Summer Bucket List

Our Summer Bucket List

We’re a few weeks into our summer vacation and so far, we’ve been busy checking items off our “Summer Bucket List.” With five kids at home all day, I like to get out of the house and do something fun together at least a few times a week. On the last day of school I had the kids…

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Summer Banner Printable

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The kids are out of school for Summer Break here! On the last day of school, we celebrated with our neighbors that all get off on the same bus stop. I had a few little things ready for them in the backyard and this fun summer banner was such a simple way to decorate! I totally feel like kids (and parents) deserve a little celebration for making it through another school year! We ...

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Ultimate Graduation Gift Idea

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How many of you saw this amazing graduation gift from a dad to his daughter last year for her high school graduation? I saw the story on Facebook, and the idea has been spinning around in my head ever since. Basically, he started 13 years ago when his daughter was in kindergarten and every year he had her teachers, coaches, and other influential adults in her life sign a page in a ...

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5 Tips for Painting Cabinets

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Just over a year ago, my husband and I purchased our first home. We've been married 9 years and lived in small apartments for most of that time, so needless to say we are thrilled to have more space and a place that's really our own. We have been slowly chipping away at getting things done around here (there's so much painting that needs to be done it's crazy!) and our little guest ...

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Summer Hand Soap Gift Tags

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Can you feel it? Summer is SO close! One of my favorite things about summer is all the yummy fresh fruit that is in season - watermelon especially. Here is an easy teacher gift idea that would also be fun for moms, neighbors, and friends this summer! When the heavenly-scented soaps go on sale at Bath & Body, I always stock up for our home and for gifts. The new summer scents ...

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DIY Pom Pom Wall Hanging

Making a pom pom wall hanging

Hey guys! You know I'm obsessed with pom poms, and today I'm sharing an easy DIY project I made for our family room. Using just a few supplies from my craft stash, I created this heart-shaped pom pom wall hanging for our bonus space: I've had a slight obsession with yarn crafts this past year, including my yarn tassel bed skirt, pom pom necklace, and Spring pom pom wreath. I ...

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