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These 'Chalk Popsicles' Keep Sidewalk Art Cool

These 'Chalk Popsicles' Keep Sidewalk Art Cool

As the temperatures rise and "popsicle season" nears, why not channel those summer vibes into a refreshing take on sidewalk chalk your kids (and your inner clean freak) will love? Making these clever "popsicles" is easy too—RightThisMinute's how to guru Jessica Hord has you covered! You'll Need: For each color you'd like to make... — 1 Disposable plastic cup View Now
'Peep' Your S'mores For A Tasty Easter Treat

'Peep' Your S'mores For A Tasty Easter Treat

S'mores are the treats that never go out of season, but consider ditching your boring white marshmallows for yummy Peeps this Easter! Don't despair if you don't have a campfire lying around because RightThisMinute's how-to guru Jessica Hord has you covered with her delicious skillet s'more recipe. You'll Need: *Measurements will vary depending on the baking dish. — 2 cups dark chocolate chips View Now
Pass The Butterbeer, Please!

Pass The Butterbeer, Please!

With summer heat just around the corner, stay refreshed and indulge your magical side with this delicious Harry Potter-inspired Butterbeer recipe. Of course, where'd we be without RightThisMinute's resident wizard Jessica Hord to show us how it's done? You'll Need: — 2-liter cream soda — 2 tbsp. butter extract — 2 tsp. rum extract for beer, 1 tsp. rum extract for creamy foam View Now
Fool Your Friends With This Grilled Cheese Imposter

Fool Your Friends With This Grilled Cheese Imposter

Looking for an April Fool's joke without the cruelty? Our RightThisMinute how-to guru Jessica Hord is going to fool the hosts with this "grilled cheese" recipe. They think they are trying a new-found nacho cheese grilled cheese, but it might taste a bit sweeter than that... You'll Need: — 2 slices of pound cake (the bigger the slices, the better) — 1 cup of cream cheese frosting — Yellow food coloring — Red food coloring View Now
You'll Keep Chasin' The Rainbow For This Lucky Dip

You'll Keep Chasin' The Rainbow For This Lucky Dip

Where to even start with this dip? Our excellent how-to queen Jessica Hord has rocked our world here at the RightThisMinute studio with this Pot of Gold dip (A.K.A cheddar and Guinness awesomeness). Your St. Patrick's Day festivities would not be complete without a bowl of this gold so why not give it a try? You'll Need: — 2 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese — 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard — 2 tablespoons half & half View Now
Get More 'Zzzz' With This DIY Tea

Get More 'Zzzz' With This DIY Tea

If counting sheep isn't putting you to sleep, try this ingenious DIY tea that's scientifically proven to konk you out ASAP! Though they certainly make an odd recipe, did you know bananas (peels and all), ginger and cinnamon are chock-full of snooze-inducing potassium, magnesium, and amino acids? Once again, we've got RightThisMinute how-to guru Jessica Hord to thank for this magical tea. Get the full recipe below! You'll Need: View Now
Your Dog's New Favorite Toy: The T-Shirt Rope

Your Dog's New Favorite Toy: The T-Shirt Rope

Dog tested and approved, the t-shirt toy is your next at-home project. All you need are two shirts and well, a dog of course! Our RightThisMinute how-to expert Jessica Hord is going to walk you through this simple project. Titan, dog pal to our producer Jake, even makes a special appearance. He loves it, so we know your dog will too! You'll Need: — Two t-shirts, different colors — Scissors Instructions: View Now
The 'Tiny Home' Craze Hits RTM

The 'Tiny Home' Craze Hits RTM

Why buy a $300K suburban palace when a cozy 160-square-foot house is all you need? The concept is actually so attractive that thousands of homeowners have traded in their Texas-sized cribs for "tiny homes" like this gorgeous 340-square-footer in recent years. View Now
Brownie Recipe Sure To Win Your Valentine Over

Brownie Recipe Sure To Win Your Valentine Over

Love is in the air because...Valentine's Day. For those of us who might rather celebrate the so-called "Un-Valentine's Day," that is OK too. Why? Because then you don't have to share this delicious dessert! Our RightThisMinute how-to guru Jessica Hord is going to give you all the details on how to prep this "Pizza My Heart Brownie." You'll Need: -- 1 sheet of already made brownies, uncut -- 8 oz. cream cheese, room temperature View Now
These No-Bake Cheesecake Truffles Have Us Drooling

