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How-To: Pinecone Owls

Whooooo’s got crafty kids? Keep little hands occupied this holiday season with this fun and adorable tutorial and free printable pinecone owls template from Lia Griffith!<p>I just love those little felt faces! Predictably, the especially cranky-looking one is my favorite.

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Paper Flower Roundup

I have been making paper flowers ever since kindergarten. They are one of those crafts that are instantly satisfying to make, and have many levels of difficulty to work up to. I have put together a collection of paper flower and plant projects to inspire you to make some for your own space or for a …

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73 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.

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Novel Biomarker Detects Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Better than Conventional Methods Alone, According to Journal of Rheumatology Study

MADISON, N.J., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A novel biomarker for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has significant potential to help physicians better …

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

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Can anti-inflammatory foods help me fight arthritis in later life?

<b>The Question</b><p>Both my parents have severe rheumatoid arthritis. Can changing my diet now, in my 30s, help protect me against the same fate? I've heard of "anti-inflammatory" foods.<p><b>The Answer</b><p>Having a family member with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) doesn't mean it's inevitable you will get the disease. …

Nutmeg and Black Pepper Popovers

Makes 12 Servings<p>This unconventional popovers recipe stars nutmeg and black pepper, making it the perfect savory dinner roll (or salty snack).<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt<p>1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper<p>1 …

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Low-Carb Food Options

Sweat burns calories

<b>The answer:</b> "No! Sweat is not a gauge of how hard you are working," Scott says. Our bodies produce sweat as a way to cool down, so if anything, it's an indicator of how hot your body is. And hotter core temperatures don't equal more calories burned.<p>In fact, the fitter you are, the less you probably …

5 Common Myths About Arthritis Debunked

<b>Fact:</b> Rheumatoid arthritis can develop at any age. The autoimmune disease, which causes inflammation in joints and surrounding tissues, commonly …

Creative Eye Makeup Illustrations by Tal Peleg

Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg, aka Scarlet Moon, uses eyeshadow and eyeliner to do more than simply shade in her eyelids. Instead, the creative makeup genius turns eyelids into her own personal canvas for clever mini paintings. She takes the small patch of skin that surrounds the eye and …

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Why Carved Pumpkins Are Called "Jack O' Lanterns"

The name “Jack O’ Lantern” was originally one of the numerous names given to ignis fatuus (Medieval Latin for “foolish fire”), another of which is …

Raisin Chocolate Crunchies

<i>So simple yet so delicious these raisin chocolate crunchies are a brilliant snack time treat or naughty breakfast.</i><p><b>Serves 8 (makes 16)</b><p><b>Preparation …

Dessert

How to Paint a Sugar Skull… On Your Face!

Celebrating Day of the Dead this year? Or thinking of dressing up as a Dia de los Muertos sugar skull for Halloween? Then you’re going to need makeup, face paint, and a few fake flowers. For this Halloween hack, we decided to do a two-face look, with half as the sugar skull and the other half as …

DIY: lavender bath melts

When I first started looking at DIY bath products online, everything seemed so complicated. Many recipes involved hard-to-find ingredients and tricky …

How-To: Painted Acorns

Combine natural beauty with a pop of eye-catching color with this fun tutorial for making decorative painted acorns from Home Stories A to Z!<p>Ready to dress up your autumn tablescape? Head on over to Home Stories A to Z to see how it’s done.<p>[Via Apartment Therapy]

Pumpkin Nutella Brownies

Rather than struggle against the vortex of pumpkin-flavored-everything that our universe gets sucked into every year at this time, why not reward yourself for bravely accepting it with these Pumpkin Nutella Brownies from Brown Sugar.<p>[via Foodbeast]

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Mason Jar Crafts DIY Home Decor Ideas

<i>Disclosure: I received this book at no charge in exchange for my honest review.</i><p>I have bunches of old mason jars tucked in the back of my pantry. …

Craft Of The Day: Use Mason Jars To Create Pretty Votives

We're sure it comes as no surprise that we've found yet another creative way to use mason jars. And today's Craft Of The Day from Fellow Fellow shows us how to use them to make pretty votives for your favorite candles. Check them out:<p><i>Photo by Claire from Fellow Fellow</i><p>We love how the light …

Best 35 DIY Easy And Cheap Mason Jar Projects

Invented and patented by John, Landis Mason back in 1858, hence the name, Mason jars were originally created to help with the preservation of food. …

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100 Clever Ways to Repurpose Mason Jars

If you’ve ever gotten lost on Pinterest or tried your hand at pretty much anything DIY, you’re probably besties with one iconic piece of glassware: The Mason Jar. Love it or hate it, you can’t deny both its utility and inherent cuteness. For this month’s mega roundup, we’ve scoured the web to bring …

Rose Costume

Cut individual petals in a teardrop shape with a flat tip; we used five 4 1/2-by-9-inch petals; the grain runs along their length.<p>Overlap them slightly, sew together with a running stitch, and gather tightly.<p>Place on top of the basic cap, cinch petals and cap's stem together, and floral-tape to …

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Roundup: 11 Quick and Easy DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

If you're the type to wait until the last minute to come up with a Halloween costume (guilty as charged), here are a few homemade options that won't …

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Flashback: Gory Brain Cap

<b>By Jeromina Juan</b><p>If you’ve been brainstorming Halloween DIY costume ideas, no need to bang your head on a brick wall. It’s time to put on your thinking cap. Literally! With just a ball cap, squiggles of caulking (the stuff made for sealing tubs, sinks, and windows), and dabs of paint, this bloody …

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Where The Walls Still Talk

Tales from the legendary hotel-slash-commune that housed Jackson Pollock, Dylan Thomas, Arthur Miller, Bob Dylan, Robert Mapplethorpe, Patti Smith, and Sid Vicious—told by residents like Rufus Wainwright, Betsey Johnson, R. Crumb, and Andy Warhol.<p>Anita! Soon this Chelsea Hotel<br>Will vanish before the …

30 Homemade Candy Recipes To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Candy is awesome. Homemade candy is better—here are 30 recipes we love.<p><b>Is there anything better than eating handfuls of candy</b> until you teeter on the edge of sheer bliss and belly-aching agony? We say no. There's only one way to make this time-honored pastime better, and that's indulging in …

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8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

Sweet Potatoes

14 Easy DIY Decorations For A Cool Halloween Party

It’s almost Halloween party time and everything has to be perfect. So get your decorations out of the garage and maybe even make some new ones. A DIY …

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

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