October 6, 2014
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I’m sure you’ve made caramel apples in the past by simply melting the pre-made caramel cubes from the candy section of the store, but believe it or not, making them from scratch is almost just as easy! I have found a fool-proof recipe for some delicious caramel apples… Ingredients: ½ cup butter, cubed 2 cups […]
October 2, 2014
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Need something to spice up your tables for your dinner parties this fall? Well look no further—I have gathered some of the simplest DIY projects to add that festive flare to any fall event! Using Pumpkins & Gourds When you think of fall, you think of pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns; so this idea puts a spin […]
September 30, 2014
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Are you looking for the perfect fall dessert to impress guests or wow your family? I found a tried and true Pinterest winner with Life, Love & Sugars amazing Caramel Apple Blondie Cheesecake recipe! I was asked to bring a dessert to a cook out at a friends house this past weekend. I wanted to make something to welcome […]
September 18, 2014
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You can bring a taste of Oktoberfest to your household by following this simple homemade pretzel recipe. A great activity to do with the kids or for a fun date night, this pretzel recipe is easy to follow and you only need a few ingredients. Ingredients: Active Dry Yeast White Sugar Flour Table Salt Vegetable […]
September 3, 2014
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Celebrate the end of summer with tie dye! This is a great and inexpensive family activity. Consider tie dying shirts, socks, sheets or even shoes. Now grab your canvas and let’s get started! Make sure to protect work surface with plastic trash bags or a tarp. If you don’t have either, I would suggest doing […]
August 20, 2014
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Send your kids back to school with this unique notebook. They can even write their homework on it or class schedule! Materials: Composition Notebook Black Chalk Paint (Can be found in craft stores) Foam Brush Chalk Directions: 1. Take your notebook and cover the front with a light coat of the chalk paint using your […]
August 16, 2014
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As the first day of school is quickly approaching, take this time to make something unique for your child to take to school with them. This project is great to do with your kids, just be careful with the hot glue. Materials: Buttons Paperclips Felt Hot Glue Directions: 1. Take a paperclip and carefully hot glue […]
August 13, 2014
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If you are looking for a fun activity to do with your kids, this is the perfect one! It’s quick and easy, involving only a few ingredients. Materials: 1 Cup Half and Half 2 Tablespoons Sugar ½ teaspoon Vanilla ½ Cup Rock Salt (or Kosher Salt, the bigger granules are better) 1 Sandwich or Pint-Size […]
August 11, 2014
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We have definitely had a more mild summer in the DMV than normal but here are five tips for those extra hot days to keep your pet safe: Never leave your pet in a car in the heat! On a warm day temperatures inside a vehicle can rise rapidly. Leave your pet at home if […]
August 5, 2014
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I absolutely love the look of lanterns outside especially at an evening gathering or party. However, lanterns can be expensive. Here’s a creative way to make your own Mason Jar Lantern  for much cheaper. Photos and instructions from Petite Raisin. Materials: Mason Jars Gauge Wire (18G) Wire Cutters Pliers Directions: 1. Take your wire and cut […]