Friday, December 23, 2016

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

It's been quite some time since I have blogged!  I hope to change that with the New Year, I have quite a few projects to share.  I just wanted to wish all of you a Merry Christmas from our family to yours!

Monday, December 19, 2016

7 Brilliant Ways to Organize With PVC Pipe

Need some inexpensive organizing ideas? These brilliant organizers are cheap, easy to make, and can be painted to match your home decor.

Laundry Bin

Shoe Organizer (no source) 

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Gift Wrap Wrangler 

Toy Organizer 

Stuffed Animal Storage (no source) 

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Friday, December 9, 2016

14 Simple Hacks That Will Make Your Home Amazing

Check out these simple hacks to transform your home from drab to fab.

Pour your shower supplies into pretty bottles that match your bathroom decor. (source)

Cover your laundry baskets in rope. Leave the rope as-is or use paint to add a decorative pattern. (source)

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Cover up your ugly wire shelves with

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Free Holiday Cleaning Printable And A Giveaway!!

is my favorite time of the year. Family get-togethers, carolers, snow
ball fights, and don't forget the smell of fresh pine needles and hot
coco filling the air. However, with all the joys of Christmas there
are also many messes. If your hosting a holiday get-together, the
added stress of cleaning your home and keeping it clean throughout
the holidays can quickly become a

Friday, December 2, 2016

5 Free Printable Calendars

The new year is just around the corner. These 5 printables that I am sharing today are all BLANK calendars so you can use them year after year.

Via - The Frugal Fairy

Via - DIY  Home Sweet Home (portrait) (landscape) (half page)

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Via - Smart School House

Via - Cute Pie Printables

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Wine Bottle Scarf and Hat. (No tutorial but if you can knit or crochet this should be a simple

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

6 Creative Christmas Sweater Ideas

Will you be attending an ugly sweater party this year? Check out these 6 creative sweater ideas for inspiration to make your own fantastic sweater. 

Fireplace Mantel

Christmas Tree With Skirt

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Christmas Tree From Ties

Reindeer With Antlers

Christmas Tree With Star

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Designing A New Pantry Organizer with EasyClosets.

We have been living in our house for a little over a year now. While we have made a few fixes and upgrades to our 1960 farmhouse, there is still a lot of work to be done. One area of the home that I have been dying to upgrade, is our pantry. We have a fairly large pantry but, with only three shelves, it lacks in storage.

Here is a look at our pantry in its current state. 

Look at all

Friday, October 21, 2016

7 Super Simple Birthday Cakes That Look Amazing

Cake making doesn't have to be complicated. Check out these beautiful cakes that are so simple anyone can make.

Dinosaur Dig Triple Chocolate Sheet Cake (source)

Super Easy Flower Cake (source)

Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes (source)

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Easy Snake Cake (source)

Butterfly Cake (source)

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Crate Wall Storage (source)

Framed Wall Shelves (source not found)

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

6 Bat Crafts to Add to Your Halloween Decor

Whether you're kids are studying bats in school or you just want a fun halloween activity to do with your little ones, these bat crafts are the perfect afternoon activity.

Hanging Foam Bats (source)

Paper Bats in Lamp Shade (source)

Bat Headband (source)

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Handprint Bats (source)

Pom Pom Bats

Monday, October 17, 2016

9 Amazingly Delicious Apple Recipes

Grab a large bag of apples during your next shopping trip and try out a few of these mouth watering recipes.

Caramel Apple Dump Cake (recipe)

Apple Pie Cinnamon Roll (recipe)

Caramel Apple Pie Cookies (recipe)

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Apple Pie Bites (recipe)

Apple Pie Baked Apples (recipe)

Caramel Apple Taquitos

Friday, October 14, 2016

5 Creative Diy Charging Stations

Charge your phones and tablets in style with these creative diy charging stations. 

