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    DIY: Back To School Goals Board | #BackToSchoolGoals

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BackToSchoolGoals #CollectiveBias  While most children have at least another month left of Summer vacation, Hailey starts 8th grade tomorrow. Why, you ask? Well Hailey’s middle school is year round and they start on July 24th. I still can’t believe my oldest is starting 8th grade, she is growing up so fast and such an important time in her life right now. She is 13 years old and at that age of being a teenager in a world of critics telling her positive and negative things. Here’s how other people are setting goals. I…

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    DIY: Slime with Glitter Glue & Liquid Starch

    DIY Slime, the newest trend to hit the internet. I set to pinterest to find some fun DIY projects to make with the kids this summer break, while they’re in town and the one thing Pinterest has an endless supply of DIY projects. We hope to knock out a few of these over summer break while the kids are visiting until almost the end of August, before they go back to their dad’s house to get ready for school. I browsed the internet for different ways to make this, however this was the easiest way to do it. While I bought both of these products at Walmart, I later discovered when…

  • DIY: How To Make Upcycle Beer Bottle Tiki Torches

    DIY: How To Make Upcycle Beer Bottle Tiki Torches

    So my friend and I work at a cafe that sells wine & beer. So we have bottles we’re tossing out on the daily. We thought, why waste them when there’s endless of DIY projects for bottles. So our first project was to make some beer bottle tiki torches. We made these just to sit on a table or porch. But honestly, you can get then hanging or on poles, the ideas are endless. WHAT YOU NEED – beer bottle tiki torches:  Empty and clean bottle Tiki Torch wick refill Tiki Torch citronella lamp oil Funnel small rocks 1. Fill the bottle with rocks, this part is optional if you don’t…

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    DIY: Up-Cycled Bird Feeder | ‪#‎chickfilamomsDIY‬

    I like to think of myself as a pretty crafty person, so I made this up-cycled bird feeder from a plastic container from Chick-fil-A. The Chick-fil-A Mom Panel moms were given the up-cycled challenge of turning their spicy southwest salad bowl into anything else. These were a lot of fun to put together, we have a lot of birds in our yard. We currently have a few nests in the trees and around the playground. When the kids come to visit, they really love watching the birds. So what better to have than a bird feeder. This is something we want to do with the rest of the trees around…

  • DIY: Make An Iron On T-shirt Design At Home

    DIY: Make An Iron On T-shirt Design At Home

    I always found myself buying t-shirts with sayings and whatnot on them. Then it hit me, I can make these all myself and save so much more money. Here’s a simple tutorial – How To Make An Iron On T-shirt Design At Home – It’s super simple. I made shirts like these for friend’s wedding shower as well as shirts to wear to a concert for friends. Here’s a few of the shirts, I’ve made so far. The one below I wore to a concert. I had a lot of people comment on how they loved the shirt too. How To Make An Iron On T-shirt Design At Home STEP ONE:…

  • DIY: Easy Halloween Chalkboard Pumpkin

    DIY: Easy Halloween Chalkboard Pumpkin

    Cute isn’t it? Yea, I’m well aware it’s the day before Halloween, but I had this planned all month, but between, court, work and more work, I don’t have time for anything anymore. This project too all of like 15 minutes, minus the drying of the pumpkin. These make great last minute pumpkin decorating, that’s safe for kids and less messing than cutting them! Check out the simple tutorial below to make these adorable DIY Chalkboard Pumpkin with ChalkOla Chalk Markers. Chalkboard Pumpkin Supplies: a pumpkin (real or fake) chalk markers foam paint brush chalkboard paint Chalkboard Pumpkin Guide: Now for my pumpkin, this was a fake pumpkin, I found…