Abigail Garnham

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Family life: My father in the Spanish civil war, Please Mr Postman by the Beatles and ‘wet pizza’

Snapshot: My father at the dawn of Spain’s civil war<p>My father is standing in a photographer’s studio. He is just 13 but he is looking straight into the camera like a grown man. This is Barcelona, in 1936; the Spanish civil war has just started and he is wearing the typical outfit of the Republican …

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Turning 50 in 2015

Andy Dick turns 50 on December 21.

3 Fresh Ways to Tie a Scarf

Donni Charm's founder Alyssa Wasko takes a step by step approach for tying a scarf like never before.<p>Donni Charm's founder Alyssa Wasko had been working at Chanel when she began designing her own scarves. Often while in the elevator, fellow employees would compliment her on her neck-wear and …

11 DIY ways to camp indoors when the weather outside is frightful

Baby, it's cold outside, so let's make s'mores.<p>Camping doesn't need to be a summer-only activity. Even when it is below zero outside, you can still …

Office Chair Makeover

You have no idea how happy I am to finally be sharing some projects from the office makeover! I feel like I’ve been hiding in my office painting my …

Would You Live in This 86-Square-Foot Parisian "Cupboard" Apartment?

Everything is hidden in this tiny home.<p>Here's an apartment that's definitely not for the claustrophobic. In this 86-square-foot Parisian space, you'll have to sleep in a cupboard. And the bed is not the only amenity that's tucked away — a dining table, closet, and bookshelves are all found hidden …

13 Beauty Products That Have Stood the Test of Time

Go back to basics with these cult classics that are still going strong decadeseven centurieslater.<p>A healthy sense of skepticism is recommended when it comes to the cult followings of tween boy bands and Catskills communes. Not so for beauty products. Generations of women have given these classics …

10 Effective Strategies for Boosting Your Efficiency and Productivity

<i>Image Credit:</i> Pixabay.<p>Whether you're in Australia, England, or America; blue-collared, white, or pink, we've all got 24 hours to work with. Success comes down to what we're able to do in those hours. While every entrepreneur would love to keep the sun from setting and adding hours to their day, …

The 11 BEST Foods to Eat When You're Stressed Out

You have our permission to eat your feelings.<p><i>This article was written by Aviva Patz and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>You already know that emotional eating won't make your problems magically disappear, but it can also do a number on your waistline—if you load on unhealthy food, that is. …

6 Super-Effective Exercises for Your Teeny-Tiny Apartment

So much sweat, so little space

How To: Open A Can With No Opener (Or Anything Else)

Listen: I'm sick, so bear with me. And not sick like somebody who will eat food off the ground, sick like on meds and my brain feels like a cloud. …

Mosquito Repellent Cream: Homemade Repellent in A Moisturizing Cream

This homemade mosquito repellent cream keeps me from having to apply both a moisturizer AND a bug spray. It kills two birds with one stone, and it …

DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …

​Keep Mosquitoes at Bay with This Plastic Bottle Bug Trap

No one wants to be eaten alive by mosquitoes, but there's no need to resort to harsh chemicals to keep them at arm's length. Instructables user …

An Essential Guide Of Habits That Foster Productivity And Focus

Single-tasking, walks around the office, leisure reading–some of these are fun, others a little more painful, but they’re all so simple.<p>“I don’t have time,” “I couldn’t possibly do that this week ,” “I’m so busy.” How many times have you said something along these lines this week alone?<p>Do you …

There’s No Place Like Everywhere: Why We’re Living in an RV Instead of a House (Again!)

We’ve been off the road for a bit – almost exactly two months, to be precise – while we’ve switched from our former home in an Airstream trailer to a …

Move Over Ikea!

This ultra-utilitarian system of paper and tape furniture, called TapeFlips, brings a whole new meaning to affordable DIY furnishing! The design’s …

Solid Build Small Cabin Kits

Solid Build designs and sells outdoor wood kit sheds and small cabins. The Chicago-based company’s kits can be used for various purposes including …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Train Your Brain to Thrive From 9 to 5

The majority of employers throughout the world are "strongly committed to creating a workplace culture of health" and are investing in programs to …

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20 Practices That Can Make You Super Productive!

“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” – Paul J. …

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21 Ways To Flatten Your Belly

Your ultimate guide to a slimmer midsection.<p><i>This article was written and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>A toned, flat tummy is a goal many of us strive to achieve, but endless crunches and ditching all your favorite foods isn't the right way to do it. Fortunately, a flat belly can be …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

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Home State Wall Art

Recently my Auntie Di gave me a bag full of vintage road maps. Apparently they were something Nana collected over years and years of road trips and …

No Sew Fringed Kimono | A Pair & A Spare

<b>No Sew Fringed Kimono</b> | <i>A Pair & A Spare</i><p>I can’t believe it’s almost the end of Winter! And with the end of Winter comes that weird in-between weather where it’s too hot for a jumper and too cold for a tshirt. Wraps are the best thing to keep in your bag - and these fringed kimonos are super pretty, easy to make and no sewing is involved! You can go and buy your fabric and coordinating fringe from the craft store, or you can head on over to Wander & Hunt and buy yourself a kit.

How to Poach an Egg Perfectly Every Time

The tips you need to master this tricky kitchen skill<p>Poached eggs are delicious—whether they're on top of English muffins or a salad.<p>The only issue? Poached eggs are <i>so hard</i> to get right. If the water’s not the right temperature or you let them cook too long, you can end up with eggs that are …

7 Steps to Ease Into Meditation

As a business owner, mom of two, wife, speaker, and consultant, managing each day effectively can be a challenge. I am sure I don't have to tell you. You know. My mind, like yours, is often filled with to-do lists, schedules, and responsibilities. It's easy to feel overwhelmed sometimes, but my …

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​Know Your Career Path with the G+P+V Formula

Whether you've been in the job market for a while or you're a recent grad, you're probably facing the question of where to go with your career. …