Pumpkin Cheesecake Crepes

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I have been totally and completely obsessed with pumpkin this fall! I mean, really obsessed. Like, in a bad-for-business kind of way. Every day for the past month, I've told myself, "Ok! Today's the day! You must make something with candy corn or Frankenstein or fake blood! Anything! Just make something for Halloween!" (Ah, the pressures of being a dessert blogger) ;) But I just can't bring myself to let go of the pumpkin. So I hope you won't begrudge me this one more pumpkin recipe, even … [Read more...]

Back To School Tic Tac Labels + 11 more free printables!

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I'm so excited about this month's printable blog hop! So many cute ideas. I. Die. But before I get to that, here's what I came up with for Somewhat Simple's free printable: I love them.  Can I love them?  Well I do.  You can have love them too: 1. brain cell boosters // 2. cootie antibiotics // 3. dodge ball power drops // 4. test recovery tablets // 5. homework decoding capsules  Just like my other Tic Tac labels, you'll just cut out, and glue or tape on.  So. Much. Fun. And here's … [Read more...]

How To Get Rid of Fruit Flies

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There's nothing quite like summer, is there? Long, sunny days, sand between your toes, freckles on the bridge of your nose, watermelon, corn on and cob, and--fruit flies. In the summer months fruit flies emerge from wherever they've been residing previously and make themselves right at home in yours. They flit through the air all around, like little brown twinkle lights, but without the twinkle and with all the disgust of a hoard of tiny flies infiltrating your every food source. Fruit flies … [Read more...]

How to Hang a Photo Collage

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Hanging several pictures in a straight line can seem a bit daunting, but keep reading and your photo hanging fears will flee! I'm going to teach you how to hang a photo collage using a simple method that will have you saying, "Why didn't I think of that??" Ready for it???? I decided to take our family pictures from this year (from Jessica Downey Photo) and put them on canvas. The sizes I ordered were kind of random- I didn't think I was going to use all of these together and I wasn't sure … [Read more...]

The “Mom I’m Bored” Jar

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By about the second week of summer, moms all over the world have one thing in common- we are all sick and tired of the phrase, "Mom, I'm bored!" My friend told me that every time her son said he was bored, she would give him a baby wipe and pick a room of the house and have him dust all the baseboards in that room! It didn't take him too long to find something else to do and stop telling his mom he was bored! I decided I needed to come up with something of my own to keep my kids busy, and that … [Read more...]