Brigitte DeJonge

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The Right Sleep Positions: Ease Back Pain, Heartburn and More

What's to blame? Not just too-few hours in the sack. The way you lie down is a major factor in the quality of your slumber. The wrong sleep position can cause muscle cramping, impair circulation, and leave you hurting come the a.m. And for the millions of women with preexisting aches (such as back …

Sleep

12 Problems That Can Be Solved With Baby Powder

This medicine cabinet staple is handier than you think. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>If you believe baby powder is only for keeping skin smooth and fresh, you're really underestimating its power. Try sprinkling it some on these household woes to unleash its full …

15 Cleaning Tips We Learned In 2014

From the archives, we've pulled our favorite tips and tricks from the past year to help keep your New Year's resolutions in check.<p><b>1. Vacuum in both directions.</b> If you don't, you're likely to miss small pieces of dirt and dust that get trapped under the fibers of your carpet.<p>Looking for more …

19 Resolutions That Are SO Much Better Than Going On A Diet

Diets are the worst. But healthy living is awesome!

24 Ways to Make Doing Your Hair Incredibly Easy

From the editors at Cosmo.com, fun and unusual ways to cut down on your styling time.<p><b>1. Make sure your style stays put by flipping the bobby pin over so the wavy side is against your head.</b><p>If you have a hard time keeping your hair in place, try flipping the bobby pin over. The straight side is …

ask me: how to buy a sewing machine

It’s been a long time since our last Ask Me feature. But with the holidays just around the corner, this question seemed especially timely.<p><b>I’m</b> …

"52 Reasons I Love You" Cards Tutorial | PaperVine

Find some playing cards! These fabulous cards from Ellusionist shown here are great as they have a pre-aged Vintage look.<p>Scuff them up with some …

How To Make A Christmas Ornament Wreath

Hey ya'll! So, each year around November, the emails start pouring in with all of the ornament wreaths you guys have made.<br>And seeing all of your …

Most Popular Food Hacks of 2014

If there is one thing everybody loves, it's food—and it's been a great year for food hacks here at Lifehacker. Here are our best tips and tricks for …

11 Surprising Uses for Kitchen Sponges

These sink-side staples are helpful all over the house. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p>Sponges might be the best at cleaning spills and soaping up dishes, but if you confine them to your kitchen, you're missing out on their other hidden skills. These clever uses will have …

How to create a half-crown braid in two minutes

Australian stylist Hair Romance takes you through easy steps to achieving a half-crown braid, for hair that has a mind of its own<p>Here’s a video tutorial for one of my favourite hairstyles, the half-crown braid.<p>I wear this style a lot because it’s both pretty and practical. You can wear your hair …

How to really change the quilt cover. Fast!

After watching this video on how to change a quilt cover, you will want to run and change the covers for all your quilts in the house.<p>It makes it …

Quilting

Ribbon Candy Felt Ornaments Tutorial

Molly’s Sketchbook on “The Purl Bee” has the yummiest and the most colorful Christmas tree Ribbon Candy Felt Ornaments for us. Molly always has the …

Southern Living Recipes, Home Decor, Gardening, DIY and Travel

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

13 Problems Easily Solved With Tension Rods

Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, theyre super helpful around the house.<p>Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, they're super helpful around the house.

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

99 Per Cent Of Sweden's Garbage Is Now Recycled (VIDEO)

There’s a “recycling revolution” happening in Sweden – one that has pushed the country closer to zero waste than ever before. In fact, less than <i>one</i> …

27 Animals Who Understand Exactly How You Feel Post-Thanksgiving

So full, can't move, no regrets.

36 Clever Gifts For Food Lovers That You'll Want To Keep For Yourself

Give me a ceramic Chihuahua to hold my tacos or give me death.

70+ Home Gym Ideas and Gym Rooms to Empower Your Workouts

It is getting close to that time of the year again when fitness centers across the world see a surge in their membership. According to popular …

45 DIY Creative And Easy Christmas Tree Ornaments

Christmas is still a few weeks away but it’s never too early to start getting ready for this major holiday. There are lots of things to consider and, …

Chores for Kids, Chores for Preschoolers, Simple Chores for Kids, Family Chore Chart, Chore Charts for Children, Chore List for Kids

Simple Chores for Kids<p>Choose to make chores fun with The Chores Box from The Idea Box Kids!<p>Inside The Chores Box, you will find simple, everyday chores that children can accomplish easily.<p>Your child will love reaching in and choosing a coin/chore from the box. After choosing a couple of coins from …

Space-Born Jellyfish Hate Life On Earth

Space babies get major vertigo on Earth after a microgravity childhood.<p>A warning for future space colonizers: Babies born in space might not ever figure out how to deal with gravity. Jellyfish babies, at least, have to deal with massive vertigo on Earth after spending their first few days in …

National Science Foundation

17 Surprising Food Etiquette Rules From Around The World

There are rules to stuffing your face, you know.

Kids who were breastfed longer have higher IQs, new study shows

Young children who were breastfed as infants scored higher on intelligence tests than formula-fed kids, and the longer and more exclusively they were breastfed, the greater the difference, say Harvard University researchers in a study published today in JAMA Pediatrics.<p>This study adds “to the body …

Breast Feeding

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

FEATURE-EMPTY<p>Energy Kinder Morgan readies for legal action in Trans Mountain pipeline feud Subscriber content<p>Morning Business Briefing How the loonie fares when the VIX spikes. (Well, there’s a reason it’s called the ‘fear index’) Subscriber content<p>Streetwise Flurry of deals in cannabis industry …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Job Hunting? Avoid This 60-Second Mistake

The job hunt isn’t easy. Talk about an understatement, right?<p>But, seriously, in today’s tough job market, even the most innocuous things can make or break your chances of nabbing that plum gig. Don’t believe us? Check out what these two HR experts had to say about the eight biggest interview …