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National Park prepares for influx of Appalachian Trail hikers after 'A Walk in the Woods' movie is released

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is preparing for an influx of new Appalachian Trail hikers after the movie “A Walk in the Woods” is released …

DIY Project Diary: Adventures in Terrariums

I've told you before about my black thumb but apparently I never learn am an eternal optimist so I recently decided to bring a few more victims …

How Military R&D Created The Food We Eat

A new book tracks today's convenience foods back to the wars they came out of<p>The list of military inventions that have transformed civilian life is long, stretching back at least as far as the Roman Empire’s road system (built for troop transit but foundational to the spread of Christianity as well …

Narrow Bedroom Decorating Ideas

There’s small and then there is narrow. And narrow bedrooms can make you feel like you’re lying prone in a casket, and buried deep, deep underground. …

This Tiny Nashville Cottage Has Room for Everything

It feels much bigger than it is thanks to some smart design — and the view.<p>When you're on vacation, you just don't need much room. After all, your schedule should be filled with day trips, naps, and fabulous meals. Or absolutely nothing. With that in mind, a petite cottage is the perfect …

A New Study Reveals the Type of Lingerie Men REALLY Prefer

Here at Who What Wear, we are <i>definitely</i> of the mind-set that we women should wear whatever we see fit—regardless of what the opposite sex thinks of …

Pasta with spinach, walnut and basil pesto

Fresh, homemade pesto transform this classic pasta dish from Riverford into something extra special<p>Make sure when using any nuts that they are fresh – they turn stale quickly, even within their best before date, particularly once the pack is opened so buy small amounts, as and when you need them.<p>If …

The oil guide: which to use for frying, drizzling and roasting

Thought you knew which oil to drizzle over your salad and which to roast your potatoes with? Think again.<p>Scientists have discovered that heating up vegetable oils leads to the release of high concentrations of chemicals called aldehydes, <b>which have been linked to illnesses including cancer, heart</b> …

The Greatest American Hikes You Need to Take Before Summer Ends

When you think of summertime, do you think of long days in the sun, warm fire-side nights and weekends spent on the trail?<p>If that's how you imagine spending your summer than you know there's nothing more liberating than lacing up your hiking boots and taking on a challenging trail in the height of …

How to Sell Your Handmade Stuff at a Craft Fair

If you’re like me your DIY obsession can get so out of hand you have to start selling your stuff to fund more stuff! One of the ways my wife and I do …

6 All-Natural Cleaning Products You Can Make at Home

<i>Welcome to Spring Clean Your Life, your one-stop shop for gotta-try-those tips & bookmark-me inspiration to spruce up your kitchen and home this season—and well beyond.</i><p>________<p>Last year, I had to clear out all our kitchen cabinets to prep for a renovation. This taught me a few things:<p><i>There is no</i> …

Lap Desk

A piece of wood from a lumberyard paired with some hairpin legs makes the perfect lap desk for reading or working on the computer in bed!<p>452<p>1189

Watercolor streetscape tutorial

Learn how to create a streetscape by following this tutorial done in watercolors and pen. Pick your favorite spot and paint on !<p>364<p>1532

Digital Art

11 Ways to Maximize Kitchen Cabinet Space

In theory, small kitchens are cute, cozy and warm, and perfect for whipping up quick dinners while never having to reach too far for anything. In reality, they can be kind of a hassle. Luckily, with a few hacks, tips and DIY projects, you can be well on your way to a perfectly efficient space …