Archive | September, 2012

Homemade Pesto: What happens with an overgrown herb garden

21 Sep

I’ve had a pretty crazy week. I started a new job, and I’ve been helping my mom down at work, so my free time has been minimal. Let’s not even talk about how TV season is back, and I somehow became one of those people who watches 10 shows every week. I blame Netflix. So when I have free time, I am a total couch potato. However, the herb garden out back has been screaming at me all week to do something with it. The basil was saying, “Sarah! It’s getting so cold at night! There’s so much of me, and I’m going to diiie!” In response, I ripped all that basil’s leaves off and made it into pesto. Yum. That’ll show you for whining, basil. I’ve never made pesto before, but it was surprisingly easy and really delicious.

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DIY Animal Butts and Heads Magnets

7 Sep

We had a garage sale a few weeks ago, and I salvaged these animal figurines from the Goodwill pile to make into magnets. I’ve seen these around the Internet for a while now, and I didn’t think it’d be that difficult to recreate them. To my delight, this project ended up being extremely inexpensive as well as easy. A win-win. If you want to make your own animal butts and heads magnets, read on. I promise it’ll be pretty painless.

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