Weeknight Meal Recipe: How to Make Caldo Verde

By: Matt allison Mar 15, 2013

 

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Caldo verde originates from northern Portugal and is often referred to as 'green soup', a firm family favourite and true 'one pot… Continue Reading

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How To: Clean and Organize Your Refrigerator Like a Pro

By: Diy maven Mar 15, 2013

created at: 03/14/2013

For someone who keeps her books in alphabetical order by genre, I'm kind of a slob when it comes to the refrigerator. It's not that it's exceptionally dirty. The problem is it is a disorganized free for… Continue Reading

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How To: Make Easy Modern DIY Concrete Pendant Lights

By: Capreek Mar 13, 2013

created at: 03/13/2013

Concrete table lamps, concrete stools, and now concrete pendant lights: I am clearly obsessed with new uses for this inexpensive material!… Continue Reading

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Free Download: How to Clean Like a Maid Cheat Sheet

By: Bruno Mar 13, 2013

How to clean like a maid (free PDF download)
I know it doesn't feel like spring yet (at least not here in Minnesota), but it's coming soon (really, I promise!). So to get your spring cleaning projects kick started, we're offering a free, downloadable cheat sheet to help you clean as quickly and thoroughly as a maid. Read on to find out to get the free PDF!

There are two ways to get your download:

1) Sign up for our free, weekly newsletter (you can always… Continue Reading

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5 Ways to Eliminate Paper Towel Dependency

By: Matt allison Mar 13, 2013

created at: 03/12/2013

I have two young children, a 6 month old baby girl and 2.5 year old boy. People are often shocked when I explain that both of them were/are in cloth diapers! The thought may make some break out into a cold sweat, but it seemed like the natural decision for our family, as cutting back on waste is priority for… Continue Reading

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Awesome DIY Pipe Table -- Plus Free Downloadable Plans

By: Capreek Mar 12, 2013

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Having gone through a recent office makeover of my own, DIY tables and desks just seem to jump out during my Internet browsing sessions these days (which go something like "cute puppy, cute puppy, AWESOME DIY IDEA, cute puppy").  … Continue Reading

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How to: Clean Under Your Kitchen Sink in 10 Minutes

By: Faith-towers Mar 12, 2013

created at: 03/12/2013

The dark abyss below my kitchen sink is usually the last thing on my mind. But now that spring is just around the corner, I wanted to give the space a quick makeover. Read on for my step-by-step guide to cleaning this often forgotten space in under 10 minutes.   

1. The first step is to remove everything. Lay it all out in plain view on a piece of newspaper.

2. Discard any containers that are empty,… Continue Reading

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Before and After: A Budget-Friendly Kitchen Makeover

By: Faith-towers Mar 11, 2013

created at: 03/11/2013

I'm no stranger to ugly kitchens. When I moved into my place, it looked like it was designed in the '70s. So I know first-hand that kitchen remodels can be expensive and time consuming. But surprisingly, this stunning transformation didn't break the bank.… Continue Reading

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Weeknight Meal: How to Make My Favorite Spaghetti Bolognaise

By: Matt allison Mar 08, 2013

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Nothing quite screams comfort food like a big bowl of Spaghetti Bolognaise (French, in Italian it is Bolognese). I know this is dangerous territory to be treading in as everyone's Mama makes the best, but try keep an open… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Glamorous Gold DIY Projects

By: Faith-towers Mar 07, 2013

created at: 03/07/2013

Gold adds instant elegance to a room, and the metallic trend only seems to be gaining momentum. It's an easy way to infuse some sophistication into, well, anything. And now, fair warning - painting things gold can be addictive. Trust me.… Continue Reading

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Weeknight Meal: How to Make A Grilled Fish And Tabbouleh Salad

By: Matt allison Mar 01, 2013

created at: 02/28/2013

Tabbouleh is a firm favorite of mine, and I like to add complexity by pairing it with flavorful marinated grilled… Continue Reading

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15+ Things You Can Make/Do Using Your Waffle Iron (That Aren't Waffles)

By: Diy maven Mar 01, 2013

created at: 02/28/2013My Sweetie Pie has been hinting at getting a waffle iron. Since I dislike one-job appliances, I've been nixing the idea. However (you knew this was coming, didn't you?) after finding these saliva-producing recipes for tasty treats all made using a waffle iron, I think I just might be on board… Continue Reading

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15 Inventive New Uses for Chalkboard Paint

By: Faith-towers Feb 28, 2013

created at: 02/27/2013

The chalkboard paint trend has been kicking around the Internet for a while now, and some of you may be over it. I, however, definitely am not. I still can't get enough of the stuff!   

I love that it's both attractive and functional, and it's very versatile too. So scroll on to see fifteen fresh new ways to use this ingenius material.

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1. Place a chalkboard behind your party treats, and… Continue Reading

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10 Cozy Window Seats + A Tutorial

By: Faith-towers Feb 26, 2013

created at: 02/26/2013

Window seats are versatile; they can be used as reading nooks, nap spots or even workspaces. They can also add extra seating to an otherwise vacant area. And here's the best part - you can even make one yourself!… Continue Reading

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How to: Make a Framed Chevron Corkboard

By: Faith-towers Feb 25, 2013

created at: 02/24/2013

Most bulletin boards are boring, but there's nothing dull about this bright yellow dazzler. This brilliant Ikea hack uses the Ung Drill frame and lots of wine corks to create a beautiful and functional board worthy of proud display in your living room or kitchen. Or office. Or anywhere, really!… Continue Reading

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