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Two Gorgeous Boozy Gifts That Are Way More Exciting Than Wine

<i>Welcome to the ELLE.com HoliDIYs, the more festive (and slightly chillier) version of our Summer FriDIYs. Check back every Friday for tutorials on creating homemade gifts that you'll actually want to give (no macaroni necklaces or potpourri in sight).</i><p>With almost nightly parties (office party, …

Here's Why Nutritional Yeast Is The Magical Ingredient You Didn't Know You Needed

Chances are you have at least one friend who is vegan, because, really, who doesn't these days? And you may have heard them talking about eating some questionable items, like a bowl of mac and cheese or some homemade pizza.<p>How, you might wonder? Friends, they were eating nutritional yeast. Before …

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored. Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative …

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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

10 Do-It-Yourself Projects To Organize The Kitchen

Spring cleaning may be over, but you should try to reorganize your home at the start of every new season. As we near the end of summer, it’s time to …

Then + Now in Myanmar

I first visited Burma, now Myanmar, in the spring of 1966, when I was 18. It was a few years after the coup d’état; most foreigners had been kicked out of the country, and the government was not welcoming visitors.<p>At the time, Union of Burma Airways offered flights between Calcutta and Bangkok with …

17 Power Snacks For Studying

Snack smart and study hard. That exam will be a piece of cake.

Homemade Peanut Butter

<i>Updated on</i> <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>Once you make peanut butter at home, it will be very difficult to get excited about storebought peanut butter ever …

Hump Day Snack: Whisky-Sriracha Candies

Sugary, dental mishap-inducing conversation hearts are indisputable classics, but they've been around for over 100 years, and since any candy might …

Media Alert: Turns Out Watercoloring is Not Just For Kids!

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and what better way to tell your S.O. or friends you love them than sending a good old fashioned card? Let’s be real, who doesn’t enjoy opening the mailbox only to see their name hand-written on an envelope? (Answer: no one!) That’s why we opted to …

A Better Way to Roast Sweet Potatoes

<i>Every other Thursday,</i> <b>Gena Hamshaw</b> <i>of the blog</i> <b>Choosing Raw</b> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: If you're not roasting your sweet potatoes in coconut oil, you should start. Tonight.</i><p>I don’t think I need to sell anyone on sweet potatoes. They’re nature’s idea of …

Restyled Folding Chairs DIY

12/06/2012<p>We've had this set of 4 folding chairs (and table, but I didn't recover it.) that we got forever ago, They were all a dark forest green …

No Sew Clutch Wallet | DIY

It is no secret I love a good do-it-yourself project that involves power tools or a sewing machine. Most of the projects on Always Rooney are a bit …

10 Spectacular Fall Soup Recipes - Weed 'em & Reap

I did it. I went full crazy.<p>I started making Fall soups when it was still 95 (face-melting) degrees outside. In my defense, I do live in Arizona, so …

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …

The best science and technology podcasts

The best science and technology podcasts, from astronomy for beginners to consumer advice, selected and updated by Pete Naughton<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p><b>Hubblecast</b><br>Galactic mergers, the Monkey Head Nebula and an operational time machine are just a few of the stranger-than-science-fiction topics touched upon in this …

Make It: DIY Hanging Mason Jar Planters

Just when I thought I'd seen every possible mason jar craft, I stumbled across this sweet and simple idea!<p>Armed with some twine, Karla from Oh So …

Upcycle Style: Braided T-shirt Rug

I love making projects that involve at least one of the following criteria: decluttering, upcycling, sewing and a need. This <b>Braided T-shirt Rug</b> ticks …

12 Tips for Perfect Fried Chicken, Plus a Master Recipe

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

Make & Do Archives | Laura Ashley

Our guest blogger Gemma from Mill House to Home is back to share her recent renovation of her utility room with our ceramic floor tile – Launched at …

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My mother and I used to marble paper on the weekends when I was younger. To this day, I still feel like I am a mad scientist when I marble, experimenting with new colors and testing new patterns.<p>Even if you don’t have experience with marbling, it’s a fun project to try with friends. It requires …

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It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …

40 Recipes for the Fall Harvest Season

40 recipes for fall produce, from butternut squash and brussels sprouts to apples and pomegranate.<p>The mercury's dropping, the leaves are turning orange, and the nights are growing longer.<p>And you know what that means.<p>Your dad's going to pull out that pumpkin-colored wool sweater with the "falling …

Top 10 Tips on How to Take a Great Photo

1) Start with a clear view. This first tip might sound very obvious, but it is key to make sure your camera lens is clean and if you are using a …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …