Easy Button Monogram {Little Girl Room Decor}

Button Monogram #easy #littlegirlroomdecor

Buttons and monograms are becoming my favorite things to craft with.  Almost every room in our house has some sort of a monogram project-I’m starting to think I’m a little obsessed!  My daughter’s room is slowly becoming my favorite room in our house.  It is so bright, cheery, and you can for sure tell a princess lives in it!  I created this Easy Button Monogram for her door, and it was so simple and fairly inexpensive. Best of all, there’s no sewing involved!  Win win!

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runDisney Princess Half Marathon, New Resort Mugs, and Robin Thicke to Perform at Universal Studios!

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Are you making your way to Disney for the Princess Half Marathon this weekend?  If so, good luck!  I know there are so many runners converging on the Happiest Place on Earth to enjoy a fun run for the whole family!
There are new things popping up every day at the Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort and Universal Orlando Resort. Each week, I try to share “What’s New” in Disney news and at Universal Orlando! This week features updates on the runDisney Princess Half Marathon, new resort refillable mugs, Robin Thicke’s upcoming performance at Universal Mardi Gras and more!

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Silhouette Stamping Starter Kit Bundle & 20% Off at Silhouette America!

25% off Silhouette Starter Stamping Kit and Free Shipping on orders of $25 from Silhouette American #silhouetteamerica

From February 20-28, the Silhouette America Store is 20% off, AND Free Shipping on orders over $25!  I just love my Silhouette, and I love especially when items in the Silhouette Store are on sale!  For February, the Stamping Starter Kit is 25% off, and there are some great deals on Cameo or Portrait bundles. Perfect to stock up on supplies for the spring crafting season!  Use the code “FINDS” at checkout!

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Faux Gold Leaf Monogram Decor

Faux Gold Leaf Letter

Do you love monograms and letters of all kind? Last month, I shared with you a monogrammed vase, and I know I am a bit behind the decorating curve on this one, but I’m working on a letter and monogram wall for my home. I wanted to create a faux gold leaf look on my letter. It turns out that it is very easy and very inexpensive to create this look.

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Disney Resorts for Families of Five or More


Is your family a little bigger than the traditional family of four?  You know, like the two adults and two kids?  We are!  An that can be a challenge when finding a place to stay on vacation.  With over 20 resorts to choose from on the Walt Disney World property, there seems to be endless possibilities for accommodations.  But, not everyone is the traditional family of 4 traveling together.  We personally are a family of 5, so finding ANY hotel anywhere for the 5 of us can be challenge, especially now that the little princess isn’t in a pack and play anymore.  The first step in planning your Disney vacation is deciding which magical corner of the Walt Disney World Resort you’re going to call “home”.  So, today I am going to share with you Disney Resorts for Families of Five or More!

14 Things to Do With Kids in 10 Minutes

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I write about lots of kids’ activities, both here and on my own blog. I try to keep them uncomplicated and easy to do. But they still, generally, require you to spend a little time working with your kids on them. Sometimes that’s just not possible. Sometimes we have school drop-offs, and errands, and music lessons, and scouts, and other things and find ourselves with small amounts of unplanned time instead of an entire afternoon. That’s just life, and totally okay, too.

Here are a few ideas for things to do with kids in those small bits of unplanned time:

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City Spotlight: La Jolla, CA {Travel Contributor}


Hi! It’s Jilly. All this snow has me dreaming of warmer climates! Come with me to La Jolla, California- today’s City Spotlight!

La Jolla (pronounced HOY-ah) is a fun town just north of San Diego. My hubby and I were able to visit a few years ago, and we had SO much fun!

After taking the short and beautiful drive up I-5 from San Diego, we stopped at the Birch Aquarium. They have great hands-on exhibits, and a beautiful ocean view from the hill the aquarium is built on. (I guess we like to visit aquariums on vacation, like our recent trip to Chicago when we went to Shedd Aquarium.)

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Pick Your Plum Craft Blowout Sale

Pick Your Plum Craft Sale-Over 31 Deals to Get Your Craft On!  #pickyourplum

Pick Your Plum is one of my FAVORITE sites to order craft supplies!  I can find some of the most unique things on there, and I especially love it when they have vinyl on sale!  Well, today they have OVER 31 CRAFT DEALS on their site today, starting at $.99!  This is one of those  “I-would-totally-make-the-cutest-thing-right-now-if-only-I-had-the-right-supplies-on-hand-oh-wait-now-I-DO! kind of a day.”  Trust me, Pick Your Plum‘s supplies are great quality, reasonable, and always awesome to have on hand!  Love it!

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Disney Resort Discounts and FREE Park Tickets

Walt Disney World New Spring Discount Available #disney #disneydiscounts #disneyside

Are you planning on visiting Walt Disney World for your spring break?  Or even your summer vacation?  If so, you will want to take advantage of the Room Discount and combine it with the Free Park Ticket Offer!  It’s time to start thinking about your summer travel, and with these great discounts, you can get a fun family getaway at a great rate!  Check out the details below!

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Ways to Save on Time and Healthcare Costs for Busy Working Moms

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Why does it seem that in our house, one of the kiddos gets sick when I feel like I don’t have time for that?  I know that sounds bad-but it’s usually around the major holidays or right around this time of year that one-or all three-of our children ends up not feeling well.  Two weeks before Thanksgiving, our oldest twin missed 5 days of school because he was ill-I was so nervous that he would be sick over Thanksgiving!  Even though he somewhat enjoyed the 5 days out of 5th grade, that meant shuffling of schedules, time at the doctor, visits to Urgent Care, and just an overall disruption of life.  Instead of our cozy home, I feel like I am in charge of the Hurst Family Healthcare Clinic for Columbus, Ohio!

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