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Easy Crochet Projects a Beginner Can Complete in a Weekend!

Easy crochet beginner weekend

As most of you know, I’ve been recovering from surgery for the past few weeks. I have not been able (read: allowed by the doctor OR my family) to do anything remotely strenuous, but there’s only so many makeup tutorials you can watch on YouTube without getting bored, right? So I have been slowly taking some pictures of the crochet… Read more »

Keeping Sports Team Uniforms Clean

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sports team uniforms clean

It’s that time of year – school is starting up again and Mamas everywhere are sending their little darlings off to class in sparkling new clothing and shiny shoes.  Except me … as a year round home schooling Mama, my kids will show up for class in torn t-shirts and shorts that are just barely going to make it through what’s left of summer.  But even… Read more »

Summertime (& why I’ve been MIA)

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Summertime

You GUYS!  I know I’ve been absent from the blog for a while, but I’ve been SO summertime busy.  And I know every single one of you Mamas out there know exactly what I mean by that:  I’ve been working in the yard, the garden, the house, catching up on all sorts of things … including school, and trying to get us all… Read more »

DIY Wasp Deterrent

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DIY wasp deterrent

I love God’s creatures. Most of them anyway. I’m not a fan of the sting-y ones, though.  Mosquitoes, those grey flies that like to bite you right at the back of the knee … and wasps.  I hate wasps.  Today, I’m going to share with y’all the most effective, cheapest, easiest, and most clever diy wasp deterrent EVER! My husband is deathly allergic to… Read more »

Mother’s Day

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Mother's Day

Today is Saturday, the day before Mother’s Day.  My husband is in the field … where he’s been all week … cutting the rye for hay.  A process that was supposed to take 2 days.  And is now in it’s 6th day because of breakdowns on virtually every possible piece of equipment that can break down, including my husband.  It’s been a… Read more »

Bunk Bed Makeover Using Paint and Petroleum Jelly

Bunk Bed Makeover Using Paint and Petroleum Jelly

Something that has been looming on my ‘To Do’ list for several months has been my younger daughter’s bunk bed makeover using paint and petroleum jelly. (More on that crazy-sounding process in a minute) I bought a simple wooden bunk bed set last summer off a local Facebook buy/sell/trade page for only $20. My intention was to get them spruced up and put in my… Read more »

Pinterest Project Review

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If you follow me on Pinterest, you are familiar with my ‘Pins I’ve Tried‘ board.  This is where I normally put all the crafts, projects, recipes and ideas I’ve tried – hence the board title.  I always add a few notes about my experience for the next potential pinner.  But today, I’m stepping out a little and doing a full-on Pinterest project… Read more »

That Farm Mama is Now on Instagram

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Guess what, Y’all?!  That’s right …  That Farm Mama is now on Instagram!!!  I’ve taken the plunge and you can follow me @thatfarmmama! I’m starting slowly … ’cause I’m an old dog learning new tricks, remember.  😛  But I’m really excited about taking on this new (to me) social media platform and having even more chances to interact and get to know y’all!… Read more »