DIY Mancala Game

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It doesn’t take much to get me to play any sort of game.  My competitive nature pretty much is roaring to go at any minute.  However, there is something about Spring that makes me want to play games even more.  I think it is probably because when I was young I remember any time the {…Read More…}





DIY Slim Rolling Laundry Cart {Free Plans}

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When we moved into our new house the option to do laundry was available either in the mudroom (and 8’ by 6’ room) or downstairs in the basement.  Neither was ideal but I knew for sure the mudroom wasn’t an option.  I overhauled that space already and created built-in lockers, which is much more functional {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Make a Pretty Pantry

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For a few decades, pantries became a thing of the past as homeowners embraced a modern age that included processed foods. Fortunately, in recent years, we’ve started demanding extra storage space in the kitchen, and the pantry is back. Most builders include a pantry of some kind in their plans, now. Just because it’s there, though, doesn’t mean it’s pretty! Wire shelving, ineffective lighting, and cramped spaces are all fairly typical of builder-grade pantries. Get ideas for upgrading yours with these 5 Ways to Make a Pretty Pantry.

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Finger Knitted Necklace

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Did you ever finger knit when you were young?  I needed no excuse to play with yarn and string when I was a child.  I made macramé bracelets, god’s eyes, dream catchers and finger knitted for days on end.  These tee-shirt yarn finger knitted necklaces pay homage to my childhood.  Made with soft cotton, they {…Read More…}