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DIY Distressed Herb Pots

March 6, 2017 | No Comments

We had so much fun making these pots as part of a crafty afternoon with friends! You can too! These DIY distressed herb pots are the perfect “make in an afternoon” craft to get ready for spring. With minimal supplies & minimal effort even a newbie crafter with little to no creativity can do this. Ha! […]

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Decorating with Fresh Flowers

February 28, 2017 | No Comments

It has been unseasonably warm for February here in Kentucky {and I am so not complaining!}. I love spring! It represents new growth and fresh starts and means the start of gardening season. Y’all, there are few things quite as awesome as being able to pick fresh fruits and veggies from the garden. If you’re […]

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Spring Mantle Decor

February 28, 2017 | No Comments

Spring is coming!!! It’s only February, I know and the temperature outside is only 42 degrees (F). But still! We’ve had some gorgeous days these last couple of weeks that have put everyone in a Springtime mood. Now, let’s just hope we don’t get an ice storm mid march! Ugh. It’s the change of seasons that […]

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DIY Wood Canvas Frame

February 21, 2017 | 6 Comments

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Did y’all see the last episode of Fixer Upper? I’m going to tell you right now that when I found out Magnolia Flour was becoming a thing I had a few thoughts: a) How much more awesome could Chip and Joanna get? b) It’s just about the sweetest thing ever that […]

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DIY Farmhouse Server Furniture Flip

February 20, 2017 | No Comments

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I’m probably a coffee snob. Okay, I’m definitely a coffee snob. I have some amazing friends here in town who brew their own blends of coffee {complete with roasting imported beans and all}, and now that I’ve had those, it’s not the same to have just any old cup of […]

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Fun & Easy Valentine Crafts for Kids

February 14, 2017 | No Comments

Follow my blog with Bloglovin We all want to be that Pinterest mom and make fun holiday crafts with our kids. But who has the time and energy? Well, I’m going to show you how easy it can be and why is looks so awesome in photos, even if said craft lasts for only 5 […]

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Six Misconceptions About Love

February 13, 2017 | 6 Comments

Love. It’s a word we throw around a LOT. It’s used to describe any positive feeling about anything from food to social media posts. It’s used to promote political and moral stands. It’s used to manipulate and coerce. It’s also used to tell someone how much you care about them. It is the single reason […]

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Simplifying Life

January 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

Hi, Salt & Life readers! My name is Carrie, and I’m so excited to be guest posting today! I’m a twenty-something mama to two little girls, a wife of 7 1/2 years, a pre-med student and a YouTuber! I make videos about simplifying life and I’m here to share a little bit about that with you […]

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How to Declutter Your Life

January 16, 2017 | 3 Comments

Follow my blog with Bloglovin My husband watched this documentary the other day about minimalism, something I’ve honestly never even been remotely interested in. Why? Because I love to create things, so the idea of having very little seems foreign since making stuff is kind of what I do. Plus, I love pretty things. It’s […]

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30 Day Paleo Challenge!

January 10, 2017 | 3 Comments

Eating within the guidelines of a Paleo lifestyle has so many benefits! That’s why many adopt it as a lifestyle change. While I haven’t done that entirely, my husband I have had lots of success with both weight loss and generally feeling better. It’s much easier to follow than many “diets” out there. No calorie counting […]

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How To Have a Successful Year

January 3, 2017 | 1 Comment

How was your 2016? Did you accomplish everything you hoped to accomplish? Are you closer to achieving your long term goals? Do you have more money saved or less? Are you happier or more depressed than you were at January 1, 2016? If you find yourself in the same position as last year, or even worse, […]

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Deck the Halls Holiday Home Tour

December 12, 2016 | 2 Comments

Welcome to Our Homes! Hello! Thank you so much for joining us on our “Deck the Halls Holiday Home Tour”! If this is your first stop in the tour, let us tell you a little bit about it. There are six other lovely blogs involved outside of this one. These ladies each posses their own […]

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DIY Christmas Gifts

December 6, 2016 | No Comments

I am always on the hunt for cute, yet simple & easy holiday gift DIYs. There’s something so personal about creating something for someone else. It takes more time, thought & effort than going to the store to buy something. It’s also usually a little easier on the budget. Here are a few of my […]

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DIY Reindeer Christmas Pillow

December 5, 2016 | 3 Comments

Christmas pillows elude me, friends. It is on rare occasion that I find one I love that doesn’t cost more than $15. Because of our budget and the fact that I’m only breaking these pillows out once a year for a couple of months, it’s not worth it to drop $40 on a single pillow. This year, […]

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DIY Burlap Christmas Stockings

December 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

I know it seems like I sew things. I mean, I do sew things. But I would never call myself a seamstress. What I do, you can do too, I promise. Can you sew in a straight line? Wait. No, me neither. Ha! See? That’s not even required. Let’s just sew in a basically straight […]

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