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Leather Bracelets

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With all the crafting and projects I have done in my lifetime, I have never really worked with Leather…but I have a feeling that things could be changing.  I was recently asked by Rebecca from Better Life Bags if I would be interested in using some of her leather scraps to create with.  Her bags […]

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DIY Polka Dot Shoes

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I recently shared this post as a guest poster over at The Polka Dot Chair and am excited to share it with you here today.  If you know me, you know that I LOVE me some polka dots.  Polka dots remind me of my grandmother because she loved to wear polka dots. I have had […]

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Spring Break Kids Activities Round-Up

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We are right in the middle of Spring Break for many people and sometimes that can mean we need to find ways to entertain the kids so they are not sitting in front of an electronic screen. Here is a fun little round-up of things you can do with your kids that I think they […]

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DIY Burlap Bunny–Easter Decor

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I don’t really do any decorating for St. Patrick’s Day.  It is not a holiday we really celebrate other than a small visit from the Leprechaun, turning a few items green and wearing green so we don’t get pinched.  So I have already started pulling out my Easter décor. I have been updating my Easter […]

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The Party Bunch–Linky Party

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Hey guys! It’s Friday!! And that means it’s time to link up your projects!  Be sure to add them to our Pinterest Board so that we can repine them for you!!  Can’t wait to see what you have for us this time! Amy from The Idea Room, Mique from 30 Handmade Days, Heather from Whipperberry […]

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Tips for Communicating with Your Children

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We talk to our children on a daily basis. But communication is much more than conversations about schedules, if the chores are done, and sibling conflict. Successful communication involves honesty, feelings and understanding. It means we are having a series of talks. It means that we are starting conversations that continue over weeks, months, even […]

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Printable Easter Banner

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St. Patrick’s Day is coming up in less than a week, but I am going to jump ahead and share with you this fun and simple Printable Easter Banner today.  This printable banner is really simple to make. And since I know many of you do not have the fancy cutting machines, I made this […]

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Behind the Pretty Pictures…

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Every once in a while I like to keep it real with my readers.  I LOVE for my blog to be a place of inspiration.  It is a happy place for me, where things are pretty and my house is clean, but I am afraid that sometimes it can leave others with an unrealistic expectation […]

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Raspberry Cheesecake Bars

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Cheesecake is one of my husband very favorite desserts.  He has been super busy lately and has been busy working hard for our family.  So we wanted to make him something to let him know how much he means to us. My oldest daughter is enjoying baking and working in the kitchen so she set […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

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I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite St. Patrick’s Day ideas that I have seen on Pinterest and from my friends.  There are so many amazing ideas out there.  There is something here for everyone.  Do you have any fun traditions for St. Patrick’s Day? I would love to hear […]

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