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18 DIY Floral Skincare Hacks to Keep You Smelling Fresh

When it comes to taking care of skin, it’s critical to invest in a regime that works for you and can be done on the daily. Problem is, eye creams, scrubs, masks + more really do a doozy on your bank account. We’ve shown you ways to use your kitchen to take care of skin, but did you know it’s also …

Skin Care

If Kim Kardashian can do it... my beginner's guide to facial contouring

Fashion editor Imogen Fox doesn’t wear makeup, ever. So could she get on board with the trend for super-sculpted facial contouring?<p>“Tell me, specifically, what is wrong with my face,” I say in my best yeah-I-can-take-it voice.<p>“Well, it’s lovely, really, but...” says Rachel the make-up artist before …

15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …

Recipes

7 Top Sparkling Wines of 2014

For everyone who has NOT bought their bubbles for New Year’s yet, take note: It is not too late! And to help out in that endeavor, here are my …

24 Creative DIY Ideas For Pet Beds And Feeders

If you are having a pet at home with a little creativity you can provide the right place for perfect enjoyment, while it fits into your interior and …

Vertical Kitchen Organization

More kitchen storage is something that we've probably all wished for one time or another. This is especially true if your home has a small countertop …

37 Super chic DIY headboard ideas

Decorating your bedroom with an innovative headboard can make a beautiful focal point. There are so many ideas out there for headboards; one can get …

Deck Decorating Ideas: Pergola, Lights and Cement Planters

Sometimes it’s hard to see the possibilities of a long-neglected back deck. But with a little love and a few good deck decorating ideas, you can turn …

DIY Outdoor Seating

We finally finished our outdoor seating! Here's the before and after photo.<p>When I first learned about this awesome cinderblock and wood outdoor …

Outdoor Decorating Ideas: Vertical Gardens and Hanging Gardens

Including vertical gardens into the patio decor is a trend we noticed, along with hanging gardens, in the recent additions to our Patio Style …

upcycling ideas {20 perfect pallet projects}

You know, I’ve never really been much of a magazine girl. I don’t subscribe to any, they were just never my go to for inspiration. But let me tell …

Ana White: How To Build a Rolling Storage Cart

Ana White is a very popular DIY blogger who is all about encouraging people of all skill levels to get a little sawdust in their lives. She has so …

Top 23 New & Awesome DIY Pallet Projects

There is no need to tell you about all the positive things we have when we have a pallets at home. There are so many ways to repurpose them and make …

Vintage DIY Bench - Shanty 2 Chic

Shares 22K<p>Hey guys! I just finished one of my favorite DIY projects yet! I have been wanting a vintage looking bench for my entry for quite sometime …

How to Make Crispy, Golden Brown, Delicious Fried Foods

Crispy, golden brown, delicious fried foods are the best way to kick off a party, and–we promise!–they're easy to make once you've mastered the basics.<p><i>Crispy, golden brown, delicious fried foods are the best way to kick off a party, and—we promise!—they’re easy to make once you’ve mastered the</i> …

Food & Dining

The 20 prettiest dresses of Fashion Week

20 Unexpected Uses For Epsom Salt

When you see the words “Epsom Salts”, you may think of a nice relaxing day soaking in a nice hot bath. Or maybe you like to rest your tired toes in a …

The Post

50 Things You Should Stop Buying & Start Making

<i>Published with permission from Natural Living Ideas</i><p>You might be realizing that most of the products out there that aren’t made organically or …

Homemade

Retirement Plans for Self-Employed Workers

Even freelancers doing work on the side can contribute to a solo 401(k) or a Simplifed Employee Pension.<p><i>I started doing freelance work a few months</i> …

Retirement

17 Important Things People Who Don’t Have A Background In Finance Should Know

<i>Producer’s note: Someone on Quora asked: What are the ten most important things about personal finance a non-finance background person must know?</i> …

It's Easier Than Ever To Become A Millionaire — Here's How

It's an astounding figure in the land of opportunity, where earning money is easier than ever.<p>That's right: the streets are practically paved with gold, yet one in three of us has debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies.<p>Regardless of your current situation, there's no …

Personal Finance

16 Chic Laptop Cases You Can Make In Under an Hour

No offense, laptop cases, but you have a tendency to be… well, how do we put this… kinda boring. We want you to be secure enough to keep our laptops safe, but do you have to be so plain and blah? Instead of settling for that black nylon case, check out these pretty DIY cases that can be made in an …

Crafting

The Serious Eats Field Guide to Asian Greens

When you walk into the produce section of your local Asian supermarket, you'll probably be greeted by a dazzling but daunting display of unusual greens. They're all great, and easy to cook, but it helps to be armed with some knowledge to tell your shoots from your choys.<p>That's why we highlighted …

Homemade Vicks Shower Tablets - Essential Oils Based Cold Relief

In a mixing bowl, combine baking soda and water until the mixture forms a thick paste. It should be so thick that you have some of the mixture on a …

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in …

Personal Finance

TIP TUESDAY #29 // How to mix fonts

One of my most favorite things about graphic design is typography, mixing letters and arranging text into an art form.<p><i>noun</i><p>noun: <b>typography</b><p><b>1</b>.<p>the style …

27 Chemical-Free Recipes for DIY Spring Cleaning

You Might Like{{displayTitle}}<p>Spring is finally near (please?), and that means it’s time for lounging in the grass, tossin’ the disc, barbecuing with …

Laundry Rooms

15 Ways to Fix Everything With Vinegar

Made a mess? Look no further than your kitchen cupboard<p>Made a mess? Look no further than your kitchen cupboard

Be Prepared: Automobile Expenses are a Common Red Audit Flag

Almost all business owners use their personal vehicle for business purposes. And there’s nothing wrong with that, as long as they keep proper records.<p>If your business is chosen for an audit, you can bet the auditor will take a good look at the business vehicle deduction. And to be frank, this is …