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Frugal Friday: Bedroom Makeover for under $30

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OK, so maybe it's not a total makeover, but it's a little facelift, for sure! I've been wanting to repaint and redecorate our (tiny) bedroom, but we just haven't had the time. I really got the bug a couple of weeks ago, and went hunting for some simple ideas to freshen it up a bit. I found some really great fabric at JoAnn's (which I haven't actually used, yet!) for $17.50 - for 7 yards, a $3 fabric shower curtain at Wal-Mart, and a great sale on Wallies ($2 each on clearance) that matched.
I covered our metal headboard by making a headboard slipcover. The size of the fabric shower curtain was perfect, so all I did was stitch up the sides (wrong sides together), turn it, and slip it over the headboard.
Then I used the Wallies to add some decoration to the walls. They are really easy to use, just soak in water for 1-2 minutes and use a sponge to smooth them out. They're removeable by using a bit of water to loosen them and take them down. There are 25 in a p…

Recipe: Simple Oatmeal and Chocolate Chip Muffins

I tried this recipe today, and it turned out delicious! Just sweet enough and yummy for a fall day!

Recommended Reading: A Year of CrockPotting: CrockPot Applesauce Recipe

I mentioned this web site before, and here is a new recipe I want to try, especially since my little one is showing a dislike of Mott's applesauce and a preference for homemade!

A Year of CrockPotting: CrockPot Applesauce Recipe

Baby Stellan

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I have been reading the blog My Charming Kids over the last few months, and if you check it out, you'll see that tomorrow is the day for baby Stellan's arrival. Check out this blog and you'll find out what a miracle has already been performed! Please join me in praying for this family and this dear baby set to meet his parents and siblings tomorrow!

Update: Please visit this post at The Mommy Diaries to volunteer for a specific time spot to pray for Stellan.