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Melanie Motley
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Social Media, Here I come!
Last week, I was gifted with a smart phone of my very own for the first time in my life. Until now, I've been using Hubby's phone for any on-the-go searches or social media usage. I had Snap Chat, Facebook, and Instagram in the past, and gradually deleted a...
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Even More Shiny Things! (Plus, the learning curve on Etsy)
So! My last post included some of my newest designs for my Etsy shop, and stated that I would be adding new designs every week. In the time since then, I've been photographing, editing, describing, and creating listings for as many of my pieces as possible ...
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Yay! Shiny Things!
As most of you know, I have spent several years making handmade jewelry. In the past two years, I've started selling my work at the craft fair at my church, and also have an Etsy store for online purchases. Well, I'm happy to announce that I have added two ...
Yay! Shiny Things!
Yay! Shiny Things!
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A Work in Progress
When I was a kid, I always heard the adults saying things like, 'Time flies,' or 'As you get older, your life goes by in the blink of an eye.' I didn't really understand it, so I attributed it to the long list of Adult-isms that are pure nonsense to childre...
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Donna
So, it's been almost a year since I last posted anything on Motley Party of Two. This isn't exactly a coincidence, however. My last post was in mid-August of last year, which just so happened to be about two weeks before I started classes.  I decided after ...
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Marinated Beets
One of my newest fascinations is pickling things. Now, I haven't yet pickled anything aside from eggs, but this recipe was what sparked my curiousity. These beets aren't exactly pickled, more like marinated. Even still, they're delicious in a salad. Ingredi...
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Teriyaki sauce from Scratch
I was craving teriyaki chicken a few weeks back, but I didn't have any sauce on hand. So I decided to make some! I found this recipe , and tried it out. So easy, so delicious and SO going into my recipe binder! Cook up some rice (Or quinoa), some chicken, a...
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Part Three: Homemade Dog Food
Here's the final part of the three-part series about the importance of food for our dogs' health. I told you the stories of Annya and Tessie, how the poor quality of their food was affecting their health. Now I'll talk a bit about the alternative to store b...
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Chewy Oatmeal Cookies
Anyone who knows me knows that I love to bake. Part of the reason for that, is that I love to eat the things I make. It's the best part of baking, right? When I spent the summer at my grandma's house several years ago, she taught me how to make oatmeal choc...
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Easy Slow Cooker Bread
As you know, I've been on a journey to gradually start making things from scratch, instead of processed or store bought versions of the foods my family eats. For quite a while now, I've had a desire to begin making my own bread but I was completely intimida...
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