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DIY // Kids PAC MAN Halloween Costume

This DIY PAC MAN Halloween costume is sure to stand out when your kid is trick or treating! Cheap to make, and fun to put together. Make some ghosts for Mum and Dad to wear too! Halloween is coming! With that in mind, even if you don’t think you’re the DIY costume type, what about giving it a try this year?  I teamed up with two friends to make costumes for our kiddos and it was so much fun.  I definitely stretched my DIY skills and had a blast in the process. (You can see Parker’s costume here!)  So without further ado, …

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10 Things You Can Do with a Can of Paint

You might recall that prior to us buying a house, there was almost zero home content on this site.  It wasn’t that I wasn’t interested, but renovations aren’t cheap and neither is (most) furniture, so as long as we were living like nomads hopping from one apartment to the next, I didn’t see a reason to really commit and invest.  That all changed when we bought our first place, though.  We did small updates like the kitchen and big renovations like our bathroom and some rooms that just needed new furniture… …

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The Best Homemade Strawberry Jam Recipe

It’s strawberry season and I cannot get enough of those deep red, flavorful beauties. Whether your garden is overflowing with them or you just picked some up from your local store or farmer’s market, now is the time to indulge. It’s also the perfect time to make some homemade strawberry jam. When I am craving something sweet, I love to load up a piece of gluten free bread with homemade strawberry jam. My husband always reminds me when I’m making his toast that he doesn’t want a “Lauren style” spread of jam…what can I say I …

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DIY Candle Holder (Outdoor)

This easy DIY Candle Holder will add some sparkle to any outdoor setting! Perfect for summer parties, weddings or just for relaxing in your garden. Feel free to customize the candle holder, get creative! (This post originally went live in 2015.) As summer begins to wind down, I’m soaking up every last bit of time with Aaron while he is on hiatus and Miss Parker, of course.  We are revamping our editorial calendar with some really exciting things coming up this fall and in the meantime taking a stroll down memory lane with some of our …

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