Sweet Simple Things Printable

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This quote has been on my mind a lot lately: "I am beginning to learn it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all." -Laura Ingalls Wilder We have five children age seven and younger. With the older kids, it seemed as if I was living in a hurry or looking forward to the next big step. Whether that was walking, when a kid would be in their own bed, talking... and so ...

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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 bitten by the coloring book bug? I have! I asked an artist friend to create a coloring book printable for our 40 BAGS IN 40 DAYS challenge. How fun is this?  These were made by Lindsay, the artist behind Pen & Paint. Check out her beautiful work, we have many of her prints hanging throughout our home! I'd like this printable to be for subscribers of white house black ...

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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'm super excited about this post even though it's talking about taxes. 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 created this printable donation values guide and a ...

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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

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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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