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Posted by Angela @ farragio on Sunday, April 23, 2017 In : life home family 

Five Things to Start Your Day Off Right
(Photo courtesy of Andreas Krappweis)

1) Air & Water.  Before you get out of bed spend a few seconds concentrating on taking some deep breaths.  As you inhale count to three, and as you exhale count to three.  Do this three times.  Oxygen is a great natural source of energy.  Use it!

Also drink at least 8 oz. of water right after you get up.  Water is another natural source of energy.  Use it, too!

2) Get moving.  Whether you jog, workout, do yoga, or even some simple stretching,...

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Posted by Angela @ farragio on Thursday, April 13, 2017 In : food drink 

Homemade Protein Bars

Updated from an earlier post

Quick and delicious, these are a much healthier alternative to store-bought bars. The only unhealthy part is they're so good we can't stop eating them!

Homemade Protein Bars

4 Tbs. butter (salted or unsalted)
16 oz. jar creamy natural peanut butter
1/3 cup honey
¼ cup chia seeds
¼ cup flaxseed
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups crispy rice cereal
2 cups quick oats
1/2 cup raisins
½ cup chopped walnuts (optional)
½ cup chocolate ch...

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Posted by Angela @ farragio on Sunday, March 5, 2017 In : diy 

These tables were hand-me-downs from my sister and they came in very handy through the years when I needed something that could take a beating with tweens and teens at home.

The kids are grown and moved out now and I've been (very!) slowly sprucing up my home and have been working on my living room. With the living room being a smaller space I knew these narrow tables would work well as end tables but after years of use they were in desperate need of an update.

Wanting to stick to a...

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Posted by Angela @ farragio on Monday, January 9, 2017 In : diy 

Republished from an earlier post

We're in the midst of redecorating our living room and last week we purchased a new couch set (sofa set? tomayto, tomahto?). I was so excited to get the new furniture. It was our first time to purchase microfiber and the one thing I didn't consider, and didn't even realize until we got the furniture home is that our dog, Chanel, drools in her sleep. How unladylike! So our options seemed to be either get rid of the furniture (never!), get rid of the d...

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Posted by Angela @ farragio on Monday, January 2, 2017 In : diy 

Republished from an earlier post

Necessity is the mother of all invention. I was tired of seeing all the charging cords laying on my counter, so I found an old basket in the closet, shoved the cords through the back, and voila. A docking station that took all of 60 seconds to make.

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Meet Angela of farragio


Hi, I'm Angela. I'm a wife, mother, rescue pug and cat parent, handmade business owner...with a little blogging thrown into the mix.

I started farragio in 2010 and have been having fun with it ever since. Check out more about farragio here.


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