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DIY Projects

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…
DIY Projects

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…
DIY Projects

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…
DIY Projects

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,…

Family Dinner

The table is set, the lasagna is hot, I need only to say that single word that will bring our family together for that daily ritual of eating, sharing, laughing…