Peggy Cichos

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13 Fun Ways to Reuse Spools of Thread

Seamsters, don’t toss your empties in the trash! There are plenty of cute and even some practical ways to reuse spools of thread.Sewing can be a …

Crafting

Auto Parts A to Z: A Beginner's Guide to What Makes Your Car Tick

What does a ball joint look like, anyway?<p>Ever wonder what an alternator or a water pump actually look like? Here's a handy guide to everything you ever needed to know about the car parts your local mechanic is telling you that you need to replace. Because these parts vary from car to car, the …

DIY: Pretty and Carefree Paper Plants

Not everyone has a green thumb. Our recommendation? DIY some carefree paper plants with the help of Corrie Beth Hogg. All it takes is a one-time …

Martha Stewart

11 Things to Know Before Visiting the Lumber Yard - Quiet Corner

Choosing the right wood for a home improvement project can be tricky for experienced woodworkers and novice DIYers alike. Luckily, knowing a few key …

Woodworking

DIY Stenciled Coffee Tray

*Before we get into this fun post, CLICK HERE. I’m hosting a giveaway. You can enter to win your own stencils, paint, and brushes! Good luck!Earlier …

Crafting

Articles about map it out turn any place world poster on Dwell.com - Dwell

Much like the realms of interior design and architecture, the art world can be an intimidating place.<p>Though it's not typical, building a home underground can offer an alternative way of living that may fit with the lifestyle...<p>Tucked away on the edge of a nature preserve, a customized home breaks …

Architecture

Common Lawn Weeds - How to Handle Them - Quiet Corner

There are many common lawn weeds that you may know by their appearance yet not by name. But in such cases, do you truly “know” them? Perhaps not well …

Gardening

Pecan Sandies

These cookies are unbelievably light, delicate and crisp. The secret is to let the cookie dough chill overnight before slicing and baking. <b>More Cookie</b> …

6 Hacks to Make Store-Bought Cookie Dough Even Better

Sure, store-bought cookie dough is okay, but if you stuff it with other treats you have in your kitchen, it gets even better. Seriously, it's time to …

Dessert

How to Program Your Mind to Stop Buying Crap You Don’t Need

We all buy things from time to time that we don't really need. It's okay to appeal to your wants every once in a while, as long as you're in control. …

Personal Finance

Inside the Hoarder’s Brain: A Unique Problem with Decision-Making

Why do some people find it impossible to get rid of old newspapers and junk mail, and end up hoarding them instead?<p>New research suggests that …

Free Yourself From Paper Clutter

DK - <i>House Works</i> , 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited<p>Establish a home for incoming paper, and use it daily to contain the incoming tide. You'll always …

Shirring with Elastic Thread

Shares 22K<p>It always starts with a pattern. I wanted a simple dress that I could wear when I’m around the house on days when I’m sewing or writing. …

Circle Quilt Finish (and Tutorial)

While recently sorting some scraps from a friend, I was inspired to make a small baby quilt by a pretty stack of pink and gray fabrics.<p>I decided to …

How to Make the Juiciest Pan-Roasted Pork Chops

After you master our method for brined and pan-roasted chops, prepare to say goodbye to those dry, flavorless things you used to call pork chops.<p>A juicy, pan-roasted chop basted in aromatic brown butter? This is the kind of weeknight-friendly comfort food recipe you’ll want to have on hand." Start …

BBQ

The Pioneer Woman's Best 5 Potato Recipes

From creamy mashed spuds to scalloped beauties baked with cheese and ham, get the recipes for Food Network's Ree Drummond's best-ever potatoes.<p>When …

Turn Your Vintage Photos Into Canvas Artwork

Thanks for stopping by this Monday – hope you had a wonderful weekend. Today I want to show you the easy steps I used to turn two old photographs …

DIY Goodwill Table Upcycle

Shares 21K<p>Acquired this nice table Goodwill for $25, I have been doing this (selectively) over the past few months. Our basement remodel has been …

Salvation Army

Striped Nightstand Makeover - 2 Little Supeheroes

Striped Nightstand Makeover.<p>I picked up this laminate nightstand up for $10.<p>Gave it a sanding (nothing too crazy) only spend about 5 minutes sanding …

Summer Mason Jars

Shares 36<p>Hi There! I’m Dee, and I blog over at Meatloaf and Melodrama, where I share easy crafts, DIY projects and simple recipes. I am thrilled to …

Crafting

DIY Solar Lamp

This is an easy DIY project that can be done in less than 30 minutes (depending on how many solar lights you will be making). Since we don’t have …

How to paint with Annie Sloan’s Chalk paint….and a donation for the Christmas bazaar.

It seems as though many many people would love to use this paint (with good reason!) but there are also many that are not sure how to use it. This is …

Blueberry Chocolate Scones

by: Jenny<p>I am so excited to share with you my very first post as one of the members of Craftaholics Anonymous® 2015 Creative Team. If you’ve stopped …

Breakfast

Beyond the Cronut: 15 Frankenpastries to Make at Home

Cupcakes are old news. The newest sugary sensation to sweep our fair city is the Cronut -- the croissant-doughnut hybrid created by Dominque Ansel at his SoHo bakery last month. With production of the pastry limited to 300 a day, Cronut mania has created long lines and even given rise to a seedy …

Food