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21 Of The Best Rugs You Can Get On Amazon

Scratched up floor? Dogs slipping on your hardwood? Hiding a secret trapdoor? Get a rug!<p><i>Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

12 Vegetarian Lentil Recipes That Soothe the Soul

When steppin’ into that plant-based lifestyle, it’s crucial to find recipes that give cozy, meaty classics a vegetarian makeover. Luckily, lentils work amazingly as a meat substitute, and they’re jam-packed with nutrients like protein and dietary fiber. If you think that chicken curries and beef …

Enchilada Lasagna [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Let These Spicy Chickpeas Feed You Dinner for the Whole Week

A can of chickpeas in the pantry is, with just a wee bit of magic, nearly as good as dinner on the table.<p><i>But</i> take those chickpeas and simmer them in a mixture of tomatoes, garlic, cumin, and chili powder, and you're not only making a plusher pot of beans, <b>you're also establishing a flavor profile</b> …

9 Affordable Online Home Shops You *Need* to Know

Now that spring has finally (almost) sprung, it’s time for that decorative refresh you’ve dreamed about all winter. Thanks to these nine affordable online shops, your Pinterest dreams are now totally attainable. We’ve found retailers that have it all, from funky vases to vibrant furniture pieces, …

Want to Increase Sales? Get to Know the 4 Personality Types of Your Customers

When you do, it's like being in their heads. This should be every sales person's secret weapon.<p>People are are naturally wired at their very core to hear differently, speak differently, and work differently. You can thank their personality types for that.<p>But get this: People are also wired to make …

9 Great American Train Journeys too Epic to miss

There’s no need to get on an anti-septic flight or a tiring driving trip to get an amazing travel experience. Why not make the most of the best kept …

Vegan Creamy Southwest Dressing Recipe

"I adore Newman's Own® Southwest salad dressing from McDonald's®. Sadly it's not available at any stores (that I can find). Play around to make it …

11 New (and Creative) Ways to Show Off Your Succulents

Your tiny plants will instantly make a big statement with these ideas.<p>We'll be totally honest and say we haven't come across a succulent we didn't adore. They're tiny, cute and downright happy. But that doesn't mean we don't want to up our gardening game in honor of our favorite plants. These ideas …

Roasted Potatoes, Carrots, Parsnips and Brussels Sprouts

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:1 hrPrep:20 minCook:40 min<p>Yield:6 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories269 calorieTotal …

Healthy Eating

Can't Believe It's Vegan Chili recipe | NOLA.com

How about a pot of chili, sans meat from "Everyday Vegetarian" (2017 Oxmoor House, $27.95)? This recipe from the editors of "Cooking Light" is simple …

23 Cool Tools for Social Media Marketers

Looking for some new apps and tools to add to your social media marketing toolbox? Wondering which graphics, analytics, and productivity tools can …

Social Media

10 Important Skills Your Social Media Manager Needs in 2017

Having someone with the right mix of skills can boost your company's social media presence.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>A decade ago, the role of a social media manager might not have even existed. Today, however, almost every company is involved in social media one way or another.<p>A …

Social Media

20 Creative Ways to Use Social Media for Storytelling

Storytelling has always played a part in successful marketing.<p>Stories enable us to build personality and create a connection with consumers. But can …

5 plants and flowers that will help you sleep better

<b>Sleep, or lack of, is one of the biggest problems every household faces. But there's an easy and relatively low cost solution that can make you sleep</b> …

Espresso Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe

<i>These espresso chocolate chunk cookies are just like Tollhouse but with the amp turned up. Way up. Basically a more mature version of a household</i> …

Dessert

Learn How to Make Your Own Font To Typeface All The Things

In our newest online class, you’ll learn how to design your very own font to typeset all types of things. Custom prints, mugs or desktop wallpapers, anyone?<p>In <b>DESIGN YOUR OWN FONT</b> online class, your talented instructor Isabel Urbina Peña will walk you through each step to create a custom typeset. …

20 Sweet Tips for Your Teenage Girl’s Bedroom

One fun aspect of raising children is getting to exercise your own inner child while you decorate their bedrooms. So when they’ve outgrown the …

Teens

11 Vegetarian Sheet Pan-Inspired Dinner Recipes You Wouldn’t Believe

You’ve probably noticed that sheet pan dinners have become a weeknight staple in the homes of many. Much like all of those one-pot curries and slow cooker meals, they bring a sense of ease to your weeknights by offering you a fuss-free way to create deliciously nourishing meals with just a little …

34 Stats to Help You Plan Your Social Media Strategy on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & More

Discover 34 eye-opening statistics that will help you plan the direction of your social media strategy on Facebook, LinkedIn, and more.

Social Media

7 Popular Goal Setting Strategies That Will Help You Achieve Great Things on Social Media

Here are some hacks to boost your social media marketing.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Setting social media goals is hard.<p>“How cool would it be to drive 300 sign-ups a month from Facebook Ads?” This is how I tend to go about setting social media goals. I pull an aspirational number out of …

Social Media

Flat Belly and Tight Booty Cardio Dance Workout

Celebrity trainer JJ Dancer takes dance workouts to a new level and makes your sweat sesh feel like a party. She trains Jenna Dewan, so JJ knows how to make her grooves double as strength-training moves. Get ready to pop, kick, and burn calories when you press play.

6 Super Easy Ways to Shop Sustainably

Sustainability is a buzz word that’s popping up everywhere these days, from what you eat to what you wear. And while it can vary meaning from one product category to another, for sustainable fashion, it’s all about minimizing the impact the process makes on the environment (whether in manufacturing …

10 Important Skills and Traits Your Social Media Manager Will Need in 2017

A decade ago, the role of a social media manager might not have even existed. Today, however, almost every company is involved in social media one …

Social Media

T-Shirts That Proclaim Your Love of Our National Parks — And Are Stylish Enough to Actually Wear

Ever been to a national park souvenir shop? Slim pickings, right? We’re not expecting a T-shirt to capture the grandeur of Yosemite, but shirts like …

7 Budget-Friendly Tips to Keep in Mind When Hosting a Bridal Shower

When your sister or best friend gets engaged, you’re thrilled to be dubbed the one responsible for throwing her a beautiful spring bridal shower. The initial reaction is excitement, of course… and then panic. Although you’ve been dying to bring your Pinterest boards to life, when you realize this …

Here’s What You Can Do to Continue Supporting the Women’s Movement Now That the March Is Over

The Women’s March yesterday was nothing short of amazing. Just check out these 14 photos from around the world for proof! From the hilarious signs to the amazing speeches, it was a day that will not only remain in our memories for the rest of our lives, but in history, as well: It was the largest …

15 Marketing Tools To Check Out in 2017

Brands are facing more competition than ever. They need help, and these tools provide it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Brands working to communicate with consumers are facing more competition than ever: On a daily basis, people are bombarded with marketing messages, …

Marketing

5 Tools That Will Help You Create Amazing Content

We live in the information age, and that’s reflected in the emergence of content marketing as a significant part of business marketing strategies. …

Marketing