Dried Herb Firestarter

Dried Herb Firestarter by www.thecasualcraftlete.com

 Oh my heavens!  We had a massive cold front come through over the weekend and it was down right cold.  The highs during the day were only in the low 60′s and the temperature dipped down to the 40′s at night.  Brrr.  We had a nice little bonfire and I got to try out a Dried Herb Firestarter  that I made.  The fire smelled amazing!  The aroma from sage, lavender and thyme was a wonderful change from a regular campfire and.  It also helped repel bugs.  This firestarter would also make a great hostess gift for anyone who has a fireplace or wood burner.

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Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop #93

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HAPPY SUNDAY! Thank you for joining me and the other blog hop ladies: Jordan, Sara, Carrie, and Amy! We now have 5 hosts! That means when you link up to 1 blog your link show up on all 5 blogs! More opportunity … [Read More...]

No Sew Linen Napkins

cover pic No-Sew Linen Napkins from www.thecasualcraftlete.com for www.placeofmytaste.com

So, I must admit that I do not know how to sew.  However, I do own a sewing machine that was handed down to me by my mother and sewing is definitely on my list of things to learn how to do.  In the meantime, I will have to stick to no-sew … [Read More...]

Cranberry Orange Muffins

cover pic Cranberry-Orange Muffins by www.thecasualcraftlete.com

It's September which means fall is here!  HOORAY!  These Cranberry Orange Muffins are a perfect breakfast or a great treat for sitting on the porch, drinking some coffee and enjoying the crisp fall air.  Sounds like heaven to me. … [Read More...]

Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop #92

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HAPPY SUNDAY! Thank you for joining me and the other blog hop ladies: Jordan, Sara, Carrie, and Amy! We now have 5 hosts! That means when you link up to 1 blog your link show up on all 5 blogs! More opportunity … [Read More...]

Fabric Button Earrings

cover pic DIY Fabric Button Earrings  www.thecasualcraftlete.com

  Hey lovelies!  I am beyond excited to share these super cute Fabric Button Earrings with you all today!  I have done a lot of crafts in my life but this might be my favorite so far.  These earrings are so modern and classy … [Read More...]

Clean Eating Cinnamon Plum Jam

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Happy Labor Day!  Since it's Labor Day it's pretty much officially fall.  I am kicking off the fall season with this amazing Clean Eating Cinnamon Plum Jam.  Nothing is more fall than warm cinnamon and plums are in season, so this is … [Read More...]

Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop #91

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HAPPY SUNDAY! Thank you for joining me and the other blog hop ladies: Jordan, Sara, Carrie, and Amy! We now have 5 hosts! That means when you link up to 1 blog your link show up on all 5 blogs! More opportunity … [Read More...]

DIY Glass Bottles – 3 Ways

cover pic DIY Painted Glass Bottles by www.thecasualcraftlete.com

Hey there!  Today I am sharing these DIY Glass Bottles - 3 ways.  I am using recycled glass bottles for this craft project and showing you three different techniques that are very easy.  These decorative bottles are great for home … [Read More...]

Cashew Butter Cookies

cover pic Cashew Butter Cookies recipe by www.thecasualcraftlete.com

One of my all time favorite cookies to make are peanut butter cookies.  There's only four ingredients and they turn out perfect every time.  Now a days, there are a lot of popular nut butters on the shelves like almond and cashew.  So, I thought I … [Read More...]

Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop #90

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HAPPY SUNDAY! Thank you for joining me and the other blog hop ladies: Jordan, Sara, Carrie, and Amy! We now have 5 hosts! That means when you link up to 1 blog your link show up on all 5 blogs! More opportunity … [Read More...]

Back 2 School $300 Target Gift Card Giveaway

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HAPPY FRIDAY! It's Back to School time again!  There's always so much to do, like buying  lots of supplies and clothes for the kids.  I have teamed up with some of my all time favorite bloggers to give you the chance to win a $300 … [Read More...]

Cute Paper Sandwich Wrappers

coverpic Cute Paper Sandwich Wrappers  Great for parties or after school snacks

  Hello party people!  How adorable are these Cute Paper Sandwich Wrappers?!  These wrappers are a easy way to add a little fun to parties, lunch boxes or after school snacks.  We eat peanut butter sandwiches everyday in my … [Read More...]

Italian Cream Cake

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  I am SO incredibly excited to share my Grandma's famous Italian Cream Cake recipe with you all today!  My grandma was the best cook in the world.  Sorry mom, but it's true.  Grandma was the queen of the kitchen and I have so … [Read More...]

Touring Through Blogland

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Hey there!  Happy Monday! Hope you all had a fabulous weekend.  We had a low key weekend and just caught up on projects around the house.  Today, I am sharing something a little different.  I was invited to be a part of … [Read More...]