Tips and Tricks: Earth Day

Do you do anything for Earth Day with your kids? I can’t wait to see your projects, and do some of them with my little one. The most pinned link from last week is…The Best Homemade Rolls… Ever! Please follow your hosts so you don’t miss the party, and that way you will be able to […]

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A Happy Spring Card

Making handmade cards has been on my list to try for a while. Of course, I never get around to something new, if I don’t throw myself in head first. Such as,  joining a Card Swap and committing to make 26 cards, when I have never made a card before. I definitely pushed myself on […]

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Our Alaskan Vacation and an Update on Life

I don’t usually do these kinds of post where I talk about myself and family, but 2014 has been a big year already. The things going on this year greatly affect my blog, so I thought it was only fitting to write a little bit about what is going on around here. In February we […]


Tips and Tricks: Easter Recipes

Easter is almost here and as always I’m very excited for our family get together- meal. Do you have some Easter favorites? I can’t wait to see the recipes shared today for some menu inspiration. The most pinned link from last week is… Please follow your hosts so you don’t miss the party, and that […]

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Tips and Tricks- Easter Decor and Crafts

Is it feeling like spring where you are yet? This has definitely been the longest, coldest winter in my life. I can’t ready for warm weather! Of course, you can’t think about spring without getting excited about Easter. My son is finally to the age where he wants to know more about the holidays, and […]

Apr - Jul

Tips and Tricks- Fabric

Could there be a more perfect theme for this weeks Tips and Tricks Party? We all know I love fabric, so I can’t wait to see your creations! I’m currently on a sewing break until my broken ankle heals, so for right now I’m stuck on this couch, dreaming of new projects and making a […]

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Silhouette Print & Cut Projects to Inspire!

I honestly have to say I think the Silhouette Print & Cut feature is one of the most intimidating for beginners, but unbelievably rewarding once attempted. It doesn’t take long to fall in love with the crafting possibilities of this awesome feature. Whether you have done a hundred Print & Cut projects or none, I […]


{Elegant} Decor Night Light

Hello there!  I’m Becky from My Paper Craze, a bloggy-duo that I enjoy with my partner-in-crime {aka Mom}.  We love searching on Pinterest, as well as inventing and experimenting!  Our blog goal is posting {REAL} crafts for {REAL} life, so be sure to hop on over for home décor, kids crafts, holiday inspiration and {MORE}! Need […]

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Tips and Tricks- Make Ahead Meals

I’m so excited to announce that I’m the new co- host of the Tips & Tricks Link Party! I love link parties, and seeing everyone’s hard work. I have really missed being part of a link party these last few months. So, when I got the invitation to be part of Tips and Tricks, I […]

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One Artsy Mama Birthday Giveaway!

Today One Artsy Mama turns three, and we are giving the gifts to you! What is even better there will be 3 winners! Winner #1 – $150 Winner #2 – $50 Winner #3 – $20 The prize will be your choice of a gift card to Starbucks, Target, Michaels, Hobby Lobby, or Amazon. I know I […]


Silhouette Studio® Designer Edition and Silhouette Connect™ Sale

My last post 7 Things Every Silhouette Newbie Should Know covered what you should know, but what should you buy to go along with your new Silhouette? I know it was one of my first question, and I found the #1 thing you should invest in is the Silhouette Studio® Designer Edition. Having the software […]

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7 Things Every Silhouette Newbie Should Know

My Silhouette is one of my favorite crafting tools, it runs  second only to my sewing machine. Having this kind of cutting machine opens up a world of crafting possibilities. After a few friends saw what I could create with my machine they were sold and purchased one also. In light of that, it got me […]

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Easy Upcycled Sweater Box

Hi, I’m Susan from Organized 31.  I’m happy to be here with you Life After Laundry fans today.  At Organized 31 I share ideas from a military mom.  I focus on ideas that are frugal and repurposed.  With moves coming every 1 to 3 years, I perfer to use repurposed and upcycled items to organize […]