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Whitewashed Décor Ideas To Give Your Home That Scandinavian Look

Scandinavian home décor is all about minimalist design and rustic charm. The idea of a quaint cottage in the woods piled high with books begging to be read, white sofas perfect for lounging and lots of natural wood furnishings sounds idyllic, right? It’s also the farthest thing this city-dweller can imagine at the moment. That said, urbanites don’t …

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Vintage Chandeliers That Will Add Charm To Your Home

When decorating our homes, we look for charming pieces that will (hopefully) make our living spaces more relaxed and inviting. After the grind of a grueling workday, where we are relegated to bleak office cubicles, it is nice to leave that all behind during our off-duty time. This is why we are giving our homes that …

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In Honor of Her Birthday, Barbra Streisand’s Coffee Mallow Ice Cream

Happy birthday, Barbra Streisand! The best-selling female artist of all time turns 72 today. Coincidentally enough, that’s the same number (in millions) of albums she’s sold to date…in the United States alone. Also on her resumé are two Academy Awards, eight Grammys, five Emmys, a Peabody, a Tony, and more. And let’s not forget that in …

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This Mini Mani Monday, Give Chic Marbleized Nails a Try

We can’t speak for you ladies, but when we’re craving eye candy and inspiration, we turn to Instagram. Interior designers @homepolish inspire our redecorating projects. @Bumbleandbumble keeps us up to date with new hairstyle ideas. And when it comes to scoping out cool nail designs to experiment with on mini mani Monday, @wahnails and @mpnails have us covered. Lately, a major manicure trend that’s surfaced …

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Taste the Best Dishes From the Buzziest NYC Restaurants—At Home

Cooking on the cheap shouldn’t mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget — without sacrificing flavor or variety. Today: Recreate must-try restaurant dishes at home, for a fraction of the price. One night, about a …

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9 Money Habits That Can Help You Build Wealth & Avoid Stress

While a six-figure inheritance or high-paying job can land you in the top 1 percent of earners, it’s the little things—your money habits—that often make the difference between a life of prosperity and one of constant financial stress. Just ask LearnVest Planning Services CFP® David Blaylock, who doesn’t simply advise his clients on the merits …

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Should You Disclose Your Pregnancy in a Job Interview?

If being laid off and scrambling to find a new job isn’t stressful enough, imagine having to do it when you’re expecting a baby. That’s the predicament Karin Zannella, 35, of Fairfield, Conn., found herself in while pregnant with her first child in 2011. Though she was just eight weeks along (and wasn’t showing yet), …

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The 50/20/30 Guide to Summer: How to Have Fun in the Sun & Not Bust Your Budget

Have you been feeling good about your budget lately? We’re guessing yes. It may be because the sun is shining a little more, and those extra doses of vitamin D are lifting your spirits. Or it could be due to the fact that it’s the midyear mark—and you’ve actually managed to stick to your financial resolutions. …

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New Study Reveals Thin Silver Lining For Working Moms

Back in 1975, only about 45 percent of mothers with children under the age of 18 worked outside the home. Nowadays that figure is closer to 71 percent. Unfortunately, despite the growing numbers of women in the workforce, working mothers still face serious challenges, including discrimination by employers and co-workers as well as the cost …

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