Category Archives: budget

Master Bedroom Headboard

Last time I wrote about our master bedroom headboard I left you with this picture… Well, here’s the final product! I haven’t bought the proper pillows for the white cases yet, but besides that I’m pretty happy with how it … Continue reading

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I love you because…

One of  my Januaray goals was to hang the “I love you because” signs which I bought from Kiki Creates when she was having an “oops sale.” The defect in the prints turned out to be the white rim around … Continue reading

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Star Wars Art: The Final Chapter

So I have shared most of the room my boys shared but I left out one key ingredient – the large wall art. The boys found images of their favorite Star Wars vehicles in a book and I copied them … Continue reading

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Mary Poppins Party Activities

In order to celebrate my daughter’s 3rd birthday – Mary Poppins style – we came up with a few related activities that 3 year olds would enjoy. First up, drawing on cardboard with chalk (relates to Bert and him drawing … Continue reading

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Free Downloads that I LOVE

Wanted to let everyone know about an amazing free download going on right now over at q.a.design. Jenna is sharing her state/country prints which she normally sells on etsy. Kentucky Michigan  Illinois I have actually not so secretly coveted these … Continue reading

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February Goals Revisited

So it’s that time again. Time to review which goals I have officially accomplished in February and which ones I needed about 5 more days to complete. *Get Yearly Photos Framed – Check! These will be ready to pick up … Continue reading

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January Goals Revisited

Setting goals by the month turned out pretty well for me. While I accomplished a lot of things on and off my list, I will admit I sometimes felt stressed by the list. There were moments when I was sitting … Continue reading

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Semi-homemade Gifts

This was originally posted over at Sunny Vanilla a few weeks ago when Jennifer asked me to be a part of her Homemade for the Holidays week. Enjoy! When Jennifer asked me to participate in the Homemade for the Holidays … Continue reading

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Car Trip Survival

Here’s how to successfully complete a 10 hour car ride with your 3 children. Yes. Let them watch movies. Lots and lots of movies. In my opinion, Redbox movies and their kiosks are perhaps one of the greatest inventions ever.  … Continue reading

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Stair Organizing

Our stairs probably give the impression that we designed our house without closets. Coats, book bags, toys, art supplies, you name it, it ends up on our stairs. I had been contemplating for awhile how I could solve our stairs … Continue reading

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