Drawing With Mark ~ GIVEAWAY! (3 WINNERS!)

Drawing can be a lot of fun. I remember spending hours drawing as a child and even taking drawing lessons at one point! Sadly….my artistic side hasn’t been able to get a lot practice recently, but it has been fun watching our children begin to enjoy drawing! Drawing “freehand” or from their own imaginations is […]

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Faithful Papercrafting to Inspire you!

I’ve always enjoyed spending time doing crafts. As a teen, I made my own scrapbook of a trip I took, made countless cards, bookmarks, my own stationary and lots more. Now I’m enjoying these same types of activities both on my own time, and with my older girls. One of the reasons I enjoy papercrafting […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Sew Mini Animals

It’s no secret in our home that there is one of us who loves animals more than the anyone else. It doesn’t even matter what kind of animal…any stuffed animal and any real animal (perhaps with a few exceptions such as wasps! *wink*) This is our middle daughter…and we love that she loves animals so […]

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Making Memories Last ~ GIVEAWAY!

One of my favorite things to do is sit down and look through old photo albums and, in a sense, relive some of those memories. It’s extra fun now to do this with our own kids and to laugh and talk about the memories that have been made. Perhaps this is also the reason why […]

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The One Stop Party Shop!

Birthdays are an exciting part of life – especially when you are young! I wouldn’t say that they are quite as exciting when you get older. *wink* But really, regardless of your age, it is fabulous if you can enjoy and create fabulous memories from each and every birthday that comes. Recently, we received an amazing […]

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Stick it to Em’ & Lettering!

Kids aren’t the only ones who get to enjoy things such as stickers, coloring and creativity. Life as a mom is busy, but sometimes I remember those days when I had time to sit down, color, do stickers and just enjoy the chance to be creative. 🙂 I recently received a few books that give […]

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Introducing: The Wolfelele!!

I’m sure most of us, if not all of us, have heard of the ukelele. It’s a great little instrument that has been seen on stages, in homes, in the hands of youngsters, in the hands of grandparents, etc. It’s small, portable, and quite easy to learn how to play! Today I’m excited to share […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ 101 Outrageously Fun Things to Do

Do you like to have fun? …To do fun things with your kids, nieces, nephews, grandkids, etc.? How about doing Outrageously fun things?! That sounds extra, extra fun….don’t you think? I’m a kid at heart…so outrageously fun things immediately captures my attention and I’m ready to dive in with both feet. 😉 My only problem […]

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Dumpling Cats ~ GIVEAWAY!

Cats…fluffy ones, striped ones, chubby ones and playful ones. I LOVE cats. The only problem is that I don’t love having indoor  cats in my own home. So, since we do not live on an acreage that presents a problem for us….we don’t want and indoor cat and we can’t own an outdoor cat. What […]

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“Mom & Me: An Art Journal to Share”

Sometimes as a busy mom I find that I don’t make the time to sit and play or create with my kids.  There are always clothes to fold, dishes to wash and meals to prepare.  I often have to remind myself that the kids really do bask in the attention and would prefer a mom […]

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