Hand & Foot Love-Prints

Hand & Foot Print gifts

Scouring Pinterest I saw many hand and footprint gift ideas. I was looking for a perfect gift to send to family across the miles. I didn't want it messy, or too big and bulky to ship. I finally found inspiration from a 'LOVE' print using a hand for the "O" and the feet for the "V"... Love it :) I already had everything i needed: 8x10 canvas* Red craft paint Red Vinyl from cricut.com (or local craft store) little hands and feet courtesy of some super cute kids (not that I am … [Continue reading...]

Star-Burst Valentines

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This is the first year my daughter has a Valentines Party at her pre-school (well, it's her first year of school all together) and we were so excited to make her Valentines for all her friends.  After much searching on Pinterest I fell in love with the Star-Burst idea from it's always autumn which I printed on simple white card stock. A few supplies later: Potato Star cookie cutter Starburst candies Red paint And we were ready! To make the stamp: cut the potato … [Continue reading...]

Waffle Iron Hacks for Easy Meals and Snacks

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My daughter loves waffles, she would eat them every day if I let her.  But did you know the waffle iron can make SO MUCH MORE than just waffles!!  We have had our waffle maker for 5 years now, and have only used it a handful of times to make homemade waffles, until today… I […]

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A letter from our Elf Snowflake {Including a Free Elf on the Shelf Printable Letter}

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We are so excited that Christmas is finally here, though a very sad that our Elf on the Shelf will be leaving tonight back to Santa and the North Pole. We have all become quite fond of our friend Snowflake.    He brought the kids Christmas books from the North Pole…   And helped my oldest get over a cold…   […]

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Sparkle Glitter DIY Advent Calendar

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December is tomorrow – eeeeek!  I for one cannot believe the year is almost over, where did the time go?? This year I really wanted to make an Advent Calendar.  I loved mine as a kid however we wanted the days to be exciting with an activity and not always a candy or treat.  I […]

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Thanksgiving Gratitude Conversation Starters

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I just love Thanksgiving!  Family, friends, the wonderful smells, delicious food, and oh the wonderful crafts you can do with your kids!  We are big believers in this house of being thankful. The hubby and I try to teach our little ones this every day.  I really wanted to find something to teach my toddler […]

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Toddler Elevator Buttons

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    The rainy season is here in the Pacific Northwest and that means a lot of indoor activities.  If your kiddo is anything like mine, then you know staying indoors is sometimes maddening with a active and bouncy toddler! Toddler Approved posted this homemade elevator for tots and I thought it would be the perfect […]

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Potted Turkey Pie

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Mmmmmm, it is that time of year again…. turkey is roasting, cranberries have popped, stuffing is prepared and ohhh the pie!  And being married to a cute Canadian means our family has Thanksgiving TWICE Canadian Thanksgiving was Sunday, October 12th this year and we had a very low key day: Seahawks football and dinner with […]

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Fall Home Tour 2014

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Fall is finally here and it’s my favorite season of the year.  The colors, the cozy smells, corn mazes, Pumpkin Spice Lattes,  and my favorite: decorating!  Eeeek! It’s just so much fun! This fall has been my favorite so far simply because I see the excitement in my toddlers eyes when we have FFA’s (Fun Fall […]

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Baked Salmon and Crunchy Thai Quinoa Salad with Ginger Peanut Dressing

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Ahhhhh Summer is here, and quite possible my favorite time of year: vacations, sunshine, warm weather walks with friends, and light-n-easy meals.  When it is so gorgeous (and hot) out, I don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen prepping our meals, and my family doesn’t want something heavy or over-filling.  We would rather spend […]

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