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Be Prepared for the Trail: Make Your Own Bug Repellent!

Written by Nicole<p>Like many of you reading this blog, spending time outdoors is an essential part of our family’s soul-soothing, unplugged time …

DIY: Bug Repellent Balm

I have a very serious vendetta against mosquitos and a few select summer insects, so I’ve decided to embalm myself in a force field of rosemary, …

A dinner salad built for two! The perfect size for small households. GET THE RECIPE: Taco Salad with Creamy Cilantro Dressing, http://www.thekitchn.com/recipe-for-two-taco-salad-with-creamy-cilantro-dressing-recipes-from-the-kitchn-189217

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes Recipe

This recipe is inspired by the Chocolate-Covered Hi-Hats from Elinor Klivans in <i>Cupcakes!</i><p>The recipe for peanut butter buttercream is adapted from <i>Cook's Illustrated.</i><p><b>Notes:</b><p>When preparing buttercream, make sure the butter is soft, or it won't easily incorporate into the buttercream.<br>• If you don't have a …

12 Of Our Favorite Cupcake Recipes

Gallery12 Of Our Favorite Cupcake Recipes<p>Last year we gave you 10 beautiful cakes to make for your spring celebrations (graduations, weddings, showers, and the like).<p>But sometimes you need something that's easy to eat one-handed, or you're cooking for youngins' (kids love cupcakes, always have, …

Pasta Salad with Smoked Gouda, Roasted Red Peppers & Artichoke Hearts - a copycat recipe from the Whole Foods salad bar (and a killer lunch recipe for spring!). GET THE RECIPE: Pasta Salad with Smoked Gouda, Roasted Red Peppers & Artichoke Hearts - http://www.thekitchn.com/recipe-sinful-pasta-salad-with-smoked-gouda-roasted-red-peppers-and-artichoke-hearts-recipes-from-the-kitchn-189237

Meatless Monday: Zucchini Parmesan Crisps

<b>Meatless Monday is a global movement, a way of life</b><b>.</b> It’s not a campaign to turn everyone in the world vegetarian or vegan; in fact, many involved <i>are</i> …

Espresso Chart Breaks Down Ingredient Ratios For 23 Drinks (PHOTO)

Do the options at your local coffee shop have you confused? Never fear! Pop Chart Lab and Orbit Visual Graphic Design have whipped up a lovely little chart breaking down the ingredient ratios of 23 types of espresso-based drinks. You'll never be confused about what you're drinking again.<p>We'll …

Sculpture and Collage by Vincent Junier - The Fox Is Black

French artist Vincent Junier‘s work occupies the fine line between whimsical and creepy, evoking a peculiar combination of preschool toys, voodoo, …

A Rainbow of Shoes and Legs for Breuninger by John Breed | Colossal

<p>Netherlands-based artist John Breed installed this whimsical leg rainbow in conjunction with German shoe salon Breuninger last year. The piece …

Flat-Pack Urinal: Composing Straw Bale for Outdoor Events

It is inefficient and unsustainable to haul human waste back in from remote festivals and other places typically populated with port-a-potties. So …

Latte Art with Nicely Abel Alameda

A man who lives up to his nickname, Nicely Abel Alameda has dedicated himself to his career in coffee. So dedicated, in fact, that he sports coffee logo tattoos commemorating the three companies he has worked for. While working at Espresso Vivace in Seattle, Nicely’s competition-level latte art …

DIY: Create a Fantasy Flower Garden

Let’s take a minute to envision your fantasy flower garden. Tall, breeze-blown blossoms sway like synchronized swimmers. The clouds of color remind …

Dahlias

Heirloom Seeds: Grow the Same Food Your Grandparents Ate

“Don’t eat anything your great grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food” is one of author Michael Pollan’s rules. He means stay away from processed …

DIY: Lavender Soda

Lavender is a perfect plant. It’s fragrant, it’s beautiful, bees and hummingbirds love it, it’s drought tolerant, and best of all, it’s edible. Or, …

5 Delicious Ways to Eat Flowers

As many of our favorite flowers blossom, we’re planning to incorporate the edible varieties into our menus. Here are five (actually, make that six) …

Flavors

DIY: Weeds You Can Eat

I’m not supposed to love feral fennel, but I can’t help it.<p>Sure, it’s a weed. But with feathery fronds and bright clusters of flowers, fennel fills …

Northern California

Steal This Look: An Airy Outdoor Shower

When you build a backyard shower next door to a 25-story apartment building in downtown Toronto, questions are going to arise. Like, how can it …

Landscaping

Close-up of Ponte Vecchio, Florence Italy (o