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  I don't know about you but my walls are covered in pictures of my kids. In fact, I think it's a bit overwhelming when you come into my house because there are pictures of them everywhere - hallway, bedroom, living room, dining room, and yes, even the guest bathroom. While I love seeing their cute little faces all over my walls, I'm...
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by  |  posted under Crafting, Do It Yourself, Holiday, Mother's Day, Sewing, Uncategorized
I know you. You're that woman (exactly like myself) who loves being crafty, but who sometimes just doesn't have the energy, the time, or the muscles to lug out her beefy sewing machine.  Or maybe you're terrified of sewing machines.  Or needles for that matter. No biggie...you can still create some (50 to be exact) gorgeous handmade items...
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by  |  posted under Babies, Boys, Crafting, Decorating, Do It Yourself, Gift Giving, Girls, Inspiration, Sewing, Uncategorized
My home decorating style and interests are always changing and evolving. I try to buy classic pieces that I know I will love for a long time, but I also like to throw in something trendy and spunky- particularly on the more inexpensive side. A lamp can be the perfect finishing touch to a room, and it's even better when that little lamp can make...
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Summer time for my family means squeezing in some beach time.  It's no surprise that we seem to always come home with a bucket full of sand and found shells from our beach adventures.  Instead of tossing it away, cherish the memory and bottle it up!  I started a shell bottle collection just recently when we got back from our trip to Seaside,...
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When we moved into our new home 3 years ago, I was on a quest to make our master bedroom into a sanctuary to escape and relax from the craziness of the day-to-day life. However, my budget was TIGHT so I knew I was going to have to get creative in order to achieve the look I was going for. And for the past 3 years my bedroom looked decent and I...
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by  |  posted under Anti Boredom Busters, Crafting, Family Time, Fun With Kids, Girls, Sewing, Uncategorized
My daughter has been chomping at the bit to learn how to sew. I think I was a little intimidated (remembering back to how many times I messed up my mom's machine when she taught me so many years ago) so I kept putting it off. It seemed like a much better summer activity and when summer finally rolled around she was more than excited to get...
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07.09.14 Spa Towel DIY
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by  |  posted under Beauty, Crafting, Do It Yourself, Fashion, Gift Giving, Girls, Hair, Makeup, Mother's Day, Sewing, Summer, Uncategorized
It's been a hot summer here in the northwest. The days have been blistering hot, and although it's mostly dry heat, I sometimes feel like I'm going to melt into a puddle on the sidewalk. Something that always gets me in the summer is getting ready for the day. I love a really hot shower, but in the hot months I try and change to a more tepid...
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by  |  posted under Anti Boredom Busters, Birthdays, Boys, Crafting, Do It Yourself, Family, Family Time, Fun With Kids, Girls, Parenting
A few months ago my son had his eighth birthday. One of the gifts, from my sister who is working close to Zion National Park, was an excavation kit. I had never seen one before, and when we opened the box we saw some small tools and a brick of sandy plaster. My eight-year-old went to town and stayed consumed with the excavation kit for four...
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by  |  posted under Boys, Crafting, Do It Yourself, Family, Family Time, Fun With Kids, Girls, Holiday, Patriotic Holidays, Uncategorized
  Oh say can you see by the dawn's early light,What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming,Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight,O'er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming?And the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air,Gave proof through the night that our flag was still...
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We went on a recent family beach trip this summer to Seaside, Florida, which is the most charming beach town I have ever been to.  One of the boutiques in town sold a bunch of hand-painted wooden signs with charming sayings painted on it.  I started picking out the ones I liked and planned to buy them for my kids, sisters, and friends until I...
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