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DIY Champagne Cocktail Kit with Makr - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

My labeling dreams have come true.<p>For this project, I am beyond thrilled to be partnering with Makr to make this DIY Champagne Cocktail Kit! I fell …

How to make an outdoor brick oven from recycled materials

My husband had wanted to build a pizza oven ever since he saw one at River Cottage, so we decided we would build one in as part of the permaculture …

Copycat Chick-fil-A Sandwich

Main Dishes<p>We absolutely love Chick-fil-A at our house! So you can imagine my excitement when I found this copycat recipe. I kept thinking how …

Hostess Gift | Hand Stamped Wooden Utensils

Yesterday I shared with you these fun Hand Stamped Wooden Spoons as part of our monthly free printable blog hop. Today I am going to show you how you …

April Fools Pranks to Play on Your Husband, Kids, Friends & Neighbors

I’ve had a few friends who have asked me the past few years what I ended up doing for April Fool’s Day. They end up shocked when I say “nothing.” It …

April Fools' Day

What a soda pop can is REALLY for.....

We are all trying to be 'green' these days and I'm sure, like my family, most of us are trying to go 'budget friendly' when shopping. But, neither of …

Painting 101: Paint Finishes and Trim

Here is part two of the Painting 101 series I’m doing as we begin to work on our daughters room makeover. You can find part one here.<p>There’s a lot of …

Upcycled Cardboard Owls • Recyclart

These cute little owl ornaments are made from hand-rolled and upcycled cardboard combined with a few simple additions, they are …

Office in a Chest

To make the bulletin board: Cut a piece of 1/2-inch-thick cork (available at office-supply stores) to fit the underside of the lid; affix it with craft glue.<p>To make the sliding supply organizer: Cut two strips of molding to fit inside the long sides of the chest; use small nails to attach a strip …

Growing Blueberries in Containers | Organic Gardening Blog

<i>Good news! It’s easy to grow blueberries in containers on your deck or patio.</i><p>That’s <b>a boon for small-space gardeners</b>—and it’s fun to have the berries …

Parasitic Beneficial Insects to Help Your Organic Garden | Organic Gardening Blog

<b>Parasitic beneficial insects are crucial members of your garden patrol.</b><p>Calling an insect “parasitic” can be a tremendous compliment if you’re an …

The Evolutionary Mystery of Left-Handedness and What It Reveals About How the Brain Works

<i>“Sahara is too little price / to pay for thy Right hand,”</i> Emily Dickinson wrote in a poem. <i>“The right hand = the hand that is aggressive, the hand that masturbates,”</i> Susan Sontag pondered in her diary in 1964. <i>“Therefore, to prefer the left hand! … To romanticize it, to sentimentalize it!”</i> The human …

Soy Sauce and Brown Sugar Salmon Marinade

This <b>Soy Sauce and Brown Sugar Salmon Marinade</b> is not only an easy weeknight meal, but elegant enough to impress guests. Carmelized, healthy, and …

Thrifty DIY Diva

Cold or flu got you down? Try this <b>healthy beet gazpacho</b> that’s every bit as delicious as it is pretty, and the antioxidants (like betacyanin) will …

How to Make Spring Flower with Wire and Nail Polish

Create some magical looking flowers with some nail polish. Surely, every lady has a nice collection of nail polish at home, so this project will be …

DIY // 5-MINUTE STATEMENT NECKLACE

Do you have some extra curtain rings laying around? If so, you may want to look at this tutorial!<p>337<p>1510

Make a Notebook from a Grocery Bag

How to Embroider Easter Eggs

In this step-by-step tutorial, you'll learn how to embroider egg shells with gorgeous designs for Easter. Amazing!<p>193<p>1805

10 Outdoor decorations for less than $20

Roll out the welcome mat<p>Nothing says "welcome to our home" like a pretty new welcome mat. These handy mats are not only attractive, but they will …

Gardening

Summer mosquitoes repelled by ThermaCELL

BEDFORD — Bill Schawbel loves mosquitoes. For real. This is a direct quote: “I love mosquitoes.”<p>He’s telling the truth. And for two very good …

11 Beauty Uses for Lemons

<b>Clarifying moisturizer:</b> Mix a few drops of coconut water with a few drops of lemon juice. The coconut will hydrate your skin, and lemon will clear and brighten it.<p><b>Elbow and knee bleacher:</b> "If your elbows and knees appear dark, simply rub them with half of a lemon," says Patrice Coleman, owner of …

The Best New Shade Perennials for 2014

1 of 23<p>Every year, dozens of new varieties of perennials come on the market. We've narrowed down our favorite perennials for shade to help you …

123BEAD - Beaded Jewelry Making Instructions, Tutorials, Projects & Kits

Celtic | New Age & Metaphysical | Body, Mind & Home | 123Bead™<p>TierraCast® Beads & Charms | Gun Metal, Brass & Copper | Silver & Gold | Supplies & …

Homemade Energy Bars - A Natural Granola Bar Recipe For Active People

<b>My six year old nephew calls them</b> “Excited Bars,” but they’re known by most as Energy Bars. They can fill you up, help sustain activity, and deliver …

Pickled Zucchini Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>These pickled zucchini are sorta sweet, sorta savory, and easy as can be to toss together. Use 'em however you use cucumber</i> …

Chorizo & Pepper Jack Mac & Cheese Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 745

How to Store Cheese and Favorite Cheesy Recipes! - Turntable Kitchen

Around the holidays, while browsing for gift ideas, I came across cheese paper bags. I had never heard of cheese paper bags before because, truth be …