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Maine! And Homemade Seafood Stock

It’s Wednesday! Hooray!

Ok, so Wednesday’s aren’t always the most exciting, BUT this one is pretty great. In just a few hours I’m flying to Maine for a long weekend with my college roommates Anna and Michelle! 834 more words


Make Your Own Halloween Wreath. 

Every year my Mother in Law throws a Halloween Party for the kids and their cousins and friends and this year is no exception.

With that in mind my Mother in Law set about making decorations for the party. 385 more words


A Simple Stew

An “old-time” favorite traditional supper passed down through many, many generations of my family. It’s never the same way twice!

A little bit goes a long way!

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A Simple Stew

There’s no better comfort food, in my humble opinion, that a nice warm bowl of stew for those chilly fall nights. Served up with a steaming piece of fresh-from-the-oven, baked in cast iron cornbread, there’s just nothing better. 1,224 more words


Chalk Paint China Cabinet

Why does everyone seem to be getting rid of their china cabinets/hutches/display cabinets? I love them… not really for “fine china”, but for extra storage in a kitchen, or dining room, or bar area I think they are perfect and pretty! 1,291 more words

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A Spookily Thrifty Halloween!

Tips for Halloween on a budget.

Welcome to A Spookily Thrifty Halloween!

With Halloween now less then a week away we thought we would spend the next few days giving you hints, tips and craft ideas to help keep the cost of those Halloween Parties for the kids down. 31 more words


DIY: Mermaid Crown

Halloween is right around the corner! Do you have your costume yet?! If you are habitually last-minute (like me) then you probably are scrambling to find one. 281 more words