Instructables: exploring - living - storage Sun, 21 Dec 2014 09:28:16 PST BLOX v1.01 MASON SECURITY JAR
MASON SECURITY JAR - More DIY How To Projects]]> abeaule Looking for a cheap easy way to hide your stuff? A Mason Security Jar is the answer! Let's face it, a thief would never take the time to go trough your food cupboard and your roommate doesn't actually cook. This is deviously simple.You will need:- Mason Jar (I used a 1.5L one)- Second Smaller contai...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:41:16 PST
Dodecahedron Adventures
Dodecahedron Adventures - More DIY How To Projects]]> michaelgohjs Welcome! Today I shall take you on a adventure, if i may. To explore the trills, frills and failures (and success) in my quest to build a dodecahedron calendar as a Christmas gift for my parents.There is a bonus short story if you get to the end!So i recently came across dodecahedral calendars. Firs...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 08:31:51 PST
Mason Jar Pincushions!
Mason Jar Pincushions! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Mason Jar Pincushions!Make an adorable and totally functional pincushion jar!Perfect for filling with all kinds of sewing paraphernalia! Supplies! You will need:Ball Mason Jars...1/2 pint size Elite collection...wide mouth!They are so cute because they are so squatty!Best place I found to buy the...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:50:40 PST
Floating Book Shelf
Floating Book Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiscdoledino This is a pretty cool way to make a shelf on a wall. You can put more books on the floating book shelf or anything that fits that is not to heavy. There are a few tricks to help make this project easier to make. The book you choose to make it with be cut and glued so use a book you don't plan on rea...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 08:54:41 PST
Faux Walk-in Closet
Faux Walk-in Closet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sam.anne.tha I live in a charming little apartment, with a charming little hallway leading to the bathroom. It's too small for furniture, and I'm a renter--so holes and painting are out of the question. With overflow from the closet across from my "bare wall of shame", I finally decided to take action and create...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:30:43 PST
Apartment Closet Makeover (A how to)
Apartment Closet Makeover (A how to) - More DIY How To Projects]]> miketguitar So the wife and I have been trying to think of ways to not only cut expenses but to also store more in the apartment (don't worry - we cleared it with our landlord). For the last few years we have maintained a small self-storage where most of our stuff has been hiding. Now we have decided to consoli...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:24:45 PST
Pallet Coffee Table with Lifting Top and Landing Gear
Pallet Coffee Table with Lifting Top and Landing Gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> dialmformostyn A coffee table made from upcycled pallet wood and bed slats. The table top lifts to be used as a work surface when seated and also reveals a storage compartment beneath. A pedal-controlled retractable castor wheel system allows the table to be moved smoothly and easily, yet remain stable when in use...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:27:45 PST
SIMPLE VANITY - More DIY How To Projects]]> abeaule So this little Vanity is perfect for small rooms. It can be set up in any way, at any hight. You can adapt to what ever size and storage suits your need, which is what is really brilliant. But the best part of this is you can make it for under 12euros.You might think it's very low but I did it so I ...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:36:29 PST
DIY IKEA Document Wall Holder
DIY IKEA Document Wall Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> MichaelRHerrera So lets say you have a pile of drawings, papers, posters, maps, or what ever. You know what I'm talking about. Now you could shove them into a tube or leave them in the corner hoping the pixies would magically make them go away, but today you are feeling empowered over your dominion and want to crea...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 19:27:44 PST
Seat Belt Buckling Box
Seat Belt Buckling Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> gravityisweak I have a pretty small car, because of that I'm really limited on my storage options. But I use my car often, both for work and for fun. Usually I find myself putting whatever is in my hands onto the passenger seat and usually by the time I get where I'm going this stuff finds its way onto the floor,...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:26:42 PDT
Corrugated Plastic Artwork Carrier
Corrugated Plastic Artwork Carrier - More DIY How To Projects]]> woodNfish I love plastic. It's wonderful stuff –light weight yet durable and easy to work with. Better yet, it's made from petroleum. I love petroleum too! Petroleum powers my car, heats my home, and made possible all the products used to make this Instructable, and your ability to view it. Without oil, we'd ...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:26:14 PDT
The "Get Out of the Way of the TV" Console
The "Get Out of the Way of the TV" Console - More DIY How To Projects]]> paintedtherapy We have a special needs little guy who would stand in front of the TV, regardless of you recommend he does not be a door. So we put the TV on the wall, but I really don't like looking at the cords, and after covering them up, realized I didn't like looking at the wire cover. And the dust that would ...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:18:11 PDT
Gift Card Envelope
