Fall Fun Chart + 11 more FREE Fall Printables!


It’s time again for our monthly FREE PRINTABLE blog hop with some of our blogging friends! This month’s theme is FALL–one of my most favorite seasons. I love when the leaves start turning bright yellow, orange and red in our Utah mountains, I love the cooler weather, sweaters and jackets, pretty much everything about fall. So, in honor of this time of year, we’ve got some awesome printables for you to enjoy! As a quick recap, here are some of our past themes: 12 Back to School Printables,  12 FREE Spring Themed Printables, 12 FREE Cinco de Mayo Printables,12 FREE 4th of July Themed Printables. Today I am sharing with you my Fall Fun Chart! I’m calling it our “Fall Favorites List”. Some of our most popular downloads are our Summer Fun Charts (and we have a Spring one too). So of course we need to have a FALL FUN CHART because there are so many delightful activities to do with our [Read More...]

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Project Life:Just Add Color


I’m falling in love with Project Life by Becky Higgins…I first began using Project Life this year.  It’s a great way for me to scrapbook memories/photos quickly and still add all of the cute goodness!  I love the new Just Add Color kit.  What excited me the most about this kit, was the new square format, perfect for those square instagram photos.  Since my instagram account records my day to day memories, I couldn’t wait to print the pictures and add them to our photo albums. I wanted to make a few pages of our Summer instagram photos.  I love the square cards, and the happy, bright colors! The stickers included in the kit are “to die for” as well!  I loved using the pennant stickers! I made my layouts using mini instagram pictures printed 2×2 and larger ones printed 4×4.   I focused these layouts on our summer events and adventures. I used some of the 2×2 cards to [Read More...]

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38 Cute & Spooky Halloween Ideas!!


Mini Pots of Pumpkin Cream Pie * Halloween Character Candles * Halloween Wallpapers for Phones * Silver Pottery Barn -style Pumpkins * Caramel Apples * Ric Rac and Lace Spiders * Halloween Owl Printable * Halloween tattoos Glammed Up Pumpkins * Square Paper Wreath * Decorating with white pumpkins & Boo! sign * Paint Chip Candy Corn Banner Vintage Paper Wreath * Halloween Treat Tags * Halloween BINGO * 13 Days ’til Halloween Vintage Spooky Banner * Candy Corn Cookies * Keep Calm and Spook On * Ghostly Handprints * Glitter Blast Halloween Wreath * Spooky Tree * Fabric Rosette Spider * Felt Halloween Countdown Calendar   Halloween Chandelier Cupcake Stand * Halloween Kids’ Games * Boo Blocks * Chevron Spooky Banner * Paper Pumpkin Decorations Trick or Treat Banner * 10 Minute Super Hero Costume * Top 10 Halloween Fonts *  Halloween Printables Tutu Costume Ideas Pin It

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Orange Cream Cookies


This post is sponsored by McCormick in conjunction with Mom It Forward Blogger Network.  All opinions are 100% my own. Ah Back to School time!  Sending the little ones off and then turning around to bake up a storm for the school Bake Sales.  Sound familiar? We have teamed up with 35 other great bloggers and The McCormick Kitchen to bring you a virtual Bake Sale.  No need to reach into your pockets.  We are providing you with a bunch of cookie and brownie recipes with a twist.  Just to make your Bake Sale goodies stand out from the rest.  You know you wanna be the mom who’s treat are snagged before everyone else’s right?!  We are here to help with that. Each of the 36 bloggers have been split up into teams of 6 and we are competing against 5 other teams through Pinterest.  If you PIN my recipe, and the recipes from my team members, we can get [Read More...]

