From Christmas to Valentine’s: A Love-Filled Tinsel Heart


The Christmas lights and tinsel have finally come down, leaving front yards and porches decidedly naked, and the storage bins in the basement filled up yet again. Isn’t it a shame to get only one…

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A Pom Pom Garland That Works for Every Party


…the pom pom trim on this simple letter garland from Julep. Any old occasion can be a party with a garland! Make a set to keep on hand for those last minute get-togethers. Photo: Melanie…

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23 Brilliant Hacks to Help You Weather Winter


SLIDESHOW 23 Brilliant Hacks to Help You Weather Winter Bob Vila January 21, 2016 Preparing for winter doesn’t have to be a chore! Read on for 23 fun and fast DIY ways to keep your…

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12 Things to Do Before a DIY Apartment Makeover


SLIDESHOW 12 Things to Do Before a DIY Apartment Makeover Brit + Co January 23, 2016 As  2016 kicks off, we’re all abuzz thinking about ways to refresh, reset and revamp in the new year….

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How Do I Legally Start a CSA?


by Kristen Ploetz This article originally appeared on Modern Farmer. Dear Modern Farmer, I’ve been growing flowers and vegetables on my small farm just for my family, but I’d like to start a CSA (community…

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5 Healthy Kid Food Trends to Try in 2016


SLIDESHOW 5 Healthy Kid Food Trends to Try in 2016 Food Network January 23, 2016 Feeding your kids is always a challenge. Feeding them healthy food that’s easy for you to make and fun for…

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Lighten Up: Decorating With the New Pastels


By Kerrie Kelly, Zillow Taking cues from Pantone’s Color of the Year 2016 announcement, the design world is starting to implement pastel colors into its palette. While pastels might once have been reserved for nurseries…

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The Truth About 6 Hair-Color Myths


We talked to Miguel Angarita, master colorist at Mizu salon in New York City, for the scoop on whether the color theories we’ve heard are fact or fiction. Washing too soon can cause the color…

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How to Make String from Plastic Bottles


By Gareth Branwyn Make: I saw a video last year on YouTube where a Russian maker built a rather elaborate rig to turn PET plastic bottles into a flat, very narrow noodle-like “string” that proved…

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How to Make the Salads of Your Dreams — Without Going Broke


Bye, bye, ‘nog. Until next year, holidays roasts. Donuts, oh donuts—parting is such sweet sorrow. The age of international cookies, ragu-topped carbohydrates, and fudge has gone. The age of the salad has come. (Photo: James…

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