Author Archives: Undercoverdiyer

Graphic Paper Flowers from Paper Plates

When I make something crafty, I want it to be aesthetically pleasing, useful in some way and also inexpensive.  As much as I love crafting, I’m not going to make something that costs more to make than to buy.  The graphic paper flowers from paper plates I made this week Read more →

Smothered Pork Chops

You know how I know I like to cook? I had a near disaster Easter dinner yesterday, and I still cooked a full meal tonight for dinner.  For Easter, I made steak, you know the steak I’ve blogged about that is so delicious and easy… Well, something went awry yesterday Read more →

Why I Choose to Eat Gluten Free And My Favorite Gluten Free Products

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DIY Easter Egg Bath Bombs

***This post contains affiliate links.  If you click on one and make a purchase, I make receive a small commission, at no cost to you!***                How is it possible that Easter is a week away?  I couldn’t let it pass without an Easter Read more →

All The Changes Are Happening

If you read regularly (some of you do, right?  I know you do…), you have probably noticed a few changes.  Not a few changes, a frenetic changing of everything everyday.  Ok, maybe somewhere in between those two. Nevertheless, changes are happening, fast and furious. I recently started the holy grail Read more →

Gluten Free Baked Ziti

I have an announcement.  You no longer have to be deprived of pasta if you are on a gluten free diet.  I have found a pasta that is gluten free that tastes just like regular pasta.  I have been feeding it to my family for about a month and no Read more →

DIY Hand Painted Wind Chimes – 7th Grade Class Auction Project

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Homemade Quick Pickles

My genius brother had the best idea ever last week.  He’s a frequent recipe tester and I was chatting with him about what to make next and he came up with Pickles!  Genius!  I love pickles and it sounded really fun to try.  Game on.  Of course, I’m not the Read more →

The Best Nail Polish for Busy Moms

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3 Easy Fireplace Makeovers

My fireplace looks like an angry, gaping hole in the middle of my otherwise bright and colorful family room.  It’s been on my to do list, for oh, let’s call it 9 years.  I have found a few options that look fairly painless, so I’m going to make a choice Read more →