Kathym

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Chocolate Cupcakes for Two - Like Mother Like Daughter

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.<p>Mix together all the dry ingredients together in a small bowl (this means: flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt).<p>Add …

5-Minute Workout: Tone Your Butt and Thighs

Sweat with us in real time!<p>When you're short on time, it's a great idea to focus on your legs and butt, because that's where about 60 percent of your body's muscle is. This five-minute routine will work your lower half <i>hard</i>.<p>The key to this routine? Efficiency. For each of the five moves, go as hard …

Gluten free peppermint cream recipe with no egg

This gluten free peppermint cream recipe is made with no egg white, making it a great kids’ Christmas recipe that is easy to make and great to give …

6-year-old girl asks for holiday cards for her last Christmas

Sending out holiday cards this week? You’ll want to add another name to your list.<p>Addie Fausett, 6, of Fountain Green, Utah, is likely celebrating her last Christmas this year due to an atrophy of her brain that has left doctors puzzled. And in the face of devastating news, her family has come up …

Siblings

Free PDF Patterns for Star Wars Snowflakes

I love this idea for making Star Wars themed Snowflakes for the geek in your life (or for yourself!).<p>The PDF patterns are free to download and artist …

Star Wars

More Minutia for Your Tree

On and off for several years the good people at Berroco have been producing tiny sweater patterns that can be used as decorations on a holiday tree. …

DIY Pick Me Up Tea & Cookies

A quick and easy tea bag tag and biscuit package tutorial with free printables. A perfect pick me up for those tough days!<p>209<p>1669

Cappuccino Chocolate Chip Brown Sugar Cookies

A cappuccino is made with roughly half coffee and half milk, so it doesn’t have as strong of coffee flavor as, say, a mug of black coffee. These …

How many Greek legends were really true?

<b>The culture and legends of ancient Greece have a remarkably long legacy in the modern language of education, politics, philosophy, art and science. Classical references from thousands of years ago continue to appear. But what was the origin of some of these ideas?</b><p><b>1. Was there ever really a Trojan</b> …

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

18 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological …

Immune System

Rats, It’s Monday

9 Colorful Flowers That Grow in Shade

Love flowers but think your garden doesn’t get enough sun? These shade flowers grow happily even without a lot of direct sunlight.<p>These tiny white …

Plants

Cinnamon Swirl Scones

Who says tea parties are just for kids? A relaxing get-together over a cup of tea and a few baked goods is the perfect way to spend an afternoon and …

Free pattern: Shark pencil case, with a zipper for teeth

My tween-aged daughter just discovered the Sharknado movies last week, so we are alllll about sharks at our house right now. She would totally go …

Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

Olive oil is a great vegetable oil to cook with, but it is also an excellent oil to bake with provided that you use it in the right kind of recipes. …

The Mini Book of Major Events

If you’re a big fan of brevity, then take a little time to skim through this amazingly compact account of pretty much everything that’s ever happened. Artist Evan Lorenzen doesn’t waste any space or time with “The Mini Book of Major Events.”<p>[via …Book Arts!]

How-To: Dragon Finger Puppet

Delight your little ones this weekend: stitch them up a set of sweet dragon finger puppets with this tutorial and printable template from Vicki Brown Designs!<p>This project is quick and cute, and it’s a great way to use up some of those colorful felt scraps in your stash.<p>Click here to see how it’s …

Recipe: Iced Tea Granita

Now that it’s officially summer here in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s time to focus on chilling out with this Iced Tea Granita recipe from Food52. Combining the traditional warm weather flavor of sweet tea with the traditional Italian dessert seems like a foolproof cool off strategy to me.

Vanilla Hot Milk Sponge Cake

On many of the cake decorating shows on TV they refer to cakes as “sponges” because they like to use light, airy sponge-type cakes for building their …

No Churn Vanilla Ice Cream

A scoop of vanilla ice cream is one of the simplest indulgences that you can treat yourself to. And it is often the best, since there is never a bad …

Chocolate Poke Cake

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 18 small (4 ounce) canning jars with nonstick cooking spray. Place jars on a large baking sheet. Be sure …

Dessert

Dulce de Leche Creme Brûlée

Dulce de leche is an amazing milk-based caramel sauce that is very popular in Latin and South American countries, though it is found in many …

Mug Cakes: 100 Speedy Microwave Treats to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Mug cakes are quick and easy cakes that are perfect when you want to bake up just one or two servings of dessert instead of a whole sheet cake or …

Blood Orange Margarita

Blood orange season typically runs from December through March, but this year I had a few oranges that tenaciously hung onto the tree branches until …

How-To: Apple Streusel Breakfast Pizza

Personally, I’m not above eating left-over pizza for breakfast, but I’d be downright smug if I could take credit for making these Apple Streusel Breakfast Pizzas by Minimalist Baker.<p>[via Tiny House America]

How-To: Paper Plate Basket

Need a basket in a hurry? The Handmade Pride blog shared this quick and easy way to turn a paper plate into a basket from it’s always autumn.<p>[via Starry Night Cat]

Gay Pride

5 minute bookbinding

<i>photography by Trisha Zemp</i><p>I’m attending 2 conferences this week and I needed some last minute notebooks for my note taking so my stellar intern, …

How to Thrive and Create Joy at Work

Is it about flexible working, table tennis in the office, sleep pods or being transparent about salaries? How should businesses and entrepreneurs ensure the wellbeing and happiness of the people they work with?<p>"How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives" said American author Annie …