Debbie R Zehr

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What happens when an Italian tries to go paleo for a month

Any time I hear mention of “cutting out carbs” as a way to lose weight or become healthier, I lose it. As an Italian, I grew up on foods people now consider evil: pasta, bread, risotto. The notion that these foods are somehow unhealthy, and inessential to our diets, feels like an attack on my …

Nutrition

Half Rectangle Triangle Quilt

A few weeks ago I started spending some time with a women from our church congregation who is expecting her first child. She has dealt with …

Quilting

Canada’s dairy farmers could face bigger-than-expected flood of imports

Canadian dairy farmers could face a bigger-than-expected flood of cheap foreign imports, the final version of the proposed trade agreement known as Trans-Pacific Partnership shows.<p>The full text of the pact released on Thursday morning shows that dairy imports will be far greater than expected by …

Top 7 Houseplants for Clean Air and a Restful Sleep

Contributing Writer for Wake Up World<p>If you’re weary of tossing and turning, unable to sleep at night, a NASA study might just help deliver sweet …

Plants

Free Patterns

Hey everyone! I’m slowly making my way back into the blogging sphere, and I’m kicking it off with a killer jumpsuit I made recently using TELIO’s …

Sewing

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Hammock Chair DIY

So many of my projects are inspired by my kids and born out of a need or opportunity to facilitate some kind of activity that will either teach them …

Free Motion Quilt Tutorial: The Feathered Leaf

Good morning, Quilters!<p>I hope you had time to create a little rose garden using Nora’s Rose free motion quilt tutorial last week…<p>Today, I have a …

How to Make and Install an Inset Zipper

I call this a "flat top" zipper. I've also heard it referred to as a set-in zipper and a recessed zipper. You can make up your very own name; the …

Sewing

Using The Right Presser Foot Makes Sewing Easier, Faster, More Professional

The job of the presser foot on your sewing machine is to hold the fabric against the feed dogs and guide it in a straight line as you sew. That's why …

Sewing

Simple Shirred Sundress

The shirred sundress is a wardrobe standard for summer. But Sew4Home is never one to settle for 'standard'! We spun the traditional …

Sewing

7 Sheet-Pan Dinners (And Desserts) That'll Make Clean-Up A Breeze

Piccolo Penguin 8" Paper Sewing Pattern

Paper Sewing Pattern with Photo-Tutorial Instructions.<p>Finished Size: Approx 8” / 20 cm tall<p>Difficulty Rating: Easy to Intermediate<p>This cute little …

Sewing

Musicmyarts.com

• Top 10 Art Colleges<br>• Graphic Design Degrees<br>• Cultural Events<br>• Theater Tickets Online<br>• Art Music<br>• Arts Festival<br>• Music Printing<p>Related Links: Top 10 Art Colleges …

Average Price of Solar in US, Texas Wind Success… (Clean Electricity Link Drop)

Haven’t gotten enough solar, wind, energy storage, climate, and other green news lately? Here’s more good work from around the interwebs: Solar & …

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• A WordPress.com account. Don’t have an account? All you need is an email address and password — register here!<br>• Permission from the site owner. Once …

The Easiest Way to Organize Refrigerated Foods

The following is a guest post from regular contributor, Emily R. at My Love For Words. Not long ago, opening my refrigerator door felt a lot like …

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Fittohealth.com

This domain has recently been listed in the marketplace. Please click here to inquire.<p>Health and Fitness News<br>• 5-Minute Total Body Workout<br>• Healthy Diet …

Vitamin D and Dementia

We’ve all grown up knowing that vitamin D is important for strong healthy bones. After all, that was the reason that labels on milk cartons stated …

How to grill corn: Billy Dec shares his tips and street corn recipes

<i>Chicago's Billy Dec, the man behind restaurants including Rockit Bar & Grill, Sunda and Rockit Burger Bar, shares his top tips for buying and grilling corn, plus flavor-packed grilled corn recipes inspired by Mexican and Southeast Asian favorites.</i><p>Billy Dec's tips for buying the best corn<p><b>When to …

Cooking

10 Ultimate Summer Tomato Recipes

Juicy and fragrant, summer tomatoes need little more than a bit of salt and pepper when prepared. Here, F&W’s best and most delicious recipes …

Strange But Good: 8 New Things to Do with Tortillas

<i>To quesadillas, and beyond! Here are 8 new and exciting ways to use tortillas.</i><p>You bought that bag of tortillas (or made a batch yourself, you go-getter, you) because you were excited about upcoming taco night or dreaming of a unabashedly gooey quesadilla. And we're certainly not ones to knock taco …

Recipes

You're Better Than Waffle Cones. You Deserve A Chocolate Chip Cookie Cone.

Today in ice cream trends: Cookie cones are hot and waffle cones are totally not.<p><i>(Photo: Dudefoods.com)</i><p>A cookie cone is exactly what it sounds like: an oversized cookie shaped into cone form. They've been around for a while, but it's ice cream season right now, and some innovations are permanently …