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Meranda Devan

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When I am not busy writing for hersite.info, I am making supper, and juggling our websites while doing the laundry. I am living the dream life! I love being a wife and a mom. We live in the middle of the mountains and never get tired of the view. I married my dream man. Walk along side me as I discover the world being a mom, a wife, and daughter of the most high God. Please visit my other website to learn about my faith. It defines who I am, and has to be the most exciting aspect of my life so far. I am collecting the dreams that many believers see coming to America and around the world. I am finding it a fascinating adventure.

5 Breathtaking Palaces Worth Looking At

Schleissheim Palace Photo Credit Elector Max Emanuel, who was hoping to become the next emperor, had the New Palace built as his future residence....

Smörgåstårta- The Classic Swedish Sandwich Layered Cake Recipe

Smörgåstårta | Johan Andersson | Flickr Smörgåstårta (Sandwich Layer Cake) Bread layers: 50g (1 3/4 oz.) fresh yeast (approximately 12 g / 1 1/2 tbsp. dried) 500 ml (2...

5 Tips To Getting The Price You Want With Antique Dealers

Western Interiors Magazine had a fantastic interview with Designer Windsor Smith that was particularly fascinating. Did you know she once was an antique dealer? A great...

$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...

Stylish Toddler Outfits Under $20 Dollars From The Weixinbuy’s Collection

Weixinbuy Kid Baby Girl's Floral Owl Print 3/4 Sleeve Party Tutu Dress $11 Weixinbuy Kid Baby Girl's Flowers Floral Mini Party Dress XL  $12 I adore...

The Best Paint Shade To Pick For Mid Century Furniture

    Mid-Century Modern Broyhill Credenza Brasilia Collection Broyhill   1960's Raised Geometric Designed Lacquered Credenza If you love the idea of bright interiors, clean looks, and crisp lines,...

My Number 1 Best Buy For The Hot Summers

  Summer is here, and chances are, it is blistering hot at your home, as it is at ours.  Last year at the end of...

65+ Tips For The Cloth Diapering Momma

Picture credit- BabyKicks Hemparoo Fleece Prefolds According to Kelly from View Along The Way, it costs about $2,460 per child for diapers and wipes for...

Editors Admit Clinical Research In Medical Journals Are Likely Fraudulent

Dr. Marcia Angell is a physician and was longtime Editor-in-Chief of the New England Medical Journal (NEMJ), considered to be another one of the...

15 Gatsby Style 1920s Flapper Dresses You Can Buy Under $30...

First Row Sequin Embellished Shift Dress $25 On Amazon Beaded Maxi Flower Charleston Cocktail Dress $25 On Amazon 1920s Flower Flapper Sequin Rope Charleston Dress $26...

34 Period Films Available For Free On Youtube

If you love period pieces, you are going to love this Youtube Channel Period X Drama. They list 34 tv mini series set back...

Apply This Technique To Improve Your Marriage

This unique 3-Year Journal is designed for 2 People.  This journal keepsake book prompts you with one question a day.  After a year, you...

Short Nails Finally Grow After 15 Years! A Miracle Product...

  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...

32 Ideas For “Making Money From Home Jobs” From The Penny...

Listen – we all know the internet is full of “make money at home” scams, so we’ve scoured through thousands of different ideas to find...

How A Nazi Mass Murderer Became Executive For Vaccines In America

Fritz ter Meer, found guilty of slavery and mass murder at Auschwitz, served only seven years in prison and became Chairman of the Board...

How I Turned Two French Provincial Footboards Into An 11 Foot...

Vintage French Provincial is so versatile that you can pick up almost anything in this style and make it as beautiful as the French...

12 Must Have Gifts For Any Cat Lover

Large Cat Cave Bed- Handmade 100% Wool $55 Amazon (Amazon Affiliate Link) Pet Collar In Blue, Green Brown and Black - $9 On Ebay Cat luxuries has...

What One Mom Did Before Giving Her Son A Cell Phone

Greg Hoffman is a kid who just got an iPhone from his parents. His mom, Janell Hoffman, wrote these rules for its use: 1....

6 Ways A Mom Can Keep Her Tween Daughter Safe Online

  Potential harm on the Internet isn't limited to your preteen children. Adults are at risk for some of the same dangers, but the difference...

40 Security Tips For The Woman Who Is Alone

You could be a young woman out on her own for the first time or a woman who is newly divorced,  the single mom,...

28 Of The Hottest Handbags For The Spring

Row 1 From Left To Right, Rebecca Minkoff Cross-Body Bag ($221), Nine West Zip N Go Satchel Top Handle Bag ($80), Anne Klein Lady...

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...

Highly Effective Creative People Have One Secret To Their Success- Learn...

Women's Double Notch Lapel Sharp Shoulder Pad Asymmetry Blazer $40-$59 On Amazon About three years ago, I had one of those typical Monday mornings that...

