Exciting Easter Ideas (Linky Party Round-up)

Easter Linky Collage

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

Lunch box notes

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

Fearless Printable

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

He Put a Ring on It – Blinged-Out Bridal Shower with David Tutera Bridal

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I’m a big fan of David Tutera. I’ve watched every episode of My Fair Wedding that is available on Netflix! When I heard about the new David Tutera Bridal line designed for DIYers like moi, I was really excited to check it out! David is the king of making sure everything looks high-class and amazing, so […]