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12 Facebook Groups To Join Before Quitting Your Day Job To Work For Yourself

One entrepreneur says Facebook is a bottomless resource for first-time business owners. You just have to know where to look.<p>I now generate 95% of my consulting clients through Facebook groups. But even before I built up my business on the social network, I relied on a handful of Facebook groups to …

The Reward Chart That Changed Everything In My House

Right when we become fooled into believing that we have mastered a certain tricky stage in our child’s development, a new one smacks us right in the …

PAPER DIAMONDS | DESIGN AND FORM

Start with a square of paper /// <i>Börja med en fyrkant</i><p>Fold it from one corner to the other /// <i>Vik från ett hörn till det andra</i><p>Unfold and fold it the …

All the books you should have read in 2016

Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature, Paul Beatty became the first American writer to win the Booker Prize, the Internet picked sides when …

These are the best books Bill Gates read in 2016

The world’s richest man is studying up on tennis and electrical grids this year.<p>Bill Gates, philanthropist and cofounder of Microsoft, has kept up his reading and book reviewing. Today he released an annotated list of his favorite books from 2016. They include David Foster Wallace’s essays on …

Beauty Awards 2016: The Best Drugstore Skincare Products of the Year

BEST CLEANSING OIL<p>Made with pure grapeseed oil and enriched with nourishing vitamins, this nongreasy cleanser will wash away makeup and leave your …

Skin Care

10 Home Decor Mistakes Designers Always Notice

Interior designers have seen the good, the bad, and the strange of interiors, and while some mistakes are obvious (see: Formica-filled chocolate brown bathroom), some are a bit more subtle but still catch their well-trained eye every time. Here, a few of our favorite designers and interiors gurus …

Home Decorating

21 Foundation Hacks Every Woman Needs to Know

Life-changing ways to create an even complexion, conceal dark circles, hide zits, and more.<p><b>1. Apply your base makeup in this order: color correctors, foundation, concealer.</b> If you're getting fine lines just sitting there trying to figure out the order in which to apply your base makeup, here's a …

Makeup

17 Genius Cooking Tricks That Professional Chefs Want You To Know

Steal their secrets and everything you make will get a little bit more delicious.

50 Books Every Woman Should Read Before She Turns 40

Consider this your life's library.<p>This list celebrates female writers who wrote coming-of-age classics as well as modern page-turners. They've won awards, provoked discussion, and ultimately their work has become cherished favorites on the bookshelves of many.

The Perfect Long Summer Weekend in Stockholm

The sun never quite goes down in Sweden during the summer, and the long days make it an ideal time to visit Stockholm. The city sprawls over 14 islands, surrounded by a lake and dozens of bridges connecting the boroughs. There are great cycling lanes, quality independent shops, and kardemummabullar …

Bring the Outdoors In: Living Room Hammocks & Hanging Chairs

(Image credit: Cakies)<p>If you're not lucky enough to live in a home with an outdoor space, that doesn't mean you can't enjoy the lovely, layabout …

17 DIY Decor Projects That’ll Ensure You Get Your Rental Deposit Back

Decorating a small space can be tricky, let alone decorating a small space that you can’t really change with paint or creative flooring (#rentalproblems). Unless your apartment is newly renovated, chances are your appliances, floors and walls are lacking a little sumthin’ sumthin’ in the style …

Small Spaces

How to Keep Your Brain Young and Healthy

Learn how mindfulness can protect your brain from aging, make you more productive, and improve your overall happiness.<p>The death of Muhammad Ali is a somber reminder of what can happen when we take our neurological health for granted. A magical and iconic figure, Ali, the most eloquent of pugilists, …

43 French Recipes That Are Basically the Same as Hopping on a Plane to Paris

These are the French recipes you should master, from perfect roast chicken to soufflés and cream puffs.<p>When it comes to classic technique, flawless flavors, and mastery over butter, nobody does it better than the French. It's worth traveling to the land of the baguettes at least once in your life, …

Cooking

The Delicious Turmeric Tonic That Fights Inflammation and Free Radicals

Say what you will about Pantone’s Color of the Year in terms of design, but in the wellness world, it would be a particularly apt way to chart trends. After a wave of vibrant fuchsia (acai) followed by imperial green (matcha), we’ve found ourselves in the midst of a golden era, thanks to the …

How Do You Like Your Contrast? Low- and High-Contrast Rooms to Learn From

There are so many design elements that we look at, either consciously or unconsciously, when decorating our homes. Proportion, balance, color, …

36 Boho Rooms With Too Many Prints (In a Good Way!)

Plants, patterned textiles, rich textures, and good vibes are all characteristics of bohemian home design and decor. And though we love everything …

FAQs: How High to Hang Art

If interior designers and other experts compiled the most frequently asked questions about home decor and design, I bet I could guess what would make …

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16 Genius Tricks You Never Thought to Try in the Kitchen

Slice your ice cream? Hey, it's easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the two plates, holding the top plate securely with …

Recipes

Kari's "Stylish Yet Kid Friendly" Family Room

<b>Name & Location:</b> Kari in Dallas, Texas <b><br>My Favorite Room</b>: Family Room <b><br>Specs:</b> 275 Square Feet<p>My husband Ryan and I moved into our home two months ago. We …

Articles about black and white bathroom inspiration on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Announcing our new feature where we draw from Dwell's Instagram account to bring you the most viral design and architecture shot...<p>Architecture is one of the whitest jobs in …

The 23 Most Incredible Old Houses Featured in Movies

Though does it really get more enchanting than the English cottage in "The Holiday"?<p>We'll admit that we often pay more attention to the setting than the storyline when we're watching a movie. Whether real or created through movie magic, we've rounded up our all-time favorite historic homes featured …

Culver City

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100-Year-Old Yogi Says Three Decades Of Practising Yoga Has 'Changed Her Life'

A 100-year-old great grandmother is still a picture of health thanks to over 30 years of dedication to yoga.<p>Jean Dawson, from Cottingley, West …

The 50 Children's Books That Should Be in Every Family Library

The gang's all here: old favorites, newer gems, and some YA novels for the older kids (and, yes, you too).<p>The gang's all here: old favorites, newer gems, and some YA novels for the older kids (and, yes, you too).

Books

Top 15 Home Decor Pieces That Designers Swear By

There are a certain few home decor pieces that interior designers turn to time and time again. It’s not because it’s a design cliche, these pieces …

5 apps for exploring a new city like a local

There are some things everybody knows about New Yorkers. They pay exorbitant rents, they worship pizza and they never hang out in Times Square.<p>But …

Apps