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Posted August 18th, 2010 11:53

Having a party soon? These cake pops would make the perfect party treat.

Check out the recipe from Little Miss Momma »





Posted August 18th, 2010 11:45

We've got a fanastic new crafting contest on Cut Out + Keep, organized by Carly J. Cais of Chic Steals. Enter your jewellery, clothing or accessory projects for a chance of winning an amazing selection of prizes!

Enter your projects now »







Posted August 17th, 2010 15:30

The perfect collection for any home cook Bake Me I'm Yours comes complete with  3 books for baking cupcakes, cookies and chocolate.

With over 300 recipes and ideas for creating a variety of baked treats, you're sure to find something to satisfy your sweet tooth. Learn how to bake and decorate a stand of cupcakes such as New Year's cupcakes, Thanksgiving Treats, Mother's Day Flowers and Engagement Bling. Ice some delicious cookies including Funky Owls, Hot Lips, Baby Shower Booties and White Wedding Cookies. Finally, indulge with chocolate swirled Orchids, a Chocolate Wreath and Snowflake Cups.

With treats for every occasion, you'll never be caught out in the kitchen.

Pick up a copy of the book now from David & Charles »





Posted August 17th, 2010 12:22

Bring the great out doors to your coffee table with a touch of grass.

Check out the how-to from Family Chic »





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Posted August 12th, 2010 12:23

The queen bee of knitting Erika Knight is back with her new book Simple Knitting, a how-to-knit workshop with 20 desirable projects.

With easy to follow step-by-step illustrations, detailed photos to show how different stitches look when knitted, advice and trouble shooting, this book has everything you need to pick up stitches and start casting on your first project. Knit a Fold-Over Cushion, a Stripe Throw, fingerless Mittens, a Cable Scrap and Fair Isle Pin Cushion.

It may be summer but the park is the perfect place to learn how to knit and get started on your winter projects.

You can pick up a copy of the book now from Quadrille »





Posted August 12th, 2010 09:30

How cute are these ice cream tub cupcakes? Perfect for a picnic in the park.

Check out the recipe from Christy »





Posted August 11th, 2010 16:46

The creator of acclaimed cooking blog Orangette, Molly Wizenberg has released her first book, A Homemade Life offering stories and recipes from her kitchen table.

A New York Times bestseller, the book is packed full of delicious recipes for cooking up a range of dishes such as Burg's French Toast, Espresso-Walnut Toffee, Roasted Eggplant Ratatouille, Scottish Scones, Butternut Soup, Chana Masala, Vanilla-Black Pepper Ice Cream and many others.

Each recipe is accompanied by a story to give you the inspiration and background behind the dish. Charming and homely, feel invited in to Molly's kitchen and learn the tricks of her trade.

You can pick up a copy of the book now from Simon & Schuster »





Posted August 11th, 2010 11:14

Look super chic for the rest of the summer with this DIY leather leaf necklace.

Check out the how-to from Missie Krissie »





Posted August 10th, 2010 11:59

A little birdie tells us that Whoopie Pies are fast becoming the "new cupcake" and with dozens of mix 'em, match 'em, eat 'em up recipes you can get your kitchen bang on trend.

A mix between a cake and a cookie sandwich, whoopie pies are made of two sponge cakes with a yummy filling in the middle. The book includes recipes for a variety of bases such as chocolate chip, red velvet, mocha, gingerbread, lemon, oatmeal and pistachio. Mix and match these with some creamy fillings, such as salted caramel, root beer, mint, chocolate ganache, vegan buttercream and many more. There are even instructions for making a giant whoopie cake and savoury recipes like Jalapeno cornbread whoopies.

Perfect for sharing with friends, bake up a big batch with a variety of tasty fillings!

You can pick up a copy of the book now from Chronicle »



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