Lysle Elliott

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Your Online Avatar May Reveal More About You Than You'd Think

My Nintendo Wii character, my Mii, looks a lot like me. She has the same haircut, the same skin tone and even the same eyebrow shape. And while my Mii plays tennis slightly better than I do, I designed her to be a real, virtual me (albeit with balls for hands).<p>But it turns out I might not have …

How to Screen Print!Silkscreening at Home.

Wayyyy back around Christmas I took some time off to partake in my latest adventure.<p>Relaxing.<p>As many of you may remember, relaxing consisted of …

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Make this: Outdoor Serving Tray

Share with your friends!<p>I made this outdoor serving tray for the DecoArt blog over a year ago. It has held up so well and has been so useful around …

Make Your Own Scrabble Tile Pendant Necklaces

I’m excited to share this tutorial for a <b>Scrabble Tile Pendant</b> from Mark and Stefani at HomeStudio! They’ve so graciously provided this how-to for …

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This One Simple Strategy Will Save You Money On Airfare

This summer, like each of the past two, I had to buy four tickets to Minneapolis. I'm always amazed at how much they cost. Surely Klee would have an answer to this, right? Turned out he did, and he saved me a chunk of change. Here's how to use the same strategy for any of your business travel needs.<p>…

Homemade Ketchup - A Delicious and Simple Recipe

<b>My old college roommates will attest to</b> the fact that I adhere to no boundaries when it comes to eating ketchup. I once ate it slathered on a …

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Tutorial: Simple fabric drawstring gift and storage bags

Veronica from SewVery shows how to make simple fabric drawstring bags you can use as storage bags or as reusable packaging for a special gift. …

Pancakes With Bourbon Maple Sauce and Toasted Pecans Recipe

After a few bites you'll feel warm and ready to tackle the cold. But because it's late in the day and the sauce is spiked, you can skip the chopping wood part, and instead plop down on the couch and fall asleep early.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Bourbon Maple Sauce</b>1 cup maple syrup1/2 cup …

RV “Practice” at Branson, Missouri

As we have noted before, we have never owned an RV. While we were debating the best way to travel as economically as possible to (most) of the …

Keeping an RV Roof in Tiptop Shape

A little TLC goes a long way in preventing leaks and expensive repairs<p><b>One of the great joys of RVing is having</b> a roof over your head, no matter where …

A first look at the new ‘retro’ Winnebago motorhomes

LAS VEGAS — In the late ’60s and ’70s, there was no mistaking a Winnebago motorhome. The Flying W and iconic “eyebrow” design were cutting paths to …

Sauteed Pork Chops with Kale Salad | Williams-Sonoma Taste

A honey-mustard vinaigrette lends bright flavors to both the meat and salad in this quick recipe. Kale salads benefit from being prepared ahead, so don’t toss your leftovers! They’ll still be delicious the next day. Baked or mashed sweet potatoes are a great pairing for this dish, too.<p><b>Sauteed Pork</b> …

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Brilliant Milk + Cookie Cups May Change Snack Time Forever

Cookies and milk go together like…well, like cookies and milk. There’s no better culinary pairing as far as we’re concerned. Pastry chef Dominique …

Finishing Touches for an Unfinished Room: Tips from the Pros --> http://apttherapy.com/1jAuKUT "If your room doesn't feel finished, add a touch of black". It's such a simple suggestion, easy for any novice to try out, and it got me thinking. What other tricks do the pros have up their sleeves?

A blueberry pie smoothie for breakfast? Oh yeah. Get the recipe: http://thekitc.hn/QjDt10

Set of 4 Agate Natural Brown Coasters

Beautifully polished agate gemstones are crafted into roughly round, luxury coasters with appealing natural edges. Like nature's fingerprints, these …

Man Builds Home for $11,000 Using Local Found Materials

Kayaking instructor and boatbuilder Brian Schulz embarked on an ambitious construction project that took him about a year and a half to complete. The end result is a beautiful home in the woods that cost only $11,000! Inspired by Japanese architecture, the <i>Japanese Forest House</i> (as Schulz aptly …

How to Make Soap in A Slow Cooker: It's Simple Crock Pot Soap!

Learn How to Make Soap in a Slow Cooker<p>When I first started learning how to make soap, somewhere in the back of my mind was the question: how can I …

Homemade Lavender Bath Salts

Perfect for a homemade gift or party favor, make your own lavender bath salts. Your bath will never be the same again...<p>350<p>1054

DIY Perfume Balm

Mix almond oil, beeswax, and essential oils to make tins of perfume balm. If you’re not up for experimenting to create your own signature scent, follow this recipe for a soothing blend of with lemon, lavender, and sandalwood.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>sterilized tins, jars or lip balm tubes ( Two 15 …

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Homemade Bath Salts

The perfect way to pamper yourself after a hectic holiday - bath salts three ways, using only a few simple ingredients!<p>477<p>1605

Soy Candles | Going Home To Roost

<b>Soy Candles</b> | <i>Going Home To Roost</i><p>Making candles and soaps is one of my favourite things to do. Not only is it quite relaxing and fun, you also know exactly what is going into it - no nasties! Soy wax has lots of positive properties (check out the tutorial for them all) and is pretty easy to use. There are lots of places online that sell fragrance oil - try etsy for small quantities, or just google ‘fragrance oil’. You can even get fragrance oil dupes for your fave perfumes these days!

Mason Jar Pin Cushions

Here’s a way to take the Mason jar out of the kitchen and into your craft room! It then becomes a handy tool for storing needles on top and<p>702<p>1914

How to Make Flavored Coffee Creamer at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Tiffany from Offbeat and Inspired makes coffee creamer out of real cream, with no dehydrated powders or mysterious ingredients in sight.</i><p>Coffee …

Tutorial: Pom pom trimmed flannel blanket

Jane from Buzzmills shows how to make a soft flannel blanket trimmed out with pom pom. I think pom pom trim makes everything happy, especially when …

Camping Food Essentials Checklist

There's something about outdoor cooking that makes food taste better. No special preparations are required, but a few camping food essentials will …