DIY Humorous Girlfriend gift – printables!

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I’m excited to share today 101+ Birthday Gift Ideas for your Friends, including my Humorous DIY Printables! I am joining forces with Kristen Duke in her Birthday Celebration Week along with over 100 talented bloggers sharing lots of inexpensive ideas and free printables! All week long, Kristen is sharing birthday tips and giveaways so be sure […]

Fashion – Why you should avoid Victoria Secret Bras

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  Hello everyone!  It’s Courtney from Fry Sauce and Grits!  Last month I talked about my reasons why you should never buy a white bra again and got a lot of responses. Most of it positive, some negative, but that’s ok.  I think it’s important to stand for something you strongly believe in and today’s post […]

Health and Balance in a bottle – MEET UP info!

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Last time I told you about my “box of happy” and mentioned that my 10 year old son and I take the same supplement each day but for completely different reasons. I have enjoyed sharing my his and my story with those that are interested to listen via here, social media, email and also at […]

Last minute 4th of July ideas – even I would DO!

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Sometimes I take time to plan a party and other times I decide last minute! If you are just getting around to “getting in the 4th of July” spirit here are a few last minute ideas you can pull off by starting today or whipping it together tomorrow! This is 1 idea you’ll need to […]

Tshirt makeover for the book lover


Hello Brassy Apple readers! This is Sachiko from Tea Rose Home; I hope you are having a wonderful summer. Mine consists of many outings and spending lots of time with my kids. One of the places we visit once a week is our local library. That’s when I had an “Ah-ha” moment for this project. […]

DIY Dragon Training – Family Fun ideas #5

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When How to Train your Dragon came out a few years ago it immediately became a family favorite! We DIY’d Halloween Costumes that year and have loved creating our own Dragon manuals, dragons, etc around here. SO excited that the story is continuing with a 2nd movie!!! This weeks Family Fun ideas all center around […]

Permission to change

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Life has so many seasons and stages. Even within those stages there are stages. And if any of this post comes out making sense then maybe you will get where I am coming from! LOL. Summertime as a work from home mom is always a “challenge”. Everyone’s schedule is different and some days there are […]

Jenga Summer Activity game for kids

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School has been out for a while now and I can’t tell you how many times I’ve already heard the dreaded “I’m bored” coming from my son. He is used to the school day schedule and for some reason finds all this glorious unstructured free time a bit too much. I decided to do something […]

How to wear vintage pieces in a modern era – style me

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Hello! I’m Tara from Salt and Pepper Moms and I am so happy to be here with all of you! Today I am sharing some great tips for those who love to thrift shop for clothes, have a love for vintage styles, or just have some amazing hand-me-downs.   I was recently given some vintage […]