A Day of Healthy Vegan Meals

Between work and being a mommy to three boys, sometimes it’s hard to find the time to prepare healthy meals for myself. I have come up with several go-to meals that are budget friendly, simple and delicious.

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Bread Machine: 100% Whole Wheat Bread with Seeds – Vegan

This 100% whole wheat bread with heart healthy seeds is moist and hearty. I’ve been experimenting with bread machine recipes for a while and, so far, this one is my favorite!
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DIY: Chalk/Cork Board

What is great about this chalk/cork board is that you can customize the look of it to fit your decorating style and needs. I was given this used desk by a family member a while back and the cork board was looking a little used and dirty. A couple coats of paint and a smidge of creativity helped to spruce up the look of the desk.

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Deep Clean: Laundry Room

Winter is coming soon! Watch me deep clean my house in preparation for a season of staying inside!

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DIY: Foliage Planter

This galvanized metal foliage planter adds a great touch of the outdoors to my new gallery wall. And as a bonus, I don’t have to water the plant!! Read More

DIY: Cotton Wreath

Everywhere I look I see cotton plants incorporated into farmhouse décor. The cotton wreaths I have seen are so pretty, but SO EXPENSIVE! So, I decided to make one of my own and only spent $15 and about 15 minutes.  Read More

Patchwork Letters

I swear… someday I will take on the task of making my very own quilt. I love the look and feel of an old, worn-in quilt over my legs, on a cold day, while I am reading and sipping hot tea. In the meantime, these “patchwork” letters, while not comfy in the least bit, will have to satiate my longing for a quilt!

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Infused Water

Ever since I can remember, I have had a hard time drinking water. I wake up with the intention to ditch the sodas and juices for water and fail about midway through the day because I’m just not a fan of the taste.
Infusing fruit and herbs into your water gives it a sweet taste that is yummy and healthy! Below you will find the 5 flavor combinations I tried this week.


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DIY: Succulent Planter

Aren’t these little guys cute?! I had such a hard time picking what succulents I liked best at the nursery. I wanted to buy them ALL! In the picture you will see the two succulent planters I made for my home. The directions below are for the glass jar planter (the metal planter is fairly self-explanatory). Have fun!

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DIY: Shutter Board

I found this already painted shutter at a thrift store for THREE DOLLARS!! As is my nature, I knew I had to bring it home and distress it. Add some tiny clothespins and create a great place to display pictures, your to-do list, important mail, etc. Farmhouse worthy and useful…. what more can you ask for?
Keep reading for instructions on how to make your own…
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Hello there! I’m so happy you have found my blog! My name is Heather and I would love for you to leave me a comment below, so I can get to know you too.

Ever since I read my first blog, I have dreamt of having my own. How cool is it to be able to share bits and pieces of your life and interests as inspiration, motivation and just pure entertainment with others? If you would like to know a little bit about my background, as well as aspirations for this page, please keep reading!

The Very Beginning…

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