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  • seven books about incredible real life women
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  • tie front slouchy sweater | free pattern
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when breath becomes air {books that will change your life}

amazing list of books that will change the way you think about the world! novels, memoirs. great ideas for what to read next.

You  ever read a book that changed your life? I don’t mean a magical book that turned you into a millionaire or helped you meet your soulmate, or even a book that led you to a decision that altered your life path. I’m talking about books that alter the way you think about the world, books […]

whole wheat artisan bread {easiest bread recipe ever}

If you think you can't make bread, this recipe is for you! Super easy 5 ingredient no-knead whole wheat artisan bread. Easy, healthy, and delicious!

Far and away the most popular post on my blog has been this easy 4 ingredient artisan bread recipe. It’s so fast and simple and turns out so beautifully that people just love it (myself included). But one question I’ve gotten asked over and over and over is this: can you make artisan bread using whole […]

DIY pop art tee with Photoshop Elements

This is cool! Turn one of your photos into pop art in just a few clicks using Photoshop Elements. Makes a cute t-shirt!

My daughter is obsessed with Beanie Boos. That’s right, Beanie Boos. The Beanie Babies of the ’90s have been reinvented as cute stuffed animals with freakily giant eyes. They come in three sizes: small, medium, and giant-but-it’s-gonna-cost-you. And there’s so many of them! We can’t go anywhere without my daughter seeing a new Beanie Boo that […]

the perfect slouchy sweatshirt | free pattern

Learn how to sew this cute slouchy sweatshirt with this easy to follow sewing tutorial and a free pattern in womens size large.

I have a hard time with my wardrobe this time of year because I’m tired of all those fall/winter clothes I pulled out way back in September, but we’re still months away from being able to wear all my spring/summer clothes. Plus with the continuing cold gray days, I just really want to snuggle up […]

hopping frogs free printable Valentine’s Day cards

Cute free printable Valentine's Day card with hopping frog toys. Great non candy Valentine idea. Cheap and easy DIY Valentine's Day cards.

I have one more DIY Valentine’s Day card printable for you today! (Check out the mini glider planes card here and the emoji bracelets card here.) These little hopping frogs jump pretty far and are fun enough that kids might not even mind they aren’t made of chocolate. I found hopping frogs at Walmart in […]

emoji bracelet free printable Valentine’s Day card

Cute free printable DIY Valentine's Day card with emoji bracelets. Such a fun non-candy Valentine idea!

When I told my kids we were going to give non-candy Valentine’s Day cards to their friends this year they were pretty skeptical. My son informed me kids like candy best and my daughter just frowned. But I knew I could convince them if I could find non-candy options that were sufficiently cool. My son […]

mini airplane/glider free printable Valentine’s Day card

Cute DIY Valentine's Day card with mini airplanes / gliders. Perfect for boys! Free printable Valentine card. Easy & cheap idea - enough for two classrooms of kids for under $10!

Since we’re just a couple weeks away from Valentine’s Day, I’ll be sharing three more DIY Valentine’s cards that you can print and assemble with your kids. Today’s card is a fun one for boys or girls because they get to give their friends a mini glider airplane. All you have to do is print […]

cinnamon hearts hard candy for Valentine’s Day

how to make cinnamon hard candy. Easy recipe for hot cinnamon hearts for Valentine's Day or anytime.

Cinnamon hard candy is one of my kids’ favorite treats to make. All you have to do is boil three ingredients, add coloring and flavor, and pour it out to cool, and you have homemade hard candy (much like a sucker or a Jolly Rancher). We make it every Christmas, but this year we ordered […]