Christine Figueroa

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5 Simple Questions that Will Make You 5 Times More Successful

<i>Doing your best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.</i><p>There’s nothing more disheartening than a perfectly healthy, reasonably …

Self-improvement

perfect corn muffins

We escaped the Frozen North this week to someplace warm and tropical and it almost feels like cheating. Shouldn’t we be shivering? Shouldn’t we be …

Cream Cheese Brownie Cookies

These Cream Cheese Brownie Cookies are ridiculously gooey and fudgy! They’re also super simple made with a brownie mix!<p>So lately I have been working …

Dessert

A New Twist On 3 Old Sex Positions

Laura Berman describes some creative new ways to update your most time-tested bedroom moves<p>If your sex life is starting to feel a little too choreographed or paint-by-numbers, you've got two choices. One, you can add some new positions to your sexual repertoire. Hey, we can think of 45 you haven't …

'NCIS' alum Cote de Pablo has no 'second thoughts' about her departure

Cote de Pablo was a major part of CBS' "NCIS" for eight years -- and then poof she was gone! It put an end to one of TV's most anticipated romances: that of Special Agent Tony DiNozzo (Michael Weatherly) and Ziva David (de Pablo), who teased with their witty repartee and longing looks, but never …

Naya Rivera's New Husband, Ryan Dorsey: Five Things to Know

Now that <i>Glee</i> star Naya Rivera has shared the news of her surprise marriage to Ryan Dorsey exclusively with PEOPLE, here are five things you need to …

Naya Rivera

American Flag Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a simple white cake with a patriotic surprise inside. First thing's first, you need five 9-inch cakes: two white, two red, and one blue. You can use the recipe here, or any favorite white cake recipe that you have. After making a large amount of cake, the rest is pie (or at …

Dessert

Hawaii or the Caribbean: how do you choose?

Turquoise seas, white-sand beaches, palm trees and fruity drinks – both Hawaii and the Caribbean Islands have all the ingredients for a dreamy, tropical getaway. For travelers in North America looking for island escapes, this is a common travel conundrum – but even if you're coming from further …

The best hidden beaches of South Florida

While most of Florida's beaches offer everything from volleyball nets to jet skis to free wi-fi -- there are times when a trip to the shore should just rejuvenate the soul, scrubbing away the stresses of life like sand that scrubs at the soles of bare feet.<p>Stumbling upon a soulful sanctuary is …

Best beaches and small islands for travel in 2014

2014 is the International Year of Small Island Developing States: tiny, remote and environmentally vulnerable spots. Here are 10 that need you – and are glorious too!<p>Palau<p>Snorkelling in Jellyfish Lake, Palau. Image by Reinhard Dirscherl / Waterframe / Getty Images.<p>The Micronesian nation of Palau …

Steal away: hidden coastlines of the Mediterranean

If lying elbow-to-elbow with sunbathing strangers on a French Riviera beach doesn't fit your criteria for a relaxing seaside getaway, 1) you're not alone and 2) never fear: there are still stretches of uncrowded, undeveloped, and untrampled coastline along the Mediterranean. Some spots are remote, …

Amazing DIY Table + Free Downloadable Plans

23 Comments<p>Fiona and Doug of Cartolina just finished an amazing DIY table and office expansion to accomodate their new shipping and distribution …

Make It: DIY Hidden Bookshelf Storage

A secret, perfectly concealed, spy-like storage spot: how awesome is that?! I would have <i>loved</i> something like this as a kid--it was always a battle to …

How To: Make a Faux Stacked Log Fireplace Facade

Stuck with an empty, non-functioning fireplace? This clever project will turn it back into a stylish focal point in no time!<p>Morgan from Pepper Design …

Fireplaces

Build & Organize A Corner Shelving System

Hi, it's Mandi from Making Nice in the Midwest. When my husband and I first moved into our ranch home two years ago, we weren't quite sure how to …

33 Laundry Room Shelving And Storage Ideas

When planning for a new home or thinking about renovating the existing one, the idea of a laundry room is not something that comes to our mind …

DTI Logo

Tanya Collins is an interior designer located here in Ottawa and I am so pleased to have found a local designer that has talent and a keen eye! (They …

Fresh Bathroom Decorating Ideas: Beautiful Black Fixtures

(Image credit: Terrence Chin for Share Design)<p>It's not often that I find myself thinking, "Damn. That is a good-looking showerhead." But that was my …

Bathrooms

DIY Barn Door Track Tutorail

Scott, my husband, is an AMAZING DIY handyman. I like to call him the Handy Husband. Between the hardwood floors, our entire home office, the kitchen …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

9 Hot Makeup Looks for Fall 2013

Browse some of our favorite celebrity inspirations for fall makeup.<p>The season's most memorable—and magnificent—makeup looks have a bit of daring and a lot of sex appeal. Even better? They're easy enough to try at home.

Try This: Fabric Lined Dresser Drawers

In our current home we made the choice to go with mostly neutral walls and furniture. I like to think of that choice as a free pass to add <i>as many</i> …