Vegan Alternative to Cream

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Photo by James Ransom

This is a brighter (and vegan) alternative to cream – for all your soups, sauces, and sides!

This recipe is for a roasted Onion purée which is brighter and better and enhances flavors rather than obscuring … Read More...

American Flag Cake

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What better cake for 4th of July celebrations than this amazing flag cake?

A simple white cake, with a (patriotic) surprise inside! This cake by Erin McDowell at Food52 is an adaptation of a simple white cake (or rather 5 … Read More...

Tip: Quick Card Background

Tip: Quick Card Background

Need a colorful but quick and easy background for your cards? Try inking up a clear acrylic block (without a stamp attached) with different colored ink pads, spritz with a little water and then stamp it out. Voila, you’ve got … Read More...

Tutorial: Serged patchwork beach towel

Tutorial: Serged patchwork beach towel Tutorial: Serged patchwork beach towel

LiZ from Simple Simon and Company shows how you can make this serged patchwork beach towel.  She got all those squares of terry cloth from a pack of washcloths at the discount store. She used … Read More...

Tutorial: Hexagon fabric tray

Hexagon-Fabric-Tray Tutorial: Hexagon fabric tray

I am loving this hexagon fabric tray! Lisa from A Spoonful of Sugar shows how you can make one.  After she created a square fabric tray, she was inspired to make one in a hexagon shape.  … Read More...

Making Your Own Beach Buoy Yard Decor

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Do you love the nautical look, and want to somehow incorporate it into your yard décor for this upcoming Summer?  Take a look at these adorable weathered beach buoys we found over at The Turquoise Home.  They are simply adorable, … Read More...

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

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I’m still looking for the perfect fried chicken recipe. I might be doing something wrong or I just think fried chicken tastes better when someone else makes it. It’s kind of like sandwiches. They seem to taste better when made … Read More...

DIY Mortar Board Graduation Hat

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Maybe you wont be getting one of these and you need to make your own? Maybe you did get one of these and you are planning on a big party that will require Mortar boards/ Graduation hats to be used … Read More...

Time to vote on your favorite quilt

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Voting is open now through May 29 for the ever popular online-only Blogger’s Quilt Festival. Hosted twice a year by Amy of Amy’s Creative Side, she runs this event like a pro. Quilt categories include: Mini, Small, Large, Appliqué, … Read More...

Free pattern: Perfect Diaper and Nappy Cover

Free pattern: Perfect Diaper and Nappy Cover Free pattern: Perfect Diaper and Nappy Cover

Dana from MADE shares an updated version of her Perfect Diaper + Nappy Cover free pattern. She published the original Perfect Diaper pattern waaaay back in 2008, which in blogging years was, like, … Read More...

Healthy Peanut Butter Blizzard

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I eat a lot of ice cream during the summer, since I don’t eat a lot during the cold months. Occasionally, I enjoy a blizzard. I might try this over the summer since my daughter and I really like peanut … Read More...

Tutorial: Ruffled duvet cover

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This ruffled duvet cover is absolutely dreamy! Stef from Girl. Inspired. made it for her daughter’s bedroom. She shares a tutorial showing how she did it. She started with a plain white duvet cover and added the rows of ruffled … Read More...