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13 Things That Make a House a Home

We're talking can't-live-without, warm-fuzzy stuff here. This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.<p>A house provides shelter, but a home is where you weather all of life's little storms — and revel in the sunshine. Here are a few of our favorite things that transform a mere shelter into …

WATCH: A Boring Bedroom Goes Glam...3 Times

LA designer Amber Lewis turns an all-white room into three different dreamy scenes. Which is your favorite? This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com.<p>We love a good makeover. And we love when our commenters get fired up about a room re-do, offering up how they would have done things …

Top Pin of the Day: A Tiny Window Seat

Today's top pin is a tiny window seat that's perfect for curling up with a good book. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>Even the tiniest nook can be turned into a "me moment" retreat. "This little window seat was a total departure from the rest of the house — a renovated …

8 Inspirational Bathroom Designs That Will Blow You Out of the Water

According to the National Association for Continence, we spend about two weeks a year in our bathrooms (just think about how many years that would …

Crazy Ways to Reduce Your Heating Bill This Winter

We've heard all the regular ways to conserve heat in your home. And hopefully by now you've caulked your exterior walls, covered windows with …

Home Improvement

Is chocolate good for you?

The average Briton eats more than 10kg of chocolate a year, nearly 3kg more than the average Belgian, who at least has the excuse of temptation from high-quality confection. So it’s encouraging that research, albeit partly funded by Mars, has found that chocolate is good for the brain.<p>The study, …

Hemsley+Hemsley go nuts for coconut oil

The celebrity food-blogging sisters disclose their secret weapon in the battle against sugar<p>They make pizza bases out of cauliflower and cheesecake from avocados, but Hemsley+Hemsley insist they are more about food than fads. The sisters and food bloggers make “nutrient-filled, delicious home-made …

Soda bread recipe

Soda bread is a wonderful thing to be able to make - the fastest bread around<p>SERVES<p>Makes 1 loaf<p>INGREDIENTS<p>450g/1lb plain white flour<br>• 1 tsp salt<br>• 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda<br>• 400ml/14fl oz buttermilk<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 220C/425F/gas 7. Sift the flour, salt and bicarbonate into a large bowl and make a …

21 Smoothie Recipes That Are Actually Good

With ingredients like kale, apples, parsley, spinach, kiwi, and avocado, these 21 smoothie recipes are the quickest, easiest way to get in your fruits and veggies.<p><b>Ready in under ten minutes</b> and packed with fruits and veggies, these creamy drinks are our go-to for an easy breakfast (or snack). …