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21 Easy Decorating Ideas to Make Over a Room in a Day

It's as easy as adding pops of yellow to your bedroom.<p>A little wallpaper, paint or colorful accents can make such a big difference in your home. You can tackle each of these ideas in one day, even though the results will look like it took so much longer to pull off.

Roasted Apple Butter

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Carey Nershi from Reclaiming Provincial makes butter from whole apples -- peels, cores, and all.</i><p>Apples are the harbingers of fall in many places, …


10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.


Dinner Tonight: Chimichurri Lamb Chops + Cauliflower Soup

While Spring/Summer '14 is currently gracing the runways here in NYC, we are honing in on Fall '13. Call us behind the times! This week treat yourself to a dinner that feels like couture at a ready-to-wear effort. Chimichurri lamb chops accompanied by a classic cauliflower soup is the perfect …


A Simple One-Pot Sunday Supper

<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: A one-pot, end-of-summer-meal to celebrate your garden's resilience.</i><p>It is that time of year, where the season may be ending …


Light & airy Paris apartment

Light & airy Paris apartment

Bee Cottage Part 9: A Dining Room Makeover

See the before and after photos.<p>Our contributing editor redoes her dining room, a space that captures the spirit of her whole house. Watch the transformation by going back to Part One.

The (15 Minute) Belly Blasting Workout

Even women who are otherwise slender and fit can end up with a belly pooch due to underworked lower abdominal muscles. This workout will tap into the deep abdominal muscles—the transverse abdominis—that pull in your waistline like a corset. Do these moves one after another with no rest in between. …