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Best New Apps: Google Hangouts

Everything we wish iMessage would be<p>I've tried WhatsApp, GroupMe, Kik, Google Voice, LINE, Trillian, and basically every other messaging app you can think of — I've even tried using Skype as an IM service, because at least my parents know what Skype is. I'd given up on finding an app that had all …

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It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …

Best Appliances for Making Breakfast | Small Appliance Tests - Consumer Reports News

<b>Frying pans</b><br>The Calphalon simply Nonstick 10-inch omelette pan, a $40 CR Best Buy, beat out models from All-Clad, Le Creuset, and Rachael Ray in our …

Small vacuums that make short work of big messes - Consumer Reports

<b>Best vacuums for cleaning the car</b><br>Because Cheerios, sand, and crumbs of food also end up in the car, we took the Eureka Easy Clean and Black & Decker …

IIHS New Crash Avoidance Test | Forward Collision Warning Ratings - Consumer Reports News

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has added a new program to rate the performance of active crash avoidance systems. The new …

The Best Matching Washers and Dryers - Consumer Reports

Matching washer and dryer pairs are a popular choice although some don't make a great couple. Their coordinating style makes a statement, but you'll …

Epic Wax Paper Back-Drop

This dreamy backdrop seen on Style Me Pretty was originally created by Katie M. Kulper for a gorgeous Portland wedding. The how-to breaks the epic install down to show us how we could take our DIY skills to the next level and create such a masterpiece.

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

Dessert

Onion Frittata

4 to 6 Servings<p>The key to making this dish is to have all the ingredients prepared before you begin sautéing the onions.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 large eggs<p>1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan<p>3 large fresh basil leaves, torn into pieces<p>3 large fresh sage leaves, minced<p>1 tsp. minced fresh rosemary<p>1/4 tsp. …

Quick Budget-Friendly Recipes

Your taste buds and wallet will achieve perfect harmony with our selection of quick meals, including stovetop mac and cheese, braised pork chops, meatballs, and roasted chicken tacos.

Baked-on Bacon Cups

I’m excited to announce that bacon-related technology has advanced to the point that, instead of just sprinkling bacon on our salads, we can now …

Organization Idea: Picture Frame Necklace Holder

I love to accessorize, especially with necklaces, but I have a major necklace storage issues! I came up with this cute way to display necklaces so I …

Project: Stamped Rocks

Add a pretty touch to your garden or potted plants with some stamped rocks. Find out how over at the Creative Green Living blog.<p>-Heather

Butterfly Snacks

I’ve been wanting to make these butterfly snacks ever since I saw them in Family Fun Magazine…but I’ve had difficulty tracking down clothespins. …

How-To: Crocheted Rag Rug

Fabric scraps getting out of control? Use them up in a way that’s both beautiful and useful with this fantastic crocheted rag rug tutorial that Diane from CraftyPod shared on Ehow!<p>Making rag rugs dates back to the 1800s, when thrifty homemakers would reuse old clothes and fabric scraps as floor …

Avocado Bowls with Citrus Herb White Bean Salad

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: Bowls are more fun if you can eat them -- and if they're filled with this bright bean salad.</i><p>I …

Strawberry, Avocado and Bacon Salad with Creamy Dressing

This salad is the perfect combination between salty bacon, juicy strawberries, cool and creamy avocado and tangy dressing!

Ian Young's Cream Cheese Frosting

Top Sweet Zucchini Cupcakes with this frosting, submitted by reader Ian Young of Oakland, California.

How-To: Leaf-Imprinted Clay Necklace

Make your own nature-inspired pendants with this leaf-imprinted clay necklace tutorial from Adrianne at Happy Hour Projects.<p>Head over to Happy Hour Projects to see the full how-to!

Necklaces

This particular combination of rich shiitake mushrooms, chewy baked tofu, and silky cabbage is the perfect little one-bite package: mild at first nibble and then bursting with satisfying umami flavors. GET THE RECIPE: Shiitake Mushroom & Tofu Potstickers - http://www.thekitchn.com/makeahead-amp-freeze-recipe-shiitake-mushroom-amp-tofu-potstickers-recipes-from-the-kitchn-190354

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Slime Sludge

It’s no secret that kids love stuff that’s gross. They laugh at jokes about boogers, eat gummy candy shaped like worms, and want to keep …

Rhubarb Floats

Intro<p><i>“The sun,–the bright sun, that brings back, not light alone, but new life, and hope, and freshness to man–burst upon the crowded city in clear</i> …

Handprinted Bags with Fabric Craypas

Shares 0<p>Make your own simple Fabric tote bag and then decorate it using Fabric Craypas. Perfect Mother’s Day or Teacher gift, or just for kids to …

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