40 Bags in 40 Days Coloring Book Pages

Love adult coloring books? Get your 40 bags in 40 days coloring page printable.

Have you been bitting by the coloring book bug? It seems like adult coloring books are all the rage these days, so I asked an artist friend to help me make a coloring book printable for our 40 BAGS IN 40 DAYS challenge.  A good friend of mine, Lindsay from the shop Pen & Paint, made these coloring book printables for 40 bags in 40 days! How fun is that?! Check out her work, we have like ...

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Donation Values Guide and Printable

You can deduct charitable donations from your taxable income? Use this handy printable to keep track of items as you donate them.

I know this isn't a super fun post, in fact, it's talking about taxes. But I for one am super excited about this post. If you live in the US, our current tax code allows you to deduct charitable donations from your taxable income. When you are decluttering 40 bags in 40 days, (and throughout the year as well) donations can add up pretty quickly. But they're annoying to keep track of. I've ...

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Letter Tracing Sheet Printable

a simple tracing printable for letters, great for practice or for displaying as artwork!

My 5 year old and almost-4 year old have been really into practicing letters lately. Up to this point, I've just written them out for the kids to practice and we've filled up notebooks fast. I was unimpressed with the ones I found online filled with watermarks and lines and so on. I wanted something SIMPLE! Something that I could easily frame and display as art. So of course being a DIY-er, I made ...

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Free Printable Popcorn Valentines

Free printable for popcorn Valentines! For boys and girls, nut-free, dairy free treat.

  We are new to the whole Valentine thing. My oldest, Lily, isn't in preschool but does go to what she calls "church preschool" every Sunday. I wanted to make a special treat for her to bring, but was kinda clueless as to what. Treat or no treat? I know that peanut/tree nut free is important, as well as other allergens like dairy or egg or whatever. Little toys? Those sweet paper character ...

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DIY Sharpie Letter Garland with Free Printable

make a DIY scribble letter garland! free #printable letters included!

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Sharpie, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #StaplesSharpie http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. Lately I have been crushing on gold, hand drawn designs, and garlands. So I decided to put the three together and made a letter garland. I've attached a few printables to this post so that you can make one of ...

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31 Ways to Have a Better Day Printable

Oh I SO need to print this out! 31 things to do to have a better day #printable

I've been asked by family, friends, and readers to make my "31 Things to Do to Have a Better Day" post into a printable version. Ask and you shall receive! This list has helped me out even when I just wanted to wallow in my bad day and stay crabby. Darn you, list. You're that good. Here's a preview of the list, but don't print this, it's not very good quality. Click through to download a ...

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Picnic Date in the Park with My Mom


Many of my childhood memories are of going to the park with my mom. We would travel to parks in other towns and have a picnic lunch, bring our bikes and make a parade there, get ice cream, or go to a park near a pond and feed the fish. We’d drive across town and visit “the train park”, or to the “pirate ship park”, or even just a short walk to our neighborhood park with the really, really big ...

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Garden Inspired Artwork

Finally! A "garden inspired" project that actually looks like a garden. How to make garden inspired artwork via @whbsblog

Spring is here and all over Pinterest, blogs, and Facebook you're probably seeing lots of gorgeous spring and garden inspiration: bright colors, luscious florals, greenery, burlap, and lots of life! But when I look outside my window, all I see is this: dead sticks, dead grass, and a whole lot of mud.   I wanted to make some "garden inspired" artwork that was a bit more ...

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Color Outside the Lines Printable Coloring Page

free printable - coloring outside of the lines

Round 2 of Creating with the Stars just let out and wah, wah wah. I didn’t make it through. I know, right?! I’m BUMMED. But holy cow, I am thrilled to have been chosen to compete in the first place! And to make it to Round 2! Here’s a pic of my project, a Puffy Painted Anthropologie Duvet Knock-off (tutorial to come shortly): But I did learn a big lesson. I like fun things and ...

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Color Blocked Easter Brunch Tablescape


I don’t do a lot of seasonal decorating, but there is just something about spring. Spring brings bright colors, whimiscal patterns, and a little bit of life into your home while the weather outside is still crummy. And you’re still getting snow. In mid-March. I’ll stop right there. ;) Come on, spring! I’ve been wanting to do a table setting for brunch and our dishes were looking shabby. Target ...

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