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16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

HOUSE*TWEAKING

Wow! The sliding barn door in our bedroom has caused quite a raucous. 104 comments??!! Yowsas.<p>Wanna know how we, I mean, Handy Hubby did it? Good. …

Pallet Love

I was totally dedicated to making every. single. Christmas gift. this year. I even dedicated an entire month to it here on the blog.<p>And then December …

Creative Mom Turns Her Baby’s Naptime Into Dream Adventures (Updated)

Do babies dream when they sleep, or they simply rest peacefully? Queenie Liao, a free-lance artist and mother of three boys living in California, has …

Why Mosquitoes Think You Taste Better Than Your Friends

Whenever people I know get bitten by one of summer's many bugs, I like to joke that it's because they're "especially sweet." But it turns out that they really <i>are</i> especially delicious—to mosquitoes, at least!<p><b>Mosquitoes love you if you drink beer.</b> Seriously! One study has shown that even one bottle …

6 Girly, Easy Summer Cocktail Recipes, Courtesy of Cooking Channel's New Stars Alie and Georgia

Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark, two best friends for years, are taking their hilarious antics and love of craft cocktails on the road with a new show, <i>Tripping Out With Alie & Georgia</i>, which premieres TONIGHT on the Cooking Channel! The two prepped some amazing cocktail recipes for us, below. Check …

More Than a Spork: All-in-One Utensil Includes Chopsticks

Awkward to use and less than visually appealing, sporks have never managed to find a permanent place in most silverware drawers. Will this weird …

10 Clever DIY Dress Hacks

What’s the best part about summer fashion? You can literally wear a dress every day of the week! If you’ve got a good crop of dresses but are totally bored of them, here are 10 ways to transform them into brand new duds.<p>1. Shoulder-less Shirt Dress: Take an oversized shirt and turn it into a hot …

Crafting

Everybody's Doing It: Publicly Shaming Dudes for Bad Relationship Behavior

This week's headlines appear to showcase a hot new trend: Ladies, fed up with the appalling behavior of certain dudes, are not quietly rolling their eyes anymore. They're taking to the Internet to Call. Them. Out. Emphasis because they're doing it in a major way.<p>Exhibit A: The Pennsylvania woman …

Melted Crayon Art

Perhaps I should begin this post by introducing you to my mom, also known as Her Ladyship Craftiness…er, Her Royal Craftiness? I’m still working on …

How To Paint Your Own Bike

I've pined after pretty vintage bikes but never come across one with quite the shape I loved until recently. I was on a quest to bring home something …

How-To: Strawberry Margarita Jell-o Shots

If you’re the kind of person who likes your strawberries with Jell-O, tequila, limes, and salt, then this is the tutorial for you (or if you’re the kind of person who just likes your Jell-O shots in sweet, little, edible vessels, then this tutorial is also for you).<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | How-To: Caramel Apple …

America's Most Colorful Congresswoman: Kyrsten Sinema

Representing Arizona and also a new generation of politicians, Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema knows what it's like to live in an abandoned gas station, treats her bisexuality like it ain't no thing, and isn't afraid to wear fuchsia.<p>In the predawn dark on the day she was to be sworn in to Congress, …

Michael Crabtree Injury: Updates on San Francisco 49ers Star's Achilles

<b>UPDATE: Sunday, Dec. 1, at 9:51 a.m. ET</b><p>Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports that Michael Crabtree is ready to play and will not be limited:<p>#49ers WR Michael Crabtree returns today. My understanding is no physical limitations. May not play every snaps, but won’t be limited— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) …

Football (U.S.)

Garcia makes remark, apologizes

The verbal sparring between Sergio Garcia and Tiger Woods continued Wednesday after Woods tweeted back at Garcia in response to comments made by …

Sunscreen Guide: SPF Products To Protect You From Head To Toe (PHOTOS)

Once summer rolls around, we find it pretty hard to stay indoors, unless the heat and humidity is too unbearable. But with all that time spent outside, one thing we can't afford to skip is sunscreen.<p>Whether you're a beach bum or a lunchtime sunbather, sun protection is essential to prevent skin …

DIY Tee Design With Decoart Fabric Paints

Never underestimate the power of fabric paint on a plain old tee. In this tutorial, you’ll see how to create your own triangular tee using nothing but tape and paint.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>fabric paints<br>• blank tee<br>• cardboard or paper plates<br>• flat paint brush<br>• water ( a cup )<br>• Scotch tape<br>• old rag<p><b>Ready to</b> …

DIY

Rihanna's Denim Thong Is Making Us Uncomfortable (PHOTO)

In case you haven't seen the big news today, here it is: Rihanna wore a denim thong.<p>We think. A photo started circulating this morning allegedly pulled from RiRi's Instagram, showing nothing but a bare butt wearing a red lacy thong and a pair of jeans cut into a thong shape on top.<p>While the photo …

16 Ways That Accessories Can Update Boring Outfits

We Are Handsome Offers New Summer Styles for "The Discovery" Campaign

<b>Handsome Summer</b> – For Australian brand We Are Handsome’s new summer campaign, designers Indhra Chagoury and Jeremy J Somers introduce new shapes and …

Man with ties to Boston bombing suspect admits role in 2011 murders; shot during FBI questioning

Dead Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev and another man — who was killed by the FBI on Wednesday — murdered three people in Massachusetts after a drug deal went wrong in 2011, law enforcement sources tell NBC News.<p>Sources say that what began as a drug ripoff ended in a triple homicide when …

Learn How to Use the Sharpening Tools in Lightroom

There’s no question that Lightroom is a powerful piece of photo processing software, but due to that power sometimes it’s not as easy to wrap our …

Tutorials

10 Easy Tips and Tricks for Looking Better in Photographs

Before running out for Botox or for a fancy photographer, here are 10 quick and easy things you can do to improve how you look in photos:<p>Have a lot …

6 Delicious Fruit and Vegetable Juice Blends

From carrot-orange to nothing but greens, they're an easy, delicious way to energize your day.<p>Juicy Benefits<p>Odwalla Original Superfood

Media Focus On Ailing Mandela Is Not 'The African Way'

It's almost impossible these days to switch on South African radio or television, or read a local newspaper, website or tweet, and not hear Nelson Mandela's name mentioned.<p>Friday marked the 19th anniversary of Mandela's inauguration as South Africa's first democratically elected — and first black — …