Cami VanOoyen

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15 Super Simple Beer Cocktails to Cool You Down this Summer

Beer cocktails are one of the most versatile summer drinks out there because they're diverse enough (from fruit-based beers to sour varieties to …

19 DIYs to Add to a Creative Kid’s Birthday Party

Hosting a DIY party is *so* fun because kids <i>love</i> to get creative, and when they get to be creative with their besties while getting their DIY on, it makes birthday parties that much better. Come to think of it, it sounds like a party we adults would want in on too ;) If your mini maker has a …

35 Insanely Awesome Kids' Bedroom Ideas (They'll Love These!)

Remember being a kid and dreaming of adding a slide to your bunk bed or making a princess-worthy canopy? No one can appreciate fun bedroom features like a child, and these ones are some of the best out there. In other words, if you don't want to make every last one of these, you might not want to …

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13 More Mom Confessions About F'ed Up Things Their Kids Have Done

Well, it's been a long, hot, f'ed-up summer. Right, breeders? Now that the kiddos are back to school, we thought we'd share some more f'ed up things other people's kids have done -- to give you a little perspective on any low points in your "vacation" season.<p>These true stories are gathered at our …

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DIY Plumbing Pipe Table Tutorial.

I’ve been shopping around for a patio table but just couldn’t seem to find the perfect one. When you can’t find one, make one! As promised I’m back …

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Top 13 Telephone Wrecks

There are literal wrecks ("Just write Happy Birthday on it,") and then there are the wrecks that literally suffer from a game of Telephone. <i>And</i> …

5 healthy recipes that won't make you hate yourself

For some of us, 2015 starts off with a list of resolutions that will probably be forgotten all too soon come February (maybe April, if you’re truly …

15 Easy & Healthy Recipes for the New Year

Personally, I believe almost everything is good in moderation. So, I try to eat mostly healthy all year long with room for occasional treats and …

Slim down at home: #StartTODAY with 4 easy, healthy recipes

What keeps you from cooking at home: a lack of time, energy, groceries, or desire? No matter what's holding you back, these four tasty recipes are an easy fix for your home-cooking obstacles.<p><b>Protein pancake</b>: Forget starchy diner-style flapjacks, which can set you back more than 750 calories. …

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We Asked 25 Experts for the One Piece of Advice That’s Changed Their Life the Most

Fitness, nutrition, and health pros dish out tips all the time on how to live better. And we appreciate all of it (and share it too!), but we wanted …

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Blooms Year Round: 15 DIY Paper Flower Projects for Home

(Image credit: Vitamini Handmade)<p>If you love the look of fresh flowers all year round in your home but hate that they all eventually die or are …

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Bees Knees Spicy Honey

I'm not sure I can wrap my head around the implications--the glorious, glorious implications--of what essentially amounts to the honey bear being …

Download 100,000+ Images From The History of Medicine, All Free Courtesy of The Wellcome Library

The Wellcome Library, in London, specializes in the history of medicine. While the institution has long offered a good digital collection for …

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Pet Peek: Every Dog Should Have a Point of View

Everyone know, dogs are curious, they want to know what’s happening out there. Help satisfy their curiosity and make it possible for them to have a …

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Homemade Chemical-Free Cleaner

Do you have some spots in your home that are hard to clean? Or furniture that is stained and you u can can’t make it look new again? There is a …

10 Sweater Crafts for Fall

Now that summer is almost over, are you cleaning out your closet? Torn or ill-fitting sweaters may have no place in your wardrobe as-is, but there …

Wimpy & Whiny: Understanding Emotionally Sensitive Children

Some kids are just born more sensitive. Help your child not take everything so hard, whether it's hurt feelings or scraped knees.<p>My 6-year-old daughter, Stella, seemed to have developed into a first-class wimp. She shrieked when I tried to brush the knots out of her hair, had a meltdown whenever I …

Parenting

14 Unusual Coloring Books for Adults

Like slumber parties, whipped cream, and juice boxes, coloring books aren't just for kids anymore. There's a huge collection of coloring books that …

Math Square #231

Begin the new work week with today's <b>mentalfloss.com</b> Brain Game, <i>Math Square #231:</i><p><b>Place the digits 1 through 9 in the white blanks so that the</b> …

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Make Newspaper Pom Poms

When it comes time to throw a party on a budget, decorations don’t get much cheaper than these fabulous recycled newspaper pom poms! At <b>DIY Candy</b>, …

Make Funky Polka Dot Lawn Flamingos

• Lawn flamingos, $1 and up<br>• Paint, on hand or $1 and up<br>• Painter’s tape, on hand<br>• Foam spouncer, on hand or $1<br>• Beads, on hand or $1 and up<br>• String, on hand

Multi-Million Dollar Lakeshore Property Infused with Nautical Vibrancy

This Okanagan Lakeshore Home showcases plenty of details helpful in your search for the perfectly mixed design. Spreading over 7,572 square feet on a …

BuzzFeed's Runner Listicle Hits Home

The "21 Secrets Runners Won't Tell You" is truer than true.<p>Yesterday BuzzFeed published "21 Secrets Runners Won't Tell You" and we thought it was too good not to share. Check out the post here and let us know, what would you add?<p><i>(Photo credit: BuzzFeed via giphy.com)</i>

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