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  Remember when you used to make a gift for your mother in art class? She would place the less-than-perfect project by the kitchen window and talk about how much she loved it. Well, it’s time to get back to your roots this Mother’s Day! Plus, now that you’re all grown up you can make a more, ahem, perfect project!   Need another reason to be old-fashioned...

Being eco friendly in your home means a lot more than just being good to the environment, it also means saving money. Have some smart plans in place in your home to be more energy efficient can end up saving you hundreds of dollars each year. To get started, it’s pretty easy, let’s take a look at some easy ways to make your home http://www.enjoywarmth.com more...

http://imgur.com/TIXL2 All over your home lie scads of useful and under-appreciated items. Many things you assume have only one purpose are actually perfect for other tasks. Here are 15 ideas to give your junk drawer a whole new life. ...

Photo via Putthison.com   We all love to save a buck, and thrift stores can be real treasure troves if you know what to look for. But they are also full of used items you shouldn’t bother spending even two cents on. Here are some ideas regarding what to buy—and not buy—at your favorite local Goodwill. ...

Photo via Instructables.com   Tupperware and plastic storage containers of other brands are ubiquitous in today’s American kitchen. Of course they’re designed to hold things, and this can extend well beyond food to hair accessories, jewelry, cufflinks, safety pins, matches, you name it. But what about other creative uses for Tupperware containers of all sizes?...

For many parts of the country, winter means more than just ski season is back, it means the holiday season is fast approaching! And while it’s great to experience a change of seasons, it can be a struggle in already tough economic times to try to scrape together those extra dollars to make sure you can still enjoy winter decorating. This is especially true if...

One of the enduring symbols of fall has to be the pumpkin. More than just a fun activity for kids to join in and decorate for Halloween, pumpkins can be used all throughout the Fall as a perfect decorating tool for both in the yard and around the house. Pumpkins and gourds, both large and small make great bases to start decorating, and they can be bought relatively...

Fall is officially upon us! And that means for those who love to decorate for each season it is time to start taking down those summer items and replacing them with some new projects and crafts. One of the best ways to decorate for the seasons is get creative. It’s a lot more fun to spend time by yourself, or even better, with the kids making decorations that...

Posted on Nov 15 2013 - 9:56pm by Emily Emmer
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The hardest thing about nailing down a week’s menu is the need to plan ahead. Not a lot of us are great at it, especially planning seven days at once. I find it can feel overwhelming, particularly because it has to be done week in, week out. But to be most efficient—and therefore become less overwhelmed—planning is the key. Here are a few tips I’ve discovered...

  It’s fall, my favorite season! Nothing puts me in a good mood like the first snap of cool air or the sight of orange edging the leaves on the trees. The advent of fall seems like a reason to celebrate, and of course it has traditionally been a great time for many harvest festivals. Why not make up your own rite of autumn this year by putting together a festival...