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How to make simple felt storage bins

A place for every thing and every thing in its place. Use our DIY storage basket project to get organised this springUnless you’re a very disciplined …


23 Skillet Cakes That Anyone Can Make

So effortlessly classy, it feels like cheating.


16 Incredible New Ways to Prepare an Apple

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, as the old adage goes. These apple recipes are so delicious, they will happily find their way into your daily …


11 Times Old Furniture Gained New Life

One man's trash became these designers' serious treasures.<p>One man's trash became these designers' serious treasures.

6 Yogurt-Filled Cakes Containing Rich Flavors and Tantalizing Textures

Looking for a way to make healthier cakes without sacrificing flavor? Begin baking yogurt into them — its tangy flavors and creamy textures ensure …


Sour Cream Coffee Cake

I’ve mentioned it before, but my Mother-in-Law is the most amazing cook & baker! She could really have her own restaurant, seriously! Recently she …


Master the art of painting fur

Using bristle-type brushes, I paint big strokes that follow the volumes and fur direction. Then, without flattening established volumes, I use …

39 Crock-Pot Recipes That’ll Last You All Week

Cooking for one means dinner can easily become yet another turkey sandwich or bowl of cereal. Yawn. Instead of letting the single life rob you of …


27 Pies That Couldn't Be More Fabulous If They Tried

Pie is the most noble of all pastries, and these are truly queens among pies.


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You Should Make This Meatloaf, Even if You Haven't Made Meatloaf in Years

We developed the ultimate meatloaf recipe and can't wait for you to try it.<p>Over the course of the last two weeks, Test Kitchen contributor Jessie Damuck and I ate meatloaf every single day, sometimes twice a day. And while meatloaf is not typically part of our regular diet, Jessie had taken on the …


How to Find $1 Craft Supplies on eBay

Until recently, I had no idea you could find $1 craft supplies on eBay, but since I started Crafty Bobcat in a Box (where I pay $1 a day to get a …


Watercolor Flower Tutorial

Easy Patterns You Can Knit While Watching TV

We’ve all been there: you’re dying to knit, but you’re also dying to watch the latest episode of your favorite TV show. Our free time is precious, so …

Slow Cooker Tips

It's a busy cook's dream: dinner that makes itself. With a slow cooker, it's a reality. Toss together a few flavorful ingredients, push a button, and find a comforting meal ready at supper time. (If only it could wash your dishes, too.)<p>Quick Tips for Cooking Slowly<p><b>Tough, cheap cuts are great</b> for …


New Series of Knitting Daily TV Airing Now

Series 1400 of <i>Knitting Daily TV,</i> the third series with Vickie Howell as host, just started airing on public television stations nationwide, and it’s …

The Best Recipes That Came From Food Bloggers In 2014

If there's one thing the world doesn't need more of, it's food bloggers. The Internet is packed -- stuffed and basically bursting at the seams -- with thousands upon thousands of food blogs. After a while, they all sort of look the same and if you spend too much time browsing, you run the risk of …

A Questionable Shortcut to Home Decorating

Despite the appeal of the ‘authentic’ home, some busy people let decorators choose all their so-called personal objects. Time-saving strategy or shameful secret?<p>YOU’RE AT THE HOLIDAY PARTY of a friend whose home was just redone. You have to admit that the new sofa, upholstered in a subdued …

Home Decorating

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …