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How to Make a Braided-Edge Fleece Blanket Tutorial from Making It Home Blog

{Tutorial} Braided-Edge Fleece Blanket

Fleece is hands-down my favorite fabric to work with when sewing. Mostly, I love it because it is super forgiving, but it’s also soft and lovely and cuddly and good. You’ll often find me digging through the giant fleece remnants bin at my local Joann. I totally have a fleece problem, and when I found […]

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Meal Planning Made Easy with Themes

Meal planning saves us a ton of money – and I know it saves a lot of you money, as well – but it can be a bit overwhelming to start. “I can barely come up with dinner for tonight, how am I supposed to plan out a whole week?!” Been there, done that, y’all. […]

Learn how to get started using baby sign language how to get your baby to sign back to you! This is so cool - my baby signed back at 8 months old.

How to Get Started with Baby Sign Language

I love baby sign language and I believe everyone should do it with their kids! There, I’ve said it. I’m a baby signing evangelist. But, seriously, how awesome and useful is it to be able to communicate with your little ones before they have the fine motor skills to make the words come out of […]

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{Cloth Diaper Link Party} October 2014

Welcome to the monthly Cloth Diaper Link Party at Making It Home! I’ve got just a few rules for this link up: Make sure to link back to Making It Home either with the party button or a text link from the post you linked up Please follow the host (via BlogLovin’, RSS, email, or […]

Cloth diaper giveaway October 2014

{Giveaway} October Cloth Diaper Pack

Another month, another giveaway! Y’all know how much I love cloth diapering, and I love to spread the love! This month, I’m teaming up with Mama Mooshka and Willy B Mum to bring you a cloth diaper package consisting of a pocket diaper (you choose a girly or boyish print), two organic inserts, and two […]

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{Recipe} The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies

The humble chocolate chip cookie. A cookie with a colorful past, and all kinds of stories about it’s origin. A family favorite anywhere you go. I perfected the art of the chocolate chip cookie during the 12th grade. Imade tens of dozens of cookies that year, and I finally found the secret to the perfect […]

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Why I’m Not Lucky to Stay Home with Our Kids

Every Friday evening, a couple of my friends and I get together to watch a couple episodes of some show. Lately, it’s been Orange is the New Black (sidenote: if you aren’t watching this, it’s pretty darn good!). We do dinner potluck style to a different theme every week and use the time not only […]

Meat vegetable lasagna recipe

{Recipe} Meat and Vegetable Lasagna

There’s something comforting about lasagna. Cheese and delicious red sauce, cuddled up to one of God’s most perfect foods – pasta. It’s perfection in a pan. Of the many varieties of lasagna, there seems to be a divide – recipes are either meat or veggie, but hardly ever both. Folks, I think we need to […]

Dinner with the Smileys by Sarah Smiley book review - now available in paperback! #militarylife #militarywife #milso

Dinner with the Smileys Now Available in Paperback

When dad is deployed, what do you do with the empty space at the dinner table? Sarah Smiley started inviting people to dinner at their home, from Senators and sports stars to the sweet old lady down the street. The lessons they learned went beyond knife skills and dinnertime, though – the family was left […]

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{Last Chance!} Get the Healthy Living Bundle Before It’s Gone!

Guys! And gals! This sale is over at 10pm MST tonight. That’s 11 Central, midnight eastern, and 9pm pacific.  That means you have mere hours to still get in on this awesome deal.   Bonus Offers The bonus offers with this bundle are excellent.  My favorite one? Three months to Tradishen, a real food meal […]

Stork Stopover fitted cloth diaper review and giveaway

{Review and Givewaway} Stork Stopover Upcycled Pocket Fitted Cloth Diapers

Disclaimer: I was provided a full-sized cloth diaper free of charge to facilitate this review. All opinions are 100% honest and original. I’m really excited to share these with you! A couple of weeks ago, Victoria of Stork Stopover contacted me and asked if I would be willing to try out her upcycled pocket fitted […]