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PLATFORM BED DIY

June 17, 2017


Would you like a platform bed without the expense? All you need is a black fitted sheet and some black card stock.

diy platform bed
I was tired of the bed skirt on our bed so I took it off and put a black fitted sheet on the box spring, but I needed a way to hide the unattractive castors of the bed frame.


diy platform bed
After noodling on a solution for a while I came up with the idea of taking four pieces of black card stock for the four legs of the bed frame, trimming them to the proper height, and folding them into three-sided squares that fit around the castors. Presto! A platform bed.


diy platform bed


diy platform bed


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HELPFUL COOKING TIPS

May 30, 2017


SIFTING FLOUR
When you need to sift flour but don't have a sifter or you just don't feel like going to all the trouble, pour some flour into a large mixing bowl and stir it with a wire whisk for a few seconds to fluff it up, then scoop out with your measuring cup. Whisk it after each scoop to keep it fluffed.


PEELING ONIONS
A quick way to avoid onions stinging your eyes is to not stand with your head directly over the onions when you're peeling them. Stand away from the counter with y...

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QUICK KITCHEN TIPS

May 27, 2017


AVOID MICROWAVE SPLATTER
An easy way to keep food from splattering in the microwave is to keep a package of coffee filters handy and use one to cover food while it's microwaving.


NATURAL ROOM FRESHENER
Fill a small pot with 1/4" of vegetable or olive oil and stir in cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves (whatever yummy-smelling spices you have on hand) and warm the pot on a low setting on your stove for about 15 to 20 minutes (don't let it burn). Your house will smell like you just baked a pie.

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POWER PACKED BREAKFAST SMOOTHIE

May 6, 2017


blender smoothie
(Image courtesy of aschaeffer)

Power Packed Breakfast Smoothie
Makes 2 servings

Ingredients:
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 large banana
1/2 cup kefir milk (or milk of choice)
1/2 cup frozen or fresh chopped kale
1/2 cup frozen blueberries (or frozen fruit of choice)
1/4 cup liquid egg whites
1 scoop pea or vegan protein powder
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1 tablespoon flax seeds
1 tablespoon unsweetend cocoa powder
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 tea...

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FRUIT INFUSED WATER

May 3, 2017


Fruit Infused Water

Some fruit-infused water to make staying hydrated more fun.


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

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