Washi Tape Magnets {Guest Post}

Happy Friday! If you are looking for the Pinworthy Projects Party, don’t worry…it is still here! Just scroll down. BUT, be sure to check out these amazing washi tape magnets that Carrie has to share first. They are super cute and so easy to make.

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Hi, I’m Carrie and I blog about creating a lovely home for less at Lovely Etc.

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While I adore being a wife and mom, I also have an insatiable need to create! I love figuring out how to make beautiful things – even if it means firing up a few power tools. And I am all about finding ways to create exactly what I want for as little money as possible. I usually have at least five or six DIY projects going on at any one time and they are pretty much guaranteed to involve an awesome yard sale find, my trusty jigsaw, or my vast collection of turquoise paints.

I have a super simple, fast, and inexpensive project to share today – which is basically the best kind of project!

diy washi tape arrow magnets

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Fruit Cocktail Dump Cake {Guest Post}

I love recipes that are easy for potlucks and taste amazing too! Keri is sharing her fruit cocktail dump cake today and I think it is perfect for any upcoming fall event you have planned.

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Hi Just For Four readers! I am so excited to be here with you today! I am Keri and I blog over at Shaken Together where I am celebrating a creative life with easy recipes, seasonal crafts and fun gifts! Some of my favorites things are my hubby of almost 15 years, our two sports obsessed boys, our two quirky cats, chippy old wood, the color red, singing at the top of my lungs, lists and mason jars! And speaking of easy recipes, I can’t wait to share one with you!

Fruit Cocktail Dump Cake

Fruit Cocktail Dump Cake

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Poppyseed Lemonade Muffins {Guest Post}

One thing that blogging has brought me is an introduction to lots of other blogs and even actually meeting some of the faces behind those blogs. I got to meet Katie this past April and she is super sweet and so amazingly talented. I am so thrilled that she is here sharing her Poppyseed Lemonade Muffins with you all today.

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Hi Just Us Four readers!  I’m Katie from Made to be a Momma. Over at Made to be a Momma you will find everything from diy sewing tutorials, home decor, kids crafts and recipes.  One of my favorite things to do is to cook and bake for my family.  In my life my motto is “keep it simple.”  I don’t have time every night to cook a full course meal or spend countless hours in the kitchen.  One of go to “must-haves” to make dinner a bit more special is homemade rolls or muffins.  I especially like making muffins because they don’t require any time to rise like some recipes for rolls do.  I love all the variety of muffins there are- you can have sweet, spicy and even savory.  They can compliment any meal.

Poppyseed Lemonade Muffins

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Microwave Twice Baked Potatoes {Guest Post}

Some nights, the microwave is our saving grace when it comes t getting dinner on the table. Today, Ariean is sharing an awesome recipe for making microwave twice baked potatoes!

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Hey there Just Us Four Readers!  I’m Ariean from One Krieger Chick and I am so excited Shannah let me pop in to share one of our favorite easy weeknight meals...Twice Baked Potatoes (made in the microwave!) Easy Weeknight Dinner-Twice Baked Potatoes in the Microwave! OneKriegerChick.com

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Healthy Chocolate Pudding {Guest Post}

You all know that I have a major sweet tooth. I also don’t have a desire to weigh 3000 lbs either though. Today’s post mixes satisfying my sweet tooth with being smart about my choices. Enjoy Tracey’s healthy chocolate pudding.
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Hello readers of Just Us Four! My name is Tracey and I blog over at  Just a Trace. I’m here taking over Shannah’s blog today to bring you one of my favourite healthy snacks. Before we get into the recipe, let me share a little bit about me. I’m a lifestyle blogger located in Canada, and I write a lot about weddings, dating and my random daily encounters with all things weird. So whether you’re looking for a DIY project, a healthy muffin recipe or you just want a good laugh, I hope you will stop by my corner of the internet and say hello. I’m a complete social media junkie, so you can also find me on Facebook, Twitter Instagram and Pinterest.

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Blueberry Lemon Poke Cake {Guest Post}

Are you craving cake? I am after looking at this amazing recipe from Sarah at All Things with Purpose. She’s here to share her blueberry lemon poke cake recipe today.

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Hi there! I’m Sarah from All Things with Purpose and I’m joining you today to share a fun dessert! I love simple, easy
recipes that can be thrown together in a pinch. Stop by sometime to see what we’ve got going on at All Things with Purpose. Maybe you’ve seen us around Pinterest.

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popular posts…

 
Here’s a variation of one  of my all time favorite cakes… the poke cake.
It’s moist, it’s  fruity, it is versatile. You can use different flavors of jello or  food coloring to fit any occasion. Here’s how I made this one,  combining two Summer favorites: Blueberries and Lemonade.

Blueberry Lemonade Poke Cake from All Things with Purpose for Just Us Four

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Stenciled Tea Towels {Guest Post}

There are few projects on my list that I been there forever. For some reason, they just never make it to the “to do” stage. Meredith tackles on of them by sharing all the details of how to make stenciled tea towels.

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Hello, lovely readers! My name is Meredith, and I am thrilled to be visiting you today from unOriginal Mom.  Just Us Four is one of the first blogs I stumbled upon as a brand new blogger and I have been following Shannah ever since!

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Chalkboard Menu {Guest Post}

I am so excited about today’s post! You see, Sarah {from Little Red Brick House} and I have something major in common: a love for chalkboard paint. Combine that with a love of staying organized and menu planning and we might as well be sisters. She is sharing her awesome chalkboard menu here today.

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I’m so, so excited to be guest posting here today on Just Us Four! Thank you so much, Shannah, for having me! My name is Sarah and I blog over at Little Red Brick House about all things creative, with an emphasis on DIY and home decor.

I have a small obsession with chalk boards. I mean, there’s one on my Wall Organizer in the front entry, one as a Calendar/Memo Board in my dining room/schoolroom (we homeschool) and now one in my kitchen! I would probably paint everything in chalkboard paint if my husband would let me. ;)

I like to plan my meals for the week ahead and I got tired of searching for my meal planning notebook every time I needed to know what was for dinner. Not to mention, an old spiral notebook isn’t very inspiring! I decided to make a chalkboard menu for the wall so I could just glance over at it when needed. It was such a simple project but it’s been super functional for me and I’m loving it so much!

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DIY Vinyl Necklace {Guest Post}

Do you like to make your own jewelry? If so, today’s post is for you. Randi is going to share super cute DIY vinyl necklace idea.
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I’m Randi, the author at Sowdering About where I blog from a blue recliner in the wet city of Seattle where my family and I live.  I write about my crafting adventures and parenting trials, because if you can’t find humor in your own life, then who will?

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I like to think of myself as a “tough” girl, but in reality, I’m not…I’m a scared of spiders, swimming in the lake and also, the dark.  I am not, however, scared of tools.  And by tools, I mean my husband’s big woodworking tools.  It’s not uncommon for me bust out his equipment and get to work on whatever project strikes my fancy.  Which, much to my neighbors’ dismay, I do several times a week.

 
 

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Guest Blogger: Cereal Muffins

Cereal Muffins

No cool story behind these muffins. I woke up one morning and was bored with my breakfast options. I wanted cinnamon chip pancakes, but… eh. I didn’t want oatmeal because no doctoring in the world could get me to choke it down. I kinda wanted cereal, but like Chinese food, I eat it and then I’m hungry 20 minutes later. Then I thought about muffins, but I didn’t want the usual muffin suspects and I wasn’t in the mood to blow 400 calories on cinnamon coffee cake muffins either. A slight dilemma.

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