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Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Have you ever had Pineapple Upside Down Cake? I had never eaten it, until I made this recipe. I was a little surprised at how simple it was to make and how few ingredients were involved…especially the cake mix! But being me, I couldn’t leave the recipe alone – I had to play with it …

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$300 Budget Girls Bedroom Makeover

$300 Budget Girls Bedroom Makeover My girls share a bedroom. A very small bedroom. And sometimes, the walls clothes in. Yes, I meant to spell close with clothes. Because, as any mother of daughter’s knows, in a girl’s bedroom…there’s new walls built with clothes every day. Recently, the clothing lined walls became a little overwhelming …

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DIY Floor Cleaner

4 Ingredient DIY Floor Cleaner

DIY Floor Cleaner Cleaning the floors is likely one of your most dreaded household chores. The nasty, chemical smells that come from store-bought floor cleaners probably make it a whole lot worse, too. Especially if you have allergies or sensitivities to strong smells. Plus, those same chemical smells are toxic to you, your family and …

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8 DIY Menu Planner Ideas

8 DIY Menu Planner Ideas

~ 8 DIY Menu Planner Ideas ~ This past week, we talked about ways to save money on groceries and I also gave you a few reasons you should keep a running grocery list. So, I thought, since we’ve been talking about food, it would be fun to share some DIY menu planner ideas today! …

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7 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

7 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

~ 7 Ways to Save Money on Groceries ~ Are you spending too much at the grocery store? The rising cost of groceries, is one of the main things stretching America’s already stretched budgets. I’m sure that’s why you’re here now…because you need to figure out ways to save money on groceries, right? I wish …

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July 2015 Menu Plan

July Menu Plan

~ July 2015 Menu Plan ~ My July 2015 Menu Plan is a little more extravagant than usual. School’s out for summer! The kids are super excited to be on break. And this Mama is so happy to have a little extra time in the afternoons to prepare some fun new recipes. During the school …

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June 2015 Menu Plan

June Menu Plan

~ June 2015 Menu Plan ~ Wow! We’re half way through the year 2015 already. I’m so proud of us for keeping up with our menu plans for 6 whole months! Great job to all of you that have joined in and followed along! This past month… We celebrated my Gram’s 79th birthday, my husband’s …

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May 2015 Menu Plan

May Menu Plan

May 2015 Menu Plan April was incredibly busy for me! And, I can’t believe it’s May already! This year is flying by faster than last year if that’s even possible. This past month… I gave our main floor bathroom vanity a much need makeover and then, ended up creating some “granite” storage containers and remodeling …

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Free Bathroom Wall Art

5 Free Printable Bathroom Designs

Redecorating your bathroom? Here’s 5 Free Printable Bathroom Designs to help you make it pretty! Since I’ve been sharing so much about the bathroom remodeling I’m doing, I thought it would be fun to share some of the free bathroom designs that I’ve found while researching decorating ideas. Maybe you want to give your bathroom …

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Homemade Laundry Detergent

Homemade Laundry Detergent

Make a 6 month supply of homemade laundry detergent for only pennies per load… Just imagine the scent possibilities in making your own homemade laundry soap! I’ve noticed that a lot of people have been jumping on the homemade laundry detergent train lately. Personally, I’ve tried it a few times over the years and I …

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Creamy Baked Ziti Recipe

Creamy Baked Ziti Recipe

Love Ziti, but want something a little different? Then you have to try this Creamy Baked Ziti Recipe! While we really love regular baked Ziti, sometimes it gets boring to have the same meal over and over again. So, you’ve got to switch it up a little bit and this Creamy Baked Ziti recipe is …

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