Lucinda Carroll

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Gingham Blanket, finished

How easily a blanket like this gets started. How cavalier I am about these things. A moment of inspiration--<i>oh, gee, here’s a good idea, I think I’ll</i> …

This Chocolate-Honey Layer Cake Is Pretty Sweet (Literally and Figuratively)

<i>The following post was originally featured on Always Order Dessert and written by Alejandra Ramos, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>My husband Eugene is in a cake club at work. He and a group of other guys in his office pool together money that they then spend on monthly birthday cakes …

Flashback: Splash Swimsuit Cover-Up

<b>by Nikol Lohr</b><p>Cool, whisper-soft, and silky, this breezy lace swimsuit cover-up is as comfortable to knit at the beach as it is to wear there. Worked in soft, gently luxuriant Lorna’s Laces Pearl, a 50/50 silk and bamboo blend, Splash knits up quickly with a simple old shale lace pattern that coaxes …

The Handmade Series // How To Crochet A Blanket....

Hi Everyone,<p>Welcome back to 'The Handmade Series' this is part two. If you missed part one you can read up here (<i>Part One - What's In The Basket...).</i> …

Coconut Oil for Dental Health and Neurodegenerative Disorders

A recent journey into the book <i>Stop Alzheimer’s Now</i>, by Dr. Bruce Fife, ND, led me to start telling everyone, everywhere: please read this book! …

Teddie's Apple Cake

Is it sick that shortly after dinner, often when I’m still full, I start looking forward to breakfast? It is a little, isn’t it? Well, what can I …

The cheapest time to book a flight? New app thinks it has found the secret

A new app promises to save travellers money by pinpointing the cheapest days of the year to take a flight.<p>Hopper, available in the App Store since yesterday, claims to analyse “billions” of prices before identifying the cheapest time to travel on thousands of routes. Hopper believes it can save …

Travelers

Darth Vader Quilt || Free Pattern || Shwin&Shwin

Don’t miss our other FREE quilt patterns:<p>Every now and then I get in the mood to make a quilt, I asked Jude, “If I made you a quilt what would you …

The Coziest DIY Rug Takes Literally 2 Steps To Make

It's not a fall weekend without some cozy in-home DIY.<p>And we all know our floors could use a snuggly upgrade for winter -- one that will tickle our feet but not our wallets. This DIY T-shirt rug will keep your toes warm when cold nights hit, <i>and</i> it's the perfect little project to knit while you …

Helene’s Brownies

182<p>14<p>6<p>Shares 202<p>The French do a lot of baked goods very well. if you’ve been to Paris, you don’t need me to tell you that with over 1300 bakeries in …

oatmeal, chocolate chip and pecan cookies

Someone asked me yesterday how I manage the day job, this site, cooking, hobbies and attempting some semblance of a social life, but I didn’t answer …

Celebrating 5 Years with Chocolate Bread Pudding

Five years ago, I hit publish and Taylor Takes A Taste was born! What started as a way to improve my food photography has turned into more than I …

A Simple Way to Cover a Hole in a Sock

I’m not quite sure how this old post ended up on my radar, but this guide to sewing a patch to cover a hole in a knit sock is timeless.<p>The tutorial, …

Knitting

Lemon Shortbread Cookies

For the lemon and cranberry shortbread dough: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9-by-13-inch pan with aluminum foil (with a 2-inch overhang …

Dessert

Yakima, Washington - We Tell Your Stories

• Updated 5 hrs ago<p>Take 5 is a meetup with a local entrepreneur. Continue reading...<p>Updated 15 hrs ago<p>YAKIMA, Wash. -- Last week, the Trump …

Washington State

Flashback: Bunny Hop Slippers

<b>Thrummed Bunny Slippers in 3 Adult Sizes</b><p>By Nikol Lohr<p>These slippers are soft as a bunny, thanks to their thrums — unspun wool knit right in for a warm, cushy, fleecy lining. They’re also quick as a bunny! Knit in bulky yarn, they have the same stitch count as your average worsted hat. Worked up …

Knitting

How to Make Buttery Marzipan Stollen

If you're in Germany during the holidays, there's no escaping stollen—and that's a good thing. It not only lines the shelves at bakeries and food markets, but there must be at least six different brands of it sold at each local grocery store. Germans love stollen. I love it too, for its dense …

Peppermint Brownie Whoopie Pies

The holiday season, when it comes to food, is all about specific flavors. Eating combinations of these flavors – orange and clove, vanilla and …

Into the Woods: Big Sur Bakery Shares Recipes for Christmas Stollen Bread and Gingerbread Cookies

The film adaptation of the Sondheim musical <i>Into the Woods,</i> opening on Christmas, stars <b>James Corden</b> as the charming baker who attempts to reverse a curse put upon him by a witch, played by <b>Meryl Streep.</b> Inspired by the movie, we asked baker <b>Michelle Rizzolo</b> of the Big Sur Bakery—a beloved foodie …