DIY and Leisure


Offers detailed how-to instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines. 

Home Improvement Reference Center 
Features full-text content from leading home improvement magazines not found anywhere else online, and videos of popular home repair projects. Content is organized in an easy-to-use manner.

Cooking Websites
Allrecipes has recipes, cooking tips, and how-to food videos—all rated and reviewed by millions of home cooks.

Start Cooking is all about learning the absolute basics of cooking, with short cooking videos and step-by-step photo tutorials.
Fitness Websites
Couch to 5k
Resources for the beginning runner.

Fitness Blender
Hundreds of full-length workout videos by a husband and wife team.
Hobbies and Crafts Websites
Explore, document, and share your creations.

Learn to knit, learn a new knitting technique, find a new free patter, and read book reviews.

Knitter's Review
Knitter's Review is a free weekly online knitting magazine dedicated to yarn, from source to skein.

Crochet Me
Crochet Me is a free community with crochet techniques, instruction, and crochet patterns in free eBooks, crochet blogs, galleries and newsletters.

Knitting Daily
Knitting Daily is a community for knitters who want inspiration, innovation, motivation, knitting content and patterns for all levels and interests.
​Home and Garden Websites
The National Gardening Association
Information and inspiration on gardening with answers to questions about lawns, landscapes, trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, vegetables, herbs and flowers, organic gardens, and more.

This Old House
Expert advice on home improvement, remodeling, gardening and decorating.