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DIY Nursery Art

I noticed about a month ago that Torin’s nursery was looking a little plain. We had our elephant parade wall decals up from Target, but everything in there just looked a little too matching… elephant sheets, elephant mobile, elephant baskets, you get the idea. The overall color scheme of the nursery is mint and gray… Continue reading DIY Nursery Art


$10 barstool makeover 

Today I’m going to show you all how to “makeover” your barstools in 15 minutes, with only $10 worth of supplies. It’s so easy I’m not even sure if you can call it makeover.  Here were my barstools before the makeover: pretty generic and boring. If you’ve been following my blog recently you know I’ve done… Continue reading $10 barstool makeover¬†


DIY Wood Kitchen Island Top 

I’m in love with Butcher Block countertops. They’re so homey and practical. Every time I see them in a kitchen they just look so warm and inviting. Now, I know you guys think I’m crazy because wood is so hard to care for, but I just think it looks nice. I also really love the… Continue reading DIY Wood Kitchen Island Top¬†


How to Butcher a Pork Loin

Remember how on Thursday’s post I said that knowing how to make homemade chicken broth is a life skill? Well today, I’m going to share another one with you. It’s not particularly fancy and most of you probably already do it, but for those of you that don’t, prepare to be educated. Knowing how to… Continue reading How to Butcher a Pork Loin

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Homemade Chicken Broth 

I love making my own broths and stock. Not only is it cheaper than buying commercial varieties, but it tastes so much richer (and less salty). Chicken broth is also chock full of minerals and amino acids that can help stave off illnesses, and by slow cooking the ingredients you get more nutrient extraction. Today,… Continue reading Homemade Chicken Broth¬†