Family Charging Station (source)

Charging Station from Lotion Bottle (source)

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Book Charging Station (source)

Shoe Box Charging Station (source)

Magazine Rack Charging Station (source)

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Lazy Susan Storage (

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

10 Fun & Simple Adult Halloween Costumes

Halloween is coming up fast. Do you have your costue picked out already? I've gathered ten simple (family friendly) adult costumes you can make yourself.

A Stick Figure (tutorial)

Operation (no source found)

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Jack In The Box Head (tutorial)

Lego Man (tutorial)

Pizza Slice + Delivery Boy (

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

6 Simple Beginner Quilt Patterns

I'll take a handmade quilt over a store bought one any day. If you've never made a quilt before, here are a few simple tutorials to help get you started.

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Monday, October 10, 2016

10 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes

Fall is here and there are an abundance of pumpkins everywhere you look. I have gathered 10 amazingly, delicious recipes for you to try this season.

 Pumpkin Lasagna (source)

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Pumpkin Pie Twists (source) 

Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Dip (source) 

 Fluffy Pumpkin Pancakes (source)

 Pumpkin Spice

Thursday, October 6, 2016

8 Fall Crafts For Kids

Let kids discover the joy of nature with these fun and exciting fall craft projects. 

 Handprint Leaf and Autumn Poem (source)

 Leaf Monsters (source)

 Foil Printed Fall Tree Art (source)

 Leaf People (source)

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 Autumn Leaf Collage (source)

 Autumn Leaf Suncatchers (source)


Wednesday, October 5, 2016

7 Creative Non-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

For most carving pumpkins is a favorite halloween tradition. However, there are many amazing ideas for decorating pumpkins that don't involve carving. (Especially fun for kids who are not old enough to carve their own pumpkins.) Here are 7 fantastically, creative non-carve pumpkin ideas. 

Spider Jewel Pumpkin. (source)

Donut Pumpkins. (source)

Build-A-Pumpkin. (source)

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Adorable, Recycled Christmas Ornaments

Get in the Christmas spirit this weekend by whipping up a few of these adorable and inexpensive ornaments made from items your may already have in your home.

Canning Lid Snowman Ornament (source)

Puzzle Piece Reindeer Ornament (source)

Snowman Key Ornaments (source)

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Plastic Bottle Snowflakes (

Monday, October 3, 2016

50 Brilliant Cleaning Hacks For Every Room In Your Home.

Ever feel like your house is just not clean enough, even after you've spent hours working on it? Or maybe you despise cleaning and you just want a few tips and tricks to to make it slightly less painful. Today I'm sharing fifty brilliant cleaning tips and tricks for every room in your home. Whether you're a super clean freak looking for clever ideas to add to your cleaning routine,

Friday, September 30, 2016

Simple Christmas Craft Ideas

Christmas will be here before you know it. Check out these simple craft projects you can whip up in a weekend.

Tree Branch Gift Tag (source)

Vintage Window Ornament Display (source)

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Paper Doily Christmas Trees (source)

Candy Cane Wreath (source not found)

Log Snowmen (source)


Thursday, September 29, 2016

17 Savory Soup Recipes

Summer is finally coming to an end and I can't wait to start adding more soup recipes to my family's weekly meal plan. Today I've gathered seventeen mouthwatering soup recipes to keep you warm for the coming seasons.

Roasted Cauliflower White Cheddar Soup (recipe)

Mexican Street Corn Soup (recipe)

Creamy Sweet Potato Coconut Soup (recipe)

Chicken Pot Pie Soup (recipe)

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

9 Beautiful DIY Wedding Decorations

While it would be nice to have an unlimited wedding budget, that's not the case for most. In this post I'm sharing nine beautiful wedding decorations that you can make yourself in order to create you dream wedding without going bankrupt.

Glittered Tealight Holders (source not found)

Twine Lanterns (source)

Painted Wine Bottles (source not found)


Tuesday, September 27, 2016

10 Storage Hacks That Are Pure Genius

Everyone could use a little extra storage in their home. Here are 10 brilliant storage tips you can start using in your home today.

