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Cornbread Tamale Pie Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could cornbread tamale pie—a quick and spicy chili topped with cornbread—be the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this new series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them.</i> …

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Easy Cocktail Beef Empanadas

Here is another snack item for your football games. You could also make these as appetizers for a party, maybe even make them for lunch for the …

The Flash Facial Phenomenon: How to Get Better Skin in Less Than 10 Minutes

A transformative facial sounds like a great way to close out 2014. But for those of us staring down the home stretch of a whirlwind year or a last-minute dash for the airport, the chances of fitting one in before New Year’s Eve may be slim. In this case, consider the latest wave of fast, easy, and …

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Ricotta Pie Recipe - How to Make Ricotta Cheesecake

Free Pattern

This Raffia bowl tutorial uses a 4mm needle and raffia twine. You have the love the hot pink bowl it’s adorable. I love when artists take classic …

Roasted Radishes

Roasted Radishes from Spoon Fork Bacon• 2 bunches radishes, cleaned, trimmed and cut in half lengthwise<br>• 2 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil<br>• 1/2 …

Recipes

Zany Zip Tie Roundup

I was recently at my local craft supply shop and noticed a zip tie crafting kit for kids. I thought to myself, what a cool material for making art. A quick search on the internet revealed so many more awesome projects people have already done with the humble zip tie.<p>Check out this collection of …

Artist turns children’s drawings and turns them into plush dolls

In 2007, Vancouver-based artist Wendy Tsao saw her 4-year-old son’s drawing and decided to do something truly amazing: make a child’s imaginary …

Pumpkin Pie Jell-O Shots Recipe

Give a seasonal favorite a boozy twist with this pumpkin pie Jell-O shots recipe from wikiHow. This looks like a great recipe for a holiday party or a more casual Thanksgiving!

How-To: Pinecone Owls

Whooooo’s got crafty kids? Keep little hands occupied this holiday season with this fun and adorable tutorial and free printable pinecone owls template from Lia Griffith!<p>I just love those little felt faces! Predictably, the especially cranky-looking one is my favorite.

Mini Chicken Pot Pies Recipe

Here’s a great recipe to keep in mind for entertaining this holiday season, especially if you find that you’ve got plenty of Thanksgiving leftovers on your hands. A muffin tin is all you need to form these adorable mini chicken pot pies in this recipe by molly yeh over on Food52.<p>These pies will …

How-To: Paper Snowflake Ballerina

Churning out the same old paper snow flakes year after year? Why not upgrade your winter holiday decor to includes these whimsical paper ballerinas?<p>The Krokotak blog has a simple photo tutorial and free printable template for the dancer silhouettes. These would look beautiful hanging in a window …

DIY Paper ‘Star Wars’ Snowflakes For the Holiday Season

Paso Robles, California-based graphic designer, father, and geek Anthony Herrera has created a new series of DIY paper <i>Star Wars</i> snowflake designs for …

Mccann's Fruit Crumble

Mccann's Fruit Crumble from Martha Stewart• 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more for baking dish<br>• 1 cup coarsely chopped rhubarb<br>• 1 cup peeled, …

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Brussels Sprouts With Balsamic And Cranberries

Brussels Sprouts With Balsamic And Cranberries from The Pioneer Woman• 3 pounds Brussels Sprouts<br>• 1/2 cup Olive Oil<br>• Salt And Pepper<br>• 1 cup Balsamic …

10 Outstanding Paper DIY Crafts For lovely Home Beautification

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Cookie Monster Makes a Pretty Convincing Harry Potter

<i>Sesame Street</i> has teamed up with <i>Harry Potter</i> for the mashup you never knew you wanted. In a segment called “Furry Potter and the Goblet of Cookies,” …

15 Post-Harry Potter Revelations from Pottermore

Since J.K. Rowling launched Pottermore in 2012, the <i>Harry Potter</i> author has been steadily revealing secrets of the wizarding world, delving into the …

50 Recipes Using Leftover Halloween Candy

As far as I’m concerned, the best thing about having a child with a November birthday is that you can snag dirt cheap Halloween candy and use it to …

Sesame Street's Harry Potter Parody - Furry Potter and The Goblet of Cookies

Recipe: Pretzel Broomstick Party Snacks

Want to make some totally impressive-looking Halloween-inspired appetizers? Check out this awesome pretzel broomstick party snacks tutorial that Heather from Sprinkle Bakes shared on the Etsy blog!<p>Don’t worry—these tiny edible brooms are definitely easier to make than you’d think.<p>Ready to whip up a …

DIY Candy Corn Rat Crochet Pattern

Avid Adventure Time viewer Patricia of Pops de Milk recently watched an episode featuring a candy corn rat named Science and she got such a kick out of it that she decided to commemorate it as an adorable crochet pattern.<p>I love candy corn, especially now when Halloween is coming up so I felt it was …

How To: Beautiful Handmade Paper in Custom Colors

Turn old newspapers into gorgeous sheets of recycled paper in custom colors and sizes! You’ll need an old blender, some craft paints, and this easy-to-follow handmade paper video tutorial from Mark Montano!<p>The paper-making process is much easier than you’d think, and there are so many ways to add …

How-To: Paint a Bicycle

Is your trusty old bike looking a little rough? Give that faithful friend a new lease on life with this easy-to-follow bicycle painting tutorial from The Homesteady.<p>Give it a try this weekend! Click here to see the full how-to.

Making Cheese at Home Is Actually Easy (And Can Take Less Than 15 Minutes)

Making cheese might seem like a large undertaking, but if you pick the right variety of cheese it can be simple!<p><b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Making cheese might seem like a large undertaking, but if you pick the right variety of cheese it can be simple!<p>Claudia …

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DIY Crocheted Sandwich Pattern

Use your lunch break to crochet your lunch with this clever crocheted sandwich pattern from Yarnspirations! This project is a perfect gift for someone who might be planning an imaginary tea party.<p>[via Let’s Knit!]

How-To: Paper House Luminary

When I spotted this DIY paper luminary project by Cathe Holden at Just Something I Made, it really lit up my day! Cathe provides a template that you can print onto paper and cut out by hand. I am thinking of converting this into a pattern my Silhouette machine can cut for me. I would love to make a …