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May 22

May 22, 2018

Gifts for Grads

Gifts for Grads

Gifts for Grads As another school year is coming to an end and students everywhere are looking forward to summer vacation, but a few accomplished students have finally made it to graduation!  Do you have a graduate in the family this year?  Are you wondering what kind of gift you can get them  to commemorate this momentous occasion?  This graduation gift guide is sure to have something they will love!  So, look through our Gifts for Grads and pick out…

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Jan 1

January 1, 2018

Planners Calendars and Organizers

Magnetic Planners, Calendars and Organizers for the New Year!

  Magnetic, Planners, Calendars and Organizers for the New Year! Happy New Year Everyone!  With a brand new year upon us,  it’s time to get more organized and make a plan to accomplish our goals!  These planners, calendars and organizers are just what you need to get the job done!   Click on the pictures or descriptions below and you’ll be redirected to Amazon where you can purchase these great products or find more like them! Here’s to a successful new…

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Jan 1

January 1, 2018

Happy New Year 2018!

Happy New Year 2018! A New Year Lies Before Us, Like an unwritten page, an unspent coin, an unwalked road . . . What will you make of 2018?   You might like these related products from Amazon.  If you click on the photos or the descriptions below, you’ll be redirected to Amazon where you can purchase the products. Mom’s Family Wall Calendar 2018   Family Birthday Calendar – Burgundy   HomeN’Stars Magnetic Weekly Calendar Whiteboard / Multi Purpose Planner…

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Nov 26

November 26, 2017

Deck the Halls

Deck the Halls ~ Unique Christmas Decorations!

Deck the Halls ~ Unique Christmas Decorations! It’s time to decorate for the holidays!!  Just in time, here is a collection of Christmas Decorations for your home!  There is something for every room in the house – everything you need to Deck the Halls this holiday season!  I hope you enjoy these fun finds!  If you’d like to have any of the items featured here for your very own, you can click on the title or photos below and you’ll…

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Nov 22

November 22, 2017

Truly Grateful

For These Things, I am Truly Grateful ~ 2017!

Truly Grateful! Many people use the month of November to post each day something they are thankful for.  My “thankful” list could be broken down to cover the 30 days of November and then some!  On top of that, I have multitude of blessing that I’m sure aren’t covered here, though I did try to make my categories broad enough to cover almost everything. So here it is – My annual Thankful List, with a few minor tweeks, just as relevant today…

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Aug 1

August 1, 2017

Hello August!

Hello August!

Hello August!   August is here again and it’s time to start getting ready for back to school.   Summer flew by quickly but the kids are looking forward to new beginnings and reuniting with old friends!   Everywhere you go, store shelves are full of school supplies, backpacks and lunch boxes, creating feelings of anticipation and excitement in the hearts and minds of students and parents alike! Is your family ready??!!   You might also enjoy: School Supply Lists and…

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Jul 31

July 31, 2017

Dish Towel

DIY Vintage Recipe Dish Towel

Recipe Dish Towel My mom loved pickles!  I did not!  I would always give her the pickle off of my hamburger and she’d add it to her’s.  The more pickles the yummier, in her mind.  Mom loved pickles so much she even canned her own.  We still have her handwritten recipe that she used to make Mustard Pickles. As a gift for my three older sisters, I made these dish towels with mom’s recipe on them and they absolutely loved…

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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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