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DIY: Firefly Lamp


Today’s post was originally found on another site that did not have a few bits of information right. Perhaps most telling was the conflict I have with sites not giving credit to originators of creatives and sources. The graphics I make will ALWAYS refer sources and credit originators of content, unless I find no attribution, […]

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DIY: Dryer Lint Firestarter Tube

I’m certainly not lighting a bonfire in this Texas warmth. But hey, when we find ingenuity, we have an obligation to share it…especially when it helps you get through a boring day at work! I like the simplicity of this DIY. Click on the image below to see how to create your own lint firestarter […]

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DIY: Citronella Tiki Torches

Tiki torches have always been a favorite feature of mine…but I could never bring myself to justify having them. Until now. With mosquitoes making their way into our lives, especially here in Texas, I was looking for a creative way to burn citronella without having to buy the candle thing. I found this post online […]

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DIY: Cornhole Boards Toss Game

With the break of summer to get us outdoors and having fun together, we found this DIY tutorial to make your very own cornhole toss game boards. This DIY is a simple build, as long as you know how to cut, drill, assemble, and paint! Click on the image below to read through the tutorial:

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FUN CRAFT: Kids’ Crap Buckets

Whether or not you have stairs at your place, this craft is ALL about helping clear out the crap from being left around the house. I am still in awe at how such young and seemingly innocent creatures as my children can make such HUGE messes in so little time! This DIY allows for creativity […]

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RECIPE: Delicious Watermelon Lemonade

Who doesn’t LOVE a tall glass pitcher of cool, refreshing, sweet lemonade in the summer? AND, who doesn’t LOVE a crisp slice or three of fresh watermelon? This recipe is the perfect blend of delicious and sip-in-an-air-conditioned-bungalow. Click on the image below to read and download the recipe from the site

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TIME SAVER: Power Drill Scrubber

This DIY from BuzzFeed is rather clever. I happen to have three drills: My favorite & GO-TO: Rigid drill 18V (cordless) from Home Depot Rigid Corded Drill Back-up: Ryobi One+ 18V drill (cordless) Having worked a few varied subcontractor positions, I thoroughly enjoy drilling holes and screwing things together, not to mention cutting things on […]

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SUMMER FUN: Outdoor Games for the Kiddos

OK, now this post was a blast to read through and enjoy! I love having fun with my kiddos…especially when it involves cold water in the heat! We’ve found 20 outdoor games for you to explore with your family. Be sure to take the necessary precautions in being outdoors in hot weather. Remember, just a […]

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Homemade Gluten-Free Playdough

Who hasn’t eaten that colorful, salty, dough for playing? If you have little ones at home, or if you were a kid within the last 60 years, then you’re no doubt familiar with this toy. Originally created for use in cleaning wallpaper in the 1930s, it was re-purposed for use as a modeling clay in […]

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