Perfectly Mixed Historic Paint Colors By Do It Best Paints

I found myself last week trying to locate a color guide with historical colors for a hutch I am painting...  I ended up mixing...

9 Ways Improve Your Kids Clothes For Next To Nothing With...

The option of quantities of 10, 50, and 100 Pcs Blue Print Sea anchor Wood Buttons- 100 pieces for $4.99 On Ebay The easiest way...

Shockingly Cool Replica ( Boyfriend/Husband ) Gifts

Antique Replica Trojan War Armor From $59 - $125 From EC World Imports On Ebay If you are looking for some interesting ways to dress...

2 Secrets To Increasing Your Views On Your Facebook Fan Page

You have a facebook fan page, and have worked hard to build up your members.  You put together an amazing  blog post, share it...

30 Tips From Expert Designers On Paint Shades And COLOR Advice

  Found on fleaingfrance.com Mount Vernon Conservatory with Victoria Hagan for House Beautiful "You see a particular shade of Aegean white all over the Greek islands, where...

The Ideal Top Coat For Your Painted Furniture

Pre-stain Wood Conditioner Minwax Pre-stain Wood Conditioner Minwax Dead Flat Varnish I bought this table several years ago,...and since then it has been painted several times and...

Winter Family Easy No-Fail Pie Crust

Your a busy mom with things to do, diapers to change, emails to get back to, laundry to fold, kitty litter to change and...

12 Tested Bread Machine Recipes

My husband and I brought a bread maker last summer, and since we have been experimenting with bread recipes.  It seems like some recipes...

Color Schemes In The Great Hall at Syon House

Fowler specified the Great Hall's main story walls to be warm white that changed from pink to lilac, and the upper story walls to...

Great Read Blogs- A Look At Historical Buildings Around Connecticut

Sun Tavern (1780) Sun Tavern, on the Fairfield Green, was built about 1780, replacing an earlier Sun Tavern, burnt during the British raid of...

7 Of The Most Toxic Cities in America

Guest Post Living Near Superfund Sites? Think twice before moving into a new neighborhood. Yes, it looks promising: white picket fence, nice and friendly neighbors and...

Find The Best Sales At Target- 10 Tips From Mommysavers

Not only is Target one of my favorite stores for day-to-day purchases, it is one of my favorite stores in which to look for...

20 Stencils To Create Your Own Painted Floor Rugs

Floor cloths can be a stylish way of covering a large area without the expense of purchasing extra large carpets. If you are looking...

25 Must Haves For A New Baby

Fisher-Price Plug IN Power SpaceSaver Cradle 'n Swing $99 Amazon Every mom thinks her baby is adorable.  When we see those first smiles, and the...

100+ Of The Most Breathtaking Fashions

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I Chose A Midwife For My Birth And It Was A...

Sherry L. Bushnell, LM, Doctor In LibbyMy Midwives, Cathy, Sherry and Lori   The morning after holding my sweet new baby girl Atarah    Pregnant!  Lori and Cathy...

74 Of The Most Beautiful 18th Century Pastel Portrait Paintings

Her Best Friend,detail.1882.Emile Munier Pretty pastel crayons came about in the the 16th century, however, it wasn't until the 18th century where pastel painting became...

20+ Tips To Prevent Heart Attacks, High Blood Pressure And Clogged...

In the Better Homes and Gardens Feb 2015 issue, an article discussed survivor stories of women who experienced heart attacks. Here are a few...

Over 40? 23 Beauty Tips That Will Make You Appear...

Jane Iredale Makeup Smooth Your Skin Out Using A Makeup Primer-  The only thing that can hide wrinkles and refine pores is primer. Foundation can...

5 Key Lessons From Interior Designer Jessica McClintock

Jessica Mc Clintock has been known for more than 4 decades for designing romantic wedding gowns and flashy prom dresses.  The designer started her...

The Best 50 DIY Inspirational Projects

If you own a hammer, nails, paint, or know your way to your local salvage shop, this post might be what you need to...

How I Saved Tons Of Money Creating My Own Art At...

Projects, projects,.....endless projects. When you own a home, there can be always something to fix, repair or improve. If you are like me, you have...

How To Make Relief Plates From Ordinary Potting Saucers

Over the summer I used up some of our smaller clay planter saucers by making alphabet molds which were glued on to the plates...

Trouble Breathing? 9 Solutions To Aid In Breathing Deeper

  Having trouble breathing has got to be one of the most torturous things a person can experience. Think about diving to the bottom of...

25+ Of The Most Useful Tips For New Moms

Expecting at the end of the month, I thought I would hunt around for some of the best advice around the net for newborns,...

270+ Links Showing You How To Make Money Blogging

  When people hear that my husband and I blog for a living, the first question they ask is ..."how do you make money doing...

