7 Tips for an Epic Picnic {$50 Visa Gift Card Giveaway #CleanItForward}

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School may be starting back, but that doesn’t mean summer is over. Nature didn’t get the memo that the kids are in school and fall clothing in is stores. That means it’s still picnic time! Tips for a Picnic 1. Leave the kids at home. KIDDING! Sort of. The last time we attempted a picnic […]

Southerners in the Snow

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Today is a snow day here in the Tennessee Valley. There’s nothing like watching Southerners in the snow. We’re not ashamed of our excitement over a few flakes!  Accumulation happens infrequently so we always make the most of it. How? We attempt to drive in it We rush outdoors half naked. It might melt away […]

Christmas Scavenger Hunt Riddles

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My first set of Christmas Scavenger Hunt Riddles was so popular I’ve had requests to create another scavenger hunt. This Christmas treasure hunt is appropriate for adults and for kids and utilizes items found in almost every home. It’s perfect for a gift that’s too large or awkward to wrap or just to do for the pure fun […]

The Thrift Store Game

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Lest you think all we did on our girl’s getaway to Atlanta was eat amazing food, I wanted to tell you about one of the most memorable activities of our trip. The thrift store game! It’s perfect for youth groups or crazy moms like us who are celebrating being away from their children by acting […]

DIY Pumpkin Pie Sugar Scrub

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As the heat comes to an end and you reach for your favorite seasonal latte from Starbucks, let Indie Lee, creator of the eco-chic and all-natural skincare line, soothe your sun drenched skin and give you a flawless fall complexion with her DIY Pumpkin Pie Sugar Scrub. Inspired by the Indie Lee fan favorite Coconut […]

Curious George Birthday Party (Sweet T Turns Three!)

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Sweet T is obsessed with Curious George so naturally she celebrated turning 3 with a Curious George birthday party. We kept things simple by only inviting a few family members and making sure Sweet T and Gus were the only small children present. I made the cupcakes from a cake mix and frosted them using […]

Beach Party Theme

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Our MOPS group kicked off its first meeting last week. Since this year’s theme is “Plunge In,” the ladies came up with a beach party theme that was put together so well. Where did they come up with all these beach party ideas? While I was excited to reconnect with friends and see some new […]

Cake Pop #Fail

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Today kids, we’re going to learn how to make cake pops. *snort* My friend Lexi and I decided to attempt them together. Actually I decided to make cake pops and wreck her kitchen to do it. Details, details. Everything started off fine. Her husband even came in at this point in the process, stole sampled […]

How to Solve the Cracker Barrel Game

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Learn how to solve the cracker barrel game! Do you know the one I’m talking about? The triangle peg game that you try to figure out while waiting for your food? You want so badly to be a genius, but that little triangle peg game keeps reminding you that you’re an ignoramus. You are smarter than this peg board […]

How to Fold a Towel Animal: Swan

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The towel swan is one of the easiest towel animals to create. I like to make two and place them nose to nose on our guest bed whenever a couple comes to visit. You will need: 1 bath towel or sheet Sunglasses (optional) Step 1: Lay out the bath towel horizontally then fold the top […]