“Did It mYself” Basic Hot Pad Holders!

  We are well over due for new hot pad holders. I’m quite ashamed of our current well worn ones. I figured, why not make some…and that’s exactly what I did. Its a two-fer deal for me, because I received a new sewing machine and we need to get to …

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Sephora Play! January 2017 review

I’m pretty excited about January’s Sephora Play! box because it is filled with beauty items I’ll actually use. The bag this month is actually pretty awesome, you can tell they listened to the consumers and switched it up from the basic screen printed draw string bag. Granted this is still …

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What 22q means to me and my family.

November is 22q awareness month. What is 22q? 22q is a lot of different things to a lot of people. To learn more about what it is as a whole, I suggest you visit 22q.org as they have a MUCH more in-depth look at what it is. I will only …

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Ipsy Glam Bag October 2016 Review

This is a review of the products I received in the October 2016 Ipsy Glam bag. If you are unaware of what Ipsy is, it is a $10 subscription that delivers 5 beauty products to your door. There are hundreds of subscription boxes out there, I choose ipsy because of …

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An unexpected, but welcome, adoption.

My husband and I had no plans in the works to become parents through adoption. It just sort of happened. We were trying, albeit not very hard, to have a second child and it just wasn’t happening. We didn’t plan for the first, so why plan for the second. Our …

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DIY – How to carpet stairs.

How to Carpet Stairs. We just finished laying carpet and flooring in the rooms and all that was left was to carpet the stairs, and add trim. I had seen a tutorial a LONG time ago, where they used carpet tape, and a staple gun to install the carpet on …

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