Repurpose & Upcycle

Housekeeping

Your garage is likely one of the hardest-working spots in your house.
Regular house cleaning probably focuses on vacuuming, dusting, and scrubbing the bathroom and kitchen.
Even if you have a dishwasher or a penchant for paper plates, at some point it will be necessary to wash some glasses or dishes
Cupboards, closets, dressers and shelves can easily become dusty and untidy.

Kitchen

A coffeemaker, toaster, blender or microwave makes life easier, while a good range of utensils makes the preparation and cooking
Pasta is the ultimate weeknight dinner. It's cheap, easy, and satisfying.
Everybody knows that spices are what makes food taste good — but not a lot of people actually know how to use them and tend to s
Your kitchen tools aren't always what they seem.

Cleaning

They attract dust, dirt and scratches, and every touch leaves a mark. But when mirrors and glass surfaces gleam, the whole house sparkles. Here are some simple methods to keep them looking good. A few standard household items and a little elbow grease should keep glass surfaces and mirrors clean.
9 Clog Cleaning Hacks
We all know the disheartening feeling that arises when the water in your shower or sink won’t drain. It seems that clogged drains present themselves at the worst times. You might be enjoying a warm shower when, all of a sudden, water is pooling at your ankles. Or, perhaps you are cooking and flip on the sink disposal, only to find that the water refuses to drain or quickly fills up the sink only minutes later.
Simple Floor Cleaning Tips
How you care for your floors depends on what they are made of. Some, such as shiny, sealed floors, can be kept clean with less effort than unsealed ones, while delicate materials such as wood or laminate require special attention. Floors are meant to be walked on, so they need regular maintenance to keep them clean and in good condition. Tile, wood and stone floors require special treatment to bring out their distinctive features and prevent damage.
10 Cleaning Tips & Tricks for Bathtubs
Who wants to take a relaxing bath in a dirty bathtub? No one. Ignoring a dirty bathtub will only make it harder to clean. If you clean your bathtub regularly, you can turn a semi-annual task of one hour into a quick and easy task of 10 minutes a month with these simple tips and tricks. Here is how to get your bathtub shiny and clean!

Baking

7 Simple Tips for Everyday Baking
Baking is an enjoyable endeavor, but it can be tricky if you’re a novice with the oven. However, it’s not impossible to make something at home that looks and tastes like the work of a professional. Whether you’re new to the ways of the whisk or just don’t know how to soften butter quickly, here are baking hacks every home cook needs to know.
7 Awesome Hacks for Baking Cakes
A perfect cake is a work of art. However, a lot more goes into making the perfect cake; baking is primarily a science. From collecting and measuring the precise amount of ingredients to flawlessly decorating it with those final touches, each step of baking a cake requires precision and some extra thought. Making sure to carefully follow each step of the recipe, plus some useful tips, will enhance your baking and result in a delectable cake that is beautifully baked.
7 Must-Know Cake Baking Tips for Beginners
When it's time to make a cake for a special occasion, most people go to the supermarket to bake and buy a package of baking mixes and a few simple ingredients to mix. Baking a cake from scratch is not too difficult, but there are some important things you should know before you start if you want to avoid baking mistakes and disasters. Even if you have been baking from scratch for a while, you may have a problem that you can not get a handle on every time you bake a cake.
8 Small Baking Tips: Cookies, Bars & Small Cakes
It is often said that cooking is an art and baking is a science. There is some overlap - you definitely need technical skill in cooking and artistry in baking. But in cooking, you create a dish like a painting, trying it out and adjusting it as you go, while adding your own personal style. When baking, you have to be exact and stick to the recipe or your pies will fall over, your cookies will fall apart, your pie crust will be tough, and so on and so forth.
9 Simple Baking Hacks
It is often said that cooking is an art and baking is a science. There is some overlap - you definitely need technical skill in cooking and artistry in baking. But in cooking, you create a dish like a painting, trying it out and adjusting it as you go, while adding your own personal style. When baking, you have to be exact and stick to the recipe or your pies will fall over, your cookies will fall apart, your pie crust will be tough, and so on and so forth.

Crochet

This interesting and so gorgeous crochet pattern creates a solid, dense and warm textured fabric which you can use for many crochet projects. The Crochet Double Knot Stitch looks more difficult then actually is.
The Popcorn Stitch is an excellent way to add dimension to your crochet projects, and it is one of the easiest textured stitches to master.
The Raspberry Stitch is a beautiful vintage crochet stitch! This stitch is easy to crochet and has a subtle texture.
This collection of crochet tips and tricks will make your crocheting easier, more fun, and more productive. Some of them are about the crocheting itself.

Knitting

Garter stitch is the easiest stitch to make in knitting, basically row after row of the knit stitch. Easy to knit, and creates a 'wave' effect. Perfect for big chunky scarves such as as 'Foxy Roxy' and cardigans such as the 'Vivienne Cardigan'.
We all have bad habits that we need to change. It's hard, but so rewarding when we succeed! You want to know how to get a smooth and even fabric, and you are ready to improve your knowledge of knitting and crochet to become a better master. Great!
Even if you're a beginner - or intermediate, or an advanced knitter - there are habits that you can develop to make you an even better knitter! Discover 10 ways to polish your skills!
Are you a new knitter? If so, congratulations and welcome to a hobby that is guaranteed to bring you lifelong joy! Tell the truth: Are you afraid of breaking away from the person who taught you?