Author Archive: InsomnoMom

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Bullet Boutonnieres & Bouquets

What could be more redneck than making your wedding flowers out of ammo? See instructions.

Yes. You read that correctly Bullet Boutonnieres and Bouquets! My daughter and her husband (who were married while still in high school, by the way) chose to incorporate ammunition into their wedding flowers. Who does that, right?! You could say…
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Mio’s Pizzeria Dining Review

Possibly the best calzone I've had anywhere! Check out the full review.

We recently stayed at the Best Western Mariemont Inn in the greater Cincinnati area (link to the review of the inn can be found at the bottom of this post) to celebrate our 21st wedding anniversary. Mio’s Pizzeria was just…
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Joseph Coat of Many Colors Game

I invented this Joseph Coat of Many Colors Game a few years ago for Vacation Bible School. It could be used for a Sunday School or youth group activity as well. It was a huge hit with the kids of all ages.

Every once in a while, I have a really good idea, and this one probably ranks in my top ten all time good ideas. I invented this Joseph Coat of Many Colors Game a few years ago for Vacation Bible…
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Melting Pot of Dayton, Ohio using Groupon Review

My husband and I dined at The Melting Pot of Dayton, Ohio to celebrate our 21st wedding anniversary. He snagged a Groupon, and thought he was going to be sneaky and surprise me, but Groupon sends me email receipts, so…
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DIY Dipped Skull Mount

DIY Dipped Deer Skull Mount

This DIY Dipped Deer Skull Mount is an inexpensive alternative if you would like to display your hunting trophies without spending the type of money it costs to have a taxidermist create an entire head and shoulder mount. The project…
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My Daughter Was Married in High School

Our oldest daughter was recently married while still in high school. I know that sparks curiosity from some people, and that's understandable. It also, for some reason, sparked hostility from some people. I understand folks being curious, but the hostility was not something I anticipated.

My Daughter Was Married in High School – Our oldest daughter was recently married while still in high school. I know that sparks curiosity from some people, and that’s understandable. It also, for some reason, sparked hostility from some people….
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DIY Rustic Log Wedding Cake Stand

Get instructions for this Rustic Log Cake Stand DIY.

This DIY Rustic Log Cake Stand is fairly simple to complete if you have the right tools. We didn’t have all the tools we probably needed, but we improvised to complete the project. If we can make one of these,…
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Easy Pizza Bread Recipe

Easy Pizza Bread Recipe

We are constantly running from one activity to another, so quick suppers are a necessity around here. A couple of my kids are picky eaters. This is one of the easiest and quickest meals that pleases the whole family. It’s…
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DIY Fire Starters from Dryer Lint and Toilet Paper Tubes

  The House That Never Slumbers is in the country, so bonfires are a big part of our evenings when the weather is decent. I’ve come across a lot of different fire starter products in the camping sections of various…
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Welcome to The House That Never Slumbers!

Welcome to The House That Never Slumbers where someone is always awake!

I’m glad you’ve found your way to The House That Never Slumbers!  Someone’s always awake. There’s always something interesting happening. There’s always someone making something, building something, cooking something, or playing something at nearly every hour night or day. There…
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