Put vertical space to use by transforming inexpensive cubbies into organized laundry room storage. (source)

Use a magazine holder to store toilet paper in a small bathroom. (no source found)

Give your toddler more space for his or her toys

Monday, September 26, 2016

Medication List - Free Organizing Printable

My family has moved around A LOT!! One thing that I always try to do before moving is get a copy of our medical records. However, I noticed early on that you can't always rely on hospitals to keep good records. In fact, before our last move, my daughters pediatrician informed me that they had absolutely no record of any appointments for the past two years. We had been going to the same 

Friday, September 23, 2016

Recycled Can Pen Holder

I have a slight obsession with recycling. (As you can see here, here, here, and here) A few months ago I purchased this fun Stabilo pen set. I really wanted a cute pen holder to display on my desk and this is what I came up with.

 I started with some Mardi Gras beads that I found at Walmart. (You can find some similar ones here) Using a hot glue gun, I glued the

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Diy Tutorials That Will Give You the Warm Fuzzies

Can you believe fall is right around the corner! I've gathered up 8 fun projects to keep you warm and cozy all season long.

One Hour Infinity Scarf (source)

Flannel Hooded Scarf (source)

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Chunky Tassel Blanket (source)

Felt Sweater Blanket (source)

Cozy Crochet Cat Bed (source)

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

4 Amazing Diy Kitchen Island Ideas

Today I'm sharing some brilliant DIY kitchen islands. 

Custom Diy Rolling Cart (source)

Diy Rolling Kitchen Island (source)

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Sideboard turned Kitchen Island (source)

Turn a desk Into a Kitchen Island (source)

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Fun Pumpkin Seed Crafts for Little Ones

Save your pumpkin seeds this year and use them to create these fun and amazing projects

Colorful Pumpkin Seed Names (source)

Fall Tree Art (source)

Pumpkin Seed Necklace (source)

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Pumpkin Seed Fall Craft (source)

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

30 Brilliant Toy Storage Hacks.

When you have kids, the toys tend to take over the entire house. Today I'm sharing 30 amazing toy storage ideas to get you inspired to control the toy clutter once and for all. 

Rolling Toy Storage (tutorial)

Hanging shoe organizer & baskets (source unknown) 

Bathtub toy storage (tutorial)

Under the bed show organizer (source unknown)

Stuffed Animal Storage (

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Strawberry Recipes to Die For

I just love the taste of sweet strawberries! Today I'm sharing some delicious recipes to satisfy all your strawberry cravings. 

Easy Strawberry Cheesecake Rolls (recipe)

Strawberries and Cream Cake (recipe)

Strawberry Crumble Pie (recipe)

Skinny Crunchy Stuffed French Toast (recipe)

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Monday, September 12, 2016

8 Of The Most Adorable Halloween Ideas You've Ever Seen

Halloween is full of so many creepy, scary, and disturbing things. (and yes, I love all of it!) However, I thought that it would be nice for a change to share some cute and adorable Halloween ideas. 

Mason Jar Halloween decorations. (tutorial)

Meatball Mummies. (tutorial)

Adorable Halloween Treat Bags. (tutorial)

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Friday, September 9, 2016

Simple Front Door Updates

Now that the weather is cooling off a little, it's the perfect time to tackle a few outdoor projects. Here are a couple super simple ways to transform your boring front door and add some big curb appeal.

Add molding and paint. (tutorial)

How to etch glass. (tutorial)

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How to paint your front door. (

Thursday, September 8, 2016

10 Beautiful Scrap Wood Projects

Ever wonder what to do with all that leftover wood from your past projects? From shelves to birdhouses, these step by step tutorials have some brilliantly, creative ideas to use up your scrap wood.

DIY Mason Jar Wall Piece (source unknown)

Reclaimed Wood Kitchen Shelves (tutorial)

DIY Wooden Stars (tutorial)

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

50 Random Tips Everyone Should Know

In today's, busy, fast past, hectic world, it's nice to have a few tricks up your sleeve to help you get through the day. Today I'm passing along 50 brilliant tips that may just make your day run a little smoother.

