RECIPES

Staying Close to Home shares family friendly recipes from appetizers to desserts If you can read you can cook so get your apron on and start cooking.

HOMELIFE

At Staying Close to Home you find all kinds of family fun ideas for holidays, ways to spoil your pets and simple tips on entertaining friends and family.

DIY

Staying Close to Home sparks creativity. Now grab your glue gun and get ideas for your crafting fix.

Recipes

Staying Close to Home shares family friendly recipes from appetizers to desserts If you can read you can cook so get your apron on and start cooking.

HOMELIFE

At Staying Close to Home you find all kinds of family fun ideas for holidays, ways to spoil your pets and simple tips on entertaining friends and family.

DIY

Staying Close to Home sparks creativity.  Now grab your glue gun and get ideas for your crafting fix.

Recent Posts

Teacher Appreciation Ideas: DIY Recycled Planters

Teacher Appreciation Ideas: DIY Recycled Planters

Look no farther than your bathroom for great supplies to make these recycled planters . They are a great craft idea for the kids to give as teacher appreciation gifts next month. We all use so many products in our bathroom, and I know my husband...

read more
Simple Teacher Appreciation Gifts Ice Tea Tags

Simple Teacher Appreciation Gifts Ice Tea Tags

Now that the weather is warming up, iced tea is something I crave in the afternoon. I know my kids’ teachers can use a little boost in the afternoon as well. This is why I thought I would create fun simple teacher appreciation gifts using iced tea...

read more
Hershey Chocolate Bar Bundt Cake Recipe

Hershey Chocolate Bar Bundt Cake Recipe

We recently remade this candy bar cake recipe for some dinner guests we were having. Instead of using Hershey Bars we cut up the 1 lb Trader Joe's Candy Bars the kids received for Christmas. We happened to have mini Hershey Bars so we decorated the...

read more
Teen Road Trip Survival Box

Teen Road Trip Survival Box

Spring break is quickly approaching which may mean you are preparing to pack up the kids and take a road trip. Maybe you are headed to a local ski resort, or maybe a grandparent’s home ---either way, we know how much teens like to be on their...

read more
Inexpensive Decor For Teen or DORM Rooms

Inexpensive Decor For Teen or DORM Rooms

Thanks to Canvasdiscount.com for sponsoring this post about inexpensive decor for teen rooms.  Whether you are transforming your child's room into a teen room or looking for inexpensive decor for a college dorm, they have you covered at...

read more

Find Us On Social Media