Festive Flower Arrangement with The Bouqs

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Disclosure: Thanks to The Bouqs for sponsoring this post! You probably know by now that I adore fresh flowers! If I could always have a bouquet of fresh flowers in my home, I would and I would smile each time I passed by them. I’ve done several posts with ideas for floral arrangements in the past. […]

Citrus Lane Gift Idea and Giveaway!

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Citrus Lane. If you are like me you have a few (or a lot) of gifts left to check off your list. Don’t worry! I’m still sharing lots of great ideas over the next week or two! Here is a unique idea that can […]

Peace on Earth DIY ornaments

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This project originally appeared on Design Dazzle as part of their Christmas Wonderful series. I’m happy to share it here with you now! I have been wanting to do a Christmas focused on “Peace on Earth” and “Joy to the World” for a while now and have been collecting ideas on my Pinterest board. These DIY […]

Hot Cocoa and Popcorn Teacher Gifts with Printable

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Sometimes the best gifts are simple things that you know the recipient will use and enjoy! The trick is in the packaging and presentation. People love the Valentine’s Snack Basket I made for my husband. Here are some ideas for easy gifts for teachers or neighbors comprised of snacks you know they will use and […]

Gift Idea: Just Dance 2014

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When buying gifts for my kids for Christmas, I’m always trying to find the balance between things that they want and things I want them to have. I prefer gifts that have some value beyond a little bit of entertainment. For the last year or two we have given our kids one of the versions […]

Gift Idea and Giveaway: Travels with Gannon & Wyatt

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“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.”  — Mark Twain When I was 11-years old. My family lived in the Dominican Republic for a year. It was a completely life-transforming experience for me at a time in my life when I was transforming into the person I was going to become. I learned Spanish […]

An Apple Soda for the Teacher Back to School Gift

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My kids went back to school last week. I know that sounds crazy to those of you who don’t start until after Labor Day and it feels a little crazy to me. Our summers are short–less than two months–so we spend the 1st half recovering from the previous school year and the 2nd half gearing […]

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 […]

I couldn’t have Picked a better Teacher Appreciation Gift

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Another quick teacher appreciation idea. Although, I didn’t use these for teachers at all. I teach Let’s Play Music and we just had our recital for the graduates of the program last week. The Let’s Play Music program requires a lot of parent participation and I wanted to recognize the parents and help the kids tell them […]

The Gift of Giving Life – A Mother’s Day Gift

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This book review is a stop on the Virtual Book Tour for The Gift of Giving Life. I was provided a copy of the book for my review. All opinions are my own. Never have I felt more like a mother than I did on Mother’s Day three years ago, having just welcomed my fourth child […]