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Domesticity

DIY Scrubba Wash Bag {Video}

Looking for a way to do your laundry cheaply while on vacation or out in the backcountry?  Try this much less costly version of a Scrubba Wash Bag.  This was…
DIY Projects

Small Space Coffee Station

My kitchen is on the smaller side.  It suits our needs perfectly, but we do tend to run out of counter space.  I found this great coffee supply organizer online,…
Christmas

DIY Dried Fruit Christmas Centerpiece

Dried fruit decorations at Christmas create a rustic, homey atmosphere, and what more could you want during the season of giving and spending time with family! Dried fruit is easy…
Domesticity

Pumpkin Cheesecake Cinnamon Rolls

This Pillsbury hack is waaay too good to keep to myself! Seriously, these rolls are a cross between cinnamon rolls and pumpkin heaven.  Just when you thought cinnamon rolls couldn't…
Just for Fun

Diary of a Distracted Blogger

Even if you're not a blogger, I'm sure you'll be able to relate ... 2:00 pm - Sat down at the computer to finish writing the blog post that I've…
Domesticity

Easy & Delicious Blueberry Cobbler

The other day we headed to our local pick-your-own farm to gather some peas.  Most of us love sugar snap peas, and according to what I could find online, we…
Just for Fun

The DIY Family Portrait Fail

This weekend, we (I) decided that our family portraits needed some updating.  The last ones were from 2 years ago, and the kids have grown since then. Ever the frugalista,…