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Pantry Organization

Pantry organization has been one of my coping strategies lately. Not gonna lie, I have a lot of anxiety over this whole quarantine/pandemic stuff. Anyone else? I’ve been trying to combat my nervous energy with staying busy. I’ve been texting, talking on the phone and video conferencing with colleagues as we try to figure out what “distance learning” will look like for our students. My husband and I have been taking long walks nearly everyday, and doing some spring yard […]

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Farmhouse Pantry Crates on Caster Wheels

These farmhouse pantry crates on caster wheels have been on my “to-do” list for quite some time, and I’m so glad to have finally been able to tackle them! I’ve had the idea for some wooden crates with wheels in my mind ever since we moved into our new house about a year and a half ago. At that time, I organized our pantry fairly well, but I also had a whole house to pull together and try to at […]

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How to Paint Picture Frames

How to Paint Picture Frames

Learn how to paint picture frames and make them new again. Give old, outdated frames a fresh new look with paint and fun embellishments. Prickly Pear Pink This whole project was inspired by one of Dixie Belle’s newest Silk paint colors called Prickly Pear. Dixie Belle was kind enough to send me several colors from their new Desert Colors Silk Series recently, and while they are all beautiful, I nearly swooned when I opened the box and pulled out this […]

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Pumpkin Spice Coffee Cake

Pumpkin, spice & everything nice combine for this moist, sour cream Pumpkin Spice Coffee Cake that’s filled with seasonal spices and topped with a crunchy streusel and a drizzle of creamy glaze. It’s the perfect fall dessert that’s easy to make, yet worthy enough to be served on your Thanksgiving table. Plus, as an added bonus, at the bottom of this post you will find even more delicious pumpkin recipes as part of the DIY Challenge: Fall Recipe Favorites hosted […]

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Laundry Room Refresh

Are you the kind of person who enjoys folding a fresh load of laundry still warm from the dryer, or the kind who only does laundry when you’re completely out of clean clothes? I wouldn’t say I enjoy doing laundry, but I don’t hate it either. And one thing that makes it more tolerable is having a pretty, functional, and organized space to do laundry. If that does not describe your current laundry space, then maybe a simple laundry room […]

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Cookie Dough Protein Balls

School is back in full swing now, which has me searching for make-ahead breakfast and lunch ideas that I can grab and go on busy mornings. These Cookie Dough Protein Balls are a new favorite! These little no-bake protein bites make a satisfying breakfast or snack, are easy-to-make, are filled with wholesome ingredients, and taste like you’re eating cookie dough. I mean really, what’s not to love? How to Make Cookie Dough Protein Balls Chickpeas The secret ingredient in this […]

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Garlic Butter & Tomato Pasta

Welcome to the latest installment of “What in the world am I going to do with all of these tomatoes?!” The answer: Garlic Butter & Tomato Pasta. In addition to being delicious, it’s a one-pot meal that cooks in just 30-minutes–perfect for when you need to get a fast dinner on the table that the whole family will love! This Garlic Butter & Tomato Pasta is a great solution for using up your bounty of fresh garden tomatoes, but tomatoes […]

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Farmhouse Style Basket Makeover with Chalk Paint

Paint is one of the easiest ways to upcycle something old and outdated, and make it fresh and modern again. This farmhouse style basket makeover with chalk paint is the perfect example of that. For just a few bucks, and about an hour of my time, I gave them a whole new attitude. These three wicker baskets used to hold laundry supplies above the washer and dryer in my last house. When we moved, I held onto them, because they […]

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Old Fashioned Rhubarb Custard Pie

It’s rhubarb season in Iowa and rhubarb pie is one of my most favorite ways to use our homegrown stalks. My mom’s amazing rhubarb pie recipe is still my very favorite, but I was inspired by a rhubarb custard pie that a sweet co-worker of my husband’s gifted us from a little Amish bakery near her farm. It was so delicious that I decided to try and recreate the recipe myself, and ended up with this tart and creamy Old […]

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Farmhouse Spring Decor Ideas to Brighten Up Your Home

I don’t know about you guys, but once Valentine’s Day is over, I’m ready to go full-on SPRING decorating at my house. Give me all the fresh greenery, florals, birds, bunnies and sunshine! Today, I’m sharing my favorite farmhouse spring decor ideas to brighten up your home. Farmhouse Spring Decor Ideas to Brighten Up Your Home 1. Florals and/or Greenery One of the easiest ways to brighten up your home for spring is to add in greenery and florals. If […]

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