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Celebrating One Year of Blogging!

One year ago today, I started this little blog! I am amazed that I made it this long, actually! But I am so proud of myself for sticking it out! As a celebration, I would like to share some of the things I’ve learned in a year of blogging. I have to make my life interesting so I have interesting…

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Crafts

Patriotic Flip Flop Wreath

A little while ago, as I was driving up a road I don’t travel frequently, I saw a wreath made of flip flops hanging on the side of someone’s house. Initially, I had mixed feelings about the concept. But, for some reason, I couldn’t get that wreath out of my mind! So, I went cruising Pinterest to see if I…

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Family Fun, Home & Garden

DIY Epsom Salt Foot Soak

This post contains affiliate links. Please refer to our Disclosure Policy for details. Shhhhh! I’m releasing a secret a little early! I always make something with my students for Mother’s Day, and this year I wanted to post about it beforehand to give others some ideas! So, moms of my students, you have two choices: don’t read this until after…

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Home & Garden

7 Tips for Planning a Vegetable Garden

Our garden planning is beginning to be underway! Each spring, since we’ve moved into our new house, we plant a rather substantial garden in our backyard. The previous owners already had a space prepared, so we just use that area for our garden as well. Even though it is in our backyard, it is visible from the road in front…

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Crafts

Adorable Crochet LEGO Blanket

Every year, our school hosts a benefit auction and dinner as a fundraiser. School families and people from the community donate items that are either part of a silent or live auction. Our banquet coordinator saw a crocheted LEGO blanket pattern on Facebook and, knowing that I had crocheted goodies before for the auction, asked me to try my hand…

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Recipes

Simple, Edible Spring Flowers

When we have holidays, I like to try to make something cute, creative, and unique. Some are wins, and some are big losers! I guess this is the nature of Pinterest! (If I could use a laughing emoji, it would go here!) There are many different pictures and recipes for these M&M pretzel flowers on Pinterest, so I cannot say…

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