Tag Archives: DIY

My Garden: First Year

I grew up in a big-time gardening family.  My parents gardened for necessity: the cheapest way to bring your large family high quality produce is to grow it yourself.  They still keep a big garden and are my go-to people … Continue reading

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I like… Repurposing and Youtube Tutorials

strips of old t-shirts turned into a braided headband, learned here I have a love-hate relationship with youtube.  I hate all the stupid videos and hateful comments, but… I like all the re-purposing videos I find on youtube! I want … Continue reading

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First Try: Homemade {Mint} Marshmallows

I feel like most of the things I cook are very simple and down-to-earth.  I don’t usually post recipes that leave people saying “That looks difficult” or “I would never have the guts to try those.” I think that when … Continue reading

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Kitchen Tip Tuesday: Old Socks become Cleaning Rags

Linked to Tammy’s Recipes Do some of your socks have holes in them, or do some of them never look white anymore?  Were some of them not the quality you expected and after only wearing them a short while they … Continue reading

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Homemade Fabric Softener (DIY)

I did it!  I made homemade fabric softener. 🙂 I was inspired by my friend Catherine’s blog post a while back.  I used the exact same ingredients she did, but I made 1/2 her recipe because I wanted to make … Continue reading

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Homemade Croutons

When I got married just over three months ago, we had quite a bit of food left over from the reception.  My mom, being the awesome person that she is, froze leftover buns, meat, and vegetables for me. (I used … Continue reading

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