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Thrilled to see Google's "tip of the hat" to +Chris Hadfield in today's Venn diagram for "musical" and "in space"!
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2013 1st Place Winner - Barbara Stroud, White Fish and Homemade Fries. March 19, 2014. By Kristin Hackler | Features Editor. Has a photo of a five-layer cheesecake ever made you drool on your computer keys? Or an image of sauce-slathered ribs made you unconsciously lick your fingers and tuck a ...
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St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and to celebrate, the little guy and I are making some Leprechaun Loafer Cookies for his classmates. This recipe is for a butterscotch cookie dipped in dark chocolate and decorated to look like a little…
St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner and to celebrate, the little guy and I are making some Leprechaun Loafer Cookies for his classmates. This recipe is for a butterscotch cookie dipped in ...
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This time of year our family plows through about a box of clementines a week. And while the peels don’t work that well for making candied orange peel (the skin is too thin to take the white pith off without tearing), they do make a delicious simple syrup!…
This time of year our family plows through about a box of clementines a week. And while the peels don't work that well for making candied orange peel (the skin is too thin to take the white pith of...
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Snow days, teacher work days, holidays...at some point, your little one will probably have to spend a few hours at mom or dad's office, so get your office-entertainment kits ready now!
By Kristin Hackler Snow days, teacher work days, federal holidays, half days... sometimes it seems like there are more one-off days off than there are days in the school year. And most of the time, you're stuck trying to figure out how you're going to balance working on snow days and keep an eye on…
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Check out the full recipe for those DIY Natural Marshmallow Chicks at Care2.com. It was so much fun making these! And thanks so much to Andy Lassiter of Sea Island Media for his brilliant video skills.
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Oatcakes are a great, quick treat for breakfast on the go or topped with hot, sugared fruit for dessert. They also serve as the perfect snack for the little guy when he’s tired of cheese sticks and blueberries. I found a number of oatcake recipes in old…
Oatcakes are a great, quick treat for breakfast on the go or topped with hot, sugared fruit for dessert. They also serve as the perfect snack for the little guy when he's tired of cheese sticks and...
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Looking for a way to bottle up summer and serve it to your friends? Check out these vintage mix-and-match cocktail ideas created using nothing more than sugar, water and the flowers in bloom. And if you have some extra petals, this article also shows how…
Looking for a way to bottle up summer and serve it to your friends? Check out these vintage mix-and-match cocktail ideas created using nothing more than sugar, water and the flowers in bloom. And i...
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One of the most popular cookbooks in my hometown of Charleston, South Carolina, is Charleston Receipts. Put together by the Junior League of Charleston in 1950, the cookbook is full of classic Charleston recipes and to date has sold more than 1 million…
One of the most popular cookbooks in my hometown of Charleston, South Carolina, is Charleston Receipts. Put together by the Junior League of Charleston in 1950, the cookbook is full of classic Char...
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Check out this quick how-to on making your own perfume or cologne. It only takes a few ingredients (alcohol, oil and essential oil) and a bit of patience as the scent cures. In the meantime, you can make simple, chemical-free room sprays with just…
Check out this quick how-to on making your own perfume or cologne. It only takes a few ingredients (alcohol, oil and essential oil) and a bit of patience as the scent cures. In the meantime, you ca...
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We really don’t drink that much soda at our house, so when we do wind up with a 2 liter bottle – either after a small house party or when someone gets a tummy ache – we end up letting whatever’s left sit in the fridge until it goes flat. I always feel…
We really don’t drink that much soda at our house, so when we do wind up with a 2 liter bottle – either after a small house party or when someone gets a tummy ache – we end up letting whatever’s le...
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Writer, reader and all things toddler
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Kristin Hackler is a freelance writer and editor. She currently lives in Charleston, South Carolina, with her husband, her one-year-old son Edward, a hound dog and a very self-centered orange cat.
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  • College of Charleston
    English, 1999 - 2003
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Kristin Volland
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Freelance Writer
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Baking, writing, crafting, DIY-ing and raising a sweet little whirlwind on two awkward feet
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Excellent work! Andy could make a pile of trash look like a work of art. He helped us out with a short how-to video recently and it turned out beautifully.
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