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Friday, October 24, 2014

Spooky Treat Jar {tutorial}

This post is brought to you by Fiskars.

Hello! Happy Friday! It’s homecoming for us today. We can’t wait for the parade this afternoon & the big football game tonight. Go Hawks! ;) It’s also a week from Halloween, & I have been on a roll lately with easy Halloween gift ideas! ha! ;) Annnnnd this Spooky Treat Jar is super easy to do as well with some help from the brand new Fiskars Duck® Edition Scissors. These scissors are made to work with sticky material like Duck® Tape. I love that they don’t get sticky & gummy! They are awesome. So keep reading to see how I made this easy craft. :)

Spooky Candy Jar at #ducktape #fiskars #tutorial

Thursday, October 23, 2014

12 Autumn Décor Ideas

Hello! It’s time to feature some of YOUR awesome-ness! ;) I loved going through last week’s link ups, and I am excited to feature 12 Autumn Décor Ideas for your home. This week’s party is still going on so feel free to swing by & check out this week’s party. If you are a blogger be sure to link up your latest projects & ideas so I can feature you, too. You can do all of that right {HERE}. Buuuuut first fall in love with these amazing ideas! Enjoy! :)

12 Autumn Home Decor Ideas at #linkparty #features

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Introducing the NEW Silhouette CAMEO & a Spook-tacular Silhouette Gift Basket Giveaway #SilhouetteCAMEO

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Hello! Have you heard? Silhouette is releasing the all NEW Silhouette CAMEO today! Eek! You can buy one of your own right {HERE}. To celebrate I’ve teamed up with several of my favorite bloggers to bring you an ultimate Silhouette Gift Basket giveaway that would go perfectly with your brand new Silhouette CAMEO. #justsayin ;) So keep reading to find out all the new features of the new Silhouette CAMEO & see what Silhouette goodies we are giving away in the Spook-tacular Silhouette Gift Basket giveaway! ;)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

{wow me} wednesday #177 & a Paint-A-Pillow Giveaway

This post is brought to you by Paint-A-Pillow.

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)


Last week I featured 8 DIY projects' for your home.
Make sure you check out all of that fabulousness {HERE}.

8 DIY Projects for Your Home at #diy #home #linkparty #features

Since I know many of you LOVE a good DIY project
I am excited to bring you a fun giveaway from Paint-A-Pillow.


Monday, October 20, 2014

Halloween Neighbor Gift {tutorial} #SweetOrTreat

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SweetOrTreat #CollectiveBias

Hello! Halloween is so, so close! Are you ready? ;) One of our favorite family traditions is to make treats for our neighbors, leave them on their doorstep & run away before we get caught. So today I’m excited to show you what we are making this year for our neighbors. I don’t think any of them read my blog! So I think I’m good to share. ;) I used a Skittles & Starburst 30 Pack from Sam's Club & a few other supplies to make these super cute Halloween Neighbor Gifts that is sure to #sweetortreat. ;)

Halloween Neighbor Gifts at #collectivebias #shop

DIY Tribal Arrow Pillows {tutorial}

This post is brought to you by Paint-A-Pillow.

Good morning! Happy Monday to YOU! :) I hope your week is off to a great start. A few weeks ago I told you about our new plan for my girl’s room. We are going with a white & black décor. My 13 year old said flowers, purple & pink were out! ha! ;) I’m excited about their a little more grown up looking room. Today I’m also excited to share a little bit more of their fun décor ~ these DIY tribal arrow pillows that I made myself! Yes, my daughters were impressed! ;) Buuuut I’m about to show you how easy these were to make with an awesome pillow kit from Paint-A-Pillow. (Paint-A-Pillow is a spin off of one of my favorite companies ~ Cutting Edge Stencils. You can see all of my Cutting Edge Stencil projects right HERE.) So keep reading!

DIY Tribal Arrow Pillows at #paintapillow #ad #stencil #diy #pillow

Friday, October 17, 2014

Spider Snack Pack Pudding Cups {recipe} #SnackPackMixins

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SnackPackMixins #CollectiveBias

Hello! It’s almost Halloween! Annnnd I am so excited to share these easy Halloween spider Snack Pack pudding cups with you today! This is an easy to make dessert, & I’m sure you have most of the ingredients on hand. I know I did. :) My kiddos love the Snack Pack pudding cups. I buy them every week to put in their school lunches. They are a pantry staple at our house. My kiddos love them because the Snack Pack pudding cups are so yummy, and I love them because each Snack Pack pudding cup contains the same amount of calcium as an 8 oz glass of milk. That is awesome! :) So keep reading to get the recipe. :)

Spider Pudding Snacks #collectivebias #shop

Thursday, October 16, 2014

8 DIY Projects for Your Home

Hello! It’s my favorite day of the week!  I get to feature some of YOU! :) I think fall is the perfect time to start some DIY projects around your home. The weather is amazing, and I love getting a few things done before winter sets in. So today I am excited to be featuring 8 DIY Projects for Your Home that were linked up to the last several {wow me} wednesday parties. Remember this week’s party is still going on. So make sure you check it out {HERE}. If you are a blogger, I’d love to see what you are up to. Buuuuut first check out this inspiring feature post. :)

