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Veggie Loaded Pasta Sauce

3 medium onions, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 6 cloves garlic, minced 2 medium zucchini, chopped 2 medium yellow squash, chopped 3 medium tomatoes,…

Paint Swatch Calendar

Last summer, I was admiring my little niece’s playroom and noticed a dry erase calendar that my sister-in-law used to write the events and outings for my niece.  It may…

homemade baby food basic puree recipes

Homemade Baby Food – The Basics

Knowing exactly what was going into every bite I was feeding my little girl and saving quite a bit of money in the process made the decision to attempt to…

DIY Chalk Paint

I’ve been reading a lot about how great chalk paint is – it gives a matte finish, it covers without needing to prime, it’s easy to sand down, giving furniture…

homemade baby food puree recipes

Homemade Baby Food: Basic Puree Recipes

Essential “Staple” Homemade Baby Food Purees I find it easiest to make and freeze each of these purees separately.  Then, when it comes times to feed my daughter, I pull…

10 Crock Pot Freezer Meals

There is nothing easier than combining some ingredients in the Crock Pot and coming home from work to a prepared meal ready for the family.  Except, unless, you have all…

Scrapbook Paper Hanging Decorations

I saw a picture of similar decorations on Pinterest, but it was linked to a “dead” website with only an image. Nowhere did it give a tutorial or even materials…

An Easy Way to Hang Level Picture Frames

I despise these types of brackets for hanging frames on the wall. No matter how much I use the tape measure and level, the screws never seem to line up…

Homemade Enchilada Sauce

I’m kicking myself for not trying to make this myself (along with a lot of other sauces) a long time ago.  10 cups of enchilada sauce for the cost of…

Toddler Sensory Tree

Lately I’ve  noticed a lot of designs using embroidery hoops and fabric or scrapbook paper.  It’s such a whimsical, creative, and cheap way to add texture and color to a…