Freshen Up Your Bathroom in 2017 With This Mixed Tile Trend

Mixed tiles are popping up in rooms far and wide, and they just might be what your 2017 space needs. Pattern lovers will fall head over heels for the limitless possibilities that come from mixing colors, textures and styles. And minimalists will breathe a big ol’ sigh of relief at just how little decor is needed once complementary tile comes into play. That said, whether you’re a “less is more” decorator or a “give me all the decorkind of person, this style will instantly add more depth, layers and intrigue to your aesthetic. Don’t believe us? Behold the inspiration below!

February kicks off with a fiery and passionate full moon in Leo on February 5. Several days later, on February 11, Mercury enters Aquarius, allowing us to comprehend matters from a new lens. The Sun swims into Pisces on February 18, activating our imagination, intuition, and creativity. The new moon in Pisces and the Venusian shift into Aries on February 20 energizes our hearts and desires. It’s a great time to open ourselves up to every opportunity and possibility — the world is ours to explore and conquer! Continuing reading to find out what your February 2023 horoscope as in store for you this month.

Aries

Speaking out against anything you find unjust is going to help in healing yourself and others in the days ahead. Doing so will dig up old wounds around situations where you felt you were unable to help others in your community. Now, you can totally mend the past and evolve.

Taurus

Professional contacts made this month are meant to help you transcend on a social networking scale. The real meat and potatoes of the energy has to do with being on the cosmic up and up. If you are serving the world in a positive way, you will be rewarded beautifully.

Gemini

If you’re feeling unheard in your career it means that it’s the time to let that Gemini voice shine. You are coming into your own and taking on a leadership role for yourself. Much of the work that you do right now will inspire others to follow their own paths.

Cancer

Try not to be impulsive with your spending habits to ensure that you are able to stay in shape with your money. It might be important to work with a trusted advisor or budget your current expenditures in a financial spreadsheet on a daily basis to keep track of everything.

Leo

You’re entering this month with far more determination than you ever had. Yes, there is so much you still have to do in all realms of life — that’s why you’re the successful lion that you are. You are always ready to hold your ground and your defiance is astounding.

Virgo

The cosmos is asking you to be extremely real with yourself regarding your relationship. If you've been caught in any realms of codependency or victimization, now is the time to step up to the plate and remind yourself that you are in control of your own life and make necessary changes.

Libra

The fruition of your professional plans will broaden your interests and prepare you to take ownership of your business prosperity on a level that you never once thought possible. Be careful to not allow doubts to hold you back, because you are meant to walk out of this month victoriously.

Scorpio

You’re not letting anyone push you around this month. If that means asserting your will against authority — then do so. Let your voice be heard and self be seen. No one has power over you and you shouldn’t let them take control of anything that happens in your life.

Sagittarius

Trust the synchronicities that you'll keep seeing around you. This means that you know the right thing to do or say — even following an intuitive hunch that seemingly comes out of nowhere. It is a manifestation of cosmic chaos attracting incredible and unexplainable surprises, so prepare yourself for the unexpected.

Capricorn

If you are locked down by bills and debts, this is a good month to set the record straight. News of an impending raise can help your bank account and career. This can clear up past monetary issues and push you towards having success and freedom in your ongoing career.

Aquarius

A major crossroads is pushing you to choose how you wish to proceed in your romantic relationships. It’s been a very long time since you’ve thought about what you want and now is the time to ensure your desires are being met. Decide how you want to proceed this month.

Pisces

You have the power to create the life you crave and the month ahead gives you the chance to manifest your hopes and desires. You may also find that being at the right place at the right time and following your instincts is part of this greater path as well.

Like these February 2023 horoscope predictions? Come back each month for more astro news.

2023 bedroom decor ideas and trends are all about returning to natural color palettes and materials, but the good news is that they're still anything but boring. Toned-down colors allow you to find other ways to add an unexpected touch to your bedroom, whether you're adding store bought decor or flipping your old furniture. You go Handygirl!

Since the space is all yours, you can try a variety of different aesthetics and techniques until you find something that you love. With a layer of cozy comfort, these colors, silhouettes, and textures are the perfect details to accompany your winter hibernation but they also offer a whole new way to let your personality shine. Think outside the box when it comes to pairing materials and shades — you can keep the look of your room cohesive or add a variety of different details to create something totally unique.

