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Homemade Hamburger Helper (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

I’m fairly certain if you grew up in North America you’ve probably had Hamburger Helper. If you don’t know what that is or what I’m talking about, let me explain. Hamburger is ground meat – beef, turkey, chicken, pork. It’s inexpensive and quick to cook. Hamburger Helper is a boxed package of spices and dry… 

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6 trash to treasure thrift store finds

Trash to Treasure Thrift Store Finds

Each month we create something new from either scraps we have lying around or from a thrift store find. You know, as a way to show you it doesn’t have to be expensive to be beautiful. Or useful. Here are just a few of our favorite trash to treasure thrift store finds…turned projects. Thrift Store… 

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banana bread made with rice flour

Gluten Free Banana Bread Recipe

Sometimes it’s tough to enjoy eating gluten free banana bread. Many versions I’ve tried have been dry, crumbly and bland. Making my own seems to be the only way to get a moist and delicious gluten free banana bread. But the flour combinations I’ve seen in many gluten free recipes is a bit much. Who wants to… 

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Weekend Retreat Link Party #87

It’s Thursday night again – the first Thursday in October to boot! Can you believe it’s October already? How did that happen? Have you been busy? Are you back in the groove? Do you have anything fun to share this week? Chai Team Pumpkin Butterscotch Bread from Life With The Crust Cut Off | DIY… 

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Rustic Fall Front Porch | Blogger Homes

My friend Jen has exquisite style. I adore her blog, City Farmhouse. So since I haven’t been able to get to our own fall front porch decorating – I thought I’d point you to hers this morning! Big fluffy pillows, a few hits of fall color and loads of texture make up Jen’s Rustic Fall… 

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Shake it Up! Salt and Pepper Shakers

Have I mentioned that I absolutely adore this time of year? The cooler weather, the colors, the Holidays, the celebration. I also adore setting the table. Okay truth be told, I like setting a beautiful table any time. I especially enjoy shopping for or creating pretty things for the table – chargers, napkins, napkin rings, flatware… 

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jane austen silhouette art

Jane Austen Silhouette Art | Using Card Stock as a Stencil

Do you know that I read Sense & Sensibility every single year? But that until this year I’d never read Pride & Prejudice? Not until I watched a movie called Austenland on Netflix did I realize how much I like Jane Austen. Okay so the movie was a little cheesy. But I fall for sappy romantic… 

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Vintage Map Pennant Banner – #swapitlikeitshot

Happy Monday! Okay, so it is Monday. But we can all try to be happy, right? At least I’ve got a fun and simple project to share with you today. And it’s all ’cause lots of my blogging friends and I swapped some thrifty flea market finds.  Just look at all those beautiful bloggers… Swap It Like… 

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be thankful fall hoop art

Be Thankful Fall Hoop Art

Once upon a time embroidery hoops were simple utilitarian tools. One would use an embroidery hoop to create a needle point piece, remove the hoop and frame or otherwise display the completed piece, placing the hoop back in a drawer for later use. But not any more! Embroidery hoops themselves are now often used as… 

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WEEKEND RETREAT LINK PARTY

Weekend Retreat Link Party #86

It’s that time of the week again! Whatcha got? Fall Jars from Crafting in the Rain | Healthy Fall Snacks from Happy Mothering | Baked French Toast Recipe from An Extraordinary Day | Peanut Butter Oreo and Cream Cupcakes from This Silly Girl’s Life   Shannon’s Favorites Paint a Stenciled Cocktail Tray from the Pin Junkie | Burlap Sharpie… 

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prim fall style

Prim Fall Style in Linda’s Mom Cave

Linda always wanted a mom cave and this year she decided it was her time. Linda loves this room to hang out in. When Linda built this home she never used this space. Now she says you can’t get her out of it. “I love to decorate and I hope you enjoy my style – its a… 

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SHIRLEY TEMPLE WITH ORANGE JUICE

Shirley Temple Recipe (with Orange Juice)

I know the Shirley Temple is totally a child’s drink. Really, I do. But for me it comes with such happy memories. Memories of holidays with my family and visiting with my grandma. Shirley Temples also happen to be a favorite of my kids. The girls especially. But I’ve noticed something lately when we order… 

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PR Company Contact Template

PR Company Tracking Sheet | Blogging

This post is one for the bloggers in our audience. Especially the ones who work with brands and PR companies. I don’t know about you but I have an email box full of folders. Which are full of emails from brands, sponsors and PR companies. Sometimes – shhh, don’t tell anyone – I forget who’s… 

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