to discuss at the annual family picnic, or something suspenseful and absorbing to ease the …

Two DIY Outdoor Chair Projects for Your Yard or Patio

Finding a comfortable outdoor chair is a pain, so why not make one you'll love? Here are two chairs you can make this weekend. Here are two designs …

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The Perfect Books To Read On Vacay This Winter

So here's the deal. It's winter. It might be cold out, depending on where you live. But maybe you're planning a little holiday getaway, maybe with …

Give Old Furniture New Life with This DIY Trick

Most of us own a piece of furniture that could use a bit of a facelift, whether it’s an antique find, an old set of drawers “gifted” to us by a …

Facelifts

'The Mirror Thief' Reflects 3 Transfixing Tales

If you're reading this section of the site, there's a better than good chance that at one time, you've read a book that changed your life. For literature lovers, that's not hyperbole — occasionally, books have a way of finding you when you most need them; they really can alter the way you look at …

Books

The Most Valuable Piece Of Furniture You Can Find In A Thrift Store Is...

This will add value to your furniture collection.<p>Anyone who's a regular thrifter or antique shopper knows that thrift stores are usually packed floor-to-ceiling with treasures that are just waiting to find a new home. But how do you know what's worth purchasing and what isn't?<p>In addition to hunting …

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Game of Thrones: Everything You Need to Know Before Watching Season 6

A spoiler-free refresher on where we left off.<p>It’s been a long time since we visited the Starks, Lannisters, Targaryens, and more. Though speculation about what <i>might</i> happen next year is sky high, many have stayed out of the guessing game. For those who prefer to be surprised by what’s in store for …

TV Series

7 Most Addictive Under-the-Radar Shows to Binge on Netflix

Because you can't just keep rewatching Gilmore Girls.<p>1. <i>The Lizzie Borden Chronicles</i>(above)<p>If you didn't catch Christina Ricci's Lifetime series about the life of accused ax murderer Lizzie Borden (and — sorry Christina! — most people didn't), now's the perfect time to catch up. The series picks up …

Viet Thanh Nguyen wins the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for 'The Sympathizer'

Viet Thanh Nguyen took the Pulitzer Prize in fiction Monday for his debut novel, "The Sympathizer," published by Grove Press. Nguyen, a professor at the USC, is one of the L.A. Times' 10 critics at large.<p>"Thanks for all your good wishes," Nguyen wrote on Facebook. "I double checked with real people …

31 Brilliant Books That You Really Need To Read This Spring

Required reading from April to June. UK release dates.

The love story Fever At Dawn would be unbelievable if it weren’t true

When Hungarian filmmaker Péter Gárdos’ father died in 1998, his mother gave him a collection of letters written when the two Jewish Holocaust …

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

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Stylin’ Damask & Canvas Duffle: Fabric Depot

When packing for a short trip or weekend getaway, it can be hard enough to choose what to bring. Why add the stress of trying to figure out what to …

Luggage

55 Sewing Projects to Make And Sell

Love to sew and need some creative, new ways to make money selling you sewing crafts? I was also wondering what makes the best project to sew and …

Crafting

Half square triangle quilt tutorial

Remember this post ?<br>OK, so this is the tutorial for the quilt or at least my process of creating it.<br>Hope that you will be able to follow my …

ScrapBusters: Lace Overlay Clutch

It’s garden party season! Outdoor gatherings for wedding, reunions, and more are the stuff of spring and summer – and the ultimate excuse to pull out …

Sewing
Books

I Compared Drugstore and Department Store Makeup, and the Results Were Surprising

I did some v. important research so you don't have to.<p>I am <i>that girl</i> who loves to spend asinine amounts of money on beauty products. My guilty pleasure in life is luxury beauty items. I love beautiful packaging and like to tell myself that if I pay a lot of money for something, it'll be worth it. …

Hair

19 Insanely Good Makeup Dupes That Will Save You Tons Of Money

Makeup

How to Be Your Own Personal Trainer

You do you!<p>Shutterstock<p>Finding a personal trainer to keep you on track is a serious commitment (not to mention, expensive AF). Don't get us wrong, human trainers who know their stuff and have lots of experience are worth every penny, but new health and fitness apps with trainer-esque qualities …

Books

The Tattooed Girl

• <b>Author:</b> Joyce Carol Oates<p>Joshua Seigl, a celebrated but reclusive author, is forced for reasons of failing health to surrender his much-prized bachelor's independence. Advertising for an assistant, he unwittingly embarks upon the most dangerous adventure of his privileged life.<p>Alma Busch, a …