Laura Lim

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Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

Breakfast

Half Fisherman Knit Headband & Downton Abbey Yarn

Shares 2K<p>I’ve been working on a crochet project using Premier Yarns, and they kindly offered to send me some of their NEW Downton Abbey yarn for a …

10 Best Houseplants for Low Light

Chinese evergreen (Aglaonema)<p>Both its toughness and handsome foliage account for <i>Aglaonema</i>’s popularity. Its graceful, oblong leaves grow from a …

9 Reasons You Should Try Square Foot Gardening

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Following Fair Isle Charts

Charts, you either love them or hate them. With lace or cables you can write out the directions if you prefer. Unfortunately, that's not an option …

Needle Material Affects Gauge

Caren<br>almost 4 years ago<p>Thank you for doing this experiment! I noticed a dramatic difference as well in my own knitting gauge when I changed needle …

Dye Lots…why they are important and how to work around them

Most of you already know the importance of dye lots. But it’s always good to have a refresher!<p>Each time a yarn is dyed, there is a chance that the …

Gardens: how to keep basil alive

Supermarket basil is notoriously shortlived. But there are ways to make it last<p>A pot of supermarket basil is an almost universal starting point for timid first timers making an initial foray into horticulture. Coming as modestly priced, ready-grown plants on the shelves of the veg aisle, they seem …

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Winter Gardening: Yes, It is Possible (and Here's How)

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Do you long for the taste of fresh garden salad when the days are short? If so, it may be time to learn …

Gardening

oh, you knitters!

you deserve flowers, you wonderful people!<br>when i see doug tomorrow i’ll be getting some numbers and even though i don’t know what they are yet, i …

Knitting

DIY All-Natural Bug Spray

UPDATE: This post originally ran on April 7th but now that we’re spending more and more time outdoors we wanted to share it again!<p>With all the beauty …

Tutorial Tuesday: (Grow Your Own Crystal) Necklace

I'm having a great week and I hope you guys are too. Today I am sharing a really fun tutorial! It takes a bit of time to get started but once you …

DIY Leather Sandals

I have been living in the same pair of sandals all summer and I’m getting some serious tan lines from them. It’s about time that I switch it up for a …

Sandals

Crochet your own reusable face scrubbies

<b>Creating your own reusable beauty products</b> is a smart way to go green. Instead of throwing away face scrubbie pads every day, make your own version …

DIY Gold Branch Hair Pins // Faux Golden Hair Twigs

After plucking off all the little white flowers to make my DIY Floating Hair Flowers I tossed these stems onto the large stack of boxes in our garage …

Hair

Top Organic Garden Fertilizers You Can Make

I don’t like the idea of adding chemicals to our environment, whenever it can be helped. And let’s be honest… If you are growing your own veggies, …

Gardening 101: How to Plant a Bulb

October is the month to plant spring-blooming bulbs. Which end goes up and how deep should you plant a tulip? We explain the basics:<p>Photography by …

DIY: Root Succulents from Leaves

If they don’t get enough sun, succulents sulk. That’s why indoor succulents get leggy. The fix? Snip off a stem, strip the leaves from your …

Recipe: Slow-Cooker Celery Soup with Bacon

Chop the celery, onion, and potatoes into small, equally sized pieces (about 1/2 inch), and mince garlic. Combine the chopped vegetables, stock, …

Slow Cookers

Betty Wason's Basic Pot Roast Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Betty Wason's recipe follows the familiar pared-down approach of other pot roasts, …

Gift Card-igans

<i>So, it’s getting late and you’ve decided to go with a gift card for that last minute gift. Great idea! Want to personalize it? No problem,</i> …

Fickle Knitter’s Guide to Knitting with Beads

<b>Bead Knitting Tools and a few Rules of Thumb</b><p>Use a Size 6 bead for Sock Weight yarn.<br>• Use a Size 8 bead for Lace Weight yarn.<br>• A 1mm crochet hook will …

How to Make a Lace Shawl

Working with lace knitting patterns is like switching from hot coffee to iced lattes, from flats to sandals, from wool to linen. It's so much fun to move into something lighter and airier for spring and summer. In this tutorial, you will learn five different lace patterns and the details required …