Marina Zubareva

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A 420-Square-Foot Studio Is Small, But Comes With a View

<b>Name:</b> Kirstie Maryott <b><br>Location:</b> Lower Pacific heights — San Francisco, California <b><br>Size:</b> 420 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> Rented 2 years<p>Kirstie has …

What to plant in your garden in June

So it’s June, and the searing heat of the Southern California summer is pacing in the wings, waiting to take center stage.<p>Is it too late to put food-producing plants in the ground?<p>Conventional wisdom tells Southern California gardeners to avoid planting edibles in June because they’ll suffer and …

Gardening

How to Make Your Own Larabars With Just 3 Ingredients

It's not like homemade granola bars are anything new, but we bet you've never actually made them because they sound like too much work. Don't …

Why you'll want to get your hands on this free gardening book

Those weed fabrics and barriers that you just spent the weekend putting down? They're great at cutting back on weeds in the short term.<p>In the long term? Not so much. Weeds will eventually work their way back into the garden, and then you have two messes to clean up — the weeds and the battered …

Southern California

A Travel Editor's Soothing San Francisco Sanctuary

<b>Name:</b> Danielle Walsh and Greg Brownstein <b><br>Location:</b> Laurel Heights — San Francisco, California <b><br>Size:</b> 1,200 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 1.5 years, …

10 Alternative Headboard Ideas You Might Not Have Thought Of

(Image credit: Hotel Henriette)<p>When you're decorating your bedroom, it just comes naturally to add a headboard to your wish list, right? Why not …

Rental Housing

12 IKEA Products Every Renter Should Know About

(Image credit: IKEA)<p>Two monumental things happened to me in June 2008: my son was born and an IKEA opened a mile from my apartment. Any New Yorker …

IKEA

The Pinterest-Proven Formula for the Ultimate Cozy Bedroom

(Image credit: My Scandinavian Home)<p>Let's do an experiment. Navigate over to Pinterest, type the phrase "cozy bedroom" into the search bar, and see …

Logging

24 Pieces Of Bookshelf Porn That Are Borderline NSFW

Pretty, pretty page-turners.

Pottery Barn's Clever New Furniture Collection Will Save You Tons of Space

Random clutter has finally met its match.<p>Even the tiny house-obsessed have to admit it: Small space living is <i>hard</i>. Where do your coats go? Your dishes? Heck, it's even hard to fit multiple people. Luckily, Pottery Barn wants to solve your square-footage woes with its brand-new collection, and all …

15 Design Secrets to Steal From Professional Home Stagers

Trust the professionals when they say details really do matter.<p>If you're a fan of HGTV, you appreciate the power of home stagers — a.k.a. the people who sweep in after a makeover and turn the shell of a house into a warm and inviting home. Use their secrets in your own abode to make it just as …

Olive Trees Are the Next Big Trend to Take Over Homes Everywhere

Move over, succulents.<p>You already know how we feel about decorating with house plants: The more, the better. After all, it's been scientifically proven that they can help you relax, inspire creativity and clean the air around you. And we've recently been introduced to the next plant taking the …

Check out the home I found in Richmond

Today Today<p>Estimated at $495,100<p>Mar 3, 2017 2017 Mar 3<p>Sold for $377,500<p>Mar 2, 2017 Mar 2<p>Sold for $377,500<p>Sold $28,500 above the listing …

Dining Rooms

Tired of Granite? 8 Countertop Alternatives to Consider

Butcher block countertops with stainless open shelves, seen in a kitchen from A Couple Cooks.<p>(Image credit: A Couple Cooks)<p>Even though I've been …

Home Improvement

Get the Look: A Mix of Nordic & Natural

Eva's Barcelona apartment has that rare combination of clean, airy, Scandinavian minimalism and quirky, colorful coziness. Her large art collection …

Research Finds Music Training Increases Brain Power And Language Skills

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

Before and After: A Bright & Friendly Kitchen Emerges From Two Small Rooms

When Kate and Emilio purchased their Spanish Revival house, the kitchen was small and broken up into two separate rooms — an awkwardly long …

6 Things You Ought to Do Before You Apply for a Mortgage

Tired of kissing your hard-earned cash goodbye every month and handing it over to your landlord? Thinking about taking the plunge and purchasing your …

Personal Finance

70 Memorial Day Side Dishes That Eclipse the Mains

Crunchy slaws, salads, pickles, and more sides that might outshine those juicy burgers you've got on the menu.<p>Memorial Day is around the corner, and we've got one thing on the mind: GRILLED MEAT. But in the excitement for a juicy burger or a charred-to-perfection chicken, sometimes the sides are an …

Cooking

5 Things To Do On Your Phone Instead Of Re-Wording A Text

Do you ever think about what an amazing scientific miracle your cell phone is? How all day long, you are connected at the hip to a feat of modern …

Morocco Day Trip from Malaga to Tangier 2018

Customer Reviews<p>Cree P United States of ...<p>May 2018<p>I loved this experience and got to check off another continent with Africa. Only Antarctica left …

Easy Snickerdoodles Recipe with Soft Chewy Centers

Easy snickerdoodles recipe with crispy edges and soft and chewy centers. Jump to the full Snickerdoodles Recipe. Or, watch our quick, …

The Best Snickerdoodles I Have Ever Eaten Recipe - Genius Kitchen

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars at high speed.<p>Add egg, vanilla, and beat until smooth.<p>In another bowl, combine flour, salt, baking soda, and …

Dessert

Your Ultimate Guide to Cooking with Dried Beans

If words like “humble” and “homey” come to mind when you think about beans, this primer will change your tune. Whether tumbled with citrus, roasted with sausage, or stewed with all that is bright and green, these are winter’s stealth powerhouses.<p>If words like “humble” and “homey” come to mind when …

Coconut Cream Pie

Coconut-cream pie, a spin-off of custard-cream pie, is a traditional Southern favorite that has moved far beyond the lower regions of the country to more widespread appreciation. This recipe is Martha's version of the classic dessert.

Brazil's Favorite Sweet is Only 3 Ingredients

In Rio de Janeiro, where I grew up, Brigadeiro is not only the most traditional sweet, it's also the favorite one.<p>Brazilians grow up eating Brigadeiro, which are at every birthday party and pretty much any kind of celebration. <b>I tried my first when I was around 2 or 3 years old</b>. My mom told me that …

How to Make a Pastry Bag in a Pinch (Your Cookies Will Thank You)

A simple cornet is the only tool you need for perfectly iced holiday cookies. And you already have all the materials you need to make one at home.<p>Like turning potatoes or making a béarnaise sauce by hand, forming a cornet—essentially a DIY pastry bag—from parchment paper feels like one of those …