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Easy and Healthy Coconut Shrimp Recipe Few foods satisfy our more guilty pleasure cravings without simultaneously packing on an abundance of calories in a single bite. Yet, shrimp in and of itself may be among the world's leanest sources of protein. Most of the time when we see the word "shrimp" on a given takeout menu though, it is filled, covered, fried, or breaded with ingredients that certainly fatten it up. When anything is entombed in a deep-fried coconut cocoon, all bets for a lean meal are off.

Easy DIY Hoop Christmas Wreath - Sincerely, Sara D. When do you start thinking about Christmas decor? Once the weather cools off, I start listening to Christmas music and begin thinking about holiday decor! Today I am sharing a REALLY simple DIY Christmas wreath tutorial that does not require much time (or money) but looks beautiful on your door or above your mantel! I am loving all the simple hoop wreaths used in decor, so I partnered with Hobby Lobby and created this holiday version. For this easy DIY Christmas hoop wreath you will need:

100 Home Improvement Hacks You'll Wish You Knew Sooner Vacuum dust and chips right at the source! Bolt a 2-in. pot magnet (available at home centers and hardware stores) to a 4-in. x 2-in. PVC pipe reducer and position it near the sander, saw, router or lathe that's making a dust storm in your shop. A 2-in. shop vacuum hose 'press-fits' nicely in the 2-in. reducer end, and the pot magnet ferociously grips any metal surface. The 13 Most Popular IKEA Products You've no doubt seen IKEA's Lack tables in any number of configurations: one rectangular one used as a coffee table, or several square versions pushed together for a modular unit. The simple design, which starts at just $7.99 for a side table, is another ready canvas for DIY. 8.

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untitled If you collect art like me, then you know custom framing is on par with unicorn blood for pricing. But what else can you do when the thing you want to frame is a funky size? Mats can only get you so far, since it looks weird if the mat is really wide on one side and skinny on the other. Enter... JOHN. 20 Painting Tips Professional Painters Don't Want You to Know The most important part of your paint rolling setup is the roller cover, also known as a sleeve. It’s tempting to buy the cheapest cover available and throw it away when you’re done. But you won’t mind the few extra minutes of cleanup time once you experience the difference a good roller cover makes. Cheap roller covers don’t hold enough paint to do a good job. It’ll take you four times as long to paint a room. And you’ll likely end up with an inconsistent layer of paint, lap marks and built-up ridges of paint.

Best Source for Vintage Rugs - Sincerely, Sara D. I have always wanted to own a vintage rug, and now I own not one – but two! But first, I have to share the best source for Vintage Rugs. Revival is an online shop that provides beautiful and affordable vintage rugs, and you can save 10% off your order using the code SINCERELYSARAD10. This post is a sponsored post by Revival.

What can you make with mincemeat apart from mince pies? What can I do with mincemeat apart from make mince pies?Tom, New Forest If you’re going to stray from the mince pie, Tom, you need to do so with conviction – you want a bake with its own identity. untitled I'm pretty pumped about this one, you guys. Not only am I about to show you how to make large-scale wall stencils on the cheap, I'm *also* going to show you the completed Sherlock accent wall we just finished for our friends Chris & Christie. And you guys, it looks goooooooood - if I do say so myself. First, to remind you what it looks like, here's a photo of the Sherlock set via Sherlockology: That iconic black-and-white wallpaper is flocked, which is why the interior of the damask pattern looks almost solid black from most angles. It's also not technically black-and-white: the background is actually a metallic cream-and-pale-blue stripe, while the pattern itself is a deep chocolate brown.

Best Removable Adhesive Products for Renters We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. Renters like nice things too! And, thankfully, each year more and more products emerge that are removable and won’t jeopardize your security deposit when you move out. So, you can fix up your space temporarily and not sacrifice style. Bamboo jar + Toothpaste with Nano-Hydroxyapatite - 2 months supply Did you know that a billion tubes of toothpaste are thrown away every year? This reivented toothpaste is a completely healthy, waste-free way to replace traditional paste, without compromising on quality or taste. 1 tablet = 1 brushing = the right amount for a radiant smile! 1) Place a tablet in your mouth 2) Crush 3) Brush with a wet toothbrush

Butter with … chunky chips, iced buns or steamed pudding? Readers spill the beans on their tasty little secrets “I’m originally from Australia where buttered iced finger buns are mandatory. I’ve put a thick layer inside them all my life. But I now live in England and whenever I ask my local bakery to butter my iced finger bun, they look at me in horror. I’m sure you’re probably pulling a face just reading this, but try it and you’ll thank me. Iced bun + no butter = no fun.”

untitled I've wanted to make a fancy wand display for ages now, so our friend Dana's birthday was the perfect excuse. Dana is a wand maker (you can see some of his work here) and the biggest Harry Potter fan I know. His house is decorated in a Hogwarts/Gryffindor theme year-round, with floating candles on timers, a big wooden four-poster bed, and more magical details than I can count. (Of course I have pictures - keep scrolling!) Having been to Dana's house before I knew this display had to be Gryffindor colors in red and gold - and I really wanted some velvet like his jacket there.

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