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DIY Natural Easter Egg Dye

  In the spirit of Easter, I’m going to share how you can create your own natural egg dye using household ingredients. Now if making your own dye sounds scary, have no fear.The recipes I’m sharing don’t require many ingredients or steps. Trust me, if the instructions were too elaborate, I wouldn’t be doing it […] Read more…

Remove crayons from fabric

Now that I’m a mom, I’m reliving the fun of coloring all over again. Just yesterday, my daughter and I had a hay day coloring a variety of interesting pictures in her coloring book. What interesting pictures might you ask? How about 2 pigs getting married? Kitty cats wearing high top shoes? A cow on […] Read more…

DIY Natural Cleaner

Since having my daughter, I  really try to use as many natural cleaning products as I can, so I don’t have worry about chemicals around her.  So today, I’m going to share a recipe that my friend Katie gave me for a natural cleaner that can be used on hard surfaces & windows.  Random note: […] Read more…

No Speakers = No Problem

I love jamming to my tunes on my phone,  but sometimes it’s just not loud enough (Side note, maybe I can’t hear it because I’m singing at the top of my lungs as if I’m trying out for American Idol? In my head, I sound like Mariah Carey. In reality, I sound like a howling […] Read more…

DIY Teeth Brushing Chart

 Teaching your kiddos to brush their teeth regularly is so important;  not doing so leads to plaque, which leads to cavities and makes gums sore & unable to hold the teeth.  I don’t know about the rest of you, but when I meet someone, their smile is one of the first things I notice (maybe that’s why […] Read more…

Upcycled Fruit Crates

I love these; upcycling fruit crates to organize toys, shoes & more. I  want to try making the toy box, after all Harper just had her 1st birthday and she now has like 100  ‘friends’, aka toys, that need a place to call home… that is not in my living room :) Found these on OMGIDIY Read more…

DIY Pet Treat Mason Jars

Who knew pooch treats could be stored in a way that’s actually cute?!? I found this Pet Project at IrresistiblePets.net & thought it was such a clever idea. Now if my dog, Pickles, could refrain from shredding paper towels, eating the cat’s toy mice or barking at the invisible man… he might get a treat or […] Read more…

Upcycle Cans for Birdfeeders

Cans have never looked so cute! What a creative idea… Painted Cans+Ribbon=Birdfeeder Now…just gotta get some actual bird feed, otherwise I’ll just have a bunch of cans hanging around my lawn.  Would that be considered dumpster chic or a poor mans wind chime?  ;) I dunno….Regardless, upcycling old junk into something useful is always a […] Read more…

DIY Jewelry Board

Saw this cool DIY ♥ Jewelry Board & had to share.  Just put wrapping paper over a bulletin board. This is my kind of DIY…it’s so simple, yet cute AND it involves jewelry :) Read more…

Stylish DIY Dry Erase Board

I rely on Dry Erase Boards to help me keep everything in order (and sometimes just to doodle for a bit) but I really don’t like the way they look. So, I decided I would make my own using things I already had; A Picture Frame & Paper.  All you have to do to make one is […] Read more…

Pure Vanilla + Paint = No Paint Fumes

Saw this cool tip on Doityourselfdivas & had to share. To get rid of wet paint fumes, add: One Tablespoon of Pure Vanilla Extract per Pint & mix really well.  Since I bought an old home, I always have a painting project (against my will!) so I’ll have to try this next time & will post my […] Read more…

Find Lost Objects: Pantyhose+Vacuum

This is such a good idea: Putting pantyhose over your vacuum to find lost objects.  I’ve already revealed that I am a hot mess and manage to lose stuff ALL the time, so this little trick is going to come in handy. And no worries if you don’t find your earring back after trying this […] Read more…

Remove Pet Hair with a Squeegee

I love my pets..I really do…but I do NOT love their fur. It’s just my luck that the strays that came to my house and weaseled their way into my heart,  ALL shed!!! I keep them out of our living room etc but when they lay on the patio furniture and floor it’s shed central. […] Read more…

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