Repurpose & Upcycle

Housekeeping

Pegboards have been used for organizing for a while now, but they were traditionally relegated to garages.
Organizing is a family affair and should be taught to children and incorporated into their routines during their early years so
We all know, that it's easy to let files, papers and photos pile up in your home office.
Should you dust, clean, or wax your wood furniture?

Kitchen

Want to be the master of the grill?
Pizza making is an art. You may feel confident that you can make an excellent pizza.
Whether you're a novice or a professional chef when it comes to cleaning, you'll benefit from these time-saving kitchen hacks.
Whether you're a novice or a professional chef when it comes to cooking, you'll benefit from these time-saving kitchen hacks.

Cleaning

Eco-cleaning Tips for Kitchen Cutting Boards
There are lots of products to keep our kitchen clean. There are all-purpose cleaners, special cleaners for ovens and drains, antibacterial products, and dishwashing detergents, to name a few. These products are designed to keep our kitchens safe and clean, but many of them contain alarming toxins which should not be used anywhere near food. Fortunately, there are some natural and safer alternatives that will help you tackle the toughest cleaning jobs. Today let’s focus on cutting boards eco cleaning. Enjoy!
Tips & Hacks for Clean Carpets
Dirt is like thousands of little blades that cut carpet fibers. When you walk across a dirty carpet, you grind sharp dirt particles against the yarn, making tiny nicks in the fibers. All that fuzz mixed in with the dirt in your vacuum cleaner bags is your beautiful carpet headed out the door one bag at a time. When dirt scratches the fibers, it dulls the sheen, which is why high-traffic areas appear duller than the rest of the carpet.
7 Toilet and Bathroom Cleaning Hacks
Your bathroom is usually one of the dirtiest rooms in your house, requiring frequent cleaning to keep it fresh and smelling nice. Use these toilet & bathroom deep cleaning hacks to get your bathroom cleaner than ever!
Green Cleaning Important Rules
What is green cleaning? Green cleaning involves cleaning your home without harming the environment or your health. It is an empowering step to take if you want to be more self-sufficient. Green cleaning means moving away from conventional products containing synthetic chemicals, or petroleum-based cleaning agents, and using safer ingredients instead. Many cupboard ingredients can be used for safe, natural, and effective cleaning.

Baking

Baking Hacks for Perfect Cupcakes & Muffins
Never sweat a kids’ birthday party or housewarming again: I’ve got the best tips and tricks for making cupcakes and muffins! Find out how to make the best batter, bake them to perfection, and employ some simple special effects to wow a crowd.
8 Cookies Baking Secrets
Tired of your cookies not turning out right? No one expects to make perfect cookies as a beginning baker. But if you've got the basics down, don't have any bad baking habits, and are ready to take your cookie game from good to great, use these eight tips that will help you get there. Master a few techniques and learn some quick tips to turn out perfectly crispy, chewy, sweet cookies every time you bake.
7 Baking Hacks for Perfect Cookies
Whether you're a novice or a professional chef when it comes to baking, you'll benefit from all-time useful hacks & simple solutions. Discover handy baking tips for anyone who loves cookies and wants to simplify their time in the kitchen while cooking them. These quick and effective cooking tricks are hopefully going to make your baking time just a little bit happier!
8 Necessary Tips for Baking Bread
No disrespect to that loaf you just bought at the supermarket, but once you learn to make bread at home, your life will change. It's a task that may seem daunting. Kneading. Pulling. Waiting. Baking. It's a process that will become second nature over time, but the toughest part is actually just sitting down to do it. Follow these tips for bread that comes out right every time.
Baking Substitutions Guide
Who hasn't been there: looking forward to a recipe only to discover that one of the required ingredients, such as eggs, milk, flour, or certain spices, is not available or missing. Or, in some cases, a certain kitchen tool or utensil to make it all work. But with these substitute instructions for some of the most common ingredients and equipment, you can whip up a chocolate cake or batch of cookies without having to make a last-minute run to the supermarket.

Crochet

Hello, my dear crocheters! Here I will try to answer some of the most common questions crocheters have and to anticipate some questions you might have in future.
If you are working on a large knitting project, you will eventually need to attach a new ball of yarn. There are several ways to join two skeins of yarn.
Here I will try to answer some of the most common questions crocheters have and to anticipate some questions you might have in future. In my opinion, being a “good” crocheter is not about making perfectly stitched, elaborate, artful creations.
You often hear that Tunisian crochet is time-consuming, very dense, or difficult to master. While that is true for some Tunisian stitches, it is not the rule for all. This variation of the Tunisian Mesh stitch changes all of that!

Knitting

Here is the second part of the series of posts about bedding in knitting. Today’s we’ll talk about knitted-in beading on a knit row. This is a really effective beading method and is the preferred method of most knitwear designers.
The plainest knitted project can be made stylish and interesting by the addition of sparkling beads, colorful embroidery, perky pom-poms or an elegant fringe.
Novice knitters sometimes ignore this aspect of a knitting pattern, but you really must pay attention to it or all the time you spend knitting a project could be time wasted.
Add this elegant cast on to your repertoire for pieces with incredible polish and elasticity.