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Easy DIY No-Sew Roman Shades

As mentioned in my “4 affordable decor tricks that make a huge impact” post, I’ve been working on updating and decorating my house. (Can you tell I’m nesting??) I really want to put a roman shade up in my poor, bare kitchen…but don’t have the budget to buy one. Since it’s “Focus on Learning” month,

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How to catch fruit flies: 2 ingredient death cocktail…muahaha

I’m headed to the airport soon to pick my handsome hubby who is in town for few days! Woo hoo! So I can’t chat long. BUT…my kitchen was SWARMING with fruit flies today. I. HATE. FRUITFLIES. Is there any other creation on this earth nearly so annoying?? Luckily, I know how to catch fruit flies…with just 2 ingredients.

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Back-to-school tradition…watch how they grow!

As back-to-school is in full swing, I thought I’d remind you of the fun tradition we do every year (…aka…we just started last year for the first time because my kid had just started preschool…). My kids won’t start school until after Labor Day this year, so you’ll have to wait on the edge of

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DIY Water Balloon Station: Easiest way to fill water balloons. Like, ever.

I’m still recovering from a long vacation and have a busy week preparing to speak at the Bright Night event this week (hope you’re all going!). Plus, its July (already??) which is “Focus on FUN” month for our Focused in ’14 monthly challenges. Because of all these excuses factors, I’ve asked my home girls from

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DIY Disneyland Savings Jar + 5 ways kids can earn money

I’m enjoying a weekend away with the hubby for our 7th anniversary (more on that soon!) so enjoy this ADORABLE post from our DIY and Crafting contributors, Steffany and Melanie from Find it Make it Love it! Take it away girls: We’ve all heard the phrase Disneyland is the “Happiest Place on Earth” right? We

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3-minute Nest Necklace tutorial. (AKA If I can do this, YOU can do this!)

With Easter 2-seconds away and Mother’s Day not far behind, I thought it was time to refresh and remind you about my super simple Nest Necklace tutorial. They are the perfect gifts for someone you love! I made these nest necklaces a while back, then had forgotten about them until it was time to throw my bestie Bree a

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DIY Easy bathroom moulding for towel hooks

Since it’s Focus on Organization month, I’m trying to find things that I can do around my house to make organizing just plain EASIER and more effortless using sites like Homeclick Community for ideas. Our bathrooms are always a mess, so I enlisted the help of our DIY and Crafting Contributor, Heidi from Honeybear Lane, to

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3-Ingredient Lemon Sugar Scrub

  I went to bed at 8:30pm last night because I wasn’t feeling well (shown HERE) so thank goodness for my amazing Contributors to come through in a crunch! Adrienne from Chic California (our new DIY and Decor contributor) is teaching us how to make easy, delicious, and natural lemon sugar scrub! Take it away,

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