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What a sweet (and inexpensive) Spring accessory!

Upcycled embellished Springtime Apron

And the best thing about this apron is that it’s upcycled! To make I used these inexpensive aprons from Amazon and an old shirt of hers that she outgrew from when she was a baby. You could make this even with very little sewing knowledge.

A fun project for kids to help with-- building a square foot gardening box!

How to build your own square foot gardening box

How to get your kids involved in gardening: Square Foot Gardening with kids. (A sneak peek into Mel’s new book, with DIY instructions on how to build your own square foot gardening box!)

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Lemon Ginger Pound Cake

Lemon Ginger Poundcake: really, need I say more? Two of my favorite flavors, so light and sunny!

I enjoyed this recipe so much that I made two batches; one in cake form the other cupcakes. I actually prefer the traditional bundt cake style, but the cupcakes were so adorable and a fun spin on the ordinary. These were topped with cream cheese frosting (actually, the one I used from our carrot cake squares), fresh lemon zest and powdered ginger.

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Mostly Homemade Mondays – Week 76

Homemade Mondays is a series for people that are on a journey to better living, via healthier eating and a more natural lifestyle. We realize that there are different paths that we all take to get to that place, and this bloghop celebrates that. Whether you’re a seasoned raw foodist who has banned all things unnatural, or a rookie who is starting out by cutting out junk food, we’d love to hear from you! Link up with your favorite recipes, projects, crafts, or rants and raves.