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4 Ways You Can Have A Wedding For Less- Jason Phillips

Lace Country looks From Ralph Lauren in Gangs of New York by Mario Testino for US Vogue February 2011 Guest Post By Jason Phillips For most...

Paint and Palettes

How Decorate With French Empire Antiques ( 6 Tips )

Empire style canape Mike Bell Antiques Throughout the early 19th century, the French Empire style ruled interior design. With colors ranging from soft to...

How To Work With Salmon Paint Shades Such As Apricot, Peach...

Miss Amelia Van Buren, ca. 1891 Salmon is certainly a shade seen more in Europe than America.  How did pink become popular?  At one time,...

How Does DecoArt Chalk Paint At Home Depot Size Up?

Home Depot now offers DecoArt's chalk paint line, although don't go to the stores to find it, as it is only available online.  With...

Decorating Loves

How I Used An Ordinary Round Table To Make A French...

How I Used An Ordinary Round Table To Make A French Wall Canopy I used to buy and sell furniture for a living, and loved...

Read 400+ Books And Download More Than 400,000+ Free Art From...

In the past books were coveted, and building your own personal library was the desire of most of the world.  Today the sheer amount...

3 Inexpensive Projects To Add A Touch Of Color To Your...

House Beautiful always seems to pick some of the best accessories from month to month, and here are three of my favorites.  If you...

Personal Shopper

Read 400+ Books And Download More Than 400,000+ Free Art From...

In the past books were coveted, and building your own personal library was the desire of most of the world.  Today the sheer amount...

The Most Beautiful Ideas For A Renaissance Themed Wedding

An Antique Amethyst Pendant Necklace – Sold at Christie’s New York in October 2007 for $15,000 I don't think anyone will forget the beautiful...

3 Inexpensive Projects To Add A Touch Of Color To Your...

House Beautiful always seems to pick some of the best accessories from month to month, and here are three of my favorites.  If you...

My Home And Family

How I Turned An Extra Twin Mattress Into A Bench –...

We Have A Twin Bed In Our Living Room !  I had an extra twin bed that I was in no way going to...

How I Turned Hot Water Tank Drain Pans Into Wall Decor-...

DIY Wall Decor Originally I was looking for a round tray to use for my daughters magnetic alphabet letters, commonly seen on most fridges....

How To Make A Simple Two Tier Tray Table- My DIY...

One of the trays by itself on an outdoor table A 2 tier tray sitting on our outside table My Two Tier Tray Tables Have you ever...

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How I Displayed My Family Pictures With Juice Container Lids

DIY Family Wall Pictures You would never guess that these picture frames above were made from frozen orange juice concentrated lids.  Next time you...

Do It Yourself

How To Make A Simple Two Tier Tray Table- My DIY...

One of the trays by itself on an outdoor table A 2 tier tray sitting on our outside table My Two Tier Tray Tables Have you ever...

How I Created My Own DIY 18th Century Architectural Plaques

DIY 18th Century Plaques Made-Easy If you are looking for an inexpensive way to dress up your walls, this might be it. I happen to...

40+ Pro Staining And Re-Finishing Tips

We have all come across that piece of furniture that has so much potential.  The finish is dull, the veneer is chipped, and we...

Love Of Collecting

The ULTIMATE Engagement Ring Guide

Today, more than ever t0-be-brides are picking out their wedding sets with their partners.  Jewelry can be so personal, and many men are involving...

20 Design Shots I Love- Be Inspired

The Orangeie at Dumbarton Oaks In Washington DC, Imogene Seen In Architectural Digest Photography Francesco Lagnese House Beautiful Jan 2015 Keith McNally's Martha's Vineyard Home - Elle...

Tour Through The Best Of France’s Museums From Home

If you secretly wish that you could take in the city of Paris, tour through Louvre, D’Orsay, and Versailles, and you just might be...

Grow Your Business

Market Your Business BETTER With Canva.com

Creating eye catching graphics can be harder than you realize, until that is, until you come across canva.com.  Trust me, having a template that...

