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From the Front Porch

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How’s your week going so far? I hope it’s been a good one. As you guys know I usually feature the From the Front Porch post on Fridays but we’ve decided to take a long weekend to rest a bit and get back on track. Here are a few fun things we found around the web this week…

Spring Inspiration: Coconut Mini-Bundt Cakes

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Over the past few weeks, I’ve definitely come to realize that food has its own love language. My Granny used to make the cutest Easter cupcakes complete with a pipe cleaner basket handle and green coconut grass. These Spring Inspired Coconut Mini-Bunt Cakes were super easy to make and were inspired by the hours we spent baking in her kitchen. They’re perfect for any event leading up to the Easter holiday. Here’s a look at how you can make these deliciously moist cakes too…

Spring Front Door Flower Basket

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A few weeks ago I found a fabulous basket at one of our local thrift stores. As soon as I saw this basket I thought it would be perfect to help add a bit of spring to the front door. Here’s a look at how we took a few faux flowers we had on hand at home and mixed in some Texas Sage from around our property to create a spring basket for the front door…

Simple Spring Mantel

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If you had a chance to read Monday’s post, you’ve already seen the Flower Market sign that became our jumping off point for not only decorating our simple spring mantel but for adding spring touches around the rest of the house too. Whenever we think about decorating the mantel for any season, we practice two simple steps every single time. Here’s a peek at our secrets and how you can create a simple spring mantel too…

When Love Shows Up in Grief and Grace

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I fully intended to keep this week’s posts, “business as usual” until sharing an update on Friday. But over the past 24 hours we have suffered yet another devastating loss and it seems insensitive to act as if things are fine when scenes from our week have been filled with hospitals, hugs and home goings. I had just finished a training run late last week when my mom called to say her dad who has been in hospice care had taken a turn for the worst. It was the day before our big race …

DIY Flower Market Sign

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We love flowers any time of the year but especially this time of year so creating a simple Flower Market sign from some of the scrap wood we’ve been collecting in the garage seemed like a great way to jump start spring decorating for the mantel. Signs like this are really easy to make, here’s a peek at how you can make your own Flower Market Sign too…

From the Front Porch

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Happy Friday, you guys! How has your week been? I can hardly believe after three months of training tomorrow is the big race. 9.3 miles over 2 bridges. I know! I’m super nervous and super exited all at the same time. Here’s a peek at scenes from our week and a few fun things we found around the web…

Spring Inspired Tablescape

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Have you guys started decorating for Spring yet? Me too! If you’ve had a chance to follow along this week, we’ve shared simple spring inspired projects that you can use to decorate your home throughout the season. So today, I want to put all of those elements together and share a Spring Inspired Tablescape with you. Here’s a look at how the details came together…

The Easiest Way to Make Moss Placemats

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We want small changes that make a big impact and we want these things to be something we can do quickly. Does that sound like your jam? If so, you’re in good company because that’s our jam too which brings me to the easiest way to make moss placemats…

Simple Succulent Centerpiece for Spring

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We were looking for a way to create an easy centerpiece using various shades of greens that could easily be transitioned from St. Patrick’s Day to Easter when we stumbled upon succulents. We’re familiar with these beauties but this is the first time we’ve actually tried them in our home. Here’s a look at how you can make a Simple Succulent Centerpiece this spring with a little secret cheat tip too…

Jadeite Inspired Cupcake Stands

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For the past few months, we’d been trying to figure out what to do with our coffee station area when I came across an image that inspired today’s post on creating your own faux Jadeite Cupcake Stands. They’re really easy to make, totally budget friendly and they’re sure to bring a little farmhouse charm to your kitchen or garden party. Here’s a look at what you’ll need to make a few Jadeite Inspired Cupcake Stands of your own…

From the Front Porch

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Happy Friday, you guys! This week, oh my word, THIS WEEK! It’s been a hard week…like a week from you know where. I’m so glad today is Friday and we can celebrate making it through the craziness. Thank you again so much for all of your patience, understanding and support as we navigate our way through these growing pains and growth spurts. Here are a few fun things we found around the web this week…

The Best Toilet Cleaning Product Ever

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I can honestly say, talking about toilets or how to clean toilets is something I never imagined I would be sharing with you. But since we’re all friends and this product saved us from having to buy a new toilet, I had to share it. I’m thinking some of you have either had this problem or will have this problem in the future and I want you to be have a quick solution. So here’s how we discovered the best way to clean those unsightly hard water and mineral rings from our toilets and how you can too…

How to Label Your Cleaning Sponges in Minutes

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You guys, I have to tell you something super gross that happened to me the other day and I’m wondering if it’s ever happened to you. Do you label your cleaning sponges? The reason I’m asking is the other day I was cleaning my bathroom sink when something rotten smelling started wafting through the air…

How to Create a Budget Friendly Cleaning Caddy

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Last week I received an email from a reader named Jess which sent me on a mission to create a budget friendly cleaning caddy. Can you guys believe it’s already time to start thinking about spring cleaning? I know some of you are rolling your eyes right now thinking, “I’ll get right on that CoCo […]