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DIY Under 5 – Easy Decorated Clipboard

 How many times have you searched around your home or office for a pen and paper to jot down a note or reminder?!  I do it all the time! And last time I was searching I came upon a couple of clipboards and I decided they would be perfect for keeping me from having to do […]

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{Girly Girl Pumpkins} Pumpkin Decorating Has Come So Far

So long jack-o-lanterns, so long smiling pumpkin faces, so long traditional pumpkin carving because pumpkin decorating has been taken to a new level these days.   We have washi-taped pumpkins, glitter pumpkins, chevron pumpkins, tie-dyed pumpkins, spray painted pumpkins, fabric pumpkins, fish tank pumpkins – I’m not sure about the last one but it wouldn’t […]

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DIY Under 5 – Scary, Not So Scary Halloween Ghosts

I love this weeks DIY Under 5 project because Halloween marks the start of the holiday season for me and that means more crafts, more yummy recipes, and more time spent with family. I call these ghosts “scary, not so scary” because I find them a little cute, if you could find a ghost cute […]

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Kids in the Kitchen – Easy DIY Shiny Crowns and Bracelets

I love making crafts out of items that would otherwise be trashed.  My husband usually nags me about saving too many things – cereal boxes, yogurt containers, glass jars, etc, etc… and sometimes if I don’t use them quickly enough he snags them for the recycling bin. After finishing up some yogurt we used in our birthday […]

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DIY Under 5 – Decor Balls From Vintage Record Covers

For todays DIY Under 5 feature I am showing you how to make some cool decor balls that I made out of old record album (LP) cover inserts.  I have a small business called Vintage Vinyl Journals where I make journals out of old albums and album covers and I have a ton of the insert covers […]

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DIY Under 5 – Make & Adopt a Pet {Rock}

I have another kids craft to share with you for the second project of the week.  I knew we were expecting a lot of rain yesterday so my daughter and I ventured out on Wednesday to collect some rocks in our backyard.  We pretended she was Dora and I was Swiper (see Wednesdays post about her Dora the […]

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DIY Under 5 – Dora the Explorer (or your kids favorite character) Kids Mirror

I am a few weeks (yikes!) behind on my DIY Under 5 projects both because I was so busy making some fun things last week and because I had a daughter who was sick so I had put off blogging about these projects, but this week my goal is to treat you with two projects!    For todays […]

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Kids in the Kitchen – Yogurt Container Flower Pot

I love upcycling old items and turning them into something new, so for this weeks Kids in the Kitchen post I decided to take some yogurt containers I had been saving and turn them into flower pots!  This project was especially fun this week because along with my daughter I got my niece involved as […]

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Kids in the Kitchen – Paper Plate Bees

There are hundreds of paper plate crafts you can do (Pinterest is a great resource to find examples) and I have fond memories of making these when I was a child.  After my daughter and I finished up breakfast one morning my little gal was wearing bee pajamas so making a bee seemed like a perfect choice for […]

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Five Things – Are you Ready for Some Football (Fonts?!)

I cannot believe the start of football season is just right around the corner!  My husband is really excited and I’ve been thinking of surprising him with a little football party a few weeks into the season, ordering some wings and inviting a couple of his guy friends over to the house and plan a […]

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