Home And Garden

Bring your garden indoors this winter by adding plants and pretty vases to your bedroom decor. Don't have a green thumb? You can still take part with floral motifs like bedsheets and wall art. Top it all off with as much natural lighting as you can get — it'll help you *and* your plants feel more awake.

SadyesCrystals Mini Mushroom Terrariums ($9)

Add a little touch of nature to your room without adding a huge piece of decor. It's perfect for smaller rooms.

MorimoraWallArt Gold Floral Moon Phases ($96)

Combine your love for the solar system and the earth with wall art that features both.

Swirled Plant Mister ($10, was $14)

Your plants need water too! Keep them hydrated with a cute mister that doubles as decor.

Moody Pansy Wall Hook ($14)

Add some literal personality to your room with happy and sad hooks that also kind of remind us of Alice and Wonderland.

Organic Percale Printed Sheet Set ($48+)

Get a glimpse of a garden when you slip into bed with these floral bedsheets.

Feeling Fresh

Pairing neutrals with natural materials can add both texture and character to your bedroom with minimal effort. Not only do they leave you feeling relaxed but they also add an incredibly sleek and laidback detail that will go beautifully with the rest of your decor.

Parachute Palm Leaf Nesting Basket ($49)

Use these baskets to hold your books, magazines, or clean bedsheets. They add a natural touch that isn't exclusive to boho bedrooms.

Nanko Queen Duvet Cover Set ($30, was $40)

If you're seriously missing green grass and open fields, grab a green comforter that will tide you over until April.

Lulu and Georgia Wooden Georgian Candlestick ($33+, was $65)

If you're not into brass candlesticks, grab this wooden one instead. Even though it's natural wood the silhouette elevates the look.

Full Moon Clay Vase by Leanne Ford ($30)

A vase doesn't have to be tall and skinny to make an impact, and this full moon vase proves it.

Cozy Fleece Pillow Covers ($40, was $50)

Texture and color come together wonderfully in these fleecy pillow covers. Consider this a sweatshirt for your pillow.

New-trals 

Ditch bold colors and patterns, and instead rely on texture and shape to for a unique bedroom look. Sculptural decor is both functional and beautiful. Considering these black and white picks could basically pass as art on their own, this bedroom decor will take your space to the next level.

Lulu and Georgia Subhan Vase ($78)

These dots come together to create two strips, making for a striking and fun decor piece.

Adeline Knotted Ball Knobs, Set of 2 ($20)

Swap your plain knobs for a knotted design that adds another layer of texture to your space.

UO Thalia Wall Shelf ($59)

This shape is reminiscent of a rainbow, without the color, which is perfect if you're trying to go for a more neutral look.

Nourison Paper Loop Shag Throw Pillow ($27, was $60)

If you want to stand out in a crowd of faux fur pillows but still want texture, opt for a loop shag pillow instead.

CozyLux Seersucker Comforter Set ($44+, was $51+)

Add both classy and moody detail to your room with a black seersucker bedspread.

Play And Work

Playful decor makes any space more whimsical, and in turn creates a bedroom that is inviting and enjoyable. It also adds a touch of childhood nostalgia that feels comforting, and all-in-all, it creates a unique space that will cultivate your creativity and imagination.

Bagel Shaped Mug ($18)

If you use your mugs as bedroom decor (we definitely do), then pay homage to one of the best breakfast foods around: bagels.

Avian Vase ($44)

Birds of a feather flock together. At least, that's the case with these vases. (These items are available on January 28, but they were too cute not to include!)

Spritzparty Disco Mushroom ($20)

Add the mushroom decor trend to your bedroom with a mirrored piece that also doubles as a party-starter.

XINXUAN Gold Decor Statues ($30)

These figurines sit pretty on your dresser, bookshelf, or any other edge that needs a fun touch.

Ric-Rac Stripe Peel + Stick Wallpaper ($68)

Create a colorful foundation in your bedroom by adding a pink and tan wallpaper from the SJP. Say no more.

Sunny Disposition

Yellow decor, whether it's a bedspread or wall art, will uplift and energize. It might even trick you into feeling a little bit warmer. Combine with other natural colors like green or blue for an engaging palette, or sneak a sun motif into your decor for some sunshine on cloudy days.

