Author: Meg Moore

Bleaching clothes is coming back into style. There are hundreds of tutorials on youtube and tik tok; but here is one that you can easily do at home with some black clothes and cleaning products.   I love this style because bleaching black fabric gives you a rusty orange color that stands out and gets me excited for Halloween.       Materials:     Black clothing (cotton) Rubber Bands Gloves Cleaning Solution       Create/twist spirals into your...

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It's getting HOT this summer. Keep cool and use up the veggies in your fridge with this refreshing lunch. Make your own wraps and dipping sauce from scratch to save money.     Don't feel like reading? Follow this quick 1 minute video we made instead https://www.tiktok.com/@irl2dpu/video/6844496889786764549 Ingredients:   Wraps -1.25 cups of water -flour (1 cup) -corn starch (3 tbs) -salt (1/4 tsp)     Dipping Sauce: -peanut butter (1 cup) -water (1/4 cup) -maple syrup or honey (1tbs) -chili garlic sauce...

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To follow this guide pick an item in each step    Step 1. BASE (add this to the water while boiling pasta for more flavor)   -bone broth (adds protein to your meal) -chicken or veggie broth (flavor) -milk (makes the dish creamier) -tomato sauce or soup (great start for Italian type dishes)  -liquid from canned beans or veggies (you won't have to salt your dish later)   Step 2. Pasta    -Penne or Rotini (you can’t...

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We have raised over $35,000 in crowdfunding and have received a $25,000 grant. So far we’ve made 30,000 face shields and plan on buying $60,000 in PET-G (plastic for the shields) which will make 68,000 shields.     Our maker community has made this possible, along with the help of the City of Chicago and the Department of Public Health. GetmePPE Chicago has helped us identify Hospitals...

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Did you run out of milk? Don’t panic, there is no need to eat dry cereal or drink black coffee. With a few ingredients, a blender, and a t-shirt, you can make oat milk that stays fresh in the fridge for four days. We tried this recipe with maple syrup and had a great turnout!    Binghamton University’s Food Co-op created a great recipe for students to...

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Gauging the DePaul Community's Interest in At Home Project Kits   In light of recent events the IRL is searching for new ways to support the DePaul Community. While sheltering in place we urge you to keep learning and making. We are developing kits to send out as resources to help you create and to supplement your education.   The first project we're assembling is DIY Pickling Kit, which...

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