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7 Common Cuts of Pork and How to Cook Them

BBQ

This $23 Bodysuit (From Amazon!) Makes Me Look 10 Pounds Slimmer — Now I Wear It Under Everything

All women everywhere, your undivided attention is required. The holy grail of shapewear has been uncovered. I have been hunting for a bodysuit that fills all my requirements, and I finally found it. This Bali Shapewear Lace 'N Smooth Body Briefer ($23) on Amazon is my new obsession. It's cute, …

Clothing

Rihanna Is Back With the Fenty x Puma Shoe of the Summer and Bows Are Here to Stay

Rihanna is back with another release from her Fenty x Puma collection, and we're calling it right now: these are going to be your go-to shoe for the …

Footwear

Use Bacon Instead of Breading for No-Carb Onion Rings

It’s hard to improve on an onion ring, but I dare say the folks at Tastemade have done just that. Instead of dipping the allium loops in a batter and …

10 Foolproof Fixes For Your Overripe Bananas

Do you feel completely out of control when brown spots start taking over your banana surplus? Don't worry — we're here to help. There's no day like …

The Recipes To Help You Get In On The Sweet Potato Toast Trend

Give in to a new morning toast.<p>Sweet potato toast started making the rounds last year. And while we were excited about this healthy breakfast alternative, we didn’t put stock into this trend sticking around. How could sweet potato toast possibly compete with avocado toast, we wondered?<p>Boy were we …

Mary Berry's easy pancake recipe

Pancake Day has finally landed – it falls on February 13 this year – and is the ideal opportunity to test your skills in the kitchen.<p>This easy recipe, with only three ingredients, is perfect for any pancake-flipping novice. Just add lemon and sugar to keep the dish simple, or soak in syrup and …

Breakfast

17 Science-Inspired Desserts for the Nerds at Heart

It’s refreshing to see that so many bakers are stepping away from the buttercream roses and fondant decorations, however cool they may be, in favor of more unique desserts. From geode wedding cakes to watercolor frosting design, we’ve come pretty far, but a new trend is taking us even further. From …

Dessert

Watercolor Cake Is the Dreamiest (and Most Delicious) New Wedding Trend

Check out these edible works of art.<p>Watercolor wedding cakes are having a moment right now, and it's no wonder why. Decorated with beautiful brushstrokes of all shades, the edible works of art are a sure way to elevate your wedding day dessert. Whether floral, marble, or abstract, these bakers' …

Assembly Guide: Mini Tag Book

I am so in love with my new Mini Tag Book die! It is itty-bitty and full of possibilities. I wanted to share a quick step-by-step tutorial with you …

Crafting

Bella Dia

No Knots!<p>I have a few pet peeves about sewing but my biggest one is tying knots. I have that little bitty sense of dread everytime I have to do it - …

Sewing

French Knot

Loading...<p>X<p>August 26th, 2014<p>Now that we’re back in school, I have time to do things like record a Learn a Stitch video. Yay! Enjoy!<p>« money …

Money

how to make a fabric daisy flower {tutorial}

Our most popular posts are still the fabric flower tutorials, like the fabric rosette tutorial and the organza flower tutorial. I love that this …

make a fabric flower and a flower tutorial round up

Thanks to all of you who have joined us all week for Flower Week! We had several other great flower ideas on our list, so we'll have to have a "part …

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Sewing the opening closed where you turned a bag right side out isn't difficult, but it can certainly be ugly and obvious if not done well! Here is …

Sewing

The Art Of Smocking: How To Guide

26 Comments Print Email<p>Examples Of Smocking<p>Of peasant origin, smocking is a decorative means of gathering a wide piece of material into a required …

Sewing

French Knot Video Tutorial

Here’s a video tutorial for the French Knot. This knot is used often in hand-embroidery, but a lot of people avoid it, because it intimidates them. …

Method of doing "Flower design" in Canadian smocking

In Flower design folds are created by joining 4 points of a square. From this stitch we can create as many designs as we want. It has got many names. …

The Theater of Fashion: 20 Years of the Most Memorable Runway Shows

In 1995, Alix Browne sat at the edge of the catwalk at Alexander McQueen’s “Highland Rape” show in London. “The models staggered straight for us, the bodices of their tartan and lace dresses ravaged, their eyes wild, as if propelled by some ferocious, inner demons,” she writes in the introduction …

Alexander McQueen

The 'Chilling' Moment This Father Realized Where His Kids' Clothes Come From

<i>This article is part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” campaign, an ongoing project spotlighting the world’s waste crisis and how we can begin to solve it.</i><p>Andrew Morgan never gave a second thought to the hidden cost of the clothes he bought well into adulthood.<p>The Los Angeles filmmaker and father of four …

Sustainability

Superannuation | Investments & Super Funds

Investing

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Georgia Dome Home Makes News

Dade County, Georgia was one of many areas of the southern United States hit by deadly tornadoes this past spring. An EF-3 tornado struck the area on …

Weather

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