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15 Simply Gorgeous Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

With its pretty pastel palette and promise of warm days ahead, Easter is one of our favorite holidays to prepare for, especially because it involves …

Museums pay tribute to Vienna’s visionary voyeurs, Klimt and Schiele, on 100th anniversary of their deaths

Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt both died in Vienna in 1918. Schiele was 28 and in the Austrian army when he fell victim to the influenza epidemic that …

Art

Nora Fok’s Ethereal Hand-Knit Jewelry is Inspired by Nature and Science | Colossal

<p>Nora Fok combines jewelry design with textile art in her science- and math-inspired wearable artworks. Fok, who is based in southeast England, works …

Art

Salted Caramel Ice Cream

<i>Salted caramel ice cream is a salty sweet homemade ice cream lovers’ dream come true with a lusciously dark, almost bitter caramel taste. Definitely</i> …

Dessert

The Secret To The Best Deviled Eggs

You can’t have a covered dish luncheon, a church potluck, or an Easter brunch without them. Deviled eggs are the ever-humble staple of the Southern …

15 Thrift Store Finds You Can Flip to Make Money

Whether you’re looking for a vintage faux-fur jacket or a DIYable maxi skirt, thrift stores are an awesome place to find one-of-a-kind items at an incredible bargain. But the next time you’re shopping at your local thrift store (jamming out to Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, obviously), you might want …

The Best Way to Make Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>The craving: General Tso's chicken from your favorite Chinese takeout spot. The problem: You've got different diners …

Food & Dining

Wear Magic on Your Sleeve with These Adorable Embroidered Pins

Self-taught artist Irem Yazici makes miniature skeletons, flowers, and magic carpets.<p>Lustrous embroidered pins depicting miniature plants, animals, and symbols set Turkish artist Irem Yazici's work apart from the regular ol' pin crowd. Since 2014, she's been teaching herself needlepoint techniques, …

11 Zipper Hacks to Improve Your Sewing

I’ve heard over and over again that zippers are scary. So to help remove the fear from the process, I’ve gathered 11 zipper hacks that may make your …

Sewing

Clean + Simple Baby Dress

Few things prompt knitters into action more than the arrival of a new baby. The opportunity to express our love and excitement with something that …

Knitting

45 Brilliant Cleaning Tricks for Every Occasion That Really Work

There’s nothing better than a spotless house. But, to tell the truth, for many of us cleaning our house is not on our list of our favorite ways to …

Clear Out Old Devices From Your iCloud Account

If you’ve owned a lot of Apple devices over the years, your iCloud account is probably cluttered with iPhones, iPads, or Macs you no longer own. This …

Why is China’s greatest novel virtually unknown in the west?

When I was a graduate student in Oxford many years ago I shared a house with a brilliant German sinologist who used to push translations my way, stroking his beard with a teasing smile: “Try this – you’ll really enjoy it.” Many visitors popped into our terraced house on Abingdon Road, and one night …

Literature

DIY Waxed Canvas

I’ve had a few waxed canvas projects on the back burner for a while. I kept telling myself to order some so I could get started but never got around …

DIY

DIY Waxed Canvas Tool Apron

I got my sewing machine out for the first time in a while this week and put the waxed canvas that I made last week to good use! Since I’m out in my …

Sewing

Toddler Kimono Sweater Knitting Pattern - Gina Michele

Knitting a sweater (even ones for little kids) is time consuming and often complicated. This kimono style sweater is so easy to knit because it’s all …

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Simple Yellow Layer Cake Recipe with Raspberry Swiss Meringue Buttercream

<b>Author Notes:</b> The classic, old-fashioned 1-2-3-4 cake never lets me down and is perfectly adaptable to any frosting and filling flavor you like.<p>The recipe comes from the back of the Swans Down cake flour box. —Posie (Harwood) Brien<p><b>Makes: one three-layer 8-inch cake</b><p><b>For the cake:</b><p>1 cup (2 sticks) …

Dessert

Cleo Mussi mosaics

<b>Broken china reinvented in weird and wonderful ways – welcome to the colourful world of acclaimed mosaic artist Cleo Mussi</b><p>'I’ve no idea how to …

5 Scrumptious Desserts You Can Make Ahead And Bring Anywhere

<i>No matter if you're walking down the block or driving an hour, when you get to the party, these unfussy treats will still look -- and taste -- great.</i><p>By Lynn Andriani

Hand painted Wildflower Cookies!

Paint your own wildflower cookies and then resist eating them because they're delicious but also beautiful!<p>188<p>1012

Wildflowers

Slow Cooker Chicken Carnitas

It’s no secret that my love for Mexican and slow cookers runs deep. Combine the two and well, you can just imagine how excited I am about what’s …

Slow Cookers

pretzel parker house rolls

There are kitchen discoveries that lead to nothing but trouble. The first time I caramelized sugar, I knew I was ruined. Why would anyone want to eat …

Decadent Dessert Recipe: Reeseís Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake

Cheesecake is a rich and decadent dessert that never ceases to amaze us. It can both brighten a day that needs a little boosting, or be the cherry on …

“…and the local library matters.” – Bill Moyers

One of the best books I read this year and a truly important reading experience is The Public Library, a photographic essay by Robert Dawson. …

Libraries represent value, not cost ... and cuts to them are not "savings"

<b>Editorial</b><p>It’s always a little jarring when I see what is blatantly a budget cut in a library service described as a saving. Middlesbrough are the …

Baobap Miniature Embroidered Brooches

Sometimes statement-making accessories make a statement that's just a little too loud. Baobap's miniature brooches are therefore perfect for times that require a bit more subtlety, offering a bit of flair that will quickly snazz up an outfit without the weight of a larger piece. Reminiscent of …

Miniature

Tunisian Crochet Washcloths

Hi it’s Michelle here again, this time with a tutorial for a <b>Tunisian Crochet Wash Cloth</b>.<p>Tunisian crochet is a deceptively easy technique that is a …

Fall Leaves to Flowers

How amazing is this DIY! And what a blast for the kids to do the next time you go camping.<p>There is a whole video as well of how to accomplish what …