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10 Fancy AF Champagne Cocktails To Celebrate The Holidays

Spoiler: The party doesn't stop at midnight.<p>Holiday party season is a GO, and that means you're going to need a lot of alcohol on hand. Nothing says party like a glass of bubbly, but get creative this year and try some insanely delish champagne cocktails. From margaritas to mules to mimosas, your …

Cocktails

10 Definitive Reasons You Need More Houseplants in Your Life

You better believe we're going to try #2 this winter.<p>If you blame genetics for your lack of green thumb, it's time to teach yourself the powers of keeping a plant alive. It turns out these livings things can do even more for your physical and mental health than they can for your living room decor — …

How to Think About It and How to Do It: Our Best Cleaning Advice of the Year

With longer hours spent indoors, lots of extra house guests, a kitchen that's worked harder than it has all year, and, more than likely, an increase …

The best whisky cocktail recipes

When one thinks of a whisky cocktail, odds are one thinks of a drink made with rye or bourbon. But the whiskies of the British Isles work just as brilliantly.<p>While I’d usually use a blended spirit, many barsmiths will mix with single malts, and they are very specific about their choices. Most of …

Apple Bees Knees Cocktail

<i>This apple bees knees cocktail adds a seasonal twist to the classic gin cocktail</i><p>You know what’s fun about happy hour?<p>It’s the fact that it’s 1000% …

Bourbon Pumpkin Shrub Cocktail

Shares 57<p><i>Products were provided to me free of charge by Drizly. As always, all opinions are my own.</i><p>We talked about Drizly in this post about Caramel …

Make Cabinets the Easy Way

Okay, let’s hear ’em—your excuses for not making those cabinets you could use everywhere from your kitchen to your workshop: “Oooh, they have doors.” …

The Mysterious Art of Mixing a Manhattan

In this era of lavishly composed cocktails, the simplicity of the Manhattan truly stands out—as does its colorful history.<p>Like DJs locked in battle …

Keep Your Toilet Sparkling with These Three-Ingredient Cleaning Pods

Nobody wants to spend time scrubbing toilets, but you also don’t want to subject guests (or yourself) to a grimy bowl. These DIY pods are an easy way …

15 borderline genius home cleaning hacks you need

Cleaning hacks are popular for a reason, mostly because they make life a whole lot easier and who doesn’t want that? You don’t want to be scrubbing …

Heres How You Can Create DIY Bath Bombs to Clean Your Toilet Bowls At Home

Generally, we should all strive to keep our homes as neat and clean as possible for at the end of the day it is the place that we will rest and relax …

13 House Cleaner Habits You Should Totally Steal

Anda Tanaka is a pro (literally) at mopping, dusting, and stain-removing. Here are her secrets.<p>Anda Tanaka didn't set out to become a house cleaner — but after listening to her geek-out about cleaning tips, you realize its the sort of job that couldn't <i>not</i> find her.<p>Tanaka is actually an artist …

45 Brilliant Cleaning Tricks for Every Occasion That Really Work

There’s nothing better than a spotless house. But, to tell the truth, for many of us cleaning our house is not on our list of our favorite ways to …

Cleaning

How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

Mindfulness

10 Healthy Carbs That Won't Sabotage Your Weight Loss

We’ve all been taught over the years to see carbohydrates as the enemy, and there’s no doubt that stuffing your face with potato chips all day won’t …

Nutrition

How To Lose Belly Fat—This is EXACTLY What You Have To Do | Poliquin Article

Most people are very motivated to lose belly fat. Unfortunately, they usually have NO idea how to make it happen.<p>The good news is that we know …

Nutrition

Avoid Toxins And Save Your Money With These 72 Remarkable Uses For Simple Household Products!

You may be really surprised at how versatile everyday natural products can be.This following homemade natural products can bring you many health …

Immune System

12 Amazing Gardening Tricks Everyone With a Backyard Needs to Know

These tips will help whether you're a garden guru or a total novice.<p>Gardening is a fine art, and often, learning to get it right is a process of trial and error. However, there are a few tips and tricks you can pinch from professional gardeners to help you master this hobby with ease.<p>1. Coffee, …

Gardening

How to Download Free Books, Movies, and Music This Summer

What could be better than free fun in the sun?<p>Want your summer vacation entertainment for next to nothing? Many libraries have agreements with …

THIS Simple Exercise Removes Back and Belly Fat in No Time!

What if I told you I had a secret to share that could create a total body transformation in just 4 minutes?<p>No, I’m not trying to sell you a …

Exercise

An Easy 6-Day Plan to Lose 10 Pounds

Get the motivation you need to slim down and stick with it.<p>If you could design your dream diet, what would it include? Lots of variety so meals and snacks never get boring? Plenty of treats? A day to cheat a little? Well, we hear you — and we've worked all that into our program. Follow this easy …

Build This Simple Storage Station for Your Cordless Drill

Keep your cordless drills and impacts charged and ready for action with this easy to build storage station.<p>It's a shame to keep your cordless power tools hidden away in their molded cases, as it takes longer to find the tool you need and you might find the battery is not charged up. This …

Watermelon Margarita Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (6)<p>3 pounds seedless watermelon, rind removed and cut into 1-inch cubes (about 6 cups)<br>• 1 (750-milliliter) bottle silver (blanco), 100 …

Recipes

The 9 Primary Styles of Wine

<i>Get ready to take the wine challenge. Tasting through the 9 styles of wine and 12 top wine producing countries will give you the most profound</i> …

Wine

What to Make With Rye Whiskey: 23 Delicious Cocktails

If I'm having whiskey, my first choice is rye. I love its spicy flavor and the way it cuts through a drink, whether you're working with budget bottles (I'm partial to Redemption) or fancier options.<p>I also love that rye cocktails can be as simple or as complex as you like—just dress it up with sugar …

Sloe gin fizz cocktail - Legendary Recipes

<b>Sloe gin fizz cocktail.</b><p>There are two things that I think about when I think of a sloe gin fizz cocktail!<p>1.) It was my grandmother Bena’s go to drink …

Cocktails

10 classic vodka cocktail recipes

Before we begin, I must make a small confession. I have been a little sniffy about vodka in the past. I have even called it unfinished gin. But, thanks to some rather pure and delicious vodkas its fans have forced upon me, I am redeemed.<p>The Salty Dog<p>There’s nothing remotely seafaring about this, …

Wooden Hanging Fruit Basket | DIY

If I'm being honest, this is one of my favorite DIY projects I've ever done! I had the idea in my head for a while before executing it because I …