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A Latte' with Ott, A: crock pOTT recipe: Egg Brunch Casserole. When I found this recipe I was so amazed and excited at the same time.

a Latte' with Ott, A: crock pOTT recipe: Egg Brunch Casserole

Why hadn't I ever thought of this before??? A recipe for a breakfast casserole that you put in your crock pot. Genius!! Simply put all the ingredients in your crock pot before you go to bed a wake up to a perfectly cooked breakfast casserole. This is great for when you are hosting house guest or when you just want a lazy morning. Here is a recipe card with all the ingredients. $50 Weekly Menus.

Each week we'll share our weekly menus as well as recipes for our family of 4, which includes two seemingly ravenous teenagers (& several of their buddies) and two adults.

$50 Weekly Menus

I mention that we include the kids' friends in our menu because it's become a habit for them to have friends over several times per week. For the past 15 years, we've spent, on average, less than $250 per month for groceries (& household items- cleaners, detergents). Our menus include breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. They also include various beverages. 1905 Cottage Remodel Projects. Tatertots and Jello DIY decorating and crafts.

1905 Cottage Remodel Projects

Craft Room Organization: 10 Smart Ways to Store Fabric. Both professional interior designers and crafters/DIYers struggle with the same kinds of problems: how to make a small room feel larger, how to bring ample light through less than ample windows, and where in the world to store all of that extra fabric for future projects.

Craft Room Organization: 10 Smart Ways to Store Fabric

With a dedicated craft room, storage space is probably not a concern. But the mere nature of fabric—being pliable and prone to wrinkling—makes storage a challenge, even if space is plentiful. A few clever souls manage to make it work, using whatever is at their disposal and thankfully they've shared their secrets online. Check out the solutions below, examples include showing how to make use of open shelves, file folders, jars, plastic sheets, curtain rods, and cork board to store endless amounts of fabric and fabric scraps in easy visible, always-reachable ways. (Images: As linked above) How to host a successful craft party.

A couple weeks ago, Smirnoff asked me if I wanted to throw a craft night to try out their new line of infused s?

how to host a successful craft party

Orbet vodka. The idea was to invite friends over to taste something new and try something new. It ended up being one of my favorite parties yet, and a perfect way to welcome friends into our new home. Here are my tips for hosting your own successful craft night: 1) Pick an everybody-can-do project.

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Tutorial} Paper Ranunculus Flower - Free Download! I am SUPER excited about today's post, and not just because I've been working on perfecting it for the past two days, but because i think I have something truly special to share with you guys.

Tutorial} Paper Ranunculus Flower - Free Download!

If you've been following my page, or even if you've poked around a bit, you'll have seen that I have a number of tutorials on tissue paper flowers, and centerpieces, etc. I love tissue paper, and how easy it is to work with. Well, while browsing some of the many websites I frequent, I came across this post in Emmaline Bride that showcased paper ranunculus flowers made by Sunny & Stumpy. They are beautiful! Look at them! Naturally, my first thought was, I can totally make that! And a couple templates and variations later, I came up with this: Choose up to 8 rolls of Japanese Washi Tape NEW by leboxboutique. Make an Entry Mirror. Wardrobe Refashion: Wrap around maternity top & pattern. Gosh it's been so long since I did an actual refashion I feel so guilty...

Wardrobe Refashion: Wrap around maternity top & pattern

I've just been so busy working on my clothing line... But I did make this really cute maternity top from stash fabric. It's a knockoff of an isabella oliver top, and I really love it! I also made a free full size downloadable pattern (graded to sizes S,M,L), with instructions and diagrams. So if you're interested pop over to my blog and download it.


Wallets. Flowers. Buttons. 12 Gifts of Christmas: Lego Storage Bag/Playmat. Welcome to my stop on the 12 Gifts of Christmas Blog Hop!

12 Gifts of Christmas: Lego Storage Bag/Playmat

Today I'm showing you how to make a drawstring Lego storage bag that doubles as a playmat. Fun, cute, and useful! I think Legos strike fear into the hearts of organized moms everywhere. We store ours in a big plastic tub, but a few pieces always seem to disappear when my daughter dumps it out to play. And she hates putting all those pieces back into the tub. So I went in search of an item my sister had for her Legos 25-plus years ago.

This bag spreads out to become a playmat that's about 50" wide—a generous size even for the most Lego-obsessed kids. You will need: • Approximately 40 pieces of fabric, 4.5" x 22" (The 22" length can include a selvage—the selvages will end up hidden. . • 9"-10" square of fabric for the center • Total of 1.75 yards for the back of mat/inside of bag • 1/2" grommet-setting kit and 20 grommets (don't be afraid of grommets! • 20 - 1.5" squares of fusible interfacing How to make it: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Harry Potter Papercraft - Hogwarts Castle. An impressive 1:160 scale Hogwarts Castle papercraft based on J.

Harry Potter Papercraft - Hogwarts Castle

K. Rowling's best-selling Harry Potter series Hogwarts Castle (aka Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry) is the wondrous, magical building where wizards and witches learn their ABCs. It also serves as the main setting for the early parts of the Harry Potter books. Harry Potter - Hogwarts Castle Papercraft Harry Potter Magic Wand Papercraft [Related Posts]Golden Snitch Papercraft. Lace shirt tutorial from one pearl button.