Katie Rainer

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How To Turn Your Backyard into a Four-Season Farm

According to Jack Algiere, the Vegetable Farm Manager at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, turning your garden into a four-season farm is …

DIY Chicken Coop

Want a coop tour? Oh, I'm so glad you said yes! I am more than a little stoked about my chicks' new digs.<p>This was a DIY green build through and …

DIY Chicken Coops Even Your Neighbors Will Love ⋆ Handmade Charlotte

The thought alone of a neighbor building a homemade chicken coop in their backyard is enough to make most people cringe. Personally, I love the idea …

Chickens

Simple Springtime Dishes

Carrot Cake with Cardamom

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: Carrot cake in its highest form.</i><p>WHO: Hollyshaner is from Florida and a food blogger at cinnamonslices.blogspot.com.<p>WHAT: A …

Dessert

Whiten Stubborn Sheets with Scalding Water and a Special Solution

No matter how many times you wash them, some white sheets and towels just refuse to give up their dinginess after awhile. Before giving up on them …

Laundry

Top 10 Projects, Features, and Tips Every Mac User Should Try

Apple gives us a new version of OS X every year nowadays, but a lot of the great stuff you can do with the Mac operating system lies in existing tips …

july garden chores: 2013

JULY RAISES THE QUESTION: How am I going to get things (including myself) through the usually hotter, often drier weeks of high summer that lie …

Our Favorite Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry muffins are a breakfast staple in most homes. This recipe from "Martha's Entertaining" features two options to finish: make a crumb topping, or sprinkle granulated sugar and freshly grated mace over the batter just before baking.

Veggie Crack

This Mexican-inspired salad made with black beans, corn, red peppers and avocado in a lime cilantro vinaigrette is the most popular recipe on my website and has been pinned over 650,000 times on Pinterest. It is often referred to as "veggie crack" because it so addictive.<p>It's one of my go-to dishes …

30 Insanely Easy Ways To Make Your Road Trip Awesome

Sometimes you just have to hit the road.

Frozen Fruit Pops

Easy-to-make fruit pops that are extra light and refreshing with a hint of herbs<p>This is a fun and fast summer recipe that is both light and …

Undiscovered Italy: Lake Garda

You’ve heard of Lake Como, home to over-the-top palazzos, super-sleek yachts, and George Clooney’s exploits. But did you know that about halfway …

25 Healthy One Pot Meals | Stonesoup

Last year I took an online business course. One of the things I found super valuable was that we were encouraged to buy a book called ‘Strengths …

Chopped Chicken Taco Salads with Cheese Quesadilla Strips

The night before (or a few hours before) combine cumin, paprika, chili powder, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Add chicken to a large ziplock bag or …

After graduating from college, Daniel Mays followed his heart back to the land and has been working to build his own small organic farm in Maine. How he did it > http://mnatu.re/119ucg4

Sewing Tip: Clipping vs. Notching

When moving beyond sewing in straight lines, knowing when to clip and when to notch can definitely confuse new sewers. Luckily, Megan Neilsen shared this handy guide to clipping and notching—with plenty of tips and photos—to help keep novice stitchers on track!

29 Home Projects to Make You a DIY Superstar

Even though home improvement knowledge gets passed down from generation to generation, many of us still somehow manage to punch a dozen holes in the …

How to Check Your Air Conditioner Before Calling for Service

Of course, it would be the hottest day of the year that your air conditioner stops working! Getting it serviced can be expensive, and you'll just …

Home Improvement

Everything White Bean Hummus.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 6, 2013 169<p>I ignored *everything* bagels for a long time.<p>I mean, a really long time. I think it was the whole onion thing. I …

50 Ways to Entertain a Kid on an Airplane

Easy travel games, products and ideas that will help get you and your kids through a long flight<p>Samuel L. Jackson was terrified of snakes on a plane. …

Spectacular Summer Craft Ideas for Kids

Fun indoor and outdoor activities for stretching out summer.<p>Turn paper ephemera from your vacation into a container to showcase your family's happy memories.<p>Use a 1-inch circle punch to create 45 to 65 paper circles from colored paper and printed material from your trip -- maps, brochures, tickets, …

Companion planting: friends with benefits for your garden

Certain plants in certain places can affect their neighbours for better or worse. Sarah Raven spoke to three experts on companion planting.<p>Most of us love the idea of companion planting, the underlying principle being that by uniting one species with another we’ll free a plant from the scourge of …

Stuff You Should Probably Definitely Make For SUMMER.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> May 25, 2013 27<p>With this weekend marking the unofficial start of summer (says me), maybe you’re looking for some delicious warm weather …

19 Sweet Slushies To Keep You Cool

I'll take a one-way ticket to SLUSH CITY, please.

Guide to Sewing Machine Feet for Quilting

If you’re new to quilting—or new to sewing machines in general—sewing machine feet can be one big, frustrating mystery. Luckily, Sherri on Craftsy created this handy intro guide for quilting-related sewing machine feet so you can start stitching with confidence!<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Rolled Hem Sewing …