rachelshay

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

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The Shay House Healthy Smoothie Recipe

healthy smoothie recipe

In North Carolina, the weather has been gracing us with a glimpse of spring. There are pink buds on the Dogwood trees, the birds are flying in from their winter vacay in Miami, and our local landscapers have been up to their ears in mulch. It’s time to think about preparing for bathing suit season …

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Decorative Repurposing – 6 DIY’s for the Home

Reuse, Recycle, Re-purpose, Up-cycle – are all ways of giving objects a second chance. Viewing something in a different light and re-staging it to serve a new purpose can reduce our carbon footprint. And not only does this make an impact environmentally, it also is easy on the wallet. With the state of today’s economy, …

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DIY: Cute as a Button Magnets

A how-to that brightens up your fridge and makes a sweet gift! photos: rachel for we heart this Looking for a quick, inexpensive, craft that makes a fabulous gift? These sweet, little magnets are a fantastic DIY last-minute present for a friend, or thank-you gift for your kid’s teachers. You may want to keep some …

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How-To: Wood Block Holiday Decorations

A seasonal DIY that’s easy as A,B,C! photos: rachel for we heart this Over the years, I have collected quite a few sets of wooden alphabet blocks. Partly, because I have small children, but also, because I adore the vintage charm of the well-loved blocks. This year, I decided to turn these beloved treasures into …

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How-To: Rag Wreath and Lighted Garland Display

Double the fun: This DIY shows you how to create two customized holiday decorations! photos: rachel for we heart this Creating your own holiday decor doesn’t have to be hard or expensive. Today, I’m sharing with you two ways to turn left over fabric and/or old clothes into customized works of art! These rag wreaths …

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