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DIY Making A Paper Plate Cool…and Special!

DECORATING PAPER PLATES

My family will tell you that I don’t use paper plates. I don’t know if our children even have a memory of my serving them on a paper plate unless we were “on a picnic.”  However, when I happened to see this ribbon-trimmed plate, I … Continue reading

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Somebody Knows A Beautiful DIY!

DIY PHOTO DISPLAY

Is this not beautiful? This is not my photo, and I cannot credit it because it was emailed to me. However, I did want you creative people to see how this old window “frame” can come inside and actually be … Continue reading

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DIY Lotion For Unbelievably SMOOTH Skin !

LOTION

I don’t use a lot of lotions because I’m so picky about what I put on my skin. Of course, I don’t struggle with dry skin so lotion isn’t something I think about very often. However, when my sister-in-law raved … Continue reading

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DIY – How To Grow a Home Pineapple Plant

Pineapple 3

I love plants. Problem is I don’t have a green thumb. I could probably grow nice plants if I stayed home long enough to take care of them, but staying home isn’t an option for me. How excited was I … Continue reading

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Making Your Own Sequin Ornaments DIY

This ornament actually hangs year-round as a decoration. It was made and given to me by a dear friend.

Years ago, I learned to make these gorgeous ornaments from my grandmother. A few years ago, that memory came to life for me, and I began to make these gorgeous sequin ornaments once again. They do take time, but they … Continue reading

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Really Awesome RUSTIC Christmas Stuff You Can Make Yourself!

CinnamonStickCandles

Okay, so in my first installment of “Really Awesome Christmas Stuff You Can Make Yourself”, I presented you with five different DIY Christmas wreath options. Did anyone actually attempt any of those? If so, you’ve just GOT to share. We’d love … Continue reading

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Christmas Wreaths On A Budget

Santa Wreath

Okay… Christmas is right around the corner now! And, I don’t know about you, but I get a wee bit overzealous when it comes to Christmas decorating. I mean, year after year, the tree goes up just a little, tiny … Continue reading

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Easy DIY Holiday Centerpiece

CUPCAKE WREATH

Even I might could do this one…even if I had to have someone decorate the cupcakes for me! But seriously, the holidays they are a comin’ and this is a great idea for an inexpensive way to let your food … Continue reading

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From A Dead Cow To A Work Of Mosaic Art!

COW HEAD CHRISTMAS PRESENT

Shelby Hilliard actually created Mr. Hornsby over a year ago, and I blogged about him at the time; however, the post has been so popular all across social media that I decided to republish in case some of you missed it the first time! … Continue reading

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DIY Halloween Yard Decorations

DIY HALLOWEEN YARD DECOR

Now I have to tell you right up front that this is not my idea or my photo, not at all. However, it is a DIY that even I could do, and it’s also just pretty darned cute! Found on … Continue reading

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DIY Cure For Dry Feet

DIY FOR DRY FEET

Let’s face it. It was a cold, dry winter here in Texas, and that’s been hard on all of our skin…right down to our feet. Suddenly, as it always happens in Texas, we find that summer is here, and it’s time … Continue reading

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DIY Slushee Or Slurpee In 3 Seconds!

CADEN AND FRIENDS

Summer vacation is coming, and so are the kids! I have to be honest and tell you that I haven’t tried this one yet, but I’m going to on the first day we have all of our grandchildren here with … Continue reading

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DIY Easter Centerpiece The Kids Can Do

EASTER CENTERPIECE

No, it’s not as sophisticated as fresh flowers, and no, it’s not as striking as a hundred other things you could do yourself. However, no matter their age, your kiddos will think this homemade DIY Easter egg centerpiece absolutely perfect, especially … Continue reading

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DIY Way To Revive Your Towels

TOWELS

Let’s face it. Things are expensive, and our towels are no different. I’m amazed every single time I buy new at just how much money it costs to replace the old ones. It seems to me that the continual washing … Continue reading

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Is Fluoride Damaging Your Thyroid?

FLUORIDE

Obviously, I can’t tell you that, but Israel has now jumped into the argument by banning fluoridation. I personally think it is certainly worth a lot of consideration, especially by people like me who just can’t get the thyroid to regulate.* I have a … Continue reading

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DIY Fluoride Free Toothpaste For The Thyroid & Whiter Teeth

FLOURIDE FREE TOOTHPASTE

Is it true that fluoride can damage the thyroid? It’s according to who you talk to, right? There’s a lot to be said for either side of the argument, and all I know for  sure is that even with medication … Continue reading

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A DIY Legacy For Your Children

JONES FAMILY BOOK

I have to confess that I love the G word, genealogy, that is. I love it because to me it simply means family stories, and who doesn’t love stories of any kind? However, a few years ago I woke up … Continue reading

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DIY Shower Vaporizer For Cold & Flu Season

SHOWER VAPORIZER

It seems that everyone I know is struggling with some type of upper respiratory problem and just feeling miserable with it. Patty Hirst of Dublin, Texas reminded me recently of something I used to do when I just could not … Continue reading

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DIY: A Happy Home On A Budget

SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA

Every now and again, things really, really catch my eye. I may feel like my house is complete, or I can’t justify spending money on a switcheroo, but I look and browse and love it all none the less. I’ve … Continue reading

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Recreating Grandma’s Wall-Super Easy DIY

RECREATING GRANDMA'S WALL

I absolutely love family photos, love, love, love, them! However, I don’t really like the thought of family photos all over my walls. No, you have to be really, really special or really, really old to make the wall here … Continue reading

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    DIY Making A Paper Plate Cool…and Special!

