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My Friday Five: Ch-Ch-Changes

Happy New Year… a week late! I didn’t do many (or any) non project updates over the holidays here. I was really ready for a break and enjoyed time off from pretty much everything that wasn’t family related for the last…

Best of 2015 - 3 Year Blogiversary - Sometimes Homemade

Best of 2015 – 3 Year Blogiversary!

Here we are again at the end of another year. It’s hard to believe Sometimes Homemade is 3 years old today! I had to cut back on both projects and writing a bit this year as things in my professional…

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My Friday Five – Fall in NYC

Happy Friday from NYC! I spent most of the week here for work this week. I was happy the weather was as amazing here as it was at home last weekend. Crisp fall mornings but a little warmer through the days.…

My Friday Five – Here Comes 7!

Here we are in October and we’re still wavering between 60 and 80 degree temps here in Iowa. While mother nature is confused, I’m fully ready for fall – layered clothes, boots, crisp mornings, fall baking… I just wish the…

Chocolate Swirled Pumpkin Bars with Chocolate Chips

Chocolate Swirled Pumpkin Bars

These chocolate swirled pumpkin bars are a perfect combination of pumpkin and chocolate, a nice alternative to the traditional pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting.  A month or so ago, I picked up a copy of Fall Baking from Better…

My Friday Five – Fall TV is Here!

There are so many things I love about fall – dressing in layers, comfort food, the leaves changing, football games… and of course, the start of the new TV season! We binge watched a few shows this summer including Outlander and…

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My Friday Five – Celebrate Good Times!

Happy Friday! It was one of those weeks at work where I had put in more hours by Wed. to count for a full week, which included three different presentations, and hosting some out of town co-workers. Unfortunately, the week…

My Friday Five – Top 5 Walt Disney World Memories

If you follow regularly, you’ll know we just returned from our family vacation at Walt Disney World. This will be my last vacation post and then we’ll get back to regular craft and diy posts! This was our first time…

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Jedi Training Academy at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The Jedi Training Academy at Disney’s Hollywood Studios was a great experience. Check out these tips on getting your child signed up and know what to expect before you go. One of the only things my son Carter really wanted…