Nicole Looney

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Girl, 7, Who Walked Away from Plane Crash Had Survival Skills: Family

The 7-year-old girl who walked away from a small plane crash in western Kentucky that killed four members of her family used survival skills passed down by her father to find her way to safety, relatives told NBC News.<p>Sailor Gutzler was the sole survivor after her family's Piper twin-engine …


Firefly Lights

Did you just take down your Christmas tree? Here are three DIY ways you can reuse your lights after Christmas (and all year round).<p>257<p>1903

DIY in the New Year: Knitting Basics

If learning to knit is on your to-do list for 2015, this fully illustrated knitting basics post from Max on Design Sponge is definitely a good place to start.<p>In Max’s helpful guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know to get started—making a slip knot, casting on, working a knit stitch, and …

26 Kid's Puppets You Can Make

Share this...<p>I was poking around the Internet looking for some fun ideas for <b>kid’s puppets</b> and found myself in a wonderland of cuteness! The sheer …

25 Easy and Healthy Smoothies

I’ve never been a breakfast person. I just can’t get up and eat right away and unfortunately my daughter seems to be the same way. When she has early …


felt and pom pom wreath {a tutorial}

This is a charming wreath that will take you through the winter months and it is easy to make. Linda of “burlap and blue” is sharing her creation …

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One-Pot Stars: The Dutch Oven

A classic, a favorite, a super-versatile pot -- truly essential for every kitchen.<p>Perhaps this kitchen workhorse is already your favorite pot? It’s a really versatile vessel -- a large, heavy, lidded, usually cast-iron pot that’s ideal for a long-simmered stew or a braise with tender meat and …

One-Pot Chicken and Brown Rice

A great dish for the whole family, this all-in-one meal is a smart way to use up the vegetables you probably already have on hand.

One-Pot Stars: Stockpots and Saucepans

From sauces and soups to pastas and stews, stockpots and saucepans are your go-to pots for simmering and boiling.<p>What Is a Stockpot?<p>Ranging in capacity from 6 to 20 quarts, a stockpot is a large pot with straight sides, two looped side handles, and a tight-fitting lid. Though all variations are …

One-Pot Stars: Roasting Pans and Baking Dishes

Functional yet attractive, these pans can go straight from the oven to the table. No fuss, no muss -- just delicious results.<p>WHEN DO YOU USE A ROASTING PAN?<p>When a recipe calls for roasting -- cooking ingredients in the oven at a relatively high temperature -- use a roasting pan. You'll achieve that …

Creamy Chicken with Bacon and Corn

58<p>Source: Martha Stewart Living, May 2013<p>1 hour 15 mins 25 mins 4<p>Total Time Prep Servings<p>The Food Newsletter<p>Great tips & recipes delivered to your inbox.<p>Ingredients<p>4 whole chicken legs, patted dry<p>Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper<p>2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling<p>6 …

Stir-Fried Chicken with Bok Choy

In restaurants, stir-frying is done in extra-large woks over very high heat. To approximate the effect at home, don't crowd the meat in the pan, and make sure the wok and oil are nice and hot before you add the chicken.

Pan-Seared Steak with Onion and Worcestershire


Slow-Cooker Pot Roast

Get a head start on dinner with this fresh take on a slow-simmered, all-in-one meal that makes clean-up a breeze.

Roast Chicken with Paprika and Roasted Garlic

This recipe comes from Martha's book "One Pot: 120+ Easy Meals from Your Skillet, Slow Cooker, Stockpot, and More."

How to Build the Great Cheese Plate

As author of "The Cheese Chronicles" and former vice president of Murray's Cheese, Liz Thorpe knows a thing or two about everyone's favorite party food. Currently she is traveling the world researching her next book, "Complete Cheese." Look for it in 2016 -- in the meantime, take her advice on …

10 Easy DIYs That Prove You Should Gild Everything

Whether you need last-minute New Year's Eve decorations or just want more gold in your life, we've got you covered with these 10 easy projects. This article originally appeared on<p><b>1. Gilded Ombre Flutes</b><p><i>Francoise et Moi</i><p>This five-minute DIY will make your New Year's party — or any …

12 Quirky Houses Built Purely Out of Spite

See which people took their neighbor tiffs to a whole other level.<p>See which people took their neighbor tiffs to a whole other level. This article originally appeared on

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15 Great Decor Ideas for Your Kitchen

Is your kitchen in need of an update.<p>Is your kitchen in need of an update? Check out these kitchen decorating ideas and tips.

10 Cheap Ways To Make Your Kitchen Look Expensive

Little details go a long way.<p>1. Update hardware.<p>Hardware can completely change the look of a piece of furniture and it can do the same for your cabinets. Replace drawer and cabinet pulls for an new unique look that instantly updates your entire space.<p>2. Use lighter colors.<p>A light color on the walls …

Why It's Okay to Keep Your Design Simple

Striking details used with restraint.<p>Comfort and practicality characterize a 1920s Shingle Style cottage in East Hampton, New York, designed by Robert Stilin. Striking details used with restraint give this house its warmth and character. Read the interview with the designer here.

Bereaved Parents Pay It Forward to Honor the Little Girl They Lost

Parents Carrie and Larry Carroll had a normal, happy family life with two children under the age of six and a third on the way.<p>Then, on April 4, …

Artist Margaret Keane Reveals How She Feels About the Film Big Eyes Starring Amy Adams

Imprisoned in a room with the curtains drawn for up to 16 hours at a time, forced to paint one big-eyed waif after another for several years in the …

Woman Hid Dead Babies So Her Boyfriend Would Not Find Out About Them, Prosecutor Says

Grisly details emerged in the Blackstone murder case that sees a Massachusetts mother accused of killing two of her children and neglecting …

"Parenthood" Sixth and Final Season

“Parenthood” is the critically acclaimed one-hour drama inspired by the box office hit of the same name. This reimagined and updated Universal …

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