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Have empty plastic bottles in your recycling bin? Turn them into pretty garden art!
Learn how to turn empty plastic water bottles into a fun garden art craft. It's the perfect summer art project for kids!
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Not sure #whatsforlunch? Try this Bacon & Guacamole Grilled Cheese. You won't regret it! 
#recipe #recipeoftheday #grilledcheese  
Need an adult grilled cheese sandwich that will impress your friends? Try this bacon and guacamole grilled cheese on sourdough and you may never go back to plain grilled cheese again!
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Do you have a trip to #DisneyWorld  in your future? Don't settle for a plain #MagicBand. Dress it up with this DIY tutorial to give it some serious bling!
Dress up your Disney World MagicBand with glitter to give it a personalized look! This tutorial will teach you how.
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Find out what Eden is doing to combat food waste and enter to win a giveaway for a $150 Visa giftcard!
Did you know that "ugly" fruits and vegetables are just as healthy and nutritious as the cosmetically perfect ones? Learn more about how Eden is helping reduce food waste by putting these imperfect fruits and veggies to work!
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Is your state trying to remove your right to a religious exemption from vaccines? Are religious exemptions valid for Christians? Find out more about the Christian side of the vaccine debate here: 
Does choosing not to vaccinate violate the Christian principle to "love thy neighbor?" Is there any legitimate reason for Christians to opt out of vaccines? Get the answer from both a pastor and scholar.
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I love this project from Make Life Lovely. My favorite use of baby food jars I've seen!
#recycledcraft   #upcycled   #craftswithjars   #creativebloggers  
Learn how to make a wall mounted vase or candle holder with empty baby food jars with this tutorial from Make Life Lovely.
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Make this easy DIY jewlery dish for your mom or a friend this mother's day!
Learn how to use over bake clay like fimo to make a pretty patterned jewelry dish.
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I had so much fun making this fancy (but EASY!) tote bag with +iLoveToCreate's one step tie dye kit!
Tutorial here: http://www.creativegreenliving.com/2015/05/how-to-make-ombre-dyed-tie-dye-fabric-tote-bag.html
(or pin it for later! https://www.pinterest.com/pin/131800726571613629/
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Learn how to do the ombre tie dye technique to make a summery tote bag.
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Need an easy thank you gift idea for a teacher, coach or volunteer in your life? These upcycled herb planters are equal parts adorable and resourceful!
#teacherappreciation   #giftideas  #upcycled #craft  
Looking for an easy gift for teachers, volunteers or your favorite hostess? Make herb planters from recycled materials for a cute and easy gift idea anyone is sure to love.
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What are you planning to give your kids' teachers at the end of the year? Here are 10 great DIY gift ideas that teachers love (and can actually use!)
Not sure what to give your favorite teacher? Here's a hint: NOT a mug! Check out these great ideas for gifts you can make that your teacher will actually enjoy!
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Do you love Captain America like my family does? Come see the Captain America inspired outfits we wore for our recent Disney trip and get inspired for your #avengersageofultron  movie night ensembles.
http://www.creativegreenliving.com/2015/04/what-to-wear-to-disney-world-captain-america-avengers-inspired-disney-bound-outfit.html

#disneybound   #disneybounding  #avengers #captainamerica
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I love this pincushion #tutorial  from +Heather Valentine!
Use up leftover fabric scraps by making adorable strawberries to use as pincushions or play food for your kids!
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