This artist makes beautiful paintings out of real food. | Someecards

This artist makes beautiful paintings out of real food. | Food

Lauren Purnell is a self-described Food Artist and her work speaks for itself. It’s easy to get blissfully lost while perusing her popular blog Culinary Canvass, where she makes food look far too beautiful to eat. They feature lots of fruits and veggies, so even though they’d be super healthy, I’d never want to consume …

How to style your home like a staging pro. | Elle Decor

How to style your home like a staging pro.

Pick the perfect paint color. When you go to pick paint, either go for a perfect shade of white, a color that flatters every skin tone, or go for bold in a dark shade of red of brown or even black. Ceilings painted white or cream tend to make the room feel larger. How to …

How to delete Android apps: The ultimate guide to uninstalling any app. | Android Gadget Hacks

How to delete Android apps.

I must admit, I’m completely intimidated by my Android cell phone and the numerous Android apps pre-installed on it. It’s almost to the point of anxiety, where I’m afraid to touch it. How can this be for someone who is by no means a novice with computers, website design, and blogging? I believe part of …

How to sell a home when you have pets | The Boston Globe

Dog friendly garden.

Realtor Linda Montieth was preparing a Chelsea listing for an open house. It was crunch time — the time when realtors scurry around a property putting on the finishing touches, setting flowers on the table, and giving the rooms that final spritz of air freshener. Thereby hangs her tale of woe. Ten minutes before people …

3 tiny houses that let you live green—and off the grid. | TakePart

Ecocapsule tiny house.

The tiny-house fad appears to be here to stay, fetishized in a stream of articles and fueled by a fascination with living a less materialistic lifestyle. Companies like Tumbleweed Tiny Houses, Sprout, and Wheelhaus are more than happy to make this downsizing dream a reality, offering a myriad of micro-models that provide fodder for get-away-from-it-all …

Amazing Grace: President Obama’s inspiring eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney.

Rev. Clementa Pinckney

I sit here watching President Barack Obama deliver his eulogy for Pastor Clementa Pinckney and I cry. Although on the surface, members of our society like to think we operate as though all men are created equal, nothing could be further from the truth. President Obama’s speech clearly painted a disturbing vision of the undercurrents …

Supreme Court’s landmark ruling legalizes gay marriage nationwide. | Reuters

Supreme Court's landmark ruling legalizes gay marriage nationwide

The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, handing a historic triumph to the American gay rights movement. The court ruled 5-4 that the Constitution’s guarantees of due process and equal protection under the law mean that states cannot ban same-sex marriages. With the landmark ruling, …