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salted caramel brownies

A couple months ago, someone requested that I try my hand at caramel brownies. Amazingly, this person was not my husband, but he endorsed this idea …

coconut brown butter cookies

I realize that most people don’t go to the City Bakery or their green Birdbath outlets for coconut cookies. They come in droves to load up on the …

Anatomy of a mass suicide: The dark, twisted story behind a UFO death cult | Salon.com

On March 22 and March 23, 1997, all thirty-nine active members of Heaven’s Gate committed suicide, exiting the Earth, as they referred to the act. In three waves, members ingested a poisonous mixture of barbiturates and alcohol, and as their breath slowed and bodies shut down, they asphyxiated …

Facing Father’s Day Regrets Without My Father

My dad’s birthday falls about two weeks before Father’s Day. This year will be my third Father’s Day without him, without making a call home, without sending a card, without agonizing over what to get my dad so soon after struggling to come up with a present for his birthday.<p>My father was …

3 Composition Rules You Have Probably Never Heard of Before

Composition is one of the most important skill areas of photography. Of course, some may argue that it is the camera, while others would say it is …

S is for Simplicity: How Simplicity Will Improve Your Photography

In a complex world of action and vision it’s often difficult to separate the trees from the forest.<p>In the early days of photography there was a …

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A Crash Course in the Swiss Cross Pattern You're Seeing Everywhere Right Now

(Image credit: NOE Blog)<p>One is a statement; twenty is a trend. After seeing this pattern pop up in a thousand different rooms (including the space of …

Raise the Roof: Kids' Loft Bed Inspiration

Loft Bed and Closet, Frankie Was Right<p>When I was in college, my roommate and I got a loft bed system, and I thought it was the coolest thing ever. …

Smart Solution for the Everyman Cave: Hide Your TV with Dark Walls

One of the best decisions I've made in decorating my home has been choosing a dark paint color for the room where my husband and I watch (a lot of) …

The Cheapest & Best Online Sources for DIY Project & Craft Supplies

Winter is the perfect time for crafting, but it is not the perfect time to go traipsing from store to store searching for craft supplies, your brain …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

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10 Cozy Reading Nooks

As I pulled my snow boots on again for yet another morning slog through the park with Hope, I found myself wondering if I’d ever have the motivation …

10 DIY Ways to Rescue a Rental Living Room

(Image credit: Dabble Magazine)<p>Beige walls, bare windows—- all hallmarks of a rental apartment. Some things you have to live with, but that doesn't …

How To Install a Dimmer Switch on a Table Lamp

There are may benefits to having a dimmer switch on your free standing lamps, and it's fairly simple (and cheap!) to install one. In today's video, …

Articles about small space living lifeedited on Dwell.com - Dwell

For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit …

7 People Who Hated Pride and Prejudice

It is a truth universally acknowledged that few books are as beloved as Jane Austen’s <i>Pride and Prejudice</i>, which was published on January 28, 1813. It …

Reconsidering the Cosmic Irony of Inside Llewyn Davis

A movie about being barely too late<p><b>There is a mythopoeic quality</b> to the best Coen brothers films. Especially in their recent work, their characters are often like modern-day Jobs, who struggle vainly against an existential threat, the scope of which they do not ever quite ascertain until (if ever) …

butterscotch pudding popsicles

[It’s <b>Popsicle Week</b>, wherein I admit that I had something of a popsicle incident this summer, wherein incident = gotta a little carried away, made too …

spinach and egg pizzette

This, this mash-, roast-, horseradish-, bangers-, crisps-, and goose fat-free, is one of my favorite things I ate while I was in the UK, and it’s not …

parsley leaf potatoes

As you may have noticed, as the week’s progressed, things have gotten simpler. We started with great ambitions — we will make a green bean casserole</i> …

cauliflower with brown butter crumbs

This site is 7 years, 4 months and 5 days old, which is exactly how long I’ve been meaning to tell you about one of my favorite ways to make …