Heather Sands Fargis

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Simple Vintage Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

The Simple Vintage Blanket is very thick and soft, and is made with bulky yarn and a large hook. This works up easily, quickly, and will keep you …

Hygge Holiday Throw Crochet pattern by Jess Coppom Make Do Crew

Inspired by classic woven blankets, the Hygge Holiday Throw turns any chair or couch into an inviting spot to curl up and a peppermint mocha.<p>Work it …

Charity Crafting Projects: Where to Send Your Charity Donations

We went over knitting and crocheting for charity, and you’re happily stitching away. But where can you send those charity donations? Here are my …

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Women's fiction prize shortlist includes debut work

<b>A debut novel about a female bee is one of six titles to be shortlisted for the 2015 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.</b><p>The Bees, by Laline Paull, joins titles by Rachel Cusk, Kamila Shamsie and Sarah Waters on this year's shortlist.<p>Ali Smith's Booker-nominated How to be Both and A Spool of Blue …

10 Must-read Books for Spring

I've been reading a ton lately, which makes me happy since I remember what it was like to go through that awful "can't read" period. Despite a ridiculous schedule, I've carved out time to read every day and it's made me a little more sane.<p>I no longer feel the need to finish every book I start, so …

23 Diagrams That Make Gardening So Much Easier

Whether you've got two green thumbs or you're an avowed plant-murderer, you need these tips.

13 graphic novels every memoir lover should read

Looking for a book that offers something different — something a little more rooted in reality? These graphic novel memoirs are as lively and …

25 Best Snacks For Weight Loss

From the editors of RedbookMag.com, four nutritionists share the small bites that pull their own weight in the dieting department so you don't have to.<p><b>1) Hard-boiled eggs with sriracha sauce</b> To improve thyroid function—the gland manages growth and metabolism—look no further than a low-calorie, …

A new day at Salon

Founder and editor David Talbot is moving on, and so is Salon. A letter to our readers from new editor Joan Walsh.<p>Salon Staff<p>February 10, 2005 10:59pm (UTC)<p>In Internet time, 10 years is a long run. In Salon time, it feels like an eternity. We've watched the crazy tulipmania of the dot-com era from …

The 10 Overlooked Memoirs of 2014

At this time of endless books-of-the-year lists, it’s easy to forget the many worthy titles that happen to slip from view. It’s been an extraordinary …

The Exercise Move That Works Your Belly, Butt, and Hips

Trainers, yoga teachers, and pilates instructors love it—and you will too.<p>Even if you don’t know the Bridge by name, we bet you’re familiar with the pose. This resistance move is super popular with fitness trainers as well as yoga and pilates instructors because it’s simple yet strengthens your …