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10 Free Apps That Will Change How You Decorate

From the editors of HouseBeautiful.com, the best, free home makeover tools for your phone.<p><b>1) ColorSchemer</b> Inspired by a photo you took? Create your own color palettes from these photos and save and share them with other COLOURlovers members. Tap the built-in color wheel to explore different shades …

Gardening Without a Yard

You need zero square feet to grow food.<p>I frequently nag friends, family, and strangers to start gardening. “I’d love to have a garden, but I don’t have a yard” is by far the most common excuse I hear. No more! Here are some of my favorite DIY designs for growing food that require not even an inch …

9 Healthy Alterna-Nacho Recipes

<i>Get the recipe at Two Peas & Their Pod.</i><p><b>Loaded Greek Goddess Chickpea and Quinoa Pita Chip Nachos</b><br>Here's a genius idea: Top DIY pita chips with a combo of herbs, spices, quinoa (yup, quinoa!), chickpeas, tomatoes, olives, fresh mozzarella, and feta.<p><i>Get the recipe at Half Baked Harvest.</i><p><b>Mini Bell</b> …

10 Simple Steps to Crush Hunger and Lose Weight

Slim down and feel more satisfied with these smart weight loss tips<p>Want a trimmer body and a more balanced mood? End that gnawing sensation in your stomach with 10 simple solutions for feeling fuller and more gratified.<p>Enjoy the Spice of Life<p>Top your omelet with hot sauce and splash sriracha on …

10 Genius Ways to Use a Muffin Tin

<i>Get the recipe at Skinnytaste.</i><p><b>Freeze PB&J</b><br>Muffin Tin Mania one-ups the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich with this frozen, crust-free treat, made from a simple fresh berry puree and a mixture of peanut butter and evaporated milk. Unlike ice cream sold by the pint or quart, these are perfectly …

11 Times Avocado Made Smoothies So Much Better (Don't Be Weirded Out)

We love avocados so much we will eat them in practically anything. As long as they're not warm (see here), avocados can pretty much do no wrong.<p>Recently, we've been seeing avocados turn up in a lot of smoothies. If you're skeptical, don't be. Avocados provide a uniquely silky texture to smoothies …

You Were Born Under These Stars: How to embroider a star map for your baby

This tutorial will help you make a sweet project that looks great and sparks many memories for Mummies and Daddies of the day they became a family or …

11 Beauty Uses for Lemons

<b>Clarifying moisturizer:</b> Mix a few drops of coconut water with a few drops of lemon juice. The coconut will hydrate your skin, and lemon will clear and brighten it.<p><b>Elbow and knee bleacher:</b> "If your elbows and knees appear dark, simply rub them with half of a lemon," says Patrice Coleman, owner of …

27 Delicious Dishes For An All-Day Brunch Party

Brunch parties are the best, which is why they last for hours. All of these will look and taste great, even after sitting out at room temperature all afternoon.

Breakfast

27 Ways To Experience The Holy Matrimony Of Peanut Butter And Chocolate

PB&C is a role model for all relationships.

Dessert

31 Life-Changing Ways To Eat French Toast

I'll wake up at any ungodly hour for waffle French toast.

Breakfast

How to Make Your Own Almond Milk at Home

The DIY version really isn't difficult—we promise!<p>You know your friend who looks good in pretty much everything she tries on? Well, almonds <i>taste</i> good in pretty much everything you put them in—including, of course, milk! Plus, almond milk's got calcium, vitamin A, vitamin D, and the antioxidant …

Breakfast

The Problem with the "Quick Weight Loss" Diet Plan

And how to lose weight the healthy way.<p>Juice cleanses, Atkins, elimination diets, and the mythical "lose ten pounds in two weeks" diet plan. You could probably think of a dozen more options that trainers and fitness gurus have praised as *the* game-changing diet and fitness regimen, but which of …

21 Flourless Chocolate Desserts That Will Never Let You Down

Dear chocolate, we can be gluten-free and happy—let's run away together.

