Giant Secret Talents

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In honor of the The Green Giant’s big surprise, they are asking bloggers to reveal their hidden talents. That’s a little bit of a problem for me, since I’m not one to hide my talents. Why do you think I have a blog? It is so that I can inundate you with my talents all…the…time! […]

Serenity With Scentsy Violet Leaf

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Around the time I initially wrote my post about my word of the year, I was also getting ready to post about the Scentsy Scentrend for 2013. I had been sent a preview of the new Violet Leaf scent along with some other goodies geared toward helping me relax. I thought it was pretty great […]

Serenity: Word for 2013

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I originally wrote this post back in January when most other bloggers were writing about their words of the year. I started second guessing myself before I got around to publishing it, but just read it again, and decided that even if this isn’t the only thing I focus on this year, it is still […]

Five Creative School Valentines

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Before we leave Valentine’s Day in the dust and start hopping down the bunny trail, I wanted to show you the fun Valentines I came up with for my kids (and me) to hand out this year. This was the first time in many years, that their faces weren’t plastered all over their valentines, but […]

The Game of Love–Couples Valentine’s Party

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UPDATE: I have posted the printables from this party on my Fan Freebie page! My friend, Heidi, is a former caterer and a kindred crazy spirit, so when she asked if I wanted to help her host a Valentines party for some of our friends. Knowing how I love a good Valentine’s date night, I […]

Teacher Valentines Gift Basket

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I’ve been a bit surprised by the popularity of my Valentines Snack Gift Basket post. It has been pinned more than any other post in my five years of blogging. I recently had a request for something similar for teachers, so I dusted off my iambic pentameter and this is what I came up with. Like […]

SNAP! 2013 Giveaway

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I promised you I had a big surprise for you today! You may have heard me mention SNAP! Conference 1 or 12 times on this blog. I have been lucky to be part of the team and got to attend and speak on a party panel last year. Here a small sampling of the sights […]

5th Annual Party Party Winner Revealed

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After tabulating the results on the Party Party page and adding them to the repins and likes on my Pinterest board.. …I am finally ready to declare the winner of the Party Party Contest of 2013 who has now earned all bragging rights plus the amazing collection of prizes from Bake it Pretty, Piggy Bank […]

Collaborative Party Party Party Table

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As the voting for the Party Party winds down, it is finally time to reveal the Dessert Table I put together with the help of some of my favorite party girls in honor of 5 years Insanity. I’ve been posting sneak peeks of the contributions along the way on Instagram, and it was so fun […]

LEGO Video Playlists for kids

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I could say we have a couple of LEGO® fans in my family… …but I am afraid that would be a huge understatement. At any given time, if you were to stop by my house, there is a good chance you would see someone building with LEGOs®, OR playing LEGO® Star Wars (or LEGO® Pirates of the Caribbean […]