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Beachy Distressed  Hardwood Floor

Beachy Distressed Hardwood Floor

Beachy Distressed Hardwood Floor Easy driftwood distressed hardwood floor tutorial Learn how to create beautiful, professional looking floors with this easy beachy distressed hardwood floor tutorial.  I'll show you how to rescue old damaged hardwood floors and make...

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Budget Friendly Chili Seasoning Spice Mix

Budget Friendly Chili Seasoning Spice Mix

This Budget Friendly Chili Seasoning Spice Mix is the perfect chili spice blend to have on hand to quickly make tacos or chili. When you make your own spice blends, you can save a bunch of money buying frequently used spices in bulk and you’ll be able to control the level of spiciness and the spice balance to your preference. Bonus – no chemical additives, preservatives or flavors enhancers, so it better for you and the family.

33 Ideas for the Perfect Romantic Valentine’s Day

33 Ideas for the Perfect Romantic Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, forget the roses think outside the (chocolate) box and do something different for the perfect romantic Valentine’s Day. My husband and I were never big fans of Valentine’s Day but once my husband and I started getting creative now we love it. It’s become kind of a game that now for Valentine’s Day, birthday’s, anniversaries and any special occasion we now try to come up with creative ideas, instead of just reaching for the phone and making a reservation.

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