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Parenting

15 Printable Organization Sheets to Help Get Your Life Together

It's never too late to get your sh*t together. Don't worry if you missed out on getting a planner for the year because there are plenty of downloadable sheets to create your own at any time. Whether you need to-do lists or planners broken down by the week, we've found 15 choices for you that are …

Calligraphy

Common method of cooking rice can leave traces of arsenic in food, scientists warn

Millions of people could be putting themselves at risk by cooking their rice incorrectly, scientists have warned.<p>Recent experiments show a common …

Epic! Gives Kids Unlimited Access to a Massive Library of Children's Books

Giving kids the power to choose what they read is a great way to get them reading more. The Epic! app gives kids 12 and under access to over 20,000 …

I Baked Nearly 400 Cookies to Crack the Code Behind The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Lyndsey Matthews<p>This is what a fraction of roughly 360 cookies looks like.<p>Not pictured: Me figuring out how to get them all to the office without …

Educational Christmas gifts for children

Play time; it really is a crucial factor in the development of your child's cognitive ability. Not only does play time help develop good social skills through bonding with parents and friends, it can also improve decision-making skills and subject specific knowledge, depending on the toy or …

Poncho Crochet Patterns

In every woman's closet there are always a few "go to" garments that are real saviors when the decision what to wear does not come easily. For those …

Coffee

NFL Football Leather Coasters

Introducing our NFL Football Leather coasters - a set of four coasters. Take your drinks game to the gridiron with coasters made from the same …

Garden of Ease: The Art of the Succulent Garden

Ever desired a gorgeous, colorful garden, but lack the skill or space to grow one? You should totally try out one of these easy to grow succulent …

Plants

How to Build A Toy Cubby Shelf + Boy’s Room Makeover

When you’re remodeling or renovating a home, it’s hard to keep your sanity, especially when you have kids. When our guest today was getting ready to …

Sandpaper

This Copycat DoubleTree Hotel Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Is Spot-On

Bake a batch and pretend you're on vacation (minus the sunburn and noisy neighbors).<p>When you check in to a DoubleTree Hotel, you're immediately handed a paper envelope with a gooey, chewy, chocolate-and-walnut-studded cookie. We're not talking the regular Otis Spunkmeyers every apartment leasing …

11 Smart Ways to Babyproof Your Home

When it comes to making your house safe for a curious (and quick!) baby or toddler, anxious new parents may not even know where to begin. Here are 11 …

The 50 Children's Books That Should Be in Every Family Library

The gang's all here: old favorites, newer gems, and some YA novels for the older kids (and, yes, you too).<p>The gang's all here: old favorites, newer gems, and some YA novels for the older kids (and, yes, you too).

The World's First Color Thesaurus Is Here

Who knew there was a difference between butter and banana yellow?<p>If your color vocabulary is restricted to primaries and Pantone's shade of the year, you probably have that in common with 99 percent of the population. But if you want to go above and beyond, we've got some homework for you: Writer …

Thesaurus

Turn Down Your Oven for Perfect Roasted Vegetables

Tossing veggies with olive oil, salt, and pepper, then throwing them in a 400 degree Fahrenheit oven is often the go-to way to roast them, but …

Flavors

Shh...the secret of how to sew buttons by hand

I know it’s something that seems so simple.<p>I mean, who doesn’t know <b>how to sew buttons by hand</b>, right? Button, needle, thread, scissors….stick the …

5 Easy Ways to Hold Your Baby to Help Them Get Stronger

You hold your baby all the time, right? You hold them while you walk around the house. You prop them on your knees while you’re in Netflix and chill mode. You cradle them while you eat or check your phone for messages. You probably even put them on your lap while you shop in the Brit + Co Shop. …

Parenting

12 Fun Busy Bag Activities to Keep Toddlers Entertained

Go ahead and make that important phone call, Mom. We’ve got just what you need to keep your toddler occupied — and no, it doesn’t involve screen time. Whether you’re sitting in the waiting room at the doctor’s office, need long road trip must-haves or are just stuck inside on a rainy day, busy bags …

Kids

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Warm Flourless Chocolate Cake with Caramel Sauce Recipe

"A rich complex bittersweet chocolate cake which is simple to make and always loved by all."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup butter, cubed<p>8 ounces semisweet …

Dessert

No-bake Christmas cookies you can make at the last minute

1 /25: Samoa cookies<p>1/25 :Samoa cookies<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Thanks to this Samoa cookie recipe, you can enjoy your favorite Girl Scout cookies at a moment's …

Dessert

9 Easy Ways to Decorate the Kids’ Rooms for the Holidays

Our holiday decorating is in full swing. We’ve already tackled the Christmas tree, the living room decorations and even the front yard decor. Now it’s time to work on the nursery. Adding a few festive decorations to your kid’s room is a great way to introduce them to the holiday and get them …

Decorations

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

What's better than cookies? Chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies, of course. That's why they are the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to</i> …

Dessert

These Chewy Molasses Cookies Are Why It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Sugar, spice, and everything nice was invented to describe these cookies. We're approximately 1000 percent sure of that.<p>All chew with no crunch or glitter makes for a pretty dull holiday cookie. This is not that cookie. Molasses creates magically chewy cookies that stay fresh for days, and pack an …

Dessert

Sewn Stash Baskets

Materials<p>To make one basket:<p>1/2-yard of Globalweave Block Printed Fabric from India in Green Leaf<br>• 1-yard Amy Butler Quilting Solid. I used Coral for …