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Waterfall adventures on the Big Island of Hawai'i

On Hawai'i Island (aka the Big Island), the beaches aren’t the only spectacular spots for water views. Throughout the island, cascading waterfalls leap off cliffs and tumble down canyon walls. All you have to do is pack the car with sunscreen, water, towels and an island-style lunch to go <i>holoholo</i> …

Hiking

These Wizard of Oz-inspired GPS shoes will light your way back to Kansas [vid]

Designer Dominic Wilcox was commissioned by the Global Footprint Project in Northamptonshire to create a functional prototype of shoes that give you …

A Local's Guide To Portland, Oregon

<b>We caught up with Olivia Raymer, product manager at BootsnAll Travel Network to get an insider's advice on the best way to explore the Portland local food scene.</b><p><b>On your first day here, seeing this is a must:</b> Bridges, mountains, and rivers. While you might get a peek of Mt. Hood if you fly in on a …

Oregon

Kaua'i Adventures For Your Heart & Soul

Have you ever visited Kaua'i? Chances are, if you did you saw terrific beaches, not to mention great hotels, world-class golfing, sweet local restaurants, and (if you got really lucky), the elusive "green flash" which supposedly appears on the famous north shore of the island just as the sun dips …

Hawaii

The 10 Best Summer Vacation Destinations in America

From the Grand Canyon to Graceland, summer is the season to appreciate the beauty our country has to offer.<p>Cape Cod<p>Chicago<p>Graceland<p>Grand Canyon<p>Mount …

Grand Canyon

Cookie Monster: Crisp and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>I bake a lot, so it makes sense to buy chocolate by the block, not the bar. When I take home my hunk of raw material and stare at its craggy chocolatey form, it's probably similar to how Michelangelo felt as he stared into an uncut …

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40 Front Yard Landscaping Ideas For A Good Impression

Having a front yard is definitely something to appreciate and to take advantage of. The front yard is like a magical garden through which guests have …

Landscaping

Modern Etiquette: Navigating Food Allergies + Dietary Restrictions

<i>Illustration by Anna Emilia</i><p>I’ve been fortunate to eat a lot of truly delicious meals lately and it made me think about all of the things that go into …

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 To Keep Cool Without an Air Conditioner

Now that the high temps have <i>really</i> kicked in, it's hard to remember that this is the season everyone longs for during the darker, colder months of …

Home Improvement

The Pros and Cons of Cruise Travel

Have you ever been on a cruise? Although I'm not a cruise expert, I have been on several and have had the opportunity to talk to many cruise …

Budgeting

A Pure White California Beach Cottage

Tour a tranquil cottage on the coast.<p>Designer Carolyn Espley-Miller decorated her Carpinteria, California, beach house with white walls, slipcovered seating, and antiques to create a tranquil and serene space. Get more decorating ideas for coastal homes.

Readers' Real Home Makeover Ideas

Reader-tested tips to update a room.<p>We asked you to post ideas for transforming a room on House Beautiful's Facebook page. Here are some favorites.

Wall Art

11 Things You Need To Know About Organizing In A Small Space

DIY: Modern Mothballs (No Chemicals Included)

Summertime shouldn’t be synonymous with the pungent smell of mothballs, but for anyone lucky enough to have a summer house, it too often is. People …

IKEA 2014 Catalog [Full]

Bathroom Decorating Tips for a Clean Look

I have a little something to admit… I went for a clean, crisp look in the bathrooms of my new home, and it still seems a bit stark in these spaces. …

Top 10 paint colors to make you smarter

We asked celebrity interior designers <b>Kari Whitman</b> and <b>Jennifer Adams</b> to weigh in with their top picks for paint colors that help make you smarter. …

Home Decorating

Interior Trend: How To Mix Patterns Like a Pro

I have always loved mixing patterns — even as a kid, I was made fun of for combining stripes with polka dots. Given though I didn't care what a bunch …

Living Rooms

Unique Kitchen Gadgets Save Time, Look Great

If you love kitchen gadgets as we do at Decoist, you will be sure to like this selection of <b>unique kitchen gadgets</b>. Additionally, if it makes my life …

White Kitchen Appliances are Trending White Hot

One look at the pale green (otherwise known as "avocado") range in your grandparents' kitchen proves the rule: kitchen trends are fickle. There's …

Kitchens

7 Things To Never Say To A Single Woman

<i>By Maggie Shipstead</i><p><i>What’s caring? And what’s just offensive? The author of the smart and savvy novel Seating Arrangements weighs in</i>.<p><b>1) “Don’t worry. He’s out there.”</b><p>Here’s the thing about being a single woman. Pretty much nobody will ever believe that you’re okay with being female and unattached, …

Private Eye July Editors' Pick: 'Mr. Timothy' by Louis Bayard - Blog Post

Recent Blog Posts<p>2018 preview: Illustrated book from Khaled Hosseini<p>Khaled Hosseini, UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Goodwill Ambassador and …

Are Bookless Libraries A Good Thing?

Later this year an all-digital library will open in Bexar County, Texas. It will have 100 e-readers available for lending and an e-book collection of over 10,000 titles. Staff will also teach basic computer skills. This library (dubbed BiblioTech, in a play on <i>biblioteca,</i> the Spanish for library) is …

Libraries

Thug Notes Explains 'Great Expectations': 'Having Mad Money Corrupts Your Mind' (VIDEO)

On this week's episode of Thug Notes, Sparky Sweets, PhD takes on Charles Dickens' classic novel <i>Great Expectations</i>. Sweets recounts the story of Pip the 'player' and delves into the theme of expectations versus reality, neatly summarized with, "Mo' money, mo' problems, blood."<p>If you like this …

Top 7 Summer Thriller Books, According To Bestselling Author Karin Slaughter

Karin Slaughter's new book, <i>Unseen</i>, came out earlier this month, and in honor of that, she shared her top thriller reads for the summer with us.<p>Enjoy!<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Top Thriller Reads

An author's tour of the Lake District - Blog Post

<i>Novelist Meg Waite Clayton struck a chord with book clubs with</i> The Wednesday Sisters<i>, an enchanting and heartfelt exploration of the mother-daughter</i> …

For Summer Read, Meet Ted Turner, the Pathfinding 'Eco-Capitalist-Humanitarian'

How much do you honestly know about Ted Turner beyond the common media stereotype? Chances are that you either like the man or loathe him; that you agree with the sense of urgency he possesses about environmental and humanitarian problems, or you dismiss him as a blowhard and crackpot. It's …

World Economic Forum

Booker's dozen announced - Blog Post

The Magnificent Esme Wells by Adrienne Sharp Harper • $26.99 • ISBN 9780062684837 Order from: BAM...<p>The heroine of Alexandra Borowitz’s debut novel, …