Craft Bits — Bake Sale Ban, Justin Timberlake Decorates, Mother's Day Brunch

Posted by on May 11, 2012

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The news was abuzz this week with several craft stories, including a ban on bake sales and junk food in Massachusetts, Mother's Day brunch ideas and Justin Timberlake's new online home decor site, HomeMint.

home decor from HomeMint
Bringing Sexy Back

Singer Justin Timberlake and interior designer Estee Stanley launched a home decor website, HomeMint, this Wednesday. For $10 monthly, subscribers have access to the pair's home decor line and style expertise.
Head to HomeMint for more on Timberlake's latest venture. Or enter to win a $250 HomeMint shopping spree and Bose iPod station via MySpace
cookies from bake sale
The Sweet Truth 

The Massachusetts Senate voted this week to ban bake sales and junk foods during the public school day, starting August 1st. The measure is meant to help eliminate childhood obesity but is drawing massive discontent from parents and organizations. 
Where do you stand? Head to the Boston Herald to weigh in on the bake sale ban. 
broiled citrus for Mother
Need a Hunch for Brunch? 

In a brunch crunch and unsure what to serve this Mother's Day? The Washington Post has a colorful collection of Mother's Day brunch recipes, including broiled citrus, red flannel pork hash and cottage pancakes.
For Mother's Day brunch ideas, click on over to The Washington Post.  
metal spoons
Metal Mouth 

Now you've settled on what to serve this Mother's Day, but have you thought about how you'll serve it? According to the Institute of Making at University College London, different metal cutlery affects how food tastes. For example, copper pairs well with mango while gold is best for anything sweet. 
For more on the metal spoon pairings, head to the Financial Times.  
refashioned scrubs
Scrub Up Nice 

Medical scrubs, the pajamas for professionals, got a makeover this week, thanks to the Smile Network's second-annual charity fashion show. Students from the University of Minnesota's College of Design refashioned the shapeless uniform and all proceeds went to charity.
Would you wear these designs? Head to Minnesota Daily for a closer look at the designs and the charity that inspired them. 

Image credits (from top): HomeMint, HomeMint,, Michael Temchine / The Washington Post, Rosie Hallam and Marisa Wojcik

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