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Category Archive: DIY

DIY Fruit Fly Trap

Recently we had our kitchen counters and sinks replaced, and then not long after that, we noticed that we had little bugs flying around our kitchen. At first, I thought they were sewer… Continue reading

Pinheads Revisited – Annual Time Capsule

A couple of years ago, our family started this tradition where we open the family memory jar on New Year’s Eve. It has become a tradition that we all look forward to, and… Continue reading

A System of Allowance

As my kids have made the journey into their tween and teen years, I’ve tried a number of different  methods to get them to help around the house. Most of them, including the Summer Chore Chart… Continue reading

Homemade Weedkiller – Cheap and Effective.

Lately I have been seeing lots of  links on both Pinterest and Facebook with recipes for homemade weedkiller. This was interesting to me since I’ve been using straight vinegar to kill weeds for… Continue reading

Theater Memorabilia Displays

For years I have been thinking about how to display tickets and Playbill covers from the shows we have seen over the years. I made one recently for the tickets, much like the… Continue reading

A Plethora of Decorated Cookies

It’s been Busy Baking Times over here, and I haven’t had much time to do Pinterest ideas, but I thought I would share some of the things I’ve made recently.   First, there… Continue reading

Frugal Friday – Coke as a Toilet Bowl Cleaner

Time for another episode of Frugal Friday…or is it? If you’ve ever been on Pinterest, you’ve probably seen the claim that you can clean your toilet with Coca-cola. The claim is fairly ubiquitous… Continue reading

Super Easy Halloween Craft – The Candy Corn Tree

Recently I visited a friend who had a really neat decoration on her dining room table, and it looked pretty simple to make, so I went looking to see if anyone had made… Continue reading

Frugal Friday – DIY Dry Shampoo for Dark Hair

  I’m a mother of three kids on the go, so even when I do get a few minutes to take a shower, spending time on my hair is rarely something I can… Continue reading

Sweet Fancy Moses, This is Some Delicious Southern Style Sweet Tea

Since it’s summer time, I have really been into the ice tea lately. My favorite is sweet tea, and sometimes I will drive through at some place like McDonald’s just to get me… Continue reading