1. How to fix a photo with closed eyes in Photoshop. If you don't have Photoshop you can use this similar program for free. (view Photoshop tutorial)

2. Make your own

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Incredible Flea Market Transformations

Are you a garage sale or flea market fanatic? Now that the weather is cooling off in my area, there are garage sales galore, and I could not be more excited!! I remember, as a child, my mother would drag me all over town looking for garage sales. I hated it! Now, as an adult, I realize why my mother loved garage sales so much. My favorite item to search for is cheap furniture. Most pieces

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

DIY Farmhouse Projects for the Home

Looking for some simple projects to add to your farmhouse. Check out these inspiring DIY decor ideas.

Vintage Pendant Lights

Farmhouse Rustic Wooden Frame

Farmhouse Table and Bench Tutorial

DIY Farmhouse Window Trim

Easy DIY Shiplap Wall

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Friday, August 26, 2016

8 Recycled Garden Tool Ideas

Gardening season is coming to an end but don't throw out those broken tools just yet. Here are eight amazing ways to recycle your old or broken gardening supplies. 

Spade Table

Garden Hose Spring Wreath 

Hand Tool Clock {source unknown} 

Flower Pot Accent Table

Broken Pot to Fairy Garden 

Garden Hose Rugs 

Upcycled Rake Utensil Holder 

Wine Glass

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

6 Simple Blanket Tutorials

With winter only a few months away, now is the perfect time to get started on making these simple trow blankets. Make a few extras to give away as gifts or keep them all for yourself.

Easy DIY Fringed Flannel Throw

DIY Chunky Knit Throw

DIY Throw Blanket Tutorial

Mermaid Tail Afghan

Thick, Cozy, Chunky Knit Blanket

Easy Flannel Throw Blankets

If you

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Amazing Recipes from Canned Food

Canned food doesn't always have to be boring. Check out these 10 delicious recipes using canned food.

Fried Sardines

Sweet Potatoes Stuffed with Chipotle Black Bean and Corn Salad

Mom's Famous Southern Style Bakes Beans

Easy Corn Spoonbread Recipe

8 Can Taco Soup

Smothered Green Beans

Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas

Zucchini Tuna Cakes


Monday, August 15, 2016

Farmhouse Decor for Under $100

Ok, I may be slightly obsessed with farmhouse decor. Maybe it's the beautiful farmhouses that are always shown on the many HGTV shows. Or maybe it's the fact that I live in a 1960's farmhouse myself. In my search for decorating my own home, I have come across a few amazing finds for under $100, that I thought you guys would enjoy. 

All prices listed were correct at the time of post.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

6 Beautiful Fall Projects

Wow! This year is going by way too fast. I can't believe that fall is just around the corner. I found a few amazing fall projects and the best thing is, they can all be done in a day!

Acorn Wreath. This wreath was painted blue with a silver ribbon for winter decor. However, it can easily be used in fall decor as well with a different color of paint. {Click here for full tutorial}

Monday, August 1, 2016

8 Best Cake Recipes Ever

In my opinion, there are few things better than homemade cake. Here are a few mouthwatering cake recipes that you must add to your family cookbook.

 Cookie Dough Chocolate Cake

Lemon Blueberry Layer Cake

 Strawberries and Cream Cake

 S'mores Cake

 Blackberry Cake

 Cherry Chocolate Chip Cake

 Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Gluten Free Funfetti Cake


Monday, July 11, 2016

Reclaimed Wood Cow Art

I've been searching for the perfect piece art to display above our living room fireplace since we moved in a year ago. After spending the past year staring at the blank wall, I finally decided to try and create my own art. 

I decided to use some the wood from our wood pile in the back yard. The wood came with the property when we bought it (I believe it used to be an old shed that was

Friday, July 8, 2016

Winner of the Black + Decker Giveaway!!

