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Jewelry Making

I am a person of many interests. I love crafting, photography, blogging, thrifting and reselling, among other things...but I’m always looking for something new to try. I bought a Cricut a few months ago and I’ve been making leather earrings which are very fun to make and very on trend. But I’ve recently discovered something… Continue reading Jewelry Making

Pets

Kitten Spay Recovery Tips Surgical Recovery Suit

I have a Calico Cat. Her name is Cali. It was time for her spay surgery so I did some research before hand and discovered this Surgical recovery suit I chose this over the “Cone of Shame” It has been the best choice. I think it was way more comfortable for her. This is Cali… Continue reading Kitten Spay Recovery Tips Surgical Recovery Suit

Recipes

Homemade Pierogi

This is my recipe for homemade pierogi. I recommend making them in small batches, for me they turn out better when I make them in small batches. I start with 2-1/2 cups of flour, 1 tsp Salt, 1 egg and 3/4-1 cup of hot water. Mix flour with salt and add to a mixing bowl.… Continue reading Homemade Pierogi

Cleaning Tips

Homemade Jewelry Cleaner Especially for Silver

This is a great way to clean jewelry at home. It works great on silver. Lay a piece of Aluminum Foil in a bowl. Add a teaspoon of salt, sprinkle in some baking soda and add a squirt of Dawn dish soap. Heat water to hot but not boiling. Pour into bowl and stir. Take… Continue reading Homemade Jewelry Cleaner Especially for Silver

Recipes

We Process Our Own Venison

For the past few years we have been processing our own venison. My husband is a hunter and we are big DIYer’s. We like to do whatever we can on our own. We are not experts but we are getting better at every one we do. After my husband skinned the deer, he cut up… Continue reading We Process Our Own Venison

Crafts · Cricut Crafts · Dollar Tree Crafts · Recipes

Dollar Tree Cricut Crafts: Graphic Oven Mitts Christmas Gift Idea

This is an easy craft if you have a cricut, I made three in less then an hour. Dollar Tree has these oven mitts with a pocket. You can stuff it with cookie or cake mixes and even a fun kitchen gadget. They are perfect for gift giving for teachers, white elephant, stocking stuffers or… Continue reading Dollar Tree Cricut Crafts: Graphic Oven Mitts Christmas Gift Idea

Dinner · Recipes

Mashed Potato Bombs

This is a total comfort food recipe! They are perfectly crisp on the outside and soft and gooey and full of flavor on the inside. Here’s how you make them: 3-1/2 C Mashed potatoes (cold and leftover is better)Approximately 3/4 C All Purpose FlourSalt, Pepper, Garlic Powder to your liking1 EggPanko CrumbsFor the filling: Cheddar… Continue reading Mashed Potato Bombs

Crafts · Dollar Tree Crafts · Home Decor · Lake House Decor · Recipes

Dollar Tree Lantern DIY Craft

I made this lantern from Dollar Tree items. I used supplies from Dollar Tree, four 8x10 canvas, four sink mats and some rope. First, I removed the canvas and staples. I only needed the wood frames. This is the most tedious part but it goes pretty quick. I used four sink mats cut to fit… Continue reading Dollar Tree Lantern DIY Craft

Crafts · Cricut Crafts · Dollar Tree Crafts · Recipes

No Sew Christmas Throw Pillows Cricut Iron On Decal

If you can use a hot glue gun, you can make these pillows. There is no sewing involved. You can also do without the decal if you don’t own a cricut machine. I used cloth table napkins from Hobby Lobby. They are the perfect size for throw pillows. They were $2.99 a piece but I… Continue reading No Sew Christmas Throw Pillows Cricut Iron On Decal

Dinner · Instant Pot Recipes · Recipes

Instant Pot Chicken Rice Soup Comfort Food

It’s Fall, temps are dropping and there is nothing better on a cold gray day then a cup of soup! Here is my instant pot recipe. Ingredients: 2 Celery Stalks Chopped1-2 Carrots Chopped1/2 C Diced Onions1 tsp Garlic Powder1/2 tsp Thyme1 tsp Dried Parsley 1 tsp Salt1/2 tsp Pepper1 C Brown Rice2 Chicken Breast4 C… Continue reading Instant Pot Chicken Rice Soup Comfort Food