Please Excuse the Mess, We’re Making Memories

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Well, I’ve teamed up with eight other bloggers to give you a behind the scenes look at our REAL homes and lives. The day-to-day happenings, and the less-than-magazine-worthy-pictures.

Recent Posts

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Easy Upcycle: Scrapbook Paper Mod Podged Pots

I gave Ikea pots a new look with my some scrapbook paper and Mod Podge! Mod Podge is a great way to change up a simple piece. It’s a PERFECT upcycle craft!

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How-to Craft: PB Kids Inspired DIY Valentine Heart Chalkboard Frames

Love the Potter Barn Kids $40 chalkboard picture frame? Need a budget friendly gift idea for Valentine’s? No prob, make a gorgeous heart chalkboard frame for $5!

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Free Printable – You Anchor Me Coastal Printable

Who doesn’t love a free printable. I created a great printable to go with any coastal or nautical theme decor. Print off and add to a decorative frame and your done!

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Upcycled Annie Sloan Paint Can to Decorative Rope Vase

Love Annie Sloan Chalk Paint? Love an upcycyle craft? I decided I wanted to upcycle one of the cans and turn it into a decorative rope vase for my computer desks.

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Toilet Paper Roll Perry the Platypus

Hey where’s Perry? We love Phineas and Ferb, and of course Perry. Create your very own Perry the Platypus with just a toilet paper roll and cardstock with the kids.

Frozen Craft: Olaf Christmas Ornament from a Coaster

Frozen Craft: Olaf Christmas Ornament from a Coaster

Wanna build a snowman or should I say Olaf Christmas ornament? I made this super easy DIY Olaf craft from Frozen using a coaster for our Christmas tree!

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Brotherly Playdate at Lake James: A Nature Park Scavenger Hunt

Need a fun playdate idea? How ’bout a scavenger hunt at your favorite nature park? We took our boys to Lake James and had a blast. Check it out and get a few playdate ideas!

We love Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in our house. So we thought we would make a Christmas ornament out of coasters for a fun kids TMNT Christmas craft.

DIY Coaster TMNT Christmas Ornaments

We love Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in our house. So we thought we would make a Christmas ornament out of coasters for a fun kids TMNT Christmas craft.

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Free Rudolph Holiday Song Printable

I love a free printable, especially a holiday printable. I created this holiday song printable for your Christmas home decor!

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Toilet Paper Roll Grinch – Fun Crafts for Christmas

Love How The Grinch Stole Christmas? Create your very own Grinch with a toilet paper roll for Christmas. Kids will have a fun time with this Christmas craft.

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4 Easy DIY Coastal Themed Christmas Ornaments

LOVE Christmas and all things nautical & coastal? Then this roundup is for you. Here’s 4 unique DIY beach themed Christmas ornament crafts anyone can make!