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 Fabulous: All About Apron Sinks

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 …

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 …

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 …


Posted at 14:01h in creating time capsules by xanthe 20 Comments<p>This summer feels like the fastest I’ve ever experienced… yet we managed to pack so …

12of12 project

If you’ve read my blog or taken any of my photography classes you will know how passionate I am about documenting your everyday. And that’s exactly …


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 …

Ansel Adams

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 …

Home Decorating

Matchbook Doll

Just Ewok It!

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>321

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>599


Printable Shell Specimen Art Trio

Come get your free printable shell art. These dollar tree frames make it a $3 investment, perfect for your coastal decor!<p>45<p>303

DIY Citrus Salt Scrub

This delightful DIY Citrus Salt Scrub can be whipped up in just five minutes and is perfect for DIY beginners. Enjoy!<p>74<p>493



This entire post is long due really. After creating plenty of watercolor tutorials, I realized there isn’t one that talks about the basics. I’m …


<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> …

pressed flowers

When I was nine years old, my best friend gave me a flower press for my birthday. It had a picture of Anne from <i>Anne of Green Gables</i> on the front, & …

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 …

Blueprints | Architectural and Engineering Prints

Budget-Friendly Wall Art

Wall Art