Simple DIY Glider Slipcover Tutorial – Refashion Your Rocker

I was gifted this wonderful wooden glider from my Buy Nothing Project group. (check them out). As we move around the baby swag to the most convenient location for the ‘phase,’ the glider ended up down in our family room. With a few stains (yes a quilt could cover and did), I decided to have it […]

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That’s It! Lotion Bars: Shea Butter Beeswax & Coconut Oil

Looking for a simple but luxurious handmade gift idea? This tutorial for three ingredient lotion bars is simple to make, useful, a splurge to buy and great gift for everyone. This craft also marks my first beeswax product, from my backyard hives – another precious gift from my favorite pollinators. Three Ingredient (That’s it!) Lotion […]

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Citrus Wreath – Homemade Holiday DIY

These wreaths would be great in any season but there something about citrus and the Holiday season – remember oranges for Christmas gifts in Little House? Or is it hope for sunny days? Regardless, they are easy to create, beautiful in their simplicity, yet present opportunities for making it your own. Mix and match citrus, […]

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No Bake Almond Apricot Chocolate Cookies

Thank you Martha S. for the sweet treat inspiration and no-bake revival. I made a few tweaks just to be different and use up some items in the pantry. These no bake cookies are delicious and probably a touch better for you from a macrolevel but so good you will want to eat more than […]

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Peking Duck Pizza: Fresh, Savory & Simple

We have started a new tradition at our home – #pizzanight (I like throwing a # in for em-phas-is). The goal is to use up food in the fridge or pantry when possible. To keep it more “dynamic”, we use premade frozen dough from either Essential Bakery or Whole foods, although pizza dough is super […]

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Preserving the Strawberry Bounty: How to Hull a Strawberry

Sure, I could have titled this post Strawberry Fields Forever, but it just seems so obvious… I recently was unsupervised out at Bolles Farm, near Monroe Washington, (aka berry picking with a group of co-workers sans hubs) and returned with sixteen pounds of organic strawberries.  Sure two of them were “for the MIL” but the […]

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