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Last Minute Felt Pumpkin Candy Bag

With Halloween less than a week away I realized I still needed a candy bag for Mae. Not that she eats candy, but I definitely do! I remembered seeing a cute one on Pottery Barn Kid's site. However it was a little to late to order one and I did not really feel like paying that much when I knew I could make it for much less.     This is such a fun project you could make anything you like, a cat, ghost, or even Frankenstein. Whatever compliments your child's costume! The total cost was less then $5!  ...
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SPOOKY TODDLER WITCH COSTUME

I am so excited for Halloween this year, it is fun every year, but Mae is turning 2 and will actually understand a little bit! Last year I made Mae a black cat costume (which was absolutely adorable!) This year we decided she would be a witch. Of course I couldn't buy one I HAD to make it. I love making costumes because you are able to customize them completely. For instance since we are no longer in Arizona, Halloween will be much cooler (at least for us) so I decided to go with a black velvet material which I...
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Easy Cute Backyard Pumpkin Patch

I am completely reminiscing I CANNOT believe Mae is turning 2 in a few weeks!!  For Mae’s 1st birthday we decided to have a Halloween themed party. Since her birthday is right before Halloween we decided to create our own pumpkin patch and it worked perfectly! All the kids came dressed up and even us adults got in on the fun!  Since the weather is somewhat nice at the end of October in Arizona we wanted to have some fun outdoor activities so we made a little pumpkin patch. It turned out so adorable and was a perfect spot for pictures....
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JACK-O-LANTERN GARLAND

  Last year I made this adorable garland for  week Mae's 1st Birthday and sadly I am just now getting to write this post! Since we went with a Halloween theme I made all sorts of fun banners, and garland, so when Micheals craft store had 60% off all there Halloween items!!  I found a pack of wooden Jack-o-lantern Wood Stickers I new immediately I wanted to make a banner out of them. Its an easy project and all you need is a drill and fun string (and finger nails to peel off all those annoying stickers). SUPPLIES: ► Wooden...
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Chai Tea Latte Recipe

We are finally getting settled in up here in Washington! Loving it so far, the weather is wonderful, there are trees everywhere and the wildlife, we have seen deer everyday. Exactly what we were hoping for! We don't even mind the rain since we were coming from AZ, (i'm sure that will change). The only negative about our cute little town is there is no coffee shop in walking distance for Mae and I.  Probably a blessing save a little extra money. The truth is I don't even like coffee....but I do LOVE chai tea lattes!  I found a few...
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Kids Stroller Upcycle

While unpacking the house they came across Mae’s old stroller and she was obsessed she pushed it all around the house everywhere she could go, but it was very difficult considering how short she is and how tall it was. I decided to check out the local Goodwill the other day and I came across a stroller for two dollars I grabbed it right away. The seat was ripped so I knew I would have to see a new one but that wouldn’t be too hard.  Luckily I already had some fabric and spray paint at home so I just...
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Rustic Serving Tray Tutorial

Serving trays can be used all around the house. You can have them on your table, next to your coffee maker, or even in the bathroom. They're perfect for helping to organize different areas in the house. I needed a decoration for my coffee table that would also organize it, that's why I decided to do this tutorial! It is a fun DIY project, that does not cost much, and is pretty easy to make.  You do need a few tools though. Supplies: ► Miter saw or jig saw ► Tablesaw or jig saw ► Drill/Driver ► Sander ► Staple...
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DIY Height Ruler

When I was putting together Mae’s Nursery I loved to explore Hobby Lobby to check out there nursery décor. They always had things I want to buy so idea that I could make! One item I loved was the height ruler/charts. They are a super cute and usable decoration for the nursery! The chart they sold were gray with pink numbers which did not match the look I was going for and they were only 5ft tall (I’m 5’11” and Gabe 6’5”). Since this was something I plan to keep and mark everyone’s height on, I decided to make my...
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Rustic Do It Yourself Blanket Ladder

This fun diy project is actually thanks to one of my Etsy customers.  She had been looking for a blanket ladder for a while and asked me to make one for her! So we came up with a fun simple design and now it is a popular item on my site. It's really easy to make so I thought I would share it with you! It's great for a beginner and very budget friendly under $10!! TOOLS: ► Drill / Driver ► 3/4 Drill Bit ► Miter Saw / Jig Saw ► Measuring Tape SUPPLIES: ► 2 - 3/4 Dowels...
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DIY Decorative Cactus Hooks

These fun Southwestern style Cactus hooks are perfect for a nursery or entryway in your home! This project Is great for a beginner and can be finished in a day! They only cost $5! SUPPLIES: ► Wood Scraps ► Acrylic Paint (green & gray) ► Cactus Printout ► Painter Tape ► Wooden letters ► Wooden Spheres Knobs ► Wood Glue TOOLS: ► Paint Brush ► Hand Sander ► Jig Saw / Scroll Saw ► Drill       STEPS: 1. Print out an outline of a cactus and trace it onto a scrap piece of wood 2. Cut out the cactus...
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