Jennifer Blankinship

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These before-and-after photos show how much you can realistically change your abs in 2 weeks

When you already have abs, that is.<p>Most people who want more defined abs do a couple extra crunches or eat half a tub of ice cream rather than the whole thing — but Iulia Danilova, a 25-year-old Los Angeles mum to a 2-year-old daughter, recently pulled out ALL the stops in an effort to sculpt her …

Meet the woman who gave up shopping for a year — and managed to save $13,000

Four years ago, Cait Flanders was shocked to learn that her sister was saving 20% of her income as a full-time college student. Flanders, however, was lucky if she was putting away 5% of her salary each month.<p>"All of a sudden the wheels started turning," she told INSIDER. "I'm like, why have I been …

Minimalism

11 Common Steak Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

Finally get that perfect sear.

BBQ

5 habits worth cultivating in 2017, according to a dietitian

Whether you make formal New Year’s resolutions or not, the changing of the calendar often leads to contemplating what changes we might like to see in our lives. On the nutrition front, these are my top five picks for habits worth cultivating in 2017.<p>Cook more<p>Creating and serving even the simplest …

Plant-Based Diet

Kids turn violent as parents battle ‘digital heroin’ addiction

<i>On August 28, The Post published a piece by Dr. Nicholas Kardaras,“The Frightening Effects of Digital Heroin,” that was based on his book “Glow</i> …

The napkin folding trick that will make your Christmas dinner party so much better

Watch as your guests 'ooh' and 'aah'.<p>If you're the host or hostess this Christmas, you'll spend hours planning the most joyous table centrepiece, …

This Quick Workout Will Get Your Heart Pumping Before Breakfast

And you don't have to leave your living room.<p>If becoming a morning workout person is a fantasy of yours, we have found a loophole.<p>Check out the SELF video above for a five-move exercise circuit you can do right from your living room. The full-body routine includes high-knee jumps, squats and …

Living Rooms

Feng Shui - 7 tricks to attract money into your home!

Feng Shui is a Chinese philosophical system of harmonizing with the surrounding environment.<p>One of the Five Arts of Chinese Metaphysics, …

Home Decorating

Yummy Cream Cheese Frosted Pumpkin Bars

Well, even after all that talk about breaking dessert tradition, my family still begged me to make our usual pumpkin fare this holiday season. We do …

Dessert

Here's Why Growing Watercress In Your Garden Is the Biggest New Trend

Not only is it delicious, it's really, really good for you...<p>Watercress is used by many to make a lovely, fresh garnish or as an accompaniment in a sandwich, but there's a lot more to it than that, including a number of health benefits. That's why it's the latest trend in outdoor kitchen produce. …

Articles about couple puts their california home track leed certification on Dwell.com - Dwell

Michele Kaufman's MK Lotus house at West Coast...<p>The building, completed in 1994, is upgraded from gold status.<p>With approximately 1.85 million square feet being certified daily, LEED certification has become the most widely-used third-party...<p>In the land of large mountain lodge wannabes, two …

New York State

Articles about homeowner uses smart technology manage his napa property anywhere on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Napa, a custom menu of apps helps a frequent traveler keep track of security—and his garden—from afar.<p>A Colorado retreat built for extended family gatherings makes the most of smart tech.<p>A start-up wants you to ditch your Brita for good.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through …

Northern California

Increase Metabolism

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism<p>Stop these habits now to boost your calorie-burning potential<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of …

42 Storage Ideas That Will Organize Your Entire House

Get your life in line.

Storage Ideas

A & D

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10 All-Natural, DIY Cleaners to Scrub Every Inch of Your Home

The next time you have a sink to scrub or a window to wipe, just raid your cupboards. Everyday products like club soda (the bubbles help break down …

Homemade Liquid Soap Nuts Laundry Detergent - The Eco-Friendly Family

I love my soap nuts, but I love the ease of liquid even more. I like convenience, what can I say?!<p>Soap nuts are a super affordable and non-toxic way …

12 DIYs That Will Transform How You Do Laundry

Okay, we’ll admit it: Laundry isn’t exactly our favorite chore. We would much rather be baking something tasty, or DIYing our side tables. But when we realized we could DIY our laundry situation? Game over. These awesomely easy DIYs prove throwing your dirty clothes in the wash is more fun when you …

11 Ways to Get Your Legs Skirt-Ready ASAP

As the weather gets warmer, we’re getting closer and closer to breaking out the sundresses and (gasp) swimsuits. Unless you live somewhere warm and tropical, this probably also means that you’re going to have to break out the shaving kit a little more frequently. And while we’re all hoping for …

Tour an Airy and Bright Kitchen

Contemporary, warm, and inviting.<p>In Des Moines, Iowa, designer Karin Edwards creates a space that's contemporary, warm, and inviting.

Worth the Effort: 10 DIY Skills to Finally Master This Year

To truly master all the skills of maintaining a home is an exhaustive list and frankly, out of reach for many people. But even if knowing everything …

Home Improvement

19 DIY Ideas To Make Your Kitchen Even Better

<b>Even if you love to cook, saving time, improving efficiency and streamlining storage in the kitchen is an appealing idea. The good news is that you</b> …

15 Creative Home Decorating Ideas You Wish You Knew

<b>Home decorating doesn't need to be expensive. If you want to put your stamp on your place we have 15 creative home decor ideas to suit every taste</b> …

Beautiful Edwardian Style Kitchen by Artichoke

This modern Edwardian style kitchen by Artichoke, is a bespoke design that incorporates multiple woods, metals and stone for a final result that is …

Kitchens

Poster Hangers And Frames To Structure Your Home Décor With

Displaying posters on the wall using tape was fun and ok at some point but now it’s time to grow up and find a more adequate solution. <b>Poster hangers</b> …

DIY Plumbing Pipe Table Tutorial.

I’ve been shopping around for a patio table but just couldn’t seem to find the perfect one. When you can’t find one, make one! As promised I’m back …

Home Depot

DIY skateboard shelf

Jun <i>18</i><p>Did Liam’s room reno yesterday get you buzzing with ideas on how to transform your kid’s room? We don’t blame you. There were a lot of cute …

How to make a snow globe out of a mason jar

Shake up your holiday gift-giving with a fun, personalized present that anyone would love.<p>The holidays are a great time to bust out your craft …