Esther Clark

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I saved 50% of my income for a month — here's the simple strategy I used to keep my grocery bill under $60 total

After rent, utilities, and all my other fixed costs for the month, I was left with roughly $140 per week to spend on food amd entertainment (even less when you consider I had to factor in an expensive bachelorette party at the end of the month). While that's certainly more than enough money to live …

Time Management

WEDO Gluten Free Banana Flour

The inspiration for WEDO Gluten Free Banana Flour began when Co-Creator David Wintzer traveled to Kenya in 2008 & 2009. While in Kenya, David worked …

8 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Creativity

To live a creative life, you must be able to destroy your habits that are killing your creativity.<p>If you think some people are born creative and you're not one of them, think again.<p>What makes some people more creative than others is that they nurture their creativity. In fact, experts say that …

Creativity

Detox Menu Plan

Detoxing is not normally something that appeals to most people unless they’re not feeling their best. Sluggishness, poor digestion, food …

Healthy Eating

Techniques for Quilting Negative Space- Part 1

One of my most popular classes, Techniques for Quilting Negative Space, is also one of my favorite to teach. Whether the negative space in a quilt is …

Quilting

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Infographics

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and/or length.</i>

Sewing Tip: Rolled Hem Foot Basics

I love to discover better ways to use a tool that I already have, and this rolled hem foot basics post from Heather at The Sewing Loft was definitely eye-opening. I’ve never pressed a fold along the edge of my fabric before feeding it into the foot when I’ve used my rolled hem foot (also known as …

Scrap Quilting Patterns To Use Up Your Stash!

Scrap quilting is an economical approach to patchwork for quilters who like to use up every last bit of fabric. While scrap quilting patterns provide …

Wednesday Sewing - Leaf Art Coasters

Happy 4th of July to all my US readers!<p>Remember the fabric I ice dyed a couple of weeks ago? I used it for a leaf art project that I'm using for …

Relaxing, Therapeutic Neck Pillows-A Fan Favorite!

These little bow-tie shaped neck pillows are super for proppin' up your noggin as you watch TV or read in bed, as well as for supporting your neck …

Bow Ties

Itty Bitty Fabric Bin

Hi, fellow precut fabric lovers! I am obsessed with storage bins. That’s kinda what happens when you have too much stuff! I’m always looking for cute …

Sewing

Lined Drawstring Bag by In Color Order

My friend Susi of Lilla Louise and I are hosting a swap over on Instagram {which seems like the local hangout for quilters these days}, and our …

Craft Room Organization: 10 Smart Ways to Store Fabric

Both professional interior designers and crafters/DIYers struggle with the same kinds of problems: how to make a small room feel larger, how to bring …

Storage Ideas

Low Volume Quilted Pillow

I finished my quilted, lumbar pillow, which is based on a pattern in Malka Dubrawski's <i>Fresh Quilting</i>. There's an affiliate link, if you click the …

Baby Star Quilt--Finished!

I finished the mini version of my star quilt! It's headed off to a new baby soon. I really love baby quilts that don't scream "baby". It's much more …

Quilting

Thrifty Quilting: Tips to Quilt on a Budget

Elizabeth Betts is the author of Beginner’s Guide to Quilting: 16 Projects to Learn to Quilt and she runs the Quilty Pleasures online shop and quilt …

Quilting

Vintage Quilt Revival blog hop

It’s been a while since we’ve talked quilting books here, so I hope you don’t mind me taking the time today to talk about Vintage Quilt Revival, a …

Quilting

Road Trip Case Pattern - Noodlehead

You’ll take it with you wherever you go. This case is for anyone! Get organized!<p>pocket option for rubber band looms (specifically Rainbow Loom) and …

Sewing

From my Quilty Studio...How I Save My Fabric Scraps...and All About Bonus Quilts!!!

<b>These are my quilty scraps.</b><p><b>Also known as -</b><p><b>my little bits of happiness:)</b><p><b>They are cut from all of my quilty project leftovers.</b><p><b>I use them all the time</b> …

Quilted | Making Scrap Quilts from Stash

HeartStrings is having a sew-in today in Roberts, WI and since I can’t be with them, I’m sewing along at home this weekend. Yesterday, I finished my …

Sewing

The 15-Step Guide to Acing Any Job Interview

You’ve made it past the resume robots and the critical eyes of the recruiter to land an in-person interview. This is your chance — perhaps your <i>one</i> …

'Open Tree Of Life' Shows How 2.3 Million Earthlings Are Related, From Microbes To Mankind

"This is the first real attempt to connect the dots and put it all together," one researcher said.<p>Researchers from multiple institutions have come together to publish Earth's most complete family tree to date, illustrating the evolutionary relationships between about 2.3 million named species of …

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

Public Speaking

Reclamation Project V: Rainbow

Inspiration Song & Lyrics<p>Don’t you worry, don’t you worry child<br>See heaven’s got a plan for you<p>Uncomfortable in My Own Skin: Reclamation Project V – …

Quilting

8 Windows 10 settings you should change right away

Change these settings!<p>Always schedule restarts<p>Ditch notifications<p>Reclaim the Start menu<p>Set up Cortana<p>Customize Edge<p>Set up default apps and programs<p>Stop the sync party<p>Declutter your taskbar

Cortana

Why I Write in PowerPoint

When writing business documents (aside from emails), most people turn to word-processing software. That’s not the only option. You can do everything — outlines, drafts, revisions, and even layouts, if you’d like — in PowerPoint or similar presentation programs.<p>That’s what I’ve used to write my …

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

Public Speaking

Here Is How to Use iPad As A Document Camera in Class

July 15, 2015<br>An interesting way to use iPad with students in class is through turning it into a document camera. The concept is very simple, you use …

Education Technology