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Link Party Palooza — and $50 Amazon Giveaway!

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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 have! So be sure to check with each site to … [Read more...]

Strawberry Shortcake Sliders

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There really is only a few other desserts that are the quintessential summertime treat…fresh strawberries are very high on that list. I thought it would be fun to create a very simple strawberry shortcake dessert that was literally one bite. These little strawberry shortcake sliders would be a great thing to serve up at your next baby shower or summer picnic party. You can cut everything up and … [Read more...]

Lemon Money Tree Wedding Gift (Free Printable)

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This lemon money tree gift is perfect to give anyone beginning a new life on their own.  Maybe it's a wedding, a graduate (new college student), or someone buying their first home or moving into their first apartment! Not only do they get the money "growing" on the tree, but a plant to decorate their new place.   Here's all you need to do — and the free printable: … [Read more...]

Camp Craft Idea: DIY Wood Necklace

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Hi TT&J readers! I'm Taryn from Design, Dining and Diapers and I'm here today to share a fun Camp Craft Idea. I don't know about you, but I loved going to camp as a kid and I loved all the crafts! It was of course my favorite part! I'm going to show you how to make this easy DIY Wood Necklace and personalize it. … [Read more...]

More Graduation Party & Gift Ideas!

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As I promised in my Easy & Simple Graduation Party Ideas post, today I'll show you how to make more of the party decor and gift ideas!   Especially now that graduation season is right upon us, you'll love that these graduation party and gift ideas are super simple and easy to make! First, this is a great idea for your graduation parties and get-togethers. Simply pick up … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 18 Patriotic Projects!

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With June just around the corner, the 4th of July is just a month away (followed by Pioneer Day here in Utah)! That means that for those of us in the states it's time to start working on some patriotic crafts to decorate for barbecues, parades, parties... and whatever else your 4th of July traditions include! So here are... 18 Patriotic Projects to help inspire your creations this … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Summertime Kids Activities!

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It's finally starting to heat up here in Utah, and the kids are all about to get out for the summer! One of the hardest things for me during the summer is keeping my kids entertained. To give you a boost planning activities for your kids this summer, here are... 20 Summertime Kids Activities! Printable Summer Journaling Pages @ Simple As That DIY Chalk Paint @ Sweet Little … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza — and $50 Amazon Giveaway!

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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 have! So be sure to check with each site to … [Read more...]

How to Sew Outdoor Pillows

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Hi there!!! It's me, Melissa from the Polka Dot Chair here to share with you a fun sewing project for summer. Have you ever noticed that anything you leave outside just wears out over time? Even the stuff that is supposed to be outside? We live in Kentucky which is very humid and all of our cushions and pillows seem to get really grimy by the end of each outdoor season. So, I thought I'd … [Read more...]

Graduation Gift & Party Decor Printable!

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As I promised in my Easy & Simple Graduation Party Ideas post, in the easy diploma treats post, and in the "mortar board" graduation party treats post, here's another fun graduation gift and party decor idea! It's a fun part of a full graduation party tablescape or decor package ... or even as a fun and handmade graduation gift. (See the full overview post here.) Here's how I … [Read more...]

Raspberry Jello Poke Cake

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It's Laurie from Gallamore West and I'm excited to be back here sharing one of our family's favorite traditional birthday desserts. May is a crazy busy month with three of six immediate family members celebrating their birthday this month.  And every single year my husband requests this Raspberry Jello Poke Cake for his May birthday. I love it because it's so delicious and fruity, it looks … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 17 Quick & Easy DIYs!

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While it's fun to plan my major projects for the summer, I love to get a project done! That's why I loved these great ideas - 17 quick & easy DIYs! (there are even a few the kids will enjoy!) Paper Table Decorations @ Renee Loves DIY Cardboard Box to State Art @ I Should Be Mopping the Floor Easy Indoor Succulent Rock Garden @ A Houseful of Handmade Simple Cacti Embroidery … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Versatile Vegetarian Recipes!

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Not everyone always wants to eat meat, and I've noticed a lot more vegetarian recipes lately! My oldest is a vegetarian (mostly), so I'm always on the lookout for great recipes to share with him! Vegetarian or not, you'll love these great ideas -- 20 versatile vegetarian recipes! Indian Saag Paneer @ My Natural Family Quinoa Black Bean Burgers @ Pancake Warriors Greek Chicken Mac N' … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 End of School Year Treats!

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Want to take something nice to school? Having an end-of-year party at your house? Then check out these great ideas - 20 end of school year treats! Flamingo Doughnuts @ Like the Cheese Donut Muffins @ Somewhat Simple Easy Flip Flop Cookies @ Meatloaf and Melodrama Homemade Rock Candy @ Gluesticks … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza — and $50 Target Giveaway!

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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 have! So be sure to check with each site to … [Read more...]