Elyse McKenna

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Prohibition Bakery Reveals Its Secret Boozy-Cupcake Recipes

The Prohibition Era was full of genius, discreet ways of transporting and imbibing alcohol: Any complicated, but beautiful entrance into a New York …

Passport photographs of celebrities - in pictures

The passport photograph is the most universal and democratic form of portraiture ever invented. Everyone has to obey the same rules: eyes forward, no grinning. But, as these passports of the stars reveal, even the brutality of the photo booth cannot dim true glamour

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …


35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.


The 19 Most '90s Songs Of The '90s

We've been writing a lot about bad songs lately.<p>And for some reason, most of them happened to be made during the '90s. Which isn't to say the '90s didn't also have its fair share of great songs.<p>Quite the opposite. Sort of.<p>Dipping our toe like this into the '90s nostalgia movement left us wanting …


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30 Unique Bathroom Ideas to Steal

Boring isn't in our vocabulary.<p>Functional doesn't <i>have</i> to mean boring. These unusual bathrooms feature creative designs and memorable details. For even more inspiration, check out 100+ genius bathroom ideas.

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

How much time do you spend maintaining your home?

<b>I'm a work-from-home mom of one (and one on the way), and I've noticed</b> the more time I spend at home, the more time I spend cleaning and organizing …


A Small, But Elegant and Stylish Kitchen in New York City

Metallic wallpaper adds glamour.<p>Her kitchen may be on the small side, but designer Sheila Bridges didn't let that cramp her style. An elegant silvery-blue wallpaper adds some unexpected excitement to a tiny space. Read the interview with Bridges here.

How to stay spring clean in the summer

1<p>Prevent nastiness<p>Show off your guns — caulking guns, that is<p><b>Filter your filth:</b> If, somehow, dust and allergens make it past your impenetrable …

Home Improvement

14 Essentials for Every At-Home Bar + Poster Freebie

Each week this summer, our e-mail newsletter has been guiding you through the season with our essentials for summer style. This week, we’ve got your …

9 Freestanding Kitchen Islands for Every Style

Extra storage and easy to move.<p>Think of it as a piece of furniture — if you ever move, you can take it with you. And it doesn't have to perfectly match your cabinets.

Easy Ways to Prep Your Home for Selling

If you want to sell your home in the near future, bear in mind some important design and décor tips. Here is how to make your home more attractive to …

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Canary Home Security Device

Renters and home owners, rejoice, for there is now an affordable home security device that you can easily take with you when you move. The Canary …

Pro PhotoTips for the Best Selfie Ever

Come on, fess up...you know you do it. We all do it occasionally in the privacy of our own home: the selfie. Those arms length, self-snapped photos …

Fashion Photography

Best Furniture, Product and Room Designs of July 2013

Here are some best product and furniture designs which were covered on DigsDigs during July 2013. If you’ve missed them than don’t hesitate to check …

5 Hot summer color trends to warm up your space

Brighten up your home by adding a few yellow Lemon Zest accents to your space like this beautiful Kayla Hand Guided Yellow and White Quilt (Plow and …

Home Depot

How to Decorate a Room with White Walls

If you’re like me and you’ve rented for years in residences with a “no paint” rule, you know the look of the white-walled interior! In fact, you may …