Sunday, September 10

Great Trunk or Treat Ideas

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Have you ever been to a Trunk or Treat? It's an alternative to (or it can be in addition to) traditional Trick or Treating. Lots of cars converge on a parking lot, the parking lot is closed off (for the safety of the children), & candy is passed out to the kiddos. It makes it even more fun & festive to decorate the trunks with a theme. Since a group of friends - or a church group sponsors the activity, it is a safe activity for all the little monsters. 

With October coming up, (& since these things take a little prep time) I thought you might be in the mood for a little Trunk or Treat inspiration . . . (Click the blue bar below to read more)


Sunday, July 30

The Vintage Whites Market

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My friend Toni & I had a great time shopping at the Vintage Whites Market earlier this year. Here are some highlights.
I'm not sure which is more fun, looking at the eclectic array of merchandise or meeting all the interesting people selling their wares. {Click the blue bar below for more.}

Saturday, July 8

6 Fantastic Beauty Products I Can't Live Without

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I love to learn about sincere recommendations for great products, don't you? And since I need all the help I can get, I am always on the lookout for fantastic beauty products. Here are my latest favorites. Click on the blue bar below to read more . . . 

Thursday, June 29

Paper Sack Stars

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Get ready for a neat little trick that you're going to love having in your back pocket! Paper bag stars (and snowflakes) are easy to make & inexpensive. They are great when you need to create some drama with very little budget. They are especially great when decorating for a church function in a large cultural hall or a school activity in a gym. How about hanging from a pavilion? 
Here's what you'll need to make them . . . (click the blue bar below for more!)

Sunday, June 25

Pretty (& Delicious) Shower Food

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I hosted quite a few wedding & baby showers this spring. Brunch was served at two of them. My dear friend Colette helped me with the food for one of the showers & here are her wonderful ideas. 

Saturday, June 10

Keys to Happiness from 2 Nephi 5

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This is from a church lesson that my friend Colette shared with me. It is based on the scripture 2 Nephi 5. The scripture mentions, "And it came to pass that we lived after the manner of happiness." Here are eight keys to happiness that it teaches. I created this free printable to share with you. It can be printed as a 4X6 photo. (Easy-peasy!) 


Sunday, June 4

Spring Decor at Wheadon House

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Wow, I've been busy - how about you? Before summer officially hits, I thought I'd show you my spring decor in the entry way. (I'll be changing it soon to make way for something new - maybe 4th of July!) Click the blue bar below for more . . .

Sunday, May 14

A Festive Church Ladies Party

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Our ladies auxiliary church organization {called Relief Society} turned 175 this year. We celebrated the occasion with a colorful Alice in Wonderland themed party.  {Click the blue bar below to read more . . .}

Tuesday, May 2

A Couples Shower for Chris & Kelsey

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I've known Christopher all his life & his mom is one of my closest friends. It was such a pleasure to host a couple's shower for him & his beautiful bride Kelsey.
I didn't want to use party decorations that were too girly. I ended up with black, white & green. {It turns out that green is Christopher's favorite color!} I threw in a little burlap & some chalkboard labels to identify the food. There were no flowers - just greenery.