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No Sour Faces Here! This Creamy Lemonade Is Summertime in a Glass

It's hard to think of a beverage that's more "ahhhh"-inducing on a hot summer day than a cool glass of lemonade. The drink practically screams summer, and it's super easy to make with only lemons, sugar, and water. But just because lemonade stands the test of time as the ultimate summer drink doesn't mean it can't be improved upon. It's time to try something new and mix up your next summer barbecue with this creamy lemonade recipe that recently went viral on TikTok. With over five million views and counting, this refreshingly tart twist on the traditional summertime drink from Hayzee Girl Designs is a welcome change that comes together in minutes. What makes this lemonade different from the rest? It uses condensed milk to add a creamy touch that rounds out the sourness of the lemons. I found that the addition of condensed milk did a great job at mellowing the often overly saccharine punch of more traditional lemonades, which resulted in a delicious drink that I'd make again and again!

And not only is this creamy lemonade perfect on its own, but it also serves as a solid base that is the perfect vehicle for other additions, like strawberries or raspberries. Adding in your...

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A New Dip Has Arrived at Trader Joe's, and It's Already Getting Rave Reviews

First came Trader Joe's Everything but the Elote Seasoning, a delicious mix of chile pepper, Parmesan cheese, chipotle powder, cumin, dried cilantro, and sea salt inspired by Mexican street corn (known as elote, which means "corn cob" in Spanish). The seasoning is freakin' delicious, in fact, so much so that TJ's knew we needed more . . . and oh, did we get it. Let us introduce you to Everything but the Elote Dip, the newest "it" dip to hit shelves at Trader Joe's. This isn't just your ordinary yogurt dip with Everything but the Elote sprinkled in: it also contains small kernels of sweet yellow corn! The dip is tangy, zesty, creamy, and slightly smoky, and we approve of it all. Even Instagram user Trader Joe's List says, "The hype is real about this new dip! It's tangy, garlicky with notes of Parmesan. Double down and try it with the Everything but the Elote dippers!"

While the dip pairs well with any scoopable item, it can also be used as a spread, too. Preferably on sandwiches and wraps that you want to give a little extra kick . . . perhaps even a grilled cheese if you're really feeling wild. Whatever you choose to pair it with, we guarantee you'll want this dip on...

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'Tis *Not Quite* the Season, but Disney Parks Is Giving Us a Sneak Peek at Its 2021 Holiday Merch

While it may be sunny and 80-plus degrees outside your window right now, the holidays will arrive! And if the thought of presents and decorations feels too soon, we may be able to entice you . . . because Disney Parks is celebrating the halfway point to the holidays (yes, we're already halfway there) by giving us a sneak peek at its 2021 holiday merchandise. From plaid Mickey ears and a new Walt Disney World spirit jersey to Disney charms and an adorable mini backpack, we are already getting jazzed for the holiday season. Heck, I bet you already forgot it's summer just talking about it! These products will become available to shop in the fall at Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and ShopDisney. Feel that spark of holiday magic all over again, and have a first look at Disney Parks 2021 holiday merch ahead.

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I'm a Home Expert, and These Are the 11 Best Items on Sale Right Now

When it comes to a good sale, we can hardly ever say no, especially when it comes to home items. We're never not on the lookout for new bedding, kitchenware, or hey, even a new sofa, so why not get it on discount right? Luckily, this July tons of retailers are hosting big summer sales, so you can get exactly what you want for a fraction of the price.

Not sure where to shop? We did the searching for you, and found a handful of picks that are too good to miss out. We're talking everything from a powerful Dyson vacuum and an editor-favorite couch, with prices you won't believe. Keep reading to check it all out before they sell out.

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The Furniture Brand You Should Be Shopping For Sofas Right Now

I like to consider myself an expert sofa shopper. I spent over a year searching for my perfect match, and I've written countless articles about the best and most comfortable options on the market. As a self-proclaimed pro, the question I get the most often is, "what's your favorite brand?" Hands down, every time I say, Castlery.

If you haven't shopped the brand yet, I'm here to help you. Its mission is simple, it's all about modern, cool, and comfy pieces that won't break your budget. My favorite thing about the brand is that it makes trendy silhouettes, without the trendy prices. While these couches are still a hefty price (made to last), they are far less than those popular designer pieces you can shop elsewhere. All in all, it's sofas are smart choices, that are stylish and worth it. Ahead, I curated a few of my favorite picks to help inspire your living room makeover. Take a look.