View contest details here

Thank you all so much for participating!! My daughter and i really enjoyed working with Black + Decker and I was so excited for the chance to give away some tools to one of my lucky readers!!

The winner is... (***drum roll***) 

Erin Ellis

Congrats Erin! I will be sending you an e-mail shortly. You have 72 hours to reply (by 5pm central time on Monday, July

Friday, June 17, 2016

Kid Friendly Birdhouse Tutorial

Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the post for a giveaway!

kids tend to be involved in most of my diy projects. Even if it means
standing there with a handful of nails giving them to me as needed, they are always excited to help out. Lately my oldest, J, has
been showing a lot of interest in being more involved in my projects
as well as creating some projects of

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Paper Crafts For Kids

Sometimes you just need a quick craft to keep the kids entertained. These fun paper crafts are very inexpensive and simple to prepare. Give the kids some markers, crayons, or paint and let them get creative with their creations.

Paper Chain Garland Animal

Paper Giraffes

Animal Finger Puppets

Pterodactyl Puppets

Woven Fish

Birdhouse Template


Friday, June 3, 2016

11 of the Cutest Stinking Diy Projects.

These projects are so cute you can't help but love them.


Cat Planters {via Maceta Gatuna}

Fleece Boot Liners {via Sewing}

Pet Cloud {via Little Gatherer}

String Organizers {via Little White Whale}

Dog Collar Bow Tie {via Stuff Steph Does}

Notebook Tea Cloths {via Say Yes}

Strawberry Brooch {via The Crafted Life}

Cress Cups with a Face {

Friday, May 27, 2016

7 Ways to Update Your Terra Cotta Pots

This time of year Terra Cotta pots can be found in almost every store that carries gardening supplies. While they are fairly inexpensive, they can also be quite boring. Here are a few simple idea to add some pizzazz to any drab looking flower pot. 

 Create your own stencils using painters tape or stickers. {view tutorial}

 Cover your pot in beautiful glass gems. {view tutorial

Monday, May 23, 2016

Diy Pineapple Planter From A Recycled Plastic Jar

For this project I recycled a whey protein container but any large plastic jar will work. Start by removing the label. I soaked mine in water to make the label easier to remove.

Once the label is removed, use goo gone to remove any glue left on the jar. For a safer option you can also use olive oil and a scour pad. 

Now paint your container. Once it's dry you can start

Friday, May 20, 2016

"Dreamy" Living Rooms...

This is the time of year for spring cleaning, but it's also a time when a lot of people begin remodeling projects.  
We recently finished remodeling our
kitchen and family room.
It seems that once you start remodeling one room, it kind of keeps spreading throughout the house!
Our newly remodeled space felt so bright and fresh that we decided to continue the paint and trim work into our living room.
You can see more HERE.
Living rooms are often a popular room to remodel because it is usually the first room people walk into when they enter your home.  
When I start a remodeling project, I always begin by searching for my "inspiration".
I usually head to Pinterest and I recently came across the home design website Laurel & Wolf.

Laurel & Wolf is born from the idea that great design transforms the way individuals work, live, and love. Their online interior design service connects anyone looking to design their space with a marketplace of professional interior designers, and after four easy steps, clients receive a personalized, beautiful design package. You can learn more about the process here: .

Also, make sure you check out Laurel & Wolf's
 Instagram and Pinterest accounts to get more ideas!

Here are a few elements my "Dream" living room would incorporate...
1- I think choosing the right paint color is one of the easiest ways to make a huge impact on a room.
I love a room that feels light and bright!

2- Choosing furniture to fit your needs and style is also important.
I love furniture that is classic and comfy.

3- My dream space would include some tufted furniture, just like the picture below.
This room is beautiful and the couch and bench are just my style!
Phillips Creek Ranch | Shaddock Homes

4- I would also incorporate a few accent chairs to my room.
It's a great way to add additional seating and a good place to sit and read a book.


5- My "dream" space would also have woodwork.  
It could include beams, a planked ceiling, a shiplapped accent wall or chunky wood trim.  
It adds such character to a home!

