$5 Tulle Skirt

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This $5 Tulle skirt is the perfect amount of frills and fluff but is still wearable for everyday -- (as in our little girls cases:). Do you want to make one too? Here's how... Before you buy your fabric.... You are going to need 2 measurements: The first is a waist measurement- in my case I need 20 inches. Then second is a length measurement- in my case 10 inches (waist to knee measurement).        I made this particular skirt for a 2 year old. Now to know how much fabric to buy: … [Read more...]

Trash to Treasure Headboard Bench

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Let me give you the story behind this headboard bench: This was my hubby's bed as a child. It was broken into several pieces and was collecting dust and cobwebs in the shed at my in-laws'. It was going to be tossed to the curb until I claimed it for myself because I had a vision! Being the little scavenger that I am, I hauled it home and rescued it! Here is what I did: 1. First, I sanded all the pieces well to rough it up for painting. I used a mid-grade grit for this because I wanted … [Read more...]

Daily Cleaning Schedule- Easy Home Maintenance

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This post is sponsored by Lennar, the leading builder of quality new homes across the nation. At Lennar- Everything’s Included, offering the best value at an incredible price. Their homes demonstrate customer commitment by showcasing outstanding new construction and homebuilding excellence. Lennar asked me to share with you some easy tips for cleaning and DIY Maintenance. We built our first home and chose everything to our liking and budget. It was nice knowing that no one else had ever … [Read more...]

Toy Story Party- Mr. Potato Head Mustaches


If you've been following my blog, you may have seen the Toy Story Party I helped plan for my best friend's son. He just turned three and the party was a blast! One of my favorite things we made were these Mr. Potato Head Mustaches. Can it get any cuter than this? Annnnd they are super easy to make, (bonus!) Here is how: Materials: Mustache Lollipop Candy Mold (get one on Amazon HERE) Paper Straws or 6" Lollipop Sticks Chocolate Candy Melts Rainbow Sprinkles or … [Read more...]

Teacher Gift Printable

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My kids are going back to school in a week, and I wanted to send something for their teachers so I made this cute Teacher Gift Printable! I always like to send something to start off the year, and this Teacher Gift Printable makes it super easy. It's great because it doesn't matter what type of gift card you use. I picked up Wal-Mart gift cards while I was school supply shopping, but you could really get anything you think teachers would like or need. Once you get your gift cards, just … [Read more...]