15 Fun & Creative Wine Cork Recycling Projects

15 Fun & Creative Wine Cork Recycling Projects

I have this really cool hanging copper fruit basket in the kitchen that I throw my used wine corks in – it’s always a game, one point for making it in the bottom basket, two for making the middle basket and three if you make it in the top basket. Well after collecting them for awhile I’ve been wanting to get crafty with them so I found a bunch of neat ideas for things you can make with wine corks! Check out the list and let me know which you’d like to try:

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20 Things Kids Can Make For Mothers Day

20 Things Kids Can Make For Mothers Day

Some of my all time favorite Mother’s Day gifts have been things the kids have made for me so I thought it would be fun to put together a list of some neat craft ideas that kids can make for Mother’s Day gifts. It’s funny how the kids’ homemade gifts are the ones I remember the most and the ones I’ve kept and saved. Here are a few fun Mother’s Day craft ideas to get your kids started:

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15 Mother’s Day Gifts Mom Will Love

15 Mother's Day Gifts Mom Will Love

If you ask my mom what she’d like to receive as a gift she’ll tell you that she already has everything but of course I can’t let Mother’s Day go by without getting her something special. When choosing the perfect gift for my mom my goal is always to find something both thoughtful and useful, as well as something that she’d likely never buy for herself. Every single thing on the list of Mother’s Day gift ideas below is something your mom will enjoy using and she’ll think of you every time she does!

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15 Awesome Jelly Bean Gift Ideas

15 Awesome Jelly Bean Gift Ideas

I like to mix it up for the kids’ Easter baskets each year so they’re not always getting the same things from the Easter Bunny, but spring just screams jelly beans to me so no matter what they get there are always jelly beans in their baskets! If you’ve got some jelly beans fans on your gift list then check this awesome list of super fun jelly bean gift ideas:

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Review: Why Do I Need Google Chromecast Audio?

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Review: Why Do I Need Google Chromecast Audio?

I was under the impression that the main purpose of Google Chromecast Audio is to bring our old speakers into the 21st Century by allowing us to stream music to them from our smart phones, laptops and tablets, all you need is an Aux input on ANY speaker. While this is indeed a wonderful thing, I already had a couple of Bluetooth speakers that I could stream music to from my phone so my problem was a little different.

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15 Awesome Easter Basket Filler Ideas

Easter Basket Filler Ideas

My kids are always so excited to get their baskets on Easter Sunday and I hate to just fill them up with candy so I like to mix it up a little and get each kid a few small surprises to go in their baskets in addition to their sweet treats! I love to throw in a few activity items like sidewalk chalk and Mad Libs to keep the kids busy and perhaps a couple of small toys. Of course the Easter Bunny always gets all the credit but I get to see the joy on their faces when they dig into their goodies. Here are a few awesome Easter basket filler ideas:

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15 Creative Mardi Gras Activities for Kids

15 mardi gras activities

Mardi Gras celebrations typically take place in the week or two before Fat Tuesday, which signals the beginning of Lent on Wednesday and the end of the celebrations, however here in Northwest Florida Mardi Gras is like a season that lasts a couple of months! We have parades, king cake ceremonies and lots of parties during January and February and the kids love to get involved with fun Mardi Gras crafts so I’ve rounded up a few of our favorite craft ideas here:

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How to Plan a Memorable Family Vacation Without Going into Debt

How to Plan a Memorable Family Vacation Without Going into Debt

Isn’t is sad that most vacations people go on are financed? It is hard to enjoy a vacation that you know isn’t paid off yet! But you can take a memorable family vacation without going into debt. The world tells you to put your vacation on credit and take care of it later. I promise you will enjoy your vacation that much more if you don’t go into debt for it. Check out these tips!

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How to Save Money on Your Home Mortgage

How to Save Money on Your Home Mortgag

If you are looking to save money on your mortgage, you have come to the right place. Whether you have a mortgage or are looking to take one on, it can be intimidating. There is a lot that goes into a mortgage, so saving money where you can is important.

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5 Pool Safety Tips to Get Ready for Swimming Season

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5 Pool Safety Tips to Get Ready for Swimming Season

Swimming is fabulous for so many things like fitness, relaxation, and entertainment. Whether you have your own backyard swimming pool or visit your local community pool, there are several pool safety tips that you should always keep in mind:

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