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Valentines Day Inspired Nail Art – Use A Cricut Machine And Vinyl To Make Nail Stickers

Want to make your nails fabulously festive for Valentines day?  Break out your Cricut machine and create the perfect little heart stickers to give your nails that extra holiday flair!  Celebrate a holiday that is all about showing your love with an at home mommy-daughter manicure using cute little vinyl hearts.

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The Best Things In Life Aren’t Things

Just a quick post to share with you one of my very favorite quotes.  Although my blog is all about the “things” that I make and the “stuff” that we do, it is certainly not everything that is important to our family!  I strongly believe that “The Best Things In Life Aren’t Things”!  This picture is one that I love from our family photo shoot last fall, and combined with the quote says IT ALL!

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Interview Your Kids At The Beginning Of Each New Year

Each first day of January we have a little tradition in our house.  I write out a list of questions and interview each member of the family.  It is a great way to see how things change throughout the years, and it is so fun to look back on the past year and see what accomplishments we all have made.

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Make Three Beautiful Christmas Flower Arrangements Including A Centerpiece With Under $15.00

I love having fresh flowers in our home.  I wish I could always have a beautiful arrangement in the center of the table and one for the sofa table as well but they are just to expensive.  This time of the year it is especially nice to have a special arrangement for those family dinners.  This year, with about $13.00 dollars worth of grocery store cut flowers I was able to make just what I was hoping for on a major budget.

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5 Last Minute Easy And InExpensive Gift Ideas For Anyone On Your List

Are you done with your Christmas shopping yet?  There are always last minute gifts that you need to grab and get ready before the holidays.  Here are fives super simple, fast, but still adorable gift ideas for the hard to buy for people on your list.  These are great ideas for teachers, neighbors, family, friends, anyone that you aren’t sure what to get for Christmas!

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Turn Ordinary Slippers Into A Great Personalized Gift

Having trouble thinking of something to give the ladies on you Christmas list?  Give them some cozy slippers that are one of a kind?  Take out the plain old leather tie and add in their favorite color to make slippers that are extra special.  You can personalize these with their school colors, favorite sports team colors, or just something that fits their style.

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Do It Yourself Plaid Infinity Tube Scarf

Plaid has been a fun trend this fall and winter. It is another one of those trends that I’m not sure I can pull off, but with the help of some cute and feminine plaid I think I can. A simple do it yourself infinity scarf in a pretty pink plaid is just right for me. It is a great way to sport the plaid trend without going overboard.

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Fancy Five Minute Hairstyle Using Overnight Sock Bun Curls

Thanks to the sock bun I can wake up with the perfect soft curls in the morning. I have been coming up with some quick and easy styles using the overnight curls that take just minutes. Turn those simple sock bun curls into an up do with a fun and finished look for a night out or just a nice, easy style for on the go.

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How To Turn A Plain Sweater Into A Short Sleeve Sweater And Adorable Legwarmers For A Little Girl

Last winter I was on the hunt for a short sleeved sweater and had no luck finding one.  I found a cute long sleeved sweater at Goodwill that had the potential, but it needed some adjustments.  I altered the sleeves so that it was short sleeved and then used the part that I cut off to make some adorable little legwarmers for my daughter.

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The Thankful Tree – Celebrate November By Talking To Your Kids About What You Are Thankful For

This month is all about thankfulness.  It is a great time to talk to your kids about why you and your family are so blessed and how to be truly thankful for what you have.  Using some sticks and some paper bags I created a tree that will give us an opportunity each day in November to talk as a family about why we are thankful.

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