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    Natural Homemade Baby Wipes


    Doing a post on how to make homemade baby wipes feels like I’m putting the cart before the horse since I have yet to share our cloth diaper approach, but unlike the diapers, wipes have less quirks and tricks to master. Now don’t get me wrong, I love my cloth diapers, but my DIY baby wipes take the experience to the next level. More often than not (pretty much always), when using homemade wipes I only have to use one…

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    garden diy

    How To Start Your Own Mushroom Log

    From the moment we moved onto our current property, we knew it was the perfect environment to grow mushrooms. The shade from large oak trees (that limit our gardening potential) also…

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    pickled + preserved

    Canned Apple Pie Filling

    It’s fall, and this year we are ditching the usual pumpkin craze and swimming in apples. This shift may be due to this year’s weak pumpkin harvest (and a freezer still full…

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    Our October Garden Chores

    I have always been in awe of the colors of the fall. While most people can’t wait for those spring flowers, I am always longing for that first crisp late summer…

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    An Easy and Inexpensive DIY Flower Crown

    This week Ryan and I packed up our newborn and headed to Knoxville for another shoot with Sun Kissed Smiles Photography. Our little bean took the 3 and a half hour…