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Sausage and Kale Soup

Sausage and Kale Soup

I have decided to start the year off with some of my favorite things and this soup is definitely one of my favorite recipes. I make Sausage and Kale soup all the time and the best part is you can eat on it for days because when you re-heat it, the flavor is even better. This soup is hearty for the winter months and ...

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“Finally” in 2016: Word of the Year

“Finally” in 2016: Word of the Year

Word to your mother........ If you can finish that song then you remember Vanilla Ice as well as I do! It is 2016, my crafty friends and that means that a new year of creations is upon us. I am so excited! My house is back to normal and clean. Maybe not organized but clean. And I let one of the CSI kids help me ...

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DIY Fresh Fir Christmas Wreath

DIY Fresh Fir Christmas Wreath

This year I sold my artificial Christmas tree and purchased a fresh Fraser Fir. This is the second time in my life I have done this and I have to say I will never go back to an artificial tree. The tree is beautiful and the smell, oh my, it's heavenly. They say smells are powerful memories and having this scent in my ...

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Christmas Yarn Art

Christmas Yarn Art

I love yarn! I walk down the yarn aisle at the craft store and just look. I don't crochet or knit but I have some in my craft stash just because occasionally, I can use it to craft with. I love the old fashioned look of Christmas lights. I remember these being on my house growing up. With paint, a canvas, 2 ...

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Girls Nite Out with Paint Nite

Girls Nite Out with Paint Nite

Painting parties have become so popular and make the perfect Girls Night Out activity! Or how about date night, a birthday party.... Ok, ok, any excuse to get with friends and do something fun and creative! My sole purpose with this post is to introduce you to Imagine a setting where you can paint while ...

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Name Tag Badge Reindeer Ornament {kids craft}

Name Tag Badge Reindeer Ornament {kids craft}

I love a Christmas tree with a theme but I also love our tradition of getting a real tree and decorating it with family ornaments. That means fun ornaments that we make ourselves. This is a great way to get the kids involved so this reindeer is an easy and fun kids craft for ya!You will need plastic name tag badges ...

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Holiday Home Preparation: Guest Room

Holiday Home Preparation: Guest Room

Disclaimer: *Sponsored post* *All products were provided to me* Nothing like home for the holiday's. Rather it is a cozy gathering of family or traveling to go see family, there is nothing like that home for the holidays feeling. This year we are having family traveling to see us because it is a special year. ...

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Recycled Turkey Craft {Kids Craft}

Recycled Turkey Craft {Kids Craft}

Are you always looking for fun kids crafts? Sometimes all you need to do is to consider everyday items, such as empty coffee creamer containers, with potential. With that empty container, all you need is paint,scrapbook paper, felt and a glue gun. Why not add some googly eyes too! For the feathers, I traced a ...

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Turkey Craft Kits + a Giveaway

Turkey Craft Kits + a Giveaway

How are you getting ready for Turkey Day? We have an idea for you and even a Giveaway! Now, let me show you this cute craft kit! First up is Vanessa! Are you getting ready for Thanksgiving? With Thanksgiving just two weeks away, I am thinking about what special touches I would love to incorporate this year. I ...

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Simply Cute Christmas Wreath

Simply Cute Christmas Wreath

K.I.S.S Keep it Simple Silly! Why do we have to make things so complicated in crafting, in decorating and not to mention in Life! Sometimes you just need to slow down, take a deep breath and keep it simple! This feather wreath was formally a Valentine's wreath but after about 4 years, I thought it needed a ...

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Giraffe Grins{Holiday Pillowcase Drive}

Giraffe Grins{Holiday Pillowcase Drive}

If you wander around this blog, you will find a cause that is near and dear to my heart. It is called Giraffe Grins and it is a charity that I created to spread colorful and cheerful pillowcases to children in hospitals. Why do I care so much? It is simple. I found myself in a Children’s hospital as a child too. I ...

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Non-Traditional, Modern Thanksgiving Tablescape

Non-Traditional, Modern Thanksgiving Tablescape

With every holiday, decorating my dining room table is on the list as super-duper important to me. I love having a separate table/dining room for holidays because it takes us from our everyday dining to "special" dining. I also challenge myself to create a new table every year. I love traditional fall colors but this ...

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