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Healthy Vegan, Vegetarian Detox Kale Soup Recipe

While you're busy planning your menu for the actual Thanksgiving feast, don't forget to nourish your bod with healthy ingredients in the days leading up to it.<p>Kimberly Snyder—nutritionist, author of <i>The Beauty Detox Foods,</i> and preparer of healthy foods for celebs such as Drew Barrymore, Hilary Duff, …

12 Crockpot Recipes to Make for a Light and Easy Dinner

The easiest way to eat your best and stress less is to get friendly with your slow cooker. Nothing makes delicious and nutritious weekday meals …

Slow Cookers

How to Create Depth in a Landscape Painting

01<p>of 04<p>Create Distance in a Landscape With Tone<p>If a landscape seems flat, without a sense of distance in the scene, the first thing to check the tone …

Landscape Photography

The Interior of the Pantheon in Rome Giovanni Paolo Pannini (1735) Palais Leichtenstein Painting - oil on canvas

Breton Girls by the Sea Paul Gauguin (1889) National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo Painting - oil on canvas

All eyes are on France this month, and for the occasion, we’ve got a few French-inspired collections of art to help you indulge your inner Francophile. Check out our guide to what's on and start discovering more art like this painting by Paris-based artist Julien Spianti: http://saatol.us/12vTjWe

The Shepherd's Star Jules-Adolphe Breton (1887) Painting - oil on canvas

The Kingfisher Vincent van Gogh (1886) Van Gogh Museum Painting - oil on canvas

An Idle Moment John White Alexander (1885) Private collection Painting - oil on canvas

Beached Boat at Daybreak Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1884) Painting - oil on canvas


Torger Enckell- <i>Portrait of a Woman</i>

Weekend plans? This looks about right to us: "Spilled the Pool" ($900) by Janusz Gałuszka from our Originals $1,000 & Under collection: http://saatol.us/12TfruQ

Nude with Bouquet

Typical Tom Wesselmann: A nude with blue stockings, casually reclining next to a bouquet of deep orange flowers.

James Himber

About One to Watch<p>Each week, we showcase an emerging artist from around the world who is already garnering attention for their work. “One To Watch” …

José Salvaggio https://www.facebook.com/jose.salvaggio.5 Posted by Lara

Tarek Butayhi - Syrian Artist Acrylic on canvas- 2013 - 80x100 cm Posted by Lara


I can never come up with what to say so here are some words that I love from Leonard Cohen:ring the bells that still can ringforget your perfect …

David Mensing Found on davidmensingfineart.com Posted by Lara

Trompe-l'il Paintings of Windows Create Fantastic Optical Illusions in Istanbul

If you were walking past these small and decorative windows, you might not assume that they're fake. But, you'd be mistaken. These windows are actually paintings by the Spanish street artist Pejac. He recently stopped in Istanbul, Turkey to create three new trompe-l'il pieces in the district of …


Video tutorial: Thread weaving to patch a hole in your jeans

Video tutorial: Thread weaving to patch a hole in your jeans<p>Weaving has become quite the trendy craft lately. Agy from Green Issues shows how you can …

Journal Pen Holder

One thing I wish I was better at is keeping a journal! Not a journal where I necessarily keep my personal feelings for the day, but a journal to keep …

Tutorial: Felt flower hairclip

Jody from Jody’s Creations shows how to make this pretty felt flower hairclip. It would also make a cute embellishment for an elastic head band. You …

DIY: Bean Bags

DIY Seed Bombs

What a clever little concept! I had no idea that these can be made and turned into something great for your garden.<p>These fun DIY seed bombs are easy …


DIY Lotion Bars

9 Chili Recipes That Are Like a Warm Hug

Is there anything better than a bowl of chili?<p>Really, though -- it's spiced, warm, and hearty; it's flexible enough to endure endless variations; and, above all, it's the ultimate crowd-pleaser. Whether you're vegan, gluten-free, or the dreaded picky eater, no one can turn up their nose at a bowl …


Hot Water Platypus pattern by brella

A hot water bottle is an economical and environmentally friendly way to keep your toes or lap warm during cold winter nights. But who wants a rubbery …

Made Us Look: Gorgeous Paper Quilts Made from Recycled Envelopes

Confession: I have been obsessed with the patterns found inside of security envelopes for years. In fact, I’ve been collecting such envelopes since 2006, and have about five shoeboxes worth in my garage! (I promise, I’m not a hoarder.) So, the moment I came across these beautiful paper quilts I was …

Quinoa-Black Bean Chili Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil<br>• 1 chopped onion<br>• 1/2 tsp. salt, plus more to taste<br>• 2 minced garlic cloves<br>• 1 diced red bell pepper<br>• 1 Tbsp. chili …