I like to support local businesses over big box stores, especially during the holiday season, but I'll admit it — it's tough to do when you're on a budget or you have a DIY spirit that won't allow you to buy something you can make yourself. I figured there had to be a way to support businesses in my community, stay within my budget and still give handmade gifts. Here's my solution.
This candy wreath is a fun holiday decoration and makes a tasty treat when it's time to pull the decorations down — if it lasts that long! Making the wreath is pretty simple once you get the hang of wiring on the candy. Here's how to make one…
I bought my partner the Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0 From the reviews I've read, however, once we get our robot geek on, we will have lots of small parts and no way to organize them in between robots.
Any ideas for a more interesting way to store robot parts? With the idea that we will likely add additional kits to the mix in the future?
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I celebrated the first night of Hanukkah with my bestest buddies, both Jewish and gentile. Now most of you might remember that I am kitchen-challenged. So I was shocked when my friend Kimmy told me that she would be putting me in charge of making the chocolate dreidel treats a la freaking Martha Stewart. Homies, you'll be so proud: with a LOT of coaching and hand-holding, I made the chocolate marshmallow dreidel and, therefore, so can you!
My deep fat fryer is one of my most beloved possessions. It has graced me many a time with the comfort of egg rolls, fritters, and other foods I probably shouldn't like so much.
Sadly, my little friend is a royal pain to clean up…