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20 Home Decor Cheat Sheets That Will Have You Decorate Like a Pro

Decorating your home can sometimes become a daunting task because you can get lost in measurements, styles and other decor choices. Then you can …

Home Decorating

Smoking Doesn't Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

Why do some cigarette smokers live to old age while others die young? Scientists are getting closer to an answer.<p>It’s a well-established fact that …

Public Health

25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Brown sugar shortbread

Rich brown sugar shortbread has caramel and molasses notes. This recipe makes enough dough for two pans' worth of cookies, so you can try your hand at baking them in round pans or as bars. Baked in pans, the wedge cookies will retain more moisture, giving the cookies a chewy texture. Conversely, …

25 sweet hot chocolate recipes to keep your holidays cozy

As the temperatures drop and cold weather misery takes over, optimal coziness is a top priority.<p>Sweaters, scarves, mittens fireplaces, are all winter …

25 Ways to DIY a Dreamy Baby Room

When you saw the first sonogram, your heart melted. Everything changed when you became a parent, including a newfound love for everything baby and a to-do list that would realistically take longer than nine months to complete. Now that you’ve shared the big news, nailed <i>the</i> perfect name and filled …

Crafting

This Woman Looks Like A Pinup But Bakes Like Tim Burton

Christine McConnell creates one-of-a-kind creepy confections.<p>"I'm very enamored with the style of the 1940s, '50s, and '60s," McConnell told BuzzFeed. "But I love the goofy sense of comedy that came out of the 1980s. So my work is kind of a pretty/spooky combination of those things."<p>The …

101 Amazing Cupcake Recipes! full list ==> http://diycozyhome.com/cupcake-recipes/ What's your favorite type of cupcake? I bet it's in this list plus a new favorite waiting to be discovered - I am sure!

5 Unique Photo Books You Can Create Online

There are a multitude of photo book services that will turn your digital images into high-quality hard-cover and paperback books. But if you want …

10 Online Sources for Montessori Materials

Montessori material and education is a loved subject in my home. The overall positive approach, the use of didactic material, the education that can …

Women in Science

First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect: fields of clover, gabby locals, etc. But there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and find better things to do …

How To Clean Your House in 20 Minutes a Day for 30 Days

When I first learned to clean my own place, I thought Saturday had to be an all day clean-a-thon. I didn't really have a concept of how to balance …

Time Management

An Ode to Pegboard: A Small Space Solution for Every Room

One of the tricks of living in small homes and apartments is making good use of your vertical space — maximizing wall potential and increasing …

Small Spaces