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The Ultimate Irish Chocolate Cake

<i>The following post was written by Craig Chapman who blogs at Real Food Real Kitchens and is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>Feeling like you need a little "luck of the Irish" this St. Patrick's day? Well this recipe for a dense, Guinness chocolate cake, topped with a Baileys Irish Cream buttercream …

Bake Gourmet Cupcakes: 6 Recipes from Famous Bakeries

The cupcake bubble has burst according to Slate, and The Wall Street Journal predicts that cupcake bakeries will face economic woes as the trend …

Dessert

Almond Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies

August 17, 2014<p>I gave a batch of basic chocolate chip cookies a cheerful twist with cherry chips and almond bits. And these have turned out to be my …

Dessert

Impossible Coconut Custard Pie Cupcakes

During the fall, one of my favorite recipes to make is for my Impossible Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes. They’re pumpkin pie in a unique single-serving format …

Easy Oreo Mint Chip Ice Cream Cake

March 10, 2014<p>I love the idea of serving ice cream in fun ways. And this one is just that.<p>A fun and easy no-bake mint chip ice cream cake!<p>Yes and yum!<p>…

Dessert

How To Think Critically About Video Games

My kids and I have been playing Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze for last few days.<p>I downloaded it to the WiiU and I told my kids that I needed them to help me review a new game. This is not a review. Forbes already did a review of the new Donkey Kong game. Bottom line: great graphics, good …

25 Beautiful Neutral Dining Room Designs

Many of us choose neutral shades for home décor as it’s rather traditional but some of you may think it’s boring. We’ve gathered a bunch of dining …

37 Cool Spring Moss Outdoor And Indoor Décor Ideas

Moss is a cool thing for décor as it looks so fresh and nature-like! Dazzling over the variants to incorporate moss into the décor? Adding moss …

Decorations

Playful Snapshots of Miniature Scenes Around the Office

When German artist Bettina Gber takes a break from work in the office, she doesn't just go for a walk or grab a cup of coffee. Instead, she finds inspiration from the ordinary objects around her desk and transforms the workplace into a miniature world filled with danger, adventure, and …

Miniature

Homemade Cleaners - Use This Not That Spotlight

<b>We’re always getting questions from readers about</b> which cleaning products they should start making to replace their old commercial cleaners. Some of …

Homemade

11 Incredible Canopy Beds That Will Make You Feel Like Royalty

What's more luxe than a canopy bed? Nothing.<p>What's more luxe than a canopy bed? Nothing. These chic designs will make you want to rethink your own room.

Foodily Blog

The Best Cheeses for Every Kind of Romantic Situation

Different types of dates require different types of cheese; let the cheese you serve do the talking.<p>You dodged a bullet—no underwhelming restaurant Valentine’s Day prix fixe this year! The plan is a night at your place. You <i>could</i> spend hours shopping and cooking, or you could <b>let cheese do all the</b> …

Cheese

Gardening 101: How to Root Herbs in Water

Rooting herbs in water is so easy to do that the first time it happened to me was a surprise. A friend brought me a housewarming gift–a bouquet of …

15 Gorgeous Birthday Cakes for Anyone's Big Day

We've rounded up 15 decadent, celebration-worthy cakes, from double banana to chocolate-caramel.<p><b>From mint chip ice cream cakes</b> to a decadent, towering double banana cake, these confections are epic enough for a birthday celebration.

Dessert

The Best Home Improvement Websites and Apps

Renovations can be grueling. But a new crop of digital tools helps contain the chaos and keep things sane. See the latest and best home improvement websites and apps to check out or download.<p><b>Websites</b><p>While many social-networking sites are not much more than platforms for chatter, others have evolved …

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Restyled Folding Chairs DIY

12/06/2012<p>We've had this set of 4 folding chairs (and table, but I didn't recover it.) that we got forever ago, They were all a dark forest green …

Lemony Rainbow Checkerboard Cake

It's been a busy two and one-half weeks since I last posted, and I've missed you terribly! Those of you that keep up with me on Instagram or Facebook …

20 Creative Headboards That Make a Major Statement

These are not your basic backdrops.<p>The most important design decision in your bedroom is the headboard. After all, it's the focal point and can change the vibe of a room instantly. Whether you want to elevate your space, make it cozier, or add some serious color, these ideas will get your creative …

Interior Design

Train Like a Beast

Exercise 1 Frog Squat Jumps<p>The explosive power and wide stance of this amphibian-inspired exercise work your glutes, quads, hamstrings, and inner thighs while getting your heart rate up to torch calories. Stand tall, with your feet a little wider than hip-width and your feet slightly turned out <b>(A)</b>. …

Surreal Sculptures of Disintegrating Animals

Tomohiro Inaba is a creative sculptor who produces eye-catching figures that look like they are disintegrating into thin air. The Japanese artist's steel sculptures titled <i>Promise of Our Star</i> and <i>Next to the World</i> are particularly effective in the visual illusion. Each figure offers a duality that …

Sculpture

Coconut Oatmeal Muffins

A bowl of oatmeal is a good way to start the day. A muffin is a convenient way to start the day. Putting oatmeal into a muffin is bringing together …

Get Strong and Sexy in Six Weeks

<b>Prepare for Liftoff</b><br>For each workout, do three sets of each move in order, performing all reps and sets before going to the next exercise. When you see two exercises next to the number, do them as a superset: Alternate between them (no rest!) to complete the sets. Lifting twice a week is sufficient, …

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

A Giant Twisting Serpent Skeleton Emerges from the Loire River in France | Colossal

<p>Completed in 2012, Serpent d’océan is a giant aluminum sea serpent skeleton by artist Huang Yong Ping (previously) situated off the shore of the …

Jewels and Jill Elmore's Chicken-Lettuce Cups

Jewels and Jill Elmore share a healthy Asian-inspired recipe from their cookbook, The Family Chef.<p><b>Serves 8–10</b><p>Ingredients<p><b>For the filling</b><p>2 tablespoons peanut oil<p>2 teaspoons sesame oil<p>24 shiitake mushrooms, finely chopped<p>2 large carrots, peeled and very finely chopped<p>4 scallions, very finely chopped<p>2 …

7 Secrets for Living with a Flat-Screen TV, Cord Control Edition

I don’t have anything against the <i>idea</i> of TV; in fact I consider TV to be the new novel. When I power-watch three or four–OK, five–episodes, I get the …

4 Exercises for Looking HOT in Your Holiday Party Dress

<b>1. Sleeveless Dress</b><br>Tone toast-worthy arms by practicing <b>dumbbell alternating shoulder presses with twists:</b><p>Grab a pair of dumbbells and hold them just outside your shoulders with your palms facing each other <b>(A)</b>. Rotate your torso to the right, pivot your left foot, and press the dumbbell in your left …

Gingerbread Cookie Garland

I never hung gingerbread cookies on my Christmas trees as a kid, but I always liked the idea of edible Christmas decorations. A Christmas tree that …