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10 Ways to Make Your Home Look More Expensive—on the Cheap

In an ideal world, we would all have a world-class designer at our disposal to make our spaces exude comfort, luxury, and sophistication. Sadly, …

Home Decorating

Life-changing Trips for Couples

1 of 15<p>Bali, Indonesia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Santorini, Greece<p>3 of 15<p>Safari in Tanzania<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Tulum, Mexico<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 15<p>Whistler, …

Amalfi Coast

9 Highly Successful People Share the Inspirational Quotes That Changed Their Lives

High performers share their spiritual mantras, rallying cries, and guiding beacons.<p>Inspirational quotes can be more than slogans on a Hallmark card. …

Success

The ultimate guide to finding and killing spyware and stalkerware on your smartphone

Surveillance isn't just the purview of nation-states and government agencies -- sometimes, it is closer to home.<p>Our digital selves, more and more, …

Spyware

Google’s Touring Bird is a travel tool to help vacationers find free activities in new cities

If you find yourself in a new city without a strategy<p>Google’s incubator Area 120 is at it again with a new tool to help you find vacation activities. The tool, called Touring Bird, is a website designed for mobile that lists tours, attractions, and activities to do in popular travel destinations. …

Cities

IRS Warns Retirees: Act Now To Avoid Surprise Tax Bill Next April

The warnings keep coming: some 30 million taxpayers, retirees included, might be facing higher tax bills next spring because of the Trump tax cuts. The Internal Revenue Service’s latest Paycheck Checkup message is directed at retirees who are at risk of tax penalties for not paying the right amount …

Retirement

7 Things To Check Your Hotel Room For The Moment You Walk Inside

When most of us think about staying in a hotel, the first thing that probably comes to mind is an image of luxury. Sleeping in a hotel bed is …

Cleaning

Moleskine’s productivity app is as addictive as its notebooks

The legendary notebook maker’s third app is the epitome of simplicity.<p>The infinite descending spiral of chaos that I call “my life” is always in dire need of organization. While I should probably give up and embrace the madness, from time to time I’ve tried different task managers, apps, and tools …

Productivity

7 Ways to Overcome the Toxic Self-Criticism That Robs You of Mental Strength

A negative inner dialogue will prevent you from having a positive life.<p>Your private inner dialogue can either be a powerful stepping stone or a major obstacle to reaching your goals. If you constantly make negative predictions like, "I'm going to mess up," or you call yourself names, your self-talk …

Building your palette of colours

Building your palette of colours.<p>18 segment colour wheel based around the triad of Hansa Yellow Light, Phthalo Blue GS and Quinacridone Rose.<p>With …

10 Best Luggage: Smartest Luggage for Carefree Travel

Luggage is the most troublesome thing we need to carry with us during travel. It can be heavy, difficult to organize stuff inside, and worst of all… …

Luggage

A yearlong guide to house cleaning, starting with the January declutter

Prevention is the best medicine with your house, as well as your body. "We go for our annual checkups to our doctor and dentist, so why not do it for our home?" says Mike Holmes, host of HGTV's "Holmes on Homes."<p>Annual maintenance will help prevent you from having to make an avoidable, costly …

5 surprisingly simple investing rules that real people say will help preserve your wealth for your entire life

The baby boomer generation is starting to approach retirement.<p>And with that, they are getting into the retirement mindset.<p>In a recent report, investment management firm Capital Group shared its "Wisdom of Experience" survey, which looked at the changing dynamics for boomer investors, aged 53 to 71, …

11 Genius Productivity Tips You Haven't Tried

There are 24 hours in a day and you want to make the most of them. If you've fallen into a productivity rut, don't be afraid to try something new. …

4 of the best home improvements to increase your property value

They can boost your home's worth by up to 10%<p>We've heard about which bathroom features and additions to the garden can add value to your property. …

Home Improvement

12 Remodeling Ideas for an Easy-Clean Home

Every busy mom dreams of a way to make her home easier to clean, especially when she has young kids. There are endless dishes, laundry, litter, and …

The Japanese de-cluttering method that will still keep your home cozy

These days, the internet seems to be overflowing with organization and decluttering advice. But if you’re not into near-sterile minimalism, much of …

13 Ways to Make Your House Stay Clean Longer

So you can’t coat the kitchen with Teflon and train the pets to stop shedding. Before sending the entire family (including Fluffy) to live with …

Cleaning

Professional Organizers Share Their Ultimate Speed-Cleaning Routines

Keeping up with an ever-expanding list of cleaning chores can get overwhelming. So, what’s the secret to making it more manageable? Breaking your …

Cleaning

Painting Evergreen Trees in Watercolor - Michael David Sorensen

Art

How to Paint Autumn Leaves in Watercolor by Artist Janet Zeh

6 Questions to Help You Discover Your Creative Niche as an Artist

When transitioning into a creative career, it's not enough to simply think “I want to be an artist” or “I want to be a designer.” Visual arts, photography, and design are such big categories that you'll want to figure out where your niche is and how you define yourself as an artist.<p>For some, this …

Where to Stream Movies Free

When it comes to streaming services, the first names that come to mind probably include Amazon Prime, HBO Now, Hulu, and Netflix. They offer hundreds …

I'm a psychologist, and I've found one of the biggest relationship problems people have always boils down to the same thing

"I wish he would just bring me flowers once in a while."<p>Does he know how much you would like that, or what your favorite kind of flowers are?<p>"No, but it should be obvious—who doesn't want flowers? And anyway, I don't want to <i>tell</i> him to do it, that ruins it!"<p>If you haven't said or heard some version …

Garmin

Garmin

50 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Brighten Someone's Day

Let's face it: life is stressful. Between working long hours, maintaining a home, and juggling many different personal relationships, it is so easy to become overwhelmed with the daily grind. If you happen to notice a co-worker experiencing a particularly rough day or a friend feeling down or …

A Simple Guide to Planning For a Loved One's Long-Term Care

As we get older, so do our parents and other loved ones. In some cases, that may mean they'll require long-term care, especially if they fall ill. …

4 Ways to Find a Reputable Mechanic

Photo: ocean yamaha<p>Let’s face it, if you barely know the radio from a radiator, taking your car in for maintenance and repairs can be …

Frugal Living

17 Things Car Salesmen Don't Want You to Know

Regular readers of the content aggregator Reddit.com may have seen a post recently asking car salesmen to confess their greatest fears.<p>The response …