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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,…

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…

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…

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…

Nutella Pastry Pockets

If you haven't been to Tim Horton's lately, you must not live in Canada. But if you do, you've probably been to one in the last few weeks. Have you…

Rules For Decluttering

I've been on a serious spring cleaning spree the past couple of weeks.  I recently did my kitchen in the 30 Minute Declutter Challenge, and it went so well that…

Pinterest Meets Real Life

A couple of years ago, I designed a solution to our front entrance clutter.  Our tiny hall closet is home to my husband's things, along with some of our footwear…
DIY Projects

Mason Jar Brownies

My husband has a significant birthday happening this month.  I won't give it away, but it's a pretty good one. We're headed out on a picnic for his birthday dinner. …
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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