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Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Next week is teacher appreciation week. I wanted to do something special for my daughter’s teachers and the administrators because they do soo much for all of the kids at her school. Being a teacher myself I know what kinds of gifts teacher’s actually like. I didn’t want to get them something that would be tossed out or just collect dust. Teachers
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summer vacation fun on a budget

Summer Fun On A Frugal Budget

My daughter will be out of school for the summer soon. She will be home seven days a week and will be looking to me to provide her with the entertainment and fun that she gets during the school year while she is at school. I’m planning fun for us on a budget. This summer we are going to have as much fun as
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How to Make Homemade Watercolor Paint

My daughters love to paint all of the time.  We ran out of watercolor paints and I thought I’d see if it was possible to make my own homemade watercolor paints.  I did a quick Google search and found a recipe over at Happy Hooligans.  I was soo excited because usually when I come across homemade recipes that say you
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Christmas cake balls

Christmas Cake Balls and Cake Pops

I love to bake and create tasty treats.  Not only do I love to make these delicious goodies but I also enjoy making them look super cute.  I haven’t made any treats yet this year, but I can’t wait to make some of my Christmas cake balls. Last year I made about eighteen dozen cake balls.    It was only
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Truth In The Tinsel Advent Calendar and Ornament Update #1

This past week has been soo much fun making our Truth in the Tinsel ornaments with my two little girls.  Allie is 4 and Kat is just a few days shy of 18 months.  Kat has been particularly excited to participate and make her own crafts.  her favorite part is when she gets to use the glue.  I dip a
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