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Trina’s Insanity–My First Guest Blogger!

I started on my Easter wrap-up posts.  I have them about half ready for you, but then I just ran out of time. (Here’s a sneak peek and what I’ve been working on).   Have I told you about my April?  Well, after hosting Easter, we had a garage sale last weekend, my daughter’s birthday and […]

POP music–Make your own pop bottle piano

One of my other hats is that of a music teacher. As we get closer to school starting, I am also getting ready to begin teaching again. It is also time for my students to brush up on their music skills. Here is a really fun way to review some music basics and just play […]

Exciting Advent Calendars

I know what you are thinking. That I am a little late in the game to be talking about advents. And you’re right? Except that if you missed Dec. 1 as the date to get started on your calendar, there is another option. How about a 12 days of Christmas countdown? Or you could do […]

Handmade Personalized Ornaments

Guest post by my sister, Trina, who contributes a little insanity to the blog often. Thanks, sis! I have a tradition of giving each of my children an ornament every year. It started out as a way to add to our somewhat-sparse tree, but has become the kids’ favorite part of decorating our now very-full tree. […]

Ho Ho Ho Banner

I’m excited my sister, Trina, decided to share another fun Christmas project with you! This one involves a little bit of sewing, *gasp*, but it’s simple enough, I could probably do it! Here’s what she said: I made several of these felt and flannel Ho Ho Ho banners last year to give away, made with […]

Awesome Advent Calendars

There is just one day left to prepare an advent calendar, if you don’t want to miss any of the days in Decemeber. And from the hits on my blog I know many of you are searching for advent ideas. I have a few great ones for you today! You may want to check out […]

Thanksgiving Table setting – Earthy and Green

I blogged about our 2010 Thanksgiving celebration last year, but not until I’m sure you had all moved on to Christmas, so I’m going to post it again. It was full of inexpensive DIY details. We were fortunate to get to spend Thanksgiving with much of my side of the family in Utah, this year. […]

Fool’s Cafe – A Surprise Dinner Tradition

Thank you to Log Cabin for sponsoring my post about updated traditions in my household. To learn more about Log Cabin Syrups (which are all free of High Fructose Corn Syrup), breakfast for dinner, and other new ways to update traditions in your home, click here. I was selected for this sponsorship by the Clever […]

Budget Boys’ Rooms {that withstand their phases}

I’m lucky to have another one of my family members here to blog about home decorating projects, while I am working on some of mine (this is the only time you’ll hear me complain that my pantry is too big). Trina has shared some fantastic projects on the blog before (Check out the Good Knight Party, and the […]

The 3rd Annual Blogiversary PARTY Party

Welcome to the party!  Imagine I’m greeting you at the door in a fabulously enviable outfit, with my hair and make-up salon-fresh.  The party music is going and the place smells like cake with out a speck of dust in sight.  Immediately, your eye is drawn to my amazing decorations and perfectly-styled spread of every […]