Box Crafts

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Don’t throw away those shipping boxes! Come see the genius ideas to make them into toys for your kids over at my blog at Discovery Health.

Elm Bowls

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Beautiful centerpiece, handmade. JL Wood Turning on Etsy.

Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

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How can you have a Prime Rib dinner without the traditional accompaniment, Yorkshire Pudding? Poofy, airy pastry popovers made from pancake-thin like batter and the beef fat from cooking the Prime Rib Roast. Instead of buying a popover pan, I just used a muffin tin. My goal was to get Yorkshire Pudding to stay mile-high all throughout dinner — most …

S’mores Marshmallow Pops

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S’mores on a stick….these look so fun to make! Go check them out on my good friends Todd and Diane’s site White On Rice Couple.  

How to Make Christmas Tree Yo-Yo Ornament

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Every year, the kids and I hand-make several ornaments for the Christmas Tree. One of the most touching moments of the holiday is to admire the tree each year and giggle and reminisce “remember when we made this ornament!?” It serves as our scrapbook and the ornaments will surely be passed down through the generations of our family (I hope!) …

If only customer service was this easy

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This is a sponsored review from BlogHer and Kenmore. Am I so bored that I’m talking with my washer? Well, no, but my washer is talking to a Sears tech. Yup, you read right, my Kenmore washer and dryer communicates via phone to help the tech diagnose the problem through Kenmore Connect. Sure beats calling and waiting for a tech …

Chopstick Glasses

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Never leave home without your chopsticks! Chopsticks Glasses via One Inch Punch — see 12 other funky chopsticks at Oddee.

Pressure Cooker Split Pea and Ham Soup

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Only takes a few minutes of active time and 4 minutes of cooking time in pressure cooker! Pressure Cooker Split Pea and Ham Recipe over at my column on TLC.