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May
21

12 awesome DIY Father’s Day gifts

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It’s a time-honored tradition in a lot of families to make homemade gifts for Father’s Day. Here are 12 thoughtful and creative DIY Father’s Day gifts that would be awesome presents for any Dad – and fun to make, too! 1. “Dad rocks” paperweight via Crafts By Amanda – a great gift for Dad’s desk or office. 2. Shrinky dink tie tack via Cool Mom Picks – how cool is this! You can make a ...
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12 awesome Father's Day gifts12 awesome Father's Day gifts! Thoughtful and creative DIY projects that Dads will love : )
May
09

Links I’m Loving: Last minute Mother’s Day gifts (that all happen to be in a jar!)

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Mother’s Day is just two days away, but it’s not too late to make a sweet and special homemade gift that your mom will love. Here are some last minute Mother’s Day gifts (that all just happen to be in jars!): Citrus bath salts via A Pumpkin & A Princess – all natural, made with orange and lemon. I think I need some of this for myself. ; ) Sewing kit ...
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Last minute Mother's Day gifts (that all happen to be in a jar!)
May
05

Free printables for a Mother’s Day breakfast in bed

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Surprise Mom this year with these sweet Mother’s Day printables that will make her day even more special! This set includes a menu card, a napkin ring, a teabag tag, and a flag. It’s perfect for a Mother’s Day breakfast in bed (or a brunch, lunch, or dinner). And everything is so easy to assemble, anyone can do it! You can use the flag to make a little pick, and the teabag tag is a really special ...
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Free printables for a Mother's Day breakfast in bed. So easy, anyone can make them!
Mar
27

DIY Easter bunny favor bags

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These stenciled Easter bunny favor bags are a completely adorable and easy DIY craft for Easter! Just look at that fuzzy little bunny tail. Oh my word. I just love that little tail! To make these bags you just need inexpensive muslin bags, a Martha Stewart holiday stencil kit, acrylic paint, and a stencil brush. And of course you need some pom poms to make those tails. : ) Get ...
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DIY Easter bunny favor bags
Mar
13

FREE printable! St. Paddy’s Day in a Jar

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St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s your lucky day! ; ) Here’s a free printable that will make giving last-minute St. Patrick’s gifts a snap, whether you need a gift for a teacher, friend, or neighbor, or if you just want to whip up a fun little surprise for your kids. Presenting… St. Paddy’s Day in a jar! I designed this fun free printable exclusively for HowDoesShe blog readers ...
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St. Paddy's Day in a jar - free printable! Make fun and easy St. Patrick's Day gifts and treats! #stpatricksday #freeprintable
Feb
03

Free printable “Bag of Kisses” for Valentine’s Day

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Big news, y’all!! I was chosen to be a Design Contributor on the I Heart Nap Time Creative Team this year! I first got to know Jamielyn from I Heart Nap Time when I designed a set of party printables for her daughter’s first birthday party, and later we teamed up to bring you a set of free printable baby shower games. It’s always so much fun to work with her, so I’m ...
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Free printable "Bag of Kisses" for Valentine's Day
Jan
08

Valentine’s Day heart peppermint candy pops

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Do you have leftover miniature candy canes at your house? I sure do. Somehow I buy too many every year and I never know what to do with the extras after Christmas! Well, I found the perfect solution this year. Just turn them into Valentine’s Day heart peppermint candy pops! These cuties are made by softening candy canes in the oven, then shaping them around a lollipop stick and filling ...
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Valentine's Day heart peppermint candy pops - made with leftover mini candy canes from Christmas!
Dec
20

Links I’m Loving: Twas (almost!) the night before Christmas

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It’s very nearly Christmas, and I’m really in the Christmas spirit this year (thanks to snow, surprise cupcakes, loads of Christmas orders, and gifts sent in the nick of time, just to name a few holly jolly things!). So of course this week’s links must have a Christmas theme! There are so many great ideas out there that it’s hard to choose, but here are a few of my very favorite posts ...
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Links I'm Loving: Christmas gift ideas, recipes and crafts
Dec
16

DIY Christmas ornaments made from candy

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These (literally) sweet little ornaments are a snap to make, using wintery peppermints, Christmassy gumdrops, and my favorite… sprinkles! 1. Peppermints and Red Hots wreath by Martha Stewart with instructions available at Fancy House Road 2. Sprinkles ornament via Little Gray Fox 3. Gum drop ornament via Mom Spark 4. A little mouse made from Hershey Kisses via Portland Examiner 5. Snowman peppermint ornament via Better Homes & Gardens 6. ...
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DIY Christmas ornaments made with candy!
Dec
12

Cinnamon applesauce Christmas ornaments

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I make Christmas ornaments to give as gifts every year, and this year – spoiler alert, friends and family! – I’ll be making these cinnamon applesauce hearts. I love their sweet, rustic style; I love the smell of cinnamon and cloves;  and I really love how easy these are to make. Although I’m quite grown-up, this is definitely a kid-friendly project if you’d like to tackle it with your little ones. : ...
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Cinnamon applesauce Christmas ornaments
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