Gold Metal Sunburst Frame ($15)

Add a burst of (metaphorical) light to your photos with a picture frame that will make you feel brighter just by looking at it.

Slim Colorful Stem Vase ($28+)

Transparent vases add an unexpected and eclectic touch that looks amazing with or without flowers.

Sunshine State of Mind Linen Tapestry ($25)

Grab a tiny tapestry to keep at your desk, or cover up the wall above your headboard with a reminder to look for the bright side.

brooklinen Luxe Pillowcases ($50+, was $55+)

Golden pillow cases pair well with white sheets and patterned ones. Once you try these smooth-as-butter picks, you might never go back.

Umbra Studios Dima Sunchimes, Set Of 3 ($70)

Add some color and privacy to your bedroom decor with a window display that you'll love.

Which 2023 bedroom decor ideas are you excited to add to your space? Follow us on Pinterest, and check out our Living page for the latest home decor trends.

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"How are you?" "I'm good." A lot of conversations stop there, but more often than not, we aren't actually good. There's so much happening in all of our lives that it's important to make friends you can be vulnerable with — and that you can be that friend for others. But starting deep conversations in any of your relationships can be harder than it sounds. Keep scrolling for five questions to ask your friends to let them know how much you care.

Have You Had A Good Cry Lately? What About?

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It's pretty easy to cry when we're feeling upset or if we're experiencing an influx of love or joy — tears are the emotion that can't be kept in. And with so much happening around the world, it's extra easy to feel overwhelmed right now. Asking a question like this acknowledges that we're all feeling something and it gives your friend the space to express their emotions without feeling bad about it.

What Are You Dreaming About Right Now?

Be someone who helps your friends dream big and reach for their craziest goals. There's nothing like hearing someone talk about something they're passionate about, and when you have a deep-rooted love for that person, it's even more fun to hear. Plus, if they answer with their actual dreams from last night, then you can have a good laugh too.

How Is Your Soul?

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There are certain things that affect us on a very deep level, and while our bodies might be okay, our souls may have taken a beating recently! Asking about your friend's soul or heart will let them talk about how the details and nuances of their emotions. This is a great question for people who feel things deeply, even if it's not exclusive to them.

How Did [Insert Event] Make You Feel?

If you know the ins and outs of your friend's life, there's a good chance you know if something in particular has affected them. Whether it's trouble with their partner, their parents, or they were really hit hard by something on the news, don't be afraid to ask them how they're feeling (when it's appropriate, of course). Asking them about a particular event or conversation will help them focus more than if you just ask how they're feeling in general.

There's A Lot Going On In The World, How Are You Handling Everything?

It's okay if you're not handling things well, and right off the bat, this question will let your friend know that it's okay if they're overwhelmed. Since everyone handles things differently, this is also a good way to check up on someone without making assumptions about how they're feeling.

What's Something That's Made You Smile In The Last Few Days?

There are two reasons this can be a great question. First, allowing your friend to focus on a positive story will allow them take note of something beautiful around them, no matter how small it is. Second, asking for a recent example will remind them to look for the good since they'll have to sift through the good and the bad to give you an answer. It'll boost their mood, especially if they've had a rough week.

You've Seemed A Little Off Lately, Is Everything Okay?

We've all changed in the last two and a half years, but if you've picked up that your friend seems extra sad recently, you can ask them what's going on. It'll show that you're attentive and allow them to talk about something they're dealing with if they don't feel comfortable bringing it up.

What Did You Think About [Insert Entertainment Program]

Maybe your friend has been recovering from a loss and was impacted by the pilot of The Last of Us, or they're super excited about a new job opportunity and finally got around to watching The Bold Type. Either way, if your friend loves stories and resonates deeply with fictional characters, this could be a great way to help them work through both positive and negative emotions.

What's Something That Impacted You Last Week?

The great thing about a question like this is that it lets your friend decide whether they want to talk about, something difficult or positive. Or both!

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Minimal neutrals, whites, and grays have dominated the home scene for a few years now, a calming trend that soothed us during a volatile period. Home is our sanctuary and it makes sense that it would reflect our times. But 2023 is going to dial it up a notch. We are ready to have a little fun and break out of the completely neutral mold.

