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The Legendary All-In-One-Pot Pasta Gets a Fall Refresh

Slow cookers, soup pots, and casserole dishes have been dusted off in households across the United States. For me, cold weather conjures thoughts of cozy meals that hit big on flavor, with minimal effort. Enter the one-pot pasta. The idea comes from Martha Stewart, and I gravitated toward it …

Italian Food

The Christmas Cookie Recipes That Will Make This Holiday Sweeter

30 of them, to be exact.<p>Before we even eat our Thanksgiving feast, the bakers in us start thinking about Christmas cookies. It's not that we can't and don't bake cookies other times of the year -- we never stop making cookies. It's that there's nothing quite as special as the cookies made for the …

Dessert

Ideas To Encourage & Support Fellow Moms! 20 DIY Gifts For Busy Moms

When you are a mom it is easy to feel like you are all along in your struggles. No other mom could possibly be facing the same issues that you are. …

Parenting

Easy Baking Soda Air Freshener-TUTORIAL

So you all know how I love me some natural home products, right? Like my natural deodorant recipe and my natural air freshener recipe from way back …

Freshen Up Any Room with This DIY Eucalyptus Wreath

DIY Your Own Simple Eucalyptus Wreath for The Fall<p>Turn a simple grocery store eucalyptus bunch into a freshly scented wreath to greet guests at the …

Step-by-Step DIY Projects

1 of 29<p>Faux Mercury Glass<p>Get the look of mercury glass with this simple DIY technique. You will need:<p>Glass votive or vase<br>• Spray bottle filled with …

40 Easy Holiday DIYs Anyone (Yup, You!) Can Make

DIY junkies, this is the most wonderful time of year. December arrives with a flurry of pretty paper snowflakes, bedecked wreaths and twinkling lights, and suddenly there are a million DIY projects you’ve just got to try. Since we can’t show up in person to lend you a hand (although that would be</i> …

Love is the Way: The Universal Path to Peace, Happiness, and Enlightenment

Buddhaimonia.“The source of love is deep in us and we can help others realize a lot of happiness. One word, one action, one thought can reduce …

Zen

What Exactly Is Enlightenment?

"To know yourself as the Being underneath the thinker, the stillness underneath the mental noise, the love and joy underneath the pain, is freedom, …

3 Zen Principles That Will Rock Your World (And Make You Happier!)

There’s no guarantee that you’ll wake up tomorrow.<p>You may know this, but are you really living it?<p>I've spent some time ruminating on this and have …

Lemon Herb Quinoa with Hemp Seeds, Spring Peas, and Basil Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This dish shows off hemp seeds and quinoa -- two sources of complete protein. Both of these ingredients are sort of famous for being "hippie foods," but as you'll see, they're both perfectly accessible and delicious, especially when paired with fresh herbs and a squeeze of lemon. Feel …

Food

Guacamole Quinoa Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is the result of my crazy idea to just mash guacamole ingredients into quinoa (or rice, or barley, or pretty much any grain), and it turned out really well. The instructions are three short sentences -- it's SO simple. It's perfect as a portable side dish, because it can easily …

Quinoa

Natural Wood Cleaner and Restorer

Some of the wood in my house is old. I have old wood floors that I’m pretty sure have seen 90 years of wear, I have a hand-me-down dining table that …