36 Inexpensive Bulk Kids Party Favors

Nature Temporary Tattoos - Insects and Reptiles (6 dozen) $4 On Amazon Your a mom, and you have a birthday party to plan....  You have...

14th Century Renaissance Theme Decorating -80 Pictures To Inspire You

The Story Book, 1877, Canvas Replica Painting $310 here,  The Girl with a Pearl Earring, 1665 Canvas Replica Painting $239 here, William Shakespeare Canvas...

4 Designer Homes Decorated Around Old World Renaissance Themes

M. Night Shyamalan's Pennsylvania Estate Seen In Architectural Digest 1. Pamela Pierce's New Renovated Home Seen In Veranda  - One of my favorite interiors...

A Must-Have Antique Furniture Identification Guide

If you love shopping for antiques and possibly sell period furniture, having a guide book which can help you identify the periods along with...

40 + Designer Ideas On How To Add Pattern Into Your...

Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Tartan Combination Mixing in pattern with your tried-and-true solid favorites is a way to make your wardrobe so much more interesting.  From...

The Most Beautiful Art From 3 Masters Of Rococo Style

Portrait of François Boucher 1741   The Rococo period flourished during the reign of king Louis XV of France.  It was also closely associated with the...

42 Of The Most Beautiful Cakes Ever Made

These cakes are not your simple bakery cookie-cutter cake, they have been considered some of the prettiest cakes ever made.  From romantic sugar flower...

How I Turned A Set Of 6 Dining Chairs Into A...

My sweet baby girl on the bench I built My Dining Room Chair TO Bench Transformation Dressing up your yard with outdoor furniture doesn't have to...

75+ Gift Ideas For The Holiday Season

Dremel 120-Volt Saw-Max Tool Kit $99 On Amazon Allows users to tackle a wide variety of projects that involve quick but precise cutting—such as building...

Parents Falsely Accused by CPS Fight to Get Reputation Back And...

The parents did nothing wrong, yet their lives were turned upside down. They were falsely accused of abuse when they took their baby girl to...

One Woman’s Health Scare From A New Mattress – Could This...

Caroline’s Toxic Testimony My mattress is passed down from my grandma’s old guest room to my room. Who knows how old that thing is?...

10 Strategies To Help Reverse Your Child’s Autism

  Autism has a number of causes - which means you can do something to help reverse it and improve the life of your child. This...

11 Effective, Natural Strategies To Fight Your Cancer

What you will be reading in this report isn't about a cure for cancer. It isn't medical advice. It is sort of like information...

16 Top Decorators Give Their Best Tips – 50 Pictures Of...

  Stephen Sills Seen On Aesthetically Thinking Blog Some people just have a gift of looking at a room, and knowing exactly how to bring out...

How To Decorate With Wall Shelf Sconces- 35+ Pictures

English, Italian and French Sconces From TNT Commodities On Ebay Almost every French interior features them, and they can be expensive as hell to buy...

9 Interior Design Trends That Continue To Be Popular

Atrium Chaise  The Jacques Garcia Collection  Baker Furniture While most of us have an idea what we like, there it's always interesting to see what...

How To Compost Soil In The Winter Months For The Upcoming...

Since moving out of the city and into the country, and not having that regular garbage pick up through the week, my husband and...

6 Reasons You Are Not Losing Weight- Bet You Haven’t Considered...

Losing weight has got to be one of the most frustrating things for a woman to go through. So many of us have worked through...

What Did Thanksgiving Look Like In 17th Century America?

  Still Life with Turkey Pie 1627 Pieter Claesz- Wikimedia Commons As we sit down to our Thanksgiving tables this year, and enjoy the turkey, mashed...

48 Books Of Antique Graphics For Mod Podge Fabric And Wood...

Mary Papageorgiou For Metamorphosis Boheme Mary Papageorgiou On Instagram My friend Mary has mastered the art of transferring graphics to cloth and recently, she spilled her secrets...

30+ Seasonal Gift Ideas From Popular Home Magazines

Finding a unique gift for that special someone can be a daunting task.  Where do you begin?  Here are some of my favorite ideas...

Embroidered Pieces Worth Looking At

Embroidery Wool Long Jacket-US $110.00 On Ebay Embroidery on clothing seems to be rare, especially in our day and age where mass production is what...

Which Coat Style is Best for Your Body?

Prabal Gurung Twill Parka With Fox Fur Elle Magazine Finding the right jacket for this upcoming season is partly about keeping warm, but if you’re...

30+Primitive Country Painted Furniture From Amazon

Pascal at Moulin Bregeon Wood shelving was a common element seen in primitive styled kitchens, especially above the stove, and sink areas.  Exposed shelving allowed...

80+ Secrets To Lasting Marriages

Improving, Saving And Making Your Marriage The Best It Can Be There are plenty of studies on how to make your marriage work, but some...

