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Does Declan Donnelly's statement about presenting SNT alone mark huge change in Ant and Dec's friendship?

For the first time in their 30-year joint career, Declan Donnelly will be going solo to present the final two episodes of Saturday Night Takeaway …

Declan Donnelly

How to Block Nuisance Calls and Messages on Your iPhone

Unsolicited phone calls and messages can become a regular annoyance and even a cause of stress for many smartphone users these days. Thankfully, Apple provides features in iOS 11 that allow you to block nuisance calls and messages from the same number coming through to your phone, and in this …

DIY: Mud Pie Kitchen

We predict the next big trend in outdoor living will be mud pie kitchens. Admit it. You want one:<p>Photograph courtesy of Ginny Sheller.<p>Above: When we …

Garden Crafts for Children: Build an Insect House

Dawn Isaac has a blog called Little Green Fingers which she describes as “one mother’s attempts to get her kids as addicted to gardening as she is.” …

Soy Ginger Chicken Recipe | Episode 1236

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …

Self-improvement

Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?

The disintegration of Jake’s life took him by surprise. It happened early in his junior year of high school, while he was taking three Advanced Placement classes, running on his school’s cross-country team and traveling to Model United Nations conferences. It was a lot to handle, but Jake — the …

Middle School

ksk: a most useful edging

A slipped 3-stitch edging to use again and again. And again. <br>(– – > straight to tutorial)<p>This simple edging is one I keep using for all sorts of …

#100daysofknitstitches

YouTube Instructional Video: Pattern: CO in multiples of 12 Row 1 = Right side/Front Row 1, 3, 5: *P2, K8, P2* Row 2, 4, 6, 8: *K2, P8, K2* Row 7: …

All The Best Fall Shoes From New York Fashion Week

Dainty denim heels, futuristic wedges, and more from your favorite designers.<p>Dainty denim heels, futuristic wedges, and more from your favorite designers.

Casting on for Two Gloves or Socks on One Circular Needle: Tutorial

Hello Blogland :)<p>Today our knitting group met for our weekly "fix", of knitting, chatting, laughing and eating delicious things... We had a new lady …

12 Things to Add to 2017 For a Healthier, Happier Year

In the New Year, there are some things you should cut back on to be healthier, but also so many things you should add in. The best part? They're so simple — and many of them cost absolutely nothing. Try adding more of each of these to your day-to-day in 2018 to make this year so much better than …

The 11 Most Mesmerizing GIFs of 2016

Our favorite loops of the year are so hypnotic you might fall in.<p>Nothing calms the nerves like a perfectly looping GIF, except maybe a shot of good whiskey. You shouldn't drink 11 shots of whiskey in five minutes, but you can definitely get lost in these 11 GIFs. Hell, take 10 minutes. We read the …

Digital Art

7 Exercises That Instantly Un-Hunch Your Shoulders

Blame it on all the time you spend doing computer work, driving, lifting babies, or scrolling through your Instagram feed on your phone: All of these activities (and more!) contribute to the rounding forward of your shoulders, creating tight muscles that cause a telltale "hunch." The good news? …

Pain

The 8 Family Movies on Netflix You Need to Watch This Halloween

One of our favorite parts of fall is all the nostalgia it brings for family hangs. Halloween films offer up the perfect evening in with the kiddos. …

Paleo Pumpkin and Carrot Muffins

Not surprisingly, the highlight of our recent weekend getaway to Portlandia was the Paleo Pop Up Brunch I co-hosted at Departure Restaurant with our …

Breakfast

Chocolate Mug Cake

I am back with another 5 ingredient recipe! This chocolate mug cake is ready in minutes. It’s perfect for when a sweet craving strikes… instead of …

Caramelized Brussels Sprouts with Lime & Crispy Shallots Recipe

<i>Steph’s note: This Caramelized Brussels Sprouts with Lime & Crispy Shallots Recipe comes to you courtesy of my very good friend Rach from Meatified.</i> …

Zucchini Noodles with Creamy Avocado Pesto

Happy #MeatlessMonday!No I’m not a vegetarian, but sometimes I just <i>love</i> having a day where the only thing I fill my body with are fresh fruits and …

Press Play: 8 of the Best Kids’ Lit Podcasts (and a Few for Grown-Ups Too)

Have you heard? Podcasts are all the rage!<p>There’s something on every topic under the sun, which means, of course, that there is a good collection of …

15 Cool Things You Can Do On The Internet For Free

The Internet is full of free things If you know the right place. You can learn anything on the internet free from seeing and reading. Today in this …

How to account for gauge differences

Over the weekend, I got a gauge question from someone planning to join the Anna Vest Knitalong, and since it’s a universal question, and a conundrum …

Writing

6 Veggie-Based Buns For a Paleo-Friendly Burger

Save calories at your next barbecue by swapping store-bought hamburger buns for sweet potatoes, lettuce, mushrooms, and more grain-free …

Food

knitty.com

Frog pond edition<p>In Japan, the kajika goes kerokero. In Spain the rana sings cruá-cruá. A beka would say bre-ke-ke in Hungary. Here in Norway, …

Knitting

Counterfeit Duck Confit: All Of The Flavor, Without The Labor

<i>This summer, NPR is getting crafty in the kitchen. As part of Weekend Edition's Do Try This At Home series, chefs are sharing their cleverest hacks and tips — taking expensive, exhausting or intimidating recipes and tweaking them to work in any home kitchen.</i><p><i>This week: We learn to make a</i> …

France

Now Boarding: Condé Nast Traveler Joins Flipboard

Blending literary journalism with luxury travel, Condé Nast Traveler trademarked the term “truth in travel.” Repudiating freebies and fluff, founding editor Sir Harold Jones wanted the magazine’s writers to “experience travel the way you do—with no special recognition, treatment or obligations.”<p>No …

Gaspard le Grand pattern by Christine Rouvillé

Knitting

Yarn Harlot

One time I was listening to the radio (CBC, because I am some sort of dinosaur who still listens to the radio in my house) and I heard a piece (which …

Knitting

That Nice Stitch pattern by Susan Ashcroft

When my Mum was visiting I kept asking what I could knit her and every time she replied: a cowl made with Malabrigo sock yarn and “<i>that nice stitch</i>” …