DIY Dollar Store Holiday Candles | Christmas In July

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We are getting into the "dog days of Summer".  It's in the upper 90s most days here and all I want to do is get in the pool BUT... I still have to think ahead.   Sometimes the best time to buy something is off season and when I saw these little flower pots at the dollar store I was pretty … [Read more...]

DIY 4th Of July Tie Dye Tea Towels

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Guess what I did??  I learned how to do something new and now NO piece of white fabric in my house is safe this Summer.  T-shirts and pillowcases are hiding as I type this.  The cat is a little afraid too... You're so smart - you guessed it.  I tried Tie Dye for my First. … [Read more...]

DIY July 4th Flower Favors | Welcome Little Miss Celebration

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Happy Wednesday!  I have a big announcement today that I am so excited to share with you all.  As A Little Claireification continues to grow, thanks to all of you lovelies, it's important to me to continue bringing you as many "bright ideas on a budget" as possible every month.   I … [Read more...]

DIY 4th Of July Sun Hat | Dollar Store Crafts

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I am well aware that this might be the post that does it.  The post where you say "Ok, Claire has gotten too much sun" or "Oh, bless her sweet little heart". So... in light of this 4th Of July Sun Hat project, let's back up for a minute to the Kentucky Derby.  Did you watch the … [Read more...]

DIY 4th Of July Planters | Dollar Store Crafts

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 While there are some holidays I go all out for decorating there are others that I like to keep really simple.  The 4th of July is one of those.  Summer is time to relax and I think just adding a few little touches - especially for a big cookout or BBQ - can be fun but it also doesn't … [Read more...]

Grilled Corn With Honey Mustard Butter | 4th Of July Inspired Recipes

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It's cookout time!!  Not many things beat the smell of the grill cooking up savory (and sometimes sweet) food and the sight of delicious dishes lining a picnic table.  It's like everyone is waiting to hear "Lunch is served!".   This month our "12 Bloggers, 12 Recipes" group is … [Read more...]

Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas You Can Make

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How about those Dads and Granddads?? We don't want to forget them and I have come across some pretty fun Father's Day Gift Ideas You Can Make even if it's only days away! My Daddy has always been there for me.  He is the most supportive man in the world - both, he and my Husband.  They … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Sacrifice | Happy Memorial Day 2014

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"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them". - John F. Kennedy Gratitude.  I've been thinking about that word a lot over here.   It's a three day weekend and it's a time to cook out, right?  It's a … [Read more...]

Let Freedom Ring | Free 4th Of July Hangtag Printables

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God Bless America, Land That I Love... Bringing you all a few free 4th of July Hangtag Printables today and just realizing how perfect these are for Memorial Day too!  Can I just tell you all that, as much as I have flown here and there across this great country of ours  - East … [Read more...]

Nine DIY Felt Flower Craft Ideas | Mothers Day Gifts You Can Make

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Mother's Day is this weekend and I know that I personally sometimes get stumped as to what in the world to get for my Mom.  I mean, I am a Mom too and I don't really need anything in particular that I can't just buy myself. Well, ok I just want an uninterrupted nap and I haven't seen that … [Read more...]

DIY Mod Podge Flower Frame | Kindle Fire Giveaway

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Hi friends!  As you are reading this I am in the air or have already landed in beautiful Salt Lake City Utah for an awesome blog conference called Snap!  I am so excited to meet so many of my blogging friends and to see some familiar faces too. I thought I would pull this little craft from the … [Read more...]

Nine Amazing DIY Body Scrubs | Mother’s Day Gift Ideas You Can Make

Nine Amazing DIY Body Scrubs

On Monday I shared a fabulous Mother's Day Wish Basket Giveaway and then I got to thinking about how many fantastic DIY Body Scrubs I have seen lately and how I have never tried that myself. They are clearly so easy to make and I just LOVE a nice hot bath and a good exfoliating scrub (hello, Summer … [Read more...]

Ehh, What’s Up Doc? | 22 Carrot Craft & Recipe Ideas

Carrot Craft Ideas - Easter Fun With Carrots

I don't know about your "hip hop" skills, but nonetheless it's all things CARROTS over here today for a little Easter inspiration! Here are a bunch of super fun and delicious carrot craft & recipe ideas that would even make Bugs Bunny proud. Starting with the crafts: Clockwise From Top … [Read more...]

20+ St. Patrick’s Day Ideas | $500 Luck O’ The Irish Giveaway

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Happy, happy Saturday!  Ok, so I have BIG news and I'll just get right to it because this Irish redhead has been looking forward to this for several weeks now! I REALLY hope you are feeling lucky because I have teamed up with 24 FANTASTIC fellow bloggers to bring you this awesome "Luck O' The … [Read more...]

Grasshopper Brownie Cups | Mint Chocolate Goodness

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Mint chocolate chip ice cream and I go way back.  As in... Baskin Robbins in the mall in the late 70's - early 80's.  Are you hip to that jive? I always had a hard time choosing between the "bubble gum" flavor {real tiny Chiclets gum pieces!!} and the mint chocolate chip. Inevitably … [Read more...]