Melted Crayon Hearts

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So this craft is directly from Martha Stewart.  There is a beautiful picture of a lovely melted crayon heart mobile all over Pinterest.  Lovely.  Here is our take:You need fine crayon shavings.  But no one tells you how ... Continue Reading...

Valentine Potato Stamps

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The kids and I made Valentine Potato Stamps the other day.  It's a really fun way to create your own custom stamps and eliminates having to run to the dollar store or dig through the craft room.  Why yes, those ARE pink skulls.  What can I ... Continue Reading...

The Year of Turquoise

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I love the color turquoise!  My favorite hoodie is turquoise, my latest Upcycled Knit  Sweater Cowl is turquoise and I'm always trying to incorporate turquoise into my primarily gold and red toned home.Here are a few of my ... Continue Reading...

S’more Bars

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I have had S'more Bars on my baking to do list for a while now.   Having a Living Room Camp Out for the kids gave me just the excuse to try them.   Holy Cow Batman! Amazing!  Seriously so good! Evil even.  Especially when you're on a ... Continue Reading...

Potato Chip Supper

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A round of applause for this Potato Chip Supper!  I've combined my mom's and my mother-in-law's tuna casseroles into one recipe.  It that taboo?  I don't know.  It sure is yummy though and got a "can you make that ... Continue Reading...

Epic Camp Out

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I don't know if I am cool enough to call things "Epic" but that's what this Camp Out was.  The kids loved it, we loved it and it was a ton of fun!!  It was like having a big Un-Birthday Party.  An event for no reason other than making the ... Continue Reading...

Keeping It Real ~ the Weigh Scale

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My favorite blogs are the ones where I feel like I get to know the writer.  Where I get the back story on the funny husband or a tale about a surprise visit with friends or even a heartfelt story of loss.  And while I have ... Continue Reading...

Fleece Pocket Scarf

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I tried to add a home-made touch to Christmas last year.  So I made all of the adults these fleece pocket scarves.  They'd be super cute for kids too!I'm loving the grey / blue combo.Fleece is such an easy material to work ... Continue Reading...