“The shift away from mostly neutrals and whites is something many pros attribute to the pandemic. These days, homeowners seem more adventurous and willing to take a chance on creating brighter, more vibrant spaces," noted a recent trend report from Houzz.

While neutrals aren't completely off the table, designers say they're pairing them up with warmer, earthy colors. Some trends that are out: the all-white kitchen and farmhouse decor. Expect more colorful kitchens, vintage inspiration, greenery and sustainable features, scenic wallpapers, warm and soft colors (to complement your neutrals), and a whole lot of playful and personal decor in a sophisticated palette. Get ready to be inspired, be creative, and bring more joy into your home and life in 2023 with these anything-but-boring trends.

Bold + Dramatic Stone

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"We will be seeing dramatic stone countertops. People want to make a statement in places like powder bathrooms and primary bathrooms and stones with a heavy vein quality will now be that statement in the room," says Lindye Galloway, founder + chief creative officer at Lindye Galloway Design Studio + Shopin Orange County, CA. This Rainbow Onyx from Artistic Tile is a big 2023 trend.

Honey Onyx too will make a comeback, says Geddes Ulinskas, principal and founder of Geddes Ulinkskas Architects. "Suffering from over-use in 80’s style, Honey Oynx fell out of favor with designers. We see the stone coming back strongly with striking, graphic veining. It will continue to be seen as a classic material for design."

Eilyn Jimenez, founder and creative director at Sire Design says her team has been drawn to Rosa Lepanto marble. "We fell so in love with this stunning marble that we selected for a custom fireplace, ultimately, we installed it in the bathroom at our office."

Nostalgic Decor + Personalization

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"Design with nostalgia in mind will continue. I don’t mean mid-century or retro. I think this idea of Granny-chic is evolving to a less kitschy/more sophisticated style which I really appreciate," says Gideon Mendelson, founder and creative director ofMendelson Group.

Vintage furniture, heirloom accessories and art, classic meets modern. This throwback trend to an era gone by adds a bit of soul to a space with pieces that tell a story. Some periods to echo in your decor to keep it fresh: Art Deco is still going strong, sophisticated version of '80s, classic British style, Brutalism, and Bauhaus.

Personalization is also key, making your home a reflection of your life. "Many clients ask us to include furniture and artwork from their previous apartments, requesting we integrate their vintage heirloom pieces into their newly designed homes," says Julien Legeard, Founder of Legeard Studio.

This timeless trend is something that will live beyond 2023. "Mixing the old with the new will always be around," says Joshua Smith, principal designer and founder at Joshua Smith Inc. "Not only do we breathe new life into these treasures when we combine antiques with new, modern pieces, but it’s also a sustainable approach."

Biophilic Design

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Homeowners are craving a deep connection to the outdoors, reported Houzz. Sliding glass doors to connect indoor and out, large windows to maximize views, and a focus on natural materials and colors, even wallpapers that recall nature are trending. "Seamlessly transitioning outdoor elements indoors through the color palette, textures, materials, and the huge plant craze will be big trends in 2023," says Krisha Salud, director of interiors at StudioLAB.

Wellness

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"Wellness has become a buzzword, and it’s a driving factor of design for 2023," says Mary Maydan, founder and principal of Maydan Architects. Self-care and thinking of our homes as sanctuaries is a big DO in home decor in 2023. Think slowing down and creating a more zen space with things like home spas, steam showers, hot tubs, even a reading room.

Warm Neutrals

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While neutrals won't completely go away, designers will be adding warmer tones and natural textures to keep them interesting. "The use of warmer wood tones and an earthy color palette in furniture and fabric will continue to rise, says Salud.

Soft blush pinks and corals will be big in 2023 as designers move away from all white and grey decor, adds Jerad Gardemal, principal designer + owner at JF Gardemal Designs. "It is a great way to reintroduce color into a home that was more monochromatic."

Mendelson adds that neutral rooms can feel a little souless and boring. "I want to see designers adding more color and pattern to these sculptural spaces to make them feel more personal, and interesting and provoke more thought."

