Paper Dahlia Wreath Tutorial for Spring (Under $10 to Make)!

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The weather is soaring into the 60’s this week and it is giving me the itch to get our house ready for Spring. The first change in our house is with the mantel, it was decorated top to bottom for Valentine’s Day and screamed winter. Some of the changes that I will be making are; ...

Valentines Day Burlap Banner with Hearts

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Hang a little love in your house this Valentine’s Day with a Burlap Valentine’s Day Banner. With a few simple materials, and a crafty hand you can put together this burlap banner with your own personal touch. There are so many variations that you could use, from hearts, to XOXO, to Love and even a “Happy ...

Disney Crafts for Children – Savings Jar

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I’m not a crafty person but this Disney savings jar sure makes me look like one! I’m the typical Pinterest user, pinning every recipe, craft and diy project with no intentions on doing it myself. This Disney savings jar was a craft that I’ve seen several variations of. Since we are planning our first trip to ...

13 Ways to Reuse Kitchen Items

13 Ways to Reuse Kitchen Items

Think twice before throwing out used kitchen items. With these ways to reuse kitchen items, old containers, bags, foil, dishes and other kitchen objects can often be recycled and put to use again. If you can't reuse any of these items yourself, consider sending them to be recycled before disposing of them as regular waste. . ...

Popsicle Stick Bracelets | Crafts for Kids & Target GC Giveaway

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 This post was created in connection with my appointment as an Ambassador in the Popsicle® Blogger Program. Popsicles are in abundance this summer and they have been the perfect treat to help us stay cool. Our newest favorite are the Air Head flavored popsicles! My little guy loves the blue Air Head popsicles, my little girl loves ...

Top European Craft Markets

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*Guest post Top European Craft Markets brought to you by Amanda R. Many European destinations are famed for their traditional crafts, which make unusual souvenirs for yourself or quirky gifts for others. Chessington Holidays is proud to share their favourite European craft markets with you: 1. Bruges Christmas Market - Grote Markt, Bruges, Belgium Bruges is fantastic for ...

Robots to the Rescue!

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My husband has recently instilled a love for Transformers and robots in our son. Optimus, Bumblebee, and Heatwave are often discussed in our house. Since my husband has returned to work I look for ways to interact and entertain B when M sleeps. One morning I was breaking down boxes for recycling and B kept asking ...

DIY Canvas Photo Wrap Kit from You Frame |Giveaway

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If you haven’t read my bio yet, I’m a photographer. I get so much joy out of taking pictures and spending hours editing on my computer. Now I know you are probably picturing my house looking like a gallery with gorgeous shrine walls to my kids. If only that were true! Sadly, I have very ...

Sensory Bin with Shaving Cream Project | Pinspiration

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I find myself trying to find new and daring ways to entertain B these days. I know our precious “one on one” time is going to be limited very soon. I found this great little blog with a fun shaving activity while cruising on Pinterest and of course my inner child wanted in ...

5 Activities to do Inside with the Kids when the Weather is Bad

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Bad weather can really make it hard to send your children outside to play when they are bored. With or without power, children become restless when stuck inside. Moods can become irritable and grumpy, making the weather situation worse. When my son gets the “I’m bored” syndrome, watch out. ...