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16 Ikea DIY Projects That'll Inspire You to Renovate and Elevate Your Space

Ikea is one of the best one-stop shops to furnish a space on a budget. The retailer has some pretty fabulous furniture that is not only space-saving, but also easy to makeover with your own two hands. Whether you're second guessing your purchase decision or are ready for an upgrade, these colorful and creative Ikea DIY hacks will save the day (and your bank account). Plus, there's nothing more satisfying than cheering "I made that!" after someone compliments your "new" furniture. Grab your tools and paint brushes, and get ready to renovate, innovate, and elevate your Ikea furniture to new heights!

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Transform Your To-Do List With Your Zodiac Sign


Endless to-do lists are a universal language these days. No matter who you are or what industry you work in, new tasks spawn at work and at home seemingly faster than any of us can get them done. If you're sick of feeling like your insurmountable list of tasks is calling the shots in your life, try some of these tips below to turn your to-do list on its head in ways compatible with your zodiac sign.

According to astrologer and coach Andrada Dara, it's best to check your sun, moon, and rising signs - the Big Three - to find a to-do-list mentality that really resonates with you.

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Do-Less List: Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn

Just because you can do everything doesn't mean you should. Each of these three signs is capable of doing most everything they commit to, which is part of what makes them so amazing. For Virgos, Scorpios, and Capricorns, taking work to the next level isn't about doing more but about learning to do less.

Be the leaders you know you are, and practice delegating....

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I Tried These TikTok-Famous Silky Sheets, and Yes, They Are Worth It

I've made more TikTok-inspired purchases than I'd like to admit. One of my most recent obsessions is the West Elm Silky Tencel Sheet Set ($150-$180). If you're a frequent home TikToker, you might have already seen this viral video. It speaks for itself, and needless to say, I was sold.

So, what makes these sheets so good? The set is just really extra buttery-soft. Made from botanically sourced lyocell fiber, Tencel is a sustainable alternative to silk. Yes, not only are they good for the environment, but it also makes them more breathable and easy to sleep in during the summer months. While most silky options have made me sweat in the past, these ones actually keep me cool, and even passed the test during the last heatwave.

If you're in the market for a new set of sheets, I don't need to spend much more time convincing you. Trust me, they're worth it. Yes, the price tag is on the higher side, but they're made to last and will be your new bedroom staple. They feel luxurious, soft, and not to mention, they're super stylish looking too. I have them in the chic sand shade, but it they come in a number of choices, including a few new shades. Keep reading to shop my favorites,...

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Here's Every Featured Location in Netflix's The World's Most Amazing Vacation Rentals

Netflix's The World's Most Amazing Vacation Rentals series should come with a warning label since it'll give almost anyone a serious case of wanderlust. From $20 beds in Bali to a five-digit luxury stay in Hawaii, hosts Megan, Luis, and Jo travel all over the world showing viewers incredible properties you can rent for a relaxing vacation.

Whether you're looking for a unique experience, or a luxury getaway, many of these places come with an added bonus like water sports or cooking lessons, making them totally worth their price. If you are itching to try out some of these yourself, then you're in luck - you can actually stay at all 24 of the places featured in the show! Learn more about each property in the slides ahead, then be sure to make your reservation ASAP.

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25 Amazing Pieces You'd Never Guess Were From HomeGoods

If you're anything like us, you've aimlessly entered HomeGoods only to walk out with 12 new decor items that you "just had to have." Every visit to the store is an entirely new adventure, thanks to the chain's lack of an online inventory. Because each HomeGoods has a unique variety of products, there's no way to predict what you'll find on the shelves - and that's the way we like it! And, apparently, so does Instagram.

The photo-sharing app is filled with joyous shoppers who've found the perfect pieces for their homes, styled them impeccably, and can't wait to share their finds with other home-decor enthusiasts. One scroll through the thousands of photos will show you precisely how many great steals can be found at the store, all while giving some serious decor inspiration from real people. Here are some of our favorite HomeGoods finds from across the country to inspire your next shopping trip.

- Additional reporting by Haley Lyndes

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Magnolia Network Star Jamila Norman Shares Her Top Tip For Gardening: "Do Not Skimp Out on Soil"

Jamila Norman chose to leave her professional career behind and start her own farm - Patchwork City Farms - 12 years ago in Atlanta, GA, and she knows a thing or two about plants. Norman has accrued international acclaim for her hard work as an urban farmer, letting nothing stop her - not even a small 1.2-acre backyard in Atlanta. Norman is one busy woman, so when Magnolia Network approached her in 2020, it was the right place right time kind of thing. In fact, as Norman puts it, it was in her "year of yes," and she just went for it! Norman is the star of Magnolia Network's newest TV show Homegrown, which you can watch when the network launches on July 15.

In Homegrown, Norman shares her knowledge of farming by helping people create farms in their own backyards. No matter the size, amount of light, or soil, Norman uses her years of experience - and Caribbean heritage - to bring these backyards to life. In fact, Norman's heritage has helped propel her through means of connection. "It's a connection to the memory, the story, and carrying on that tradition," a tradition that she shares with others. From helping revive fruit and vegetable plants to bringing in some unexpected...

