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How to make a fun and useful Mason Jar Teacher's Gift for back to school
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Tyson Project A+™ is a a great way to support your school. Just clip and collect Tyson Project A+™ labels from participating packages.
Blackberry Peach Jam Recipe: Enjoy the flavor of Ripe peaches and delicious blackberries all year long! Great on crackers, toast and vanilla ice cream.

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Hey there, Pinterest Partiers! Who ready for today's featured pinner? Not sure what the Pinterest Party is all about? Check out our Pinterest Party page for all the fun details. While you're there add your link to the party for a chance to be featured! In a nutshell, myself (Michele from The Scrap Shoppe), Malia from Yesterday on Tuesday, Bev from Flamingo Toes, and Kara from Mine for the Making select a lucky Pinterest … [Read more...]

Mason Jar Teacher Gift

How to make a fun and useful Mason Jar Teacher's Gift for back to school

Mason Jar Teacher Gift Recently, I got the chance to post over at my friend Steph's blog, The Silly Pearl. If you don't follow Steph's blog yet-- you should. She is an amazing crafter and seamstress and she seems to have an endless supply of awesome ideas! My kids are starting school today, so I thought it would be fun to make a Mason Jar Teacher Gift. Supplies: Wooden Ruler Box (from Michaels), 3 pint sized Mason … [Read more...]

Project Inspire{d} #134

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Project Inspire{d} #134 Happy almost September to you! Thanks for joining me, Mary Beth, Steph and Diane for Project Inspire{d}! It's been a busy week. Here's what I've been up to: Apple Magnets Guide to Fall Food & Crafts (featuring you!) Blackberry Peach Jam Party Guidelines We’d love for you to include the Project Inspire{d} button code in the footer, somewhere on your blog or a link back to this … [Read more...]

Help Your Kid’s School with Tyson Project A+™

Tyson Project A+™ is a a great way to support your school. Just clip and collect Tyson Project A+™ labels from participating packages.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tyson. The opinions and text are all mine. Schools are a great place for kids to learn, grow and explore. Not just through the basic core subjects but also through school activities, clubs and events. But the truth is all schools (even awesome schools) could always use a little extra funding. That's where Tyson Project A+™ comes in! With this amazing program, … [Read more...]

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...]