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Secret Tips for Creating an Awesome DIY Backyard Movie Screen Theater Setup

Our family has been dreaming for a while of putting together a DIY backyard movie screen and system! We purchased our projector two years ago even. Finally this weekend we did it. It took some teamwork and some learning lessons, but we loved our results. Since we learned a few things with the set up, …

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Sweet & Punny Valentines Day Cards Printable Love Notes

I can’t wait to share these cute Valentines Day cards printable love notes with you today, and a fun idea for how you can use them to surprise your special someone. This idea of sweet treat love notes is part of a sponsored campaign for Ghirardelli and Josh Cellars Wines, two brands that I know and …

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Holiday Hostess Gift Wine Tag Printable + Attendee Tips

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TraditionsToGo #CollectiveBias Holidays seem to be the popular time for friends to come together and celebrate the season. I’m sure you’ve got a few parties on your calendar this month, or perhaps you’re planning on hosting a party …

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Don’t Throw Batteries Away! Make a DIY Battery Recycling Container

Are you an eco-conscious family? I’m excited to be teaming up with my sponsor to share a fun idea for recycling batteries in your home! This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BringingInnovation #CollectiveBias For many years we’ve taken our alkaline batteries from our electronic devices …

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Creating a Homework Station for Back to School

Give your kids a special spot for completing homework this school year. This post has been written in partnership with Fiskars. For our family back to school is just around the corner, and I’m starting to get our home reordered after a fun-filled summer. I know that our school has sent home newsletters and back …

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DIY Travel Carrier for Plush Stuffed Animal Friends

I’m in love with the new Disney Pixar Inside Out movie! It’s a must see for families and I’ve partnered with my sponsor to share this fun plush stuffed animal friend travel carrier to help kids bring along a cuddly confidant for their emotional travels. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and …

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Thank Dad for Being the Anchor: Father’s Day Gift

I’ve created a special anchor themed gift idea for dads this Father’s Day in partnership with my sponsor. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Only a few days left until Father’s Day, a day when children can take a moment to recognize their dads …

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4th of July Flashlights for Kids on Independence Day

Summer is here! Well, I guess technically not until June 21st, but based on our weather in Seattle, it’s here! And with summer comes a break from morning lunch duty, yummy watermelon snacks, and of course, the 4th of July! I’ve partnered up with some very talented bloggers to share some great 4th of July …

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Kids Chore Chart System with Popsicle Sticks

Last summer I quickly threw together a chore chart system using some popsicle sticks and cups, and it’s been my girls’ favorite chore system ever. For them, being able to grab a stick and do that chore then move it to completed works with their reward method. I decided that since it’s been their favorite, …

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Earth Day Crayons – Free Printable

Here’s a fun craft and gift to help you recognize and celebrate Earth Day. Creating these fun Earth Day crayons is a great way to teach your kids about reducing, reusing, and recycling, plus they make great gifts for classmates or friends! I wrote the directions for this at Today’s Creative Blog. You’ll find the full …

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