Simple Blessings – Baby Shower

  Sometimes it’s the simple things in life. My sweet cousin Kylie is due with her second baby, a boy, and just before her due date is moving to Hawaii. Thankfully it’s only for a time, but we will miss her. With a large family and friend group here in her home town wanting to […]

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"You are special…" plates

When I was growing up our family used the famous, red “You are special today…” plate for special occasions and any time we did my beloved Uncle Terry who is very wise and witty would argue… “But you are special every day…”   It got me thinking and those thoughts led to these plates! With […]

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Resurrection Eggs – a holiday tradition

Resurrection Eggs are a family tradition for us. I used to use them in my classroom and created several centers based on them. You can buy them pre-made but why not make them yourself. Or even make creating them a family activity at the beginning of the Easter season…. I love these Easter story cards […]

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Grab Bag Goodies: gift ideas

My husband recently took a business trip to Vancouver, Canada to be a part of the TED conference. Such an incredible opportunity, so incredible that I couldn’t even protest – despite the fact that our new addition was only 11 days old when he left. 🙂  That being said I think it was harder thinking […]

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