How To Toast Pumpkin Seeds

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It’s pumpkin time!  As you scrape out your pumpkin this year, you may be like me, and ready to enjoy my once-a-year toasted treat: pumpkin seeds!  Every year, I say I’m going to remember (because it’s so easy!) but every year, I have to haul out my recipe book to remember exactly how to toast […]

Dollar Store Kids Activities | Starry Flashlight

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While you’re picking up your Halloween flashlights at the dollar store this year, grab an extra one so that you can make this fast and fun project at home anytime you’re looking for great kids activities.  This project is an oldie but goodie from a few years back (when I had like nine readers?  maybe?  haha.) […]

Easy DIY Necklace | The Agate Slice

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Hey guys!  Well, I’ll be honest, I wasn’t really planning to share today’s tutorial as a true DIY necklace because it’s SO EASY you can make it in like one minute.  Maybe even less.  But I’ve been wearing it quite a bit the past few weeks and I’ve gotten so many compliments on it that […]

Gifts for Writers | Easy Die-Cut Typewriter Magnets

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If you’re a writer, or you know someone who is, then you’re probably always on the lookout for great gifts for writers!  November is National Novel Writing Month, and I help organize local events for Grand Rapids area writers.  Now that it’s October, we’re in full-on plotting mode to make sure this year’s event is […]

Easy DIY Flower Mirror Set

Easy Floral Mirrors at #MakeItFunCrafts

I’ve been thinking on some fun, sort of girly decor for Raya’s room lately, and as we were doodling a few days ago, I hit on a floral-themed idea to add a couple of inexpensive and lightweight mirrors to her space.  It was also an “a-ha!” moment for me on a craft challenge I’ve been […]

Simple Pumpkin Handmade Card

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Okay show of hands: who’s all about pumpkin everything for fall?  That’s what I thought!  Pumpkins are iconic for autumn, and this simple die-cut card can send some fall cheer anyone’s way.  I assembled this little card in about 10 minutes with some of the new Rachael Bright dies for Sizzix, in non-traditional colors – […]

Autumn Memory Wire Bracelet | Blueberry Cove September Bead Box

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Hey guys!  I finally had the time to dig into my September Blueberry Cove Bead Box, and I was so happy to see some beautiful autumn colors.  I wanted a way to use as many bright beads as I could, so I decided almost instantly on making a simple memory wire bracelet.  Memory wire is […]