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If You're a Minimalist, These 18 Chic Kitchen Items Are Calling Your Name

If you're a minimalist, you know there's no better feeling than walking into a sleek and clean space. One room that always seems to be hard to keep in order is the kitchen. Whether it's messy countertops or ugly appliances, sometimes these things can make your space look cluttered. To help you get the most modern and minimal kitchen out there, we're here to help you shop.

Ahead, we curated a list of stylish items you'll be excited to show off. These range from chic coffee makers to stylish dinnerware and actually useful organizers. No matter what you fall in love with, we guarantee it'll make your space feel fresh and new. Keep reading to shop them all.

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In Case You Were Wondering, People Love These 21 Home Products From Amazon

From comfy sofas to stylish fashion finds, Amazon pretty much has it all. Filled with so many great home items, it's hard to know where to even start, so we did some digging and shopping for you. We took a deep dive into our data to see exactly what our readers are buying, so you can get in on them too, if you haven't already.

Ahead, we curated a list of 21 hot items that are always selling out. From genius organizers that will help you get it together to stylish home-decor pieces you never knew you needed, be prepared to want them all. Keep reading to see what everyone is buying, and snag a few finds for yourself.

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Um, Why Didn't We Look For Velvet Furniture on Amazon Sooner?

Sprucing up your space can be as simple as introducing a few key pieces that give it a whole new look. When it comes to eye-catching furniture pieces, few fabrics are as glamorous and elegant as velvet. Instead of a full remodel, you can enliven any room by adding a luxe velvet sofa, bed frame or storage bench depending on your needs.

These pretty pieces will make your home look like a million bucks, but they don't always come cheap. To make sure you get the best deal out there, we narrowed down the options to 13 hot picks from Amazon. From sofas to bed frames, prepare to want them all. Take a look at our favorites ahead.

- Additional reporting by Krista Jones

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5 Tiny Homes With Aesthetics That Will Make You Forget All About Square Footage

There's a lot to be said for living in a small house. Less wasted space, cheaper energy bills, and fewer chores . . . it almost makes you wonder why anybody would prefer a large home! Not to mention one of the best features of a minuscule living space is the fun of decorating your limited square footage. In a world that would like you to believe that bigger is better, it's hard to imagine drastically downsizing your home, but the benefits can be worth it. Here are five tiny dwellings that will inspire your itty-bitty aspirations.

- Additional reporting by Haley Lyndes

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Trust Me, After Looking at These Chic Neutral Sofas, You'll Want to Bring One Home

I've probably scrolled through hundreds of interior design mood boards, and one of the most popular items I often see featured is a neutral-toned piece of furniture. Whether it's a chair, a loveseat or a sectional couch, neutral furniture is almost universally embraced, and it's no wonder. There's just something about the shade that makes everything feel light and airy.

Whether you're a minimalist or someone who shies away from color, there's an ivory, gray or white sofa out there for you. And if replacing your old one is a priority for you right now, we uncovered 11 great finds you'll be excited to bring home.

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Show off Your Style and Maximize Your Space With These Studio Apartment Decorating Ideas

Studio apartments are an excellent choice for those living alone, as they are often more affordable than larger spaces and they have a unique ability to feel super cozy. But between the often limited square footage combined with the open floor plan that most studios feature, it can be hard to designate distinct spaces within a studio or to even figure out where to start with your interior design plans. Luckily, with a few simple design ideas, you can make your studio apartment truly feel like home. Anaïs Chaumien, a French interior designer based in New York City and owner of Design by Anaïs, told POPSUGAR, "To decorate a studio, you have to keep two main goals in mind: Make the space appear as massive as possible, and define the different spaces." There are several ways you can do this, including using light and mirrors, and finding the right furniture. For more practical and stylish tips for your studio apartment, check out the slides ahead!

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These 19 Hilarious Candles Claim to Smell Like Celebrities You Adore

Candles are a home decor must-have, elevating the ambiance with signature scents and a romantic amber glow. Some are just too pretty to light. As I was browsing through Etsy, I stumbled across the coolest and incredibly hilarious candle trend, candles that smell like your favorite celebrities. Perhaps Gwyneth Paltrow was on to something. Of course, we had to round up the best ones we could find.

Whether you're crushing on Sebastian Stan, want to embrace your inner Ariana Grande, or love everything about Harry Styles, there's a candle perfect for whomever you stan. Choose between your favorite Tom, whether it's Hiddleston or Holland. Bring a piece of your favorite artist to your space, from the Jonas Brothers, Bad Bunny, or even Kanye West. You can even manifest a One Direction reunion with one of these candles! It's the perfect gift for the ultimate pop culture lover. Candles bring personality to space, and these candles do that, and then some by letting you embrace your fandom! Keep reading to shop our top picks!

