Carrie Phillips

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How to Protect Your Family’s Financial Future: Life Insurance!

Today I’d like to share how you can protect your family’s financial future as part of a sponsored post for USAA’s life insurance campaign.I’m …

Personal Finance

Parenting on the Brink: Wrestling With Fears Too Big to Name

<b>By Frida Berrigan, TomDispatchThis piece first appeared at TomDispatch. Read Tom Engelhardt’s introduction here.</b><p>Madeline is in the swing, her face …

Parenting

Small Space Secrets: 7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Hallways

When you live in a teeny apartment, it's just adding insult to injury when a seemingly inordinate amount of that space is devoted to a hallway. Sure, …

Storage Ideas

How to Make Matcha, Japanese Green Tea, Step by Step

The ritual of making this fine-powdered green tea is a calming way to get your caffeine fix. Here's how to do it, with step-by-step instructions

Tea

Millennial daughter must take different financial path than mom

Helen Dow has the kind of relationship with her 18-year-old daughter that a lot of parents would covet. The two travel, work out and take knitting classes together. Nothing is off the table when it comes to topics of conversation. The Edmonton single mom just wishes that her only child would take …

10 Genius Garden Hacks with Poured Concrete

An encore to the usefulness of concrete in the garden! (Our previous post on the subject focused on genius ideas for Hardscaping 101: Poured-in-Place …

Landscaping

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Articles about copenhagen expat crafts scandinavian inspired apartment sauna montreal on Dwell.com - Dwell

A clever design team brings a dash of Scandinavian style to a Danish executive’s flat in a renovated Montreal triplex.<p>Playfully flouting convention, an American-born architect creates a deceptively spacious home for herself in a tiny London...<p>Created by Integrated Development, this small-lot …

Copenhagen

Tour an Energy-Efficient Prefab House Built in Just Two Days

We have seen our fair share of gorgeous, smartly designed prefab houses, but this two-story contemporary, designed by Washington, D.C. architect Robert Gurney, is quite something. It pulls of the impressive feat of retaining all the charms of prefab construction—modularity, simplicity—with all of …

Recipe of the week: Swedish cinnamon buns

Get a batch of dough in the oven and relax with a coffee, Swedish style…<p><i>Fika</i> – or, taking a coffee break – is firmly embedded in Swedish culture. But …

The Best Braids from NYFW Spring 2016

Just when you thought you’d seen hair twisted in every possible way, the Spring 2016 runways added some new, well, twists. Here, the best variations on classic braid styles from the New York shows.

Hair

5 Important Measurements to Take Before Shopping

About to hit "purchase" on a new item for you home? Wait! Make sure you've thought to measure these things first. They're measurements people often …

10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.

Pumpkins

Backyard Bliss

Get your daily greens with these Eden-esque landscapes from the W archives.<p>“Lady of the House” photographed by Francois Halard; W magazine July 2014.

Red Wine–Braised Beef With Wild Mushroom Steak Sauce

<i>Behold,</i> Heartlandia<i>, a new cookbook from the husband-wife team behind Portland, Oregon, restaurant the Country Cat Dinner House & Bar. He heads the</i> …

Wealth and Freedom: The New Definition of Rich

When you dream of success, do you envision late nights and weekends spent holed up in the office? Probably not. Unfortunately, this is one of the sacrifices that many make in order to achieve financial success. But what good is all that money if you don't have time for your family or even …

9 Different Ways To Use Visuals On Social Media

Social media is a funny thing in that much of it is based on the platform and the ‘media’ that platform contains. For example, Twitter seems to still …

Reviews, tweets, Instagram posts: why customers are the new marketers

With 70% of consumers trusting reviews over sales spiel, user-generated content is a powerful tool. Sophie Turton explains how it can build your brand<p>User-generated content (UGC) – blogs, reviews, comments, essentially any digital interaction your customer has with your brand – is becoming an …

Personal Branding Strategy: How to Get Really Famous

Everyone has a personal brand. Like a business, your brand is your reputation. It’s how people perceive you and what they say about you. You have a …

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Cooking

How to Keep a TV from Standing Out Like a Sore Thumb

Trust me, I am not a television apologist. I'm not embarrassed by my tv one bit and, if you watch yours frequently, I see no reason to hide it (it's …

7 Styling Secrets to Steal From a Home Stager

They're pros at tricking the eye — whether you're selling your house or not.<p>As a designer and home stager to the stars, Meridith Baer has helped A-listers like Madonna and Brooklyn Decker sell their houses. While she often has the luxury of a large budget to work with, Baer notes that it takes more …

15 Beautiful & Healthy Fruit Water Recipes To Replace Soda

Millions of Americans guzzle gallons of soda every year. Sodas have gone from being an occasional treat to becoming a beverage that is consumed …

Nutrition

The best private colleges in America

Princeton University took the No. 4 spot on the list.Princeton University/Facebook<p>For our seventh annual ranking of the best colleges in America, we asked over 1,000 Business Insider readers to choose the colleges that best prepare their students for success after graduation.<p>We then combined those …

College & University

11 Essential Organizing Products for a Small Bathroom

In the bathroom, space is always at a premium, and that's esepcially true in a smaller bathroom. If you're at a loss as to where to store all the …

Amazing

How To Sneak a Home Office into ANY Room

<i>So here it is below, the only eight things you REALLY need to make a spot a home office:</i><p>A clean surface with room for two key tasks<p>A solid surface …

Productivity