6 Easy Tips for Organizing Your Kitchen

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If you are anything like me, once the holidays are over and the Christmas tree has been taken down, you are ready to get yourself organized for the year.  Where is the best place to start?  For me, I spend most of my time in the kitchen so I like to start there.  Here are a few easy tips to get your kitchen organized! 1.  Roll your towels!  It saves a lot of room … [Read more...]

How To Make A Cinnamon Roll Wreath

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Cinnamon rolls are a Christmas morning staple at my house. The best part? With a little prep work the night before, you can have hot fresh cinnamon rolls and NOT get up at 4:00 am to get them! This is a new cinnamon roll dough recipe that I just tried from Money Saving Mom and loved it. They go together very quickly using the bread machine and then I'll show you how to shape them into a very fun … [Read more...]

DIY Beauty: Homemade Chocolate Body Scrub Recipe

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Did you know that a few items from your kitchen can create the perfect natural homemade chocolate body scrub? That's right! You can create the luxurious natural body scrub that you would buy at a specialty beauty shop. This recipe only takes minutes and costs less than a dollar to make. The following recipe was enough to create 3 small gifts. You can manipulate the measurements to create larger … [Read more...]

Mission Master Bathroom Part 2: Organize on a Budget & The Container Store Gift Card Giveaway

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I am so excited to show you how I was able to organize the bathroom on a budget and you can too. I did each of the organization tips that I mentioned in Mission Master Bathroom Organization Part 1. I used my bathroom inspiration and tips from Apartment Guide to help me. It was so nice having direction. Otherwise it would have been very overwhelming. When we left off I had taken everything … [Read more...]

What are Twitter Parties & How Do I Participate?

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I have been asked this question the most since I started hosting and attending Twitter Parties. I do not want any of you to feel like it is only for the elite or tech savvy. You can play too! Why do Companies do Twitter Parties? Companies host twitter parties to get their name, new products, cause awareness, deals, and other important information in the spotlight. This is a way that they can … [Read more...]

Home Improvement DIY: update ugly brass door knobs

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You know the ugly door knobs I am talking about. Even though our house was built in the 2004 it looks like it was built in the nineties. We have brass everywhere. Since we are in the middle of our home improvements I decided to update the whole house. Now that we have a new color and fresh paint up on the walls and doors the brass looks even worse. It stands out like a sore thumb. So those … [Read more...]

Home Improvement DIY: How to Lay Vinyl Tiles

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 Yes you can do it! I have seen the self adhesive flooring on the design shows. they make it look so easy. But since it is TV I really thought it could not be that easy. But when I saw the price of the materials I decided it was worth a shot. The room  that I wanted to tackle first was the bathroom. Here is the horrible linoleum that was there. It was coming up on the sides and raised and … [Read more...]

How To Make Easy Marshmallow Pops

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These Easy Marshmallow Pops are super easy and fun! I did these for my daughter's Justin Bieber party. These can be made with any colors so they would be a hit on any occasion. The kids can do these because they are so easy! You need: Marshmallows Kabob sticks or cake pop sticks (found in baking section at Walmart) Cup of cold water Colored cupcake sprinkles (make a bowl for each … [Read more...]

DIY: Wood Signs Made Easy #ExpressYourself #GluenGlitter #cbias

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As you may know I am doing a kitchen makeover on a budget! So far I have done the counter tops , cabinets, backsplash and more is on the way! This week I wanted a simple and quick project that would add some character and color to the kitchen. Since I love rustic signs that is what I wanted to do. I have seen them for sale for $75 EACH and up and that is WAY above my budget. I wanted to see what … [Read more...]

DIY Kitchen Updates in a Budget: You CAN Paint Laminate Countertops

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YES YOU CAN! I read all over the internet and heard experts saying that painting these countertops would not work. I have these ugly formica laminate counter tops that go up the way as a back splash too! UGLY! They came with the house when it was built. I discovered a kit made by the same people that did the cabinet paint kit that I used. The Rust-Oleum Countertop Transformations Kit cost over … [Read more...]

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