Jean Rockwell Buchacz

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DIY Nylon Mesh Tubing Inspiration and Tutorial. I thought this jewelry was amazing and unique when I posted it in January 2012 and I’m reblogging because I saw it today on Brit + Co here. She has a DIY plastic version of the necklace at that link, but I really want to try this mesh because I certainly have the beads and sequins to do it.

Roundup: 10 DIY Projects Using Plumbing Pipe

Usually we think of using a pipe for plumbing... but there are so many other ways to use this sturdy material that don't have anything to do with …

Jaw-dropping visualization of the day: New York City's wealth gap, mapped out in 3d! From The Atlantic http://bit.ly/14Qvbne

5 Body Parts Scientists Can 3-D Print

Try This Friendship Bracelet Upgrade!

We love a good friendship bracelet, and adding findings from the hardware store is right up our alley as well. Get tips and the tutorial for making this creative upgrade.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>cotton butcher’s twine ( 3 strands )<br>• small brass hex nuts ( 18 )<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how on Shop Sweet …

9 Ways to Trick Out Your Bobby Pins

A few weeks ago, we shared 3 cool ways to add bobby pins to your ‘do, but what about tricking out the bobby pins themselves? From nail polish to glitter to studs and chain, here are 9 ways to add a little more pep to this essential hair accessory. Feel free to “pin” your favorites! ;)<p><b>Materials:</b> <br>– …

Women Are 'Leaning In'—and Not Getting Paid for It

Women are more likely than men to have unpaid internships like the one Sheryl Sandberg's non-profit recently posted.<p>In the US, women are shortchanged by 23 percent compared to what men earn--and that's when they are actually paid for their work.<p>As many as 77 percent of unpaid internships are held …

Workout Clothes For Women: Our Favorite Celebs Show Us How To Sweat In Style (PHOTOS)

Hitting the gym doesn't always sound appealing, especially after a long day. But there is something you can do to make it a little less painful -- and it starts with what you put on your body.<p>Though your gym wardrobe may seem unimportant in the grand scheme of things, looking the part and feeling …

Autumn Beauty: A Guide to Revitalising Your Skincare Routine for the Colder Months

Soon, the time will come to air out your winter wardrobe and start investing in some woolly numbers; it may still be August, but autumn is right around the corner. The chilly run-up to Christmas can dry out your skin, so it's wise to start thinking about those heavy-duty moisturisers and lip balms …

Fall Preview: Jewelry

Chunky sweaters and high neck tops make statement necklaces a must in the colder months, but take note from the fall/winter runways and sport a set of knuckle rings on your fingers. A pair of fingerless gloves provides extra warmth and jewel display.<p>Chunky sweaters and high neck tops make statement …

17 Of The Most Inspirational Things Lady Gaga Has Ever Said

Let Mother Monster guide your life.

Inspiration

Essential Yoga Poses for Beginners

Did the poses taught in your first yoga class pass in one ear and out the other in a blur of confusion as you tried to register what the teacher was …

What you need to give up if you want to be happy

So how to clear the slate? Here are 10 things you'll need to give up in exchange for your happiness.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Give up caring about what other people think of</b> …

Happiness

Dr. Pepper Raises A Can To The “One of Ones”

The ” /1″ campaign features lesser known achievers in a salute to the one in a billion.<p>There may be nearly 7 billion people on Earth, but with its /1 (slash one) campaign Dr. Pepper wants you to know that none are quite like you.<p>Meant to convey that every person is 1/1 (one of one), the work for …

National Championship

Reinvent Your Company Through Culture

In both C suites and boardrooms, discussions about business performance usually center on topics like market momentum, M&A opportunities, capital management, and productivity enhancements. While these factors are important, in my experience they are best leveraged when employees are engaged, …

Soon You’ll Be Able To Sell Your Skills On Google “Helpouts”

Google is reportedly considering expanding its e-commerce and cloud services by letting users with a particular skillset market those skills to potential buyers. The new system is said to be called “Helpouts.” The news came from a tipster who chatted with TechCrunch.<p>Since hiring a stranger for his …

4 Reasons To Love Your Work–And The People You Work With

Loving your job doesn’t mean you’re in the throes of an office romance. It’s not that your gig is easy–some of the happiest people have the hardest jobs. Rather, As HubSpot CTO Dharmesh Shah notes on LinkedIn, job-love has a slow burn of fulfillment–the kind that can be engineered in your day to …

Bikini Body Workout: The Ultimate Body Shaper

Exercise 1 Sumo Deadlift Shuffle<p>Grasp one end of a heavy dumbbell with both hands, arms hanging straight in front of you, and stand with your feet about shoulder-width apart, toes turned out slightly. Step your left foot out to the left, bending your knees and pushing your hips back to lower …

Ricotta Cake with Fresh Berries

4.5<p>4.5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 6 to 8 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>45 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour<p>A light ricotta cake topped with macerated …

13 CEOs and Founders Reveal Their Top Productivity Hacks

Struggling with distractions in the workplace? Here is how 13 tech entrepreneurs get the most out of their workday.

Productivity

Scandinavian Swimmers Warned About Testicle-Attacking Monster Fish

A testicle-crushing vegetarian monster fish from South America has invaded the waters off Scandinavia. Last week, fisherman in the Oresund Sound …

Papua New Guinea

Should companies follow Ben and Jerry's lead in wages? http://abcn.ws/17EUOlM

5 Sneaky Ways The NSA Spies On Americans

The U.S. government needs only three degrees of separation to look at Kevin Bacon's phone records.<p>The U.S. National Security Agency remains at the center of controversy this summer, nine weeks after <i>The Guardian</i> and the <i>Washington Post</i> broke the news about its PRISM online data-mining program. While …

10 Ways to Find Balance in Your Life

Hello my lovelies! Firstly, I must begin with an apology for my prolonged absence the past few weeks; anyone who visits often will have noticed my …

DIY: Bug Repellent Balm

I have a very serious vendetta against mosquitos and a few select summer insects, so I’ve decided to embalm myself in a force field of rosemary, …

The Best Time to Exercise (and When to Schedule 4 Other Healthy Habits)

Increase Metabolism

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism<p>Stop these habits now to boost your calorie-burning potential<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of …