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Reclaiming Lost Space Under the Bed

Reclaiming Lost Space Under the Bed

See how we reclaimed this wasted space under Nathan’s bed while reducing clutter in the garage and creating a new “easy to put away” play space.

DIY PAPER BATS

DIY PAPER BATS

Make your own paper bats with this downloadable template.

DIY Painted Halloween Candle Holders

DIY Painted Halloween Candle Holders

Create your very own unique Halloween candle holders.

DIY Ground Level Deck

DIY Ground Level Deck

After we cleared out trailer loads of overgrown hedges and trees from the backyard, we finally had some space in the corner to add something of our own. We designed and built a ground level deck that provides a much needed focal point and makes […]

Don’t I Deserve a Break?

My full time job is to parent. At a full time job, say at a grocery store, you leave your home, go to work, and then head home. You get days off, sick days, and vacation time. My job requires me to be on 24/7. No sick days, no weekends, and vacation is double-time because I do all the planning, packing, unpacking, laundry, and usually the driving.

DIY Jute Coasters

DIY Jute Coasters

Hello DIYers! I love making new things. Crafting can be such a stress reliever for me, especially with two little kids. This project gave me an opportunity to try and make these several times. I went through the trials and errors so you don’t have […]

Strawberry Milk

Strawberry Milk

To be perfectly honest, I haven’t ever been a big fan of strawberry milk. The remade bottle never suited me and always tasted so sugary and fake. I’m not sure what made me want to make this. Perhaps it was the giant amount of strawberries […]

Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

Granola is delicious on yogurt, with milk, or on its own and is incredibly easy to make. The great part about granola also is that you can put almost any combination of tried fruit or nuts that you specifically like. This however, is our go […]

Red, White & Blue Star Rice Krispies

Red, White & Blue Star Rice Krispies

If you are looking for a fun July 4th dessert, you are in the right place. I used a very small metal star cookie cutter to make the shape. This recipe creates a small batch of these treats but it can easily be doubled. I’m […]

Delicious Sangria

Sangria is the perfect drink on a warm day. Every time we make it we wonder why we don’t more often because it is so good. Our recipe is easy, quick and drinkable right away. Ingredients: 1 apple, cut into small pieces(no seeds) 1 orange, […]