We've sung many praises for our trusty Asian grocery stores--locally, we've got 99 Ranch, Freshia in Tustin, Mitsuwa in Costa Mesa, Thai & Laos Market in Anaheim, all treasure troves of wildly flavorful ingredients at affordable prices. But for the amateurs, or even experienced shoppers, navi ... More >>
I got a chance to check out a few new craft books recently that are perfect for upcoming holiday entertaining fun! Join me as I review Jurassic Towel Origami by Alison Jenkins from Andrews McMeel Publishing, along with Handmade Living: A Fresh Take on Scandinavian Style by Lotta Jansdotter and ... More >>
I had the chance to check out two new craft book titles from Chronicle Books this weekend, and I'm excited to share them with you! After the jump, read about Amy Butler's Style Stitches and Creative, Inc. - and enter to win one of 5 free books from Chronicle Books!
Photo provided by Chronicle Books In 2007, Suwanee, Georgia resident Angie Dudley took a cake decorating class on a whim. She quickly became hooked on the basic techniques she learned, including making and tinting frosting, icing cakes and how to use decorating tools. Soon after, t ... More >>
Photo provided by Chronicle Books Learn how to make skull-shaped cake pops just in time for Halloween and read up on more of what you missed this week in Stick a Fork In It after the jump!
It's book review time again, crafters! This week we're taking a look at three titles from Chronicle Books--Paper Craft: 25 Charming Gifts, Accents, and Accessories to Make From Paper by Minhee & Truman Cho, Every Day's a Holiday by Heidi Kenny, and Silhouette Art by Vana Chupp. Plus, enter to wi ... More >>
Chronicle Books"There's the weather and then there's Surfer. During the past 50 years, no two elements have affected the surfer's life more profoundly," documentary filmmaker, professional surfer and former longtime editor Sam George says in Surfer Magazine: 50 Years, the San Clemente-based pub's ... More >>
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