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D.I.Y.'s for Y.O.U.

Yanic Simard | Posted 10.14.2013 | HuffPost Home
Yanic Simard

. On August 8th, with so little time left in summer, I decided to bring in some fun, easy Do-It-Yourself projects that anyone can make in a day, adding a little touch of colour and personality to their home decor (that works all year round).

10 Things Everyone Should Be Able to Do, or Learn to If They Don't

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 09.15.2013 | HuffPost Home
Sidonie Sawyer

Change a tire: easy you say, whoa, not so fast, some cars are better equipped than others, so the first thing to do is to make sure you have all the proper tools in your vehicle, meaning a trip to an auto care shop.

David Winograd

The Surprising Reason She Quit Goldman Sachs | David Winograd | Posted 06.20.2013 | Small Business

Nicole Shariat Farb had a lucrative job she says she loved as an executive at one of the world's biggest investment banks, then she gave it all away t...

Make Your Own Restaurant Quality Choking Poster!

Lester & Charlie | Posted 06.23.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Whether you're choking on your Dollar-Menu McNuggets -- or your neighbor is gagging on what Michele Bachmann said on FOX News today -- a restaurant-quality choking poster can come in super-handy!

The Ikea Effect, Slow Church And Laboring Our Way Into Love

Christian Piatt | Posted 05.11.2013 | Religion
Christian Piatt

We have succumbed to the trends of the surrounding culture, employing professionals to prepare the perfect space and the ideal services to accommodate all comers. All you have to do is show up. But if I don't have to invest anything into the community, the community doesn't really matter.

Alexis Bledel + Jason Ritter? Yes Please!

Posted 09.27.2013 | TV

Rory Gilmore could be heading back to our screens this fall. Alexis Bledel has been cast alongside Jason Ritter in Fox's new comedy pilot, "Friends & ...

13 Ways To Refresh Your Home For $10 Or Less

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 02.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

And some of them might not even cost you a penny.

The Best Way To Avoid Last Minute Card Shopping

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 02.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

Because the pickings will definitely be slim at the store.

Why You Shouldn't Spend A Dime On Valentine's Day Cards

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.02.2013 | HuffPost Home

All you'll need is a printer.

LOOK: Our Inner 5-Year-Old Is Totally Jealous Right Now

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 02.01.2013 | HuffPost Home

This father will go into the "Dad Hall Of Fame."

A DIY Project for the DIY-Challenged Mom

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 03.18.2013 | Parents
Shannon Sutherland

You now have stretch marks, bags under your eyes and have become immune to caffeine from overuse. Being able to use your child as scapegoat when you forget to get someone a present is one of the few benefits of motherhood. Enjoy it.

Watch: DIY Furniture Easily Assembled From Old Cardboard Boxes

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 12.25.2012 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

In need of a nightstand, and not wanting to spend any more money or add to the waste, industrial designer Adrian Candela turned old IKEA boxes into new furniture.

12 Ways To Reuse Shipping Crates And Pallets

Posted 10.08.2013 | Green

From Earth911's Mary Mazzoni: Pallets, those ubiquotous platforms used to ship everything from food to construction materials, are one of the most ...

Deep Clean Your Kitchen Naturally With These DIY Cleaners

Organic | Posted 11.25.2012 | Green

Are you a clean-as-you-go type of home cook? Or, do you leave the mess for later? Either way, kitchens get dirty, fast. But most cleaners aren't anything you want near the area where you chow down You can make most homemade cleaners

It's All About Do-It-Yourself (DIY), From Bobbie Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

If you're low on cash but need to update your wardrobe, DIY may be the answer. Celebrity Style Expert Bobbie Thomas shared ideas for sprucing up cloth...

Novel Ways To Reuse Old Books

Posted 08.06.2012 | Green

From Networx's Seyward Rebhal: If you’re the type of person who could never imagine taking apart a book – removing its pages, cutting off its c...

Clever Uses For Coffee Filters

Posted 09.10.2012 | Green

From Networx's Leah Batkin: Everyday household items have long been known to serve other purposes, and no object exemplifies this versatility bette...

10 Home Projects You Shouldn't DIY

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.13.2013 | HuffPost Home

We admit it, sometimes we wish we could DIY everything. But the reality is that there are some things that are better left to a professional. A few ar...

9 Ways To Fix Up Your Home In A Weekend

The Huffington Post | Nicole Guzzardi | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

With the 4th of July on its way (and fast) you might be rounding up your decorations and recipes, while trying trying to figure out how to get your ho...

Want To Sew? Start With This Easy DIY Square Shirt

Jennie Taylor | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Jennie Taylor

Square shirts are the best. They can be cropped and worn in layers or they can be longer like mod mini-tent dresses. They are a great style to wear ...

9 Ways To Fix Up Your Home...And Still Enjoy Your Weekend

The Huffington Post | Nicole Guzzardi | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

It's definitely a downer when you want so badly to relax but know there are a few things you should take care of first. Well, we certainly don't want ...

10 Ways To Reuse An Old Belt

Posted 09.10.2012 | Green

From Networx's Sayward Rebhal: I don’t know about you, but I seem to be so much more sentimental about my belts (and shoes) than I am about other...

The Person I Missed Most After My Split (No, Not My Ex-Husband)

Jena Kingsley | Posted 08.18.2012 | Divorce
Jena Kingsley

After being married for 7 1/2 years and living with my husband two years before that, I had gotten used to a man around the house.

10 Ways To Spruce Up Your Home This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Nicole Guzzardi | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

We know that with the weather getting nicer, you're probably not dying to spend your weekends doing household projects. (Neither are we.) But we promi...

DIY Car Care That Can Help Save You Money

Women & Co | Posted 08.12.2012 | Money
Women & Co

Do-it-yourself (DIY) car care is catching on as a way to save money on routine service visits to mechanics, and that's a good thing. Doing your own maintenance isn't just good for your wallet, but it helps you learn about how your car works.