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Canning Fresh Tomato Sauce

Canning Fresh Tomato Sauce

I’m not a total stranger to canning, since my mom and grandma used to can pickles and jams in the summer when I was a kid. So, when my mom needed to figure out something to do with the pounds upon pounds of tomatoes coming from her community garden I decided I would try my(…)

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DIY Makeup Brush Spot Cleanser

DIY Makeup Brush Spot Cleanser

In the past few years since I’ve really gotten into makeup, I’ve found several solutions for cheap, DIY makeup brush cleanser. However, I never had a good cheap solution for spot cleansing. After doing a bit of research for different “recipes” I concocted this spot cleanser based on mixture of the ingredients I saw show(…)

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10 Picks for the Perfect Picnic

10 Picks for the Perfect Picnic

I really love everything about picnics. I love all the cute picnic food, the clever way people package them for on the go. I love buying picnic baskets, especially old fashioned ones from thrift stores. Basically, I like purchasing all the necessary equipment but the one thing I’m not great at is actually following through(…)

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DIY Bamboo Garden Trellis

DIY Bamboo Garden Trellis

Since I am square-foot gardening, I needed a way for my vining plants like cucumbers to grow upwards instead of out. And naturally, I didn’t want to spend a lot of money to do it. My solution was this DIY trellis made of bamboo stakes. 

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Insect Repelling Container Garden

Insect Repelling Container Garden

I don’t know about you, but mosquitoes love me. I have come to terms with smelling like bug spray during the summer. But, I wanted some way to reduce the amount of bugs without having to think about it. I knew there were several varieties of plants that acted as natural insect repellents, so I(…)

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DIY Garden Journal

DIY Garden Journal

When I started my garden this year I knew I wanted to create a garden journal to go with it. One that was not only functional but beautiful too. I wanted a place to record data like planting dates and products used as well as pictures and other updates that I could look back on(…)

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Starting a Square-Foot Garden

Starting a Square-Foot Garden

It’s been two years in the making, but I finally got my first square-foot garden up and running! I am by no means an expert, but I wanted to give you a first look at my setup.

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DIY Vintage Clutch Bride Emergency Kit

DIY Vintage Clutch Bride Emergency Kit

Today I’ll show you how to turn a beautiful vintage clutch into a miniature bridal emergency kit with all the little items your best friend might need on her big day. 

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Garden Journal Printables: Updated

Garden Journal Printables: Updated

Last year I created and posted a few helpful garden journal printables, including a seed starting guide and a pest and disease log. I never did finish out the series because, well – life happens. This year I decided to update the printables just a little and continue the series.

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Insta-Friday #67

Insta-Friday #67

Took a week off for a hectic holiday week, so today is my last 2 weeks in iPhone photos and Instavideo! 

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