25 DIY Gifts for Her

25 DIY Gifts

Happy Easter Weekend, and happy Spring to everyone living in a lovely place like Phoenix!  Over at my blog, Reasons To Skip The Housework, it's been all about Easter the last month, but now, it's time to get busy thinking about Mother's Day. Here are 25 fun and simple Handmade Gifts For Her that any girl would love to get!      Monogrammed Sharpie Mug :: Good & Messy DIY Bath Bombs :: Something Turquoise Picture Monogram :: It's A Ginger Snap Photo Pendant :: Saving with … [Read more...]

DIY Sushi Recipe- California Roll


Oh my goodness....I just want to tell you how easy it actually is to make sushi. I have never really been intimidated by food and recipes, but the thought of making sushi kind of scared me a little bit. But I have to tell you, it was honestly very easy and fun to make my own DIY sushi. Lately I have created a few different "better than take-out" recipes, and sushi was the last thing on my list. I did a little research, found a great method for making sticky rice, and then I just went … [Read more...]

Easter Candy Milkshakes


Want a fun way to use up all the candy the Easter Bunny left behind? Make Easter Candy Milkshakes! The kids and I made these yesterday and everyone agreed- they were delicious!! Here is what you'll need to make your own Candy Milkshakes:   INGREDIENTS 3 cups of vanilla ice cream 1 cup of candy (we used peanut butter eggs for one batch and Robin's Eggs for another- they were both great!) 1/2 cup of creamer (you can add more if you want your shake thinner- ours were very … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza with Dollar Tree Summer Fun

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Today's Link Party Palooza is sponsored by Here at Somewhat Simple we are BIG fans of Dollar Tree- which is why we are so excited to partner with them and introduce you to Dollar Tree's NEW Summer Fun Collection! Are you ready for some fun in the sun? Summer Fun is a new collection of colorful flip-flops, summer tableware, party supplies, toys, and more created to launch you into a fun-filled summer! Who wouldn't want to plan a fun party or crafty afternoon for the kids with … [Read more...]

5-Ingredient Tamale Pie Recipe


This Tamale Pie Recipe is so simple and so delicious! My grandma used to make a "Mexican Casserole" with the same flavors and it was one of my favorite childhood meals. But unlike other versions I have tried or made for my own family, this Tamale Pie Recipe requires very little prep-work- there's no cutting veggies or waiting for onions and peppers to saute. You'll be ready for dinner and pleasing your taste buds in no time at all! Ingredients: 2lbs ground beef 1 can whole kernel corn, … [Read more...]

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