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DIY Snack Bags

By | April 21, 2014

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is from Kat. Kat is a self proclaimed “red-neck country wife” to one wonderfully amazing man, mother to many outrageous children, daughter of the ONE Glorious God. Learning to be more self-reliant & self-sufficient in a semi-homemade, homesteading way! How many bags (baggies) do you go through each and every Read More

DIY Lavender Heat Pack

By | April 14, 2014

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is from Mel Faulk. Mel is a homesteading mama, full-time nurse, and a continual student to Mother Nature.   Her and her family just finished their first year as newbie homesteaders and blog about their experiences at faulkfarmstead.com.  Head over to the blog to learn along with her! Are you in need Read More

DIY Dryer Balls

By | April 9, 2014

By Contributor Sarah Nichols It’s DIY month around here — we do this every April, and this is our third annual DIY month! We love to encourage you to do things yourself, in your home. All month long we’ll be sharing projects, recipes, remedies, crafts, and more with you. Be sure to pin your favorites, Read More

DIY Pennant Banner For Any Occasion

By | April 2, 2014

By Jerri Ann, Contributing Writer It’s DIY month around here — we do this every April, and this is our third annual DIY month! We love to encourage you to do things yourself, in your home. All month long we’ll be sharing projects, recipes, remedies, crafts, and more with you. Be sure to pin your Read More

The Gratitude Jar

By | December 30, 2013

By Laura @ The Spinach Spot, Contributing Writer  This time of year many people are making New Year’s resolutions, focusing on all the ways they can improve their lives.  While this can be a great thing I think it’s important, especially as a parent, to balance this with all the things that are right in Read More

Boost Your Mood & Avoid Holiday Burnout: DIY Reed Diffuser

By | November 26, 2013

By Anjanette, Contributing Writer The holidays engage all of our senses, don’t they? I bet you could readily tell me about holiday tastes and smells that induce nostalgia for the best years you’ve had and long to experience again. I feel warm and cozy just thinking about how wonderful pumpkin pie smells – especially with Read More

Thanksgiving Decorations That Inspire

By | November 21, 2013

By Jessica, contributing writer. It never fails. Just as soon as Halloween is over, out comes all manner of Christmas gear. And every year my husband says, “What about Thanksgiving!” Why Thanksgiving Decorations? The spiritual importance of Christmas and Easter notwithstanding, Thanksgiving is one of our most favorite holidays around here. It’s simple, unhurried, not Read More

DIY Pinecone Turkey (+ 21 other pinecone crafts)

By | November 20, 2013

By Sarah Nichols, Contributing Writer Pinecones are in abundant supply this time of year. My children love to look for them on the ground when we go for walks around the neighborhood.  When we find some on our little treasure hunt, we collect them and take them home to use for a variety of crafts Read More

How to Create a Thankful Tree

By | November 19, 2013

  With the start of November comes a month of thanksgiving. Sure people are thankful throughout the year, but they get serious about giving thanks in November. If you’re on Facebook then I’m sure you have noticed the 30 Days of Thankful statuses. Then there are the 30 days of Random Acts of Kindness. While Read More

Kids Outdoor Furniture

By | April 21, 2012

When I was setting up for my daughter’s second birthday party I realized we had nowhere near enough seating.  Luckily I had just brought home a bunch of scrap wood from work.  After making a few adult size benches I had enough left for some kid sized ones! For one bench you will need: 2 Read More

DIY Raised Bed Herb Garden

By | April 17, 2012

When we bought our house four years ago, it had a “patio.” What I mean by that is that the previous owners thought that the house would sell better with a patio, so they bought the cheapest pavers they could and plopped them right down on the grass. They were so uneven that it looked Read More

The Perfect Diaper Bag Tutorial

By | April 13, 2012

A diaper bag. It’s a necessity for mommies everywhere.  I’ve looked at tons online (which can cost up to several hundred dollars, if you want a designer label — I fail to understand why that would ever be necessary, but that’s me).  I’ve used a few that I was given or bags that I had around. Read More

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