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Vintage postcard calendar journal

Vintage postcard calendar journal
Growing up, I kept a daily journal. I always enjoyed looking back at previous entries to see what had changed over the course of a year. These days, I can’t seem to find the time to journal, but I do try to jot down a little note from each day on my perpetual calendar/journal. The idea is very simple — flip to the current date and at the end of the day, write down something that happened. The first year is the least rewarding, but I imagine that in 10 years, it will be a daily treat to be reminded of what happened on that date over the last decade. CLICK HERE for the full how-to after the jump! I’m always trying to give new life to things I can’t pass up at flea markets. Materials fruit box and 12 postcards found at flea markets (my box was $1.00, postcards $1.00 or less each)180 4 x 6″ lined index cardsdate stamppaper cutter (or scissors)twine (for gift wrapping) Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. Related:  organisation - maison / jardin

Organizing Photos We’re talking memories today as part of our month long mission to find ways to eat better, parent better, organize better and just generally live better this year. Before S arrived, I was actually pretty good about recording memories for our little family. At the end of each month I would use the photos we’d taken to create 2 – 4 new pages in an iphoto book, along with a few paragraphs with family anecdotes, accomplishments, etc. I kept this up for nearly 2 1/2 years until our second child was born – at which point I totally fell of the wagon. Needless to say, that was a bit disheartening. But now, with baby #3′s impending arrival, I’m feeling all kinds of guilty about not having a system to make sure that our photos and memories are doing more than just filling up my hard-drive. I knew with a few tweaks I could make this idea into just the system I was searching for – and I did! The basic idea here is to have an index card for every day of the year. Materials: P.S.

FNO: Honestly WTF Friendship bracelets The friendship bracelets that Honestly WTF made at our FNO event were beautiful and a true symbol of what free people stands for. They’re unbelievably quite simple to make and FUN! They’re perfect for a quiet night in with your girlfriends. just sit around the table, chit chat, and proceed with these instructions – the outcome, a generous gift to give to your closet friend. via Honestly WTF You’ll need (for a double wrapped bracelet) : 44 inches of 1.5mm leather cord12 inches of brass ball chainn or crystal chainn58 inches of waxed linen cordda 1/4″ brass hex nuta pair of scissors Fold the length of leather cording in half to form a loop. Place the ball chain along the leather cording with the end of the chain meeting the end of the wrap. Continue wrapping while checking it for fit around the wrist. When you have reached the end of the ball chain wrap the linen cording around the leather strands 2-3 more times. Thread the hex nut through the strands and tie a second knot.

Decorating ideas using wallpaper I've had wallpaper on my mind ever since Chasing Paper licensed one of my designs for their self-adhesive, removable wallpaper collection (read about that here). I tried out one of the sample pieces on this TV tray. I might stick a chunk on the back of my iPad, too. It's fun to think about ways to add wallpaper to a home without the cost of doing a wall or an entire room. The panels at Chasing Paper are 2 ft. x 4 ft., so perfect for smaller projects like these: Frame out a large section of wallpaper with some crown molding. Cover a cart (or bookshelf on wheels) with wallpaper. Stick wallpaper inside a bookshelf for a graphic patterned backdrop. Wallpaper a headboard. Give your stair risers some extra oomph. Wallpaper your fridge. Add pattern to the laundromat you manage.

20 Ideas To Create A Therapeutic Living Room Have you ever thought about bringing part of the therapy clinic to your living room? Or have you wondered about making small changes to your home to make it more livable? What about sensory integration? Where would you start? A living room or family room is often where we spend the largest waking part of our day. And the first step in planning a therapeutic living room is to decide if the environment should be calming or stimulating. Here I’ve collected 20 ideas for two types of therapeutic living rooms: a calming room and a stimulating room. A Calm Environment 1. An overall sense of order is very comforting. 2. Photo credit: IKEA.com Color definitely affects mood. Ask your loved ones for color suggestions, and remember that all of the walls do not have to be the same color, and different pieces of furniture can have different colors to represent their functions. Houseplants Houseplants are often recommended to soften up a room, but these can be a disaster for a family with special needs.

