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Dollar store challenge #2

Dollar store challenge #2

Today is Dollar store challenge time! I decided every month I would take something from the dollar store and use it, up cycle it, redo it, whatever. Only using things purchased from a dollar store, or things from home to help with the up cycle. I am getting festive, fall […]

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Falling into fall decor

Falling into fall decor

I picked this branch from a dead vine in our backyard. The fall decor is slowly seeping into Our home. It started with a few fall projects. Some for this blog and some for my contributing posts on other places. Once they were done it did not make sense to […]

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“shake it up, shake it up”

“shake it up, shake it up”

My kids like to rock out here, we have some toy drums, some acoustic guitars, and a house band at the ready. We are making shakers today here at Our home to add to our musical collection. We never buy Pringles. Ever. For some reason it is just not a […]

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low cost and sweet anniversary present

low cost and sweet anniversary present

Today is a special day here in Our Home. It is Dale and I’s 7 year anniversary. We got married on 7/7/07. Yes, I know, awesome wedding date. We gave the hotel we got married at 3 weekends we liked and they chose this one. We had no idea it […]

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low cost and lovable Fathers day gift

low cost and lovable Fathers day gift

Ok I will start by saying, Dale my dear sweet, wonderful, patient Husband look away now. Do not continue reading…. one of my favorite pictures ever…… Ok, now that he is gone lets get down to making the wonderful Daddy’s in our life feel the love. I hope your man […]

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Treasure hunt

Treasure hunt

  This here post is a fun little feature on the treasure hunt I did for my son Gavin’s birthday party. This hunt was a huge hit. And every child that took part in the hunt requested to have a treasure hunt at their party too. I think I am […]

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Pirate Birthday party

Pirate Birthday party

  The proud Birthday boy   Alright, who is in a food, Easter candy, hoopla fog? You too? I am very slow going today. We celebrated Easter yesterday, had a wonderful day. And all this week my kids are on Spring Break. So to say my mind and body are […]

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re doing a tray

re doing a tray

Alright people, it is Monday. And I have had a dozy of a weekend. My son Gavin’s party was on Saturday and we discovered a Tick (ick) on my son Caleb’s head, under his hair on Sunday. All is good, it was a wood Tick, which I guess is the […]

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paper flowers

paper flowers

It is Tuesday right?… NO!… where did yesterday go? Alright, I know it is Wednesday and I am now officially two days late on this post. I know. Get it together, but I did and here it is. I am all about spring right now. Bringing in warmth, light and […]

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Moss decor and my spring fireplace mantle

Moss decor and my spring fireplace mantle

Spring is sprung. Well depending on the day. Here in Wisconsin it was spring yesterday, birds chirping 50 degree weather and wonderful. Today it is 30 degrees outside and cold. But still, spring is here. So I am looking for ways to brighten up my house. Give it a fresh […]

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