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How do YOU have fun? Join me at the SLC Color Run this Saturday! #ShoutItOut

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(This post sponsored by Shout) This year I've learned about the importance of taking time for myself and to have fun. I started running this year. (I've also lost weight and gained energy!)   (Image from my recent Instagram post.) My daughter participated in a Color Run last year and it looked so fun!  So when Shout contacted me about this Saturday's 5K Color Run in Salt Lake … [Read more...]

Back to School Dinner “Awesome” (Free) Printables!!

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One of the traditions that we have had for years is a FUN Back to School dinner each year. I love mixing it up. Some years we've had crepes. Other years we've had a casserole. This year we are making kabobs! And one of our favorite things to do at the dinner is look forward toward the school year and make some goals. So I thought it would be fun to make up a little printable for my kids … [Read more...]

Back-to-School Hair Tips! #NoMoreTangles

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With three daughters, back-to-school and school days were always a last-minute rush for hairstyles.  Especially when the girls were younger, mornings before school were a recipe for hair disaster! Even then, I swore by the JOHNSON’S® NO MORE TANGLES® products. My girls have thick hair, and if we didn't keep it healthy, we were in for some work!  Luckily, the tips I gave new moms … [Read more...]

Everyone’s a Winner Giveaway! And Win $500 in prizes!

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  We're celebrating around here today! Whoot-whoot!   It's Cooking with Ruthie's 3rd birthday party and we're so happy you came :)   Our fabulous group of bloggers and y'all are here to get 'jiggy with it'.   The best part is... EVERYONE'S a winner! Everyone's a Winner: FREE itunes download of Cooking with Ruthie's Family Favorites Cookbook!!   Grand Prize: … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 More Back to School Ideas!

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Only a few more days for us before school starts again. It's time for that rush before school starts -- and to help, check out these ... 20 more back to school ideas! DIY Apple Mason Jar Tutorial @ The 36th Avenue  DIY Ruler Vase @ Lolly Jane Geometric Paper Bag Textbook Covers @ Black and White Obsession Printable Lunch Notes @ Miss Mandee Designs  … [Read more...]

Outlander Series: Enter for a Chance To Win A Trip To Scotland!

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This post sponsored by Time Warner Cable Have you been watching the new Time Warner Cable Series on Starz, Outlander? It's my favorite book series brought to life (I introduced it here) -- and I'm really enjoying the new series! Haven't seen any of it yet?  Time Warner Cable is also offering a cool sneak preview on three screens -- check it out! I'm loving the … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 18 Fall Organization Ideas!

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While it's still warm outside, the nights (at least here) are a bit cooler and the kids are heading back to school! It's the perfect time for some organization projects: So check out these 18 Fall Organization Ideas and get started on your projects -- now that the kids are out of the house! Modern Homework Station @ An Inviting Home  Organizing a Drawer @ Woods of Bell … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza — and Enter to Win Back to School Prizes at Sunday’s Pinterest Party!

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It's Friday!! Welcome back to the ... We've combined the popular parties at I Heart Nap Time, Lil' Luna, Somewhat Simple, Tatertots & Jello and Today's Creative Blog to make a giant link party. You'll only have to link up once to to be listed on all five sites, and each of us will choose our own projects to feature posts --  just like we always … [Read more...]

Back To School Pinterest Party This Sunday: Win Awesome Prizes!

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I'm hosting an awesome Back to School party on Pinterest this Sunday night with 12 other talented bloggers! Not only will this fun party be full of back to school ideas, but you can enter for a chance to win one of four awesome prizes LIVE during the party! Join us Sunday night -- but you must pre-register and be present to win -- I'll show you how below! ' A Pinterest party means a fun night … [Read more...]

Back to School DIY Burlap Corkboard and Pushpin Tutorial!

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This post sponsored by Michaels. I love being part of the Michaels Makers team! This month the theme was "Back to School". My kids go back to school on Monday, so this was perfect for us!!   I made this DIY Back to School Organization Door last week and I wanted to make a corkboard for the organization door. A place to put "to-do lists", grocery lists, inspirational art and more! … [Read more...]

Fun #BackToSchool Activities – and 25% Off Kiwi Crate For You!

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This post sponsored by Kiwi Crate Have you heard of Kiwi Crate? It's an awesome service aimed at preschool- to elementary-school kids. Moms (and Dads!) can subscribe and receive a new kit every month that includes 2-3 fun (and educational) projects!   My favorite part -- each kit comes complete with everything you'll need for the projects, cute and complete instruction books, … [Read more...]

Free Back To School Printable

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Hi All! It’s Taryn again from Design, Dining and Diapers and it’s always an honor to be at TT&J for the day. So who is ready for school to start? Or have your kiddos already headed back to the books? With the start of a fresh new school year, it’s a good time to encourage kids to stay on track with homework so I am providing you with a FREE BACK TO SCHOOL PRINTABLE to say just that. When … [Read more...]

5 Easy #Techorating Tips (Decorating Around Technology)!

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This post sponsored by Verizon FiOS®   We love technology at our house, but it's difficult sometimes to figure out how to integrate it into home decor. Verizon FiOS®  asked me to talk about how I had done "techorating" at my house, and I realized I had done some very specific things to integrate technology into our decor. ("Techorating" is just decorating around technology. … [Read more...]

Free Kitchen Printables

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Hi, I'm Kristin from Yellow Bliss Road back again to share another fabulous free printable with you! This one is a labor of love as it's part of a huge set that I've been working on for my kitchen that I'm in the process of remodeling! Have you ever remodeled a kitchen? Or a bathroom? 'Cause I'm doing both, and throwing a second bathroom in for good measure and I'm beginning to think I'm a … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 22 Fast and Easy Back to School Breakfast Ideas!

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 Soon, it's back to the school routine, and that means figuring out healthy breakfasts! Luckily, this week brought some amazing ideas: ... so check out these 22 fast and easy back-to-school breakfast ideas! Homemade Instant Oatmeal Packets @ I Should Be Mopping the Floor    Cinnamon French Toast Casserole @ Twelve O Eight via Today's Creative … [Read more...]