Dessert

Culture & Lifestyle

<i>She Persisted Around the World</i> is out now (and recommended for adults too).<p>Yes, the kind you actually want to dance to.<p>Prince Harry is Daddy. But like, literally.<p>'Wine Country' is coming to Netflix, and its first trailer is brilliant.<p>In France, the pressure to stay young makes aging anything but …

The 65 Best Online Shopping Sites to Buy From

Get your clicking finger at the ready.<p>Shopping online can mean wading through endless Google Shopping results, or scrolling through old-faithfuls like Zara, without knowing where else to turn. To help you fulfill all your shopping wants (needs?) this season, we've created the definitive list of the …

Every Single Phillip Lim For Target Item

<i>Reminder: The Phillip Lim x Target collection goes on sale tomorrow, September 15. Check out all the items now!</i><p>If you've ever felt turned off by a …

9 Awesome Facts About Lemons You Should Know

When we were kids, our introduction to lemons wasn't so friendly. (It went something like this.) But now that we're all grown up, we actually like the tangy flavor it adds to our recipes for chicken, cookies and, most importantly, cocktails.<p>But now our relationship with lemons has moved from the …

10K Training Schedule: Beginner 10-K Training Plan

<b>Plan Overview:</b> Runs start at 15 minutes long. Most of the weekday runs take less than 30 minutes, and the longest run tops out at 5 miles. “Once you hit a weekly long run of four or five miles, you can take on a 10-K and finish with a smile on your face,” says Maxwell.<p><b>Print the plan!</b><p><b>Too hard?</b> If …

Caramelized Chocolate, Banana, and Marshmallow Sandwiches

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 15 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature<p>2 tablespoons (packed) dark brown sugar<p>4 slices buttermilk bread<p>8 whole large marshmallows<p>2 metal skewers<p>2 tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips<p>12 banana slices<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Mix butter …

Dessert

Delicate Cycle: Shop Ultra-Feminine Jewelry

Shop jewels that add punctuation but don't tell the whole story.<p>Sometimes style is based on instinct, and right now we're feeling drawn to delicate, feather-light jewelry that feels ultra feminine. We'll be storing our chunkier pieces in favor of necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings that add …

16 Two-Ingredient Cocktails Anyone Can Make

Drinks so simple, even a BABY could make them! Not recommended for babies under 21.

Spices

10 Best Upcyled DIY Projects: Vintage Transformations

Last week, we made our annual trek to the Brimfield Antique show. Part of the fun walking around antique fairs is imagining the possibilities of …

Morsi's Fall Is A Brutal Blow To Islamists Everywhere

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt was the centerpiece of the Islamist movement's vault to power in the Arab world's sweeping wave of uprisings. Winning election after election here, the Islamists vowed to prove they could govern effectively and implement their vision of political Islam, all while embracing the …

DIY Accent Walls That Make An Impact

One of the most important elements in a room’s design is the wall color. There are thousands of hues you can choose, from neons to neutrals and …

The Ultimate Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

How to make delicious fries—and the healthiest, tastiest dip to go with them<p>Avocado is packed with good fats. And the good news is, mixing the smooth, creamy superfood with a smoky spice like paprika makes for a mouthwatering combo. Try this at home: Spiced Sweet Potato Fries with Creamy Avocado …

Food

How-To: Quick and Easy Leather Bag

Make your own tote in beautiful minimalist style with this simple leather bag tutorial from Between the Lines.<p>Head over to Between the Lines to see how it’s done.

Best Of Etsy: 40 Perfect Finds Made In London Town

The British high street is great. Like, <i>really</i> great. But, sometimes, when you’re on the hunt for the perfect present or the ultimate wedding gift, …

Estee Lauder Quotes Every Beauty Businesswoman Should Live By (PHOTOS)

Estée Lauder's life serves as a valuable lesson to all of us: If you have a vision and see it through, you're destined for success. Born Josephine Esther Mentzer in Queens, New York, the entrepreneur got her start helping her chemist uncle sell face creams and fragrances. Lauder went on to market …