Brita Jensen

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10 Tips to Help You Save Money and Stop Wasting Food

There is nothing worse than having to toss out food because it went bad too quickly or wasn't properly stored — not only is it a waste of money, it …

16 Foods That’ll Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps

Co-Founder of Wake Up World<p>Looking for a healthy way to get more from your garden? Like to know your food is free of the pesticides and other nasties …

Punch Things Up with Za'atar and Sumac

Common to several Middle Eastern cuisines, tart and citrusy sumac and earthy za’atar, a blend of thyme and sesame seeds that often also includes …

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Choosing Sustainable Shrimp

<i>by Kim Thompson, Sustainable Seafood Expert for the Menuism Seafood Blog</i><p>Recent price hikes in shrimp are largely due to the Early Mortality Syndrome disease in Thailand and Mexico. The sweet and firm crustaceans are the number one seafood import into the U.S., and they account for nearly a quarter …

Sonrisa pattern by Elizabeth Suarez

Sonrisa /sōnˈrē.sə/ - Smile.<br>This pullover was knit for my little boy. From the time he was born, I’ve always said he looks just like my uncle when he …

Binic pattern by Solenn Couix-Loarer

Explications disponibles en français ici.<br>English and italian pattern are now available as Ravelry PDF download. Thank you very much Sonya and Barbara!<p>…

Sarah pattern by Ariane Caron-Lacoste

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Greyhaven Cowl pattern by Robin Ulrich

Ward off the chill with either of Greyhaven’s size options — the cozy, one-skein neckwarmer version, or the luxurious versatility of the slouchy …

Katya Frankel on Twitter: "Next one is a raglan inspired hat - Duergar - http://t.co/1TgOILcsKu http://t.co/u8ybknBp7S"

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Linney Cardigan pattern by Amy Christoffers

Softer then the coziest sweatshirt but much more ladylike.<p>The body is worked in one piece to the underarms, then fronts and back are divided and …

Raglanify App pattern by Clare Lee

mishi2x on Twitter: "Check out my latest design using MillaMia Naturally Soft Merino Yarn! @knitIam http://t.co/kWyRFr5vcB http://t.co/iDGftdr6qX"

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Winter isn't quite here, but already folks are starting to revert back to their dreary cold weather wardrobes. Ugh. How boring! We're not ready to …

Giant, Giant Granny Square Blanket

As a child we often travelled to my maternal grandparent’s house for the holidays. I loved my Grandma Cordelia’s old house, especially all of its …

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My mother and I used to marble paper on the weekends when I was younger. To this day, I still feel like I am a mad scientist when I marble, experimenting with new colors and testing new patterns.<p>Even if you don’t have experience with marbling, it’s a fun project to try with friends. It requires …

Frightened Rabbit’s video for “Holy” is like every working person’s fantasy

Following September’s <i>The Late March, Death March</i> EP, Frightened Rabbit return to promoting <i>Pedestrian Verse</i> with a new video for “Holy”. Championing …

20 Years of Cleaning Tips: Scrub Your Way to a Gleaming Home

We've been cleaning for more than two decades. Okay, not continuously, but let's just say we know how to use <i>all</i> our vacuum-cleaner attachments at this point. Over the years, we've shared our best solutions for tackling household tasks, and to our delight, you've written to tell us how these tips …

11 Days Until Christmas: DIY Gifts That Pamper

I love DIY gifts, but I find that those who appreciate crafted presents are those who craft themselves. The following homemade gifts, however, can …

Homemade Reusable Disinfecting Wipes - All Natural

Making your own reusable disinfecting wipes is so easy, you’ll probably be hitting yourself for not trying it sooner, especially with my no-sew …

How To Make Your Own Dishwasher Detergent Tabs

It’s been a long time since I have addressed the subject of homemade dishwasher detergent. I have written posts about a homemade dishwasher detergent …

7 DIY Crayon Lipsticks to Make Now

Around here, we love DIY beauty goodies and lipstick in equal measure. After seeing DIY crayon lipstick recipes around the web, we decided it was …

Easy Mistake Stitch Scarf

This Easy Mistake Stitch scarf is made with Jade Sapphire’s gorgeous 12-ply Cashmere in color “Green Tea”. If you know how to knit and purl you can …

HIC White Jumbo Flour Sack Towels, 32 by 38-Inch, Set of 4

Brad's Prevention Tonic

1 Servings<p>Ginger and turmeric have anti-inflammatory powers, the juices deliver vitamin C, and staying hydrated is always a good idea. As for the Quantum Cold & Flu Liquid Extract? It’s touted as a “highly effective” herbal elixir. We’ll take their word for it.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 2" …

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Deborah Madison's New Ways to Pair Herbs | Williams-Sonoma Taste

<b>Deborah Madison</b>‘s new book <b>Vegetable Literacy</b> explores the complex (and often, surprising) relationships between vegetables, edible flowers, herbs and other wild plants. For inspiration, we asked the chef and author for her best combinations of summer herbs and vegetables. Get inspired, and try them …

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The 10 best herb recipes

Lemon verbena, lemon balm and lavender tea<p>Soothing, refreshing and full of flavour, this is the all-round feel-good tea.<p>Serves 2<b><br>500ml boiling water</b><b><br>2 sprigs of lemon verbena</b><b><br>2 sprigs of lemon balm</b><b><br>4 young heads of lavender flowers</b><p><b>1</b> Pour the boiling water over the fresh herbs.<p><b>2</b> Cover and leave to …