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DIY: Rose Petal Honey

On my last day in India, I had my first taste of rose petal honey, swirled into the yogurt I ate for breakfast as I sat on a balcony watching the Taj …

20 Years of Cleaning Tips: Scrub Your Way to a Gleaming Home

We've been cleaning for more than two decades. Okay, not continuously, but let's just say we know how to use <i>all</i> our vacuum-cleaner attachments at this point. Over the years, we've shared our best solutions for tackling household tasks, and to our delight, you've written to tell us how these tips …

Have you considered copper penny tiles for your next project?

<i>The fate of the American One Cent piece is yet to be determined. Will we follow Canada's lead, discontinuing the faithful penny? Well, keep saving</i> …

When You Just Can't Leave Well Enough Alone.

You know what's the best thing about spending $60 on a plywood floor? <br>You can do whatever the H you want with it, and you don't really give a …

Smile And Wave

We've been in this rental here in Colorado Springs for a year-and-a-half now and one of the biggest challenges was figuring out a way to create more …

Vintage Suitcase Dog Bed

Whelp, I’ve jumped on the vintage suitcase dog bed bandwagon. What, you ask, are vintage suitcase dog beds? Well these adorable pet beds are …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Learn How to Make Solar Panels

Plenty of people have been looking into installing solar panels in an effort to combat rising energy costs. When most of these people see the prices …

Momofuku Milk Bar's Crack Pie

<i>Recipe by Christina Tosi, Momofuku Milk Bar New York New York</i><p><b>Anyone who has taken a bite of this Milk Bar best seller immediately knows the reason for the sassy name. Once you start eating this rich, salty-sweet pie with its oat cookie crust, you won't be able to stop.</b><p><b>CRACK PIE</b><p>Servings: 10 to …

Baking

How To Quit Cable And Continue Watching All Your Shows (how to)

In the wake of the CBS/Time Warner Cable dispute, many families are reevaluating their cable providers, and it’s no secret that more and more homes …

How to Successfully Learn a New Language This Year

Until the age of 21, I had several New Year's resolutions to learn Spanish that never panned out. After I graduated university (as an electronic …

Over 175 Free Online Educational Resources (v.1.1)

<b>Over 175 Free Online Educational Resources (v.1.1)</b><p><b>Warning:</b> <i>Very long post. Please open in a new browser tab.</i><p>Here is decades' worth of knowledge freely available online for those who love to learn. Links that fit under multiple categories are listed only once.<p><b>What are your favorite sites to learn from? What sites would you add to this list?</b><p>CONTENTS:<p>I. Top Picks<br>II. Universities and Higher Education<br>III. General Collections<br>IV. How-to & DIY<br>V. Studying with Peers<br>VI. Online Books, eBooks, & …

16 Ways To Dress Like A Grown Man

Men's Fashion

Alfredo Moser: Bottle light inventor proud to be poor

<b>Alfredo Moser's invention is lighting up the world. In 2002, the Brazilian mechanic had a light-bulb moment and came up with a way of illuminating his house during the day without electricity - using nothing more than plastic bottles filled with water and a tiny bit of bleach.</b><p>In the last two years …

Nobel Prize

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Garment Rack D.I.Y.

Looking for a budget friendly way to create garment racks for your home? Today Rachel shares her D.I.Y. method...<p><b>You'll Need:</b> Two 1/2" x 60" black …

Painted Floors with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

When we found our new house we fell in love with the layout, the location, the extra space, the neighbors, the pool, and I could go on and on. What …

How To Paint Concrete UPDATED!! (Plus My Secret Cleaning Tip!) • Vintage Revivals

Happy Monday my friends! You may or may not know that about a year and 1/2 ago I posted a really through tutorial for painting concrete/cement. …

Vegetable Growing Guide

<b>Days to Harvest:</b> A newly planted asparagus patch should not be harvested for its first year -- it needs this time to become established in the garden. The second year, you can harvest selectively over a two-week period. The third year, harvest over four weeks. The fourth year and beyond, you may …

Gardening

Armenian Easter Bread Rounds (Choereg)

As soon as the yeast hits the warm milk and that wonderful smell rises up through the kitchen, I’m a little girl again. My Mom’s hands are mixing the …

Key West Lounge - Silver Chair

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Build the Ultimate Chicken Coop with These Easy Plans

This Cape Cod-inspired structure is prettier than many human dwellings—get the easy plans to build your own!<p>Dreaming of putting a hen house in your …

Urban Chicks

I know I talk a lot about things from a rural perspective, but can I take just a minute to encourage all you urban dwellers that homesteading can be …

DIY beehive in a jar

DIY Chicken Coop

Want a coop tour? Oh, I'm so glad you said yes! I am more than a little stoked about my chicks' new digs.<p>This was a DIY green build through and …

DIY Chicken Coops Even Your Neighbors Will Love ⋆ Handmade Charlotte

The thought alone of a neighbor building a homemade chicken coop in their backyard is enough to make most people cringe. Personally, I love the idea …

DIY: Make Your Own Wildflower Seed Bombs

Seed bombs are the main weapon guerrilla gardeners can use to spread flowers in bare spots, creating pockets of beauty and habitats for pollinators. …

DIY Moccasins for Children

Finding cute shoes for babies and toddlers can be hard sometimes. I'm always on the lookout for adorable footwear, but often I'm unwilling to pay the …