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The Right Way to Paint IKEA Furniture

We're big fans of IKEA hacks and upgrades so we're completely in favor of adding a little personality with paint. But not all IKEA furniture is …

Home Improvement

12 Perfect Recipes from an Iconic Steakhouse

How Do You Compete with Nostalgia?<p>That’s the challenge chef Daniel Patterson faced when his restaurant group began updating Alfred’s Steakhouse in …

13 Ways to Improve iPhone Battery Life in iOS 11

iOS 11 is packed with tons of exciting new features, but a common complaint that users have is the rapid battery consumption. Many believe this issue …

The Perfect (Minimalist) Home Gym

We’re sorry to say it but we can’t always be on the water. Bummer, we know. The good news is that you can still tune your body for when you get out …

Creative Ways to Rethink Your Living Room Layout

What does your living room look like right now? Many American living rooms are a bit like a miniature theater, with furniture arranged in an admiring …

Tour a Furniture Designer's Cleverly Renovated House

<b>Name:</b> Kirsten White, Darcy Killeen and Brydie Killeen <b><br>Location:</b> Dufferin Grove — Downtown Toronto <b><br>Size:</b> 2,300 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 16 years, owned<p>…

10 Ideas For the Minimalist Bathroom of Your Dreams

Possibly one of the most important rooms in your home—a sleek and simple bathroom can easily be aesthetically pleasing without sacrificing functionality.<p>Whether you choose to install a statement bathtub, re-tile the space, or a perfect mirror, the following tips can help keep you on track for …

Interior Design

Japanese Pro Gamer Fuudo Talks About Getting Good Through Constant Practice And Careful Analysis

If you are at all curious about what it’s like to be a pro gamer in Japan and how the eSports scene works here, then Toco Toco has done a lovely little piece on Keita “Fuudo” Ai and his life as one of the best <i>Street Fighter V</i> players out there.<p>Fuudo (shown above) is arguably one of the best R. Mika …

Anime

Why You'll Want to Clean Your Whole Home with Cleaning Slime

Bring back the glory days of your 1990s childhood in one fell swoop with this effective—but also really, really fun—way to clean. It starts with a …

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A Calm, Pacific Northwest-Inspired Seattle Home

<b>Name:</b> Jason <b><br>Location:</b> Fremont — Seattle, Washington<p>I live in a three-story, 1520-square foot town home in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood. I bought the …

Kitchen Design Trends to Watch in 2017

We saw so many beautiful kitchen trends in 2016: tons of marble, rich blue and black cabinets, open shelving, and a mix of materials. While we don't …

15 Home Organizing Mini-Tasks You Can Tackle in 15 Minutes

Okay, so you've got a few minutes before the newest episode of your favorite show comes on—how do you spend it? You could flip through the channels …

This Floating Gym Lets You Work Out & Tour Paris at the Same Time

Finding the motivation to hit the gym has to be one of the most exhausting aspects of adulting. We could probably think of a million different ways …

55 Inspiring Small Kitchens You'll Absolutely Fall In Love With

Even tiny kitchens can have serious style.<p>These charming and stylish designer kitchens have the fabulous inspiration you need to spice up your tiny cooking space.

Kitchens

20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

Cooking

10 Ways You Never Thought To Use Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

Patagonia's Hybrid Sleeping Bag Is An Ultra Lightweight Bag Built For Alpine Climbs

If you are heading on an alpine climb, every pound and ounce counts. As a result, outdoorsmen have to find creative ways to cut down on the weight of …

How to Decorate Like a Parisian, According to the Dreamiest French Hotels

Every September, the cobbled streets of Paris are pummeled with the pitter-patter of six-inch heels as editors, stylists, bloggers, and It girls …

8 Simple Ways to Make Your Bedroom Look Expensive

Spend your nights in luxury with these easy bedroom upgrades.<p><b>Overfill your throw pillows.</b> There's something so <i>luxurious</i> about plush, overfilled throw pillows, which go a long way in transforming your bedroom from "everyday" to a bonafide retreat that emulates the most sumptuous of hotels.<p><b>Add a</b> …

Meteorologists Say Winter Will Only Be Awful For New England This Year

Good news for the rest of the country though!<p>This year's predictions from the Old Farmer's Almanac portend another brutal winter for everyone in the country except for the South, but don't discount The Weather Channel, which has a competing forecast.<p>According to an outlook released on Friday by The …

7 Brilliant Ways to Conquer Clutter

Think Small<p>Downsizing can be the key to decluttering, according to the pros—especially when it comes to storage spots that hold items in a bunch of …

The GoPro Hero5 Shoots 4K Video And Has A 2-Inch Touch Screen Display

Released in conjunction with their Karma Drone comes GoPro’s newest addition to the famed action camera family -the Hero5- which will become …

Hash brown cheeseburgers with pickled jalapeños

Juicy cheeseburgers are a crowd favourite and topped with a crispy hash brown and pickled jalapeños, they are taken to a new level. Yes please! …

Food

27 Of The Most Beautiful Places In America

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

The World's Largest Cruise Ship Has Officially Set Sail

It houses a "miniature" Central Park.<p>Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas makes the Titanic look like a bath toy.<p>The newest addition to the cruise line's fleet weighs a whopping 226,000 tons and is 124 feet longer than the Eiffel Tower, making it the largest cruise ship to ever set sail. (The …

13 Luxury Homes With Pretty Sweet Perks

From a sleek city apartment with a private restaurant to a Floridian mansion with an aquarium, these places for sale will inspire you to buy a lottery ticket – stat.<p>Have we reached peak real estate madness? It seems like it's getting a <i>lot</i> harder to sell luxury listings, as real estate brokers have …

How I Totally Changed My Life To Finally Get Organized

I figured out it wasn't just about the stuff — it was also about me.<p><i>We love the little hacks and tweaks that can make your home tidier, but the truth is that big change in the way you organize requires ... well, a big change in the way you live. We teamed up with organizing coach Maeve Richmond to</i> …