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15 Flavor-Packed Indian Dishes to Spice Up Dinner This Week

You’ve been living off mason jar salads all summer long, but now that the weather is getting chillier, you’re craving cuisine with a little more comfort. Challenge yourself to think outside of the pizza box and with these exotic Indian dishes. Here are 15 delicious ideas to try.<p>1. Baked Samosas: …

Healthy Eating

17 Savory Pumpkin Recipes to Spice Up the Season

With fall finally upon us and Halloween costume ideas abounding left and right, it’s time for those official icons of fall to reappear on our doorsteps. But pumpkins aren’t just meant to be carved into jack-o’-lanterns — they’re also a perfect base for plenty of delicious recipes. And if you think …

Recipes

The Best Stores for Big (Really Big!) Artwork & Prints

Let's cut to the chase here: These are the best online and brick-and-mortar stores for finding big–<i>huge–</i>oversized artwork. We're talking 40 inches,</i> …

50 Wall Art Pieces Under $50 to Buy or DIY

Take it from a gal who just moved into her first apartment — decorating is not cheap. After dropping major bills on furniture and housewares, it’s hard to justify spending that extra buck on wall art, you know? But those white walls need a little love too, and adding art you love is the best way to …

Decorations

7 Book Series That Will Rekindle Your Love of Reading

National Reading Month has us thinking about books that made us fall in love with reading to begin with. To quote a friend’s college application essay (yes, I loved it so much that I remember it to this day), “it was Harry Potter that sparked my love of reading, which in turn sparked a lifetime …

Books

Best Apps for Families

The Parents team tapped moms, dads, and kids to test tons of apps and find the ones that are most intuitive to use, best priced, and super helpful. These are our favorites to help with everything from staying organized to keeping your kids occupied. They're app-solutely essential!<p>Best Apps for</b> …

19 Natural Baby Products That Moms Swear By

You’ve purchased the wooden rattles, the BPA-free bottles and the organic baby food handbook, but now it’s time to think about the things you put <i>on</i> your baby. When it comes to soaps, powders and butt balms, you want to make sure you’re using only the best for your little one. We get it, so we …

Skin Care

Game Your Kid's Education With These 10 Cool Kits

Forget paper and pencils. Look into these fun new tools to help kids unleash their inner scientist or engineer.<p>#<p>Exo Labs Model 2 Camera<p>The Model 2 camera attaches to any standard microscope and captures high-res images of the field of view. An app streams images to an iPhone or iPad so that …

Tips to Boost Your Baby's Memory

Baby begins to develop her memory from the moment she is born. There are lots of things you can do during her first year to help strengthen her memory skills. Here are some of our tips and suggestions for enhancing Baby's memory.<p>Help Baby's memory development by keeping her surroundings consistent …

Babies

20 Pieces of Alphabet Art for Your Baby’s Nursery

Decorating is easy as ABC and 123 with our stellar nursery design tips. Our little digital corner of creativity is packed full of inspiration for the best ways to brighten up your baby’s wall with bold wallpaper or the best nursery prints that ever were. If you’re looking to start your little one’s …

Wall Art

Renovation Inspiration: 12 Beautiful White Marble and Wood Kitchens

Last week, I wrote a post featuring 10 restaurant interiors to inspire your kitchen renovation. The first one, the gorgeous bar area from Atlanta's …

Small Space Hacks: This Modern Sofa Splits Into Three

From chairs that double as hangers to wall mounted desks to wall art trays, everyone loves a good small space hack — even those of us that don’t live in tiny shoebox apartments. The Sofista is one of the best pieces of convertible furniture we’ve seen yet.<p>Designed by Italian designer Fabrizio …

Furniture

How-To: Crocheted Drawer Knob Covers

Give your drawers and wardrobes a quick DIY makeover with this crocheted drawer knob cover tutorial from Brigitte on Roman Sock.<p>Whip up a few flower and double stripe covers today!<p>Click here to see more photos and to download a PDF of the project.

