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Vintage Inspired Hand Made Decor by Laura Kennedy

Again, this month I am excited to showcase Vintage Inspired Hand Made Decor by Laura Kennedy; AKA Esther and Irene.  Laura and I first met when our sons were in kindergarten together some 15 years ago. Little did I know how many things we had in common! We … Read More

A delicious and healthy strawberry keto pound cake on a pedestal

Keto Pound Cake with Whipped Cream

Today I made a really tiny cake (6 inches in diameter) that’s delicious and healthy too; Keto Pound Cake with Whipped Cream. If cakes make a celebration special, a homemade cake takes it to the next level. It shows your guests they are important and that you really … Read More

A colorful bowl full of spicy, thai peanut sauce with chicken and zoodle salad

Zoodle Salad with Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

This post is fun for me in every way. First of all, this is my happy salad! Zoodles with Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce is bursting with flavor. I could drink it. Well, maybe not drink… but surely over-pour. The zoodles (zucchini noodles) just take it to the next … Read More

how to make fabric ties

How to Make Fabric Ties

Today I will show you how to make fabric ties; an easy addition to your projects! They are very simple and straightforward to make. Let me show you how. Sometimes, it’s the little things. As with most things in life, taking the time and extra effort with the … Read More

An orange polka dot DIY basket liner on a wicker basket on a white shelf.

How to Make a DIY Basket Liner

Today’s little project is perfect for adding a touch of personality to baskets or containers in any room of your house. Come along and learn how to make a DIY basket liner. Okay, so I may have too many baskets in my house. I guess I just love … Read More

flat lay with an outfit that includes a blouse with a tie front sew it with Simplicity 8601

DIY Tie Front Blouse

Hi Friends! Join me for today’s sewing project and be inspired to create something for yourself! I’ll make a linen DIY tie front blouse using Simplicity Pattern D0890 (or 8601). But first, I have a question for you. When sewing, which do you buy first; the pattern or … Read More

Healthy Chocolate and Banana Protein Shake Recipe

Hey gang, here’s a fun recipe to fool your not-so-healthy-food-loving kids or spouse. If that’s a thing in your world? This healthy chocolate and banana protein shake recipe is really delicious and no one will ever guess how clean and healthy it is. I love to recall the … Read More

A "Make it Happen" t-shirt design from a blog post named "Beginner Cricut Project Ideas".

Beginner Cricut Projects

Learn how to make a graphic t-shirt with Cricut with these beginner Cricut projects. I have t-shirt ideas & a beginner tutorial too.🎉 If you are a new Cricut user who wants to make a t-shirt or you just need a quick refresher, you’ve come to the right … Read More

The best Chinese pork dumpling recipe with dipping sauce

Chinese Pork Dumpling Recipe

Dave’s Chinese pork dumpling recipe is not just an appetizer. Oh no, it’s so good, it’s what’s for dinner! I have always been an appetizer girl. As far back as I can remember. It was a really “special” occasion when my Mom bought pizza rolls for a New … Read More

mixed color DIY knit ties for a fabric face mask

How to Make Fabric Ties with Knits

Hello! Stay for a minute (it’s that quick!), and learn how to make fabric ties with knits. Just dropping in to share this awesome little hack for how to make ties for face masks or really just about anything you need fabric laces for, clothing, accessories, home decor, … Read More