10 Tips for Throwing a Great Garage Sale

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Tis the season for garage sales! In fact, instead of going out and hunting for great treasures for my home, this past weekend, I threw a garage sale of my own. Rachel jumped on board and put some of her…

Mailbox Makeover

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I love spray painting things. LOVE IT. It is easy, fast, cheap and gives big results. This is a project I've been itching to get to for a while. Our mailbox was beginning to show rust and was in much need…

Chair Changes

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What is it with numbering things? Everywhere I turn, it seems like someone is numbering a household item and making it look cool. I'm not quite sure I get it. What's funny though is that I've jumped on…

How to Make Your Own Window Cornice

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I really like the simple look of window cornices. They are clean, fresh, and from what I discovered, easy to make! I was also pleasantly surprised at how cheap the supplies for this turned out to be. AND…

Homemade Disinfectant Recipe

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In an attempt to reduce toxins in our homes and save money, we've  become official wannabe hippie pioneer women.  Well, at least I like to think I am.  Polly, have you been converted yet? Below is…

Simple Learning Activity: Sorting in an Egg Carton

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I'm a teacher by training, a former children's ministry director, and a current mom of three.  Like many of you, I understand the importance of and enjoy the teaching of my 2 and 4-year-olds. Am…