Kids Lunch: How to Slice An Aussie Apple

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Most kids are back to school and mom’s (and dad’s) are making lunches for their kids. I found this clever idea on how to slice an apple for a kid’s lunch. It helps prevent browning and it’s quick and simple. It’s called an Aussie Apple (Australia origins) some kids take their apple to school sliced with …continue reading

My Favorites & Link Up Party

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Dukes & Duchesses created this fabulous Back-to-School party. It’s our Design Dazzle link up party with my favorites from last weeks party.  Please make sure to provide a text link (or Design Dazzle button) in your link up post to Design Dazzle. You need to be linked to Design Dazzle to be considered for the …continue reading

Camping Theme Baby Shower

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  What a clever idea…a camping theme baby shower. All the little details make a rustic themed party such as – pine cone garland,  flannel napkins, acorns atop the napkin, s’mores, small pine tree and camping lanterns.  It’s all in the details.  Simple props!  Mini S’more Tarts    Sugar cookies with a vintage edible label. …continue reading

Baby Girl Nursery: Robin’s Egg Blue & Red Color Combo

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Aqua blue and cherry red are some of my favorite color combos.  Abbie of Five Days Five Ways created this adorable nursery with many DIY projects for her sweet little girl. 1. What gave you the idea for the room? Anything special that inspired you? I LOVE fabrics, so when I found Alexander Henry’s Starling …continue reading

Fall Home Decor Trends 2011

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I can hardly believe that many students across the country are already back at school!  That means we are officially headed into fall and I will be honest, I am not ready for it! But I always love an excuse to “freshen up” my home decor.  So I am going to use the impending change …continue reading

A Few of The Latest Trends In Kids Bedrooms

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Vintage is trendy everywhere. How about a simple clean lines look for a vintage teen room? The items on the black shelf seem to be floating on the painted black shelf (against the painted black wall).  Image from here. Cubes and crates stacked create a simple storage solution. Crates should be secured to the wall …continue reading

My Favorites & Link Up Party

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Adorable butterfly art by Cereal in my Stiletto It’s time again for our Design Dazzle link up party!! I’ve included my favorites from last weeks party.  Please make sure to provide a text link (or Design Dazzle button) in your link up post to Design Dazzle. You need to be linked to Design Dazzle to …continue reading

Link Up Party!

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Our link up party starts at midnight tonight (Eastern) or 9:00 pm (Pacific). Here’s a few ideas of what you can link up… baby nursery, kids room, teen room, playroom, curtains/valance for kids room, furniture for a kids room, DIY project for a kids room,  wall/paint treatment for a kids room, kids sewing project, baby …continue reading

Girl Rooms: Featuring Blue Walls

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This rooms works for a sophisticated little girl or a teen girl! Designed by Lotus Blue Design.     More rooms with blue…. Bibbidi Bobbidi Blue paint color by Behr. Muted blue grey walls painted above the white beadboard. Image from here.

Surfing Party: Kids Style

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As a gal who has tried surfing (got up once or twice : ) ),  I fell in love with this Surf’s Up party created by Holly of Paisley Petal Events for her son. I’m sure this was a much anticipated party for her 8 year old son and friends. The surf boards were made …continue reading