April Hudson Robinson

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DIY: lavender bath melts

When I first started looking at DIY bath products online, everything seemed so complicated. Many recipes involved hard-to-find ingredients and tricky …

Cinnamon Swirl Soap & Shampoo - Humblebee & Me

When I first started making soap, this was one of the first bars I tried. I saw a similar bar at a farmer’s market in Manitoba and thought it was a …

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5 Minute Chocolate Fudge S'mores Mug Cake.

5 Minute Chocolate Fudge S’mores Mug Cake.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> February 10, 2012 372<p>Oh hi!<p>Just sharing a s’mores mug cake today. That can be made in 5 …

DIY Peppermint Hot Fudge

From teachers, mailmen, neighbors and friends; everyone appreciates a little something sweet and thoughtful during the holidays. Here’s a delicious …

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How-To: DIY Typography Pendants

Instructables user Fairgoods shared this super quick and easy way to make a pendant featuring your own custom typography handiwork.


Join DateJan 2012LocationRoy, WaPosts2,932<p>Made plywood part for jar comb honey<p>I look forward to using it! Here are some pics:<br>3 1/2" hole saw makes …

Look, No Beaters! Make Fresh Whipped Cream in a Jar

When traveling in the summer, fruit is my go-to dessert. It's easy and, regardless of where you are, there's bound to be something delicious in …

Smithfield Foods Terminates Relationship With Paula Deen

The first of <b>Paula Deen's</b> endorsement deals has toppled due to the fallout of her racist deposition scandal. <b>Smithfield Foods</b> is cutting ties with Deen. Keira Lombardo, Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, tells Eater via email:<p>"Smithfield condemns the use of offensive …

More Racially Charged Paula Deen Allegations Surface

More racially charged allegations have come out involving <b>Paula Deen</b>, despite (or perhaps because of?) rescheduling to appear on the <i>Today</i> show later this week. <i>The Atlanta Journal-Constitution</i> has reported that more current and former employees have come forward with stories showing how former Food …

DIY Cotton Candy Machine from Junk

Instructables user Ugifer put together a great tutorial on how to make a homemade cotton candy machine.

How-To: Sew a Fitted Sheet

Put those awesome vintage sheets you’ve been hoarding to good use! Make your own custom-sized bedding with this fitted sheet sewing tutorial from Cintia at My Poppet.<p>Head over to My Poppet to see the full how-to.

How-To: Wallpaper Your Fridge

Aunt Peaches is always coming up with interesting and colorful DIYs, but this refrigerator wallpapering tutorial just might be my favorite yet!<p>Now, that’s definitely my kind of DIY kitchen makeover!<p>Ready to give your fridge a new look? Head over to Aunt Peaches to see the full how-to.

How-To: Vintage-Inspired Tea Towels

Sew your own set of beautiful vintage-inspired tea towels with this tutorial from Corinne’s Thread on the Purl Bee!<p>Check out the stitches and get inspired! Head over to the Purl Bee to see the full how to.

Watermelon Slice Socks

Ravelry user Wendy Gaal created a pattern for these surprisingly realistic-looking watermelon slice socks. I mean, this has got to be about as close to wearing actual watermelon slices on your feet as you can get.<p>[via Laughing Squid]

How-To: Dinosaur Corn Cob Holders

Make your own set of fun, kitschy dinosaur corn cob holders with this tutorial from mikeasaurus on Instructables!<p>Dinos not your thing? They’re made out of plastic toy animals, so the possibilities are pretty much endless. Head over to Instructables to see the full how-to!<p><b>Update:</b> This DIY was …

Flashback: Crochet 101: Chain Stitch, Single, and Double Crochet

<b>By Haley Pierson-Cox</b><p>Welcome to Crochet 101! In this post, I’ll introduce you to the basics of crochet and give you all of the information that you’ll need to select your tools and get started. In the video above, I’ll show you how to attach the yarn to the hook and make your foundation chain, then …

How-To: DIY T-Shirt Dress

Take the t-shirt dress to a whole new level of cute with this DIY t-shirt dress video tutorial from Mark Montano!

How-To: Slip Stitch Dish Towels

Knit a set of gorgeous-looking—but shockingly easy to make—dish towels with this slip stitch dish towels tutorial from Whit’s Knits on the Purl Bee!<p>These dishtowels look really complicated to make, don’t they? I love that because, just like you want hard things to look easy, it’s a great coup to …

How to Be a Good Wife

Being a good wife is not easy, even if you have a near-perfect husband. To be a good wife, you have to be able to communicate effectively, to keep …

How to Make a Watermelon Slice Cocktail

A long, refreshing cocktail made with four different spirits and plenty of fruit juice.<p>Ingredients<p>Steps<p>1<p><b>Fill the hurricane glass with ice</b> …

Build a Potato Tower to Save Space in your Garden

If you have limited space in your yard for growing food and want to get the most out of every square foot, building a potato tower is a simple, effective way to save space and increase your harvest.<p><b>Potatoes are versatile, tasty, and rich in</b> vitamins. They're not too shabby as a garden crop, …

How to choose a South Pacific island

The South Pacific confounds even the savviest map buffs with its splatter of dots spread across the world's biggest ocean. What you can't tell from a map, or even most tourist brochures is that these palm-laden pinpricks are as diverse as the region is vast. While the postcards might look similar, …

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