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How to etch glass

I’ve been wanting to try glass etching for a while now. I love the frosted look and liked the idea of doing it at home. I finally got some etching cream at a reasonable price and decided to start small with a jar. It was very easy and took 20min total. The more complicated your […]

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Recipe in a jar

It’s school fair time again here and my sons class has been given the ‘Recipe in a jar’ stall. I’m helping organise it and it seems that while everyone loves the idea of getting one a lot of people aren’t sure how to go about making one. There are recipes all over the net for […]

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DIY Chocolate Bouquet

Have you ever seen the chocolate bouquet pots and thought they looked wonderful but didn’t want to pay the advertised price? Well for the cost of the chocolates and a few things most people have at home you can create your own. What you need: Chocolates Skewers Tape Styrofoam ball Tissue paper Bucket or jar […]

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$100 Challenge

How to make and save money with gift certificates

What do you do with gift certificates you don’t want? Or how to you get gift certificates and coupons at a discount? One of the things in my find or make an extra $100 a day challenge has been looking at my gift certificates. I have a few from my birthday I need to use up […]

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DIY Lego Art

Lego is a family favourite in our home and now the Lego Movie is as well. My husband took the kids to see it and ever since I’ve been hearing the song ‘everything is awesome’ and if my son likes it chances are his friends do too so when we got another party invite I […]

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Grandpa Cupcakes

For some reason each year we manage to forget Grandpas birthday, it’s in my calendar but always sneaks up on us. This year we remembered the night before and as he was coming in the morning the kids and I whipped up a batch of Grandpa Cupcakes to make him feel special. We tried our […]

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