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October 10th, 2014 | By | No Comments

DIY: Mason Jar Koozie

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The positive of using a mason jar as a mug: you can add a lid and boom, to-go cup. The negative: zero molten hot liquid to metacarpal protection. The solution: no, it’s not going out and buying a gadget to add a handle to your jar (put your money towards something better, say, a new pair of winter boots).  Our solution: a fresh pair of socks. Rather, a single sock. Start with a clean one. Maybe one who has lost its partner. Better yet, a fresh pair. Best yet, this palm tree pair from Stance. Clip off the bottom of the sock, or fold the excess under for a less permanent solution.
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Pictured: Stance Palm Tree Socks

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October 4th, 2014 | By | No Comments

Saturday Salute: How To Make Coconut Milk

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Ever add coconut milk to your coffee, only to end your morning with a final swig of chalky white powder. You could only hope that the chalky substance in boxed coconut milk is some form of macerated coco. But flip the box over and read the ingredients. Chances are, the list extends far beyond coconut and water. Instead of ditching coconut milk all together, take 2 minutes (maybe 7 if starting from a whole coconut) and whip up some of the fresh stuff. You’ll end up with a creamier milk (no chalk), sans additives, stabilizers and whatever else was on that boxed variety ingredient list. Add it to cereal, chia seed pudding, and yes, this morning’s coffee. Read on for the how to… (more…)

October 3rd, 2014 | By | No Comments

DIY: Graphic Pocket Tee

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As promised, the third edition of how to give tee graphics a new gig: The Graphic Pocket Tee.
In case you missed number one and two…
* DIY Graphic Clutch
* DIY Graphic Back Pocket

Read on for  instructions on how to  make a DIY Graphic Pocket Tee(more…)

September 19th, 2014 | By | No Comments

DIY: Tapered Harem Pants

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If you thought a pegged leg was only applicable to acid wash denim or overalls, it’s time to re-think your folding strategy. A simple peg leg fold turns summer beach pants into fall’s favorite harem pants. Pair your newly tapered pant with a pair of booties and a cropped jacket for the full effect.
New to the peg leg fold? Read on for a simple how-to…
Pictured: Printed Beach Pants | Crochet Top
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