Chalkboard Pumpkins – the easy way to “carve”

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Carving pumpkins… It’s a time-honored Halloween tradition. Before I had kids (notice the plural tense, one kid was still okay), I didn’t mind the mess so much. It was fun! Now, with three sets of hands grabbing for the knives and flinging pulp everywhere, whilst also trying to shirk the hardest part of the project so I get stuck with scooping out everyone’s pumpkin for them…I

Photo Album Summer Bucket List Idea

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School’s out, let the summer fun begin! Well almost. If you’re like me, I always feel like I need to have a summer plan. If we don’t write a summer bucket list, then we spend pretty much the whole summer eating popsicles, playing in the sprinklers, and binge watching Netflix. Now, there’s not  really anything wrong with that. Summer break is as much a break for

Free Printable Gift Boxes

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Adorable things are more adorable in adorable packages. Am I right? Or am I right…right? :) So, I’ve whipped up some printable cute little gift boxes, for little gifts… …for Mother’s Day, for teacher gifts, or for any gift really. They are 4 inch square boxes about 1.5 inches deep. The perfect size for gift cards, paper flower corsages, little treats, noodle necklaces… Just grab the printable by

Citrus Sugar Scrubs – Recipes and Free Printable!

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One of my favorite things to DIY are sugar scrubs, because they are a cinch to put together (even kids can do it!), they make great gifts, and you end up smelling like a spa when you’re done. (deep breath) aaaahhhhh. :) BASIC RECIPE Sugar scrub recipes are as flexible as flexible can be. If you’re like me, I prefer to have a baseline a

Clothespin Animal Puppets – Free Printable!

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To distract my three year old during a boring in between moment, I grabbed some clothes pins and made them talk to each other. She thought it was a hoot. I thought…”These would make great puppets!” So, I hopped on Illustrator and whipped some up. I was winging it, so I just picked a few random animals with long snouts that I thought I could recreate