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I love these little drink parasols from Martha.  They are not only adorable stirrers, but they will also help distinguish drinks during your Memorial Day festivities.  This DIY couldn’t be easier.  Simply print out the patterns, cut around, cut on the dotted line and form your parasol tops.  Use a

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craftsDIYeco-friendly

I am loving this DIY idea that I found.  Who doesn’t love a great snow globe?  My daughter is absolutely mesmerized by them; and she also loves a great craft project.  For this fun craft, simply take an empty jar (Grey Poupon is recommended).  Using an epoxy that isn’t water-soluble,

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craftsdecordesigndiningDIYhouseholdkitchen

This DIY is coming straight from Martha, DIY goddess.  First off, I absolutely love decorative trays of all kinds.  I think they are totally relevant to most every room in the house and you can never, never have enough.   What I love about decorative trays is that you can buy

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craftsDIYimaginative play

Summer is here, which means that the grill is in full swing. My daughter loves to copy everything my hubby and I do, which is both adorable and annoying at times. I found this super easy tutorial on Ohdeedoh for a toy grill that’s made from a punch bowl and

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diningDIYhouseholdsummer

I love this idea for a side table outside. Such a rustic and natural element. They simply used an old shipping crate and a few other scraps of wood to create a small planter in the middle. They filled that with rocks an succulents and they were done! Check out

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craftseco-friendlyfeeding

I love this DIY project from We Upcycle. Basically you use any loaf of bread that you have, poke a stick into it near the bottom for birds to perch on and a cute hole in the center if you’re feeling even more generous for them to hop into. Such

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baby showercraftsDIYeco-friendlyplush

No Easter basket is complete without a new soft cuddly bunny; and what is softer than cashmere?  You still have time to make your own with this great Tutorial from Betz White.   Materials needed for this ultra lux fuzzball: old (or thrift find) cashmere sweater, scrap of cotton print fabric,

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artworkbookscraftsDIYeco-friendly

The other day I received a text from my friend. It said, “NAT LEARNED HOW TO BLOW HER OWN NOSE!”  It was a mass text, and I thought to myself, “What a strange milestone to be excited about.”  I don’t even think I got a text like that when Natalie took her first step. 

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DIYeastereco-friendlyspring

Easter is quickly approaching, and I know you’re already planning on the festivities (look out Erin, here we come!).   I love Easter and all of it’s wonderful traditions, pastel colors, and historical connections.  Eggs are most certainly a staple for the holiday, and I love what they represent: new life. 

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craftsDIY

Even though I have boys, I still secretly(and now not-so-secretly) browse plenty of blogs featuring frilly, girly, ruffly crafts and tutorials. Wishful thinking, I guess:) One of my very favorite blogs that will be the first I go to if I were to ever have the opportunity to craft for a

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