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6 Steps to Make Easiest Homemade Bread Ever

What we love about no-knead bread is that it not only requires no actual kneading, but it’s completely foolproof making us crave home-baked bread every single time. This recipe is almost effortless to make because it requires no kneading. Instead, the dough is allowed to slowly rise over a long …

Composting for Serious Gardeners - Organic Gardening

Truly sustainable fertility arises from the very land it nourishes. This compost was made from grass, leaves, crop residues, and kitchen garbage, all …

Organic Gardening

Plants That Grow in Full Shade

Searching for plants that grow in full shade is an endeavor fraught with challenges. The difficulties begin with the very language we use to discuss …

9 Rules for the Best Homemade Pizza OF YOUR LIFE

The mastermind behind Pizzeria Beddia lets us in on his homemade pizza guidelines.<p>I didn’t start out as some formally trained chef guy. I brewed beer for a living until I was almost 30. Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? While I was working at a brewery outside Mito in Japan, I happened to eat the …

Recipes

11 Cheap Recipes To Make Now - Pictures - Chowhound

You’ve already paid your rent this month and your bank account has taken a major hit—but don’t worry, you’re not relegated to an entire month of …

Cooking

We tasted every pumpkin spice product we could find — here's the definitive ranking

From breakfast cereals to favorite candies, the flavor is everywhere. But is any of it good?<p>We tasted all the pumpkin-spice products we could find at Target, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, CVS, Dunkin' Donuts, and Panera Bread to find out.<p>Here's our ranking of the 35 pumpkin-spice products we</i> …

50+ Best Home Decorating Ideas of All Time

These home decor tips from top designers take good design to the next level.<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.

How to have blooming flowers for as long as possible | The Star

Everyone loves to see colourful blossoms in the garden. But in admiring their beauty, we forget why flowers bloom in the first place: to attract …

Plants

The Biggest Decor Trends the Year You Were Born

Some ideas were surprisingly ahead of their time, while others haven't exactly aged well.<p>Interior tastes evolve a bit slower than hairstyles or fashion, but you'd be surprised at how much can change from year to year. The frills of the '40s, the eclectic '70s, the pastel explosion of the '80s — …

Dining Rooms

DIY Crepe Paper Flowers

<i>Today our guest blogger is Aimee Santos from Swellmayde, one of the best DIY style blogs we know.</i><p>Mother’s Day is such a special holiday. If you are struggling to figure out to what gift your mom this year, try something handmade and personal. This bouquet of DIY crepe paper flowers is the perfect …

Happy Oilcloth Pillows for Patio Living: Fabric Depot

Oilcloth, that classic shiny fabric from grandma’s kitchen, is back in a big way. The bold designs and super bright colors are a perfect combo to add …

Gardens: Alys Fowler’s top 25 indestructible plants

Fill tricky spots and barren corners with a blanket of blooms all summer<p>No more excuses, no more bare, broken concrete, no more empty beds denuded of life, no more forgotten corners. Even if you’re just calling it home for the summer, even if you’ll never have your name on the deeds, even if you …

Gardening

21 Incredibly Gorgeous Wedding DIYs That You Can Actually Do

Your dream wedding is in your hands.

Required Reading: Lessons from the Great Gardeners

In the UK, where there is a voracious appetite for great gardening books, <i>Lessons from the Great Gardeners</i> by Matthew Biggs was hugely popular when it …

Gardening

Science fiction and fantasy look ahead to a diverse 2016

After years of toil below the mainstream radar, a more inclusive generation of writers is set for crossover success<p>After fans fought back at the Hugos, seeing off the Sad Puppies with a host of votes for “no award”, we can look forward to SF becoming a little less old, white and male in 2016. The …

Kickstart 2016 With 13 Healthy Recipes for New Year’s Brunch

2016 is almost here and you’re totally prepped to kick off the year on a newer, healthier foot. You’ve stocked up on fitness essentials, devised the perfect workout plan and stocked the fridge with all the superfoods you can think of. If you thought you were going to have to skip out on the yummy …

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A Few Things You've Probably Never Noticed About 'Nighthawks'

This video takes a close look at Edward Hopper's most famous painting.<p>It's been referenced in everything from <i>That '70s Show</i> to <i>The Simpsons</i>, influenced <i>Blade Runner</i> and Tom Waits albums. It's one of the most recognizable American paintings, but, in all likelihood, you've never thought of …

12 Alternate Uses for Kitchen Gadgets

<b>Do you really need to buy that kitchen gadget? Odds are, you don't. Instead, stop to reconsider the tools you already have at hand. That ice cream scooper? It can be used to scoop batter into cookies! And those tongs: They can squeeze more juice out of a lemon than you thought possible! Who …

Kitchens

11 Organizing Tips We Learned In 2014

Is "getting organized" your New Year's resolution? For inspiration, we've rounded up our 11 favorite organizing tips of the year. This article originally appeared on HouseBeautiful.com<p><i>Simon Watson</i><p><b>1. Get a dual-level coffee table.</b> It doubles your display area, meaning you'll spend less time swapping …

Small Spaces

How to grow orchids

Experts from the Royal Horticultural Society share tips on how to choose and care for orchids<p><b>Meet the expert</b><p>Rob Stirling is a horticultural adviser at Wisley and has been collecting and growing orchids, especially those with scent, for the past 30 years.<p>The moth orchid, <i>Phalaenopsis</i>, is still a …

Staghorn Ferns 101

Staghorn ferns are called Platyceriums. They are Old World tropics native to Africa, northern Australia, and Southeast Asia.<p>Featured Plants<br>Platycerium Andinum: This large gorgeous fern looks great in a hanging basket but can also be hung against a wall because all the leaves are on one …

Five steps for gardeners to take control of slugs the natural way

A number of years ago I started a forest garden in the middle of a very wet woodland, in the midst of a slug stronghold – I could easily collect a large jarful of them at dusk. But after an intensive research and learning process with many failures, I now only need go out once a week or so to …

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Wildflower meadows: how to create the field of your dreams

Inspired by the work of Nigel Dunnett, I have been thinking of ways to improve the standard wildflower meadow<p>If you want a wildflower meadow that will really enhance your garden, getting the design and layout right is every bit as important as choosing the best conditions, seed mix and …

Falling Leaves: Justine’s Spooky-Elegant DIY Table Setting

Good Halloween decor should always evoke a ghost story. Mine captures a ladies’ luncheon gone on <i>waaaay</i> too long.<p>Every October my husband and children …

Dining Rooms

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Remodeling 101: The U-Shaped Kitchen (Plus 10 Examples)<p>by Christine Chang Hanway<p>August 23, 2018<p>DIY: How to Make the Simple …