Libby Patterson

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This $500 Walmart Chair Is Almost A Perfect Dupe For This $1600 Anthropologie Chair

Can you even tell the difference?<p>Anthropologie is full of lust-worthy, totally stunning furniture. You know, the kind of sofas and tables and mirrors you daydream about. But with that dreamy aesthetic often comes a price tag that's out of your range — fortunately, you're not doomed to wishful …

Living Rooms

Make Slow Cooker Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Tonight — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

12 Teen Bedroom Ideas So Good You'll Want to Steal Them for Yourself

Decorating a bedroom for a teenager—or with their help—can cause a lot of tension. Not only do you want to guide them to decorate a room that feels …

Home Decorating

How To Choose The Right White Paint For Your House

White isn't just white, ok!?<p>You might think you took the easy route by deciding to paint your house white, but then you probably cursed yourself when you discovered white isn't just white, and there's a surprisingly large number of varying shades of it to choose from. Do you want gray undertones? A …

Home Decorating

Bill Gates Wants You To See The World This Way (Warning: Once You Do You Can't Un-See It)

Every so often an image flashes across our collective social consciousness that forever changes how we see the world and ourselves. This is one of them.<p>Every so often something comes along that dramatically alters our perception of the world. These are social memes that are utterly simplistic but …

Bill Gates

These 46 Things Have A Cult-Following On Amazon — And They’ll All Really Surprise You

Sometimes it's the little things in life that get you through the day. Maybe it's that first sip of hot coffee in the morning, or getting home from …

6 things the happiest families all have in common

Family life is hectic. Most of us play it by ear and hope it works out well. Or maybe you haven’t started a family yet but when you do you want to do …

Parenting

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Recipes

Trust Us: Urban Outfitters' Home Section Is Too Good Right Now

Fans of the modern-bohemian aesthetic, you've come to the right place. We've established the fact that Urban Outfitters has evolved far past its dorm …

You'll Never Believe That This Stylish Furniture All Came from Walmart

Forget everything you thought you knew about Walmart furniture—the giant retailer has upped its home decor game, with a vast selection of furniture …

‘Rollors’ Is My New Favorite Backyard Game to Play With My Kids

This new yard game is a fun hybrid of bocce ball and horseshoes.<p>It’s been difficult to find a lawn game that I enjoy playing with my kids, aged 5 and …

Here's What It Costs To Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets

To DIY or not to DIY? That is the question. That is almost always the question. You can certainly paint your kitchen cabinets yourself.

10 Throw Blankets That Are So Cozy You'll Want To Wear Them

Get ready to cuddle up on the couch — and stay there forever.<p>There's nothing quite like coming home from a long day at work and curling up on the couch with your coziest blanket to watch your favorite show. The only thing better? Indulging in a mid-afternoon nap on your day off. The point is, throw …

20 Cool Boy Names That He'll Thank You for Later

Every Maverick we've met has serious swagger.<p>Before you think too hard about what you want to call your adorable baby boy (there are just too many …

The Best Cuts of Beef Every Home Cook Should Know

Here’s a look at the most popular cuts of beef and when to use them—plus some thoughts to keep in mind when you’re ready to cook.<p><b>Chuck Roast</b><p>Anything …

BBQ

Everything You Need to Set Up a Montessori Method–Approved Playpen at Home

The Montessori method of education — of which, notably, Prince George is a student and Beyoncé is a graduate — is built on the idea that children are …

With fresh strawberries and vanilla, this French butter cake is dreamy | Relish Austin

Maybe you, too, are dreaming of France this summer.<p>Kathy Dube learned how to make this strawberry butter cake while on a recent trip to Burgundy with …

This Pasta Salad Recipe Is a Hit At Every Summer Cookout I Bring It To

Customize this pasta salad recipe with other ingredients you love for the easiest dish of summer.<p>Looking for a reliable dish that's family-friendly, …

Amazon's Best-Selling Mattress Is Only $95 and People Are Obsessed With It

NBD, but one buyer said it's better than their $3,000 Tempur-Pedic.<p>It's a competitive boxed-mattress world out there, y'all. With so many to choose from —Casper, Allswell, Helix, to name a few — picking one is hard. But this might make your decision a little bit easier. There's a mattress on Amazon …

Mandy Moore Shared Her Laundry Room On Instagram

Whether making us cry as Rebecca Pearson on This Is Us or dominating an early-aughts throwback pop playlist, Mandy Moore can do no wrong. This spills …

40 Home Repairs Anyone Can Do

You can quickly master these yourself, even if you’re not very handy. They’re all smallish jobs that can fend off big problems later.<p>Risk: If the …

50 Baby Boy Names Your Child Won't Share With Anyone Else in His Class

When it comes to naming your baby boy, you could either go mainstream and choose one of the most popular baby names of the past few years, or you could go rogue and choose something a bit more unique, setting them apart from the Michaels and Liams in their school class.<p>If you're looking to go the …

Here's Some Kid Music That Doesn't Suck

If you are a parent and have been suddenly thrust into the world of kids’ music, I am sorry. Most of the stuff out there is mind-numbingly bad. …

Music

Mom Creates Kid-Friendly Way To Learn About Money — And It’s Genius

This mom’s financial lesson to her daughter is completely brilliant<p>Remember when you first started earning a paycheck and had to learn how to budget …

World Book Day: 11 stories that make bedtime with the kids more bearable

<b>I love reading my children stories at bedtime but there are certain books that make me want to gauge my own eyes out.</b><p>Yes, I am looking at you, …

20 Alexa games to keep your kids busy

While the Alexa speakers spread around your house are great for keeping you on task, controlling your smart home and ordering pizza when you don't have time to cook dinner, they're also great at keeping your kiddos busy. The Alexa skills catalog is full of helpful third-party software, including …

Curious Kids: Where do my recycled items go?

<i>This is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions they’d like an expert to answer.</i> …

Watch Doctors Make a Frightening Case for Bigger Kids Using Car Seats

This video is an important reminder for parents to never assume their kid's are too big for boosters.<p>If you think your kid is big enough to go …

This Year, Parents Will be Thankful For Wonster Words

<i>This is a partnered post.</i><p>As we gear up for Thanksgiving this week, it’s time to reflect on the things we are grateful for. I know that in my own …

100 Baby Names You've Never Heard of but Are Going to Want to Use

Every baby is special and unique, but the list of the country's most popular names — Sophia, Emma, Jackson, and Aiden, to name a few — reveal that …