How My Life Was Changed by a Tiny Brown Bottle

How My Life Was Changed by a Tiny Brown Bottle

Friends can we just chat a minute?  Oils have changed my life.  Seriously.  I’m somewhat sad that it has taken me this long to try them.  I was skeptical.  VERY skeptical.  I am an engineer.  Oils were not for me.  Science was for me…until I actually did a bit of research and realized science was…

First Day of First Grade!

First Day of First Grade!

Michael’s first day of first grade   How is this even possbile?  Wasn’t I JUST sending him off to preschool?  I honestly feel like just last week he hopped OFF the bus on the last day and now we are right back at the bus stop and he’s getting back on…but older and more grown…

DIY Kaleidoscope

DIY Kaleidoscope

Michael starts Spring Break this Friday and I was just trying to come up with some fun things to do for that week and realized I never shared this project with you over here on my own blog! This is my tutorial on how to make a kaleidoscope from supplies you probably have already around…

Little Passports Review & Giveaway

Little Passports Review & Giveaway

***THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED***   Michael received a very special package in the mail last week.  He was so eager to open his box and when he did he was even more excited to see a Little Passports World Edition! With Little Passports World Edition your child’s first package will include a mini-suitcase from…

Bug & Monster Spray

Bug & Monster Spray

I hope you’ll read on to find out how to create your very own *magic* DIY bug and monster spray!   “A spray a day keeps the monsters and bugs away!”  Why had I not thought of this sooner?!?  All that spider/Halloween/Ghost/Haunted House talk lately has Michael not wanting to go into our basement by…

First Day of Kindergarten

First Day of Kindergarten

  Today was Michael’s first day of Kindergarten! I didn’t cry.  I am not much of a crier.  I was really, really ready for school to start.  Michael has so much imagination and curiosity in his little head that after a long summer with MANY days too hot to even send him outside…I am ready…

Things I Say 8,643,710 Times a Day

Happy Sunday everyone!  I hope you are all having a wonderful weekend!  The other day, I started to realize the things that I say 8,643,710 times a day and started to make a list in my mind.  Well…you know how that goes…now you all get to read about them! Things I say 8,643,710 times a…

Spangenblurbs 7/1

Spangenblurbs 7/1

Wow…it’s been a really long time since I did one of these posts!  I got off track and never jumped back on.  These are basically about funny things my kids do or silly stuff that goes on in our life and a play on our last name…Spangenberg. Ryan got this giant beach ball for his…

Simple “Smart” Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Simple “Smart” Teacher Appreciation Gifts

I wanted to do something for Michael’s teachers, after all it is Teacher Appreciation Week!  Nothing fancy, but something cute and fun to just let them know we appreciate what they do! I used my Silhouette Cameo and my Sketch Pens to make the tags!  I am not sure why I thought those colorful little…

DIY Monogram Doormat

DIY Monogram Doormat

Make a customized doormat with only a few supplies for a fraction of the cost of the ones at the big box stores!  Best part about this is your DIY Monogram Doormat can  look any way your heart desires! Here is how this played out in my house! “Aren’t people just going to wipe their…

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