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You Are God: The True Teachings of Jesus

Brandon West, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p><b>In this article we will explore how the true teachings of Jesus can be summed up by three little words: you are</b> …

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Letting Go Without Regret: A Tip for Giving Up Things You Don't Need (But Might Miss)

My filing cabinet in its new stylish home.<p>(Image credit: Adam Carnes)<p>I'm moving..<i>.sort of.</i> My lease is up this month and my apartment building needs …

Minimalism

Articles about editors-essentials-garment-racks on Dwell.com - Dwell

Choosing your living room's go-to lounging piece just got easier with these editor-approved easy chairs.<p>Here are 5 key ingredients to a great home cooked brunch and breakfast in bed.<p>Highlights from the products, furniture, and lighting at Dwell on Design 2013, handpicked by Dwell editors.<p>In …

Living Rooms

10 Essentials for a Cozy Reading Nook

“<i>Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark on a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour.</i>” John Boswell certainly …

Before and After: A Food Blogger's Wow-Worthy White Kitchen

Here's proof a one-color kitchen can be a winner.<p>A food blogger deserves a fabulous kitchen — and when your blog is as successful as Pinch of Yum, why not splurge on a full remodel? After buying a new home back in 2013, blogger Lindsay and her husband Bjork decided the current kitchen's dated wood …

Kitchens

Butternut Squash Soup

1. Cook bacon in a large pot over medium heat, flipping once, until brown and crisp, about 15 minutes. Drain on paper towels; discard fat from pot but do not wipe clean.<p>2. Melt butter in pot over medium heat. Cook onion, stirring occasionally, until softened and golden, about 15 minutes. Add …

Make-Ahead Dessert: The Light-as-Air Cloud Cake -- and Our Super Caramel-Making Tip

After all the parties, the eggnog, the multicourse meals, yes, you need a dessert for your holiday meal, but it should be a light, sweet ending. Here's our showstopper.<p>This is ethereal, every bite beyond heavenly. A billowy meringue mixture -- egg whites, sugar, and cornstarch -- bakes in round …

Apple Fritters

Best served warm, these fragrant, golden morsels are by turns tender, crisp, and fruity. A simpler (no-yeast) alternative to sufganiyot -- the traditional jam-filled Jewish doughnut served during Hanukkah -- the fritters are studded with diced sweet apples and generously dusted with confectioners' …

Artichoke-and-Feta Dip

Lemon zest, fresh oregano, and red-pepper flakes infuse the block of feta in this baked dip with tons of flavor.

5 Golden Rules of Kitchen Organization

Store things where you use them. Pots and pans are best kept near the range or cooktop; mixing bowls near the countertop you use for food preparation; plates, glasses, and flatware near the dishwasher.

Crispy Ginger-Lime Chicken Thighs

These piquant chicken thighs get an infusion of flavor when the curry mixture is stuffed under their skin.

Classic Caramel Candies

For this recipe, you will need an accurate candy thermometer. You'll also need to cut three-inch square pieces of waxed paper or cellophane in which to wrap the caramels.

Pinterest Challenge

I love a good design challenge…<p>…and I’m cuckoo for cocoa puffs about this fab four too…<p>…so when Sherry tweeted about their Pinterest Challenge idea …

Hobby Lobby

DIY Rustic Wall Storage Bins

Speaking of creating storage… for a while now I have been talking to my husband about building a storage bin for the back of our entry closet door. …

DIY Lamp -Tripod Floor Lamp with Drift Wood Branches

Here's an awesome low cost nature DIY lamp that you can make in half a day.<p>It's a diy lamp made from drift wood branches. And I'm in love with it! It …

How to: A Painted Striped Curtain Makeover

When we moved from our NYC apartment to our suburban Connecticut home, I grabbed a neutral pair of curtains from IKEA for the one window in our …

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Faux Zinc Finish - Nightstand Makeover

I was finally able to try a faux zinc finish! I love the look that the Restoration Hardware pieces that have this finish. If you are intersted to …

How To: DIY Antiqued Mercury Mirror Glass

| 134 Comments<p>Today we're excited to to share this simple and affordable method for transforming any piece of glass into a beautiful decor update …

Install a Toiletry Shelf

Make space for supplies over the bathroom door so that they'll be accessible when they need to be replenished. Use wood screws to secure a pair of wooden shelf brackets to either side of the door frame; screw shelf to brackets. The shelf should rest on top of the door molding, which will help …

Stretch Your Dollar: DIY Instagram Canvas Prints

If you love snapping cool pictures with your smartphone using Instagram but don't know what to do with those square shots, then try making your own canvas print. Instead of tossing down the cash for square picture frames or paying up to $20 a pop for a professional small canvas print, try this easy …

Chemicals

Ikea Expedit

Ikea Expedit<p>We still can't believe that more than <b>100,000</b> of you have checked out our Ikea Expedit Project! What originally was supposed to be a …

Make This: How to Transfer Your Photos to Wood

I've seen plenty of tutorials out there detailing how to transfer prints onto wood. This simple project will turn your prints into something uniquely …

Tutorials

How to Choose a Living Room Layout According to Your Personal Needs [Infographic]

Do you find it difficult to choose a living room layout? This infographic put together by The FurnishedUp Blog makes it easy for anyone to decide on …

The Best Home Improvement Websites and Apps

Renovations can be grueling. But a new crop of digital tools helps contain the chaos and keep things sane. See the latest and best home improvement websites and apps to check out or download.<p><b>Websites</b><p>While many social-networking sites are not much more than platforms for chatter, others have evolved …