Tag Archives: emily steffen

9-23-4

DIY Dryer Balls

Do you use dryer balls? Have you heard of them? If you haven’t here’s the gist in a nutshell…dryer balls are balls that you put in your dryer with your clothes to help reduce dry time (since they increase air circulation) and reduce static electricity. They also help soften and reduce wrinkles. Bottom line–GOOD-BYE dryer […]

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The LOW sugar grape jelly! :)

It’s harvest season around here! :) Everything that can be canned, blanched, frozen or stored for the winter is in our kitchen or in a recipe that is floating around in my brain! We are in deep to our creative ideas for what we can store for the winter months! SO, on a walk a […]

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Jar Cozies::Keep it Simple and Peek-a-boo

These are the sweetest little Jar Cozies ever!! And I love that they re-purpose jelly jars. Using jelly jars as glasses is a super economical, plus I LOVE the look. Tricky to serve something hot though in just the glass…so here is your darling answer!! Now crochet is not my strength, but with a little bit […]

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Devin’s Coasters

Every time I go over to visit Emily, I see these darling coasters sitting on her coffee table. They were made by a mutual-very-talented-new-mama friend of ours, Devin. The coasters are so basic that even the most novice of sewer can make them. They are refreshingly simple.  Here is the pattern just for you! My […]

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Garden Update 3::Ingrid

INSANITY!!  Yesterday, I was out in the garden and was trying to control my anxiety as I picked TONS of produce.  The pressure is on now to either get it stored, or sell it.  Oh boy!!  I mean, I seriously have produce coming out my ears.  I have a whole new appreciation for the people […]

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Handmade+Chickens

I LOVE the handmade lifestyle!  One slice of the handmade pie for me is living as greenly, locally, environmentally aware as possible.  I think every little change I am able to make, makes a difference.  For me this means shopping at small businesses when possible…  Buying many of my groceries at the natural food store… […]

Project Life

Have you heard of Project Life??  I am so excited about this!  It’s a simplified way of scrapbooking, but still has major style and a touch of handmade.  I had heard about Project Life from other blogs, but was reminded when I saw Heather Bailey instagram a comment about the edition that she designed.  Say […]

4th of July Recipe::Potato Salad

I’m not going to say this potato salad is the best…even though I really do think it is…because I know family holiday recipes hold a special spot in people’s hearts.  That said, if you are looking to make some potato salad for the 4th and want to change up your old standard, or maybe ditch […]

Garden Update::Ingrid

Garden season is in full swing and I am LOVING it!!  This is the first year that I have S.P.A.C.E. to really go crazy.  It is also the first spring/summer in our new home so we are learning much about our land. One of the niftiest things about it though, is that we now live […]