Dear February- An open letter to the Month of February


 Dear February,

I don't know if we can be friends anymore. I know this is the part where I should probably say something cliche about how it's not you, it's me... but I can't lie to you like that.  It's you, it's all you. You come along, and bring all the agony of more winter, but with none of the promise or hope for warmth and sunshine that comes with March.


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Preschool Valentines



I came up with a totally original idea for my Pre-schooler's Valentine's Day exchange! Okay, that's not true... not even a little bit... in fact there is almost nothing about this "idea" that is original. The only reason I am sharing this at all is because it is kinda funny.







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Bottle Drying Rack-

Bottle Drying Rack DIY



We love bottles! Seriously, there are so many fantastic things that you can do with re-purposed bottles. Not just bottles, jars too. We have a ton of jars in all shapes and sizes.  I can only imagine that most DIY/crafter types are in the same boat. We can't help it. Some people eat the last pickle and throw away the jar, but not us... no, not us. We wash that jar, remove the label, and turn it into something amazing.  





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Heart Art- A Valentine's Project

Heart Art-A Kid Friendly Art Project

 This time of year it starts to feel like I live in a world that is entirely made up of shades of grey and brown. Sure, sometimes we get a fresh coat of white, but generally speaking things can seem a little drab. I think that may be the main reason why I enjoy decorating for Valentine's Day. It's a great excuse to add a little more color into my world while I try desperately to wait for Spring to come along.


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