Easy DIY Ruler Star

Easy DIY Ruler Star Tutorial - this would make a cute back to school teacher's gift!

Although we homeschool our boys,  I’ve been seeing a lot of friends looking for simple, easy ideas for teacher gifts to give as we head into back to school season…this easy DIY ruler star is the teacher gift idea and would make a super cute decor accent as well! Materials 3 wood yardsticks-look at the…

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Melissa
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New Year’s Eve Night In Basket

new years night in basket

I used to LOVE New Year’s Eve-getting all dressed up in my “fancy” clothes, doing my hair and makeup and heading out on the town with friends.  But in all honesty-the last time I’ve gone out for New Year’s was ten years ago-the year before my husband and I got married! That year we were…

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DIY Gift Idea: Easy Sugared Pecans

easy cinnamon sugar pecan recipe

Remove My great grandfather had a farm in southeastern Virginia and I loved to go there with my grandparents growing up.  One of my favorite things to do was collect pecans from the large trees in his land. (I used Google Earth to find this picture of the house now, isn’t it gorgeous?) I’d collect…

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DIY Autumn Cinnamon Spiced Candle

homemade fall scented candle

I love the scents of autumn-whether it’s putting on a simmering pot or the smell of fresh apple bread baking-it’s an easy way to lift my mood. This week on a particularly dreary rainy day I decided to make a scrum-delicious smelling cinnamon spice DIY candle and it was so easy I thought you all…

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