Gift Card Envelope - More DIY How To Projects]]> cahelming Giving a Gift Card or handing someone a Check can be so impersonal. Bring joy back into handing someone a gift card or a check with an interesting envelope. Let it be known that you did not forget a special occasion just by getting a Gift Card...give one with extra pizzazz. Items needed:Card stock...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:08:10 PDT
SLEEVE STORAGE - More DIY How To Projects]]> mchhabra1 Compiled By :: Moksham ,Having trouble carrying things in your pocket well then this project is for you . MATERIALS 1 : scissors2 : a old shirt3 : a zip4 : needle 5 : sewing thread (note: I have taken an dark colour thread to show you where to sew clearly.but you can take the colour you woul...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:54:04 PDT
Handy Pop-up Trunk Shelf
Handy Pop-up Trunk Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Beetlesmart My SUV is great, the third row seat gives me plenty of room for my kids and their friends but it makes for a short trunk area. That leaves two options when I have a load of groceries; either fold down the third row seat, or stack the groceries in the back. Here's the problem, if I fold down the th...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:18:54 PDT
Recycled Tupperware/Storage Container from a Milk Jug
Recycled Tupperware/Storage Container from a Milk Jug - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nor-tea-a This tutorial will show you how to make a locking tupperware storage container out of everyday stuff you can find at most households. I have seen similar projects on the internet but they involved using a button or another piece to lock the lid, I wanted to keep it as simple as possible by using one...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:56:30 PDT
Magnetic Hook
Magnetic Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> Albany Public Library STEMpunk Make a little magnetic hook to hang stuff on! Materials For this project, you will need the following:Plastic wrap (to keep your working surface clean, and prevent the hook from adhering to it)2 packets of Sugru (or more if a larger hook is desired)3 small neodymium magnets (or larger, for larger...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:04:49 PDT
Childproof drawers for your parts
Childproof drawers for your parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> enkiusz In case you have children you know that they stick their fingers anywhere they can. When they get their hands on your parts everything ends up on the floor in a pile of mess. There is a way to solve this problem though. By using a simple trick we can protect our meticulously sorted stuff from destru...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 14:47:30 PDT
Portable Air Conditioner
Portable Air Conditioner - More DIY How To Projects]]> ROD917 I work out of my truck 8 hours a day as a security officer. My truck is my office. It is not cost effective to run my truck air conditioner all day. I built this portable air conditioner to use in my truck and it works great.Parts List1) cooler Wal-Mart1) 12 volt DC Fan (My fan will run on AC...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 10:15:56 PDT
Milk Crate Chair for camping or Vinyl Storage Upgrade
Milk Crate Chair for camping or Vinyl Storage Upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nor-tea-a Milk Crates are great form of modular storage! I came up with an easy upgrade that lets you use them as a chair to maximize small spaces. Perfect for camping, vinyl, dorms, and tiny houses!Materials Milk Crate: If you place on using this for storing vinyl I've found that 13.75'' on all sides work...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 16:11:06 PDT
kipple kabinet (rolling art supply cabinet)
kipple kabinet (rolling art supply cabinet) - More DIY How To Projects]]> steflenk My DIY partner in crime Herr B donated the suitcase and helped me convert it into a rolling cabinet of shelves to house my art supplies. It's convenient, portable, rollable, and kindda cool. Ingredients you'll need:an old suitcase (for this instructable, a wooden one is recommended, since you wi...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 09:47:28 PDT
Roll Up Glove-box Essentials Caddy!
Roll Up Glove-box Essentials Caddy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Roll Up Glove-box Essentials Caddy! With rows of pockets for the perfect in car storage system!The backside has a large zipper pocket, Perfect for important papers, notes, or maps!(does anyone use maps these days?)Rolls up and ties! Perfect storage and organization for important glove-box items!What...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:08:16 PDT
Maker-Exhibit-in-a-Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> EurekaFactory We exhibit at a lot of events - Maker festivals, like our own Gulf Coast MakerCon, and at educational events like our upcoming Roboticon FIRST Showcase , science festivals and more. While some of our exhibit items vary, there's a pretty consistent list of things we always need to have on hand. We ...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:04:17 PDT
Store hangers easily
Store hangers easily - More DIY How To Projects]]> randomprojectguy This is an easy way to store extra hangers First gather materials and hangers.You will needScissors or knifeString(paracord,yarn or thin rope it doesn't matterA couple minutes Take 15 or so hangers and 2 pieces of string about 20 inches long each.Tie the srig around the bottom and the hook like ...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:46:03 PDT
Shoe box storage
Shoe box storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> katelyn1204 I'm cheep and I'm poor, but after receiving multiple cameras for my collection, I wanted to display them. Who wouldn't? So being on a budget, I obviously started looking for cheaper ways. All you need is shoe boxes, and a staple gun, or something to stick the shoe boxes to the wall. cut up the box...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:12:19 PDT
Hidden Firearms Storage - Looks like an old table!