6- I would add built-ins to my dream living room.  
It looks great and adds storage.  

The most important part of my dream space is to have an area that is used often and shared with the people I love!

What elements would your "dream" living room include?

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Beautiful Kitchen Backsplash Ideas You Can Do Yourself

Did you know the average backsplash cost $600 to $800 dollars for 20 sq ft. We are currently in the planning stages of our kitchen remodel and we are looking at around 40 sq ft of backsplash. AAAKK!! That's a minumum of $1200! So I have been looking into a few cheaper options. Here is what I found.

Mason jar mosaic backsplash {view tutorial}

Airstone backsplash {view tutorial}

Friday, May 13, 2016

Spring Keeping with Gladiator GarageWorks

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gladiator GarageWorks for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

When Gladiator GarageWorks asked me to team up with them to help promote their Spring Keeping Campaign, I knew it was the perfect opportunity to organize a few of my seasonal items stored in the garage. 

These shelves were originally meant to be used for all of my gardening

Thursday, May 12, 2016

6 Delicious Cookie Recipes

Check out these six amazingly delicious cookie recipes to satisfy every sweet tooth.

Diy Cookie Cups

Gluten-Free Respberry Linzer Cookies

Flower Pot Cookies

Homemade Circus Animal Cookies

Red Velvet Nutella Stuffed Cookies

Caramel Apple Pie Cookies

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Hanging Basket Wood Stand

Lacking a place outside of her home to hang a flower basket, Whitney from Shanty 2 Chick created a hanging basket wood stand. This would be a great weekend project and you could even save money and make one with reclaimed wood. 

Find the tutorial here: 

Hanging Basket Wood Stand

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

12 Quick & Easy Copycat Recipes

Ever wish you could have your favorite restaurant meals at home without ever leaving your couch? Over at Damn Delicious, Chungah has compiled a list of copycat recipes from your favorite restaurants. She has found everything from Panda Express Chow Mein to Olive Garden's Alfredo Sauce. 

Find Chungah's full list of copycat recipes here:

12 Quick & Easy Copycat Recipes

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Monday, May 9, 2016

9 Amazing Diy Kitchen Countertop Ideas

Kitchen countertops come in a variety of materials and the majority of them can put quite a dent in your pocketbook. If your in the market for new countertops, save some money using these beautiful diy versions. 

 Broken glass and concrete make for a stunning mosaic countertop. {Tutorial}

Rain on a tin roof did a little makeover on her concrete countertop to make it look like

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Fairy Garden Party...

In my last post, I showed you some fairy garden "Inspiration".
You can see it HERE.
Here is the fairy garden I put together for my daughter's birthday present....
 It even has lights that glow at night!
I found a metal container at TJ Maxx and filled it with moss. 
We added the blue rocks and made a river with them.
 (Also from the Dollar Store)
The mushroom house and swing are from Gordmans.
The tree house is from Hobby Lobby and the door actually opens, so her fairies can go inside!
We made the ladder with some branches from our yard.

She was so excited that she decided to have a fairy princess party!
We headed to the dollar store for supplies...
We bought each girl fairy wings, a crown and a wand!
They loved them!  
When each girl arrived, we had a little Fairy Ceremony.  We had them each sit in the "Queen" chair and my daughter waved her wand and they each earned their fairy wings.
Then they had a fairy parade.

Next, we made mini-fairy gardens...
They turned out so cute and each girl got to take one home.
The buckets and grass are also from the Dollar Store.
I filled each bucket with tissue paper and topped them off with the grass.
I made each girl a tee-pee out of skewers and a flower napkin!
I found a package of little plastic fairies at Hobby Lobby and each girl picked out their own.
 They each got a flower, some rocks, a butterfly and a mini dog!

My older daughter did face paint for each girl.  
She painted a butterfly or a snowflake.
My sister was kind enough to model for us, 
She even had a butterfly shirt on for the party!
Then we served cake, opened presents and then it was time to go home.
It was a success...
This "Fairy Princess" was sure happy!
I think her friends had a great time too!

