*TUTORIAL* Lattice Quilt & Paper Piecing

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If you’re new here, you may want to start by perusing my most pinned posts from Pinterest or watch some of my crafting video tutorials. Thanks for coming! I finally finished this quilt (tutorial here) I started a ridiculously long time ago. Sometimes, it just takes a while to make a quilt. This was my […]

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*TUTORIAL* Scrappy Log Cabin Quilt As You Go (QAYG) Quilt

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I’ve been accumulating scraps for long enough that I have enough to make several quilts…I’m starting my scrap elimination program with a scrappy log cabin quilt and I’m trying the QAYG (quilt as you go) method since this quilt is going to be about 98 x 112 – HUGE! I’m hoping it will be big […]

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Respect the Blade

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Well…that may be a bit dramatic…but I did cut off a good chunk of my left index finger. Completely OFF. I was cutting fabric for a quilt, like I’ve done dozens, maybe even hundreds of times. I must have looked up for a split second – my blade slipped up over the ruler and took […]

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Best Baby Gear – Aden + Anais Swaddlers

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Our newest little bundle is a month old already! He’s still sleeping lots during the day and not as much in the night…but whenever he sleeps, he’s always wrapped up in one of these fabulous cotton muslin swaddling blankets from Aden + Anais. They’re my favorite things ever.  Here he is at during  various naps over […]

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Best Baby Gear – UBBI DIAPER PAIL

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We just brought home our newest family member 2 weeks ago – our 4th son! After just 2 1/2 short years, we’re back in baby gear mode! And I have some new favorite baby products this time around.   First on my list of must-haves for this baby was a new diaper pail – something […]

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MegaBuilders Club Debut – Meeting #1 Theme: Animals!

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We moved a year ago and we’re all still working on making friends. I’ve been trying to help my first grader especially, so we decided to start an after school building club with a few other boys. MegaBloks generously agreed to sponsor our club and send us everything we could possibly need and then some! […]

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*PRINTABLE* Nature Treasure Hunt

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Since it’s finally spring and we are all so excited to be outdoors we decided it was high time for an adventure, of sorts. My three boys can only take winter and being cooped up in the house for so long…they are loving the warmer weather and are playing outside with neighbors, but we all […]

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Catchy Kids Songs Videos

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My friend created catchy versions of three well known kids songs.  I’ve shown them to my boys ages 6, 4, and 2 and they all love to watch them and ask to watch them over and over.  The best part is that the songs don’t get old quickly like kids music usually does. The first […]

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*REVIEW* Radio Flyer – Cyclone

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Now that it’s finally spring, we’ve unearthed all our outdoor toys and are spending more time in the cool sunshine. New this spring is Radio Flyer’s Cyclone bike – it’s different from anything we’ve tried before and we’re loving it! With arm powered action instead of foot pedals, kids from 3 – 7 years can cruise AND […]

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*REVIEW* Jeep Off-Road Adventure

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Well, we’ve had another fun filled week of building and re-building, this time the new Jeep Off-Road Adventure set from Mega Bloks. My boys were thrilled to help me review this set – they love the figures and the two cool Jeep vehicles, a green Expedition Jeep and orange off-road Jeep. The Expedition was Elliot’s […]

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