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How to Bake With Coconut Sugar - Burnt Apple. Baking with coconut sugar is a little different than regular sugar.

How to Bake With Coconut Sugar - Burnt Apple

This article will teach you all that you need to know about this unique sugar and how to bake with it. What is coconut sugar? The sugar is made from the sap of cut flower buds of the coconut palm. What does coconut sugar taste like? It tastes nothing like coconut since it comes from the flower bud of the coconut palm, and not the coconut itself. What are the health benefits of coconut sugar? Are foods made with coconut sugar considered sugar free desserts? Is coconut sugar gluten free? Where can I find coconut sugar? Tips for Baking With Coconut Sugar 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. If you have any questions about baking with coconut sugar, you can always send me an email and I would be happy to respond. Osage Orange. Mealy Bug, how to control this succulent pest. Mealybug Description: One of the most common pests to occur in succulent, amateur and enthusiast alike, collections.

Mealy Bug, how to control this succulent pest

These pests can do severe damage to your plants if they are left unchecked. Mealybugs can be quite difficult to control as they have a waxy coating over their bodies and they tend to infest the more hard to reach areas of plants. Mealy bugs are soft-bodied, wingless insects up to 4mm in length, they are white to pink in colour. Adult mealy bugs are covered in white waxy threads and a waxy coating which makes them so difficult to eradicate. How to Create a Scoby Hotel — Traditional Cooking School by GNOWFGLINS.

Naturally Loriel / 20 Ways to Flavor Your Kombucha - Naturally Loriel. It’s been Kombucha week all up on Naturally Loriel lately.

Naturally Loriel / 20 Ways to Flavor Your Kombucha - Naturally Loriel

First, we walked through a really easy tutorial on how to make kombucha at home. Then we infused it with elderberries and lavender to create an immune boosting elixir that makes the perfect concoction to be consuming at this time of the year. And finally, we’re ending this Kombucha party with a roundup of some of the most delicious kombucha recipes around the crunchy web-sphere. The second ferment or flavoring kombucha happens when you take already brewed kombucha and infuse it with fruits, herbs, or flowers. The fruit can be in chunk form, puree, or as a juice. Flavoring your own homemade kombucha can take a little bit of trial and error to find that perfect taste but, it’s always fun when you hit the golden flavor that makes you gobble it up in one sitting. 20 Ways to Flavor Your Kombucha.

Real Talk: What to Do If You Hate College. College is frequently touted as being "the best years of your life".

Real Talk: What to Do If You Hate College

According to television, newspapers, books, your older sister, and even your neighbor, college is supposed to be so great. Filled with meaningful conversations and meaningless hook ups, college is one last celebration before the realities of the real world set in. But what if it isn't? For many of us, college isn't anything like we imagined. Maybe classes are fine and your roommate is perfectly lovely, but something deep down inside just isn't clicking with this whole "college" thing.

3 Super-Trendy Fall 2015 Outfit Formulas. Last week, you read about the trendy essentials you need for Fall 2015.

3 Super-Trendy Fall 2015 Outfit Formulas

Now, find out how to incorporate them into your cold-weather wardrobe with these 3 trendy outfit ideas, featuring basic favorites you already have in your closet. The Denim Skirt & The Ribbed Sweater. Invest Your Time in These 13 Things While You’re in Your 20s. Our 20s fly by before we know it, and we want to make sure we did the decade justice.

Invest Your Time in These 13 Things While You’re in Your 20s

Did we worry about the right things? Are we where we should be now? Class to Night Out: Hoodie Dress. Do you struggle with transforming your outfits from day to night?

Class to Night Out: Hoodie Dress

Don’t worry, CF is here to help turn that daily annoyance into a fun challenge. Class to Night Out focuses on one piece per week, and aims to help you take your look from study sessions in the library to dancing the night away. Few things in life are warmer and more comfortable than sweatpants and a robe, but hoodies definitely make the list. Harvesting Basil, How to Harvest Basil.

Harvesting basil is as simple as pinching off sprigs, as long as the plants are young and tender.

Harvesting Basil, How to Harvest Basil

Just trace the stem down and pinch it off above where leaves branch out from the main stem. It should snap off easily. Pinch off all the stems that have flower stalks forming at their tips. Side shoots sprout and branch off from the main stem where the leaves join it. Growing Basil, How to Grow Basil. Growing basil is an indispensable summer ritual.

Growing Basil, How to Grow Basil

The first time you squeeze a handful of leaves under your nose, and open your hands to release the fragrance, that’s when you know it’s summer. Basil only flourishes when it’s hot. It’s abundant at high summer, just when you need it...for sautéed zucchini. Whether you harvest a few leaves fresh, and use them in sauces or sautés, make pesto for pasta, or dry the leaves, and use them throughout the year in the kitchen, basil is the one summer herb no cook or gardener should do without.

