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Friday, August 29, 2014

Reusable Lunch bags.

A few weeks ago I was asked to join in the Back to school fun over at the Ribbon Retreat. All of the bloggers were given a letter of the alphabet and asked to make something that went with that letter and back to school.  I am so excited to be sharing the letter "L" with you in the Back to School Series. I had a few ideas for the letter "L".  I finally decided on making a reusable Lunch bag.  I have seen them on the web but this little bag is special.  Why you ask?  Because most of these tutorials use vinyl fabric from the store. I chose my own fabric to make this and used an awesome product called Thermo Web Iron on Vinyl.  You can use whatever fabric you want and make it vinyl!  It is so cool! I fell in love with this adorable alphabet  fabric at the Ribbon Retreat and went to work.  

Monday, August 25, 2014

Back To School Gift Ideas For Teachers

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Have your kids gone back to school??  Mine still have a week at home but we are totally gearing up to get them their!  New clothes, backpacks and school supplies are on the list! We think so much about getting our kids ready but today I wanted to share a little something for the teachers! 
I love a great Teacher! I have a few I remember fondly.  They helped me grow, learn who I am and became great inspirations in my life.  So now as I watch my own kids head out to school I want to give a little back. With a little help from Office Depot and Photoshop I came up with this fun giving basket for a special teacher.  Packed with school supplies just for him or her!

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Silhouette Cameo Giveaway

 I have teamed up with a bunch of amazing Bloggers, The Pinning Mama and Silhouette to bring you the Ultimate Silhouette giveaway! I have never seen a silhouette giveaway this big.  This is one of my favorite craft tools!  You can do so many things with it. Whether its Back to School or holiday gifting you are doing the Silhouette is a great companion.  

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Whether you craft morning, noon, and night, or have just been browsing Pinterest and seen some of the super cool things the Silhouette CAMEO can do, this giveaway is going to knock your socks off! We have partnered with over 30 awesome blogs to bring you everything you need to do almost any Silhouette project you can imagine, from glass etching, to custom shirts, and vintage signs with this prize package you will be more than set!
The Ultimate Silhouette CAMEO giveaway!  Win  a Silhouette CAMEO and one of EVERY starter kit they make! Over $550 value!

The Prize:

1 Silhouette CAMEO

1 Glass Etching Starter Kit

1 Stamping Starter Kit

1 Heat Transfer Starter Kit

1 Vinyl Starter Kit

1 Fabric Ink Starter Kit

1 Rhinestone Starter Kit

1 Sketch Pen Starter Kit

1 Double Sided Adhesive Starter Kit

That is right! We are giving away a Silhouette CAMEO electronic cutting machine and one of EVERY starter kit that Silhouette makes! That is a value of over $550, not to mention the ability to craft your heart out for a very long time! Enter the giveaway by using the Rafflecopter below. And remember if you don't win, you can see the current Silhouette Sale & Promo Code here. Good Luck!

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Dresser Redo with Annie Sloan Paint

I have been desperately looking for a new dresser.  I found an old dresser at a local thrift store.  It was in decent condition so I took it for under $90.  Not to bad for an old solid dresser.  The dresser had good structure but the vintage 70's stain was much to be desired.  So I pulled out the old sander and went to town.

Friday, August 15, 2014

Reusable Sandwich Bags & The Ribbon Retreat

I am over at the Ribbon Retreat today sharing in there Back to School A-Z series!  Come on over and check out my post!

Thursday, August 14, 2014

LDS Come Follow Me August Handouts & Ideas

It's August and I haven't posted any Young Women Come Follow Me printable in a while so I am trying to get caught up.  I will add them as I plan my lessons.  First up was my lesson on how Men and Women compliment each other.  I started my lesson with images that complimented each other.  ie. Tom & Jerry, PB&J, stuff like that.  Then I worked out my lesson with then talks and videos given.  For my hand out I made this fun printable with a pack of mentos. 

How do Men and Women Compliment each other:

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Goal Setting for Kids {Free Printable}

Goal setting printable's for kids via www.freetimefrolics.com #printable #goals

The other day I shared a little about goal setting.  I decided it was never to early to start setting goals.  So I made my printable for the kids.  I printed them off and laminated them.  The kids can write there goals on them with a marker and use them to remind them about What they want tot achieve.
 So click on the links and pick a couple out for your kids!

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Goal Setting and To Do List Printable

Over the past few months I have really been thinking about goal setting and how it can influence my life.  I have shared may a conversations with other about the topic.   I even shared my thoughts about the subject with my Young Women, and how important it can be when making long term plans and goals.  I have never really been a goal writer. It just isn't something I have ever really done. 
 A friend shared a study with me on the positive effects of goal setting.  Did you know that people who write there goals down are more likely to follow through?  And even more impressive is that when it comes to jobs and education those goal writers achieve higher grades and make upwards of 1o times form money than those who don't?  I was amazed at the statistic.
  Then I heard Noelle Pikus Pace speak, she truly inspired me to want more!  I needed to decide what I really to achieve.  I came up with these free goal setting printable's to help me on my journey.

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