Category Archives: bargains

LEGO Birthday Banner

My daughter turned 6 awhile ago and for the first time ever we were able to have a family party. My siblings and parents as well as my husband’s sister and parents all live in different parts of the US … Continue reading

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Elvis is in the Building – A Kid Costume

When I gave my kids the unofficial “What do you want to be for Halloween” survey back in September, my 9 year old said, “Elvis.” Naturally. So if that’s what he wanted that’s what we were going to figure out. … Continue reading

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A Colorful Bedroom Wreath

My name is Jennifer and I am a craft materials hoarder. When you are a craft materials hoarder it’s easy to say, “This project didn’t cost me anything.” At least that’s what I tell my husband. He is well aware … Continue reading

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Chicken Wire Frame in the Ol’Bedroomo

Isn’t the title funny? No? Well as I’m watching this football game I’m finding that I need something to entertain myself. Actually, truth be told, I’m not even watching the game. Gotta grab those quiet moments in front of the … Continue reading

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Winter Bingo – New on Etsy!

I’ve been working for the last few weeks on a new Winter Bingo game and it’s finally ready! Winter Bingo is perfect for those school winter parties you are planning! (There are no religious images used in this game) Winter … Continue reading

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A Weekend Project

Why do weekend projects always end up taking until the following Thursday to complete? Maybe it’s just us but we can never seem to complete a project in the estimated time. Our family began collecting magnets several years ago as … Continue reading

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Saving Money & In the Red

Like many of you, our family is trying to save as much money as we can. So one of the ways we are saving money is by using our library. Of course, I’m always skeptical about how much we are … Continue reading

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42 Pains in the Arse

I’ve mentioned a few times about a project my husband and I were working on, one that nearly drove us over the edge. This was the sneak peak. Now here’s the story. My daughter’s preschool had a school auction to … Continue reading

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A Huge Chalkboard to Celebrate With

Just popping in to share what you might have noticed is my latest creative tool The Over Sized Chalkboard Good for birthdays and holidays   Get a large piece of wood, paint it with chalkboard paint, and your done!

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Cardboard Boxes – So Much Fun!

The last time I talked about Caroline’s super hero party it was concerning the scavenger hunt, bean bag toss, and the chest letters they received. Today it’s, “Exploring the City!” When I looked on pinterest for Caroline’s super hero party … Continue reading

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