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Original Business Cards. Free Printable Coupons, Grocery Coupons & Online Coupons. Want to Feel Great in the Morning? Start the Day off Right with a Morning Ritual. ~ Nicole Carlin. Tired of feeling, well, tired in the morning? Yeah, I was too. It didn’t matter how much sleep I had the night before, I still woke up feeling sluggish, blurry-eyed and plain ol’ tired. Using my knowledge of nutrition, yoga and ancient Ayurvedic health practices, I created a morning ritual for myself that not only helped increase my energy levels, but was so nourishing to my body and soul that I actually wanted to get up in the morning to start my day. I find pleasure in committing to a morning ritual. It grounds my mind, energizes my spirit and allows me the quiet time to reflect on and prioritize my day ahead. 1. 5 Tools for a Très Chic Kitchen.

What does your kitchen need to look and function like a cuisine (that’s French for kitchen)? Well the French will swear to the fact that they’ve been cooking with only forks, knives, spoons, and bowls for hundreds of years now, but there are a few tricks. Here are 5 tools that instantly French-ify your cooking space: 1. French Cast Iron Cast iron has become almost synonymous with the French kitchen ever since Le Creuset debuted their classic cast iron cookware in 1925. Le Creuset can get a little pricey, so I try to skim the flash sale websites for my next purchase: RueLaLa and Hautelook both run Le Creuset cast iron cookware regularly with discounts of anywhere from $50-100 off retail pricing. Make A List To Feel Beautiful This Summer. Beauty and health are connected in all ways, and sometimes writing that down on paper helps everything fall into place. I’ve always been one to make lists.

Dollar Shave Club. Lessons in Life From Cactaceae. They dwell where the sun beats heavy. Warm air, dry atmosphere. They survive on little. 9 Music Festival Essentials - College Fashion. At festivals across the country and around the world, fashion is quickly becoming almost as big as the music itself. Before putting together your killer outfits, however, it's important to make sure you have all the right supplies. Here are 9 music festival essentials to keep you comfortable, safe, and cool while still looking fabulous. Safety First As fun as it is to let your inner bohemian gypsy goddess shine, there are several items that need to be on your packing list way before your crochet maxi dress and floral romper. 1. While this may seem obvious (hopefully), you can honestly never have too much water at a summer music festival. 7ac0df98eb091fecd8d002523a8180dc.jpg (JPEG Image, 425 × 425 pixels) Researchers on Which Photo Filters Work Best. There are a lot of important, societally beneficial uses for the endless terabytes of data produced by people's social-media addictions.

One slightly less beneficial — but still interesting! — use of this data is to analyze which filters drive up engagement on sites like Instagram and Flickr. That's what a team of researchers from Georgia Tech and Yahoo Labs did. Their white paper, entitled "Why We Filter Our Photos and How It Impacts Engagement," consisted of qualitative and quantitative sections. What I Wish I'd Known About Life After Graduation: Part 2 - Adulting - College Fashion. The Top 5 Secrets of the Most Photogenic Girls. College Fashion's Summer 2015 Bucket List - College Fashion. For most of us here at College Fashion, school is officially out and that means one thing: summer has arrived. Photo Tutorial: Focus Stacking - Minimally Invasive. 8047.pdf. 40 Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar - Favorite Pins. 5 Off-Grid Reasons You Should Stockpile Hydrogen Peroxide. Image source: maidsailors.com Hydrogen peroxide should be a staple in everyone’s home.

In fact, if you are storing food and medical supplies, you should have several bottles of it. This handy liquid has a host of off-grid uses. Upromise. Upromise is an United States loyalty program where members accrue credits on eligible purchases that are directed to a college savings plans or to pay down student loans. Here's the painstakingly detailed budget of a couple that earns nearly $15,000 a month. Brian McManus with his family. Melanin Map. Adventure Time's wisdom. Old Hollywood... A Male Escort's Perspective: What It's Really Like Outside an Abortion Clinic. Courtesy of Chris Hill. COLLECTIONS - SHOP. Outside Lands 2014 Music Highlights. Music festivals are not always the best venue to fully experience music.

With so many people in one place, the crowd can be overwhelming, and if the artist doesn’t have the right stage presence, they aren’t able to fully captivate the audience and the performance can fall flat. Clever Solutions for Life's Little Problems Best of 2012. Improving Concentration Slideshow: Tips for Email, Cell Phones, and Other Distractions. 1) Caroline Purser/Photographer's Choice 2) Jupiterimages 3) iStockphoto 4) WebMD 5) David Oliver/Taxi 6) Fancy 7) Tara Moore/The Image Bank 8) David Malan/Photographer's Choice 9) Thomas Barwick/Stone 10) Paul Bradbury/OJO Images 11) Patti McConville/The Image Bank ,Keith Brofsky/UpperCut Images, iStock 12) Corbis 13) Ableimages/Riser 14) Mark Scott/Riser 15) Image Source 16) G Baden/Bridge 17) Roderick Chen/Workbook Stock 18) Image Source 19) Tom Grill/Age Fotostock 20) Tony Lathum/Stone 21) Comstock 22) Comstock 23) Sandro Di Carlo Darsa/PhotoAlto 24) Erik Isakson American Academy of Family Physicians.

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