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Make an Ice Cream Birthday Cake

Come summer, ice cream cake is a festive and refreshing dessert and a fitting treat for those with summer birthdays. These cakes can typically be found at specialty ice cream shops and maybe even at the grocery store, but most lack scratch-made flavor (and have a hefty price tag to boot!). Lucky …

How-To: Amazingly Simple Decorated Coasters

Looking for a quick and crafty handmade gift idea? Check out this tutorial for making your own amazingly simple decorated tile coasters from Shannon at Madigan Made!

How-To: Recycled Key Snowman Ornaments

I generally try to refrain from posting holiday projects before Thanksgiving, but these recycled key snowman ornaments from Amanda at Crafts by Amanda are so darn cute that I simply couldn’t resist sharing the tutorial immediately.<p>I mean, just look at those faces! Can you really blame me?

Make Bread in the Slow Cooker

Want some fresh bread? The oven isn’t the only option for baking bread at home, Emma Christensen of the kitchn suggests tossing some dough into your crock pot for some warm homemade bread. It turns out that the “High” setting on most slow cookers just happens to heat the pot to the right …

How-To: Paper Snowflake Ballerina

Churning out the same old paper snow flakes year after year? Why not upgrade your winter holiday decor to includes these whimsical paper ballerinas?<p>The Krokotak blog has a simple photo tutorial and free printable template for the dancer silhouettes. These would look beautiful hanging in a window …

How-To: Thanksgiving EPP Turkey Towel

Just in time for Thanksgiving, this cute little English paper pieced turkey towel tutorial with free printable template from Mollie at Wild Olive will be the perfect decorative addition to your holiday kitchen.<p>If dinner isn’t at your house this year, this charming tea towel would also make a …

How-To: Wooden Spool and Cork Ornaments

Looking for a cheap and cheerful craft for the holidays? These DIY ornaments are a great way to use your collection of beads, charms and jewelry findings. They also make great little gifts for your friends.<p>I love this combo of wooden spool and recycled sheet music from My Salvaged Treasures. …

Stitchy Wonderland

Have you recovered from yesterday’s feast? Why not skip the shopping crowds, fix a big plate of leftovers, throw on your favorite movie and stitch …

The Perfect Roast Chicken from The Kitchn

Sara Kate Gillingham and Faith Durand, the editors of the popular blog The Kitchn, hold forth on tools, techniques, and cooking the perfect bird. For more recipes, check out The Kitchn Cookbook.<p><i>Photo: Leela Cyd</i><p>Skillet-Roasted Whole Chicken Serves 4<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon coarse salt<p>1 teaspoon …

The Best Macaroon Recipes

These crisp yet chewy cookies, made from flaked coconut and egg whites, are beloved Passover treats that are worth seeking out all year long. Between chocolate dips and fruity infusions, you're sure to to find a flavor you crave.<p>Chopped apricots, melting deliciously into the toasty golden-brown …

Whipped Frosting

Just try not to lick the spoon when you make this basic frosting that pairs perfectly with our Versatile Vanilla Cake, , and Lemon Cake.

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Gift Idea: Emergency Chocolate

At this very moment, I’m sitting at my desk, eating dark chocolate chips straight from the bag. Because, Thursday. Know the feeling? This emergency chocolate tutorial from my pal Carolina at 30 Minute Crafts will definitely bring a smile to your face!<p>Now, I can’t imagine that I really have to say …

Crafting

Crochet Chevron Blanket

Use brightly colored thrifted yarn scraps to make a Simple Chevron/ Ripple Blanket with this Free Crochet Pattern.<p>493<p>1988

DIY Vintage Bracelet

This eclectic style bracelet is made using vintage earring pieces. Whilst I don’t suggest you break up grannies heirlooms I do suggest you take a …

Paint Your Own Outdoor Rug!

Autumn Blessings

In my neck of the woods we are having a longer summer than expected and while I am usually a fan of the heat, I am ready for fall. The cooler temps …

Crappy Crochet Dishcloth

I used to crochet, and as far as I remember it wasn’t terribly hard.<p>Now wait, before you go getting all impressed, I probably remember it being easy …