    DECORATING PAPER PLATES

    My family will tell you that I don’t use paper plates. I don’t know if our children even have a memory of my serving them on a paper plate unless we were “on a picnic.”  However, when I happened to see this ribbon-trimmed plate, I … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged | Leave a comment

    Somebody Knows A Beautiful DIY!

    DIY PHOTO DISPLAY

    Is this not beautiful? This is not my photo, and I cannot credit it because it was emailed to me. However, I did want you creative people to see how this old window “frame” can come inside and actually be … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , | 1 Comment

    DIY Lotion For Unbelievably SMOOTH Skin !

    LOTION

    I don’t use a lot of lotions because I’m so picky about what I put on my skin. Of course, I don’t struggle with dry skin so lotion isn’t something I think about very often. However, when my sister-in-law raved … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    DIY – How To Grow a Home Pineapple Plant

    Pineapple 3

    I love plants. Problem is I don’t have a green thumb. I could probably grow nice plants if I stayed home long enough to take care of them, but staying home isn’t an option for me. How excited was I … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

    Making Your Own Sequin Ornaments DIY

    This ornament actually hangs year-round as a decoration. It was made and given to me by a dear friend.

    Years ago, I learned to make these gorgeous ornaments from my grandmother. A few years ago, that memory came to life for me, and I began to make these gorgeous sequin ornaments once again. They do take time, but they … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    Really Awesome RUSTIC Christmas Stuff You Can Make Yourself!

    CinnamonStickCandles

    Okay, so in my first installment of “Really Awesome Christmas Stuff You Can Make Yourself”, I presented you with five different DIY Christmas wreath options. Did anyone actually attempt any of those? If so, you’ve just GOT to share. We’d love … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    Christmas Wreaths On A Budget

    Santa Wreath

    Okay… Christmas is right around the corner now! And, I don’t know about you, but I get a wee bit overzealous when it comes to Christmas decorating. I mean, year after year, the tree goes up just a little, tiny … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    Easy DIY Holiday Centerpiece

    CUPCAKE WREATH

    Even I might could do this one…even if I had to have someone decorate the cupcakes for me! But seriously, the holidays they are a comin’ and this is a great idea for an inexpensive way to let your food … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

    From A Dead Cow To A Work Of Mosaic Art!

    COW HEAD CHRISTMAS PRESENT

    Shelby Hilliard actually created Mr. Hornsby over a year ago, and I blogged about him at the time; however, the post has been so popular all across social media that I decided to republish in case some of you missed it the first time! … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

    DIY Halloween Yard Decorations

    DIY HALLOWEEN YARD DECOR

    Now I have to tell you right up front that this is not my idea or my photo, not at all. However, it is a DIY that even I could do, and it’s also just pretty darned cute! Found on … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

    DIY Cure For Dry Feet

    DIY FOR DRY FEET

    Let’s face it. It was a cold, dry winter here in Texas, and that’s been hard on all of our skin…right down to our feet. Suddenly, as it always happens in Texas, we find that summer is here, and it’s time … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

    DIY Slushee Or Slurpee In 3 Seconds!

    CADEN AND FRIENDS

    Summer vacation is coming, and so are the kids! I have to be honest and tell you that I haven’t tried this one yet, but I’m going to on the first day we have all of our grandchildren here with … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

    DIY Easter Centerpiece The Kids Can Do

    EASTER CENTERPIECE

    No, it’s not as sophisticated as fresh flowers, and no, it’s not as striking as a hundred other things you could do yourself. However, no matter their age, your kiddos will think this homemade DIY Easter egg centerpiece absolutely perfect, especially … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

    DIY Way To Revive Your Towels

    TOWELS

    Let’s face it. Things are expensive, and our towels are no different. I’m amazed every single time I buy new at just how much money it costs to replace the old ones. It seems to me that the continual washing … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , | Leave a comment

    Is Fluoride Damaging Your Thyroid?

    FLUORIDE

    Obviously, I can’t tell you that, but Israel has now jumped into the argument by banning fluoridation. I personally think it is certainly worth a lot of consideration, especially by people like me who just can’t get the thyroid to regulate.* I have a … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com, Staying Healthy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    DIY Fluoride Free Toothpaste For The Thyroid & Whiter Teeth

    FLOURIDE FREE TOOTHPASTE

    Is it true that fluoride can damage the thyroid? It’s according to who you talk to, right? There’s a lot to be said for either side of the argument, and all I know for  sure is that even with medication … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com, Staying Healthy | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

    A DIY Legacy For Your Children

    JONES FAMILY BOOK

    I have to confess that I love the G word, genealogy, that is. I love it because to me it simply means family stories, and who doesn’t love stories of any kind? However, a few years ago I woke up … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    DIY Shower Vaporizer For Cold & Flu Season

    SHOWER VAPORIZER

    It seems that everyone I know is struggling with some type of upper respiratory problem and just feeling miserable with it. Patty Hirst of Dublin, Texas reminded me recently of something I used to do when I just could not … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com, Staying Healthy | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    DIY: A Happy Home On A Budget

    SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA

    Every now and again, things really, really catch my eye. I may feel like my house is complete, or I can’t justify spending money on a switcheroo, but I look and browse and love it all none the less. I’ve … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Leave a comment

    Recreating Grandma’s Wall-Super Easy DIY

    RECREATING GRANDMA'S WALL

    I absolutely love family photos, love, love, love, them! However, I don’t really like the thought of family photos all over my walls. No, you have to be really, really special or really, really old to make the wall here … Continue reading

    Posted in Do It Yourself, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment