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Spring Wreath

We are in a bit of a cold snap this week in our area of Oklahoma. The first of the week was in the 80s and then yesterday we dropped to the 30s and even snow flurries! I don’t mind the changing weather, it is one of my favorite things about living where we do. … Continue reading

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Sprucing Up for Spring

It is starting to feel more like spring! Warmer weather, gardening underway, and my kids and I are loving the extra time in the backyard! I have been freshening up some of our yard decor lately and wanted to share the results. I have some gnomes in my raised herb garden given to me by … Continue reading

Extra Heavy Cream

We are getting ready to go on vacation to visit my husband’s family in Florida. There is excitement and anticipation aplenty around our house. Also many things to do before we leave. On top of laundry, packing, and cleaning we are also trying to eat up any perishable food we have. Sometimes there is no … Continue reading

Simple DIY Body Wash

I have eczema, my three kids sadly inherited my eczema also. So itchy dry skin is a constant issue in our home, especially in the winter. I am always looking for products that will help ease the symptoms of our eczema. Especially soaps, I usually only buy body wash or soap that is for sensitive … Continue reading

DIY Febreeze NO Fabric Softener

I love febreeze, but it is a rather expensive product and I have seen many pins on Pinterest for making your own cheaper. The ones I have seen are made with liquid fabric softener, and for various reasons we do not use liquid fabric softener in our home. In an attempt to make my own … Continue reading

Linen Storage Solutions

I have my linens stored in some big beautiful old wooden drawers set into the hall of our home. I love having them there but the old wooden drawers smell just that old and wooden. I go to great lengths to have my laundry smell fresh and clean. I even use an in-wash scent booster … Continue reading

Simple No Pectin Strawberry Freezer Jam

  The girls and I had 2 lbs of strawberries, wanted to make freezer jam and I had no pectin. So I looked around online and read some different recipes, and came up with my own :)

Balloon Stress Ball/Toy For Kids (or adults)

So I had this idea suggested by a reader and I love it. Fill a balloon with play dough and you have a cheap and kid friendly stress ball/toy! I made one last night as a trial to take to the ball field for my almost two year old as a boredom buster. It ended … Continue reading

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