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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …


Where & How To Store Your Linens: Ideas & Inspiration

Between the extra guest towels, sheets, shams, blankets for the living room, cloth napkins and more … it’s hard to find the space to organize these …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

French Vanilla Hot Chocolate

French Vanilla Hot Chocolate<p>This French Vanilla Hot Chocolate recipe is so simple yet so perfectly rich and creamy that you’ll never want to drink …

The “Thriller” Diaries

Michael Jackson’s 1983 “Thriller” remains the most popular music video of all time: a 14-minute horror spoof that changed the business. Behind the scenes it gave its star a temporary home with director John Landis, sparked a near romance with actress Ola Ray, and revealed how damaged the young pop …

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25 Decor Ideas That Make Small Bathrooms Feel Bigger

The right design choices will make extra space appear as if by magic.<p>Whether it's a teensy powder room or a shower stall with barely enough room to scrub, an awkward washroom can really cramp your style. Fly through your morning routine with these easy storage and styling solutions for tiny …

Los Angeles

13 Gray Bedrooms You'll Want to Steal for Your Own Home

Meet the it-neutral of the season.<p>From silvery shades to cooler blue tones, this hue is a go-to color for designers. And since it also has a calming effect, it's the ideal hue for a serene sleeping space. Take a look at these gorgeous bedrooms and feel free to copy.

Interior Design

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

Interior Design

145+ Designer Living Room Decorating Ideas

Whether you favor bold and modern or traditional and cozy, these spaces are so pretty it will be hard to pick a favorite.<p>Get inspired with over 145 ways to style the heart of your home. Need ideas for other areas too? Our bedroom and bathroom galleries have so many gorgeous projects to emulate.

Interior Design

Cheap clothes: The best places to score a bargain on clothing &

Looking for the best places to shop online for cheap fashion? Maybe you'd love to score a few amazing statement necklaces and super cute maxidresses …


A Completely Grueling (And Life-Changing) 7 Minute Workout - The Fox Is Black

What if it took you only 7 minutes to get a full body workout? That’s the claim of an article in the May-June issue of the American College of Sports …

Barbecue Shrimp - New Orleans Style Garlic Pepper Shrimp Recipe

Independent midwives – and home births – are under threat

I was accused on national radio last week of risking my son's life by giving birth at home. I had been talking on the BBC's Woman's Hour about the …


I have a piece in the new issue of Darling Magazine this month. I was asked to write a rosy-cheeked take on family dinners––their evolution from …

How to Hang Pictures Like a Pro

Take these tips from illustrations to your own home.<p>Take these decorator-sourced tips from illustrations to your own home.

Home Decorating

A Blend of Creative Details: The Vale Townhouse in Kuala Lumpur

Blu Water Studio completed the design and development for an original project entitled “<b>The Vale Townhouse</b>” and located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. …