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Grinch Paintbrush Ornament – DIY Christmas Project with Paintbrushes

Yes, folks, it is getting to that time of the year. This is the time when my mind goes into overdrive trying to come up with ideas for fun craft decor items to make for the Christmas holiday. My latest creation is this Grinch Paintbrush Ornament. I have always loved the movie The Grinch Stole …

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Grocery Bag Dispenser Tutorial – Super Easy DIY Project

Are you a grocery bag hoarder?  I have always been one.  They have so darn many uses, that it is a shame to just throw them away when you come back from a shopping trip.  But keeping them tidy can be a problem. This DIY Grocery Bag Dispenser Tutorial gives me a place to keep …

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Cooking in Parchment Paper to make Fish en Papillote

Cooking in parchment paper is a method of cooking fish, chicken or other proteins in their own cooking bags. It is also called “en papillote” (French for “in parchment”) or “al cartoccio” (Italian for baked in foil or aluminum.)  Typically, folded parchment paper is used but al foil, paper bags or other materials can also …

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Patriotic Table Decor

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DipintoMeze #CollectiveBias  It’s time for some patriotic table decor. We’ve all had that moment when our friends or parents decide to visit with no notice for an important weekend.  But don’t panic.  Just because you have little warning that you’ll …

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How to Make the Perfect DIY Coffee Lovers Gift Basket & 2 Free Printables

This coffee lovers gift basket is the perfect personalized Christmas gift to show someone special how much you love them. And they are very easy to make by following my tips. Deck the halls with lots of baskets…gift baskets that is! I just love to come up with all kinds of gift baskets to treat …

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Framed Thanksgiving Menu – DIY Dinner Menu Sign

This framed Thanksgiving menu is a tasteful and professional way to let your dinner guests know what will be on the menu for the holiday. The project is easy to make with a few supplies and some greenery from your yard. Thanksgiving tablescapes often make use of a centerpiece that gets showcased in the center …

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Reading Corner Makeover – A Place to Relax

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ICantEven #BigLots #CollectiveBias My reading corner makeover gives me the perfect spot to have a cup of tea and relax with my favorite gardening magazine.   I have a corner of my family room that is a great …

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DIY Spooky Mason Jar Halloween Luminaries

Looking for something to light the way along your driveway on Halloween night?  How about one of these Mason Jar Halloween Luminaries. Looking for an inexpensive project that will really set a Halloween mood? Try these spooky DIY Halloween Luminaries. Spooky Halloween Luminaries The project is simple to do.   Just assemble these items: (affiliate links) …

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Spooky Halloween Snake Basket – Porch Decoration

Halloween is such a fun time of the year for me.  I love to do crafts and DIY projects more during these few months than any other.  This spooky Halloween snake basket is a real treat.  This project looks scary, will delight the neighborhood trick or treaters, and adds some great curb appeal to my front …

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Halloween Spooky Wood Cut Out Decorations

When my daughter was much younger, I was very much into all sorts of crafts. I especially loved decorating for the various holidays because she loved what I came up with for decorations. These DIY Halloween Cut Out Decorations were one of her favorites. This project takes more time than most of my craft ideas, …

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Today’s Kitchen Tip – How to Hull Strawberries with a Straw

  Hull Strawberries with a Straw to save waste. Today’s kitchen tip shows how to hull your strawberries with a drinking straw to save the waste that comes with cutting the top off, or the time that it takes to use a knife to hull each one properly.Our family eats strawberries year round.  They are …

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Cleaning a Microwave with Lemons – Using a Lemon to Clean a Microwave

Cleaning a microwave with lemons in minutes is easy. All you need are cut lemons and a bowl of hot water. A few minutes on high and you won’t be ashamed to open your microwave door any longer! I use my microwave all the time, so it does tend to get dirty and discolored, particularly …

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