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Tyler Florence Shares His Genius Trick For Cooking Mashed Potatoes

We're already drooling.<p>We're always ready to take any cooking advice <i>Food Network</i> star Tyler Florence has to offer, and his simple method of making …

19 Lazy But Brilliant Recipes That Won't Let You Down

You don't need to spend hours in the kitchen to enjoy a great homemade meal.

Top 15 Stunning Kitchen Design Ideas and their Costs – DIY Home Improvement Ideas 2017

Are you in the process of redesigning and remodeling your old, boring kitchen? If so our in-depth guide to top kitchen designs and styles should be a …

11 Classic Comfort Foods With A Twist

What beats your favorite comfort food on a cold day? How about a new and improved version of it? From Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto to BBQ Turkey Meatloaf, these cozy, creative recipes will keep you warm all winter long.<p><b>1. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto</b><p>…

19 Make-Ahead Casseroles That Are Perfect for a Quick Dinner or Sharing With a Friend

There’s definitely a reason that people were obsessed with casseroles in the ’50s. They’re portable, comforting and can almost always be made before you need them. Lucky for us, they’re making a comeback and in a *big* way. And there are plenty of modern vegetarian casseroles and make-ahead …

Cooking

10 Bean Dips That'll Have You Saying "Touchdowwwwn!"

Here's a short, non-exhaustive list of <b>why you should make bean dip:</b><p>It's easy.<br>• It's fancy enough for your highbrow Oscar's party, but not-so-fancy it seems out of place next to wings and pizza at your Superbowl extravaganza. (Pizza and hummus? There are much weirder things, I am sure.)<br>• They're called …

Recipes

5 Simple, Showstopping Brunch Recipes You Can Make Any Time

Not feeling pancakes-and-bacon-y? We get it. These dishes are bold, fresh, and made for grazing.<p>Last September, I went to Lebanon for the first time. Out of all the meals I had there (there was a day when I ate more than 30 dishes and could barely walk), it was the first breakast I had—at a place …

Breakfast

Staff Favorites: The 55 Best Recipes of 2015

All <i>Cooking Light</i> recipes have to meet high standards, but a few each issue are so great they become staff favorites.

Fall Crock-Pot Recipes For Busy Weeknight Feasts

When fall foods start to hit the grocery store shelves, my dinner game gets pretty imaginative. I mean, there's nothing more inspiring than a …

Cooking

4 Easy Crockpot Recipes

It makes getting healthy, delicious dinner on the table about 6 zillion percent easier, so we have no trouble finding uses for the …

The Most Beautiful Fall Gardens in Vogue

Landscaping

​10 prefab houses to die for

Love it, hate it, but you can’t deny it – we are, of course, talking about prefabricated homes, one of the newest and greatest fads in the …

Make reusable dryer sheets for $3

Forget dryer sheets. Try making your own reusable dryer sponges for $3 and a few minutes of your time.<p>Many people swear by dryer sheets. Not only do they reduce static in the dryer, they can help soften and scent your clothes even more. They even have several uses outside the laundry room.<p>If they …

Housekeeping

19 Ways to Organize Your Home in 5 Minutes or Less

Organize your space in no time at all with these mini projects.<p><b>Donate unused mugs.</b> Unless you're a true mug aficionado, you probably have more than you need. Separate your favorites and donate the rest.<p><b>Sort your Tupperware.</b> Double-check that there's a lid for every container, get rid of loners, and …

Marie Kondo

Color Spotlight: Wythe Blue from Benjamin Moore

<b>Mark your calendars! Come over to our Facebook page this Wednesday, May 11th at 7 PM mountain for personalized paint picks for YOUR home from …

Home Decorating

Marie Kondo's tips for organizing your kitchen

Professional organizer Marie Kondo has seemingly taken over the world — or at least the closet of someone you know — in the past year. Her bestselling book "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" is 213 compelling pages about, you guessed it, the art of tidying.<p>In Kondo's newest book, "Spark Joy," …

Minimalism

50 Summer Salads You'll Actually Enjoy Eating

8 Easy Ethnic Recipes to Bust Out of Your Dinner Rut

It's so easy to get into a dinner rut: you make what the whole family likes, but after a while everyone gets tired or the same ol' same. Here are 8 easy ethnic recipes to make meal-time exciting again.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken Drumsticks with Mango Chutney</b><p>Tandoori chicken is simply chicken …

You Haven't Left The Building But Your Brain's On A Virtual Reality Trip

For just a few minutes, I'm standing in the streets of Kathmandu. Families pick through the rubble left behind by April's devastating earthquake. I take in the sounds of metal clanking, of footsteps and chattering. A few people walk by, staring straight at me.<p>I want to help — but can't.<p>That's …

Virtual Reality

6 camera settings beginners find confusing (and we can see why)

<i>Digital photography isn’t short of camera jargon and technical concepts – the sort of stuff that can leave beginner photographers scratching their</i> …

Landscape Photography

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New Orleans Wetlands<p>pacificgenesis liked this<br>• genibibiou reblogged this from iloveyoulouisiana<br>• teenage-nirvana liked this<br>• awhhhmads liked …

14 Necklaces That Are Guaranteed Conversation Starters

With so many holiday parties and dinners at this time of the year, it's perfectly normal to run out of things to talk about (after the weather, politics, and the latest celebrity Twitter feud—what else is there?!). But that's where fashion comes in, dear readers.<p>So, I have a pre-New Year's …

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Remember looking through a kaleidoscope as a kid? It was like being a pirate on a treasure hunt, but instead of discovering unexplored land we were glancing into a world of brilliant beauty.<p>Most of the supplies needed for this great project can be found in your home — some of them are even …

Dip-Dyed Baskets

When dipped in paint, rustic baskets become thoroughly modern carryalls that look as if they came straight out of a design shop.

Rustic

Paper Flowers - Design Crush

PHOTOS: THUSS+FARRELL<p>I’d love to receive a bouquet of these, paper flowers don’t die! (via Shiny Squirrel)<p>Posted In create, paper

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It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …