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Jul 12

July 12, 2017

Kid's Books About Summer

Kid’s Books About Summer

Kid’s Books about Summer! Reading is so good for kids and I try to encourage it every chance I get!   My book collection is all about holidays and my grandkids love to read them when they come to Gramma’s house.  They like to  learn about all the fun activities and events associated with the different holidays and the changing seasons.  The most wonderful thing of all is when they snuggle up next to me and let me read them…

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Jun 28

June 28, 2017

Pink Flamingo Everything!

Pink Flamingo Everything

  Pink Flamingo Everything!  The beautiful Pink Flamingo has become a fun and flashy icon of  summer!  I wrote another post about Everything Pineapple and had such a great response that I thought it would be fun to do anothere one about flamingos!   Wouldn’t it be just adorable to put together an entire outfit – dress, shoes, jewelry, glasses and handbag – all adorned with flamingos!  Or you could visit the beach with your flamingo swimsuit, beach ball, sunglasses, flip…

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Jun 19

June 19, 2017

Pineapple Items

Pineapple Everything!

Pineapple Everything!   Pineapple the sweet, tangy fruit with a big personality, has become an icon of all things tropical and all things summer!  I came accross the cute sunglasses below and thought what a great idea it would be put together a post with a lot of  fun pineapple novelty items.  Wouldn’t it be great to put together an entire outfit – dress, shoes, jewelry, glasses and handbag – all adorned with pineapples!  Or you could visit the beach…

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Jun 14

June 14, 2017

4th of July Family Traditions, Independence Day

4th of July Family Traditions!

4th of July is one of my very favorite holidays because there’s much less spending, shopping, decorating and preparing involved than with the other major holidays.  Independence Day is about relaxing, celebrating and enjoying family!  Our city, Layton, Utah does an excellent job of planning holiday festivities and we’ve been enjoying them for many years!  Our city offices are surrounded by a beautiful park with a bowery, an amphitheater, a wave pool, ball diamonds,  and a high school.  All of…

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May 31

May 31, 2017

Roundup

Summer Fun Roundup!

Even though Summer doesn’t officially start until June 20th.  The days are growing warmer and it’s time to start thinking of fun things to do!  I’ve partnered with eleven other bloggers to share our favorite summertime posts.  If you have been wondering how you might spend your days, wonder no more!  This post is packed with tons of great ideas!  Click on the title above each picture to go directly to each blog post. First up is a DIY Bucket…

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May 29

May 29, 2017

Holidays

Happy Memorial Day!

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May 25

May 25, 2017

Drawings of Ladies in 1940s

1940’s Ladies

Mom’s Drawings These drawings of pretty ladies were made by my mom when she was just a young woman.  I was the last of her five children and only knew her when she was older.  The drawings give me insight into who my mom was in her younger years.  My oldest sister is nearly 17 years older than me.  She said recently that it is interesting how my perspective of who my parents were (only having known them when they…

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Apr 13

April 13, 2017

Holiday Traditions

15 Family Easter Traditions

Traditions 15 Fun Traditions Dye Easter Eggs as a Family – Try different types, natural dyes, shaving cream dye, melt crayons on them! Make Easter Baskets for the Kids – Fill with candy, toys, Easter eggs, puzzles, books, etc. Have an Easter Egg Hunt – This is my grandkids favorite Easter activity! Get Everyone New Easter Outfits – Brightly colored shorts and t-shirt sets are a fun idea or ittle girls will love pretty skirts or dresses and the boys…

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Apr 12

April 12, 2017

Easter Eggs

Pretty Embellished Easter Eggs!

Eggs! Are you looking for a beautiful easter craft you can make and display?  Well, here it is!! I first made these way back when I was a teenager or young adult.  Some of the eggs pictured are the actual ones I made back then.  I love making them because they are so fancy and delicate – Oh So Pretty!  And they make a lovely holiday decoration or gift!  The only tricky part is wrapping the egg.  Other than that…

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Apr 11

April 11, 2017

Free Bunny Coloring Page

Easter Coloring Page

Bunny Coloring Page Who doesn’t love springtime, sunshine, colored eggs and the Easter Bunny?  To help you celebrate the Easter holiday here is a printable coloring page with a cute rabbit and his basket full of eggs, just for you and the kids to enjoy.  Print it out and use coloring crayons, markers or paints to make a fun and colorful picture.  Hang them on the fridge or bulletin board for a cute holiday decoration. It’s free just because I…

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Apr 10

April 10, 2017

Easter Pasta Salad

Easter Apple Chicken Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad for Easter This delicious pasta salad is an Easter tradition in our family.  It’s one of the things we look forward to every Spring.  It’s savory and sweet at the same time.  While it would be delicious anytime, Easter is a perfect time to add it to the menu.  We often pair it with BBQ chicken and rolls.  Yumm!  Make some for your family this Easter!! Pasta Salad Recipe Here’s What You’ll Need: 4 Cups of Chicken, Cooked…

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Apr 7

April 7, 2017

Easter Books

Easter Books for Kids!

Books – Easter Books for Kids! Reading is so good for kids!   I have a collection of stories about holidays and seasons that I like to put out for my grandkids to read when they come to Gramma’s house!  They like to read them and learn about all the fun activities and events associated with the different holidays and the changing season.  Of course, it’s always a delight when they will snuggle up next to me and let me read…

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Apr 5

April 5, 2017

Easter Cut Out Craft

Hatching Chick Easter Cut Out Craft

Chick – Easter Craft Here’s a super fun easter craft for the kids.  It’s a Hatching Chick inside of an Easter Egg and there is even a plan egg shell option available.  When you sign up for the Love My Big Happy Family Newsletter it is my free gift to you. Instructions for Chick Craft Here’s What You’ll Need: Four Pieces of Card Stock Printer Scissors Markers, Crayons, Colored Pencils or Paint Paper Fastener (Brad) Glue Stick Here’s What You’ll Need…

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Mar 23

March 23, 2017

April Fool's Day Fun

April Fools Day Gags and Gifts!

April Fool’s Day is right around the corner. With a little planning it can be a day of fun and laughter for your entire family!  Here is a collection of gifts and gags I put together to help you make it a special occassion.  Just click on the photo or the description link to be redirected to Amazon where you can purchase these fun items! A Round Tuit Everyone has those jobs that they’re planning to do when they get…

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Mar 20

March 20, 2017

First Day of Spring

Happy First Day of Spring!

First Day of Spring! This Spring Quote from Mark Twain is my absolute favorite! You might also like Ten Early Signs of Spring! Here are some related products from Amazon that you might like.  Just click on the photo or the description to be redirected to Amazon where you can purchase the products. 60 Days of Tulips Mixture!! 50 Tulip Bulbs – Tulipa Triumph Garden Gloves for Women (2 Pairs) Small, Nitrile Coating for Protection, Soft and Breathable Nylon ROBERT…

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