How to Make Yogurt

Reasons to Make Your Own Yogurt: It is cheaper to buy milk and make your own yogurt than it is to buy yogurt. Store-bought yogurt, even plain yogurt, often has additives you can avoid by making it yourself. It can be less...

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Make Your Own Hot/Cold Pack

Weekend Project: Make a hot/cold pack from scrap fabric and plain white rice Not being one for Easter-themed crafts, I thought I’d offer this wonderful item instead. I LOVE these things. They get me though the winter. My hands and...

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Hardening Off Seedlings

In a few weeks it will be time to start getting those seedlings you started indoors a couple months ago used to living outside. This process is called “hardening off.” The conditions inside your house are much milder and have...

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Decoupage Bookcover

Weekend Project: Decoupage Bookcover This week’s weekend project is new to me. I’ve never done anything with decoupage before (I know, I’m a little late to the party here), but it looked like fun. So, you get to watch me...

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Unconventional Creativity

When we think about creative expression, we tend to think of the arts: music, painting, drama, etc. But, creative expression and inspiration come to different people in different ways. And, for almost everyone, it will sometimes come in what may...

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Want to Make Peanut Butter?

Ready for your weekend project? Here it is: Make your own peanut butter. Yes, it is true: you can make your own peanut butter. Or any kind of nut butter for that matter. Why would you make your own nut...

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