Becka Freed

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Design*Sponge Fourth of July Puppy Parade

When it comes to pets, I’ll take <i>any</i> excuse to celebrate. Pets aren’t just the friends that keep us company on walks and during naps, they’re members …

A Modern Chicago Home Made Personal Through Design

Interior designer Shelby Girard has lived in this apartment in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago for only 11 months. When she moved in, she …

Biz Ladies: 5 Steps for Enjoying a Worry-Free Vacation

Today’s Biz Ladies post comes to us from Natasha Vorompiova, he founder of SystemsRock, architect of business systems that work, and a Certified Book …

Living In: The Baby-Sitters Club

It’s no secret that we love us some Biz Ladies. So, for today’s <i>Living In,</i> we decided it would be great to highlight some of our own favorite (and …

Before & After: A Jaw-Dropping Pool To Studio Transformation

In can sometimes take a lot of imagination to know the true potential of a home you’re about to buy. A home with excellent bones, no matter how …

Basic Instinct

Terry Magson shots of portraits, animals, and conceptual ideas.

Multitask Design

<b>Multitask Design</b><p>I’ve been thinking about ways to make iOS a better conduit for productivity.<p>One of its biggest limitations on the iPad, for me, is its inability to display visuals from two separate sources at once. The space is so limited, but if done correctly, the value gained is exponential. It opens the iPad user to a completely new way of using it.

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Nerdy, sexy, dirty, funny lovesong on a uke

Deanne Smith recorded this lovely little nerdy and rude and sexy lovesong, accompanied by her kitten, who adds rather a lot. She's available for live …

The Culture Gabfest: Mini Goth Dumbo Edition

Audio Book Club: The Interestings

DoubleX Gabfest: The Mean Girls and Lost Girls Edition

Slate: The "Come Back Eliot, All Is Forgiven" Gabfest

The 10 Most Essential TV Episodes from Sopranos, Breaking Bad

In the last 15 years TV has reached new heights of narrative—think The Sopranos, The Wire, Breaking Bad—and here are the 10 most essential episodes …

Mad Men Style: The Best of the 1960s from House Beautiful

A look back at the designs of the '60s and why we still love watching them on TV.<p>While Betty Draper was busy being a house wife in her Ossining, NY, home, <i>House Beautiful</i> was featuring cutting-edge home designs to make any 1960s woman swoon. Here, we take a look back at past designs and remind …

Living Rooms

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Top 10 Most Expensive And Luxurious Hotels in Paris

Paris is a very beautiful city, with amazing architecture and history and with lots of wonderful attractions. As a visitor, you want your experience …


Domestic Bliss: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt at Home

The Steven Klein shoot that started it all: Mr. and Mrs. Smith costars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie play house in Palm Springs. (July 2005)

Angelina Jolie

31 Photos Of New York City In The Summer Of '69

In 1969, Life magazine captured both the energy and the misery of a hot summer day in the city.<p>Via: <i>Life</i>

20 Movies You Can’t Even Believe Are 20 Years Old

Do you still quote <i>Dazed and Confused</i>? Or roll your eyes whenever someone mentions <i>Sleepless in Seattle</i>? We hate to break it to you, but both films …


Your Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of Them

Do your weekends fly by too fast? Craft weekends that are memorable, relaxing, and productive with these 10 tips from productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.<p>Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday …

Time Management

537: Bouchon Bakery

Here's How Early You Have To Get In Line To Secure A 'Cronut' In NYC

Cronuts, a donut-croissant hybrid, have taken New York City by storm.<p>Business Insider ventured to Manhattan's Dominique Ansel Bakery to find out what all the hype was about.<p>We found that only the earliest patrons got their hands on the pastries and broke down just how early you have to get to the …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Meet the Maker: Elizabeth Weil of Paperwheel Press

One of the best parts of my journey with Brit + Co. so far has been the opportunity to discover so many talented makers. Along the way I’ve seen everything from beautiful handmade jewelry to 3D-printed baked goods. I’m constantly inspired and humbled by the people who are redefining what it means …

Howard Hughes' Former Lake Tahoe Estate For Sale

26 Calaneva Dr, Crystal Bay, NV<br>For sale: $19.5 million<p>The vacation home — designed to emulate cabins in New York’s Adirondack Mountains — was built in the 1920s by New York lawyer and 12th governor of Nevada, Tasker Oddie. The home was likely built from timber on the land.<p>After the Oddies, the home …