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The 14 Most Popular Healthy Recipes on Pinterest in 2017

2017 was another big one for healthy eating. Trendy foods like turmeric and aquafaba (aka chickpea juice) got a ton of attention. A bunch of …

These Blackout Shades Will Make You Feel Like You Live in a Penthouse

In New York City or London, no less.<p>Sensitive sleepers know blackout shades are a must. But they're not exactly known for being the prettiest accessory — until now. Ukrainian designers at HoleRoll found a way to combine functionality with fun. Seriously, tell us it wouldn't be totally delightful …

Try These 26 Phrases To Help Calm An Angry Child

Whether your child has a slow-burning fuse or explodes like a firecracker at the slightest provocation, every child can benefit from learning …

13 Things Nobody Told You About Bed-Sharing With Kids

Sleeping in the same bed as your child may sound like it's all snuggles and bonding time, but here's the real version (from a mom who's been there).<p>You thought co-sleeping would be a cozy way to bond with your child. You were excited about the extra snuggle time, and you were even ready to deal …

Parenting

The 20 best one-pot recipes: part 1

Observer Food Monthly’s recipe selection, from Nigella Lawson’s roast chicken to Anna Jones’s magic veg spaghetti<p>• 20 best one-pot recipes: part 2<p>I am back to familiar territory with this: the smell of chicken roasting with lemon, rosemary and garlic has always seemed to me the essence of all that …

Recipes

Kid-Friendly Meditation Videos Help Little Ones Settle Down Before Bed

My kids are balls of pure energy who are offended by the very thought of bedtime. But meditation videos like this one actually keep their interest …

Kids

2017 All Inclusive Binder

What seems like a million years ago (but really only about 3 1/2 years ago) I shared my first binder post. That was the start of a binder obsession. …

25 Kids and Teens Beds that Transform the Ordinary into the Magical

I read somewhere that childhood is inherently magical. I believe that – that the imagination, fresh outlook, and wonder of a child creates magic out …

37 IKEA Lack Shelves Ideas And Hacks

IKEA Lack shelves are ones with the wall thanks to the concealed mounting hardware, and they perfectly serve for storage. There are lots of ideas to …

Living Rooms

American Academy Of Pediatrics Lifts 'No Screens Under 2' Rule

If there's one rule that most parents cling to in the confusing, fast-changing world of kids and media, it's this one: No screens before age 2.<p>As of today, that rule is out the window.<p>The American Academy of Pediatrics, which first issued that recommendation back in 1999, has extensively updated …

15 Slow-Cooker Chicken Recipes Perfect for Dinner Tonight + Lunch Tomorrow

Cooking

The 50/15/5 Guide: A simple approach to budgeting

Not sure where to start with budgeting? Take a look at how the 50/15/5 principle could work for you.<p>THE BACKGROUND:<p>A few months ago, I came home from …

Budgeting

Buy Your Kid Better Books

Recommending children’s books is challenging. Like any other version of giving advice about the rearing of another person’s kid, it’s easy to step on …

How To Make a Screen to Hide Air Conditioner or Trash Cans

Central air conditioning can be a lifesaver for keeping our homes cool in the summer months, but the look of the air conditioning units themselves …

The Best of the New Breed of Mattresses

Until fairly recently, shopping for a new mattress was a pain in the ass. You went to the store, found one you liked, bought it, then were tasked …

A Guide to Every Ramen Style Worth Trying

The epic of New York City ramen begins in the early 2000s, set to the loud, grimy backdrop of the East Village, where a small subculture of expats …

Home office: 9 clever tips for a better organization

An organised workspace is always important for ensuring optimum productivity when you are working from home. Otherwise, domestic distractions …

Opinion: What John Oliver taught me about saving for retirement

I loved everything John Oliver said on his HBO show “Last Week Tonight” about the high costs of retirement plans — right up to the point when someone …

Retirement

Here's the secret to organizing your garage: Use the walls — and ceiling

It's the Bermuda Triangle of organization, the place household clutter goes to die: The garage.<p>If your garage is anything like ours, it's jammed with plastic storage bins that you purchased with great enthusiasm. Sadly, stuffing junk into boxes only gets us so far, according to organizational …

21 Movies From The '80s You Need To Show Your Kids

These are treasures everybody should have on their must-see list.

From tiger to free-range parents – what research says about pros and cons of popular parenting styles

<i>Our politicians talk a lot about “families”, but what do they really mean when they use this term? What does a modern Australian family look like and</i> …

Parenting

10 Things No One Tells You About Having a Second Baby

No. 6 is definitely a relief.<p><b>1.</b> <b>You will forget you're pregnant until week 37.</b> Remember all the things you were consumed with during pregnancy no. 1? The hospital bag, the cute newborn outfits, the Pinterest boards of nursery decorations, the lovely baby shower with the gluten-free mini cupcakes, …

The Ultimate Kids' Road Trip Kit: 13 Clever-But-Easy Ideas

Never hear those four dreaded words, "Are we there yet?" again. These 13 creative ideas for your kids' road trip travel kit will have them instead …

Articles about luminous australian renovation packs lot 23 foot wide lot on Dwell.com - Dwell

A surprisingly modern addition transforms an 1880 bungalow in Adelaide, Australia, into a spacious and sensuous abode.<p>Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.<p>Regina and Andy Rihn weren’t exactly modernists when they first began their …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

Food & Dining

How To Increase Your Retirement Savings Without Saving More

We’ll drive an extra mile to save five cents a gallon on gas. We clip coupons to save a few bucks at the grocery store. We riot when Netflix even thinks about raising its monthly fee by a dollar. And then we invest our future in a mutual fund without a clue how much it costs.<p>Why? Because we don’t …

Retirement

This Clever Bunk Bed Is Also a Sofa

How's that for handy?<p>If you're constantly hosting houseguests, you probably have a few pieces that pull double duty — like a pull-out couch or a room divider. But Resource Furniture's Palazzo wall bed system takes that concept to the next level.<p>Its bunk beds convert into a sofa — or the sofa …

12 Ideas That Prove Everyone Needs an IKEA Raskog Cart

The popular piece is useful in literally every room of the house.<p>The popular piece is useful in literally every room of the house.

Living Rooms

How to Enjoy a Beautiful Relationship with Your Toddler (Right Now)

One of my shining moments as a new mother was when a middle-aged woman approached me and my 15 month old daughter at a restaurant to say how much …

Martha Stewart's One-Pan Pasta

<i>Every week, Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A simple pantry staple gets even simpler.</i><p>We didn't need pasta to get any simpler. But here it is: asking even less of our attention, patience, and time; dropping steps; and getting</i> …