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October's Notable iOS App Releases

We’re back with our monthly retrospective look at some of the more notable iOS apps to hit our radar over the past month.<p>So without further ado, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best.<p>Moment.us<p>What is the right music to listen to on a rainy Wednesday afternoon in London or Chicago? Open the …

Electric velocipede adds tech touches to olde-tyme bike

I'm so excited about the Concept 1865 electric velocipede I might have to lie down on my Victorian fainting couch for a moment. OK, better now...<p>For those who haven't watched any silent films recently, a velocipede is any one of several early bicycles with pedals attached to the front wheel. Unlike …

iPad Air Shows Off Apple At Its Best, But If You Want A Mini Keep Waiting

With just one iPad to entice customers, Apple again appears to have had a big opening weekend, selling around 3 million of the new tablet. The new iPad Air is the biggest update by far to the original 9.7-inch model that Apple brought to life in 2010. It’s significantly thinner, much lighter and a …

Staples Begins Selling Square Stand

Mobile payment startup Square launched its Square Stand for the iPad in May, in a bid to help store owners replace cash registers, and now the accessory has gone on sale in Staples outlets in the US.<p>Back in July, the Square Stand hit its first physical retail stores — the Apple Store and Best Buy — …

eBay CEO John Donahoe Is Bullish On Digital Currency, And He’s Keeping Tabs On Bitcoin

There’s no doubt that Bitcoin is getting plenty of attention these days — we’ve seen folks like the Winklevoss Twins and Chamath Palihapitiya throw their financial weight behind Bitcoin in a big way — but despite all that it still hasn’t been embraced by the teeming millions just yet<p>Arguably, all …

DIY Floral Lip Balm & Sugar Scrub

[pinit]<br>Hi everyone! After a short break, I’m back with another easy DIY for you! There are so many DIY posts for homemade beauty products out there, …

Homemade Heating Pad

Here's a Good Thing that will be useful after a long, hard day at work: a homemade heating pad using dried cherry pits.

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French Crullers with Honey-Sugar Glaze

Crullers are such gorgeous donuts, I could snap photos of them all day with sticky fingers. That is... if they ever lasted that long around here.<p>Not …

Chunky Lacy Cowl Pattern ~ Free!

Click the image above or the link below to be taken to the new location for this free knitting pattern!<p>Chunky Lace Cowl ~ Free Knitting Pattern!

Organic Castile Hand Soap

Keep Hands Soft With Organic Castile Hand Soap<p>The older I get, the more conscious I am about making my home chemical-free. One of the ways I do this …

suddenwhimsies

How's this for a vintage pattern with a modern twist (the fabric, I mean)<p>I love vintage aprons and when I found this free vintage apron pattern …

Cinnamon Swirl Soap & Shampoo - Humblebee & Me

When I first started making soap, this was one of the first bars I tried. I saw a similar bar at a farmer’s market in Manitoba and thought it was a …

Freshen Up Your Home! Make Your Own Homemade Deodorizing Disks

I recently had someone ask me via the One Good Thing By Jillee Facebook page how they could get rid of the smell emanating from their trash …

Single Serving Pie in a Jar

Step 1: Pie Dough<br>The first thing you’ll need is dough. You can use any pie dough you like. Here’s a great tutorial on making a basic crust. That …

Natural Branch Coasters

Making a set of branch coasters from a fallen tree will allow the beauty of that wood to live on and tell the story in its rings. When you are out …

Five New Uses for Christmas Bulb Ornaments

Yesterday I showed you a new use for Christmas bows and today I’ve rounded up five new things to do with those infamous Christmas bulbs. “Five things …

11 Days Until Christmas: DIY Gifts That Pamper

I love DIY gifts, but I find that those who appreciate crafted presents are those who craft themselves. The following homemade gifts, however, can …