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40 Easy and Fun DIY Outdoor Furniture Projects

As the weather gets better and better outside, it’s time to build something for your backyard, garden or patio. And since we’re all about DIY crafts …

Hackers copied US climate data to European servers during Trump's inauguration

As Donald Trump was sworn into office as the new president of the US on Jan. 20, a group of around 60 programmers and scientists were gathered in the Department of Information Studies building at the University of California-Los Angeles, harvesting government data.<p>A spreadsheet detailed their …

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Grandma Kathy's Coffee Cake Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Is Grandma Kathy's coffee cake the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. The coffee cake recipe of recipe developer</i> …

20 Gorgeous Two-Sided Fireplaces For Your Spacious Homes

If your home is spacious enough to have room partitions built right inside, then you can create a two-sided fireplace with a lot of ease. Between the …

38 Rubs, Brines, and Marinades to Add More Flavor to Your Life

Tired of cooking and eating the same old thing? Add new life and monster flavor to your favorite recipes with these 38 rubs, brines, and marinades.<p><b>Sometimes we need to shake things up a little bit</b>. And what better way to spice things up in the kitchen than to spice up our favorite meat, fish, and …

We Got No Buns, Hon: 30 Non-Burger Grilling Recipes

These 30 grilling recipes have no bun in sight.<p><b>When you think backyard grilling</b>, you likely think hamburgers and hot dogs. And while we can certainly get down with a good burger, sometimes we're looking for something with a little less bread (so we can focus on the grilled stuff). So, we present, …

Spring Beauty: Felt Flowers for Crowns or Clips

Make a stylish springtime fashion statement with pretty felt flower clips that can be worn alone as barrettes or combined to create a whimsical felt flower crown!<p>Whether you’re off to an elaborate April wedding or a walk in the park with your sweetie, nothing says spring quite like an outfit filled …

Crafting

Weekend Project: PVC Pipe Toddler Chairs

In need of some weekend project inspiration? If you’ve got little ones in your home, make a set of PVC pipe toddler chairs that are perfect for indoor or outdoor use!<p>Build a set of durable, kid-friendly toddler chairs that are playroom or backyard ready with this easy-to-follow tutorial from Janny …

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Summer Essentials: Hanging Mason Jar Candle Holder

Transform canning jars into perfect summertime lanterns with this mason jar candle holder project!<p>With just a twist of some craft wire and a few realistic-looking LED candles, your patio—or your living room or kitchen—will glow with welcoming light all season long!<p>Ready to give it a try? Check out …

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20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

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BA's Best Buffalo Wings

6 Servings<p>Two key steps ensure extra-crisp wings: letting them sit at room temperature evens the cooking time, and the cornstarch dredge transforms into a crunchy shell when fried. If you like your wing sauce super spicy, increase the amount of cayenne in our best hot wings recipe. This is part of …

15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

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Roman Shower Stalls For Your Master Bathroom

Have you ever wanted to try out a Roman shower? And we’re not talking about the historical kind, instead we’re talking about the modern, sleek and …

The Total-Body Circuit Workout You Can Do While You Travel

No space, no equipment, no time? No freakin’ problem.<p>I travel a lot for both work and play. Oftentimes, part of the fun of travel, for me, is to seek out new gyms wherever I go, to try out new training methodologies and connect with other fitness professionals to see what I can learn from them.<p>But …

15 Awesome DIY Projects Using PVC Pipe

<b>If you're the kind of person who likes to get crafty and construct your own items for around the house, then you'll love these DIY projects you can</b> …

Crafting

How to Build a Custom Range Hood for $20

If you missed the earlier Before & After post, here's the custom range hood cover that reader Erica fabricated for her largely DIY kitchen. She took …

DIY Wood Burning Made Easy

Scrapwood Bread/Cheese Boards

So another scrap wood project. Made from Maple and Walnut. The maple came from jamb extensions my friend ripped out of his house when replacing his …

Sew What?

This is a simple sewing box that I made. It has a removable tray that holds basic sewing tools and thread. The bottom of the box is open to whatever …

Free Standing Vertical Garden

Summary<p>Create a living wall filled with your favorite herbs or other plants. Designed for any indoor or outdoor area, the GroVert freestanding planter is a smart gardening solution when space is limited. Just fill the cells with the plantings of your choice, and water as needed through the top …

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

Think lentils are boring? These recipes will change your mind

The dreary, 'health food’ reputation of lentils is undeserved. In these dishes, all they need is the right company to shine<p>Lentils have a bad rap. They’re a ‘health food’. I don’t really know what that means, especially in this age of radically changing ideas about what is good for you and what is …

The Best Bathrooms of 2014

Red Lentil and Vegetable Soup with Chive Yogurt

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil<p>1/2 cup finely chopped red onion<p>3 garlic cloves, minced<p>2 tablespoons finely minced peeled ginger<p>8 cups low-salt chicken broth or water<p>1 russet potato, cut into 1/2-inch pieces<p>2 cups red lentils, rinsed well<p>2 carrots, …

DIY Paper Gift Bows | Mom Spark - Mom Blogger

DIY<p><i>posted by</i> Allison <i>on</i> August 12, 2014 // 24 <i>comments »</i><p>I’m frugal. And by frugal I really mean ridiculously cheap. Because my work requires it, I buy …

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Tips For Giving Your A-Line Skirt A More Flattering Fit

Got an A-line skirt that could use a little tailoring? Lucky for you, our own Haley Pierson-Cox has put together some tips to help give your A-line skirt a more flattering fit over at The Zen of Making!<p>After spending the summer living in my perfect summer skirt, I decided that it was time to tackle …

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The Only Pumpkin Bread Recipe You'll Ever Need

Love pumpkin bread? Here's how to bake the best loaf you've ever had—or turn it into muffins or cake<p>We'll say it: <b>We love pumpkin bread</b>. We love the roasty, toasty spices that go into a good loaf (allspice, nutmeg, and cloves, oh my!) and we love how it takes us effortlessly from breakfast to …

Roasted Cauliflower and Ricotta Grandma Pie

makes 1 pie (about 6 servings)<p>Precooking the cauliflower and breadcrumbs means they will get toasty and crisp as the pie bakes. An extra step, yes, but well worth it.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>cauliflower<p>1 head cauliflower, cut into small florets<p>1 lemon, cut into quarters, seeded<p>4 anchovy fillets …

Carrot-Coconut Soup with Harissa and Crispy Leeks

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Heart-healthy coconut oil adds delightfully nutty, aromatic flavor to this creamy, sweet soup. If you can't find harissa to garnish with, drizzle it with hot sauce or sprinkle with a pinch of chili flakes instead.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons coconut …

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