Gift a Redbox Movie Night!

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“This post was sponsored by Redbox as part of a program with Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review” With every passing year, so many more important people come into my life and around Christmas time I want to show everyone I love and appreciate how much I love and appreciate them! […]

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*TUTORIAL* Harry Potter Letterman’s Jacket

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My boys both wanted to be Harry Potter for Halloween this year and I wanted to make something they could wear for more than just one night so we thought of a Hogwarts Letterman’s type jacket for them. I used: A cricut to cut out the letters or scissors to do it by hand Freezer Paper […]

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*REVIEW* Chando Porcelain Ornament Diffuser

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This is a lovely Chando Ornament diffuser made from high quality porcelain to emit the scent of your choice into whatever space you wish. It’s beautiful to look at and a very effective way to brighten up the scent in your home, car, or office. “The art and techniques of sculpting porcelain have been in […]

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Make a List, Check it Once!

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I’m a little in shock that it’s almost Christmas… Again! It seems like every holiday season is busier than the last. With older kids and more activities, I have less time than ever to shop for the gifts on my ever growing list. And as much as I love the holidays, the fact that Christmas is imminent […]

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*HOME ORGANIZATION* Fix the LEGO Catastrophe!

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I’ve tried organizing our Legos in a dozen different ways INCLUDING the insane method of keeping all the sets separated. That didn’t work. The only thing that has worked for us is to sort Legos by color. It’s genius. I resisted for a long time because I didn’t want all the sets mixed up! But keeping the […]

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*HOME DEC* Plate Collage

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This wall needed something and thanks to those beautiful Pioneer Woman plates at Walmart, I figured it out! I’ve been wanting to do a plate collage but my idea was to find a conglomeration of thrift store plates I liked. But who has time for thrift store treasure hunting?!? Not me! Simple, colorful, beautiful. Thanks P-Dub.

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*TUTORIAL* DIY Fence Post Porch Pumpkins

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I’ve been seeing so many cute porch decorations around my neighborhood and it was time to brighten up my own. I followed this cute tutorial. Sometimes these DIY projects end up costing more than I’d like…$14 for the post + $4 for the orange paint. I had white paint, the wood for the stem (I used a […]

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*TUTORIAL* Native American Dream Catchers

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This month we’re learning more about Native Americans and the part they played in American Thanksgiving by making dream catchers! (Dream catchers originate much later than the time of the First Thanksgiving, but we’re focusing on the culture and traditions of all Native Americans. ) From dream-catchers.org: Native Americans believe that the night air is […]

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Eczema Free Winter, Coming Up!

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“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for AVEENO® Eczema Therapy. I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” Fall and winter in the dry, desert state of Utah usually brings on the crocodile skin for me. There are a lot of things I dislike […]

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Two New Favorites!

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We have been learning lots about animals in our homeschool adventures – I try to have my boys read a few nonfiction books every day and lots of times they choose to read about animals. These two books have been great resources for our at-home learning. Frozen Wild is a wonderful book about cold climate animals and […]

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