Making your Nest the best place on Earth.

Living the good life as a housewife and lucky to be a mommy, a Nestlette loves it all without getting lost in cupcakes and crafts. While in pursuit of a happy wifestyle, she has not forgotten to be true to herself. Always looking her best, she enjoys a lovely life beyond picket fences and shimmering strands of pearls.

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two ways to make petits fours

October 9th, 2013

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petits fours

While cookies, ice cream and anything with sprinkles will always hold a sweet spot in my heart (along with chocolate, cupcakes and buttercream truffles…) the petit four may be my favorite treat.

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garbage can vs recycle bin

October 6th, 2013

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plastic bottle cap

When in doubt, throw it out! If you’re not sure whether an item is recyclable, it’s better to throw it away. These six things are commonly and mistakenly recycled and can actually do more damage than good.

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homemade vanilla extract

October 3rd, 2013

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diy homemade vanilla extract

As we go into the holiday season—with lots of baking and gifting ahead—a fresh batch of homemade vanilla extract kills the proverbial birds.

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popcorn: sweet, salty and a lil bit spicy

September 22nd, 2013

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bowl of popcorn

Ten ways to make popcorn sweet, salty and a lil bit spicy, starting with the perfect recipe for a basic batch.

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Cath Kidston antique rose bath sheet

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Towelling by Cath Kidston

Add some beautiful florals to your bathroom with our new Antique Rose Bouquet towelling. Made from soft fluffy cotton, with a pretty pink and green printed design. This pretty bath sheet is ideal for wrapping up after a warm bath and there are other matching items available too.

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bite size

September 19th, 2013

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toddler biting another toddler

Between 12 and 36 months, biting is a common form of communication among toddlers. Although it’s effective, it’s frowned upon…so if and when it happens, here are a few What-to-Do’s and Don’ts to guide parents.

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the geometry of pasta

September 18th, 2013

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pasta

A stunning fusion of design and food, The Geometry of Pasta tells you everything you need to know about cooking and eating pasta like an Italian.

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pumpkin pancakes with white chocolate buttercream

September 13th, 2013

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pumpkin pancakes with white chocolate buttercream

Perfect for an autumn brunch. A stack of fluffy pumpkin-spiced pancakes topped with a dollop of sweet buttercream and warm maple syrup.

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