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Quick packed lunch ideas for busy people

Egg, potato and gherkin salad (pictured above)<p>Boil 250g baby new potatoes in salted water until tender, drain. Boil another pot of water, lower in 2 eggs and cook for 8 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water until cool, then peel. Chop 1 egg and halve the other. In a bowl, mix 2 tbsp mayonnaise …

Recipes

The 50 Best interiors websites

<b>Blogs:</b><p><b>Sania Pell</b><p>Author and designer Sania Pell has a degree in textile design and has worked for the likes of Elle Deco, Marks & Spencer and The …

Home Decorating

Beautiful Bedroom Decorating Ideas + Shopping Picks

(Image credit: Jenna Peffley for My Domaine)<p>When gazing upon the better bedrooms the internet has to offer, it's easy to get discouraged—even bitter: …

The 10 Best Online Home Decor Shops Every Canadian Needs To Know About

Shop for your home — at home.

The 10 Commandments of Rental Decor

If there are rules that you as a renter must follow, make it these 10 commandments. Because, while paying your rent on time is important, so too is making sure your place is personalized and stylish. Working within the boundaries of your landlord, it's little things like a new light fixture that …

How to Decorate, When You're a Design Omnivore

(Image credit: Kim Lucian)<p>Are you the type who gets totally flustered whenever you're asked to define your decor? I mean, how can you define a single …

Here's how you really shop designer for less

Lately I’ve been simultaneously planning a trip to <b>South Korea</b> while lusting over the Givenchy medium Sugar Pandora bag.<p>Somewhere between budgeting my …

7 Things You Can Do With a White Bowl

These DIY ideas bring bold style to a kitchen basic.<p>These DIY ideas bring bold style to a kitchen basic.

9 Amazing Female Graphic Novelists, Illustrators And Cartoonists You Should Read

It's been a big couple of years for women in the comic book world, with Marvel Comics unveiling female versions of their previously male-dominated troop of heroes. Last month, a girl-powered Avengers cast was announced, including such superheroes as She-Hulk, Dazzler, and Medusa. It's a bound in …

9 Killer Sandwiches for Brunch

We're fans of bacon, egg and cheese on a roll for breakfast, but the weekend demands an upgrade.<p>We're fans of bacon, egg and cheese on a roll for …

India sterilization deaths highlight problems with curbing baby boom

The women were poor, from villages in central India where the promise of a few dollars is all but impossible to resist. Many had babies so young they …

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Apples, Onion, and Crispy Sage

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals to rescue anyone who might be anxiously eyeing a box of minute rice.</i><p><i>Today: Sweet, fall-y, sage-y roasted vegetables, for all sorts of windy and</i> …

Spicy Honey-Glazed Parsnips

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 45 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Some parsnips can have a woody core, which you’ll want to cut away before cooking.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds parsnips, peeled, cut into 3” lengths, halved, or quartered if large<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 chiles …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any other. Juggling takes practice, as does …

Creativity

Salted Peanut Butter and Jelly Blondies

Makes 16 Servings<p>“These are really peanut buttery and not too sweet, so the strawberry jam on top is a perfect complement.” —Claire Saffitz, assistant food editor<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, plus more for pan<p>1¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>1 …

100+ Tips for Frugal Living: How to Get Thrifty and Save Money --> http://apttherapy.com/1qelpFh Here’s the good news: it’s completely possible to save money and still have a happy, fulfilled existence. You just have to adopt a frugal mindset, and put practices in place to help you succeed. To help you out, here are 100+ ways to get thrifty and reduce your cost of living...

7 worst international aid ideas

Foreign aid circles employ the cynical acronym <i>SWEDOW</i> (stuff we don’t want) to describe initiatives like Jason Sadler’s 1 Million T-Shirts project. …

School? Not for 65 million girls

More than 200 girls have disappeared from a school in northern Nigeria, abducted at gunpoint by a group of fundamentalist insurgents called Boko Haram. The girls had returned to the school to write their exams in defiance of the gang whose very name means "Western Education is Forbidden."<p>Now …

Apple Now Offering Free Recycling For All Used Products At Retail Stores

ABC News reports that Apple will now begin accepting used products at all of its retail stores worldwide. The company has had a recycling program for …

What are your thoughts on street art? Gaia mural in Seoul from 13 awesome street artists (who aren't Banksy) - http://bit.ly/1mNE4lZ

What does that $14 shirt really cost?

From the archives: Bangladesh disaster raises tough questions about cheap clothes<p><i>The following story on the real price of low-cost apparel was</i> …

Clothing

Mission to the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah – in pictures

Photojournalist Jim Urquhart always wanted to go into space. Here he comes close to his dream, documenting a team of scientists who are using the Utah desert as a dry run for future missions to Mars

Before & After: An Outdated Hutch Goes Cottage Chic

We don't like to constantly brag about how great the Apartment Therapy Classifieds are, so we'll let Goli do it for us. This hutch came from the …

'Barbie' plastic surgery game for kids sparks backlash - Your Community

10 Easy DIY Photo Frame Designs

Can’t really think of any particular gift for a loved one? How about making something yourself? That’s always a good idea. You could make a photo …

A London home where gray is just a backdrop

After spending nearly 10 years working for magazines (most recently for Living Etc.), homeowner Milly Goodwin left the magazine world to set up shop …

How are you going to make your life, and the lives of others, better in the new year? 6 ways to be a better global citizen in 2014: http://bit.ly/1dab4hA

This Powerful Indian Ad Turns The Leering Male Gaze Back On Men

Judging from this new ad, men are made just as uncomfortable by leering stares as women are.<p>Indian film school Whistling Woods International, released the powerful PSA on December 16th, exactly one year after a horrific New Delhi gang rape made international headlines. The video shows men staring …

A Definitive Guide To Celebrity Feminism In 2013

2013 has included some defining moments for feminism, most recently (and perhaps most momentously) in the form of Beyonce's "Beyonce." As we close out 2013 with Queen BEY essentially making women's advocacy go viral, let's take a look at the way pop culture has defined equality of the sexes over …

Sculptures by Artist Tom Eckert

Sculptural Art.<p>The artist Tom Eckert creates sculptures formed of a single piece of wood and then painted. Tom Eckert works with different techniques …