Glam Halloween Decorations

Oct 3rd, 2014
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The foreboding sky's the limit when it comes to Halloween decorations. You can go cute and fun, creepy, vintage, villain themed or down right scary. This year I've been loving the look of a glam Halloween. With glitter, metallics and sparkles you can turn Halloween into a pretty sophisticated holiday. This first post is one I just put together with a glitter spider and some yarn. Visit the post to find out the easy way I … [Read more...]

16 Fabulous Easter Finds

Mar 28th, 2014
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Hey there Peeps! (<---- see what I did there?)  ;) Do you guys even like peeps? I've been hearing lately that the thing to do is open them up and then leave them on the counter for like a week? Who knew?? Anyway, what was I saying? Oh yes, Easter. It's coming and quick. Have you thought about Easter yet? I really hope to be on top of things this time around but if we're keeping it real, I probably won't. Ha! Anyway, … [Read more...]

Purple Minion Valentine Box

Feb 13th, 2014
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I just HAD to share this fun Purple Minion Valentine Box that my son and Hubby made yesterday. Didn't it turn out DARLING!?! I'm so proud of my boys! All I did to help was make the white vinyl pieces and buy them the purple pipe cleaners!   My kids love crafting, and it makes my heart even happier when we do it as a family. I wish I would have taken pictures of the process, but to be honest, I wasn't … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Mantle

Nov 13th, 2013
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I know blog land is mainly in full bore Christmas mode already, but let’s be honest, I’m not that organized. In fact, I just barely got my Thanksgiving mantle done. I have nothing against those amazing bloggers out there that are already planning their Valentine’s projects, but I’m not that person. I am lucky if I remember to brush my hair on a daily basis {<----sad but true}. My kids are in love this these fun … [Read more...]

25 Spooktacular Halloween Ideas

Oct 21st, 2013
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Howdy all my ghosts and goblins. Can you believe it is almost Halloween??  Bah, I {love} this holiday with my whole heart!! There are just so many amazing ideas and crafts and foods and wonderful {pumpkin flavored} things.  I thought I would round up a few of my favorites and share them with you.... Do you have a Halloween Party every year? I do! Super Easy Table Decor Ok, I know this Kitty Litter Cake  looks … [Read more...]

How to carve and shade pumpkins {step by step tutorial}

Oct 18th, 2013
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Calling us the “crazy pumpkin people” just doesn’t do it justice. In fact, just tonight someone  asked me at the gym, “Are you the pumpkin people I’ve been hearing about?” I always laugh inside when that happens because being the “pumpkin house” was never something that we  aspired to be. It just happened. One Halloween Eve 8 years ago, we decided to carve pumpkins in our garage after we had put our kiddos to bed. We were … [Read more...]

How to prolong the life of a carved pumpkin

Oct 12th, 2013
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Have you ever carved a pumpkin and the next day it was a wilted mess and you couldn't hardly tell what you had carved in it anymore? Well, all your pumpkin needs is a cool bath. We blow up the kiddie pool to soak our pumpkins twice a day for an hour or two at a time. When you take them out to dry, you need to put them upside down so that the water completely runs out. Otherwise the water will pool in the bottom of the … [Read more...]

Halloween Mantle Ideas

Sep 23rd, 2013
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My kids have been BEGGING me to put up our Halloween decorations {for weeks}. We love Halloween, and although we get weird looks when we admit that out loud, our neighbors around us LOVE it.  Our annual pumpkin display brings hundreds of spectators year after year. Our kids are Halloween fans by default. In fact to call them fans is an understatement. They talk about pumpkins year round.  I am dying that it’s almost … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Round Up {Sharing the Love}

Feb 11th, 2013
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I don't know about you guys, but I'm kinda a procrastinator. I am going to be COMPLETELY HONEST, I still haven't worked on my kids' Valentines yet. Holy crap, what is my problem!?!?{Shhhh, don't tell my kids. They think it's normal!}With that being said, I was thinking this might be a quick and easy reference for those last minute planners... Ahem, like myself!So, if you need a few quick Valentine ideas, here ya go!Happy … [Read more...]

Tutorial… DIY Christmas Card Wreath {Sawdust and Embryos}

Dec 22nd, 2012
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Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeey guys! Beth here, stopping in from Sawdust and Embryos again! Can you believe Christmas is in just a few days? Are you prepared? Nick and I are making gifts this year, and are cutting things pretty close… but SHHH! We can’t talk about these matters, cause then the recipients would know what they’re getting! SO, today we’re going to show you a great/festive/useful way to display all those Christmas … [Read more...]