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23 Easy Breakfast Recipes for Stressed-Out People

When it’s 9 a.m. and you’re one foot out the door, the last thing you need to worry about is your grumbling stomach. Presenting 23 breakfast recipes …

Breakfast

This Instagram Account Is Seriously #HomeGoals

We all know how important lighting is when it comes to capturing the perfect Instagram photo (just ask selfie master Kim KW). So it shouldn't come as …

Home Decorating

Have You Met the OTHER Monstera?

By now you're probably well acquainted with Monstera deliciosa, seen above— that gigantic, sculptural houseplant straight out of Mad Men that …

Mad Men

I Use Heat-Blocking Curtains From Target in Every Room of the House

Everyone is jealous of my perfectly preserved, built-in-1918 Craftsman house located in the trendy Silverlake neighborhood of Los Angeles — until …

Dining Rooms

A Creepy Hovering Giant Grim Reaper Holds on to the Golden Gate Bridge In a Matching Red Robe

Canadian artist Justin LeDuc created a digital rendering of a creepy giant Grim Reaper hovering over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco wrapped …

San Francisco

Recipe: Strawberries & Cream French Toast Casserole — Recipes from The Kitchn

This casserole is filled with everything you love about the classic, custard-soaked French toast from the stovetop, but goes big to feed a crowd and …

7 Great Sources for Buying Plants Online on a Budget

You no longer have to leave the comfort of your couch to curate your houseplant collection, or head into a nursery to pick up an extra hydrangea bush …

Houseplants

43 Heirloom Desserts Made With Brown Sugar

Many old-fashioned desserts start with brown sugar. It adds a natural, earthy sweetness to the body of a cake, a crunch to the crumb topping on a pie …

Dessert

Asking These 9 Questions Will Instantly Reveal What Employees Think of Their Boss

Do you take an active interest in your employees as people, and make everyone feel included?<p>Nobody likes to lose good employees. So leaders everywhere have been trying to crack the code on the best methods of motivating and retaining their employees.<p>Let me share a little secret with you about human …

Employment

If I can make the best pizza dough of my life, you can too

<i>Welcome to Pizza School, in which pizza-making amateur Gwen Ihnat learns the secrets from pizza-making pros.</i><p>Pizza is one of those foods that chefs on …

Italian Food

10 Common Foods That Are Worse for Your Body Than Sugar

While we know everyone has a varying understanding of what's healthy and what's not—and it's clear all food affects each body differently—there a few …

Nutrition

This Rental Kitchen Got a No-Reno Makeover

This is an intriguing transformation, because the only difference between the before and after is the decorating. No remodeling, no renovation, no …

Home Improvement

The Bestselling Amazon Bed Sheets Are Just $30 (And Have More Than 30,000 5-Star Reviews)

The debate over bedding, particularly what qualities make for the best bed sheets, is never-ending. For those who love a thick, cool-to-the-touch …

Shopping

Handy Little $5 Amazon Add-Ons You Can't Own Too Many of

While browsing on Amazon, you've likely seen some products with a little blue flag that says "Add-on Item." What does that mean? In a nutshell it …

Shopping

10 Brilliant Storage Ideas to Steal from These Tiny Airbnbs

If you want to (affordably) escape to an amazing city, renting a tiny Airbnb might be your best bet to get the perfect location. And one of my …

Small Spaces

Bravetart: A Groundbreaking History Of Iconic American Desserts

Listen<p>Listening...<p>4:43<p>Bravetart: A Groundbreaking History Of Iconic American Desserts<p>The Food Guys discuss their new cookbook rave, "Bravetart" by …

Dessert

20 of the Most Adorable DIY Kitchen Projects You’ve Ever Seen

Adding a little spice to your <b>kitchen</b> does not have to involve a lot of <i>money or a lot of time</i>. There are so many things that you can do that will add …

17 Super Smart Glue Gun Hacks

You might have a hot glue gun at home. You will be amused to know how glue guns can do a lot of tricks. We have compiled the best fun ideas you can …

Every DIY Idea in This Customized Rental Is Worth Stealing

<b>Name:</b> Mackenzie Schieck with cats Franklin and Louisa <b><br>Location:</b> Seattle, Washington <b><br>Size:</b> 1,000 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 1 year, renting<p>The trouble …

This Tiny Balcony Is Now A Precious Piece of Alfresco Heaven

One of our readers found herself in a familiar situation: she had an outdoor space (yay!), but it was basically unusable (boo). After just two …

50,000 Free Resources From the Met Museum’s Library Are Now Available to Download

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has increased its digital presence over the last few years. With accessibility in mind, the world-famous institution has made public domain images, photographs of its permanent collection, and even free full-text art books available to the public. Now, it even offers …

Museums

The Best Casserole Recipe from Every State

Take a bite out of the best casserole recipes in the country.<p>Casseroles are comfort food at its finest. To celebrate our favorite casseroles, we …

The Best Websites for Finding a Private Campsite

The sharing economy of Uber and Airbnb has come to camping. These sites connect you to private lands where you can camp.<p>1. Tentrr<p>Ideal for new campers, or folks looking for built-in comfort, Tentrr sites include a 10-by-12-foot canvas tent with a queen-size cot, fire pit, drinking water, sun …

10 Incredible Decks That'll Inspire Your Backyard Reno

You might not have been planning a reno, but you are now.<p>You can't just put a table and chairs out there and call it a day. There's a whole lot more you can do to your deck, whether you want a full-on overhaul (new flooring or rails, for example), or just want some decor inspo. These amazing decks …

Your Questions About Living in an RV Full-Time, Answered

Brandon and Gabi's first foray into the world of trailer living and traveling was in a 16-foot 1971 Shasta travel trailer that broke down in the …

This Cozy Texas Home Has an Incredible Amount of Cool DIYs

Name: Joel and Jessica Nickerson and their two daughters Location: Denton, Texas Size: 2,000 square feet Years Lived In: 8 years, owned Jessica has …

How to Make a Dishwasher Proof DIY Coffee Mug

If you’ve ever been on Pinterest, I would bet you a big cheddah that you’ve seen a million DIY coffee mug ideas. And you’ve probably tried a few – I …

Crafting

Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes (20-Minute Baking Time)

These chocolate cherry cupcakes are one of the best spring desserts! So rich, fruity, chocolatey, and delicious! Surprise your family or friends with …

Taking a new screened porch from blank slate to breezy and beautiful

By Mari-Jane Williams<p>, On Parenting/Local Living editor<p>THE CHALLENGE<p>Melissa and Dan Hampton recently added a 13-by-16-foot screened porch to their Alexandria home. They want to create a comfortable lounge space where they can read, relax, sleep or do crossword puzzles. The Hamptons like simple …

Home Decorating

Peek Inside Mandy Moore's Dreamy Mid-Century Maison

If you've been diligently following the peeks Mandy Moore has been sharing on Instagram about her freshly renovated mid-century home in Pasadena, …