Debra Clanton

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9 Sneaky Tricks to Hide Those Unsightly Wires

There’s no denying the fact that we all love to be plugged in. Seriously, there is nothing more panic-inducing than “low power mode” popping up halfway through a Netflix original. But just because we’re constantly plugged in doesn’t mean we can’t be civilized about it. Whether you want your home …

Netflix Original

Wintery Short Ribs for a Holiday Classic

A short ribs recipe for the holidays!<p>As the holidays approach, it's the perfect time to try some recipes that may take all day, but require very …

BBQ

A Harvard linguist reveals the most misused words in English

English, as a flexible, global language, has no such designated referee.<p>Therefore, there is no definitive answer to whether you're using a word "correctly."<p>It's all a matter of taste and context. But there are opinions. And some count more than others.<p>Steven Pinker is probably as good an expert to …

Linguistics

Easy Poached Eggs

Poaching is a simple way to transform the humble egg into a luxurious treat. Once you get this technique down pat, you can enjoy poached eggs for an easy breakfast, a satisfying lunch, or a light dinner.

How High Should I Hang That? The Decorating Rules of Thumb You Always Wondered About

Most people think of interior design in terms of color, shape, pattern, and texture. But just as critical are proportion and placement. The long and short of it? Put a too-small rug in a room and, no matter how perfectly it coordinates color-wise, it’ll look awkward. So what is the right-size rug …

Jack O'Lantern Luminaries - a fun Halloween craft

These <b>Jack O’Lantern luminaries</b> are easy for kids to make and they are a fun art project as well. I used orange fabric, but you could easily …

50 Ways to Use Duct Tape for Survival

I have always claimed, and not altogether jokingly, that you could build a house with Elmer’s glue and Duct Tape. Both items are readily available, …

Home Improvement

30 cool-season vegetables to plant now

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Classic Chicken Marsala Recipe

Classic Chicken Marsala Recipe!<p>This Classic Chicken Marsala Recipe is made with sweet marsala wine, savory crimini mushrooms and perfectly tender …

Italian Food

Never Worry About Smoke Blowing In Your Eyes At The Fire Pit With This Cool DIY

Outdoor fire pits are wonderful. They're great for summertime hangouts and getting cozy in the fall with some hot apple cider. But if the wind picks …

Illuminated Tree Stumps Are a Clever Take on Natural Decor

This might be the coolest lamp ever.<p>If you're looking for a way to bring the outdoors into your home, we'd like to introduce you to Duncan Meerding, a Tasmania-based furniture and lighting designer who transforms naturally cracked tree stumps into lamps.<p>Duncan's work has caught our attention for …

Harvard linguist points out the 58 most commonly misused words and phrases

In his latest book, "The Sense of Style," Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist Steven Pinker explores the most common words and phrases that people stumble over.<p>The book is like a modern version of Strunk and White's classic "The Elements of Style," but one based on linguistics and updated for …

Linguistics

10 Things Pro Landscapers Do To Their Yards Every Fall

Just because winter is coming, doesn't mean the yard work's done.<p>We asked a few pro landscapers to give us their to-do list, which you should steal and tackle between now and the end of November.<p>1. They give their lawn one last cut.<p>Continue to mow your lawn until it stops growing — yes, even if …

Gardening

The 10 Golden Rules of Family Meal Planning

Planning meals for your family is both an art -- you’re constantly invoking your creativity to produce masterpieces -- and a science -- each meal is an experiment filled with steps, calculations, and guesswork about what will happen when it reaches the table. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, you're …

Cold-Brew Coffee Like a Pro

It used to be the sole domain of coffee connoisseurs but now it’s the must-have sip of the summer: cold-brew iced coffee. Why cold brew? The long, cool soak allows coffee’s nuanced aromas and rich flavors to come through, minus the bitterness and acidity released by contact with hot water.<p>Jonathan …

A. Nicole Studio

A friend of mine had asked me to make a fox for her 2 year old little girl, and I have just recently finished it. I'm so excited, it's so precious. I …

10 Ways to Score Amazing Affordable Wine

Wine-aisle rescue<p>You’ve filled your shopping cart with the building blocks for dinner, then make a flying pass down the wine aisle for a couple of …

9 Clever Ways to Organize With a Towel Bar

These rods are handy all over the house — not just the bathroom.<p>These rods are handy all over the house — not just the bathroom.

30+ Insanely Clever Ways To Organize Your Tiny Kitchen

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Storage Ideas

11 IKEA hacks for the crafty home

“I need to go to IKEA, let’s make a weekend of it!” We got it bad! Our partners can confirm this quote is not an exaggeration but instead an accurate …

Hacking

101 Awesome Weekend DIY Projects to Bookmark!

1 Comments<p>We've collected literally hundreds of weekend project ideas over the years. The talent is endless, and we think we've found the cream of …

Crafting

11 Creative DIY Projects Using Paint Chips

<i>By: Mady Dahlstrom, Content Editor for Porch.com</i><p>For those of you who are DIY-obsessed and crafty home remodelers, we can bet you have a stack of paint chips hidden in the back of a drawer or closet at home. If not, you can always hit up your local hardware store to pick out your favorite colors. …

Crafting

Links we love: Genius small-space hacks

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12 Paint Projects to Keep You Stylishly Organized

Chalkboard paint can turn a wall in your house into an attractive command center. Using various shades of paint, you can easily keep track of soccer practice, after-school pickup, and doctor appointments in a place where the whole family can see it.

Roundup: 10 Ways To Use The IKEA Raskog Cart

The IKEA Raskog cart. It's easy on the eyes, super versatile and best of all - it's cheap. Ringing in at $30, the Raskog fits in most people's …

Dining Rooms

How to Stop Snoring

Some 37 million Americans snore, making grunting, whistling, choking, snorting, and/or buzz-saw-like sounds on a regular basis, according to the …

Sleep

Walmart's Best and Worst Toilet Paper | Toilet Paper Tests - Consumer Reports

The TP challenge<p>Judging by our latest tests, it’s still pretty hard to make toilet paper that’s both soft and strong. Most of the softest toilet …

Toilets