Creative Domestication

Wandering through domestic life with creative flair

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Pretty Painted Iron Bed Frame

I am famous for picking up stuff on the side of the road or from dumpsters if I think they still have life in them.  Years ago, I saw a metal bed frame beside someone’s garbage can. I slammed on my brakes and forced my 12-year-old son to help me…
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Easy Bandana Wreath

  Do you want a quick and easy wreath that you can do in an evening? Try this super easy Bandana Wreath! I have always liked the country look of bandanas. I have seen several on Pinterest lately so I thought I would try one. I purchased a 12 inch…
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Shabby Chic Dry Erase Board

I like using dry erase boards.  They are quick and easy (as long as i can find a marker) but they are not very pleasing to look at. Almost all I have seen are blah and industrial looking.  Why? Why do they have to be so ugly?  Life is too…
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Homemade Pancakes Not From Scratch!

I watched a cooking show where they made pancakes with cornmeal and they looked really good but I didn’t want to make them totally from scratch. I had pancake mix in the cupboard already. Since I had the basics already there, I decided to just build from there. I didn’t…
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Starting Seeds in Winter

It’s February so you know what that means? Yes, planting time!! What? You don’t plant your seeds in February? Well, until last year, I didn’t either. Then I discovered winter planting. I was skeptical but willing to give it a try. I used milk jugs as mini greenhouses and planted…
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Easy Cream Cheese Strawberry Croissants

It’s Sunday morning and I’m the only one awake (other than the fur/feather babies). I know the hubs is still fast asleep but I want to do something sweet for him. After all, he does put up with my junking and crafts and projects and food experiments and…….well, whatever pops…
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Game Day Chex Football Munch

Do you ever get in the mood to experiment for something different? I do all the time. I will eat something I like but I will then think, Hmmm, I wonder how this would taste if it was chocolate, or vanilla, or strawberry. Do you then find that what you…
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My Ultimate Macaroni and Three Cheeses

What’s better on a cold winter’s evening than some ooey, gooey decadent Macaroni and Cheese? Yes, it is the ultimate comfort food whether you are 5 or 50. I grew up with the old standby made with that cheese product that came in a rectangle box and didn’t need refrigeration. That…
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Velvet Pumpkins DIY

Have I mentioned that I love pumpkins? I loooove pumpkins. Come on, pumpkins are arguably the poster vegetable of Autumn, right? They can easily decorate your home from September all the way through Thanksgiving. Since they can hang around so long, I like a variety of styles and colors to…
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