What I Learned in April (and March)

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I made a goal at the beginning of the year to do a re-cap post at the end of every month, including things I learned for the month, as well as new products I’ve found that make my life better. I have not been very good at it, have I? I totally spaced doing my […]

Rustic Home Decor Linky Party

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Sorry the party is up a little late today. It’s been a whirlwind at my house the last week. I was out of town for three days for a blogging convention called Snap. It was awesome and I’ll share more later. This week I’ve been helping with teacher appreciation week at the high school. Yesterday […]

Dove® Chocolate Mother’s Day Gift Idea {With Printable Notes}

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Since Mother’s Day is right around the corner, today I am sharing a gift idea that is sure to bring a smile to any mother’s face. It starts with chocolate. I don’t know any mom that doesn’t enjoy chocolate. But I took it one step further and added a personal note. I’m pretty sure there’s […]

Double Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

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I spent two years searching for the perfect chocolate cupcake recipe. I wanted a from scratch recipe, not a cupcake that started with a cake mix. I made at least six different recipes, but none of them were perfect. Then I found this one. It is moist and fudgy and delicious, and I haven’t looked […]

Flowers- Themed Linky Party

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In my dream world, I would have a garden filled with lovely flowers. As you walked up to my door, you would be greeted with the lovely scent of fresh lilacs. Or maybe petunias, or roses. My kitchen table would always have a lovely vase filled with freshly cut flowers. In the real world, my […]

Easy Korean Beef and Rice {Ground Beef Recipe}

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I love to cook,and sometimes I don’t mind spending time making a great dinner. But other days, I want something FAST! I got this recipe for Korean Beef from the Six Sisters’ cookbook that I talked about a couple of weeks ago. It literally takes about 5 minutes of prep time (mincing garlic and slicing […]

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 […]