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One Minute Tip: Display Your Jewelry and Ties

Today Maxwell and Betsy bring us a creative storage solution chock-full of sparkle, personality, and style. Added bonus; it's also super functional!<p><b>•</b> …

The Tablet as Travel Planner

Have a vacation coming up? Thinking of heading some place with better weather during your mid-winter or spring break? Time to break out the tablet …

Before You Leave Home: A Pre-Trip Checklist

Coming home from a long trip can be a welcome reprieve: you look forward to sleeping in your own bed, raiding the fridge, and cozying up in front of …

Lunch for the First Day of School

<i>Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.</i><p>Today was the first day of school, which means our kids are back to more fully-formed lunches, and I'm back to assembling foods before I'm fully …

First Day of School

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Crab Soup

Crab Soup from Tartelette• 1 tablespoon butter<br>• 1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 1 cup chopped carrot<br>• 1 cup chopped celery<br>• 1 cup chopped onion<br>• 1 cup chopped red bell …

D*S Art Class: Super Simple Silkscreen

• A pre-stretched silkscreen<br>• Silkscreen tape or contact paper<br>• screen printing ink<br>• a squeegee<br>• A surface to print on (we used a tote bag!)<p>1) On the flat side …

Oh Joy! Studio Tour

After eight years of running her business from home, Joy Cho decided it was about time to have separate space for the Oh Joy studio. When envisioning …

One Project, Five Ways: Asymmetrical Stacked Box Storage

• Crates combined in improvised shapes and held together with a simple strap, tightened to keep the structure secure. Courtesy of 101 Woonideeen.<br>• Ikea …

Katie's Little Workhorse of a Kitchen

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:KatieLocation:Minneapolis, MNSquare Feet:114Division:RentWhat makes your small kitchen so cool:We live on the …

Sneak Peek: Best of Lime Green

When it comes to decorating a home, lime green is not the first color that immediately springs to my mind as one to incorporate into the mix. But …

9 Air Travel Must-Haves for a Comfortable Flight

Summer is a big travel season for lots of folks, and if you're like me, air travel is not your favorite activity. I'm known in my family for having …

The Homebody's Guide to Traveling the World

As much as I love visiting new places and trying new things, sometimes the only place I want to be is at home on the sofa curled up with tea and a …

How To Keep A Clean House - 20 Minutes A Day

When I first learned to clean my own place, I thought Saturday had to be an all day clean-a-thon. I didn't really have a concept of how to balance …