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Best Wineries to Visit in Tuscany

Few wine regions have the instant name recognition of Tuscany’s Chianti, first legally defined in 1716 (but recognized as a wine region as early as …

Smile And Wave

We've been in this rental here in Colorado Springs for a year-and-a-half now and one of the biggest challenges was figuring out a way to create more …

diy project: erik’s recycled wine bottle torch

this clever outdoor diy idea comes from erik anderson of gerardot & co.- a creative branding and design agency in indianapolis. erik was kind enough …

Budget-Friendly Ideas for Outdoor Rooms

Tour four bold and budget-minded outdoor rooms to find inspiration for your backyard.<p>1 of 18<p>Eclectic Patio<p>The combination of new materials with …

Landscaping

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Make Your Own Concrete Planters

Transform molds from your pantry and easy-to-use concrete into a variety of planters that will add texture and charm to your outdoor spaces.<p>1 of …

Landscaping

How to Build a Tree Bench

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Home>How To | More in Outdoor<p>How to Build a Tree Bench<p>This charming and …

Framing

You Can Buy This Tiny Home on Amazon, and Just Wait Till You See the Inside

In case you missed it, you can find pretty much anything your little heart desires on Amazon. Pickle-flavored potato chips? Yep, Amazon's got those. Date-night-approved dresses? It sells plenty of 'em. Chic workout clothes? Amazon has you covered. A heated toilet seat? Psh, obviously it offers one …

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Richard Branson: Work Smarter, Not Longer

The workforce of the future is going to change significantly alongside new technologies. Virgin Founder Richard Branson believes these changes will benefit both workers and employers.<p>Richard Branson is one the most beloved and successful businessmen on the planet. He is an entrepreneur with flair, …

Learn how to make money on Instagram by taking this online course

If you can't walk down the sidewalk without running into someone with their head buried in their phone, there's a 95% chance it's because they're …

4 Easy Edible Perennials For The Flower Garden

Even the most inept gardener will see success with these super easy edible perennials that taste great and look natural among the flowers. A …

Set a Reminder for the Biggest Space Events of the Year With Just a Click

Things may not go the way you plan in 2018. Maybe you won’t get that promotion, or stick to your New Year’s resolutions but the universe will keep …

10 New Year's Resolutions You Can Steal from Philosophers

Finding New Year’s resolutions isn’t always easy. To help you out, we’ve gotten ideas from some of the greatest thinkers of all time.<p>1. Go for a walk …

5 apps to help you keep your New Year's resolutions

‘Tis the season to make New Year’s resolutions, whether you vow to manage your money better or eat healthier. But, as we all know, sticking to your …

Apps

16 Small Habits That Could Seriously Improve Your Life Within A Year

H/T Reddit<p>"If you read for 30 minutes every day, that's 3.5 hours a week, which is enough to finish a book every two to four weeks. Depending on what you choose to read, that's 12 to 24 books completed in a year!" —a_tame_zergling<p>"I used to (and still do) have a problem with over-apologizing in …

Woolsey Outdoor Ping Pong Table

Elegant enough for indoor use but built to handle the elements, this Woolsey Outdoor Ping Pong Table is a versatile, rugged gaming table. The …

Furniture

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect

Most of these are small, subtle changes in behavior, but they can have a big impact on how much other people respect you.<p>What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like …

12 Extraordinary Tiny Houses From Around the World

Architecture and design has evolved throughout the centuries, offering a range of beauty and structure. From the intricate details of gothic architecture to the livable standards of mid-century modern homes, there’s been a constant focus on aesthetic, which has been reinforced by iconic architects, …

The North Bridge Residence

Carbondale, Colorado<p>After many years of rural living in the exurbs of Carbondale CO, our young family decided on a path to simplify our lives, and bring about a connection with community. This required moving into the boundaries of our beautiful mountain town. In town is where our friends, schools …

Living Rooms

10 Inspirational Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read More Than Once

You'll uncover countless gems in these classics.<p>I'm fairly obsessed with reading. I read everything I can get my hands on. It's a habit that I developed early on. I used to be able to do one book per day but have since scaled it back to only two or three per week. As a prolific reader, I come …

Older, higher more remote: uncovering the Peruvian landmark that's a rival to Macchu Pichu

This is the time when travel companies begin to talk up what they believe to be the hot destinations of the coming year. And the place that keeps recurring – certainly it’s top of the high-end specialist Red Savannah's trends list – is the pre-Inca citadel of Kuélap in Peru.<p>A rival to Macchu Pichu …

Get a professional smartphone camera lens kit on sale for Cyber Weekend

Your family holiday photo says a lot about you, so you want it to look as good as possible, but why break the budget on a professional photographer? …

Mobile Photography

"Work Smarter, Not Harder" is Actually Advice About Boundary Setting

I had to admit to myself that I was trying to "be valuable" and frankly, that wasn't making me any money.<p><i>How can I work smarter to make more money? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

Quora

The Power of Having Clear Intentions

Focus! Focus! Focus!<p>Skilled healers understand the importance of intention in maintaining focus when conducting their healing sessions. Very …

Why Laminate Countertops Are Making a Big Comeback

Laminate is making a comeback! While some of us may cringe when we think of this countertop choice for the kitchen, it's changed a lot over the …

4 Essential Innovation Skills That Anybody Can Master

Great innovators aren't prima donnas or glory seekers. They are problem solvers.<p>I spent the majority of my adult life managing organizations and I always felt enormous pressure to innovate, but whenever I went looking for guidance, what I found was a confused jumble. Disruptive innovation, design …

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3 Simple Questions to Help You Stand in Your Own Power

Handling stress with dignity is all a matter of perspective.<p>Stress is a subjective thing. If two people are stressed the same way, one may collapse and the other may thrive on the challenge. So, if you want to be someone who's strong and resilient, you need to be intentional with your thoughts and …

3 Ways to Have a Happy Retirement, According to People Who've Already Retired

“Happiness,” it’s been said, “is like a butterfly. The more you chase it, the more it will evade you.” In other words, by actively pursuing a happy …

How to Deal with Negative Emotions at Work

<b>Are you feeling anxious, angry, or just plain overwhelmed at work? Here are some tips for how to manage these emotions and enjoy your workday more.</b><p><b>BY</b> TCHIKI DAVIS, The Greater Good Science Center<p><b>Read</b> <b>more articles like this on</b> Greater Good.<p>We seem to really get a kick out of complaining about work. …