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Stew Recipes For The Coldest Of Days

Stews are one of those dishes that will never stir up excitement. There's nothing glamorous about them; no way to make them feel fancy. But despite stew's failure to shine, we still crave a bowl.<p>There's nothing more comforting on a cold, winter day than a big, deep, steamy bowl of hearty stew. It's …

7 Amazing Bathroom Makeovers You Won't Believe

Interior Design

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

Interior Design

30 Cozy Bedrooms You'll Want to Lounge in All Day

Why Sleeping in Cooler Temperatures Could Help You Lose Weight

A new study looks at how your bedroom temp might impact your metabolism—and your health.<p>You probably consider getting a good night's sleep and taking steps to give your metabolism a boost two separate health goals—but a recent study says they may not always have to be tackled independently. The …

Diabetes

You'll Love This Solution for Insomnia and Frequent Sickness

Your body can't fight infections if you're not getting enough sleep. Some sexy good times are just what the doctor ordered<p>If you've been feeling under the weather lately, you might expect your doctor to recommend eating your vegetables, loading up on Vitamin C, and drinking more water. But what if …

Easy Recipes Kids Can Help Make

Getting kids involved in the kitchen is hard when you don't have the right recipes. Go beyond finger food with these 27 kid-friendly how-tos.

Here's Why 2014 Was A Great Year For Nachos

Looking back on 2014, it was a great year in food. We saw some seriously stellar recipes from food bloggers, some incredibly inventive ice cream flavors, some jaw-dropping slow cooker recipes and some marvelous moments in pizza. Here at HuffPost Taste we built a waffle ice cream tower cake that …

5 (New!) Ways to Top Avocado Toast

From salsa verde to toasted nuts, here are 5 creative ways to mix up your avocado toast<p>Avocado toast is soo last year. Actually, now that we mention it, we’ve been singing the praises of avocado toast for at least two years now.<p>Despite all the new ways we’re topping our toast this year, we’re still …

10 Ways to Cook Chicken Thighs

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: Chicken thighs were made for low-stress weeknight meals.</i><p>When we think of easy weeknight chicken dinners, we tend to think of boneless -- often skinless -- chicken breasts. But what's easy …

15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …

Recipes

15 Clean-Eating No-Bake Snacks

Why is it that we hear the word "snack" and immediately think of things we totally <i>shouldn't</i> be snacking on? I'm talking greasy tater chips, salty pretzels, and loaded chocolate chip cookies. News alert -- it doesn't have to be crunchy, greasy, salty, or sickly sweet to be deemed an acceptable snack!<p>…

20 Simple Vegetable Soups

SAVEUR<p>https://www.saveur.com/gallery/Simple-Vegetable-Soups<p>article<p>These vegetable soups highlight everything from squash to scallions; pair them with …

The 7 Fruits You Should Eat More of This Month

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: In the dead of winter, when your market bags are laden with dark leafy greens and root vegetables, don't forget about fruit. Just tell yourself you're preventing scurvy and load</i> …

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Architectural Built-Ins for the Bedroom: 15 Favorites from the Archives

We believe the bedroom should be a sanctuary (see 10 Secrets for a Better Night’s Sleep). Thankfully, architects have long known that creating …

How to Create Your Own Japanese-Style Bathroom

Updating your home, whether it’s a little touch-up or full remodel, can be an exciting experience that makes your home more enjoyable to live in. Not …

Interior Design

6 Mistakes You Make When Making Your Bed

Make these bed-making rules a part of your morning routine. This article originally appeared on HouseBeautiful.com<p><i>Ngoc Minh Ngo</i><p><b>1. You put your top sheet pattern-up</b><p>If you have a patterned top sheet, it's not much use to you pattern-up: The pattern will only be displayed from the back side when you …

Sewing

Architect Visit: A New Farmhouse for a 100-Year-Old Barn

After purchasing a verdant lot in Virginia, the owners’ first instinct was to restore the site’s existing barn and move in, but architect Donald …

This DIY Sputnik Chandelier Made from Microphones Is the Coolest Light Fixture Ever

Buying a new Sputnik chandelier can cost thousands, but this homemade version cost $156. And how rock 'n roll are the microphones? This article originally appeared on HouseBeautiful.com.<p>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our …

Sputnik

What To Do With The Most Boring Wall In Your House

Interior designers have long been entranced by the 18th-century French technique of curating a salon wall. How can you achieve the look? It's supremely simple: Pick a blank wall and map out a collage of framed artwork or objects. As you can see below, there is no right or wrong combination.<p>Interior …

Interior Design

Who wouldn't want to live in this enchanting little Swedish micro home?

Here at Boing Boing, we do love tiny houses! Hus-1 is a small house designed and built by Swedish micro-home designer Torsten Ottesjö.<p>The project is …

Tiny House Movement

10 Reasons to Go Color-Crazy in Your Kid's Room

21 Cool Tips To Steampunk Your Home

The <b>steampunk style</b> is not one of the most well known in terms of interior design. Maybe that’s because many of us don’t even know which are the basic …

Interior Design

8 Jaw-Dropping Furniture Makeovers

Nancy Chua and Marcos Rodriguez, the duo behind family-owned Vintage Rehabs specialize in the restoration of vintage and antique furniture. Here, we take a look at some of the cherished pieces they've given new life.<p>Nancy Chua and Marcos Rodriguez, the duo behind family-owned Vintage Rehabs …

Furniture

Tree Bookshelves That Creatively Display Collections In Style

Forget the old, boring and simple bookshelves your parents used to have and focus on <b>more creative designs</b>. It’s time to think out of the box and to …

Family Apartment in Amsterdam Flaunting Permanent Visual Connection Between Spaces

An Amsterdam building complex built back in 1925 in the city’s Amsterdam-Zuid area hides a memorable family home design. Dutch design studio …

Louis Vuitton's Petites Malles trunk pendants

JEWELRY OBSESSION OF THE DAY<p><b>The French luxury house pays tribute to its design signature with three gold trunks in miniature pendant form.</b>

Jewelry

Why Sun Noodle's Product Means You Can Make Restaurant-Quality Ramen at Home

When Sun Noodle came to the East coast, after crafting the finest ramen noodles for West coasters for decades, the company had one goal: to supply ramen chefs with the great noodles they were demanding for their flavorful soups and toppings. As ramen grew trendier and trendier in the United States …

6 Ways to Take Buffalo Wings to the Next Level

Since today is National Chicken Wing Day, it’s the perfect excuse to make a big batch. Here, six variations on buffalo wings.<p>Fifty years ago, …