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Top 10 Fonts for Halloween

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    Today we are sharing some of our top fonts for Halloween.  These are great to use for invites, banners, Halloween decor and more!  Just click on the links below to download! Big Top A Gothique Time Cast Iron Dracula Black Knight Halloween Spider Beyond Wonderland 4 Yeo In Showboat Spooky Magic   Pin It

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Fall Giveaway: Boots & Loot


 The smell of Fall is in the air and we want to get you and a friend styling and ready! Head on over and pin it to win it! It’s easy and fast to enter. Oh and share with your friends for added entries! Enter in to win ONE of the following prizes: 1 pair of boots for you and a friend from Joy Folie (valued at approx $250 a pair) or a gift card to Anthropologie! $200 for you and $200 for a friend (Valued at $200 per gift card) or a gift card to Sephora! $200 for you and $200 for a friend (Valued at $200 per gift card) or a gift card to Target! $200 for you and $200 for a friend (Valued at $200 per gift card) 8 total winners Thanks to the sites participating for the donations of prizes. We sure love group giveaways! GO enter HERE! Pin It

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10 Minute Super Hero Costume

Super Hero Costume

My 4 year old was invited to a dress up birthday party a while ago. Although we have a drawer full of costumes to choose from, he wanted to be a super hero. A real super hero. No amount of talking was going to get him to go as a pirate or dinosaur. The instruction he gave me were, 1. An L on the back of the cape 2. A mask 3. Arm bands With these instructions, I did what any mom in a hurry would and I turned to Google. I found this instruction for a superhero mask, and this one for superhero arm cuffs, as well as this one for shoe wings. I pulled out some leftover orange Naugahyde (which was remnants of a Halloween costume years ago), silver iron-on vinyl from Cricut, and grabbed a cape that has been floating around the house and we set to work. Because I figured it would be faster (hello, no [Read More...]

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Glammed up Pumpkins

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  It’s time to start thinking about fall decor!  I LOVE fall…and my kids can’t wait for Halloween.  When I received these pumpkins from Michaels, I knew I wanted to get a little fancy.  I decided to get some fancy trimmings from Michaels to glam them up a bit.  I love spending my time decorating these foam pumpkins (they look so real) because they will be good next year and the next!! On my list:  Ribbon (with glitter polka dots). web coasters (to die for cute), sticky rhinestones, other ribbon, fancy webbing runner for my table (found by the baking section of Michaels), sparkly spiders & rubber bats (a touch for the kids!) Below I will show you how I glammed up my 3 pumpkins! PUMPKIN 1:  Black Pumpkin.  Using a clear adhesive runner, I applied ribbon to the sided, following the pumpkin creases.  And using the self-stick gems (above) I made jewel lines in the creases alternating big and [Read More...]

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Girl’s Camp: Johnny Lingo’s 8 Cowgirl


This summer I was able to help plan our church’s girls camp for the 12-18 old girls in our area. The adult leaders worked with the youth camp leaders to plan a 4 day camp. Our YCL’s thought having a cowgirl themed camp sounded like a lot of fun. So the adult leaders set to work coming up with a way to tie the cowgirl theme into a learning and spiritual experience for everyone. Our leader had the idea of basing camp on Johnny Lingo’s 8 cow woman. If you’ve never heard of Johnny Lingo you can watch the original movie, or enjoy the newer movie on Netflix or Amazon. After we explained Johnny Lingo to the YCL’s they were excited about being “8 COW-Girls” so we ran with it. After watching either movie you would probably think a tropical island theme would be the no brainer way to go, but we had a lot of fun using it in [Read More...]

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BUILD A Children’s Arbor Bench-ANA WHITE


This was such a fun project.  It’s always fun building projects from Ana White’s website, plans for the bench found HERE on Ana’s site.  Until I found her, building stuff with wood was just a dream of mine that I would think about frequently.  I would look at furniture and wonder how it was done, or wondered what tools I would use.  When I found here site, I built Q’s Blue Play Kitchen, and Q’s Doll High Chair and a handful of other fun projects that I will share in the future.  Today I will be sharing how I cut the arch, and if you are lucky you will hop on over to Ana’s site and see the building plans.  ANA YOU ARE A GENIUS MY DEAR!! So I KNOW you will want to know where I got this LOVELY fabric….because I was DYING over it when I found it.  I purchased this fabric at Quilter’s Haven in Woods Cross, UT during [Read More...]

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