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Make This Firecracker Chicken in Your Slow Cooker

This winter has been particularly cold in the Midwest. To help warm things up, I plan on making every spicy dish I know. This recipe brings the heat, …

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45 of the Very Best Ideas & Solutions for Your Small Kitchen

So you've got a tiny kitchen. Whether a rental space or something to call your own, a foot or two of counter space and maybe a wall to work with if …

Iceland-inspired tiny house ships flat-packed for under $50K

“What would you do with 320 square feet?” That’s the question put forth by the adorable and affordable Plús Hús, an Iceland-inspired tiny dwelling …

This Controversial Trend is Back, But Better Than Ever

In the '60s and '70s there was that awful faux-wood paneling all over living rooms. Then came shiplap, beloved of Chip and Joanna. And now we're …

Home Depot

The Home Improvement Projects to Tackle Each Month in 2018

What's on your home improvement or maintenance to-do list for 2018? Rather than rushing to complete your projects all at once, try taking on a …

Home Improvement

Think Like an Architect: Oliver Freundlich’s Six Tips for an Orderly and Inspiring Work Space

What’s your secret formula for creating order? Over the course of producing our book, <i>Remodelista: The Organized Home</i>—the companion volume to this …

Be Organized: 5 Ways to Prepare for 2018

If you're seeing Be Organized: 5 Ways to Prepare for 2018 anywhere other than I'm an Organizing Junkie (or your feed reader) it has been stolen! …

News Aggregators

This Cabbage and Sausage Soup Is Perfect for Chilly Nights

Soup is a warm and comforting hug during the winter months, but making a soup that is truly satisfying is something of a fickle beast. If you're like …

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Chicken Avocado Egg Rolls

In a saute pan over high heat, add canola oil. Saute red onions and bell peppers until translucent. Add ginger, garlic, bamboo shoots, celery, …

Make the Best Pizza

Good morning. There are more than 2,500 five-star ratings on our best recipe for pizza dough (above), but I’m here this morning with a couple of notes about it all the same. (Some night soon you can use the result to make a plain pizza pie, or a pizza that is green and white.)<p>The first is, if you …

Recipes

Frank Lloyd Wright Paper Models

Most people are familiar with origami. Kirigami is a cousin of sorts, using both cuts and folds to create objects, like the ones found in <i>Frank Lloyd</i> …

Frank Lloyd Wright

A Hamptons Beach Retreat Gets a Scandinavian-Style Makeover

Taking cues from their style-conscious clients, Portland-based Jessica Helgerson Interior Design transforms an Amagansett home into a light-filled, Scandinavian-inspired getaway.<p>Jessica Helgerson and Chelsie Lee of Jessica Helgerson Interior Design just happened to be in New York City when they …

Hamptons

What You Need to Know About Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian Homes

You’ve heard the term thrown around, but what does it actually mean, and where in the world is Usonia?<p>If you’ve heard of Frank Lloyd Wright, you may have heard of one of his most lasting endeavors: the Usonian house. Rather than referring to a specific structure, the Usonian house actually refers …

Architecture

Keep This in Your Wallet to End Your Low Light Troubles

<b>* Quirky LED pocket light that will fit inside your wallet<br>* Unique push-out bulb design for free standing light source when you need it<br>* Includes</b> …

Light Bulbs

6 Modern Prefabricated Homes That Are Actually Affordable

That’s right—we’ve found stylish, high-quality prefabs that start at $135,000.<p>When it comes to home construction, prefabricated homes can be more expensive than traditional homes—particularly when they’re one-offs as opposed to mass-produced.<p>This can be due to a range of reasons, from near-complete …

5 Tiny Coastal Cottages

Photo: Annie Schlechter; Stylist: Karin Lidbeck<p>Cottage 1. New England Classic<p><b>Square Feet: 850<br>Location: Provincetown, MA</b><p>This charming 1930s cottage …

The Circa Smart Alarm Clock Knows the Best Time to Wake You Up

Already past its funding goal on Indiegogo is Circa, an alarm clock that wants you to keep the “smart” while ditching the “phone”. Apparently, 60% of …

Minimalism

People love Google’s new feature that matches your selfie to a famous painting

It’s the No. 1 free app on the App Store.<p>Do you look like the Mona Lisa? Or maybe more of an American Gothic?<p>Social media is being flooded with Google’s opinions, at least, as part of a new feature that compares a user’s selfie with the company’s catalog of historical artworks, looking for the …

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The Lowest Utility Bill on the Block

Hybridization is hit or miss (i.e., the jackalope). But this Houston home combines two housing types to create a conscientious alternative.<p>Even before the words begin to form sentences, when you talk to Brett Zamore about Houston and architecture you understand it’s going to be an intense …

Facelifts

Flood Damaged Remodel

Boulder, Colorado<p>This home was heavily damaged by a landslide during the Boulder flood in 2013. Mud and rock destroyed much of the interior and even flowed down the stairs to the rooms below.<p>The emphasis of the remodel was to redesign the living room and kitchen. The windows and doors were replaced …

Living Rooms

Philips Hue Entertainment is a smart lighting game-changer

It's been a busy CES for color-changing light. Nanoleaf made a splash by teasing its newest color-changing, touch-sensitive light panels. Then, Lifx followed suit with the impressive-looking Lifx Tiles.<p>Now, it's the team at Philips Hue's turn, and this year, their sights are set on entertainment, …

7 Small bedroom designs by professional experts

The bedroom is typically a place to sleep and relax so honestly, you don't actually need that much space. The important thing is to make it the most …

Eppstein House

Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1953, the Eppstein House offers the chance to stay in a mid-century masterpiece. The home is located in Galesburg, …

We Just Found the Tiny House of Your Dreams

Who knew it was possible to fit this much charm in 396 square feet?<p>To all those tiny houses outside of the South, we don’t want to say we told you …

UncommonCarry Bowman Mini Crossbow

Easily refine your archery skills with the UncommonCarry Bowman Mini Crossbow. Offering a range of 10 to 15 meters, practicing archery with the …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Job Interviews

A 290-Square-Foot Apartment in São Paulo Takes Advantage of Every Inch

A perforated concrete wall and a raised Formica platform are used to maximize limited floor space in a tiny São Paulo studio.<p>Working within an incredibly compact floor plan—291 square feet to be exact—Brazilian architects Marina Cardoso de Almeida and Sarah Bonanno of TRIA Arquitetura collaborated …

São Paulo

Dadpad

Seattle, Washington<p>An existing detached garage is transformed into a backyard dwelling with a modern addition.

Seattle

The 50 Best Men’s Gifts Under $50

Movie Pass<p>Movies are too expensive for their own good. Between the tickets, the popcorn, and the soda – it can cost as much as a nice dinner out. But …