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12 DIY Alternatives To Traditional Gift Wrap

Tired of wrapping your gifts in the same-old same-old storebought gift wrap? We love these 12 DIY ideas from crafty bloggers.<p>Tired of wrapping your gifts in the same-old same-old storebought gift wrap? We love these 12 DIY ideas from crafty bloggers.

37 Christmas Tree Ideas for an Unforgettable Holiday

Nobody loves a red glass ball (or glitter, or tinsel) quite like we do.<p>These aren't your scraggly, Charlie Brown Christmas trees (although those hold a special place in our hearts too). Decorate your evergreen top-to-bottom using these festive holiday themes as inspiration.

6 Types of Photos Every Photographer Should Know How to Make

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, there are some photo tricks that continue to stand the test of time. …

A Beginner's Guide to Choosing a Mirrorless Camera

Have you ever traveled to the shopping mall in search of a product, only to be met by dozens of similar options to choose between? Lowest-price vs …

Better Than [you know what] Chex Mix

Into large microwavable bowl, measure cereal; set aside. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper or foil.<p>In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave …


How to Capture Amazing Photos of Piers Using 3 Key Elements of Composition

Ahh, the romance of piers in photographs, novels and movies. They evoke many memories – of storms, sunsets, family vacations, loneliness and the …

Girl fakes period, mom gets revenge with fake "first moon party" in new ad

It's the funniest (and oddest) tampon subscription service commercial you'll see all day. Hello Flo, a startup which delivers customers monthly care packages of "ladies' days" products, launched an amazing ad this week that has the Internet cramped with laughs and cringes.<p>Racking in over 5 million …

Indiana student overcomes stutter to deliver inspiring graduation speech

When Parker Mantell stepped to the podium to deliver Indiana University’s commencement speech, he immediately confessed to his fellow graduates that he may not have been the obvious choice to deliver the address.<p>“As a person who stutters, I can be no more certain that, in this room and in this …

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