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Memorial Day is just around the corner. If you’re thinking of hosting a big old bash or plan on attending a Memorial Day party as a guest, right about now you’re probably looking for ideas. Well, my friend, I’ve got your back! Feast your eyes on 20 amazing ideas for a Memorial Day party! We’ve...

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Does this sound familiar? You buy fresh fruits and vegetables at the store with every intention of using them. Fast-forward to a week or so later and…crap. Is that mold? I can’t tell you how many times I’ve done this very thing. It’s irritating and wasteful. But I’ve learned (finally!) that the key to not...

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The royal wedding countdown is on! In less than a month, Prince Harry will marry his American girl, Meghan Markle, and the whole world will be watching. Those of us in the United States will be up at the butt crack of dawn to watch the festivities on TV. If you’re going to be up...

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If you’re looking for some great ideas on making raised garden beds, you’re in the right place! I’ve pulled together some of the best ideas from the interwebs for you. But first, a little history on how I became a fan of raised garden beds. When I became a homeowner, one of the first things...

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When Alex was little I started including bubbles in her Easter basket every year for a fun thing that wasn’t candy. And she LOVED it! So every year I looked for a new non-candy Easter goody to put in her basket. Pens, gift cards, chalk, and hair ties were all very popular over the years....

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I think we can all agree that one area where we could use some fresh new ideas is kitchen organization! I don’t know what it is about the kitchen but it seems to be the place where it’s always happening! Whether it’s prepping and cooking meals, packing lunches, doing a little baking or just hanging...

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Mirrors aren’t just for showing the fairest of them all. They can be the secret weapon in your decorating arsenal. To a certain extent, mirrors take a backseat to art. While art is integral to making a room feel finished, don’t forget about mirrors! They can make a small space seem bigger because of the...

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A few weeks ago I went on a real spree at Dollar Tree and Walmart. They’d just put out all their stuff for spring and Easter and I went crazy. I love shopping at the dollar stores for craft supplies because even if I go totally nuts, it’ll still be under 30 bucks.  I’m constantly...

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