Strawberry Cream Cheese Cake

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This simple dessert is sure to delight. With the strawberry season in full swing, it is the perfect time of year for a refreshing dessert with fresh fruit. Strawberries are a beautiful and sweet treat that is perfect to accompany the favorite and final course.

4th of July Games – Free Printable Bingo Cards

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The 4th of July is a big holiday in my family.  My grandpa’s birthday is the 4th of July.  Each year we had a big family reunion – aunts, uncles, cousins, second cousins, friends, neighbors (you get the picture) and celebrated.  In honor of family activities at 4th of July BBQ’s, I created these festive… 

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How many more days until…

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If your kids are anything like mine they relentlessly ask, “How many more days until ____?”  Fill in the blank with everything you can imagine – birthdays, Christmas, go to the park, Halloween, etc.  I decided I needed a better way to let them count down the days to the next exciting event in their… 

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Elegant DIY Canvas Wall Decor

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This idea seems super easy.  I love the sophistication and simplicity of the canvas.  I think I will do a series of 3 canvases with the words “Live” “Laugh” and “Love”. Source: notonthehighstreet.com via Makoodle on Pinterest

Family Meal Planning Calendar

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One of my ongoing struggles with mommy-ing is coming up with creative meals that are easy to prepare (and clean-up) and that my picky eaters will actually eat.  I give up far too often and resort to separate meals, something boring, or eating out.  I feel that a dinner meal plan will allow me to… 

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DIY Magnetic Monthly Calendar

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I saw this cute calendar on my friends desk and knew I had to make it.  It is a great way to decorate for any season and create something custom that will match any decor, style, or preferences.  My 6-year-old daughter and I sat down for a couple of hours on a Friday afternoon and… 

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Pinterest Obsession – Don’t Bother Me, I’m Pinning

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Pinterest is my latest obsession. I can’t remember the last time I had an obsession this strong. I get lost looking at the great ideas and photos. In honor of this obsession, I have created a blog badge: Pinterest Blog Badge – Don’t Bother Me, I’m Pinning 125 x 125 Badge <a href=”http://www.makoodle.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/www.pinterest.com”><img border=”0″ alt=”Follow… 

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Weekend Treat Ideas

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I am in the mood for treats this weekend!  Easy Sugar Cookie Bars I have been wanting to make sugar cookies for weeks and weeks.  I keep chickening out because I haven’t been in the mood to roll out the dough and cut the shapes.  By the time I get done preparing and cooking the… 

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Printable Flower Mother’s Day Card

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It’s spring!  It’s almost Mother’s Day.  Flowers are blooming.  The sun is shining.  Life is great.  I created this simple printable Mother’s Day cards for kids to color.  They can color the flowers and there is room on the inside to color their own picture or write a sweet note to their mom or grandma…. 

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