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A Few of My Favorite Handmade Christmas Ornaments

One of my favorite crafts to make with the girls each Christmas is ornaments.  We’ve started a tradition that’s been going on for about the past 7 years.  Every year we make a new ornament….

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Save $180 a year on pizza

How often do you order a pizza?  Weekly.  Monthly.  Yearly.  Last year I can tell you that my family ate pizza 21 times.  I know this because I canned my own pizza sauce and put…


Fall Sensory Bins

One of our absolute favorite things to do in our house is sensory play. My daughter loves it when she wakes up to a new box in her sensory table. Her favorite bases to the…

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Classy Milk Glass

June is National Dairy Month and we are kicking it off with a fun and easy way to spruce up an old milk glass.  Vintage milk jars, bottles and glasses are pretty common at antique stores…


Stress-Free Wallpaper Removal

My farmer hubby and I are still in the midst of remodeling the Big White Farmhouse on our family farm. While the second floor is complete there is still plenty of work to do on the main…

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Peek Through Baby Wipes Container Bird Feeder

Every mom has a plastic baby wipe container.  Or 2 or 3 or…you try to buy the refill packs of wipes but you still end up getting them from time to time when you have…

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Crock Pot Crayons

Tired of coloring with small broken pieces of crayon? I have just the trick to use them to their fullest, and you can use this as an activity your child can help with! I have…

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Springtime Centerpiece

I’m all about bringing the outside in when it comes to decorating in springtime.  After long and cold winters I’m ready for new life and what better way to celebrate Easter or spring in general…

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Christmas Decorating for the Farmhouse

I’ve been ready to decorate for Christmas for a month.  The minute the first snowflake fell, I was ready to put up the tree. While some say Christmas is so stressful, I love the hustle…


Holiday Traditions: Advent Calendars

I don’t know about you, but I love the holidays. I love them so much that sometimes I set up my Christmas trees (and yes, I did say trees) before Thanksgiving. Yep, I am that…