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10 companies hiring for remote jobs where you can literally work from anywhere

The majority of remote jobs require workers to live in specific regions or locations, but these 10 companies let you work remotely without geographic …

Remote Working

This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it

People trying to sell you a new car, a fancy phone, or a bigger home might like you to believe that money can buy a whole lot of happiness. But your brain knows that's not true. Money can buy you pleasure, but happiness has to come from somewhere else.<p>If you're confused between happiness and …

Happiness

6 Simple Projects You Can Make From Scrap Wood

They’re easy, they’re strong, they’re reliable—and they’re yours.<p>When I was a kid, carpenters built, didn’t buy, their toolboxes and a lot of their day-to-day work aids. I admit, it’s hard to beat the store-bought tool bags and parts organizers in wide use today. Wear-resistant fabrics, plastics, …

A Cleaning Schedule You Can Stick To

Some folks make their bed as soon as they get up in the morning, one small part of a routine to maintain a neat, orderly home. You know these people: …

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now

Time to make that paper.<p>The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Use This Form to Create a Resume That Will Wow Employers

When you are fresh out of school and looking for your first job, the process can be overwhelming. One of the most difficult aspects of job searching …

Employment

Work From Home 2018: The Top 100 Companies For Remote Jobs

With mobile devices and videoconferencing technology becoming more widespread, telecommuting jobs are also becoming more common. They’re also highly coveted because they tend to offer greater work-life balance. The downside is that many such offers turn out to be too good to be true.<p>FlexJobs, a …

List-Worthy

How to Extreme Coupon at Walmart

Updated June 07, 2018<p>Pair Walmart’s low prices with a fat stack of coupons, and score loads of free and cheap stuff. This store makes it easy to …

An Online Trove of Historic Sewing Patterns & Costumes

As Halloween draws nigh, our thoughts turn to costumes.<p>Not those rubbery, poorly constructed, sexy and/or gory off-the-rack readymades, but the sort …

Sewing

Cascading Kimono Cardigan Crochet Pattern

Some of you may have seen that Lion Brand recently created a full crochet kit for this Cascading Kimono Cardigan Crochet Pattern and I’m happy to now …

20 great free resources for learning typography

Whatever design discipline you work in, a decent knowledge and understanding of typography is one of the most important things you need to …

Typography

Crochet

7 Secret Sources for Cheap (Free, Really) Artwork

After you shell out cash for furniture, rugs, sconces and duvet covers, the thought of paying even more for artwork is overwhelming. We hear you!

How to Create Amazing Articles Even If You Suck at Writing

If you read any of my blogs, you’ll know that I write a lot about <i>writing</i>Why? What’s the big deal? Why am I obsessed with this topic?On the personal …

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Stitchfinder: Crochet Stitch: Solid Scallop

(Chain a multiple of 6 sts + 2)<p><b>Row 1</b> 1 Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *skip 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch, skip 2 ch, 1 sc in next ch; rep from * across. Turn. <b><br>Row 2</b> …

Washington D.C.

Transformable easy cardigan: dressing in layers

Dressing in layers with an easy cardigan was what was on people’s mind the day I took the survey on our Facebook chat group. With almost 22,000 …

Clothing

how to crochet a rag rug with fabric yarn

If you've been reading this blog for awhile, you probably already know that I LOVE to make rugs for my home. I have KNIT several of them over the …

Historic Nantucket Archives - Nantucket Historical Association

Featuring articles on Nantucket Women in the Pacific Northwest and the Franklin-Folger Chart of the Gulf Stream.More Read more from A Tradition of …

TIP: crochet in Back Loops with NO Holes

Do you like to crochet in back loops only? Have you tried it? If you participate in Circles of the Sun Mystery CAL – you’ve definitely tried it …

Crocheting

Cabbage Recipes That'll Add Color and Crunch to Your Meals

Whether it's shredded for a slaw or sauteed to a golden crisp for a side, cabbage is one of the most versatile vegetables to include in your next meal.<p>We start with a classic take on cabbage -- roasted slices.

Cooking

6 Magical Ways to Top Grilled Corn

Butter and salt are great, but these upgrades are even better.<p>Grilled corn is one of my favorite summer foods. It's delicious even at its simplest, topped with a pat of butter and seasoned with salt. But change things up, and you'll have a revelatory experience at your next cookout. Can't you just …

13 Recipes for When You Just Need a Biscuit

There are a few universal truths:<p>The sun rises in the east and sets in the west.<br>• What comes up must come down.<br>• Life is better with a bit of butter and flour.<p>And by butter and flour, we mean biscuits. Whether they're drop biscuits with craggy crooks, covered in gravy, or impossibly tender ones baked …

Bee’s Wrap: Just like Plastic Wrap, Minus the Plastic

In my kitchen–and in my home in general–I try my best to avoid plastic of any kind. In fact, this past winter I purchased my very first roll of …

Flowers, flowers, flowers... and a scarf

I know. And I feel guilty for neglecting my blog. But, I had to take some time off...<br>This scarf I made probably about a month ago. I like how it turn …