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Turn Your Smartphone Into a Pinhole Camera

January 17, 2014 Living

Here is another fun project for you to try. Pinhole cameras and the idea behind them have been known since the 10th century when a Persian scientist wrote about naturally-occurring rudimentary pinhole cameras. The essence is that light from a scene passes through a small point and projects an inverted image on the opposite side. […]

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Good Things Jar Family Project

January 2, 2014 Living

The new year is here and I have a great family project (or individual) for you to start now (or at anytime really). A Good Things Jar! You may remember me sharing about my family doing “Three Good Things” at mealtime which is still great but as our family changes our ways to share good […]

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Decorated Tech Cords Project

December 4, 2013 Tech

How about a fun and easy project? Bookmark or pin this now because when the kids are off school for holiday break or stuck inside because of winter weather this will be a great project for them! We all have an abundance of cords these days for our smartphones, tablets, chargers, cameras, and more and […]

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How to make a no-sew fleece pet pillow – National Craft Month

March 4, 2013 Living

March is National Craft Month and I have an easy project for everyone to celebrate. I have three cats, Peaches, Lottie, and Ozzie, and they love warm and cozy places to nap. Somewhere online at some point I saw the idea of these easy no-sew fleece pet pillows and thought my cats would love them. […]

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Pinterest Weekly Roundup

February 24, 2013 Food

I”m getting back on schedule again with my weekly roundup of my favorite finds on Pinterest from the week. Enjoy! FOOD: Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus Source: via Robyn   HUMOR: I admit, this happens in my house! Source: via Robyn   HOLIDAY DECORATIONS: Aren’t these cute for St. Patrick’s Day? Made from disposable plastic […]

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DIY Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Party Decorations

August 14, 2012 Living

My mom is amazingly creative (I keep telling her she should blog). She makes the most wonderful things, she is great at putting things together, she wraps fabulously, she sews, and on and on. Recently she put together a super cute Mickey Mouse party for Colby’s 1st birthday. Everyone was amazed! I shared some of […]

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Hubby Says Craftsman Socket Sets Make Great Gifts

November 30, 2011 Reviews & Giveaways

Honestly tools like my husband uses for work and things around the house are not my thing. I am not handywoman inclined in the slightest. I struggle with using a hammer or a screwdriver even. If I put my mind to it I am sure I could figure it all out, but I have a […]

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Father and Son Plumbing

September 4, 2011 Living

The sink is backed up. Normally, I would find this very annoying, well ok that part is still annoying. Today though a silver lining to that little cloud. Hubby took the time to show and explain to Taylor about using a snake to help unclog the drain. I love moments like this when they bond. […]

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DIY – Dry-Erase Paint AND Giveaway!

September 1, 2011 Reviews & Giveaways

Today I have got a DIY item to share with you all. IdeaPaint dry-erase paint kit. Thanks to Hubby who did the work and took lots of pictures for me (he is such a good blogging assistant). We have had this large whiteboard up on the door in our kitchen (leads into the laundry room) […]

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Windows Tech Makeover Contest and Decorating Tips from Vern Yip

May 28, 2011 Tech

Now this is a great contest for great prizes! Windows is giving away a complete tech and room makeover with design help from Very Yip (I loved him on Trading Spaces). You have until June 1, 2011 to get your entries in. Have you seen the commercial where they build a personal PC store in […]

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