Jessica Nydam

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Make Your Own Mosquito Repellent - Quiet Corner

This is the recipe that I have fine tuned and like best- mostly beciase if the scent 🙂<br>this recipe id for 8 oz and can easily be doubled or …

Personal Hygiene

Everything You Need to Know About Making Terrarium - Quiet Corner

Terrariums are the perfect way to spruce up your home with a little greenery. They don’t take up much space, are quick and easy to make, and add a …

DIY Floating Shelf Free Plans & YouTube Video Tutorial

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Video Tutorials

17 Wise Quotes That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Sometimes the wise words of others can brighten your day, and make you really happy.<p>Whoever doesn't think wisdom is the way to inner peace is definitely wrong. Reading calming words can do wonders for our psyche--calming us while simultaneously making us happy deep inside.<p>Read on to discover 17 …

7 High-Design Adult Toys That Show Us The Future Of Sex

Robotics, artificial intelligence, haptic interfaces, and more. This isn’t just the future of technology, it’s the future of sex.<p>In mainstream culture, the discussion about sex toys has shifted from whispers at brunch to, well, an actual conversation. Just a few years ago, erotic products were …

The Best of Eater Drinks: Top Stories on Wine, Whiskey, and More

Eater's drinks site launched this March, helmed by editor Kat Odell and focusing its stories on the world of spirits, wine, beer, coffee, and tea. Since its inception, Eater Drinks has published everything from whiskey guides and wine advice columns to explainers on the year's hottest trends — bone …

Lox, Stock And Brunch: The Best Scrambled Eggs Recipe To Serve A Crowd

<b>Brunch is a lock with this easy, elegant scramble</b><p>Between the office parties, tree-trimming shindigs, family get-togethers and after-work cocktails, every night until New Year's Eve looks booked. That's why a chilled-out, low-fuss, seriously-just-show-up-in-your-pj's weekend brunch is an especially …

25,450 Americans will die this year waiting for cancer drugs that could treat them

When you have a terminal illness and all else has failed, shouldn’t you be free to enrol in a medical trial of a promising new drug? This isn’t a distant hypothetical, but a serious predicament that faces thousands of Americans every year.<p>In a recently published book, <i>The Right to Try,</i> Darcy Olsen, …

Cancer

5 Christmas Cookies That No One Will Guess Are Actually Healthy

'Tis the season to eat cookies, and for many that means family baking parties and cookie exchanges.<p>But what if you're minding your healthy lifestyle and don't want to blow the progress you've accomplished?<p>Watching your waist should NEVER hold you back from doing the things you love most! In fact, …

Dessert

18 Thanksgiving Recipes You Can Make in Your Slow Cooker

Thanksgiving is barely a week away, and soon ovens all over the country will be working overtime. Kitchen strategy is key when you’re trying to factor various cook and prep times for both oven and stovetop dishes. There just never seems to be enough time (or counter space). Whether you’re already …

13 Thanksgiving Desserts You Won’t Believe Are Healthy

Between the stuffing, the mashed potatoes, the rolls and the green bean casserole, it’s quite the feat when you manage to leave room for pumpkin pie after a Thanksgiving feast. Luckily, dessert options that are healthy AND delicious run rampant, and you’ll want to make sure to save some room for a …

175 Essential Slow Cooker Classics For The Modern Family

<i>Disclosure: I received a product to facilitate this post. All opinions expressed are my own.</i><p>I’ve been looking around for more recipes to use in my …

DIY Wool Candle Holder

The season of candles, warm blankets and evenings in front of the fireplace is upon us, so any accessories making your home more cozy, are very much …

12 Paint Colors That Will Flatter Everyone in the Room

Conventional wisdom says pink gives you a glow, but that's just the beginning.<p>A room is only as good as how you feel it in (or we think so, anyway). For a wall color that makes you look and feel great, start with these hues, recommended by interior designers.

DIY Room Decor: Lace Doily Bowls

I'm an accessory junkie, it's true. I like to make, buy and hunt for new accessories and it's very hard for me to part with old ones. This simple DIY …

Crafting

DIY Project: Make a Gorgeous Hanging Succulent Tower

March 6, 2016<p>If you want to get your hands dirty before it is time to put seeds in the ground, potting up succulents is a great creative outlet that …

64 things you can do with a simple mason jar that will transform your daily life

When it comes to Pinterest crafts, the mason jar reigns supreme.<p>That's probably because there's just so much you can do with it, from making beautiful wedding centerpieces to prepping to-go salads in a jar.<p>Plus, most of the crafts we discovered are simple to do too, since they only require a few …

DIY

How to Make Paper Flowers With Coffee Filters

Coffee filter flowers are positively the simplest paper flower to make—and quite possibly the prettiest. Their thin, delicate texture allows light to …

21 Awesome Crafts To Make From Your Leaf Pile

One of the most annoying things about the fall is raking leaves. I mean, sure, you get to jump in the huge pile...but you still have to rake it up all over again.<p>Instead of letting all that beautiful fall foliage go to waste, save a few (or all) of them for one of these cool crafts. Soon, you'll be …

Crafting

Here's one way Obamacare is backfiring

A key part of the efforts to reform health care and control medical costs may actually have the opposite effect, a new report says.<p>Incentivized by …

Garlic Honey Chicken Freezer To Crockpot Meal | Slow Cooker Recipes

<i>This Garlic Honey Chicken Recipe is easy to make and can be made tonight for dinner or added to your meal plan as a freezer to slow cooker meal. This</i> …

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Fresh Herbs, in Season in May

Fresh herbs are in season in May. Here's how to buy, store, and cook with them.<p>It's time to push that canister of dried herbs all the way to the back of your cabinet! Fresh herbs are in season in May, with tender varieties, like tarragon, parsley, chervil, parsley, and cilantro leading the way. …

Complaining, for Your Health

The mental and physical benefits of airing your grievances<p>In his 1964 book <i>Games People Play</i>, psychiatrist Eric Berne describes what he calls the “Yes, but” communication pattern: First, one person states a problem. Next, another person responds by offering suggestions on how to solve it. The first …

How To: Plant and Grow Ginger Root

February 26, 2013<p>How To: Plant and Grow Ginger Root<p>We must be in the cold calm before the spring, because we've got quite a few little potted …

Why do Low Carb Diets Work? The Mechanism Explained

Low-carb diets work. That is pretty much a scientific fact at this point. At least 23 high quality studies in humans have shown this to be true. In …

Diets

'I Hate My Job,' Say 70% Of US Employees: How To Be Happy At Work

Less than a third of U.S. employees were engaged with their jobs in 2014, found a new Gallup poll. Though engagement from 2013 was up by almost two …

Beekeeping for Beginners: How to Set Up a Hive | Organic Gardening Videos

Gardening

free to download, an expert guide to seed-saving

AROUND NOW, THE HOOKS on my mudroom walls offer no space for coats (though the weather hints I’ll be needing mine). Too many paper shopping bags are …