DIY Gift Idea: Peppermint Milk Bath Recipe

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I love to take a nice hot bath- and one of the things I like most is having scented water that helps soften my skin.  This peppermint bath milk  recipe is a perfect  holiday soak for yourself or to gift to a friend!  Items Needed: Sealable Jar or Clear Christmas Ornament 1 Cup Powdered Milk 1 peppermint Tea Bag Directions: Empty ...

Homemade Gift Ideas

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Homemade Gift Ideas Reindeer Food Recipe Cards, Tags, and Wrapping Paper Thumb Print Ornaments Manicure in a Jar Body Scrub: Sugar and Sage Handprint Art Oven Mitts Homemade Vanilla Peppermint Candy Bowl and Peppermint Candy Tree Hot Chocolate in a Jar Sharpie Coffee Mugs The Mavens of Money group is comprised of 11 bloggers: MadameDeals | The Coupon Challenge | Mom On Dealz | Coupons are ...

DIY Gift Idea: Manicure in a Jar

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Items Needed to make this DIY Gift Idea: Manicure in a Jar: Cotton balls Sealable Clear Container   Ideas for Gifts: Nail polish Nail File Nail Clippers Travel Size Nail Polish Remover Hand Lotion   Directions: Fill the bottom of your jar with cotton balls.   Add in your gifts, placing additional cotton balls around items to help keep them up right.   Fill remaining empty space with cotton balls and ...

Decoration Ideas for a Busy Family

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Family life can be hectic, there’s no doubt about it. Nowadays, everyone is on the go. When it comes to decorating your house you can’t just select what might be the most aesthetically pleasing, you also need options that will make your life easier. Here are a few decoration ideas to consider from our friends ...

No one leaves the lights on anymore (#Giveaway 5 winners)

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Last month, I introduced you to the awesome that is the Lutron Occupancy Sensor Switch.  I also introduced you to my um...lack of attention to details at times...and you all got an inside look into the mess I made of things.  Happily, I have an amazing and talented husband who's able to fix things for ...

Designing kitchen spaces with The Home Depot #revitalizeandredesign

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This post about designing kitchen spaces with The Home Depot is sponsored through my affiliation with Glam Media.  Opinions are my own.  We are almost finished with our breezeway redo and it has me wanting to finally get our kitchen remodel started.  We'd decided years ago to just paint the horrible and piecemeal cabinetry and live ...

Who left the lights on (again)?

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 I participated in a campaign about "who left the lights on"on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Lutron. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item as a thank-you for participating. If you live with someone- anyone, chances are, like me, you've asked "Who left the lights on?" a time or two.  Or ...

How to Install a Vanity and a Faucet Yourself!

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This is a sponsored post about how to install a vanity and a faucet yourself.Brought to you by The Home Depot®, click here to learn more. I recently attended a Do It Herself Workshop at The Home Depot in Manchester, CT.  The workshop I attended was all about how to install a vanity and a ...

Making a Lego Terrarium

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We do a lot of gardening with our kids, but most of it happens outdoors. The kids are always asking for some plants in the house- and specifically, in their rooms, so I decided this week in honor of Miracle-Gro's The Gro Project, we would make a "Toyrarium" custom for our house.  We've done terrariums ...

Custom Closet Ideas for Storing more Shoes

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This post about custom closet ideas is brought to you by our friends at Tailored Living. Shoes, shoes, and more shoes! One can never have enough footwear. There is a shoe for each and every occasion, whether they are rugged and outdoorsy or classy and fashionable, you need to have a space to store ...