Scenic Wallpaper

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Scenic wallpapers are having a moment for sure. From foggy treescapes to warm and bright city scenes to lush tropical escapes, wallpapers are serving as large-scale art murals and creating outdoor-inspired vibes in your home. "Scenic wallpaper, quality over quantity, and a connections to the outdoors will be huge in 2023," says Sherrell Neal, founder and principal designer at Houston-based Sherrell Design Studio.

Maximal Minimalism

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"We have seen clients drawn to fewer straight minimalist and maximalist design but rather something in between. We expect it will continue in that direction, as a younger generation of clients prefer casual over formal, with interiors that feel layered and reflect their personality and interests," says Anna Baraness and Kristin Tarsi, Co-Founders and Partners, Studio AK.

Houzz reports that a more playful traditional style will unfold as more homeowners embrace "bright color, wild wallpaper and layered looks, ...specifically a perked-up traditional look that combines vintage pieces with lots of upbeat pattern and wall coverings. Think of it as a traditional style returning in a fun way."

Colorful Kitchens

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"After a few heavy years, people are looking to incorporate more fun and playfulness into their lives and homes. I think 2023 is set for an emergence of more adventurous and eclectic decor and color choices as people really embrace their individual styles," says Smith. Bob Bakes and Paul Kropp, Co-Founders, Bakes & Kroppagree that kitchens specifically went to far into the cold, impersonal feeling of neutral modern.

"In response, we’ve refined what we are dubbing Soft Modern kitchen design – an approach that layers warm elements to soften that feeling," they say.

In fact, Houzz reported that many homeowners are asking for a warm and soft style that’s restful and relaxing. "Think delicate greige or off-white cabinets, light woods, muted tile, subdued patterns and warm bronze and brass finishes."

Bauhaus

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Sarah Sherman Samuel on Instagram: "after a rollercoaster of a week I’m extra thankful for the long weekend but popping in here to tell you *almost my entire collection for @luluandgeorgia is 20% off right now for their Labor Day sale! shown here from my collection: rupert sofa (one in linen one in cognac velvet) clouded coffee table Irregular grid rug ripple chair disc pillow stripe break pillow"

Designer Sarah Sherman Samual has said that she has always been inspired by Bauhaus principles, which include clean lines, functional shapes with minimal decoration, primary colors (in the classic interpretation), and a mix of modern materials such as glass, concrete, and steel.

Brutalism

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Interior design ideas and inspiration on Instagram: "Home with deliberately unfinished interior...true inspiration! designed by @merretthoumollerarchitects #interiorideashunt #reno #renovation #brutalisminterior #rawaesthetics #thelookoftheday #interiordesigner"

"Along with the Art Deco-inspired spaces we've been seeing and will continue to see, we'll start to see nods to other distinctive styles that are graphic and bold like Brutalism and Bauhaus," says Eddie Maestri, principal architect, creative director and owner at Maestri Studioin Dallas, TX.

So there you have it, neutrals transitioning into warmer tones, bold stones, nature and greenery and a throwback to classic, modern design, plus a little play and personality thrown into the mix, is inspiring designers and architects as we usher in a new year. What trends will you ride this year?

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Meeting up with someone for the first time can feel a lot like a first date. You're a little bit nervous, and you hope that you like them and that they like you. When you don't know someone very well, it's easy to rely on questions like "What do you do?" or "How was your weekend?" but it's always a good idea to have a few questions in your back pocket that go deeper. Not only will it help you get to know one another on a deeper level, but there's a good chance you'll have more fun talking too.

Just like you and your old friends have shared interests, you'll have a lot to talk about if you can find things that you have in common (like movies or favorite foods) with your new friends. These 35 thought-provoking questions are specific, fun, and will help start your friendship off on the right foot. Plus, if you find out you both love scary movies or Thai food, you can meet up somewhere different next time!

