Nothing Happier than Kids, the Sky, & Sugar Cookies


Throughout my life, I have been on a journey to find happiness.  What does happiness mean?  What makes me happy? How can I be happier?  Over the last couple of years, I have learned a lot about myself.  Most importantly, I’ve learned about happiness.  What makes me happy.  How I can be happy.  What happiness… 

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DIY Glass Magnets – Easy Teacher Gift Idea

Glass Magnets - Easy Gift Idea

I have another easy teacher appreciation gift to share with you today.  This is probably my favorite of the teacher appreciation gifts I have been sharing recently because it is easy, cute, and practical.  It is something they can use all year and can be customized to the teacher by selecting a scrapbook paper that… 

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12 Awesome Teacher Gift Ideas

Teacher Gift Ideas

I have put together 12 creative, DIY ideas of teacher gifts your child’s teacher is sure to love.  These ideas would be great gift ideas for teacher appreciation week, the end of the school year, or Christmas. DIY Glass Teacher Appreciation Magnets Magnets are a staple in any teacher’s classroom.  I love these adorable glass… 

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Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea – Caramel Apple

Caramel Apple Teacher Appreciation Gift

Caramel Apple Thank You Gift Teacher’s love apples right?  I hear that’s why they become teachers.  So they can eat apples… No? Well, I love caramel apples.  My favorite is a cinnamon sugar caramel apple.  A delicious apple covered in white chocolate and cinnamon.  Now we’re talking! Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea This is an easy… 

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Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea – DIY Favorite Quote

Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea

In preparation for teacher appreciation week, I have been working on a handmade gift. It all started with a turquoise frame makeover.  I then created a printable with one of my favorite motivational quotes (which also happens to be my daughter’s teacher favorite quote). Teacher Appreciation Gift Packaging Good packaging can definitely make your gift… 

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Good Better Best – Free Printable

Good Better Best Quote Printable

I was involved in several extra-curricular activities in high school and one of my good friends would repeat a quote to get us motivated on game day. “Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better best.” I have always loved this catchy and clever saying. Good, Better, Best… 

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Spring Printable – Butterfly Decor

Caterpillar to Butterfly Spring Printable

It’s spring!  Holla. We made it through the dark and gloomy winter.    Winter was especially bad this year because there was NO SNOW!  Some people might think I’m out of my mind for saying that, but one of the only redeeming things about winter (and to be clear, I’m talking about the days after Christmas… 

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DIY Turquoise Picture Frame Makeover

Picture Frame Makeover

I am in the “it’s spring!” and “school is almost over” and “time to get teacher appreciation gifts ready” mood.  I have a great teacher appreciation gift idea on it’s way, but before we get to that I wanted to give you a sneak peek on the preparations for the gift. Turquoise is Hip The… 

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Pin Like a Pro Series Part 1 – How to Change Your Pinterest Board Cover Photos


If Pinterest had a theme song, it would certainly be “My Favorite Things” from The Sound of Music. When I’m making my rounds on Pinterest, in my world I am skipping arm and arm with my best friends – planning parties, beautifully decorating the house, baking yummy treats, getting into shape, and doing fun activities… 

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Mother’s Day Gift Idea – Photo Book from Shutterfly

Photo Book - DIY Gift Idea

Have you figured out your Mother’s Day gift giving? I haven’t.  I always struggle with what gift to get my parents for birthdays, mother’s day, father’s day, Christmas, etc.  Actually, I think getting any adult a gift for any holiday or event is incredibly difficult.  I think most of us have more than we need… 

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