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The 8 plants you should put in your bedroom to have a better night's sleep

Put these 8 pretty plants in your room and you may sleep better at night...

Anyone Can Grow Herbs With This Super-Helpful Chart

This will be the year you finally get it right.<p>If you've longed to top homemade pizza with fresh basil, or snip chives over your morning omelet on a whim, battling with a black thumb can be discouraging. But the best way to grow herbs isn't a mystery — it's a science, and you can totally improve on …

The 5 Wedding Details Men Care About Most

While it varies from couple to couple, it might sometimes seem as if your fiance is less than interested in the details of wedding planning. And you may take his general lack of opinion and occasional eye-roll as "you handle it, I'll just stay here and watch football." But as uninterested as he …

4 Things That Suck About Wedding Planning and How to Deal With Them

Stressed out by wedding planning? Kiss a puppy!<p>If you've been dreaming about a getting engaged, when you finally get a ring and get down to the business of planning a wedding, you'll probably be surprised by how much of the wedding planning process kinda sucks. Sorry. To the rescue? Me, with four …

15 Secrets Every Home Cook Should Know

When it comes to prepping a well-made meal, safety and flavor take equal billing for professional chefs.<p>There's an expression used to define what goes on behind-the-scenes in a restaurant kitchen: "choreographed chaos." An efficient kitchen staff operates quickly, quietly, and keeps up with the …

Onions

DIY Tissue Paper Flower Backdrop

Autumn is a season filled with beautiful outdoor colors. With turning leaves, rich colored florals and the end of the harvest season it is a warm and …

19 School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy (Mostly)

These new school lunch ideas, from sandwiches to snacks to hot meals, will reinvigorate your daily routine—and your kids will actually like them<p><b>It is a parent's eternal dilemma: What do I make the kids for lunch today?</b> And tomorrow? And next week? We fall into ruts, succumb to the tried-and-true, …

Cooking

5 Habits to Start & Keep Today to Be More Organized

Have you always dreamed of being a naturally organized person? Well, nature or nurture, it's not impossible to train even the most un-organized of …

5 Small Daily Practices That Add Up to a More Satisfying Home Life

It's the little things. The small, seemingly insignificant things that we sometimes skip over, because really, how big of an impact could they make? …

Sleep

95 Ways You Can Alter, Update & Better Your Home's Lighting

(Image credit: Bethany Nauert)<p>Is there any other design element that has a bigger effect on a room's look than the lighting? The right light can make …

Design

Best of India International Jewellery Week 2014

Runway recap: India Couture Week 2014

"I wanted to do something with a lot of very bright metallic work that I don't normally do because my work is quite toned down, and I wanted to do it …

5 ways the Vogue Wedding Show can make a bride’s job easier

Team Vogue Wedding Show knows that weddings aren't just events, they are a little bit like dreams. And dreams can be hard to build. But if any …

How To Take the Best Travel Pics Ever: 8 Tips for Taking Photos You'll Actually Hang Up

Have you been exploring this summer? What's not to love about taking a fabulous trip, snapping shots to remember it by, and then having lots of …

Zainab and Farhan's Colorful & Contemporary Dubai Apartment

<b>Name:</b> Zainab Ahmed and husband Farhan Ahmed (and for six months of the year, Farhan’s mom who divides her time between Pakistan and here) <b><br>Location:</b> …

7 More Stylish & Expensive-Looking Home DIY Projects

(Image credit: Cuckoo 4 Design)<p>We're always on the hunt for those DIY projects with results that look so good they look like they could have been …

DIY

Got 5 Minutes? This Simple Styling Trick Instantly Makes Any Room Look Neater

A few weeks ago I was at a friend's house when the doorbell rang. She wasn't expecting anyone until she opened the door and remembered. It was the …

Pottery

How to Cook the Perfect Rice

7 ways coconut oil is the perfect beauty multi-tasker

Mix brown sugar and sea salt with coconut oil till it forms a thick paste. Use this mix in the shower as a gentle scrub — the sugar/salt exfoliates, …

13 Diet Tricks Every Woman Should Know

Quirky diets hacks to make staying slim easier.<p><b>2) Chew, chew, chew, chew…and chew some more.</b> According to Darya Rose, PhD, and author of <i>Foodist,</i> studies have shown that when people slow down, chew thoroughly, and focus on the attributes of the food, they enjoy it more and naturally eat less. FWIW, …

Best Workouts to Cure Stress, Depression

Whenever I'm feeling blue, one of the very last things I want to do is work out. But research has shown that exercise can be exactly what the doctor ordered when it comes to giving yourself a lift—and not just when you're down in the dumps either. Workouts can boost your mood in all sorts of ways: …

Relationship Advice: What Not to Tell Your Boyfriend

It's really important to talk to your significant other. In fact, new research shows that happy couples spend five hours a week or more just talking. But no matter how close you are with your guy, there are simply some things you don't need to tell him (that's what your girlfriends are for). Here …

The rookie’s guide to a raw breakfast

Nobody can accuse designer Drashta Sarvaiya of not being a morning person.<p>Following her Instagram account is a prescription for severe hunger pangs. …

Vendor guide highlights | Wedding vendors

Jun <i>13</i><p>Vendor guide highlights roundup<p>Categories Vendor Spotlight<p>There’s a reason that looking at weddings day after day never gets old for us. And …

Green Lemonade

This green-apple lemonade uses spinach to add more nutritional benefits.

Recipes

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

The Ultimate Slow Cooker Pudding, Plus 6 Great Pudding Recipes

Fast or slow, pudding is never a thing we don’t want for dessert, an afternoon snack, or hell, even breakfast, eaten cold while standing at the open …

Slow Cookers

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

18 Signs You're With the Man You Should Marry

Getty Images<p><b>1. He always brags about you.</b> If you get a promotion at work or even just win concert tickets he can't resist telling everyone you hang out with before you even think to mention it. Because he's your biggest fan (arguably next to your mom).<p><b>2. He makes sacrifices for you — and you're</b> …