Cynthia Hector

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4 Times You Can Sue a Debt Collector

Yes, you can fight back.<p>It’s every consumer’s worst nightmare: You’re busy at work, mired in debt, and your cellphone keeps ringing. You’re doing …

Personal Finance

Charred, Oven-Roasted Carrot Salad With Feta Cheese

Oven-roasted carrots get their caramelized sweetness from honey, balanced by a tangy dose of vinegar and fresh-squeezed lemon juice. When tossed with feta, the result is a refreshing, salty, and multi-textural alternative to staid or overly sweet vegetable preparations.<p>While wholly unnecessary, if …

How-To: Perler Bead Bracelet

Looking for a great kid-friendly project to help wrap up the summer? Make your own super-cute Perler bead bangle bracelets with this fun tutorial that Amy from Maker Mama shared on DIY Candy!<p>Such a fun DIY accessory for crafty kids <i>and</i> grownups!<p>Want to give it a try? Click here to see the full …

Crafting

Crochet Reversible Swiffer Socks!

<b>By Linda Permann</b><p>I’ve always hated buying refills for my Swiffer sweeper — even though I use both sides of the cloth, it just seemed silly to throw them away. My sweeper had been languishing in my closet because I had no refills when I realized I could crochet my own reusable cover from some yarn I …

San Antonio

How-To: “You Make Me Happy” Hoop Art

Spread some serious DIY joy that’s sure to make a loved one smile with this “You Make Me Happy” hoop art tutorial that Cindy Hopper from Skip to My Lou shared on HP Create!<p>Ready to start stitching? Click here to see how it’s done.

DIY

Summer Wardrobe: City Gym Shorts for All Ages

I spend all day every day poking around the crafty internet, looking for great projects to share with you guys, and it’s pretty darn rare that I come across something that makes me stop right in the middle of writing a post to download a pattern and raid my fabric stash. But, I’m so excited about …

Tutorial: Baby washcloths from old cotton sweaters

Abby from Autumn Street Pattern Shop and Things for Boys shows what she did with pieces of a soft cotton sweater left over from a previous refashion …

Free pattern: Rosy Ladyshorts panties

Amy from Cloth Habit shares a free pattern for making a pair of lace trimmed panties. She calls them her Rosy Ladyshorts. The pattern is available in …

How-To: Office Hammock Chair

Quit messing around with rolling, swiveling, office chairs and start doing some serious hanging out at work in this clever Office Hammock Chair from Instructables creative content creator amalkhan.

DIY

How-To: Freezie Star Wars Lightsaber Hilt

A little yarn turns a couple of innocent freezer pops into some of the deadliest fictional weapons in the known universe with this awesome Freezie Star Wars Lightsaber Hilt crochet tutorial from Dearest Debi.<p>[via Knithacker]

How-To: Vibrant Wood Block Drink Stirrers

Help fight drink stagnation by keeping your cocktails swirling with these eye-popping wood block drink stirrers at your next summer soirée!<p>[via Paper & Stitch]

Decorations