Alicia Walker

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Yes, bacon really is killing us

Decades’ worth of research proves that chemicals used to make bacon do cause cancer. So how did the meat industry convince us it was safe? By Bee Wilson<p>There was a little cafe I used to go to that did the best bacon sandwiches. They came in a soft and pillowy white bap. The bacon, thick-cut from a …

Sandwiches

This Is the Last Chocolate Cookie Recipe You'll Ever Need

(Image credit: Leela Cyd)<p>If your ideal cookie has thin, crispy edges that enclose a thick, fudgy middle with just a touch of chewiness in between, …

Consider the plastic drinking straw: Why do we suck so much?

By Jessica Contrera and<p>Jessica Contrera<p>Enterprise reporter focusing on stories about people whose lives are affected by what's happening in the news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Caitlin Gibson<p>Caitlin Gibson<p>Feature writer<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Maybe it's thatyou don't want to put your mouth where other mouths have been. …

Pollution

The Only Cake Recipe You'll Need This Summer

My friend Jodi Rhoden started baking cakes out of her Barbie-pink house in Asheville, North Carolina in 2006. The venture became so popular, so fast, that she opened a bakery, and wrote a cookbook about Southern cake ladies, the home bakers everyone around town knows to call up for a birthday …

Recipes

The oblong and winding road: Mondrian's tortured journey to gridlock genius

Visitors to the Hague’s blockbuster show should not be put off by his early flowers and windmills. They are the key to understanding this geometric master who found rectangles in everything<p>Is it a skull or a flower? The rounded white shape that sags on a listless stem in the painting is the dying …

Art

This Woman’s Ridiculously Creative Hair Art Should Be In A Museum

Including a recreation of Van Gogh's "Starry Night."<p>Beauty trends, especially the kind of makeup or hair trends that tend to go viral these days, usually overlap with what most people would straight-up call art. But hair colorist Ursula Goff goes the extra mile with her hair inspirations, …

Digital Workspace Wednesday | How to Use Digital Stamps and More

We thought it would be fun to do a sort of Digital Workspace Wednesday! What's your favorite way to use digital products each month? Whether it's …

My most emotional craft supply… some ribbon.

Today I want to share with you the most emotional scrapbook supply I own, and how I’ve finally used some of it.<p>You see back in 2008 I got this “Love, …

Pets

A Simple Scrapbook Idea.

Let’s pretend that it’s Wednesday already. hehe. I am going to take my dogs to Saskatoon tomorrow to get groomed and hence I wanted to get the post …

Happy International Scrapbooking Day!

It's one of the best days of the year! We have whole day to celebrate this hobby we all love so much. For me, this day is always extra special …

2 Cute Mini Books to Inspire from our April Kits

It’s always 5’o clock somewhere, right? You know what that means … time to scrapbook of course!<p>Today, while we wait for May’s kits to ship I have two …

SXSW

The 20+ Best Places to Find Free Images Online

Looking to find free images to use in your blogs, websites or social media posts? The following sites are the best on the internet.If you are …

Free Watercolor Clip Art - Daisies

Chalkboard MockUp PSD

Today's special is an original chalkboard mock-up that allows you to display your lettering design in a modern...

Beautiful & Sophisticated Waterlily Typeface for Free

<b>Here is the preview of this beautiful typeface from The Hungry JPEG</b><p>What's included?<p>Waterlily.otf<br>• Waterlily.ttf<p><b>Download within a few clicks and use</b> …

El Capitan free display font: download vintage typeface

Pixelbuddha Plus<p>Are you looking for a convenient way to store and categorize all your freebie resources?<p>Pixelbuddha Plus<p>Are you looking for a …

The Best Free Fonts Designers Should Know About

Simply The Best Free Fonts for Designers!<p>Its tough to find a solid font these days, just when you stumble across the perfect one, with every …

Typography Archives

Creative Resources for Designers

Memories Made Scrapbooking Process Video #48: This is What Life is All About

For today's "Memories Made" scrapbooking process video, I wanted to use up both some new items that I recently bought; as well as, some ephemera …

tutorials + diy ideas Archives - Paper and Stitch

Homemade Cards for Mother’s Day, an Anthro T-Shirt Hack, More Weekend DIY Projects

After chowing down on nachos and mixing margaritas for Cinco de Mayo this Friday, you’ll have the rest of the weekend to knock out some fab DIYs. We have a cactus stool that’ll make your #jungalow dreams come true, along with some sweet projects to craft for your mama (Mother’s Day is in a week, …

Crafting

A History of the Humble Tote Bag

From ice schlepper to fashion accessory.<p>From the carryall given away each year during your local public radio station’s pledge drive to the hipster bags with obscure artists and quotes to Madewell's smart and sophisticated leather travel version, the humble tote serves many purposes. It can be …

New York Beauties & Flying Geese

When Carl Hentsch asked me to review his book, New York Beauties & Flying Geese, I jumped at the chance. Not because the quilts are beautifully …

Behold these bold minimalist interiors made of paper and light

While street and architecture photographers are reducing their urban environments to their bare elements and seeking line, light and shadow, …

Crafts: Summer Scrapbook

Your students are probably already dreaming about the end of school and how they’ll spend the upcoming months. Channel their creative energies into …

Crafting

Amazing! Original Magna Carta Copy Found in Scrapbook

An original copy of the Magna Carta has been discovered in a scrapbook in Kent, England.<p>The tattered document dates back to 1300, 85 years after King …

Ultimate Passover Guide

Here’s everything you need for a delicious Passover, from classic matzoh balls to Gail Simmons’s best holiday recipes. Chag Pesach Sameach!<p>1 of …