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New Year, New..Something!

A New Year is something everyone can, and should look forward to. It is the opportunity to start new. This could be internal or external. A new year is an opportunity to make goals, learn new things, and grow as an individual. Several people make a mockery of New Years resolutions and people that choose […]

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Sweet Potato Casserole 

Tis The Season! Ingredients|| 2 pounds sweet potatoes 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup butter, melted 1/4 cup milk 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon butter, melted Directions|| Wash and peel sweet potatoes. Cut off woody portions and ends. Cut […]

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Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

  Halloween is this weekend! And, this past weekend I was getting a little worried I wouldn’t find a costume!.. Okay, very worried! I even started texting my girl friends to see what they were coming up with, or if they were going to spend a million dollars buying a new costume. Since I DIY’d […]

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Tipsy Pumpkins?

I wanted to make a couple “pumpkin mummies.” I had the perfect gourds but could not figure out how to make them stand upright. I had the idea to hot glue a halved wine cork behind the pumpkin.  It worked so well! This “spidey pumpkin” was alot of fun for our toddler! I used wax […]

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October 1st Has Arrived!

I have been waiting for this day! Although the Fall season officially started September 22nd, I thought it would be socially acceptable to wait  to post my “Octobery” ideas. Honestly was anxiously waiting to post my all time, relate-able Fall quote from F. Scott Fitzgerald, but most of my pumpkin spice latte loving friends have […]

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Travel Journal

Farewell Summer

So, Autumn is right around the corner, September 23rd to be exact! Although I am extremely excited for fall blog posting, The season also marks the one year anniversary of DomesticatedDiva.net I am very thankful I was able to spend the last bit of the summer weather up north. Top five things I LOVED about this […]

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Travel Journal

Let’s talk about Groupon..

TGIF Guys!! I wanted to share with you, my experience with Groupon. I have recently met people who have never used it, or they’re just skeptical of the site..don’t be! I myself have purchased 44 Groupons and counting! I have taken trips, purchased clothes, and used plenty of the beauty services..there really is no reason […]

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Save it for a rainy day..

Hey guys!! I am sharing tonight a throwback for you:)! Have a great weekend! Baylor and I will be taking our 12 hour voyage to the south this Wednesday!! I’ve started thinking of easy portable ways to entertain our toddler for that time. A simple portable indoor outdoor sandbox:)) With all the rain were having […]

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Recipes

Peanut Butter Strawberry Smoothie

  I have shared on the blog how much I love our Magic Bullet Blender, and my smoothie talent would not be nearly as great with out this appliance. Today I have discovered an app that I can use to show you just how easy it is to use the blender and create a healthy, […]

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All Fools’ Day

Happy April 1st!! Instantly thought of April fools day…Where does this day stem from? 🤓☝🏽️👀 I #Googled ||On this day in 1700, English pranksters begin popularizing the annual tradition of April Fools’ Day by playing practical jokes on each other. Although the day, also called All Fools’ Day, has been celebrated for several centuries by […]