Laundry Room Change Jar

I’m going to be honest with you guys…I hate doing laundry. I mean, does anyone really like laundry? Since it obviously has to be done, might as well focus on the positive things like the gorgeous new scents of method and being able to collect all the spare change from everyone’s pockets. It really is about the simple joys in life!



I figured that since I would be collecting laundry change, I might as well have someplace cute to put it. This handy laundry room change jar will hang next to my dryer making me smile during the daily misery of laundry time. Of course, I just had to use one of my all-time favorite movie quotes! It’s just so perfect, I HAD to use it. (Ten points if you know what movie this came from!) If chalkboard art seems daunting to you, no worries! I’m going to show you a super easy way to make perfect looking letters…. 

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Make this XL Ruler Planter, the perfect decoration for your yard! You can even keep track of your kids' heights to enjoy for years to come!

XL Ruler Planter

This XL Ruler Planter tutorial is sponsored by DecoArt. All ideas and options are my own! I’m a big fan of whimsical decorations and this XL Ruler Planter totally fits the bill! Who wouldn’t love to have a huge ruler to hang pretty plants in their back yard? I loved using a variety of DecoArt… 

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Friday Finds Linky Party

Friday Finds Linky Party #30

Thanks everyone for all the great shares to last week! Take a look at all our favorite Friday Finds from the link up:

Make The Perfect Summer Pasta for your next picnic! Super easy to put together and I promise everyone is going to LOVE it!

The Perfect Summer Pasta

Do you guys have a family recipe that totally brings back your childhood whenever you eat it? For me it’s this Perfect Summer Pasta! It’s super easy to put together and because of this, it’s been a regular guest at almost every family picnic I can remember for the last 30 year. It really is… 

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Make this Instant Summer Sugar Scrub with just two ingredients! Perfect for dry and cracked skin!

Instant Summer Sugar Scrub

I used JOHNSON’S® to make this Instant Summer Sugar Scrub as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #johnsonspartners #SoMuchMore It’s hard to believe that Summer will be here in about a month. Yay for waking up late, spending the day by the pool, and watching outdoor movies! One thing I’m not looking forward to is… 

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Wonderful World of Tofu

A Simple Guide to the Wonderful World of Tofu

 Hi everyone, I’m so excited to have my little sister guest posting about The Wonderful World of Tofu on Tried & True today! She is an absolute wiz in the kitchen and by some sort of divine luck, I live close enough to her to try out most of her healthy creations. Please give her a… 

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Looking for a simple and gorgeous way to wrap wedding or baby shower gifts? Forget about a bow, just put a flower on it!

Best Wedding Gift Wrapping Ever!

Wedding season is upon us and soon you’ll be elbow deep in gift wrapping and bows! Why not forgo the standard white lace wrapping paper and instead go super elegant just a plain white box and a gorgeous Big Bloom paper flower from Michaels? So pretty and you don’t even have to pull out your own… 

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Friday Finds Linky Party

Friday Find Linky Party #29

Hey it’s Friday! We loved seeing all the great recipes and crafts that were linked up last week! We picked some of our favorites. Here they are!

Free printable Hipster Father's Day Cards for that special dude in your life!

Hipster Father’s Day Cards

Father’s Day is just around the corner and I’m notoriously terrible at picking gifts for the awesome guys in my life. I’m not sure why it’s so hard for me to wrap my head around gifts for men but I do know there’s only so many striped ties or grilling sets I can give. This… 

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