Category Archives: decorations

Christmas Card 2013

Whew. It’s been awhile since I was here. So sorry about that extended break. I meant to warn you beforehand but I didn’t quite get to it. Since it’s 2 weeks past Christmas now seems like the perfect time to … Continue reading

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Christmas Wreath 2013

Because I am trying to decorate on the cheap but also needed a change from our regular Christmas decor, I decided to make as many of the new items as I could. This wreath on our door is one of … Continue reading

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Thankful Turkey – A Family Tradition

Each year I make a paper bag turkey and feathers for our family’s annual Thankful Turkey. He usually gets called Tom the Turkey or Ted the Turkey and we add thankful feathers onto him each day. Here’s a photo of … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu

I hate cooking. No, that’s not actually true. I really really dislike cooking. It’s not calming for me, it’s not enjoyable, I just don’t like it. I don’t like menu planning either. (I have obviously now entered my Archie Bunker … 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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The Most Expensive Ruler, Ever!

Let me present to you the most expensive ruler ever. EVER! The problem with enjoying crafts is that when see an item you think, “I can make that.” When in reality, you should just by the item. It would save … Continue reading

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Paper Organizer for the Kitchen

 Ever since we moved into our house, almost three years ago, I have wanted a pin board in the kitchen – somewhere to hang school notes, store deals, and reminders. I was looking at an “extra” pile we had in … Continue reading

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New Star Wars Prints

The Father’s Day printable at the Big D & Me’s etsy shop has been selling well – thanks friends! I wanted to let you know about three new prints we have added to the store. These prints are perfect for … 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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From Birthday to Easter Decorations – Easy & Lazy

Caroline’s birthday party was over 3 weeks ago – so naturally the decorations are still up. Since I liked all the bright colors I figured I could keep them all up  for Easter (and the rest spring) by just tweaking … Continue reading

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