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Freshen Up Your Home! Make Your Own Homemade Deodorizing Disks

I recently had someone ask me via the One Good Thing By Jillee Facebook page how they could get rid of the smell emanating from their trash …

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

8 Thanksgiving Side Dishes Under 200 Calories<p>The most figure-friendly recipes from FoodNetwork.com<p>Scary but true: The average person eats 4,500 calories in one sitting on Thanksgiving. You don’t have to surrender to the massive calorie-fest, though—especially if you’re planning on cooking this …

Facing Her Worst Fear: An ELLE Writer Learns to Swim at 28

"I'm afraid to go deep" was an oft-uttered phrase that became something of a metaphor for Irina Aleksander's life until, at age 28, she decided to take the plunge<p>We are here to learn how to swim. By <i>we</i>, I am referring to the two dozen or so men and women between the ages of 20 and 60 who are huddled …

7 Exercises for Better Sex

Master these moves, and an orgasm is practically in the bag<p>Exercise doesn’t just help you tone up and slim down—it can also make sex so much hotter. Try any (or all!) of these moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Sex</i> during your next workout for a more intense orgasm—no kegels necessary!<p>For …

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Paper German Stars Video Tutorial | Grateful Prayer | Thankful Heart

Do you recognize these folded paper German stars? Many folks remember making them as a child or seeing relatives make them. You might even have one …

You (Yes, You!) Can Get Recipes from Your Favorite Restaurants

Request recipes from your favorite restaurants, then we at Bon Appétit will try our hardest to get them for you.<p>We've all been there: Digging into a restaurant dish and thinking, "Man, I wish I could make this at home." You might try to replicate it in your own kitchen, but miss those few …

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How-To: Grumpy Cat Mask

Still looking for that perfect Halloween costume? This DIY Grumpy Cat mask from Snowdrop and Company is guaranteed to be a hit!<p>Ready to let your grumpy flag fly? Head over to Snowdrop and Company to print the free template and see the full tutorial.

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Founded in 1995, Slant Studio’s projects range in scale from houses to live/work conversions to residential and commercial interiors. We work in a …

Chi Running: How to be a Faster and Happier Runner

If you think this all sounds a little too hippy dippy for you, consider this: There are studies that prove the effectiveness of this technique. And even seasoned pros and top running coaches are on-board. Andrew Kastor, ASICS running coach and coach of the Mammoth Track club in Mammoth Lakes, …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

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How To Strip Painted Furniture

I am not one to be very high maintenance while painting furniture. I like to take the least<br>steps as possible for the best outcome. For that reason I …

Just Keep Running: Staying Motivated!

Trying to stay motivated while running is a challenge. Motivation is especially difficult when trying to achieve initial goals at the beginning of training. I don't like to give the, "Okay, I should stop now. Oh man, this hurts. I can't do this. Ouch, ouch, ouch!" thoughts a chance to occupy my …

Two for One Dinner and Brunch: Portuguese Baked Eggs

You can make the base for this Portuguese Baked Eggs recipe ahead of time, then eat it both for dinner and brunch the day after.<p><i>It's the freakin' weekend, which means you should not be awake early enough for breakfast. Sleep in. It's all about brunch.</i><p>There are two things you need to think about …

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The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

Valentine’s Fortune Cookies

Hello everyone!<p>I hope January is going well for you! This week I have a Valentine’s Day dessert for you. It’s a bit soon, but I was inspired so why …

Tutorial: Origami Box

Hi all! Some of you asked for a tutorial on how to make the origami box in my last entry. Here it is!<p><b>You will need:</b><p>– 11-1/2″ x 11-1/2″ piece of …

Comment on Make your own jellyfish in a bottle. by Additional Programming Ideas – Children’s – Oil Creek District Library Center

[…] Pet Jellyfish – Take a clear plastic bag, cut it, form into a jellyfish, and put it into a bottle filled with colored water. Full instructions …

Ana White | Modern Craft Table - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: …

Make Your Own Wood Butter to Keep Your Wooden Utensils and Furniture Looking Lovely

Wood utensils aren't too difficult to care for. but over time however, even the best wooden spoons, bowls, cutting boards, and even furniture like …

97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

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Eye-Catching Vase Arrangements That Tickle Your Fancy

Your room is missing something and you’re trying to figure out what. You’re thinking cute new accessories, furniture or a new coat of paint to chase …

Art Activities : Art with 1 Minute Puffy Paint

Art activities using 1 minute homemade puffy paint<p>We have made <i>puffy paint</i> before with flour before. However this time we are using a super quick …

Vegetable Growing Guide

<b>Days to Harvest:</b> A newly planted asparagus patch should not be harvested for its first year -- it needs this time to become established in the garden. The second year, you can harvest selectively over a two-week period. The third year, harvest over four weeks. The fourth year and beyond, you may …

Birth Control FAQ

<b>Birth control slip-ups, effectiveness, and troubleshooting</b><p><b>If I'm on the ring or the patch and forget to replace it on the right day, do I need to use backup?</b><br>While clinical trials have shown that you may have one or two days of leeway, experts suggest taking extra precautions. "The safest course of …

Arm Exercises To Fight Arm Jiggle | Women's Health

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout<p>Ture Lillegraven<p>Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.