Hidden Firearms Storage - Looks like an old table! - More DIY How To Projects]]> FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo There are benefits and drawbacks for every method of securing your sporting arms or other valuables. For a considerable amount of money, you can buy nearly impregnable safes. I stress the word "nearly" here because every safe can be cracked, given the right knowledge and tools. Drawbacks to safes ar...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 14:40:55 PDT
Rollaway Magazine Tidy
Rollaway Magazine Tidy - More DIY How To Projects]]> DiY-WiLL Here is a guide on how to make this snazzy rollaway magazine tidy from a wine crate. The project will cost you about £10 in total. You'll also have stuff left over to make future creations. Get a wine crate. Wine crates are easy to come by and usually very cheap, sometimes even free. Majestic in...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 01:55:18 PDT
Fabric Covered Containers
Fabric Covered Containers - More DIY How To Projects]]> BerryCraftyFox For Clearer images -- berry crafty foxHave a cluttered craft space or an assortment of mismatch containers just lying around waiting for a use? I always have both of these problems. I am such a packrat sometimes and I save every jar until I end up with a huge assortment stuffed under my kitchen sink...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 20:12:51 PDT
More storage on the wall
More storage on the wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> eemm More storage on the wall Before Step2
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 09:22:13 PDT
Origami Gift Box
Origami Gift Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ayushi Sharma Hey guys, here is a very easy to make, awesome and very useful paper origami gift box (or can be used as any other storage box).It just takes around 3-5 minutes to make the box and can also be made in any size you want.So, get some paper and start making this amazing box..:) Materials Required Th...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:53:45 PDT
Carrier for IKEA Korken bottle
Carrier for IKEA Korken bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Vidar_76 I finally started brewing again and needed something nice to store the beer in. As i went to IKEA i found some quite nice looking one liter bottles with snap lid and a resonable price.After filling them with beer i found that they was a bit unwieldy to carry around so i decided to make something to ...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 01:30:30 PDT
Recycled 2x4's from 1930's bank
Recycled 2x4's from 1930's bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> niall mc I got this lumber for eight dollars, the person I got it from told me it came a bank built in the thirties. The raw material After hitting two nail's with my planer, I finally got the lumber clean and smooth.I took very little off the top layer to keep the patina. Clamping a different edge fo...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:35:20 PDT
Magazine Storage
Magazine Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> peanut323 How to organize that ever growing pile of magazines Materials You won't need very much for this instructable. What You Will NeedScissorsDuct tapeCereal Box Cutting 1. Turn the box on its long side. The side facing up is what you are going to cut.2. Open up the flaps on that side and cu...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 11:52:18 PDT
Treasure chest-recycled boxes
Treasure chest-recycled boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> Artemis_Wong These unassuming boxes are made from paper boxes usually thrown away! To save the Earth, we must reduce, reuse, recycle as much as possible. This is a very simple "chest" to make, with little items required, mostly which are recyclable. The box can be used in any way you want, from storing treasure ...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:44:27 PDT
The Neverending Story Book-box
The Neverending Story Book-box - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kozmicblues69 Some months ago I found a book-box in a flea market at almost no cost. I thought it would be great to keep my bracelets and this kind of stuff inside. While I was cleaning it I realized the drawings on the cover were identical to the ones on Michaels Ende's book The Neverending Story! Since I was a ...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 06:48:31 PDT
A More Portable Jacket
A More Portable Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> mbecks Have you ever been out and about and you brought a jacket you ended up not needing? This is a simple trick I learned while in the military. It makes your jacket more portable by freeing up your hands. This is done by turning almost any jacket into a satchel. Some great things about it are that you c...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 19:51:50 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY Garment Rack
HomeMade Modern DIY Garment Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> homemademodern More closet space is always a good thing. Build a home for your clothes out of EMT conduit, pine boards and a 2x8. This is an easy way to organize the things that won’t fit in your closet.Get Complete Step-by-Step Instructions at RYOBI Nation.
