Karen Jones

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Easy Peony Flower Painting & Viviva Colorsheet Review!

Hi friends! Today I have a new product review and a tutorial. We will paint a peony flower and learn about Viviva Colorsheets, a new watercolor that …

Product Reviews

Homemade Cards for Mother’s Day, an Anthro T-Shirt Hack, More Weekend DIY Projects

After chowing down on nachos and mixing margaritas for Cinco de Mayo this Friday, you’ll have the rest of the weekend to knock out some fab DIYs. We have a cactus stool that’ll make your #jungalow dreams come true, along with some sweet projects to craft for your mama (Mother’s Day is in a week, …

Chemicals

Sewing Patchwork quilt top finished

Do you ever measure your success/accomplishments by the sewing projects you’ve completed over the course of a week, month or year? I feel like I’ve …

Quilting
Theology

What to Do in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

There's no getting past it: The Smokies are popular. It's the nation's most touristed park, with about 10 million visitors annually. But for good …

The Complete Guide To Shenandoah National Park

At just 70 miles west of the nation’s capital, Shenandoah National Park is the most accessible national park for the millions of Americans who call …

Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park, Utah, USA

9 Easy One-Pot Meals for Any Night of the Week

We're going to let you in on a little secret: Making a delicious dinner doesn't always have to be complicated. In fact, creating a great, flavorful …

23 Healthier Recipes That Feed Your Fast-Food Addiction

No matter how well you eat on a regular basis, it’s only human to get slammed with a serious urge for some good old-fashioned fast food once in a …

Food

I trained myself to be less busy — and it dramatically improved my life

My overwhelming schedule left me exhausted and empty. Here’s how I fought back.<p>I am a robot, programmed to obliterate my to-do list. During the day, I direct a research laboratory, write papers, and teach classes as a professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. Come 4:30 pm, I run a kid …

Soft toffee cookies

These easy toffee cookie bars will easily feed the crowd at your holiday party.<p>Less than two weeks until Christmas! That means EAT ALL THE …

Dessert

How to quickly remove unwanted moving objects from your photos

There are places where it’s difficult to take a photo without people or cars in the frame. Sometimes, you can tell people to move so you can take a …

Death Valley National Park, California

Why conservative churches grow and liberal churches shrink

Those who don't attend church regularly but are scouting for Christmas services this year might be surprised to find fewer mainline Protestant …

Faith

Zion National Park

Saguaro National Park

As the snow continues to pile up in the Rockies, thoughts not surprisingly turn to warmer settings, and Saguaro National Park in southern Arizona is …

National Parks

Spinach, Onion & Cheese Breakfast Strata

Spinach, Onion & Cheese Breakfast Strata<p>Prep time<p>30 mins<p>Cook time<p>55 mins<p>Total time<p>1 hour 25 mins<p>Spinach, Onion & Cheese Breakfast Strata ~ a …

National park tips: the Colorado park where you can climb into history

At Mesa Verde National Park, if you're fairly fit and unafraid of heights, you can climb into history at the Cliff Palace.<p>It's one of the few cliff dwellings you can enter at the park, which is in southwest Colorado.<p>In fact, Cliff Palace is the park's largest cliff dwelling, with 150 rooms and 23 …

Petrified Forest NP Description

<b>Petrified Forest National Park</b><p>Description<p>Petrified Tree<p>Located on both sides of Interstate 40 between Gallup, New Mexico and Holbrook, Arizona, …

The 42 best decorating tips of all time (part one)

It's that time of year again! Winter, we mean, when you find yourself with less inclination to brave the cold weather in favour of staying indoors …

DIY

21 Clever Tips For Anyone Wrapping Presents This Year

Organize, wrap, decorate, done.

If Bike Thieves Try To Cut This Lock, It Makes Them Start Vomiting

Even the most sophisticated bike thief isn’t going to want to mess with the SkunkLock.<p>When a friend’s bike was stolen during a short lunch break–not long after the friend had dropped more than $100 on the best lock on the market–two entrepreneurs decided to design something more secure.<p>Their …

The Best Hiking Trails in North America

3. Banff<p>If you are wishing to have an experience of its kind like that of skiing a Swiss village, it is your turn to visit Banff. It is strategically …

Hiking

Not Just a State of Mind: Scientists Locate the Physical Source of Depression in the Brain

One in Ten<p>Depression is a mental illness many people still dismiss as a matter of mindset. An international team of researchers from UK’s University …

The Brain

Wanna start with Photoshop? These are the three books you need to read!

With so much information in the world, sometimes it can be hard for newcomers to sift through the noise when they want to learn how to use Photoshop. …

Tutorials

20 great UK walks with pubs, chosen by nature writers

1 Grassington, Yorkshire dales<p><b>Length: 11miles<br>Time: 5</b>½ <b>hours<br>Start/finish: Grassington National Park Centre (Google</b><b>map</b><b>/OS Explorer OL2)<br>Grade: Moderate<br>Refuel: Craven Arms, Appletreewick</b><p>Anyone who grows up in or around the Yorkshire dales ends up carrying it with them. There’s something about the …

Scotland

Some of Japan's Most Stunning Sights Are Still Unknown to Tourists

Don't miss out on these must-see sights the next time you're in Japan.<p>According to a recent report by the global consulting firm McKinsey and …

Japan

7 Awe-Inspiring Places to Visit While the Leaves Are Changing

Is there anything more enchanting than the changing of the seasons? So much nostalgia is embedded in those color-changing leaves. As each one falls, …

Where to Travel in November, According to Experts

With the holidays on the horizon, most travelers (understandably) hoard their vacation days for December. But savvy jet-setters know the best time to …

Dessert