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Peanut, Peanut Butter…

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 in Savory, Treats, Tutorials, Uncategorized | 1 comment

Hi everyone and Happy Friday! Hope you have all been having a FANTASTIC week!   It’s been a busy but good one here! I mentioned in my last YouTube video, that we have started eating clean in our household.  This started with me, and trickles to everyone living here because I am the mom. So, anyway- one of our favorite things is peanut butter, but so many companies add sugar or salt or a million other things.  Even the “Natural” brands aren’t always good either.  I am really wanting to be aware of what is going into my body and the bodies of my family. So, I picked up some unsalted peanuts today at the grocery store and decided we would make our own peanut butter, together. Here’s me and Grayson “Gru” leaving the grocery store. (side note: his...

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1 Sheet Gift Box Tutorial

Posted by on Sep 3, 2014 in 3d, Crafting, Gift ideas, Tutorials, Uncategorized, Videos | 1 comment

Hi everyone and happy Thursday!! This week is flying by!  Today I have another fun video for you showing you how to make a darling little gift box, using a score board, scissors and some adhesives.   (Of course you’ll need paper too!) Take a peek! So quick and so many possibilities!!  (Just in case you aren’t ready for Autumn yet!) Thanks for stopping by and be sure to check out to see if you are the winner of the baby carrier that was posted in the Rafflecopter– ALSO, the winner has been emailed- so if your name matches that in the box, check your email!!   Have a great day...

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Giveaway!

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Uncategorized | 19 comments

Hi everyone and Happy Friday!  Today I have a fun giveaway for you- while I was absent from my little crafting world, I fell in love with baby wearing!  I still wear Grayson, and I only wish I had found out about baby wearing sooner! My favorite carrier is definitely the Tula- which is a soft-structured carrier.  They’re cute and so comfy!  So, I am going to be sharing my love for baby wearing with one of you!  You may not have a baby to tote around, but you probably know someone who does! If not– and you’d rather have the cash to go toward something else that’s crafty, we can talk about that too! I really just wanted to be able to share the amazing world of baby wearing with some lucky mama!   a Rafflecopter giveaway  ...

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Mini Cards

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in Cards, Crafting, Gift ideas, Tutorials, Uncategorized, Videos | 5 comments

Hi everyone and Happy Thursday!  I’ve missed a few days here– I took a little girls trip to Vegas & then we have been battling a yucky cold around here.  I am still a little hoarse, but on the mend! It seems like everyone is getting a cold right about now, so something must be going around for sure! We had a lot of fun in Vegas, but I was glad to get home!   Here is a picture of my friend, Sarah and I before going to see Jersey Boys. (Remember me talking about Sarah–she had a baby the same week I did and we crafted this pretty mobile for her little girl) Anyway, Jersey Boys was amazing!  Definitely see it if you have the opportunity.  We had dinner at Mon Ami Gabi which was so delicious, a...

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Shopping, Shopping!

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Craft Hauls, Crafting, Shopping, Uncategorized, Videos | 5 comments

Hi everyone and Happy Thursday! Hope you are all having a good week- I spent some time doing some shoe shopping this week and…some craft shopping!  Craft shopping wouldn’t be craft shopping without showing you what I scored! So, take a peek at what I found and where you can get these deals this week!   So, which was your favorite paper stack I bought?...

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My First time on a Roller Coaster

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | 8 comments

  I took my sweet girl to get a pedicure tonight, I wanted to do something special with her before school started back up again.  She is 9 and starts the 4th grade on Monday, and with 4th grade come a lot of questions.  Question like, “When can I start shaving my legs?”, “When can I have a boyfriend?”, “When can I start wearing makeup?”, “When can I highlight my hair?”…. all exciting questions for her as she looks forward to growing up just a little bit more. But, for me…well, it triggers something that’s not quite excitement.  My chest begins to tighten, my heart rate begins to quicken, I can feel sweat beading up my forehead as my breathing becomes shallow.  I am feeling sheer and utter panic.  How could this have happened?  I feel much like she...

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