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The Dessert Your Next Dinner Party Needs

Photographer and blogger Katie Quinn Davies shares a sweet treat for warmer days.<p>"This is my take on the classic English '4, 4, 4, and 2' Victoria sponge cake recipe that my mom used to make. Strawberries pair very well with lemon, and this recipe uses the Italian lemon liqueur limoncello, which …

The patternless pleated skirt

Photo: Elza D<p>And here it is: the pleated skirt tutorial.<p>First things first: don't be alarmed by the length of this blog post. I'm just giving you an …

9 Sensational Sides That Will Dress Up Any Dish

Side dishes are often an afterthought, but they can be just as memorable as the main course. These sensational sides will have people scrambling for seconds.<p><b>1. Roasted Broccoli with Chipotle Butter</b><p>Build a meal around this flavorful broccoli. The florets are tossed in a sweet, spicy, and smoky …

Quick & Easy Knitted Boot Cuffs

I love a quick & gratifying quick knitting project and these knitted boot cuffs are so lovely to wear and add to knit. Knitted boot cuffs can be …

Still Stuck for Gift Ideas?! 45 Edible Gifts to Whip Up for Everyone on Your List

It’s hard to believe we’re already a few days away from Xmas. (Seriously, where did 2014 go?) With tree decorating, holiday parties and Christmas decor DIYs, it’s a miracle we can even tie our shoes. If you’re still struggling to think of gift ideas for your loved ones, we’re here to help. We’ve …

TIP TUESDAY #29 // How to mix fonts

One of my most favorite things about graphic design is typography, mixing letters and arranging text into an art form.<p><i>noun</i><p>noun: <b>typography</b><p><b>1</b>.<p>the style …

11 Amazing, Time-Saving Thanksgiving Hacks

Now, stop stressing. This article originally appeared on redbook.com<p>We know what you're thinking. Hacks? For Thanksgiving?<p><i>YouTube</i><p>Well, they're out there, and we've found them to help celebrate this joyous holiday. From food prep to handing out leftovers while<p>kicking the extended family out the …

Kitchens

How to Make Lavender Sachets {Tutorial}

<b>Lavender sachets are my favorite!</b> I’ve sold hundred of these beautiful sachets over the last couple years on Etsy…they make the best gifts EVER! …

Make a Faux Fur Tree

Hi! We’re Nat and Holly from My Sister’s Suitcase…<p>We are thrilled to be here as a part of Jen’s “Happy Holidays” series. This Christmas, I wanted to …

All Natural Lip Balm

02 January 2012<p>The week leading up to the new year wasn't exactly how I had pictured it. It was the last week of the boys winter break. I had …

365 Days of Pinterest Day 15 ~ DIY GLITTER Magnets!

GLITTER GLITTER GLITTER!<p>Day 15 of my 365 Days of tenting out Pinterest Pins ...<p>"its no secret that I'm a big fan of glitter (and glitters cousin …

Mary Jane Slippers

When I was seven I relished any chance I could get to wear my black patent leather Mary Jane’s. No event was too insignificant! Now I like to shuffle …

DIY Lemonade Lip Balm

Happy Summer! Warm days and soaring temperatures always put me in the mood for lemonade. For a little end of the year gift for my sons’ teachers I …

How to Make Your Own (Super Absorbent) Produce Bags

I'm that person at the grocery store who refuses to use those plastic produce bags. You know, the person who unleashes a dozen loose apples on the …

DIY string-tie envelopes

Hello! Sorry about the little break. My son has been off on his half-term holidays so I had a blog-free week!<p>Now I am back, I just want to give a big …

How To: DIY Subway Art (withOUT an e-cutter!)

This subway art was born out of a need to fill space on a big wall. I haven’t shown you my Craft Room wall in a while (reveal coming next week!), but …

No-Bake Energy Bites Are The Little Healthy Snack Your World's Been Missing

Snackers, rejoice! The no-bake energy bite is everything you never knew was missing from your snack routine. Sure, the office vending machine will miss you, but you'll have confidently moved on.<p>This delightful treat is entirely customizable, portable and -- most importantly -- delectable. To craft …

Recipe: Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms

Preheat a grill to medium-high heat. Use a small paring knife to cut the stem off of each mushroom, then hollow out each mushroom a bit to create a …

Burt's Bees Lip Balm Homemade DIY Copycat Recipe

I absolutely LOVE <b>Burt’s Bees Lip Balm</b> and I recreated the perfect copycat recipe from scratch!<p>History of Lip Balms<p>Our ancestors didn’t have the …

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Web Design

100 Christmas Holiday Cookie Ideas {traditional & modern recipes} Saturday Inspiration & Ideas

The holidays around here would not seem complete without some good old fashion Christmas baking and cookies have always topped our family list.<p>If you …

Blueberry Sweet Rolls with Lemon Glaze

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. Who’s with me in that?<p>Pastries, jumbo muffins, buttermilk pancakes, gooey cinnamon rolls, french toast, …

Craft Ornaments Tutorial: Make Your Own Personalized Wire Ornaments

With the holidays quickly approaching, I’m sure you can think of a million and one ways to put these wire names to good use. Personalized craft …

Crafting

Lavender Scented Cleaning Spray

How does a lavender scented cleaning spray sound?<p>About six years ago I decided I wanted a natural product to clean with.<p>Something made using …

A Garland for All Occasions

The season of celebrations is upon us...with a steady stream of holidays for the next few months, I thought I would share a tutorial for a garland …

Homemade Sunscreen Lotion Bars

<i>I may receive commissions from purchases made through links in this article. More information here.</i><p>Make your own non-toxic homemade sunscreen lotion …

Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf

Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf<p><b>Cook Time:</b> 45 mins<p><b>Total Time:</b> 45 mins<p><b>Yield:</b> 3 loaves<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups flour<br>• 1 t. baking soda<br>• 1 t. baking powder<br>• 1 t. salt<br>• 6 …

Giveaways & Sponsored Posts

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Small Business

Easy Crockpot Sriracha Honey Chicken Wings (With Video)

<b>Crock Pot Sriracha Honey Wings are so tender the meat falls off the bone and melts in your mouth. The caramelized sweet and spicy sauce is truly</b> …

Make Your Own Honey Heel Moisturizer for Dry, Cracked Heels

When the skin on and around the heels becomes thickened (callused) or dried out it causes cracking. These cracks can range from minor to severe and …