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Terrifyingly Terrific DIY Knitted Monster Pants [Free Pattern and Tutorial] - Cretíque

What better gift for that little monster in your life than these <b>amazing knitted monster pants</b>? Perfect for boys and girls alike, these monster pants …

The Exact Steps I Took to Lose 40 Pounds in 4 Months

<b>The Lifestyle</b><br>I've always been bigger. I had a really difficult home life growing up, and I was an emotional eater. When I was sad, I would eat. When I was scared, I would eat. Pretty much any emotion triggered me to turn to foods, like bags (yes, more than one) of popcorn, ice cream, or hot dogs as …

Health & Fitness Tips

Highlights Foods do much more than just nourish our body There are foods that can completely put you into a READ MORE<p>May increase heart disease risk …

9 Incredible Ways To Get A Cardio Workout That Aren't All Running

The cure for the common cardio.

Exercise

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

<b>Do a Nighttime Workout</b><br>You know that sweating can help you drop pounds, but you may think that exercising too close to bedtime can keep you up at night. Luckily, that's not true; a 2013 survey from the National Sleep Foundation found that active people are 56 to 67 percent more likely to say they …

Drink This Between Breakfast and Lunch and Lose Weight Really Quickly

Want to lose weight? Here is a simple yet effective way to achieve fantastic weight loss results. All you need is to drink this smoothie in the …

Nutrition

My daughter, who lost her battle with mental illness, is still the bravest person I know

I lost my darling daughter Natalie to mental illness last month. She killed herself a few weeks short of her 29th birthday by stepping in front of a train in Baltimore.<p>Natalie and I wrote a book together when she was 16: “Promise You Won’t Freak Out: A Teenager Tells Her Mother the Truth About …

Mental Health

Spring Knits: Traveling Cable Hand Warmers

Knit up some beautiful mitts that are ideal for combating those early spring chills with this traveling cable hand warmers project!<p>Cables are kind of magical, especially in small-scale projects. They can make just about any yarn—no matter how plain—look absolutely stunning, and they can easily …

Knitting

Why Weights Are Better Than Cardio for Fat Loss

Have you heard that one joke where some fitness professionals insist that running makes you fat?<p>In a world where diets sell you on the idea of eating …

Crochet Basket: free crochet pattern

I have a new crochet pattern for you today! This week's <b>10 for Tuesday</b> was all about crocheted baskets. It inspired me to create my own version. I …

50 Best Documentaries Of All Time That Will Change Your Life

There are so many life-changing documentaries out there that it can be hard to decide which ones to watch first. We've narrowed it down to the top 50.

Michelle Wie looks sharp in Self Magazine despite playing a yellow ball

Michelle Wie appeared in the April issue of Self Magazine to bestow her "4 Tips to Perform Better Under Pressure." There's some good stuff from the LPGA Tour star in there, as well as some good photos.<p>The four areas Wie touches on are resilience, confidence, grit and focus. Coincidentally, those …

Learn Examples Of Tabata Workouts And Best The Options For the Beginner

Tabata workouts are a type of HIIT - high intensity interval training- where you put your body in full power drive for twenty seconds, rest for …

Easy Patterns You Can Knit While Watching TV

We’ve all been there: you’re dying to knit, but you’re also dying to watch the latest episode of your favorite TV show. Our free time is precious, so …

Scrap Yarn Afghan - Another Sneak Peek from Crafting A Colorful Home + a Color Lesson

Several of you have remarked about the current header photo on my blog. This is a photo taken by Rikki Snyder from my new book <i>Crafting a Colorful …

How to Bind Off: Knitting Tutorials for 4 Different Bind-Offs

The end of your knitting is just as important as the beginning and the middle, as it can be crucial to a project’s stability and the appearance of …

Solid 'Willow' Crochet Block How-To

Hello lovely people, thank you for being so generous with your comments on my last post. I know the Jan Eaton 'Willow' Block is a firm favourite for …

Happy Flower Block Tutorial

<b>Hello lovely readers</b>, before I jump into today's post I really wanted to <b>thank you</b> <b>all</b> for the wonderful comments on my last post. My rules seemed to …

Mastering The Basics: Join-As-You-Go

As many of you know, I'm a big fan of the Join-As-You-Go method, for joining my granny squares. It's super easy, much faster than sewing or joining …

All You Can Eat And Shop In Seoul

<i>By Alicia Yoon for Fathom |</i> One of Seoul’s many charms is that each neighborhood has a distinct micro-community and ambience, creating a mega-city of mini-cities all worth visiting. Within these neighborhoods, Korea’s vibrant food scene is ever-growing with everything from mouth-watering BBQ to …

South Korea

DIY Clothes Peg Bag

If spring seems to have sprung wherever you are, then it might be time to equip your old clothes line with this peg bag shared by Stitch Craft Create for some nice clean clothes!<p>Of course, pegging out your washing is also much better for the environment than using a tumble dryer, and you get your …

Sewing

34 Adorable Things To Do With Leftover Bits Of Yarn

Busting stashes, taking names.

Crafting

Is Chocolate and Peanut Butter the Best Flavor Combination in the World? Probably.

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved<p>Peanut butter and jelly are always linked, but really, chocolate is peanut …

Knitting Tips: 3 Ways to Weave in Ends

As any new knitter will tell you, weaving in yarn ends seems like it should be a pretty straightforward task, but hiding those extra inches can be surprisingly frustrating if you don’t know what you’re doing. Luckily, learning three simple techniques—the selvedge edge weave, duplicate stitch, and …

Knitting

Taeyang becomes new model for 'NBA's 2015 S/S collection

Beloved 'Weekly Idol' hosts Jung Hyung Don and Defconn will be leaving the show after 7 years. On February 22, MBC Every1 announced the host duo …