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Free printable Valentine's Day gift bag labels

Free printable Valentine’s Day gift bag labels

January 12, 2015

Valentine’s Day is coming soon, and HowDoesShe and I have some really fun Free printable Valentine’s Day gift bag labels that will be perfect for all the little loves on your kids’ lists! These labels are super versatile so you can pair them up with all kinds …

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Glitzy and glamorous DIY New Year's Eve ideas

Glitzy, glamorous and gold New Year’s Eve ideas

December 27, 2014

New Year’s Eve is the perfect excuse to get glittery and go wild with metallics! A gold and/or silver color scheme is the most classic style for a New Year’s party. It’s timeless, elegant, festive, and best of all… oh so sparkly. Here are some lovely gold New Year’s Eve ideas that …

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DIY bottlecap Christmas ornaments

DIY bottle cap Christmas ornaments

December 18, 2014

Here are some DIY ornaments that aren’t just adorable, they’re also eco-friendly if you upcycle the bottle caps that you already have. With a few supplies you can turn bottle caps into reindeer, snowmen, picture frames… even French macarons! Love it! 1. Bottle cap reindeer …

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6 easy Christmas cupcakes that anyone can make!

Easy Christmas cupcakes that anyone can make

December 17, 2014

I’m a big fan of pretty desserts, and pretty doesn’t necessarily have to mean professionally made. These 6 easy Christmas cupcake decorating ideas are simple as can be – and are absolutely adorable and festive, too! 1. Santa hat cupcakes by Our Mini Family 2. Reindeer cupcakes …

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Awesome FREE teacher appreciation cards {for the holidays!} #freeprintable #teacherappreciation #chickabug

FREE teacher appreciation cards {for the holidays!}

December 9, 2014

Awhile back, I made some free printable teacher appreciation cards, poking fun at Pinterest (with love!) and all of the over-the-top, craftiest-mom-on-Earth ideas that you see featured there. The whole idea is that you might want to make a super-crafty present, but let’s be real – grabbing …

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How to host a holiday cookie exchange {with FREE printables!}

How to host a holiday cookie exchange {with FREE printables!}

December 4, 2014

Baking a huge variety of holiday cookies on your own means recipe cards all over the counter, endless batches of cookies in and out of the oven, and spending a big chunk of December in kitchen lockdown. Instead of flying solo, throw a party and invite your friends over …

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70+ great ideas for DIY advent calendars!

70+ great ideas for DIY advent calendars

November 28, 2014

I love, love advent calendars. We had one growing up that was very similar to this, with a felt tree and tiny ornaments that had sequin details. My grandmother made it, I believe, and by now it’s quite old and quite special. Whether you like to make a …

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Gratitude ♥

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving, friends! I wish you a day filled with family, food, and bountiful blessings. ♥

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Free printable Thanksgiving place cards that will crack up your guests : )

Free printable Thanksgiving place cards

November 25, 2014

Thanksgiving is the day to get out your fine china, count your blessings, and use your tablecloth and “real” napkins. It’s a pretty fancy day. But why not be a little silly and fun, too! I designed some free printable Thanksgiving place cards for you that are pretty enough to use …

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30 adorable Thanksgiving desserts. These are seriously SO CUTE and easy to make, too!

30 adorable Thanksgiving desserts

November 16, 2014

Looking for cute, fun, and easy Thanksgiving desserts? I have 30 fabulous Thanksgiving dessert recipes to share with you today! From turkeys to corn, from pilgrim hats to pumpkin pie, there’s sure to be something here that fits the bill (especially if you happen to …

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