Before you start planting, consider the frost date for your growing zone. (Click here to access the USDA Hardiness Zone Map to determine your city or region’s growing zone.) Frost dates are based on historical data compiled by the United States Department of Agriculture. The probability of frost or freeze is greatly affected by elevation, […]
We first learned about recycled tires being used in playgrounds from a daycare provider. Her home was a veritable playground for children. Tiny tables and chairs filled the kitchen, colorful little sleeping mats were piled neatly in the corner of the living room. And the backyard! What we wouldn’t have done to have a playground […]
Don’t throw out good eggs just because they have passed the marked expiration date on the carton. A simple at-home test can tell you if the eggs in your fridge are truly expired: Fill a large bowl with water and carefully lower the eggs in. A very fresh egg will immediately sink to the bottom […]
What: Highlights with hues not actually found in nature. The Word: In the March 2008 issue of Elle magazine, hairstylist Odile Gilbert—who bedecked Rodarte spring runway show models with pink and blue extensions in their ponytails took his colorful inspiration from Monet: ” I hid the color in the center of each ponytail so you […]
The Deal: All Martha Stewart Everyday Garden Bistros and Gazebos on sale 3/9-3/15
What: Robin plunks down $4.99 with hopes of salvaging her dry hands with Keri Long Lasting Hand Cream with Vitamin E. The Lowdown: Truth be told, hand cream is not the sexiest thing on the market. It’s hand cream. Most of the time, you can even get by with a dollop of body lotion. But […]
What: After searching high and low for the perfect pink lip color, Robin tries her luck with Styli-Style L3 Lip Stain in Darling, $8.00.
The humble spud. A steakhouse staple and frequent side dish at holiday dinners, the baking potato has more uses than you might think. Here are five not-so-common ways to use this common ingredient. Pick up glass. The next time you need to pick up shattered or broken glass, try slicing a potato in half, then […]
What: Move over black eyeliner; navy blue is making streaks. The Word: According to the March 2008 issue of Elle magazine, Dick Page, the makeup artist for Shiseido the Makeup, lined the lids of models in the Narcisco Rodriquez 2008 spring runway with an indigo gel liner. “[Navy] is more mysterious than basic black.
Want a great, natural solution for that clogged drain? We love this tip! It’s not only effective, but it’s also a fun process. If you have small children in the house, consider having them help you. Kids love the reaction caused by mixing baking soda and vinegar, and because this is a natural solution, there’s […]