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t-shirt crafts

25 T-Shirt Crafts for Teens

We all have dozens of old t-shirts we don't wear anymore. Or if we don't, they are super easy to pick-up from any local thrift store. That's what makes these 25 t-shirt crafts for teens so much fun...literally anyone with access to t-shirts can do them. Happy Crafting!25 T-Shirt Crafts for Teens 1. This easy to make t-shirt skirt is a perfect way to add to your wardrobe without breaking the bank.2. Fashionable headbands can make or break any outfit.3. And while you're updating … [Read More...]

ten things I want my daughter to know before she turns ten

Ten Things I Want To My Daughter To Know Before She Turns Ten

My daughter’s tenth birthday is in a couple of months. As I write this she is giggling in her room with two of her best friends.Weekend sleepovers are a staple at our house. Pizza, movies, and giggles.Those giggles, they used to be about dolls, and now they’re about boys. Wow. That happened fast.And before it’s all about boys, and I know that someday it will all be about boys, there are some things I want her to know… Ten Things I Want My Daughter To Know Before She Turns … [Read More...]

Easy Ginger Snaps

Easy Ginger Snaps

Homemade cookies are impressive. Always impressive. They're one of those things that make people feel like you really put in an effort. Thing is, though, you can show love without spending hours slaving over a stove. These Easy Ginger Snaps are proof of that. They are literally three steps: stir, roll, and bake. That easy. Enjoy!What You Need To Make Easy Ginger Snaps: 2 cups sifted flour 1 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup shortening 1/4 cup molasses 1 beaten egg 2 teaspoons baking … [Read More...]

perfect gifts for grads

20 Perfect Gifts for Graduating Seniors

This year I'll be celebrating my twenty year high school reunion in the same month that my oldest nephew is graduating from high school. Talk about an emotional double-whammy! With both of those events in mind, I decided to write up a list of 'twenty' perfect gifts for graduates. Part of these are from my own memories of what it was like to strike out into the world, part of these are things I know would be perfect for him. Maybe some of these are me living through him...wanting him to have … [Read More...]

cheesy garlic bread

Cheesy Garlic Bread

My family loves spaghetti. It's probably one of our favorite sit down meals. Fresh tomato sauce, so many veggies, a tossed salad, maybe a nice bottle of wine, and this recipe for Cheesy Garlic Bread are all we need to turn a family meal into something memorable. Suddenly everyone's talking about their day, we're all laughing, and at the end of the night it won't matter that we're all getting older and life is getting harder, because we'll have had that time together. So from my family, to yours, … [Read More...]

tips to brighten a small space

10 Affordable Tips to Brighten a Small Space

I'm going to start with a confession: my dining room was never my favorite place. Sure, I love to cook, yes, I love to entertain, but for a long time that dark, small space is where we stored backpacks and stacked bags of groceries. These Affordable Tips to Brighten a Small Space changed all that. I Loooooove my dining room now. In fact, it might be my new favorite room in the house. I'm so excited to share these affordable ideas with you and I can't wait to see pictures of how you've … [Read More...]