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The Secret to Keeping Employees Happy (Infographic)

Companies take all sorts of different approaches to keeping their employees happy, whether it's providing stock options, keeping great food in the kitchen, or planning annual retreats. But is there really a best way to ensure that workers aren't just productive, but that they stick around for the …

Employee Engagement

The Most Undervalued Leadership Traits Of Women

It’s impossible to respect, value and admire great leadership if you can’t identify what makes a leader great. Because of this, the identity crisis I have written about that exists in today’s workplace is something that women leaders in particular have been facing for much too long. While the tide …


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30 Unique Bathroom Ideas to Steal

Boring isn't in our vocabulary.<p>Functional doesn't <i>have</i> to mean boring. These unusual bathrooms feature creative designs and memorable details. For even more inspiration, check out 100+ genius bathroom ideas.

Before & After: A Closet Becomes a Stylish Home Office

From an overlooked storage spot to a stylish workspace.<p>Think you don't have enough space for a home office? With a little time and a few low-cost finds, cluttered two-by-six-foot closet was transformed into a functional workspace blooming with inspiration.<p>Pretty design elements paired with smart …

The Amazing One-Day Bedroom Makeover

One designer, one bedroom, nine hours...<p>New York designer Amanda Nisbet accepts a challenge to complete a bedroom makeover for Jacqueline Blandi in one day. See the pictures and get ideas from our dreamy before and after. The clock starts ticking at 8:30 A.M....

13 Gray Bedrooms You'll Want to Steal for Your Own Home

Meet the it-neutral of the season.<p>From silvery shades to cooler blue tones, this hue is a go-to color for designers. And since it also has a calming effect, it's the ideal hue for a serene sleeping space. Take a look at these gorgeous bedrooms and feel free to copy.

15 Ingenious Ways To Maximize A Small Space

You don't have to feel claustrophobic ever again.<p>The struggle of finding room for all your stuff is real. Whether you live in a studio apartment or want to get more out of a small room, these small space design ideas will save your life. After all, no one ever complained about having too <i>much</i> space.

Small Spaces

25 Cool Kids' Rooms You'll Wish Were Yours

How old is too old for a chalkboard wall? Asking for a friend.<p>Your kids might have <i>very</i> specific ideas about how they want their bedroom decorated, but let's be real: Head-to-toe pink looks cute literally never, and the only chance you have of turning a bedroom into the interior of the Millennium …

Interior Design

Ask a Designer: How Do I Choose a Rug?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is about choosing rugs for any room. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future</b> …

Mix and Match 101

5 Tips for Hallway Storage

Get your space organized.<p>Make most of a limited space with these simple but effective ways to banish clutter forever.<p><b>Slim Down</b>In a corridor-like entrance, stash shoes or outerwear in a closet, or chest of drawers, that's wide and tall, but not very deep. It will keep the maximum amount of …


Sara Ruffin Costello Shares 5 Ways to Dress Your Bed

Our February guest editor shows us how to instantly refresh your bed.<p>Guest editor Sara Ruffin Costello drops in on five New Orleans friends and shows that sometimes all it takes to liven up a bedroom is a fresh change of bedding.<p><b>Watch the video to see more >></b><p>-----<p><b>Plus:</b> <br>Dream Designer Bedrooms >>75+ …

Kitchen Gadgets

Parmesan-Crusted Chicken with Lemon Butter from Alex Hitz

It's a delicious riff on a classic dish that can be whipped up in no time flat. Just remember three basic steps. Alex Hitz shares this delicious chicken recipe.<p>To me, there's really nothing better than sautéed chicken in a pan sauce. Done right, it can make a merely capable cook look like a …

Fit Links: Dos And Don'ts Of A 20-Minute Workout, 'Biggest Loser' Trainer's Favorite Moves And More

<i>There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we'll introduce you to some that have caught our eye.</i><p>If you're going to opt for a high-intensity, ultra-efficient workout, you've got to do it right. POPSUGAR Fitness shares the dos and …

Valentine's Day Recipes | Breakfast, Dinners and Desserts!

Home > Recipe Roundups > 140 Valentine’s Day Recipes<p>140 Valentine’s Day Recipes<p>February 6, 2014 // 16 <i>Comments »</i><p>[Pictured above: Red Velvet Poke …

8 Ways to Carb-Load While You Watch the Olympics

If there's one thing we know, it's that watching the Olympics works up an appetite. Not the kind of appetite that can be satiated with a cup of popcorn or pile of celery stalks, but the kind of appetite that calls for your extra-large-dinner-plates, for mounds of heaping, cheesy pasta and …

How to Roast the Perfect Chicken

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: White meat or dark meat, you just can't lose. Here are your strategies for a</i> …

How to make Garlic Bread