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Top 10 Things to Do in New Orleans (Besides Mardi Gras)

New Orleans is more than parades and parties. Here are ten of its best offerings besides the annual festivities of Mardi Gras.<p><b>Jackson Square</b><br>The French Quarter’s heart and soul is a must-see, boasting a statue of Andrew Jackson at its center and a ragtag collection of artists and fortune-tellers …

Festivals

Canada National Parks

What’s your fancy: sandy beaches, rocky coasts, lush forests, or glacial lakes? Canada has them all, in a national park system that’s one of the world’s best.

National Parks

How To Style Coffee Table Trays: Ideas & Inspiration

Dressing up the largest focal point of any living space, the sofa, the coffee table should be used for more than just a table for Friday night pizza …

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Stylish DIY Stools: Projects, Ideas and Inspiration

Today’s post is inspired by a cat. A grey tabby, to be exact! Yes, my Kitty Dearest suffered a little injury to his torso last month and found …

Kitchen of the Week: A DIY Kitchen Overhaul for Under $500

A few years ago, when Abbey and Phil Hendrickson and their two young children moved from Buffalo to the couple’s hometown of Owego, New York, their …

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30 Cocktails Perfect For Warm Weather

The prettiest and most delicious cocktails to try this season. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com<p>Warm weather! IT'S FINALLY HERE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY! After you shove your puffy coats in suitcases and hide them away in a dark corner never to be seen until the cold returns, go sit …

Elegant Seattle Home Enthralls With Spectacular Lake Washington Views

Beautiful views of the outdoors are increasingly becoming almost a mandatory part of most homes across the globe. Seems like everyone wants that …

10 Unexpected Ways to Add Color to Your Kitchen

Unique ways to give your space a bold look.<p>Switch out your sink for a colorful one, order some bold appliances, or give your backsplash a bright look.

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Case Study: Making a Kids Room Feel "Finished" --> http://apttherapy.com/1g48gUn What makes a room feel finished? Is that just an elusive feeling you never quite get to? Let's spend some time figuring that out. Look at this kids bedroom. Pretty, isn't it? Now look again...

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BEFORE & AFTER: From Dark And Plain To Modern And Fun

A peek at one of our favorite makeovers from this week's American Dream Builders.<p>On Sunday night's episode of Nate Berkus's new show, <i>American Dream Builders</i>, we were introduced to a pair of Tudor homes that got full overhaul thanks to the two competing teams. In the West family's home, tackled by …

Before & After: A Drab Kitchen Gets A One-Day Makeover

Beautiful, functional kitchens are sort of the holy grail of a renter’s life. Unless you are one of those rare, oh-so-fortunate souls that stumbled …

Europe Revisited

You've scaled the Eiffel Tower, ridden the London Eye, strolled Las Ramblas and posed outside the Pantheon. If you've been there and done that in Europe, Jetsetter.com has some alternative suggestions on how to combat attraction apathy in London, Paris, Barcelona and Rome.<p><b>LONDON</b><p><b>Been there:</b> Strolled …

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It’s been a bit of a crazy, strange week. A co-worker has been at the hospital all week because he left a health issue linger for months uncared for …

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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 …

Scary Moisturizer Ingredients Uncovered

Here’s a look at the primary components in moisturizers, the best natural sources, and the synthetic ingredients that you might want to avoid. So grab your moisturizer and let’s get started.<p><b>EMOLLIANTS</b> Emollients in moisturizers give a protective moisture barrier and help heal skin.<p><b>Natural |</b> Plant …

Skin Care

The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

The burpee has a goofy name, but the fat-burning benefits are nothing to laugh at<p>Imagine an exercise that offers big cardio benefits, works every major muscle group, and torches mucho calories. That’s a burpee (aka, a squat thrust) in a nutshell. Developed in the 1930s and used by the military to …

Exercise

Top Pin of the Day: A Kitchen Pantry That Doubles as a Home Office

Today's top pin is a multipurpose kitchen pantry. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>In designer Nina Farmer's Boston brownstone, the kitchen pantry also houses her office. To the right of the Waterworks Fireclay Farmhouse sink, open shelves hold plates from Hermès and …

Ask a Designer: How Do I Hang a Chandelier?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is decorating with a chandelier. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future installment.<p><b>Q:</b> …

Scotland's Dunnottar Castle Is The Perfect Spot For Exploring

The ruins of Dunnottar Castle sit on a dramatic cliff on the northeast coast of Scotland. The castle is incredibly rich in history and also offers some gorgeous views of the coast.<p>Legendary figures like William Wallace, Mary Queen of Scots and the future King Charles II all paid a visit to the …

Before & After: A Garage Sale Dining Set Gets Gorgeous

Rita wanted to really go bold, but keep her dining table and chairs at the same time (she lucked into these four chairs and table at a garage sale …

Dining Rooms

10 Habits of Healthy and Happy Business Owners

This week’s radio show is the second-to-last in this season’s <i>Work/Life</i> theme. I feel like I’ve been reading post after post about the difficulty of …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime

And if you're stuck in front of a computer all day, then yours probably is, too.<p>We've updated our bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and 2014's travel hotspots.<p>From eating pizza in Naples to skiing in Japan, these are the 100 trips everyone should take in their …

A Coastal Kitchen With a View of Long Island Sound

In colors inspired by driftwood and sand.<p>With its waterfront location, designer Susan Drake chose colors of driftwood and sand for a Stamford, Connecticut, kitchen. Read the interview with the designer.