Leticia

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How Do Books Help Children? | Synonym

Unlike electronic media or television, there's no real debate whether or not books help children. A literacy-rich environment is beneficial to …

Make Lacy Skeleton Leaves

Have you ever seen the paper skeletal leaves that are used for scrapbooking and other such projects? They are gorgeous but also quite fragile. …

Miley Cyrus twerks with midgets and mushrooms at iHeartRadio Music Festival. More photos: http://bit.ly/16i4QPJ

Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas

Home > Recipes by Category > Slow Cooker Recipes > Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas<p>September 17, 2013 // 40 <i>Comments »</i><p>As far as I’m …

Mark Zuckerberg's Advice to the NSA: Communicate

Facebook learned the power of transparency the hard way. Now, it wants the government to benefit from its education.<p>Last week, Facebook sued the government. "We are joining others in the industry," Facebook General Counsel Colin Stretch wrote in a post on the company's website, "in petitioning the …

A New Way to Wear Braids: Adir Abergel's Plaited Ponytail

The next time you throw your hair into a bun or a ponytail, spruce it up by adding a few braids. It's an easy trick that I learned from hairstylist Adir Abergel. "It's a great way to make an updo look cooler, because it adds an interesting texture," he says. It works best on second-day hair, and …

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DIY Stone Necklace

How-To: DIY Glitter Tabletop

You need a glittery table, right? (Of course you do!) Check out this fun glitter tabletop tutorial from Shannon at Madigan Made.<p>Ready to add some sparkle to your home? Head over to Madigan Made to see how it’s done.

Decorations

Pom Pom Bunny

Easter

Faux Beaded Heels

Spruce up everything south of your ankles with this tutorial by I Spy DIY using a throw-back craft supply.

Crafting

DIY Mosaic Wall Art

Watercolor Paper

This watercolor paper is so pretty and can be can be interpretted in so many creative ways. Tutorial via Tikkido

Tutorials

How-To: Bedtime Story Shadow Puppets

Make nightly story time even more fun with this bedtime story shadow puppets tutorial with free printable template from Handmade Charlotte!<p>Ready to get started? Head over to Handmade Charlotte to see how it’s done.

Bedtime Stories

How-To: Ombre Crocheted Storage Baskets

Corral your clutter in style with this ombre crocheted storage basket tutorial from Liz at Crochet in Color!<p>Ready to make some baskets of your own? Head over to Crochet in Color to see the full how-to.<p>[Via Pinterest]

How-To: DIY Book Letters

Indulge your inner book nerd—and do something fun with those damaged but irresistible thrift store finds—with this tutorial for making your own set of DIY book letters from Manda at The Merrythought!<p>Ready to make your own? Head over to The Merrythought to see the full how-to.

Thrifting

How-To: DIY Braided Wire Ring

DIY

How-To: Tulip Ribbon Embroidery

Add pretty, delicate floral embellishments to your next sewing project with this tulip ribbon embroidery tutorial from Kari at The Craftinomicon.<p>Ready to get stitching? Head over to The Craftinomicon to see how it’s done!

Crochet Inspiration: Mollie Flower Clutch

I’m absolutely smitten with this gorgeous mollie flower clutch by Erica from Caught On A Whim!<p>Inspired? In her post, she kindly included links to a few tutorials that can help you get started. Head over to Caught On A Whim for additional information and to see even more lovely photos!

Tutorials

Tutorial: Paper Poppy

Gardeners everywhere are enjoying the best of summer’s blooms. For those of us who lack a green thumb — or a garden — paper artist Jeffery Rudell has a book of paper flowers projects that mimic the real thing. Best of all, these blossoms don’t wilt, so you can have access to gorgeous flowers, year …

How-To: DIY Wordy Hairpins

Let your hair send a crafty message to the world with this fun DIY Wordy Hairpins tutorial from Alicia on WhimseyBox!<p>Ready to make your own? Head on over to WhimseyBox to see the full how-to!

Crafting

Chainmaille Collar from Jump Rings

Etsy seller skycubaclub creates incredibly elaborate chainmaille and Japanese lace necklaces and collars from aluminum and jump rings.

Etsy

How-To: Fall Leaf Pillow

Whip up some quick and colorful autumn-inspired decor with this simple fall leaf pillow tutorial that Amy from Positively Splendid shared on Tatertots & Jello!<p>Ready to start stitching? Head over to Tatertots & Jello to see how it’s done!

Crafting

Color-Tipped Knit Scarf

Knitting

5 Percent of US Kids Fit New 'Severely Obese' Category

Childhood obesity rates are leveling off in America, but a new sub-category within the clinical definition of obesity is growing. Called "severely obese," it affects an estimated 4 million American kids and teens--about 5 percent of children. More from NBC News:<p>That means nearly 4 million U.S. …

Early Behavior Interventions May Prevent Later Substance Abuse

Kindergarteners who exhibit disruptive behaviors in school and receive interventions to help correct the issues may face a lower risk of abusing substances like drugs and alcohol during adolescence, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. More from …