Ashley

218 Flips | 18 Magazines | 7 Likes | 2 Following | 9 Followers | @ashbright | Keep up with Ashley on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ashley”

12 Easy Fall Crockpot Recipes That Will Have You Begging for Seconds

It’s no secret that fall is the time of year when cooking becomes more of a welcome endeavor. Once summer’s temperatures have subsided and ovens are …

Cooking

How To Quick Pickle Any Vegetable — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Cool, briny pickles straight from the fridge are one of the simplest pleasures of summer. Quick pickling is also a brilliant solution for preserving …

Recipes

Expert Advice: Three No-Fail Palettes for Instant Curb Appeal

A few months ago, over on Remodelista, the editors praised the power of paint for its ability to instantly reframe an interior space without …

Curb Appeal

7 Powerful Tactics Mentally Strong People Use to Prevent Toxic People From Taking a Toll on Their Lives

Toxic people can drain your mental strength. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to limit their influence.<p>While one toxic person may use manipulation and lies, another may resort to intimidation and incivility. And if you're not careful, people like that can take a serious toll on your …

Self-help

These Are the 10 Best Luxury Watches to Gift the Groom on the Big Day

When it comes to matrimonial jewelry, all the attention is typically focused on engagement rings and wedding bands. However, there's a growing trend …

Sunski Sunglasses Store

A day out in Scotland's happiest town

There are more than a few British towns that are best viewed in total darkness. Dumfries is one of them, but before its residents fill my pockets with red sandstone and hurl me into the river Nith, let me explain – by way of a trip to its famous camera obscura.<p>It’s lunchtime on a grey Wednesday in …

Indoor-outdoor modern home lives the off-grid dream in Hawaii

Transforming furniture included<p>When LifeEdited showed off its first shape-shifting Manhattan apartment years ago, the internet collectively broke down from envy. Understandably: The NYC micro-dwelling transformed 420 square feet into a reasonably livable space thanks to some very clever cabling and …

The Best Haircut for Your Face | Valet.

How To<p>Find the Right Haircut <br>to Suit Your Face<p>Haircuts are important when it comes to your style. Maybe more important than your clothes. Because …

15 Recipes for Citrus-Lovers

In these deep days of winter we have one bright glimmer: citrus season! Here we've gathered 15 recipes to bring some sunshine to even the gloomiest …

10 Popular Cauliflower Recipes to Make Right Now

One of the coolest things about being an adult (I use that term loosely) is to see foods that used to take a backseat to other showstoppers finally …

Cooking

7 Steps To Quick Pickle Any Vegetable

Pickles are a favorite with many people around the world, and just like anything else when it comes to food, nothing beats a homemade recipe. While …

These Natural Alternatives to Xanax Are Proven to Be Effective By Scientific Community

Anxiety has reached epidemic proportions in the United States with over 40 million people affected. Anxiety disorders cost the U.S. more than $42 …

Depression

2017 Best of Transforming Furniture

Designing and building functional furniture is challenging enough. When the designer goes the extra mile and renders the piece able to transform, so …

Furniture

5 of the Best-Looking Home Security Systems Out There

It's common for homeowners to come to the realization that although they want to protect their homes from burglaries and similar issues that could result in property damage or loss, they don’t want to detract from their home's facade by using large and looming equipment.<p>Luckily, manufacturers have …

Smart Homes

Stoicism Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Confident

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

Spice Kit: How to Grow Ginger, Turmeric, and Cardamom at Home

You are familiar with the gnarly ginger root, a supermarket staple. But have you ever tasted new, pale, and tender fresh ginger, its aromatic skin so …

5 Ways to Kickstart Your Morning and Dominate Your Day

For many years, I dreaded Monday mornings and felt extremely excited for Friday mornings. I lived with this mindset for years until I realized that …

When In Decorating Doubt, Follow the 3/3 Rule

Sometimes the best way to decorate, particularly when you don't know where to start, is by looking at nature itself. Plenty of decorators will tell …

Living Rooms

Recipe: Kasundi Tomato Pickle - Focus - ABC Radio

1. Place ginger, garlic and chillies in food processor and blend until smooth.<p>2. Heat oil in preserving or other large pan and fry mustard seeds …

Even Mary Poppins Couldn't Design a Home Nicer Than Emily Blunt and John Krasinski's Townhouse

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski have proven themselves savvy real estate flippers time and time again, but their latest project takes them away from …

The Mental Trick You Can Use This Weekend to Become More Resilient and Confident

Building unshakable confidence and layers of resiliency starts with this mental shift.<p>Abundance is commonly accepted as something that helps us live more fulfilling lives. But why?<p>Simply, it's because operating in a state of abundance leads to a growth mindset. While operating in a state of …

Drip Dry: 13 Kitchens with Wall-Mounted Dish Racks

Spotted (and admired) lately: kitchens with wall-mounted dish racks. Here are our favorites.<p>For sourcing ideas, go to 10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted …

11 books on the future of humanity that everyone should read

But many writers have imagined the future in their work, inviting us to travel through time.<p>We asked Lynn Lobash, manager of the New York Public Library's Reader Services department, to recommend the books about the future that everyone should read.<p>Here are 11, and you can see more recommendations …

Books

Interior Inspiration

<i>Masculine Living Rooms <br>With Serious Style</i><p>It's one of the most important spaces in your home. So treat your living room with the respect it deserves …

8 Bad Mistakes That Make Good Employees Leave

Creating a stable environment that promotes achievement, unity, and personality is essential to successful workplaces.<p>It’s tough to hold on to good employees, but it shouldn’t be. Most of the mistakes that companies make are easily avoided. When you do make mistakes, your best employees are the …

The Workplace

Use These Mental Tricks to Prepare for Dealing with Unpleasant People

The mindfulness craze has already been tapped for a huge variety of benefits—improved sleep, increased productivity, cutting out mindless snacking, …

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Who is the happiest man in the world?<p>If you Google it, the name "Matthieu Ricard" pops up.<p>Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally …