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Well it’s officially Spring!  Is it warm where you live?  It is feeling more like Spring here in Alabama.  In honor of the first day of Spring I thought I’d share with you the fairy gardens we made last year! These were so fun to make!  Don’t you just love miniature anything?  Fairies are surrounded with whimsy […]

March 20, 2017

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To celebrate Ash Wednesday the girls stayed home from school and after Mass we created our own Easter Garden!  I’ve seen several versions of these on Pinterest and always wanted to make one.  They are also called Resurrection Gardens.  It’s a great hands on way to tell your children about Jesus’ resurrection. First you will need a […]

March 1, 2017

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The most exciting thing happened yesterday!  Target featured my playroom Instagram photo on their AwesomeShop Feed!  I think I am still in shock!  It's a cool way to shop right from pictures they find on Instagram and Pinterest.  Check it out!   So, I thought I'd show you a couple of pictures of my playroom transformation.  […]

January 24, 2017

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We finally crafted our own Cupid's Arrows!  I took inspiration from all of the great examples on my previous post.  Ours is a combination of the feather arrows and the traditional red and pink Valentine's colors.  I know one thing-feathers are messy!  These would also be great décor for couples showers, baby showers, engagement parties, […]

January 17, 2017

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How cute are these felt fortune cookies for Valentine's Day?!  What a unique way to show someone you love them.  Fill them with candies or love messages.  For a more romantic gift you could use them as you would a love "coupon book".  Have your significant other open a couple after dinner and unlock things like "Good […]

January 15, 2010

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It is supposed to snow today here in Alabama!  That means the whole state shuts down.  And that means children are out of school.  Before the snow arrives you might be looking for ways to entertain the young ones.  Here are a few to help you out. Crafts are always a fun way to pass the […]

January 7, 2010

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These cookie trees would make a great addition to your holiday dessert tables!  Just make your favorite sugar cookie recipe and stack on cake plates.  Make varying sizes to create the tree look. Get Martha's cookie recipe here. 

December 15, 2009

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I stumbled upon these little cuties in my latest issue of All You and just had to share.  These would make great holiday party favors or even place card holders.  BONUS-the kids will love helping you make these! Ingredients Marshmallows Melted caramels Gingersnaps Decorative elements (sprinkles, royal icing, pretzel sticks, spice drops, fruit leather, food […]

December 3, 2009

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My friend is celebrating her birthday next week with a peppermint themed party.  This is a theme that I could go crazy with!  Peppermints are inexpensive, readily available and so festive.  They are great to use this time of year for birthdays, showers and Christmas parties.  Here is a collection of easy decorating ideas with […]

December 1, 2009

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Here is an easy way to transform a regular terra cotta pot into a pilgrim's hat for a festive Thanksgiving centerpiece!  So cute. Materials: Oak tag8"-wide terra-cotta potScissors or craft knifeMini glue gunTerra-cotta spray (we used American Accents) 28" x 2" brown velvet ribbon or fabricMetallic gold paper Instructions: Cut approximately 15"-diam circle from oak […]

November 16, 2009