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    Quick Fixes

      I stumbled upon this website that a friend posted and I was so excited for some of the tips I saw.  These are some simple, quick-fix ideas that could make your life a lot easier!  It will have you saying, “Why didn’t I think of that?”  These tips can take a load off your […]

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    Cleaning Shortcuts

    There is a way to cut corners when it comes to housework and still get that fresh, clean look! Dabbing air freshener or perfume onto your light bulbs will create a clean smell every time the light is turned on. Using cleaning wipes will quicken the cleaning process while still making your house look brand […]

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    Scrabble Just Got Decorative

    Do you have an old Scrabble board that you don’t use anymore because you’ve downloaded Words With Friends onto your iPhone, iPad, Facebook, Droid, and every other electronic you own?  Don’t throw it out just yet.  The letters can be reused for a cute coaster that will have all your guests envious.   All you […]

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    DIY by simplyvonne

    Yvonne Van Huynh is a graphic designer, photographer and blogger.  She is the writer of the blog simplyvonne and is sharing some of her DIY projects with us today!   This first DIY is a simple jewelry stand made by Yvonne, and it’s cheap to do!  Only $2.00 are needed for this beautiful project. All […]

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    Summer Recipes for the New Home

    BLT Summer Rolls Ingredients 4 8-inch rice paper (spring roll) wrappers 2 cups packed shredded or baby lettuce leaves 1 large tomato, cut into 1/4-inch slices 4 strips cooked thick-cut bacon 1/4 cup mayonnaise juice of 1/2 a lime 1-2 teaspoons Sriracha chili sauce salt to taste If making your own lime mayonnaise, combine mayonnaise, […]

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  • FOOD & ENTERTAINING

    Low-Fat Mac and Cheese

    Love comfort food but hate the calories? Here is an interesting low-fat recipe for macaroni and cheese that includes fat-free cottage cheese. Try it the next time you get the craving for something cheesy. What you will need: 1 cup fat-free milk 1 1/4 cups shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese 2/3 cup fat-free cottage cheese pepper […]

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    Mother’s Day Breakfast Pizza

      Kick off the perfect Mother’s Day with breakfast in bed. The kids and Dad will love making this easy pizza, and you can enjoy the benefits of having pizza for breakfast as well as eating breakfast in bed.         What you will need:   1 (8 ounce) can refrigerated crescent rolls […]

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    Red Velvet Cake Balls

      Ever made cake pops? They’re balls of cake on a Popsicle stick. The balls of cake are made by this basic recipe – mixing crumbled baked cake with frosting, and then dipping them in melted chocolate. Try making these red velvet cake balls, with or without the Popsicle stick. This is a simple and […]

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    St. Patrick’s Day Wreath

    You might be gearing up to wear green this Saturday, but is your apartment decorated for the occasion? Check out this unique, simple wreath for St. Patrick’s Day from Craftaholics Anonymous. You’ll have your apartment sporting the luck of the Irish as well!       You will need:   Wreath form   Burlap to […]

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  • FOOD & ENTERTAINING

    Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

    With the cold winter months still at our doorstep, tortilla soup is a great option for an easy warm meal. Soup can assist in weight loss, as most soups are relatively low calorie and fill up the stomach fast. This vegetarian spin on a classic tex mex recipe is topped with avocado for even a […]

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