Rhubarb Mojito from Not Without Salt
Great looking drink. I can already taste the exquisite flavors. I'm looking forward to try it this summer!
Makes 1 small cocktail but is easily quadrupled
1 oz white rum
2 oz rhubarb syrup
5 (or so) mint leaves
1 Tablespoon lime juice
8 oz chopped rhubarb (2-3 small stalks)
1 cup sugar
2 cups water
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
½ vanilla bean (optional)
Read the full directions on Not Without Salt
Put water in a box with small toys such as plastic, Lego or Playmobil. Put the box into the freezer. When all is well frozen, allow the children to spend time on trying to release the toys from the prison :)
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How about starting a new year with some wonderful pasta salad from Day Dream Kitchen
1 cup chopped pecans
1/2 (16-oz.) package farfalle (bow-tie) pasta
1 pound fresh broccoli
1 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup diced red onion
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups seedless red grapes, halved
8 cooked bacon slices, crumbled
Preheat oven to 350°. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway through.
Prepare pasta according to package directions.
Meanwhile, cut broccoli florets from stems, and separate florets into small pieces using tip of a paring knife. Peel away tough outer layer of stems, and finely chop stems.
Whisk together mayonnaise and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl; add broccoli, hot cooked pasta, and grapes, and stir to coat. Cover and chill 3 hours. Stir bacon and pecans into salad just before serving.
The ultimate Iced Coffee
Strong black coffe & sweetened milk
coffee ice cubes
Allow the coffee to come to room temperature.
Fill a glass with coffee ice cubes and pour in the coffee.
Pour in a generous amount of sweetened condensed milk, stir and serve.
Recipe from simply-delicious
Scared of color? Abigail Ahern, author of A Girl’s Guide To Decorating gives tips on how to bring color into your home. No more excuses! Clever, clever color. Used correctly, color not only transforms a faceless room into something spectacular but it can also change our perceptions of its actual shape and size.Read all about Abigail's color tips here
One of the most beautiful colours in a bathroom I have seen. Obsessed with Angel Dormer's fabulous lamp in yellow Hugest fan of blue especially the deep inky kind Conference rooms can look cool, just add the odd shot of unusual colour Grey concrete walls beautiful Beautiful colour combo's Pink and black a magical combo. Pink and yellow - super cool Pink bookcases anyone? Making a bathroom special with a splash of red and some wood accessories. Nikki Tibble's London home, pushing colour to tantalising heights!
One of the most beautiful colours in a bathroom I have seen.
Obsessed with Angel Dormer's fabulous lamp in yellow
Hugest fan of blue especially the deep inky kind
Conference rooms can look cool, just add the odd shot of unusual colour
Grey concrete walls beautiful
Beautiful colour combo's
Pink and black a magical combo.
Pink and yellow - super cool
Pink bookcases anyone?
Making a bathroom special with a splash of red and some wood accessories.
Nikki Tibble's London home, pushing colour to tantalising heights!
Here is a great tutorial from Denise Meneghello on how to make this beautiful felt lantern
Click on the images below to see step by step tutorial
You will need scissors, pencil, utility knife, template, colorful silk cord, felt 20 cm x 20 cm. Click here... for the template
Print out the template and use the utility knife to cut through the lines.
Cut a piece of the felt 20 cm x 20 cm. If you prefer to double, cut two pieces of contrasting colors 20 cm x 20 cm, stick them with glue and wait universal drying. Put the template on the felt and draw with a pencil through the lines of the template.
Use the utility knife to cut through the lines
Use scissors to finalizing the cutting
Cut all the way around, leaving it in a circular format
Use your hands to pull the felt down to open the lantern
Place a lightweight glass with a small candle and tie the silk cord
Do others with contrasting colors and hang them where you want
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon baking soda
1 tablespoon dish detergent
1 cup water
1 piece aluminum foil
1. Heat water in the microwave for 1 or 2 minutes.
2. Cut a piece of aluminum foil that roughly covers the bottom of a small bowl (like a cereal bowl).
3. Pour hot water into bowl. Place salt, soda, and dish washing liquid into bowl. Place jewelry on top of foil and let it sit for 5 to 10 minutes. Rinse jewelry in cool water and dry jewelry completely with soft cloth. Discard solution after use and make a new batch next time.
4. According to wire-sculpture.com, "this works well for gold-filled, brass, German (nickel) silver, and sterling silver. Cleaning jewelry with freshwater pearls, shell cameos and mother of pearl with no problem.