These No-Bake Cheesecake Truffles Have Us Drooling

When life's got you down or simply "meh," you won't find a better cure than cheesecake truffles! Leave it to RightThisMinute how-to guru Jessica Hord to make these bite-sized pieces of heaven a reality. Follow her yummy recipe below to make your own! You'll Need: — 1 box of no-bake cheesecake mix — Any topping or pie filling (Jessica used Cherry Pie Filling) View Now
Your Sugary Treats Need A 'Girl Scout Cookie' Infusion

Your Sugary Treats Need A 'Girl Scout Cookie' Infusion

Girl Scout cookies have earned quite the tasty reputation since they debuted in 1917. But because you can't live on cookies alone, bakers and confectioners have been working these famous treats into traditional desserts like these yummy cookie bars! RightThisMinute how-to guru and resident sweet-tooth Jessica Hord has the lowdown on these Samoa and Trefoil infused bars. Have at them with the full recipe below! View Now
Who Doesn't Need A DIY 'Build-A-Bouquet' Bar?

Who Doesn't Need A DIY 'Build-A-Bouquet' Bar?

Before you know it, this cold weather will be gone! Get your guests dreaming of May flowers and brighten up any "Galentine's Day" party with this gorgeous DIY bouquet bar from RightThisMinute's own how-to guru Jessica Hord. Get the full details below! You'll Need: — At least three bunches of different types of flowers that'll look nice sitting side-by-side View Now
You Need This 'Cheesy Chowder' In Your Life

You Need This 'Cheesy Chowder' In Your Life

All of us can vouch for this recipe when we say, "THIS IS AMAZING!" The talented RightThisMinute how-to guru Jessica Hord really out did herself with this Cheesy Italian Sausage Potato Chowder recipe. Let's just say it was devoured within minutes here in the studio. You'll Need: -- 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil -- 1/2 cup diced yellow onion -- 1 pound loose spicy Italian sausage -- 3 cups chicken broth View Now
You Deserve A 'Milk And Honey Melt' Bath

You Deserve A 'Milk And Honey Melt' Bath

Nothing like a hot bath keeps dried winter skin at bay! But to maximize your bathtime relaxation, you'll need these soothing rich milk and honey bath melts, specially designed by RightThisMinute's own how-to guru Jessica Hord. Though they look a little like snowballs, these bundles of joy are anything but icy! Get the full recipe and instructions below. You'll Need: — 1/3 cup shea butter — 1/3 cup almond oil View Now
Ring In The New Year With Champagne Fondue

Ring In The New Year With Champagne Fondue

You might not be ready for this tasty treat just yet but we are going to share it with you anyway. Four words: WHITE CHOCOLATE CHAMPAGNE FONDUE. Cue the "hallelujahs." Our RightThisMinute how-to guru, Jessica Hord has really outdone herself this time. You'll Need: -- 1/2 cup heavy cream -- 1/2 cup white chocolate chips -- 3 squares of white baking chocolate -- 3 tbsp champagne View Now
Gift Baskets For All Those On Your List

Gift Baskets For All Those On Your List

We are a fan of gift baskets because all it takes is a little bit of creativity, thoughtfulness and inspiration to put together a gift someone is sure to enjoy. The great thing about them is you can set a theme, making the basket practical and useful. Our RightThisMinute how-to guru, Jessica Hord is going to show us three very different gift basket ideas that are sure to delight that special someone. View Now
Catch The 'Gingerbread Man' Fever — Try This Yummy Latte!

Catch The 'Gingerbread Man' Fever — Try This Yummy Latte!

If you're already Pumpkin Spiced-out, try this alternate yummy caffeinated drink! But don't fret the details—RightThisMinute how-to guru Jessica Hord has everything you need to stick the gingerbread man in your Christmas latte. Read the full directions below! You'll Need: — 3 1/2 cups espresso, coffee or decaffeinated coffee — 1/4 cup pure maple syrup — 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg View Now
Give The Gift Of Homemade Potpourri

Give The Gift Of Homemade Potpourri

We know sometimes it's hard to come up with simple gift ideas, so we asked our RightThisMinute how-to guru Jessica Hord to share a recipe for homemade potpourri. It smells good and it looks cute? We'd call that a win-win. You'll Need: (...for each jar you'd like to make...) — Mason jar — 1/2 cup fresh cranberries — 4 cinnamon sticks — 1 tiny orange — Small plastic baggie — 1 tbsp cloves — 1/8 tsp nutmeg View Now
Plan Your Feast Around These Mashed Potato Bacon 'Bombs'