  • What's a childhood memory that makes you smile?
  • Are you working on any hobbies that you're excited about?
  • What's your favorite food?
  • What country would you visit if you could teleport?
  • What's a topic that you could give an unprompted PowerPoint presentation on?
  • What's the best piece of advice you've ever received?
  • What's your favorite way to spend a weekend?
  • What's your ideal vacation destination?
  • How do you relax?
  • What did you like best about your favorite subject in school?
  • What's your favorite time of day?
  • If you could jump into any TV show, what would you pick?
  • If you were a season, which one would you be?
  • If you had a superpower, what would it be?
  • What are your top three "no skip" songs?
  • Is there a book or movie that's left a lasting impact on you?
  • What's your go-to coffee or tea order?
  • What's your favorite color?
  • What's the best part of your job?
  • Do you have a favorite dessert?
  • What's your favorite band or artist right now?
  • What's your biggest pet peeve?
  • If you could live in another decade, which one would you pick?
  • What dessert will you never get tired of?
  • What's your love language?
  • If you could pick any song to be your life's theme song what would you pick?
  • What's your go-to breakfast?
  • If you could only wear one color for a week, what would you pick?
  • Are you an aquarium, museum, or planetarium person?
  • Have you formed any core memories recently?
  • What's the first thing you do when you get off work?
  • If you could come up with any candle scent, what would you create?
  • What's something new you learned this week?
  • What would you put in a time capsule?
  • What's the funniest dream you've ever had?

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Okay, so the worst has happened: It's cold outside, AND you're hungrier than ever. You love a good turkey sandwich as much as the next person, but you're craving something more comforting. This is where a warm, cozy dinner comes in. Incorporate some new flavors into your meal rotation by checking out these mouth-watering winter meals. Make them for a crowd, or save the leftovers for a delicious lunch. Allow this guide to be your answer to cozy winter dinnersfor the season.

What should I make for dinner when it's cold?

When it comes to colder temperatures, you’ll want to prepare a warm, hearty meal for dinner. That will warm you up in no time.

What's a good lazy dinner?

Soups, pastas, sandwiches and tacos are all great options when you don’t really feel like cooking dinner.

What should you eat on winter days?

Soups, roasted vegetables, baked potatoes and stews are perfect for a winter meal. Ensuring you still get fruits and vegetables in your winter diet will make you feel invincible!

What should I make for dinner in January?

Make some of the tasty recipes we’ve listed! From chili, pot pie, and mac and cheese, to ramen, chicken, and stir fry, you won’t be left uninspired for any of your January mealtimes.

What not to eat in winter?

Cold dairy products, raw fruits and veggies, and fried foods may leave you feeling yucky this winter. Avoid these groups to combat sickness and feel your best!

Vegetarian Black Bean Chili

This meat-free meal is perfect for a cold winter night. Add quinoa, black beans, bell pepper, onions, and crushed tomatoes for a flavorful base and warm spices and jalapeno for just the right amount of kick. (via Feel Good Foodie)

Crock Pot Chicken Pot Pie 

Let your slow cooker do all the hard work. This This Crock Pot Chicken Pot Pie with Biscuit Topping takes only a few minutes to put together and is the perfect meal to enjoy on a chill night. (via A Spicy Perspective)

Mashed Potatoes

These easy-to-make mashed potatoes will become your new go-to side dish for the winter. (via A Spicy Perspective)

Teriyaki Beef Stir-Fry

Cook flank steak in a homemade teriyaki sauce, along with broccoli, onion, and sweet red bell pepper for the perfect winter meal. It only takes about 30 minutes! (via Feel Good Foodie)

Lemon Ricotta Pasta

Another 30-minute meal, this lemon ricotta pasta is super versatile. Add easy grilled chicken or salmon, red pepper flakes for a little more heat, and/or sundried tomatoes. (via Barley & Sage)

​Chicken Tetrazzini

Creamy béchamel sauce makes this tender chicken and pasta dish with crumb topping so tasty and comforting. Make this casserole dish in under an hour or freeze for the week! (via Culinary Hill)

Apple Cider Braised Chicken Thighs

This dish is assembled in just one pot or skillet, so you don't have to worry about the dishes. Pair with mashed potatoes or roasted veggies for a complete dinner! (via Cozy Cravings)

Slow-Cooker Mac + Cheese

Load up your slow cooker with pasta, cheeses, butter, milk, and spices, and a few hours later, you'll be in comfort-food heaven. (via Brit + Co)

Vegan “Cheesy” Bread With Chickpea Curry Dip

These comforting, “cheesy" bread pockets will warm you right up, along with the spiced curry dip. (via Brit + Co)

Mini Slow-Cooker Lamb Tacos

Beer-drenched lamb is only improved by a tomatillo-apple salsa. (via Fiestas: Tidbits, Margaritas & More; photo via Isabella Martinez-Funcke)

