Monthly Archives: April 2012

Make your own Orange Peel Cleaner

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Orange Peel Cleaner is great. I just started making some. You save up all your orange peels. We eat so many we can fill it up quickly. If you need to save them up- freeze them till you need the peels. Once you can fill a jar up with peels then pour in enough vinegar…

Homade Fabric Softener

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Another homemade item I worked on this week is homemade fabric softener. Very simple to make. We learned about this too at our church Relief Society night. What a huge savings for this. I doubled the recipe to use 2 bottles of conditioner you need to use. Then filled up a gallon milk jug. Better…

Homemade Laudry Detergent

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My Relief Society sisters at church taught us how to do homemade laundry detergent (plus other things I will share later). I was skeptical. We were able to take some home. I used it and loved it. Cleaned so well. It cost me only about 5.00 to make 5 gallons worth of laundry soap.  That…

April 2012 LDS General Conference- Kids Party

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I am behind posting this. However we did conference with our kids along with another family. So really in total we just had 4. Ranging in ages 3-12.  We haven’t ever really had our kiddos watch conference and we want to change that. So we decided to have a conference party. That got the younger…

Easter Peeps on a stick- Great edible centerpiece

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I am still catching up on my blog. I have so many things to post. Since we have moved we have been working on alot of projects I apologize. I will catch up one day I know I had purchased some cute Easter Bunny Peeps and wanted to use them as a center piece. I…

Earth Day – April 22nd

Earth Day is coming up April 22nd    I love this holiday just as well. I feel like lately we have been working on Earth friendly things around our home. Starting a compost pile , chicken coop and raising for our own eggs, being more aware of recycling etc. We will be starting our garden…

Easter Carrot gift – great for kids

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These carrots I put on the kids table were so easy. I found the triangle bags 25 of them for 1.99 at Hobby Lobby Got a huge bucket of cheese balls at target for 4.99 (I was able to make 25 carrots and have a few cheese balls left) Green curling ribbon I also used…

Paper Plate Baskets with Paper Tape aka Washi Tape

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These cute paper plate baskets were so much fun!  Extremely easy. I got the idea from – Sarah Hearts   Check out her site. Because she has a WONDERFUL video. You don’t want to miss that video it explained exactly the HOW TO MAKE this basket. All I used for this I got at Target Paper…

Easter Treats – Some Bunny Special

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I gave each person that came to our Easter dinner one of these treats. I even gave them away to my Visiting Teaching sisters at church I simply printed my own pink gingham paper on card stock. Used my silhouette to cut out a bunny and the outside  rectangle. Folded in half. Used a 3×4…

Strawberry Pink Lemonade Cookies – YUM!

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  I made these a few weeks ago. I really meant to post about them. They were quite delicious.  What I did do- was read the comments on the blog I got the recipe from- a few mentioned cutting back on the pink lemonade powder. I did that and they were great. I can’t imagine…

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