Finals Care Packages for College Students – Give Extra, Get Extra!

Care Packages for College Students Final Exams Week

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GIVEEXTRAGETEXTRA #Kroger #CollectiveBias Do you have a young student in college about to take final exams? Do you know any students who might need a little pick me up or some encouragement as they face a grueling exam week? As a youth group leader at our church I know and care about quite a few young people and often think about them during this time of year as they hit the ...

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DIY Mothers Day Sharpie Mug

Mothers Day Sharpie Mug

DIY Mothers Day Sharpie Mug When is comes to finding a perfect gift for someone, homemade is always a great option! Anyone can go to a store and buy a gift and slap a bow on it, but it takes real heart and creativity to make something yourself. Mothers Day is right around the corner, and I wanted to share with you and easy and  sweet Mothers Day Craft that the mom in your life is sure to love! My DIY Mothers Day Sharpie Mug only takes a few minutes to make, and will last a lifetime! The ...

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Easy Mother’s Day Flower Craft: Coffee Filter Flowers

Coffee Filter Flowers

Easy Mother’s Day Flower Craft: Coffee Filter Flowers Happy Spring Ya'll! When I looked out my window this morning I noticed that my tulips from last year are starting to sprout! I'm so excited that they made it through the winter! Seeing those little buds gave me some inspiration for a fun Mother's Day craft to do you with my daughter! This Easy Mother's Day Flower Craft is super cute, colorful and made out of something you probably already have, coffee filters! This would be so fun to ...

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Freshman Year Survival Kit Graduation Gift Idea

Freshman Survival Kit Graduation Gift

Freshman Year Survival Kit Graduation Gift Idea Are you looking for a gift for the high school graduate in your life? I know I always need ideas. I am a youth group leader at my church which means I am fortunate to be able to celebrate the success and hard work of many students as they complete their high school careers and move onto college. This year I decided to make a freshman year survival kit gift for one of my students. Because I am lucky enough to have so many great young people ...

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Easy Easter Bunny Paper Plate Craft

Easter Bunny Paper Plate Craft

Easy Easter Bunny Paper Plate Craft It's a beautiful day outside down here in the south today! The perfect day to do some crafts with my daughter (which we did!). Can you believe we are only a few weeks away from Easter!? This week we are heading to Orlando for Spring Break, so I wanted to get some Easter Crafts done early so we would have some fun stuff already lined up for when we get back. So I bring you this Easy Easter Bunny Paper Plate Craft that your kids will have a blast making and ...

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Easter Pinterest Fails

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Easter Pinterest Fails Recently I had some success at being a "Pinterest perfect mom" by making these wonderful cookies with my Wilton Cookie Press. Coming off of that high, I want to do more Pinterest DIY Projects so I decided that Easter crafts are the logical next step. Boy was I wrong! I found a cute craft my friend Sarah on Facebook had done with her children earlier in the day. She often has the most wonderful crafts on her page. She is the Pinterest mom I long to be. She sent me ...

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Easter Egg Crafts

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Easter Egg Crafts - "Eggcellent" Wreath   It may be officially Spring but that does not mean that Winter is not hanging around to see how much trouble it can cause. With Easter only 4 weeks away, the desire for fresh air, bright colors, and a renewed sense of being are pounding on the door. I decided that in order to beat away the Winter blues, my daughter and I could create an Easter Egg Crafts. We could then pay it forward by gifting it to someone to help brighten up their day. I ...

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Peeps Projects and Recipes Round Up!

peeps-collage

Here is your roundup for all Peeps Projects and Recipes! Easter is right around the corner! What better way to celebrate then with Marshmallow Peeps? Little bunnies and chicks shaped out of marshmallow goodness? Yes please! Did you know Peeps has been around since 1953?? Peeps started out at just yellow "chicks" for Easter but have since evolved to lots of different colors, and shapes, including Bunnies for Easter,  Pumpkins for Halloween, Hearts for Valentines day, and Christmas Trees for ...

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Edible Easter Peeps Houses

Edible Peeps Houses

Edible Easter Peeps Houses   When I looked outside this morning I saw something I haven't seen in about 2 or 3 months, sunshine! What a beautiful site! The sunshine got me in the mood to make a fun Easter Project to share with all of you! My daughters absolute favorite Easter (or really, any other time of year) candy are Peeps! What's not to love about a sugar covered marshmallow in cute little shapes right!? So over the weekend we made these super cute Edible Easter Peeps ...

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Best Easter Dresses for Girls Under $20

Best Easter Dresses for Girls Under $20

Best Easter Dresses One thing that I love about holidays is getting my kids dressed for special events. In general I don't usually go out of my way to buy brand-new or name brand clothing for my kids because they are very rough and tumble on clothes and being a frugal minded person I don't usually see the point in buying things new and not used. When it comes to holidays though, I make an exception because for me pictures are worth 1000 words and special articles of clothing often mark ...

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