Plan Your Feast Around These Mashed Potato Bacon 'Bombs'

Bacon never goes out of season, but we can't picture a better time to show off these explosive little "bombs" of flavor to friends and family than this holiday season! RightThisMinute's how-to guru Jessica Hord's got the down-low on these delectable must-have appetizers. Check out her recipe and full instructions below. You'll Need: — 2 Cups chilled mashed potatoes — 1 Egg — Salt and pepper to taste View Now
Anchor Your Thanksgiving Feast With This Easy DIY Tablescape

Anchor Your Thanksgiving Feast With This Easy DIY Tablescape

Combine your seasonal gourds and holiday bouquets to create this easy, stunning Thanksgiving table centerpiece. RightThisMinute's resident how-to guru Jessica Hord has an easy five-minute tutorial that'll leave you one enviable table decoration richer when the in-laws come calling! You'll Need: — 1 Large pumpkin — 2 Medium-sized pumpkins — 2 Medium-sized pumpkins — 2 Small pumpkins — 6 Sunflowers View Now
Delicious Pumpkin Pecan Baked Brie Is The Perfect Thanksgiving Appetizer

Delicious Pumpkin Pecan Baked Brie Is The Perfect Thanksgiving Appetizer

With a few simple ingredients, you can make a delicious pastry that will be the perfect compliment to your Thanksgiving meal. Everyone will be begging for more of this tasty Pumpkin Pecan Baked Brie. You'll Need: -- 1 sheet of thawed puff pastry dough -- 1/4 cup pecans -- 1/2 cup pumpkin butter -- 1 (8 oz.) round of brie -- 1 egg -- 1 tbsp. water -- Serving crackers (Optional) Instructions View Now
Let The Kids 'Stuff The Turkey' With This Fun Thanksgiving Game

Let The Kids 'Stuff The Turkey' With This Fun Thanksgiving Game

Because no Thanksgiving's complete without the "big game", RightThisMinute how-to guru Jessica Hord has a turkeylicious indoor game that the kids (and even the grown-up ones) will love! We've got the entire tutorial below. You'll Need: — Large paper bag — Stapler — 2 Small paper bags — Newspaper or scrap paper — 2 Pieces of white tissue paper — Glue gun and glue sticks View Now
Tasty Zombie Cheese Ball Will Be Your Spookiest Halloween Appetizer

Tasty Zombie Cheese Ball Will Be Your Spookiest Halloween Appetizer

If you're still putting together the final treats for your spooky Halloween party, don't forget to add this delicious cheese centerpiece to your table. We asked our RightThisMintue how-to guru Jessica Hord how to make a zombie brains cheese ball. You'll Need: -- 2 (8 oz.) packages softened cream cheese -- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese -- 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese -- 1/4 cup pesto View Now
DIY Bewitching Halloween Pretzel Snack

DIY Bewitching Halloween Pretzel Snack

Halloween parties are almost here but if you're still not sure what special snack to make this year, we have a bewitching recipe for you. RightThisMinute how-to guru Jessica Hord made the perfect pretzel witch fingers that will spellbind everyone at your Halloween party. You'll Need: -- Gloves -- Small food-safe brush -- 28 blanched almonds View Now
DIY Pretty Pumpkins Are Perfect For Fall

DIY Pretty Pumpkins Are Perfect For Fall

Fall is in the air and all we can think about is our love of everything pumpkin. RightThisMinute How-To Guru Jessica Hord has an easy way to add a pretty twist to your typical pumpkin decor. You'll Need: — Pumpkin — Wrapping paper — Scissors — Mod Podge — Paper plate — Sponge brush — Rack for drying Instructions: 1. Cut wrapping paper to fit pumpkin. View Now
Risk-Free Cookie Dough Dip Will Delight Your Taste Buds

Risk-Free Cookie Dough Dip Will Delight Your Taste Buds

RightThisMinute How-To Guru Jessica Hord has the perfect recipe to enjoy all of the delicious flavor of cookie dough with none of the risk of raw eggs or flour. We promise, your taste buds will never know the difference. You'll Need: —1/3 cup unsalted butter at room temperature —8 oz. cream cheese at room temperature —1/3 cup light brown sugar —1 pinch of salt —1 tsp vanilla extract —1/2 cup powdered sugar View Now