Melanie Wong

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How to Use a Surplus of Zucchini

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Delicious ways to use up a bushel of zucchini -- one peck at a time.</i><p>If you're …

25 DIY Home Decor Ideas

When Spring is near I get the <b>home decorating</b> fever. I was so happy to find a ton of inspiration this week over at our link party. There were so many …

Mini Fabric Lamps - TaylorMade

One of the very first things I ever “pinned” were these “Lamp Shades on a String” from Rebeccas DIY. They have been on my to-make list for months. …

DIY Paper Orchid

I was very excited to see my guest posts for the DIY Network this morning. They invited me to show their audience how to make four of my favorite …

Cherry Cheesecake Dip

Are you a big fan of cheesecake? If so, then this is the perfect recipe for you. I really liked how simple it was. And my family liked it too. Best …

How to Print Instagram (or Square Photos) at Any Retail Photo Center

Not all photo centers are up to date yet on the new square photo craze….to print your Instagram or Hipstamatic type photos it can be expensive and …

June 2014

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

27 Recipes for Toast, Crostini, Bruschetta, and Toppings

A deep archive of Bon Appétit's recipes for toast, crostini, bruschetta, and toppings for a slice of bread<p><b>We'll admit it:</b> Sometimes we refer to <i>Bon Appétit</i> as "Stuff on Toast Magazine." But that's just because toast—or crostini or bruschetta or whatever—is the perfect vehicle for almost every kind …

10 Houses Made from Repurposed Shipping Containers

We like the idea of a shipping container as vacation getaway—it’s mobile, inexpensive, and an example of creative reuse at its best. Here, we’ve …

cute little furry things

I have a thing for Humf – the cutest little ‘furry thing’ cartoon series on Nick JR. It’s one of the few cartoons I will sit with Molly and watch. …

25+ Ideas for Small Laundry Spaces

Shares 505<p>[tps_header]<p>Solutions for Small Laundry Spaces<p>No matter your setup, try one of these ideas to maximize your space and storage in your …

Cooking Up The Delicious Food In Jon Favreau's "Chef"

For his culinary dramedy, expanding nationwide this weekend, Favreau turned to celebrated chef Roy Choi to create dishes so tasty you would want to eat them off the screen. "I really tried to tell a story with the food," said Choi.<p>With a title as direct as <i>Chef</i> — the indie dramedy written and …

Beef Enchilada Dip Recipe

Be awesome and repin this recipe HERE<p>First off big thanks to my dad for being patient with me while I took the picture 🙂<p>This dip was completely gone …

The Art of Fries : Philips Airfryer

I was recently asked if I’d like to try out the Philips Airfryer and share my thoughts on it. I was hesitant, not only because I don’t do a lot of …

Roast Tomatoes- Little Food Big Dinner

Place the oven rack in the top position. Preheat oven at 400 degrees F.<p>Remove tomatoes from vine. If the tomatoes are bigger than 1 ½-inches in …

A Nutella Bar Is Coming to Eataly in New York City

Congratulations, New York City, you're getting your very own <b>Eataly Nutella bar</b>. Eater NY reports that on Monday, the Italian grocery store/funplex will throw open the doors to its Nutella-focused dining option.<p>The NYC Nutella hub will be similar to the one that opened at Eataly Chicago, with a menu …

8 CommonMisteaksMistakes People Make When Cooking Steak

Cooking a perfect steak is trickier than you may think. Here are the most common steak mistakes—and how to avoid them.<p>We love a juicy, well-cooked (though not well-done!) steak. When you've got a quality piece of meat, you don't have to gussy it up with complicated cooking techniques and …

Disney Parks Blog Weekly Recap

This week, Disney theme parks around the world joined in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the “it’s a small world” attraction.<p>As you know, …

The 10 Greatest Animated Disney Dogs in History

First off, let me start by saying these are my personal favorites as told by my eight-year-old self. So, if you have an issue with any of my choices, …

Natural remedies for arthritis

From acupuncture to diet and exercise, natural treatments help arthritis sufferers find much needed relief.<p>Arthritis is the most common cause of …

Pain

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

The World of Japanese Vending Machines

For decades now, Japanese vending machines have served up an array of interesting, mundane, and useful things. Things like manga. Or bread in a can. …

Japan

Mother Takes Adorable Portraits of Her 10-Month-Old Baby and Their Rescue Dog

Not since Tokyo-based mother Aya Sakai's photos of her son and their French Bulldog, have I seen such a cute pairing like this! Meet Zoey and Jasper. Lifestyle photographer Grace Chon recently turned the camera on her 10-month-old Chinese-Korean baby Jasper and their 7-year-old rescue dog Zoey, …

Cute

Tee se itse -valas

You can find the tutorial in English here.<p><b>ETA in February 2012:</b> Hi! Nice of you to stop by! There will eventually be an English translation of this …

Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf

Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf<p><b>Cook Time:</b> 45 mins<p><b>Total Time:</b> 45 mins<p><b>Yield:</b> 3 loaves<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups flour<br>• 1 t. baking soda<br>• 1 t. baking powder<br>• 1 t. salt<br>• 6 …

Are Wildlife Sanctuaries Good for Animals?

What to know before you visit an animal sanctuary.<p>Noelle, a three-and-a-half-month-old tiger cub with saucer-size paws, strains at her pink-and-purple leash. She seems to know what's coming as animal trainer Kelsey Johnson pulls out a warmed bottle of specially made formula. The cub suckles it …

Killing Wildlife: The Pros and Cons of Culling Animals

Is targeting species like badgers, swans, and deer effective? And is it ethical?<p>Last fall, the U.K.'s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs targeted badgers for culling—the selective killing of a species as a population control measure.<p><b>Badgers reportedly transmit bovine tuberculosis, a</b> …