Category Archives: budget

Banner with Ties

Caroline turns 4 today so we are well into party planning mode for the weekend. For the 11 months and 3 weeks she requested a super hero party on a regular basis. Last week she decided she wanted a cheetah … Continue reading

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I’ve Got the Power

By the time you read this I just might be a millionaire. I mean a gazillionaire! Yep. You guessed it. I fell into the Powerball craze.         The jackpot is currently at $500 million and it’s going … Continue reading

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The Countdown has Begun

Folks, it’s time we get serious here. I’m going to tell you something that may excite you but it may panic you. Are you ready? Christmas is less than 100 days away! In fact, it’s only 94 days away! Yep. … Continue reading

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Princess Potty & More Potty Training Books

A few weeks ago I told you of Caroline’s completion of potty training (yeah!) so today I thought I’d share with you some of the books we read during this process. Princess Potty by Samantha Berger (there’s a Pirate Potty … 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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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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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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Kids Work Spaces

I’ve been looking at tons of desks for kids on pinterest and have found some beautiful work spaces. My helpful crafting hint for the day is that you simply do a google search for “pinterest + kids desks” and you … Continue reading

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Felt Garland

For my sister’s baby shower I created 2 felt garlands to help spread the colors around the room. It was my first time to create these but it certainly won’t be my last. Since turquoise and hot pink were the … Continue reading

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Intellectual Balancing Act

Parenting can be a delicate balancing act. Whether you are guiding your children in friendships, school, or at home, parents are always looking for this balance. This past holiday weekend, my husband and I decided to take our family on … Continue reading

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