Creative Domestication

Wandering through domestic life with creative flair

Yearly Archive: 2017

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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