How To

How to Freeze the Top Tier of a Wedding Cake

In honor of all those upcoming June weddings, I think it’s only appropriate to share this tutorial on freezing the top tier of a wedding cake. It’s tradition to save the top tier of your wedding cake to eat on your first anniversary. I’m sure you already know this. Most couples I know who have done […]

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Crafting | Decor | How To | Wreaths

How to Make a Clothespin Photo Wreath for the Laundry Room

My laundry room is about 50 percent complete. We painted, bought a new washer and dryer, added some temporary storage, hung some art and called it done for now. Well, “done for now” is driving me crazy. As it turns out, I don’t like unfinished projects. So, I decided to tackle something I’ve had on […]

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How to Grease and Flour a Cake Pan

Tomorrow, I’m sharing a delicious bundt cake recipe, so today we’re preparing by talking about how to properly grease and flour a cake pan. Supplies: Bundt Cake Pan Flour Crisco Instructions: 1. Add a small amount of Crisco to your hand. 2. Work the Crisco into every crevice of the cake pan. 3. Repeat until pan […]

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Entertaining | Family | How To | Life | Organization

How To Prepare a Large Family Dinner

Every week we host a family dinner — known as “supper club” — for my Dad, step-mom, grandparents, “brother,” his expecting wife, and occasionally my great grandmother on Tuesdays. If you’re counting that’s a grand total of nine (½ if you count my future neice or nephew) mouths to feed each week. When you’re accustomed […]

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How to Prepare Walls for Paint

I’ve been spending quite a bit of time picking out paint colors and preparing walls for paint lately, so I thought maybe I should share a few tips I’ve learned along the way. To ensure paint properly adheres to walls, follow the simple steps below: Remove light switch plates and outlet covers. All you’ll need is […]

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