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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The holidays are a time of family, and giving but also unfortunately waste. Wrapping paper isn't recyclable in every county and sometimes is layered with plastics or foil. With the last minute rush gift prep consider therese more sustainable options.     *My examples aren't waste free, I use plastic scotch tape and plastic stickers but they are more sustainable because I didn't have to go to a...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What you need   1. 1 lb of Soy wax - included in kit 2. 1 wick - 15 included in kit 3. Glue - Hot glue preferably 4. A pot & stove OR a microwave safe bowl and microwave 5. A heat safe container - 2 jars included       Optional 1. Glitter 2. Old candles 3. Crayons 4. Stickers 5. Scents 6. Other jars/mugs etc       Instructions   For stove top   1. Prepare your jar or other candle holder...

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It's getting closer to Christmas! And nothing says Christmas like Christmas cookies! Today we're showing you how to make some simple and tasty sugar cookies to warm up your home!Here's what you'll need:- 3/4 cup of sugar- 2/3 cup vegetable oil- 2 tsps baking powder- 2 tsps vanilla extract- 1/2 tsp salt- 2 eggs- 2 cups all-purpose flour- Additional sugar, any other decorations!Here's what you'll...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] I’m sure you’ve all tried some form of savory crepe, but have you tried savory pancakes? Here are two simple recipes to test out in your kitchen. Scallion Pancakes (my personal favorite) and Kimchi Pancakes .   ****If you are looking for something different another fun idea to try potato pancakes.***** https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/14089/potato-pancakes-i/         Scallion pancakes or Kimchi Pancakes   Ingredients: Flour (2 cups) for Scallion pancakes chop up atleast 5 scallions OR if you want kimchi...

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Hi everyone! Last week we released the second video in our Maker Interview Series. We had the wonderful opportunity to speak with Brandy Perry of HippieNerdCreations and her experiences with creating from her childhood to now. You can watch the interview here! And find Brandy's work below: Etsy : https://www.etsy.com/shop/HippieNerdCreation Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/hippienerdcreations Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/hippienerdcreations/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/creations_nerd ...

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Hi everyone! The cold has finally reached Chicago! Chicago winters are notoriously cold- so here's a list of some great warm recipes to keep you warm and safe this season! WARM DRINKS Let's start with a classic! How about some Pumpkin Spice Latte for those cozy mornings or late study nights?In a hurry? Why not try 5 minute Cafe au Lait? What about a Depaul Loop...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Know any Dr. Who fans? Celebrate the upcoming Anniversary of the first episode airing in November 23rd 1963 with some remote 3D prints. Utilize our remote resources with our print form http://irl.depaul.edu/remote-fabrication/ .             Thingiverse is full of talented 3D modelers who create fun designs for anyone to print for free. Here are some ideas below. If you have any questions about how to send in files, make...

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Feliz Dia De Los Muertos, or Happy Day of the Dead everyone! Dia De Los Muertos This day honors those who have passed on and celebrates their memory so that they will never truly die. Though Dia de Los Muertos is celebrated largely by indigenous people in countries such as Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Guatemala; the holiday is also honored by people all around the...

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  Leaves are falling, coats have to be worn but what about your summer plants? It can be confusing to know how to take care of our plants as it gets colder and hopefully this guide will help answer some questions. It is important to know some key terminology: Growing Zone, Perennial, Annual, First frost, Overwintering.      What is my Growing Zone?   A grow Zone uses climate data to...

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