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Halloween DIY and Fun

Halloween DIY and Fun

Happy Halloween!  It is crazy how fast time flies. If you’re anything at all like me, the month of October has come and practically gone in the blink of an eye.  It’s definitely true that the older I get, the faster time passes.  Everything seems to speed up and get busier.  But, there I go off topic.  In this post I’m going to share some fun things we did to celebrate Halloween.  It is one of my favorite holidays because…

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Moana Hair Tie DIY

Moana Hair Tie DIY

This super easy and affordable Moana hair tie DIY is an awesome idea as a favor for your Moana themed party.  It would also work as little gifts for kid’s classmates (like for Christmas or Halloween) and as fish extender gifts.  I made them for my daughter’s Moana themed birthday.  It’s so easy and it’s a great project to do with kids.  I’ll show you how simple it was and also list the rest of the favors I got for…

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Cricut Maker Giveaway!

Cricut Maker Giveaway!

This is not a full post, but I wanted to get the word out ASAP about the FREE Cricut Maker Giveaway that I entered and wanted to let as much people know about it before the giveaway ends on September 17.  UPDATE: This giveaway has ended.  Sadly I did not win the free Cricut Maker, but hopefully you did if you entered.  See below for more info on the Circut Maker and the Circuit Explore Air, which is the machine…

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Kids DIY Butterflies

Kids DIY Butterflies

This was super fun and easy kids DIY butterflies that were actually made with my mom, who is definitely the crafty and creative one.  She doesn’t just do minimalist crafts, she does legitimate crafting, especially with my kids and this post is a look at an outstanding way to entertain kids while letting them reveal their creativity.  My wonderful and amazing mom is pictured below as they were finishing up their beautiful creations.  There were 2 different types of butterflies…

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Twin Loft Bed DIY With Storage

Twin Loft Bed DIY With Storage

This post is all about the DIY twin loft bed we just made for our daughter.  I’m very proud of it because it turned out just like the vision I had in my head.  The best thing is how much both of my kids LOVE it and  how much it has improved the storage and organization in her room.  My hope is that my loft building experiment will show you how easy it would be to DIY your platform or…

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Easy Fish Extender Gifts

Easy Fish Extender Gifts

Time for Easy Fish Extender Gifts We had an amazing time on our Disney Wonder Cruise to Alaska and a huge part of what made it so fun and magical was the Fish Extender gift exchange we participated in.  The kids loved getting little gifts in our custom Fish Extender every day and this post is all about the gifts we gave out to our fish extender group.  All the stuff we got in return was amazing and the amount…

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DIY Moana Fish Extender

DIY Moana Fish Extender

Disney Cruise DIY Minimalist DIY I have decided to coin the term minimalist DIY for my arts and crafts projects.  This is because due to time constraints, because of my full time job, all of my projects are done with the minimal amount of time, supplies, and effort necessary.  I’ve basically done all the research on Pinterest, Google, Etsy, etc. for you to show you how I produced a great craft and product with minimal investment. What is a Fish…

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Last Minute Tie Dye

Last Minute Tie Dye

It is Tie Dye Tuesday at my kids school for spirit week and despite knowing about it ahead of time, since last week, the day seemed to suddenly spring up on me.  Oh no!  Where was I going to find tie dyed shirts?  Better yet, could I make them easily, affordably, and quickly? Store Bought Kit Luckily, I remembered seeing some yarn dying kits at Ross Dress for Less in their Arts and Crafts section.  I quickly went there after…

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