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Knit a Water Lily Washcloth

Washcloths and dishcloths and hotpads are really fun projects to knit, both because they are small and because they are a great way to try new …

hotpads

25 Vegan Recipes That Won't Mess With Your Weight-Loss Goals

If you're vegan you know that if you don't meal-plan ahead of time, it's very easy to fall into the pasta-and-tomato-sauce trap. Once that happens, …

Weight Loss

How to Stretch Watercolor Paper

It's generally recommended that watercolor paper less than 356 gsm (260 lb) is stretched before use, otherwise, it'll warp. It's a simple</b> …

DIY

This Tiny Seahorse Has Mastered Its Domain

In August 1999, conservation biologist Sara Lourie and underwater photographer Denise Tackett were diving off the coast of Sulawesi in Indonesia, …

It's Never Too Late: Five Healthy Steps at Any Age

Have you ever decided to make a healthy lifestyle change but quickly given up, telling yourself that it’s too late to learn new habits? It’s time to …

What’s Causing the Sharp Decline in Insects, and Why It Matters

On three occasions from 1989 to 2014, entomologists set up tents in the meadows and woodlands of the Orbroicher Bruch nature reserve and 87 other …

Ecology

The Vegan Experience: 60 Great Vegan Recipes

GalleryThe Vegan Experience: 60 Great Vegan Recipes<p>Another year of The Vegan Experience has come to a close, but that doesn't mean the wonderful recipes have to disappear for the rest of the year. Here are all 60 of my vegan recipes from both 2012 and 2013, ranging from soups to snacks to …

A 1-Hour Walk, 3 Times a Week, Has Benefits for Dementia

Exercise may bolster the brain function and thinking skills of people with dementia, according to a new report. The study’s findings suggest that walking a few times per week might alter the trajectory of the disease and improve the physical well-being of people who develop a common form of …

Humanity

How to Clip Corners (Best Sewing Tips)

This simple sewing tip will show you how to clip corners, making your sewing projects more pro-looking. If you're looking for an easy way to reduce …

4 Tips For Maintaining & Repairing Your Gas Grill

By Kimberly Janeway for Consumer Reports<p>Whether you’ve been using it all year or haven’t touched it in months, you should give your grill the …

Cleaning

Simply Charmed Tote Bag Tutorial

Here’s a free tutorial for a simple tote bag that uses charm squares! No problem if you don’t have any charms. You can easily cut your own.<p>*This …

Sewing

7 Functional Movements Every Older Adult Should Be Able to Do

Your essential guide to staying strong and independent longer.<p>More energy, stronger bones, a better mood. It’s no secret why fitting exercise into …

DIY, Multi purpose zipper pouch, free pattern in 5 sizes

Take a piece of exterior fabric and place it right side up. If you’re using non fusible fleece, put a layer of fleece underneath the exterior fabric. …

Sewing

How to Turn Loose Beads into Cluster Pendants - Gina Michele

If you’re into jewelry making, you know that you end up with <i>a lot</i> random of loose beads. Sure, you could string them and make a necklace but the …

How to Mend Rips in Clothes

The clothes used in this tutorial had been sitting on my ‘to do’ shelf with rips in them for well over a year. It was time to fix them and make a …

Macro Room

Hugo Winner N.K. Jemisin talks THE FIFTH SEASON and THE OBELISK GATE | Fantasy Literature: Fantasy and Science Fiction Book and Audiobook Reviews

<i>Today, Fantasy Literature is honored to talk to</i> <i>N.K. Jemisin</i><i>, who, in 2016, became the first Black author to win the Hugo in the Best Novel category</i> …

Bury Underwear in Your Garden to Test How Healthy the Soil Is

There’s an easy way to test whether your garden soil has a healthy population of bacteria, worms, and more: bury a pair of 100 percent cotton …

England

DIY Duvet Cover: How to Easily Turn Two Flat Sheets into a Custom Duvet Cover

Duvet covers are a very practical item in the bedroom. They protect the larger (and more expensive) duvets from stains and the like, and duvet covers …

A Positive Outlook May Be Good for Your Health

“Look on the sunny side of life.”<p>“Turn your face toward the sun, and the shadows will fall behind you.”<p>“Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day.”<p>“See the glass as half-full, not half-empty.”<p>Researchers are finding that thoughts like these, the hallmarks of people …

Mosquitoes, Get Ready for Your Close-Up

An interview with the CDC’s scientific photographer<p>How does one art direct a mosquito photoshoot?<p>James Gathany has some tricks (warm blood, etc). As a photographer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, he has spent 30 years shooting microbes, disease-carrying insects, and the …

Landscape on a Budget: 10 Quick Fixes to Add Personality to the Average Garden

Giving the average garden the full treatment is a serious commitment, requiring time, adrenal stress, and a sturdy dip into the finances. Instead, …

Landscaping

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How to Make Beaded Tassel Earrings

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Free Pattern | Renaissance Pouch Bag

So recently I had the opportunity to play with some lovely yarn from Medieval Colours (which I blogged about here) and I promised you a lovely new …

Sewing

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A Lovely, Low-Maintenance Alternative to Tile Backsplashes

Tile backsplashes, of course, are lovely, but if you don't fancy cleaning all those grout lines, or you're just looking for something a little more …