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Faretti Biscotti Famosi Liqueur in coffee is divine!

9 Surprising Things to Add to Your Coffee (Beyond Cream & Sugar) Smart Coffee For Regular Joes
5/26/14 09:45 PM

The House Centipede: Get Rid of Them, or Let Them Be?
5/6/14 11:28 AM

also, many forced air furnace systems have a fan setting which will bring cool basement air up to circulate.

Tips for Living Without an Air Conditioner
4/29/14 05:47 PM

Also, this seems counter intuitive, but a shower as hot as you can handle will make the air feel cooler. I find this effect lasts longer than a cool shower cooling you down.

Tips for Living Without an Air Conditioner
4/29/14 04:56 PM

A few tricks I've picked up over the years: 1. An ice pack in your pillow case & on your wrists helps immensely. 2. Keep curtains shut during the day. 3. Ceiling fans & those rectangle window fans that can switch to blow air in or out. 4. If all else fails, sleep in the basement. An old door on top a few boxes will do for a few nights.

Tips for Living Without an Air Conditioner
4/29/14 04:55 PM

that velvet is lovely, bright but not overbearing.

Before & After: Beat Up Chair Finds Way Back to Beauty
4/9/14 10:27 AM

i ooooh-ed out loud. these chairs look fantastic.

Before & After: The Fate of Sheryl's Vintage Chairs Good Questions Revisited
4/9/14 10:24 AM

Seconding the dry paintbrush! Works like a charm!

Weekend Wipe Down: 6 Easy (& Some Weird) Ways to Clean Baseboards
4/5/14 03:16 PM

what's going on with the sliding doors? in several of the after photos it looks like they were changed to a single door & large picture window? but then the sliding doors re-appear in the last shot with their son?

Kitchen Before & After: A Beautiful, Budget-and-Kid-Friendly Renovation Reader Kitchen Remodel
4/3/14 10:49 AM

These we're floating around TJ MAXX for quite a while as well.

Ralph Lauren Polka Dot Sheets
3/4/14 09:11 AM

isn't #10 the target table with a wood topper? as seen here:

Supporting Small Makers for Big Purchases: 10 Etsy Furniture Shops
2/6/14 02:35 PM

that is the only kind of potato grater worth using for potato pancakes! can't believe i missed this!

What Is This Mystery Kitchen Tool? Good Questions
1/3/14 12:06 PM

dear lord is that a beauty!

Enter for a Chance to Win: Mercer Tufted Loveseat from Canvas Holiday Giveaway
12/18/13 07:42 PM

pale sea glass green would work well. like the color of old school rooms.

What Color Walls with Red Shower Curtain? Good Questions
10/24/13 11:39 AM

the red cement stripe tiles on their website are also lovely (not included in the giveaway- but still- so gorgeous!)

Win: Luxury Mosaic Tile from
Mission Stone and Tile Giveaway

10/18/13 10:45 AM

the hex appeal in white would really freshen up our entryway.

Win: Luxury Mosaic Tile from
Mission Stone and Tile Giveaway

10/18/13 10:40 AM

i kicked myself for not buying one. but i came home to one bought just for me by my wonderful boyfriend. that brown clay with green glaze studio mug never fails to make me smile.

My Travel Souvenir: One Single Heath Ceramics Coffee Mug
6/25/13 01:38 PM

It's important to have a conversation about your thresholds for things such as cleanliness, clutter, etc. Some people just plain don't notice things like crumbs, dust, toothpaste in the sink, or piles of belongings. While others are sensitive about these areas.

What's Your Criteria for Choosing a Roommate? Renters Solutions
3/11/13 04:12 PM

i second that ohsheglows recipe. it is divine! you can go a little crazy with the squash to up the creaminess. so good!

Make Killer Vegan Mac and Cheese:
3 Insider Tips

2/11/13 12:15 PM

blueberry lemon baked oatmeal.

What's Cooking This Weekend? Weekend of February 9-10, 2013
2/8/13 08:02 PM