I Think I Might Be the Slowest DIY-er in the World

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Last summer I decided it was time to re-do our master bedroom. Our furniture is all oak (blech!), the bedding is falling apart, and I've been ready for a new color scheme for like forever. I found the perfect bedding set. On sale. So I purchased it and proceeded to buy matching paint and even […]

Main Dish Recipes Themed Linky Party

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Hello peeps. I hope you are having a great week! I am transitioning slowly back into regular life after a week in Hawaii, and then a week of spring break. Having all the boys head back to school on Monday was hard, I'll tell you that! This week the theme for the linky is MAIN […]

DIY Tip: How To Drill Holes the Same Depth

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If you are a do-it-yourself girl like me, sometimes you need to drill holes for a project. I needed to drill holes in my piece of baseboard for the necklace holder I made last week. I didn't want the hole to go all the way through the back of the wood, so I used this […]

Toffee and Chocolate Rice Pudding

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There is something so comforting about a warm bowl of rice pudding. My family loves it! They are perfectly happy with plain jane rice pudding, but sometimes I like to switch things up a little. I love toffee and chocolate, and figured they would be a great addition to rice pudding. So I tweaked my […]

Necklace Holder with Frog Tape®

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This post brought to you by FrogTape Brand Painter’s Tape. All opinions are 100% mine. I have been storing my necklaces in a dresser drawer. I've tried keeping them separated in little boxes and bags, but it has not been working very well. What I've been dealing with the past few months is a hot […]

Chocolate Turtle Cake

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A few weeks ago we celebrated my brother's birthday. I was in charge of the cake. When I asked what he wanted, he told me "I like chocolate, nuts, and caramel." So I looked for a cake recipe that met those criteria. I found this recipe for Chocolate Turtle Cake in one of my cookbooks […]

Drink Recipes Linky Party

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Truth be told, I don't make fancy drinks very often. I am a water drinker. I am not a fan of carbonation, and a few sips is about all I can handle. (Except for the occasional root beer float). And I don't drink alcohol. I do actually have a few awesome punch recipes, but usually […]

DIY Ballard Design Shelves All Spruced Up For Easter

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Happy Monday! My boys are on spring break this week, so I'm hoping we'll actually get spring weather. My husband and I celebrated our 20th anniversary last week. In Hawaii. I can't tell you how awesome it was to wear sandals again!  It was fabulous . . . . Up until the day that I […]