Raspberry Sunrise Smoothie




  • 1 1/2 cups frozen raspberries
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen mango
  • 2/3 cup orange juice

Click HERE for the instructions


Mini Pallet Fridge Organizers

Cute – Make one for each family member!


  • Sheet of 1/4″ plywood (you’ll need at least a 1’x2′ board per crate)
  • Circular saw & drill
  • Wood glue (I use *Elmer’s Carpenter’s Wood Glue MAX)
  • Wood clamps
  • Carpenter’s square or tape measure
  • Pencil, pen, paint brushes, & paper towels
  • Sandpaper – 60 grit (a sander is recommended but not required)
  • Magnetic Hook (9 lbs. capacity)
  • Paint (I like using chalk & acrylic paints) & Clear Furniture Wax (Annie Sloan Soft Wax is great)
  • Furniture Stain (Minwax Provincial is my favorite)
  • *Graphite paper for lettering
  • IKEA’s Dignitet Curtain Clips (optional)

Check out the instructions HERE


3D Paper Snowflake


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Cream Cheese and Chicken Tacquitos



  • 3 cups cooked shredded chicken
  • 6 ounces ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ⅓ cups sour cream
  • ½ cups salsa
  • 1½ cups colby jack cheese
  • 1½ cups chopped baby spinach, stems removed
  • 12 6 inch corn tortillas
  • vegetable or canola oil, for frying


Click HERE for the instructions

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Posted by on December 26, 2014 in Dinner - Eat it!, Kids, Kitchen, Party Foods, Snack it!


Peppermint Lotion Bars

I love this idea of lotion in bar form – who knew?!


You’ll need:


  •  1 Part Beeswax
  • 1 Part Coconut Oil
  • 1 Part Shea Butter
  • 6-8 Drops Peppermint Essential Oil
  • Mold of some sort


Click HERE for the instructions

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Posted by on December 26, 2014 in $ave it, Beauty & Hair, Gift it, Health, Wear it


Store Delicate Ornaments in an Egg Carton

We are lucky to have a relatives with a ceramics business – so each Christmas we all get new beautiful, but delicate ornaments. This idea is genius!
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Meatball Stroganoff

Another doitandhow family favorite!


  • 1 package stroganoff sauce mix
  • 2 C water
  • 1 ½ lb frozen Italian style meatballs
  • 1 c sour cream
  • Egg noodles, cooked and drained

In a large skillet or pot, whisk together water and sauce mix. Add meatballs and heat until boiling. Reduce heat and simmer 10-15 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in sour cream. Serve over egg noodles.

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Posted by on December 25, 2014 in Dinner - Eat it!, Kitchen


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