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14 Day Valentines Day SWAP

I finally organized a swap I have wanted to do for a few years! I reached out to all my local friends and asked who was interested in participating and  I got 13 other women to jump on board! Each woman agreed to make 14 small cute and charming Valentine treats and we all swap […]

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I {heart} Valentines Day

I love paper crafting and no other holiday is quite as suitable to paper crafting, it seems than Valentine’s Day!  So, I love preparing little goodies for Valentine’s Day.  This year I am doing a swap with some friends (more about that later) so I am working on these little candy dispensers.  My favorite guilty […]

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Sweet Valentines Cookie Houses

This is one of my all-time favorite Valentine projects!  Sugar cookie houses with valentine candy decorations.  I made 6 of them for my little missy’ soiree with her friends and they were such fun!  I have included a FREE printable template below so you can make one too! I prebaked and pre-assembled them so they kiddos […]

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Pixie Pin Wheels

Everyone needs a cute Valentine for everyone in their class right?!  I love to make sure my kiddo’s are memorable!  I made these giant pinwheels out of giant Pixie Stix I bought at Smart and Final.  You could pick a file from the  Silhouette store or use the free printable below trace onto whatever paper you like and cut with […]

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personal development

Talking with Strangers

I happen to come across this article online the other day written by Connie Regan Green, and I have been thinking about it ever since. “Why do I talk to strangers?” My kids will often tease me about how I will talk to anybody everybody! I truly find joy and talking to people. Total strangers! […]

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2018 Life Logo

I have finally decided!  This is a follow up to my posts about creating goals and a life logo for the year.  I have thought a lot about it and these are my words – they represent way more than just 4 words.  Let me tell you a little about what each word means to me […]

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Writing a Greeting Card

I was so happy when my daughter came to me insisting that before we went to bed she make a cute card for her friend at school whose birthday is tomorrow.  She didn’t want to draw a cheesy handmade card – we are a professional card making family after all!  She wanted something CUTE! She knew […]

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Life Logo

Today I’m back to thinking about my goal planning and making 2018 purposeful. President Thomas S. Monson, the prophet of my church died this past week and I there have been many of his famous quotes floating around on social media.  When I saw this one it struck a cord and I wanted to take note of it.  […]

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