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pinteresttaughtmeto How is everyone out there?  Are you cold?  It is FREEZING here in my part of the world, in the great state of Texas.  It's about twenty degrees outside, which is an improvement from yesterday, and I cannot even remember when we have had temperatures this cold.  It is nutso.  Kindergarten ended up letting out early yesterday, so I shelved my post and cuddled with my babies. In today's "Pinterest Taught Me How To", I've got practical mixed with frivolous fun like "How To Throw A Downton Abbey Dinner Party".  Enjoy.   [caption id="attachment_7756" align="aligncenter" width="279"]source unknown source unknown[/caption] 1.  How To Know If Your Eggs Are Fresh - This little how-to is especially important if you eat farm fresh eggs, but I would use it with my regular grocery store bought eggs too, especially if I have had them for awhile.  I use this little tip all the time, and I'm always so happy I am taking the time to do it when I see an egg bob to the top!  (I could not find a source for this photo.)   [caption id="attachment_7760" align="aligncenter" width="640"]a beautiful mess a beautiful mess[/caption] 2.  How To Style A Chain Braid - Have you ever heard of a chain braid?  I had not until I discovered it via this Pinterest photo.  It's pretty, right?  And fairly easy to do since it looks like it is not really that much different than a regular french braid.  I kind of want to do one on my daughter as soon as I finish typing this post.  : )  

pinteresttaughtmeto Welcome to the L-O-V-E edition of "Pinterest Taught Me How To"!  I've got an easy and fun Valentine's Day breakfast, a simple craft to include with kids valentines, and a gift for the man in your life that he will really like and use! [caption id="attachment_7689" align="aligncenter" width="416"]babble babble[/caption] Let's get going...

It's been awhile since I posted my writing for P&G Everyday's "Home Made Simple" so I thought I would link to a few of my favorite articles.  I think there is some good info and ideas in here, so enjoy! Five Indoor Houseplants You Can't Kill - I know many of you out there feel like you have a black thumb.  Well, you need not fear.  I have tracked down five houseplants that are nearly impossible to kill!  I mean, you could do it if you tried really hard, but...


Hello, and welcome to this week's "Pinterest Taught Me How To"!  Hope you enjoy these how to's - I had fun picking these out this week!

  [caption id="attachment_7572" align="aligncenter" width="600"] owner-builder network[/caption] 1.  How To Make A DIY Chalkboard Glass - These would be so fun for a party!  Not to mention these are easy to make!  Dip them in chalkboard paint, let them dry, and have guests write their names on their own glass.   [caption id="attachment_7570" align="aligncenter" width="530"]source unknown source unknown[/caption] 2.  How To Paint A Fun Geometric Wall - I think this could look so great in a teenage boys room or really anywhere!  I love a good, simple DIY!  ( I could not find a source for the life of me, but the photo explains it pretty well.)   [caption id="attachment_7571" align="aligncenter" width="620"]poppytalk poppytalk[/caption]