Carolyn Creswick

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4 Crazy Groundhog Day Facts You Probably Never Knew — But Should

You probably know the gist of Groundhog Day: Each Feb. 2, America’s most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, emerges from his burrow, and looks for …

8 Foolproof Paint Colors for Your Living Room

Whether the living room in your house functions as your family’s main hangout hub—anchored by a roomy sectional, a plush rug, and a mounted …

How to Fix a Leaky Faucet

A leaky faucet is a nuisance that you will probably face at some point. Even slow drips lead to higher water bills, wasted water and the potential …

How to repair and take good care of your leather furniture?

When looking for home furnishings, leather could be your ideal bet since it is durable and comes with low-maintenance surfaces. By following the …

Clothing

10 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Turn 30 | Inc.com

Your 20s are supposed to be a blast, but when researchers ask those approaching 30 how they're faring, an incredible 86 percent report being in the grips of some form of quarter-life crisis. Meanwhile, other studies show the pressures on young adults have been steadily ratcheting up.<p>In short, with …

Thirty years on, U2 still find relevance in 'The Joshua Tree'

LONDON (Reuters) - Irish rock group U2 kicked off the European leg of "The Joshua Tree" tour on Saturday by returning to the album that tackled their love-hate relationship with America and propelled them to superstardom when it was released 30 years ago.<p>The band, led by 57-year-old singer Bono, is …

The New Holy Grail for Thinning Hair

If you suffer from hair loss or full-fledged hair thinning, you know that the endless rows of shampoo, conditioner, topical treatments and …

Financial lessons learned from family cottage owners

Last week I wrote about family cottages, which sparked a flurry of e-mails and a couple of conversations with readers who had their own experiences to share. One woman insisted that bad luck follows her everywhere. "Tim, if I sold a pair of pants to a thrift shop for a dollar, I'd probably forget …

The strange and unusual origins of Easter bunnies and chocolate eggs

<b>• Easter in the United States is widely associated with bunnies, candy, and flowers.</b><p><b>• Many of those symbols have ancient origins.</b><p><b>• But the idea that Easter's name derives from a pagan goddess is likely untrue.</b><p>Easter is the most important feast day on the Christian calendar: a celebration centered …

Jesus

11 Genius Ways To Cook Pasta You've Never Heard Of

Warning: untraditional pasta preparations ahead. Sorry not sorry, Italy.

The Best Paint Colors for Spring Photos

While you’re in the mood to spring clean your entire house, why not freshen up the walls, too? Just like a good decluttering session, a coat of paint can completely change not only the look but also the feel of a room. Spring is the time to discard those heavy charcoals and indigos for brighter, …

Home Decorating

Ken Howard, coach on beloved but doomed ‘White Shadow,’ dead at 71

He was a tall white man from Long Island nicknamed “the white shadow” who grew up playing basketball with African American players — and then starred in “The White Shadow,” a once beloved, but often overlooked show about a former NBA player who coaches a mostly minority team in South Central Los …

Entertainment

50 Cool Ideas To Display Family Photos On Your Walls

Photos with your family are something we all cherish and would like to keep near us all the time. What do you do when you want to follow that rule …

646 Sq. Ft. Carpenter Oak Cottage

If you’re into tiny houses I think you should also be into small houses under 1000 sq. ft. too that’s why I’m showing you this 646 sq. ft. Carpenter …

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Queen Elizabeth and Her Corgis: A Love Story

Michael Joseph Gross reveals the private history of Her Majesty’s kennels and the essential role the pups have played in her reign.<p>At the Wessex Vale Crematorium, on Bubb Lane, in the Southampton suburb of West End, mourners gathered on Friday, September 5, 2014, for a memorial service in honor of …

15 Kitchen DIYs That Take One Hour Or Less

Want to spruce up your kitchen but don't have much time on your hands? These 15 super-simple DIY projects take less than an hour to complete.<p><b>1. Repaint your mugs</b><p><i>This Heart of Mine</i><p>Are you the unfortunate owner of a set of mugs you just can't fall in love with? Unless they're a priceless family …

Dining Rooms

Mental Health: The Thin Line Between Coping and Catastrophe

There's a huge emphasis placed on how we cope with stress, anxiety and mental health challenges in our lives. Everyone has a different way of determining the difference between release and reinforcement. I've tried a lot of options to cope with my diagnosis of bipolar disorder with anger control …

10 Things Happy People Understand

All of us have been around people who are genuinely happy. Happiness I have found, is not something that always comes naturally. Actually, it takes work. It requires us to deliberately and consistently take stock of our lives.<p>There are ten characteristics that seem universal to happy people. It is …

Warren Buffett's 'Two-List' Strategy: How to Maximize Your Focus and Master Your Priorities

With well over 50 billion dollars to his name, Warren Buffett is consistently ranked among the wealthiest people in the world. Out of all the investors in the 20th century, Buffett was the most successful.<p>Given his success, it stands to reason that Buffett has an excellent understanding of how to …

5 Of The Most Helpful Things You Can Say To Someone With Anxiety

For those who haven't been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, it might be difficult to truly comprehend what's going on inside the mind of the 40 million American adults who live with the condition.<p>What exactly do you say to a loved one who is feeling extreme stress? How do you make them feel …

Train Your Brain To Let Go Of Habits – 10 Methods For Creating New Neural Pathways

<b>When you understand how neural pathways are created in the brain, you get a front row seat for truly comprehending how to let go of habits.</b> Neural …

Crossing the Ocean on a Cargo Ship | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Joseph P. Lenze. A few weeks ago Mr. Lenze shared his tips for international backpacking. Now, by popular</i> …

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14 Brilliant Bathroom Design Ideas

We all pay so much attention to keeping the rest of our home beautiful, but when it comes to the bathroom, a pretty shower mat or curtain seems to be …

Interior Design

30 Best Websites And Apps That Will Save You Money On Almost Everything

In these tough economic times, most of us are doing what we can to save money. There are many websites that can help you do just that, and you can …

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What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …