Elizabeth Spanner

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Classic Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

"First Place Winner at the 2008 Iowa State Fair!"<p>Ingredients<p>Rolls:<p>1 cup mashed potatoes<p>1 cup reserved potato water<p>3/4 cup butter OR margarine<p>3/4 cup …

Baking

10 Dead-Simple One-Skillet Meals That Will Save Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

During the busiest weeks, it's worth leaving your skillet out on the stove ready for anything. That's because it can help churn out some of the …

Cooking

Recipe: Sultana scones

Olivia Potts revisits a classic cookbook for a recipe to stir fond childhood memories<p>It’s not often I’m able to draw on a cosy, sweet-scented story from my childhood for this recipe column. Baking just wasn’t really a priority in my family when I was growing up, and it certainly wasn’t something at …

Dessert

Go Big and Make Scones

Ponder this: A scone is not a biscuit. You can’t just fold dried fruit into biscuit dough, sprinkle it with sugar, and call me for tea. A scone has …

Breakfast

7 YouTube Weightlifting Workouts That Will Make You Feel Strong AF

Weightlifting is totally badass. Even though you’re probably not a weight-training pro like Olympic gold medalist weightlifter Sarah Robles, don’t be intimidated — we’re here to help you with the basics. We’re all about free workouts, and YouTube’s got some of the best ones out there. Plus, they …

Exercise

Do This Workout 3 Days Per Week To See Results

Whether you’re just starting a fitness regimen or trying to keep up with one, finding the time to work out is half the battle. In a perfect world, …

Exercise

Tracy Anderson’s 4-minute core sequence is a serious ab-blaster

Tracy Anderson has helped tone some of the best abs in Hollywood—from Gwyneth Paltrow to Jennifer Lopez—and now she’s sharing her go-to, ab-tastic …

9 Workouts For Anyone With No Time, No Weights, And No Training

With easy-to-follow directions so they're worth your half hour.

An 8-Minute Workout to Tone Your Whole Body

LeBootCamp founder Valérie Orsoni believes in workouts that are fast, fun and results-driven. So she created Metaboost, an eight-step routine that …

Workouts

Over 40 At-Home Exercises You Need For Your Best Butt Ever

Get ready to build out that booty and strengthen your body from the bottom up (get it?) with these at-home and gym-ready exercises. From no-equipment squats to kettlebell deadlifts to BOSU bridges, we've got your bases covered in a way that'll leave beginners and experts alike with a serious burn …

Workouts

9 of the Best Ab Workouts on YouTube

Let's get ready to rock those abs, strengthen your core, tighten your tummy, and improve your posture — these quick and powerful workouts target your midsection in under 10 minutes. We rounded up nine of the best workout videos on YouTube so you can piece together a (totally free) ab routine for …

5 equipment-free Pilates moves that Hollywood A-listers swear by

When a woman’s got the kind of life that involves 4 a.m. call times and late nights at the Oscars or Met Gala, she’d be forgiven for sometimes …

Yoga

This Is the Easiest 30-Minute, Equipment-Free Workout Ever — No, Seriously

If you're a newbie just starting your fitness journey, you're probably looking to keep it slow and steady. This 30-minute workout is the perfect routine for beginners, exercising your entire body and jump-starting your metabolism in 15 easy moves — and because it requires no equipment, you can do …

This Beginner Core Workout Will Give You a More Sculpted Stomach

Though it can be tempting to throw yourself into a fast and furious workout routine—especially this time of year when New Year's fitness goals run at …

6 Ab-Toning Moves Better Than Crunches

According to a former ballerina turned Pilates pro.<p>A workout routine doesn’t get more tired than when you do the same five—we’ll call them …

Workouts

6 Plyometric Exercises for a No-Running Cardio Workout

No running, no problem. Try these full-body exercises that challenge your stamina and core strength so you can fit in cardio without putting in major …

Workouts

Try These 7 Home Workouts When You're Short On Time & Can't Make It To The Gym

Maintaining a consistent fitness routine is all about working around your own schedule, and making time for movement that you enjoy within your busy …

Exercise

Mini Wrap Crochet Pattern

The texture and size of this wrap feel cushy and luxurious, and I love grabbing it for really windy or chilly days because it really holds in the …

Yarn

Knit a Sweet Bunny Blanket Buddy

Even though the yarn used in the sample has been discontinued, I still love this Lion Brand pattern for a bunny blankie.The body is a square with the …

Knitting

Use All Your Scraps to Knit a Great Shawl

Do you spring clean your yarn stash? The slightly warmer weather has me wanting to go through every scrap and use some of those little odd balls that …

Knitting

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For the Beginners-Easiest Vegetables to Grow in Pots

<b>1. Beets:</b><p>This kind of variety grows well in small spaces – however, if you want best results try to grow ‘Red Ace’ type. You need to have a pot, …

Easy homemade Christmas gifts and craft ideas - How to make simple DIY Christmas gifts for free

If you are already wincing at the thought of what Christmas will do to your bank account, fear not. With a little bit of thought and time, it can be …

Boxing Day

10 Last-Minute DIY Secret Santa Gifts They'll Actually Love

So the Secret Santa party is just around the corner and you’re spending hours browsing online or checking out local shops, trying to find that one perfect present to buy. Apart from being time-consuming, picking out a gift for your Secret Santa recipient is an exhausting and stressful affair. But …

Chemicals
Books

Learn New Stitches for the New Year

Vickie Howell from <i>The Knit Show with Vickie Howell</i> wants to inspire you to learn some new knitting and crochet skills this year, and she’s taking to …

Yarn

Easy Fingerless Gloves, Because it’s Cold Out There (and in Here)

I’m a huge fan of fingerless gloves because my hands are cold pretty much all the time. I’m actually working on a pattern for a pair that I’ll share …

Crafting

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

Literature

5 Exercises for Rock-Hard Abs From Gwyneth Paltrow’s Trainer

Tracy Anderson shows how to whittle your middle like the Goop queen herself.<p>Gwyneth Paltrow showed off some seriously toned stomach in a recent …

Gwyneth Paltrow

Bucket Bag Pattern for Fabric or Leather: Part One

This bucket bag pattern is the ideal project for those of you who would like to experiment with different materials. A couple of weeks ago I showed …

Sewing