Homemade Foot Scrub

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Homemade Foot Scrub If you are looking for a great gift for a special person, this homemade foot scrub is the perfect thing. It is made with natural and organic ingredients and is inexpensive and easy to make. My mom and I made this foot scrub and it feels so luxurious and awesome. Your feet will feel so soft and delicate for days. It’s made from just a few simple ingredients: ...

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DIY Decorative Burp Rags

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 Save Money by creating these Decorative Burp Rags in just a few simple steps.   No one wants to be carrying around plain white burp rags but it can get pricey for the fancy ones. I also find that the fancy ones aren't always as thick as the good old plain cloth diaper style ones. This simple DIY project will give you cute decorative burp rags with all the durability without spending a fortune. How to Make Decorative Burp Rags Items Needed 6 Cloth Diapers 1 yard Soft Flannel ...

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Homemade Lip Scrub Recipe

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Lip Scrub Recipe Easy to Make Lip Sugar Scrub My girl loves to search out how to make her own beauty products. She hit one out of the park again with this lovely lip sugar scrub from ingredients you have in your kitchen. She asked if she could make it and of course I said yes. She's not costing me hundreds of dollars in ingredients. She's costing me what I already had on hand. That is a great money saving tip. Use what you have. Here's her recipe in pictures! Ingredients: ...

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Having Fun with Summer Learning for Kids

Summer Learning for Kids

Summer Learning for Kids Last year I had the pleasure of assisting a very fun first grade class. This year I was able to move up with them and assist them in second grade as well. I was totally shocked those first weeks of second grade! We would work on something I knew the students learned last year and it was like they never learned it. Then as a parent of 3 I was worried. What did my children forget? What could I have done so that my children don’t have to struggle so much? As the year went ...

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Kids Play Dough Recipe

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Kids Play Dough Recipe   Kids Play Dough Recipe- Looking for something fun to do with your kids on a rainy day this summer? How about making some homemade playdough? All you need is a few ingredients and about 15 mins and you can make your own playdough! This play dough looks and feels just like the kind you get in the store, and costs very little to make! It's a great project to make with your kids too! Here what you will need to make this Kids Play Dough Recipe: 3 Cups of ...

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Homemade Fabric Refresher

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Save Money with this DIY Fabric Refresher  My house is always full of interesting smells, thanks to my family of people and pets. In my 900 square foot bungalow, there is myself, my husband, 2 kids (9 and 14), my father in law,3 dogs, 2 cats, a hamster, 3 fish and a snake. Odors are constantly coming from some room of the house. I was spending a bundle on Commercial Fabric Refreshers when I realized I could make my own for pennies on the dollar. This DIY method is so easy to make, I will ...

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DIY Magazine Picture Frame

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DIY Magazine Picture Frame   If you are looking for a fun way to personalize a regular picture frame, check out how to make this DIY Magazine Picture Frame! This frame is an easy (and fun!) project to do, and it can really bring your picture frames to life! Best yet, it's practically free to make! Most of us have some kind of magazine subscription, or you could even use sales flyers! All you need to do this project is a picture frame (I grabbed mine from the dollar store), tacky ...

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Top Homemade Bath and Body Wash and Scrub Recipes

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Must Try Homemade Bath and Body Wash Recipes Everyone is always showering or bathing and shopping for body washes can not only be confusing but expensive. Besides the price, the ingredients in most body washes will have you searching for a dictionary in order to find out what they are. Who wants to pay to cover your body with chemical?  Keep your body free of chemicals found in traditional "Store-Bought" Bath and Body Washes or Scrubs and save money. Create your own in minutes at home and ...

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Free Summer Activities for Kids: Flying Kites!

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Free Summer Activities for Kids - Flying Kites! Need ideas for free summer activities for kids? Follow my family as we explore some of the free (or almost free) things to do this summer. As I mentioned in my last post, I live just a few miles from St. Augustine, also known as the “Nation’s Oldest City." One of the most beloved spots in St. Augustine for both locals and tourists alike is the Castillo de San Marcos, commonly referred to as "The Fort." This National Monument includes 20.5 ...

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Crafting with Kids: Why Waste a Baking Fail?

Crafting with Kids

Crafting with Kids So this week was my step-moms birthday. Trying to be sneaky my daughter and I made cupcakes to surprise her with. Cute Right?? First, let’s start at the beginning! So we got everything measured out and mixed together and my daughter helped me scoop the batter into the cupcake tin so we could bake them. Somewhere in-between turning the oven on to what I swore was 350 and filling the cupcake liners my oven got bumped up to somewhere around 600 degrees!!! Yup…you read that ...

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