Karen McVicar

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How to Change the Color of Your Hydrangeas and Keep Them Looking Gorgeous

Yes, you really can turn your pink petals blue.<p>These flowers are famous for being beautiful, but also fickle. Use these tricks to achieve result you'll be proud to show off in your garden and floral arrangements.

12 Paleo Cauliflower Recipes That Prove You’re Not Missing a Thing

One of the first things you notice once you’ve gone Paleo is that cauliflower heads have taken over your veggie drawer. And that makes you happy, because cauliflower is <i>the</i> versatile vegetable that makes you forget your former comfort foods. Low in carbs and calories but packed with vitamins, …

Gardening for Beginners: 7 Easy Steps to Taking Plant Cuttings

Gardening for Beginners: 7 Easy Steps to Taking Plant Cuttings<p>Updated on June 17, 2018<p>Making New Plants From Cuttings<p>Did you know that plants can be …

Science Says Burning Sage Can Clean The Air And Improve Your Health

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

How To Take Scrolling Screenshots On iPhone Or Android

Here's how you can take scrolling screenshots on iPhone or Android for web pages or long messaging threads by stitching multiple screenshots into one …

9 Netflix Tricks That You Simply Can't Live Without

Weekend binging just got so much easier.<p><b>1. Helium</b><p>It's a floating, transparent browser window that allows you to watch Netflix while you work and it will revolutionize your productivity game. I don't know about you, but I get a lot more done when I'm watching <i>Fixer Upper</i> at the same time that I'm …

This Recipe Will Completely Change How You Make Roast Chicken

If a dish was ever going to change your life, it would be this one.<p>There are some foods that, when you really nail them — like really, really hit them exactly on the head — they can change your life. Take brownies, for one. You get the exact texture — the perfect mix between fudge-y and cakey — and …

When pickling spring vegetables, choose your water, salt and vinegar carefully

Cathy Barrow, author of <i>Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Practical Pantry</i>, says springtime is pickling time. [<i>More from Barrow on canning</i>.]<p>Spring vegetables say, …

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What to Make With Campari: 16 Cocktails Everyone Should Know

Okay, it's not gin or whiskey. You can, of course, make plenty of drinks <i>without</i> Campari. But when it comes to liqueurs, this bitter, herbal, and fruity aperitif is one of our go-tos. Dark red Campari adds bold flavor wherever you pour it, equal parts sweetness and bitter punch. Start with one of …

21 Recipes We're Bookmarking Just for the Marinades

These recipes all have one thing in common: Awesome, versatile mariandes.<p>These recipes are perfect as-is—but we'll be honest: Most of the time, we just use them for the versatile, crazy-flavorful marinades.

Can you make every day feel like Saturday?

<i>Disclaimer: This post took me</i> <i>2 years and 89 revisions</i><i>. It’s 18-minutes long but I wouldn’t publish it if I didn’t think every minute would be worth</i> …

The 4 Best Natural Skin-Care Brands Right Now

We do it for ramps. And eggs. And God knows we do it for kale. So it was only a matter of time before the plants that we love to use in our skin care came directly from a farm. These are our favorites in this ever-growing (nonindustrial) industry.<p>Toby Burrows © 2011<p>South Australia is home to the …