Day: January 14, 2017

DIY RAG RUG FROM OLD JEANS AND T-SHIRTS

Happy Earth Day! I hope you are doing your part to promote a clean environment. It doesn’t matter if you live in a big city, a small suburb, or somewhere in between – every little bit helps! As part of my commitment to the modern environmental movement of Earth Day I started in my very […]

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WEIGHT LOSS WEDNESDAY: OPTIFAST DIET

I’ve been putting off this post for a while. Every Weight Loss Wednesday I try to focus on losing weight in a healthy way, and unfortunately, many people are going to think what I’m about to talk about is decidedly un-healthy. My husband and I started a diet in January with  just one specific rule: […]

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PEACOCK PAINTING

One of my craft goals for 2013 was to create more original paintings – not just painting what people show me how to paint. I’ve been to a lot of wine and painting events, but so far I’ve yet to branch out and do my own paintings…until now. Well, sort of. I went to another wine […]

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OSCARS PARTY DECORATIONS

Who loves watching the Oscars? This girl! It’s so fun seeing what everyone’s wearing, cheering for the movies you’ve seen, and even cheering for the movies you haven’t seen. If you’re having an Oscars party this Sunday, you’re going to want to take a look at this centerpiece. I started with just a plain vase […]

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5 MINUTE $5 ST. PATRICK’S DAY WREATH

If you’ve been reading this blog from the beginning, then you know that I love discount crafts. Of course I like my crafts to look nice and high-quality, but if I can get the craft supplies for cheap, even better! Throw in a super-quick assembly time, and this St. Patrick’s Day wreath is my dream […]

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PUMPKIN CRAFTS: WINE CORK PUMPKIN

I’ve been saving up my wine corks for crafts for a while, and finally decided to make something with them – my first pumpkin craft of the season! Not counting my fall bucket list 2012, this is also my first real craft for autumn (the bucket list doesn’t quite count because I did it all […]

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A LABOR DAY DESSERT

In honor of Labor Day weekend, here is a quick and easy dessert — that’s no work at all and perfect for any barbeque or get-together. I’ve seen some variations of cheesecake treats online that use no-bake cheesecake mix, but most of them are pretty big, or involve little cups and spoons that I’d rather […]

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WEIGHT LOSS WEDNESDAYS: EXERCISING WHEN YOU CAN’T GET TO THE GYM

  I’m very good at coming up with “good” excuses as to why I can’t go to the gym to workout. I’m too tired after work. I had a late lunch and it’s too soon to exercise. I just walked the dog. It’s too late to go (which is extra silly since it’s a 24-hour […]

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EASY 4TH OF JULY DESSERT

I know I’m a little late on the 4th of July recipes bandwagon, but I promise this Fourth of July dessert recipe is so super fast and easy you don’t need much advanced preparation at all. In fact, I’m going to go so far as to say this is probably one of the easiest of […]

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Duck Mosaic Craft

You may or may not have noticed that I didn’t post anything for Father’s Day. Which doesn’t mean I forgot the holiday, it just means I was er… running a little behind. I actually did spend the day before Father’s Day with my dad. It was the day I went to the fair and won […]

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