Wendy Coupar

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5 Questions That Reveal Whether You're Actually Hungry

...Or if you just want chips because you're watching Kimmy Schmidt.<p>Eating when you're hungry and stopping when you're full may sound like common sense, but whether it's that bag of popcorn you <i>must</i> open before watching a movie or the cookies you stress eat at your desk, we've all looked food as more …

11 Signs That You Might Be Experiencing High-Functioning Depression (Yes, It's A Real Thing) –

If I were to ask you to picture and describe a depressed person, what would you envision?<p>Someone having trouble getting out of bed every day? Someone …

Self-confidence

3 essential, smart kitchen devices

Smart technology is making its way into the kitchen in ways big and small, but not everything will get you cookin'.<p>Splashier items like Wi-Fi-connected refrigerators and stoves that let you operate them remotely look cool, but cooking experts aren't sold on them yet for home use, noting that the …

10 Enclosed Porches That Are Put to Good Use

If you're looking to embark on a renovation project, consider the valuable indoor/outdoor space that a porch can offer.<p>Whether it's used as a work studio, an enclave for relaxing with a cup of coffee, or a space for dining almost-alfresco, the porch can be full of potential. Take a look at these …

Food & Dining

How to Take Charge of Your Landscape Photography in 3 Clear Steps

If you think landscape photography is easy, then you'd be wrong. Hate to break it to you.<p>Did you ever once fall into the trap of thinking: “Tripod, …

7 Ways to Meal Prep Your Way to a Healthier, More Productive Week

You're scrolling through your Instagram feed and what do you find? #Mealprep overload. Neatly organized, portion-sized breakfasts, lunches, snacks and dinners.<p>Meal prep envy starts to kick in and you vow that this will be the day you start getting more prepared with your weekly meals! But where do …

Architectural Drawings: 8 Circular Plans That Defy Convention

With the exception of a few special typologies, there is one floor plan shape that most architects will never touch: the circle. Why? Because it is inherently inefficient, spatially speaking and — more often than not — financially speaking as well. Try finding furniture that you can push up against …

Gulf Coast Crab Cakes with Country Remoulade

In a bowl, combine the crab, breadcrumbs, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, Creole seasoning, hot sauce, egg, lemon zest and some salt and pepper. …

Remodeling 101: 15 Luxuries Worth Considering in Your Remodel

The most fun part of every remodel? Perusing—and choosing—some life-enhancing frills.<p>In our book, <i>Remodelista: A Manual for the Considered Home,</i> we …

A chic home that cost just $60k (with floor plan)

Before we begin to show you this beautiful home, we want to make it clear that the cost of the project is very much affected by where this home was …

Living Rooms

You Can Make Your Home Look Expensive Without Spending Big—Here's How

Unless you're a seasoned interior designer, making décor decisions can be a daunting process: <i>How high should these curtains be hung? How big should</i> …

These 14 Boozy Poke Cake Recipes Will MAKE Your Day

Sheet cake is always a tasty treat — especially when you need to feed a crowd. But nothing WOWs like a poke cake, and they’re easy-peasy to make. Just bake as usual, poke holes in it, then pour syrup over the top. Dessert doesn’t get any better than this unless, wait for it, that syrup has a bit of …

The Best Rhubarb Recipes To Make This Spring

Every recipe you need to take advantage of this pink vegetable's short season.<p>Rhubarb is a star in springtime desserts, but you wouldn’t guess it from this spring vegetable’s natural flavor. That’s right, it’s technically a veggie. Rhubarb stalks, which are the part we eat, are naturally bitter. …

14 Ice Cream Float Recipes to Kick Off Summer

Oh, hey there, sunshine. Nice to *finally* see you! With warmer weather comes the highly anticipated ice cream season. Instead of jumping right into sundaes and ice cream cakes, how about you dip your toe in the water with an ice cream soda or two? Wine floats are perfect for girls’ night or after …

This Untouched Frank Lloyd Wright House Is For Sale

It's been almost 60 years since Paul and Helen Olfelt hired iconic American architect Frank Lloyd Wright to build their Minnesota house. Now the …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Brownies

<i>These Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Brownies are raw, vegan and made in the food processor, meaning they couldn’t be simpler to whip up and …

Dessert

AIA 2017 Housing Awards: The country’s best new homes

A celebration of the nation’s diverse architecture, from lake homes to New York’s courtscraper<p>Earlier today, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) bestowed its 2017 Housing Awards, celebrating the work of architects from around the country. Showcasing numerous perspectives on the meaning of …

15 Magical Macaron Recipes for Easter and Beyond

Macarons are totally <i>enchanting</i>. Delicate, melt in your mouth, and colorful, the French sandwich cookies *totally* best Easter candy any day. You can make macarons that look like unicorns or stick to something simpler but this Easter, channel your artistic side and make these 15 pretty macaron …

World’s Best Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

<i>Learn how to make the world’s best carrot cake! This recipe is so simple but has the absolute best flavor and perfectly moist texture, piled high</i> …

Dessert

5-Minute Tutorial Reveals How To Make Boring Photos Look Awesome

There are a ton of bad photos online and it’s mostly because people simply can’t be bothered with editing. But as this tutorial shows, you don’t need …

Tutorials

Hero Houseplants That Thrive Even in Really Dark Rooms

One of the biggest frustrations of low-light living spaces is the difficult job of keeping houseplants happy. While all plants do need some sun to …

Plants

9 secrets to container gardening

Pots make gardening seem easy, but there's still plenty that can go wrong. Certified organic grower Tom Yost shares his nine tips for planting in pots this spring.<p>After a year or two of housing flowers or vegetables, the soil in your container garden will be depleted of the nutrients needed to keep …

Gardening

25 Dreams Homes You’ll Wish Were Yours

It’s difficult to define the things that make a house feel like a home or the characteristics that a dream home should have to actually be everything …

How to plan a better tomato crop this season

By Barbara Damrosch<p>, Contributor<p>Tomatoes are the divas of the vegetable patch — luscious, celebrated and notoriously hard to please. If it’s too chilly, they’ll sulk. If it’s too hot, they’ll throw a tantrum, scattering their blossoms and refusing to perform.<p>Gardeners everywhere know that planting …

Gardening

10 Essential Freehand Drawing Exercises for Architects

<i>The following excerpt was originally published in Natascha Meuser's</i> Construction and Design Manual: <b>Architecture Drawings</b> (DOM Publishers). <i>With our</i> …

Rocky Mountain National Park gets top ranking for 2016 visits

ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) -- Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park finished off 2016 as the nation's fourth most popular national park with more than …

The 45 Essential Travel Hacks

×<p>Shop<p>Where To Go<p>What To Buy<p>How To Live<p>Cities<p>Nation<br>• New York<br>• Los Angeles<br>• San Francisco<br>• Chicago<p>Your starter kit for a savvier, cheaper summer vacation<p>Two …