Do it Yourself

Great Ideas for Home Christmas Decorating

December 16, 2016

Being a guest in other people’s homes for the holidays has opened my eyes to a lot of do’s and don’ts for home Christmas decorating.  Have you ever walked into someone’s home and thought, “This is the most beautifully decorated home ever?”  That’s how I feel every time I walk into my aunt’s house.  Then, […]

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Beauty Secrets – At home DIY face masks

April 6, 2016

Like me, you are probably a very busy mom. Multi-tasking is your specialty but you may not always find the time to pamper yourself. I’ve come up with a few ways to treat your stressed skin to relaxation. It only takes a few minutes and will work with any skin type. Let’s raid the kitchen […]

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Fun Craft Ideas to do With the Kids for the Fourth of July

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I try to incorporate fun activities into every holiday in order build memories my children can hold dear. I remember when I was young, my cousins and I would dress up in our red, white and blue and have a mock parade waving flags we made and singing patriotic songs around the neighborhood on the […]

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Over-Ordered? Creative Ways to Use Extra Invitations or Cards

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Simply said, “I love to throw parties!” I don’t care that I go crazy, get totally stressed out, and worry about every small detail. My kids call me a ‘worry wart’ but I still love it. The kids like the fact that I worry so much about not having enough of everything that always buy […]

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Great Spring Flowers To Plant In Your Yard

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I love gardening! There is something soothing and tranquil about spending time outdoors. Getting my hands dirty and watching these tiny seeds grow into beautiful flowers. Spring is in the air and I can start daydreaming of which Spring Flowers to plant for this year’s enjoyment. You don’t need a dictionary or a confusing zone […]

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Winter Décor Ideas for your home

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Just because Christmas is over that doesn’t mean you have to pack away all of your decorations. It’s still winter out there and it’s full of lush and plush beauty. Try a few of these homemade ideas to bring keep winter bright in your home. If your style is rustic, go for plaids, woods, and […]

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DIY Photo Frame to Proudly Display on your Mantle

February 19, 2015

Tired of the same boring picture frames sitting on the mantle? Me too! I found a creative and inexpensive way to freshen up that dated décor. You can use the existing frames you already have or pick up a few more to play with. Flea markets and garage sales are a great way to grab […]

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Thanksgiving Decorations From The Front Door To The Table

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Christmas decorations are already in the stores. In fact, they were on the shelves before Halloween was even over! But don’t forget about Thanksgiving decorations. There are a few simple things you can create on your own that will really make your house warm and inviting. Pumpkin Flower Vase Try getting your front porch or […]

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Fun Christmas Decorating Ideas For The House

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I consider myself a fairly modern girl. I’m 30ish and love decorating for the holidays. This year, break the traditional look and try a fresh approach to Christmas. I admit I am not one blessed in the art of crocheting or knitting, but I can fake it! I know you have a basket of old […]

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Make Your Own Halloween Costume That Your Child Will Love

September 13, 2013

Before you know it, our sizzling summer days fade into crisp fall nights. October is creeping around the corner and so is Halloween. Tasty treats, pumpkins and you stitching this year’s costume. Beat the other soccer moms and score your child the biggest bag of candy. Stay away from the crowds and cost of store […]

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