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3 Quiet Activities with Sands Alive

3 Quiet Activities with Sands Alive

With school in full swing and temperatures cooling down we are hanging onto summer the best way we can with help from Sands Alive!  I love working with Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft stores and was thrilled when they asked me to have some summer fun with this fantastic, non-toxic sand. I’m sharing 3 Quiet Activities

Football Napkin Rings + 10 Football Projects

Football Napkin Rings + 10 Football Projects

Oh the season is upon us friends!  FOOTBALL SEASON!  Whether you are a professional, college or high school football enthusiast, these Football Napkin Rings are perfect for game day fun! You only need a few supplies to make these super fun table accessory! Supplies Needed: Football textured Scrapbooking cardstock Thin White Ribbon Crop-A-Dile Hot glue

Paper Flowers Using WRMK Punchboard

Paper Flowers Using WRMK Punchboard

Ryan started his last year of Preschool this past week (Pre-K) and he really wanted to bring his teachers a flower.  Well it has been the face of the sun here lately and not much is blooming (or surviving) and real flowers just die so we decided to make his teacher’s some paper flowers!  As

No Sew Elastic Bookmarks

No Sew Elastic Bookmarks

School is starting back up and that means the reading will start up too!  I have the most perfectly simple project for you today that they can even help with, Easy No Sew Elastic Bookmarks! These would even be great for back to school gifts for teachers!  Everyone can use a cute bookmark right?  Right!

Q-Tip Dart Game Kids Activity

Q-Tip Dart Game Kids Activity

Have your kids told you “I’m Bored!” for the millionth time yet?  With the new baby there is a lot of stuff going on around here but sometimes I really need my two older boys to play nice and fend for themselves a little bit so Momma can take a breather!  I have tons of

Happiness Plaque + Free Cut File

Happiness Plaque + Free Cut File

I made this cute Happiness Plaque back in April for my Secret Sister from SNAP Conference!  Since it is 3 months later, I guess the secret’s out and my sister is Brenda at From Me, With Love.  I love how she followed her dreams to change professions and so I thought this quote was perfect

10 Craft Ideas | Monday Funday Link Party

Happy New Week! I know, I am a big fat liar!  I told you last week that I would post some baby pictures of Spangenbaby and I haven’t yet!  I am still trying to figure out how to juggle THREE boys at home now!  My husband was only home for 2 days after we got

10 Outdoor Activities & Crafts | Monday Funday Link Party

Hi friends!  It was a super exciting week!  Spangenbaby joined us on Monday!  Yay!  I promise to have a formal introduction this week but in the meantime you can catch him on Instagram & Facebook!  He’s only 6 days old and already so social media savvy {wink}!  He is a great baby and I am

Manicure in a Jar Gift Idea + Printable | 100+ Gift Ideas

Manicure in a Jar Gift Idea + Printable | 100+ Gift Ideas

Today is a fun day today!  I am part of a huge group of amazing bloggers who joined forces with Kristen Duke in her Birthday Celebration Week!   Over 100 of my talented blogger friends are sharing lots of inexpensive birthday gift ideas and free printables, including my Manicure in a Jar + Free Printable Birthday

Easy Instagram Albums

Easy Instagram Albums

Who takes approximately 1,909,728 photos with your phone and Instagram?  Who also is like me and takes all said photos and does absolutely nothing with them??  Still have your hand raised?  I have the perfect, SIMPLE, project for you today!  Make Easy Instagram Albums!  I’m excited to be a part of the Lifestyle Studio Teams and

Swim Coach Thank You Gift Free Printable

Swim Coach Thank You Gift Free Printable

I am over at Today’s Creative Blog sharing how easy it is to whip up a Swim Coach Thank You Gift + Free Printables. I love to acknowledge the work teachers do with my kids.  Even though I am paying for swim lessons and the teachers are getting paid by the pool, I like to show

Patriotic Napkin Rings

Patriotic Napkin Rings

Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor day are all great holidays that we get together with friends and family and barbeque!  How about celebrate in style at your next red, white and blue event with these Patriotic Napkin Rings?  My secret to the napkins….bandanas!  I use bandanas for almost all my cloth napkin needs! 

DIY Vinyl Nail Decals

DIY Vinyl Nail Decals

Would you believe me if I told you that you could use your Silhouette cutting machine for beauty related business?  Well believe it!  I made these DIY Vinyl Nail Decals in a matter of minutes with my Silhouette CAMEO!! Warning:  this post contains feet!  I am not particularly fond of them, nor do I love

Chevron Stenciled Side Table with Chalk Paint

Chevron Stenciled Side Table with Chalk Paint

I’m 36 weeks tomorrow!  36 WEEKS!  Yikes!  I keep thinking I have so much time to get stuff done for this baby and in reality I do not.  I do not at all.  Ryan was born at 38 weeks and I didn’t feel anything with him and this baby I already feel Braxton Hicks contractions! 

Jean Pocket USA Bunting

Jean Pocket USA Bunting

I love all things patriotic!  I absolutely LOVE the 4th of July holiday as well!  This Jean Pocket USA Bunting sign can be used for all things red, white and blue!  You can also use it as a simple banner for your mantel, as front door decorations or you can even stuff the pockets and

FREE Patriotic Party Printables

FREE Patriotic Party Printables

Do you host a 4th of July Party?  Do you attend a 4th of July Party?  Labor day festivities?  If you love patriotic summer holidays as much as I do then you will want to print off these FREE Patriotic Party Printables for your next get together!  Whether you are hosting or attending they are

Father’s Day “Shirt” Gift Card Holder Card

Father’s Day “Shirt” Gift Card Holder Card

Why is it that I find it so hard to shop for Father’s Day?  My dad and my husband are both “buy it when we need it” kind of guys and even more they are “I don’t need anything” kind of guys so it makes it tough!  This Father’s Day “Shirt” Gift Card Holder Card

Summer Art Journal | How to Use The Cinch

Summer Art Journal | How to Use The Cinch

Summer is here!  Yay for warm weather, watermelons, barbeques, and fireflies!  Boo for hearing “I’m bored” and “I have nothing to do!”  This Summer Art Journal is a great way for your child to document their summer festivities and make a fun keepsake!!  Thanks to We R Memory Keepers for the supplies for this post. 

Emergency Safety Children’s Temporary Tattoos

Emergency Safety Children’s Temporary Tattoos

Last week I gave you a sneak peak of these Emergency Safety ID Tattoos that I made along with some great Silhouette Deals.  If you are headed to any vacation, amusement park, water park, festival or fair and you are taking small people, this post is for you!   Losing sight of a small person

Dad’s BBQ Squirt Bottle

Dad’s BBQ Squirt Bottle

Do you want a really simple and practical gift to make and give for Father’s day?  I have just the thing for you…my BBQ Squirt Bottle.  Most dads, uncles, grandpas and the special men in our lives spend some summer time in front of a grill.  Most of the time they have a huge cup

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