Quiz: Are You Ready For a Baby?

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Think you’re ready for a turn-your-world-upside-down, life-changing commitment that is a baby? Answer the following questions to see if you truly are! 1. Why do you want a baby? A. My partner and I have been fighting a lot and I think this would bring us closer together. B. There’s something missing in our relationship,... read more

Tips for Dealing with a Messy Partner

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I’ll admit it, whenever I’m in a relationship, I’m probably the messy one. I don’t mean to be. In fact, I’m actually quite a fan of living in a clean house, it’s just that when the time comes to properly tidy up, my mind tends to drift to other things. Luckily I live in New... read more

5 Wall Hangings To Jazz Up Your Space

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Wall hangings are back with better designs and colors--no more '70s era muted browns and pea greens, people! They make perfect pieces for decorating that blank wall of yours. There are so many artists out there that have mastered the weaving technique it's almost daunting to find the perfect one. We figured we'd help you... read more

Instant Expert: How to Up Your Healthy Eating Game with Jicama

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One of the key elements of healthy eating is variety. Not only does a varied diet ensure you’re getting the nutrients your body needs, it helps prevent boredom — which is huge. Eat the same boring salad everyday without mixing it up and you just might crack. So finding a few new fruits... read more

Perfectly Crispy Fried Chicken Recipe

 Fill your Memorial Day picnic basket with a batch of homemade, golden brown Fried Chicken.

What You'll Need:  (Serves 4)

8 pieces of chicken (4 drumsticks and 4 thighs, bone in and skin on) salt and pepper 1 cup buttermilk 1/4 cup Franks Red Hot (or any other hot sauce) 2... read more

No Sew DIY Red, White, and Blue Fabric Placemats

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Kick off the start of summer with a fun backyard BBQ or family get together! Whether you're hosting an intimate impromptu dinner for friends or a big bash for all the neighbors, dress up your table with some red, white and blues to pay homage to the Memorial holiday. Skip the over the top... read more

A Porch-Perfect and Patriotic Tablescape + Floral DIY

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Parades filled with marching veterans and blaring sirens, the smell of barbecues throughout town, and flags rippling in the wind on porches... Memorial Day marks the season of outdoor entertaining and for these warm-weather holiday tablescapes, I err on the side of simple and subtle with a laid-back appeal. It's a time of remembrance and celebration, so here's how... read more

Tips for Buying and Cooking Lobster at Home

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Summers are just as synonymous with good seafood as they are with grilling and the king of summer seafood is without a doubt the lobster (though clam bakes and good old fried or grilled anything are right up there). While ordering the famed crustacean in a restaurant is a whole lot easier than... read more

10 Memorial Day Party Accents You Need

Whether you’re planning a casual back yard barbeque or a stylish apartment soiree, kick off the summer season with an unforgettable Memorial Day bash.

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Raise the Bar

Don’t get stuck mixing drinks all night; serve up to two gallons of any cold beverage in this party must-have.

SHOP NOW: Beverage jar, $60, SurLaTable.com

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According to Science, Married People Are Happier

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Forget all those jokes about “the old ball and chain…” Turns out, married people are happier than those who aren’t. Researchers in the UK used surveys to see if there was any link between marriage and well-being, and they found out there is. Those who have said “I do” were more likely to feel... read more
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