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Disclosure: Contains affiliate link. All opinions are mine.  Seasons Greetings!  I assume it’s the November/December Seasons Greetings, but maybe Seasons Greetings, for you, means July or August.  To each his or her own.  For me, I’m sticking with the November/December Holiday Season. Whatever the situation, a free printable will help.  And, more than that, chocolate Read more

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Disclosure: Contains affiliate link. All opinions are mine.  Merry Christmas!!!  Well, maybe Merry Christmas, depending on what day you’re reading this.  Maybe it’s more like “Merry ALMOST Christmas!” or maybe even “Merry POST Christmas!” Whatever the situation, a free printable will help.  And, more than that, chocolate will help.  And what happens when you combine Read more

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Disclosure: Contains affiliate link. All opinions are mine.  Happy Hanukkah!!!  Maybe you’re just here because you’re preparing for Hanukkah. Or because a friend of yours celebrates Hanukkah and you want to do something a little special for them. Whatever the case is, we have a free printable for you! Happy Hanukkah wrappers for Hershey Miniatures Read more

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I believe in simple hospitality.  Opening up your home to others without making yourself crazy or your guests feel like they’re imposing.  Things do not have to be elaborate to be enjoyable.  We’ve probably all been to someone’s house where the host and/or hostess was running around like a chicken with their head cut off Read more

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cute home office

Keeping your home office organized is essential to staying productive throughout the day. Luckily, there are tons of amazing products available to help you clear the clutter and find a place for everything in your office. Whether you’re searching for a stylish way to file your paperwork or a simple way to store your office supplies, I have you covered with these 10 awesome products. Read More…

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16 DIY School Supplies

diy school supplies

It’s back to school time and that’s means shopping for school supplies. The school supply costs can add up, but there are many hacks and DIY projects you can do to save money and have fun. Here are 16 DIY school supply projects that transform your ordinary back to school supplies into extraordinary. Why pay Read more

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Thanks to Pinterest, I’ve discovered that I love, love, love the look of photo collages made with canvases.  A quick search on Pinterest will show you tons of rooms that have been decorated with them and they just look so sharp!  And wouldn’t you know, when our first kiddo was born, we were presented with lots of photos that we wanted to showcase!

BUT…I didn’t really want to shell out a bunch of money for photos.  Because I love pictures and I wanted to be able to change them semi-often.  Not every day or anything, but more often than once every 5 or 10 years.  Our family was changing fast and I just knew that I didn’t want to be tied to the same 5-6 prints.  So I wanted to have some photo canvases on display in our house, but didn’t want to spend $10, $20, or more on each picture.  I couldn’t justify that kind of expense.

How to Make the Photo Canvas Read More…

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Have you been to the Tinker Lab at Omaha Children’s Museum? It’s had a makeover in the last year and is a fantastic place to teach kids to use basic tools with supervision.

The Tinker Lab has many materials on hand, like wood, cardboard, straws, tape, paperclips, clothespins, sewing machine and much more for kids to create their masterpieces. My kids love to nail or screw wood together to make boxes or even a mini catapult.

Not sure what to make at the Tinker Lab? I’m going to share how to make a simple DIY rubber band shooter and target board. These are so easy to make and my kids love shooting them. Read More…

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gardening

The basic concept behind gardening is easy. Plant a seed, add water, give it some sunlight, and wait for something to grow – sounds pretty simple, right? Not quite! Not all plants are the same. Some crave colder climates, while others favor warm, humid locations. Some love water; others only need a little moisture to Read more

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