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Simple Earth Day Crafts That Help Your Kids Get Out And Experience Nature

Earth Day is such an incredible opportunity when it comes to parenting. Sometimes I honestly feel like I don’t know how to combat the overwhelming forces of smartphones, social media and television (even for myself), and it’s almost a relief to have a day specially dedicated to talking about, interacting with, and learning about our [...]

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Earth Day Crafts That Teach Your Kids About Conservation

One of my favorite things about Earth Day, is the opportunity to get crafty! There’s nothing more disappointing, though, than when the craft projects I see kids take on waste paper and other materials that we’re trying to teach them to conserve. I mean, the average American uses more than 700 pounds of paper every year, and paper [...]

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Room of the Day How to Embrace The Eclectic DesignTrend

Room of the Day What Makes it Good: The eclectic mix is divine in this room. The patterns, the finishes, the textures all play together to create one harmonious room full of life. I love the stripes, with the flower and animal print. I like the way the reflected services are also mixed. Mirrors are [...]

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Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas

Mother’s Day is coming faster then you can say May Day. Therefore, It is not too early to start getting inspired. Take a look at the collection of delightful goodies that you could feature at your own celebration.                                   [...]

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Room of the Day: 5 Ways to Add Charm to your Bathroom.

Room of the Day    What Makes it Good: I just love a sweet bathroom. The pastel colors in this little powder room make this one super cute. The bold use of black next to the pinks is charming. Then I love the pale blue stripes on the light fixtures. So if you are looking [...]

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Room of the Day: Tips for Creating a Perfect Room for Entertaining.

Room of the Day   What Makes it Good: Most hostesses I admire  set a tight table and a round table so that no one feels left out and everyone sees everyone. It is a great way to combine people who might not know each other well. The tightness makes guests feel close and familiar [...]

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Katie Loves

Katie Loves That Cookie Cutter Looks Very Familiar   …all the frosting fun we could be having with selfie cookie cutters from Etsy seller Copy Pastry. Send them your favorite photo (or a cute shot of your pet) and they’ll give you a cookie cutter worth breaking out the rolling pin for. Photo: Copy Pastry via Yen Mag  

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5 Ways to Incorporate the Trend of Rustic Charm into your Bathroom

Room of the Day What makes it Good: This small bathroom is made bigger and more earthy  by the horizontal planks lining this wall. This is a relatively easy thing to do a bathroom and a great way open a bathroom up and give it grounding at the same time. What I love Most: The [...]

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I am a proud MAMA: Prentiss’s Einstein Game

My daughter Prentiss had  to do a project on a biography that she read. Her historical figure was the late great Albert Einstein. Her project?  To create a board game that teaches you and leads you through his life’s timeline, travels and accomplishments. Well to say she got crafty is an understatement. We spent an [...]

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10 Classy IKEA Hacks

I never get tired of seeing IKEA hacks. I am always so impressed and inspired by all the creativity of people taking IKEA products to the next level and making them theirs. As much as I love the price and design of IKEA. I always think it just looks like everyone else’s but then I [...]

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