Wednes-DIY Home Décor: The Light Bulb Vase This week we’re sharing some of the blog’s greatest hits! These are some of our most loved posts by you, our amazing readers. Don’t throw away those old light bulbs just yet! I have a fun, easy DIY for you that will brighten up your home decor or workspace :) This DIY is very simple, but it requires working with glass so you definitely need to be careful! What you need: A light bulb (any shape or size will work!) Step One: First you need to remove the little silver layer on the bottom of the light bulb. Step Two: Now you have to remove the black cap from the bottom of the light bulb. Step Three: Once the black glass was removed it was really easy to get the little glass tube and wiring on the inside of the bulb out – I simply tapped it with the pliers and it broke right off. And now you have your empty lightbulb! Step Four: Add flowers and water, and hang with the gardening wire! Now I want to make more! Be sure to check out our new DIY Projects category for more DIY Inspiration!

Les bienfaits du gingembre sur la santé et pour maigrir — Santé Toujours Les bénéfices du gingembre pour la santé sont nombreux et cette racine, ou plutôt ce rhizome, est un allié intéressant si vous suivez un régime amaigrissant. Pourquoi le gingembre est-il bon pour la santé ? Le gingembre est un aliment santé. Ses vertus digestives d’abord, en font un incontournable des remèdes traditionnels de nombreux pays. Facilitant la digestion en stimulant la sécrétion de bile et en favorisant l’activité de plusieurs enzymes digestives, il est efficace contre la nausée notamment chez la femme enceinte, contre la migraine, contre le mal des transports et plus généralement dans les situations susceptibles de provoquer des vomissements. Très riche en antioxydants surtout quand il est en poudre, c’est une excellente source de manganèse et de cuivre. Ce condiment d’origine asiatique compte parmi les aliments santé qui peuvent être utilisés pour la fabrication de desserts et de petites douceurs ! Pourquoi le gingembre est-il bon pour maigrir ?

Day 29: Organizing for the Child with Special Needs | GABRIELLA VOLPE, B.Ed. While all of those dreamy Pinterest images of organized spaces make me drool, and as much as I like a simple-looking, clean home – that just can’t be my reality anymore. Caring for and homeschooling with a child with special needs means I have so many materials and so many large pieces of equipment - I can’t even begin to compare to what I find online. Does this sound like your situation? I have some simple tips to help you organize your materials and equipment so that your home can allow you some breathing space. Oh, beautifully designed spaces. Why organization may be a challenge with children with special needs A word about organizing for homeschooling I believe that every space in the home is a learning space. When organizing for homeschooling, think about designating one area on each floor, and in each room, to a special school activity. Our basement is the physical education part of our home since it’s spacious and stores all of the larger toys and equipment. Use what you own.

DIY Makeup Magnet Board Are you sick of shuffling around your makeup drawer? When my good friend and fellow Beauty Shayna L. lamented on her jumbled beauty collection, we decided to de-clutter her cosmetic chaos and get a little crafty. After reading about blogger Laura's ingenious Makeup Magnet Board, we knew this nifty beauty organizer was the solution for Shayna's stash. Materials: Old Wooden Frame without glass (sorry, puppy painting not included!) Step 1 In a well-ventilated outdoor area, spray-paint an old wooden frame (we found ours for $3 at the thrift store!). Step 2 While your frame and brush holders are drying, attach your fabric to the pre-cut metal sheet. Step 3 Fold your fabric on the metal lengthwise first, then fold the other edges in. Step 4 Heat up your hot glue gun. Step 5 If your frame feels completely dry to the touch, it's ready to go.

Recette de Tarte au citron 26x Recette de cuisine 5.00/5 5.0/5 (2 votes) Ingrédients (6 personnes): Pour la pâte : 200g de farine100g de beurre mou 1 oeuf entier. Pour la garniture : 1 tasse de sucre 4 oeufs zestes de 2 citrons + leur jus 2 bonnes cuillers à soupe de maïzéna 2 tasses de lait Préparation: Préparer la pâte à tarte : mettre la farine dans un grand bol mélangeur. Préchauffer le four haut et bas à 180°. Etendre la pâte et en foncer le moule à tarte. Pendant ce temps, préparer la crème au citron : séparer les jaunes des blancs d'oeufs. Battre les blancs en neige ferme, verser sur la tarte en faisant des petites "pointes" avec une fourchette. Ça a l'air bon ! 5.0/5 (2 votes), 6 Commentaires Ils ont envie d'essayer x26Invité, Invité et 24 autres trouvent que ça a l'air rudement bon. Votes

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