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Top 10 Blog Posts Viewed by You in 2018!

Top 10 Blog Posts Viewed by You in 2018!

Another year that has flown by in an instant. This year has been full of super fun firsts for our family; first time camping with the kiddos, Corbin’s first day of Preschool, he also started Tea Kwon Do, and Ivy started gymnastics, they are both […]

Leftover Turkey Carcass Soup Recipe! – 2 Different Ways!

Leftover Turkey Carcass Soup Recipe! – 2 Different Ways!

Stick a turkey carcass in a pot of water and BAM!! You get delicious Turkey Soup! Well, add a few more steps in there, but DAMB… Boiling up those bones makes an awesome tasting soup! So next time you have left over turkey bones from […]

Kids Christmas Handprint & Footprint Ornaments!

Kids Christmas Handprint & Footprint Ornaments!

Christmas Traditions!! What are your favorite? One that my kiddos love doing is making Handprint and Footprint Ornaments… I love them… but at what age do we stop doing this tradition?!?! I don’t really want a tree full of hand prints. Lol… They love pressing […]

Easy Christmas DIY Wreath: Cute For the Kids Bedroom Door!

Easy Christmas DIY Wreath: Cute For the Kids Bedroom Door!

When I was a kid, I remember how much I loved the day we got to decorate the house for Christmas!! We were never over the top… A Christmas tree and a couple of decorations for the fireplace mantel, I remember so wanting to have […]

Ivy’s Oompa Loompa, Pink Sheep, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, Play Dough, 3rd Birthday Party!!

Ivy’s Oompa Loompa, Pink Sheep, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, Play Dough, 3rd Birthday Party!!

Yup!! That’s what Ivy requested for her birthday party theme this year… A Oompa Loompa, Pink Sheep, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, Play Dough Party, well not the play dough part, but that’s her current obsession, so I threw it into the mix too! Why […]

DIY Halloween Decorations: Spooky Tray of Eyeballs!

DIY Halloween Decorations: Spooky Tray of Eyeballs!

Fancy a spooky tray of Eyeballs? A collection of petrified eyeballs, is a must have decor item for any Halloween party, or haunted house, and you could have your very own collection too! Lol… I thought this would be a fun DIY Halloween Decoration to […]

Mint Chocolate Treat Pops!

Mint Chocolate Treat Pops!

Have a craving for mint chocolate, but you don’t have any premade mint chocolate, however, you do have chocolate chips and peppermint extract?? Lol… Make yourself some yummy mint chocolate pops, in any shape mold that you have around the house. We just happen to […]

List of Our Favorite Fall Traditions: Including This Years McMillan Farms Pumpkin Patch Adventure!

List of Our Favorite Fall Traditions: Including This Years McMillan Farms Pumpkin Patch Adventure!

It’s my favorite time of the year… FALL!! The weather is not too hot, and not too cold… Bring out the leggings and boots, chunky sweaters and comfy fall scarves… It’s time to get COZY!! The leaves are falling, and the streets are lined with […]

DIY Empire Waist Maxi Skirt Sewing Pattern – What I Wore to My Bros Wedding!

DIY Empire Waist Maxi Skirt Sewing Pattern – What I Wore to My Bros Wedding!

Wedding guest dresses!! Have you ever considered making your own?? Well I did it! And during the process I fell in love with the idea of sewing my own clothes… it’s opened up my world to creating clothing that actually fits my body! So exciting! […]

10 Free DIY Skirt Sewing Patterns – Wedding Guest Friendly Skirts!

10 Free DIY Skirt Sewing Patterns – Wedding Guest Friendly Skirts!

Who loves attending weddings?!?! I DO!! But what to wear on that special day?? Do you struggle with what to wear to a wedding? Wedding guest dresses are beautiful… but I always try on a tonne of them, and then never find what I picture […]

FREE Printable Chore Chart – Made With Magnetic Shrinky Dinks!

FREE Printable Chore Chart – Made With Magnetic Shrinky Dinks!

Do your kids listen when you ask them to do something? Do they pick up after themselves? Do they clean the house, or help out with the daily chores??? I have to admit that my little kiddos didn’t do F-all in the chore department, until […]

DIY Storage: Easy Extra Space Storage Shelves

DIY Storage: Easy Extra Space Storage Shelves

When I think of my dream home, I think about a house with an amazing storage space, where everything has its own place, and can be accessed easily…  and put away after it is used! Wouldn’t that be AMAZE BALLS!  So to make my storage […]

Kids Camping Activities Bag Ideas!

Kids Camping Activities Bag Ideas!

We survived!! We took the kiddos camping for the very first time ever!! Well it was more like glamping, as we had the opportunity to borrow the in-laws camper for a couple of weeks!! Now that we have had a taste of the wilderness life, […]

How to Sew DIY Baby Toys : Round-up!

How to Sew DIY Baby Toys : Round-up!

Babies!! We love them… they are cute… but what’s cuter??? All the things that babies need!!! Just kidding the babies are cuter… or are they?!?! Lol… To add to the baby stuff cuteness factor I made a list of sewing patterns to create the cutest […]

How To Sew Easy Baby Toys!

How To Sew Easy Baby Toys!

Did you know that making a baby toy is probably one of the easiest sewing projects EVER?!?! Plus you can use your imagination, and sew easy baby toys in any shape that you can think up! And they make an awesome sewing project for a […]

10 Free Women’s Beach Dress Sewing Patterns: Round-up

10 Free Women’s Beach Dress Sewing Patterns: Round-up

Have you been thinking about creating a beach dress that actually fits your body by sewing one yourself?!?! ME TOO! Lol… recently I was trying on clothes and I HATED EVERYTHING! There was always something I didn’t like about each dress I tried on. Didn’t […]