Little Denim Bucket DIY

Posted by Jennifer under DIY, Toolbox (1 Respond)

I’m not a sewer. But I saw this tutorial for simple denim bags (or storage-y buckets) out of recycled jeans and thought perhaps I could do that. More importantly, I was pretty sure my daughter could. Chloe asked for a sewing kit for her birthday and I purchased a very simple one for her. I […]

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Easy Pickled Beets Recipe

Posted by Jennifer under Recipe Box (No Respond)

At $1.88 for 6+ quarts of beets, it’s hard to beat beats for price I think. I just love pickled beets and so does my middle man, John. Isaac might too, but he’s never had them because he’s messy and beets stain. DH can take or leave them and Chloe would definitely leave them! What […]

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DIY Magnetic Map of the World

Posted by Jennifer under Homeschooling, Keeper of Home, Teaching Tots (3 Responds)

  Last summer we bought a map for about $7 at Costco. It’s pretty big, it’s poster-like but lightly laminated if that makes sense. Wipeable, I guess you could say. I didn’t want to…well….tape it onto the wall like I did with posters when I was 13 so I toyed with finding a frame for […]

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DIY Felted Dryer Balls

Posted by Jennifer under Keeper of Home, Toolbox (3 Responds)

I hang much of our clothing and dry others on our indoor drying rack. At our previous home we had built a clothes line but I haven’t done that here; we’ve talked about putting up a clothesline drying tree here but have yet to do it. Regardless of all that, I still love the dryer […]

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Homemade Mini Cheesecakes

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Several years ago I bought a mini cheesecake from Williams Sonoma and I’ve used it a number of times over the years. It came with a recipe on the back which has never failed me. Making a basic cheesecake, I switch up the crusts between Oreo and traditional graham crusts. Then I top it with […]

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Posted by Jennifer under Faith, Just Life, Parenting, Toolbox (1 Respond)

9.15.13 It’s Sunday; God’s day, a beautiful day. And the beauty of it has nothing to do with the weather, though it’s actually a nice crisp fall day. Life is so full of blessings and my heart is full of thankfulness. These three; oh how they fill me with thankfulness, delight and joy. They also […]

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