Amy Ta

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Apple Cider Margarita Recipe

If you’re somewhere warm this fall, but you still want to partake in seasonal treats, then why not give your cider a frosty twist this apple cider margarita recipe from the Jelly Toast Blog? This recipe simply substitutes apple cider for lime juice and suggests a little ginger liqueur, along with …

How-To: Geometric Paper Catch All

Need a place to stash little bits of this and that? How about this super sweet geometric paper pod to hold all your little treasures? This fabulous project includes a free printable from Zü.<p>Love this design? Zü has so many more wonderful DIY tutorials and patterns to share.


How-To: Simple Linen Apron

Looking for a modern apron-with-pockets project that’s perfect for your favorite cooks, crafters, grillers, and makers? Look no further than this lovely simple linen apron tutorial that Lindy shared on Design Sponge.<p>I love a good, sturdy guy and gal friendly apron—they’re so useful for so many …

How-To: Geometric Himmeli-Style Star Tree Topper

Think festive holiday decor will clash with your design-minded style? Not necessarily. Check out this awesome geometric himmeli-style star christmas tree topper tutorial that Tim and Mary Vidra from 17 Apart shared on eHow!<p>I don’t know about you, but it’s entirely possible that I’ll acquire a …

Christmas Trees

This Family Lived With A Real Lion Back In 1971

This series of intimate photographs from the 1970s of Neil the lion carries a chilling backstory that should remind us all that, no matter how much …

Swimming Pools

This Dog Has No Idea What She’s Doing

Remember that funny picture of a beautiful golden retriever seated at a computer with the caption “I have no idea what I’m doing?” Her owner has come …


Old Faithful: Warm And Intimate Photos Of Really Old Dogs

Photographer Pete Thorne has discovered that, just as photographing the elderly can make for powerful portraits, the same can be said for old dogs as …


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Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

Heat a few tablespoons of oil in a large Dutch oven or skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and jalapeño and cook until softened, 5 to 7 minutes. …

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How-To: Felt Elephant Mobile

Stitch up a charming DIY felt elephant mobile that’s perfect for your own nursery decor or a baby shower gift with this tutorial and downloadable template from Benzie!<p>Ready to create some cute? Click here to see the full how-to!

How-To: Ironbound Bookcase

Organize your books in modern-meets-rustic style with this sturdy DIY ironbound bookcase project from Ben at HomeMade Modern.<p>Make it this weekend! Click here to see how it’s done.


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How-To: Alcohol Ink Coasters

Transform plain ceramic tiles into gorgeous yet practical color-saturated works of art with this alcohol ink coasters tutorial that Aly from Artisan des Arts shared on The Crafted Life.


Wood + Iron Bench

Quite a few people have been asking for more information on the pipe bench I showed in EP3 Wood + Iron Table. The first bench I made came out a bit …


Hair How-To: The Messy Bun

For days that you pushed snooze one too many times.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>Step 1.</b> Start with second day or air-dried hair.<p><b>Step 2.</b> Separate the front pieces of your hair.<p><b>Step 3 and 4.</b> Next, part the rest of your hair into two sections and then tie into a knot.<p><b>Step 5 and 6.</b> Continue to repeat knoting your …

The Ultimate Summer Berry Pizza

We asked Eva Kosmas of the insanely gorgeous food blog Adventures in Cooking to create her favorite summer berry dish. Get ready to slice it and dice …

In the Kitchen With: Jennifer Katzinger’s Mixed Berry Crumble

Summer for many is an exciting time because of berry season. We, for example, have a horribly unkempt yard with an unnavigable thicket. I believe we …

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Crowd Feeders: Easy Recipes to Serve the Summer Hordes

Spicy, sticky, and ever-so-slightly sweet, these outrageously flavorful wings are made in just two steps.

Decoupaged iPhone Cover

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Mojo Pork Kebabs

Garlic, red-pepper flakes, and citrus from orange and lime juices give Cuban mojo its kick. Also try it with scallops or chicken kebabs.

Pitcher-Perfect: Our Best Lemonade Recipes

<b>Whether you’re peddling to the neighbors, packing the cooler, or hanging out in the backyard, these lemonade recipes will start your summer off right.</b><p>Classic Homemade Lemonade<p>First off, master our classic recipe -- then try it with a twist.

Beet Recipes

If you're not a fan of beets' famously bright hues, cover your work surfaces. Then start peeling, slicing, and grating.<p>In Season: Fresh, flavorful beets are easy to find, especially from late spring through fall.<p>What to Look For: Look for beets that are firm and not too big, with taut, smooth skins …

Rustic Chic Celebration in Santa Barbara

From the Bride... <i>Quinten and I knew that we wanted a wedding celebration that was an amazing party but also felt like an intimate setting. A wedding</i> …

Glamorous Affair at the London West Hollywood

From The Bride... <i>Having a venue such as The London West Hollywood helped keep the focus chic and classic with a clean edge. Using white floral</i> …

Fish Chowder

10<p>Recipe photo courtesy of Marcus Nilsson<p>45 mins 30 mins 8<p>Total Time Prep Servings<p>The Food Newsletter<p>Great tips & recipes delivered to your inbox.<p>Ingredients<p>2 strips bacon (about 2 ounces), finely chopped<p>1 tablespoon unsalted butter<p>5 ounces shallots, minced (about 1 cup)<p>1/4 cup dry white wine<p>2 …

Best Burgers

<b>No dish represents grilling season better than the hamburger. This summer, perfect a classic recipe such as this iconic cheeseburger, or try a new twist on with a recipe from our collection.</b><p>Thick Burger<p>To make juicy, flavorful burgers, start with ground beef chuck and use a light touch when forming …