Bargain Alert! 10 Stylish Sofas on Sale Now

Fog Kendall Sofa from World Market; was $699, now $549.<p>Looking to replace your current couch? Getting a new one can be a great way to update your …

6 Living Room Design Ideas Worth Stealing

Create the ultimate livable space with these stylish decorating tricks.<p><b>How to make the centerpiece of the home look good and be livable?</b> Create a room that has a sense of balance, reflects your personal taste, and is completely inviting. Prepare to be inspired.<p>photography by MELANIE ACEVEDO<p>One …

Summer Road Trip: Where to Go in the USA

Where are you headed this summer? We've collected a few highlights from our favorite American destinations to help get you started.<p>Summer travel season is here! And what better way to celebrate than with a well-earned summer vacation. But why stick to just one? Pick a long weekend and head to some …

Erin's Warm & Wood-Wrapped Austin Budget Bungalow

<b>Name:</b> Erin Curtis and Aaron Dubrow (and 4 part-time, indoor/outdoor kitties) <b><br>Location:</b> East Side — Austin, Texas <b><br>Size:</b> 1400 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> …

63 Incredibly cozy and inspiring window seat ideas

1 Kindesign’s collection of <b>63 Incredibly cozy and inspiring window seat ideas</b> will help inspire your search for the perfect ideas on designing your …

21 Chic Looks for Your Mid-Length ‘Do

We have a conundrum: What exactly is mid-length hair? It seems to mean many things to many people, so in the interest of ease (and options), we’re gonna go for a broader spectrum — from the tops of the shoulders to a few inches below the collarbone. If you’re trying to grow out an ill-informed …

Hairstyling

16 Way-Better-Than-Basic Chicken Salads

Leave all memories of the chicken salad of your youth behind. What was likely a bland combo of chicken, fruit + nuts and celery whipped into mayonnaise and served on white bread is now a cooler than cool concoction perfect for a modern mid-day meal. Seriously upgraded with genius additions (try: …

Cooking

20 Classic Kids Books That Belong on Your Bookshelf

Baby’s got the finest wall prints and coolest DIY mobiles, but no nursery’s complete without at least a shelf-full of these so-called kiddie books. (If we’re talking frankly here, a few of us might even have a couple of these dear friends on our own bookshelves.) Are you ready for a serious trip …

Kids

Dinner in Minutes: 15 Soup Recipes You Can Make in Your Blender

Cooking after work is HARD. You’re tired. You’re hungry. And it’s just so easy to swing by your favorite Thai place and grab a to-go container of pad see ew on the way home. But come on. Your bod deserves better. With these 15 soup recipes. You can give yourself a good homemade meal every evening. …

Cooking

23 Incredibly Helpful Diagrams For Moms-To-Be

There are just so many little things to keep track of when you're expecting. Just remember: "There's a chart for that."

Toy Fair Favorites: Plan Toys, Djeco, Seedling, Green Toys, Moulin Roty, Guidecraft, Wonderworld, Le Toy Van

Yesterday I shared with you my first round of favorites from the Toy Fair and today I'm back with more. As I wander around exploring different booths …

Lego

20 Resources for Teaching Kids How to Program & Code

Isn't it amazing to see a baby or a toddler handle a tablet or a smart phone? They know how technology works. Kids absorb information so fast, …

The Cheapest & Best Online Sources for DIY Project & Craft Supplies

Winter is the perfect time for crafting, but it is not the perfect time to go traipsing from store to store searching for craft supplies, your brain …

Alison's List: Baby Goods I'm Glad I Bought & Ones I Wish I Hadn't

Every time I meet a soon-to-be-first-time Mom, I feel like we end up discussing <i>"the list"</i> - that crazy checklist of stuff you are told you simply <i>must</i> …

Pregnancy

Parents: Parenting News & Advice for Moms and Dads

'And if you take her glue she will have a fit. Slime after slime.'<p>Meet Daniel, who at 7 already knew he wanted to transition, and his story will …

Chloe Kim

24 Celebrity Bobs That Will Make You Wish You Had Shorter Hair

Lobs (long bobs) included.