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Monday, May 2, 2016

7 Thoughtful Mother's Day Gifts

Surprise Mom this year with something special

Cozy Treat-Filled Slippers

Mother's Day Breakfast Tray

Helping Hand Oven Mitt

Hand-Warming Mug 

Mother's Day Tea Bags

Hand-Shaped Ring Dish 

Love U Hand Prints

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

8 Mouthwatering Vegetable Recipes

Tired of the same boring side dishes? Change up your weekly meal plan with these delicious recipes.

Balsamic Parmesan Roasted Asparagus and Tomatoes. 

Summer Vegetable Tian 

Parmesan-Roasted Cauliflower

Italian Roasted Mushrooms And Veggies 

 Garlic Parmesan Broccoli and Potatoes

Parmesan and Asiago Cheese Roasted Tomatoes

Creamy Broccoli Salad 

Friday, April 22, 2016

Mosaic Tile Birdbath

Check out this AMAZING birdbath covered in recycled dvd's!! 

Read full tutorial HERE.

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Fairy Gardens

During my kids' spring break, we spent a day at Gardner Village.  
It was all decorated with fairy gardens...
 My little girl loved them and now wants one for her birthday!  
I've been gathering supplies and wanted to share a few of my "inspirations"...

There are so many fun ideas!  
I'll be sharing our "Fairy Garden" with you on Monday!
Have a wonderful weekend!

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Friday, April 15, 2016

Updated File Cabinet

This is such a brilliant idea! Glue a couple photo frames to the front of a filing cabinet, cover the entire piece with a few coats of chalked paint, and add some fancy hardware. What was once an ugly filing cabinet is now a beautiful piece of furniture.

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Monday, April 11, 2016

6 Gorgeous DIY Curtains

Curtains can be expensive, but they don't have to be. Check out these fabulous curtains that you can make for a fraction of the price.

These inexpensive Curtains are made with drop cloth that you can pick up at any local hardware store. {via}

Dip your curtains in fabric dye for various amounts of time for this beautiful ombre look {via}

Use five dollar sheets to make these

Saturday, April 9, 2016

14 Brilliant Projects to Make Your Office Space Look Fabulous

Add vertical storage space with these floating corner shelves. {view tutorial}

Jump on the industrial bandwagon with this work bench inspired desk. {view tutorial}

Add some bling to your accessories with a coat of gold spray paint. {view tutorial}

Organize your small office supplies with gold painted dishes. {view tutorial}

Get rid of your ugly filing cabinet and

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Plant Hangers From T-Shirt Yarn

These fun, colorful plant hangers from BRIT + CO come in a kit so that you can make your own. However, you can easily create a similar look with a bowl you already have on hand and a roll of jersey knit yarn from a recycled t-shirt. 

T-Shirt Yarn Tutorial

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

10 Things to Display Inside a Cloche


Originally used for protecting plants during cold temperatures, cloches have since become a popular in home decor. Check out these inspiring ideas for displaying items in a cloche.


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Starry Night 

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Monday, April 4, 2016

8 Creative Ways to Recycle a Plastic Bottle

Before you toss those bottles into the waste basket, check out this fun projects and create something brilliant.

Using the bottom half of two bottles, glue a zipper to connect them and you have a handy storage container. {via}

 Grab a sharpie and transform your bottle into a one of a kind piggy bank for your kids. {via}

 Grow a garden on your window sill with these

Friday, April 1, 2016

5 Craft Projects to do This Weekend

Need a little craft inspiration to keep you busy this weekend? Check out these 5 awesome projects.

Fishnet Wrapped Mason Jar

DIY Yarn Balls

Rock Monster Pebbles

Concrete Lace Bookend Planters

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Easter/Spring Decor...

