February/March 2013

Web Extras: Get tips on hosting a Valentine’s Day get-together, Valentine’s Day Party Invitation, Linguine with Artichoke-Tomato Sauce, Great Garden Ideas, Homemade Gift Soaps

Carmen De La Paz: Living the DIY Life, pg. 10

Special Project: Toy Box-Paint and Decorate Your Own

Antique Valentines, pg. 16

Kitchen Redo on a Budget, pg. 20

Contest-Winning Citrus Recipes, pg. 24

Cooking from What’s on Hand, pg. 36

Fun Jewelry to Make, pg. 40

In this Issue

February/March 2013 Cover Gal
DIYer Carmen De La Paz shows how to put clutter in its place, pg. 10

True Romance
Nothing says “you’re mine” like vintage valentines. Find out what kind you’re smitten with, pg. 16

Country at Heart
Interesting people who warm to winter and a crafter whose work bears watching, pg. 45

Reflections
Adventures in locksmithing, pg. 53

Home-Style Cooking

Celebrating Citrus Contest Winners, pg. 24
Healthy Kitchen: Pick sustainable fish, pg. 30
Fun with Food: A fishy puff pastry, pg. 32
Seasonal Flavors: Lighten up brunch, pg. 34
Quick Recipes: Snappy pantry pleasers, pg. 36

Crafts-Gem-Dandy Jewelry

Bottle cap pendant, pg. 43
Wire-Wrapped Ring, pg. 44
Simply Fun: Clothespin Easter Bunnies, pg. 59

Country Home & Gardens

Kitchen Redo: Can-do couple creates a country kitchen on a budget, pg. 20
Ask the Antiques Expert: Ceramic glamour girls, pg. 49
Green Thumb: Gleaning wise gardening advice, pg. 51