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32 thrifty ways you can improve your home on a budget

If you're anything like us, even when you've finished decorating your house completely, you'll still be tempted to tweak and look for ways to …

You'll Want to Bookmark Audrey Hepburn's Spaghetti al Pomodoro Recipe

The famed actress ate it once a week.<p>Audrey Hepburn played many roles over the course of her life: actress, dancer, philanthropist. But home cook isn't a word used to describe her very often. Maybe it should be.<p>In <i>Audrey Hepburn, An Elegant Spirit</i><i>,</i> Hepburn's son Sean Hepburn Ferrer describes his …

Man freed by DNA evidence after 20 years dies a year later

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> When Sharrif Wilson was released after being wrongfully imprisoned for more than 20 years, he couldn't wait to have a hot slice of New York pizza.<p>"I feel free. I feel great right now. I'll able to do things that I [couldn't] do for the last 21 years," Wilson told CNN the day after …

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The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

55 Tips to Lose Weight for Good

The secret to permanent weight loss can be found in your daily decisions. It's about switching from diets and quick fix solutions to permanent lifestyle change. We all know someone (maybe it's you?) who wants to lose weight but quit after two to four weeks. Results didn't happen fast enough. Or it …

Weight Loss

The Best Carbs for Weight Loss

Sadly, cronuts didn’t make the cut<p>Considering that you’re a smart, well read woman, you probably know at this point that carbs aren’t evil. Problem is, there are so many different kinds of them—fruits! breads! squashes!—that it’s hard to know exactly which ones are best if you’re looking to slim …

30 Health Choices All Women Should Make By Age 30

See how many you can check off so far

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

13 Mistakes All Women Make at Least Once (and Why That's a Good Thing)

Because sometimes falling on your face actually results in this little thing we like to call personal growth

These Bare-Faced Celebs Look Just as Stunning Without Makeup

Jennifer Aniston<p>"Best #friends #no makeup #girl-time," said Aniston's longtime hairstylist Chris McMillan.<p>Gwyneth Paltrow<p>The Goop maven went …

​Keep Mosquitoes at Bay with This Plastic Bottle Bug Trap

No one wants to be eaten alive by mosquitoes, but there's no need to resort to harsh chemicals to keep them at arm's length. Instructables user …

A Cheap Fix: DIY Concrete-Finish Floors, Walls & Countertops

Have you heard of Ardex Feather Finish? I hadn't either until we featured this floor about a month ago. But I couldn't ignore the fact it this DIY …

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Best Money Tips: Fifteen Ways to Make Money to Fill Your Fridge

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on ways to make money to fill your fridge, bills you can cut …

Best Products for $15 or Less | Best Bargain Products - Consumer Reports News

<b>Price:</b> $10<p><b>Why a bargain:</b> Sound quality as good as some much higher priced models, and you can have them for $10! It has integrated function control, …

Before & After: A Retro Chair Gets a Cheerful Redo

You may think that at $25, Lesley overpaid for this sagging, stained chair (she called it, "well-worn"), but she seemed to have an inkling that those …

Homemade Herbal Medicines for Common Ailments

Somewhat glumly, I celebrated my 61st birthday this past July. In the back of my mind, I’ve been sure for 45 years that God would make an exception …

39 Budget-Wise Ways to Create Outdoor Rooms

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Now trending on TOH<p>How to Update a Kitchen on a Budget<p>More From TOH<p>How to …

Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream: Homemade Gift Ideas

<i>How to make homemade shaving cream with coconut oil and shea butter that smells of a delicious rosemary-mint pairing. Great for personalized</i> …

How to Make an Herbal Raw Honey Ointment: For the Treatment of Burns and Wounds

Herbal raw honey ointment…nothing is as powerful to encourage skin healing like raw honey! Combined with medicinal herbs and bursting with …

Homemade Sunscreen Lotion Bars

<i>I may receive commissions from purchases made through links in this article. More information here.</i><p>Make your own non-toxic homemade sunscreen lotion …