8 DIY Projects for Your Home at #diy #home #linkparty #features

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Get Your Kids Moving with Target Toy Emporium #targettoys

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TargetToys #CollectiveBias

Hello! How are you? We are having a little struggle over at our house (& I’m pretty sure we are not alone!) with our kiddos spending way too much time on electronics & not enough time playing! You know the good old fashioned playtime~ running outside, riding bikes & getting dirty! ;) That’s why I was so excited to stumble upon Target’s Toy Emporium ~ available online. They have the best toys for all ages of kiddos! Toys that your kiddos will love & from brands that you trust & value. Toys that will get your kiddos moving, playing & using their imaginations! :)

#shop Get Your Kids Moving with Target Toy Emporium #targettoys #collectivebias

Silhouette October Promotion

This post is brought to you by Silhouette. #SilhouettePortrait

It that time again! Time for another amazing Silhouette promotion! Yay! This month they are sticking with the Portrait ~ my favorite little machine! It can do just about everything the CAMEO can do just in a smaller package (& price!). So keep reading to see what’s included in this month’s Specialty Media Bundle. :)
use the code GINGERSNAP

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

{wow me} wednesday #176

Hello! Welcome to {wow me} wednesday!
I’m so glad you are here. :)


Last week I featured 15 Adorable Halloween Treats.
Make sure you check them all out {HERE}.

15 Adorable Halloween Treats #Halloween

Easy Ghost Tee {tutorial} & a Panasonic’s Cordless 360º Freestyle Iron {giveaway} #KeepCalmPressOn

This post & giveaway are sponsored by Panasonic’s Cordless 360º Freestyle Iron. #KeepCalmPressOn

Hello! How are you? I am so excited about this easy Halloween craft I have to show you today! :) It’s so simple & so cute! Your kiddo is going to want a ghost tee, too. I’m also excited to show you my new crafting tool. Irons are crafting tools, right? I know the only time I bust out the iron is when I’m making something! ha! My hubby is the one that irons all the clothes around our home. Poor guy! I might help out more though because I am in love with this new Panasonic Cordless 360 Degree Freestyle Iron. Yes, I said cordless! How cool is that? Annnnd I have one to give away to one of YOU! Eek! So keep reading! :)

Easy Ghost Tee at #tutorial #vinyl

Monday, October 13, 2014

I Love Fall Wood Blocks & a Fall Blog Hop

Hello! It’s Monday, Monday! ;) This past weekend I actually braved the attic & drug out some of our fall holiday décor! ;) So we are slowly getting in the swing of things around here and out of denial that it isn’t summer anymore. ;) I’ve also hung this sign by my front door. It’s cute! :) Annnnd I’ve bought a gazillion mums & pumpkins! If you are in the need of some fall inspiration, too then you have come to the right place! Today I’m teaming up with 75+ of my favorite bloggers to bring you a Fall Harvest blog hop. So you’ll need to scroll down to the bottom of this post to see of that fabulousness! You can also follow along with the hashtag #FallHarvestIdeas as well. As part of the blog hop I am sharing these simple I Love Fall Wood Blocks with you! So keep reading to see how I made these. :)

I love Fall Wood Blocks tutorial at #fall #wood #vinyl #SilhouettePortrait

Saturday, October 11, 2014

An Easy Way to Save Money on Your Grocery Bill #WMTSavingsCatcher

I shopped smart using Walmart® Saving Catcher, as part of a sponsored post for Crowdtap. #WMTSavingsCatcher

Hello! It’s a rare Saturday post but I couldn’t wait until Monday to share this! ha! ;) As you know I have 5 kiddos. Kiddos can be expensive. They eat a lot! ha! So that means I have watch what I spend & stretch our dollars as far as they can go. At the same time I’m terrible at couponing! I just never really got into it or had the time. That’s why I am super excited about the brand new Walmart® Savings Catcher program! It is amazing! No coupons needed, & you don’t have worry about checking competitor’s ads or shopping around at different stores ~ Walmart® will do the work for you! So keep reading to find out more. :)

An Easy Way to Save Money on Your Grocery Bill at #savingscatcher #ad

Friday, October 10, 2014

DIY Halloween Sign with Happy Crafters

This post is brought to you by Happy Crafters.

Happy Friday! Can you believe that Halloween is right around the corner? Eek! It kind of snuck up on me. ;) So I better get busy! ha! I wanted to make something cute to hang outside our door to greet all of the trick or treaters in few weeks! Our neighborhood gets tons of trick or treaters. I love that about our neighborhood. This DIY Halloween Sign made with vinyl from Happy Crafters definitely does the trick! ha! ;) Plus it was so easy to make, and it cost under $5. That’s pretty spooktacular!  ;) So keep reading to see how I did it! :)

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