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How to get your garden ready for spring

Desperate to get going after months of enforced idleness? The long wait is coming to an end<p>With March just around the corner, it’s about now that every gardener starts getting cabin fever. There is only so much peering at snowdrops, sniffing scented daphnes and admiring frosted leaves you can do …

5 Keys to Becoming a Super Effective Leader

There's a right way and a wrong way to lead. Why not try the right way?<p>No matter how successful a businessperson you might be, leading others is a very real challenge for many. And while we know that anyone can lead, not everyone can lead effectively.<p>What are the keys to being a remarkably …

5 new scientific tips for super-charging your productivity

Want to know how to be productive? Create goals, make a plan, and execute. We all know this is a good idea… and it never, ever seems to work.<p>It's …

This Teeny Tiny House Is Huge On Style

Elyse is a Senior Writer at LittleThings.com. She enjoys tacos, kickboxing, and naming animals. In fact, she named two of her mother’s six cockatiels …

Tiny House Movement

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Flashback: Build Your Own Raised Garden Bed

<b>By Susan Beal</b><p>If you’ve ever wanted to try building a raised bed for vegetables, herbs, flowers, or anything else you want to grow, it can be as simple as this pared-down version: a few pieces of inexpensive lumber and a short afternoon’s worth of drilling and digging. I built our second 8’×4′ bed, …

Woodworking

Create Compost by Building Your Own Worm Box

Americans generate nearly 34 million tons of food waste each year, 97 percent of which ends up in landfills. Return this valuable resource to your garden with this easy-to-make worm box that will turn your scraps into "black gold."<p><b>You might dump your kitchen scraps into</b> the plastic composter at the …

Fix Scratches in Wood Furniture with Olive Oil and Vinegar

Got a piece of wood furniture that’s all scratched and beat up? Fear not. Olive oil and vinegar can rescue it from that sad state.<p>Domestic Bliss …

When Your Child Should Go to Bed, Based on Age and Wake-up Time

It’s one of the biggest parenting challenges: getting your kids to go to sleep, but it’s so important for their developing brains and bodies. Sleep …

How to Season and Maintain a Wooden Cutting Board

When it comes to selecting the right cutting board, you've got a few options for materials. The worst are made of glass or marble. That sound your knife makes when you rock it back and forth on a metal cutting board? That's the sound of your knife dying a thousand tiny but painful deaths as the …

Paper Is a Drop-Dead Gorgeous App for Drawing and Taking Notes on the iPad

iPad: If you're a sketcher, note-taker, or all-around paper lover who happens to own an iPad, go download Paper from FiftyThree right now. This …

CloudPull Automatically Backs Up Your Google Account to Your Mac

OS X: You already make sure to back up your computer (right?) but what about your Google accounts? If something happened to it, you might not have …

Simple Guidelines for Protecting Your Gmail Account

<i>If you're like us, the keys to your life are kept within Gmail's walls. Make sure they're safe by following a few simple guidelines. The web apps</i> …

I Followed My Own Productivity Advice for a Week. Here's What Happened

When you write about the way people work for a living, it affects the way <i>you</i> work. Having written hundreds of posts about productivity, it's started …

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

Ladies: Good Bacteria In Yogurt May Be Good For Waistlines, Too

Ladies, if that Super Bowl Sunday pitch from '90s heartthrob John Stamos didn't leave you craving more yogurt, here's some science that might do the trick: There's tantalizing new research suggesting that some friendly bacteria commonly found in yogurts may help women shed more weight while on a …

The New Potato Dish Everyone—and We Mean <i>Everyone</i>—Will Love

This amazing recipe teaches you how to make fluffy-on-the-inside, crispy-on-the-outside spuds without loads of cheese or oil. (Plus, nine more …

Paleo Lunches and Breakfasts On the Go

• <b>Author:</b> Diana Rodgers<p>Lunch and breakfast are often the hardest meals to eat without busting your Paleo, gluten-free diet, especially when most recipes call for gluten, processed oils, sliced bread or sandwich buns.<br>Diana Rodgers, a nutritional therapist and Paleo community activist, solves the …

56 Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes for Pies, Cakes, Cookies & More

Go beyond just the typical pumpkin and apple pies.<p>No matter how stuffed your guests are after the main meal, everyone will make room for these stunning sweets. We've got 53 pies, cakes, cookies, and other curveball desserts that are easy and exciting.

Baking

10 Recipes to Get Kids to Eat Broccoli

10 delicious broccoli recipes to help you turn your kids onto the cruciferous green stuff—no bribes necessary<p>Oh, broccoli. We love you, you know that? We love you charred, roasted, sautéed with a bit of garlic. We love how you taste, we love that Harrison Ford tells jokes about you, and we love …

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

Amalfi Coast

Grow your own mint for the taste of summer

Mint is a wonderful herb that can be put to use in teas, cocktails and even flower arrangements.<p>Most plants that grow and are ready to harvest together make good recipe companions, none more so than peas and mint. Peas are fairly straightforward, but which mint? We’ve all been seduced in the …

Biochar: Adding Nutrients In Soil

<b>I’ve always been interested in</b> historic methods used in farming, cooking, and healing. While I was reading through a few old magazines, I came across …

Backyard Farming: How to Homestead in the City

Growing some of the food that your family consumes is a great way to save money and eat organically on a budget. As food prices continue to go up, …

Traditional Shade Garden Ideas

Here's a garden idea: Make the best of the shady spots in your garden with a traditional shade garden. Traditional shade gardens thrive in the spots …

Backyard Farmers: 25 Websites You Should Be Reading

Remember when we told you about the new magazine Urban Farm? Well, while browsing their site today hoping to download the Spring issue, we came …

Roundup: 9 Droolworthy Airstream Trailers

As my grandmother likes to put it, I have wings on my feet... which is one of the reasons why I've always had a fascination with Airstream trailers. …

Airstream