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A stay-at-home Mom that never seems to be home. Military wife. Craftaholic. Mother to the Danger Boys.

Halloween DIY: Pom-Pom Garland

We Heart Easy DIY Projects: Halloween Decor Edition Who doesn’t love pom-poms? They scream out “FUN” and add the perfect amount of whimsy to your decor. When I spotted a bin of $1 yarns at the craft store, I was thrilled. I was shopping with a Halloween DIY in mind, and they happened to have …

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Hawaiian Chili Recipe

Chili is my favorite dish to warm up at dinnertime. Years ago, my father taught me this recipe and I remember being intrigued by his choice of garnish – pineapple. It seemed so exotic at the time! Over the years, this chili recipe has been tweaked, evolving into our family’s own adaptation. One year, my …

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6 DIY Projects with Corks

Who doesn’t love a good bottle of wine? I know I do. And if you are a lover of DIY, once the bottle is empty you can put the “trash” to good use with a few projects. Here are 6 Cork-Centric DIY Projects that give you a great excuse to drink more wine! 1. Cork …

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DIY Project: Knob Rack

A SIMPLE GIFT IDEA THAT’S SURE TO GET A “YOU MADE THIS?!” On a trip to my local Habitat For Humanity Thrift Store, I noticed a rather large section of solid-wood drawer-fronts and cabinet doors. The oak planks were on sale for a mere $2 a piece. I picked up two, knowing they would be …

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