Ribbon Christmas Tree

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I love to add something special to my gift wrapping.  Sometimes it is a simple piece of pine or berries, other times I tie a little ornament on, but this year I've made a simple Ribbon Christmas Tree for my packages.  Well, actually I made lots of them for my holiday gift giving.  They are ...

Holiday Poinsettia Paper Wreath Tutorial

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We've all seen those beautiful Paper Wreath tutorials on Pinterest.  I have loved them for months but haven't set aside the time to make one or been able to decide what look I wanted...book pages, bright summer colors, or sheet music.  Recently our friends at Staples asked us to go shopping for a few Staples ...

Lighted Christmas Garland With Fabric Scraps

Lighted Garland with Fabric Scraps

When I was a child, well still to this day, my mom always decorated her Christmas tree with thick gold garland.  While I love my mom's tree, I've never put garland on my own tree until now.  This year I made my own garland, Lighted Christmas Garland with fabric scraps in red and green! I love ...

How to Make Birthday Invitations in PicMonkey

How to Make Birthday Invitations in PicMonkey

Do you love to be creative? DIY invitations are a great way to show off your creativity, but sometimes the design is difficult to put together. To get ideas, browse sites with birthday invitations. Use that inspiration to create your own! Print them on printer paper at your house or order prints from another site. ...

Coconut Citrus Body Scrub

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Whether you have been on a tropical cruise and you want to recapture the feeling or you have just had THAT kind of day you need to escape from this delicious Coconut Citrus Body Scrub is the answer. Just where did the inspiration for this fabulous scrub come from?  The amazing Caribbean Princess cruise ship, on a ...

DIY Gift Idea: Manicure in a Jar

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Items Needed to make this DIY Gift Idea: Manicure in a Jar: Cotton balls Sealable Clear Container   Ideas for Gifts: Nail polish Nail File   Nail Clippers Travel Size Nail Polish Remover Hand Lotion Directions: Fill the bottom of your jar with cotton balls.   Add in your gifts, placing additional cotton balls around items to help keep them up right.   Fill remaining empty space with cotton balls and ...

Cork Angel Ornament

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Do you love crafting your own holiday ornaments? If so, this cork angel ornament is the perfect project for you to try. You can make your own cork angel ornament using just a cork and a few other easy to find supplies. As you can see, the end result is too sweet to miss. Take ...

Delta Temp2O Shower Head #DeltaFaucet #HappiMess #giveaway

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Life gets messy.  In my house, kids get messy.  Really messy. Truthfully, we all do, especially when we play together, which is something we put a lot of emphasis on. Weather permitting, we play outside together before and/or after dinner each day. Even if it's raining or snowing. We figure it's more important to be ...

Fall Decor – Pumpkin with Felt Flowers

Fall Pumpkin with Felt Flowers

I love fall decor that is not just Halloween related, items that can come out early October and stay out until it's time to decorate for winter.  This Pumpkin with Felt Flowers is perfect for all of fall!  I used all browns and creams but you could easily add any color you'd like.  The felt ...

How to Host a Quick & Easy Breakfast #DeltaFaucet #HappiMess

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I see some of my girlfriends almost daily.  Those who have kids at the same school and/or in the same activities- I see them frequently.  What I've realized lately is that although I see them regularly, we don't really get to spend much time together, as friends.  We're together as parents, because of a shared ...