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We Tried to Look Away, but Etsy Has Too Many Cute Items on Sale Right Now

Ever go on Etsy looking for something specific, and end up adding a few random things in your cart? We've all been there. From cool jewelry brands to stylish decor pieces, there isn't a shortage of useful or simply feel-good products to discover on Etsy.

We especially love finding them on sale, and during a recent visit, we stumbled upon a cute assortment of goods that you'll love buying at a fraction of the price. Expect a personalized necklace for your best friend or a relatable mom for the new moms in your life. You'll also find thoughtful gifts for the cousin who recently got engaged, as well as a romantic record to celebrate you and your partner's relationship. Get excited.

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Finally Get Comfy on a Flight With These Amazing Travel Pillows

With the excitement of your upcoming adventure, imminent jet lag, and seats that seem to be getting smaller and smaller, it can feel impossible to to sleep on an airplane. Unless you are one of the lucky few who can fall asleep anywhere, you probably need a little extra help to get that much-needed travel rest. Behold the wonder of travel pillows! With unique designs, soft padding, and ergonomic support, travel pillows are better than ever. A great travel pillow on a long flight can be the difference between waking every half hour with neck pain and a few hours of restful slumber. Shop the best travel pillows in the slides ahead to help you soar straight to dreamland. The best part? They start at just $17.

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The Internet's Coolest Pan Is Back in a New Color, and We Obviously Need It

I have never been much of a cook, but this past year I decided to make it a mission to spend more time in the kitchen. I ran into one major problem, though: I owned pretty much no kitchenware or cookware. As I started my shopping journey for the right pieces, I had a few requirements on my checklist. I wanted something multifunctional, because I despise kitchen clutter and having too many things. Also, I needed a choice that is extremely nonstick, because I like cooking sticky foods. Lastly, I needed something stylish that I would want to put on display. Is that too much to ask for?!

One pan that kept popping up time and time again was the Our Place Always Pan ($145). It definitely fit the stylish bill, and when I read about the features, I knew it was the one. After just one use, I knew I had made the right decision.

The multifunctional pan does so much more than just make pancakes (but it also does that very well). The nontoxic and nonstick pan features a smart design that is well-thought-out and covers all your bases.

The nontoxic and nonstick pan features a smart design that is well-thought-out and covers all your bases.

The deep bottom makes it perfect for cooking food...

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Disney and Vera Bradley Teamed Up on a New Collection - Starting at Just $15!

Drumroll, please . . . Disney and Vera Bradley have teamed up on a new "Mickey and Friends" collection, and no, you don't have to go to the parks to get it. The new line - which features a special Sensational Six paisley pattern - is available to shop right now at any Vera Bradley store nationwide or online, making it easier than ever to get a hold of its exclusive designer goods. The new line has a little something for everyone, from tote bags to duffle bags to keychains and even a waterproof phone pouch! Flaunt it on your next trip to any of the Disney parks, or wear it daily to give your outfit a touch of magic - it goes with anything. Shop the collab now before it sells out; its colorful design featuring Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy, and Pluto won't disappoint you!

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14 Extradeep Sofas So Comfortable, You'll Practically Sink Into Them

We're always on the hunt for great couches and sofas, because we know that there's nothing better than a comfortable couch. It's the anchor of any home, and if you're looking to really get cozy, go with a couch that's extra deep. If you've got the space, it's so luxurious to be able to sit back and cuddle up in an extra deep couch. Plus, if you're taller, having an extra deep couch can be a necessity. Get comfortable with these 14 pieces of furniture.

Besides being able to lay down, curl up, and relax during the day on a great couch, extra deep couches are great to have if you end up falling asleep watching a movie. No matter your interior design aesthetic, there's a couch you'll love. Keep on reading to shop our picks.

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About this site

The DIY movement is a re-introduction (often to urban and suburban dwellers) of the old pattern of personal involvement and use of skills in upkeep of a house or apartment, making clothes; maintenance of cars, computers, websites; or any material aspect of living.

DIY amongst the fashion community has become very popular. With the use of social media such as YouTube, a great number of people watch videos on a daily basis. YouTube has an array of DIY fashion videos from distressing jeans, bleaching jeans, redesigning an old shirt, and studding denim, just to name a few. This new trend is increasingly becoming more and more popular. There over 1,000 videos that individuals have posted demonstrating how to do those things. There are also other DIY videos that individuals could look up such as DIY jewelry, DIY room decor, and DIY hairstyles.