Dollar Store Crafting

Christmas Lantern from Dollar Store Finds

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You know you’re a crafter when you’re scouring the Dollar Stores for all the Christmas items on Halloween morning. Actually, it’s a bit entertaining watching everyone stare. I am there picking through the shelves for Christmas items, and they are grabbing last-minute Halloween stuff. Hey, crafters are gonna craft! If you aren’t 2 holidays ahead of the crowd then you’re missing…

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Learning Games

Sight Words File Folder Games – Make Learning Fun

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Learning is not always easy for every child. Some children pick up on subjects with such ease it’s scary. But there are other children that need the extra help. Some learn quicker, easier when they are learning in a fun way. But others that thrive in a structured strict setting. I have always wanted my children and now my grandchildren to love learning.…

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Halloween Crafts & Decor

Day of the Dead Pumpkin Diorama

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Hello again! I am back and just as I promised I am here to share the Hubs pumpkin diorama, he went with a more Halloweeny theme and made a Day of the Dead Pumpkin Diorama. All of his items were bought at Michaels, with the exception of the Spooky Tree that I made from a Dollar Tree sound/motion witch decoration.…

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Fall Crafting

Fall Fairy Pumpkin Patch Pumpkin Diorama

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I love Fall! You know the leaves changing, pumpkins and all the fun things that go along with it. Not that we get a whole lot of Fall changes here in Florida. Well, honestly it’s either green and the leaves are on the tree, or they are brown and on the ground. But when you’ve lived in Florida as long…

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Dollar Store Crafting

Dollar Store Witch into a Spooky Tree

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The Hubs and I have been working on our first Halloween/Fall Dioramas. His is a spooky Halloween themed, and mine is more of a Fall theme. There’s a contest at his office next week, where they will pick the best pumpkin diorama, so I can’t share them yet. But be on the look out for the reveal later next week. In…

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Crafting with Kids

Crafting with Kids-DIY Fall Decor

Crafting with Kids-DIY Fall Decor - Finished Fall Decor

My granddaughters and I played a bit in our craft room yesterday afternoon. We have loads of fun creating our latest Crafting with Kids-DIY Fall Decor project where we turned wooden $1 frames from Michaels into personalized pieces of fall artwork. One thing I am noticing with the girls is they no longer need me to help with a lot…

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Fall Crafting

DIY 3D Paper Pumpkins Perfect for Fall Decorating

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Over the years I believe I have become more thrifty and constantly looking for ways to get more bang for the buck. I am like this for almost everything, especially for home decor. I guess that’s a good thing, it definitely keeps me busy in my craft room. Oh, I don’t mind and actually, love when we see something at…

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Outdoor Projects

DIY Front Porch Welcome Sign

DIY Front Porch Welcome Sign- Done

I have been wanting to make a welcome sign for our front porch for a while now, and finally made one this past weekend. After we did the edging in the backyard we ended up with a pile of unneeded wood from the frames. They worked out perfectly. This was probably one of the easiest projects I’ve done in a…

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Fitness & Health

Day 3-30 Days Transformation Lose Fat Build Muscle

Day 3-30 Days Transformation Lose Fat Build Muscle

Congrats everyone! We’ve made it to Day 3-30 Days Transformation Lose Fat Build Muscle challenge. It’s our first active rest day! Enjoy it because come Thursday morning we are back at the weights, and back to building strong lean bodies! But. . .  Deb, we know what a rest day is, but what does an active rest day mean? An Active…

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Fitness & Health

30 Days Transformation Day 2 Lose Fat Build Muscle

30 Days Transformation Day 2 Lose Fat Build Muscle

Hello, my muscle building lovelies! I am happy that you’ve decided to come back for more! If you’re just finding this challenge, welcome! You’ll want to visit day 1 of the 30 days Transformation Lose Fat Build Muscle challenge and start there. If you started the challenge yesterday, we are getting ready to kick it up a notch with 30 Days Transformation…

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