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Chalk Painted Seed Starters

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To help stave off the gloom that befalls the winter months following the holidays, you can brighten your friends’ days by gifting little, chalk painted seed starting planters! I’ve wanted to make homemade chalkboard paint for a while, and this is the perfect occasion. These gifts are cute favors for many different reasons, for instance baby showers, weddings, birthday parties, etc. This time, I made them just because! Chalk Painted Seed Starter Pots What You Need: • ½ Cup flat … [Read more...]

Vintage Museo Wedding Stationery

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This rustic yet modern wedding suite is the perfect accompaniment to your special day. Choose from 14 different colors and textures to fit your theme and personality. Whether you want a modern or vintage theme, the textures of burlap, kraft or chalkboard will add character and set the mood for your guests. Coordinate the event with matching pinback buttons, favor tags, custom labels and coasters. Shop the Vintage Museo Collection Save-the-Date Cards Wedding … [Read more...]

DIY Home: Lavender Linen Water

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In the winter months some of us are stuck inside heated buildings most of the time. Don't get me wrong, I'm grateful for heating when the weather is chilly but I do long for a warm, summer breeze to flow past my curtains. The summertime air smells like flowers and grass and sunshine. Remember? It wasn't all that long ago. And for those of you lucky enough to live where it is summer now or warm all year round you know what I'm talking about even if you don't miss it like I do. So in … [Read more...]

Homemade Honey Herbal Cough Drops

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The cold weather of winter months can take their toll on our immune systems and respiratory systems so I thought it would be nice to give out a little something to family and friends that will help ease the havoc caused by winter air! This recipe contains an assortment of herbs that are believed to have immunity boosting properties, as well as powers to soothe specifically in the respiratory system. When I found the recipe from My Healthy Green Family, I was further inspired by the idea that … [Read more...]

Wedding Inspiration: Vintage Museo

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Sources left to right: Vintage Museo Invitation (Evermine), Candle Centerpiece (Dreams of Julie), Tablescape (100 Layer Cake), Wooden Ornament Favors (Evermine), Wedding Cake (Style Unveiled), Winter Bouquet (Want That Wedding). Shop the Vintage Museo Collection Save-the-Date Cards Wedding Invitations Response Cards Enclosure Cards Thank You Cards Place Cards Wedding Labels Wedding Favor Tags Wedding Coasters Wedding Buttons More Wedding … [Read more...]

Simple Gift: Split Pea Soup Mix

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This is about the easiest gift of any you could possibly make. And it is simple for the recipient too; there is nothing on earth easier to make than split pea soup! Plus it comes with such a satisfying reward: it is so delicious and warming on a winter day. All you really need to make great split pea soup is split peas, salt and water. You can add all kinds of things if you have the energy and time - celery, onions, garlic, chives, tiny diced carrot bits, parsley, ham bacon; but it’s the peas … [Read more...]

New Year’s Eve Party Printables

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Ring in the New Year with these festive party printables from Evermine.com! New Year's Eve is the perfect time to reflect on the passing year, while looking forward to a fresh start. Spend your last night of 2013 with family, friends and champagne. Here are some fun party printables to make your night all the more memorable. Print out these fun party hats to wear at the party! Add your own ribbon to the top of each hat. Don't forget to add ribbon or string on each side for easy … [Read more...]

DIY Home: Orange Cinnamon Cleaner

DIY Home: Orange Cinnamon Cleaner

Distilled white vinegar is just about the most versatile cleaning product you can buy. Plus it's non-toxic and cheap as dirt. The only drawback? It smells terrible! Some people may love the sharp smell of pure vinegar, but to me it just doesn't scream "come on into my fresh clean home!". More like, "I forgot to wash my gym bag." Well, not quite, but it's just not all that pleasant. Enter oranges. Now they smell fantastic. The bright citrusy smell of the oil from the skin is refreshing in … [Read more...]

Homemade Simmering Spices

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It's the season again to come in from the cold and dark nights to warm houses filled with family and friends. The holidays are a time where many are busy entertaining and being entertained, so much so that it may be hard to catch your breath. When you do fill up your lungs with air, the aroma of fresh evergreens, warm roasts, and simmering cider on the stove announces that it is holiday season. Simmering spices are any combination of fragrant botanicals or herbs added to water to steam and … [Read more...]

Holiday Recipe: Stained Glass Cookies

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I’m a huge cookie-baking fan during the holidays, like so many are. Along with my favorite thumbprints, sugars, frosted, and the nutty variety, I wanted something to stand out this year. I was on the hunt for a new recipe— and a new Holiday cookie look! I was inspired by the cookies I saw over at Modern Mom. Stained Glass Cookies Adapted from an Alton Brown recipe. Ingredients: • 3 cups all-purpose flour • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 1 cup … [Read more...]