The gems I found this week:
- Alli, also known as Mrs. Fussypants, proposed that we all attempt a complaint free week. It’s harder than it sounds, and I thought it sounded almost impossible. I’m still working on my week.
- Wendy Strgar was a guest author at Blissfully Domestic last week, discussing how the 5% rule can change your marriage
- Sue from 5 Minutes for Mom has a small daughter who believes that God is a superhero
- Frugal Dad has had enough
- Liz Jenkins posted great gifts for kids that don’t involve more stuff at Small Notebook
- Tsh, the original Simple Mom, posted cheap toys for young children, and you won’t find most of them in the toy aisle
- Amy at Living Locurto posted day of the week tags to help young children take responsibility for dressing themselves. (I found this link at MomAdvice. Thanks, Amy!)
- Robyn at Robyn’s Online World posted a recipe for artichoke pasta salad
- Gaby at What’s Gaby Cooking shared her dad’s infamous grilled cheese sandwich recipe
- Rachel from A Southern Fairytale also posted a awesome recipe for grilled cheese
- Elissa at 17 and Baking posted peanut butter and chocolate chunk muffins
- Dana, The Homesteading Housewife, posted a recipe for homemade hamburger and hot dog buns using a breadmaker at her food blog, Craving Comfort
- Jen at Balancing Beauty and Bedlam posted an illustrated tutorial for apple coffee cake
- Sarah at Sarah’s Cucina Bella posted a recipe for carmelized bananas. Sarah served them on French toast, but I can think of about fifteen other things I’d like them served on or with.
- Tina from Mommy’s Kitchen posted a recipe for orange coffee cake
- Jenna at Newlyweds! posted a recipe for Texas lasagna
- Lea Ann from Mommy’s Wish List told us about a free Home Depot gardening class – and it’s just for women!
- Tip Junkie posted a list of home organization projects from around the blogosphere at Blissfully Domestic
- Melissa from The Inspired Room posted a tutorial for making your own home organization notebook at Blissfully Domestic
- Sara at whimsies & whatnots painted her kitchen counters. I hate my counters, so there may be a project in my future.
- Allie at No Time for Flashcards posted ways to recycle your plastic Easter eggs. Are yours still hanging around? Re-purpose them!
- Allie from No Time for Flashcards also posted a round up of her favorite projects using recycled materials
- Jodie at Crafty Lil Momma posted a tutorial for making paper silhouettes of your children to hang on the wall
- Sarah at Thrifty Decor Chick made a sofa table for under $20
- The Farm Chicks created a cute babydoll-style top
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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