Love the 'Downton Abbey' Castle? You Can Stay There During Your Next Romantic Vacation!

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Overdue for a romantic vacation or honeymoon? Consider living like the Countess and Earl of Grantham for a weekend and stay at the castle that Downton Abbey's filmed at, Highclere Castle, in Hampshire, England. Even though it's open to the public for tours and available for weddings, this is the first time that it's... read more

You've Got to See Patrick Dempsey's Minimalist Mid-Century Modern Abode

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McDreamy has purchased quite the home -- an architecturally-famous pad in Venice, California, called the "One Window House," to be exact. Grey's Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey and his celebrity makeup artist wife Jillian recently purchased the two-bedroom home and stucco guest cottage connected by a redwood bridge for $1.9 million. The modern steel part of the house... read more

Tricks to Warm Up Your Home for the Holidays from Stylist Lily Hetzler

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Remember when Nativen Creative Director, Lily Hetzler, invited us into her amazing Brooklyn pad? Well, who better to share some holiday home decorating advice than the stylist herself? We caught up with Hetzler over spiced cider to chat simple tricks to transform your house into a cozy home for the holiday season.

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Holiday Giveaway! Win a BarkBox Subscription

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'Tis the season for giveaways! This time around, we're giving you the chance to win a 6-month BarkBox subscription...because the canine in your life deserves an awesome Christmas gift, too! For any dog-owner who isn't already obsessed with BarkBox, it's a monthly subscription service that delivers everything from gourmet treats to... read more

7 Things You Never Knew About Bedding

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After meeting with Karin Sun and Christopher Sun, founders of bedding company, Crane & Canopy, we learned a few things about bedding’s little mysteries, like thread count and picking (they actually brought a tiny microscope so we could see it!), we had to find out more about the materials we sleep on every night. Here are seven... read more

Finally: A Glimpse Inside Taylor Swift's Rustic-Chic Penthouse (That's Decorated For Christmas!)

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Up until now, we've only heard secondhand about the wonder that is Taylor Swift's Tribeca apartment. The new New Yorker's Manhattan penthouse is said to hold magic, madness, heaven, sin -- and a fish tank filled with vintage baseballs. But thanks to Taylor's love of cats, Christmas and Instagram, we got to see a small... read more

10 White Bedrooms We Love

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White is such an oh-so-pretty and crisp color yet it can be cozy too: hello, winter white! Here are ten bedrooms that are a pretty parchment hue. White walls, organic materials and super simple design leave this bedroom set for nothing more than a good night's (eco-friendly) rest. ... read more

Keeping it Simple: Vanilla Pound Cake

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Whether giving your taste buds a vacation from the holiday season's elaborate desserts, or looking to bake something that you've always known and loved, this simple yet delicious vanilla pound cake is perfect for all occasions! What You'll Need: Cake: 2 sticks of butter, softened (room temp) 3/4 cup granulated sugar 4 eggs 1 1/2... read more

The Best DIY Facial for the Holiday Season: A Cranberry Orange Cream Mask

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Holiday stress and sleepless nights from prepping and hosting countless dinners with family drama can lead to your skin freaking out. We want you to put your best face forward this season, so we asked New York-based natural skincare guru, Cecilia Wong, to formulate a simple mask that will revitalize you. The best part? It's... read more

Instant Expert: Winter Squash

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Loaded with vitamins A and C, iron and riboflavin, this gourd is a delicious, healthy staple worth getting to know. Acorn: This small, round, ribbed squash usually has a dark green and gold shell. It's best when halved and baked. Spaghetti: Popular with people kicking the pasta habit, this buttery-fleshed squash is commonly roasted or... read more