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How to Properly Care for Wooden Spoons and Cutting Boards

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As some of you may know my grandparents passed away in March of this year and a few weeks ago we met as a family to go through my Granny’s estate. We used to spend a lot of time in the kitchen together baking and making biscuits so some of the pieces I treasured most were found in the kitchen. I’m excited to say, I was able to bring home a few these items and I’m on a mission to make sure I take extra special care of them. Here’s a look at how you can condition wooden spoons and cutting boards in a few easy steps….

How to Easily Change the Color of Existing Grout

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It’s been about a year now since we’ve had an all-white kitchen save for the black granite countertops and hardware and while I love it all…I don’t know…I just kept looking at it thinking there was something missing. We finally decided we should add a bit of texture and changed up the existing grout color on the subway tiled backsplash. Here’s a look at the results…

From the Front Porch

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Happy Friday, you guys! How has your week been? Good, I hope. Are you ready for the weekend? Me too! Here’s a peek at all the things we’ve been up to behind the scenes and a few of our favorite things from around the web this week…

Mini Patriotic Bundt Cakes

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Good morning friends! Today I want to share with you a super easy recipe for mini patriotic bundt cakes. They can be easily customized with a variety of toppings which makes them perfect to serve for breakfast, as a late afternoon snack or even as a dessert after dinner. Here’s a look at how you can make these fabulous cakes too…

Summer Picnic Essentials

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It’s no secret that we love a good treasure hunt. So, when we found ourselves in need of a few summer picnic essentials to take to the beach we headed out to our favorite thrift stores in what we thought would be an easy search for a picnic basket, plates, blankets and napkins.

11 Last Minute Patriotic Centerpiece Ideas

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I swear May and June feel like a blur! I can’t even believe it will be July at the end of this week. Have you guys started thinking about any fireworks displays or fun parties you want to attend or host yet? Here’s peek at 11 last minute 4th of July centerpiece ideas you can make in minutes…

7 Simple Ways to Celebrate Each Day

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We spent most of last week completely checked out and trying to find simple ways to celebrate each day. I’ve come to understand there are no perfect seasons. There are only perfect moments we have to capture and hold onto and store away to help us through the tough times…

When Love Shows Up as a White Shadow

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I had every intention of sharing projects related to the kitchen this week but a trip to the vet’s office late Friday afternoon changed everything…

Adding Whitewash to Farmhouse Furniture

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Adding a whitewash technique to farmhouse furniture is an easy way to highlight the woodgrain and character of your favorite pieces without the process of painting, sanding and distressing. Today, I’m sharing how I used the whitewash technique on our coffee bar cabinet and how you can use it too…

Stenciled Pillows Made Easy

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I want to share with you how to easily stencil a pillow cover. If you had a chance to see yesterday’s post, you’ve already seen the canvas drop cloth we dyed to look like washed linen. I stenciled them last week so I could use them in the breakfast nook. Here’s a look at how you can stencil your own pillow covers too…