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Right now

Tweet not enjoying this winter in Illinois. Not. At. All. Did a deep clean of the house yesterday and it felt fantastic. Although now my back doesn’t feel so fantastic…. Stayed up way too late last night and woke up way too early. (huge thank you to 2 of my dogs for waking me up(…)

Right around the corner

Tweet Once again, Valentine’s Day is almost upon us. I overheard Steve talking to Ava about it yesterday and when he said ” I get to have two Valentine’s – you and Mummy!” – I almost melted into a huge puddle of mush right there. I have to admit that Valentine’s Day has never been(…)

Halloween Crafty Goodness & Free Printables

Tweet Looking for some quick and easy Halloween crafts? First up are the Halloween Bats: Click here for the tutorial. I actually really enjoyed making these and I love how it turned out!   Next, I have the Ribbon Wreath: I love this wreath but it took SO long to make it. A lot longer(…)

Halloween Goodies!

Tweet How can it be right around the corner already? We haven’t even been to the pumpkin patch yet… Here are a couple quick and easy (and of course yummy!) Halloween recipes for you:   I’m also working on 3 tutorials for Halloween crafts and I’ll have those up later today, but here is a(…)

Just one of those days…

Tweet You know, just one of those days when things just don’t seem to go right at all. Yep, that’s today. It started out being a miserable rainy day from the moment I woke up. I planned to clean the fridge out for today’s Organization Challenge at Homeketeers so while Ava had her morning nap, I(…)

A week of tutorials!

Tweet I just wanted to post up links to the first week of tutorials over at Homeketeers. There will be a new tutorial up every day for the entire month! Also don’t forget they are giving away a cricut machine each week as well so be sure to enter! Here are all the tutorials that(…)

On the 11th Day of Christmas….paper stars!

Tweet Well, its already December 11th therefore we are on the 11th day of 12 Days of Christmas. Today I’m showcasing some awesome paper star tutorials that I found around the web. These are so cool and fun to make too! First up are these pretty hanging stars: Find the tutorial here   I just(…)

Paper Butterfly Tutorial

Tweet   Here’s my Trick & Treat: a tutorial on cute little paper butterflies (great as an embellishment!)  Paper Butterfly Tutorial (I saw this on Papercraftcentral)  You’ll need: Patterned Paper (I used one sided regular weight paper) Scissors Bone folder Ribbon/ twine/ raffia Pen to trace template Step 1: create your template: you can use(…)

Glass Tile & Pebble Magnet Tutorial

Tweet Here it is – the next tutorial! This one is on homemade glass pebble (or glass tile) magnets. Basically any shape or size of glass pebble or shape will work as long as there is one flat side to it. What you need: – glass pebbles or tiles – Claudine Hellmuth Studio Multi Medium(…)

Today’s Tutorial and some random stuff…

Tweet Happy Wednesday!! It’s not even 11:00am here yet but it feels like it should be almost dinner time already! For whatever reason, I could NOT sleep last night. Well, I know the reason, but anyway. Too much on my mind, too much to think about, too much on my to-do list that hasn’t been(…)