Irene Tan

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5 Pro Organizers Share Their #1 Tip for Messy People

Getting your sh*t together isn't easy. Staying organized is especially hard when you're a self-proclaimed "messy" person. Luckily, we know some …

The 50 Organizing Tips You’ll Regret You Didn’t Know Sooner

Take care of nagging clutter with these amazing organizing tips<p>Keep seven years' worth of business-related backup documents to support your tax …

Storage Ideas

5 beautiful accent wall ideas to spruce up your home

Accent walls or also commonly known as “feature walls” are a beautiful concept for any home, provided that you accessorize to match the wall. Focal …

The 11 Most Terrifying Design Mistakes (and How to Fix Them)

The only thing scarier than creepy clowns? Hoarders! And pattern overload. And too small sofas. And poorly hung art. But for every chilling décor …

11 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Make In 15 Minutes Or Less

18 Healthy Breakfasts With Five Ingredients Or Less

A stress-free way to start the day.

My Grandmother's Potato Salad

My grandmother's name was Ardath Harter, so I called her "Grama" Harter (she would write her surname with a heart!).<p>I only remember her making three foods. For me, when I visited her house, she'd make a grilled cheese with dill pickles on the side and a cup of tea in a gold teacup. For dinner, she …

Easy Slow Cooker Baked Potatoes

Shares 15K<p><i>Slow cooker baked potatoes are the absolutely easiest way to make fluffy baked potatoes without heating up the kitchen! Microwaved potatoes</i> …

Top 15 DIY Kitchen Design Ideas and Costs

<i>Ready to create a kitchen that will really impress with its versatility, design and style? If so, our DIY home improvement guide to kitchen</i> …

The best furniture for tiny apartments

Pieces for the living room, kitchen, bedroom, and beyond<p>As urban dwellers brace for shrinking apartments nationwide, making the most of every square foot becomes paramount.<p>While we love sharing stories of fancy custom touches that instantly transform tiny apartments into radically efficient spaces, …

Small Spaces

19 Ways to Organize Your Home in 5 Minutes or Less

Organize your space in no time at all with these mini projects.<p><b>Donate unused mugs.</b> Unless you're a true mug aficionado, you probably have more than you need. Separate your favorites and donate the rest.<p><b>Sort your Tupperware.</b> Double-check that there's a lid for every container, get rid of loners, and …

Minimalism

11 Ways to Add a Touch of Summer To Your Home

From metallic elements to unexpected color pops...<p>With summer in full swing, adding pops of color and fresh touches to your home is a simple way to fête the season and have your interior reflect the warm weather mood. Here, peruse interior inspiration straight from Pinterest, and ensure that your …

Home Decorating

10 Quick Tips for Renovating Your Apartment on a Budget

You get to a certain point in life where it’s no longer okay to be using a beer crate as a chair and a decade-old Eminem poster as decoration. You’re …

19 Scallop Recipes with Brown Butter, Tomato Water, and More

Try your hand at one of these 19 great recipes for cooking scallops—be they seared, crusted, spiced, or sautéed.<p><b>Cooking scallops can be simple</b>, if you follow a few basic tricks. Bring out the butter, heat your pan, and try your hand at one of these 19 recipes.

Cooking

How to Poach a Dozen Eggs at the Same Time

Poaching eggs can seem like a daunting task. How exactly do we make a "tornado" in barely simmering water? Plus, offering them to a crowd is always tricky.<p>Luckily, there's an easy way to poach a lot of eggs at the same time.<p><b>Awesome! What do I need?</b> In lieu of a saucepan, grab a non-stick muffin …

14 Foods You Probably Didn’t Know You Could Stick In the Freezer

Save yourself some time and money by freezing these foods<p>Freezing is one of the easiest ways to make your groceries last—as long as you follow some basic rules: Cool foods before freezing, don’t refreeze after thawing, and wrap foods properly to seal out air and avoid freezer burn.<p>Also, just keep …

Recipes

10 pictures that show your daily recommended servings of fruits and vegetables

I realized, though, that part of the problem was that I didn't really understand how much we were talking about. What does a daily recommended amount of fruits and vegetables look like? I decided to find out, once and for all. Here are 10 photos of fruits and vegetables, each one a complete daily …

The brilliant (and healthy!) 15-minute dinner recipes you’ll want to make every night

You prepped your overnight oats and packed your lunch the night before, but if your stomach is growling by the time you get home from work (or a …

Easiest Summer Ever: How to Make Your Watermelon, Feta, and Mint Salad Even Better

More<p>Easiest Summer Ever<p>Quick and simple summer recipes. No shoes required.<p>I know, I know. Yet another watermelon, feta, and mint salad recipe. Do we need one? Honestly, not really, but I've got a good reason for sharing one with you today. In many ways, the watermelon, feta, and mint salad …

Feta

How to Make a Salad in a Jar

Mason jars are the best thing to happen to salads since lettuce. I’ve always been a fan of salads, but I’m especially loving the "salad in a jar" …