Ramona Potter

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Make a Neat Edging for Your Work with I-Cord

Sometimes pieces of knitting worked flat that aren’t seamed end up having rough edges, especially when they’re worked in a textured stitch.Gift of …

Knitting

How to be assertive—even when you’re constantly talked over

Aggressive people are hostile, adopting the “my way or the highway” stance. Passive people give up their power and are easily taken advantage of, which creates a surefire recipe for burnout and resentment. You want to be the happy medium—an assertive person.<p>Assertive people seek out win-win …

Learn Brioche Stitch with this Easy Knit Cowl

Brioche stitch is one of those knitting techniques that looks hard — and does have a bit of a learning curve to it — but once you get the hang of it, …

Here's How to Pick a Perfect Melon Every Time

There's no feeling quite as good as cracking open a perfect melon. There's also no feeling quite as bad as cracking open a bad melon. One is like …

Another Gorgeous Top to Knit for Summer

I may be slightly obsessed with summer tops to knit right now, thanks to school being out at the end of the week and completely having summer on the …

10 unmistakable habits of irresistible people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

This 75-year Harvard study shows how to have lifetime joy

For over 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional health of two groups:<p>456 poor people in Boston from 1939 …

Relationships

Want to be likable? 7 universal secrets to help you

If you want to be more likable then you must remember one thing … You cannot be liked by everyone.<p>You cannot make everyone like you!<p>Any time you …

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Entrepreneurship

The 17 Best Foods to Relieve Constipation

About 14% of people experience chronic constipation at some point (1).<p>Symptoms include passing stools less than three times per week, straining, …

Nutrition

Five gender-neutral fragrances that you’ll both love

From designers simultaneously showcasing their men’s and women’s collections, to gender-free shopping sections in department stores, the way we shop …

Quitting Facebook? Download your data before you go

First, it was Cambridge Analytica. Now, it's the ugly truth memo. What's next?<p>If you are finally ready to quit Facebook once and for all, you should take your data -- all your posts and messages, photos and videos, friends and groups and so on -- with you before you go. Thankfully, Facebook makes …

A definitive eye makeup guide for hooded eyelids

Does your eyeshadow tend to do a disappearing act?<p>One minute it's there, applied and pretty, but as soon as you open your eye, it's nowhere to be …

Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Corn on the Cob Recipe

"You'll never eat corn any other way!"<p>Ingredients<p>10 ears corn, husked and cleaned<p>Cajun seasoning to taste<p>salt and black pepper to taste<p>1 (1 pound) …

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Want to Be a Better Leader? Try Staying Quiet

Staying quiet doesn't mean you have become passive or overstepped, it means you've created space for impact.<p>There's a quote by Plato that has always stuck with me: "Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools speak because they have to say something."<p>It's a saying that has helped my …

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

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Cleaning

Chefs and Servers Reveal the 15 Things They'd Never Order at a Restaurant

Sometimes seeing how the sausage gets made makes you want to avoid the sausage.<p>In a recent AskReddit thread, a user posed the question, "Chefs and …

This Is the One Hair Length That's Flattering on Everyone

The truth is, the thing that really makes any haircut look amazing, regardless of variables like face shape, is confidence. But if you’re headed to …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

How to machine bind a quilt - beginner friendly quilting tutorial

This free quilting tutorial will teach you how to machine bind a quilt.<p>There a many different ways to machine bind a quilt. This machine binding …

25 Slow Cooker Recipes with 10 Ingredients or Fewer

The slow cooker's charm is that it delivers meals without much effort on your part. Toss a bunch of ingredients inside and let it do its thing while …

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This version of banana bread is the only one I make now. It is perfect - tender, flavorful, and it works every time. It isn't your typical quick …

Quick Bread

This Tangy Carrot Slaw Goes with Whatever's for Dinner

This carrot slaw is sweet and tangy, due to a healthy amount of Dijon mustard in the dressing, and bright and fragrant, thanks to a heap of sliced …

This Productivity Hack From Steve Jobs Will Boost Your Motivation and Clarity

Steve Jobs is a polarizing figure for many. Ask one-hundred people what they think of him and you'll most likely get one-hundred unique answers. One thing that I feel we all can agree on was his relentless dedication to mastery along with providing sources of inspiration for us.<p>Perhaps his most …

Motivation

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01 of 11<p>Functional and Fabulous<p>This DIY bag is super strong and durable to carry books and large enough for an overnight getaway. It's also easy to …

Sewing

How to View the August Solar Eclipse, and What You Need to Photograph It

On August 21, across the United States, the Sun will vanish, birds will stop singing, a 70-mile-wide spot of darkness and weirdly chilly weather will …

"Peak" Knit Cowl Pattern (Free!)

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