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Tracee Ellis Ross Keeps Her Golden Globe In the Kitchen and Other Things We Learned From her Vogue 73 Questions


If you’re not familiar with Vogue’s 73 Questions, it’s a series where celebrities invite an interviewer slash cameraperson into their homes and they take Vogue around inside as they answer a barrage of—you guessed it—73 questions. The most recent edition features Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross, and honestly, we didn’t know we could love her more. Here are a few

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Meet My Two Favorite Lunch Buddies: Prepd and Monbento — Maxwell’s Fantastic Find


Lunch monotony is real and we know it all too well. You were excited to have prepped a lunch the night before, but those leftovers look kind of sad and boring now that noon is rolling around and your stomach is grumbling. Today I’ve got two bento boxes that are total lunch gamechangers: Prepd Pack and Monbento. They’re super functional

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On the Market: Old Houses Under $200K with Woodwork to Die For — Be Your Own Fixer Upper: Under $200K Homes with Killer Woodwork


Real estate daydreaming is one of the most enjoyable pastimes: you can envision all the lives you’d lead, all the outfits you’d wear, and all the updates and improvements you’d make without being confined by budget, building codes, or reality. Here are a dozen homes currently on the market for under $200,000, all of them fixer-uppers of varying degrees, all

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This Australian Renovation Show Will Tide You Over Until Trading Spaces Returns


If you need something to tide you over until Trading Spaces returns to airwaves in the spring of 2018, you’re in luck: Australian reality show The Block is just the uber-dramatic renovation show you’re waiting for. The premise is a bit more high stakes than Trading Spaces: The series follows several pairs as they compete against each other to renovate

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A Warm-Industrial French Home Inspired by Theater Arts — House Tour


Name: Muriel and Jean-Marc Liévin Location: Bordeaux, France Size: 3,013 square feet Years lived in: 17 years, owned Muriel and Jean-Marc’s home studio is nestled in an antique industrial building in the charming city of Bordeaux, France. Their house remodel project started 17 years ago when they moved into the bare and industrial two-story building with their two small children.

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