DIY: Beet Chips & Beet Powder

DIY: Beet Chips & Beet Powder

February calls for pink and fresh red beets are the answer! These nutritional sweet gems are perfect for a crispy snack or as a food colorant for baked treats. When I have beet chips I can grind up just the amount I need when I need it. It's kinda like having my cake and eating it too! So let's go from fresh beetroots to dehydrated beet chips to red beet powder.

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Dog safe DIY cleaning recipes

Dog safe DIY cleaning recipes

Cleaning products that are sold in market are toxic and certainly are dangerous for dogs if they inhale or ingest them. Instead of risking the health of your pets it is better to use safe ingredients to create your own cleaning recipes. Here are presented some dog safe DIY cleaning recipes that will help you keep your home sanitized without harming the health of your pet.

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DIY Doggie Toothpaste

DIY Doggie Toothpaste

Kirby has a bright white smile and rarely has bad breath which I believe is another great benefit from eating wholesome foods.  Usually his bad breath comes from chewing on a smelly bully stick or those rare times he sneaks a litter crusted cat poop "treat".  At almost seven years of age his teeth are strong and healthy. To keep them that way we brush daily.

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DIY Memory Wall Collage

DIY Memory Wall Collage

I've seen a lot of ideas on Pinterest using photographs of family, friends, or places forming the shape of a heart or star on a wall like this one and this one which inspired me to do something similar.   I have a gazillion pictures of Kirby on my computer and phone which I love but I don't really want them all framed cluttering up my home.  I knew immediately a collage of the Kirbster on the one big empty wall in his playroom would be a fun touch. 

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DIY: Dresser Re-do For The Playroom

DIY: Dresser Re-do For The Playroom

I knew I wanted a dresser or chest of drawers in the playroom but it needed to be smaller and more playful looking. The cost of a new piece and Pinterest finally encouraged me to re-do the dresser I had. I had a vision in my head and could only hope this dresser could be transformed. So first I removed the mirror which did seem to make the monster in the room less formidable.

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How To Re-Cycle Your Candle Jars

How To Re-Cycle Your Candle Jars

These will also make inexpensive yet thoughtful gifts. Just fill em up and you have a home made gift for the graduate, birthday gal, or that just because I love ya friend. Of course you can't forget that pup celebrating a bark day or gotcha day who would be delighted with an adorkable treat jar filled with scrumptious homemade dog treats. So recycle those candle jars and let your imagination create the perfect container anyone will adore and USE. 

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