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The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

These Are the Exercises Your Trainer Wishes You'd Stop Doing

When it comes to a solid workout and major fitness gains, it's all about the specific exercises you're doing. There are some moves that can torch calories and build lean muscle, and then there are others that are basically just a huge waste of time. Yes, even trainers don't like certain exercises! …

Workouts

6 Foundations Every Woman Over 40 Should Be Using

It’s hard to achieve the perfect glam without foundation. After all, the product is designed to help turn your face into an even, flawless …

‘Netflix of fitness apps’: How Fiit could actually replace your gym membership

<b>Boutique gym studios might be popping up everywhere, but that doesn’t change how getting out of bed early enough to make the class is the hardest</b> …

How to choose healthy plants

1<p>Step 1<p>Inspect your plant: hold it up to the light and check both sides of the leaves and stem. Discoloured leaves may be a sign of a nutrient …

Peas and Carrots with Lemon, Dill, and Mint

A Foolproof Guide to Choosing the Best Hair Color for Your Skin Tone

Deciding between blonde, brown, and red is tough enough without considering the spectrum of tones that exist <i>within</i> those hues. And <i>then</i> you have to …

5 things to consider before installing smart light switches

When turning your old, dumb house into a smart home, one of the best places to start is with lighting. For starters, you can test the waters with a single smart bulb or set of lights — letting you dip a toe in the smart light pool before diving in head-first.<p>When it comes to smart lighting, one of …

Home Automation

Everything You Can and Can’t Eat on a Keto Diet

Nutrition

The Perfect Date-Night Meal

In partnership with our friends at<p>Contrary to popular belief, date-night cooking is better without the fussy techniques or expensive ingredients we …

50 Ways to Lose Weight Without a Lick of Exercise

Photo: ShutterStock<p>Get messy<p>Candy wrappers, fruit peels, nut shells, chicken bones: When it comes to eating messy food, it may be better to let the …

11 of the best tech products every pet lover needs

Perhaps we love our pets a little <i>too much</i>, but we don't care. We are all about giving our good doggos and pretty kitties the absolutely best in life, …

Eat this with that: the foods that work together to boost your nutrients

Kale and leafy greens are enlivened by a squeeze of citrus; a salad is improved immeasurably by olive oil dressing and a morning bowl of cereal given a lift by a glass of orange juice on the side. These are classic combinations - but they are also examples of a new area of interest in nutrition, …

Nutrition

10 Rugs That'll Make Your Bedroom So Much Cozier

Hard floors? Hard pass.<p>Choosing a rug is hard. There are so many styles (and piles) out there that it can be tricky to find the one that works for your space. To avoid the dreaded rug order-and-return struggle, we've rounded up some inspo and rugs to shop so you can see what the overall effect will …

20 Ways to Have a Minimalist Home in 2018

For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new …

How to clean the air at home with houseplants

The air quality in London (and indeed in many major cities) is a serious cause for concern. Our capital's air pollution levels routinely exceed the …

People Are Obsessed With This $60 Ikea Lamp

It's crazy how many ways you can customize it.<p>If you're going to run to Ikea and buy half a dozen things you never intended to (admit it, we all do), add this one to the list: Sinnerlig, a bamboo pendant lamp that's surprisingly versatile — and quickly becoming a cult favorite nationwide.<p>Cupcakes …

18 Of The Fastest Growing Veggies You Can Harvest In No Time

Gardening may be a game of patience, but some veggies grow like crazy.<p>This article is the real deal for everyone who needs instant produce. Can you …

5 tea-tree oil home hacks that prove it’s a *major* multitasker

Sort of like baking soda, essential oils are one of those seemingly innocuous things in your home that are quiet superstars. You can use them to …

Hacking

Why Your Pork Chops Turned Out Tough (& How to Fix 'Em!)

A well-cooked pork chop should be unquestionably juicy, tender, and even a teeny bit pink at the center (yes, this is okay!). It's what we should …

Grow These 17 Organic Plants Only From Kitchen Scraps

You can use common scraps from the kitchen to grow non-GMO plants that are completely organic. The process is very fun. Make sure that the foods you …

Delux Designer Desktop Shortcut Assistant

Developers and designers the need to remember a wide variety of different shortcut keys, command sequences or macros may be interested in a new …

Incredibly Easy 9x13 Icebox Cakes Made for Summer Cookouts

And the crowd goes wild.<p>There’s nothing more refreshing than a chilled dessert on a hot summer afternoon, and these icebox cake recipes should be …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie Recipes You Should Try For A Faster Metabolism

There’s no reason to run out of the house each morning without first eating a solid breakfast. Aside from feeling hangry, an empty belly leads to …

Here's what Monica's apartment from 'Friends' would look like in 2018

The purple walls were cool in the '90s, but if “Friends” character Monica Geller-Bing still lived in her two-bedroom apartment in New York City today, things might look a little different.<p>The team at interior design startup Modsy had a vision of how the fictional character would have decorated the …

You’ll Never Regret Painting Your Entire House in This Color

Take your neutrals game up a notch by painting your entire home in an unexpected hue. Our favorite of the moment is Farrow & Ball Pale Powder (No. …

21 Family-Friendly Dinners to Make All Summer Long

Summer dining is great. The tastiest fruits and veggies are in season, the weather is perfect for eating outdoors, and mealtime just gets a lot more casual. It's the ideal time to cook for and with your family! Bestow this once-a-year greatness upon your own household with one of these …

Cooking

The secret to happiness after 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>The midlife doldrums are real. But fear not; they don’t last forever. Take it from …

Happiness

How To Train Your Brain To Chill Out

Around 300 emails a day; on call 24/7, double tapping everyone else’s insta-highlights while subconsciously comparing myself, constantly deciphering …

Google and Apple might lose the infotainment war

Android Auto and CarPlay are both pretty great. You plug your smartphone into your car and you're greeted with a familiar set of icons. In most vehicles on the road, it's an improvement. Why wade through a confusing interface, when two of the biggest tech companies in the world have made it easy …