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Yard Sale Tips for Shoppers

April 3, 2024
Close up of 1940's cedar hope chest refinished and set in room with large art hanging over it.

Looking to score some sweet deals for your home? Check out these 14 Yard Sale Tips for Shoppers to help you spend those dollars wisely and find the best treasures! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Happy April!  Not only are we getting closer to legit summer gardening, but it’s also the start of yard sale season!  If you follow me on Instagram, then you got to witness…

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How to Prep Your Garden for Spring

February 21, 2024
Photo of ceramic glazed pot filled with orange and white zinnias. Zinnias sit alongside herb planter with wild bleeding hearts, barrel planter, and yellow flowers in background.

Are you getting the itch to garden? Before you get your hands in the dirt, prep your garden for spring planting first. These tips will help you get started! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. My husband and I totally have the garden itch right now!  But we’re in zone 7a, so we still have some cold weather to get through before we can start planting.  While we…

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Easy Swaps for a Toxic Free Kitchen

January 31, 2024
Cast iron skillets hanging from ceiling hooks.

If you’re looking to make healthier changes in the kitchen this year, these easy swaps will help you maintain a toxic free kitchen with safer cookware and bakeware options. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Aside from trying to make more of our food from scratch, another one of my 2024 goals is to make our kitchen as toxic free as possible.  Depending on cookware materials and cooking…

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How I Clean Pine Needles for Products

January 12, 2024
Tree needles in glass jar. Baking trays of fir tree needles sit behind jar on table.

Giving a behind-the-scenes look at how I clean and prepare pine and fir needles for products I sell in my Etsy shop. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. One of the things I wanted to do with my rebrand was give you a little behind-the-scenes look at how I prepare some of my products.  There was some interest about how I prep my pine (or fir) needles to…

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Spring Cleaning Checklist – Free Printable

March 29, 2023
Spring Cleaning Checklist Printable - download for free

Need a little help staying on track with your spring cleaning? Download this room-by-room spring cleaning checklist printable and get your scrub on! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Let me preface this post by saying that spring cleaning habits obviously differ from person to person.  It all depends on schedules, family size, and I suppose the level of necessity for things to be clean.  For me, cleanliness…

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20 Spring Cleaning Essentials You Didn’t Know You Needed

March 17, 2022

Get your home in top shape with these 20 spring cleaning essentials including trendy and practical cleaning supplies that you’ll want to use all year long! This post may contain affiliate links. Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. It’s almost time to open the windows, let in the fresh air, and start those spring cleaning rituals!  I did a decent cleanup of the house right before the holiday season, including cleaning every single window…

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