Category Archives: DIY

Winter Glove & Hat Decorative Drying Sign

Making a play off all those cute “Free Dobby” lost sock laundry signs, this glove and hat drying sign was born. We have no where in our house to hang the snow covered, wet gloves and hats. I looked around … Continue reading

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Container Gardening: Building A Raised Vegetable Garden

At the end of last year I decided that my 8×8 Vegetable patch needed some work. It was floor level and although we added a fence to keep the dogs out, it was hard to manage due to the size … Continue reading

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Recycled Shoebox Seed Storage

A friend of mine posted this Seed Storage idea on Facebook, like a good and slightly obsessed pinner (aren’t we all?) I pinned the link for future use. This year my veggie garden received a facelift in the form of … Continue reading

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Toddler Crafts (Mother’s Day Edition): Terracotta Pot Butterfly Footprint

Because I am that parent. You know the one, Pinterest full of ideas and actually tries to make them; and, as a result, my friends and family are constantly finding projects for me! I’m not kidding when I say that … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Crafts: Pinecone Bird Feeders

Spring is pretending to arrive around here. Our family of three is slowly becoming comfortable with being a family of four. I’m still home with Monkey and Bear for a little bit longer. Monkey is loving it. She still goes … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Cooking: Chocolate Covered Spoons and Peppermint Bark

It’s the second week of December and Hubby gets furloughed… who does that? Other than maybe Ebenezer Scrooge… He wasn’t the only one, basically his whole department was. not that it makes it any better. Hopefully he will return to … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Cooking: Homemade Liqueurs

When we went to the Chicago Botanic Garden talk on preserving herbs, one of the speakers also mentioned preserving fruits and making liqueurs… I thought “I can do that…” and so I did.  I know, shocking! On the way home … Continue reading

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Halloween Bleach Pen Shirt

A friend of mine posted on her Facebook page a bleach pen Halloween shirt that she did while her little one was napping. I was inspired! I have no Halloween shirts to wear this year… or Halloween costumes to wear… … Continue reading

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Halloween Baby Project Plate

A friend of mine found this idea on Pinterest, as I write this the original poster’s page is not loading, apparently too many people are trying to access it!  But maybe one day it will be available here.  Until then, … Continue reading

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Gardening… the never ending, but oh so pretty DIY Project

As a child I remember my mum and dad working in the garden on I guess what must have been the weekends.  My brother and I would play in the garden as children do, while my parents would be building … Continue reading

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