Inspiration: A Very Valentine Kitchen

By: Diy maven Feb 14, 2014

I'm not talking about red, white, and pink kitchens here. I'm talking about all out Valentine's decorations in the kitchen. If you think that might be taking the holiday a bit too far, take a gander at Julie's love-infused kitchen. It just… Continue Reading

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9 Clever Tips For Hosting A Fabulous Wine And Cheese Party

By: Faith-towers Feb 13, 2014

Wine and cheese parties are my favorite kind of bash to host, because the clear theme eliminates the need to cook a million different apps and mix drinks all night. But if you don't know much about wine, it could be a little daunting. Well have no fear my friends, because I'm going to share some fool-proof tips and resources with… Continue Reading

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How to: Throw a Party in a Small Space

By: Brittni mehlhoff Feb 07, 2014

If you've always wanted to throw a party, but thought that your place was simply too tiny to actually pull the trigger, this post is for you. Sure being limited by square feet can be a problem, when it comes to parties, but I have good news. There are easy ways to fix those common space-related issues. Here are six tips for throwing a great party in a small… Continue Reading

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Weeknight Meals: Stuffed Zucchini with Moroccan Ground Beef

By: Matt allison Feb 07, 2014

Stuffed Zucchini with Moroccan Ground Beef

While this meal takes a little planning and prep it's well worth the effort! I've made it with ground beef, but traditionally you'd use ground lamb and can bulk it out with some parboiled rice if you… Continue Reading

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Make 'em: Super Easy Apple Pie Fries

By: Diy maven Feb 07, 2014

Apple Pie Fries. Dipped in caramel sauce. Yeah, baby. This deceptively simple recipe from my new favorite foodie blog Oh Bite It requires no deep frying, or apples! The secretContinue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Brilliant Brunch Party Ideas

By: Faith-towers Feb 06, 2014

I'm having some friends over for brunch next week, and I'm pumped about it because I rarely have the opportunity to cook breakfast for guests. It's the perfect excuse to experiment with smaller portions, and also try my hand at some new DIY projects for the table. Here are some of the clever ideas I've gathered so… Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Clever DIY Ideas for Your Next Party or Event

By: Faith-towers Feb 04, 2014

This month on Curbly we're focusing on parties and entertaining... so I wanted to share some of my favorite "why didn't I think of that?" ideas that I've run across lately. Click through to check out these super genius (and easy) DIY party… Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 12 Gorgeous Table Settings to Inspire Your Next Dinner Party

By: Capreek Feb 03, 2014

We'll be sharing loads of great party decor ideas and tips this month, starting with some festive dinner party table settings. Enjoy the eye… Continue Reading

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Cooking with Beer: 7 Super Bowl Recipes for this Weekend

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jan 31, 2014

It's no secret that the Super Bowl is this Sunday. Which means there will be plenty of football, crazy commercials, and a whole lot of food. If you need help with that last one, I have you covered. Here are seven super bowl recipes with beer on the ingredients… Continue Reading

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Weeknight Meal Recipe: Pasta Arrabiata

By: Matt allison Jan 31, 2014

Pasta Arrabiata

This simple Italian dish packs a punch. "Arrabiata" literally translates to "Angry" because of the fiery chili's used to make up the tomato and garlic base of this dish. It's simple to prepare and easy on the… Continue Reading

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How to Make Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

By: Diy maven Jan 31, 2014

Much like Sriracha, Nutella has a cult-following. Now, there is no way that I would ever try to replicate the delectable Rooster Sauce. (You don't mess with an already heavenly creation. That's… Continue Reading

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Weeknight Meal Recipe: Beef Stroganoff & Lemon Rice

By: Matt allison Jan 24, 2014

Beef Stroganoff & Lemon Rice

A real comfort food winner. This hearty dish is great for entertaining guests, packed with flavour and a slight sharpness brought together with the pickles… Continue Reading

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3 Weird Ways to Cook Eggs

By: Diy maven Jan 24, 2014

Most people who don't know how to cook, know how to cook eggs. Poached, hard-boiled, sunny side up, scrambled. You know the drill, things haven't changed much over the years, which brings us to these… Continue Reading

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5-Spice Beef Stir-fry With Eggy Rice

By: Matt allison Jan 17, 2014

5-Spice Beef Stir-fry With Eggy Rice

This week I did a round-up of healthy habits to start in 2014, one of which was to try tackling some home… Continue Reading

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How to Sew A Microwave Potato Bag

By: Diy maven Jan 17, 2014

This Christmas, the in-laws gave me a microwaveable 'potato bag,' which looked like a sleeping bag for a potato. It came with instructions that said to simply wash and dry one or two potatoes, foregoing pricking, and then throw them in the 'wave at 4 minutes per potato. I was super skeptical. How could the bag NOT melt or catch on fire in the 'wave?? How could the potatoes NOT blow up if I didn't prick them?? (Although, I figured if they did the bag would catch the potato shrapnel.) The first attempt at using the bagContinue Reading

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