Casey Asmus

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How to Trick Your Brain to Create a New Healthy Habit | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Have you ever started a diet or exercise program but didn’t stick with it? If you are like millions of other people, you’ve set out with the best …

Stop Giving Your Brain the "Sugar Blues" | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Refined sugar has been called poison, toxic, and the “anti-nutrient”. It’s said to be more addictive than cocaine. Is it really that bad? How much …

Guide to Sewing Machine Feet for Quilting

If you’re new to quilting—or new to sewing machines in general—sewing machine feet can be one big, frustrating mystery. Luckily, Sherri on Craftsy created this handy intro guide for quilting-related sewing machine feet so you can start stitching with confidence!<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Rolled Hem Sewing …

How-To: Collect and Display Insects

In the midst of the current 17-year cicada emergence here on the East Coast, the good folks over at Radiolab have posted an interview with entomologist Dr. Louis Sorkin, in which he describes how to collect and display insect specimens in shadowboxes (or cigar boxes if you want that DIY</b> …

How-To: Binding a Quilt

Learn tips and tricks for beautiful quilt finishing with this quilt binding tutorial from Lily Patch Quilts!<p>Head over to Lily Patch Quilts for the full how-to!<p>[Via Sulia]

How-To: Install Magnetic Snaps

Add magnetic snaps to your projects like a pro with this simple tutorial for installing magnetic stamps from Anna at Noodlehead!<p>Ready to get snappy? Head over to Noodlehead to see the full how-to.

How-To: Mother-Daughter Spring Skirts

Susan Beal shares her tips and tricks for making customized mother and daughter spring skirts over on the Coats & Clark Sewing Secrets blog!<p>You can also check out Susan’s super-fast kids skirt tutorial over on her blog, West Coast Crafty.

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 …

Why do meringues weep?

Many types of pies are topped with billowing meringues that give them a beautiful finished look and a lovely contrast between a denser filling and a …

Buttermilk Magic Cake

A lovely, layered dessert known as a “magic cake” has been pipping up on blogs all over the place lately. The cake is a dessert which magically turns …

My Mom's Cinnamon Rolls

When mother's day rolls around, I always feel a little stressed about how I'm going to honor my mom. She's an amazing person. If you're in her line …

Hummingbird Cake

May 13, 2013<p>I made my mom this cake Sunday afternoon. A Hummingbird Cake and it was so good.<p>This cake is basically healthy. At least in my mind it is.<p>…

Vanilla Bean Pound Cake

The original pound cake got its name from its ingredients. It contained a pound of eggs, a pound of butter, a pound of sugar and a pound of flour. It …

Chip Chip Hooray!

May 19, 2013<p>Chocolate Chip Confetti Cookies!<p>Get in my mouth. Right now. It’s cookie time!<p>Okay, anytime is cookie time in my book. How about you?<p>I …

Strawberry Shortcake Doughnut Trifle

I think we can all agree that a dessert trifle is something you can count on in a pinch.<p>Don't have much time to make dessert?<br>Company's coming in an …

Foundations no.7 - Rough Puff Pastry

Perhaps I'm odd, but I find rolling out puff pastry relaxing. There's something quietly satisfying about rolling back and forth, shaping, dusting, …