75+ Scents By Category – Find Your Perfect Scent

Do you have a girlfriend who has worn the same signature scent for years? She stocks up on it, because she is afraid it...

My 81 Print Botanical Gallery Wall

I bit off more than I could chew with this project.  If I knew how much work would be involved, I might not have...

7 Key Tips To Getting Your Emergency Food Pantry Off The...

I have to admit, when it comes to food saving, canning, and food storage, I have a long way to go in terms of...

79 Links To The VERY Best WORK AT HOME Business Articles

  You have always wanted to work from home, or have wanted to make some serious money on the side...  then started looking at one...

Embellish Your Own Furniture With Top Quality Furniture Appliques

Set of 2, Column Furniture Moldings US (11 Inches Tall)$56.44 + US $13.70 Shipping-here You may not know, but I am obsessed with molds.  Moldings,...

20 Furniture Restoration Questions Answered

D Lawless Hardware Furniture Appliques Last Words - House Beautiful: Home Decorating Ideas, Kitchen Designs If you have a love of furniture and painting like I...

50 Genius DIY Designs

I think we all love looking at DIY projects....easy projects that we can all do with materials that are widely available, or just stuff...

What Faux Finishing Trends Are Here To Stay?

Design by Dana Goodman from the Southern Living Show House, Nashville, TN The faux finish industry had become tainted by the do it yourself painters...

One Man Requested His Digital Finger Print On Facebook Which Came...

October 13, 2011 Kim Cameron Max is a 24 year old law student from Vienna with a flair for the interview and plenty of smarts about both technology and...

3 Ways To Add Color Into Your Closet

Vogue Portugal September 2013,Photographer: Pedro Ferreira,Model: Natalia Uliasz Winter can be a dark time of year, that it can be very natural to want color...

5 Ways To Re-Style An Outdated Vintage Coat

Designer Premium Formal Black Military Jackets Easy Ways to Dress Up Your Jackets Fall has arrived, and winter is on it's way, which means out comes...

Russian And Victorian Fashion Looks You Need This Winter

Max Mara - Georgian and Victorian Twists Military fashion is always trending, and from year to year, many designers give this staple look a unique...

How To Dress Up Your Winter Wardrobe With Tweed And Leather

  JONES NEW YORK Women's Plus Size Short Wool Tweed Coat with Envelope Collar- Amazon Feminine Cuts of Ralph Lauren- Their Sandra Twill Jacket Fall is here,...

Designer Denim Looks For The Fall

  Florence and Fred Couture - Extreme Denim Jacket We are sort in in that transition phase between fall and summer, where the days start to...

20 PRO Flea Market / Estate Sale Buying Tips – Buy...

Who doesn't like to pick through other people's stuff?  Some ladies like to go shoe shopping, others for hand bags, and then there is that...

My Best Moisturizing Cream Find- Hint: You Can Eat It!

I don't know about you, but I have tried dozens of face creams, and refuse to shell out mega bucks anymore for mediocre creams...

78 Of My Favorite Nightstands And Endtables

Rimmon Wooden Side Table $437.80 here Stratford Pedestal End Table $437.80 here Kumberlin Round Table in Natural Wood $261.80 here Uttermost Lina End Table $218.05 here Cooper Classics...

10 Ways To Spot A Fake Antique

There are two ways one may be led into buying an antique with a lower value than advertised. One is the circulation of an...

A Rustic Chippy Swedish Decorated 1820s House- Better Homes And Gardens

See how a combination of family hand-me-downs, savvy purchases, and elbow grease transformed this dilapidated 1820s house into a charming retreat filled with flea...

The Start Of A Baby’s Room- How I Stacked Two Dressers...

This summer, and last summer has been a very busy one for us.  Michael and I moved from Seattle to northern Idaho almost...

How I Made My Own Klismos Chair – Do It Yourself...

Making Faux Klismos Chairs - My Summer Projects I have always admired the Greek/ Roman Klismos chairs that have been brought back into fashion...

How I Transformed A Dingy Shed Into Something Worth Taking A...

A Place For The Cats, Faux 1 This post series should be this year's projects, AND last year's projects.  One of the main reasons we...

DIY Alphabet Relief Plates From Terra Cotta Saucers

Several years ago, we bought dozens of clay planter pot saucers for our outdoor garden.  We had the idea of growing a garden in...

How I Made Over My Garage Using Closet Maid Shelves

Garages are often thought of as spaces to store junk, and random projects in, but they can be so much more than that.  Many...

My Swedish Inspired Drop Desk Makeover

I stumbled across a large vintage drop-front desk for $80 dollars in my local thrift store, and instantly thought of the Swedish slant front...

One Book I Cannot Do Without- Katrin Cargill On HOW To...

Katrin Cargill I have learned not to judge a book by it's cover, or it's publication for that matter. I was in goodwill a couple...