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Apr 22, 2014

Link Up Your Best DIY, Craft and Food Posts at Wonderfully Creative Wednesday Week 17

Link Up Your Best DIY, Craft and Food Posts at Wonderfully Creative Wednesday Week 17

Wonderfully Creative Wednesdays Week 17.jpgHappy Tuesday everyone! How was your weekend? Did you have a lovely Easter? I’m headed to SNAP conference in the morning. I’m so excited I can hardly stand it! Please follow along on Instagram to see my whole trip unfold! It’s my very first blog conference, so if you have any words of advice I’d love to hear them in the comments section. 

Last week 243 creative links were shared! Thank you all so…

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Apr 22, 2014

What does it mean to you to be a girl? To be a woman? To be female? If you had asked that question…

What Does It Mean To Be A Girl With Sears Canada.jpgWhat does it mean to you to be a girl? To be a woman? To be female? If you had asked that question when I was a teenager my answer probably would have been very different from my answer now.

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To me, being female means I am strong, I have birthed children, I have labored for 4 days, fighting for the VBAC that I so desperately wanted, refusing to go under the knife for another c-section.…

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Apr 19, 2014

Kid Friendly Web Streaming With Kidoodle.TV Plus A Kidoodle TV Coupon Code!

Kid Friendly Web Streaming With Kidoodle.TV Plus A Kidoodle TV Coupon Code!

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I’ll confess, there are times when Turtle is napping and I REALLY need to get a blog post finished, dinner prepared or 15 minutes of “me time” so I turn on the TV and let the TV babysit 5 year old Bean while I get my work done. Do I feel like a horrible mom admitting this? Kind of… but I know that I’m not the only one. 

My kiddo loves TV. She doesn’t get to watch it constantly but sometimes…

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Apr 17, 2014 / 1 note

Making Kids Easter Crafts With Kinder

Making Kids Easter Crafts With Kinder

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Bean has been anxiously counting down the days until Easter for months now. It’s one of her favorite holidays and it’s one of mine too. When I was a kid my mom would go all out for Easter. We had boxes and boxes of Easter decorations in our basement. I remember coming home from school and our house had been turned into an Easter wonderland. It wasn’t even that my mom was an Easter fanatic, she…

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Apr 15, 2014

Link Up Your Best DIY, Craft & Food Posts at Wonderfully Creative Wednesday Week 16

Link Up Your Best DIY, Craft & Food Posts at Wonderfully Creative Wednesday Week 16

Wonderfully Creative Wednesdays Link Party Week 16Happy Tuesday everyone! How was your weekend? Mine went by much to quickly. I’m headed to SNAP in just over a week and I feel like there is SO MUCH TO DO before I leave!!! Yesterday the fabulous Lindsay Faber took head shots for me, so that I can add them to my business cards (check out my article about 5 Things That Every Blogger Should Have on Your Business Cards here.)

I think that this photo…

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Apr 14, 2014 / 1 note

Weekly Inspiration- Adorable Easter Crochet Patterns Perfect For Easter Baskets

Weekly Inspiration- Adorable #Easter #Crochet Patterns Perfect For Easter Baskets

Weekly Inspiration Adorable Easter Crochet Patterns.jpgEaster is next weekend! Do you know what that means? Time to get your Easter Basket Stuffers ready! I love putting a couple of handmade gifts in Turtle and Bean’s Easter baskets. I’m currently crochet crazy so today I thought I would share with you 6 different adorable Easter crochet patterns that are perfect for Easter baskets. These projects can be crocheted quickly, but don’t delay… Easter is…

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Apr 10, 2014

Throwback Thursday- Paint Chip Easter Egg Garlands

Throwback Thursday- Paint Chip Easter Egg Garlands

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Happy throwback Thursday! We can’t believe how quickly this week is going! The weekend is going to be here before we know it. I have a busy few days ahead of me with some fun blogger events, getting headshots taken for my business cards for SNAP Conference and preparing for SNAP in general. What’s on your plate?

Easter is just over a week away so for this week’s Throwback Thursday I thought that…

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Apr 9, 2014

Cast Iron Skillet Chai Tea Bread Pudding Recipe

Cast Iron Skillet Chai Tea Bread Pudding Recipe

Cast Iron Skillet Chai Tea Bread Pudding.jpgOne of my favorite treats in the whole world is a steaming mug of chai tea. Sweet, spicy, warm… it does the soul good. A few weeks ago when I shared my Cast Iron Skillet Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe, Shauna from Satori commented saying that one of her favorite desserts is a chai bread pudding from a restaurant in Calgary.

Let me tell you… she had me at Chai Tea. I decided to experiment with…

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Apr 8, 2014

Easter Edition- Wonderfully Creative Wednesdays Link Party Week 15

Easter Edition- Wonderfully Creative Wednesdays #DIY #Craft and #Recipes Link Party Week 15

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I can’t believe that it’s time for Wonderfully Creative Wednesdays again already! I hope that you all had a lovely weekend! My weekend went by in a blink of an eye. It was a weekend filled with crafts, baking, thrifting and fun though! I’m headed to SNAP Conferencein a few weeks and I was busy preparing for that, looking for an 80′s prom dress at Value Village. My friend Dee also came over with…

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Apr 7, 2014

Dani’s Habitat for Humanity Trip To Thailand and Cocoze Kickstarter Project

Dani’s Habitat for Humanity Trip To Thailand and Cocoze Kickstarter Project

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My good friend, Danielle, took a trip to Thailand recently. She went to do work for Habitat for Humanity, to clear her head and to refocus. There is an image that has been floating around Tumblr recently. The quote says “Whatever’s Good For Your Soul… Do That.” I’ve printed out the image and put it above my desk at work. I’m trying to get to that place in my life.

I started working with a…

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