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Tips on planning a Fantastic Family Playdate, a super fun summertime activity.
25 Mason Jar Ideas for Father's Day: Tons of gift ideas to make Dad feel special on Father's Day, food, crafts and decor.
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DIY Monogram Wreath, an easy spring or summer project to freshen up your door.
Tangy Mexican Bake, a yummy appetizer or meal. Great for barbecues and parties.

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How to Plan a Fantastic Family Playdate

Tips on planning a Fantastic Family Playdate, a super fun summertime activity.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Quaker Oats for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. How to Plan a Fantastic Family Playdate {Scroll down to enter to win a Quaker Chewy Playdate Kit valued at $100} When the sun starts shining, it's time to go outside and have some fun! Why not invite another family over to enjoy group games and activities together? Kids of all ages (and that includes parents) need … [Read more...]

25 Mason Jar Ideas for Father’s Day

25 Mason Jar Ideas for Father's Day: Tons of gift ideas to make Dad feel special on Father's Day, food, crafts and decor.

25 Mason Jar Ideas for Father's Day Here are twenty-five fabulous Mason Jar Ideas for Father's Day! From food to crafts, there is tons of inspiration. Please pin from the source, thank you! I'm Nuts About You Caddy from Yesterday on Tuesday Mason Jar BBQ Sauce for Father's Day by Shaken Together Life World's Greatest Pop Gift in a Jar by The Gunny Sack Mason Jar Gift Tags for Father's Day by Somewhat … [Read more...]

Project Inspire{d} #120

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Project Inspire{d} #120 Welcome to Project Inspire{d}, it's great to see you here! This is what I've been working on this week. I created this "I'm Nuts About You" Father's Day Gift for my Dad. And I hope you'll enter to WIN a gift card to Grocery Outlet Bargain Market! I'm giving away TWO of them, each worth $25. What have you been working on? I'd love to see. Thanks again for joining Mary Beth, Steph, Diane … [Read more...]

DIY Monogram Wreath

DIY Monogram Wreath, an easy spring or summer project to freshen up your door.

DIY Monogram Wreath Make a pretty wreath in four easy steps. Supplies: Wreath, wooden letter, bright yellow acrylic paint, white acrylic paint, sandpaper and a glue gun. Step 1: Paint the letter yellow. Step 2: Paint a coat of white over the yellow. 3. Use sandpaper to take off some of the yellow paint. 4. Glue the letter to the wreath. More Outdoors Ideas Creative Ways to Add Curb Appeal … [Read more...]

Tangy Mexican Bake and Giveaway

Tangy Mexican Bake, a yummy appetizer or meal. Great for barbecues and parties.

This post is sponsored by Grocery Outlet Bargain Market. All opinions are my own. Tangy Mexican Bake and Grocery Outlet Bargain Market Giveaway {Scroll down to enter to win one of two $25 gift cards to Grocery Outlet Bargain Market} Have you been to Grocery Outlet Bargain Market recently?They have 219 store locations  across CA, ID, NV, OR, PN and WA. You already know you can save up to 70% or more on groceries … [Read more...]

Patriotic Food and Fun

Patriotic Food and Fun Ideas for Memorial Day and 4th of July

Patriotic Food and Fun Patriotic Sundaes by Christianity Cove Patriotic Busy Bag by Crafty Journal Patriotic Pavlova by Albion Gould Red, White, and Blue Cookie Bar by Tags Thoughts Freedom Towers Game by Christianity Cove Strawberry Blueberry Greens Salad by The Kitchen is My Playground Memorial Day Activities by Outside the Box Mom Patriotic Red, White, and Blue Fruit Salad by Simplee Thrifty Easy & Fun … [Read more...]

DIY Father’s Day Gift

Fun DIY Father's Day Gift idea, an "I'm Nuts About You" Caddy. A whimsical, thoughtful and useful present for Dad.

This post is sponsored by DecoArt, where I'm a Core Blogger DIY Father's Day Gift Dads give us so much comfort and love, we're nuts about them, right? So why not show Dad how you feel about him with a DIY Father's Day Gift... of nuts! Supplies: DecoArt Olde Worlde Decou-Page Paper, DecoArt Decou-page, wooden caddy from Michaels, #1 Dad wood piece from Michaels, three Mason Jars, shipping tags, scissors, a nail … [Read more...]

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DIY Seashell Candle Holder

Well hello there and Happy Friday, y'all! It kind of snuck up on my this week what with all the graduations and end of the school year activities and family being in town. If you are new to our weekly shin-din, then let us welcome you to Pinterest Feature Friday! Every week my bloggy buddies Bev, Malia, Michele, and myself feature a pinner from the Pinterest Master List! It's a great way to find new pins and new pinners … [Read more...]

How to Create a Colorful and Useful Bench Area

Tips on creating a bench area in your home, using colorful chairs instead! Cool decorating idea.

How to Create a Colorful & Useful Bench Area My favorite kind of furniture is versatile furniture, like chairs that can be configured into a bench in the entryway, or extra seating for the holidays! With kids coming in and out of our front door constantly (with their backpacks in tow and sometimes with the soccer cleats on) we really needed a bench. But two chairs are better than one bench. These two lovely chairs … [Read more...]

Summer Front Porch Spruce Up

Summer Front Porch Spruce Up, using things you already have to create a lovely front porch area.

Summer Front Porch Spruce Up & Giveaway Hi Friends, I'm thrilled to be part of the Sensational Summer Spaces Blog Hop & Giveway! Enter to win $300(!) and be sure to visit all the other participating blogs to get some serious summer inspiration. But first.. my porch and how I took it from SAD to GLAD! The front porch area has been neglected since the winter. I did have a few flowers in a pot, but other than … [Read more...]