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Easy to Make Rustic Minimal DIY Christmas Wreath

Every year I want to make a Christmas wreath–think modern, rustic, and full of natural greens.  I love looking at all the options in the stores, but the prices make me pause.  So I set out to make my own. This version is super easy to make and the supplies

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Beginners Guide to Peonies: Growing Tips and Beautiful DIYs.

Peony season is finally here!  For two weeks in June peony lovers everywhere rejoice and furiously arrange and photograph their precious flowers. . . or maybe that’s just me.  There’s nothing like those delicate shades of pink and that glorious scent wafting from every bloom. But peonies aren’t always as

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Calm Your Cough with a Four-Ingredient Hot Toddy

Feeling sick?  You’ll want to try my four ingredient, non-alcoholic hot toddy to sooth your cold, cough, or sore throat.  It’s so much better than cough drops! For the last month I have been sick.  Like hacking-out-a-lung-no-voice-the-doctor-is-my friend-sick.  I think my issues are finally getting sorted out, but I’ve cracked

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Mixer-Friendly Pumpkin Bread Recipe

When you think of pumpkin bread, you probably think of the sweet cake-like stuff that’s usually served with coffee, right?  This pumpkin bread is completely different.  Use this delicious and moist pumpkin bread for making sandwiches or toasted for breakfast with butter and jam.

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5 Tips for Making a Pallet Sign You’ll Love

This post is sponsored by Free Spirit Market.   All thoughts and opinions are my own. Move over paint nite, pallet sign making workshops are where its at.  I recently attended Free Spirit Market’s pallet sign making workshop and it was a blast.

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Fresh Citrus Salad: Two Delicious Ways

I’ve been posting a lot lately about cookies, cakes and cupcakes, so let’s take a break from all the sweets!  The school I teach at has a citrus fruit fundraiser every year, which means that I end up with a box of grapefruit and oranges that I’m not 100% sure

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Dollar Store DIY Valentines Day Banner

Here’s a simple Valentines day decor DIY that even a 9 year old can do.  (I know, I made some of my students try it.)  Younger children can do this craft with supervision as long as they are able to cut in a straight line. All you need is tissue

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New Baby Cinnamon Buns

A lot of my friends have been having babies in the past month or two, and these cinnamon buns are the perfect thing to bring.  I realize that I have just recently posted a cinnamon bun recipe, but one of my readers requested these.  #sorrynotsorry.

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Kristen

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Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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