Category Archives: bargains

One of Those Moments

Sometimes in life you just have those days. And then, sometimes you just have those moments. I had one of those moments today as I was grocery shopping. Instead of getting in and out of the store quickly I was … Continue reading

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Halloween Mantle – A New Addition

Here’s our Halloween mantle this year… left side… right side… middle… and the new addition this year… old white shutters from the Habitat Store…painted purple…with black netting draped over them…with spiders placed as a finishing touch…  Happy Halloween!

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Wonder Woman Costume

This year for Halloween Caroline has decided to dress up as Wonder Woman. I was all for this costume choice and eagerly jumped at the chance to “make” her costume. First, I researched googled Wonder Woman and came up with … Continue reading

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Free Museum Day – Saturday Sept. 29th

Saturday is free museum day again! Each of the 50 states has one or more museums participating. Just in the Dallas area alone there are 10 museums participating. *The one catch to this program is that you have to have … Continue reading

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August Goals Updated

Add 2 items to Etsy Shop – Check! I added the Baby Gender Prediction Test and the Baby Guessing Cards! Continue Cleaning Out the Game Closet with the Kids – Check! So excited we went through and organized. I put the … Continue reading

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Old Wives’ Tale Gender Prediction Test on Etsy!

Do you remember the gender prediction test from my sister’s shower? Well, I’ve finally listed it up on etsy so it’s available for everyone. If you are hosting a gender neutral shower this is the perfect party game to play. … Continue reading

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A Car Organizing Failure

The problem with being crafty is that you think, “I can make that,” no matter what item you may be looking at. A Halloween wreath? I can make that. A wall clock? I can make that. A rebuilt car engine? … Continue reading

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A Mary Poppins Carousel Cake

Several months ago Caroline had a Mary Poppins birthday party. So for a Mary Poppins party we had to have the proper hat… play a bean bag M.P. toss game… ride wooden “carousel” horses… play pin the bow tie on … Continue reading

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Some Heavy Summer Reading

Summer reading choices are often light in subject matter which can make for an easy, pleasant read. While the following books fall into the heavy, deep, serious, dark, thoughtful category, I feel they are still worth reading this summer. Ellis … Continue reading

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Lots of Shoe Storage

Here’s my latest find at the Habitat store. Bought it for $30. (And yes, those are Caroline’s Wonder Woman red boots below) When I opened up the trunk of my car my husband was a little less than thrilled. Maybe … Continue reading

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