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DIY Fire Pit

If you ever find yourself swimming in water in your laundry room due to a broken washing machine, turn off the power, suck out the water, buy a new washing machine and smile….because now you can make yourself your very … Continue reading

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NOEL

I guess you could say this December I’m trying new things. Some have not worked out so well….others I’m still waiting it out! What am I talking about? Well…. I’ve had the same artificial green Christmas tree for the last … Continue reading

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Homemade Gifts Part 3 (Oatmeal canister = toy storage)

This idea came out of the need of a storage container for a set of Tonka cars I bought for my nephew..’Hi Cruz’! It was really simple to do. I just drew on a few buildings, colored them in, then … Continue reading

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Homemade Gifts Part 2 (Felt/Fabric dolls)

These dolls, I’m hoping, will help keep Nora’s attention on the soccer field, in the car on long trips and even at church! Because they are only fabric & felt they should make for…dare I say it…QUIET play! The dolls … Continue reading

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Homemade Gifts Part 1- Retro stick girls!

I started this project because I wanted to make something homemade for Nora for Christmas. It was inexpensive, easy and fun…I do believe she’ll have fun playing with these and they make for an easy on-the-go toy as they have … Continue reading

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Scrap dresses!

See these dresses? Like them? Nora was outgrowing her shirts and I couldn’t find any cute..cheap…dresses for her, so I used leftover fabric to make these scrap dresses! I also made the little fabric braided necklaces too…because girls just love … Continue reading

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Recycled Newspaper Easter Baskets!

The kids needed Easter baskets…… I have no money……. We have lots of newspapers…& duct tape….& imagination… That’s how these paper Easter baskets came to be! Want one of your own? 1. Grab a section of the newspaper 2. Fold … Continue reading

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