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25 Gorgeous Hikes You Have to Do in Your Lifetime

Allow us to introduce you to your hiking bucket list<p>Research shows that spending time outside is vital to our health—and that exercising outdoors is more satisfying and can burn more calories. Luckily, you can get a workout and a hefty dose of vitamin N at the same time by hiking. These 25 …

6 Salad Ingredients That Help You Drop Pounds Faster

Boost flavor and slim down at the same time with these surprising salad add-ins.<p>Ever wonder why loading up on salad doesn't always help you slim down? Despite their rep as a diet standby, salads aren't synonymous with weight loss. In fact, many of the usual add-ins don't actually offer much in the …

13 Foods That Are Packed With Antioxidants

Allow us to present a ton of easy ways to protect against free-radical damage

7 Foods That Are Secretly Staining Your Teeth

Cut them out of your diet to brighten your smile ASAP<p><i>By Ashley Okwuosa for Beauty High</i><p>If you want a perfect smile, you need to keep your pearly whites, well, white. And while there are plenty of products you can use to keep your teeth in great shape, there's a much easier way to prevent stains from …

Why Monday Is The Best Day To Make Healthy-Eating Changes

You won't hate Mondays after you read this.<p>Because it's the start of the workweek, Monday has long had a crummy reputation—no one at work ever groans that they have a case of the Fridays or writes songs about how they don't like Saturdays, right? Thing is, Monday has one secret upside: It's the day …

5 Creative Ways to Cook With Eggs

There are things you can do with eggs other than fill a breakfast sandwich or whisk 'em into an omelet. Like these 5 dishes.<p><b>The humble egg isn't just a foodstuff—it's an icon in a shell.</b> A golden yolk, poached and broken over a plate of greens or just-made toast, is an instant comfort. And it's …

HomeMade Modern EP29 Hanging Garden

This DIY vertical garden is an easy-to-make project that can turn a window into a beautiful and productive herb garden.<p>SUPPLIES:<p>4" to 5" Terra Cotta …

Grow Lettuce in Gutter Gardens

This was a very simple project. We just bought 3 10′ sections of gutter at our local home improvement store, along with right and left end caps, and …

DIY Outdoor Seating

We finally finished our outdoor seating! Here's the before and after photo.<p>When I first learned about this awesome cinderblock and wood outdoor …

Paper Bow Templates in Four Sizes

Spring is a perfect time to add a pretty little bow on your packages and party decor. For this template I have included four sizes from the large bow …

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DIY Long Stemmed Paper Rose

Happy July everyone! Let’s start the month off with another version of a paper flower. . . the all time favorite and my first flower to make for blog …

Recycled Solar Power

Carving a Giant Utility Knife (entirely Out of Wood)<p>Restoring a 100 Year Old Vise!<p>Building My Own Butcher Block Kitchen Island<p>PVC Class<p>does anyone …

Build A Lightweight Tent For A Pittance

Shelter for less than $2 per square yard<p>Ultralight tents don’t have to lighten your wallet. Save a bundle of cash by making one from Tyvek. The breathable, water-resistant material, a favorite of home contractors, weighs less than two ounces and costs about $2 per square yard. Here’s how to fashion …

Make a Notebook from a Grocery Bag

50 ways to reuse your garbage

From fruit peels and coffee grounds to pantyhose and pill bottles, here's how to save money and treat your trash like treasure.<p>Ralph Waldo Emerson …