Happy Easter!
A few days late!
It's been a rough month, everyone took a turn getting sick! 
Luckily, they were all feeling good for Easter.
I love how bright and cheerful Spring decor makes our house feel! 
Today I'm sharing our Spring/Easter decor.
BEWARE: There are a lot of bunnies!
I know they aren't what Easter is all about, but they sure make our house look cute!
Our Entryway...
  Living Room...
I added a spring wreath to my shelf...
Cute bunny with carrots...
 Family Room...
I placed a bunny for each of my kids in front of a grass container...
 Our Kitchen...
I found these cute bunny clips at Target and just hung them with twine to make a garland.
 Not too bad for a dollar!
Here is our island...
 I found this adorable bunny years ago at TJ Maxx.  
I also added some colorful eggs to the tray.
I actually borrowed these flowers from my daughter's room... You can see her room HERE.
 They are so bright and springy!
It's been snowing here in Utah the last few days!   
When I look out the window, it feels a little more like Christmas!  
Our weather changes so quickly, by tomorrow it will probably be sunny and warm again.

Friday, March 25, 2016

16 Pantry Organizing Hacks

While great for storing food, a pantry can quickly become a huge mess if not properly organized. While there are several pantry organizers on the market today, they can be quite expensive. Thankfully, One Crazy House has put together these 16 Pantry Organizing Hacks.

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Diy Cloche From a Soda Bottle

Cloches are often used in home decor. While they are very beautiful, they can also be very pricey. Here is a great diy version that I found on pinterest. Unfortunately the original post has been deleted, but I put together a short tutorial for you to make your own.


Empty soda bottle
Mini floating bubbles
Round, wooden plaque
Sharp knife
Craft glue
Paint or stain (optional)

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

How to choose the right faucet for your kitchen as well as your budget

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kohler for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

Kitchen faucets come in a range of shapes, styles, and colors. They can also cost anywhere from twenty dollars to a couple thousand dollars. So how do you know which one is best for you? Here are a few tips to help you make the right decision:

It must fit your sink. Not all faucets fit with every

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

10 Amazing Cleaning Hacks You've Never Heard of Before

Deodorizer your carpet: Mix 1 1/2 cups baking soda with a couple drops of essential oil. Sprinkle on carpet, let sit for 30 minutes the vacuum. {view full instructions}

Use lemon flavored kool-aid powder to clean the ring and hard water deposits from your toilet bowl. {view full instructions} If you don't have kool-aid a can of soda should do the trick. Empty the can into the

Friday, March 4, 2016

Inspiring Mudrooms and a {REVEAL}

Our "mudroom" is pretty small and it's also our laundry room.
It is located just off the garage, so it is a dumping ground for everything.
For years, I've had this hall tree and it worked great to hang backpacks and hold shoes...
With six of us in our family, it didn't hold enough.
There were always extra coats and shoes all over the place.  For a while, I dreamed of adding on to the room to create a space like the ones on my Pinterest Board.  

Here are of few of my favorites...

It just wasn't in the budget to break out the wall an add on.
So, I was pondering some ways we could add enough lockers for each of us in such a small space.
I FINALLY figured it out!
 The room is small, but it does have high ceilings.
 I decided to maximize the space and found that the Ikea Pax System would work.
  We purchased a corner one and added another single Pax wardrobe to each side.

Then we added one more single Pax to the other side of the washing machine.

It worked!
EVERYONE in our family now has a locker... and there is also another cupboard for cleaning supplies!
My favorite part...
There are doors to hide all of the junk!
We chose the Bergsbo doors from Ikea.
We put one shelf to divide each cupboard into two sections.
 I added a basket for shoes and we put hooks on each side.
There is a hook for a backpack and one for a coat.
My husband added a block of wood and then drilled the hooks. Now it can hold the heavier backpacks without damaging the cabinet.
 It's still a small room, but we were able to maximize the space to work for us.
We painted the walls Sherwin Williams "Sea Salt".  It's hard to get a good picture, but It really brightened the room!
I'm always amazed at how paint can completely transform a room.
I still can't believe we figured out a way for each of us to have a locker in such a small space!
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