The Way Land Is Really Used Across The U.S

One thing that shocks many European tourists in the US is the sheer amount of space. It’s true: America has a lot of room, whether in the width of its streets, the size of people’s yards, and above all, its vast rural expanses. If you’ve ever found yourself thinking, ‘What does America do with all of that space?’, this infographic will open your eyes.

The Healing Power of Humor

Do you laugh a lot? Do you laugh easily? Well, you might want to, because other than just being a joyful person, laughing can actually improve your health.

20 Phrases We Use Too Often

Found this on grammarcheck.net

How To Choose Dog Breeds For Apartment Living

Do you want a dog, but worry about how your pooch will adapt to apartment living? Choose an apartment dog breed, and you won’t have to stress. There are plenty of breeds that are just fine with watching Netflix while you’re at work.  If you’re lucky, you might even get a couple of tail wags when you get home.

Pasta, Pasta, Pasta

This might be one of the most random posts on this blog. I love pasta, so here goes!

Spaghetti is only one kind of pasta. There are enough of them to make your head explode.  Which ones do you like?

How 9 Iconic Creators Found Inspiration

The ways people search for their ideas can be both odd and dangerous. From laying down to headstands, find out how these 9 creators found inspiration in unique ways.

Lend a Hand – Make Someone’s Day

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me?’ – Brian Tracy

I’d encourage you to watch this short video, it might inspire you to lend a hand…

What Your Handwriting Reveals About You

How to Handle the Holidays in a Small Space

The Tiny Canal Cottage’s Whitney Leigh Morris shares her creative approaches to guests, gifts, decor and more

If you live in a 362-square-foot cottage with your husband, toddler and two beagles, do you have to gather with the clan around someone else’s table every Thanksgiving and instantly regift everything you get for Christmas? As a mother of three grown children who is thinking about drastically downsizing with the hubby from a suburban house 10 times that size (and crammed with 20 years of memories) to a small city condo, I wanted to know.

So I asked small-space lifestyle blogger and consultant Whitney Leigh Morris — who lives and works in the aforementioned cottage, aka The Tiny Canal Cottage in the Venice area of Los Angeles — how she navigates the holidays with husband Adam Winkleman and their son, West. Her first book, Small Space Style, comes out Nov. 13.