Five Minute Party Decorations

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Do you ever feel like merely the idea of planning a party sounds exhausting? Parties these days can tend to be over the top  a tad more involved than they used to be. And sometimes that keeps us from actually wanting to host one. But, leave it to our friend Karianne to show how to make fabulous party decorations in only 5 minutes! … [Read more...]

Gift Bag Turned Wall Art

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Let's talk about trends for a minute. You know you want to! ;-) Has anyone else found themselves in a store recently doing a double take at the styles? I found myself in Target recently...ok...who am I kidding....I find myself in Target multiple times a week but that's neither here nor there...anyhoo...I found myself in Target and stood … [Read more...]

Take Five: Five Five Minute Spring Crafts!

Five Easy Spring Crafts

  One of our favorite things about blogging is getting to see all of the amazing talent out there in blogland!  Last week we hosted the fun Swing Into Spring Blog Hop and saw so many fabulous spring crafts linked up to our party!  Since today is Take Five Friday…. we thought we would share five features, from that party, that were … [Read more...]

Chronicles of Narnia Birthday Party

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At some point over the past year, my son fell in love with Chronicles of Narnia. One day he’ll claim to be Peter Pevensie, the next he begs to officially change his name to Caspian.  I am forever cast as the White Witch and his two sisters willingly play along as Susan & Lucy. When deciding on a theme for his 5th birthday, Narnia was the … [Read more...]

Moss Covered Easter Eggs..and she sent me what?

Moss Covered Easter Eggs Collage

  After the holidays and winter, sometimes it's hard to get motivated to start new projects.  I think bloggers are just a little burned out after all of the hustle and bustle of blogging during the holidays and we all get the winter blues. So when our friend, Jennifer Rizzo, invited me to participate in a crazy, fun party to get our … [Read more...]

Flower Easter Egg Tree & a Spring Party

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Isn't it interesting how every Spring feels like the very FIRST Spring? On our way to church last weekend we were all marveling at the blossoms on the cherry trees, the tiny leaves sprouting on the lining the road and all of the daffodils popping up in on every corner. We were so excited, pointing at this tree and that group of flowers. You would … [Read more...]

Am I Going to Get in Trouble for This?

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Once upon a time there was a little girl who loved to draw. She would sit for hours filling up page after page with her creations. She loved to draw so much that she even decided to try her hand at drawing on a variety of surfaces. Like walls, doors and lamp shades. Her mother, who was always so supportive and encouraging of her artistic … [Read more...]

How to Paint Glass Bud Vases for Spring

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Doesn't that sound LOVELY! To be painted the colors of Spring. Hello everyone, this is Angelina from JoJo and Eloise. Spring is Right around the corner and I couldn't be happier. I am sure some of you wish, Spring was here YESTERDAY!! Spring is my most FAVORITE of ALL Seasons.Everything about it makes me LOVE it. New life, Perfect Temperatures, … [Read more...]

A Mom Fail and a Button Shamrock Shirt

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  Last Friday was like every other day. We raced around getting ready for school, packing lunches and guzzling coffee (me), being completely silly and taking forever to get dressed (them) and just going about our normal routine. But as soon as we pulled into the school parking lot I realized something was wrong. I saw these kids getting out … [Read more...]

Thrift Store Game Board Photo Display

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I'm so excited to be joining the fabulous Kristen Duke for an amazing series called Decorating with Pictures which includes over 50 different contributors sharing some incredible ideas for creatively incorporating your family's photos into your decor. AND there's a different giveaway happening each day so you will want to be sure to … [Read more...]