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I love when we can make art using things we already have around the house, and bonus points when it's elegant enough to display on the walls!

Butterfly Art

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Faultless/Bon Ami Company    for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I don’t know how in the world this happened, but in the middle of July we’ve suddenly been getting very Spring-like weather. Lower temperatures, lots of rain. Personally, I love it, but it’s… 

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Mostly Homemade Mondays – Week 139

Happy Monday everyone! And for our friends in the US, did you have a great Fourth of July? Our weekend was pretty magical, albeit busy. My oldest daughter is out of town with friends, but I got to spend a lot of time BBQing and lighting fireworks with these two amazing cuties: I’ve been kind… 

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Learning about fishing

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Stren for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I’m thrilled with our Summer Bucket List so far. Whenever there’s an idle moment and we’re in search of something to fill the time we can use it as a reference to help guide us to… 

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Summer’s Favorite Strawberry Pie

#spon: I’m required to disclose a relationship between my blog and Annie’s Homegrown. This could include Annie’s providing me with content, product, access or other forms of payment. As always, all opinions are my own. Bon apetite! Something about strawberries and summer just seem to go together perfectly, don’t they? For us the onset of… 

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How to build the chicken coop of your dreams

As a little girl, I never thought to myself, “Self, when you get older, you should get some chickens.” My parents raised turkeys for a little bit, but mostly stuck to cattle and hogs. I had an awesome life on the farm, which is probably why I brought a little ‘farm’ with me when I… 

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How to liven up your next Sunday dinner

A few days ago I shared about the #darkfordinner campaign, where Dixie is encouraging families to go technology free for Sunday dinner. So, you’ve decided to ditch the electronics at dinner time (yippee!) but now what? Our family loves to play games during dinner. They spark interesting conversations, keep us laughing and usually make us think… 

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Mostly Homemade Mondays – Week 138

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… 

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