Celia Geyer

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How To Blend Modern and Country Styles Within Your Home’s Decor

Sometimes our personal styles don’t fit into one tightly knit box, instead our inspiration comes from a variety of different decor genres. And that’s …

Interior Design

40 Fresh DIY Holiday Gifts for Every Single Person On Your List

This year, save yourself from the dreaded holiday shopping, by DIYing the very best gifts for everyone on your list -- friends and family. These ideas from Hometalk bloggers are some of the best ways to show your love this holiday season, so save your cash, and spend some time crafting DIY gifts!<p><b>1.</b> …

Decorations

10 Ways to Create a Colorful, Vintage-Style Kitchen

Take cues from Junk Gypsy Jolie Sikes-Smiths's charming, kick-off-your-boots cooking space.<p>Jolie Sikes-Smith knows a thing or two about making flea market finds look fresh. Along with her mom and sister, she runs the Junk Gypsies shop and stars in the Junk Gypsies show. Here's how she filled her …

Cheap and Effective Facial Moisturizer: Do-it-Yourself

Have you noticed that every cosmetic brand under the sun claims to be effective when it comes to skin brightening, reducing fine lines and wrinkles …

Skin Care

Fix your broken iPhone without breaking the bank with this easy-to-use DIY repair kit [Deals]

Too many of us are familiar with the resonant thud as our iPhone takes a faceplant onto the ground, letting us know without even looking that it’s been busted. It’s a huge inconvenience and expensive to get fixed properly, not to mention the psychological ache at having something we rely on taken …

Repairs

5 Things I Learned When I Quit My Six-Figure Life and Moved to Mexico

I had my mid-life crisis during a sales meeting. Or more specifically, during one of those cliché icebreaker games in a room of a hundred real-estate …

Real Estate

Planning to Build Your Own Website?

At TNW Academy, we’ve recently teamed up with Ryan Bonhardt, who’s mainly known for his enthusiastic and effective teaching tactics. Students simply love the way he makes building websites so easy and engaging. But you can go see for yourself! You can now find Ryan’s online course at TNW …

This Is What Happens When You Run From Your Mistakes

As humans, we tend to make mistakes. Whether it’s spilling red wine on a beige carpet or spilling five million barrels of oil into the Gulf of …

Kitchen Physics - Measure the speed of light with chocolate!

In honor of the International Year of Light, my 6 year old daughter calculates the speed of light using chocolate bars and microwave oven.Microwaves …

Physics

Reinventing Performance Management

At Deloitte we’re redesigning our performance management system. This may not surprise you. Like many other companies, we realize that our current process for evaluating the work of our people—and then training them, promoting them, and paying them accordingly—is increasingly out of step with our …

Management

Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis

3 Simple Ways To Use Your Inner Values To Finally Find Work That Lights You Up

You know the feeling you get when the ringing alarm jolts you out of your precious Monday morning sleep? The feeling that there is no point to …

45 Questions To Guarantee You’ll Never Have A Boring Date Again

I have a secret game that I play in every conversation I have. Until now, no one knew about it… but I’m about to dish the deets. ;)<p>I try to get every …

DIY household cleaners you can make in 5 minutes or less

Pinterest has spoken: DIY cleaners are one of the biggest home trends the visual bookmarking site expects for 2015. And we're here to help you hop on the bandwagon, which is a good idea for more reasons than just being trendy.<p>Not only can DIY cleaners be more cost effective, but they are also free …

Housekeeping

DIY Mason Jar Soap Dispenser

We’ve all got a mason jar or two lying around the house, so why not put them to good use with this easy and affordable mason jar soap dispenser? …

Crafting

Disseminators: The Year in Pop Science

<b>Like</b> so much of our contemporary culture, popular science writing strikes me as essentially a Victorian invention, a mode of civic discourse intended …

Rhode Island

7 Intelligent Gifts For Tech Savvy Children

The culture of gift giving troubles me–all that buying and spending in a country where the majority of us already carry too much debt.<p>Still, every year relatives ask me what they can buy my children during the holiday season. When I was younger, I resisted. I stepped onto my soapbox and gave some …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

DIY Mason Jar Herb Garden

A couple of week ago I did a post on some YUMMY Herb Butter I made to go on corn on the cob (or just about any other savory side!) Ever since we …

25 Mason Jar Cookie Recipes

25 Mason Jar Cookie RecipesCookies are a tried and true comfort food. No matter what the occasion is, cookies make an amazing (and delicious) gift. …

Dessert

DIY Gifts In A Jar

For most of us, winter is here! On top of the cold weather, the season has brought (for many of us) a case of severely chapped lips. Ouch! Instead of …

Homemade

diy sugar scrub recipes

Shares 2K<p>Christmas is just over a month away and my adorable sister in law, Nise, is mostly done shopping. WHAT!? Crazy girl, I wish I could say the …

Dessert

MAKE IT / REFRESHING FACE MISTS

i’m obsessed with mists, especially anything with rose water. i leave them by my bed, at my desk, keep a small one on my sink, etc. they instantly …

Make Your Own Kool-Aid Lip Gloss

We go through a lot of lip gloss in our house. One little girl and I seem like I am always searching for a tube or buying another pack at the store. …

How to Overcome Self-Doubt

<i>“Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.”</i> – William Shakespeare<p><b>Taming the monkey mind</b><p>It’s an all …

Self-confidence

Lessons from death and 7 questions to help you find your passion

As humans we are probably the most peculiar species that walked the face of the earth. We are weirdly disassociated with reality and with events that …

My Book Club Read 200 Books. These Were Our Favorites

One of the great pleasures of my life is my book club.<p>We call ourselves the Absentminded Book Club because... well actually none of us can remember. And no, I'm not kidding. You can see how the name fits.<p>For the last 17 years now, I've gotten together with this group of smart, funny women to talk …

Books

Why Some Kids Try Harder and Some Kids Give Up

My toddler struggled to buckle the straps on her high chair. "Almost," she muttered as she tried again and again. "Almost," I agreed, trying not to hover. When she got it, I exclaimed, "You did it! It was hard, but you kept trying, and you did it. I'm so proud of you."<p>The way I praised her effort …

Self-improvement