About Tracie

Tracie Stoll is a wife, mom and has a passion for creating new things. On her blog Cleverlyinspired.com she is constantly sharing ways to inspire her readers to be clever in their own home. Since 2010 Tracie has been sharing DIY projects, crafting, remodeling and decorating along with some easy tasty recipes...all on a mindful budget. She is a graduate of the University of Dayton where she studied visual art and communications. Tracie has been featured on popular sites such as Country Living, CNN living, Good Housekeeping, Better Homes and Gardens, Huffington Post, Apartment Therapy, Seventeen and Design Sponge.

Charity Playhouse Reveal (#KosairKids)

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Really cannot express how much fun I had putting these playhouses together for these two sweet boys! I think using your talents for the good of others it's really the greatest joy possible. Everybody has a talent. Whatever yours is…. find a way to use it for the good of others… because you always get back more than you have … [Read more...]

Mini Coffee Cake Recipe (Starbucks knock off)

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My bub’s is a freshman in high school. His classes every Wednesday start an hour later….. I don’t know why….but I know that I have loved having one more hour to start my day with him every week. We have gone to breakfast….stopped for coffee…and it is a hour that we can talk without any interruptions. You know teenage boys…they don’t just pour out … [Read more...]

A Church for Noah

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4 degrees this morning….I don’t know why I feel I need to share the weather report with you…. #miserylovescompany:) Hope you had a fabulous weekend and are keeping warm wherever you are:) Crazy busy week here….Charity playhouse reveal…and lots of other fun things….but first…Noah’s house….   A playhouse for a little boy who loves the … [Read more...]

Raspberry Crème Protein Smoothie

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of V8 Protein for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Breakfast needs to be quick, painless, grab and go and good. My friends at V8 wanted me to share with you some new breakfast products that have just hit your grocery shelves. These new protein shakes and breakfast bars are great tasting on their … [Read more...]

Strawberry Lemonade Pie Cups

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Hey yall! We made it to Friday....although I haven't showered the better part of the week and my diet has consisted of muffins, coffee and vodka....all is good:) My kiddos went back to school today...three cheers for routine being restored! The charity playhouse is almost ready for it's finishing touches...and I am so excited to share with you some … [Read more...]

Banana Pancake Cookies

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Snow days make me lazy...and when I'm lazy I tend to bake....that makes no sense....I digress....here is something to bake today...that is sort of kind of healthy. Enjoy:) I am going back to bed...:) I call these a banana pancake cookie because they are light and fluffy just like a pancake except they are totally portable like a cookie. They … [Read more...]

Train Station Playhouse

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It’s snowing…like a lot…and school is probably cancelled again tomorrow. I feel like we have been pretty lucky this winter….so I am just going to try to enjoy staying in my jammies for a few days…hope it is warmer where you are! I am busy working out the final details for this year’s charity playhouse I told you about last week. It is really … [Read more...]

Ham and Cheese Slider Recipe

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Happy weekend!!! I am on my way down to the Playhouse this morning to help paint. I will be sharing a few pics on instagram I am sure:) It is very exciting to see it come together. Be sure and take a minute to sign up for My Favorite Things Giveaway!! My friend Sherrie made these about a year or so ago and they have become staple in our house. … [Read more...]

My favorite things giveaway

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Well,  it’s that time again….no…. not time to run around in your undies in the middle of the street in winter time like you're back in college (#thingsyoudoincollegeandprayyourkidsdon’t)  It's time for favorite things give away! I have  rounded up a few of my most fav things and I am going to give all of them to ONE LUCKY READER! I just want to say … [Read more...]

Peanut butter Cup Cookie Recipe

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I have 400 blog post started….but none of them ready to finish and post yet. I am working a mile a minute to gather all the touches for the charity home playhouses. We are about 2 weeks away from moving the playhouse from where it is being built to the fairgrounds where the Home Builders Show will be held. Plus I have 2 clients right now who are … [Read more...]