Kate Brennan

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Curb Appeal: 10 Landscaping Ideas for a Low-Water Garden

There’s no need to sacrifice curb appeal to save water. We rounded up some of our favorite low-water ideas—from check dams to dry streams to …

15 Perennials That'll Thrive in the Shadiest Parts of Your Yard

Even that dark, wet corner you've neglected for years.<p>Every plant needs water and sun to survive, but not all of them need the same amount. When it comes to exposure to light, these perennials (a.k.a. plants that grow back every year after roots go dormant in the winter) believe less is more.

A platform that allows you to write short stories for money, like an Airbnb for writers.

Everyday, for each and every one of us, there are new events that could be another narrative. We tell them in different ways that serve a purpose, …

There’s a new kid in the herbaceous border and he’s an online horticultural sensation

Gardening

15 Tinted Moisturizers for Mastering the No-Makeup Makeup Look This Spring

With no-makeup makeup officially a thing, you want to find products that provide minimal coverage and let your natural beauty shine through. Tinted moisturizers are the answer, hitting the sweet spot between sheer and just enough pigment. Part skincare, part cosmetics, they allow for buildable …

Skin Care

This Is the Most Popular Sweet Potato Recipe on Pinterest

It was sometime last year that I became deeply enamored of sweet potatoes. I don't do anything particularly special with them or anything — I simply …

23 Motivational Quotes to Help You Overcome Anxiety

A lack of emotional self-management has serious health ramifications -- and can jeopardize your career.<p>Stress. We all experience it -- some more intensely than others. Without a doubt, stress and anxiety in the workplace is becoming rampant as numerous studies show that job stress continues to rise …

How to Grow Plants from Cuttings - Organic Gardening

Grow. Food. Anywhere. (Hardie Grant, 2018) <i>by Mat Pember and Dillon Seitchik-Reardon goes through every fruit and veggie you can think of, giving you</i> …

How to Build a Walk-in Shower

The bathroom is a sacred, personal space for most people, which is why bathroom remodel DIY projects are so popular. It is also a very cost-effective …

Home Improvement

21 People With Desk Setups That Will Seriously Inspire You

Looks like I'm about to go on an Ikea shopping spree...

Home Decorating

Woman Organizes a Tiny Pantry With Dollar Tree Finds, and It's a Sight to Behold

Walk-in pantries are what parenting dreams are made of, but so many of us have a slender, shallow cabinet instead, which can be tricky to organize. Enter Tonya, from YouTube channel Hey Tonya. The woman is known to work organization miracles with her Dollar Tree hauls (have you seen her laundry …

Dollar Tree

How To Roast Eggplant

Roasting Method #1: Cubed<p><b>Cube the eggplant.</b> Slice the stem end off of the eggplant. Peel the eggplant. Cut the eggplant into 1-inch cubes.<p><b>Salt the</b> …

Storage MVP: A Game-changing Solution for Tiny Bathrooms

As a longtime resident of New York City, I can say with certainty that bathroom sink space is a rare and luxurious commodity. Tiny bathrooms mean …

15 Entryway Organizers You Could Build Right Now

Ignoring the entryway is easy but never a good idea. A messy look and a lack of practical storage can impact the entire home. Does any of this sound …

5 Cheaper Dupes for Expensive Skincare Products

You really don’t need to spend a ton for similar results.<p><i>This story originally appeared in Racked’s daily newsletter. Want more news from Racked?</i> <i>Sign up for our newsletter here</i><i>.</i><p>There’s a time-honored tradition of hunting for skincare and makeup products that are similar to and cheaper than more …

Glam Alert: A Roundup Of My Favourite Makeup And Beauty Sites

Beauty and makeup websites are some of my favorite online destinations to learn the latest about new beauty products and get acquainted with new …

5 Eye-Catching Tutorials For Women With Monolids

If you have monolids, you shouldn't see them as a challenge — they're a blessing. Usually seen in people of Asian descent, this feature is …

These Are The Best Drugstore Beauty Products According To 13 Million People

Eat Whole Grains, Lose Weight

Whole grains such as barley, quinoa, and wild rice are better for you than refined grains like white bread, spaghetti, and saltines in a host of …

Nutrition

7 Breakfast Ideas That Take 5 Minutes to Make

Whether it’s because you take forever to get dressed, are scrambling after an a.m. workout, or just really like the snooze button, making time to eat …

Make Yourself a "Dressing Salad" and Nothing Will Ever Be the Same

Here's how to double your salad consumption in a really delicious way.<p>A “salad dressing” is generally understood to be a liquid sauce: some combination of fat, acid, and seasoning. It’s drizzled over or tossed with some assemblage of raw or cooked vegetable matter, and together these disparate …

Food

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

× It looks like Cookies are disabled in your browser. For the best experience, please enable cookies when using our site.<p>Blocked IP Address<p>Your IP …

What Happened When I Forced Myself To Wake Up At 5 A.M. Every Day For A Month

Some early risers might get more done, but it turns out there are times when getting up earlier can make you less productive.<p>Early risers get a lot of good press: They are supposedly more productive and possibly better problem solvers. But after a month of forcing myself out of bed at 5 a.m., I …

Time Management

Build Your Own Workshop Stool With a Secret Compartment That Happens to Fit a Beer

A small stool for your workshop is handy enough as it is, but over on YouTube, Patrick Soriano decided to add in a secret compartment that just so …

Woodworking

Delicate Paper Calligraphy Showcases a Cheerful Alphabet

Find your paper-cut initials in Sabeena Karnik’s delicate typeface and calligraphy pieces.<p>For the last 10 years, Sabeena Karnik has worked in the paper medium, pushing its boundaries and experimenting with its different capacities and styles. It wasn’t until a few years ago that the artist stumbled …

Best Indoor Herb Growing Kits Even Die-Hard Plant Killers Can't Mess Up

Herb growing kits make it all look so easy, don't they? Well, that's because they are!<p>Gather 'round, all of you remorseful plant killers: There's …

19 Slow Cooker Recipes That Guarantee Your Whole30 Success

Inspired by new <i>The Whole30 Cookbook</i> and a friend who did Whole30 and (10 pounds later) can’t stop talking it up, you’ve decided to give it a shot. Good for you! Now that you’re *on* it, things just got real. You’re all over the magical cauliflower hack that turns your fave winter veggie into …

Cooking

Mexican-Style Slow-Cooker Pork Roast with Chipotle Sauce

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Chipotle Sauce<p>One 28-ounce can whole tomatoes<br>• 2 tablespoons chopped canned chipotle chiles in adobo (about 3 chiles)<br>• 5 garlic cloves<br>• 1 teaspoon dried oregano<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin<br>• 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth<p>Pork Roast<p>1 4-pound boneless pork shoulder roast, butterflied<br>• Kosher salt and …