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8 Flower Arrangement Mistakes to Avoid

Whether you get them from a florist or the grocery store, give your blooms the attention they deserve.<p>Fresh flowers are a speedy way to brighten any space in your home. But take the time to avoid the mistakes that diminish your bouquet's staying power.<p><b>1. Going overboard choosing blooms</b>We're all for …

Killer Homemade Cleaners Made From Vinegar, Baking Soda And Lemon

Store-bought cleaning products can be harsh on your skin and they’re not as natural as they want to seem. So why not make your own cleaners? It’s …

Rainbow Carrot Cake

Most carrots in grocery stores are orange, but you may have noticed that carrots have started to come in many colors. Rainbow carrots – a convenient …

Inspirational Quotes Turned into Minimalist Illustrations by Ryan McArthur

Those of you who seek inspirational quotes will surely enjoy this array of minimalist illustrations from Toronto-based web and graphic designer Ryan …

20 Indoor Plants for the Small-Space Gardener

All of these beauties are easy to keep alive.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with tons of square footage, that doesn't mean you can't flex your green thumb. All of these plants take up minimal space, require little sun (a <i>must</i> when you only have a few windows to work with), and are basically made for …

A Super Small Apartment Design With Floor Plan

• 1 |<p>First things first, you cannot have a tranquil space with all of your random ‘stuff’ cluttering up your zen. So take a tip from this small open …

Sunday Sweets: Toons From Our Childhood

I've been on a retro movie kick lately, and I gotta say, <i>Explorers?</i> The 80s flick about 3 kids who build a spaceship and go meet …

Chinese Shrimp Stir Fry Recipe - Ready in 15 minutes

posted by<p>This 15 minute Chinese Shrimp Stir Fry recipe will teach you authentic stir-fry method.<p>Secret to crisp-crunchy, perfectly cooked …

Recipes

How To Learn A Foreign Language In 3 Months

"French and Spanish, English, German, and Brazilian Portuguese..." he ticks them off for me. "And Esperanto."<p>That last one is a made-up language, or a "constructed international auxiliary language," meaning it was designed to help people from different nations without a common tongue …

Embrace embarrassment - learn a second language!

So you wanna learn a second language during your stay abroad? Sure, classes, textbooks and flashcards work - but we've got some tips for busting through the I-sound-ridiculous-so-I'm-not-going-to-say-anything level to Oh-my-god-I'm-speaking-and-people-understand-me level. It'll take hard work. …

25 Books That Blow Minds

On a recent Reddit thread, readers commented on this very phenomenon.<p>Asked about the most mind-blowing books they'd ever read, users brought up dystopian novels like "1984" and "The Handmaid's Tale." But books that engender hope for the human spirit like "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Kite …

Fight Club

Sunday Sweets: A Disney Movie Marathon

Have you guys seen that NY Times article about a family that learned to communicate with their autistic son Owen through Disney movies? If not, GO …

Mysore Pak Recipe | How to Make Mysore Pak | Diwali Sweet Recipe

Learn how to make <b>Mysore Pak or Mysore Paak/Gram Flour Fudge ~</b> Traditional sweet of Bengal gram/chickpea flour, ghee and sugar flavoured with cardamom …

pav bhaji recipe, no onion no garlic pav bhaji recipe | stepwise

rinse, peel and chop all the veggies.<p>first steam or pressure cook all the veggies, except capsicum till they are completely cooked.<p>in a kadai or pan, …

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coconut ladoo recipe, delicious coconut ladoo with desiccated coconut

mix the sugar with the water and dissolve it.<p>if there are impurities than strain the sugar solution.<p>keep the sugar solution on fire and on a low …

biryani recipe | hyderabadi veg biryani recipe | vegetable dum biryani recipe

<b>hyderabadi veg dum biryani recipe</b> with step by step photos – this is the most popular veg biryani recipe posted on the blog, tried and tested by many …

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rasam recipe, how to make rasam without rasam powder | rasam recipes

heat oil in a pan. crackle the mustard seeds first.<p>add the curry leaves, red chilies & asafoetida and fry for some seconds till the red chilies …

Sunday Sweets: Art Nouveau

After our Art Deco feature, we figured it was high time for some Art Nouveau goodness!<p>Or more like <i>art nou-WOAH</i>, am I right?<p>I'm a huge fan of this …

Sunday Sweets: No Dungeons, Just Dragons

I dunno about you guys, but I <i>cannot get enough of dragons.</i> Seriously. Not only are they fantastic in every way, they also just have so much …

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

Cleaning

How to Choose the Freshest Fish

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Follow this guide to hunt down the freshest fish, from eyes to scales.</i><p>You may not be knee-deep in the Pacific, hunched and scanning for the glint of …

Sunday Sweets: Into The West

All that Cowboy poetry on Friday inspired me, so I thought we'd keep the theme going with some Sweet Western wonders!<p>K, I'm calling it: Cutest. …

Sunday Sweets: Filibuster Edition

A friend once told me, "I love all your posts, but I have to admit, on Sundays you could really write anything. I'm just there for the gorgeous …

Sunday Sweets: The Love Connection

With Valentines Day coming up, I thought I'd inspire you guys with some Sweet declarations of love:<p>They won't all be puns, I promise. :)<p>This crisp …

Lemon Loaf Cake

Lemon is such a bright, potent flavor that it will shine in any recipe that you use it in. It’s fun to make lemon desserts like layer cakes and lemon …

Sunday Sweets: Groundhog Day

It's Groundhog Day!<p>You know what that means:<p>If this little fella sees his shadow, we'll have six more weeks of Winter.<p>That's right. Six more weeks of …

Sunday Sweets: Dad's Day

<b>Dad, you work so hard the whole year through,</b><p><b>today, let's make it up to you!</b><p><b>Kick up your feet, turn off your phone,</b><p><b>... and settle in upon your throne.</b><p>…

Sunday Sweets: Here There Be MONSTERS

It has come to my attention that many people are afraid of monsters.<p>But why?<p>No, really.<p><i>Why?</i><p>Monsters aren't scary -- they're adorable! In fact, I …

Sunday Sweets: Boredom Busters

Bored? How can you <i>possibly</i> be bored? School's only been out three weeks!<p>Well, why don't you read a book?<p>You said you wanted to finish the Harry …