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DIY Projects

DIY Projects

DIY Vintage Wooden Crate

Those ugly stacks of bottled water in the kitchen were driving me nuts, and I needed a solution fast.  So off to Michael's I went! I found these two wooden…
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Giving Back

"There are children starving in Africa" - isn't that what our parents used to say to us when we didn't finish everything on our plates?  I always wanted to say…
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DIY Wax Melts

6 kids in diapers + 2 preteen boys + not being able to open the windows all winter = 1 STINKY house!  And that's not exactly what you want your…
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Family Key Tree Project

I found these decorative metal keys while at Micheal's one day, and snatched one of each of the 6 unique designs. I loved the intricate designs and knew I had…
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My First Keurig Hack

It's no secret that I LOVE my coffee.   And yes, I do have both a Tassimo and a Keurig (as well as a Hamilton Brew Station).  I got the Keurig…
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The DIY Family Portrait Project

I love having our family portrait done.  We usually go to this amazing place (** ahem -- the Photo Studio at Zehrs -- ahem**), where they let us do whatever…
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The Table Project

I tend to be quite picky when it comes to kitchen/dining room tables.  Especially in my tiny kitchen.  There have been several tables -- the circle table, the black table,…
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