10 Critical Things To Consider When Reading Mainstream Articles Or News

Dylan Charles at WakingTimes.com writes: It’s no secret that 90% of American media is owned by just 6 corporate conglomerates, and it’s also no secret...

$100 Or More Per Post- Websites That Pay Writers For Articles

Here is a list of freelancers that pay far more than the Huffington Post. Travel Publishers AMC Outdoors pays up to $700 for feature articles. They...

Your Best Health

Are Pressure Cooking Explosions Common?

I came across this picture above on Facebook and had to investigate this for myself.  Are pressure cookers safe to use, and is this...

6 Steps to Heal Your Child After Getting A Round Of...

Momma, Justine found that when her girls were prescribed antibiotics for an upper respiratory infection, that they were a mess afterwards. If you have...

5 Possible Causes Of Skin Cancer- The Sun NOT Being One...

Re-Published From naturalblaze.com Dr. Scott Graves Recently, this article in the Huffington Post was published warning us about the ravages of skin cancer, the sun, tanning...

Home Making

4 Ways You Can Have A Wedding For Less- Jason Phillips

Lace Country looks From Ralph Lauren in Gangs of New York by Mario Testino for US Vogue February 2011 Guest Post By Jason Phillips For most...

Going Back In Time To The 1600’s- How Did They Live...

Author Naomi Shulman, Photography By Carl Tremblay Seen In Family Fun March 2014 Have you ever wondered how every day life played out back...

Fraud And Modern Day Scams- Protect Yourself

Check Your Receipts “Cash Back” Theft Scams This was a forward sent through email that everyone needs to be aware of.   It happened at Wal-Mart (Supercenter...

Prepared Prepper

Highly Rated Prepping Movies

"10 Cloverfield Lane" The thriller with John Goodman, rated PG-13, centers on a young woman who, after a car crash, is held captive by a...

Expired Food Storage Testing – One Brand NOT To Buy

Expired Food Storage Testing - One Brand NOT To Buy We are always experimenting with our food. What tastes good, and what doesn't. Long term...

20 Helpful Tips That Will Get You Through This Winter Season

1. Keep your headlights clear with car wax! Just wipe ordinary car wax on your headlights. It contains special water repellents that will prevent...

Simple Beauty

11 Hacks To Dealing With Stinky Clothes And Embarrassing Odor

11 Hacks To Dealing With Stinky Clothes And Embarrassing Odor In this video you will learn 11 hacks that are perfect for keeping you looking...

5 Ways You Can Make Your Own Perfume From Essential Oils

How To Make Your Own Perfume And Dilute Essential Oils Have you ever thought of making your own perfume from essential oils, or from...

Meranda’s Picks- 15 Years, And I Finally I Found A Nail...

There is a nail product that actually works for me! If you have challenging nails that don't grow, break easily, then this product just might...

Wear It Well

Have You Ever Wondered Where Your Thrift Store Donations Go?

Think of the last time you drove up to your local thrift store and dropped off a garbage bag of clothes you haven't worn...

J Crew Loves

J Crew Winter Looks Crystal Venus flytrap necklace Cute Cat Sweater For Little Girls For all your gloved ones: cozy, cold weather accessories. http://jcrew.co/UNVJ9 We see you,...

45 Picks! The Best Of Plus Size For The 2015 Spring...

Bright yellows, pinks, and lilacs are the shades that we want to put on when the flowers start to bloom.  I couldn't help but...

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Welcome!  My name is Meranda Devan and this is my website. My husband and started blogging back in 2008, and today we feel blessed that we can work from our little country home. Simply,.. I am a mom and a wife  working full time to spread the gospel. There IS A God, and He cares about YOUR life. Please visit my website Why God Really Exists.com for prophetic dreams and visions and the best evidence for God. Find out more about me at this link.  I would love to add you as a contact on Facebook.  See my main facebook page, and my secondary page.  If you love what I post, you might love what I pin. Follow my pinterest page.  I would love to hear from you; drop me an email.  We would be honored if you republish any of our articles, we just ask you keep the content the same and include a direct link back to the original article and the author.  Huge blessings to you and your family!