Some of the gems I found this week:
- Cory Allan posted an article called What Kids Need Most are Cool Parents at Simple Mom – and before you write it off, he’s not talking about the parents who are so cool that they buy booze for their kids. He’s talking about a whole different kind of cool.
- Cory Allan listed his top 20 Must Read Blogs for Married People on his own blog, Simple Marriage
- Amanda Soule at Soule Mama posted a wonderful post called Everyday Treasures, and you will want to read through the comments as well as the post itself.
- Alexis at Taking the Lid Off the Sun talked about her son’s imaginary friend
- Sandy at Organize with Sandy re-posted a recipe for Tangy Slow Cooker Pot Roast that was originally posted on Working Moms can Blog, Too
- Kaycee at In the Moment posted a recipe for Double Chocolate Zucchini Cake
- Michelle at Big Black Dog posted her recipe for Gratin Dauphinois (Scalloped Potatoes) that she calls comfort food extraordinaire. Note – the recipe calls for one Bouquet Garni. Not knowing what this meant, I contacted Michelle, who pointed me to this website for an explanation and tutorial.
- Anne, the Short Order Mom, posted a recipe for Slow Cooker Orange Chicken
- Bakerella posted instructions for a 14 layer cake that I can’t wait to try
- Meredith at Like Merchant Ships shared a frugal way to cook rice
- Lylah at Simple Home Living shared her sun oven experiment
- Lori at The Towells shared her bathtub cake
- Julia from Hooked on Houses posted 10 ways to be Happy at Home and then 20 More Ways to be Happy at Home
- Holly from Homebody posted the story behind the pink and green living room in the 10 ways to be Happy at Home article from the article above
- Kimm at Reinvented shared an ode to white dishes
- Kristen at We Are THAT Family showed how she got around buying a new $225 dining room chair
- Amy at The Finer Things in Life is already preparing her garden
- Mary Beth at Cupcakes and Crinoline posted some sewing inspiration
- Kellie at Don’t Look Now posted a smock pattern that I think would make an adorable little girl dress
- Allie at No Time for Flash Cards posted a quick bird nest craft project using yarn and glue
- Tonya at Currently Crafting made a simple cover to hide all of those unsightly computer cords
Do you have a great craft idea that involves a 1/4 yard of fabric or a fat quarter? I’m always looking for some! Send them my way, please!
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