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Mid century/ranch style Archives - The Loved Home. I love ranch-style homes (not to be confused with actual ranches, which are also nice). 10 years ago I would have never thought my favorite style would be a ranch.

mid century/ranch style Archives - The Loved Home

But, I love them. I love the living all on one level (especially since we are in the throws of having little kids who find our downstairs “creepy” and refuse to use that entire half portion of our fairly small house without me glued to their hip). There is something uniquely cozy about the low vaulted ceilings & large-pane windows. I used to dream of a craftsman with a big front porch, now my dreams are all mid-century ranch goodness. Don’t think you are a ranch lover? {see the entire home here} {see the entire home here} {see the entire home here} {see the entire house here} {see the entire home here} {see the entire home here} {love the serene exterior of this new ranch. see entire house here} {see the before and afters of this ranch redo here}

RecipeBoy. What We Did in Mutual. Our class presidency (we only have one for all of our YW) decided to have a back to school activity where we have two teams compete in the following: We will have blank maps printed out (one for each team) and the two teams will have to compete to see who gets all fifty states labeled correctly first.

What We Did in Mutual

We will have bowls of cereal for each YW. Each YW will be blindfolded and have to eat it that way. This represents how sleepy they are in the morning when school starts. OBSTACLE COURSE (Relay) Crappy Pictures - Illustrated with Crappy Pictures. Recipes. Gap Cowl Scarf Pattern. I love Gap's cowl scarf: It seems like the rest of America loves it too because it's sold out.

Gap Cowl Scarf Pattern

I wanted a simple cowl like this but in a bright color. So I wrote an easy pattern. Supplies: Needles: Size 13 Yarn: Any bulky weight, 200 yards Crochet Hook: optional for border Needle to weave in ends. Pallet wood walkway all prettied up again. My pallet wood walkway in the garden has kept me busy today.

Pallet wood walkway all prettied up again

I’m starting to think that bloggers just shouldn’t have gardens. Actually, let me rephrase that… maybe we should just blog about them more so they’re kept up. Back in the day I had a real green thumb. Tatertots and Jello. Build a Reclaimed-Wood Headboard, Queen Size. The free content provicded by this website is made possible by the following current sponsors.

Build a Reclaimed-Wood Headboard, Queen Size

Recipe: Homemade healthy fruit snacks. Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this article.

Recipe: Homemade healthy fruit snacks

Plus I'll send you a free copy of "Your Simply Healthy Handbook. " It's your #1 resource to make healthy living easy. Huzzah! Now check your email to confirm your subscription and get your free book. Homemade fruit snacks are at the heart of the story I’m about to share. Well, I don’t really hate being that mom. But I do hate being the mom that tries to hide her look of fear and disgust as an innocent (and very kind) parent or child offers my child an artificial, store-bought, and full of fake dyes fruit snack. Southern Plate - Recipes from Below the Mason Dixon Line.

Closet Crafter. The House of Smiths - Home DIY Blog - Interior Decorating Blog - Decorating on a Budget Blog. Frequently Asked HOME Questions Not sure if you caught it this past Friday, but our latest episode on My Craft Channel touched on some of the most FAQ about our home, that we get asked about, everyday.

The House of Smiths - Home DIY Blog - Interior Decorating Blog - Decorating on a Budget Blog

Chances are there's probably an answer to a question that you've wanted to know. Head on over to My Craft Channel to view the entire episode. I have to admit that I was laughing watching this one, because our "true colors" came out. Cason sarcastically teasing me about my indecisiveness, and me trying to justify it. Also, here are some links and some more information about a lot of the FAQ that we address in the video, for you to reference as well: Our Favorite Paint Colors: * The blue/gray in the kitchen is from Sherwin Williams. . * The girls' bathroom is Dockside Blue mixed with a bunch of white paint. * The rest of the house is Autumn Haze, from Glidden. * Trim and doors in our home are the straight out of the can ultra white. Gourmet Mom on-the-Go. Birthday Cinnamon Rolls – Using The Pioneer Woman Ree Drumond’s Recipe.

I’ve had had so many requests for my cinnamon roll recipe that I had to let you all know that it’s not mine, it’s the work of Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman.

Birthday Cinnamon Rolls – Using The Pioneer Woman Ree Drumond’s Recipe

And it is insanely delicious. I started making cinnamon rolls using this recipe a few years ago, and they have become a holiday staple. Ree’s recipe makes a TON of cinnamon rolls, which works well if you want to give them out or if you want to lock the doors and see how many cinnamon rolls one person can consume. The good news is that they freeze very well, which makes this giant recipe not such a bad idea. I give pans and pans of these out at Christmas, and I usually give them away frozen, with a bag of frosting, allowing the recipient to bake them when they want them. The recipe over on Pioneer Woman’s site walks you through this beautifully, step by step, photo by photo. Eighteen25. Free and Easy DIY Furniture Plans to Save You Money.

Brown paper packages. Lil Blue Boo - Part 5. I’m scared to see the movie Wolf, because I’m worried it might trigger PTSD.

Lil Blue Boo - Part 5

I read the recent NYT article for For the Love of Money and I had flashbacks of an earlier life. It would take years to tell the whole story. DIY Craft & Home Decor Ideas — Creative Blogs for DIY Crafts and Home Decor. No big dill. MADE. Ucreate.

Snickers Cupcakes. Yesterday, on my personal Facebook page, I asked my friends, on a whim, what their favorite candy is.

Snickers Cupcakes

I loved reading all of the answers. Some were very surprising, and most surprising of all was that everyone said something different. Confessions of a Cookbook QueenEasy Craft Ideas, Crafting blog, DIY.