How To: Dye Table Linens with Vegetables

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 24, 2012

created at: 08/21/2012

If you're heading out to the farmer's market this weekend, or even to the grocery store, you might want to pick up some extra vegetables for today's Foodie Friday DIY. Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Spice Racks, Pot Racks and Pantry Hacks

By: Diy maven Aug 17, 2012

created at: 08/16/2012


From spice racks to pot racks to pantry hacks, we cover them all in this roundup. Some cost nothing whereas other might set you back a few hundred. So...there's something for everyone. Now read on, be inspired and get organized!Continue Reading

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How To: Make Edible Tea Bag Cookies

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 17, 2012

created at: 08/05/2012
Bake a batch of gluten-free cookies with this green tea shortbread recipe that tastes good and is good for you, as far as cookies go anyway.   Continue Reading
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How To: Make Fresh Pineapple Sorbet

By: Capreek Aug 17, 2012

created at: 08/16/2012
Thiiiiiiis looks amazing. I'm a big fan of pineapple, frozen goodies, and have I mentioned pineapple? Three simple ingredients make this cool, homemade treat even more appetizing!    Continue Reading

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Roundup: Kitchen Essentials for Every Dorm Room

By: Diy maven Aug 10, 2012
created at: 08/10/2012
Graduating from high school may have prepared you for hitting the books in college, but what about hitting the recipe books? The prospect of feeding yourself might be more intimidating than negotiating campus when you're finally on your own and away from a live-in cook. But not to worry! With the right equipment, you'll pass kitchen 101 with flying colors. Here's Continue Reading
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How to: Make Homemade, Healthy Spiced Ketchup

By: Rebekah-greiman Aug 10, 2012
Hello! I'm Rebekah from Potholes and Pantyhose where I share and photograph detailed tutorials of my DIY projects, recipes, photography tips and remodeling endeavors. I am in the middle of remodeling both our living and dining rooms.

My garden is in full swing and I have a plethora of Roma tomatoes that needed to be used. And, after reading the back of a ketchup bottle one day which listed the third ingredient as High Fructose Corn Syrup and the fourth as Corn Syrup, I knew just what to do.  Continue Reading

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Bake It: Back-to-School Pencil Push-Up Cake Pops

By: Capreek Aug 10, 2012

created at: 08/09/2012
Can you believe it's back-to-school season already?? I swear the summer was just getting started! (I haven't even been to the pool yet... how sad is that?) To kick off all these school shenanigans, here's a very clever treat to bake, make, and give!    Continue Reading
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16 Really Weird Ice Cream Flavors: Which Would You Try??

By: Diy maven Aug 03, 2012

strawberry jalapeno ice cream side
Jalapeno Strawberry Ice Cream? Maybe. But Balsamic-Roasted Tomato-Basil Ice Cream? I think I'd pass on that one. Here's a list of 16 luscious-looking ice creams with very unusual flavors and flavorContinue Reading
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How To: 'Bake' Blueberry Pancakes in a Jar

By: Brittni mehlhoff Aug 03, 2012

created at: 07/29/2012

That's right. I said bake IN a jar, not from a jar. This recipe is so easy it will leave you wondering why you ever bothered to make pancakes any other way.   Continue Reading
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Incredible Macramé Food Sculptures by Ed Bing Lee

By: Capreek Aug 03, 2012

created at: 08/02/2012
I've long associated macramé, the process of making textiles by knotting rather than weaving or knitting, with kitschy owl-shaped wall hangings from the 1970s. (My grandma was quite fond of them, bless her heart.) So, to see the technique used to create intricate works of art is not only unexpected, but completely fascinating!     Continue Reading
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How To: Make Gourmet Pixy Stix

By: Diy maven Jul 27, 2012

created at: 07/27/2012

Pixy Stix*. You know, those slim tubes of colored, fruity dust that turned your lips and tongue colors not seen in nature. I LOVED them. Seems that kids still do. Have you ever seen Toddlers and Tiaras? (Parents are using them as a gateway drug to Red Bull.) At least Lindsay's creations have real fruit in them. Plus, they're Continue Reading
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6 Salad Recipes for the Summer Swim Season

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 27, 2012
yummy salad recipe roundup
It's summer and that means you have a far greater chance of ending up in a bathing suit. Naturally, you look awesome, no matter what your size, but if you are especially conscience of your diet when you are headed to the beach (or pool), these salad recipes are for you. Bonus: They actually taste good!   Continue Reading
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How To: Make Fruity and Delicious Striped Ice Cream Cake

By: Capreek Jul 27, 2012

created at: 07/26/2012
If this doesn't look and taste like summer, I don't know what does! Layers of fruity sorbet and ice cream stack up to create a delicious, seasonal treat.    Continue Reading
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How To: Make your Ice Cream Cones even Cooler with a Decorative Wrappers DIY

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 20, 2012

created at: 07/18/2012
Cool down in style on a hot summer day or at the next ice cream party, with these kid-friendly (and adult-friendly) ice cream cone wrappers.   Continue Reading
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How To: Make a Polka Dot Cake -- On the Inside!

By: Capreek Jul 20, 2012

created at: 07/19/2012
Polka dots make anything more festive, but polka dots inside a cake?? That's a whole other level of festivity, my friends!    Continue Reading
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Recipe Roundup: Make BBQ Rubs, Marinades, Sauces and More

By: Diy maven Jul 13, 2012

created at: 07/09/2012
BBQ season has reached its zenith. Let's keep it there as long as possible by switching up the how-hum slabs of meat with rubs, butters, marinades, sauces and salsas.

First up, Kelly Rossiter over at Parentables gives us some great recipes that will have us BBQ-ing like proper chefs. Among them areContinue Reading
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How To: Make (Edible) Watercolor Cookies

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 13, 2012

created at: 07/11/2012
What's the secret material to this DIY dessert (aside from food coloring)? Continue Reading
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Make It: DIY Organic Citrus Sugar Scrub

By: Capreek Jul 13, 2012

created at: 07/12/2012
A little mid-summer pampering sounds pretty good about now, don't you think? There's nothing better than a homemade citrus scrub to reinvigorate the senses and have your skin feeling fresh and new!    Continue Reading
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Roundup: 11 Fresh Summer Recipes

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jul 06, 2012

created at: 07/01/2012
Remember a couple of weeks ago when I rounded up the 7 sweet treats of summer? Well, I have another one for you, but instead of sugary sweets, we'll head more towards the savory side for this one.   
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How To: Make Delicious Three-Ingredient Frozen Yogurt -- From Scratch!

By: Capreek Jul 06, 2012

created at: 07/05/2012

There's never a better time for cold, homemade treats than right now AKA the dead of summer. Everything is hot and gross and have I mentioned hot? No? Okay, it's HOT out there y'all. Treat yourself to some simple and delicious three-ingredient frozen yogurt!    Continue Reading

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