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 19:54:45 PDT
File with a Cereal Box
File with a Cereal Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> laurelchan25 This is my first instructable so please feel free to comment on what I can improve. Today I will teach you how to make a magazine file out of a cereal box. It's very simple.What You will need:• A Cereal BoxTools• Scissors • A Sharpie Drawing Your Template First you need to draw a line from the to...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 06:54:51 PDT
Behind Sofa Storage unit under $60
Behind Sofa Storage unit under $60 - More DIY How To Projects]]> jleslie48 Well if your house is like mine, you always have debris all over the couch, blankets, pillows, remote controls, sweaters, and they always make the living room (in my case theater room) look messy. Wouldn't it be nice to have a place to just store this stuff quick and easy, not take up a lot of room...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 16:06:58 PDT
Instructables Robot Patch Pocket
Instructables Robot Patch Pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> ctx1985 First off, I'll state the obvious. I'm terrible at sewing. This is more just an idea than a guide. I'm sure if you are actually good at sewing, this would be an easy and practical little project and shouldn't take more than a half hour at most to make.What you need:-An Instructables Robot patch-A ne...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 05:40:53 PDT
Christmas Ornament Storage
Christmas Ornament Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> kjpyatt Simplified Ornament Storage(or hardware storage)(This is kind of silly, but it's my first Instructable, and a chance to see how to use Instructables)If, by chance, you were like us, storing ornaments in their original little boxes at times, or wrapping them in tissue or packing paper, it takes fore...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 08:41:51 PDT
Storage Organizer - Shoe Boxes
Storage Organizer - Shoe Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> vnarasimhan Did you know that storage organizers are pretty much one of the most expensive things you can ever buy!?So here's my quick fix idea for making your own just by using your old shoe containers, puzzle boxes etc! And you can use these everywhere, dressing drawers to keep lingerie and socks apart, to ke...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 08:35:38 PDT
Yogurt Container - Vase
Yogurt Container - Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> vnarasimhan Remember when you have all these useless yogurt containers lying around at home?Well not anymore! With just a little bit of wrapping paper, glue and varnish, turn it into a retro looking flower vase! You can convert these containers into not just vases, they can become: 1st aid boxes Planters for ...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 01:16:18 PDT
Shelf Organizing Bins @ TechShop Chandler
Shelf Organizing Bins @ TechShop Chandler - More DIY How To Projects]]> gowlery This is a tutorial for a shelf organizing bin. These instructions are assuming that you are using the Universal Lasers @ TechShop Chandler, and that you have taken the SBU and are familiar with how to operate the machine.For more information on the TechShop or to schedule a class, visit techshop.w...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 11:33:36 PDT
downsizing grocery bags
downsizing grocery bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> griff9909 great way to pack grocery bags for poop bags or emergency bags for the car square the bag push the sides of the bag in so it makes a square shapeand make sure to press the air out while you fold it makes for a cleaner fold and better end product fold the bag fold bag in half length wise ...
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:39:35 PDT
Acrylic yarn box
Acrylic yarn box - More DIY How To Projects]]> webcompanion An acrylic yarn box like this one not only stores your yarns but also acts a way to dispense the yarn as you're working on new projects. Clear acrylic is a great material for being able to see what yarns are stored in each box and how much yarn you have left without even opening your yarn box. U...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:33:49 PDT
From bottle to box in 10 steps
From bottle to box in 10 steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> ptninjamonkey Here's a cool little box you can make from recycled materials. Enjoy! Materials You will needA 16 oz/1 quart/2 liter bottle ( I used a 1 Quart)A metal fileAn exacto/carpet knifeA small but relatively heavy bead/rock Remove Label This is a painfully slow process because you are really trying to...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:58:00 PDT
Garden storage Wet Shelf
Garden storage Wet Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> wirenut1980 I needed a simple way to store the pool cleaner hoses. My Wife and I came up with the idea of using PVC pipe and netting. It allows any water left on the hose to drip or evaporate. Tools and Parts Tools:SawTape measureDrill and bit Parts:1/2" x 10' PVC Pipe2-90° PVC elbows4-45° PVC angles Wir...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:29:03 PDT
Gridwall Flipboard
Gridwall Flipboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> kokpat I was impressed by the following instructable and share my primitive one... don't know why I can't buy pegboard easily (also cheap) in Hong Kong.Hence, I use Gridwall Mini Grid Panels as the flipboard and use Nylon Ties as the hinge joint.All the...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 08:32:45 PDT
Saving Wilted Greens
Saving Wilted Greens - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie Revive, save, and ENJOY your wilted greens in several easy steps.  Whether your greens are from the local farmers market, your garden, or a supermarket, they will all wilt eventually. Since most greens, and especially varieties like lettuces and spinach are largely comprised of water, they wilt eas...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:03:10 PDT