POP music–Make your own pop bottle piano

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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 […]

Stylish Swimwear GIVEAWAY!

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I live in Arizona. We hit 119 a week or two ago. Swimwear in Arizona is not an optional accessory for an occasional vacation, but rather, almost a summertime uniform. I’ve begun to look at the purchase of a swimsuit as an important investment in recent years. The right suit can make all of the […]

How to make a 3D Train Cake

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I had a request for more details about the 3D cake I made for my son’s 2-year-old Train Birthday Party last year. I should clarify before I start, that I am not a trained baker (wait until I show you his 3-year-old birthday cake fail). I just get big ideas for my kids’ cakes and […]

Disneyland Travel Baskets with Silhouette Design Studio

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Hi everyone! I had a little bit of a hard time getting this post up because I have been somewhat consumed by the news of the loss of the firefighters from my hometown of Prescott. One of our friends lost her husband in the fire. Before I get on to business as usual, I just […]

News – The End of Google Reader

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(image via Feedly) If you are a follower of many blogs, you have probably heard by now that Google Reader will be no more starting tomorrow. I used to use it all of the time, but became overwhelmed when I added too many blogs. As a blog reader, my life will not be greatly affected […]

Patriotic Picnic with Fresh & Easy

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Have you finalized your 4th of July plans, yet? How about taking a picnic to the park to watch your community fireworks display? I’m not quite sure why my community decided to have our 4th of July celebration a couple of weeks early, but they did, and this is what we did to enjoy the […]

Studio C: Good Clean Fun & ROKU Giveaway!

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I got a package last week that has really helped cure the summer boredom blues for my family… I was sent this ROKU so that we could access the BYUtv channel and all of the existing episodes of Studio C! “What is Studio C?” you may ask. I actually had no idea until about a […]

Link Party Summer Camp

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It’s officially the first day of summer, but most of us have been out of school for a few weeks now. Have you heard your kids mutter “I’m bored!” yet? I have. Though I can’t understand how, since I don’t feel like I’ve had a minute to catch my breath yet this summer. In an […]

O-FISH-al Best Dad – Fathers Day Gift for Fisherman

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  Alright, I know I’m a little late to share this Father’s Day gift idea with you for this year. But since I’ve already instagrammed it, I thought I would show you what I did so you can be ready for next year, if there is a man in your life who loves fishing. This […]

Vintage Wedding Blush and Gold

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Summer means wedding season! And since we started the summer off with a wedding, it means I haven’t had a many lazy days of summer, yet. But it was so fun to help my niece Mellissa on her special day!  I was sort of the florist, day-of wedding coordinator, and day-of photographer all in one! […]