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This Man's Drawings Of Life With His Wife And Kids Are So Sweet, You Might Tear Up

These are getting all up in my feels.

50 essential free resources for your graphic design projects

When it comes to being a designer, you’ll always need to stock up on graphics, stock photography and fonts as well as rely on other helpful tools to …

Graphic Design Fundamentals: Type with Timothy Samara

Well-organized typography is an integral part of good graphic design. Learn how to do it right in Graphic Design: Type with Timothy Samara.<p>Timothy …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

Motivation

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

Time Management

Best Homemade Playdough Ever: Jell-O Playdough

<i>Homemade playdough – If ever there was a quintessential DIY this is it! Parents and children have been happily cooking up this stuff at home for</i> …

Sparkly Lime Jello Play Dough

I always seem to get all my best ideas for holiday activities about a week before the actual holiday. Not necessarily ideal for my line of work as a …

Eco Friendly Modern Kid's Furniture, Accessories, Knits and Layette

Handmade in Bolivia by a Fair Trade women’s collective, our knitwear combines traditional craftsmanship with modern design.<p>Made with 100% baby Alpaca …

making memory bears, quilts and bags from clothes

<b>WELCOME TO THE PATCHWORK BEAR!</b><p>At The Patchwork Bear®, we believe your clothes- like photos, songs and even smells, bring back memories of special …

Puppies

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

This Dark Chocolate and Nutella Puppy Chow is seriously addicting. You've been warned - http://bit.ly/14T0w1M

Anjali Prasertong shows us how to throw a seriously awesome outdoor movie party complete with puppy chow & boozy floats - http://thekitc.hn/14hODqw

Have you ever tried beet kvass? Earthy, salty, sour, and sweet, this jewel-toned lacto-fermented beverage is full of probiotic goodness - http://bit.ly/13FP67w

Timeless Branding Lessons From A Young Steve Jobs

To understand how a legacy lasts, let’s flash back to when Steve Jobs rebuilt his own.<p>“It’s a complicated and noisy world,” mused a younger Steve Jobs, “and we’re not going to get a chance to get people to remember much about us. “<p>That chance to make a memory, he says, is the essence of brand …

Brand Marketing

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

10 Creative Examples of Branding & Identity Designs

Brand awareness is key to making your business stand out amongst the competition. If someone can immediately recognize your logo, mascot, or design, …

How To Cook Fish If You Hate Cooking

Wrap it inside parchment paper with some other ingredients and it cooks itself.<p>Cooking fish can be intimidating. It's messy, it has a tendency to dry out, and flipping it midway through cooking often makes it fall apart. Which sucks, because fish is delicious and good for you. But there is another …

How to Get a Fresh Start By Taking a Personal Retreat

<b>Guest post from Jamie of From His Presence</b><p>Do you ever feel overwhelmed? Do you wish you could get away from the rat race, and get your life back on …

Japanify: Chicken Hambagu

The Japanese dish <i>hambagu</i> derives from the Hamburg steak. Hamburg steak is the patty of a hamburger. Hamburg Steak were usually served with a side of …

The 22-Minute Discipline Solution

Yes, it's spending time with your kids. No, it's not how you think.<p>Ask my kids, Conrad, 9, and Dashiell, 6, the days of the week, and they'll say: Sunday, Funday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. "Funday" is Monday, specifically evening, when we have our weekly family meeting. …

Parenting

Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Cleaning & Organization Tips

We spoke to everyone from Jonathan Scott to Christina El Moussa to find the best hostess gift...<p>From outdoor patio sets to Instant Pots and floral …

Use lemons for instant blonde highlights & other awesome beauty hacks

<b>HAIR HIGHLIGHTER:</b> We’re betting you’ve already tried this one, but it works as well as ever. Apply lemon juice directly to strands to highlight hair …

Dessert Recipe: Grilled Figs with Honeyed Mascarpone

Slice the figs in half lengthwise and arrange on a plate or platter. Heat 1/4 cup honey and the rosemary sprig in a small saucepan over medium heat. …

Housewife Sangria: My Secret Cocktail for Drinking Responsibly

I love to enjoy an icy cocktail on the beach, more than one, even. But overdoing it is a surefire way to ruin a lovely vacation. When I pour a …

How to make cold porcelain for miniature figures and dollhouse items - replace polymer clay or fimo

Another Meme: The 100 Chinese Foods to Try Before You Die

OK. Memes are spawning memes are spawning memes. It's like an experiment gone out of control. Mutations are rampant, and they're spreading like viruses. You remember The Omnivore's 100, right? Then there was The <i>Traveling</i> Omnivore's 20. Then the 10 Texas Sausages to Eat Before You Die.<p>Now, the blog …

Recipe: Whole Citrus-Braised Chicken in the Slow Cooker

Make the chicken:<p>Place the garlic, oil, salt, and thyme leaves in a small bowl and mix to combine. Remove the bag of gizzards from the chicken and …

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Cucumber Goat Cheese Grilled Cheese

Grilled cheese sandwiches are a guilty pleasure of mine. When I lived on Capitol Hill, if Mindy and I both happened to come home sometime after …