Holiday How To: Make Edible Snowmen from Pantry Staples

By: Holidaymagazine Oct 26, 2010
Today, guest blogger and nationally known style expert Matthew Mead shows you how to create these adorable Edible Snowmen (directions after the jump):

created at: 10/23/2010

"Holiday with Matthew Mead" is a "book-azine" offering inspiration and DIY/how-to projects for the Christmas holiday season. It'll be available in early November via online orders only, and in limited quantities (click here to purchase it).

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Yummy Mummy Recipe Roundup

By: Diy maven Oct 22, 2010

Pumpkin "Mummy" Cupcakes

Mummies. Eat them before they eat you. And with these cute and clever mummy recipes, the task won't only be fun it'll be yummy too. 

First up (pictured above) are pumpkin chocolate chip cupcakes with brown sugar meringue buttercream. Mmm.

These little guys are made out of Twinkies, frosting and M & M's, because, you know, Twinkies aren't sweet enough:

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How to Stop Wasting Food and Save $

By: Diy maven Oct 22, 2010

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In 1995, one study concluded, Americans threw out about 27% of edible food that year. According to a 2004 study by the University of Arizona, that figure increased to 50%. The waste is mind-boggling. Just think about it: ONE HALF of all the food fit for consumption may get thrown out. Extrapolated out to dollars and cents, the same study concludedContinue Reading

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Quick Tips for Easy Entertaining

By: Megallancole Oct 21, 2010

created at: 10/21/2010

In today's video I give you a little entertaining cheat sheet with a few ideas of key pieces and indispensable items to have on hand at home to make having people over easy and stress-free.

Having guests, friends and family over to your nest should be fun and enjoyable and doesn't need to be panic-attack-inducing. The most important thing is to be in the moment and enjoy your company, instead of fretting over how clean your house is or what you are going to serve.

More great ideas after the jump...

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Pumpkin Bread & Mulling Spices Recipes

By: Megallancole Oct 19, 2010

Welcome to the first installment of Get Nested, my fall series with Curbly. I find myself entertaining much more during the fall and winter seasons, and wanted to offer some helpful tips and recipes to you to help make your entertaining season as seamless as possible.

Mulling spices is a great way to give your home a great aroma.

Aromatic mulling spices make your home smell amazing and give it a warm and welcomeing feel. To make your own, add a teaspoon of cinnamon, cloves, and/or nutmeg to a potContinue Reading

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DIY Dream Kitchen

By: Diy maven Oct 15, 2010

created at: 10/15/2010

Although this kitchen looks like it went through a major renovation, it didn't. With a little layout re-vamp, new lighting, eco-friendly materials (including a cork floor) and paint, theContinue Reading

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A new way to roast a potato

By: Diy maven Oct 15, 2010

Part baked potato, part french fry, part potato chip, this spud is a tuber-lover's dream. Our source tells us all we have to do is scrub a whole potato and then, using a very sharp knife, cutContinue Reading

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Now-You're-Talking Pumpkin Brownies

By: Modhomeecteacher Oct 15, 2010

Once again, I watch as all pumpkin lovers enjoy their seasonal treats baked from the orange mash. Just not a fan. I don't even get excited about pumpkin pie with ice cream. Wait a minute! What if you mixed up brownie batter with a touch of pumpkin,Continue Reading

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Chili Biscuit Sandwiches

By: Modhomeecteacher Oct 15, 2010

It's the perfect chili weekend and who couldn't use a little twist in the way they serve up a pot of chili? It's doubtful I could get Mr. to eat this new chili design, but my mouth is watering looking at that chili drenched biscuit, so I think I'll proceed regardless.

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Eatable Rainbow Roundup

By: Diy maven Oct 08, 2010


The double rainbow dude would swoon with the sheer awesomeness of these eatable rainbows. What does this mean?? It means there are a lot of people out there who love rainbows. And food coloring. Continue Reading

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Old Time Flour Sifter Turned Pendant Light

By: Diy maven Oct 08, 2010


Once again, an idea that proves just about ANYTHING can be turned into a light fixture!




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Kitchen Myth Busters

By: Diy maven Oct 08, 2010

Baking soda

Did you know, despite a great ad campaign, that a box of baking soda will NOT remove odors from the fridge/freezer? Or that alcohol does NOT bake off in the oven? These and other kitchen myths get bustedContinue Reading

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10 Recipes: All the Comfort, Half the Guilt

By: Diy maven Oct 01, 2010

Picture of Decadent Chocolate Cake Recipe

Everybody needs comfort food now and again. What no one needs is the guilt you might feel after downing a bowl of mac and cheese. Yahoo Green has come to our aid, however with 10 decadent recipes of familiar comfort foods that have been 'tweaked to reduce calories,

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Make Chocolate 'Dipping' Spoons

By: Diy maven Oct 01, 2010


The season of hot toddies and chocolate is upon us, and I can't think of a better way to put more yummy in the tummy than with Marie's chocolate-covered spoons. They'd be perfect for holiday gift-giving too. (I'm envisioningContinue Reading

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SciFi Kitchenware

By: Diy maven Sep 24, 2010

When you think about it, the designs of the NCC-1701 and its successors were just waiting to become pizza cutters. I'm guessing the saucer section does not disengage on this baby. You can find it on Think Geek for about 25 bucks.


If you prefer doing your space travel via TARDIS, then you'll want a Dr. Who Disappearing TARDIS Mug. (Hot liquid is what provides the magical quality.) You can find it at Perpetual Kid for about $13.Continue Reading

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