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Breaking Bread Before Yom Kippur

Photo courtesy of Foodologie In a few days, millions of people will be observing Yom Kippur, or the “Day of Atonement”. It’s a day of fasting, resting, and praying in commemoration of the day to [read more]

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Ironed Cheese Sandwich

Photo and recipe courtesy of Chocolate City Web A grilled cheese craving is a grilled cheese craving, no matter where you live or how limited your supplies are. We’ve all heard about the story of [read more]

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Late Summer Raspberry Fig Galette

Photos and recipe courtesy of pastry studio Before you leave behind the flip flops and backyard barbecues, here’s one final huzzah! Figs, like many fruit, have two growing seasons. You might have noticed them popping [read more]

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Sustainable Tips for Dorm Dwellers!

Every year thousands of incoming college freshmen begin a new phase of life and moving into campus housing for the first time! More and more colleges are making efforts to build eco-friendly dorms, whether it’s [read more]

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Happy Ice Cream Sandwich Day!

Yes…another ice cream post. Now that it’s August and the days of summer feel marked, we’re wondering how much longer we can get away with eating ice cream for dinner. Thank goodness National Ice Cream Sandwich [read more]

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Tricky Ice Cream Cones

Photo and recipe courtesy of Confessions of a Cookbook Queen Not that we could ever get tired of ice cream, but the cleverness of these rice krispie treat cones are too good not to share. [read more]

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Beautiful Dutch Babies

Photo and recipe courtesy of Choosy Beggars Pancake: a thin, flat cake prepared from a batter and cooked on a hot griddle or frying pan. Dutch Baby: A custardy German version made by baking eggs, flour [read more]

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Catch A Rainbow!

Photo courtesy of Whisk Kid We’ve discovered the recipe to happiness! Take equal parts butter, sugar, and rainbows, pop it in the oven, and watch your day brighten instantly! Each of these gorgeous Technicolor cakes [read more]

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DIY Travel Map!

Photo and instructions courtesy of Design*Sponge Have you been hit by the travel bug? Here’s an easy but brilliant craft that will help you keep track of all your trips – past, present, and future! [read more]

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Sippin’ on Summer!

Photo courtesy of Tender Crumb Break out the sunscreen, beach towels and bikinis, because summer is officially upon us! It feels like we’ve been partying all month – who knew June would be filled with [read more]

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Father’s Day Breakfast Cake!

Photo and directions courtesy of Savory Sweet Life Want to make something special for Father’s day but can’t choose between sweet or savory? Or maybe you already plan to cook all his favorite breakfast foods, [read more]

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DIY for Dads!

Photo courtesy of Someecards Sure, a tie is nice, but if the Father in your life already had a closet full of them, why not take his least favorite and turn it into something awesome, like [read more]

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Roll Up Your Bacon!

We first heard about “meat glue” from foodie friends at Momofukufor2, who used it to make the sleekest looking BLT in history! Finally, a way to get the perfect amount of B, L, and T [read more]

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Chocolate Grad Caps!

Photos and recipe courtesy of Bakerella ‘Tis the season for graduations! Chances are you probably know quite a few people finishing up school and embarking on the next phase of life these few weeks. Traditional [read more]

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Go Nuts For Donuts!

Photo and recipe courtesy of The Caramel Cookie Who doesn’t like a pillowy donut with a coconut cream filling, and topped with even more frosting? Now you can enjoy them from your very own kitchen, [read more]

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DIY Wild Violet Centerpieces

Photo and instructions courtesy of Design*Sponge Sometimes less is more, and simplicity is best. It would be such a hassle to restock your home with expensive, flower shop specimens when these beautiful wild violets from [read more]

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Save Your Pretty Buttons!

Photo and instructions courtesy of Obstinate Pursuit Pick those long-forgotten buttons out of the craft box and turn them into a piece of jewelry!If you’re a crafster, you probably collect your share of cute buttons [read more]

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Mother’s Day Strawberry Shortcakes

Photo and recipe courtesy of Kimberly Belle These bite-size strawberry shortcakes are the perfect celebration of Mother’s Day and sunny celebrations! Once the season’s first berries start popping up at farmers’ markets, it’ll be difficult [read more]

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Mother’s Day Breakfast Waffles

  Photo and recipe courtesy of Disgustingly Good Need an unforgettable Mother’s Day breakfast idea? Make two courses in one with these cute and creative whole wheat waffles and eggs on a waffle iron! Alternate between [read more]

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Homemade Rose Lotion for Her!

Photo and instructions courtesy of Design*Sponge This homemade lotion moisturizes your skin after all those winter months, and brings you fragrance of a thousand roses at the same time! Perfect for a Mother’s Day present, [read more]