Shepherd's Pie

A quick and easy dinner has never tasted better. Shepherd's Pie piles on all the veggies, potatoes and meat to warm you up. (via Salt & Lavender)

Instant Pot Paleo Beef Stew

Immerse yourself in the deep, warm flavors of this paleo pot roast stew. (via The Endless Meal)

Puff Pastry Chicken Pot Pie

Pot pie is the gift that keeps on giving. Prep this delicious comfort meal for leftovers you can enjoy all week. (via Cozy Cravings)

Lemon Chicken Piccata

This dish looks impressive, but it's seriously simple to make for date night and casual weeknights alike. (via Damn Delicious)

Chicken Parmesan Baked Ziti

The only thing better than chicken parmesan or baked ziti is not having to decide between the two. This is comfort food at its finest. (via Gimme Some Oven)

Sesame Chicken Potstickers

These potstickers provide a fun group activity. Gather up your friends and make it a DIY dumpling party. (via Damn Delicious)

Classic Italian Meatballs

It's a delicate balance to make a meatball that's both tender and holds together while cooking, but this recipe does it. Make sure you use extra-soft bread in your meat mixture — it's the secret ingredient! (via Recipe Tin Eats)

Vegan Potato Leek Soup

All you need is 10 ingredients and about 30 minutes to whip up this healthy, easy soup for a winter dinner that's sure to keep you satisfied. (via Two Spoons)

Homemade Spicy Ramen with Tofu

If you're looking for something to soothe that winter cold, this ramen is savory, spicy, and as comforting as a warm blanket. (via Pinch of Yum)

Garlic Sriracha Chicken

Garlic, sesame, and sriracha team up to make a powerful marinade and a zippy flavor profile. (via Rasa Malaysia)

Asian Salmon in Foil

After cooking lots of holiday fare, stepping back into the kitchen might feel a little daunting. Fortunately, this yummy, easy dinner comes together in about 30 minutes. (via Damn Delicious)

Spicy Vegan Lentil Soup

When you're looking for a little feel-good food, this vegan soup really hits the spot. It's comforting, hearty, and completely guilt-free. (via Cookie + Kate)

30-Minute Indian Butter Chicken

Make sure you have plenty of fresh naan on hand for this dish. You'll want to soak up every last drop of the creamy tomato sauce. It's that good. (via Averie Cooks)

Roasted Carrot and Ginger Soup

Roasted veggies are a welcome change of pace when you've been indulging a little too much. This dish is definitely not lacking in the flavor department, and you'll love the garnish of fresh scallions and nuts for an added crunch. (via Show Me The Yummy)

White Chicken Chili

There's nothing like a hearty soup on a cold winter night. A little cream cheese and puréed cannellini beans are the secret to this seriously creamy chili. (via Cooking Classy)

Shrimp and Broccoli Stir Fry

This stir-fry comes together in 20 minutes, and it's insanely tasty. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onion, if you have those on hand. It doesn't get better (or easier) than that. (via Damn Delicious)

One-Pan Apricot and Brie Stuffed Chicken Breast With Roasted Potatoes

This meal is firing on all cylinders. It's sweet, savory and creamy — AND it all happens in one pan, so you can get through cleanup faster. (via Half Baked Harvest)

Chicken Enchiladas

Mix things up with some Mexican fiesta influence. Enchiladas are classic comfort food. (via Gimme Some Oven)

Pesto Bolognese Lasagna

This is the yummiest way to eat greens when you need a healthy boost. This version of the traditional Italian soup is filled with leeks, peas, kale, and zucchini. And then… it's topped off with a flavorful basil pesto. (via Half Baked Harvest)

Rainbow Vegetarian Pad Thai With Peanuts and Basil

This classic takeout favorite gets a healthy makeover with brown rice noodles, fresh veggies, and handfuls of fresh herbs. (via Pinch of Yum)

Curried Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup

This soup recipe is just a comfort meal in a bowl. You'll get a hearty bite full of curry spices, sweet squash and crunchy kale. (via Two Spoons)

BBQ Chicken Naan Pizza

It may be too cold to grill outdoors, but you can still get your fill of sweet-tangy-spicy barbecue with this flatbread pizza. (via Bowl of Delicious)

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