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    Turn a Closet into an Awesome Mudroom Space with a Fun Chalk Wall

Turn a Closet into an Awesome Mudroom Space with a Fun Chalk Wall

I am SO EXCITED to show you this change we recently made in our house! I absolutely love not only what it looks like but how it functions – […]

Giveaway – Win $150 to Spend at Minted! EXPIRED!!!

Congratulations to Christina H! You just won $150 to spend at Minted… woohoo!!! You have an email in your inbox from me to tell you how to redeem your […]

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    Find Joy in Every Day – Create Your Own Custom Photo Collage

Find Joy in Every Day – Create Your Own Custom Photo Collage

As you’ll see here, it’s no secret that I’m kind of obsessed with Minted’s beautiful holiday cards, but did you know that I also have an equal obsession with […]

Love Your State Canvas – Easy, Inexpensive, DIY Art!

I might live in the South now, but I’ll always be a Minnesota girl. This year we’ve had a cold winter even for the Carolinas, and I must say […]

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    Give Your Child a Safe Journal… A Safe Place to Ask You Anything!

Give Your Child a Safe Journal… A Safe Place to Ask You Anything!

When my oldest daughter was turning 10, I began to realize just how fast time was really going. My youngest was still an infant, and so as I’d look […]

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    A Mom’s Guide: 15 Things to Pack for a Disney Cruise & Other Travel Tips

A Mom’s Guide: 15 Things to Pack for a Disney Cruise & Other Travel Tips

My family recently went on our first Disney cruise.  Even though we have traveled a lot with our kids, I felt very overwhelmed while planning for this trip for […]

What Do I Love About You? Valentine Note Tradition

Anyone who reads my blog knows that I love to start traditions!  (Some family favorites:  Halloween Boo-ing, 24 Books Until Christmas, Happy Jar… I could go on…)  So last […]

Melted Crayon Hearts with Free Printable Valentines

Looking to do something different for Valentine’s Day this year with your kids?  Why not make use of all those old and broken crayons!  It’s so easy to give […]

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    How to Teach Your Children to Be More Positive with a Happy Jar

How to Teach Your Children to Be More Positive with a Happy Jar

I love how the New Year brings with it a turn of the page.  You get a clean slate, and a chance to do better in life.  I think […]

10 Most Popular Photos of 2013

I absolutely love pictures.  My camera is never far from reach, and I’m a big believer in displaying family photos so that the love your family shares is visible […]

Elf on the Shelf Winter Wonderland and Photo Gift

I must admit that I love the Elf on the Shelf tradition.  It’s so fun to see our girls jump out of bed each morning, starting with Thanksgiving, to […]

Win $150 to Spend at Minted! Giveaway EXPIRED!

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It’s no secret that I am quite possibly […]