How to make washable reusable bowl covers and other kitchen savings tips

Washable reusable bowl covers help save your food saving you time and money

Socks and lids. Oh where, oh where do they go? I have an entire laundry basket of unmatched socks and a cupboard full of dishes that no longer have lids. This is perhaps the greatest mystery of all time. Exactly where do these things go when they disappear? I long ago gave up on trying to find the missing socks. I just started buying socks for my kids that were always the same color and design so that I can match as many as possible. But the lids for my dishes still frustrate me. I tried to buy ...

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How to Make Fourth of July Decorations

4th of July table decorations with flowers

How to Make Fourth of July Decorations The 4th of July is probably my favorite holiday! Family from all over the East Coast gathers in PA at my mom's place for the whole weekend. We have a giant cookout, volleyball games, water balloon battles, and of course we watch fireworks. Every year I try to bring a gift for my mom! She is a very special lady and her hospitality goes above and beyond so I just want to give her a little something to say thanks and I love you! I usually try to make it ...

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Pallet Projects: American Flag


Pallet Projects - American Flag Can you believe it's almost July!? It seems like this year has just flown by! It has been a pretty awesome summer so far, my little girl graduated Kindergarten and participated in her first Dance Recital! For 4th of July this year I will be taking her on her first plane ride as well! We will be heading to Dallas to spend some time visiting with my family and doing some skydiving (and no, I will not be letting my 6 year old skydive LOL). ...

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How to Make a Pizza Garden

How to Make a Pizza Garden

How to Make a Pizza Garden Build a Pizza Garden for less money and in less time than delivery. Recently I had a brilliant idea! If I want my kids to eat what we grow, I have to grow with they want to eat first. What do most kids want to eat? Pizza! I will make a pizza garden. So it was off to the hardware store I went. Thankfully, I was able to find exactly what I needed very quickly. I grabbed four of these cinderblock bricks and one piece of 2x6x12 untreated pine (cedar also works). They ...

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FREE “I’m Bored” Jar Printable For Kids

I'm Bord Jar Printable

FREE "I'm Bored" Jar Printable For Kids Today was the last full week of school for my kids. That means only 3 more days until summer starts. YAY right? The kids are so excited they could burst. But as a mom I know that that excitment will quickly wear away by week two, day 3, 9am. It happens the same time each year without fail. And when it does, the kids will let you know. They will come up to you dragging their feet, and sour faces and exclaim with a sigh, "MOM, I'm SO bored!" and ...

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Ideas for Star Wars Birthday Parties

Light sabers made out of pool noodles are the perfect party favor for any Star Wars themed party. Add them to your list of Star Wars Birthday Parties Ideas

This was our year to celebrate in a big way for my son who was turning six. He wanted a Star Wars themed birthday pool party. So that's what we did.I imagine he is not alone and that lots of kiddos are asking for Star Wars Birthday Parties this year.   This was his first and likely his only BIG birthday celebration as a little kid (we will do another big celebration once during the teen years). We usually just have we have a small intimate family gathering with dinner and cake and ...

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Easy Christian Teacher Gift Ideas

teacher gifts

Easy Christian Teacher Gift Ideas It's almost that time guys! The end of the school year is looming closer and closer. I know my kids are ready for it, and honestly, so am I! I love spending the summers with my kids. I'm also super thankful for the teachers that take care of them during their time in school. I mean, they have our children for around 7 hours a day! So we have to make sure they know we appreciate all they do for us and our kids. Every year i always want to make sure I show my ...

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How to Make a Ring Toss Game Using Empty Bottles

Create time for you with snapple and a ring toss game for the kids to play

Close your eyes for a moment and imagine: A cool breeze is blowing gently rocking you as you relax in your hammock sipping on a sweet tea on a warm summer afternoon. Aaaahhhh! This is what summer is all about! Relaxing, maybe even dozing off a bit. Then out of no where you hear: "MOOOOMMMMM!!! I'M BORED!!" Boom! Your restful afternoon siesta gone in an instant. Ugghhh!!! All you wanted was 10 okay maybe 20 minutes to just relax and enjoy a moment to yourself. You didn't ask for an hour, you ...

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5 Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas


5 great Father's Day gift ideas   Father's Day is almost here! Every year my little one and I love to make my husband something homemade that he can cherish forever! (We also throw in a gifcard with it to get something he wants ha!) and over the years we have come up with some pretty cool stuff. This year we are making him a picture frame for my daughters dance picture to go in his locker at work paired with an amazon gift card and dinner wherever he wants to go. (Don't tell him ...

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Free Mother’s Day Printable


Free Mother's Day Printable   Mother's Day is almost here! Have you picked out the perfect gift for the mom in your life? I'm still working on finding the perfect gift for my own Mom ha! One of the things I love doing on holidays is themed crafts and activities with my daughter. So this year she told me she wanted to make a list all about me that she could write for Mother's Day. So her and I sat down and designed a Free Mother's Day Printable for her to fill out for me, and I ...

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