Learning to become a brew master

This post brought to you by Summer of Groupon. All opinions are 100% mine.

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My grandfather (my dad's dad) was a chemist at Boeing. Obviously he did stuff with the planes, but one thing I will always remember him doing is making wine. He had an entire basement full of bottles . . . and he drank a glass of red wine every night. Just one. He lived until 93 years old, so maybe there's something to that? Anyhoo, he gave me the supplies in my 20s… 

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You can add “manatee rodeo” to my resume

This post brought to you by Summer of Groupon. All opinions are 100% mine. One of the things on my list for this summer was to take a romantic trip with my "poopsie" (don't tell him I call him that). In fact, I wasn't allowed to do another work trip until we spent some alone… 

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NEW Mod Podge product giveaway - win $150+ in goodies!

NEW Mod Podge product giveaway – win $150+ in goodies!

If you’ve been following this blog for awhile, then you know I LOVE giving away stuff, especially Mod Podge goodies. Well, this week I have a doozy for you. I’m celebrating the release of some new Mod Podge goodies: Collage Clay and new Mod Molds, as well as Mod Melt sticks in colors! Mod Molds… 

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How to make faux speckled mason jars

Create a speckled egg texture on mason jars

Years ago, at my old house in the country, we had a bird’s nest that fell out of a tree and got rained on. I was worried that because the little babies got wet that they were going to die. Luckily we put the nest under the porch in a safe place and they survived… 

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How I become a circus performer

This post brought to you by Summer of Groupon. All opinions are 100% mine. I first learned about aerial silks quite recently, actually – from XO Sarah. She is a blog designer but also does performances on the side. When I saw that I thought, "how cool is that? I want to be a circus… 

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DIY chandelier using wine bottles and Mod Podge Sheer Colors

DIY chandelier using Mod Podge Sheer Colors

Hi Mod Podge Rocks readers! It’s Johnnie here, from Saved By Love Creations. I asked Amy if I could crash the party to share how to upcycle wine bottles into a rainbow DIY chandelier, so here we are! You can make this light to match your home decor using your favorite Mod Podge Sheer color,… 

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One of my favorite summer firsts

This has been such an exciting summer – I’ve done so many things that I’ve always wanted to try! I’m kind of an adventurer at heart, and I always like to do things at least once. Oh, and I make my friends come along on my crazy trips too (but they love it, at least… 

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