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12 Restaurant-Quality Dinners That You Can Make At Home

Craving a restaurant-level meal but not the drive, the wait, the check, or the babysitter? Why not channel your inner chef and make a five-star meal in the comfort of your own kitchen? From cioppino to beef tenderloin to fajitas, all of these restaurant-style recipes are easy enough for even the …

Our Top 5 Tips, Patterns, and Tutorials for Beginning Sewers

As part of the Summer of Basics Make-Along we thought it would be fun to share 5 of our top tips, patterns and tutorials since I know there are a lot …

Sewing

24 Ridiculously Clever Ways To Organize Your Crafting Supplies

The better for crafting, my dear.

Gluten Free Focaccia with Black Olives and Rosemary

Grease a 9-10 inch square or round baking tin with oil<p>Mix the yeast, sugar and milk together in a bowl and set aside to foam up for at least 5 …

This gluten-free and vegan thin mints recipe is an actual dream come true

We were scrolling through Instagram when we saw something that made our jaws just *drop* because, honestly, we never expected to be so #blessed that …

If You're Gluten-Free, You've Got to Try This 4-Ingredient Flatbread

You may have never heard of a socca (pronounced SOH-kah), but you are going to be so glad you found this recipe. This is one of the best-tasting …

Gluten-Free

24 Amazing DIY Christmas Tree Crafts to Festive Up Your Home!

Get ready to festive up your mantel, and your dining table, and everywhere else in the house with these fabulous Christmas tree crafts!<p>FABULOUS …

20 DIY Christmas Door Decorations To Make Your Home Blissfully Welcoming

It’s that time of year when you get ready to dress up your home indoors and out. If you’re looking for ways to make your front door more welcoming …

Decorations

6 Simple Ways For Older People To Deal With Chronic Pain

Image Credit<p>Chronic pain is an unfortunate reality for many elderly people. As we age, our bodies become more fragile. Osteoarthritic, musculoskeletal, neuropathic, and chronic joint pain are all common and difficult to treat.<p>These issues make everyday activities incredibly challenging, often …

Pain

The 10 Best Holiday Slow-Cooker Desserts

Slow cookers and dessert: two things we can’t get enough of. That’s why, this holiday season, we’re combining the two to make these 10 delectable …

Gluten Free Caramel Apple Pizza with Streusel Topping

Yum! <i>Thank</i><i> you, Argo® Corn Starch, for sponsoring this post! All opinions are always 100% my own.</i> <b>Gluten Free Caramel Apple Pizza with Streusel Topping</b> …

Baking

Watch: How to Make Buttery, Flaky (Gluten-Free) Puff Pastry

With the doomsdayers claiming that <i>The</i> <i>Great British Bake Off'</i>s forthcoming changes mean the show is never going to be the same again, we at Eater are drowning our sorrows in baked goods. Today, with the help of our friends at <b>ChefSteps</b>, we take a stab at mastering the technique that proved to be one …

Baking

Hours of Homemade Fun: Gluten-Free Play Dough Recipe | shopswell

Most people do not realize that the Play-Doh they grew up with and loved was originally made to clean coal off the walls back in the 1930s. Yes, you …

Transform An Old Men's Dress Shirt Into A Toddler's Dress

If you have a dress shirt that's on the way out, or has seen better days, you can transform it into an adorable dress for a toddler or small child …

Sewing

Celtic Dream Head Wrap Crochet Pattern

The Celtic Weave stitch has become one of my all-time favorites because it creates such a beautiful and unique texture. If you have never worked this …

How to Finish a Bias Binding

Michelle Stoffel from <i>Style Maker Fabrics</i> shows you how to finish a bias binding, especially when working with a garment. Great finishing techniques …

Sewing

I Couldn’t Grow Real Plants So I Made These Paper Ones

It all started because I wanted a fiddle leaf fig tree in our very dark living room. I knew a live one would never survive so I made one using paper, …

15 Trash-to-Treasure Crafts That'll Entertain Your Kids for Less

Keeping the kids happy has never been cheaper.<p>Toys don't have to be store-bought to achieve Most Valuable Player status. First, try making one of these DIY projects out of stuff you were planning to throw away.

Tudor women: what was life like?

The Tudor dynasty is famous for its women; namely the six wives of Henry VIII, the equally unlucky Jane Grey, and the sisters, Mary and Elizabeth, …

DIY Copycat: Create This Free People Kimono for Half the Price

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again — Free People, we love you, but your prices are sometimes too much for our wallets. (Check out all of our DIY copycats here!) We came across this Spell Jagger Kimono and were obsessed — the fringe and floral patterns are just perfect for summer. But with …

Sewing
Retirement

Make your own Magic Eraser for 10 cents

Mr. Clean Magic Erasers are great at scrubbing away the toughest grime and stains, but they can get costly if you use them too often. Use this trick to make your own Magic Erasers for a fraction of the price.<p>Whenever I need to deep clean anything around the house, I usually grab a pack of Magic …

Sandpaper

Over the Top Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Flourless desserts . The most popular kids on the block these days as far as treats go.<p>Of course this is nothing new. Gluten free flourless baking has been taking over our generation for quite awhile now but I wouldn't be myself if I wasn't late to the popular party.<p>Another little quirk about me: I …

Dessert

14 Crafts for Toddlers That Are Beautiful Enough to Keep

Crafts for toddlers, all too often, don’t amount to much more than doodles, cereal jewelry, trinkets, and stuff doused in glitter. I am all for …

Personal Finance
Sewing

20 Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs Without Dye

Dying Easter eggs is an iconic part of childhood. Everyone has memories of turning their fingers blue and yellow and pink as you dipped the white …

Simple Cathedral Windows Tutorial

This is a simple Cathedral Windows quilt tutorial that uses circles and is also Quilt As-You-Go! I <i>really</i> enjoyed making this quilt – it’s refreshing …

Sharpie Easter eggs: 19 of the coolest no-mess decorating ideas

For the last few years, we’ve been finding more and more Easter egg decorating ideas that skip the traditional dip and dye, and go straight to …

Rhode Island

33 Irresistibly Spring DIYs

It’s not all allergies and rainstorms. Celebrate spring with these easy projects. 01. Having a really cute picnic kit will encourage you to go on …

Picnics