Laura Z

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A Homemade Cheesesteak Is a Thing of Beauty

Making cheesesteaks at home doesn’t require any fancy moves—only the willingness to turn your kitchen into a South Philly hoagie shop.<p>A well-made cheesesteak is a thing of beauty. All the ingredients kind of…fuse together. The thinly shaved beef, the glistening caramelized onions and peppers, the …

Farmhouse or Apron Sinks: Everything You Need to Know

The apron-front, or farmhouse, sink has been a popular fixture in all kinds of kitchens for some time now, and with the rise in popularity of …

The Ultimate DIY Container Garden

Perhaps you remember I told you I grew up on a farm. Well, big things are happening there this spring (in very small packages).<p>The real brains of our …

Gardening

Turn Your Urban Backyard Into An Edible Ecosystem Guaranteed To Attract Women

Or just grow food. But when Food Forest Farm’s Eric Toensmeier and Jonathan Bates were looking to meet the ladies, they did it by creating a magical urban garden.<p>Ten years ago, Eric Toensmeier and Jonathan Bates were just two guys living in the country, running a mail-order seed company while …

Windowsill Gardening on the Cheap: Vintage-Style Tin Herb Gardens

I stumbled on the idea of using tea tins for a mini container garden the other day when looking around for an attractive option that would fit on my …

Gardening

Growing Food in South Florida - Vegetable Garden in Grow Boxes and Moringa Trees

Instant Pot Bone Broth Tutorial

<b>(Paleo, AIP, GAPS, Wahls)</b><p>“Instant gratification takes too long.”<br>~ Carrie Fisher<p><b>Instant Pot Love</b><p>I have a lot of friends in the paleo community, and …

Instant Pot (Pressure Cooker) Bone Broth

Who wants some Instant Pot bone broth?<p>There’s nothing I like more than a nice steaming mug of bone broth to get me through the cold winter months. It …

Cooking

Sam Ushiro takes us behind the scenes of her vibrant shoots

The creative genius behind "Aww, Sam," Sam Ushiro, posts colorful photographs daily that are incredibly fun to look at, but that's not to say that each is easy to conceptualize. Sam's process starts from baking her creations, a step that could take hours depending on how the final product turns …

From Ansel Adams to Stephen Shore: famous photographers shoot their favourite food

After 40 years, a cookbook by some of America’s best-loved photographers is being published for the first time<p>Perhaps the salient thing about food, from a photographer’s point of view, is that it doesn’t last. Even the most gorgeous, curvaceous pepper – those shot by Edward Weston in 1930 are among …

Lighting Setups & Camera Movements For Photographing and Filming Food |The Slanted Lens

Everyone is a food photographer these days. At least, that’s what it seems like when I look at Instagram. But a professional food photographer does a …

10 Vancouver food photographers to follow on Instagram

Amid all the selfies, Instagram is scattered with images showcasing Vancouver’s vibrant food scene. While there are many amateur photographers …

One Unicorn Cookie | Two Ways

A variation from our "one cake, two ways" recipe series, this "one cookie, two ways" idea is similar to what I did at Valentines, using the marble …

Dessert

Hang Art Like an IKEA Stylist

Hanging art can be a little tricky for us all, so we thought we'd go to the pro's and grab a little wall art display inspiration today from the …

Wall Art

coconut lavender sugar scrub

Make this in minutes- a coconut lavender sugar scrub. Smells delicious & is a perfect gift or treat yo' self!<p>84<p>334

Vellum Paper Orchids

DIY Coconut Rose Body Polish

Coconut oil & rose extract combined with Himalayan salt will make your skin polished & soft! Also makes a great gift!<p>138<p>620

Driftwood Jewelry Hanger

Make this boho-chic piece in less than an hour! It's the best time to gather driftwood pieces and make this!

EASY WATERCOLOR TECHNIQUES

<b>As promised, here is part 2 of the easy watercolor techniques I covered last week. I’m positive that with this post, you’ll be able to be attain the</b> …

diy roman blackout shades

It's August. It's the hottest month of the year. Temperatures are reaching all-time highs & sweat-stains are just part of the everyday routine. You …