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    Marilynn Downing
    Marilynn Downing
    Marilynn Downing

    Marilynn Downing

    Recycled Garden Tools with Bird Houses made from reclaimed wood built into a section of the fence!

    T-shirt quilitng: Learn how to stabilize a tee shirt so it doesn't stretch out of shape when you sew it into a quilt.

    If you're looking for the best egg salad sandwich recipe, look no further! This simple egg salad sandwich recipe uses delicious ingredients like avocado!

    Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix recipe in 6 flavors, Original, Mexican, Italian, Bold Onion, Lemon Poppy, and Garlic Dill. Great homemade Christmas or holiday gift!

    Finally, A Comfy (And Cute) Way To Read In The Bed…Introducing The Book Pillow!

    lovely string pieced blocks and a tutorial on string piecing

    How to use a double needle tutorial...shut up!! This is amazing. I learn new sewing stuff all the time!

    Apple Cranberry Almond Coleslaw - love that it uses mostly Greek yogurt instead of mayo! Easy, healthy, delicious!

    Ever wonder about all those feet that came with your sewing machine?

    ". . . sprinkle a bit of baking soda into the corners, then I poured a bit of vinegar into a cup and poured it into the tracks. . . ."

    Make your own pudding dry mix - because the boxed stuff you buy is full of junk!

    Not sure how to serve game day desserts? Grab some clear jars (or cups) and build a winning treat. They're fun and easy to eat!

    Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites Recipe on twopeasandtheirpo... These pretzel bites are easy to make at home and are such a fun snack!

    How to make tutorial cosmetic bag purse fabric sewing quilt patchwork. DIY Tutorial in Pictures.

    Your place to learn how to Make The Raspberry Stitch Beanie for FREE. by Meladora's Creations - Free Crochet Patterns and Video Tutorials

    Not Quite a Slouchy Hat, free #crochet pattern in 4 sizes (infant through adult) by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter for #HolidayStashdownCAL2015

    These tacos are delicious and also very easy to make for that weeknight dinner. Try them with chicken or ground turkey too. You won't believe how simple the cream sauce is to make too but sounds so fancy. Get the full recipe at thesoutherncoutur....

    Cross Hatch Button-Up Cowl Crochet Pattern - This free crochet cowl is the perfect pattern for the beginner or more experienced crocheter. It is super easy and quick to make. Make one for yourself and then make more for the special people in your life!

    This absolutely the easiest and cutest quilt. You have to watch this video and you will want to make one too. Great for a quick baby quilt.

    This truly IS the best chicken ever...

    Lakeview Cottage Kids: The "Cutest" Earflap Hat EVER!!!! FREE PATTERN

    DIY All in One Beauty Balm - Additionally, to make this product you only need two simple ingredients: coconut oil and sweet almond oil.

    I have this edgestitch foot but didn't know how to use it

    Freshen up your carpet with natural ingredients and your favorite essential oils. Includes FREE printable labels, too! Carpet Freshener via Clean Mama

    Comeback Sauce. they say once you make this, you will always keep a jar in your fridge. It goes with EVERYTHING

    Surrounded by raised garden beds, this deluxe chicken coop has what it takes to keep chickens safe, healthy and laying fresh eggs: a minimum 4-by-8 foot screened-in run and a 4-by-4 foot critter-proof coop for up to three hens. | Photo: Matthew Benson |

    I have been buying MSG-free chicken broth powder from the health food store for quite a while now. I use a LOT of chicken powder in my cooking and it was getting rather expensive! So…I went on a hunt to find a recipe to see if I could make my own. Guess what….I found one…and […]

    Homemade Fajita Seasoning Mix from Jamie Cooks It Up! Makes almost 2 Cups, enough to make fajitas 10 times. Perfect for your food storage.

    recipe cheat sheet for your own homemade spice mixes including apple pie spice, pumpkin pie spice, italian seasoning, poultry seasoning, the list goes on...