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Conquering My Son’s Closet: Toy Organization

Thank you to Wayfair for helping me get my son’s closet under control by supplying these things to aid in toy organization. Last year was focused on us moving and adjusting to our new home. This year I’m trying to focus more on getting us organized. I decided to start first in my son’s room. I have… 

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Filled with Love Paper Pumpkin Box Giveaway

Thank you Paper Pumpkin for providing this Filled With Love Box and Giveaway, containing all the supplies to make these super adorable Valentine’s Day treat bags. I love how my Paper Pumpkin box is so appropriate for the holidays. I needed Christmas card, and boom, the Simply Snowflake Box came with all the supplies to make holiday cards…. 

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7 Side Effects of Having Backyard Chickens

A few years ago we embarked on the adventure of raising backyard chickens. It was one of the best decisions we ever made, and it has been so exciting for our little family. It has definitely been a learning experience, but little did I know, there can be side effects of having backyard chickens. You become… 

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Preparing for Kindergarten

Thank you to Reading Eggs for sponsoring this post, a great website filled with learning fun and a great way to prepare for kindergarten. A lot of what I write about is relevant to what is going on in my life. I usually don’t have to sit around dreaming up post ideas, they come in… 

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12 DIY Wreaths for Valentine’s Day

Adorn your house with one of these lovely and creative DIY Wreaths for Valentine’s Day. My husband has been giving me a hard time because I haven’t taken down the Christmas decorations yet. Apparently he hasn’t looked on our front door lately, because there is clearly a Valentine’s wreath hanging on it. Yes, the life… 

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How to Create Embroidery Designs Using PicMonkey

Design customized decor and gifts with this tutorial on how to create embroidery designs using PicMonkey. I used to cross- stitch as a little girl, so I guess it was only natural that I would fall in love with the charm of things embroidered. I love using embroidery to decorate my home and personalize gifts for… 

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Tips and Tricks for using Silhouette Heat Transfer Vinyl

Using a new material can be intimidating at first. No need to worry! Here are a few tips and tricks for using Silhouette heat transfer vinyl to help you have the best results each time.   QUALITY MATTERS via My Paper Craze. Glenna recently  found out the hard way that with HTV quality does matter…. 

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Collecting Books for a Home Library

Whether you are collecting books for a home library or just trying to establish a good book collection for your children, here are some tips for finding affordable books.   I’m having a lot of fun creating our home library. The space where our library will be is just about ready. Although I’m sure I will… 

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Bouqs’ Flowers and Other Hostess Gift Ideas

Thank you to The Bouqs Co. for sending me these flowers that would make a wonderful hostess gift. Happy Holidays! I hope you are all having a lovely- not stressful week. Yea, who am I joking, with just a few hours till Christmas I’m at my stress max. Every year I swear, this year will… 

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Three Ways to Use the Hello December Project Life Collection

Thanks to Stampin’ Up! for providing this Hello December Project Life Collection with plenty of crafting possibilities. Check out the three ways I used this fun collection to create a scrapbook, advent calendar and holiday cards! Starting a family scrapbook has been on my list for a while. With Christmas approaching I thought it would be a… 

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All Shook Up Paper Pumpkin Box Giveaway

Thank you to Paper Pumpkin for providing me with this All Shook Up Box and Giveaway! Inside is everything I needed to create these super adorable cards. It’s that time again, where I do a little happy dance that my Paper Pumpkin box is here. It is so nice to have all the supplies to create… 

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