Tamara Alston

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Creamy Herb & Garlic Pasta Carbonara

Cream cheese spread and grated Parmesan make a rich and creamy sauce for this tasty pasta dish. Add bacon, and it's a guaranteed family-pleaser!<p>Heat …

Cooking

Easy Weeknight Cooking: Lemon, Rosemary, Garlic Chicken Thighs | shopswell

I'm not sure which I love more, the flavor of rosemary or the scent. I grow rosemary every year because I love cooking with it so much. This recipe …

Welcome Fall With This Easy Shift Dress

Can we take a minute to figure out where in the world summer went?! If you live in San Francisco, you might be saying the same thing as me — what summer? (It never got above 60 this year!) For the rest of you that have battled hot temperatures and humidity, you might be a little more excited about …

Sewing

Quilt Planner

Do you avoid quilt math at all costs?<p>Are you a quilter with a collection of patterns, that don’t fit the quilt you want to make?<p>Maybe you love quilt …

Knit cat ear hat. Free pattern.

Cute and unusual cat hat with ears. Your child will definitely like it. Suitable for both babies up to one year and older kiddies. This hat will not …

Hydroponic Garden Jar Cilantro

The perfect way to top off taco night? <b>Fresh cilantro picked from your windowsill!</b> This Garden Jar kit from Modern Sprout has everything you need to <b>grow</b> <b>a thriving cilantro plant at home</b>. The jar is equipped with a hydroponic system that brings water into the roots through a process known as …

Easy DIY Garden Projects with Stones - Quiet Corner

Do you want to beautify your garden and create a place for dining, relaxation and enjoyment in nature? Every detail in the garden is really …

17 Goals For a More Organised Life

Source: POPSUGAR Photography<p>Nothing is better than a home that is easy to navigate with belongings that are even easier to find. Don't forget about …

Personal Organizing

Create This Anthropologie Watercolor Wall Art for Half the Price

It can be hard to make a dorm room feel like home, but we know you’re up for the challenge! An easy way to instantly brighten up your space is with colorful art — renters and small space dwellers do this all the time. Transform your college digs into a bright and happy space with a DIY copycat …

Crafting

Teachers: Your Student Loan Forgiveness Blueprint | Investopedia

If you are a teacher—a professional who provides direct classroom teaching, classroom-type teaching in a non-classroom setting, or a special …

College & University
Quilting

7 DIY Facial Recipes You Can Mix Up At Home For The Best Skin Of Your Life

March 6, 2018 by Julia Welling<p>It's as easy as one, two, three.<p>March 6, 2018 by Justine Schwartz<p>It's actually pretty easy.<p>March 6, 2018 by Emily …

Make This Cheap and Effective Coffee Eye Serum, and Kiss Your Bags Goodbye

We love a good eye serum. It can help with puffiness and dark circles, and it gives a youthful glow to the skin. But there's no need to splurge on a bottle from the department store. You can whip up a de-puffing serum with ingredients from your own kitchen and beauty cabinet!<p>This DIY coffee eye …

Sewing an Elastic Waist

Read on to see more patterns compatible with this technique as well as how to draft your own elastic waist skirt.<p>Watch to see how I always elasticate …

Sewing

Creative Ideas for Using Fabric Scraps

Any seamstress or sewing enthusiast can tell you how quickly their fabric scraps pile up. You’ll probably use most of the fabric you bought for a …

Crafting

Teacher Pay Has Fallen Drastically, Says Report

<i>This piece comes to us courtesy of EdSource, where it was originally published.</i><p>Pay for teachers has stagnated nationally over the past two decades, and fallen behind earnings of other workers with college degrees, the Economic Policy Institute, a Washington-based nonpartisan think tank, concluded …

Demographics

Shaping & Fit

This is a nice increase that doesn’t leave a visual impact on your knitting as the Bar Increase is prone to do. You can choose to slant your increase …

Knitting

15 Cool Projects You Can Make From a Single Sheet of Plywood

You can build a lot with a 4 x 8 piece of lumber.<p>Our list of incredible projects built from 2 x 4s isn't the only testament to what can be done with construction-grade lumber. Here we've gone even more minimal: These builds are each made from a single 4-foot by 8-foot piece of plywood. This is the …

Crafting

DIY Decor + Art Made from Digital Vacation Photos

If you're like me, all of your photos are probably trapped on your phone and computer—including those great shots you captured during your summer …

Wall Art

5 Incredibly Clever DIYs That You’ll Actually Want To Try

Lovely things to make in the late summer.

12 Vegan Breakfast Ideas To Start Your Day Off Right

Because plant power doesn't have to be boring.<p><i>Recipes originally appeared on Spoon University.</i>

Elevated floor in home decor

Elevated floor – Podium is raised multi functional structure that allows various changes in the space and helps in increasing the usable space in …

20 Clever, Easy Tricks to Shave Years Off Your Home

Make your home look as fresh and new as an “after” picture with instant pro tips from home designers and stagers.<p>Tackle vertical clutter<p>It’s not just …

22 Stylish Fall Decorations That Create Beautiful Seasonal Vignettes

Embrace the beauty of the season in every room.<p>If messy pumpkin carving isn't your thing, there are other ways to get your home ready for fall. Move away from kitchy and try out more chic fall decorations — think glitzy pinecones, stylish wreaths, and floral masterpieces. From table to mantle, …

Tessellation Quilt Patterns

Tessellation Quilt Patterns<p>Updated on November 10, 2015<p>Sometimes known as tiling or a mosaic, a tessellation is a type of pattern. Specifically, …

Quilting