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Choosing a New Front Door with Therma-Tru Benchmark

November 7, 2018

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Therma-Tru Benchmark, available exclusively at Lowe’s. All opinions are my own. When I first moved into my house I knew the front door had to go. It was a drab, builder-grade installed in the mid-1990’s. Not only was it unattractive, but it was also inefficient. During the winter months, cold air would seep in from the sides…

Free Knitting Pattern

Super Chunky Swirl Hat Knitting Pattern

November 6, 2018

Super Chunky Swirl Hat Knitting Pattern- a deceptively easy design topped with a furry pom pom! If you’re a beginner, don’t be intimidated by this swirl hat- it’s actually really easy to knit! The swirl design is created by wrapping the yarn over the front of the needle and then knitting two stitches together. Once you get the hang of it, it’s simple! Best of all, this hat knits…

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Ready for Adventure with Maxi-Cosi

November 5, 2018

Thank you Maxi-Cosi for sponsoring this post. Keep your little adventurers comfy, safe & stylish with the Maxi-Cosi Magellan™ Max 5-in-1 Convertible Car Seat! We spend a lot of time in the car doing everything from running errands to going on mini road trips, so the car seat gets a lot of use! Even though Indigo is only 3 years old, I’ve already been through a few car…

DIY Halloween sewing

DIY Dinosaur Costume

November 1, 2018

DIY Dinosaur Costume- one of my favorite sewing projects to date! I hope everyone had a wonderful Halloween! Indigo is really into dinosaurs, so naturally, he requested a dinosaur costume for trick or treating. I’ve made my fair share of furry animal costumes, but never a dinosaur…I was up for the challenge though! I used Simplicity 1765 and make some changes. The pattern recommended using fleece, but I…

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Vegan Pumpkin Donuts

October 30, 2018

Vegan Pumpkin Donuts- soft, delicious and baked (not fried)! Donuts were never a favorite of mine because I’m not a fan of fried food. After catching a whiff of the homemade apple cider donuts at the apple orchards and pumpkin patches this year, I was suddenly very tempted to indulge. I’m sure my pregnancy hormones had something to do with this! I got to work on making Baked…