Sarah Zimmerman

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This 3-Ingredient DIY Flower Food Makes Bouquets Last (Almost) Forever

If there's one design tip I've picked up while living in New York City, it's that a bouquet of flowers instantly elevates a space—no matter how small. When I invite friends over for drinks, I'll put together a simple glass vase of white and green hydrangeas in my living room for a touch of …

You Should Put a Bowl of Vinegar in Your Dishwasher

White vinegar is the darling of homemade cleaning supplies. Whether someone is committed to green cleaning, wants a hard-working multi-purpose …

Cleaning

Your Weekend Project: Deep-Clean Your Dishwasher

<b>Step 4:</b> Replace the parts you removed and run your machine using nothing but vinegar.<p><b>Important note!</b> Never mix vinegar with bleach when cleaning your …

Cleaning

A head recruiter at Amazon says the best résumés are data-based — and there's an easy formula you can follow

Hiring managers look to your résumé to find out all about your previous jobs and experiences.<p>But Celeste Joy Diaz, a recruiting manager at Amazon, said there's a right way to talk about yourself — and quite a few ways to mess it up.<p>For starters, you can't just name drop the company or your job …

Liz Weston: You’re married, but your assets don’t have to be

People who aren’t rich or famous typically don’t have prenuptial agreements, which are legal documents detailing who gets what in a divorce. Even …

Personal Finance

7 Desk Stretches to Ease a Tight Neck, Shoulders, and Wrists From Sitting All Day

Our bodies were made to move, which is why sitting for a good portion of your day—at a desk, behind the wheel, or plopped in front of the …

Alignment Expert Lauren Roxburgh Explains How Foam Rolling Can Help Reduce the Appearance of Cellulite

We often associate foam rolling with stretching and injury prevention, but using a roller as part of your exercise routine can actually provide a …

Stretching

The 1 exercise to help with lower back pain

If you're not familiar with foam rolling, or myofascial release, it might be the solution for all of your aches and pains. Myofascial release is a safe and effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle, sustained pressure into the myofascial connective tissue (surrounding your muscles) …

This Tutorial Teaches You to Blow Dry Your Long Hair for a Professionally Styled Look

You know how your hair always looks absolutely fabulous after you step out of a salon, but as soon as you get home any chance of replicating it feels …

37 Seriously Amazing Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

Everything you need to know (or buy) to make your house spotless!

7 pro tips to help you learn how to cook in 2017

Learning to cook is at the top of many New Year's resolution lists. And it's easy enough to grab a shiny new stockpot, a cookbook with glossy …

grilled cheese

10 Natural Cleaning Recipes Everyone Should Know by Heart

Is your cleaning mantra "When in doubt, douse it in bleach"? While you might feel confident your house is sanitary and squeaky clean, you can't …

33 Expensive Services You Should DIY

<i>By Andrew Lisa, Contributor</i><p>From your taxes to your toenails and your radiator to your roasted coffee beans, your life requires upkeep and attention. By definition, professionals don't perform services for free. If you can learn to take on a few dozen key tasks and projects by yourself, you can save …

One-Step

13 Ways You're Doing Your Makeup Wrong

Don't worry, it's not too late to right your makeup wrongs.<p>With so many techniques out there to choose from when it comes to applying your makeup, it's hard to know if you're making any mistakes. That's where Australian beauty blogger and professional makeup artist Stephanie Lange comes in. She …

Hong Kong-China relationship is changing amid new dynamic

The colorful skyscrapers and massive luxury shops glistening along both sides of Hong Kong's harbor offer architectural proof of the economic boom that hit this city after Britain handed the former colony back to China in 1997.<p>To many of the pro-democracy demonstrators now clogging Hong Kong's …

White House calls for ‘genuine choice’ in Hong Kong elections after petition attracts 200,000 signatures

The White House has responded to a petition on its website which attracted around 200,000 signatures, calling upon it to “press the Chinese …

Hong Kong Protesters Vow To Step Up Pro-Democracy Campaign

A deadline set by Hong Kong's pro-democracy demonstrators for the territory's leader to step down has passed without his resignation, triggering a new phase to the protests that have brought parts of the Asian financial hub to a standstill.<p>Protesters, who took to the streets by the tens of …

Why Hong Kong remains vital to China’s economy

AS PROTESTS grip Hong Kong and worries mount about how China might respond, one of the most unsettling questions for the city’s residents is whether …

'Umbrella Revolution' Protesters Heckle Hong Kong Leader

World<p>HONG KONG — Pro-democracy activists heckled and jeered Hong Kong’s leader Leung Chun-ying Wednesday as he drank Champagne at an event marking China's National Day — just hours after refusing to meet “Umbrella Revolution” protest leaders.<p>Hundreds yelled at Leung to step down then fell silent …