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DIY: A Stylish, Modern Wooden Pegboard<p>by Justine Hand<p>Remodeling 101: Painted Plywood—The Best Budget Wood Floor<p>by Christine Chang Hanway<p>Pop Romance: …

Essential Oils

8 Slimming Soups for Swimsuit Season

Juicing is out. Souping is in. But food trends aside, these soups are so delicious and satisfying that you won't even realize how healthy you're eating.<p><b>1. Golden Gazpacho</b><p>Adapted from Oleana chef Ana Sortun's cookbook, <i>Spice: Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean</i>, this soup's silky texture and pure …

Food

Born Without Eyes, Smiley The Golden Retriever Becomes Therapy Dog For Mentally Ill And Disabled

Despite having been blind from birth and raised in a puppy mill, Smiley the golden retriever doesn’t seem to have anything to be glum about. This …

If You're Under 60 Years Old, Please Get Rid Of Your Kitten Heels

I’m apparently a glutton for being called a judgmental turd, because I’m following up a clearly controversial opinion (don’t wear jackets designed …

The 9 Best Swimsuit Brands You Have Probably Never Heard Of

Spring is almost here. Okay, that is just a rumor we heard that we can neither confirm nor deny, but these tundra-like temperatures have to end sometime, right? And what is the first thing we are going to do when the earth unthaws? Head to the beach.<p>While we have lost a finger or two to frostbite …

10 Great Perennials To Grow For Cutting

Ten Of The Best Perennials For Cutting<p>There is increasing interest in hardy annuals and perennials as cut flowers. Take a look at any flower stall, …

Bite Beauty Lip Lab Is A Lipstick Lover's Wonderland Where You Create Your Perfect Shade

Well, we've figured out what we're giving all our friends for their birthdays this year.<p>Ever wish someone would make a lipstick shade just for you, that's guaranteed to work perfectly with your hair and skin tone? New York's Bite Beauty Lip Lab exists expressly for this purpose, so say goodbye to …

Makeup

For Musician Jack White, Any Old Guacamole Just Won't Do

Jack White, formerly of the White Stripes, must really hate bananas. Because according to his concert rider, which was recently made public, he doesn't want to lay eyes on one at his concerts.<p>A "rider" is the set of unusual contractual demands that some pop stars make of their hosts when they're on …

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These 29 Diagrams Are All You Need To Get In Shape

Including quick workouts, smoothie recipes, pre-workout snack ideas, yoga, how to become a runner, and more.

Countless Coconut Oil Uses and Health Benefits

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Coconut oil has been a dietary and beauty staple for millennia. It's a powerful destroyer of all kinds of microbes, from viruses to …

Holiday foods your pets shouldn't nibble on this year — or ever

Holiday dinners are meant for sharing — but not everything on your table is safe for your pet, says Dr. Tony Buffington, clinical nutritionist at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. While a taste of lean turkey or fresh vegetables is fine for your little buddies, there are …

Pets

DIY: No-Fuss Bonsai for Beginners

While there is no such thing as an effortless bonsai, we are making progress.<p>The rules have changed since bonsai revolutionary Kenji Koyahashi …

Gardening

10 Color Theory Basics Everyone Should Know

Most of us aren’t interior designers by trade and that’s okay. Whether you think of interior design as an enjoyable hobby or a necessary evil that …

These Adorable Animal Thieves Will Rob You Blind, But You'll Forgive Them Instantly

The 13 furry crooks in the video above may have dedicated themselves to a life of crime but good luck trying to find a court willing to convict them.<p>From a picnic basket-robbing raccoon to a candy bar-stealing squirrel, these animal thieves are so cute we’d gladly <i>give</i> them all our stuff -- if …

Dogs On Hogs: Rebel Pups Take Summer Motorcycle Rides

Let’s be clear here: we are definitely NOT suggesting you bring your dog on a motorcycle with you, as those in the above video compilation did. This goes doubly if the dog isn’t wearing a helmet.<p>It’s ill-advised, dangerous and you definitely shouldn’t do it.<p>Luckily, you don't have to. We've …

Meet The New Addition To Edgar’s Mission!

Spread the Cute:<p>As you well know, they’ve had a tough last month. But check out who just (literally) landed at their doorstep! Her name is Elsa, and …

Bunday Morning Comix

Spread the Cute:<p>As seen on the Hundeurlaub FB page, original artwork by “Ayka.” We think. Thanks to Aunt Bonnie P.<p>Advertisements<p>15Bunday Morning Comix

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

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Must Love Pit Bulls: Animal Rescue Creates Adorable Personal Ads For Dogs Who Need A Family

Wanted: companion for long walks on the beach, snuggles before a fire. Must love pit bulls.<p>A North Carolina shelter is putting out human-style personals ads for its pit bull-type dogs -- which make up "over 24 percent of dogs entering shelters in our community," says Darci VanderSlik, spokesperson …

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

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Gingery Carrot and Tomato Soup

Last week my husband came home with a 5-pound bag of organic carrots. “Kroger was out of the smaller bags,” he said. “So I thought you could make …

100 Christmas Cocktail and Drink Recipes to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Maybe just half a drink more...<p>It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and that means presents, sweets, parties, and most importantly, holiday booze. If you're already feeling eggnog'd out just thinking about the holidays, try one of these 100 cocktails we've gathered—from hot buttery rum …

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Dogs Ruin Christmas: Maymo & Penny Exact Some Holiday Revenge For All That Dog Shaming

There are only so many times you can publicly shame your dogs before they decide to take matters into their own paws and completely ruin Christmas. Quite simply, Maymo and Penny are mad as hell, and they're not gonna take it anymore.

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

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Maddie and Ben

Dog Interrupts Field Hockey World League Final, Audience Gets To Enjoy Some Serious Cuteness (VIDEO)

Dog owners, you know this. You can't play ball with your dog nearby and not expect him or her to join in on the fun.<p>Field hockey fans around the world learned that firsthand when a playful pooch stormed the field as England and Germany faced off in the Hockey World League Final in Argentina on Dec. …

The Lounge Collar from blanketID - Dog Milk

If regular collars are like business attire for dogs, the new Lounge Collar from blanketID is like yoga pants… coupled with a favorite sweatshirt. …