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DIY Succulent Wine Cork Planter Magnets

Steel appliances and white cabinets with geometric white backsplash tile are key players in my kitchen dreams. And after a recent remodel, my outdated kitchen got a swoon-worthy makeover. Now, I need to break up all that white and steel with some warm, natural accent pieces. Wood cutting boards and colorful towels were a good […]

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12 Fabulous Pool Floats for a Sensational Summer

Summer is almost here, and that means it’s time to hit the pool! Pool floats make lounging and luxuriating in the sun a relaxing vacay in your own backyard. But, before you bust out hat basic inner tube, check out this round-up of colorful, fun, unexpected floaties for kids, couples, and groups. After all, who […]

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DIY Day of the Week Underwear for Kids and Tweens

Emotions are running high in my house this year. If one of my girls isn’t rolling her eyes, then the other one is sticking out her tongue. And, fine, I’ll admit that some of those eye rolls, deep sighs, and scowls come from me, too. But, there’s also a lot of laughing, blown kisses, and […]

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10 Charcuterie Board Ideas for Easy Entertaining

One of the most impressive, but surprisingly low-effort ways to wow a hungry crowd is with a charcuterie board. Layers of cured meats, cheese, fruits, and crackers require no cooking, which makes entertaining at home super easy. Think well beyond just cheese, meat and grapes, though. Easy to share charcuterie boards can also include delicious items […]

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DIY Glitter Ice Cubes For a Magical Party

  My daughter is obsessed with all things scientific. Her first love is geology, but astronomy is a very close second. A galactic, glittery drink for her birthday party seems like the perfect way to pay homage to her planetary passion. Not only do these glitter ice cubes make a pretty decoration, you can actually eat […]

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11 Egg-citing Easter Games For Kids

  Like many families, our annual Easter tradition involves hunting for eggs. But this year, we want to add some Easter games for kids to our neighborhood egg hunt. Each year, a larger group of kiddos join the hunt as more families move into our ‘hood. Once the hunt is over, parents stand around talking […]

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12 Beach Games to have Fun in the Sun with the Whole Family

We love our winter escapes to the beach. Swapping subzero temps for blue water and white sand is a tried-and-true cure-all for cabin fever. As much as we love the waves and shells, multiple days at the beach can get monotonous if there isn’t anything to break up all the napping and reading. We usually […]

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10 Diaper Raffle Party Ideas That Are Too Cute for Words

Everybody loves a good raffle, am I right? The idea of paying or donating something inexpensive and winning a significantly more awesome prize is a tried-and-true way to entice people to give. While most raffles are designed to help raise money, a diaper raffle—pretty much a baby shower staple these days—is designed to give the […]

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11 Genius Toy Storage Ideas To Contain The Chaos

  As my girls get older, their toy storage needs to evolve. They’ve gone through so many phases and stages that I’ve come to realize there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution for all of the toys, crafts, and games they love. Stuffed animals and dolls were a first favorite for my kids. Now, they both love arts […]

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DIY Slogan Slippers for a Slumber Party

My ten year old and her friends are in peak sleepover mode. Slumber parties have replaced playdates, and fun DIYs have replaced popcorn and movies for late night entertainment. As much as I love their creativity, I don’t necessarily want to have to supervise, organize, and help create projects with them as they gab the […]