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Blackberry Peach Jam Recipe: Enjoy the flavor of Ripe peaches and delicious blackberries all year long! Great on crackers, toast and vanilla ice cream.
Get set for Fall with this guide to 20 of the top recipes and DIY projects to make to celebrate the season
Rice Krispy Treat
What to put in a College Essentials Tote for your son, nephew or cousin going off to college.
Grown Up School Supplies from Expressionery

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Blackberry Peach Jam

Blackberry Peach Jam Recipe: Enjoy the flavor of Ripe peaches and delicious blackberries all year long! Great on crackers, toast and vanilla ice cream.

Blackberry Peach Jam Recipe The end of summer is a time of transition. Peaches and blackberries are abundant in late August-- it almost seems as if they're a sweet parting gift from summer to all of us. Enjoy these delicious fruits all year long with this recipe for Blackberry Peach Jam. You can use a stock pot to process the jam, so no major investment in canning equipment is required. Ingredients: 1 1/2 quarts of … [Read more...]

Your Guide to Fall Food & Crafts

Get set for Fall with this guide to 20 of the top recipes and DIY projects to make to celebrate the season

Your Guide to Fall Food & Crafts from Project Inspire{d} It's almost fall and the Project Inspire{d} team can't wait. We have your go-to guide for delicious autumn inspired recipes and which festive projects to make during this cozy, comforting, leaf crunching time of the year! What to Eat 1. Mini Apple Pie Bites by All She Cooks 2. Nectarines and Cream Breakfast Loaf by The Simple-Sweet Life 3. Apple Cider … [Read more...]

PP: All the Joy

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Hello and Happy Friday friends! Thank you for joining me and my blogging gal pals for another weekly edition of Pinterest Feature Friday! YAY! If you are new to our series, each week Michele, Bev, Malia, and I feature a fun new pinner each week off of the Pinterest Master List! It's so fun to find new pinners to follow and new pins to pin! This week we are featuring the awesome boards of Zoe of All the Joy! Cute Zoe … [Read more...]

College Essentials Tote

What to put in a College Essentials Tote for your son, nephew or cousin going off to college.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Schick®. The opinions and text are all mine. College Essentials Tote My cousin is starting college in a few weeks. Actually it's my cousin's son-- yes I am that old. My cousin's kids are heading to college. Anyway, this young man is one of my favorite relatives. He's smart, fun and he always takes the time to play with my son and daughter. This guy is just … [Read more...]

Grown Up School Supplies

Grown Up School Supplies from Expressionery

This post is sponsored by Expressionery, all words and opinions are my own. Grown Up School Supplies from Expressionery Scroll Down for an Awesome Giveaway from Expressionery! I'll admit it. I have always been one of those people. You know the kind. I was the kid who couldn't wait for summer to be over so I could go back to school! I love everything about school-- learning new things, seeing friends and the school … [Read more...]

Wood Slice Apple Magnets

DIY Wood Slice Apple Magnets, a fun and useful back to school project

Wood Slice Apple Magnets Kids love crafting and moms love getting organized. This is a great project for everyone! Supplies: Wood Slices, red acrylic paint (we used Americana by DecoArt in Primary Red), a brown pipe cleaners, green felt, magnets, googly eyes, hot glue, 8 x 10 wooden frame and 8 x 10 magnetic board. All supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.  1. Paint wood slices red, let … [Read more...]

Project Inspire{d} #133

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Project Inspire{d} #133 Hello and Happy Monday! Thank you for joining me, Cupcakes and Crinoline, The Silly Pearl and An Extraordinary Day for this week's Project Inspire{d}. Here in the Seattle area we are just about to start school next week. Yes, fall is just around the corner. And that means ... fall crafts! On that note... here's what I've been up to: Fall Mason Jar Candles (How to Style Mason Jar Candles 3 … [Read more...]

Chinese Chicken Salad & How to Support Your Kid’s School

Fresh and delicious Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe and dressing

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tyson. The opinions and text are all mine. Chinese Chicken Salad & How to Support Your Kid's School It's back to school time around my house. This time of the year, our lives abruptly switch from lazy days spent swimming and having playdates to structured days with school, sports and homework. My family needs fuel to do the best they can with all their … [Read more...]

7 Cool Back to School Ideas

7 Cool Back to School Ideas: Fun ways to get (and stay) organized for the school year!

Catch these ideas on KOMO-TV's 4pm News on Monday, August 24th 7 Cool Back to School Ideas Next week the school year will be starting up again for kids in on the Eastside.  That means homework, sports and other activities. Here are some cool and creative ways to keep your kids on track and your family on schedule. Make bringing lunch to school FUN with this Chalk Cloth Lunchbag. Kids can decorate it, erase it … [Read more...]

40 Easy Weeknight Meals

One to pin! A collection of 40 Easy Weeknight Meals.

40 Easy Weeknight Meals Grilled Jambalaya from Tabler Party of Five Super Easy Italian Sandwiches from This Mama Loves Easy Three Cheese Tortellini from New South Charm Skinny Lasagna Rolls from Tabler Party of Five One Skillet Pizza Pasta from About a Mom No Sauce Caprese Spaghetti from Spaceships and Laser Beams Crockpot French Onion Soup from Midwest Modern Momma How To Cook a Whole Chicken in the Crock Pot … [Read more...]