Tag: DIY

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10 Springtime Home Improvement Projects that Cost Less Than $50

Are you wanting to do some updates to your home without having to take out a loan or ...
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Edible Gardening 101 – How to Start Your Garden

Even if you’re extremely busy or restricted to indoor spaces, you can achieve the benefits of edible gardening. ...
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How to Contact Paper Books

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DIY Pallet Board Pool Toy Storage

Our backyard pool seems to have noodles, floats and balls scattered everywhere. I knew we needed a remedy ...
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Tropical Inspired Art Project for Kids

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Building a Gardening Potting Bench

Building a potting bench (a hightop table that’s perfect for storing your gardening materials and to use to plant) ...
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How I Spruce Up My Home For Thanksgiving

Autumn is filled with family time and festivities. Not only do we celebrate Thanksgiving Day, but our family ...
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How to Polish Penny Loafers

Problem: How do I polish penny loafers? Smart Mama Solution: Read my experience and follow the steps I’ve ...
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Make a Backyard Scavenger Hunt

We have been playing scavenger hunts since our preschool days. We are given a list of objects to ...
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Organizing the Kids Closet

Go look in their room. What’s the closet like? Be honest. Organizing kids closet could be a nightmare. ...
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Creating a Homework Station

The school year is in full swing! Many of you have started your new school year and others ...
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3 Hair Styles for Girls

I like things SIMPLE. I don’t have the time, energy or desire of spending too much time doing ...
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DIY Microwave Popcorn

Make DIY Microwave Popcorn with the kids! It’s delicious and far healthier than the store microwave popcorn bags! ...
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How to Buy an Outdoor Ceiling Fan

An outdoor ceiling fan brings a breeze and even helps keep away the mosquitoes! When we first moved ...
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Creative Ways to Use Tape with Kids

Enter your local Office Depot store and you’re bound to find a tremendous display of the 3M Expressions ...
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How To Make A Photo Booth for a Barbie Party

A photo booth for a birthday party is always a hit, even for a Barbie party! Click here ...
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DIY Idea: PVC Piping Towel Rack

In need of a towel rack to dry and store pool towel. How about a DIY Towel Rack ...
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DIY Memory Box, A Simple Tradition for Families

I previously shared how to make a Memory Box. It was a resolution of mine in 2012. I stuck ...
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Family Halloween Costume Ideas

Family Halloween costume ideas are a fun way to bring out the creativity and excitement of the season! ...
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DIY Family Dinner Menu Board

We all have a handful of recipes that we go to when making that decision.  Great recipes, but ...
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#SmartMamaLUTION #2: DIY an Ornament Box Out of a Shirt ...

To be more organized is a common New Year’s resolution.  Organization is a key component to Smart Mama-hood!  ...
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#SmartMamaLUTION #1: Remember 2012 & Beyond with an Easy, Quick ...

New Year’s #SmartMamaLUTION 1: You will be a Smart Mama by preserving memories with your family. We tend ...
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Homemade Taco Seasoning – Easy and Cheap

Challenge: I want to make my own homemade taco seasoning! Thankfully, this is an easy and very affordable ...
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Summer Organizing

So the unofficial start of summer 2011 was this past weekend.  It’s time to get the summer to-do ...
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Smart Home: Cleaning out the Closet and Donating!! ...

[ad#Google in Content] Take a look at this!  These 6 bags of clothing came out of my closet. ...
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Turning a Stinky Sponge into a Clean Sponge

There is nothing that makes me gag more than the smell of a stinky sponge.  Okay, maybe there ...