A Season To Sparkle pt. 3 – Party Hats and Goodies

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We’re back today with more sparkly details from the Season to Sparkly Party Hop! Here is my big reveal! I created the DIY Glitter Christmas Party Hats for the occasion. I’ll show you how you can make your own in just a minute. I am a huge sucker for caramel and chocolate. These fancy Cashew Turtles […]

Sharp Sharpie Teacher Gift

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“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Sharpie, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia  #StaplesBTS http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” My kids like to give their teachers gifts on the first day of school. I like to think of it less as kissing up and more as starting […]

One Smart Cookie — First Day of School Treat!

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This post originally appeared on one of my favorite sites, Paging Supermom, last year when school started. My kids were so excited by this surprise! School starts this week for us. Not sure they will get such a cool surprise this year. My kids have already gone back to school for the year. It came […]

Firecracker Popcorn

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We are expecting some excitement this Independence Day as our newest lil’ firecracker is getting ready to make his debut, so we don’t need much more excitement this year. However, you may be looking for a few fun ways to add some “spark” to your 4th of July celebrations. Last year I shared this recipe on […]

Exciting Easter Ideas (Linky Party Round-up)

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Thank you to everyone who participated in our Easter Linky Party with Design Dazzle and a dozen other fabulous blogs. I loved seeing all of the bright and cheerful ideas pop-up and be inspired by them! Here are a few that really caught my eye: The idea I am most likely to copy are these […]

Fancy Girlie Easter Basket

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Recently I was challenged to fashion an Easter basket for a girl using items found at my local Fry’s (Kroger) grocery store. Since Fry’s is one of the stores I frequent I thought it would be fun to see what I could find there and with my daughters in mind. I was immediately drawn to […]

Testing Week Lunch Box Notes

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My kids have standardized testing this week at their school. My 4th grader’s teacher asked us to send in some words of encouragement for her to hand out from us through out the four days of testing. She thought this might be a nice way to help reduce their anxiety and help them feel confident […]

My Love Story and Valentine Party Printables

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  I talk about BSB all the time on the blog, but I’ve never really shared our story. Beth from Free Stylin’ invited me to guest post over on her blog today about our romance as part of her “How I Met Your Blogger” Series featuring some awesome bloggers and their love stories. If you […]

One Little Word 2014: Fearless

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I’ve been planning this post for months, but between a broken blog and a slow pregnant body, getting it posted has been the first bloggy challenge of the New Year. Each year for the past several years I have chosen one word to focus on as a “goal” or “resolution” for the year. You can […]

Sparkling New Year Tags 2014-Free Printable

Sparkling New Year 2014

I had some requests that I post an updated printable for the Sparkling New Year tags for 2014. You could use these tags in a lot of ways. Attach them to a gift for the hostess of your New Years Eve Party. Host your own party and use these as invitations. You can write the […]