10 Reasons why this Mom Loves Pokemon Go

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Pokemon Go is a new app that launched for Android and iOS platforms about a week ago. Chances are, you've heard about it, or you're living under a rock nowhere near a Pokestop. I was hesitant to download the app for my almost-8-year-old. I'm not a fan of games on my phone, I don't like fighting my … [Continue reading]

Glory: Scrappy Flag Quilt Pattern

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Happy 4th of July! A couple weeks ago, I had an idea for a Scrappy Flag Quilt. I went to my fabric stash and pulled assorted reds, then pulled out my Tumbler English Paper Piecing shapes. I had plenty of both, and a long car trip perfect for some hand-stitching time, so I got to work! This quilt … [Continue reading]

How to Host a Party at a Party Place

How to Host a Party at a Party Place - all the tips to make your party a success!

Usually, we have birthday parties for our kids at our house. We have a kid-friendly home, and enjoy having people over. Our new house isn't quite as … [Continue reading]

R2D2 Quilt

this R2D2 Quilt really shines - and is super easy to make!

My kids are crazy for Star Wars, and their favorite droid is R2D2. Which is why I made them this fun R2D2 quilt to hang on their wall. It is very … [Continue reading]

Working with Multiple Colors of DecoFoil

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As a member of the Thermoweb Design Team, I've been working with the iCraft Decofoils since before they were available to consumers. I've had lots of … [Continue reading]

BB8 Pouf

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Is your family Star Wars Crazy? With a house full of boys, you can bet mine is! My 3 and 7 year old boys love Star Wars. And the adorable Droids in … [Continue reading]

DecoFoil Projects

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I'm on the Thermoweb design team, which means I get paid to work with the fun products that Thermoweb carries, and create all kinds of stuff... and … [Continue reading]

Diet Coke Inspired Art and Fashion

canvas inspired by Diet Coke

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyUnique4 #CollectiveBias Have you seen … [Continue reading]

Work in Progress

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This past year, I focused on the inside of the house. Cleaning the kitchen and putting down new shelf paper. Getting the craft room organized. And … [Continue reading]

Persistence

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At the end of  2014, it was time to pick a word for 2015. In 2014, my word for the year was Forward. I'd made great forward strides, so I chose Thrive … [Continue reading]