Maggie Wallowak

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DIY: Crocheted and Knit Dishcloths and Washcloths to Help Kick Your Paper Towel Habit

Fun and easy to make, dishcloths and washcloths can be whipped together in a few hours from scrap yarn you may have lying around the house. We can …

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Study suggests five-day diet that mimics fasting may reboot body reduce cancer risk

Fasting has long been acclaimed as an effective way to lose weight, improve the immune system and boost brain function. But doctors have been loathe …

Eat Sugar and Still Lose Weight

Stop your body from storing unwanted fat<p>According to its publicist, sugar is a health food. After all, it contains zero fat, provides instant energy, and makes almost any food taste better. But these attributes are all trumped by a physiological fact: Sugar is not a weight loss food. That may seem …

How to Make Embroidered Shirts *Without* a Sewing Machine

We know how it goes — you see a shirt in your favorite discount store and think, “I could *totally* make this cuter if I added a little somethin’ extra to it.” Then you buy the shirt, come home, look at your sewing machine (IF you even have one), and put the project at the bottom of your to-do …

How to DIY a Copper Coffee Maker in Less than an Hour

Anyone looking to replace that old drip coffee maker but avoid just jumping on the overflowing Chemex bandwagon (I can say that, I own a Chemex) can …

Straw Bale Gardening: An Easy Way To Grow Food

Last year I tried a few off-the-wall types of gardens, including a straw bale garden.<p><b>Plants growing out of straw bales</b> – I had seen them being done, …

Holder for Charging Cell Phone (made from lotion bottle)

<b>My husband and I both have cell phones.</b> And both of us have phone chargers. And that means lots of obnoxious cords. You never know when one of us may …

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This Ingenious Butter Knife Already Has More Than 14,000 Backers On Kickstarter

A new Kickstarter project aims to solve one of the biggest problems with breakfast: cold, hard butter.<p>The Stupendous Splendiferous ButterUp, a butter knife developed by Australia's DM Initiatives, has a built-in grater that is designed to soften butter and make it easier to spread.<p>The ButterUp …

A Comfortable Way to Carry Our Bikes? Yes, Please!

Ladies, ladies, ladies (and gents), we have an extremely important announcement to make. If you have ever avoided taking your bike out because you know you’ll have to carry it back up the stairs of your walkup apartment, have no fear. There is finally a solution.<p>We can’t believe it’s taken so long …

Video Game Can Help MS Patients Reduce Falls

Falls are a serious concern for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system, in which the body’s immune system attacks the protective covering or sheath surrounding nerve fibers. The risk for serious head and extremity injuries can increase with the …