Laurie Hanley

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This Genius Strawberry Not-So-Short Cake is the Most Spectacular Summer Dessert

The next time a summer party presents itself, you <i>could</i> play it safe and offer to buy the beer, or make the dip—there’s no shame in contributing what you can muster, and no wrong party-starter to share. Roll in with a tub of vanilla ice cream and some root beer and I will put you on the short list …

Dessert

Because Sometimes You Just Want to Knit a Giant Pillow

One great way to use a lot of yarn at once is to knit big projects on big needles. Whether you use yarn that was already super bulky or make your own …

Tutorial: Pillow covers with no dog ear corners

When you stuff a flat pillow cover with a fluffy pillow insert dog ears are pretty much inevitable. You know, those flat bits of fabric in the …

Sewing

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

Project: Bird Nest Baby Card

I used a stamp from the new Flying Home set from Stampin’ Up for to make this sweet baby card. It could also be sent to a family to welcome them to a …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Two-Tones Infinity Cowl Crochet Pattern

This crochet cowl pattern is designed to be worn in 8 different ways including as a shawl, open scarf, circle scarf, and wrapped cowl.<p>It uses buttons …

Honey White Bread

Place the water in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a dough hook attachment. If the bowl is cold, be sure the water temperature doesn't drop …

20 Sunday Dinner Ideas With Easy Recipes

Serve up these comforting Sunday suppers.<p>Sunday suppers are about as Southern as it gets, and many of our fondest memories are made with the family …

13 Ways to Use Up a Jar of Tahini

If you’re only using tahini to make smooth, velvety hummus, then I hope it’s because you’re eating inordinate amounts of the dip morning, noon, and night. But nutty, creamy tahini is a kitchen superstar in many other cases—and should be treated as such. The versatile sesame paste effortlessly lends …

How To Make Peanut Butter Protein Balls With Only 5 Ingredients

With this fast recipe, you'll never have to miss out on the most important meal of the day.<p>January 07, 2018<p>You are running late for class, and have …

3 Online Furniture Stores You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

(Image credit: Lamps Plus)<p>When shopping online for furniture, do you ever find yourself going round and round, stumbling upon the same pieces store …

Indemnity Only

• <b>Author:</b> Sara Paretsky<p><b>The 30th anniversary edition of the first V. I. Warshawski novel, Indemnity Only, featuring a new afterword from Sara Paretsky</b> <br>Meeting an anonymous client late on a sizzling summer night is asking for trouble. But trouble is Chicago private eye V. I. Warshawski’s specialty. Her …

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Bugle Bars

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place 1 1/2 cups of the crushed corn snacks in a medium bowl. Drizzle with melted butter, and stir until mixture resembles …

Rum Balls Recipe

A Christmas cookie plate is even better when it includes a few homemade candies, and this recipe for Rum Balls from the <i>Southern Living</i> archives is …

Seeing Red

• <b>Author:</b> Sandra Brown<p>#1 <b>New York Times</b> <b>bestselling author Sandra Brown delivers nonstop suspense and supercharged sexual tension in a thriller about tainted heroism and vengeance without mercy.</b><p>Kerra Bailey is a TV journalist hot on the trail of a story guaranteed to skyrocket her career to new …

Blue Murder

• <b>Author:</b> Emma Jameson<p><b>The New York Times Bestselling Series</b><p><b>Two Dead Men</b><p>In London’s fashionable Chelsea, a Halloween bash goes terribly wrong. Emmeline Wardle, daughter of a frozen foods baron, throws a party which results in the demise of two university schoolmates. Handsome golden boy Trevor Parsons …

Y is for Yesterday

• <b>Author:</b> Sue Grafton<p><b>Private investigator Kinsey Millhone confronts her darkest and most disturbing case in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Sue Grafton.</b><p>In 1979, four teenage boys from an elite private school sexually assault a fourteen-year-old classmate—and film the attack. Not long after, …

You'll Want to Pour This Avocado Dressing Over Every Salad You Eat — and You Should!

[1]<p>Creamy Avocado Dressing<p>Sprinkle of Green [2]<p>Notes<p>This sauce is also great to use as a dip. Sweet potato chips go perfectly with this, and it's a nice variation from the usual guacamole.<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 ripe avocado<br>• 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard<br>• 1 cup water<br>• Handful of coriander (cilantro) leaves<br>• 1 …

Food

Carb Up This St. Patrick’s Day With This Easy Dutch Oven Soda Bread Recipe

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up on March 17, and we all know what that means — green clothes, Guinness, and lots of Irish food! And of course, no Irish feast is complete without a loaf of homemade soda bread. This version couldn’t be easier, with just three ingredients (plus a good pinch of salt and …

Baking

All Hail “Rough Puff,” Puff Pastry for Cheaters

Shortcut puff pastry means cheese straws, all the time.<p>When you think of puff pastry, you probably think of that box in the freezer. Which is fair, but…what if we told you that you could <b>make your puff pastry from scratch</b>? But that sounds <i>so</i> complicated, you say. Guess what, Avril Lavigne? It's …

Baking

A Glancing Light

• <b>Author:</b> Aaron Elkins<p><b>A museum curator travels to Italy and looks into a murder in this “fresh, funny [and] thoroughly enjoyable mystery” by the author of the Gideon Oliver series (Publishers Weekly).</b><p>Mild‑mannered and law‑abiding, Chris Norgren, curator of Renaissance and Baroque art at the Seattle …

Easy Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern- Great Way to Start Knitting

<b>✅Find Your Perfect Easy Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern Here</b><p><b>For those who are a little timid about learning to knit this easy baby blanket knitting</b> …

Behind Her Eyes

• <b>Author:</b> Sarah Pinborough<p><b>THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER</b><b><br>“You should read Behind Her Eyes…It’s bloody brilliant.”</b> <b>—</b><b>Stephen King</b><p><b>"An eerie thriller…Pinborough keeps us guessing about just who’s manipulating whom – until the ending reveals that we’ve been wholly complicit in</b> …

Friction

• <b>Author:</b> Sandra Brown<p><b>From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown comes a gripping story of family ties and forbidden attraction.</b><p>Crawford Hunt wants his daughter back. Following the death of his wife four years ago, Crawford, a Texas Ranger, fell into a downward spiral that left him …

12 Cookie Dough Recipes to Make Ahead and Freeze

Whipping up delicious, eye-pleasing, creative cookie recipes is fun, but sometimes those cravings come on HARD. When you’re jonesing for a treat, you just want something sweet and doughy as <i>quickly</i> as possible. Luckily, cookie dough recipes have you covered on that front. These 12 options can be …

Dessert

5 Easy DIY Tutorials for That Viral Chunky Knit Blanket

It's time to cuddle up with some Netflix and knits!<p>It's that time of year when staying indoors while snuggled up in a blanket all day sounds better than having to go to work or do errands, especially if it was this chunky knit blanket that people on Instagram are obsessing over.<p>This new knit …

Knitting

The Fluffiest White Bread in the World

Whether you call it milk bread, pain de mie, or shokupan, this is the ultimate loaf<p>In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, add the …

Baking

Winter Wonderland: How To Make A Paper Snowflake

Ready to up your paper snowflake game? We're going to let you in on a little secret: it's all in the fold. No more of that "fold any old piece of …

Fruity Rum Bundt Cake

8–10 Servings<p>Flouring the fruit in this Bundt cake recipe helps keep it suspended throughout the batter, and using a serrated knife guarantees you won’t squash or shred the slices.<p>December 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup chopped dried apricots<p>½ cup dried tart cherries<p>½ cup golden raisins<p>½ cup plus 2 …

Dessert