Welcome to Day 2 of Ornament Week!

If you are just now joining us for ornament week, you can catch up by checking out yesterday’s tutorial for Wood Memory Ornaments and my 14er tree.

Today’s DIY Ornament inspiration: Glam Dinos! Featuring a glittering T-Rex angel tree topper.

I have thing for dinosaurs. If you check out my plants, chances are you’ll find a tiny little gold dinosaur sitting in the planter, like it’s hiding in a jungle. They are literally all over my house. So when I was brainstorming ideas for my home office mini tree, DIY dinosaur ornaments were the obvious choice.

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These late September mornings and evenings here in Boulder are refreshingly brisk, and promise all things cozy and comfy are on the horizon. It happens around this time every year… I start craving my favorite comfort foods. And as a midwestern farm girl, my comforts are usually equally high in calories and flavor. If you’re looking for a low-fat, low calorie dinner, this is not it.

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What happens when you move across the country and you leave all your furniture behind, even though you’re moving into a house that is 3 times the size of your downtown high-rise apartment? I don’t know about you, but I go into DIY overdrive to get it done on a dime.

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Daily Dose of Green

Making Green Juice with My Omega J8006 Juicer

When I lived in Chicago, my apartment was just down the street from the cutest little juice shop. They offered wheat grass shots, a selection of cold pressed bottles, and freshly juiced specialty drinks. It was here that my deep affinity for wheat grass and green juice came to be. It took almost a full year before I found a juice shop in Minneapolis that’s even close to what I was used to. Check out the links to both establishments at the bottom of this post.

Now, I’ve never tried a juice fast – or bought into juicing as a meal replacement. I use it to supplement nutrition that is otherwise missing from my diet. I usually have fairly healthy eating habits, but I know I’m not getting enough of that good stuff that’s packed in leafy greens. This juice helps to gap that bridge, and I know exactly what’s going into my body.

Morning Green Juice

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