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Easy DIY Easter Dessert: Bunny Cupcakes

Looking for a fun and easy way to celebrate Easter? This dessert will be a treat to make and to eat!

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Bringing a 30-year-old dresser back to life for toddler dress up fun

In this post you’ll see how an old childhood dresser was refurbished for Disney Princess dress up storage.

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A bright 2021 starts with a special announcement

2021 is starting off with a special announcement we want to share with you!

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Taking on New Life Roles

We’re taking on new roles here at haus2home. We purchased a rental property! Yes, it’s the real deal. We’re officially landlords.

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Learn how to create an ecofriendly lifestyle at the Buffalo Home Show (Plus a coupon!)

Presenting “Creating an Ecofriendly Home” at the Buffalo Home Show on March 14, 2020 at 2:30p.m.

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The haus2home Ecofriendly Holiday Shopping Guide

Shopping in an ecofriendly way means shopping local, finding responsibly made products, buying organic goods or thrifting second hand and vintage items. To make it easy, I’ve put together the 2019 haus2home Ecofriendly Shopping Guide just for you! Take a look and jump at all the ecofriendly deals this holiday weekend to get your shopping…

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The Most Magical Lavender Farm is Closer Than You Think! Plus: GIVEAWAY

Its true. The most magical lavender farm is just a hop, skip and a jump away from Buffalo, NY. A drive to the country and you’ve found yourself nestled within the Niagara Wine Trail in an oasis so calming, you will never want to leave. I had the pleasure of attending a baby shower at…

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Vegetarian Meal Idea: Zucchini Noodles with Lentils

Eating vegetarian is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Let’s talk about eating vegetarian for a hot second. Eating a plant based diet is not only good for your body, but its good for the environment too. Forks over knives is a great place to get information about everything on the topic. They do a…

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It Doesn’t Bring Me Joy, Now What Do I Do With All This Sh*t? The Ultimate Guide on How to Konmari Responsibly.

You’ve watched every episode on Netflix, ripped your house apart like the apocalypse is coming, and now you’re quite literally knee deep in a pile of things that don’t spark joy. Read on for the ultimate guide on how to Konmari responsibly.

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All Roads to Unique, Witty, and Handmade Treasures Lead to ShopCraft

Every year the holidays roll around and I’m immediately in search of the best gifts to give and the most unique items to dress up our house with.  From Friendsgiving to Christmas, I always love to shop local and find new items to make each moment feel a little merrier, brighter and festive- both to…

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Decorating for Halloween

I love decorating for the season and with Halloween coming up, it is no exception! I’m not really one to go over the top with Halloween decor because I feel like fall shall reign forever, however I think I successfully married fall with Halloween and I’m in love. I’ve been looking for a magical excuse…

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$3 Trader Joe’s Eucalyptus for the Floral Crown Win

Floral crowns are a trend I’m fully embracing with open arms.  The first floral crown I fell in love with was at my dear friend Molly’s Adirondack wedding. I was a bridesmaid in the wedding and was lucky enough to witness her mom’s floral wizardry skills. She arranged all the flowers, including Molly’s floral crown…

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Wedding Gown Repurposed into a Beautiful Baptism Dress

A lot of girls dream about the day they get to wear their dream wedding dress on their big day. I did and enjoyed every minute of it to the infinite max. Admittedly, I was a bit sad when my wedding day was over because that meant I wouldn’t have another reason to ever wear…

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Safe, Easy and Stress-Free Way to Remove Paint from Hardware

Sometimes the best of us make the worst of mistakes. Mistakes like thinking its a good idea to glob paint over functioning hardware expecting it to last and look good. No beuno. I have to think that the previous homeowners did this with the best of intentions but alas, its time to say see ya…

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A Day for Upping DIY Skills with The UpSkill Project

This post is sponsored by Lowes. The thoughts and opinions are my own. Have you ever worked on a DIY project and found yourself stuck on a step? Or maybe there was a tool necessary to complete your project, but you were just too intimidated to use it? I can speak from personal experience that…

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The Upskill Project Comes To Buffalo, Making DIY Dreams Come True

If you could win an opportunity to bring a DIY project to life right in your own home with help from professionals AND a $2,000 gift card to Lowe’s to make it all happen, would you enter? Well that’s exactly what took place with The UpSkill Project Contest and let me tell you, the contest entries were nothing short of amazing. Five local residents were selected and got their DIY dreams to come true with The UpSkill Project. The results? Nothing short of incredible.

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Dog House to Be Auctioned Off at SPCA’s Hounds and Heroes Event on June 2

I’ve built a couple of dog houses in my day, but I have to say this one very well may take the cake for the most famous, special, and philanthropic. Say what? Here’s why! I originally built this dog house for my friends over at Valu Home Centers from nearly 100% reclaimed materials. They filmed a…

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Nature Neutral Nursery Reveal

After months of planning and renovating, I’m super happy to report that the nursery is done-zo…complete…FINISHED! If you remember back to the nurery inspo post, you’ll know that we’re not finding out the gender of our baby so that meant gender-neutral all the way. But if I’m being honest, I think even if we knew the…

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Enter The UpSkill Project Contest with Lowe’s

Do you have a home project you’ve been looking to tackle but aren’t quite sure where to start? Or maybe you wish you had the chance to learn from a professional and improve your skills to complete a project you previously tried to take on? Well Buffalo, do I ever have the opportunity for you.…

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A Magical Winter Wonderland Maternity Photo Session

Its safe to say winter is not going out like a lamb but luckily for us, we got to capitalize on the snowy winter weather for our maternity photo shoot! Snow is a big part of our life here living in Buffalo, so it was only fitting that it was the focus of our photos.…

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