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101 Days of Christmas: Personalized Scrabble Ornaments

  When I came across these DIY scrabble ornaments, I knew right away that I'd be making them this year! You see, every year, we give our girls a special ornament to add to their collection. These are packed away in individual tins after Christmas so that they have their very own ornaments to put…

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101 Days of Christmas: Handprint Calendars

Although we haven't done one in a couple of years, one of the most popular gifts we've given our parents and grandparents were these handprint calendars. With 4 little ones and 8 sets of grandparents/great-grandparents, they became a little too time-consuming to keep up with every year, but I think we'll probably do them again…

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Read more about the article 101 Days of Christmas: Adorable Button Christmas Cards
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101 Days of Christmas: Adorable Button Christmas Cards

Are these not the cutest cards? Inspired by Martha Stewart, my mom and I had a lot of fun brainstorming our own designs and digging through our "button box" to find the perfect buttons. Every family should have a button box! Ours originally belonged to my Italian great-grandma, Mary Cicero, who gave it to my…

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Extra Credit IS Real Life

I've mentioned before that I had three junior high and high school teachers who each contributed to my success with their negativity rather than encouragement. Instead of building me up, like teachers are supposed to, they really did the opposite, both to my face and behind my back. Lately, I've been thinking a lot about…

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How To Have A Simple, Organized School Year

The following post is from Kat of Inspired To Action: How To Have A Simple, Organized School Year As the summer winds down and the school year quickly approaches, we turn our thoughts from sunscreen and swimsuits to pencil boxes and backpacks. But if we're not careful, the avalanche of paperwork that tends to come…

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Summer Activity Printables for an Intentional Summer

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We've been talking about summer a lot here over the past month or so, and today I'm excited to share three new Life Your Way Summer Activity printables with you! Print these free Summer Activity printables and plan for an intentional and memorable summer. Find more ideas of things to do this summer. Download or…

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101 Ways to Embrace Summer

Summertime is here! Many kids are already out of school while others are counting down the last days, and the blogosphere and Pinterest (my newest addiction!) are buzzing with summer activities, foods and ideas for embracing summer. I've compiled a list of 101 of my favorite ideas here to inspire you to make this summer…

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