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6 Ways to Make those Big Fancy Bows

6 Ways to Make those Big Fancy Bows ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 >>> Click NEXT to continue >>> I’ve always wanted to know how to make those big fancy bows! Sure you can buy them premade at the craft store, but they’re kind of expensive, right? With the holidays here, I […]

Free Christmas Des..

Free Online Christmas Dessert Recipes

Free Christmas Dessert Recipes Let’s fa la la la la our way in love with holiday desserts! ‘Tis the season to eat up, am I right? I’ve gathered 40 of the most decadent, most convenient, most unbelievable FREE online recipes to share with you today! No need to buy a cookbook. No need to ask […]

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Being Present with..

Annie Movie

The Importance of Being Present with your Children We are all busy…. We all have daily routines, deadlines, challenges, and successes. Do you ever wake up at night feeling like you weren’t the best mom in the world that day? Feeling like you were “there” but not present with your children? Do you wish you could […]

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Frozen Fractals So..

Frozen Fractals Single-Use Soap

Frozen Fractals Soap To be honest, I never really knew what a frozen fractal was until the movie Frozen came out. Frozen fractals are complex little frozen structures that have a repeated geometric pattern. All complicated definitions aside, they are so fun thanks to the movie we all love! My kids and I recently made […]

Whimsy Wednesday N..

DIY Toilet Freshener Tabs

Whimsy Wednesday Nov. 18 Welcome to Whimsy Wednesday, a link party for bloggers! This is a place for bloggers to share their latest posts about DIY crafts, recipes, life tips, printables, sewing patterns, and so much more. Not a blogger? That’s ok! We invite you to look around and click on the ideas that interest […]

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Food Gifts in Jars

Food Gifts in Jars

Food Gifts in Jars ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 8 >>> Click NEXT to continue >>> I’ve always thought that little food gifts in jars were the cutest! Last week’s Whimsy Wednesday, a link party for bloggers, had a bunch of adorable food gift ideas that are perfect for wrapping up in pretty […]

Hot Cocoa for 2

Hot Cocoa Recipe for 2

Hot Cocoa for 2 ‘Tis the season for hot cocoa!! If you’re looking for a fun, easy, and affordable DIY gift idea, consider this hot cocoa for 2! Simply layer the ingredients in a pretty jar and hand it to someone you love (or place it in someone’s stocking). I shared this recipe over on […]

Sugar Scrub Cubes

Sugar Scrub Cubes

Sugar Scrub Cubes I absolutely LOVE handmade sugar scrubs. They are so pretty and they work so well! I’ve made several sugar scrubs in the past but I thought I would share something new with you today. These are perfect for gift giving (think: teachers, co-workers, neighbors, friends, etc.). They are fun and easy to […]

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Gumdrop Christmas ..

How to make a gumdrop tree

Gumdrop Christmas Trees Written and photographed by Atkinson Drive The Winter holiday season is my absolute favorite. I love getting to spend time with friends and family crafting, baking, and celebrating. Each year I do my best to create a festive environment for all to enjoy, and these gumdrop Christmas trees have long been a […]

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The BEST Tablet fo..

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The BEST Tablet for Kids Have you ever picked up your cell phone, only to find that almost everything has changed on it? Every setting is different, every button has been pushed, and you have 49 new photos and videos starring your children joyfully playing with your phone? Yeah, it happens to us too. And […]

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Easy Homemade Pumpkin-Cranberry Butter

Whimsy Wednesday Welcome to Whimsy Wednesday! This is a place for bloggers to share their newest DIY crafts, recipes, organizational tips, and SO much more! My very favorite post last week is from The Athletic Avocado! She whipped up this recipe for Homemade Pumpkin-Cranberry Butter. It looks so incredibly easy to make (which is totally […]

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Butter Flavored Su..

Butter Flavored Sugar Cookies

Butter Flavored Sugar Cookies These cookies are no joke. Trust me when I tell you that you can’t eat just one! Sugar cookies are great. In fact, they’re fantastic! But, something magical happens when you add butter flavoring to sugar cookies (magical I tell you!). The neat part is that the butter flavor is not obvious. However, […]

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Toys on TV Commerc..

Toys from TV Commercials

Toys on TV Commercials Looking for a Christmas gift idea for a kid but not sure what they want? Well, think back to when you were a kid. Do you remember all of those toys that were on commercials? Somehow those seemed to be THEE coolest toys ever! So, if you are shopping for a […]

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Handmade Gifts fro..

Handmade Gifts from the Heart

Handmade and from the Heart ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 >>> Click NEXT to continue >>> Are you considering the thought of handmade gifts this holiday season? Not sure where to start? Handmade gifts (or DIY gifts) are often the most thoughtful of all. They usually don’t cost us much money to […]

Thanksgiving Desse..

Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas

Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 >>> Click NEXT to continue >>> Prepare yourselves! These Thanksgiving dessert ideas are THEE cutest and most scrumptious recipes I have seen in a long, long time! Thanksgiving food is kind of a really big deal, as I’m sure you know. Plan now and […]

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Genius Thanksgiving Turkey Hacks

Genius Thanksgiving Turkey Hacks ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 >>> Click NEXT to continue >>> Happy November! Are you looking for an interesting or exciting way to cook a turkey? Or, is this your first time ever cooking a turkey? Oh perfect! These 6 Genius Thanksgiving Turkey Hacks are perfect for you! We […]

3 Things to Rememb..

3 Things to Remember During the Holidays

3 Things to Remember During the Holidays The holidays are my favorite! The cold weather, the warm homes, scrumptious food, the beautiful snow and, of course, Santa! Magic happens when children see Santa. We prepare for the night he quietly sneaks to our Christmas trees. As parents, we try our hardest to not leave a […]

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Snowball Hot Choco..

Snowball Hot Chocolate Recipe

Snowball Hot Chocolate Hi everyone! It’s Sara from over at Bitz & Giggles! Believe it or not, the snow has already made an appearance in Wisconsin and we’re starting to unpack our winter gear! I have to admit, I’m not real excited about it, however, I do like boots and sweaters. Let’s just leave it […]

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