2 purple & 1 aqua bottle with white bunny silhouette labels, cotton ball tails, pink & aqua twine on bottle necks, glitter egg and green berry sprays on mantel with aqua glass egg

Easter Craft Idea

Spring is finally here! We can put away the dark, jewel-tones of winter and bring out the cheerful pastels associated with warmer weather. When thinking of Easter craft ideas, I came up with a way to upcycle empty glass bottles. Whenever I display my Easter Bunny bottles, they instantly add

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Black t-shirt with gold design reading "My 5th Grade Students are 1,000 Days Smarter Today" with light bulb

Celebrate the 1,000th Day of School for 5th Graders

For most elementary school students, the 100th day of the school year is a cause for celebration. Kindergarteners typically mark the occasion by creating collages of one hundred items. But did you know that the 100th day of school is also a time to celebrate the 1,000th day of school

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Layered hot air balloon mandala in shades of blue with date of birth and vital statistics on 3D clouds and a 3D pennant banner spelling out Peter strung with blue and white twine in a white shadowbox frame

Birth Announcement Shadow Box Mandala

Many parents-to-be register for all sorts of baby gear in advance of a baby shower. However, if you are close with the family, you might be looking to give something a bit more personal after the baby is born. If you own a cutting machine, such as a Cricut, you

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White shaker kitchen cabinets with green wreaths hung with red and white ribbons

Kitchen Cabinet Christmas Wreaths

When you think about which room of your house in which you spend most of your waking hours, especially during the holidays, there is a good chance that it will be your kitchen. Yet, the extent of most people’s Christmas decorations in their kitchen is probably a few red and

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Seaglass colored Mask chain attached to disposable face mask

Beaded Diffuser Mask Chain

As people start to return to work and school, one issue that they will be dealing with is what to do with their masks when it is time to eat. If you put your mask on the table, you run the risk of it getting contaminated with whatever is on

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Two caramel latte spray painted bottles surrounding one candy corn spray painted bottle, decorated with fall ribbon and rust sunflowers and mums, on fireplace mantel in front of mirror

Upcycled Glass Bottle Fall Decor

Rumor has it that Starbucks will be rolling out the Pumpkin Spice Latte at the end of August. So naturally, that spurred my brain into action with coming up with something autumnal to decorate my mantel. I created some upcycled glass bottle fall decor to make an easy, yet perfectly

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4 fabric masks with nose bridges attached

How to Sew a Nose Wire Onto a Face Mask

Wearing a face mask in public has become a given. Whether you make your own fabric masks, buy disposable surgical masks or reusable masks, or use a scarf or bandana, you are helping contain the spread of viruses. Early on, when disposable masks were impossible to find, I attempted to

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