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Make Luggage Tags – and a BasicGrey Hipster Box Giveaway!

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We love family trips! Get your kids excited about travel plans by having them make their own luggage tags! The lovely people at BasicGrey (one of my favorite scrapbook companies) sent me some awesome materials from their new Hipster line and asked me to create a project. I thought luggage tags would be a fun activity to make with my kids and get them excited about our trip. These would … [Read more...]

Project Life Special on HSN and a Project Life Giveaway!

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I'm not a traditional scrapbooker, but I love taking pictures and documenting our family's adventures with Project Life. I think the thing that sold me on Project Life last year was how simple and easy it is!   The kits come with everything I need to create amazing pages. All I need is my pictures and a pen to create memorable albums. I can even print out my Instagram pictures and use them in … [Read more...]

7 of My Favorite Things — and What is Your Favorite Thing This Week?

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I am working on some BIG projects this week -- meanwhile I wanted to share a few of my favorite things. I already shared some awesome things I found at World Market with you on Monday. But here are a few other favorites that I am loving this week -- My $5 Shoes I found this weekend at the Charlotte Russe outlet in Vegas. I have been looking for a new primer for awhile. I bought a couple very … [Read more...]

A Perfect Summer Treat — Ice Cream Sandwich Cake!!

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A couple of years ago, a girlfriend of mine brought an amazing cake to a neighborhood potluck dinner. It was a hit. My kids loved it and I HAD to get the recipe. And the best part?? It is SO easy to make!! Ice Cream Sandwich Cake It takes the epitome of Summer -- Ice Cream Sandwiches and makes them into something even yummier and more decadent. And my favorite part is you can make so … [Read more...]

Giveaway Monday — $70 to Vinyl Crafts Typography!!

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 Happy Monday!! This week's giveaway is from one of my favorite sponsor's and an amazing person -- Becky from Vinyl Crafts!! Becky is incredible. She makes beautiful signs and runs her Vinyl Craft business AND she has nine kids! Plus she loves chocolate and runs marathons too! Wow! Here are some of my favorite Vinyl Craft signs: … [Read more...]

New Blog Alert — Refashion Files!!

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You might know that I LOVE fashion and refashioning clothes. It's been a passion of mine, well.... forever. {Ruffled Dollar Store Shirt} So I am excited to announce that Amy from Mod Podge Rocks and I have launched a new site -- Refashion Files!! It's a new site where we will be featuring refashions we love, PLUS -- we are going to have monthly challenges, giveaways and more!! We could … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap Up Party — Amy Atlas Sweet Designs Book Giveaway!!

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Welcome to the Weekend Wrap UP Party!!! Happy Friday!! I am excited to spotlight an amazing person… Amy Atlas! Amy Atlas, also known as “The Sweets Stylist,” is a coveted entertaining expert, baking and crafting stylist, and is internationally recognized for creating the stylized dessert bar trend.   UPDATE -- Giveaway is Closed. The winner is Jennifer of Always In Wonder. Winner … [Read more...]

10 Reasons I LOVED the SNAP Conference!!

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I had SUCH an amazing experience with SNAP. It's taken me a couple weeks to recuperate and reflect on all of the things I've learned. I'd love to share some of the highlights with you!!(and I was running around so much that I only took a few pictures, so I am grabbing a bunch from my bloggy friends) 1. Bloggers are just as wonderful in real life as I had always imagined them to be. It was … [Read more...]

Win a $500 Oreck Air Purifier!!!

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I am SO thrilled to give one of YOU a $500 Oreck AirInsinct air purifier!! I was excited to try out the Oreck AirInstinct air Purifier for a few reasons. First of all, I have asthma and I have a hard time breathing when there is a lot of pollution in the air. Where I live we have some bad inversion in the winter and it really affects my breathing. Plus, I have severe spring allergies. And … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap Up Party — and Gracie’s Pillows giveaway!!

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Welcome to the Weekend Wrap UP Party!!! Happy Friday!!  I am EXCITED that I get to share a BRIGHT, BOLD, & CHEERFUL shop with you!   Have you noticed lately, a wonderful trend that will allow you to transform your home for all seasons?  A neutral couch transformed into beautiful bright spring day or a rich deep fall evening.  It is as easy as 1,2, & 3..  Take and … [Read more...]