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13 Actually Delicious Recipes You Can Make With Canned Salmon

Salmon fried rice, anyone?<p><b>Read more:</b><p>•15 Delicious Dishes Anyone Can Whip Up With A Can Of Tuna<p>•17 Delicious Dishes Anyone Can Make With A Can Of Chickpeas<p>•13 Easy Lentil Recipes To Try Now That Soup Season Is Officially Over

20 Free DIY Raised Garden Bed Plans & Ideas You Can Build in a Day

​Planting on raised garden beds brings many benefits compared to planting on the ground. But the most crucial one is you can grow a garden even in a …

10 Ideas to Steal from Organic Gardens Around the World

Organic gardening by definition makes everything happier. Instead of growing plants with the help of harsh chemical fertilizers and pesticides, …

Residential Energy Storage Systems Ready for Prime Time

Commercial energy storage took off in 2017 and residential energy storage systems could be next.<p>Energy storage for the residential solar market has …

My Dividend Growth Portfolio Update - 51 Holdings, 4 Sales, 3 Buys

Hello and welcome! This article series documents my journey as a young father of two towards my eventual retirement. The goal of my portfolio is to …

Best Windows 10 Apps 2017: Top Windows 10 S programs to make your laptop more useful | Trusted Reviews

<b>These are some of the best hand-picked apps for Windows 10 S that you can use across devices, from fun photo editing to seriously powerful conversion</b> …

17 STEM toys that teach kids to code

Games for your future tech giant.<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> WorkingMother.com.<p>In response to concern over kids' interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), companies have been churning out cool toys that teach them coding and logic skills. The idea: get kids hooked on …

LittleBits Code Kit review

Programming is a pursuit that rewards creativity and problem solving, but let’s be honest — it’s not exciting or glamorous. When it comes to getting …

Raised Garden Box - Tutorial step by step - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

Raised Garden Beds 101: Tips on Planning, Building, & Using ← Back to article<p>Raised Garden Beds 101: Tips on Planning, Building, & Using<p>Raised Garden …

5 Awesome Kitchen Styles With Modern Flair

Picking the right style for the kitchen can be a challenging task even for the best of design experts at times. Designing a perfect kitchen is all …

How To Build A Wi-Fi Network That Will Handle All Your Smart Home Gadgets

If you're building a new home, or renovating your existing one, you have a great opportunity to update and future-proof your home's wiring — not only …

Wi-Fi

The Best Technology for Meditation

When you think of meditation, you probably don’t think of technology. We’ve been taught to power off our electronics when we’re trying to decompress, but now a few companies are using gadgets to help you clear your mind and improve your mood faster and more efficiently than traditional meditation …

Reference: The Ultimate Wood Joint Visual Reference Guide

Here's a handy resource for your next design-build project<p>Dating all the way back to Neolithic times, the mortise and tenon is the oldest wood joint …

Drawer paradise

How To Build A Hobbit House In Your Backyard

30-year-old Ashley Yeates is not a hobbit. The Bedford, England, is a design and construction expert that’s much too big to be a hobbit, although …

10 Ways to Overhaul Your Curb Appeal

Give an exterior a whole new look is as easy as focusing on the front door.<p>Make a good first impression with a stylish front door.

17 Tech Gadgets That Will Transform Your Home

Sleep Number It Bed<p>Who needs a sleep tracker when you have a bed that can tell you everything you could ever want to know about your sleeping habits? …

Home Automation

15 of the Most Stylish Rooms We Loved in 2015

We greatly admire all of the homes we featured inthis year — but readers' favorites stood out among the pack.<p>We greatly admire all of the homes we featured inthis year — but readers' favorites stood out among the pack.

15 Gadgets to Make Your Home Smarter in 2016

Redecorating your home might just be the most fun New Year’s resolution one can make. At Brit + Co, that means more than just a fresh coat of paint. We’re talking Jetsons-level tech gadgets to make your home smarter for 2016. This roundup of smart home gadgets and goodies has it all, from a smart …

30+ Christmas Cocktails That Every Holiday Party Needs

Fingers crossed you've been good, because they are ridiculously delicious.<p>Add an extra serving of cheer to your holiday celebration with these seasonal sips.

Recipes

Why This Outdoor Space Is Just As Cool As You Think It Is

For the last several months I've had the image above saved on my computer. When I first came across it, I had one of those, "I want to go to there" …

Selfie Toaster Puts Your Face on Toast

Brand your face onto a piece of toast with the Selfie Toaster. It’s the best way to avoid breakfast thievery. Most pieces of toast look the same- not …

Breakfast

Dubs Ear Plugs

Dubs Acoustic Filters are stylish ear plugs. They sit flush against the ear and come in four colorways. Dubs claims that the ear plugs have a 12dB …

Kuna Outdoor Security Light

Kuna is an alternative to standard outdoor lights. Aside from being a stylish lamp, it’s also a discreet security system. It comes with a webcam, a …

Cobi Smart Bicycle Add-on

Cobi is a modular system that adds modern features to bicycles. It has a smartphone dock, a thumb controller, an automatic headlight and rear …

Gear & Gadgets

10 apps that should be core smartphone features

So I trawled the hundreds of apps I’ve installed, and compiled a “top 10” of the ones I feel wouldn’t look out-of-place integrated into a phone’s inner workings.<p>It’s worth noting here that these aren’t necessarily the best built or designed apps out there — it’s more about the core functionality. …

The Most Amazing Farmhouse Renovation We've Ever Seen

One industrious couple did a top-to-bottom restoration of this 106-year-old home in just a year — prepare to be amazed.<p>In a year, Lisa and Mark Hellman did a top-to-bottom restoration of this 106-year-old home in upstate New York — and the results are breathtaking.

20 Gorgeous Two-Sided Fireplaces For Your Spacious Homes

If your home is spacious enough to have room partitions built right inside, then you can create a two-sided fireplace with a lot of ease. Between the …

Interior Design

80 Beautiful Bathroom Designs That Will Inspire Relaxation

Relax and refresh with one of these designer-approved rooms.<p>Whether you're thinking of your powder room, master bath, or ensuite, our favorite designer looks will inspire you to spruce up your space. Don't stop there — take a look at these stunning bedroom and living room designs that are full of …

50 Genius Tips That'll Improve Any Outdoor Space

Especially if your yard is channeling "The Wasteland" instead of "The Secret Garden."<p>Especially if your yard is channeling "The Wasteland" instead of "The Secret Garden."