Corby Hicks

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Why You Might Want to Get a Premium Credit Card Instead of Buying Travel Insurance

After seeing posts in various online travel communities about instances where travel insurance saved the day after long hospital stays or required …

Personal Finance

6 Things I Wish I’d Known About Fatherhood When My Kids Were Still Young

Some advice from a dad who's been there.<p>Here’s the shocking thing about being a dad: One day, just when you’ve started to get good at the job, your …

Parenting

Tiny Off-the-Grid Homes We Love

Photo: Graypants, Inc./Hide and Seek<p>The latest in coffee-table inspiration comes from the newly released <i>Hide and Seek</i>. The book is a compilation of unique, well-designed, escape-from-reality cabins we lust over. These structures aren't lavish: instead, they're dedicated to simplicity and the …

Off-grid

Work Better: 5 DIY Standing Desk Projects You Can Make this Weekend

Do you spend much time behind a desk during the day? Here's a healthier way to clock the hours with a few standing desk projects you can do this …

Standing Desks

Announcing the Winners of the 2018 Gardenista Considered Design Awards

We’re thrilled with the results of our fifth Gardenista Considered Design Awards contest and want to extend a huge thanks to everyone who entered and …

Landscaping

Inside the discovery of Mike Trout

<i>Editor's Note: To watch Buster Olney's complete E:60 profile of Mike Trout, stream it on the ESPN app or desktop now by clicking here.</i><p>Greg Morhardt …

Baseball

Here’s Why You Should Use Spray Foam over Fiberglass

Trying to choose an insulation method? After comparing the two, spray foam is clearly the better option. Here’s why you should consider it.<p>Obviously, …

Home Improvement

These Keto Fat Bombs Will Make You Totally Forget You're on a Diet

When it comes to trying a new diet, you may go into it already dreading the things you assume you'll have to to give up. Luckily with the ketogenic diet, dessert is not one of them. Even though the keto diet is known for being low-carb, there are still plenty of options to help you get your sweet …

Ice Cream

Multi-Generation Property Designed To Stand The Test Of Time

It’s not everyday that you see a residence which has been built with the express purpose of serving multiple generations over a very long period of …

Architecture

Inside a 600-Square-Foot Coastal Maine Home

The homeowners built the entire thing themselves.<p>This 600-square-foot calm, cool, and collected home situated in coastal Maine is impressive enough …

Small Spaces

Doing these 24 uncomfortable things will pay off forever

Challenge yourself to lead a better life.<p>Making a change for the better isn't always easy, but it's worth the effort all the same.<p>So what tough-but-worthwhile tricks can you start applying to your life today?<p>The posters on this handy Quora thread had some excellent suggestions. Business Insider …

Posters

A Forest Retreat in Washington Takes Cues From Scandinavian Design

Modeled after the Danish sommerhus, this getaway for a Seattle family boasts lofty interiors that spill outdoors.<p>Located in Quilcene, Washington, on a peninsula that juts south into Hood Canal, this nature retreat for a Seattle family has a clean, economic form, and a material palette that’s …

Architecture

10 Reasons to Love a Rocky Mountaineer Luxury Train Adventure!

<i>As a luxury travel blogger, I have the privilege of being a Rocky Mountaineer brand ambassador which means that I am compensated for my partnership.</i> …

Trains

Alabama college student walks almost 20 miles overnight to first day of work; CEO gives him his car

What started as every employee's worst nightmare had a pretty happy ending for Walter Carr, 20, a college student from Alabama.<p>The night before Carr's first day on the job, his 2003 Nissan Altima broke down.<p>He called his friends and his girlfriend to try to get a ride, but nothing worked out. He …

New Orleans

How to easily improve your home theater or music room’s acoustics

Is There Such a Thing as Healthy Ice Cream?

When you dip into a creamy pint of ice cream on a hot summer day, it can be challenging to limit yourself to just one serving. But what if a company …

What A Kitchen Renovation Actually Costs

Spoiler: The countertop you choose makes a huge difference in your budget.<p>First Things First:<p>The kitchen is one of the most popular rooms to remodel, but it's also one of the most expensive. Minor tweaks start at $4,000, but renovations can balloon up to more than $100,000 if they include major …

Here's The Ultimate Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe

Become a true breakfast master.

5 Ways to Purify Water in the Case of a Water Shortage

When disaster strikes, you’ll need to be prepared to purify water that may be unsafe, and to conserve the water you’ve stored.<p>Boiling kills …

10 Best Beach Hotels in Maine

1 of 10<p>The Tides Beach Club, Kennebunkport<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Chebeague Island Inn, Chebeague Island<p>3 of 10<p>Inn by the Sea, Cape Elizabeth<p>Advertisement<p>…

Waterfront

The Sweetest Small Towns in the U.S. to Visit This Summer

Photo by Cathy McNair<p>Alpine, Texas, has views similar to its popular neighbor, Marfa. It’s a bigger small town, but more under the radar.<p>Veer off the …

National Parks

How to Prepare for Any Emergency (And 6 Helpful Apps to Download Right Now)

From what to store in your go bag to which apps can get you out of a sticky spot, this info will ready you for life’s unexpected (and, fingers …

16 of the world's most relaxing destinations

Why You Must Plan a Visit to These Wild, Windswept Shores

Locals call them “the greeters.” Visitors get their first glimpses of Assateague’s wild ponies while traveling along the Verrazano Bridge, which …

The Best Vacation Spots In Every Southern State

Did your favorite make the cut?<p>While every state in the South boasts more than just one vacation spot worth your while, there are always a few that …

Top 10 Road Trip Routes in the Northeastern US

There's no better region than the Northeast when you're longing to get behind the wheel or rev up your motorcycle. Roads in New York and the New …

New England

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Turn The Attic Into A Perfect Play Area For The Kids – 25 Inspirational Design Ideas ← Back to article<p>Turn The Attic Into A Perfect Play Area For The …

Urban Oasis Alert: See Our Master List of the Most Beautiful Cities in the World

Discover these gorgeous global getaways.<p>1 Buenos Aires — Argentina<p>One of the most photographed spots in the Argentinian capital is Plaza de Mayo, a …

10 Smoothies With More Protein Than Two Eggs

1 of 11<p>mama mia/shutterstock<p>When you think high-protein breakfasts, you inevitably think eggs. But two eggs pack only about 13 grams of protein, and there are plenty of simpler morning meals delivering way more of this hunger-quashing nutrient. Each of the following 10 delicious smoothies contains …

Convertible Miter Saw Station Plans

A huge work surface when you need it, compact storage when you don't<p>One will form the top of the cabinet and another will form the bottom. The two …