Tonya Johnson

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DIY Advent Calendar

It’s almost December already! I’m not quite sure how it happened. But I’m getting excited and actually got around to making an advent calendar this …

Try This: Personalize a Stocking!

It's Rachel with a quick and easy idea for customizing a pre-made stocking just in time for Christmas. I love the endless ways you can match handmade …

Teacup Gift Card Holder - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

Christmas Lists…<p>They excite us and they stress us out. Gift giving has become expected instead of spontaneous. How do we simplify our gift giving at …

NYE Resolutions + DIY New Year’s Eve Confetti Fortune Pockets

I can’t believe this year is coming to an end. I simply can’t. In a way I still feel like it’s early spring and I have a full year of work ahead of …

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Polka Dot Tights • this heart of mine

The weather has turned for good now, I think. Call me weak but I donned my winter coat yesterday, fur-lined hood and all. I’m not complaining because …

DIY Chalkboard Serving Tray

Shares 6.9K<p>Since we moved into our house last year, I have been looking for a nice serving tray that would be able to carry a ton of stuff back and …

Herbs & Spices Cookie Sampler, Gourmet Cookie Gift Box, Shortbreads, Cookies, Marshmallows

Expand your taste buds with a gift box featuring a curated collection of cookies and marshmallows infused with herbs and spices. Comes beautifully packaged in a black gift box tied with luxurious double faced satin ribbon.<p>Each box contains the following individually packaged products:<br>- 6 Chocolate …

Pumpkin Creme Fraiche Spaghetti

Gluten-Free, Main Dish, Vegetarian + Vegan<p>Pumpkin Creme Fraiche Spaghetti with Fried Onions and Sage Leaves<p>22 Comments<p>Every so often I feel like a …

Weeknight Meal Recipe: Cottage Pie

Cottage Pie, sometimes called Shepherds Pie (though technically not the same thing, Shepherds Pie is made from mutton/lamb) is an old classic, loved …

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Sweet Potato Soup with Pumpkin Seeds & Thyme

This vegetarian delight will make your Autumn table sing!<p>You Will Need:<p>1 onion<p>1 garlic clove<p>4 large sweet potatoes<p>3 large carrots (around 3-5)<p>2 tbsp …

5-Spice Beef Stir-fry With Eggy Rice

This week I did a round-up of healthy habits to start in 2014, one of which was to try tackling some home cooking.<p>This recipe is a great place to …

Spiced Short Ribs with Roasted Baby Carrots and Cipollini Onions

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 300°. Rinse and dry short ribs. Sprinkle all over with 1/2 tbsp. each salt and pepper. Add 1 tbsp. oil and the …

Edible Landscaping - Edible Trees

Persimmon trees produce gorgeous orange fruits that hang on the tree into fall and compliment the colorful fall foliage.<p>Nut trees such as pecans are …

Plants

How to make a wooden planter

Step 1<p>Mark and cut all the pieces of timber to the correct lengths, cutting the ends as squarely as possible for a smooth finish. Using a 3mm drill …

Woodworking

10 Best Berries to Plant in Winter

Planting and Care<p><b>Buy</b><p>Shop for bare-root plants now. If you can’t find what you want, ask your nursery to order from a grower.<p><b>Prep</b><p>Store bare-root …

Starting Seeds Indoors Just Got Easier

Face it, people: Gardening can be pricey. New plants, tools, and all those extras can add up. So how do you slice your gardening budget? Consider …

Gardening

Cheers to a great 2014!!! I feel so good about this next year and I'm ready for whatever it brings! Praising God for the good AND the bad of 2013 that has made me who I am today. Cheers! 🍸(drink recipe in my profile!)

Made several likes of deodorant today. I am totally becoming that person. Sorry, but kinda not sorry considering I'd like to continue hugging people. Anyone here try a recipe that works? #idontliketosmellmyself

Last project of the year was to remake Burt's Bees chapstick in my kitchen. Here's hoping it tingles just like the good stuff!

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Junkfood Remade: Cheese-its - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

I’m so excited about this particular recipe because ANYONE can make this. There are so few ingredients and so few skills involved that my kids …

Kumquat Mint Salad with Jasmine Dressing

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat 2/3 cup water in a small saucepan over high heat until small bubbles form. Add tea and remove from heat. Steep 3 minutes and …

Pineapple Ginger Mint Shrub

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Put ginger and mint leaves in a clean widemouthed 1-qt. canning jar. Bruise them with a wooden potato masher or pestle (if you …

Spring Salad

• For dressing, in a screw-top jar combine vinegar, oil, chopped strawberries, sugar, tarragon, salt, and pepper. Cover; shake until combined. Set …

How To Macrame (And Create A Wall Hanging!)

I’ve always loved macrame and its intricate beauty, but whenever I think about trying it, it just seems to complicated and difficult. It’s true that …