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Men’s BBQ Apron

I don’t know about you, but my husband has been working the grill all summer. I’m almost to the point that I’m sick of barbeque foods…mmm, maybe not yet. It’s dinner time right now. Anyway, Hunter mentioned once that he … Continue reading

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Paper Roll Flowers

How many crafts have you made from toilet paper rolls? Have you ever tried this? Such a cute banner made from such a common household item. Just flatten the roll and measure and cut every 1/4 inch. Glue them together. … Continue reading

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Easy Robot Costume

This wasn’t my first robot costume. Recognize this guy? I wonder if you could recognize him without his rusty skin This next robot is more of a classic. And it couldn’t be simpler to make. I used an empty diaper … Continue reading

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Car Curtains

Finally, it’s summer. I’m no longer freezing and the sun comes up early and goes down late. Only problem is the sun has fooled the boys into thinking they can stay up later than their usual bedtime. Naps can be … Continue reading

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Smores

Have you seen the size of these new jumbo marshmallows? Look at it compared to the size of a graham cracker. It’s a monster! I just had to buy them so that we could try toasting them to perfection… …Whoops! … Continue reading

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Easy Fishing Poles

We visited an old family friend last weekend and went camping at Joe’s Valley Reservoir in Utah. It was a long drive, but worth it. We camped about 10 minutes away from the reservoir and then just drove in for … Continue reading

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Boy’s Room Vinyl Designs

One of the fun parts of having boys is you get to decorate their rooms with cars and trains and boyish things. I designed these a while ago and thought it would be fun to post them here. You can … Continue reading

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Dishtowel Apron

Considering all the cooking and dish washing I do–and considering all the laundry I don’t like to do–I try to use an apron to preserve the life of my clothes. Here’s an easy apron that any beginning sewer can make. … Continue reading

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Carseat Cover Updated

A few years ago, a good friend taught me that you don’t always need a pattern to sew cool stuff. She told me she’d take old shirts apart and use the pieces for creating new patterns–I’ve tried this, by the … Continue reading

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Marshmallow Straw

Here’s a really simple treat that will make the kids feel extra special. Marshmallow Straw Skewers! Put them in your favorite flavor of hot chocolate–or as my kids insist on saying– “warm chocolate”–they don’t like it too hot. Look how … Continue reading

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