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  • Free printable – weekly meal planner

    Free printable – weekly meal planner
  • #The100DayProject2020: Day 1 – 10

    #The100DayProject2020: Day 1 – 10
  • 10 ideas for your #The100DayProject

    10 ideas for your #The100DayProject
  • Getting started on #The100DayProject

    Getting started on #The100DayProject

Shop update: sourdough starter gift tags and recipe card

  It seems like everyone I know has been jumping on the sourdough bandwagon, so I whipped up some labels for your sourdough starter that you can use when giving it to friends.  There’s a space for adding your feeding instructions and any other notes.   There’s also a blank printable recipe card for your favorite sourdough (or any other)…

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Fun family activities for when you’re social distancing

Well, there’s a headline I never expected to write, but here we are. A month in to this pandemic, and our new normal still feels strange. When you feel like you’ve watched every movie, put together every puzzle, and really want something else to do, here are some ideas for fun things you can do with your kids while still…

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10 ideas for your #The100DayProject

  When picking a project for your 100 day challenge, it can be really intimidating to decide what you think you can commit to for over 3 months.  The key is picking something that can be accomplished in a short amount of time, like 5-10 minutes a day. If you spend more time each day, great, but it’s not necessary.…

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Getting started on #The100DayProject

  This year’s #The100DayProject starts in one just one week! If you’ve never heard of it before, it’s a fun annual online art project where you choose a project (more on that later) and attempt to work on it every day for 100 days, while documenting it on Instagram using hashtag #The100DayProject. It’s SUPER LOW PRESSURE – I just want…

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Craft night: 15 fun project ideas for all skill levels

(*Updated 3/30/2020*  I originally wrote this post to give people ideas for fun craft night activities, but given the quarantine, these would all be good crafts to do while you’re home. Crafting is excellent for helping to calm an anxious mind.*) So you want to host a craft night, but have no idea what to make. It doesn’t have to…

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The 14 day edit: TV shows to binge watch while knitting

I’ll admit it- I LOVE tv. Before streaming services were the big thing, we did not add HBO or Showtime to our cable package because OMG so expensive! So we’d binge on shows like The Sopranos when we’d visit our parents for the weekend after everyone else had gone to bed, staying up till all hours fitting in as many…

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The 14 day edit: Podcasts for every member of your family

  Podcasts have been keeping me sane lately.  Here are some of my very favorites – if you like these, I’ll post some more, maybe going deeper into each category. I mean, I could probably give you a dozen good DIY or entrepreneurial podcasts right off the bat, but let’s start with these: For the true crime fan: I just…

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The 14 day edit: Virtual field trips to zoos, museums, and more

    So your kids are already bored and looking for something to do today? No problem! I’ve collected a dozen virtual field trips for you to check out. Everything on this list is a gem. Seriously. I visited all of these sites and learned something interesting on each one.   Head over to Cincinnati Home Safari’s Facebook page for…

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The 14 day edit: 10 fun skills you can teach yourself with YouTube

  As COVID-19 has us all planning to stay in and keep to ourselves for the next few weeks, many people are wondering how to fill their time. Rather than looking at the two weeks from the perspective of what you can’t do, why not see it as an opportunity for what you can do? IS there a skill you’ve…

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