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4 Fast Easy Fresh Summer Recipes Perfect for June

It's too nice out to spend all day at the stove. Choose quick-cooking proteins like scallops and skirt steak, then add summer's best produce.<p><b>Kick off your summer with steak tacos</b> brightened by a crunchy new salsa, speedy scallops with burst tomatoes, a summer soup with loads of market produce, and …

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75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

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Bye, Bye Bugs (especially mosquitoes). Effective DIY Bug Spray Recipe! | Pronounce

Source: Håkan Dahlström<p>Looking for a natural DIY bug spray recipe that will not leave you soaked in horrific chemicals? <i>Who needs that!??</i><p>Here is where …

Essential Oils

How-To: Colorblock Bias Blanket

You needed a new and absolutely gorgeous, blanket, right? Check out this wonderful new colorblock bias blanket knitting pattern from Laura’s Loop on The Purl Bee!<p>Whenever I am faced with a pile of undeniably beautiful yarn, I turn to an old-friend-of-a-project, the Colorblock Bias Blanket. It is a …

Pineapple Banana Pops

<b>By Katie Goodman</b><p>Popsicles are a favorite summer treat in our house. With outside temperatures teetering dangerously towards 100 degrees Fahrenheit, homemade popsicles are the perfect healthy treat to cool off during the long, hot afternoons.<p>It’s simple to make your own 100% fruit popsicles at home, …

How-To: Cat Tent from a T-Shirt

Oh, you thought that hole in your T-shirt was for your head? Wrong. It’s the entrance to your cat tent, now take that thing off and set it up properly using this tutorial by Instructables author jessyratfink.<p>This cat tent is super easy to make – you really just need a t-shirt, some wire hangers and …

Healing Garden Salve

I’m excited to share this salve with you! <b>This blend of herbs works to heal and soothe your skin.</b> It is an antiseptic and helps fight bacteria. It …

DIY

MOTHER EARTH NEWS EDITORS<p>Follow these plans and diagrams to build your own mini tractor in no time right in your backyard!<p>We made our own rodent …

These Mushroom Recipes Are So Good, They're *Magic*

Mushrooms: Not just for vegetarian cooking! These recipes prove it.<p>Mushrooms! They're so versatile! They're just as at home in an Italian pasta dish as they are in a Japanese-inspired soup, and they're delicious every time. Here are some of our favorite shroom-forward recipes.

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Bonsai 101

Miniaturize your favorite tree with this ancient art.<p>Bonsai plants are, in their essence, little trees. Yet the art of bonsai has a much greater scope: it strives to replicate nature. It is an art that emulates the elements and their action on living plants. A tree is just a sapling until the roots …

Gardening

DIY solid perfume with shimmer - perfect for your purse! | Hello Glow

Solid perfume is one of my new favorite beauty discoveries. I bought a small one a while ago for my green beauty basket and loved how it smelled. …

41 Cheap And Easy Backyard DIYs You Must Do This Summer

Go outside! You look like you need a little sun.

Crafting

How to Grow Specialty Mushrooms in Your Backyard

Today’s guest post is from Fungi Fun Guy, Michael Judd, author of Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist. Michael’s book is a unique how-to …

Featured Shop: Sydney Hale Co.

My name is Meghan Cook, and I own and operate Sydney Hale Company with my husband, Chris. We live in an old farmhouse in Purcellville, Virginia, a beautiful town 60 miles west of Washington, DC with a view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We moved here about a year ago, and it’s a community that we’re …

How to Make Yogurt Biscuits Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Food52's Provisions Editor, Posie Harwood, teaches us how to make light, fluffy biscuits without butter or</i> …

Breakfast

Pallet Project

<i>This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Thank you for supporting Lovely Greens</i><p>Shares 211<p>Our patio is an area that we haven’t used …

The Secrets of How to Make Soap in a Slow Cooker

Learn How to Make Soap in a Slow CookerWhen I first started learning how to make soap, somewhere in the back of my mind was the question: how can I …

Food Preservation

Smoked Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings - Spicy Sriracha Onion Rings

This recipe right here is why Twitter is so magical. One night I was messing around on it and I noticed that one of my twitter buddies Joe posted a …

Cooking

HOW TO: Build a Terrarium | Brick & Vine

I’m always looking for easy DIY projects to liven up our home. Terrariums are an easy way to add a little nature to any space and they require little …

Tabletop Cactus Garden

I can't remember if it was here, in social media land, or maybe both places, where I mentioned I have decided to start a new series on IBC. As you …

Gardening Without a Yard

You need zero square feet to grow food.<p>I frequently nag friends, family, and strangers to start gardening. “I’d love to have a garden, but I don’t have a yard” is by far the most common excuse I hear. No more! Here are some of my favorite DIY designs for growing food that require not even an inch …

Recycled Glass Bottle Jewelry by Revetro • Recyclart

The inspiration behind these Bombay Sapphire gin (and Coke) bottle charms materialized over the past year as we tried to …