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Rachel Nielsen
Rachel - Adventures of a DIY Mom
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Monthly Meal Plan - 4 weeks of Family Dinner Ideas - February
Having a meal plan ahead of time for dinner really helps me out. So I decided to create a new monthly series where I share my menu plan with you. You can see January's menu plan here . This month's tip is to make meals that work for you. Sure, I'd love for ...

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Love Embroidery Using the Stem Stitch
Create a simple, yet gorgeous embroidery for your Valentine's Day decor. Grab a few basic supplies {you might even have them on hand}, brush up on your stitching skills and you'll soon have this lovely hand stitched item. Give it to someone you love, or kee...

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How to Make a Fabric Heart Valentine with a Pocket
Valentines is one of my favorite holidays to decorate for. I like to make something new each year. This year I made a cute little fabric Valentine heart, complete with a little pocket stash a small note and treat. I'll show you how to make your own and walk...

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Easy Framed Heart Art
 Not too long ago, I raided my craft room for anything Valentine's or heart related. I sat down and did a few quick projects in an afternoon. This easy framed heart art was one of the results of that afternoon. Sometimes we just need a quick project, right?...

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Organize Your Space in 5 Steps {and a tour of my creative space}
Do you have that one place in your house where things get dumped? When you don't know where to put something, it ends up there? We have two such places at our house. My bedroom and my craft room. I have been working hard to keep my bedroom free of clutter. ...

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Wood Burned Wooden Spoons & Wood Burning Tips
Create a unique look on a common kitchen utensil by wood burning your wooden spoons. I enjoy making handmade gifts for others. For Christmas, I made these wood burned spoons for my sister. They would be a great housewarming gift or Mother's Day gift. They w...

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Blogging News!
I have something exciting to share with you all. I have become a monthly contributor at the blog A Glimpse Inside . That means once a month I will blog over there. A Glimpse Inside shares crafts, diy, printables, decor and more! I'm exited to be a part of i...

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Granny Stripe Crocheted Blanket
 Cozy up with this Granny Stripe Crocheted Blanket. This afghan works up easily. Once you get the first couple rows done, there's no counting and you can mindlessly crochet while watching tv. We're in the dead of winter here in Utah! One of the things about...

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Dinner Menu Plan for 4 weeks - January
Today I want to start something new. I'm going to share my monthly meal plan. It's something I always do, but haven't shared much about on the blog. Honestly, I don't know how I'd get dinner on the table if I didn't plan it ahead of time. There's always so ...

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Kitchen Makeover
So my kitchen got some new curtains. And some of my accessories got some new paint. I updated my kitchen during the summer. It's about time I shared! I'm not one of those people who re-decorate my house often. I get it how I like it and then it stays for qu...
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